Verb Workshop 2005

Saarland University
February 28 - March 1, 2005










February 28, 2005
8.30-9.00 Registration
9.00-9.30 Opening Session
9.30-10.30 Invited Talk: Jean-Pierre Koenig
Which verb classes and why?
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-11.30 Wieke M. Tabak, Robert Schreuder, R. Harald Baayen:
The processing of regular and irregular verbs
11.30-12.00 David P. Vinson, Lotte Meteyard, Gabriella Vigliocco:
Event properties: Investigating speaker-generated semantic features for verbs in English and Italian
12.00-12.30 Valia Kordoni:
Syntax-semantics interface in lexicalist theories
12.30-13.00 Peter M. Arkadiev:
On the semantic determinants of inflection class membership: Evidence from Lithuanian
13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
14.30-15.00 Jianguo Li, Chris Brew:
Automatic extraction of subcategorisation frames from spoken corpora
15.00-15.30 Laia Mayol, Gemma Boleda, Toni Badia:
Automatic learning of syntactic verb classes
15.30-16.00 Paula Buttery, Anna Korhonen:
Large-scale analysis of verb subcategorization differences between child directed speech and adult speech
16.00-16.15 Coffee Break
16.15-17.15 Poster Presentations (5 minute talks on each poster):
Manabu Arai, Roger P. G. van Gompel, Jamie Pearson:
Representing verb transitivity information: Evidence from syntactic priming
Silvie Cinkova, Zdenek Zabokrtsky:
Treating support verb constructions in a lexicon: Swedish-Czech combinatorial valency lexicon of predicate nouns
Montserrat Civit, M. Antonia Marti, Roser Morante, Borja Navarro, Mariona Taule, Izaskun Aldezabal:
Defining a framework for the analysis of predicates
Dieuwke de Goede, Femke Wester, Roelien Bastiaanse, David Swinney, Lewis Shapiro:
The role of the verb during on-line spoken sentence comprehension
Patrycja Jablonska, Svetoslav Marinov:
The role of inflectional morphology in syntactic parsing
Tracy Holloway King, Dick Crouch:
Unifying lexical resources
Jose L. Martinez-Fernandez, Paloma Martinez, Ana M. Garcia-Serrano, Andreas Nurnberger:
On semi-automatic detection of verb frames and senses for ontology learning
Keiko Matsunaga:
Unaccusative/unergative distinction in L2 English by Spanish and Japanese native speakers
Sandra Pappert, Johannes Schliesser, Thomas Pechmann, Dirk P. Janssen:
Availability of subcategorisation frames: A matter of syntactic or lexical frequency?
Paul Soma:
Postulation of lexical semantic types for a set of intransitive verbs in Bangla
Eleftheria Tomadaki, Andrew Salway:
Matching verb attributes for cross-document event co-reference
Madeleine Voga-Redlinger, Helene Giraudo:
Morphological priming with French verbs: The neglected role of orthographic neighbourhood
17.15-17.30 Coffee Break
17.30-18.30 Invited Talk: Paola Merlo
Computational experiments on verb classes
18.30-19.30 Reception
20.00-open Dinner at Stiefelbräu
March 1, 2005
9.30-10.00 Dieuwke de Goede, Roelien Bastiaanse:
Predicting verbs in verb final clauses?
10.00-10.30 Rachel Shirley Sussman, Michael K. Tanenhaus, Ellen Campana, Greg Carlson:
Verb-instrument information during online processing
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-13.00 Poster Session
13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
14.30-15.00 Jose M. Garcia-Miguel, Francisco J. Albertuz:
Verbs, semantic classes and semantic roles in the ADESSE project
15.00-15.30 Mary Swift:
Towards automatic verb acquisition from VerbNet for spoken dialog processing
15.30-16.00 Roxana Girju, Dan Roth, Mark Sammons:
Token-level disambiguation of VerbNet classes
16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30-17.30 Invited Talk: Christiane Fellbaum
Patterns of argument selection and alternations in VP idioms
17.30-17.45 Closing Session