Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2008)

Donia Scott, Hans Uszkoreit (Editors)


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August
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2008
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Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2008)
Donia Scott | Hans Uszkoreit

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Two-Phased Event Relation Acquisition: Coupling the Relation-Oriented and Argument-Oriented Approaches
Shuya Abe | Kentaro Inui | Yuji Matsumoto

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A Supervised Algorithm for Verb Disambiguation into VerbNet Classes
Omri Abend | Roi Reichart | Ari Rappoport

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On Robustness and Domain Adaptation using SVD for Word Sense Disambiguation
Eneko Agirre | Oier Lopez de Lacalle

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An Improved Hierarchical Bayesian Model of Language for Document Classification
Ben Allison

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Improving Alignments for Better Confusion Networks for Combining Machine Translation Systems
Necip Fazil Ayan | Jing Zheng | Wen Wang

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Verification and Implementation of Language-Based Deception Indicators in Civil and Criminal Narratives
Joan Bachenko | Eileen Fitzpatrick | Michael Schonwetter

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Enhancing Multilingual Latent Semantic Analysis with Term Alignment Information
Brett W. Bader | Peter A. Chew

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Weakly Supervised Supertagging with Grammar-Informed Initialization
Jason Baldridge

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Good Neighbors Make Good Senses: Exploiting Distributional Similarity for Unsupervised WSD
Samuel Brody | Mirella Lapata

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A Classification of Dialogue Actions in Tutorial Dialogue
Mark Buckley | Magdalena Wolska

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A Concept-Centered Approach to Noun-Compound Interpretation
Cristina Butnariu | Tony Veale

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Are Morpho-Syntactic Features More Predictive for the Resolution of Noun Phrase Coordination Ambiguity than Lexico-Semantic Similarity Scores?
Ekaterina Buyko | Udo Hahn

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ParaMetric: An Automatic Evaluation Metric for Paraphrasing
Chris Callison-Burch | Trevor Cohn | Mirella Lapata

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Regenerating Hypotheses for Statistical Machine Translation
Boxing Chen | Min Zhang | Aiti Aw | Haizhou Li

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Learning Reliable Information for Dependency Parsing Adaptation
Wenliang Chen | Youzheng Wu | Hitoshi Isahara

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Other-Anaphora Resolution in Biomedical Texts with Automatically Mined Patterns
Bin Chen | Xiaofeng Yang | Jian Su | Chew Lim Tan

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Latent Morpho-Semantic Analysis: Multilingual Information Retrieval with Character N-Grams and Mutual Information
Peter A. Chew | Brett W. Bader | Ahmed Abdelali

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Sentence Compression Beyond Word Deletion
Trevor Cohn | Mirella Lapata

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Mind the Gap: Dangers of Divorcing Evaluations of Summary Content from Linguistic Quality
John M. Conroy | Hoa Trang Dang

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Hybrid Processing for Grammar and Style Checking
Berthold Crysmann | Nuria Bertomeu | Peter Adolphs | Daniel Flickinger | Tina Klüwer

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KnowNet: Building a Large Net of Knowledge from the Web
Montse Cuadros | German Rigau

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A Classifier-Based Approach to Preposition and Determiner Error Correction in L2 English
Rachele De Felice | Stephen G. Pulman

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Pedagogically Useful Extractive Summaries for Science Education
Sebastian de la Chica | Faisal Ahmad | James H. Martin | Tamara Sumner

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Looking for Trouble
Stijn De Saeger | Kentaro Torisawa | Jun’ichi Kazama

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Re-estimation of Lexical Parameters for Treebank PCFGs
Tejaswini Deoskar

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Representations for category disambiguation
Markus Dickinson

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Syntactic Reordering Integrated with Phrase-Based SMT
Jakob Elming

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Efficiently Parsing with the Product-Free Lambek Calculus
Timothy A. D. Fowler

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A Probabilistic Model for Measuring Grammaticality and Similarity of Automatically Generated Paraphrases of Predicate Phrases
Atsushi Fujita | Satoshi Sato

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Retrieving Bilingual Verb-Noun Collocations by Integrating Cross-Language Category Hierarchies
Fumiyo Fukumoto | Yoshimi Suzuki | Kazuyuki Yamashita

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Mining Opinions in Comparative Sentences
Murthy Ganapathibhotla | Bing Liu

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Integrating a Unification-Based Semantics in a Large Scale Lexicalised Tree Adjoining Grammar for French
Claire Gardent

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Statistical Anaphora Resolution in Biomedical Texts
Caroline Gasperin | Ted Briscoe

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Instance-Based Ontology Population Exploiting Named-Entity Substitution
Claudio Giuliano | Alfio Gliozzo

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Measuring Topic Homogeneity and its Application to Dictionary-Based Word Sense Disambiguation
Ann Gledson | John Keane

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Using Web-Search Results to Measure Word-Group Similarity
Ann Gledson | John Keane

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An Algorithm for Adverbial Aspect Shift
Sabine Gründer

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Dependency-Based N-Gram Models for General Purpose Sentence Realisation
Yuqing Guo | Josef van Genabith | Haifeng Wang

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Homotopy-Based Semi-Supervised Hidden Markov Models for Sequence Labeling
Gholamreza Haffari | Anoop Sarkar

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Tracking the Dynamic Evolution of Participants Salience in a Discussion
Ahmed Hassan | Anthony Fader | Michael H. Crespin | Kevin M. Quinn | Burt L. Monroe | Michael Colaresi | Dragomir R. Radev

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Improving Statistical Machine Translation using Lexicalized Rule Selection
Zhongjun He | Qun Liu | Shouxun Lin

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Evaluating Unsupervised Part-of-Speech Tagging for Grammar Induction
William P. Headden III | David McClosky | Eugene Charniak

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Using Discourse Commitments to Recognize Textual Entailment
Andrew Hickl

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Modeling Chinese Documents with Topical Word-Character Models
Wei Hu | Nobuyuki Shimizu | Hiroshi Nakagawa | Huanye Sheng

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Non-Compositional Language Model and Pattern Dictionary Development for Japanese Compound and Complex Sentences
Satoru Ikehara | Masato Tokuhisa | Jin’ichi Murakami

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Japanese Dependency Parsing Using a Tournament Model
Masakazu Iwatate | Masayuki Asahara | Yuji Matsumoto

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Contents Modelling of Neo-Sumerian Ur III Economic Text Corpus
Wojciech Jaworski

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Generating Chinese Couplets using a Statistical MT Approach
Long Jiang | Ming Zhou

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Word Lattice Reranking for Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-Speech Tagging
Wenbin Jiang | Haitao Mi | Qun Liu

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The Effect of Syntactic Representation on Semantic Role Labeling
Richard Johansson | Pierre Nugues

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Using Hidden Markov Random Fields to Combine Distributional and Pattern-Based Word Clustering
Nobuhiro Kaji | Masaru Kitsuregawa

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Textual Demand Analysis: Detection of Users’ Wants and Needs from Opinions
Hiroshi Kanayama | Tetsuya Nasukawa

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A Local Alignment Kernel in the Context of NLP
Sophia Katrenko | Pieter Adriaans

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Coordination Disambiguation without Any Similarities
Daisuke Kawahara | Sadao Kurohashi

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Generation of Referring Expressions: Managing Structural Ambiguities
Imtiaz Hussain Khan | Kees van Deemter | Graeme Ritchie

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Normalizing SMS: are Two Metaphors Better than One ?
Catherine Kobus | François Yvon | Géraldine Damnati

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The Choice of Features for Classification of Verbs in Biomedical Texts
Anna Korhonen | Yuval Krymolowski | Nigel Collier

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Extending a Thesaurus with Words from Pan-Chinese Sources
Oi Yee Kwong | Benjamin K. Tsou

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Stopping Criteria for Active Learning of Named Entity Recognition
Florian Laws | Hinrich Schütze

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Reading the Markets: Forecasting Public Opinion of Political Candidates by News Analysis
Kevin Lerman | Ari Gilder | Mark Dredze | Fernando Pereira

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Classifying What-Type Questions by Head Noun Tagging
Fangtao Li | Xian Zhang | Jinhui Yuan | Xiaoyan Zhu

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PNR2: Ranking Sentences with Positive and Negative Reinforcement for Query-Oriented Update Summarization
Wenjie Li | Furu Wei | Qin Lu | Yanxiang He

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Understanding and Summarizing Answers in Community-Based Question Answering Services
Yuanjie Liu | Shasha Li | Yunbo Cao | Chin-Yew Lin | Dingyi Han | Yong Yu

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Tera-Scale Translation Models via Pattern Matching
Adam Lopez

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Authorship Attribution and Verification with Many Authors and Limited Data
Kim Luyckx | Walter Daelemans

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Modeling Semantic Containment and Exclusion in Natural Language Inference
Bill MacCartney | Christopher D. Manning

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Linguistically-Based Sub-Sentential Alignment for Terminology Extraction from a Bilingual Automotive Corpus
Lieve Macken | Els Lefever | Veronique Hoste

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Hindi Urdu Machine Transliteration using Finite-State Transducers
M G Abbas Malik | Christian Boitet | Pushpak Bhattacharyya

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Comparative Parser Performance Analysis across Grammar Frameworks through Automatic Tree Conversion using Synchronous Grammars
Takuya Matsuzaki | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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What’s the Date? High Accuracy Interpretation of Weekday Names
Pawel Mazur | Robert Dale

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When is Self-Training Effective for Parsing?
David McClosky | Eugene Charniak | Mark Johnson

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A Syntactic Time-Series Model for Parsing Fluent and Disfluent Speech
Tim Miller | William Schuler

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Applying Discourse Analysis and Data Mining Methods to Spoken OSCE Assessments
Meladel Mistica | Timothy Baldwin | Marisa Cordella | Simon Musgrave

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Random Restarts in Minimum Error Rate Training for Statistical Machine Translation
Robert C. Moore | Chris Quirk

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Robust Similarity Measures for Named Entities Matching
Erwan Moreau | François Yvon | Olivier Cappé

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Modeling the Structure and Dynamics of the Consonant Inventories: A Complex Network Approach
Animesh Mukherjee | Monojit Choudhury | Anupam Basu | Niloy Ganguly

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Detecting Multiple Facets of an Event using Graph-Based Unsupervised Methods
Pradeep Muthukrishnan | Joshua Gerrish | Dragomir R. Radev

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Investigating Statistical Techniques for Sentence-Level Event Classification
Martina Naughton | Nicola Stokes | Joe Carthy

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Exploring Domain Differences for the Design of a Pronoun Resolution System for Biomedical Text
Ngan L.T. Nguyen | Jin-Dong Kim

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Computer Aided Correction and Extension of a Syntactic Wide-Coverage Lexicon
Lionel Nicolas | Benoît Sagot | Miguel A. Molinero | Jacques Farré | Éric de la Clergerie

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Parsing the SynTagRus Treebank of Russian
Joakim Nivre | Igor M. Boguslavsky | Leonid L. Iomdin

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Semantic Classification with Distributional Kernels
Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha | Ann Copestake

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A Discriminative Alignment Model for Abbreviation Recognition
Naoaki Okazaki | Sophia Ananiadou | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Semantic Role Assignment for Event Nominalisations by Leveraging Verbal Data
Sebastian Padó | Marco Pennacchiotti | Caroline Sporleder

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Recent Advances in a Feature-Rich Framework for Treebank Annotation
Petr Pajas | Jan Štěpánek

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A Joint Information Model for N-Best Ranking
Patrick Pantel | Vishnu Vyas

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Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks
Vahed Qazvinian | Dragomir R. Radev

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Exploiting Constituent Dependencies for Tree Kernel-Based Semantic Relation Extraction
Longhua Qian | Guodong Zhou | Fang Kong | Qiaoming Zhu | Peide Qian

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A Method for Automatic POS Guessing of Chinese Unknown Words
Likun Qiu | Changjian Hu | Kai Zhao

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Almost Flat Functional Semantics for Speech Translation
Manny Rayner | Pierrette Bouillon | Beth Ann Hockey | Yukie Nakao

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Unsupervised Induction of Labeled Parse Trees by Clustering with Syntactic Features
Roi Reichart | Ari Rappoport

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Anomalies in the WordNet Verb Hierarchy
Tom Richens

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Translating Queries into Snippets for Improved Query Expansion
Stefan Riezler | Yi Liu | Alexander Vasserman

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Classifying Chart Cells for Quadratic Complexity Context-Free Inference
Brian Roark | Kristy Hollingshead

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Shift-Reduce Dependency DAG Parsing
Kenji Sagae | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Event Frame Extraction Based on a Gene Regulation Corpus
Yutaka Sasaki | Paul Thompson | Philip Cotter | John McNaught | Sophia Ananiadou

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A Fully-Lexicalized Probabilistic Model for Japanese Zero Anaphora Resolution
Ryohei Sasano | Daisuke Kawahara | Sadao Kurohashi

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Estimation of Conditional Probabilities With Decision Trees and an Application to Fine-Grained POS Tagging
Helmut Schmid | Florian Laws

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Toward a Psycholinguistically-Motivated Model of Language Processing
William Schuler | Samir AbdelRahman | Tim Miller | Lane Schwartz

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Metric Learning for Synonym Acquisition
Nobuyuki Shimizu | Masato Hagiwara | Yasuhiro Ogawa | Katsuhiko Toyama | Hiroshi Nakagawa

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Discourse Level Opinion Interpretation
Swapna Somasundaran | Janyce Wiebe | Josef Ruppenhofer

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Acquiring Sense Tagged Examples using Relevance Feedback
Mark Stevenson | Yikun Guo | Robert Gaizauskas

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Topic Identification for Fine-Grained Opinion Analysis
Veselin Stoyanov | Claire Cardie

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From Words to Senses: A Case Study of Subjectivity Recognition
Fangzhong Su | Katja Markert

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Prediction of Maximal Projection for Semantic Role Labeling
Weiwei Sun | Zhifang Sui | Haifeng Wang

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Modeling Latent-Dynamic in Shallow Parsing: A Latent Conditional Model with Improved Inference
Xu Sun | Louis-Philippe Morency | Daisuke Okanohara | Yoshimasa Tsuruoka | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Learning Entailment Rules for Unary Templates
Idan Szpektor | Ido Dagan

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Experiments with Reasoning for Temporal Relations between Events
Marta Tatu | Munirathnam Srikanth

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The Ups and Downs of Preposition Error Detection in ESL Writing
Joel R. Tetreault | Martin Chodorow

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A Framework for Identifying Textual Redundancy
Kapil Thadani | Kathleen McKeown

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Emotion Classification Using Massive Examples Extracted from the Web
Ryoko Tokuhisa | Kentaro Inui | Yuji Matsumoto

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Relational-Realizational Parsing
Reut Tsarfaty | Khalil Sima’an

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Training Conditional Random Fields Using Incomplete Annotations
Yuta Tsuboi | Hisashi Kashima | Shinsuke Mori | Hiroki Oda | Yuji Matsumoto

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A Uniform Approach to Analogies, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Associations
Peter Turney

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Tighter Integration of Rule-Based and Statistical MT in Serial System Combination
Nicola Ueffing | Jens Stephan | Evgeny Matusov | Loïc Dugast | George Foster | Roland Kuhn | Jean Senellart | Jin Yang

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Class-Driven Attribute Extraction
Benjamin Van Durme | Ting Qian | Lenhart Schubert

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Using Three Way Data for Word Sense Discrimination
Tim Van de Cruys

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Source Language Markers in EUROPARL Translations
Hans van Halteren

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A Fluid Knowledge Representation for Understanding and Generating Creative Metaphors
Tony Veale | Yanfen Hao

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Using Syntactic Information for Improving Why-Question Answering
Suzan Verberne | Lou Boves | Nelleke Oostdijk | Peter-Arno Coppen

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Coreference Systems Based on Kernels Methods
Yannick Versley | Alessandro Moschitti | Massimo Poesio | Xiaofeng Yang

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CollabRank: Towards a Collaborative Approach to Single-Document Keyphrase Extraction
Xiaojun Wan | Jianguo Xiao

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Investigating the Portability of Corpus-Derived Cue Phrases for Dialogue Act Classification
Nick Webb | Ting Liu

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Extractive Summarization Using Supervised and Semi-Supervised Learning
Kam-Fai Wong | Mingli Wu | Wenjie Li

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Domain Adaptation for Statistical Machine Translation with Domain Dictionary and Monolingual Corpora
Hua Wu | Haifeng Wang | Chengqing Zong

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Exploiting Graph Structure for Accelerating the Calculation of Shortest Paths in Wordnets
Holger Wunsch

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Linguistically Annotated BTG for Statistical Machine Translation
Deyi Xiong | Min Zhang | Aiti Aw | Haizhou Li

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Bayesian Semi-Supervised Chinese Word Segmentation for Statistical Machine Translation
Jia Xu | Jianfeng Gao | Kristina Toutanova | Hermann Ney

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Switching to Real-Time Tasks in Multi-Tasking Dialogue
Fan Yang | Peter A. Heeman | Andrew Kun

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Chinese Term Extraction Using Minimal Resources
Yuhang Yang | Qin Lu | Tiejun Zhao

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Measuring and Predicting Orthographic Associations: Modelling the Similarity of Japanese Kanji
Lars Yencken | Timothy Baldwin

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Chinese Dependency Parsing with Large Scale Automatically Constructed Case Structures
Kun Yu | Daisuke Kawahara | Sadao Kurohashi

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OntoNotes: Corpus Cleanup of Mistaken Agreement Using Word Sense Disambiguation
Liang-Chih Yu | Chung-Hsien Wu | Eduard Hovy

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An Integrated Probabilistic and Logic Approach to Encyclopedia Relation Extraction with Multiple Features
Xiaofeng Yu | Wai Lam

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Automatic Seed Word Selection for Unsupervised Sentiment Classification of Chinese Text
Taras Zagibalov | John Carroll

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Extracting Synchronous Grammar Rules From Word-Level Alignments in Linear Time
Hao Zhang | Daniel Gildea | David Chiang

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Sentence Type Based Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Jiajun Zhang | Chengqing Zong | Shoushan Li

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Grammar Comparison Study for Translational Equivalence Modeling and Statistical Machine Translation
Min Zhang | Hongfei Jiang | Haizhou Li | Aiti Aw | Sheng Li

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Automatic Generation of Parallel Treebanks
Ventsislav Zhechev | Andy Way

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A Hybrid Generative/Discriminative Framework to Train a Semantic Parser from an Un-annotated Corpus
Deyu Zhou | Yulan He

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Diagnostic Evaluation of Machine Translation Systems Using Automatically Constructed Linguistic Check-Points
Ming Zhou | Bo Wang | Shujie Liu | Mu Li | Dongdong Zhang | Tiejun Zhao

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Multi-Criteria-Based Strategy to Stop Active Learning for Data Annotation
Jingbo Zhu | Huizhen Wang | Eduard Hovy

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Active Learning with Sampling by Uncertainty and Density for Word Sense Disambiguation and Text Classification
Jingbo Zhu | Huizhen Wang | Tianshun Yao | Benjamin K Tsou

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A Systematic Comparison of Phrase-Based, Hierarchical and Syntax-Augmented Statistical MT
Andreas Zollmann | Ashish Venugopal | Franz Och | Jay Ponte

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Choosing the Right Translation: A Syntactically Informed Classification Approach
Simon Zwarts | Mark Dras