Workshop Program

NOTE: Workshop proceedings are now available from the ACL anthology.

09:00-09:10 Opening remarks

09:10-10:05 Invited talk

"From Metaphor to Action"

Srini Narayanan 


"What metaphor identification systems can tell us about metaphor-in-language"

Jonathan Dunn 

10:30-11:00 Coffee break


"Argumentation-Relevant Metaphors in Test-Taker Essays"

Beata Beigman Klebanov and Michael Flor 


"Relational words have high metaphoric potential"

Anja Jamrozik, Eyal Sagi, Micah Goldwater and Dedre Gentner 


"Semantic Signatures for Example-Based Linguistic Metaphor Detection"

Michael Mohler, David Bracewell, Marc Tomlinson and David Hinote 

12:10-13:40 Lunch

13:40-14:20 Invited talk

Computational Approaches to Metaphor Interpretation: Some Considerations Arising from a Deep Reasoning System

John Barnden 


"Automatic Metaphor Detection using Large-Scale Lexical Resources and Conventional Metaphor Extraction"

Yorick Wilks, Adam Dalton, James Allen and Lucian Galescu 


"Cross-Lingual Metaphor Detection Using Common Semantic Features"

Yulia Tsvetkov, Elena Mukomel and Anatole Gershman 


"Identifying Metaphorical Word Use with Tree Kernels"

Dirk Hovy, Shashank Shrivastava, Sujay Kumar Jauhar, Mrinmaya Sachan, Kartik Goyal, Huying Li, Whitney Sanders and Eduard Hovy 

15:30-16:00 Coffee break


"Automatic Extraction of Linguistic Metaphors with LDA Topic Modeling"

Ilana Heintz, Ryan Gabbard, Mahesh Srivastava, Dave Barner, Donald Black, Majorie Friedman and Ralph Weischedel 


"Robust Extraction of Metaphor from Novel Data"

Tomek Strzalkowski, George Aaron Broadwell, Sarah Taylor, Laurie Feldman, Samira Shaikh, Ting Liu, Boris Yamrom, Kit Cho, Umit Boz, Ignacio Cases and Kyle Elliot 


"Annotating a Russian corpus of conceptual metaphor: a bottom-up approach"

Yulia Badryzlova, Natalia Shekhtman, Yekaterina Isaeva and Ruslan Kerimov 

17:15-17:30 Closing remarks

19:00 Post-workshop dinner

Everyone is invited, but please let Zornitsa Kozareva know that you are coming so we can get a headcount