IWPT 2000

Sixth International Workshop on Parsing Technologies

23-25 February, 2000

Trento, Italy

February 23

08:30-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:40 Opening
09:40-10:30 Invited talk: Guides and Oracles for Linear-time Parsing
Martin Kay
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea
11:00-11:40 A Transformation-based Parsing Technique with Anytime Properties
Kilian Foth, Ingo Schröder, Wolfgang Menzel
11:40-12:20 A Recognizer for Minimalist Grammars
Henk Harkema
12:20-13:00 A Neural Network Parser that Handles Sparse Data
James Henderson
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Customizable Modular Lexicalized Parsing
Roberto Basili, Maria Teresa Pazienza, Fabio Zanzotto
14:40-15:20 Modular Unification-based Parsers
Rémi Zajac, Jan Amtrup
15:20-15:50 Coffee/tea
15:50-16:30 Optimal Ambiguity Packing in Context-free Parsers with Interleaved Unification
Alon Lavie, Carolyn Rosé
16:30-17:10 Measure for Measure: Parser Cross-fertilization - Towards Increased Component Comparability and Exchange
Stephan Oepen, Ulrich Callmeier

February 24

09:00-09:50 Invited talk: Automatic Grammar Induction: Combining, Reducing and Doing Nothing
Eric Brill
09:50-10:30 Automated Extraction of TAGs from the Penn Treebank
John Chen, K. Vijay-Shanker
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea
11:00-11:40 From Cases to Rules and Vice Versa: Robust Practical Parsing with Analogy
Alex Fang
11:40-12:20 Extended Partial Parsing for Lexicalized Tree Grammars
Patrice Lopez
12:20-13:00 Improved Left-corner Chart Parsing for Large Context-free Grammars
Robert Moore
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Parsing Scrambling with Path Set: a Graded Grammaticality Approach
Siamak Rezaei
14:40-15:20 Computing the Most Probable Parse for a Discontinuous Phrase Structure Grammar
Oliver Plaehn
15:20-15:50 Coffee/tea
15:50-17:15 Poster presentations

Hypergraph Unification-based Parsing for Incremental Speech Processing
Jan Amtrup

Parsing Mildly Context-sensitive RMS
Tilman Becker, Dominik Heckmann

Grammar Organization for Cascade-based Parsing in Information Extraction
Fabio Ciravegna, Alberto Lavelli

A Bidirectional Bottom-up Parser for TAG
Víctor Diaz, Vicente Carrillo, Miguel Alonso

A Finite-state Parser with Dependency Structure Output
David Elworthy

Discriminant Reverse LR Parsing of Context-free Grammars
Jacques Farré

Direct Parsing of Schema-TAGs
Karin Harbusch, Jens Woch

Analysis of Equation Structure using Least Cost Parsing
R. Nigel Horspool, John Aycock

Exploiting Parallelism in Unification-based Parsing
Marcel van Lohuizen

Partial Parsing with Grammatical Features
Natasa Manousopoulou, George Papakonstantinou, Panayotis Tsanakas

Uniquely Parsable Accepting Grammar Systems
Carlos Martín-Vide, Victor Mitrana

Chart Parsing as Constraint Propagation
Frank Morawietz

Tree-structured Chart Parsing
Paul Placeway

A Parsing Methodology for Error Detection
Davide Turcato, Devlan Nicholson, Trude Heift, Janine Toole, Stavroula Tsiplakou

Dependency Model using Posterior Context
Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Masaki Murata, Satoshi Sekine, Hitoshi Isahara

The Editing Distance in Shared Forest
Manuel Vilares, David Cabrero, Francisco Ribadas

17:15-18:00 Poster session

February 25

09:00-09:50 Invited talk: Parsing Techniques for Lexicalized Context-free Grammars
Giorgio Satta
09:50-10:30 New Tabular Algorithms for LIG Parsing
Miguel Alonso, Jorge Graña, Manuel Vilares, Eric de la Clergerie
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea
11:00-11:40 Algebraic Construction of Parsing Schemata
Karl-Michael Schneider
11:40-12:20 An Efficient LR Parser Generator for Tree Adjoining Grammars
Carlos Prolo
12:20-13:00 Range Concatenation Grammars
Pierre Boullier
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 A Spanish POS Tagger with Variable Memory
José Triviño, Rafael Morales
14:40-15:20 On the Use of Grammar Based Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Hassan Sawaf, Kai Schütz, Hermann Ney
15:20-15:50 Coffee/tea
15:50-16:30 SOUP: a Parser for Real-world Spontaneous Speech
Marsal Gavaldà
16:30-17:10 Parsing a Lattice with Multiple Grammars
Fuliang Weng, Helen Meng, Po Chui Luk
17:10-17:20 Closing