ESSENCE Final Conference Programme

Time Saturday 7th October, 2017 Sunday 8th October, 2017 Monday 9th October, 2017
9:00 Michael Rovatsos: The ESSENCE Path to Diversity-Aware AI Diana Maynard: Adapting NLP tools to diverse data: challenges and solutions Anca Dumitrescu: Harnessing the Diversity in Crowdsourcing with CrowdTruth
9:45 ESSENCE Fellows’ presentations Roberto Navigli: Multilinguality for free, or why you should care about linking to (BabelNet) synsets Kobi Gal: Solving the disengagement problem by reasoning about users' diversity: predictions, interventions and experiments
10:30 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11:00 ESSENCE Fellows’ presentations Michael Franke: Evolving semantics through pragmatic use in a multi-game environment Fausto Giunchiglia: Understanding and Exploiting Language Diversity
11:45 Jerome Euzenat: Knowledge diversity under socio-environmental pressure Robert van Rooij: Generics: non-monotonic logic or valuable associations? Discussion
12:30 Lunch Lunch Close (Lunch optional)
14:00 Oliver Kutz: From Conceptual Blending to Computational Concept Invention Nicolas Maudet: Explanation in decision-aiding: old questions and new challenges
14:45 Claudia d’Amato: Machine Learning for the Semantic Web: an Ontology Mining perspective Chris Reed: Arguing with Machines
15:30 Coffee break Coffee break
16:00 Eva Blomqvist: Understanding the world through ontology patterns Ulle Endriss: Aggregating Diverse Opinions
16:45 Andrea Baronchelli: The Spontaneous Emergence of Consensus: From Social Conventions to Shared Categories Valentina Tamma: New models of knowledge sharing: opportunistic ontology negotiation
17:30 Discussion Discussion
18:15 Close Close
18:30 Welcome Drinks Reception
19:30 Dinner Dinner


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