Tuesday, November 6, 2018


0900-0930: Welcome and opening discussion : Foreword

0930-1040: Session 1 - Geoparsing

0930-1000: EUPEG: Towards an Extensible and Unified Platform for Evaluating Geoparsers
Yingjie Hu

1000-1040: Towards Generalizable Place Name Recognition Systems: Analysis and Enhancement of NER Systems on English News from India
Arda Akdemir, Ali Hürriyetoglu, Erdem Yörük, Burak Gürel, Çagri Yoltar & Deniz Yüret

1040-1120: Coffee Break

1120-1220: Session 2 - Building and exploring corpora

1120-1150: Automatically creating a spatially referenced corpus of landscape perception
Olga Chesnokova and Ross Purves

1150-1220: Evaluating the Representativeness in the Geographic Distribution of Twitter User Population
Junjun Yin, Guangqing Chi & Jennifer Van Hook

1220-1400: Lunch

1400-1600: Session 3 - Future Challenges

1400-1430: Machine Learning to Improve Retrieval by Category in Big Volunteered Geodata
Alexandre Sorokine, Gautam Thakur & Rachel Palumbo

1430-1500: From spatial representation to processes, relational networks, and thematic roles in geographic information retrieval
Benjamin Adams

1500-1545: Discussion

1545-1630: Coffee Break

1630-1740: Session 4 - Question Answering in GIR

1630-1700: POIReviewQA: A Semantically Enriched POI Retrieval and Question Answering Dataset
Gengchen Mai, Krzysztof Janowicz, Cheng He, Sumang Liu & Ni Lao

1700-1740: Template-Based Question Answering over Linked Geospatial Data
Dharmen Punjani, Kuldeep Singh, Andreas Both, Manolis Koubarakis, Iosif Angelidis, Konstantina Bereta, Themis Beris, Dimitris Bilidas, Theofilos Ioannidis, Nikos Karalis, Christoph Lange, Despina Pantazi, Christos Papaloukas & George Stamoulis

1740-1800: Closing Discussion