NLP4ITA 2013 Proceedings

9:15- 9:30 - Opening Remarks by Workshop Chairs

9:30-10:00 - A User Study: Technology to Increase Teachers' Linguistic Awareness to Improve Instructional Language Support for English Language Learners
Jill Burstein, John Sabatini, Jane Shore, Brad Moulder and Jennifer Lentini

10:00-10:35 - Open Book: a tool for helping ASD users' semantic comprehension
Eduard Barbu, Maria Teresa Martín-Valdivia and Luis Alfonso Ureña-López

10:30-11:00 - Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 - Tools for non-native readers: the case for translation and simplification
Maxine Eskenazi, Yibin Lin and Oscar Saz

11:30-12:30 - Invited Talk: Information Accessibility: More than just text deep.
Kathleen F. McCoy, University of Delaware, USA

12:30-14:00 - Lunch Break

14:00-14:30 - Lexical Tightness and Text Complexity
Michael Flor, Beata Beigman Klebanov and Kathleen M. Sheehan

14:30-15:00 - A System for the Simplification of Numerical Expressions at Different Levels of Understandability
Susana Bautista, Raquel Hervás, Pablo Gervás, Richard Power and Sandra Williams

15:00-15:30 - A Two-Stage Approach for Generating Unbiased Estimates of Text Complexity
Kathleen M. Sheehan, Michael Flor and Diane Napolitano

15:30-16:00 - Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 - Final discussion and closing remarks