- Room:  AMBER

Morning

09.00 – 09.10 Introduction

09.10 – 10:10 Daisuke Kawahara, Kyoto University, Japan

                       Invited talk

                       "NLP Technologies for Picking Wheat from a Mixture of Wheat and Chaff"

10:10 – 10.30 Chris Leberknight, Kateryna Kaplun and Anna Feldman

                       A Comparison of Lexicons for Detecting Controversy

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.20 Mohammad Taghipour, Foad Aboutorabi, Vahid Zarrabi and Habibollah Asghari

                      An Integrated text mining Platform for Monitoring of Persian News Agencies


11.20 – 11.40 Maria Pontiki, Konstantina Papanikolaou and Haris Papageorgiou

                      Exploring the Predominant Targets of Xenophobia-motivated behavior: A longitudinal study for Greece

                       (best paper award)


11.40 – 12.00 Marcelo Sardelich and Dimitar Kazakov

                       Extending the Loughran and McDonald Financial Sentiment Words List from 

                       10-K Corporate Fillings using Social Media Texts

12:00 – 13.30 Lunch Break

Afternoon

13.30 – 13.50 VenuMadhav Kattagoni and Navjyoti Singh

                       IREvent2Story: A Novel Mediation Ontology and Narrative Generation


13:50 – 14.10 Delphine Charlet and Géraldine Damnati

                       Linking written News and TV Broadcast News topic segments with semantic textual similarity


14.10 – 14.30 Alina Irimia, Punguta Paul and Radu Gheorghiu

                       Tacit Knowledge - Weak Signal Detection

14.30 – 15:30 Elena Erdmann, TU Darmstadt and journalist of Zeit Online, Germany

                       Invited talk

                       "Natural Language Processing in the Newsroom"

15.30 – 15:40 Best paper announcement

15.40 – 16:00 Discussion and Closing