Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL 2009)

Alex Lascarides, Claire Gardent, Joakim Nivre (Editors)


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E09-1
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March
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2009
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Athens, Greece
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EACL
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL 2009)
Alex Lascarides | Claire Gardent | Joakim Nivre

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Invited Talk: Slacker Semantics: Why Superficiality, Dependency and Avoidance of Commitment can be the Right Way to Go
Ann Copestake

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Invited Talk: NLP and the Humanities: The Revival of an Old Liaison
Franciska de Jong

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On the Use of Comparable Corpora to Improve SMT performance
Sadaf Abdul-Rauf | Holger Schwenk

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Contextual Phrase-Level Polarity Analysis Using Lexical Affect Scoring and Syntactic N-Grams
Apoorv Agarwal | Fadi Biadsy | Kathleen R. McKeown

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Personalizing PageRank for Word Sense Disambiguation
Eneko Agirre | Aitor Soroa

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Supervised Domain Adaption for WSD
Eneko Agirre | Oier Lopez de Lacalle

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Clique-Based Clustering for Improving Named Entity Recognition Systems
Julien Ah-Pine | Guillaume Jacquet

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Correcting Automatic Translations through Collaborations between MT and Monolingual Target-Language Users
Joshua Albrecht | Rebecca Hwa | G. Elisabeta Marai

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Incremental Parsing with Parallel Multiple Context-Free Grammars
Krasimir Angelov

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Data-Driven Semantic Analysis for Multilingual WSD and Lexical Selection in Translation
Marianna Apidianaki

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Syntactic Phrase Reordering for English-to-Arabic Statistical Machine Translation
Ibrahim Badr | Rabih Zbib | James Glass

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Incremental Parsing Models for Dialog Task Structure
Srinivas Bangalore | Amanda Stent

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Bayesian Word Sense Induction
Samuel Brody | Mirella Lapata

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Human Evaluation of a German Surface Realisation Ranker
Aoife Cahill | Martin Forst

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Large-Coverage Root Lexicon Extraction for Hindi
Cohan Sujay Carlos | Monojit Choudhury | Sandipan Dandapat

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Lexical Morphology in Machine Translation: A Feasibility Study
Bruno Cartoni

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Predicting the Fluency of Text with Shallow Structural Features: Case Studies of Machine Translation and Human-Written Text
Jieun Chae | Ani Nenkova

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EM Works for Pronoun Anaphora Resolution
Eugene Charniak | Micha Elsner

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Web Augmentation of Language Models for Continuous Speech Recognition of SMS Text Messages
Mathias Creutz | Sami Virpioja | Anna Kovaleva

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An Alignment Algorithm Using Belief Propagation and a Structure-Based Distortion Model
Fabien Cromières | Sadao Kurohashi

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Translation and Extension of Concepts Across Languages
Dmitry Davidov | Ari Rappoport

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Learning to Interpret Utterances Using Dialogue History
David DeVault | Matthew Stone

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Correcting Dependency Annotation Errors
Markus Dickinson

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Re-Ranking Models for Spoken Language Understanding
Marco Dinarelli | Alessandro Moschitti | Giuseppe Riccardi

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Inference Rules and their Application to Recognizing Textual Entailment
Georgiana Dinu | Rui Wang

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Semi-Supervised Semantic Role Labeling
Hagen Fürstenau | Mirella Lapata

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Cognitively Motivated Features for Readability Assessment
Lijun Feng | Noémie Elhadad | Matt Huenerfauth

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Effects of Word Confusion Networks on Voice Search
Junlan Feng | Srinivas Bangalore

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Company-Oriented Extractive Summarization of Financial News
Katja Filippova | Mihai Surdeanu | Massimiliano Ciaramita | Hugo Zaragoza

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Reconstructing False Start Errors in Spontaneous Speech Text
Erin Fitzgerald | Keith Hall | Frederick Jelinek

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TBL-Improved Non-Deterministic Segmentation and POS Tagging for a Chinese Parser
Martin Forst | Ji Fang

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Who is “You”? Combining Linguistic and Gaze Features to Resolve Second-Person References in Dialogue
Matthew Frampton | Raquel Fernández | Patrick Ehlen | Mario Christoudias | Trevor Darrell | Stanley Peters

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Rich Bitext Projection Features for Parse Reranking
Alexander Fraser | Renjing Wang | Hinrich Schütze

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Parsing Mildly Non-Projective Dependency Structures
Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez | David Weir | John Carroll

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Structural, Transitive and Latent Models for Biographic Fact Extraction
Nikesh Garera | David Yarowsky

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Semitic Morphological Analysis and Generation Using Finite State Transducers with Feature Structures
Michael Gasser

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Cube Summing, Approximate Inference with Non-Local Features, and Dynamic Programming without Semirings
Kevin Gimpel | Noah A. Smith

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Enhancing Unlexicalized Parsing Performance Using a Wide Coverage Lexicon, Fuzzy Tag-Set Mapping, and EM-HMM-Based Lexical Probabilities
Yoav Goldberg | Reut Tsarfaty | Meni Adler | Michael Elhadad

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Person Identification from Text and Speech Genre Samples
Jade Goldstein-Stewart | Ransom Winder | Roberta Sabin

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End-to-End Evaluation in Simultaneous Translation
Olivier Hamon | Christian Fügen | Djamel Mostefa | Victoria Arranz | Muntsin Kolss | Alex Waibel | Khalid Choukri

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Learning-Based Named Entity Recognition for Morphologically-Rich, Resource-Scarce Languages
Kazi Saidul Hasan | Md. Altaf ur Rahman | Vincent Ng

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Weakly Supervised Part-of-Speech Tagging for Morphologically-Rich, Resource-Scarce Languages
Kazi Saidul Hasan | Vincent Ng

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Improving Mid-Range Re-Ordering Using Templates of Factors
Hieu Hoang | Philipp Koehn

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Rule Filtering by Pattern for Efficient Hierarchical Translation
Gonzalo Iglesias | Adrià de Gispert | Eduardo R. Banga | William Byrne

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An Empirical Study on Class-Based Word Sense Disambiguation
Rubén Izquierdo | Armando Suárez | German Rigau

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Generating a Non-English Subjectivity Lexicon: Relations That Matter
Valentin Jijkoun | Katja Hofmann

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Parsing Coordinations
Sandra Kübler | Erhard Hinrichs | Wolfgang Maier | Eva Klett

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Automatic Single-Document Key Fact Extraction from Newswire Articles
Itamar Kastner | Christof Monz

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N-Gram-Based Statistical Machine Translation versus Syntax Augmented Machine Translation: Comparison and System Combination
Maxim Khalilov | José A. R. Fonollosa

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Lightly Supervised Transliteration for Machine Translation
Amit Kirschenbaum | Shuly Wintner

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Optimization in Coreference Resolution is not Needed: A Nearly-Optimal Algorithm with Intensional Constraints
Manfred Klenner | Étienne Ailloud

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A Logic of Semantic Representations for Shallow Parsing
Alexander Koller | Alex Lascarides

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Dependency Trees and the Strong Generative Capacity of CCG
Alexander Koller | Marco Kuhlmann

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Lattice Parsing to Integrate Speech Recognition and Rule-Based Machine Translation
Selçuk Köprü | Adnan Yazıcı

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Treebank Grammar Techniques for Non-Projective Dependency Parsing
Marco Kuhlmann | Giorgio Satta

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Improvements in Analogical Learning: Application to Translating Multi-Terms of the Medical Domain
Philippe Langlais | François Yvon | Pierre Zweigenbaum

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Language-Independent Bilingual Terminology Extraction from a Multilingual Parallel Corpus
Els Lefever | Lieve Macken | Veronique Hoste

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User Simulations for Context-Sensitive Speech Recognition in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Oliver Lemon | Ioannis Konstas

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Sentiment Summarization: Evaluating and Learning User Preferences
Kevin Lerman | Sasha Blair-Goldensohn | Ryan McDonald

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Correcting a POS-Tagged Corpus Using Three Complementary Methods
Hrafn Loftsson

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Translation as Weighted Deduction
Adam Lopez

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Performance Confidence Estimation for Automatic Summarization
Annie Louis | Ani Nenkova

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Bilingually Motivated Domain-Adapted Word Segmentation for Statistical Machine Translation
Yanjun Ma | Andy Way

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Evaluating the Inferential Utility of Lexical-Semantic Resources
Shachar Mirkin | Ido Dagan | Eyal Shnarch

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Text-to-Text Semantic Similarity for Automatic Short Answer Grading
Michael Mohler | Rada Mihalcea

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Syntactic and Semantic Kernels for Short Text Pair Categorization
Alessandro Moschitti

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Discovering Global Patterns in Linguistic Networks through Spectral Analysis: A Case Study of the Consonant Inventories
Animesh Mukherjee | Monojit Choudhury | Ravi Kannan

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Using Cycles and Quasi-Cycles to Disambiguate Dictionary Glosses
Roberto Navigli

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Deterministic Shift-Reduce Parsing for Unification-Based Grammars by Using Default Unification
Takashi Ninomiya | Takuya Matsuzaki | Nobuyuki Shimizu | Hiroshi Nakagawa

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Analysing Wikipedia and Gold-Standard Corpora for NER Training
Joel Nothman | Tara Murphy | James R. Curran

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Using Lexical and Relational Similarity to Classify Semantic Relations
Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha | Ann Copestake

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Empirical Evaluations of Animacy Annotation
Lilja Øvrelid

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Outclassing Wikipedia in Open-Domain Information Extraction: Weakly-Supervised Acquisition of Attributes over Conceptual Hierarchies
Marius Paşca

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Predicting Strong Associations on the Basis of Corpus Data
Yves Peirsman | Dirk Geeraerts

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Measuring Frame Relatedness
Marco Pennacchiotti | Michael Wirth

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Flexible Answer Typing with Discriminative Preference Ranking
Christopher Pinchak | Dekang Lin | Davood Rafiei

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Semi-Supervised Polarity Lexicon Induction
Delip Rao | Deepak Ravichandran

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Natural Language Generation as Planning Under Uncertainty for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Verena Rieser | Oliver Lemon

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Tagging Urdu Text with Parts of Speech: A Tagger Comparison
Hassan Sajjad | Helmut Schmid

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Unsupervised Methods for Head Assignments
Federico Sangati | Willem Zuidema

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A General, Abstract Model of Incremental Dialogue Processing
David Schlangen | Gabriel Skantze

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Word Lattices for Multi-Source Translation
Josh Schroeder | Trevor Cohn | Philipp Koehn

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Frequency Matters: Pitch Accents and Information Status
Katrin Schweitzer | Michael Walsh | Bernd Möbius | Arndt Riester | Antje Schweitzer | Hinrich Schütze

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Using Non-Lexical Features to Identify Effective Indexing Terms for Biomedical Illustrations
Matthew Simpson | Dina Demner-Fushman | Charles Sneiderman | Sameer K. Antani | George R. Thoma

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Incremental Dialogue Processing in a Micro-Domain
Gabriel Skantze | David Schlangen

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Unsupervised Recognition of Literal and Non-Literal Use of Idiomatic Expressions
Caroline Sporleder | Linlin Li

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Semi-Supervised Training for the Averaged Perceptron POS Tagger
Drahomíra “johanka” Spoustová | Jan Hajič | Jan Raab | Miroslav Spousta

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Sequential Labeling with Latent Variables: An Exact Inference Algorithm and its Efficient Approximation
Xu Sun | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Text Summarization Model Based on Maximum Coverage Problem and its Variant
Hiroya Takamura | Manabu Okumura

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Fast Full Parsing by Linear-Chain Conditional Random Fields
Yoshimasa Tsuruoka | Jun’ichi Tsujii | Sophia Ananiadou

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MINT: A Method for Effective and Scalable Mining of Named Entity Transliterations from Large Comparable Corpora
Raghavendra Udupa | K Saravanan | A Kumaran | Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi

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Deriving Generalized Knowledge from Corpora Using WordNet Abstraction
Benjamin Van Durme | Phillip Michalak | Lenhart Schubert

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Learning Efficient Parsing
Gertjan van Noord

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A Robust and Extensible Exemplar-Based Model of Thematic Fit
Bram Vandekerckhove | Dominiek Sandra | Walter Daelemans

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Growing Finely-Discriminating Taxonomies from Seeds of Varying Quality and Size
Tony Veale | Guofu Li | Yanfen Hao

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Feature-Based Method for Document Alignment in Comparable News Corpora
Thuy Vu | Ai Ti Aw | Min Zhang

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Improving Grammaticality in Statistical Sentence Generation: Introducing a Dependency Spanning Tree Algorithm with an Argument Satisfaction Model
Stephen Wan | Mark Dras | Robert Dale | Cécile Paris

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Co-Dispersion: A Windowless Approach to Lexical Association
Justin Washtell

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Language ID in the Context of Harvesting Language Data off the Web
Fei Xia | William Lewis | Hoifung Poon

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Character-Level Dependencies in Chinese: Usefulness and Learning
Hai Zhao