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 


10:05-10:30

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

Jonathan Dunn 


10:30-11:00 Coffee break


11:00-11:25

"Argumentation-Relevant Metaphors in Test-Taker Essays"

Beata Beigman Klebanov and Michael Flor 


11:25-11:45

"Relational words have high metaphoric potential"

Anja Jamrozik, Eyal Sagi, Micah Goldwater and Dedre Gentner 


11:45-12:10

"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 


14:20-14:45

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

Yorick Wilks, Adam Dalton, James Allen and Lucian Galescu 


14:45-15:10

"Cross-Lingual Metaphor Detection Using Common Semantic Features"

Yulia Tsvetkov, Elena Mukomel and Anatole Gershman 


15:10-15:30

"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


16:00-16:25

"Automatic Extraction of Linguistic Metaphors with LDA Topic Modeling"

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


16:25-16:50

"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 


16:50-17:15

"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

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