Workshop - Linking Data, Ontologies and Distributional Models for the Representation of Lexical Meaning


Workshop in connection with the visiting period of Professor Martha Palmer at the University of Florence

June 9, 2017

LABLITA Research Unit - University of Florence
P.za Savonarola, 1



9:30-10:00 - Welcome

10:00-10:50 - Martha Palmer (University of Colorado at Boulder), Blocks World Redux: Merging the Generative Lexicon and VerbNet

10:50-11:40 Bernardo Magnini (FBK, Trento), Investigating Lexical Sets through Distributional and Ontological Approaches

11:40-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:50 Roberto Navigli (Sapienza University of Rome), Multilinguality for free, or why you should care about linking to (BabelNet) synsets

12:50-13:20 Valerio Basile (Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée), Keyword Linking: Problem Definition, Use Cases, Solutions and Evaluation

13:20-15:00 Lunch break

15:00-15:50 Raffaella Bernardi (University of Trento), Language and Vision: where we are and where we could go next

15:50-16:20 Massimo Moneglia (University of Florence), Local Equivalence and the Productivity of Action Concepts across Languages

16:20-16:50 Lorenzo Gregori, Alessandro Panunzi, Andrea Amelio Ravelli (University of Florence), Linking IMAGACT Ontology of Actions to Semantic Resources and Knowledge Basis

16:50-17:10 Coffee break

17:10-17:40 Irene Russo (ILC-CNR Pisa), Distributional representations of concrete nouns for action verbs disambiguation

17:40-18:10 Tammy Sumner (University of Colorado at Boulder), TalkBack: Realtime NLP Feedback Promoting Mathematics Teachers' Use of High Leverage Talk moves

18:10-18:40 Discussion and closing remarks