Proceedings of ACL-08: HLT

Johanna D. Moore, Simone Teufel, James Allan, Sadaoki Furui (Editors)


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P08-1
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June
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2008
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Columbus, Ohio
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of ACL-08: HLT
Johanna D. Moore | Simone Teufel | James Allan | Sadaoki Furui

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Mining Wiki Resources for Multilingual Named Entity Recognition
Alexander E. Richman | Patrick Schone

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Distributional Identification of Non-Referential Pronouns
Shane Bergsma | Dekang Lin | Randy Goebel

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Weakly-Supervised Acquisition of Open-Domain Classes and Class Attributes from Web Documents and Query Logs
Marius Paşca | Benjamin Van Durme

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The Tradeoffs Between Open and Traditional Relation Extraction
Michele Banko | Oren Etzioni

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PDT 2.0 Requirements on a Query Language
Jiří Mírovský

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Task-oriented Evaluation of Syntactic Parsers and Their Representations
Yusuke Miyao | Rune Sætre | Kenji Sagae | Takuya Matsuzaki | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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MAXSIM: A Maximum Similarity Metric for Machine Translation Evaluation
Yee Seng Chan | Hwee Tou Ng

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Contradictions and Justifications: Extensions to the Textual Entailment Task
Ellen M. Voorhees

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Cohesive Phrase-Based Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation
Colin Cherry

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Phrase Table Training for Precision and Recall: What Makes a Good Phrase and a Good Phrase Pair?
Yonggang Deng | Jia Xu | Yuqing Gao

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Measure Word Generation for English-Chinese SMT Systems
Dongdong Zhang | Mu Li | Nan Duan | Chi-Ho Li | Ming Zhou

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Bayesian Learning of Non-Compositional Phrases with Synchronous Parsing
Hao Zhang | Chris Quirk | Robert C. Moore | Daniel Gildea

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Applying a Grammar-Based Language Model to a Simplified Broadcast-News Transcription Task
Tobias Kaufmann | Beat Pfister

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Automatic Editing in a Back-End Speech-to-Text System
Maximilian Bisani | Paul Vozila | Olivier Divay | Jeff Adams

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Grounded Language Modeling for Automatic Speech Recognition of Sports Video
Michael Fleischman | Deb Roy

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Lexicalized Phonotactic Word Segmentation
Margaret M. Fleck

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A Re-examination of Query Expansion Using Lexical Resources
Hui Fang

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Selecting Query Term Alternations for Web Search by Exploiting Query Contexts
Guihong Cao | Stephen Robertson | Jian-Yun Nie

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Searching Questions by Identifying Question Topic and Question Focus
Huizhong Duan | Yunbo Cao | Chin-Yew Lin | Yong Yu

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Trainable Generation of Big-Five Personality Styles through Data-Driven Parameter Estimation
François Mairesse | Marilyn Walker

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Correcting Misuse of Verb Forms
John Lee | Stephanie Seneff

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Hypertagging: Supertagging for Surface Realization with CCG
Dominic Espinosa | Michael White | Dennis Mehay

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Forest-Based Translation
Haitao Mi | Liang Huang | Qun Liu

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A Discriminative Latent Variable Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Phil Blunsom | Trevor Cohn | Miles Osborne

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Efficient Multi-Pass Decoding for Synchronous Context Free Grammars
Hao Zhang | Daniel Gildea

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Regular Tree Grammars as a Formalism for Scope Underspecification
Alexander Koller | Michaela Regneri | Stefan Thater

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Classification of Semantic Relationships between Nominals Using Pattern Clusters
Dmitry Davidov | Ari Rappoport

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Vector-based Models of Semantic Composition
Jeff Mitchell | Mirella Lapata

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Exploiting Feature Hierarchy for Transfer Learning in Named Entity Recognition
Andrew Arnold | Ramesh Nallapati | William W. Cohen

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Refining Event Extraction through Cross-Document Inference
Heng Ji | Ralph Grishman

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Learning Document-Level Semantic Properties from Free-Text Annotations
S.R.K. Branavan | Harr Chen | Jacob Eisenstein | Regina Barzilay

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Automatic Image Annotation Using Auxiliary Text Information
Yansong Feng | Mirella Lapata

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Hedge Classification in Biomedical Texts with a Weakly Supervised Selection of Keywords
György Szarvas

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When Specialists and Generalists Work Together: Overcoming Domain Dependence in Sentiment Tagging
Alina Andreevskaia | Sabine Bergler

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A Generic Sentence Trimmer with CRFs
Tadashi Nomoto

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A Joint Model of Text and Aspect Ratings for Sentiment Summarization
Ivan Titov | Ryan McDonald

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Improving Parsing and PP Attachment Performance with Sense Information
Eneko Agirre | Timothy Baldwin | David Martinez

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A Logical Basis for the D Combinator and Normal Form in CCG
Frederick Hoyt | Jason Baldridge

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Parsing Noun Phrase Structure with CCG
David Vadas | James R. Curran

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Sentence Simplification for Semantic Role Labeling
David Vickrey | Daphne Koller

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Summarizing Emails with Conversational Cohesion and Subjectivity
Giuseppe Carenini | Raymond T. Ng | Xiaodong Zhou

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Ad Hoc Treebank Structures
Markus Dickinson

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A Single Generative Model for Joint Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing
Yoav Goldberg | Reut Tsarfaty

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Which Words Are Hard to Recognize? Prosodic, Lexical, and Disfluency Factors that Increase ASR Error Rates
Sharon Goldwater | Dan Jurafsky | Christopher D. Manning

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Name Translation in Statistical Machine Translation - Learning When to Transliterate
Ulf Hermjakob | Kevin Knight | Hal Daumé III

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Using Adaptor Grammars to Identify Synergies in the Unsupervised Acquisition of Linguistic Structure
Mark Johnson

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Inducing Gazetteers for Named Entity Recognition by Large-Scale Clustering of Dependency Relations
Jun’ichi Kazama | Kentaro Torisawa

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Evaluating Roget‘s Thesauri
Alistair Kennedy | Stan Szpakowicz

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Unsupervised Translation Induction for Chinese Abbreviations using Monolingual Corpora
Zhifei Li | David Yarowsky

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Which Are the Best Features for Automatic Verb Classification
Jianguo Li | Chris Brew

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Collecting a Why-Question Corpus for Development and Evaluation of an Automatic QA-System
Joanna Mrozinski | Edward Whittaker | Sadaoki Furui

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Solving Relational Similarity Problems Using the Web as a Corpus
Preslav Nakov | Marti A. Hearst

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Combining Speech Retrieval Results with Generalized Additive Models
J. Scott Olsson | Douglas W. Oard

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A Critical Reassessment of Evaluation Baselines for Speech Summarization
Gerald Penn | Xiaodan Zhu

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Intensional Summaries as Cooperative Responses in Dialogue: Automation and Evaluation
Joseph Polifroni | Marilyn Walker

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Word Clustering and Word Selection Based Feature Reduction for MaxEnt Based Hindi NER
Sujan Kumar Saha | Pabitra Mitra | Sudeshna Sarkar

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Combining EM Training and the MDL Principle for an Automatic Verb Classification Incorporating Selectional Preferences
Sabine Schulte im Walde | Christian Hying | Christian Scheible | Helmut Schmid

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Randomized Language Models via Perfect Hash Functions
David Talbot | Thorsten Brants

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Applying Morphology Generation Models to Machine Translation
Kristina Toutanova | Hisami Suzuki | Achim Ruopp

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Multilingual Harvesting of Cross-Cultural Stereotypes
Tony Veale | Yanfen Hao | Guofu Li

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Semi-Supervised Convex Training for Dependency Parsing
Qin Iris Wang | Dale Schuurmans | Dekang Lin

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Chinese-English Backward Transliteration Assisted with Mining Monolingual Web Pages
Fan Yang | Jun Zhao | Bo Zou | Kang Liu | Feifan Liu

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Robustness and Generalization of Role Sets: PropBank vs. VerbNet
Beñat Zapirain | Eneko Agirre | Lluís Màrquez

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A Tree Sequence Alignment-based Tree-to-Tree Translation Model
Min Zhang | Hongfei Jiang | Aiti Aw | Haizhou Li | Chew Lim Tan | Sheng Li

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Automatic Syllabification with Structured SVMs for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion
Susan Bartlett | Grzegorz Kondrak | Colin Cherry

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A New String-to-Dependency Machine Translation Algorithm with a Target Dependency Language Model
Libin Shen | Jinxi Xu | Ralph Weischedel

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Forest Reranking: Discriminative Parsing with Non-Local Features
Liang Huang

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Simple Semi-supervised Dependency Parsing
Terry Koo | Xavier Carreras | Michael Collins

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Optimal k-arization of Synchronous Tree-Adjoining Grammar
Rebecca Nesson | Giorgio Satta | Stuart M. Shieber

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Enhancing Performance of Lexicalised Grammars
Rebecca Dridan | Valia Kordoni | Jeremy Nicholson

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Assessing Dialog System User Simulation Evaluation Measures Using Human Judges
Hua Ai | Diane J. Litman

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Robust Dialog Management with N-Best Hypotheses Using Dialog Examples and Agenda
Cheongjae Lee | Sangkeun Jung | Gary Geunbae Lee

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Learning Effective Multimodal Dialogue Strategies from Wizard-of-Oz Data: Bootstrapping and Evaluation
Verena Rieser | Oliver Lemon

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Phrase Chunking Using Entropy Guided Transformation Learning
Ruy Luiz Milidiú | Cícero Nogueira dos Santos | Julio C. Duarte

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Learning Bigrams from Unigrams
Xiaojin Zhu | Andrew B. Goldberg | Michael Rabbat | Robert Nowak

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Semi-Supervised Sequential Labeling and Segmentation Using Giga-Word Scale Unlabeled Data
Jun Suzuki | Hideki Isozaki

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Large Scale Acquisition of Paraphrases for Learning Surface Patterns
Rahul Bhagat | Deepak Ravichandran

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Contextual Preferences
Idan Szpektor | Ido Dagan | Roy Bar-Haim | Jacob Goldberger

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Unsupervised Discovery of Generic Relationships Using Pattern Clusters and its Evaluation by Automatically Generated SAT Analogy Questions
Dmitry Davidov | Ari Rappoport

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Improving Search Results Quality by Customizing Summary Lengths
Michael Kaisser | Marti A. Hearst | John B. Lowe

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Using Conditional Random Fields to Extract Contexts and Answers of Questions from Online Forums
Shilin Ding | Gao Cong | Chin-Yew Lin | Xiaoyan Zhu

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Learning to Rank Answers on Large Online QA Collections
Mihai Surdeanu | Massimiliano Ciaramita | Hugo Zaragoza

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Unsupervised Lexicon-Based Resolution of Unknown Words for Full Morphological Analysis
Meni Adler | Yoav Goldberg | David Gabay | Michael Elhadad

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Unsupervised Multilingual Learning for Morphological Segmentation
Benjamin Snyder | Regina Barzilay

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EM Can Find Pretty Good HMM POS-Taggers (When Given a Good Start)
Yoav Goldberg | Meni Adler | Michael Elhadad

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Distributed Word Clustering for Large Scale Class-Based Language Modeling in Machine Translation
Jakob Uszkoreit | Thorsten Brants

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Enriching Morphologically Poor Languages for Statistical Machine Translation
Eleftherios Avramidis | Philipp Koehn

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Learning Bilingual Lexicons from Monolingual Corpora
Aria Haghighi | Percy Liang | Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick | Dan Klein

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Pivot Approach for Extracting Paraphrase Patterns from Bilingual Corpora
Shiqi Zhao | Haifeng Wang | Ting Liu | Sheng Li

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Unsupervised Learning of Narrative Event Chains
Nathanael Chambers | Dan Jurafsky

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Semantic Role Labeling Systems for Arabic using Kernel Methods
Mona Diab | Alessandro Moschitti | Daniele Pighin

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An Unsupervised Approach to Biography Production Using Wikipedia
Fadi Biadsy | Julia Hirschberg | Elena Filatova

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Generating Impact-Based Summaries for Scientific Literature
Qiaozhu Mei | ChengXiang Zhai

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Can You Summarize This? Identifying Correlates of Input Difficulty for Multi-Document Summarization
Ani Nenkova | Annie Louis

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You Talking to Me? A Corpus and Algorithm for Conversation Disentanglement
Micha Elsner | Eugene Charniak

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An Entity-Mention Model for Coreference Resolution with Inductive Logic Programming
Xiaofeng Yang | Jian Su | Jun Lang | Chew Lim Tan | Ting Liu | Sheng Li

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Gestural Cohesion for Topic Segmentation
Jacob Eisenstein | Regina Barzilay | Randall Davis

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Multi-Task Active Learning for Linguistic Annotations
Roi Reichart | Katrin Tomanek | Udo Hahn | Ari Rappoport

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Generalized Expectation Criteria for Semi-Supervised Learning of Conditional Random Fields
Gideon S. Mann | Andrew McCallum

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Analyzing the Errors of Unsupervised Learning
Percy Liang | Dan Klein

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Joint Word Segmentation and POS Tagging Using a Single Perceptron
Yue Zhang | Stephen Clark

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A Cascaded Linear Model for Joint Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-Speech Tagging
Wenbin Jiang | Liang Huang | Qun Liu | Yajuan Lü

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Joint Processing and Discriminative Training for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion
Sittichai Jiampojamarn | Colin Cherry | Grzegorz Kondrak

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A Probabilistic Model for Fine-Grained Expert Search
Shenghua Bao | Huizhong Duan | Qi Zhou | Miao Xiong | Yunbo Cao | Yong Yu

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Credibility Improves Topical Blog Post Retrieval
Wouter Weerkamp | Maarten de Rijke

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Linguistically Motivated Features for Enhanced Back-of-the-Book Indexing
Andras Csomai | Rada Mihalcea

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Resolving Personal Names in Email Using Context Expansion
Tamer Elsayed | Douglas W. Oard | Galileo Namata

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Integrating Graph-Based and Transition-Based Dependency Parsers
Joakim Nivre | Ryan McDonald

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Efficient, Feature-based, Conditional Random Field Parsing
Jenny Rose Finkel | Alex Kleeman | Christopher D. Manning

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A Deductive Approach to Dependency Parsing
Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez | John Carroll | David Weir

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Evaluating a Crosslinguistic Grammar Resource: A Case Study of Wambaya
Emily M. Bender

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Better Alignments = Better Translations?
Kuzman Ganchev | João V. Graça | Ben Taskar

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Mining Parenthetical Translations from the Web by Word Alignment
Dekang Lin | Shaojun Zhao | Benjamin Van Durme | Marius Paşca

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Soft Syntactic Constraints for Hierarchical Phrased-Based Translation
Yuval Marton | Philip Resnik

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Generalizing Word Lattice Translation
Christopher Dyer | Smaranda Muresan | Philip Resnik

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Combining Multiple Resources to Improve SMT-based Paraphrasing Model
Shiqi Zhao | Cheng Niu | Ming Zhou | Ting Liu | Sheng Li

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Extraction of Entailed Semantic Relations Through Syntax-Based Comma Resolution
Vivek Srikumar | Roi Reichart | Mark Sammons | Ari Rappoport | Dan Roth

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Finding Contradictions in Text
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe | Anna N. Rafferty | Christopher D. Manning

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Semantic Class Learning from the Web with Hyponym Pattern Linkage Graphs
Zornitsa Kozareva | Ellen Riloff | Eduard Hovy