Program

 9:00-9:15  Opening Words
 9:15-10:30  Invited Talk: Unsupervised NLP and Human Language Acquisition: Making Connections to Make Progress (abstract)
Sharon Goldwater
 10:30-11:00  Coffee Break
 11:00-11:30  Unsupervised Cross-Lingual Lexical Substitution
 Marianna Apidianaki
 11:30-12:00  Structured Databases of Named Entities from Bayesian Nonparametrics
 
Jacob Eisenstein, Tae Yano, William Cohen, Noah Smith and Eric Xing
 12:00-12:30  Reducing the Size of the Representation for the uDOP-Estimate
 
Christoph Teichmann
 12:30-14:00  Lunch Break
 14:00-14:30  Evaluating Unsupervised Learning For Natural Language Processing Tasks
 
Andreas Vlachos
 14:30-15:40  Panel Discussion
 15:40-16:10  Coffee Break
 16:10-17:15  Poster Session


Poster Session:

Lightly-Supervised Training for Hierarchical Phrase-Based Machine Translation
Matthias Huck, David Vilar, Daniel Stein and Hermann Ney

Unsupervised Alignment for Segmental-based Language Understanding
Stéphane Huet and Fabrice Lefèvre

Unsupervised Name Ambiguity Resolution Using A Generative Model
Zornitsa Kozareva and Sujith Ravi

Measuring the Impact of Sense Similarity on Word Sense Induction
David Jurgens and Keith Stevens


Unsupervised Concept Annotation using Latent Dirichlet Allocation and Segmental Methods
Nathalie Camelin, Boris Detienne, Stéphane Huet, Dominique Quadri and Fabrice Lefèvre

Unsupervised Language-Independent Name Translation Mining from Wikipedia Infoboxes
Wen-Pin Lin, Matthew Snover and Heng Ji

Twitter Polarity Classification with Label Propagation over Lexical Links and the Follower Graph
Michael Speriosu, Nikita Sudan, Sid Upadhyay and Jason Baldridge

Unsupervised Bilingual POS Tagging with Markov Random Fields
Desai Chen, Chris Dyer, Shay Cohen and Noah Smith


Unsupervised Mining of Lexical Variants from Noisy Text
Stephan Gouws, Dirk Hovy and Donald Metzler

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