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Winter Quarter 2013

Tuesdays 11:30-12:20, FSH 107 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
1/15 COLING Recap Klassen, Kaufmann
1/22 Writing in Grad School Emily Bender
1/29 Bebo corpus Song, Gracheva
2/5 (No Treehouse; GP meeting instead)  
2/12 Sentiment Analysis Kedziorski, Kramer
2/19 Deep v. Shallow Approaches to MT Mike Goodman
Grammars in On-line Education: Using an HPSG implementation to teach writing skills
Dan Flickinger
3/5 A Practical Biomedical NLP Application Emily Silgard
3/12 Tactical Generation (tentative) Woodley Packard
3/19 Recap of 575 on Domain Adaptation Fei Xia

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Possible speakers/topics:

Sentiment analysis

Jeff Bilmes

Paul Fearn (WI 2013 or later)

other SSLI lab member(s)

Autumn Quarter 2012

Fridays 10:30-11:20, location THO 202 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
10/12 Faculty Research Presentations  
10/19 Acoustic analysis of synthesized and human voices Adam Ledyard
10/26 *SEM shared task: Resolving the Scope of Negation Jim White
11/2 Thesis presentation Megan Schneider
11/9 Elastic Map Reduce, Elastic Machine Learning from Amazon Web Service Thibaut Labarre
11/16 Thesis presentation Zina Pozen
11/23 Thanksgiving: No Treehouse meeting  
11/30 Finding Meaning in Translation Francis Bond
12/7 Crowdsourcing Daniela da Silva

Spring Quarter 2012

Fridays 10:30-11:20, location SAV 169 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
3/30 (no room available)  
4/6 (no room available)  
4/13 Thai-English MT Glenn Slayden
4/20 An Introduction to Hadoop and Mahout Zina Pozen & Megan Galloway
4/27 Coordinate Enunciation: Examining Scheme Change against the Backdrop of Text Corpora 1876-Present Joe Tennis
5/4   Kristin Tolle (Microsoft)
5/11 NWNLP (@MSR): no treehouse meeting  
5/25 Building a Chinese Language NLP Pipeline with Apache UIMA Prescott Klassen
6/1 Learning Game Rules from Rulebooks Chad Mills

Winter Quarter 2012

Fridays 12:30-1:30, Savery 155 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
1/13 LSA recap Emily Bender
1/20 [UW closed due to snow]  
1/27   Ruth Frowein
2/3 The Linguistic Interpretation of Computer Programs (and Related Text) JimWhite
2/10   Amittai Axelrod
2/17 [No Treehouse meeting]  
2/24 Medical Extraction Pipeline on Disparate Domains Todd Lingren
3/2 Extracting Critical Recommendations from Radiology Reports Meliha Yetisgen-Yildiz
3/9 MRS-based anaphora resolution Woodley Packard

Autumn Quarter 2011

Fridays 11-12, PCAR 190 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
10/7 Organizational meeting EmilyBender, UW
10/14 A Primer on Classifiers JeffryScott (UW and Memory Lane) and Chris Wilkes (Memory Lane)
10/21 Thesis topic brainstorm EmilyBender, GinaLevow
10/28 No meeting  
11/4 ACL 2011 recap JimWhite, MattHohensee , SpencerRarrick , RyanGeorgi
11/11 (Veteran's day: No meeting)  
11/18 TAC Recap PrescottKlassen
11/25 (Thanksgiving: No meeting)  
12/2 Typological Properties MichaelGoodman
12/9 Thesis presentation MattHohensee

Spring Quarter 2011

Fridays 12:30-1:20, LOW 216 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
4/1 No meeting  
4/8 Recognizing Spoken Corrections in Human-Computer Dialogue Gina Levow
4/15 Using semantic information to improve protein interaction detection Nick Flacco
4/22 No meeting (due to a conflict with the NLT webinar that Fei and Gina need to attend)  
4/29 Some topics on BioNLP Fei Xia
5/6 Email Formality in the Workplace: A Case Study on the Enron Corpus Kelly Peterson and Matt
5/13 Cross-language acoustic modeling Michael Tjalve, Microsoft
5/20 Automatic Semantic Annotation without a Corpus: Transferring Knowledge to Resource-Poor Languages Jason Shaw
5/27 Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics and Query-Focused Text Summarization Prescott Klassen
6/3 Reordering Model Induction for a Parserless Word-aligned Bitext Chase Hermsen

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Winter Quarter 2011

Fridays 11:00-noon, LOW 202 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
1/7 No meeting  
1/14 Brainstorm session of CLMA thesis topics Abdullah Alotayq, Stella Podgornik, Jason Shaw, Prescott Klassen
1/21 Evaluating Spoken Dialogue Systems: Crowdsourcing and Learning Gina Levow
1/28 Automatic diacritic recovery in transcripts of Yemeni Arabic Andy Freeman
2/4 Building a Parallel Hindi-English Treebank & Detecting Structural Divergence Ryan Georgi
2/11 Hindi Treebank Conversion: Initial Results Michael Tepper
2/18 Research WIP: Bootlex Michael Goodman
2/25 Subject-dropping vs. Topic-dropping Sanghoun Song
3/4 'agree' grammar engineering environment (AgreeSystem) GlennSlayden
3/11 Researching Temporality Laurie Poulson

Autumn Quarter 2010

Fridays 12:30-1:20, Savery 155 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
10/8 EEB 403 Overview of GATE Prescott Klassen, CLMA
10/14 3:30pm, CSE 203 Investigating Voice in Austronesian Languages Meladel Mistica, U Melbourne
10/15 Using NLP tools to help grammar engineering Rebecca Dridan, U Melbourne
10/22 Faculty Research Overview Emily Bender, Gina Levow and Fei Xia
10/29 MT Detection Spencer Rarrick, CLMA
11/5 Learning Context-dependent Mappings from Sentences to Logical Form Luke Zettlemoyer, UW CSE
11/12 Using Grammar Customization for Analysis Comparison Antske Fokkens, U Saarlandes
11/19 Matrix Odin Mash-up David Wax, CLMA
11/26 No meeting: Thankgiving holiday  
12/3 ACL 2010 and Interspeech 2010 Recaps Michael Goodman and Gina Levow
12/10 COLING 2010 Recap Fei Xia and Emily Bender

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Spring Quarter 2010

Wednesdays 10:30-11:20, Savery 132 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
4/7 Locutus: A Natural Language Interface to Databases David Goss-Grubbs
4/21 Lextract: Automatic Dictionary Scraping to Enrich the PanLex Database Tim Baldwin
4/28 Survey of unsupervised methods for Chinese part of speech tagging with Hidden Markov Models Alex Cheng
5/5 PHOIBLE Steve Moran
5/12 Automatic diacritic recovery in transcripts of Yemeni Arabic Andrew Freeman
5/19 Unsupervised Tone System Acquisition for Language Documentation in the Field Joshua Hou
5/26 Event Detection in Unstructured Text Eric Bell
6/2 Web People Search Margalit Zabludowski

Winter Quarter 2010

Fridays 11:30-12:30, Savery 131 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
1/8 NLP for Clinical Informatics and Translational Research Informatics Imre Solti
1/15 Deep Lexical Acquisition Tim Baldwin
1/22 Unsupervised Semantic Parsing Hoifung Poon
1/29 Using the World Atlas of Language Structures for Typological Clustering Ryan Georgi
2/5 <a target="_blank" href="" title="Framenet">FrameNet</a> John Keesling
2/12 Resolving Null Instantiations Liam McGrath
2/19 Hindi DS to PS Conversion Michael Tepper
2/26 None None
3/5 Are dependency grammars useful to computational linguists? Caleb Barr, Jeff Kahn
3/12 Argument Optionality in the Grammar Matrix Safiyyah Saleem

Autumn Quarter 2009

Wednesdays 12:30-1:20 THO 325 (and on-line)

Date Topic Presenter
10/7 Organizational EmilyBender
10/14 overview, demo, status, goals ( slides) GlennSlayden
10/21 MA thesis presentation KEN
10/28 CALL and Web-based CALL ( slides) ScottFarrar , StaciaHartleben , StellaPodgornik
11/4 ACL Recap JoshuaHou, MichaelGoodman
11/11 Veteran's day: No meeting
11/18 Cyberling2009 recap EmilyBender
11/25 Alchemy NickFlacco , BillMcNeill
12/2 GATE Tutorial PrescottKlassen
12/9 NAACL recap FeiXia

Spring Quarter 2009

Tuesdays 2-3pm, CSE 203 Except 4/21, which will be in MOR 230

4/7 Linguistic Applications for the Trie Data Structure Greg Hullender
4/14 EACL 2009 recap FeiXia, EmilyBender
4/21 Ontologies for Storing/Using Linguistic Data? Chris Evans
4/28 HPSG Parse Disambiguation BillMcNeill
5/5 Implementing a Machine-Translation Interface for English-Lillooet JoshuaHou
5/12 Resources for biomedical NLP ImreSolti
5/19 ontology II (description logics), ontologyII_DL_NLP.pdf Scott, Farrar
5/26 i2b2 challenge FeiXia, ImreSolti
6/2 The Revelator challenge ( revelator_nlp.pdf) MaryKeeler

Winter Quarter 2009

Fridays, 11-12, CSE 303

1/16 Organizational  
1/23 NICT report MichaelGoodman
1/30 Developing a PanLex API Jonathan Pool
2/6 No meeting  
2/13 Brainstorming  
2/20 No meeting  
2/27 Lemmatic Translation KateEveritt
3/6 TBA MichaelTepper
3/13 Grammar Matrix customization: Case, Agreement ScottDrellishak

Autumn Quarter 2008

Thursdays, 10-11, CSE 303

10/2 Organizational  
10/9 PanLex JonathanPool
10/16 Brainstorming topic/refinement JoshuaHou, AndrewFreeman, et al
10/23 Mechanical Turk for NP Annotation BillMcNeill
10/30 Grammar Engineering for Linguistic Hypothesis Testing EmilyBender
11/6 e-Linguistics Scott Farrar, Steve Moran
11/13 Linguistic Profiling from IGT DanJinguji
11/20 ArabicPOSAndMorphology AndrewFreeman
11/27 Thanksgiving, no meeting  
12/4 Hierarchical Exception-Marking for Automated Transcription of Thai Glenn Slayden

Spring Quarter 2008

Tuesdays, 2:30-3:20, CSE 128

4/1 Organization  
4/8 Topic brainstorm Room: CSE 110
4/15 Phrase structure from dep structure FeiXia
4/22 PanLex: Panlingual Lexical Collaboration JonathanPool
4/29 MA thesis interim report DavidLandan
5/6 Chunking JeffryScott
5/13 MA thesis interim report MegMitchell
5/20 MA thesis interim report MichaelGoodman
5/27 Language Identification FeiXia
6/3 Mechanical Turk/Generic NP annotation BillMcNeill

Winter Quarter 2008

Wednesdays, 11-12, CSE 303

1/16 Organization  
1/23 IJCNLP recap FeiXia
1/30 Levaraging bitexts for linguistic research JeremyKahn
2/6 TransGraph Mausam and Stephen Soderland, Turing Center, UW
2/13 Morphotactics for the Matrix KellyO 'Hara
2/20 A Rebel's Alliance in Babel's Aftermath Dan Flickinger, Stanford
2/27 Case and agreement in the Matrix ScottDrellishak
3/5 Wambaya and the Matrix EmilyBender

Autumn Quarter 2007 Schedule

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30, CSE 203 (for 11/13, CSE 303)

10/2 Organization  
10/9 LFG BillMcNeill
10/16 Guest speakers: Roark & Shafran TBA
10/23 svn demo EmilyBender, DavidBrodbeck
10/30 FrameNet DavidGossGrubbs
11/6 Character encodings JeremyKahn
11/13 Lexical Extraction for MT AnkitKSrivastava (Note: Rm 303)
11/20 Evaluation Round Table JeremyKahn, BillMcNeill, LauriePoulson, MichaelTepper
11/27 No meeting  
12/4 Extracting (Hebrew) Verb Valences from Corpora MargalitZabludowski

Spring Quarter 2007 Schedule

Mondays, 11:00-12:00, CSE 303

4/2 Organization  
4/9 Disambiguation JonathanPool
4/16 Matrix Current Work / Matrix-Odin Mashup EmilyBender / WilliamLewis
4/23 Mechanical Turk BillMcNeill
4/30 NAACL Recap FeiXia & EmilyBender
5/7 Treebank Issues FeiXia
5/14 TBA KellyOHara, AnkitKSrivastava
5/21 TBA WilliamLewis & FeiXia
5/28 Memorial Day  
6/4 TBA RyanGeorgi

Winter Quarter 2007 Schedule

Fridays, 11:30-12:30, CSE 303

1/12 Organizational  
1/19 Research presentations DavidGossGrubbs
1/26 NL and the Chomsky Hierarchy MargalitZabludowski
2/2 Ruby BillMcNeill
2/9 Research presentations MichaelTepper
2/16 Research presentations KellyOHara, RyanGeorgi
2/23 Research presentations MikeOLeary, AnkitKSrivastava
3/2 Research presentations KatieSickles, JeffreyKarres
3/9 Research presentations YoheiSakata, SabrinaBurleigh

Autumn Quarter 2006 Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:30-12:20, CSE 303 (for now)

10/4 Organizational, what is the difference between science and engineering? EmilyBender
10/11 Critical reading: Good paper EmilyBender
10/18 Research presentations ShaunaEggers, GabeNeer
10/25 Research presentations BrianNisonger, Yow-RenChiang
11/1 Research presentations SteveMoran
11/8 Critical reading: Bad paper EmilyBender
11/15 Research presentations LauriePoulson, BillMcNeill
11/22 Research presentations MichaelTepper, LapChueng
11/29 Snowed out
12/6 Evaluation for NLP Tasks FeiXia, WillLewis

Spring Quarter 2006 Schedule

Fridays, 11:30-12:20, THO 235

3/31 Organizational
4/7 No meeting
4/14 Guest Lecture: Sharon Oviatt Quiet Interfaces that Help People Think
4/21 Semi-ring parsing BillMcNeill
4/28 NL Interfaces to DB DavidGossGrubbs
5/5 Constructing a Turkish-English Corpus MichaelTepper
5/12 MA Project Overviews JoshuaJohanson, BrianENisonger
5/19 MA Project Overviews JoshuaMinor, ShaunaEggers, GabrielNeer
5/26 Social Networks and Weblogs JeremyKahn
6/2 MA Project Overviews PingYu , ...?

Winter Quarter 2006 Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:30-12:20, CSE 503

1/11 Getting the most out of Pongo EmilyBender
1/18 NLP & Games JoshuaMinor
1/25 NLP & HCI JoshuaJohanson
2/1 Implemented Minimalism ScottDrellishak
2/8 Lucene BrianENisonger
2/15 Guest Lecture: KnowItAll Stephen Soderland
2/22 Guest Lecture/Turing Talk:
Unsupervised Acquisition of Semantic Relations from Text:
A Case Study in Molecular Biology
Massimiliano Ciaramita
3/1 Canceled
3/8 Internationalization AchimR

Autumn Quarter 2005 Schedule

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:20, EE1 025

10/19 Controlled Languages for NLP Jonathan Pool
10/26 Character Encodings Jeremy Kahn
11/2 Papers on Computational Semantics Christine Evans
11/9 MIT OpenMind System David Bullock
11/16 Cognitive Models Albert Bertram
11/23 no meeting, thanksgiving  
11/30 cancelled  

If you have any questions about the schedule, contact Joshua Johanson.

Spring Quarter 2005 Schedule

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 (generally)

3/30 Organizational Meeting  
4/4(Monday) Guest Presentation:
GOLD and typological databases
Jeff Good
4/13 Amazon Talk Emily
4/20 Basic Probability Michael
4/27 Entropy Bill
5/4 An ACL Paper David
5/11 Overview of statistical MT JeremyKahn
5/18 Guest Presentation Alex Yates
5/25 WordNet Jonathan
6/1 Term Project Scott

Future Topics

See also TopicsDiscussed (from previous schedules).

Winter Quarter 2005 Schedule

Fridays, 10:30-11:30 (generally)

1/7 No meeting: LSA  
1/14 Introduction, organization Emily
1/21 LaTeX Emily
1/28 Natural Language Toolkit BillMcNeill
2/4 Graph representation of typed feature structures David
2/11 Support Vector Machines Jeremy
2/18 Source Control Ryan
2/25 Decision Trees Laurie
3/11 TBD TBD

  • panlex-talk.pdf: Slides from Jonathan Pool's talk on 2008/04/22
  • -- Main.andyf - 04 Dec 2008

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