2nd MOLTO Project Meeting

The second MOLTO project meeting will be held in Gothenburg on 9-11 March 2011. The meeting marks one year in the lifetime of the project and aims to show the current progress and achievements of the MOLTO Consortium. It is organized by the University of Gothenburg and by the Chalmers Technical University.


The MOLTO Open Day is free to participants however we would like to collect registration for logistical reasons. Use the signup page to inform us of your intention to attend.

9 March 2011 -- MOLTO Open Day

The MOLTO Open Days are meant to showcase the results and goals of the MOLTO project to the general audience and to potential users of the MOLTO technologies. Therefore, the program consists of more technical presentations, which may address also topics of theoretical nature, accompanied by demonstrations of the applications of MOLTO results.

Program (EA Auditorium, 4th Floor, EDIT Building, Chalmers Campus)

time-slot title speaker
08:45 - 09:00 Badges distribution
Session 1 Lauri Carlson (chair)
09:00 - 09:30 The First Year of MOLTO (slides) Aarne Ranta (U Gothenburg)
09:30 - 10:00 Companions: multimodal affective dialogue (invited talk) Stephen Pulman (U Oxford)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
Session 2 Jordi Saludes (chair)
10:30 - 11:00 The GF Grammar Development Tools Thomas Hallgren (U Gothenburg)
11:00 - 11:15 Statistical term ontology exploration in the R statistical analysis software (demo) Seppo Nyrkkö (U Helsinki)
11:15 - 11:45 The MOLTO Translator Tools Lauri Carlson (U Helsinki), Krasimir Angelov (Chalmers U)
11:45 - 12:00 The MOLTO Phrasebook on Android (demo) Grégoire Détrez (U Gothenburg), Ramona Enache (U Gothenburg),
12:00 - 12:30 The Mechanics behind the NL-GF-Ontology Interoperability Borislav Popov (Ontotext)
12:30 - 12:45 Natural Language Based Semantic Queries (demo) Petar Mitankin (Ontotext)
12:45 - 14:15 LUNCH
Session 3 Aarne Ranta (chair)
14:15 - 14:45 Machine Translation at Google (invited talk) Keith Hall (Google, Zürich)
14:45 - 15:00 Experiments in Shallow, Robust Parsing with GF for Open-Domain Text Krasimir Angelov (Chalmers U), Ramona Enache (U Gothenburg)
15:00 - 15:30 SMT Applied to the Patent Domain. Perspectives of Hybridisation with GF and Rule-based Translation Paradigms Cristina España-Bonet, Lluís Màrquez (UPC)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
Session 4 Borislav Popov (chair)
16:00 - 16:15 Multilingual Resource Grammar Library (demo) (slides) Aarne Ranta (U Gothenburg)
16:15 - 16:45 Math Exercises Library Jordi Saludes, Sebastià Xambó (UPC)
16:45 - 17:15 Translation Quality Evaluation in the MOLTO Project Maarit Koponen (U Helsinki), Cristina España-Bonet (UPC)
17:15 - 17:30 GF Summer School 2011 (website) Olga Caprotti (U Gothenburg), Sebastià Xambó (UPC)
17:30 Closing

Internet connection

The Chalmers campus is covered by the EDUROAM WiFi network, please check whether your home institution offers this service in order to be able to get online with your home account. In addition, we will provide a limited number of guest accounts valid for the 3 days of the meeting.

ProgramMOLTO-OpenDay.pdf40.66 KB


Quality Hotel Panorama is conveniently located near Chalmers. If you mention Chalmers, you could (maybe) still get a reduced price for the room (it was available until noon 16 Feb.).

For those staying at Hotel Panorama, Aarne Ranta will be at the hotel at 8:30 to walk to the meeting's venue.