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TAC KBP 2013
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
NIST Building 101

Monday, November 18, 2013
08:00/08:30 Bus from Gaithersburg Holiday Inn to NIST
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.

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.
08:00–09:00Workshop Check-InGreen Auditorium area
Continental BreakfastWest Square Cafeteria
09:00–09:20Welcome/OverviewPortrait Room
09:20–10:45Slot Filling SessionPortrait Room
09:20–09:50 Overview of the KBP 2013 English Slot Filling Track
Mihai Surdeanu (University of Arizona)
Linguistic Resources for the 2013 TAC KBP Slot Filling Evaluations
Joe Ellis, Jeremy Getman, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie M. Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium)
09:50–10:15 Effective Slot Filling Based on Shallow Distant Supervision Methods
Benjamin Roth, Tassilo Barth, Michael Wiegand, Mittul Singh, Dietrich Klakow (lsv: Saarland University)
10:15–10:45 Open IE to KBP Relations in 3 Hours
Stephen Soderland, John Gilmer, Robert Bart, Oren Etzioni, Daniel S. Weld (UWashington: University of Washington)
10:45–11:15BreakWest Square Cafeteria
11:15–12:45Slot Filler Validation and Temporal Slot Filling SessionPortrait Room
11:15–11:35 Overview of the KBP 2013 Slot Filler Validation Track
Hoa Dang (National Institute of Standards and Techonology)
11:35–12:05 Slot Filling Based on Knowledge Acquisition and Truth Finding
Dian Yu, Haibo Li, Hongzhao Huang, Heng Ji (RPI_BLENDER: Rensselaer Polytechic Institute)
12:05–12:25 Overview of the KBP 2013 Temporal Slot Filling Track
Mihai Surdeanu (University of Arizona)
Linguistic Resources for the 2013 TAC KBP Temporal Slot Filling Evaluation
Joe Ellis, Jeremy Getman, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie M. Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium)
12:25–12:45 The MSR System for Temporal Slot Filling at TAC 2013
Silviu Cucerzan, Avirup Sil (MS_MLI: Microsoft Research and Temple University)
12:45–13:45LunchWest Square Cafeteria
13:45–14:45KBP 2014 Planning Session IPortrait Room
14:45–16:15Poster/Demo Session with BreakGreen Auditorium Area
16:15–16:45 A Textual Entailment Recognition Approach to Slot Filler Validation
Xiao Cheng, Bingling Chen, Rajhans Samdani, Kai-Wei Chang, Zhiye Fei, Mark Sammons, John Wieting, Subhro Roy, Chizheng Wang, Dan Roth (UI_CCG: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
17:00 Bus from NIST to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn
18:00 Bus from Gaithersburg Holiday Inn to Growlers Restaurant
18:00–20:30TAC DinnerGrowlers Restaurant, Gaithersburg, MD
20:30 Bus from Growlers Restaurant to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn
 
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
08:00/08:30 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
09:00–10:30Entity Linking SessionPortrait Room
09:00–09:30 Overview of the KBP 2013 Entity Linking Track
James Mayfield (Johns Hopkins University)
Linguistic Resources for the 2013 TAC KBP Entity Linking Evaluation
Joe Ellis, Justin Mott, Xuansong Li, Jeremy Getman, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie M. Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium)
09:30–10:00 Relational Entity Linking with Cross Document Coreference
Xiao Cheng, Bingling Chen, Rajhans Samdani, Kai-Wei Chang, Zhiye Fei, Mark Sammons, John Wieting, Subhro Roy, Chizheng Wang, Dan Roth (UI_CCG: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
10:00–10:30 The MSR System for Entity Linking at TAC 2013
Silviu Cucerzan (MS_MLI: Microsoft Research)
10:30–11:00BreakWest Square Cafeteria
11:00–12:45Cold Start SessionPortrait Room
11:00–11:30 Overview of the KBP 2013 Cold Start Track
James Mayfield (Johns Hopkins University)
Linguistic Resources for the 2013 TAC KBP Cold Start Evaluation
Joe Ellis, Jeremy Getman, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie M. Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium)
11:30–11:45 Off to a Cold Start: A few observations
Ralph Grishman (New York University)
11:45–12:15 Unified KB Construction with Universal Schema
Sameer Singh, Limin Yao, David Belanger, Ari Kobren, Sam Anzaroot, Mike Wick, Alexandre Passos, Harshal Pandya, Jinho Choi, Brian Martin, Andrew McCallum (UMass_IESL: University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
12:15–12:45 KELVIN 2.0: HLTCOE Progress in Cold Start Knowledge Base Population
Paul McNamee, Tim Finin, Dawn Lawrie, James Mayfield (hltcoe: Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Loyola University Maryland)
12:45–13:45LunchWest Square Cafeteria
13:45–14:45Sentiment Slot Filling SessionPortrait Room
13:45–14:15 Overview of the TAC2013 Knowledge Base Population Sentiment Slot Filling Task
Margaret Mitchell (Microsoft Research)
Linguistic Resources for the 2013 TAC KBP Sentiment SF Evaluation
Joe Ellis, Jeremy Getman, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie M. Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium)
14:15–14:35 CornPittMich Sentiment Slot-Filling System at TAC 2013
Carmen Banea, Yoonjung Choi, Lingjia Deng, Ozan Irsoy, Detian Shi, Claire Cardie, Rada Mihalcea, Janyce Wiebe (cornpittmich: Cornell University, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Michigan)
14:35–14:45 Discussion
14:45–15:00BreakWest Square Cafeteria
15:00–16:00KBP 2014 Planning Session IIPortrait Room
16:15 Bus from NIST to Gaithersburg Holiday Inn

If you have made arrangements to be picked up from NIST by an airport shuttle or taxi at the end of the workshop, please be aware that you must meet the vehicle at the NIST Visitor Center (Gate A -- Main Gate), which is a 10-minute walk from Building 101. The taxi/shuttle will not be allowed inside the NIST gate.

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