Third International Workshop on Cross Lingual Information Access: Addressing the Information Need of Multilingual Societies (CLIAWS3)

A NAACL-HLT 2009 Workshop, June 4, 2009, Boulder, Colorado, USA

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

8:30–9:15Coffee Service
9:15–10:30Session 1
9:30–10:00 Invited Talk: Cross-Language Information Access: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
Douglas W. Oard
10:00–10:30 Speech Retrieval in Unknown Languages: a Pilot Study
Xiaodan Zhuang, Jui Ting Huang and Mark Hasegawa-Johnson
10:30–11:00Morning Break
11:00–12:30Session 2
11:00–11:30 Transliteration based Search Engine for Multilingual Information Access
Anand Arokia Raj A and Harikrishna Maganti
11:30–12:00 Cross-lingual Alignment and Completion of Wikipedia Templates
Gosse Bouma, Sergio Duarte and Zahurul Islam
12:00–12:30 Directions for Exploiting Asymmetries in Multilingual Wikipedia
Elena Filatova
12:30–14:00Lunch Break
14:00-15:30Session 3
14:00–14:30 Investigation in Statistical Language-Independent Approaches for Opinion Detection in English, Chinese and Japanese
Olena Zubaryeva and Jacques Savoy
14:30–15:00 Sentence Position revisited: A robust light-weight Update Summarization baseline Algorithm
Rahul Katragadda, Prasad Pingali and Vasudeva Varma
15:00–15:30 An Approach to Text Summarization.
Sankar K and Sobha L
15:30–16:00Afternoon Break
16:00–17:30Session 4
16:00–16:30 NE Tagging for Urdu based on Bootstrap POS Learning
Smruthi Mukund and Rohini Srihari
16:30-17:30Pannel Discussion


Instructions for presenters
Oral presentations

  • Presenters should appear in the room 10 minutes before the start of the session to:
    • upload the presentation slides to the room computer or check their own laptops (there will be a support person for that)
    • introduce themselves to the session chair.
  • Time slots for oral presentations are 30 minutes, so 22-25 minutes for presentation and 5-8 minutes for questions and transitions.