PhD and MSc Dissertation Contest - Selected Papers

After the evaluation process by the regular and senior evaluation committee members, the final contestants in each category were selected for presenting their work, both in poster and oral sessions (see Program).

Evaluation Committee:
Jorge Baptista (Universidade do Algarve)
Plínio Barbosa (Universidade Estadual de Campinas)
Luísa Coheur (Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa)
Caroline Hagège (Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble)
Ivandré Paraboni (Universidade de São Paulo)
Paulo Quaresma (Universidade de Évora)
Violeta Quental (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro)
Vítor Rocio (Universidade Aberta, Lisboa)
PhD Thesis:

Entropy Guided Transformation Learning - Cícero Nogueira dos Santos, Ruy L. Milidiú (advisor)

A Relational Approach for Word Sense Disambiguation - Lucia Specia, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes, Mark Stevenson (advisor)

Transfer rule and bilingual dictionary automatic induction in the ReTraTos project - Helena Caseli, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes (advisor)

MSc Dissertations:

Complex Networks and Extractive Summarization - Lucas Antiqueira, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes (advisor)

Cross-Language Information Retrieval using Algorithms for Mining Association Rules - André Pinto Geraldo, Viviane Pereira Moreira (advisor)

Shallow Processing of Portuguese: From Sentence Chunking to Nominal Lemmatization - João Ricardo Silva, António Branco (advisor)

The winners in each category will be announced at the conference dinner.

hosted by PUCRS - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul