Program DANLP 2010

Thursday 15 July 2010

9:15-9:30 Opening by Barbara Plank
9:30-10:30 Invited Talk by John Blitzer: Unsupervised Domain Adaptation: From Practice to Theory.

10:30-11:00 Morning Break

Session I (Chair: Hal Daumé)

11:00–11:25 Adaptive Parameters for Entity Recognition with Perceptron HMMs
Massimiliano Ciaramita and Olivier Chapelle
11:30–11:55 Context Adaptation in Statistical Machine Translation using Models with Exponentially Decaying Cache
Jörg Tiedemann
12:00–12:25 Domain Adaptation to Summarize Human Conversations
Oana Sandu, Giuseppe Carenini, Gabriel Murray and Raymond Ng

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Session II (Chair: Tejaswini Deoskar)

14:00–14:25 Exploring Representation-Learning Approaches to Domain Adaptation
Fei Huang and Alexander Yates
14:30–14:55 Using Domain Similarity for Performance Estimation
Vincent Van Asch and Walter Daelemans
15:00–15:25 Self-Training without Reranking for Parser Domain Adaptation and its Impact on Semantic Role Labeling
Kenji Sagae

15:30-16:00 Afternoon Break

Session III (Chair: Jörg Tiedemann)

16:00–16:25 Domain Adaptation with Unlabeled Data for Dialog Act Tagging
Anna Margolis, Karen Livescu and Mari Ostendorf
16:30–16:55 Frustratingly Easy Semi-Supervised Domain Adaptation
Hal Daumé III, Abhishek Kumar and Avishek Saha

17:00-17:45 Panel Discussion - Panellist:
  • John Blitzer, University of California, United States
  • Walter Daelemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Hal Daumé, University of Utah, United States
  • Jing Jiang, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Khalil Sima'an, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands