Program

Monday, September 4, 2017

8:30–9:00 Registration and Opening
9:00–10:30 Minimization Techniques for Automata and Grammars
Tutorial by Johanna Björklund
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–12:30 Abstract Categorial Grammars as a Model of the Syntax-Semantics Interface for TAG
Tutorial by Sylvain Pogodalla
12:30–13:30 Lunch Break
13:30–15:00 Syntax-Driven Semantic Frame Composition in Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammars
Tutorial by Laura Kallmeyer and Rainer Osswald
15:00–15:30 Coffee Break
15:30–16:00 Failure Transducers and Applications in Knowledge-Based Text Processing
Stoyan Mihov and Klaus U. Schulz
16:00–16:30 Transliterated Mobile Keyboard Input via Weighted Finite-State Transducers
Lars Hellsten, Brian Roark, Prasoon Goyal, Cyril Allauzen, Françoise Beaufays, Tom Ouyang, Michael Riley and David Rybach

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

9:00–10:00 Higher Order Structures in Minimalist Derivations
Invited talk by Gregory Kobele
10:00–10:30 Coffee Break
10:30–11:00 Harmonic Serialism and Finite-State Optimality Theory
Yiding Hao
11:00–11:30 Bounded-Depth High-Coverage Search Space for Noncrossing Parses
Anssi Yli-Jyrä
11:30–12:00 Multi-tape Computing with Synchronous Relations
Christian Wurm and Simon Petitjean
12:00–13:00 Lunch Break
13:00–13:30 Finite-State Morphological Analysis for Marathi
Vinit Ravishankar and Francis M. Tyers
13:30–14:00 Word Transduction for Addressing the OOV Problem in Machine Translation for Similar Resource-Scarce Languages
Shashikant Sharma and Anil Kumar Singh
14:00–14:30 A FST Description of Noun and Verb Morphology of Azarbaijani Turkish
Razieh Ehsani, Berke Özenç and ErcanSolak
14:30–15:00 Coffee Break
15:00–16:30 SIGFSM Business Meeting
18:30– Guided tour at Guitars – The Museum followed by Conference Dinner

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

9:00–10:00 Dependency Semantics and Composition
Invited talk by Ann Copestake
10:00–10:30 Coffee Break
10:30–11:00 Evaluation of Finite State Morphological Analyzers Based on Paradigm Extraction from Wiktionary
Ling Liu and Mans Hulden
11:00–11:30 Evaluating an Automata Approach to Query Containment
Michael Minock

Closing and Lunch