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TAC 2010
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
NIST Building 101

Monday, November 15, 2010
08:00 Bus from Gaithersburg Holiday Inn to NIST
On your first day at NIST only: Photo identification must be presented at check-in at the Visitor Center if you are driving to NIST. Non-U.S. citizens must provide a passport.

New in 2010: If you are planning to drive a vehicle onto the NIST campus you will be required to show the vehicle registration or the car rental agreement before entering the NIST campus.

Attendees must wear their conference badge at all times while on the campus.
08:00–08:45Workshop Check-InGreen Auditorium area
Continental BreakfastWest Square Cafeteria
08:45–09:00Welcome
M. Herman (NIST)
D. Oblinger (DARPA)
Portrait Room
09:00–09:20Overview of TAC 2010
H. Dang (NIST)
Portrait Room
09:20–10:30KBP Session IPortrait Room
09:20–10:05 Overview of the TAC 2010 Knowledge Base Population Track
10:05–10:30 WebTLab: A coocurrency-based approach to KBP 2010 Entity-Linking task
Web Technologies Laboratory at Carlos III University of Madrid
10:30–11:00BreakWest Square Cafeteria
11:00–12:40KBP Session IIPortrait Room
11:00–11:25 LCC's Approach to Knowledge Base Population
Language Computer Corporation
11:25–11:50 Adding Smarter Systems instead of Human Annotators: Cross-Slot Reasoning and Statistical Re-Ranking to Enhance Slot Filling
City University of New York
11:50–12:15 Slot filling through a Hybrid Statistical and Rule-based Approach
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
12:15–12:40 Cortex Intelligence at TAC KBP 2010
Cortex Intelligence
12:40–13:40LunchWest Square Cafeteria
13:40–15:00Summarization Session IPortrait Room
13:40–14:00 Overview of the TAC 2010 Guided Summarization Task
14:00–14:20 Guiding CLASSY Toward More Responsive Summaries
IDA Center for Computing Sciences
14:20–14:40 IIIT Hyderabad at Guided Summarization Task at TAC-2010
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
14:40–15:00 Text Generation for Abstractive Summarization
Université de Montréal
15:00–16:30Poster/Demo Session with BreakGreen Auditorium Area
16:30–17:30KBP 2011 Planning SessionPortrait Room
17:45 Bus from NIST to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn (via Dogfish Head Alehouse)
18:15 Bus from Gaithersburg Holiday Inn to Dogfish Head Alehouse
18:30–21:00TAC DinnerDogfish Head Alehouse, Gaithersburg, MD
21:00 Bus from Dogfish Head Alehouse to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn
 
 
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
08:00 Bus from Gaithersburg Holiday Inn to NIST
Attendees must wear their conference badge at all times while on the campus.
08:00–09:00Continental BreakfastWest Square Cafeteria
09:00–10:30RTE Session IPortrait Room
09:00–09:40 The Sixth PASCAL Recognizing Textual Entailment Challenge
09:40–10:05 Semi Cognitive approach to RTE 6 - Using Framenet for Semantic Clustering
NEC HCL System Technologies Ltd.
10:05–10:30 Rule Chaining and Approximate Match in textual inference
Bar Ilan University
10:30–11:00BreakWest Square Cafeteria
11:00–12:30RTE Session IIPortrait Room
11:00–11:25 The Roles of Lexical, Structural/Syntactic, and World Knowledge for RTE Within a Corpus: Experiments and Reflections from RTE6
The Boeing Company
11:25–11:50 Combining deterministic dependency parsing and linear classification for robust RTE
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
11:50–12:30 RTE Discussion
12:30–13:45LunchWest Square Cafeteria
13:45–14:45RTE-7 Planning SessionPortrait Room
14:45–15:45Summarization Session IIPortrait Room
14:45–15:05 Overview of the TAC 2010 AESOP Task
15:05–15:25 Merging the Meaning: An N-gram Graph Approach
NCSR Demokritos
15:25–15:45 Crafting Strong Predictors of a Summary's Quality: "Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful"
IDA Center for Computing Sciences
15:45–16:15BreakWest Square Cafeteria
16:15–17:15Summarization 2011 Planning SessionPortrait Room
17:15–17:30TAC 2010 ClosePortrait Room
17:30 Bus from NIST to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn

If you have made arrangements to be picked up from NIST Building 101 by an airport shuttle or taxi at the end of the workshop, a sign-up sheet will be available at the registration desk for you to give us your name, time of your pickup, and the shuttle/taxi name. Without this information the shuttle/taxi will not be allowed in the NIST gate. Please provide this information as early as possible.



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