Human Language Technologies 2007: The Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics; Proceedings of the Main Conference

Candace Sidner, Tanja Schultz, Matthew Stone, ChengXiang Zhai (Editors)


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N07-1
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April
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2007
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Rochester, New York
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NAACL
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Human Language Technologies 2007: The Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics; Proceedings of the Main Conference
Candace Sidner | Tanja Schultz | Matthew Stone | ChengXiang Zhai

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Exploiting Acoustic and Syntactic Features for Prosody Labeling in a Maximum Entropy Framework
Vivek Kumar Rangarajan Sridhar | Srinivas Bangalore | Shrikanth Narayanan

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To Memorize or to Predict: Prominence labeling in Conversational Speech
Ani Nenkova | Jason Brenier | Anubha Kothari | Sasha Calhoun | Laura Whitton | David Beaver | Dan Jurafsky

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Avoiding and Resolving Initiative Conflicts in Dialogue
Fan Yang | Peter A. Heeman

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What Decisions Have You Made?: Automatic Decision Detection in Meeting Conversations
Pei-Yun Hsueh | Johanna D. Moore

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Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation Based on Rate of Accomplishment of Sub-Goals
Kiyotaka Uchimoto | Katsunori Kotani | Yujie Zhang | Hitoshi Isahara

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Source-Language Features and Maximum Correlation Training for Machine Translation Evaluation
Ding Liu | Daniel Gildea

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Generating Case Markers in Machine Translation
Kristina Toutanova | Hisami Suzuki

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Direct Translation Model 2
Abraham Ittycheriah | Salim Roukos

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Structured Local Training and Biased Potential Functions for Conditional Random Fields with Application to Coreference Resolution
Yejin Choi | Claire Cardie

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Coreference or Not: A Twin Model for Coreference Resolution
Xiaoqiang Luo

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First-Order Probabilistic Models for Coreference Resolution
Aron Culotta | Michael Wick | Andrew McCallum

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Information Retrieval On Empty Fields
Victor Lavrenko | Xing Yi | James Allan

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Improving Diversity in Ranking using Absorbing Random Walks
Xiaojin Zhu | Andrew Goldberg | Jurgen Van Gael | David Andrzejewski

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A Random Text Model for the Generation of Statistical Language Invariants
Chris Biemann

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A Systematic Exploration of the Feature Space for Relation Extraction
Jing Jiang | ChengXiang Zhai

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Unsupervised Resolution of Objects and Relations on the Web
Alexander Yates | Oren Etzioni

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The Domain Restriction Hypothesis: Relating Term Similarity and Semantic Consistency
Alfio Massimiliano Gliozzo | Marco Pennacchiotti | Patrick Pantel

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Bayesian Inference for PCFGs via Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Mark Johnson | Thomas Griffiths | Sharon Goldwater

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Worst-Case Synchronous Grammar Rules
Daniel Gildea | Daniel Štefankovič

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High-Performance, Language-Independent Morphological Segmentation
Sajib Dasgupta | Vincent Ng

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Probabilistic Generation of Weather Forecast Texts
Anja Belz

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Generation by Inverting a Semantic Parser that Uses Statistical Machine Translation
Yuk Wah Wong | Raymond Mooney

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Lexicalized Markov Grammars for Sentence Compression
Michel Galley | Kathleen McKeown

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Hybrid Models for Semantic Classification of Chinese Unknown Words
Xiaofei Lu

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Using Wikipedia for Automatic Word Sense Disambiguation
Rada Mihalcea

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Data-Driven Graph Construction for Semi-Supervised Graph-Based Learning in NLP
Andrei Alexandrescu | Katrin Kirchhoff

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Is Question Answering Better than Information Retrieval? Towards a Task-Based Evaluation Framework for Question Series
Jimmy Lin

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A Case For Shorter Queries, and Helping Users Create Them
Giridhar Kumaran | James Allan

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Combining Outputs from Multiple Machine Translation Systems
Antti-Veikko Rosti | Necip Fazil Ayan | Bing Xiang | Spyros Matsoukas | Richard Schwartz | Bonnie Dorr

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Joint Determination of Anaphoricity and Coreference Resolution using Integer Programming
Pascal Denis | Jason Baldridge

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Automating Creation of Hierarchical Faceted Metadata Structures
Emilia Stoica | Marti Hearst | Megan Richardson

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Cross-Instance Tuning of Unsupervised Document Clustering Algorithms
Damianos Karakos | Jason Eisner | Sanjeev Khudanpur | Carey Priebe

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Using “Annotator Rationales” to Improve Machine Learning for Text Categorization
Omar Zaidan | Jason Eisner | Christine Piatko

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Combining Reinformation Learning with Information-State Update Rules
Peter Heeman

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Estimating the Reliability of MDP Policies: a Confidence Interval Approach
Joel Tetreault | Dan Bohus | Diane Litman

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An Exploration of Eye Gaze in Spoken Language Processing for Multimodal Conversational Interfaces
Shaolin Qu | Joyce Chai

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Extracting Semantic Orientations of Phrases from Dictionary
Hiroya Takamura | Takashi Inui | Manabu Okumura

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Multiple Aspect Ranking Using the Good Grief Algorithm
Benjamin Snyder | Regina Barzilay

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Extracting Appraisal Expressions
Kenneth Bloom | Navendu Garg | Shlomo Argamon

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Whose Idea Was This, and Why Does it Matter? Attributing Scientific Work to Citations
Advaith Siddharthan | Simone Teufel

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Combining Probability-Based Rankers for Action-Item Detection
Paul N. Bennett | Jaime G. Carbonell

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Multi-Document Relationship Fusion via Constraints on Probabilistic Databases
Gideon Mann

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An Integrated Approach to Measuring Semantic Similarity between Words Using Information Available on the Web
Danushka Bollegala | Yutaka Matsuo | Mitsuru Ishizuka

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An Information Retrieval Approach to Sense Ranking
Mirella Lapata | Frank Keller

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Near-Synonym Choice in an Intelligent Thesaurus
Diana Inkpen

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A Log-Linear Block Transliteration Model based on Bi-Stream HMMs
Bing Zhao | Nguyen Bach | Ian Lane | Stephan Vogel

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Applying Many-to-Many Alignments and Hidden Markov Models to Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion
Sittichai Jiampojamarn | Grzegorz Kondrak | Tarek Sherif

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Analysis of Morph-Based Speech Recognition and the Modeling of Out-of-Vocabulary Words Across Languages
Mathias Creutz | Teemu Hirsimäki | Mikko Kurimo | Antti Puurula | Janne Pylkkönen | Vesa Siivola | Matti Varjokallio | Ebru Arisoy | Murat Saraçlar | Andreas Stolcke

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Tree Revision Learning for Dependency Parsing
Giuseppe Attardi | Massimiliano Ciaramita

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Incremental Non-Projective Dependency Parsing
Joakim Nivre

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Improved Inference for Unlexicalized Parsing
Slav Petrov | Dan Klein

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Approximate Factoring for A* Search
Aria Haghighi | John DeNero | Dan Klein

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A Cascaded Machine Learning Approach to Interpreting Temporal Expressions
David Ahn | Joris van Rantwijk | Maarten de Rijke

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Building and Refining Rhetorical-Semantic Relation Models
Sasha Blair-Goldensohn | Kathleen McKeown | Owen Rambow

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A Unified Local and Global Model for Discourse Coherence
Micha Elsner | Joseph Austerweil | Eugene Charniak

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Randomized Decoding for Selection-and-Ordering Problems
Pawan Deshpande | Regina Barzilay | David Karger

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Multilingual Structural Projection across Interlinear Text
Fei Xia | William Lewis

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Combining Lexical and Grammatical Features to Improve Readability Measures for First and Second Language Texts
Michael Heilman | Kevyn Collins-Thompson | Jamie Callan | Maxine Eskenazi

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Automatic Assessment of Student Translations for Foreign Language Tutoring
Chao Wang | Stephanie Seneff

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Automatic and Human Scoring of Word Definition Responses
Kevyn Collins-Thompson | Jamie Callan

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A Comparison of Pivot Methods for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation
Masao Utiyama | Hitoshi Isahara

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Efficient Phrase-Table Representation for Machine Translation with Applications to Online MT and Speech Translation
Richard Zens | Hermann Ney

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An Efficient Two-Pass Approach to Synchronous-CFG Driven Statistical MT
Ashish Venugopal | Andreas Zollmann | Stephan Vogel

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Statistical Phrase-Based Post-Editing
Michel Simard | Cyril Goutte | Pierre Isabelle

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Automatic Answer Typing for How-Questions
Christopher Pinchak | Shane Bergsma

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A Probabilistic Framework for Answer Selection in Question Answering
Jeongwoo Ko | Luo Si | Eric Nyberg

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Question Answering Using Integrated Information Retrieval and Information Extraction
Barry Schiffman | Kathleen McKeown | Ralph Grishman | James Allan

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Toward Multimedia: A String Pattern-Based Passage Ranking Model for Video Question Answering
Yu-Chieh Wu | Jie-Chi Yang

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Can Semantic Roles Generalize Across Genres?
Szu-ting Yi | Edward Loper | Martha Palmer

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Towards Robust Semantic Role Labeling
Sameer Pradhan | Wayne Ward | James Martin

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ISP: Learning Inferential Selectional Preferences
Patrick Pantel | Rahul Bhagat | Bonaventura Coppola | Timothy Chklovski | Eduard Hovy

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Computing Semantic Similarity between Skill Statements for Approximate Matching
Feng Pan | Robert Farrell