VL'15 Program

Place: Culturgest - Room 3 Room 6 and Culturgest - Lower Level Foyer (posters); Lisbon, Portugal
Time: September 18, 2015, 08:45-18:00

Session 1, 08:45-10:30, Room 6
Chair: Marie-Francine Moens
Opening remarks
Marie-Francine Moens

Invited Talk 1: Grounding Distributional Semantics in the Visual World
Marco Baroni

Poster spotlights 1:
Visually-Verifiable Textual Entailment: A Challenge Task for Combining Language and Vision
Jayant Krishnamurthy

Computational Integration of Human Vision and Natural Language through Bitext Alignment
Preethi Vaidyanathan, Emily Prud'hommeaux, Cecilia O. Alm, Jeff B. Pelz and Anne R. Haake

Towards Reliable Automatic Multimodal Content Analysis
Olli Philippe Lautenbacher, Liisa Tiittula, Maija Hirvonen, Jorma Laaksonen and Mikko Kurimo

Lingusitic Analysis of Multi-Modal Recurrent Neural Networks
Ákos Kádár, Grzegorz Chrupała and Afra Alishahi

Defining Visually Descriptive Language
Robert Gaizauskas, Josiah Wang and Arnau Ramisa

Semantic Tuples for Evaluation of Image to Sentence Generation
Lily D. Ellebracht, Arnau Ramisa, Pranava Swaroop Madhyastha, Jose Cordero-Rama, Francesc Moreno-Noguer and Ariadna Quattoni 

Coffee break, 10:30-11:00

Session 2, 11:00-12:15, Room 6
Chair: Desmond Elliott
Image Representations and New Domains in Neural Image Captioning
Jack Hessel, Nicolas Savva and Michael Wilber

Image with a Message: Towards Detecting Non-Literal Image Usages by Visual Linking
Lydia Weiland, Laura Dietz and Simone Paolo Ponzetto

Poster Spotlights 2:

Visual Classifier Prediction by Distributional Semantic Embedding of Text Descriptions
Mohamed Elhoseiny and Ahmed Elgammal

Understanding Urban Land Use through the Visualization of Points of Interest
Evgheni Polisciuc, Ana Alves and Penousal Machado

Comparing Attribute Classifiers for Interactive Language Grounding
Yanchao Yu, Arash Eshghi and Oliver Lemon

Combining Geometric, Textual and Visual Features for Generating Prepositions in Image Descriptions (to appear in EMNLP 2015)
Arnau Ramisa, Josiah Wang, Ying Lu, Emmanuel Dellandrea, Francesc Moreno-Noguer and Robert Gaizauskas 

From the Virtual to the Real World: Referring to Visible Objects Under Uncertainty in Real-World Spatial Scenes (to appear in EMNLP 2015)
Dimitra Gkatzia and Verena Rieser

Lunch (not provided by VL'15) and Poster Session, 12:15-14:00, Lower Level Foyer

Session 3, 14:00-15:30, Room 6
Chair: Ivan Vulic
Invited Talk 2: The ImageCLEF 2015 Task on Scalable Image Annotation, Localization and Sentence Generation
Krystian Mikolajczyk

Generating Semantically Precise Scene Graphs from Textual Descriptions for Improved Image Retrieval
Sebastian Schuster, Ranjay Krishna, Angel Chang, Li Fei-Fei and Christopher D. Manning 

Coffee break, 15:30-16:00

Session 4, 16:00-18:00, Room 6
Chair: Luisa Coheur
Do Distributed Semantic Models Dream of Electric Sheep? Visualizing Word Representations through Image Synthesis
Angeliki Lazaridou, Dat Tien Nguyen and Marco Baroni

A Weighted Combination of Text and Image Classifiers for User Gender Inference
Tomoki Taniguchi, Shigeyuki Sakaki, Ryosuke Shigenaka, Yukihiro Tsuboshita and Tomoko Ohkuma

Coupling Natural Language Processing and Animation Synthesis in Portuguese Sign Language Translation
Inês Almeida, Luísa Coheur and Sara Candeias 

Describing Spatial Relationships between Objects in Images in English and French
Anja Belz, Adrian Muscat, Maxime Aberton and Sami Benjelloun

Closing Remarks and Discussion
VL'15 Organizers