8th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora



Workshop Program

Thursday, July 30, 2015

 Session 1: 09:00–10:30 Opening Session
09:00-09:05Introduction to the BUCC Workshop (Pierre Zweigenbaum, Serge Sharoff, Reinhard Rapp)
09:05-10:05Invited Talk:
09:05–10:05Augmented Comparative Corpora and Monitoring Corpus in Chinese: LIVAC and Sketch Search Engine Compared
Benjamin K. Tsou
10:05–10:30A Factory of Comparable Corpora from Wikipedia
Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Cristina España-Bonet, Josu Boldoba and Lluís Màrquez
 Session 2: 11:00–12:30
11:00–11:25Knowledge-lean projection of coreference chains across languages
Yulia Grishina and Manfred Stede
11:25–11:50Projective methods for mining missing translations in DBpedia
Laurent Jakubina and Phillippe Langlais
11:50–12:05Attempting to Bypass Alignment from Comparable Corpora via Pivot Language
Alexis Linard, Béatrice Daille and Emmanuel Morin
12:05–12:20Application of a Corpus to Identify Gaps between English Learners and Native Speakers
Katsunori Kotani and Takehiko Yoshimi
 Session 3: 14:00–15:30 Alignment
14:00–14:25A Generative Model for Extracting Parallel Fragments from Comparable Documents
Somayeh Bakhshaei, Shahram Khadivi and Reza Safabakhsh
14:25–14:50Evaluating Features for Identifying Japanese-Chinese Bilingual Synonymous Technical Terms from Patent Families
Zi Long, Takehito Utsuro, Tomoharu Mitsuhashi and Mikio Yamamoto
14:50–15:05Extracting Bilingual Lexica from Comparable Corpora Using Self-Organizing Maps
Hyeong-Won Seo, Minah Cheon and Jae-Hoon Kim
15:05–15:20Obtaining SMT dictionaries for related languages
Miguel Rios and Serge Sharoff
 Session 4: 16:00–17:00 Shared Task
16:00–16:15BUCC Shared Task: Cross-Language Document Similarity
Serge Sharoff, Pierre Zweigenbaum and Reinhard Rapp
16:15–16:30AUT Document Alignment Framework for BUCC Workshop Shared Task
Atefeh Zafarian, Amir Pouya Agha Sadeghi, Fatemeh Azadi, Sonia Ghiasifard, Zeinab Ali Panahloo, Somayeh Bakhshaei and Seyyed Mohammad Mohammadzadeh Ziabary
16:30–16:45LINA: Identifying Comparable Documents from Wikipedia
Emmanuel Morin, Amir Hazem, Florian Boudin and Elizaveta Loginova-Clouet
16:45-17:00Shared Task: General Discussion