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9:00-9:15 Issues in Generation.
Kathleen McKeown (Columbia University)
9:15-10:45 Session 1: Surface Realization
Kevin Knight (USC/ISI)
Irene Langkilde (USC/ISI) slides
Owen Rambow (AT&T Labs Research) slides
10:45-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Session 2: Lexical Choice
Adwait Ratnaparkhi (WhizBang! Labs - Research) slides
Regina Barzilay (Columbia University) slides
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Session 3: Lexical Semantics
and its relation to Statistical Generation
Maria Lapata (Saarland University) slides
Martha Palmer (University of Pennsylvania) slides
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:15 Session 4: Sentence Planning and Content Planning
Marilyn Walker (AT&T Labs Research)
Pablo Duboue (Columbia University) slides
16:15-16:30 Break
16:30-17:00 Session 5: Evaluation
Srinivas Bangalore (AT&T Labs Research) slides
17:00-18:00 Panel: Evaluation Challenges for Statistical Generation
Vasileios Hatzivassiloglou (Columbia University) statement
Daniel Marcu (USC/ISI) slides
Matthew Stone (Rutgers University) statement