Human Language Technologies 2007: The Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics; Companion Volume, Short Papers

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


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N07-2
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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; Companion Volume, Short Papers
Candace Sidner | Tanja Schultz | Matthew Stone | ChengXiang Zhai

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Comparing User Simulation Models For Dialog Strategy Learning
Hua Ai | Joel Tetreault | Diane Litman

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Automatic Acquisition of Grammatical Types for Nouns
Núria Bel | Sergio Espeja | Montserrat Marimon

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Conquest—An Open-Source Dialog System for Conferences
Dan Bohus | Sergio Grau Puerto | David Huggins-Daines | Venkatesh Keri | Gopala Krishna | Rohit Kumar | Antoine Raux | Stefanie Tomko

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Joint Versus Independent Phonological Feature Models within CRF Phone Recognition
Ilana Bromberg | Jeremy Morris | Eric Fosler-Lussier

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K-Best Suffix Arrays
Kenneth Church | Bo Thiesson | Robert Ragno

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Translation Model Pruning via Usage Statistics for Statistical Machine Translation
Matthias Eck | Stephan Vogel | Alex Waibel

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Combination of Statistical Word Alignments Based on Multiple Preprocessing Schemes
Jakob Elming | Nizar Habash

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A Fast Method for Parallel Document Identification
Jessica Enright | Grzegorz Kondrak

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Generalized Graphical Abstractions for Statistical Machine Translation
Karim Filali | Jeff Bilmes

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Situated Models of Meaning for Sports Video Retrieval
Michael Fleischman | Deb Roy

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Exploring Affect-Context Dependencies for Adaptive System Development
Kate Forbes-Riley | Mihai Rotaru | Diane Litman | Joel Tetreault

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A Filter-Based Approach to Detect End-of-Utterances from Prosody in Dialog Systems
Olac Fuentes | David Vera | Thamar Solorio

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Document Similarity Measures to Distinguish Native vs. Non-Native Essay Writers
Olga Gurevich | Paul Deane

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Arabic Diacritization through Full Morphological Tagging
Nizar Habash | Owen Rambow

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Are Very Large N-Best Lists Useful for SMT?
Saša Hasan | Richard Zens | Hermann Ney

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Relationship between Non-Projective Edges, Their Level Types, and Well-Nestedness
Jiří Havelka

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iROVER: Improving System Combination with Classification
Dustin Hillard | Bjoern Hoffmeister | Mari Ostendorf | Ralf Schlueter | Hermann Ney

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Clustered Sub-Matrix Singular Value Decomposition
Fang Huang | Yorick Wilks

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Implicitly Supervised Language Model Adaptation for Meeting Transcription
David Huggins-Daines | Alexander I. Rudnicky

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ILR-Based MT Comprehension Test with Multi-Level Questions
Douglas Jones | Martha Herzog | Hussny Ibrahim | Arvind Jairam | Wade Shen | Edward Gibson | Michael Emonts

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Semi-Supervised Learning for Semantic Parsing using Support Vector Machines
Rohit Kate | Raymond Mooney

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Discriminative Alignment Training without Annotated Data for Machine Translation
Patrik Lambert | Rafael E. Banchs | Josep M. Crego

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A Geometric Interpretation of Non-Target-Normalized Maximum Cross-Channel Correlation for Vocal Activity Detection in Meetings
Kornel Laskowski | Tanja Schultz

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Detection of Non-Native Sentences Using Machine-Translated Training Data
John Lee | Ming Zhou | Xiaohua Liu

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Exploiting Rich Syntactic Information for Relationship Extraction from Biomedical Articles
Yudong Liu | Zhongmin Shi | Anoop Sarkar

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Look Who is Talking: Soundbite Speaker Name Recognition in Broadcast News Speech
Feifan Liu | Yang Liu

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Tagging Icelandic Text using a Linguistic and a Statistical Tagger
Hrafn Loftsson

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Efficient Computation of Entropy Gradient for Semi-Supervised Conditional Random Fields
Gideon Mann | Andrew McCallum

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Hybrid Document Indexing with Spectral Embedding
Irina Matveeva | Gina-Anne Levow

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On using Articulatory Features for Discriminative Speaker Adaptation
Florian Metze

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RH: A Retro-Hybrid Parser
Paula Newman

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Subtree Mining for Relation Extraction from Wikipedia
Dat P.T. Nguyen | Yutaka Matsuo | Mitsuru Ishizuka

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Advances in the CMU/Interact Arabic GALE Transcription System
Mohamed Noamany | Thomas Schaaf | Tanja Schultz

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An Integrated Architecture for Speech-Input Multi-Target Machine Translation
Alicia Pérez | M. Teresa González | M. Inés Torres | Francisco Casacuberta

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Analysis and System Combination of Phrase- and N-Gram-Based Statistical Machine Translation Systems
Marta R. Costa-jussà | Josep M. Crego | David Vilar | José A. R. Fonollosa | José B. Mariño | Hermann Ney

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Stating with Certainty or Stating with Doubt: Intercoder Reliability Results for Manual Annotation of Epistemically Modalized Statements
Victoria L. Rubin

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Joint Morphological-Lexical Language Modeling for Machine Translation
Ruhi Sarikaya | Yonggang Deng

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Agenda-Based User Simulation for Bootstrapping a POMDP Dialogue System
Jost Schatzmann | Blaise Thomson | Karl Weilhammer | Hui Ye | Steve Young

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Reversible Sound-to-Letter/Letter-to-Sound Modeling Based on Syllable Structure
Stephanie Seneff

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Are Some Speech Recognition Errors Easier to Detect than Others?
Yongmei Shi | Lina Zhou

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Simultaneous Identification of Biomedical Named-Entity and Functional Relation Using Statistical Parsing Techniques
Zhongmin Shi | Anoop Sarkar | Fred Popowich

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Virtual Evidence for Training Speech Recognizers Using Partially Labeled Data
Amarnag Subramanya | Jeff Bilmes

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A High Accuracy Method for Semi-Supervised Information Extraction
Stephen Tratz | Antonio Sanfilippo

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The Effects of Word Prediction on Communication Rate for AAC
Keith Trnka | Debra Yarrington | John McCaw | Kathleen F. McCoy | Christopher Pennington

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Language Modeling for Determiner Selection
Jenine Turner | Eugene Charniak

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Entity Extraction is a Boring Solved Problem—Or is it?
Marc Vilain | Jennifer Su | Suzi Lubar

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Kernel Regression Based Machine Translation
Zhuoran Wang | John Shawe-Taylor | Sandor Szedmak

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Modifying SO-PMI for Japanese Weblog Opinion Mining by Using a Balancing Factor and Detecting Neutral Expressions
Guangwei Wang | Kenji Araki

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Combined Use of Speaker- and Tone-Normalized Pitch Reset with Pause Duration for Automatic Story Segmentation in Mandarin Broadcast News
Lei Xie | Chuan Liu | Helen Meng

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Chinese Named Entity Recognition with Cascaded Hybrid Model
Xiaofeng Yu

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A Three-Step Deterministic Parser for Chinese Dependency Parsing
Kun Yu | Sadao Kurohashi | Hao Liu

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Comparing Wikipedia and German Wordnet by Evaluating Semantic Relatedness on Multiple Datasets
Torsten Zesch | Iryna Gurevych | Max Mühlhäuser

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Selective Phrase Pair Extraction for Improved Statistical Machine Translation
Luke Zettlemoyer | Robert Moore

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Speech Summarization Without Lexical Features for Mandarin Broadcast News
Jian Zhang | Pascale Fung

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A Semi-Automatic Evaluation Scheme: Automated Nuggetization for Manual Annotation
Liang Zhou | Namhee Kwon | Eduard Hovy