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SRS 2015

Student Research Symposium 2015

This document contains archived material from the 2015 Symposium.

2015 Winners

  • Best Presentation Award: Gaurav Singh Tomar ($500)
  • Honorable Mentions: Devendra Singh Chaplot and Juneki Hong ($100 each)
  • Best Poster Award: Pradeep Dasigi and Waleed Ammar ($100 each)

Talk Abstracts

  • Devendra Singh Chaplot, Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Ashwin Paranjape. Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation Using Markov Random Field and Dependency Parser 
  • Juneki Hong and Jason Eisner. Deriving Multi-Headed Planar Dependency Parses from Link Grammar Parses 
  • Zhilin Yang and Jie Tang. Multi-Source Bayesian Embeddings for Learning Social Knowledge Graphs 
  • Chenyan Xiong and Jamie Callan.  EsdRank: Connecting Query and Documents through External Semi-Structured Data
  • Gaurav Singh Tomar. Towards a Multi-Stream Mixed Initiative Planning Dialogue System for Computer Programming Instruction
  • Dheeraj Rajagopal and Niket Tandon. A proposal of the marriage of Encyclopedic and Commonsense Knowledge

Poster Abstracts

Poster Session
  • Sreecharan Sankaranarayanan, Daniel Bengs and Ulf Brefeld. Automated Generation and Difficulty Estimation of Cloze Questions Towards Language Proficiency Assessment 
  • Pradeep Dasigi. Selectional Preference Autoencoders for Modeling Events
  • Devendra Singh Chaplot, Eunhee Rhim and Jihie Kim. Predicting Student Attrition in MOOCs using Sentiment Analysis and Neural Networks
  • Waleed Ammar. Cross-lingual training of a neural network transition-based model for dependency parsing with language typology and multilingual embeddings
  • Devendra Singh Chaplot, Eunhee Rhim and Jihie Kim.  Student Modeling using Neural Networks

Keynote Speaker

Laura Tomokiyo (Pitt/ Falk School)
Title: Having a Question: Finding what captures your curiosity in research and in life

Organizing Committee

Program Committee

Carolyn Rose
Ed Hovy
Florian Metze
Swabha Swayamdipta
Teruko Mitamura
Volkan Cirik
Lu Jiang
Zhaohui Wu

Faculty Support