The goal of the NL4AI workshop is to explore the area situated at the intersection between Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. The workshop aims at providing a broad overview of recent activities in both fields in Italy. During the workshop, both students and researchers will have the opportunity to participate in a unique forum where a number of relevant initiatives for the Italian community will be discussed
Cognitive modeling and psycholinguistics, NLP and AI applications in the Web era, Natural Language Interfaces for Human Robot Interaction, Speech for Conversational Agents or Human Robot Interaction, Language, Vision and Cognition , Resources and evaluation for NLP based AI systems, Position papers on the role of NLP in AI and societal impact, Dialog and interactive systems, Discourse and Pragmatics, ...
We will be adopting the mini-conference format for this workshop, on the basis that it is the best way to offer people an arena in which to present what may be as-yet less-than-fully-mature research in this recovering topic area. We anticipate one keynote presentation, followed by presentation of full papers (up to 12 pages), position papers (up to 6 pages) and demos.
Pierpaolo Basile is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy. He received the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bari in 2009 with the dissertation "Word Sense Disambiguation for Intelligent Information Access".His research interests include natural language processing, machine learning and information retrieval. He was the principal investigator of the project "Multilingual Entity Linking" funded by the Apulia regional program Future In Research.
Valerio Basile is an Assistant Professor in the Content-centered Computing group at University of Turin. His work spans across several areas such as: formal representations of meaning, linguistic annotation, natural language generation, commonsense knowledge, semantic parsing, sentiment analysis, and hate speech detection.
Elena Cabrio is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and member of the Wimmics Research Team.Her research interests include: Natural Language Processing, Argumentation Mining, Information Extraction.
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Roma, Tor Vergata, since August 2015. Currently, he is a member of the SAG@ART group at the same university. He is co-founder and Technical Responsible of Reveal srl, since 2012. His expertise concerns theoretical and applied Machine Learning in the areas of Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval and Data Mining. I