ACL Text Summarization Workshop 2002:
Preliminary Program
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Day One: Thursday, July 11

Session 1: Chair, Eduard Hovy

9:00-9:30 Using maximum entropy for sentence extraction
Miles Osborne

9:30-10:00 Selecting sentences for multidocument summaries using randomized local search
Michael White and Claire Cardie

10:00-10:30 Using a text engineering framework to build an extendable and portable IE-based summarisation system
Diana Maynard, Kalina Bontcheva, Horacio Saggion, Hamish Cunningham and Oana Hamzai

10:30-11:00 Break

Session 2: Chair, Udo Hahn

11:00-11:30 Revisions that improve cohesion in multi-document summaries: a preliminary study
Jahna C. Otterbacher, Dragomir R. Radev and Airong Luo

11:30-12:00 Using summaries in document retrieval
Mark Wasson

12:00-12:30 Manual and automatic evaluation of summaries
Chin-Yew Lin and Eduard Hovy

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Overview of DUC 2002
Paul Over (general; abstracts)
Hans van Halteren (extracts)

2:30-3:30 Panel 1: Evaluation
Daniel Marcu

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30 Panel 2: Roadmap revisited/Resources/What next
Donna Harman

Day Two: Friday, July 12

Reports from DUC 2002 Participants

Session 1: Chair, Dragomir Radev

9:00-9:20 Columbia University, Kathleen McKeown
9:20-9:40 GLEANS/ISI, Daniel Marcu
9:40-10:00 TNO TPD, Wessel Kraaij
10:00-10:20 Language Computer Corporation, Sanda Harabagiu

10:30-11:00 Break

Session 2: Chair, Kathy McKeown

11:00-11:20 University of Lethbridge, Yllias Chali
11:20-11:40 University of Ottawa, Stan Szpakowicz
11:40-12:00 Penn State University, Hongyuan Zha
12:00-12:20 University of Nijmegen, Hans van Halteren

12:20-1:20 Lunch

Session 3: Chair, Simone Teufel

1:20-1:40 University of Michigan, Dragomir Radev
1:40-2:00 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Marie-Francine Moens
2:00-2:20 IDA/NSA, John Conroy

Session 4: Chair, Wessel Kraaij

2:20-2:30 BBN, Richard Schwartz
2:30-2:40 Microsoft Research Cambridge, Murat Karamuftuoglu
2:40-2:50 Imperial College, Partha Lal
2:50-3:00 University of Montreal, Atefeh Farzindar
3:00-3:10 NeATs/ISI, Chin-Yew Lin

3:10-3:40 Break

3:40-4:40 Discussion of DUC 2002/Wrapup, Karen Sparck Jones

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