Workshop Program

Session 1

09:00–09:05 Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:05–10:05 A theory of events unifying semantic parsing and reasoning
James F. Allen, University of Rocherster

10:05–10:30 newsLens: building and visualizing long-ranging news stories
Philippe Laban and Marti Hearst [paper] [bib]

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break

Session 2

11:00–12:30 Annotation Exercise [annotation materials]

12:30–14:00 Lunch

Session 3

14:00–14:05 Detecting Changes in Twitter Streams using Temporal Clusters of Hashtags
Yunli Wang and Cyril Goutte [paper] [bib]

14:05–14:10 Event Detection Using Frame-Semantic Parser
Evangelia Spiliopoulou, Eduard Hovy and Teruko Mitamura [paper] [bib]

14:10–14:15 Improving Shared Argument Identification in Japanese Event Knowledge Acquisition
Yin Jou Huang and Sadao Kurohashi [paper] [bib]

14:15–14:20 Tracing armed conflicts with diachronic word embedding models
Andrey Kutuzov, Erik Velldal and Lilja Øvrelid [paper] [bib]

14:20–14:25 The Circumstantial Event Ontology (CEO)
Roxane Segers, Tommaso Caselli and Piek Vossen [paper] [bib]

14:25–14:30 Event Detection and Semantic Storytelling: Generating a Travelogue from a large Collection of Personal Letters
Georg Rehm, Julian Moreno Schneider, peter bourgonje, Ankit Srivastava, Jan Nehring, Armin Berger, Luca König, Sören Räuchle and Jens Gerth

14:30–14:35 Inference of Fine-Grained Event Causality from Blogs and Films
Zhichao Hu, Elahe Rahimtoroghi and Marilyn Walker [paper] [bib

14:35–14:40 On the Creation of a Security-Related Event Corpus
Martin Atkinson, Jakub Piskorski, Hristo Tanev and Vanni Zavarella [paper] [bib

14:40–14:45 Inducing Event Types and Roles in Reverse: Using Function to Discover Theme
Natalie Ahn [paper] [bib

14:45–16:00 Poster session

15:30–16:00 Coffee Break

Session 4

16:00–16:25 The Event StoryLine Corpus: A New Benchmark for Causal and Temporal Relation Extraction
Tommaso Caselli and Piek Vossen [paper] [bib

16:25–16:50 The Rich Event Ontology
Susan Brown, Claire Bonial, Leo Obrst and Martha Palmer [paper] [bib

16:50–17:15 Integrating Decompositional Event Structures into Storylines
William Croft, Pavlina Peskova and Michael Regan [paper] [bib

17:15–17:45 Discussion and Conclusion