Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

Ron Kaplan, Jill Burstein, Mary Harper, Gerald Penn (Editors)


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N10-1
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June
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2010
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Los Angeles, California
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Ron Kaplan | Jill Burstein | Mary Harper | Gerald Penn

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Invited Talk: Recognition and Understanding of Meetings
Steve Renals

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Chart Mining-based Lexical Acquisition with Precision Grammars
Yi Zhang | Timothy Baldwin | Valia Kordoni | David Martinez | Jeremy Nicholson

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Products of Random Latent Variable Grammars
Slav Petrov

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Automatic Domain Adaptation for Parsing
David McClosky | Eugene Charniak | Mark Johnson

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Appropriately Handled Prosodic Breaks Help PCFG Parsing
Zhongqiang Huang | Mary Harper

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Using Confusion Networks for Speech Summarization
Shasha Xie | Yang Liu

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Qme! : A Speech-based Question-Answering system on Mobile Devices
Taniya Mishra | Srinivas Bangalore

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Dialogue-Oriented Review Summary Generation for Spoken Dialogue Recommendation Systems
Jingjing Liu | Stephanie Seneff | Victor Zue

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Minimally-Supervised Extraction of Entities from Text Advertisements
Sameer Singh | Dustin Hillard | Chris Leggetter

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Taxonomy Learning Using Word Sense Induction
Ioannis P. Klapaftis | Suresh Manandhar

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Visual Information in Semantic Representation
Yansong Feng | Mirella Lapata

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Automatic Evaluation of Topic Coherence
David Newman | Jey Han Lau | Karl Grieser | Timothy Baldwin

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Multi-Prototype Vector-Space Models of Word Meaning
Joseph Reisinger | Raymond J. Mooney

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Unsupervised Syntactic Alignment with Inversion Transduction Grammars
Adam Pauls | Dan Klein | David Chiang | Kevin Knight

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Joint Parsing and Alignment with Weakly Synchronized Grammars
David Burkett | John Blitzer | Dan Klein

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Learning Translation Boundaries for Phrase-Based Decoding
Deyi Xiong | Min Zhang | Haizhou Li

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Hitting the Right Paraphrases in Good Time
Stanley Kok | Chris Brockett

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Training Paradigms for Correcting Errors in Grammar and Usage
Alla Rozovskaya | Dan Roth

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Using Mostly Native Data to Correct Errors in Learners’ Writing
Michael Gamon

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Unsupervised Modeling of Twitter Conversations
Alan Ritter | Colin Cherry | Bill Dolan

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Streaming First Story Detection with application to Twitter
Saša Petrović | Miles Osborne | Victor Lavrenko

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Unsupervised Model Adaptation using Information-Theoretic Criterion
Ariya Rastrow | Frederick Jelinek | Abhinav Sethy | Bhuvana Ramabhadran

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Formatting Time-Aligned ASR Transcripts for Readability
Maria Shugrina

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Cheap, Fast and Good Enough: Automatic Speech Recognition with Non-Expert Transcription
Scott Novotney | Chris Callison-Burch

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Contextual Information Improves OOV Detection in Speech
Carolina Parada | Mark Dredze | Denis Filimonov | Frederick Jelinek

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Improved Extraction Assessment through Better Language Models
Arun Ahuja | Doug Downey

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Language Identification: The Long and the Short of the Matter
Timothy Baldwin | Marco Lui

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Inducing Synchronous Grammars with Slice Sampling
Phil Blunsom | Trevor Cohn

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Task-based Evaluation of Multiword Expressions: a Pilot Study in Statistical Machine Translation
Marine Carpuat | Mona Diab

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Improving Semantic Role Labeling with Word Sense
Wanxiang Che | Ting Liu | Yongqiang Li

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Extending the METEOR Machine Translation Evaluation Metric to the Phrase Level
Michael Denkowski | Alon Lavie

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Testing a Grammar Customization System with Sahaptin
Scott Drellishak

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Two monolingual parses are better than one (synchronous parse)
Chris Dyer

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Fast Query for Large Treebanks
Sumukh Ghodke | Steven Bird

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Efficient Parsing of Well-Nested Linear Context-Free Rewriting Systems
Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez | Marco Kuhlmann | Giorgio Satta

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Utility Evaluation of Cross-document Information Extraction
Heng Ji | Zheng Chen | Jonathan Feldman | Antonio Gonzalez | Ralph Grishman | Vivek Upadhyay

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Evaluation Metrics for the Lexical Substitution Task
Sanaz Jabbari | Mark Hepple | Louise Guthrie

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Movie Reviews and Revenues: An Experiment in Text Regression
Mahesh Joshi | Dipanjan Das | Kevin Gimpel | Noah A. Smith

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Using Gaussian Mixture Models to Detect Figurative Language in Context
Linlin Li | Caroline Sporleder

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Improving Phrase-Based Translation with Prototypes of Short Phrases
Frank Liberato | Behrang Mohit | Rebecca Hwa

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Putting the User in the Loop: Interactive Maximal Marginal Relevance for Query-Focused Summarization
Jimmy Lin | Nitin Madnani | Bonnie Dorr

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Improving Blog Polarity Classification via Topic Analysis and Adaptive Methods
Feifan Liu | Dong Wang | Bin Li | Yang Liu

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Creating Local Coherence: An Empirical Assessment
Annie Louis | Ani Nenkova

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Time-Efficient Creation of an Accurate Sentence Fusion Corpus
Kathleen McKeown | Sara Rosenthal | Kapil Thadani | Coleman Moore

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Towards Cross-Lingual Textual Entailment
Yashar Mehdad | Matteo Negri | Marcello Federico

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A Comparative Study of Word Co-occurrence for Term Clustering in Language Model-based Sentence Retrieval
Saeedeh Momtazi | Sanjeev Khudanpur | Dietrich Klakow

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Information Content Measures of Semantic Similarity Perform Better Without Sense-Tagged Text
Ted Pedersen

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Generating Expository Dialogue from Monologue: Motivation, Corpus and Preliminary Rules
Paul Piwek | Svetlana Stoyanchev

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The Simple Truth about Dependency and Phrase Structure Representations: An Opinion Piece
Owen Rambow

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Word Alignment with Stochastic Bracketing Linear Inversion Transduction Grammar
Markus Saers | Joakim Nivre | Dekai Wu

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Crowdsourcing the evaluation of a domain-adapted named entity recognition system
Asad B. Sayeed | Timothy J. Meyer | Hieu C. Nguyen | Olivia Buzek | Amy Weinberg

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Generalizing Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation using Rules with Adjacent Nonterminals
Hendra Setiawan | Philip Resnik

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The Effect of Ambiguity on the Automated Acquisition of WSD Examples
Mark Stevenson | Yikun Guo

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Word Sense Subjectivity for Cross-lingual Lexical Substitution
Fangzhong Su | Katja Markert

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Query Ambiguity Revisited: Clickthrough Measures for Distinguishing Informational and Ambiguous Queries
Yu Wang | Eugene Agichtein

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For the sake of simplicity: Unsupervised extraction of lexical simplifications from Wikipedia
Mark Yatskar | Bo Pang | Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil | Lillian Lee

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Predicting Human-Targeted Translation Edit Rate via Untrained Human Annotators
Omar F. Zaidan | Chris Callison-Burch

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Improving Semantic Role Classification with Selectional Preferences
Beñat Zapirain | Eneko Agirre | Lluís Màrquez | Mihai Surdeanu

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Generalizing Syntactic Structures for Product Attribute Candidate Extraction
Yanyan Zhao | Bing Qin | Shen Hu | Ting Liu

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“cba to check the spelling”: Investigating Parser Performance on Discussion Forum Posts
Jennifer Foster

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Coreference Resolution in a Modular, Entity-Centered Model
Aria Haghighi | Dan Klein

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Stream-based Translation Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Abby Levenberg | Chris Callison-Burch | Miles Osborne

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Extracting Parallel Sentences from Comparable Corpora using Document Level Alignment
Jason R. Smith | Chris Quirk | Kristina Toutanova

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Statistical Machine Translation of Texts with Misspelled Words
Nicola Bertoldi | Mauro Cettolo | Marcello Federico

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Everybody loves a rich cousin: An empirical study of transliteration through bridge languages
Mitesh M. Khapra | A Kumaran | Pushpak Bhattacharyya

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Discriminative Learning over Constrained Latent Representations
Ming-Wei Chang | Dan Goldwasser | Dan Roth | Vivek Srikumar

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Some Empirical Evidence for Annotation Noise in a Benchmarked Dataset
Beata Beigman Klebanov | Eyal Beigman

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Bayesian Inference for Finite-State Transducers
David Chiang | Jonathan Graehl | Kevin Knight | Adam Pauls | Sujith Ravi

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Distributed Training Strategies for the Structured Perceptron
Ryan McDonald | Keith Hall | Gideon Mann

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Term Weighting Schemes for Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Andrew T. Wilson | Peter A. Chew

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Learning Dense Models of Query Similarity from User Click Logs
Fabio De Bona | Stefan Riezler | Keith Hall | Massimiliano Ciaramita | Amaç Herdaǧdelen | Maria Holmqvist

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Learning to Link Entities with Knowledge Base
Zhicheng Zheng | Fangtao Li | Minlie Huang | Xiaoyan Zhu

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Improving the Multilingual User Experience of Wikipedia Using Cross-Language Name Search
Raghavendra Udupa | Mitesh M. Khapra

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Learning Words and Their Meanings from Unsegmented Child-directed Speech
Bevan K. Jones | Mark Johnson | Michael C. Frank

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Subword Variation in Text Message Classification
Robert Munro | Christopher D. Manning

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Automatic Diacritization for Low-Resource Languages Using a Hybrid Word and Consonant CMM
Robbie Haertel | Peter McClanahan | Eric K. Ringger

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Urdu Word Segmentation
Nadir Durrani | Sarmad Hussain

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Enabling Monolingual Translators: Post-Editing vs. Options
Philipp Koehn

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Online Learning for Interactive Statistical Machine Translation
Daniel Ortiz-Martínez | Ismael García-Varea | Francisco Casacuberta

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The Best Lexical Metric for Phrase-Based Statistical MT System Optimization
Daniel Cer | Christopher D. Manning | Daniel Jurafsky

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Variational Inference for Adaptor Grammars
Shay B. Cohen | David M. Blei | Noah A. Smith

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Type-Based MCMC
Percy Liang | Michael I. Jordan | Dan Klein

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Painless Unsupervised Learning with Features
Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick | Alexandre Bouchard-Côté | John DeNero | Dan Klein

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Linguistic Steganography Using Automatically Generated Paraphrases
Ching-Yun Chang | Stephen Clark

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Prenominal Modifier Ordering via Multiple Sequence Alignment
Aaron Dunlop | Margaret Mitchell | Brian Roark

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Good Question! Statistical Ranking for Question Generation
Michael Heilman | Noah A. Smith

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Not All Seeds Are Equal: Measuring the Quality of Text Mining Seeds
Zornitsa Kozareva | Eduard Hovy

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Extracting Glosses to Disambiguate Word Senses
Weisi Duan | Alexander Yates

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Can Recognising Multiword Expressions Improve Shallow Parsing?
Ioannis Korkontzelos | Suresh Manandhar

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A Simple Approach for HPSG Supertagging Using Dependency Information
Yao-zhong Zhang | Takuya Matsuzaki | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Ensemble Models for Dependency Parsing: Cheap and Good?
Mihai Surdeanu | Christopher D. Manning

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Enlarged Search Space for SITG Parsing
Guillem Gascó | Joan-Andreu Sánchez | José-Miguel Benedí

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Improving Data Driven Dependency Parsing using Clausal Information
Phani Gadde | Karan Jindal | Samar Husain | Dipti Misra Sharma | Rajeev Sangal

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A Treebank Query System Based on an Extracted Tree Grammar
Seth Kulick | Ann Bies

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Reranking the Berkeley and Brown Parsers
Mark Johnson | Ahmet Engin Ural

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An Exploration of Off Topic Conversation
Whitney L. Cade | Blair A. Lehman | Andrew Olney

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Making Conversational Structure Explicit: Identification of Initiation-response Pairs within Online Discussions
Yi-Chia Wang | Carolyn P. Rosé

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Engaging learning groups using Social Interaction Strategies
Rohit Kumar | Carolyn P. Rosé

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Using Entity-Based Features to Model Coherence in Student Essays
Jill Burstein | Joel Tetreault | Slava Andreyev

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Summarizing Microblogs Automatically
Beaux Sharifi | Mark-Anthony Hutton | Jugal Kalita

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Automatic Generation of Personalized Annotation Tags for Twitter Users
Wei Wu | Bin Zhang | Mari Ostendorf

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Language identification of names with SVMs
Aditya Bhargava | Grzegorz Kondrak

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Integrating Joint n-gram Features into a Discriminative Training Framework
Sittichai Jiampojamarn | Colin Cherry | Grzegorz Kondrak

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A Hybrid Morphologically Decomposed Factored Language Models for Arabic LVCSR
Amr El-Desoky | Ralf Schlüter | Hermann Ney

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Is Arabic Part of Speech Tagging Feasible Without Word Segmentation?
Emad Mohamed | Sandra Kübler

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Arabic Mention Detection: Toward Better Unit of Analysis
Yassine Benajiba | Imed Zitouni

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An MDL-based approach to extracting subword units for grapheme-to-phoneme conversion
Sravana Reddy | John Goldsmith

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Extracting Phrase Patterns with Minimum Redundancy for Unsupervised Speaker Role Classification
Bin Zhang | Brian Hutchinson | Wei Wu | Mari Ostendorf

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Classification of Prosodic Events using Quantized Contour Modeling
Andrew Rosenberg

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Investigations into the Crandem Approach to Word Recognition
Rohit Prabhavalkar | Preethi Jyothi | William Hartmann | Jeremy Morris | Eric Fosler-Lussier

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Constraint-Driven Rank-Based Learning for Information Extraction
Sameer Singh | Limin Yao | Sebastian Riedel | Andrew McCallum

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Softmax-Margin CRFs: Training Log-Linear Models with Cost Functions
Kevin Gimpel | Noah A. Smith

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Bitext-Based Resolution of German Subject-Object Ambiguities
Florian Schwarck | Alexander Fraser | Hinrich Schütze

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Invited Talk: Music, Language, and Computational Modeling: Lessons from the Key-Finding Problem
David Temperley

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An Efficient Algorithm for Easy-First Non-Directional Dependency Parsing
Yoav Goldberg | Michael Elhadad

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From Baby Steps to Leapfrog: How “Less is More” in Unsupervised Dependency Parsing
Valentin I. Spitkovsky | Hiyan Alshawi | Daniel Jurafsky

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Relaxed Marginal Inference and its Application to Dependency Parsing
Sebastian Riedel | David A. Smith

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Optimal Parsing Strategies for Linear Context-Free Rewriting Systems
Daniel Gildea

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The viability of web-derived polarity lexicons
Leonid Velikovich | Sasha Blair-Goldensohn | Kerry Hannan | Ryan McDonald

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Dependency Tree-based Sentiment Classification using CRFs with Hidden Variables
Tetsuji Nakagawa | Kentaro Inui | Sadao Kurohashi

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Convolution Kernels for Opinion Holder Extraction
Michael Wiegand | Dietrich Klakow

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An Unsupervised Aspect-Sentiment Model for Online Reviews
Samuel Brody | Noemie Elhadad

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Joint Inference for Knowledge Extraction from Biomedical Literature
Hoifung Poon | Lucy Vanderwende

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Clinical Information Retrieval using Document and PICO Structure
Florian Boudin | Jian-Yun Nie | Martin Dawes

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Topic Models for Image Annotation and Text Illustration
Yansong Feng | Mirella Lapata

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Learning about Voice Search for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Rebecca Passonneau | Susan L. Epstein | Tiziana Ligorio | Joshua B. Gordon | Pravin Bhutada

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A Direct Syntax-Driven Reordering Model for Phrase-Based Machine Translation
Niyu Ge

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Context-free reordering, finite-state translation
Chris Dyer | Philip Resnik

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Improved Models of Distortion Cost for Statistical Machine Translation
Spence Green | Michel Galley | Christopher D. Manning

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Why Synchronous Tree Substitution Grammars?
Andreas Maletti

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An extractive supervised two-stage method for sentence compression
Dimitrios Galanis | Ion Androutsopoulos

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Interpretation and Transformation for Abstracting Conversations
Gabriel Murray | Giuseppe Carenini | Raymond Ng

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Quantifying the Limits and Success of Extractive Summarization Systems Across Domains
Hakan Ceylan | Rada Mihalcea | Umut Özertem | Elena Lloret | Manuel Palomar

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Multi-document Summarization via Budgeted Maximization of Submodular Functions
Hui Lin | Jeff Bilmes

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Cross-lingual Induction of Selectional Preferences with Bilingual Vector Spaces
Yves Peirsman | Sebastian Padó

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Unsupervised Induction of Semantic Roles
Joel Lang | Mirella Lapata

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Probabilistic Frame-Semantic Parsing
Dipanjan Das | Nathan Schneider | Desai Chen | Noah A. Smith

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Expected Sequence Similarity Maximization
Cyril Allauzen | Shankar Kumar | Wolfgang Macherey | Mehryar Mohri | Michael Riley

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Accurate Non-Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation
Michel Galley | Christopher D. Manning

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Model Combination for Machine Translation
John DeNero | Shankar Kumar | Ciprian Chelba | Franz Och

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Detecting Emails Containing Requests for Action
Andrew Lampert | Robert Dale | Cecile Paris

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Evaluating Hierarchical Discourse Segmentation
Lucien Carroll

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Reformulating Discourse Connectives for Non-Expert Readers
Advaith Siddharthan | Napoleon Katsos

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Tree Edit Models for Recognizing Textual Entailments, Paraphrases, and Answers to Questions
Michael Heilman | Noah A. Smith

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Syntactic/Semantic Structures for Textual Entailment Recognition
Yashar Mehdad | Alessandro Moschitti | Fabio Massimo Zanzotto

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Automatic Metaphor Interpretation as a Paraphrasing Task
Ekaterina Shutova