Keith Hall

Also published as: Keith B. Hall


2020

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Processing South Asian Languages Written in the Latin Script: the Dakshina Dataset
Brian Roark | Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin | Christo Kirov | Sabrina J. Mielke | Cibu Johny | Isin Demirsahin | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

This paper describes the Dakshina dataset, a new resource consisting of text in both the Latin and native scripts for 12 South Asian languages. The dataset includes, for each language: 1) native script Wikipedia text; 2) a romanization lexicon; and 3) full sentence parallel data in both a native script of the language and the basic Latin alphabet. We document the methods used for preparation and selection of the Wikipedia text in each language; collection of attested romanizations for sampled lexicons; and manual romanization of held-out sentences from the native script collections. We additionally provide baseline results on several tasks made possible by the dataset, including single word transliteration, full sentence transliteration, and language modeling of native script and romanized text.

2019

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Text Genre and Training Data Size in Human-like Parsing
John Hale | Adhiguna Kuncoro | Keith Hall | Chris Dyer | Jonathan Brennan
Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP)

Domain-specific training typically makes NLP systems work better. We show that this extends to cognitive modeling as well by relating the states of a neural phrase-structure parser to electrophysiological measures from human participants. These measures were recorded as participants listened to a spoken recitation of the same literary text that was supplied as input to the neural parser. Given more training data, the system derives a better cognitive model — but only when the training examples come from the same textual genre. This finding is consistent with the idea that humans adapt syntactic expectations to particular genres during language comprehension (Kaan and Chun, 2018; Branigan and Pickering, 2017).

2016

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Cross-lingual projection for class-based language models
Beat Gfeller | Vlad Schogol | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers)

2014

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Projecting the Knowledge Graph to Syntactic Parsing
Andrea Gesmundo | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, volume 2: Short Papers

2013

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Russian Stress Prediction using Maximum Entropy Ranking
Keith Hall | Richard Sproat
Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Universal Dependency Annotation for Multilingual Parsing
Ryan McDonald | Joakim Nivre | Yvonne Quirmbach-Brundage | Yoav Goldberg | Dipanjan Das | Kuzman Ganchev | Keith Hall | Slav Petrov | Hao Zhang | Oscar Täckström | Claudia Bedini | Núria Bertomeu Castelló | Jungmee Lee
Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers)

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Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Tutorials)
Johan Bos | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Tutorials)

2012

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Using Search-Logs to Improve Query Tagging
Kuzman Ganchev | Keith Hall | Ryan McDonald | Slav Petrov
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers)

2011

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Multi-Source Transfer of Delexicalized Dependency Parsers
Ryan McDonald | Slav Petrov | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Training dependency parsers by jointly optimizing multiple objectives
Keith Hall | Ryan McDonald | Jason Katz-Brown | Michael Ringgaard
Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Beam-Width Prediction for Efficient Context-Free Parsing
Nathan Bodenstab | Aaron Dunlop | Keith Hall | Brian Roark
Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

2010

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Distributed Training Strategies for the Structured Perceptron
Ryan McDonald | Keith Hall | Gideon Mann
Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

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Learning Dense Models of Query Similarity from User Click Logs
Fabio De Bona | Stefan Riezler | Keith Hall | Massimiliano Ciaramita | Amaç Herdaǧdelen | Maria Holmqvist
Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

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Instance Sense Induction from Attribute Sets
Ricardo Martin-Brualla | Enrique Alfonseca | Marius Pasca | Keith Hall | Enrique Robledo-Arnuncio | Massimiliano Ciaramita
Coling 2010: Posters

2009

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Integrating sentence- and word-level error identification for disfluency correction
Erin Fitzgerald | Frederick Jelinek | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Gazpacho and summer rash: lexical relationships from temporal patterns of web search queries
Enrique Alfonseca | Massimiliano Ciaramita | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Large-scale Semantic Networks: Annotation and Evaluation
Václav Novák | Sven Hartrumpf | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic Evaluations: Recent Achievements and Future Directions (SEW-2009)

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Reconstructing False Start Errors in Spontaneous Speech Text
Erin Fitzgerald | Keith Hall | Frederick Jelinek
Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL 2009)

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A Study on Similarity and Relatedness Using Distributional and WordNet-based Approaches
Eneko Agirre | Enrique Alfonseca | Keith Hall | Jana Kravalova | Marius Paşca | Aitor Soroa
Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

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Large-scale Computation of Distributional Similarities for Queries
Enrique Alfonseca | Keith Hall | Silvana Hartmann
Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Companion Volume: Short Papers

2008

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Inter-sentential Coreferences in Semantic Networks: An Evaluation of Manual Annotation
Václav Novák | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'08)

We present an evaluation of inter-sentential coreference annotation in the context of manually created semantic networks. The semantic networks are constructed independently be each annotator and require an entity mapping priori to evaluating the coreference. We introduce a model used for mapping the semantic entities as well as an algorithm used for our evaluation task. Finally, we report the raw statistics for inter-annotator agreement and describe the inherent difficulty in evaluating coreference in semantic networks.

2007

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Generation in Machine Translation from Deep Syntactic Trees
Keith Hall | Petr Němec
Proceedings of SSST, NAACL-HLT 2007 / AMTA Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation

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Comparing Reordering Constraints for SMT Using Efficient BLEU Oracle Computation
Markus Dreyer | Keith Hall | Sanjeev Khudanpur
Proceedings of SSST, NAACL-HLT 2007 / AMTA Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation

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K-best Spanning Tree Parsing
Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics

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Log-Linear Models of Non-Projective Trees, k-best MST Parsing and Tree-Ranking
Keith Hall | Jiří Havelka | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 2007 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL)

2006

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Corrective Models for Speech Recognition of Inflected Languages
Izhak Shafran | Keith Hall
Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

2005

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Corrective Modeling for Non-Projective Dependency Parsing
Keith Hall | Václav Novák
Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Parsing Technology

2004

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Attention Shifting for Parsing Speech
Keith B. Hall | Mark Johnson
Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-04)