Second PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge (RTE-2)

Workshop Program

 

08:45-09:05

Opening

 

Michele Sebag, PASCAL Challenges Program Manager

Rodolfo Delmonte, PASCAL Challenges Workshop Chair

Ido Dagan, RTE-2 Organizer

09:05-10:35

Session I

09:05-09:30

The Second PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge

Roy Bar-Haim, Ido Dagan, Bill Dolan, Lisa Ferro, Danilo Giampiccolo, Bernardo Magnini and Idan Szpektor [slides]

9:30-10:10

Short presentations

Machine Learning Experiments for Textual Entailment

Diana Inkpen, Darren Kipp and Vivi Nastase [slides]
MLEnt: The Machine Learning Entailment System of the University of Alicante
Zornitsa Kozareva and Andrés Montoyo [slides]

An Approach Based on Logic Forms and WordNet Relationships to Textual Entailment Performance

Ó. Ferrández, R. M. Terol, R. Muñoz, P. Martínez-Barco and M. Palomar [slides]

10:10-10:35

Microsoft Research at RTE-2: Syntactic Contributions in the Entailment Task: an Implementation

Lucy Vanderwende, Arul Menezes and Rion Snow [slides]

10:35-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-12:45

Session II

11:10-11:50

Short presentations

Using Maximal Embedded Syntactic Subtrees for Textual Entailment Recognition

Sophia Katrenko and Pieter Adriaans [slides]

UNED at PASCAL RTE-2 Challenge

Jesús Herrera, Anselmo Peñas, Álvaro Rodrigo and Felisa Verdejo [slides]

Toward Dependency Path Based Entailment

Rodney D. Nielsen, Wayne Ward and James H. Martin [slides]

11:50-12:15

Learning Textual Entailment from Examples

F.M. Zanzotto, A. Moschitti, M. Pennacchiotti and M.T. Pazienza [slides]

12:15-12:45

Panel I: Perspectives on Textual Entailment

Panelists: Sanda Harabagiu and Ido Dagan

12:45-14:15

Lunch break

14:15-15:45

Session III

14:15-14:55

Short presentations

Normalized Alignment of Dependency Trees for Detecting Textual Entailment

Erwin Marsi, Emiel Krahmer, Wauter Bosma and Mariët Theune [slides]

Two Related Lexico-Syntactic Approaches to Entailment

Vasile Rus [slides]

Tree Edit Distance for Recognizing Textual Entailment: Estimating the Cost of Insertion

Milen Kouylekov and Bernardo Magnini [slides]

14:55-15:20

Learning to Distinguish Valid Textual Entailments

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Bill MacCartney, Trond Grenager, Daniel Cer, Anna Rafferty and Christopher D. Manning [slides]

15:20-15:45

Recognizing Textual Entailment with LCCs GROUNDHOG System

Andrew Hickl, John Williams, Jeremy Bensley, Kirk Roberts, Bryan Rink and Ying Shi [slides]

15:45-16:20

Coffee break

16:20-18:30

Session IV

16:20-16:45

Short presentations

Approaching Textual Entailment with LFG and FrameNet Frames
Aljoscha Burchardt and Anette Frank [slides]

Coping with Semantic Uncertainty with VENSES

Rodolfo Delmonte, Antonella Bristot, Marco Aldo Piccolino Boniforti and Sara Tonelli [slides]

16:45-17:10

When Logical Inference Helps Determining Textual Entailment (and When it Doesnt)

Johan Bos and Katja Markert [slides]

17:10-17:35

COGEX at the Second Recognizing Textual Entailment Challenge

Marta Tatu, Brandon Iles, John Slavick, Adrian Novischi and Dan Moldovan [slides]

17:35-18:30

Panel II: Goals and Dataset Proposals for RTE-3

Contributors: Lisa Ferro, Vasile Rus, Anselmo Peñas, Johan Bos, Nicola Stokes