Natural Language Processing and Information Systems

18th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2013, Salford, UK, June 19-21, 2013. Proceedings

  • Elisabeth Métais
  • Farid Meziane
  • Mohamad Saraee
  • Vijayan Sugumaran
  • Sunil Vadera
Conference proceedings NLDB 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38824-8

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7934)

Table of contents (53 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Full Papers

    1. Extraction of Statements in News for a Media Response Analysis
      Thomas Scholz, Stefan Conrad
      Pages 1-12
    2. Sentiment-Based Ranking of Blog Posts Using Rhetorical Structure Theory
      Jose M. Chenlo, Alexander Hogenboom, David E. Losada
      Pages 13-24
    3. Automatic Detection of Ambiguous Terminology for Software Requirements
      Yue Wang, Irene L. Manotas Gutièrrez, Kristina Winbladh, Hui Fang
      Pages 25-37
    4. An OpenCCG-Based Approach to Question Generation from Concepts
      Markus M. Berg, Amy Isard, Johanna D. Moore
      Pages 38-52
    5. A Hybrid Approach for Arabic Diacritization
      Ahmed Said, Mohamed El-Sharqwi, Achraf Chalabi, Eslam Kamal
      Pages 53-64
    6. EDU-Based Similarity for Paraphrase Identification
      Ngo Xuan Bach, Nguyen Le Minh, Akira Shimazu
      Pages 65-76
    7. A Corpus-Based Approach for the Induction of Ontology Lexica
      Sebastian Walter, Christina Unger, Philipp Cimiano
      Pages 102-113
    8. Evaluating Syntactic Sentence Compression for Text Summarisation
      Prasad Perera, Leila Kosseim
      Pages 126-139
    9. An Unsupervised Aspect Detection Model for Sentiment Analysis of Reviews
      Ayoub Bagheri, Mohamad Saraee, Franciska de Jong
      Pages 140-151
    10. Cross-Lingual Natural Language Querying over the Web of Data
      Nitish Aggarwal, Tamara Polajnar, Paul Buitelaar
      Pages 152-163
    11. Extractive Text Summarization: Can We Use the Same Techniques for Any Text?
      Tatiana Vodolazova, Elena Lloret, Rafael Muñoz, Manuel Palomar
      Pages 164-175
    12. Bayesian Model Averaging and Model Selection for Polarity Classification
      Federico Alberto Pozzi, Elisabetta Fersini, Enza Messina
      Pages 189-200
    13. ANEAR: Automatic Named Entity Aliasing Resolution
      Ayah Zirikly, Mona Diab
      Pages 213-224
    14. Improving Candidate Generation for Entity Linking
      Yuhang Guo, Bing Qin, Yuqin Li, Ting Liu, Sheng Li
      Pages 225-236

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, held in Salford, UK, in June 2013.
The 21 long papers, 15 short papers and 17 poster papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 80 submissions. The papers cover the following topics: requirements engineering, question answering systems, named entity recognition, sentiment analysis and mining, forensic computing, semantic web, and information search.


human language technologies ontology query logs social media text summarization

Editors and affiliations

  • Elisabeth Métais
    • 1
  • Farid Meziane
    • 2
  • Mohamad Saraee
    • 3
  • Vijayan Sugumaran
    • 4
  • Sunil Vadera
    • 2
  1. 1.Conservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance
  2. 2.School of Computing, Science and EngineeringUniversity of SalfordSalfordUK
  3. 3.School of Computing Science and EngineeringUniversity of SalfordSalfordUK
  4. 4.Department of Decision and Information Sciences School of Business AdministrationOakland UniversityRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38823-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38824-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349