NLP Group Meeting Schedule, Spring 2009

Meetings are on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30, in 2475 MEB (the Bioengineering Conference Room)


Date  Topic  Presenter  Antagonist 
1/21 Discourse Referents Nathan Gilbert -
1/28 [Woods, 1978] W.A. Woods. Semantics and quantification in natural language question answering. Cecily Heiner -
2/4 [Charniak, 1983] Eugene Charniak. Passing Markers: A Theory of Contextual Influence in Language Comprehension, Cognitive Science, 7, pp. 171-190. John Tabet Sid
2/11 [Grosz, Joshi, and Weinstein, 1995]. Centering: A Framework for Modeling the Local Coherence of Discourse. Computational Linguistics, 21 (2), pp. 203-226 Adam Teichert Jags
2/18 [Mann and Thompson, 1988]. Rhetorical Structure Theory: Toward a functional theory of text organization. Text 8 (3), pp. 243-281, 1988. Ruihong Huang Amit
2/25 [Hobbs, 1979] Coherence and Coreference Nathan Gilbert Youngjun
3/4 [Grosz and Sidner, 1986]. Attention, Intention, and the Structure of Discourse. Computational Linguistics, 12 (3), pp. 175-204, 1986. David Price John
3/11 [Schank, 1980]. Schank, R. Language and Memory. Cognitive Science, 4, pp. 243-284, 1980. Sid Ruihong
3/18 SPRING BREAK
3/25 [Lakoff and Johnson 1980] Metaphors we live by Nathan Gilbert Adam
4/1 [Martin et al., 1986] P. Martin, D. Appelt and F. Pereira. Transportability and generality in a natural-language interface system. Youngjun Kim Cecily
4/8 [McKeown 1986] Kathleen McKeown. Discourse strategies for generating natural-language text Amit Goyal Dave
4/15 [Lehnert, 1982] Plot units and narrative summarization Jags Nathan
4/22 [Friedman 1986] Automatic Structuring of Sublanguage Information Olga Sean
4/29 Hobbs - Abduction--for discussion (9 pages), Journal article (74 pages) Dave Amit
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