Automatic Paraphrasing: Theories and Applications

NLPRS2001 Workshop
Tokyo, JAPAN, November 30, 2001

See also AFNLP archive, where you can read all papers in PDF format.

Call for Papers

Workshop Program

10:00-10:15 Opening
10:15-11:45 Session 1
Paraphrasing Honorifics [PDF]
Kiyonori Ohtake and Kazuhide Yamamoto
ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
Automatic Disabbreviation by Using Context Information [PDF]
Akira Terada and Takenobu Tokunaga
Tokyo Institute of Technology
How to Transform Tables in HTML for Displaying on Mobile Terminals [PDF]
Hidetaka Masuda *1, Daisuke Yasutomi *1, and Hiroshi Nakagawa *2
*1 Tokyo Denki University, *2 The University of Tokyo
11:45-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:15 Invited Talk
Automatic Rewriting for Controlled Language Translation [PDF]
Teruko Mitamura
Carnegie Mellon University
14:30-15:30 Session 2
Kura: A Revision-based Lexico-Structural Paraphrasing Engine [PDF]
Tetsuro Takahashi, Tomoya Iwakura, Ryu Iida, and Kentaro Inui
Kyushu Institute of Technology
Universal Model for Paraphrasing --- Using Transformation Based on a Defined Criteria --- [PDF]
Masaki Murata and Hitoshi Isahara
Communications Research Laboratories
15:40-16:40 Session 3
Selecting Features for Paraphrasing Question Sentences [PDF]
Noriko Tomuro and Steven L. Lytinen
DePaul University
A Nearly Unsupervised Learning Method for Automatic Paraphrasing of Japanese Noun Phrases [PDF]
Kentaro Torisawa
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
16:40-17:00 Closing

Program Committee:

Satoshi Sato (Kyoto University, JAPAN) co-chair
Hiroshi Nakagawa (The University of Tokyo, JAPAN) co-chair
Kazuhide Yamamoto (ATR, JAPAN)
Kentaro Inui (Kyushu Institute of Technology/PRESTO, JAPAN)
Sadao Kurohashi (The University of Tokyo/PRESTO, JAPAN)
Kentaro Torisawa (JAIST/PRESTO, JAPAN)
Hideki Kashioka (ATR, JAPAN)
Katashi Nagao (IBM, JAPAN)
Satoshi Sekine (New York University, USA)
Toshihiko Watanabe (The University of Tokyo, JAPAN)
Hidetaka Masuda (Tokyo Denki University, JAPAN)

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