Friday, Sept 8, 2023, Hotel “Cherno more”, GALATA Hall

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9:00 - 9:10: Opening Remarks
9:10 - 9:40: Invited talk: Processing of a ‘living’ ancient language: Issues and Insights from Chinese (Prof. Chu-ren Huang)
9:40 - 10:55: Oral Session 1

9:40 - 9:55 Training and Evaluation of Named Entity Recognition Models for Classical Latin
Authors: Marijke Beersmans, Evelien de Graaf, Tim Van de Cruys and Margherita Fantoli
9:55 - 10:10 Sentence Embedding Models for Ancient Greek Using Multilingual Knowledge Distillation
Authors: Kevin Krahn, Derrick Tate and Andrew C. Lamicela
10:10 - 10:25 A Transformer-based parser for Syriac morphology
Authors: Martijn Naaijer, Constantijn Sikkel, Mathias Coeckelbergs, Jisk Attema and Willem Th. Van Peursen
10:25 - 10:40 Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit. Detecting Latin Allusions to Ancient Greek Literature
Authors: Frederick Riemenschneider and Anette Frank
10:40 - 10:55 Larth: dataset and machine translation for Etruscan
Authors: Gianluca Vico and Gerasimos Spanakis

10:55 - 11:15: Coffee break
11:15 - 12:00: Oral Session 2

11:15 - 11:30 Evaluation of Distributional Semantic Models of Ancient Greek: Preliminary Results and a Road Map for Future Work
Authors: Silvia Stopponi, Nilo Pedrazzini, Saskia Peels, Barbara McGillivray and Malvina Nissim
11:30 - 11:45 Latin Morphology through the Centuries: Ensuring Consistency for Better Language Processing
Authors: Federica Gamba and Daniel Zeman
11:45 - 12:00 Cross-Lingual Constituency Parsing for Middle High German: A Delexicalized Approach
Authors: Ercong Nie, Helmut Schmid and Hinrich Schütze

12:00 - 13:00: Poster Session (hybrid modality)
13:00 - 14:30: Lunch break
14:30 - 15:00: Invited talk: When the past meets the future at Odessus (Dr. Thea Sommerschield)
15:00 - 16:00: Oral Session 3

15:00 - 15:15 Word Sense Disambiguation for Ancient Greek: Sourcing a training corpus through translation alignment
Authors: Alek Keersmaekers, Wouter Mercelis and Toon Van Hal
15:15 - 15:30 Enhancing State-of-the-Art NLP Models for Classical Arabic
Authors: Tariq Yousef, Lisa Mischer, Hamid Reza Hakimi and Maxim Romanov
15:30 - 15:45 *Logion: Machine-Learning Based Detection and Correction of Textual Errors in Greek Philology
Authors: Charlie Cowen-Breen, Creston Brooks, Barbara Graziosi and Johannes Haubold
15:45 - 16:00 *Classical Philology in the Time of AI: Exploring the Potential of Parallel Corpora in Ancient Language
Authors: Tariq Yousef, Chiara Palladino and Farnoosh Shamsian

16:00 - 16:20: Coffee break
16:20 - 17:20: Oral Session 4

16:20 - 16:35 *Using Word Embeddings for Identifying Emotions Relating to the Body in a Neo-Assyrian Corpus
Authors: Ellie Bennett and Aleksi Sahala
16:35 - 16:50 *A Neural Pipeline for POS-tagging and Lemmatizing Cuneiform Languages
Authors: Aleksi Sahala and Krister Lindén
16:50 - 17:05 *Tibetan Dependency Parsing with Graph Convolutional Neural Networks
Authors: Bo An
17:05 - 17:20 *On the Development of Interlinearized Ancient Literature of Ethnic Minorities: A Case Study of the Interlinearization
of Ancient Written Tibetan Literature
Authors: Congjun Long and Bo An

* Present remotely

17:20 - 17:50: Invited talk: Harnessing Multilingual Models for Ancient Language Processing (Dr. Gabriel Stanovsky)
17:50 - 18:00: Open Discussion and Closing