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TAC 2016
Proceedings Papers

OVERVIEW PAPERS:

Overview of Linguistic Resources for the TAC KBP 2016 Evaluations: Methodologies and Results
Joe Ellis, Jeremy Getman, Neil Kuster, Zhiyi Song, Ann Bies, and Stephanie Strassel (Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania)

Overview of TAC-KBP2016 Tri-lingual EDL and Its Impact on End-to-End KBP
Heng Ji (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Joel Nothman (University of Melbourne)

Overview of TAC-KBP 2016 Event Nugget Track
Teruko Mitamura, Zhengzhong Liu, and Eduard Hovy (Carnegie Mellon University)

The 2016 TAC KBP BeSt Evaluation
Owen Rambow, Daniel Bauer, and Axinia Radeva (Columbia University)
Meenakshi Alagesan, Gregorios Katsios, and Tomek Strzalkowski (University at Albany)
Claire Cardie (Cornell University)
Mona Diab (George Washington University)
Jason Duncan (MITRE)
Michael Arrigo and Jennifer Tracey (Linguistic Data Consortium)
Adam Dalton and Gregg Dubbin (IHMC)

PARTICIPANT PAPERS (ordered by Team ID):

aipheshd_t16: Event (Nugget Detection)
AIPHES-HD system at TAC KBP 2016: Neural Event Trigger Span Detection and Event Type and Realis Disambiguation with Word Embeddings
Todor Mihaylov and Anette Frank (Heidelberg University)

BBN: Cold Start KB (English), Event (Argument Extraction and Linking)
**
(BBN)

BUPTTeam: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
BUPTTeam Participation at TAC 2016 Knowledge Base Population
Yongmei Tan, Xiaoguang Li, and Di zheng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

CMU_CS_EDL: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1)
CMU System for Entity Discovery and Linking at TAC-KBP 2016
Xuezhe Ma, Nicolas Fauceglia, Yiu-chang Lin, and Eduard Hovy (Carnegie Mellon University)

CMU_CS_Event: Event (Argument Extraction and Linking)
CMU CS Event TAC-KBP2016 Event Argument Extraction System
Andrew Hsi, Jaime Carbonell, and Yiming Yang (Carnegie Mellon University)

CMUML: Cold Start Slot Filling (English), Event (Argument Extraction and Linking), Event (Nugget Detection, Nugget Detection and Coreference)
CMUML Micro-Reader System for KBP 2016 Cold Start Slot Filling, Event Nugget Detection, and Event Argument Linking
Bishan Yang, Ndapandula Nakashole, Bryan Kisiel, Emmanouil A. Platanios, Abulhair Saparov, Shashank Srivastava, Derry Wijaya, Tom Mitchell (Carnegie Mellon University)

Columbia_GWU: Belief and Sentiment
The Columbia-GWU System at the 2016 TAC KBP BeSt Evaluation
Owen Rambow, Tao Yu, Axinia Radeva, Alexander Fabbri, Christopher Hidey, Tianrui Peng, Kathleen McKeown and Smaranda Muresan (Columbia University)
Sardar Hamidian and Mona Diab (George Washington Univ.)
Debanjan Ghosh (Rutgers University)

cornpittmich: Belief and Sentiment
Cornell Belief and Sentiment System at TAC 2016
Vlad Niculae, Kai Sun, Xilun Chen, Yao Cheng, Xinya Du, Esin Durmus, Arzoo Katiyar, and Claire Cardie (Cornell University)

CUBISM: Belief and Sentiment
Target-focused Sentiment and Belief Extraction and Classification using CUBISM
Adam Dalton, Morgan Wixted and Yorick Wilks (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition)
Meenakshi Alagesan, Gregorios Katsios, Ananya Subburathinam, and Tomek Strzalkowski (University at Albany)

DCD_SF: Cold Start Slot Filling (English)
Sentences Embedding for Slot Filling via Convolutional Neural Networks
Jinjian Zhang, Siliang Tang, and Fei Wu (Zhejiang University)

doughnutPRIS: Cold Start Slot Filling (English), Event (Argument Extraction and Linking)
DoughnutPRIS at TAC KBP 2016
Zuyi Bao, Yao Lu, Tian Tian, Dongyun Liang, Yinge Zhao, Zhichao Li, Pengda Qin, and Weiran Xu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

EastLand: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1)
**
(National University of Defense Technology, China)

gator_dsr: Slot Filler Validation/Ensembling (English, Cross-Lingual Ensembling)
University of Florida 2016 Slot Filler Validation system
Miguel Rodŕıguez and Daisy Zhe Wang (University of Florida)

HITS: Event (Nugget Detection), Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
**
(Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies gGmbH)

hltcoe: Cold Start KB (Chinese, English, Spanish, Cross-Lingual), Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL2)
HLTCOE Participation in TAC KBP 2016: Cold Start and EDL
Tim Finin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Dawn Lawrie, Jessa Laspesa, and Micheal Latman (Loyola University)
James Mayfield and Paul McNamee (Johns Hopkins University)

IBM: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
The IBM Systems for Trilingual Entity Discovery and Linking at TAC 2016
Avirup Sil, Georgiana Dinu, and Radu Florian (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

ICTCAS_OKN: Cold Start KB (English)
OpenKN at TAC KBP 2016
Manling Li, Xinlei Chen, Yantao Jia, Yuanzhuo Wang, Xiaolong Jin, Zixuan Li, Juan Yao, Fan Yang, Yunqi Qiu, Jialin Su, and Xueqi Cheng (Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Science)

IHMC2016: Event (Argument Extraction and Linking), Event (Nugget Detection)
Improving DISCERN with Deep Learning
Greg Dubbin, Archna Bhatia, Bonnie Dorr, Adam Dalton, Kristy Hollingshead, Suriya Kandaswamy, Ian Perera, and Jena D. Hwang (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition)

ijk: Event (Argument Extraction and Linking)
The ijk System for EAL at TAC KBP 2016 Event Track
Qifan Yang, Yuzhong Huang, Leiguang Hao, Siliang Tang, and Fei Wu (Zhejiang University)

IRTSX: Cold Start Slot Filling (English), Slot Filler Validation/Ensembling (English Filtering; English Ensembling)
TAC KBP 2016 Cold Start Slot Filling and Slot Filler Validation Systems by IRT SystemX
Rashedur Rahman, Jérémy Guillemot, and Olivier Mesnard (IRT SystemX)
Rashedur Rahman, Brigitte Grau, and Sophie Rosset (LIMSI, CNRS)
Rashedur Rahman, Brigitte Grau, and Sophie Rosset (University Paris Saclay)
Brigitte Grau (ENSIIE)
Yoann Dupont, Christian Lautier, and Wilson Fred (Expert System France)

lilian: Cold Start KB (English)
The lilian Cold Start System for TAC 2016
Yuncong Wu (Lilianinfo.com)

LTI_CMU: Event (Nugget Detection, Nugget Detection and Coreference)
CMU-LTI at KBP 2016 Event Nugget Track
Zhengzhong Liu, Jun Araki, Teruko Mitamura, and Eduard Hovy (Carnegie Mellon University)

MSR: Cold Start Slot Filling (English)
MSR System Description - TAC 2016 KBP Cold Start Slof Filling Track
Rodrigo Nogueira (New York University)
Taesup Kim (Université de Montréal)
Abdel-rahman Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Pushmeet Kohli, and Ahmed Mohamed (Microsoft Research)

NAIST_CL: Cold Start Slot Filling (English)
NAIST Participation in the TAC KBP 2016 Cold Start Slot Filling Task: Combining CNN-based and Bootstrapping-based Methods
Kodai Sudo, Akihiko Kato, Van-Thuy Phi, Hiroyuki Shindo, and Yuji Matasumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

NYU: Event (Nugget Detection, Nugget Detection and Coreference)
New York University 2016 System for KBP Event Nugget: A Deep Learning Approach
Thien Huu Nguyen, Adam Meyers, and Ralph Grishman (New York University)

OSU_DEFT: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
Cross Lingual Mention and Entity Embeddings for Cross-Lingual Entity Disambiguation
Hamed Shahbazi, Chao Ma, Xiaoli Fern, and Prasad Tadepalli (Oregon State University)

REDES: Belief and Sentiment, Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1)
REDES at TAC Knowledge Base Population 2016 : EDL and BeSt tracks
Yoan Gutiérrez, Isabel Moreno, David Tomás, Andrés Montoyo, Patricio Martínez-Barco, and Rafael Muñoz (University of Alicante)
Salud María Jiménez-Zafra, M. Teresa Martín-Valdivia, Arturo Montejo-Ráez, L. Alfonso Ureña-López, Fernando Martínez-Santiago, and Eladio Blanco-López (University of Jaén)

RPI_BLENDER: Cold Start Slot Filling (Chinese, English, Spanish), Event (Nugget Detection, Nugget Detection and Coreference), Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
RPI BLENDER TAC-KBP2016 System Description
Dian Yu, Xiaoman Pan, Boliang Zhang, Lifu Huang, Di Lu, Spencer Whitehead, and Heng Ji (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

SAFT_ISI: Slot Filler Validation/Ensembling (Chinese, English, Spanish Ensembling)
Unsupervised Multi-Lingual Cold Start Slot Filler Ensembling with the Knowledge Resolver System for TAC-KBP 2016
Hans Chalupsky (USC Information Sciences Institute)

SoochowNLP: Cold Start Slot Filling (English), Event (Nugget Detection)
SoochowNLP Team System Description for 2016 KBP Slot Filling and Nugget Detection Tasks
Yu Hong, Yingying Qiu, Zengzhuang Xu, Wenxuan Zhou, Jian Tang, Xiaobin Wang, Liang Yao, and Jianmin Yao (Soochow University)

Stanford: Cold Start KB (Chinese, English, Cross-Lingual), Cold Start Slot Filling (Chinese, English, Cross-Lingual)
Stanford at TAC KBP 2016: Sealing Pipeline Leaks and Understanding Chinese
Yuhao Zhang, Arun Chaganty, Ashwin Paranjape, Danqi Chen, Jason Bolton, Peng Qi, and Christopher D. Manning (Stanford University)

summa: Cold Start KB (English), Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
SUMMA at TAC Knowledge Base Population Task 2016
Peteris Paikens and Guntis Barzdins (University of Latvia)
Afonso Mendes, Daniel Ferreira, Samuel Broscheit, Mariana S. C. Almeida, Sebastião Miranda, David Nogueira, Pedro Balage, and André F. T. Martins (Priberam Labs)

SYDNEY: Event (Nugget Detection)
Overview of SYDNEY System for TAC KBP 2016 Event Nugget Detection
Shang Chun Sam Wei and Ben Hachey (University of Sydney)

UI_CCG: Event (Nugget Detection, Nugget Detection and Coreference), Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL2), Slot Filler Validation/Ensembling (English Filtering)
Illinois CCG Entity Discovery and Linking, Event Nugget Detection and Co-reference, and Slot Filler Validation Systems for TAC 2016
Chen-Tse Tsai, Stephen Mayhew, Haoruo Peng, Mark Sammons, Bhargav Mangipundi, Pavankumar Reddy, and Dan Roth (University of Illinois)

UMass_IESL: Cold Start KB (English, Spanish, Cross-Lingual), Cold Start Slot Filling (English, Spanish, Cross-Lingual)
Extracting Multilingual Relations under Limited Resources: TAC 2016 Cold-Start KB construction and Slot-Filling using Compositional Universal Schema
Haw-Shiuan Chang, Abdurrahman Munir, Ao Liu, Johnny Tian-Zheng Wei, Aaron Traylor, Ajay Nagesh, Nicholas Monath, Patrick Verga, Emma Strubell, and Andrew McCallum (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

UMBC: Event (Nugget Detection)
Event Nugget Detection Task : UMBC systems
Taneeya Satyapanich and Tim Finin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

UNIST_SAIL: Cold Start Slot Filling (English)
SAIL (UNIST) team Participation in KBP 2016 Cold-Start Slot filling
Seongwoo Lim, Jiyeon Han, Kyowoon Lee, and Jaesik Choi (UNIST)

USTC_NELSLIP: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1)
The USTC NELSLIP Systems for Trilingual Entity Detection and Linking Tasks at TAC KBP 2016
Dan Liu, Wei Lin, and Si Wei (iFLYTEK Research)
Shiliang Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China)
Hui Jiang (York University)

UTAustin: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL2), Slot Filler Validation/Ensembling (Chinese, English, Spanish Ensembling)
Stacking With Auxiliary Features for Combining Supervised and Unsupervised Ensembles
Nazneen Fatema Rajani and Raymond J. Mooney (University of Texas at Austin)

UTD: Event (Nugget Detection and Coreference)
UTD’s Event Nugget Detection and Coreference System at KBP 2016
Jing Lu and Vincent Ng (University of Texas at Dallas)

Washington: Event (Argument Extraction and Linking), Event (Nugget Detection)
University of Washington TAC-KBP 2016 System Description
James Ferguson, Colin Lockard, Natalie Hawkins, Stephen Soderland, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, and Daniel S. Weld (University of Washington)

WednesdayGo: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
ZJU Participation in TAC 2016 EDL task
Ning Zhang, Hongliang Dai, Siliang Tang, Fei Wu, and Yueting Zhuang (Zhejiang University)

wip: Event (Nugget Detection)
WIP Event Detection System at TAC KBP 2016 Event Nugget Track
Ying Zeng, Bingfeng Luo, Yansong Feng, and Dongyan Zhao (Peking University)

YorkNRM: Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL1, EDL2)
The YorkNRM Systems for Trilingual EDL Tasks at TAC KBP 2016
Mingbin Xu, Feng Wei, Sedtawut Watcharawittayakul, Yuchen Kang, and Hui Jiang (York University)


** Team has not submitted a report.


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