Monday, September 24

Tutorials and Workshops

08:30-10:30 T1: Linguística Forense Computacional: processamento de textos forenses em português (PART I)
Rui Sousa-Silva
T3: Mining the Opinion of Twitter Users in Portuguese with Python (PART I)
Ellen Souza & Douglas Vitório
OpenCor: Latin American and Iberian Languages Open Corpora Forum (PART I)
Livy Real & Ivan Vladimir Meza
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
11:00-12:30 T1: Linguística Forense Computacional: processamento de textos forenses em português (PART II)
Rui Sousa-Silva
T3: Mining the Opinion of Twitter Users in Portuguese with Python (PART II)
Ellen Souza & Douglas Vitório
OpenCor: Latin American and Iberian Languages Open Corpora Forum (PART II)
Livy Real & Ivan Vladimir Meza
12:30-13:30 LUNCH BREAK
13:30-15:00 T1: Linguística Forense Computacional: processamento de textos forenses em português (PART III)
Rui Sousa-Silva
T3: Mining the Opinion of Twitter Users in Portuguese with Python (PART III)
Ellen Souza & Douglas Vitório
POP: Por Outras Palavras (PART I)
Anabela Barreiro, Jorge Baptista, Paulo Quaresma & Renata Vieira
SRW: Student Research Workshop
Livy Real, Daniel Beck & Amália Mendes
15:00-15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30-18:00 T2: Processamento de Linguagem Natural por meio de redes neurais profundas: Teoria e Aplicações
Fabiano Luz, Felipe Salvatore & Marcelo Finger
POP: Por Outras Palavras (PART II)
Anabela Barreiro, Jorge Baptista, Paulo Quaresma & Renata Vieira
19:00 Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 25

08:30-08:40 Main conference opening
08:40-09:30 Oral session – Speech processing
Chair: TBA
08:40-09:05 Inner Speech in Portuguese: Acquisition methods, database and first results (51)
Carlos Ferreira, Alexandre Sayal, Bruno Direito, Marco Simões, Catarina Oliveira, Paula Martins, Miguel Castelo-Branco and António Teixeira
09:05-09:30 Automatic detection of prosodic boundaries in Brazilian Portuguese spontaneous speech (14)
Bárbara Teixeira, Tommaso Raso and Plínio Barbosa
09:30-10:30 Invited Talk: Speech technologies as an aide for large-scale linguistic exploration
Lori Lamel
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50-12:30 Oral Session – Language resources
Chair: TBA
10:50-11:15 SIMPLEX-PB: A Lexical Simplification Database and Benchmark for Portuguese (33)
Nathan Hartmann, Gustavo Paetzold and Sandra Aluisio
11:15-11:40 Using a discourse bank and a lexicon for the automatic identification of discourse connectives (39)
Amália Mendes and Iria Del Rio
11:40-12:05 SICK-BR: a Portuguese corpus for inference (56)
Livy Real, Ana Rodrigues, Andressa Vieira e Silva, Beatriz Albiero, Bruna Thalenberg, Bruno Guide, Cindy Silva, Guilherme de Oliveira Lima, Igor C. S. Câmara, Milos Stanojevic, Rodrigo Souza, Valeria de Paiva
12:05-12:30 Creating a Portuguese context sensitive lexicon for sentiment analysis (67)
Mateus T. Machado, Evandro Ruiz and Thiago Pardo
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Invited Talk: Natural language processing and the intelligent machines
Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr
15:00-16:00 Poster & demo session A
Chair: TBA
Learning Word Embeddings from Portuguese Lexical-Semantic Knowledge Bases (4)
Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira
Imitating broadcast news style: commonalities and differences between French and Brazilian professionals (5)
Plinio Barbosa and Philippe Boula de Mareüil
PassPort: A dependency parsing model for Portuguese (19)
Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens and Cedrick Fairon
RulingBR: A Summarization Dataset for Legal Texts (28)
Diego Feijo and Viviane Moreira
Challenges of an Annotation Task for Open Information Extraction in Portuguese (31)
Rafael Glauber, Leandro Souza de Oliveira, Cleiton Fernando Lima Sena, Daniela Claro and Marlo Souza
When, Where, Who, What or Why? A Hybrid Model to Question Answering Systems (34)
Eduardo G. Cortes, Vinicius Woloszyn and Dante Barone
Analysing Semantic Resources for Coreference Resolution (37)
Thiago Lima, Sandra Collovini, Ana Luisa Leal, Evandro Fonseca, Xiaoxuan Han, Huang Olivia and Renata Vieira
Indexing Names of Persons in a Large Dataset of a Newspaper (38)
Elias Oliveira, Juliana Pirovani and Matheus Nogueira
Annotation of a Corpus of Tweets for Sentiment Analysis (41)
Allisfrank Dos Santos, Jorge Daniel Barros Júnior and Heloisa de Arruda Camargo
ACA – Learning with Alternative Communication (42)
Maria Renata Gobbo, Cinthyan Barbosa, José Luiz Mioni and Fernanda Mafort
Semi-supervised sentiment annotation of large corpora (60)
Henrico Bertini Brum and Maria Das Graças Volpe Nunes
Demo: LX-SemanticSimilarity
João Silva, Marcos Garcia, João Rodrigues, and António Branco
Demo: DeepBonDD: a Deep neural approach to Boundary and Disfluency Detection
Marcos Treviso, Anderson Smidarle, Lilian Hubner, and Sandra Aluisio
Demo: A computational grammar for Portuguese
Bruno Cuconato and Alexandre Rademaker
Demo: TEITOK: TEI for corpus linguistics
Maarten Janssen
16:00-16:20 COFFEE BREAK
16:20-18:00 Oral Session – NLP applications
Chair: TBA
16:20-16:45 Aspect clustering methods for sentiment analysis (11)
Francielle Alves Vargas and Thiago Pardo
16:45-17:10 Finding Opinion Targets in News Comments and Book Reviews (22)
Leonardo Gabiato Catharin and Valéria Feltrim
17:10-17:35 Text-image alignment in Portuguese news (21)
Wellington Cristiano Veltroni and Helena De Medeiros Caseli
17:35-18:00 Automatically Grading Brazilian Student Essays (73)
Erick Fonseca, Ivo Medeiros and Dayse Kamikawachi
20:00 Conference dinner


Wednesday, September 26

08:50-10:30 Oral session – NLP tasks
Chair: TBA
08:50-09:15 Effective Sequence Labeling with Hybrid Neural-CRF Models Hybrid Neural-CRF Models for Sequence Labeling (26)
Pablo Botton Da Costa and Gustavo Paetzold
09:15-09:40 Portuguese Named Entity Recognition using LSTM-CRF (53)
Pedro Vitor Quinta de Castro, Nádia Félix Felipe Da Silva and Anderson Da Silva Soares
09:40-10:05 LeNER-Br: a Dataset for Named Entity Recognition in Brazilian Legal Text (57)
Pedro Henrique Luz de Araujo, Teófilo de Campos, Renato Oliveira, Matheus Oliveira, Samuel Couto and Paulo Bermejo
10:05-10:30 Temporal Tagging of Noisy Clinical Texts in Brazilian Portuguese (63)
Rafael Faria de Azevedo, Joao Pedro Santos Rodrigues, Mayara Regina da Silva Reis, Claudia Maria Cabral Moro and Emerson Cabrera Paraiso
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50-12:30 Oral Session – Syntax and parsing
Chair: TBA
10:50-11:15 SMILLE for Portuguese: Annotation and analysis of grammatical structures in a pedagogical context (58)
Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens and Cedrick Fairon
11:15-11:40 Concordance Comparison as a Means of Assembling Local Grammars (16)
Juliana Pirovani, Elias Oliveira and Eric Laporte
11:40-12:05 Dependency graphs and TEITOK: exploiting dependency parsing (3)
Maarten Janssen
12:05-12:30 Tagsets and datasets: some experiments based on Portuguese language (55)
Claudia Freitas, Luiza F. Trugo, Fabricio Chalub, Guillherme Paulino-Passos and Alexandre Rademaker
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Invited Talk: Computational pragmatics: a case study of “speaker commitment”
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe
15:00-16:00 Poster & demo session B
Chair: TBA
Identifying Intensification Processes in Brazilian Sign Language in the Framework of Brazilian Portuguese Machine Translation (7)
Francisco Aulisio Dos Santos Paiva, José Mario De Martino, Plinio Barbosa, Pablo Faria, Ivani Silva and Luciana Rosa
Task-Oriented Evaluation of Dependency Parsing with Open Information Extraction (35)
Pablo Gamallo and Marcos Garcia
What weighs for word stress? Big data mining and analyses of phonotactic distributions in Brazilian Portuguese (47)
Amanda Post Da Silveira, Eric Sanders, Gustavo Mendonça and Ton Dijkstra
The Other C: Correcting OCR Words in the Presence of Diacritical Marks (49)
Sergio Mergen and Leonardo Schmidt
Querying an Ontology using Natural Language (52)
Ana Marisa Salgueiro, Catarina Bilé Alves and Joao Balsa
Analyzing the rhetorical structure of opinion articles in the context of a Brazilian college entrance examination (54)
Karina Soares Dos Santos, Mariana Soder, Bruna Stefany Batista Marques and Valeria Feltrim
Contributions to the Study of Fake News in Portuguese: New Corpus and Automatic Detection Results (61)
Rafael Monteiro, Roney Santos, Thiago Pardo, Tiago Almeida, Evandro Ruiz and Oto Vale
CNN-based phonetic segmentation refinement with a cross-speaker setup (64)
Luis Gustavo Depra Cuozzo, Diego Augusto Silva, Mario Uliani Neto, Flavio Olmos Simoes and Edson Jose Nagle
Disambiguating Open IE: identifying semantic similarity in Relation Extraction by word embeddings (69)
Leandro Manuel Pereira Sanches, Victor Soares Cardel, Larissa Soares Machado, Marlo Vieira Santos Souza and Lais Nascimento Salvador
Analyzing Actions in Play-by-Forum RPG (78)
Artur De Oliveira Da Rocha Franco, José Wellington Franco Da Silva, Vládia Célia Monteiro Pinheiro, José Gilvan Rodrigues Maia, Fernando Carvalho and Miguel Franklin de Castro
Development of a Brazilian Portuguese Hotel’s Reviews Corpus (79)
Joana Gabriela Ribeiro de Souza, Alcione Oliveira and Alexandra Moreira
A Corpus Study of Verbal Multiword Expressions in Brazilian Portuguese (81)
Carlos Ramisch, Renata Ramisch, Leonardo Zilio, Aline Villavicencio and Silvio Ricardo Cordeiro
Syntactic Knowledge for Natural Language Inference in Portuguese (90)
Erick Fonseca and Sandra Aluisio
Technical implementation of the Vocabulário Ortográfico Comum da Lı́ngua Portuguesa (95)
Maarten Janssen and José Pedro Ferreira
Demo: Automatically Generating Temporal Proto-Narratives From Portuguese Headlines
Arian Pasquali, Vítor Mangaravite, Ricardo Campos, Alípio Mário Jorge, and Adam Jatowt
Demo: SMILLE: Supporting Portuguese as Second Language
Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, Maria José Finatto, and Cédrick Fairon
Demo: CL-CONLLU – Universal Dependencies in Common Lisp
Alexandre Rademaker, Fabricio Chalub, Bruno Cuconato, Henrique Muniz, Guilherme Passos
16:00-16:20 COFFEE BREAK
16:20-17:10 Oral Session – Multilinguality
Chair: TBA
16:20-16:45 A Parallel Corpus of Theses and Dissertations Abstracts (77)
Felipe Soares, Gabrielli Yamashita and Michel Anzanello
16:45-17:10 Portuguese Native Language Identification (13)
Shervin Malmasi, Iria Del Rio and Marcos Zampieri
17:10-18:00 Business meeting & closing