PACLIC 31 (2017)

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Proceedings: ACL Anthology

November 16, 2017
08:00–08:40 Registration
08:40–09:00 National Anthem

Welcome Remarks
Atty. Liza Corro
Chancellor, University of the Philippines Cebu

Opening Remarks

Rachel Edita Roxas
National University
Conference Chair

Nathaniel Oco
National University
Conference Co-Chair

09:00–10:30 Keynote Speech
Session Chair: Robert RoxasModeling Answering Strategies for the Polar Questions across Languages
Jong-Bok Kim
Kyung Hee University, South Korea
10:30–11:00 Group Photo

Morning Break

11:00–12:30 Paper Presentations I
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:30 Invited Talk
Session Chair: Shirley DitaAssessing Authenticity in Media Englishes and the Englishes of Popular Culture
Andrew Moody
University of Macau, Macau
14:30–15:30 Paper Presentations II
15:30–16:00 Afternoon Break
16:00–17:00 Poster Session I
18:30–20:00 Conference Dinner

Paper Presentations I

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Shirley Dita
    • #2: Between Reading Time and Information Structure
      • Masayuki Asahara
    • #57: The Effect of Explicit and Implicit Feedback on Students’ Syntactic Development: Integrating Metacognitive Confidence Judgment and Metacognitive Strategy Models
      • Dave Kenneth Cayado, Carlo Magno and Justine Alpanta
    • #3: Multiple Nominative Constructions in Japanese: An Incremental Grammar Perspective
      • Tohru Seraku
  • Venue: AVR
  • Session Chair: Aileen Joan Vicente
    • #21: Stylometric Studies based on Tone and Word Length Motifs
      • Renkui Hou and Chu-Ren Huang
    • #68: Ensemble Technique Utilization for Indonesian Dependency Parser
      • Arief Rahman, Kuncoro Adhiguna and Ayu Purwarianti
    • #86: Raising to Object in Japanese: An HPSG Analysis
      • Akira Ohtani

Paper Presentations II

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Shirley Dita
    • #8: Remarks on epistemically biased questions
      • David Yoshikazu Oshima
    • #19: The blocking effect and Korean caki
      • Hyunjun Park and Haihua Pan
  • Venue: AVR
  • Session Chair: Nathaniel Oco
    • #5: Using Stanford Part-of-Speech Tagger for the Morphologically-rich Filipino Language
      • Matthew Phillip Go and Nicco Nocon
    • #18: Unsupervised Bilingual Segmentation using MDL for Machine Translation
      • Bin Shan, Hao Wang and Yves Lepage

Poster Session I
Venue: Performance Art Hall
Session Chair: Aileen Joan Vicente

  • #26: Extracting a Lexicon of Discourse Connectives in Czech from an Annotated Corpus
    • Pavlína Synková, Magdaléna Rysová, Lucie Poláková and Jiří Mírovský
  • #9: Multi-dimensional Meanings of Subjective Adverbs – Case Study of Mandarin Chinese Adverb Pianpian
    • Mi Zhou, Yao Yao and Chu-Ren Huang
  • #29: Lexicalization, Separation and transitivity: A comparative study of Mandarin VO compound Variations
    • Menghan Jiang and Chu-Ren Huang
  • #12: Extracting Important Tweets for News Writers using Recurrent Neural Network with Attention Mechanism and Multi-task Learning
    • Taro Miyazaki, Shin Toriumi, Yuka Takei, Ichiro Yamada and Jun Goto
  • #14: Tweet Extraction for News Production Considering Unreality
    • Yuka Takei, Taro Miyazaki, Ichiro Yamada and Jun Goto
  • #16: Discovering Conversation Spaces in the Public Discourse of Gender Violence: a Comparative Between Two Different Contexts
    • Meliza De La Paz, Maria Regina Estuar and John Noel Victorino
  • #28: Investigating Phrase-Based and Neural-Based Machine Translation on Low-Resource Settings
    • Hai Long Trieu, Vu Tran and Nguyen Le Minh
  • #11: Japanese all-words WSD system using the Kyoto Text Analysis ToolKit
    • Hiroyuki Shinnou, Kanako Komiya, Minoru Sasaki and Shinsuke Mori
  • #32: Revisiting Tones in Twic East Dinka
    • Yu-Leng Lin
November 17, 2017
08:30–09:30 Registration
09:30–10:30 Invited Talk
Session Chair: Yao YaoCorpus Linguistic Analysis for Language Planning
Joel Ilao
De La Salle University, Philippines
10:30–11:00 Morning Break
11:00–12:30 Paper Presentations III
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:30 Poster Session II
14:30–15:00 Afternoon Break
15:00–16:00 Invited Talk
Session Chair: Shirley DitaModality Markers in Cebuano and Tagalog
Michael Tanangkingsing
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
16:00–17:00 Paper Presentations IV

Paper Presentations III

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Jong-Bok Kim
    • #37: Expressing prediction and epistemicity with Korean ‐(ul) kes i and Mandarin Chinese hui
      • Eunson Yoo
    • #46: Remarks on Denominal -Ed Adjectives
      • Tomokazu Takehisa
    • #80: Subjecthood and Grammatical Relations in Korean: An Experimental Study with Honorific Agreement and Plural Copying
      • Ji-Hye Kim, Yong-Hun Lee and James Hye-Suk Yoon
  • Venue: AVR
  • Session Chair: Robert Roxas
    • #22: The Importance of Automatic Syntactic Features in Vietnamese Named Entity Recognition
      • Hoang Pham and Phuong Le-Hong
    • #48: BTG-based Machine Translation with Simple Reordering Model using Structured Perceptron
      • Hao Wang and Yves Lepage
    • #78: Arabic-English Text Translation Leveraging Hybrid NER
      • Emna Hkiri

Paper Presentations IV

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Andrew Moody
    • #107: The Phrasal-Prepositional Verbs in Philippine English: A Corpus-based Analysis
      • Jennibelle Ella and Shirley Dita
    • #74: A Corpus-based Analysis of Near-Synonymous Sentence-final Particles in Mandarin Chinese: “bale” and “eryi”
      • Xuefeng Gao and Yat-Mei Lee
  • Venue: AVR
  • Session Chair: Joel Ilao
    • #119: #ActuallyDepressed: Characterization of Depressed Tumblr Users’ Online Behavior from Rules Generation Machine Learning Technique
      • Czarina Rae Cahutay and Aileen Joan Vicente
    • #125: A Parallel Recurrent Neural Network for Language Modeling with POS Tags
      • Chao Su, Heyan Huang, Shumin Shi, Yuhang Guo and Hao Wu

Poster Session II
Venue: Performance Art Hall
Session Chair: Joel Ilao

  • #38: Word Learning by Young Bilinguals: Understanding the Denotation and Connotation Differences of “Cut” Verbs in English and Chinese
    • Keng Hwee Neo and Helena Gao
  • #72: A corpus-based study on synesthesia in Korean ordinary language
    • Charmhun Jo
  • #51: Intrusions of Masbate Lexicon in Local Bilingual Tabloid
    • Cecilia Genuino and Romualdo Mabuan
  • #53: Facebook Integration into University Classes: Opportunities and Challenges
    • Romualdo Mabuan and Gregorio Ebron Jr.
  • #34: Translation model adaptation for Statistical Machine Translation with domain classifier
    • Luan Nghia Pham, Vinh Van Nguyen and Huy Quang Nguyen
  • #56: Semantic Similarity Analysis for Paraphrase Identification in Arabic Texts
    • Adnen Mahmoud and Mounir Zrigui
  • #70: An Empirical Study of Language Relatedness for Transfer Learning in Neural Machine Translation
    • Raj Dabre, Tetsuji Nakagawa and Hideto Kazawa
  • #75: Rule-based Reordering and Post-Processing for Indonesian-Korean Statistical Machine Translation
    • Candy Olivia Mawalim, Dessi Puji Lestari and Ayu Purwarianti
  • #42: The Phonetic Processes Involved in the Lexicon of Tambal Binisaya
    • Lourd Greggory Crisol


November 18, 2017
08:30–09:00 Registration
09:00–10:30 International Speech Communication Association Distinguished Lecture
Session Chair: Nathaniel OcoPrinciples and Design of a System for Academic Information Retrieval based on Human-Machine Dialogue
Hiroya Fujisaki
Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo, Japan
10:30–11:00 Morning Break
11:00–12:30 Paper Presentations V
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:30 Poster Session III
15:00–15:30 Afternoon Break
15:30–16:30 Paper Presentations VI
16:30–17:00 Closing Ceremonies and Announcements

Robert Roxas
University of the Philippines Cebu
Conference Co-Chair

Paper Presentations V

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Michael Tanangkingsing
    • #99: Doubt, incredulity, and particles in Japanese falling interrogatives
      • Lukas Rieser
    • #52: A Stylistic Analysis of a Philippine Essay, “The Will of the River”
      • Pilar Caparas
    • #108: A Type-Logical Approach to Potential Consructions in Japanese
      • Hiroaki Nakamura
  • Venue: AVR
  • Session Chair: Andrew Moody
    • #111: Standard and nonstandard lexicon in aviation English: A corpus linguistic study
      • Ramsey Ferrer, Jollene Empinado, Eloisa Marie Calico and Jan Yharie Floro
    • #15: Foreign Influence and Sound Change: A Case Study of Cantonese Alveolar Affricates
      • Yizhou Lan

Paper Presentations VI

  • Venue: Performance Art Hall
  • Session Chair: Nathaniel Oco
    • #94: Identifying Deception in Indonesian Transcribed Interviews through Lexical-based Approach
      • Tifani Warnita and Dessi Puji Lestari
    • #105: Unsupervised Method for Improving Arabic Speech Recognition Systems
      • Mohamed Labidi, Mohsen Maraoui and Mounir Zrigui

Poster Session III
Venue: Performance Art Hall
Session Chair: Aileen Vicente

  • #116: Sentence Complexity Estimation for Chinese-speaking Learners of Japanese
    • Jun Liu and Yuji Matsumoto
  • #93: A System for Computer Assisted Peer Assessment of EFL Pronunciation
    • Hengbin Yan and Jiexuan Lin
  • #89: Conceptualizing EDUCATION in Hong Kong and China (1984-2014)
    • Kathleen Ahrens and Huiheng Zeng
  • #117: Morphosyntactic Analysis of the Pronominal System of Southern Alta
    • Marv Abreu
  • #124: Wh-island Effects in Korean Scrambling Constructions
    • Juyeon Cho
  • #84: An empirical method for evaluation of author profiling framework
    • Bassem Bsir and Mounir Zrigui
  • #103: Neural Vs Statistical Translation of Algerian Arabic Dialect written with Arabizi and Arabic letter
    • Imane Guellil, Azouaou Faical and Mourad Abbas
  • #106: ALG/FR: A step by step construction of a lexicon between Algerian Dialect and French
    • Faical Azouaou and Imane Guellil
  • #114: A Crowdsourcing Approach for Annotating Causal Relation Instances in Wikipedia
    • Kazuaki Hanawa, Akira Sasaki, Naoaki Okazaki and Kentaro Inui
  • #118: Automatic Categorization of Tagalog Documents Using Support Vector Machines
    • April Dae Bation, Aileen Joan Vicente and Erlyn Manguilimotan