Corpora: LREC2002: Beyond PARSEVAL Workshop -- Call for Participation

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                        Call for Participation

                            Beyond PARSEVAL
      -- Towards Improved Evaluation Measures for Parsing Systems --


                          LREC 2002 Workshop
                              2nd June
                    Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain

                           Final Programme

    9:15-9:30 Opening: Aims of the workshop

    9:30-10:00 "Relational evaluation schemes"
                 Ted Briscoe, John Carroll, Jonny Graham, Ann Copestake

    10:00-10:30 "Towards a dependency-oriented evaluation for partial parsing"
                 Sandra Kuebler, Heike Telljohann

    10:30-11:00 "LinGO Redwoods -- a rich and dynamic treebank for HPSG"
                 Stephan Oepen, Ezra Callahan, Dan Flickinger, Christoper D. Manning

    Coffee break

    11:30-12:30 Panel: Parser evaluation in context
                 John Carroll, Patrick Paroubek, Owen Rambow, Hans Uszkoreit

    Lunch break

    14:00-14:30 "A test of the leaf-ancestor metric for parse accuracy"
                 Geoffrey Sampson, Anna Babarczy

    14:30-15:00 "Evaluating parser accuracy using edit distance"
                 Brian Roark

    Short break

    15:10-15:40 "Evaluating syllabification: one category shared by many grammars"
                 Karin Mueller

    15:40-16:10 "Towards comparing parsers from different linguistic frameworks:
                 an information theoretic approach"
                 Gabriele Musillo, Khalil Sima'an

    16:10-16:40 "Evaluation of the Gramotron parser for German"
                 Franz Beil, Detlef Prescher, Helmut Schmid, Sabine Schulte im Walde

    Coffee break

    17:10-17:40 "Evaluating a wide-coverage CCG parser"
                 Stephen Clark, Julia Hockenmaier

    17:40-18:10 "A comparison of evaluation metrics for a broad coverage parser"
                 Richard Crouch, Ronald M. Kaplan, Tracy H. King, Stefan Riezler

    18:10-20:00 Wrap up and kick-off: Initiatives and action plans (open end)

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