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SyntaxFest 2019 - Preliminary Program

Quasy / DepLing / TLT / UDW

QUASY
26th 8:30 REGISTRATION
26th 9:30 OPENING SESSION
26th 9:40 INVITED TALK: Ramon Ferrer i Cancho (Universitat politècnica de Catalunya)
Dependency distance minimization: facts, theory and predictions
26th 10:30 COFFEE BREAK

26th

11:00

LONG
Which annotation scheme is more expedient to measure syntactic difficulty and cognitive demand?
Jianwei Yan and Haitao Liu

26th

11:25

LONG
An explanation of the decisive role of function words in driving syntactic development.
Anat Ninio

26th

11:50

SHORT
Extracting out of the subject in French: experimental evidence.
Anne Abeillé and Elodie Winckel

26th

12:10

SHORT
Full valency and the position of enclitics in the Old Czech.
Radek Cech, Pavel Kosek, Olga Navratilova and Jan Macutek
26th 12:30 LUNCH

26th

14:00

LONG
A quantitative probe into the hierarchical structure of written Chinese.
Heng Chen and Haitao Liu

26th

14:25

LONG
Intervention effects in object relatives in English and Italian: a study in quantitative computational syntax.
Giuseppe Samo and Paola Merlo

26th

14:50

SHORT
Gradient constraints on the use of Estonian possessive reflexives
Suzanne Lesage and Olivier Bonami

26th

15:10

SHORT
What can we learn from natural and artificial dependency trees.
Marine Courtin and Chunxiao Yan

26th

15:30

SHORT
Length of non-projective sentences: A pilot study using a Czech UD treebank.
Jan Macutek, Radek Cech and Jiri Milicka
26th 15:50 COFFEE BREAK

26th

16:20

LONG
Information-theoretic locality properties of natural language.
Richard Futrell

26th

16:45

LONG
A comparative corpus analysis of PP ordering in English and Chinese.
Zoey Liu

26th

17:10

SHORT
Advantages of the flux-based interpretation of dependency length minimization.
Sylvain Kahane and Chunxiao Yan

26th

17:30

SHORT
Dependency length minimization vs. word order constraints: An empirical study on 55 treebanks.
Xiang Yu, Agnieszka Falenska and Jonas Kuhn

26th

17:50

SHORT
The relation between dependency distance and frequency.
Xinying Chen and Kim Gerdes
26th 18:10 CLOSING SESSION
26th 18:20 WELCOME DRINK
DEPLING
27th 9:00 INVITED TALK: Emmanuel Dupoux (ENS/CNRS/EHESS/INRIA/PSL Research University, Paris)
Inductive biases and language emergence in communicative agents

27th

10:00

SHORT
Examining MDD and MHD as Syntactic Complexity Measures with Intermediate Japanese Learner Corpus Data
Saeko Komori, Masatoshi Sugiura and Wenping Li

27th

10:20

SHORT
Quantitative Analysis on verb valence evolution of Chinese
Bingli Liu, Chunshan Xu, Yan Wang and Xu Liu
27th 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

27th

11:10

LONG
Syntactic dependencies correspond to word pairs with high mutual information
Richard Futrell, Peng Qian, Edward Gibson, Evelina Fedorenko and Idan Blank

27th

11:35

LONG
Coordination of Unlike Grammatical Functions
Agnieszka Patejuk and Adam Przepiórkowski

27th

12:00

LONG
Predicate Catenae: A Dependency Grammar Analysis of It-Clefts
Timothy Osborne
27th 12:25 LUNCH

27th

13:55

LONG
The evolution of spatial rationales in Tesnière’s stemmas
Nicolas Mazziotta

27th

14:20

LONG
Toward a cognitive dependency grammar of Hungarian
András Imrényi

27th

14:45

SHORT
A Spanish E-dictionary of Collocations
Maria Auxiliadora Barrios Rodriguez and Igor Boguslavsky

27th

15:05

LONG
Character-level Annotation for Chinese Surface-Syntactic Universal Dependencies
Yixuan Li, Gerdes Kim and Dong Chuanming
27th 15:30 COFFEE BREAK

27th

16:00

SHORT
Experiments on Human Incremental Parsing
Leonid Mityushin and Leonid Iomdin

27th

16:20

SHORT
Identifying Grammar Rules for Language Education with Dependency Parsing in German
Eleni Metheniti, Pomi Park, Kristina Kolesova and Günter Neumann

27th

16:40

SHORT
Association Metrics in Neural Transition-Based Dependency Parsing
Patricia Fischer, Sebastian Pütz and Daniël de Kok

27th

17:00

SHORT
Dependency Parsing as Sequence Labeling with Head-Based Encoding and Multi-Task Learning
Ophélie Lacroix

27th

17:20

SHORT
How to Parse Low-Resource Languages: Cross-Lingual Parsing, Target Language Annotation, or Both?
Ailsa Meechan-Maddon and Joakim Nivre
27th 17:40 CLOSING SESSION
28th 9:00 INVITED TALK: Barbara Plank (IT University of Copenhagen)
Transferring NLP models across languages and domains

28th

10:00

LONG
Reflexives in Czech from a Dependency Perspective
Vaclava Kettnerova and Marketa Lopatkova
28th 10:25 COFFEE BREAK

28th

10:50

SHORT
Delimiting Adverbial Meanings. A corpus-based comparative study on Czech spatial prepositions and their English equivalents
Marie Mikulová, Veronika Kolářová, Jarmila Panevová and Eva Hajičová

28th

11:10

LONG
Cliticization of Serbian Personal Pronouns and Auxiliary Verbs. A Dependency-Based Account
Jasmina Milicevic

28th

11:35

SHORT
Presenting TWITTIRÒ-UD: An Italian Twitter Treebank in Universal Dependencies
Alessandra Teresa Cignarella, Cristina Bosco and Paolo Rosso

28th

11:55

SHORT
Exceptive constructions. A Dependency-based Analysis
Mohamed Galal, Sylvain Kahane and Yomna Safwat

28th

12:15

SHORT
Word order variation in Mbyá Guaraní
Angelika Kiss and Guillaume Thomas
28th 12:35 LUNCH

28th

14:00

LONG
Noun Phrases Rooted by Adjectives: A Dependency Grammar Analysis of the Big Mess Construction
Timothy Osborne

28th

14:25

LONG
Interpreting and defining connections in a dependency structure
Sylvain Kahane

28th

14:50

SHORT
Pān.inian Syntactico-Semantic Relation Labels
Amba Kulkarni

28th

15:10

SHORT
Towards Deep Universal Dependencies
Kira Droganova and Daniel Zeman
28th 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
TLT

28th

16:00

LONG
Are formal restrictions on crossing,dependencies epiphenominal?
Himanshu Yadav, Samar Husain and Richard Futrell
28th 16:30 LONG Weighted posets: Learning surface order from dependency trees
William Dyer
28th 17:00 SHORT Dependency Parser for Bengali-English Code-Mixed Data enhanced with a Synthetic Treebank
Urmi Ghosh, Dipti Sharma and Simran Khanuja
28th 17:20 SHORT Artificially Evolved Chunks for Morphosyntactic Analysis
Mark Anderson, David Vilares and Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez
28th 17:40 SHORT Syntax is clearer on the other side - Using parallel corpus to extract monolingual data
Andrea Dömötör
29th 9:00 INVITED TALK: Paola Merlo (University of Geneva)
Quantitative Computational Syntax: dependencies, intervention effects and word embeddings
29th 10:00 LONG Parallel Dependency Treebank Annotated with Interlinked Verbal Synonym Classes and Roles
Zdeňka Urešová, Eva Fučíková, Eva Hajičová and Jan Hajič
29th 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
29th 11:00 LONG Ordering of Adverbials of Time and Place in Grammars and in an Annotated English-Czech Parallel Corpus
Eva Hajičová, Jiří Mírovský and Kateřina Rysová
29th 11:30 SHORT Creating, Enriching and Valorizing Treebanks of Ancient Greek
Alek Keersmaekers, Wouter Mercelis, Colin Swaelens and Toon Van Hal
29th 11:50 SHORT Challenges of language change and variation: towards an extended treebank of Medieval French
Mathilde Regnault, Sophie Prévost and Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie
29th 12:10 SHORT Improving Surface-syntactic Universal Dependencies (SUD): MWEs and deep syntactic features
Kim Gerdes, Bruno Guillaume, Sylvain Kahane and Guy Perrier
29th 12:30 LUNCH
29th 14:00 LONG A Surface-Syntactic UD Treebank for Naija
Bernard Caron, Marine Courtin, Kim Gerdes and Sylvain Kahane
29th 14:30 LONG Can Greenbergian universals be induced from language networks?
Kartik Sharma, Kaivalya Swami, Aditya Shete and Samar Husain
29th 15:00 SHORT Linked Open Treebanks. Interlinking Syntactically Annotated Corpora in the LiLa Knowledge Base of Linguistic Resources for Latin
Francesco Mambrini and Marco Passarotti
29th 15:20 SHORT Challenges of Annotating a Code-Switching Treebank
Özlem Çetinoğlu and Çağrı Çöltekin
29th 15:40 SHORT tweeDe – A Universal Dependencies treebank for German tweets
Ines Rehbein, Josef Ruppenhofer and Bich-Ngoc Do
29th 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
UDW
29th 16:30 UD discussion (16:30 - 18:30)
30th 09:00 INVITED TALK: Adam Przepiórkowski (University of Warsaw / Polish Academy of Sciences / University of Oxford)
Arguments and adjuncts
30th 10:00 LONG Universal Dependencies in a galaxy far, far away… What makes Yoda’s English truly alien
Natalia Levshina
30th 10:25 LONG Nested Coordination in Universal Dependencies
Adam Przepiórkowski and Agnieszka Patejuk
30th 10:50 LONG Improving UD processing via satellite resources for morphology
Kaja Dobrovoljc, Tomaž Erjavec and Nikola Ljubešić
30th 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
30th 11:45 LONG Building a treebank for Occitan: what use for Romance UD corpora?
Aleksandra Miletic, Myriam Bras, Louise Esher, Jean Sibille and Marianne Vergez-Couret
30th 12:10 LONG Developing Universal Dependencies for Wolof
Cheikh Bamba Dione
30th 12:35 LONG HDT-UD: A very large Universal Dependencies Treebank for German
Emanuel Borges Völker, Maximilian Wendt, Felix Hennig and Arne Köhn
30th 13:00 LUNCH
30th 14:00 SHORT Comparing learnability of two dependency approaches to headedness: ‘semantic’ (UD) and ‘syntactic’ (SUD)
Aleksander Leczkowski, Adam Przepiórkowski and Ryszard Tuora
30th 14:15 SHORT Universal Dependencies for Mbyá Guaraní
Guillaume Thomas
30th 14:30 SHORT A Dependency Treebank for Welsh
Johannes Heinecke
30th 14:45 SHORT ConlluEditor: a fully graphical editor for Universal dependencies treebank files
Johannes Heinecke
30th 15:00 SHORT Rediscovering Greenberg’s Word Order Universals in UD
Kim Gerdes, Sylvain Kahane and Xinying Chen
30th 15:15 SHORT Towards an adequate account of parataxis in Universal Dependencies
Lars Ahrenberg
30th 15:45 COFFEE BREAK
30th 16:15 SHORT Recursive LSTM Tree Representation for Arc-Standard Transition-Based Dependency Parsing
Mohab Elkaref and Bernd Bohnet
30th 16:30 SHORT Survey of Uralic Universal Dependencies development
Niko Partanen and Jack Rueter
30th 16:45 SHORT Towards transferring Bulgarian Sentences with Elliptical Elements to Universal Dependencies: issues and strategies
Petya Osenova and Kiril Simov
30th 17:00 SHORT Building minority dependency treebanks, dictionaries and computational grammars at the same time – an experiment in Karelian treebanking
Tommi A Pirinen
30th 17:15 SHORT Improving the Annotations in the Turkish Universal Dependency Treebank
Utku Türk, Furkan Atmaca, Şaziye Betül Özateş, Balkız Öztürk Başaran, Tunga Güngör and Arzucan Özgür
30th 17:30 CLOSING SESSION