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Canadian AI 2011, St. John's, Newfoundland, May 2011

Workshop on text summarization, May 24, 2011

Art and Administration building (#14 on the campus map), room A-1043

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The proceedings

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The schedule

 8:30   Coffee etc.

 8:55   Opening word

 9:00   Invited talk I

  • René Witte, Bringing Summarization to End Users: Semantic Assistants for Integrating NLP Web Services and Desktop Clients

10:00   Regular paper 1

  • William Darling and Fei Song, PathSum: A Summarization Framework Based on Hierarchical Topics

10:30   Morning break

10:50   Regular paper 2

  • Pierre-Étienne Genest, Fabrizio Gotti and Yoshua Bengio, Deep Learning for Automatic Summary Scoring

11:20   Regular paper 3

  • Charles Greenbacker, Kathleen Mccoy, Sandra Carberry and David Mcdonald, Semantic Modeling of Multimodal Documents for Abstractive Summarization

11:50   Lunch

13:20   Invited talk II

  • Atefeh Farzindar, The Role of Automatic Summarization in the Canadian Language Industry

14:20   Regular paper 4

  • Darren Kipp, Shallow Semantics for Extractive Summarization using Connexor Machinese Semantics

14:50   Afternoon break

15:10   Regular paper 5

  • Peng Wu and Sandra Carberry, Toward Extractive Summarization of Multimodal Documents

15:40   Discussion / round table

16:40   Final word and bye