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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: 3rd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population


Call for Participation

3rd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population (OLP3) at the 18th European
Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) July 22nd, 2008 - Patras,

Supported by
- BOEMIE: http://www.boemie.org/
- X-MEDIA: http://www.x-media-project.org
- Theseus: http://theseus-programm.de/

Endorsed by
ACL-SIG on Computational Semantics: http://sigsem.org

Program (for scheduling details go to http://olp.dfki.de/olp3/):

Invited speaker: Enrique Alfonseca (Google Europe) Large-scale Learning of
Semantic Relationships from Text Documents

Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Marie Chagnoux and Nathalie Hernandez An
Interactive Pattern-Based Approach for Extracting Non-Taxonomic Relations
from Texts

Roberto Basili, Cristina Giannone and Diego De Cao Learning Domain-Specific
Framenets from Texts

Ciro Cattuto, Dominik Benz, Andreas Hotho and Gerd Stumme Semantic Grounding
of Tag Relatedness in Social Bookmarking Systems

Seong-Bae Park
OPTIMA: An Ontology Population System

Massimo Poesio, Eduard Barbu, Claudio Giuliano and Lorenza Romano Supervised
Relation Extraction for Ontology Learning from Text Based on a Cognitively
Plausible Model of Relations

Elias Zavitsanos, Georgios Paliouras and George Vouros A Distributional
Approach to Evaluating Ontology Learning Methods Using a Gold Standard

Looking forward to seeing you in Patras!

The workshop organizing Committee:
Paul Buitelaar, DFKI, Germany
Philipp Cimiano, AIFB, Univ. of Karlsruhe, Germany George Paliouras, NCSR
"Demokritos", Greece Myra Spiliopoulou, Otto-von-Guericke University
Magdeburg, Germany

Dr. Philipp Cimiano
Institute AIFB
Universitt Karlsruhe (TH)