The Conference will be held at the Serra Nevada Hotel, in Canela (Brazil).

Monday, September 24

07:30-08:20 Foyer: Registration

Tutorials and Workshops

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

Tuesday, September 25

Main Conference

07:30-08:20 Room Colibri – Registration
08:30-08:40 Room Caracol – Main conference openingSlides
08:40-09:30 Room Caracol – Oral session – Speech processing
Chair: Andre Adami
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 Slides
09:05-09:30 Automatic detection of prosodic boundaries in Brazilian Portuguese spontaneous speech (14)
Bárbara Teixeira, Tommaso Raso and Plínio Barbosa Slides
09:30-10:30 Room Caracol – Invited Talk: Speech technologies as an aide for large-scale linguistic exploration
Lori Lamel – Slides
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50-12:30 Room Caracol – Oral Session – Language resources
Chair: Marcos Zampieri
10:50-11:15 SIMPLEX-PB: A Lexical Simplification Database and Benchmark for Portuguese (33)
Nathan Hartmann, Gustavo Paetzold and Sandra Aluisio Slides
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 Slides
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 Slides
12:05-12:30 Creating a Portuguese context sensitive lexicon for sentiment analysis (67)
Mateus T. Machado, Evandro Ruiz and Thiago Pardo – Slides
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Room Caracol – Invited Talk: Natural language processing and the intelligent machines
Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr Slides
Chair: Thiago Pardo
15:00-16:00 Room Andorinha – Poster & demo session A
Chair: Carlos Ramisch
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
Sentence segmentation and disfluency detection in narrative transcripts from neuropsychological tests (98)
Marcos Treviso and Sandra Aluísio
Personality Recognition from Facebook Text (99)
Barbara Silva and Ivandré Paraboni
Pragmatic Information Extraction in Brazilian Portuguese Documents (100)
Cleiton Fernando Lima Sena and Daniela Barreiro Claro
Demo: LX-SemanticSimilarity
João Silva, Marcos Garcia, João Rodrigues, and António Branco
Demo: A computational grammar for Portuguese
Bruno Cuconato and Alexandre Rademaker
Demo: TEITOK: TEI for corpus linguistics
Maarten Janssen
Demo: DeepBonDD: a Deep neural approach to Boundary and Disfluency Detection
Marcos Treviso, Anderson Smidarle, Lilian Hubner, and Sandra Aluisio
16:00-16:20 COFFEE BREAK
16:20-18:00 Room Caracol – Oral Session – NLP applications
Chair: Alexandre Rademaker
16:20-16:45 Aspect clustering methods for sentiment analysis (11)
Francielle Alves Vargas and Thiago Pardo Slides
16:45-17:10 Finding Opinion Targets in News Comments and Book Reviews (22)
Leonardo Gabiato Catharin and Valéria Feltrim Slides
17:10-17:35 Text-image alignment in Portuguese news (21)
Wellington Cristiano Veltroni and Helena De Medeiros Caseli Slides
17:35-18:00 Automatically Grading Brazilian Student Essays (73)
Erick Fonseca, Ivo Medeiros and Dayse Kamikawachi Slides
18:00-18:10 Room Caracol – Best Dissertation on Language Technology for Portuguese Award
Chairs: Vera Strube de Lima and António Teixeira
20:00 Conference dinner


Wednesday, September 26

08:30-08:50 Room Caracol – Best PhD Thesis
Chairs: Vera Strube de Lima and António Teixeira

Nominal Coreference Resolution using Semantic Knowledge

Evandro Fonseca, Aline Aver Vanin and Renata Vieira – Slides

08:50-10:30 Room Caracol – Oral session – NLP tasks
Chair: Rodrigo Wilkens
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  – Slides
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 – Slides
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 – Slides
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 – Slides
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50-12:30 Room Caracol – Oral Session – Syntax and parsing
Chair: Pablo Gamallo
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 – Slides
11:15-11:40 Concordance Comparison as a Means of Assembling Local Grammars (16)
Juliana Pirovani, Elias Oliveira and Eric Laporte – Slides
11:40-12:05 Dependency graphs and TEITOK: exploiting dependency parsing (3)
Maarten Janssen – Slides
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 – Slides
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Room Caracol – Invited Talk: Computational pragmatics: a case study of “speaker commitment”
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe – Slides
Chair: Aline Villavicencio
15:00-16:00 Room Andorinha – Poster & demo session B
Chair: Helena De Medeiros Caseli
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 Língua 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
15:00-16:00 Room Andorinha – 2nd Job-shop and Innovation Forum
16:00-16:20 COFFEE BREAK
16:20-17:10 Room Caracol – Oral Session – Multilinguality
Chair: António Branco
16:20-16:45 A Parallel Corpus of Theses and Dissertations Abstracts (77)
Felipe Soares, Gabrielli Yamashita and Michel Anzanello – Slides
16:45-17:10 Portuguese Native Language Identification (13)
Shervin Malmasi, Iria Del Rio and Marcos Zampieri – Slides
17:10-18:00 Room Caracol – Community Business Meeting & Closing