Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

Dekang Lin, Yuji Matsumoto, Rada Mihalcea (Editors)


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P11-2
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June
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2011
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Portland, Oregon, USA
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies
Dekang Lin | Yuji Matsumoto | Rada Mihalcea

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Lexicographic Semirings for Exact Automata Encoding of Sequence Models
Brian Roark | Richard Sproat | Izhak Shafran

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Good Seed Makes a Good Crop: Accelerating Active Learning Using Language Modeling
Dmitriy Dligach | Martha Palmer

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Temporal Restricted Boltzmann Machines for Dependency Parsing
Nikhil Garg | James Henderson

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Efficient Online Locality Sensitive Hashing via Reservoir Counting
Benjamin Van Durme | Ashwin Lall

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An Empirical Investigation of Discounting in Cross-Domain Language Models
Greg Durrett | Dan Klein

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HITS-based Seed Selection and Stop List Construction for Bootstrapping
Tetsuo Kiso | Masashi Shimbo | Mamoru Komachi | Yuji Matsumoto

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The Arabic Online Commentary Dataset: an Annotated Dataset of Informal Arabic with High Dialectal Content
Omar F. Zaidan | Chris Callison-Burch

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Part-of-Speech Tagging for Twitter: Annotation, Features, and Experiments
Kevin Gimpel | Nathan Schneider | Brendan O’Connor | Dipanjan Das | Daniel Mills | Jacob Eisenstein | Michael Heilman | Dani Yogatama | Jeffrey Flanigan | Noah A. Smith

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Semi-supervised condensed nearest neighbor for part-of-speech tagging
Anders Søgaard

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Latent Class Transliteration based on Source Language Origin
Masato Hagiwara | Satoshi Sekine

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Tier-based Strictly Local Constraints for Phonology
Jeffrey Heinz | Chetan Rawal | Herbert G. Tanner

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Lost in Translation: Authorship Attribution using Frame Semantics
Steffen Hedegaard | Jakob Grue Simonsen

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Insertion, Deletion, or Substitution? Normalizing Text Messages without Pre-categorization nor Supervision
Fei Liu | Fuliang Weng | Bingqing Wang | Yang Liu

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Unsupervised Discovery of Rhyme Schemes
Sravana Reddy | Kevin Knight

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Language of Vandalism: Improving Wikipedia Vandalism Detection via Stylometric Analysis
Manoj Harpalani | Michael Hart | Sandesh Singh | Rob Johnson | Yejin Choi

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That’s What She Said: Double Entendre Identification
Chloé Kiddon | Yuriy Brun

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Joint Identification and Segmentation of Domain-Specific Dialogue Acts for Conversational Dialogue Systems
Fabrizio Morbini | Kenji Sagae

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Extracting Opinion Expressions and Their Polarities – Exploration of Pipelines and Joint Models
Richard Johansson | Alessandro Moschitti

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Subjective Natural Language Problems: Motivations, Applications, Characterizations, and Implications
Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm

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Entrainment in Speech Preceding Backchannels.
Rivka Levitan | Agustín Gravano | Julia Hirschberg

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Question Detection in Spoken Conversations Using Textual Conversations
Anna Margolis | Mari Ostendorf

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Extending the Entity Grid with Entity-Specific Features
Micha Elsner | Eugene Charniak

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French TimeBank: An ISO-TimeML Annotated Reference Corpus
André Bittar | Pascal Amsili | Pascal Denis | Laurence Danlos

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Search in the Lost Sense of “Query”: Question Formulation in Web Search Queries and its Temporal Changes
Bo Pang | Ravi Kumar

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A Corpus of Scope-disambiguated English Text
Mehdi Manshadi | James Allen | Mary Swift

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From Bilingual Dictionaries to Interlingual Document Representations
Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi | Hal Daumé III | Raghavendra Udupa

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AM-FM: A Semantic Framework for Translation Quality Assessment
Rafael E. Banchs | Haizhou Li

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Automatic Evaluation of Chinese Translation Output: Word-Level or Character-Level?
Maoxi Li | Chengqing Zong | Hwee Tou Ng

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How Much Can We Gain from Supervised Word Alignment?
Jinxi Xu | Jinying Chen

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Word Alignment via Submodular Maximization over Matroids
Hui Lin | Jeff Bilmes

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Better Hypothesis Testing for Statistical Machine Translation: Controlling for Optimizer Instability
Jonathan H. Clark | Chris Dyer | Alon Lavie | Noah A. Smith

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Bayesian Word Alignment for Statistical Machine Translation
Coşkun Mermer | Murat Saraçlar

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Transition-based Dependency Parsing with Rich Non-local Features
Yue Zhang | Joakim Nivre

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Reversible Stochastic Attribute-Value Grammars
Daniël de Kok | Barbara Plank | Gertjan van Noord

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Joint Training of Dependency Parsing Filters through Latent Support Vector Machines
Colin Cherry | Shane Bergsma

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Insertion Operator for Bayesian Tree Substitution Grammars
Hiroyuki Shindo | Akinori Fujino | Masaaki Nagata

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Language-Independent Parsing with Empty Elements
Shu Cai | David Chiang | Yoav Goldberg

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Judging Grammaticality with Tree Substitution Grammar Derivations
Matt Post

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Query Snowball: A Co-occurrence-based Approach to Multi-document Summarization for Question Answering
Hajime Morita | Tetsuya Sakai | Manabu Okumura

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Discrete vs. Continuous Rating Scales for Language Evaluation in NLP
Anja Belz | Eric Kow

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Semi-Supervised Modeling for Prenominal Modifier Ordering
Margaret Mitchell | Aaron Dunlop | Brian Roark

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Data-oriented Monologue-to-Dialogue Generation
Paul Piwek | Svetlana Stoyanchev

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Towards Style Transformation from Written-Style to Audio-Style
Amjad Abu-Jbara | Barbara Rosario | Kent Lyons

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Optimal and Syntactically-Informed Decoding for Monolingual Phrase-Based Alignment
Kapil Thadani | Kathleen McKeown

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Can Document Selection Help Semi-supervised Learning? A Case Study On Event Extraction
Shasha Liao | Ralph Grishman

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Relation Guided Bootstrapping of Semantic Lexicons
Tara McIntosh | Lars Yencken | James R. Curran | Timothy Baldwin

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Model-Portability Experiments for Textual Temporal Analysis
Oleksandr Kolomiyets | Steven Bethard | Marie-Francine Moens

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End-to-End Relation Extraction Using Distant Supervision from External Semantic Repositories
Truc-Vien T. Nguyen | Alessandro Moschitti

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Automatic Extraction of Lexico-Syntactic Patterns for Detection of Negation and Speculation Scopes
Emilia Apostolova | Noriko Tomuro | Dina Demner-Fushman

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Coreference for Learning to Extract Relations: Yes Virginia, Coreference Matters
Ryan Gabbard | Marjorie Freedman | Ralph Weischedel

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Corpus Expansion for Statistical Machine Translation with Semantic Role Label Substitution Rules
Qin Gao | Stephan Vogel

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Scaling up Automatic Cross-Lingual Semantic Role Annotation
Lonneke van der Plas | Paola Merlo | James Henderson

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Towards Tracking Semantic Change by Visual Analytics
Christian Rohrdantz | Annette Hautli | Thomas Mayer | Miriam Butt | Daniel A. Keim | Frans Plank

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Improving Classification of Medical Assertions in Clinical Notes
Youngjun Kim | Ellen Riloff | Stéphane Meystre

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ParaSense or How to Use Parallel Corpora for Word Sense Disambiguation
Els Lefever | Véronique Hoste | Martine De Cock

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Models and Training for Unsupervised Preposition Sense Disambiguation
Dirk Hovy | Ashish Vaswani | Stephen Tratz | David Chiang | Eduard Hovy

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Types of Common-Sense Knowledge Needed for Recognizing Textual Entailment
Peter LoBue | Alexander Yates

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Modeling Wisdom of Crowds Using Latent Mixture of Discriminative Experts
Derya Ozkan | Louis-Philippe Morency

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Language Use: What can it tell us?
Marjorie Freedman | Alex Baron | Vasin Punyakanok | Ralph Weischedel

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Automatic Detection and Correction of Errors in Dependency Treebanks
Alexander Volokh | Günter Neumann

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Temporal Evaluation
Naushad UzZaman | James Allen

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A Corpus for Modeling Morpho-Syntactic Agreement in Arabic: Gender, Number and Rationality
Sarah Alkuhlani | Nizar Habash

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NULEX: An Open-License Broad Coverage Lexicon
Clifton McFate | Kenneth Forbus

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Even the Abstract have Color: Consensus in Word-Colour Associations
Saif Mohammad

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Detection of Agreement and Disagreement in Broadcast Conversations
Wen Wang | Sibel Yaman | Kristin Precoda | Colleen Richey | Geoffrey Raymond

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Dealing with Spurious Ambiguity in Learning ITG-based Word Alignment
Shujian Huang | Stephan Vogel | Jiajun Chen

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Clause Restructuring For SMT Not Absolutely Helpful
Susan Howlett | Mark Dras

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Improving On-line Handwritten Recognition using Translation Models in Multimodal Interactive Machine Translation
Vicent Alabau | Alberto Sanchis | Francisco Casacuberta

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Monolingual Alignment by Edit Rate Computation on Sentential Paraphrase Pairs
Houda Bouamor | Aurélien Max | Anne Vilnat

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Terminal-Aware Synchronous Binarization
Licheng Fang | Tagyoung Chung | Daniel Gildea

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Domain Adaptation for Machine Translation by Mining Unseen Words
Hal Daumé III | Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi

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Issues Concerning Decoding with Synchronous Context-free Grammar
Tagyoung Chung | Licheng Fang | Daniel Gildea

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Improving Decoding Generalization for Tree-to-String Translation
Jingbo Zhu | Tong Xiao

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Discriminative Feature-Tied Mixture Modeling for Statistical Machine Translation
Bing Xiang | Abraham Ittycheriah

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Is Machine Translation Ripe for Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification?
Kevin Duh | Akinori Fujino | Masaaki Nagata

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Reordering Constraint Based on Document-Level Context
Takashi Onishi | Masao Utiyama | Eiichiro Sumita

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Confidence-Weighted Learning of Factored Discriminative Language Models
Viet Ha-Thuc | Nicola Cancedda

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On-line Language Model Biasing for Statistical Machine Translation
Sankaranarayanan Ananthakrishnan | Rohit Prasad | Prem Natarajan

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Reordering Modeling using Weighted Alignment Matrices
Wang Ling | Tiago Luís | João Graça | Isabel Trancoso | Luísa Coheur

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Two Easy Improvements to Lexical Weighting
David Chiang | Steve DeNeefe | Michael Pust

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Why Initialization Matters for IBM Model 1: Multiple Optima and Non-Strict Convexity
Kristina Toutanova | Michel Galley

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I Thou Thee, Thou Traitor”: Predicting Formal vs. Informal Address in English Literature
Manaal Faruqui | Sebastian Padó

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Clustering Comparable Corpora For Bilingual Lexicon Extraction
Bo Li | Eric Gaussier | Akiko Aizawa

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Identifying Word Translations from Comparable Corpora Using Latent Topic Models
Ivan Vulić | Wim De Smet | Marie-Francine Moens

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Why Press Backspace? Understanding User Input Behaviors in Chinese Pinyin Input Method
Yabin Zheng | Lixing Xie | Zhiyuan Liu | Maosong Sun | Yang Zhang | Liyun Ru

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Automatic Assessment of Coverage Quality in Intelligence Reports
Samuel Brody | Paul Kantor

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Putting it Simply: a Context-Aware Approach to Lexical Simplification
Or Biran | Samuel Brody | Noémie Elhadad

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Automatically Predicting Peer-Review Helpfulness
Wenting Xiong | Diane Litman

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They Can Help: Using Crowdsourcing to Improve the Evaluation of Grammatical Error Detection Systems
Nitin Madnani | Martin Chodorow | Joel Tetreault | Alla Rozovskaya

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Typed Graph Models for Learning Latent Attributes from Names
Delip Rao | David Yarowsky

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Interactive Group Suggesting for Twitter
Zhonghua Qu | Yang Liu

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Improved Modeling of Out-Of-Vocabulary Words Using Morphological Classes
Thomas Mueller | Hinrich Schuetze

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Pointwise Prediction for Robust, Adaptable Japanese Morphological Analysis
Graham Neubig | Yosuke Nakata | Shinsuke Mori

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Nonparametric Bayesian Machine Transliteration with Synchronous Adaptor Grammars
Yun Huang | Min Zhang | Chew Lim Tan

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Fully Unsupervised Word Segmentation with BVE and MDL
Daniel Hewlett | Paul Cohen

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An Empirical Evaluation of Data-Driven Paraphrase Generation Techniques
Donald Metzler | Eduard Hovy | Chunliang Zhang

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Identification of Domain-Specific Senses in a Machine-Readable Dictionary
Fumiyo Fukumoto | Yoshimi Suzuki

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A Probabilistic Modeling Framework for Lexical Entailment
Eyal Shnarch | Jacob Goldberger | Ido Dagan

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Liars and Saviors in a Sentiment Annotated Corpus of Comments to Political Debates
Paula Carvalho | Luís Sarmento | Jorge Teixeira | Mário J. Silva

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Semi-supervised latent variable models for sentence-level sentiment analysis
Oscar Täckström | Ryan McDonald

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Identifying Noun Product Features that Imply Opinions
Lei Zhang | Bing Liu

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Identifying Sarcasm in Twitter: A Closer Look
Roberto González-Ibáñez | Smaranda Muresan | Nina Wacholder

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Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Modern Standard Arabic
Muhammad Abdul-Mageed | Mona Diab | Mohammed Korayem

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Identifying the Semantic Orientation of Foreign Words
Ahmed Hassan | Amjad Abu-Jbara | Rahul Jha | Dragomir Radev

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Hierarchical Text Classification with Latent Concepts
Xipeng Qiu | Xuanjing Huang | Zhao Liu | Jinlong Zhou

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Semantic Information and Derivation Rules for Robust Dialogue Act Detection in a Spoken Dialogue System
Wei-Bin Liang | Chung-Hsien Wu | Chia-Ping Chen

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Predicting Relative Prominence in Noun-Noun Compounds
Taniya Mishra | Srinivas Bangalore

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Contrasting Multi-Lingual Prosodic Cues to Predict Verbal Feedback for Rapport
Siwei Wang | Gina-Anne Levow

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Generalized Interpolation in Decision Tree LM
Denis Filimonov | Mary Harper

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A Scalable Probabilistic Classifier for Language Modeling
Joel Lang

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Chinese sentence segmentation as comma classification
Nianwen Xue | Yaqin Yang

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Learning Condensed Feature Representations from Large Unsupervised Data Sets for Supervised Learning
Jun Suzuki | Hideki Isozaki | Masaaki Nagata

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Probabilistic Document Modeling for Syntax Removal in Text Summarization
William M. Darling | Fei Song

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Comparative News Summarization Using Linear Programming
Xiaojiang Huang | Xiaojun Wan | Jianguo Xiao

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Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning and Hidden Markov Models for Task-Oriented Natural Language Generation
Nina Dethlefs | Heriberto Cuayáhuitl

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Does Size Matter – How Much Data is Required to Train a REG Algorithm?
Mariët Theune | Ruud Koolen | Emiel Krahmer | Sander Wubben

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Simple English Wikipedia: A New Text Simplification Task
William Coster | David Kauchak

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A Hierarchical Model of Web Summaries
Yves Petinot | Kathleen McKeown | Kapil Thadani

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Unary Constraints for Efficient Context-Free Parsing
Nathan Bodenstab | Kristy Hollingshead | Brian Roark

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Data point selection for cross-language adaptation of dependency parsers
Anders Søgaard

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Getting the Most out of Transition-based Dependency Parsing
Jinho D. Choi | Martha Palmer

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Using Derivation Trees for Treebank Error Detection
Seth Kulick | Ann Bies | Justin Mott

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Improving Dependency Parsing with Semantic Classes
Eneko Agirre | Kepa Bengoetxea | Koldo Gojenola | Joakim Nivre

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Joint Hebrew Segmentation and Parsing using a PCFGLA Lattice Parser
Yoav Goldberg | Michael Elhadad

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An Ensemble Model that Combines Syntactic and Semantic Clustering for Discriminative Dependency Parsing
Gholamreza Haffari | Marzieh Razavi | Anoop Sarkar

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Better Automatic Treebank Conversion Using A Feature-Based Approach
Muhua Zhu | Jingbo Zhu | Minghan Hu

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The Surprising Variance in Shortest-Derivation Parsing
Mohit Bansal | Dan Klein

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Entity Set Expansion using Topic information
Kugatsu Sadamitsu | Kuniko Saito | Kenji Imamura | Genichiro Kikui