Workshop Schedule

Jun 4, Thursday, 2009

8:30–9:00 Coffee Service

9:00–9:10 Opening Remarks

9:10–10:10 Invited Talk by Jason Eisner

10:10–10:30 Coupling Semi-Supervised Learning of Categories and Relations
Andrew Carlson, Justin Betteridge, Estevam Rafael Hruschka Junior and Tom M. Mitchell

10:30–11:00 Morning Break

11:00–11:20 Surrogate Learning - From Feature Independence to Semi-Supervised Classification
Sriharsha Veeramachaneni and Ravi Kumar Kondadadi

11:25–11:45 Keepin’ It Real: Semi-Supervised Learning with Realistic Tuning
Andrew B. Goldberg and Xiaojin Zhu

11:50–12:10 Is Unlabeled Data Suitable for Multiclass SVM-based Web Page Classification?
Arkaitz Zubiaga, V´ıctor Fresno and Raquel Mart´ınez

12:15–12:35 A Comparison of Structural Correspondence Learning and Self-training for Discriminative Parse Selection
Barbara Plank

12:35–2:00 Lunch Break

2:00–2:20 Latent Dirichlet Allocation with Topic-in-Set Knowledge
David Andrzejewski and Xiaojin Zhu

2:25–2:45 An Analysis of Bootstrapping for the Recognition of Temporal Expressions
Jordi Poveda, Mihai Surdeanu and Jordi Turmo

2:50–3:10 A Simple Semi-supervised Algorithm For Named Entity Recognition
Wenhui Liao and Sriharsha Veeramachaneni

3:15–3:35 Can One Language Bootstrap the Other: A Case Study on Event Extraction
Zheng Chen and Heng Ji

3:35–4:00 Afternoon Break

4:00–4:20 On Semi-Supervised Learning of Gaussian Mixture Models for Phonetic Classification
Jui-Ting Huang and Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

4:25–5:25 Panel Discusstion

5:25–5:40 Workshop Wrap-up