Day 1, Wednesday, 13 July


Tutorial 1 Gaussian Processes for Natural Language Processing
09h00, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July

Tutorial 2 Translation Quality Estimation
13h30, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July


Student Workshop
09h00, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July

ASSIN Workshop: Avaliação de Similaridade Semântica e Inferência Textual
09h00, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July

LexSem+Logics Workshop: Third Workshop on Logics and Ontologies and First Workshop on Lexical Semantics for Lesser-Resourced Languages
13h30, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July

Workshop on Corpora and Tools for Processing Corpora
09h00, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July


OA    Opening address
16h30, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July
Chairperson: António Branco

Ana Paula Laborinho
Presidente do Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua


I1    Invited talk
17h00, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July
Chairperson: André Adami

Dealing with Unwanted Information in Speech
Hynek Hermansky


Welcome reception
18h30, Day1, Wednesday, 13 July


Day 2, Thursday, 14 July


01a    Speech processing
09h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July
Chairperson: André Adami

An Automatic Phonetic Aligner for Brazilian Portuguese with a Praat Interface
Gleidson Sousa and Nelson Neto

Evaluating Phonetic Spellers for User-generated Content in Brazilian Portuguese
Gustavo Mendonça, Lucas Avanço, Magali Duran, Erick Fonseca, Maria Das Graças Nunes and Sandra Aluísio

Design and Analysis of a Database to Evaluate Children’s Reading Aloud Performance
Jorge Proença, Dirce Celorico, Carla Lopes, Sales Dias Miguel, Michael Tjalve, Andreas Stolcke, Sara Candeias and Fernando Perdigão


01b    Corpora
09h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July
Chairperson: Pablo Gamallo

Lexical Semantics Annotation for Enriched Portuguese Corpora
Steven Neale, Rita Pereira, João Silva and António Branco

Crawling by Readability Level
Jorge Wagner Filho, Rodrigo Wilkens, Leonardo Zilio, Marco Idiart and Aline Villavicencio

Towards a Statistical-enriched Corpus Containing Portuguese Collocations in Use: reviewing possible extraction tools
Ângela Costa and Luísa Coheur


02a    Lexical resources
11h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July
Chairperson: Marcos Garcia

LX-DSemVectors: Word Embeddings Resources for the Portuguese Language
João Rodrigues, António Branco, Steven Neale and João Silva

Making a Virtue of Necessity: a Verb Lexicon
Valeria De Paiva, Fabricio Chalub, Livy Real and Alexandre Rademaker

Groundwork for the Automatic Creation of a Fuzzy Portuguese Wordnet
Hugo Oliveira


02b    Language processing applications
11h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July
Chairperson: Renata Vieira

Improving Question-Answering for Portuguese using Triples Extracted from Corpora
Ricardo Rodrigues and Paulo Gomes

Analysis of Temporal Adverbial Phrases for Portuguese-Chinese Machine Translation
Siyou Liu and Longyue Wang

Applying Lexical-Conceptual Knowledge for Multilingual Multi-Document Summarization
Ariani Di Felippo, Fabrício Tosta and Thiago Pardo


Networking event
14h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July


Conference dinner
20h00, Day2, Thursday, 14 July

Awards ceremony
21h30, Day2, Thursday, 14 July


Day 3, Friday, 15 July


I2 Invited talk
09h00, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: António Branco

Natural Language Understanding using Knowledge Bases and Random Walks
Eneko Agirre


03a    Deep language processing
10h00, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: João Silva

Automatic Semantic Role Labeling on Non-revised Syntactic Trees of Journalistic Texts
Nathan Hartmann, Magali Duran and Sandra Aluísio

Syntax Deep Explorer
José Correia, Jorge Baptista and Nuno Mamede


03b    Lexical processing
10h00, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Thiago Pardo

Entity Linking with Distributional Semantics
Pablo Gamallo and Marcos Garcia

Extracting and Structuring Open Relations from Portuguese Text
Sandra Collovini, Gabriel Machado and Renata Vieira

04a    Semantic processing

11h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Jorge Batista

Towards Keyphrase Assignment for Texts in Portuguese Language
Raquel Silveira, Vladia Pinheiro and Vasco Furtado

Automatic Classification of the Complexity of Nonfiction Texts in Portuguese for Early School Years
Nathan Hartmann, Livia Cucatto, Danielle Brants and Sandra Aluísio

Improving Coreference Resolution with Semantic Knowledge
Evandro Fonseca, Renata Vieira and Aline Vanin


04b    Sentiment analysis
11h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Nuno Mamede

Comparing Approaches for Subjectivity Classification: a Study on Portuguese Tweets
Silvia Moraes

Determining the Level of Clients’ Dissatisfaction from their Commentaries
Ana Forte and Pavel Brazdil

TOPIE: an Open-source Opinion Mining Pipeline to Analyze Consumers’ Sentiment in Brazilian Portuguese
Ellen Souza, Tiago Alves, Ingryd Teles, Adriano Oliveira and Cristine Gusmão


Jobshop and innovation forum
14h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Rosa Del Gaudio


Demos session
15h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Vládia Pinheiro


Posters session
14h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July
Chairperson: Fernando Perdigão

A Construction Grammar Approach for Pronominal Clitics in European Portuguese
Tânia Marques and Katrien Beuls

A Comparative Evaluation of QA Systems over List Questions
Patricia Gonçalves and António Branco

A Model for Textual Entailment Based on Linguistic Rules
Sandro Rigo and Evandro Flores

Automatic Generation of Internet Memes from Portuguese News Titles
Hugo Oliveira, Diogo Costa and Alexandre Pinto

Building a Question-Answering Corpus using Social Media and News Articles
Paulo Cavalin, Flavio Figueiredo, Maira Bayser, Luis Moyano, Heloisa Candello, Ana Appel and Renan Souza

Characterizing Opinion Mining: a Systematic Mapping Study of the Portuguese Language
Ellen Souza, Douglas Vitório, Dayvid Castro, Adriano Oliveira and Cristine Gusmão

Domain-Specific Hybrid Machine Translation from English to Portuguese
João Rodrigues, Luís Gomes, Steven Neale, Andreia Querido, Nuno Rendeiro, Sanja Štajner, João Silva and António Branco

Evaluating Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease by Regression and Classification Methods in a Narrative Language Test in Portuguese
Sandra Aluisio, André Cunha and Carolina Scarton

Finding Compositional Rules for Determining the Semantic Orientation of Phrases
António Santos, Carlos Ramos and Nuno Marques

FrameNet-Based Automatic Suggestion of Translation Equivalents
Simone Peron-Corrêa, Alexandre Diniz, Meire Lara, Ely Matos and Tiago Torrent

Improving POS Tagging Across Portuguese Variants with Word Embeddings
Erick Fonseca and Sandra Aluisio

Investigating Machine Learning Approaches for Sentence Compression in Different Application Contexts for Portuguese
Fernando Nóbrega and Thiago Pardo

Joining Forces for Multiword Expression Identification
Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, Luís Santos, Marco Idiart, Eric Wehrli and Aline Villavicencio

Sentiment Analysis for Brazilian Portuguese over a Skewed Class Corpora
Henrico Brum, Filipe Araujo and Fabio Kepler

The Portuguese B2SG: a semantic test for distributional thesaurus
Rodrigo Wilkens, Leonardo Zilio, Eduaro Ferreira and Aline Villavicencio


Community meeting
17h30, Day3, Friday, 15 July