9h –  Registration / coffee

9h30 Welcome + discourses  

10h00 – 11h00 – Invited speaker

Raquel Fernandez, Institute for Logic, Language & Computation, University of Amsterdam

11h00 – 12h30 Main session
  • Can current NLI systems handle German word order? Investigating language model performance on a new German challenge set of minimal pairs
    Authors: Ines Reinig and Katja Markert
  • Contextual Variability depends on Categorical Specificity rather than Conceptual Concreteness: A Distributional Investigation on Italian data
    Authors: Giulia Rambelli and Marianna Bolognesi
  • Probing BERT’s ability to encode sentence modality and modal verb sense across varieties of English
    Authors: Jonas Wagner and Sina Zarrieß

12h30 – 14h00 Lunch

14h00 -15h00 Main session
  • Dense Paraphrasing for Textual Enrichment
    Authors: Jingxuan Tu, Kyeongmin Rim, Eben Holderness, Bingyang Ye and James Pustejovsky
  • Towards Unsupervised Compositional Entailment with Multi-Graph Embedding Models
    Authors: Lorenzo Bertolini, Julie Weeds and David Weir
15h00 – 16h00 Poster session 1
  • Gender-tailored Semantic Role Profiling for German
    Authors: Manfred Klenner, Anne Göhring, Alison Kim and Dylan Massey
  • Implicit causality in GPT-2: a case study
    Authors: Minh Hien Huynh, Tomas Lentz and Emiel van Miltenburg
  • Multi-purpose neural network for French categorial grammars
    Authors: Gaëtan Margueritte, Daisuke Bekki and Koji Mineshima
  • Experiments in training transformer sequence-to-sequence DRS parsers
    Authors: Ahmet Yildirim and Dag Haug
  • Unsupervised Semantic Frame Induction Revisited
    Authors: Younes Samih and Laura Kallmeyer
  • Towards Ontologically Grounded and Language-Agnostic Knowledge Graphs
    Author: Walid Saba
  • The Universe of Utterances According to BERT
    Authors: Dmitry Nikolaev and Sebastian Padó

16h00 – 16h30 Break

16h30 – 17h30 Main session
  • Sparser is better: one step closer to word embedding interpretability
    Authors: Simon Guillot, Thibault Prouteau and Nicolas Dugue
  • Semantically Informed Data Augmentation for Unscoped Episodic Logical Forms
    Authors: Mandar Juvekar, Gene Kim and Lenhart Schubert

June 22

9h30 – 10h30 Main session
  • Meaning-Text Theory within Abstract Categorial Grammars : Toward Paraphrase and Lexical Function Modeling for Text Generation
    Author: Marie Cousin
  • Measuring Fine-Grained Semantic Equivalence with Abstract Meaning Representation
    Authors: Shira Wein, Zhuxin Wang and Nathan Schneider

10h30-11h00 Break

11h00 – 12h30 Main session
  • The Importance of Context in the Evaluation of Word Embeddings: The Effects of Antonymy and Polysemy
    Authors: James Fodor, Simon De Deyne and Shinsuke Suzuki
  • RaTE: a Reproducible automatic Taxonomy Evaluation by Filling the Gap
    Authors: Tianjian Lucas Gao and Phillippe Langlais
  • The Universal Anaphora Scorer 2.0
    Authors: Juntao Yu, Michal Novák, Abdulrahman Aloraini, Nafise Sadat Moosavi, Silviu Paun, Sameer Pradhan and Massimo Poesio

12h30 – 14h00 Lunch

14h00 – 15h30 Main session
  • The Sequence Notation: Catching Complex Meanings in Simple Graphs
    Authors: Johan Bos
  • Bridging Semantic Frameworks: mapping DRS onto AMR
    Authors: Siyana Pavlova, Maxime Amblard and Bruno Guillaume
  • Data-Driven Frame-Semantic Parsing with Tree Wrapping Grammar
    Authors: Tatiana Bladier, Laura Kallmeyer and Kilian Evang

15h30 – 16h00 Break

16h00 – 18h00 Unconferencing event
  • Open discussions: Come up with your favorite topics!
19:00 Diner

June 23

10h00 – 11h00 Invited speaker

Lucia Donatelli, Assistant Professor at the Computational Linguistics and Text Mining Lab (CLTL) at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam

11h00 – 12h30 Break and poster session
  • The argument–adjunct distinction in BERT: A FrameNet-based investigation
    Authors: Dmitry Nikolaev and Sebastian Padó
  • Large Language Models Are “Not Unaware” of Manner Implicatures
    Authors: Yan Cong and Emmanuele Chersoni
  • Collecting and Predicting Neurocognitive Norms for Mandarin Chinese
    Authors: Le Qiu, Yu-Yin Hsu and Emmanuele Chersoni
  • Error Exploration for Automatic Abstract Meaning Representation Parsing
    Authors: Maria Boritchev and Johannes Heinecke
  • Unsupervised Methods for Domain Specific Ambiguity Detection. The Case of German Physics Language
    Authors: Vitor Fontanella, Christian Wartena and Gunnar Friege
  • Definition Modeling : To model definitions. Generating Definitions With Little to No Semantics
    Authors: Vincent Segonne and Timothee Mickus
  • SMARAGD: Learning SMatch for Accurate and Rapid Approximate Graph Distance
    Authors: Juri Opitz, Philipp Meier and Anette Frank
  • AMR4NLI: Interpretable and robust NLI measures from semantic graph
    Authors: Juri Opitz, Shira Wein, Julius Steen, Anette Frank and Nathan Schneider

12h 30 – 14h00 Lunch

14h00 – 16h00 Session
  • Use Defines Possibilities: Reasoning about Object Function to Interpret and Execute Robot Instructions
    Authors: Mollie Shichman, Claire Bonial, Austin Blodgett, Taylor Hudson, Francis Ferraro and Rachel Rudinger
  • SimpleMTOD: A Simple Language Model for Multimodal Task-Oriented Dialogue with Symbolic Scene Representation
    Authors: Bhathiya Hemanthage, Christian Dondrup, Phil Bartie and Oliver Lemon
  • Grounding and Distinguishing Conceptual Vocabulary Through Similarity Learning in Embodied Simulations
    Authors: Sadaf Ghaffari and Nikhil Krishnaswamy
  • Interactive Acquisition of Fine-grained Visual Concepts by Exploiting Semantics of Generic Characterizations in Discourse
    Authors: Jonghyuk Park, Alex Lascarides and Subramanian Ramamoorthy
16h00 Outstanding paper awards and Goodbye! 👋

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