Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

Mari Ostendorf, Michael Collins, Shri Narayanan, Douglas W. Oard, Lucy Vanderwende (Editors)


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June
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2009
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Boulder, Colorado
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Mari Ostendorf | Michael Collins | Shri Narayanan | Douglas W. Oard | Lucy Vanderwende

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Subjectivity Recognition on Word Senses via Semi-supervised Mincuts
Fangzhong Su | Katja Markert

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Integrating Knowledge for Subjectivity Sense Labeling
Yaw Gyamfi | Janyce Wiebe | Rada Mihalcea | Cem Akkaya

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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

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A Fully Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation Method Using Dependency Knowledge
Ping Chen | Wei Ding | Chris Bowes | David Brown

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Learning Phoneme Mappings for Transliteration without Parallel Data
Sujith Ravi | Kevin Knight

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A Corpus-Based Approach for the Prediction of Language Impairment in Monolingual English and Spanish-English Bilingual Children
Keyur Gabani | Melissa Sherman | Thamar Solorio | Yang Liu | Lisa Bedore | Elizabeth Peña

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A Discriminative Latent Variable Chinese Segmenter with Hybrid Word/Character Information
Xu Sun | Yaozhong Zhang | Takuya Matsuzaki | Yoshimasa Tsuruoka | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Improved Reconstruction of Protolanguage Word Forms
Alexandre Bouchard-Côté | Thomas L. Griffiths | Dan Klein

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Shared Logistic Normal Distributions for Soft Parameter Tying in Unsupervised Grammar Induction
Shay Cohen | Noah A. Smith

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Adding More Languages Improves Unsupervised Multilingual Part-of-Speech Tagging: a Bayesian Non-Parametric Approach
Benjamin Snyder | Tahira Naseem | Jacob Eisenstein | Regina Barzilay

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Efficiently Parsable Extensions to Tree-Local Multicomponent TAG
Rebecca Nesson | Stuart Shieber

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Improving Unsupervised Dependency Parsing with Richer Contexts and Smoothing
William P. Headden III | Mark Johnson | David McClosky

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Context-Dependent Alignment Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Jamie Brunning | Adrià de Gispert | William Byrne

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Graph-based Learning for Statistical Machine Translation
Andrei Alexandrescu | Katrin Kirchhoff

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Intersecting Multilingual Data for Faster and Better Statistical Translations
Yu Chen | Martin Kay | Andreas Eisele

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Without a ’doubt’? Unsupervised Discovery of Downward-Entailing Operators
Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil | Lillian Lee | Richard Ducott

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The Role of Implicit Argumentation in Nominal SRL
Matthew Gerber | Joyce Chai | Adam Meyers

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Jointly Identifying Predicates, Arguments and Senses using Markov Logic
Ivan Meza-Ruiz | Sebastian Riedel

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Structured Generative Models for Unsupervised Named-Entity Clustering
Micha Elsner | Eugene Charniak | Mark Johnson

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Hierarchical Dirichlet Trees for Information Retrieval
Gholamreza Haffari | Yee Whye Teh

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Phrase-Based Query Degradation Modeling for Vocabulary-Independent Ranked Utterance Retrieval
J. Scott Olsson | Douglas W. Oard

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Japanese Query Alteration Based on Lexical Semantic Similarity
Masato Hagiwara | Hisami Suzuki

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Context-based Message Expansion for Disentanglement of Interleaved Text Conversations
Lidan Wang | Douglas W. Oard

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Unsupervised Morphological Segmentation with Log-Linear Models
Hoifung Poon | Colin Cherry | Kristina Toutanova

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11,001 New Features for Statistical Machine Translation
David Chiang | Kevin Knight | Wei Wang

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Efficient Parsing for Transducer Grammars
John DeNero | Mohit Bansal | Adam Pauls | Dan Klein

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Preference Grammars: Softening Syntactic Constraints to Improve Statistical Machine Translation
Ashish Venugopal | Andreas Zollmann | Noah A. Smith | Stephan Vogel

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Using a Dependency Parser to Improve SMT for Subject-Object-Verb Languages
Peng Xu | Jaeho Kang | Michael Ringgaard | Franz Och

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Learning Bilingual Linguistic Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Han-Bin Chen | Jian-Cheng Wu | Jason S. Chang

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May All Your Wishes Come True: A Study of Wishes and How to Recognize Them
Andrew B. Goldberg | Nathanael Fillmore | David Andrzejewski | Zhiting Xu | Bryan Gibson | Xiaojin Zhu

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Predicting Risk from Financial Reports with Regression
Shimon Kogan | Dimitry Levin | Bryan R. Routledge | Jacob S. Sagi | Noah A. Smith

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Domain Adaptation with Latent Semantic Association for Named Entity Recognition
Honglei Guo | Huijia Zhu | Zhili Guo | Xiaoxun Zhang | Xian Wu | Zhong Su

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Semi-Automatic Entity Set Refinement
Vishnu Vyas | Patrick Pantel

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Unsupervised Constraint Driven Learning For Transliteration Discovery
Ming-Wei Chang | Dan Goldwasser | Dan Roth | Yuancheng Tu

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On the Syllabification of Phonemes
Susan Bartlett | Grzegorz Kondrak | Colin Cherry

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Improving nonparameteric Bayesian inference: experiments on unsupervised word segmentation with adaptor grammars
Mark Johnson | Sharon Goldwater

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Joint Parsing and Named Entity Recognition
Jenny Rose Finkel | Christopher D. Manning

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Minimal-length linearizations for mildly context-sensitive dependency trees
Y. Albert Park | Roger Levy

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Positive Results for Parsing with a Bounded Stack using a Model-Based Right-Corner Transform
William Schuler

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Hierarchical Text Segmentation from Multi-Scale Lexical Cohesion
Jacob Eisenstein

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Exploring Content Models for Multi-Document Summarization
Aria Haghighi | Lucy Vanderwende

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Global Models of Document Structure using Latent Permutations
Harr Chen | S.R.K. Branavan | Regina Barzilay | David R. Karger

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Assessing and Improving the Performance of Speech Recognition for Incremental Systems
Timo Baumann | Michaela Atterer | David Schlangen

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Geo-Centric Language Models for Local Business Voice Search
Amanda Stent | Ilija Zeljković | Diamantino Caseiro | Jay Wilpon

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Improving the Arabic Pronunciation Dictionary for Phone and Word Recognition with Linguistically-Based Pronunciation Rules
Fadi Biadsy | Nizar Habash | Julia Hirschberg

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Using a maximum entropy model to build segmentation lattices for MT
Chris Dyer

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Active Learning for Statistical Phrase-based Machine Translation
Gholamreza Haffari | Maxim Roy | Anoop Sarkar

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Semi-Supervised Lexicon Mining from Parenthetical Expressions in Monolingual Web Pages
Xianchao Wu | Naoaki Okazaki | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation with Weighted Finite State Transducers
Gonzalo Iglesias | Adrià de Gispert | Eduardo R. Banga | William Byrne

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Improved pronunciation features for construct-driven assessment of non-native spontaneous speech
Lei Chen | Klaus Zechner | Xiaoming Xi

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Performance Prediction for Exponential Language Models
Stanley Chen

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Tied-Mixture Language Modeling in Continuous Space
Ruhi Sarikaya | Mohamed Afify | Brian Kingsbury

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Shrinking Exponential Language Models
Stanley Chen

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Predicting Response to Political Blog Posts with Topic Models
Tae Yano | William W. Cohen | Noah A. Smith

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An Iterative Reinforcement Approach for Fine-Grained Opinion Mining
Weifu Du | Songbo Tan

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For a few dollars less: Identifying review pages sans human labels
Luciano Barbosa | Ravi Kumar | Bo Pang | Andrew Tomkins

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More than Words: Syntactic Packaging and Implicit Sentiment
Stephan Greene | Philip Resnik

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Streaming for large scale NLP: Language Modeling
Amit Goyal | Hal Daumé III | Suresh Venkatasubramanian

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The Effect of Corpus Size on Case Frame Acquisition for Discourse Analysis
Ryohei Sasano | Daisuke Kawahara | Sadao Kurohashi

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Semantic-based Estimation of Term Informativeness
Kirill Kireyev

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Optimal Reduction of Rule Length in Linear Context-Free Rewriting Systems
Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez | Marco Kuhlmann | Giorgio Satta | David Weir

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Inducing Compact but Accurate Tree-Substitution Grammars
Trevor Cohn | Sharon Goldwater | Phil Blunsom

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Hierarchical Search for Parsing
Adam Pauls | Dan Klein

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An effective Discourse Parser that uses Rich Linguistic Information
Rajen Subba | Barbara Di Eugenio

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Graph-Cut-Based Anaphoricity Determination for Coreference Resolution
Vincent Ng

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Using Citations to Generate surveys of Scientific Paradigms
Saif Mohammad | Bonnie Dorr | Melissa Egan | Ahmed Hassan | Pradeep Muthukrishan | Vahed Qazvinian | Dragomir Radev | David Zajic

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Non-Parametric Bayesian Areal Linguistics
Hal Daumé III

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Hierarchical Bayesian Domain Adaptation
Jenny Rose Finkel | Christopher D. Manning

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Online EM for Unsupervised Models
Percy Liang | Dan Klein

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Unsupervised Approaches for Automatic Keyword Extraction Using Meeting Transcripts
Feifan Liu | Deana Pennell | Fei Liu | Yang Liu

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A Finite-State Turn-Taking Model for Spoken Dialog Systems
Antoine Raux | Maxine Eskenazi

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Extracting Social Meaning: Identifying Interactional Style in Spoken Conversation
Dan Jurafsky | Rajesh Ranganath | Dan McFarland

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Linear Complexity Context-Free Parsing Pipelines via Chart Constraints
Brian Roark | Kristy Hollingshead

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Improved Syntactic Models for Parsing Speech with Repairs
Tim Miller

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A model of local coherence effects in human sentence processing as consequences of updates from bottom-up prior to posterior beliefs
Klinton Bicknell | Roger Levy