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SLTC 2008

November 20 - 21, 2008


The conference will be held at KTH in Stockholm. The invited talks and paper sessions will be held in E1, Lindstedsvägen 3. Here is a map with all locations

Thursday 20 November

09:30-11.30 Workshops
11:30-13:00 Poster session with sandwich lunch at TMH

The poster session will be held at Lindstedtsvägen 24 on the top floor

13:00-13:10 Opening
13:10-14:00 Invited talk: Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky On the importance of argument-argument dependencies in human language comprehension: a cross-linguistic neurocognitive perspective
14:00-15:00 Paper session
14:00-14:15 Genevieve Gorrell and Peter Wallis: Finding Structure in Conversations with PhotoPal
14:15-14:30 Arne Jönsson, Mimi Axelsson, Erica Bergenholm, Bertil Carlsson, Gro Dahlbom, Pär Gustavsson, Jonas Rybing and Christian Smith: Skim Reading of Audio Information
14:30-14:45 Staffan Larsson and Robin Cooper: Corrective feedback and concept updates
14:45-15:00 Johanna Högberg: Adding Syntactical Information to the Vector Space Model
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Paper session
15:30-15:45 Torbjørg Breivik: Establishing the Norwegian HLT Resource Collection
15:45-16:00 Karin Friberg Heppin: MedEval - The Construction of a Swedish Medical Test Collection
16:00-16:15 Harald Hammarström: Computations on Language Family Dynamics
16:15-16:30 Yvonne Samuelsson, Oscar Täckström and Sumithra Velupillai: Evaluation of Local Features for Argument Identification and Classification for Semantic Role Labelling
16:30-17:20 Invited talk: Hermann Ney Statistical machine translation: Where do we stand?
17:30- Poster session with buffet dinner at TMH

The poster session will be held at Lindstedtsvägen 24 on the top floor

Friday 21 November

09:00-09:50 Invited talk: Julia Hirschberg Adapting to the Other: Dimensions of Entrainment in Conversational Speech
09:50-10:50 Paper session
09:50-10:05 Kimmo Kettunen: Machine Translation Meets Frequent Case Generation in Query Translation Based CLIR
10:05-10:20 Rauf Fatullayev, Ali Abbasov and Abulfat Fatullayev: "DILMANC" is the 1st MT System for Azerbaijani
10:20-10:35 Atelach Alemu Argaw: Word Sense Discrimination Using Context Vector Similarity
10:35-10:50 Peter Ljunglöf: Transition-Based Parsing
10:50-11:20 Break
11:20-12:20 Plenary session
12:20-12:30 Closing
12:30-14:00 Lunch at KTH restaurant
14:00-16:00 Workshops

Important dates

June 1, 2008:
Deadline workshop proposals
September 15, 2008
Deadline papers
October 30, 2008
Deadline of revised abstract
November 6, 2008
Deadline registration
November, 20-21