Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (2000)


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Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

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Invited Talk: Processes that Shape Conversation and their Implications for Computational Linguistics
Susan E. Brennan

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Invited Talk: Generic NLP Technologies: Language, Knowledge and Information Extraction
Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Invited Talk: Spoken Language Technology: Where Do We Go From Here?
Roger K. Moore

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Translation with Cascaded Finite State Transducers
Stephan Vogel | Hermann Ney

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Phrase-Pattern-based Korean to English Machine Translation using Two Level Translation Pattern Selection
Jung-jae Kim | Key-Sun Choi | Young-Soog Chae

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A Maximum Entropy/Minimum Divergence Translation Model
George Foster

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Incorporating Compositional Evidence in Memory-Based Partial Parsing
Yuval Krymolowski | Ido Dagan

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Tree-gram Parsing: Lexical Dependencies and Structural Relations
K. Sima’an

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An Improved Parser for Data-Oriented Lexical-Functional Analysis
Rens Bod

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Robust Temporal Processing of News
Inderjeet Mani | George Wilson

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Tagging Unknown Proper Names Using Decision Trees
Frédéric Béchet | Alexis Nasr | Franck Genet

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The Order of Prenominal Adjectives in Natural Language Generation
Robert Malouf

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Spoken Dialogue Management Using Probabilistic Reasoning
Nicholas Roy | Joelle Pineau | Sebastian Thrun

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An Unsupervised Approach to Prepositional Phrase Attachment using Contextually Similar Words
Patrick Pantel | Dekang Lin

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A Unified Statistical Model for the Identification of English BaseNP
Endong Xun | Changning Huang | Ming Zhou

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Rule Writing or Annotation: Cost-efficient Resource Usage for Base Noun Phrase Chunking
Grace Ngai | David Yarowsky

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Using Existing Systems to Supplement Small Amounts of Annotated Grammatical Relations Training Data
Alexander Yeh

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Distributing Representation for Robust Interpretation of Dialogue Utterances
David Milward

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Can Nominal Expressions Achieve Multiple Goals?: An Empirical Study
Pamela Jordan

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An Empirical Study of the Influence of Argument Conciseness on Argument Effectiveness
Giuseppe Carenini | Johanna D. Moore

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Multi-Agent Explanation Strategies in Real-Time Domains
Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii | Ian Frank

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A Computational Approach to Zero-pronouns in Spanish
Antonio Ferrández | Jesús Peral

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Coreference for NLP Applications
Thomas S. Morton

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Learning Attribute Selections for Non-Pronominal Expressions
Pamela Jordan | Marilyn Walker

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Finite-State Non-Concatenative Morphotactics
Kenneth R. Beesley | Lauri Karttunen

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A Morphologically Sensitive Clustering Algorithm for Identifying Arabic Roots
Anne N. De Roeck | Waleed Al-Fares

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Minimally Supervised Morphological Analysis by Multimodal Alignment
David Yarowsky | Richard Wicentowski

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A Constraint-based Approach to English Prosodic Constituents
Ewan Klein

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Inducing Probabilistic Syllable Classes Using Multivariate Clustering
Karin Müller | Bernd Möbius | Detlef Prescher

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Modeling Local Context for Pitch Accent Prediction
Shimei Pan | Julia Hirschberg

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A New Statistical Approach To Chinese Pinyin Input
Zheng Chen | Kai-Fu Lee

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Automatic Detecting/Correcting Errors in Chinese Text by an Approximate Word-Matching Algorithm
Lei Zhang | Ming Zhou | Changning Huang | Haihua Pan

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Dependency-based Syntactic Analysis of Chinese and Annotation of Parsed Corpus
Tom B.Y. Lai | Changning Huang

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Part-of-Speech Tagging Based on Hidden Markov Model Assuming Joint Independence
Sang-Zoo Lee | Jun’ichi Tsujii | Hae-Chang Rim

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Language Independent, Minimally Supervised Induction of Lexical Probabilities
Silviu Cucerzan | David Yarowsky

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Independence and Commitment: Assumptions for Rapid Training and Execution of Rule-based POS Taggers
Mark Hepple

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An Improved Error Model for Noisy Channel Spelling Correction
Eric Brill | Robert C. Moore

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Query-Relevant Summarization using FAQs
Adam Berger | Vibhu O. Mittal

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An Algorithm for One-page Summarization of a Long Text Based on Thematic Hierarchy Detection
Yoshio Nakao

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Summarizing Multilingual Spoken Negotiation Dialogues
Norbert Reithinger | Michael Kipp | Ralf Engel | Jan Alexandersson

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Headline Generation Based on Statistical Translation
Michele Banko | Vibhu O. Mittal | Michael J. Witbrock

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Named Entity Extraction Based on A Maximum Entropy Model and Transformation Rules
Kiyotaka Uchimoto | Qing Ma | Masaki Murata | Hiromi Ozaku | Hitoshi Isahara

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Extracting Causal Knowledge from a Medical Database Using Graphical Patterns
Christopher S. G. Khoo | Syin Chan | Yun Niu

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Difficulty Indices for the Named Entity Task in Japanese
Chikashi Nobata | Satoshi Sekine | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Memory-Efficient and Thread-Safe Quasi-Destructive Graph Unification
Marcel P. van Lohuizen

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Processing Optimality-theoretic Syntax by Interleaved Chart Parsing and Generation
Jonas Kuhn

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A Polynomial-Time Fragment of Dominance Constraints
Alexander Koller | Kurt Mehlhorn | Joachim Niehren

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Hidden Markov Model-Based Korean Part-of-Speech Tagging Considering High Agglutinativity, Word-Spacing, and Lexical Correlativity
Sang-Zoo Lee | Jun’ichi Tsujii | Hae-Chang Rim

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Synchronous Morphological Analysis of Grapheme and Phoneme for Japanese OCR
Masaaki Nagata

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Chinese-Korean Word Alignment Based on Linguistic Comparison
Jin-Xia Huang | Key-Sun Choi

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Specifying the Parameters of Centering Theory: a Corpus-Based Evaluation using Text from Application-Oriented Domains
M. Poesio | H. Cheng | R. Henschel | J. Hitzeman | R. Kibble | R. Stevenson

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The Role of Centering Theory’s Rough-Shift in the Teaching and Evaluation of Writing Skills
Eleni Miltsakaki | Karen Kukich

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A Hierarchical Account of Referential Accessibility
Nancy Ide | Dan Cristea

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Lexical Transfer Using a Vector-Space Model
Eiichiro Sumita

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Using Confidence Bands for Parallel Texts Alignment
António Ribeiro | Gabriel Lopes | João Mexia

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Improved Statistical Alignment Models
Franz Josef Och | Hermann Ney

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Multi-Component TAG and Notions of Formal Power
William Schuler | David Chiang | Mark Dras

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Statistical Parsing with an Automatically-Extracted Tree Adjoining Grammar
David Chiang

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Corpus-Based Lexical Choice in Natural Language Generation
Srinivas Bangalore | Owen Rambow

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An Information-Theory-Based Feature Type Analysis for the Modeling of Statistical Parsing
Zhifang Sui | Jun Zhao | Dekai Wu

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Lexicalized Stochastic Modeling of Constraint-Based Grammars using Log-Linear Measures and EM Training
Stefan Riezler | Detlef Prescher | Jonas Kuhn | Mark Johnson

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Utilizing the World Wide Web as an Encyclopedia: Extracting Term Descriptions from Semi-Structured Texts
Atsushi Fujii | Tetsuya Ishikawa

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Term Recognition Using Technical Dictionary Hierarchy
Jong-Hoon Oh | KyungSoon Lee | Key-Sun Choi

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Mapping WordNets Using Structural Information
J. Daudé | L. Padró | G. Rigau

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Automatic Labeling of Semantic Roles
Daniel Gildea | Daniel Jurafsky

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Feature Logic for Dotted Types: A Formalism for Complex Word Meanings
Manfred Pinkal | Michael Kohlhase

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PENS: A Machine-aided English Writing System for Chinese Users
Ting Liu | Ming Zhou | Jianfeng Gao | Endong Xun | Changning Huang

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Diagnostic Processing of Japanese for Computer-Assisted Second Language Learning
Jun’ichi Kakegawa | Hisayuki Kanda | Eitaro Fujioka | Makoto Itami | Kohji Itoh

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Word Sense Disambiguation by Learning from Unlabeled Data
Seong-Bae Park | Byoung-Tak Zhang | Yung Taek Kim

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Importance of Pronominal Anaphora Resolution in Question Answering Systems
José L. Vicedo | Antonio Ferrández

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The Structure and Performance of an Open-Domain Question Answering System
Dan Moldovan | Sanda Harabagiu | Marius Pasca | Rada Mihalcea | Roxana Girju | Richard Goodrum | Vasile Rus

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Dimension-Reduced Estimation of Word Co-occurrence Probability
Kilyoun Kim | Key-Sun Choi

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Distribution-Based Pruning of Backoff Language Models
Jianfeng Gao | Kai-Fu Lee

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Panel: Computational Linguistics Research on Philippine Languages
Rachel Edita O. Roxas | Allan Borra

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Panel: Development of Computational Linguistics Research: A Challenge for Indonesia
Bobby Nazief

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Panel: Good Spelling of Vietnamese Texts, One Aspect of Computational Linguistics in Vietnam
Huy Khanh Phan

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Panel: Computational Linguistics in India: An Overview
Akshar Bharati | Vineet Chaitanya | Rajeev Sangal

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Panel: The State of the Art in Thai Language Processing
Virach Sornlertlamvanich | Tanapong Potipiti | Chai Wutiwiwatchai | Pradit Mittrapiyanuruk

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Panel: Computational Linguistics in Malaysia
Zaharin Yusoff