Towards a Formal Distributional Semantics
IWCS 2013 Workshop

Potsdam
March 19, 2013
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PROGRAMME
9:15: Introduction
9:30:
 
Invited talk: Louise McNally
Formal and distributional semantics: From romance to relationship
10:30: Coffee break
11:00
 
Nghia Pham, Raffaella Bernardi, Yao Zhong Zhang and Marco Baroni
Sentence paraphrase detection: When determiners and word order make the difference
11:40:
 
Jason Utt, Alessandro Lenci, Sebastian Padó and Alessandra Zarcone
The Curious Case of Metonymic Verbs: A Distributional Characterization
12:20:
 
Melanie Bell and Martin Schäfer
Semantic transparency: challenges for distributional semantics
13:00 Lunch
14:00:
 
Ann Copestake
Can distributional approaches improve on Good Old-Fashioned Lexical Semantics?
14:40:
 
Invited talk: Katrin Erk
Combining logic-based and distributional representations for inferences over text
15:40: Coffee break
16:00: General discussion
16:30: Panel on compositional distributional semantics led by Marco Baroni (COMPOSES Project).
17:30: End of workshop
Neues Palais, Universität Potsdam