Presentation on theme: "January 8, 2007AND 07, Hyderabad, India1 CLOSING IJCAI 2007 Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data Craig Knoblock Daniel Lopresti Shourya."— Presentation transcript:
January 8, 2007AND 07, Hyderabad, India1 CLOSING IJCAI 2007 Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data Craig Knoblock Daniel Lopresti Shourya Roy L Venkata Subramaniam
January 8, 2007 AND 07, Hyderabad, India 2 Goals of AND 07 Provide forum for academic and industrial researchers to share results and experiences Report on new developments Identify the most important open problems and research questions Identify important challenges in advancing the area Collect datasets for researchers to work on Have we met our goals?
January 8, 2007 AND 07, Hyderabad, India 3 Journal Special Issue Journal Special Issue: Top papers from the workshop will be invited for a special issue of the International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), Springer. Top papers based on reviews and topical coverage for the issue We encourage you to publish elsewhere too! Other journals considered for special issue were Knowledge and Information Systems, Springer, and Information Systems, Elsevier Timelines First version of papers due: 15 February 2007 First round of reviews: 15 May 2007 Likely date of Issue: Early 2008
January 8, 2007 AND 07, Hyderabad, India 4 Future Workshops Frequency Once in 2 years? More frequent, less frequent…. Variations in Topic Concentrate on one subtopic - like IE from noisy text? Theme may depend on the partner conference Possible conferences to partner Continue with IJCAI? Switch to text conferences SIGIR, ACL, SIAM-DM, WWW, ICDAR, … Keep current website active Update datasets page with everyones help Create a wiki for encouraging collaboration – anyone wants to take the initiative?
January 8, 2007 AND 07, Hyderabad, India 5 Acknowledgements Thanks to the Program Committee for their diligent efforts in reviewing the papers and posters. We are grateful to Monojit Choudhury, Matthew Hurst, Ted Pedersen and Sudeshna Sarkar for sharing noisy text datasets prepared by them. We are also grateful to many others for pointing us to other datasets. We are grateful to the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) for endorsing this workshop and instituting a best student paper award. Thanks to Raghu Krishnapuram for selecting the best student paper. We are grateful to the Easychair Conference Management System (www.easychair.org) for helping us manage the reviewing process.www.easychair.org Thanks to Carles Sierra, IJCAI workshop chair, for enabling the smooth conduct of this workshop. We are grateful to IBM Research for sponsoring the workshop and providing funds to support planning and materials.
January 8, 2007 AND 07, Hyderabad, India 6 Thank You! Have a great 2007 Lets keep in touch