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Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2008)
Coling 2008: Companion volume: Posters
Coling 2008: Companion volume: Demonstrations
Coling 2008: Educational Natural Language Processing - Tutorial notes
Coling 2008: Advanced Dynamic Programming in Computational Linguistics: Theory, Algorithms and Applications - Tutorial notes

Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2008)

C08-1000: Front Matter

C08-1001 [bib]: Shuya Abe; Kentaro Inui; Yuji Matsumoto
Two-Phased Event Relation Acquisition: Coupling the Relation-Oriented and Argument-Oriented Approaches

C08-1002 [bib]: Omri Abend; Roi Reichart; Ari Rappoport
A Supervised Algorithm for Verb Disambiguation into VerbNet Classes

C08-1003 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; Oier Lopez de Lacalle
On Robustness and Domain Adaptation using SVD for Word Sense Disambiguation

C08-1004 [bib]: Ben Allison
An Improved Hierarchical Bayesian Model of Language for Document Classification

C08-1005 [bib]: Necip Fazil Ayan; Jing Zheng; Wen Wang
Improving Alignments for Better Confusion Networks for Combining Machine Translation Systems

C08-1006 [bib]: Joan Bachenko; Eileen Fitzpatrick; Michael Schonwetter
Verification and Implementation of Language-Based Deception Indicators in Civil and Criminal Narratives

C08-1007 [bib]: Brett W. Bader; Peter A. Chew
Enhancing Multilingual Latent Semantic Analysis with Term Alignment Information

C08-1008 [bib]: Jason Baldridge
Weakly Supervised Supertagging with Grammar-Informed Initialization

C08-1009 [bib]: Samuel Brody; Mirella Lapata
Good Neighbors Make Good Senses: Exploiting Distributional Similarity for Unsupervised WSD

C08-1010 [bib]: Mark Buckley; Magdalena Wolska
A Classification of Dialogue Actions in Tutorial Dialogue

C08-1011 [bib]: Cristina Butnariu; Tony Veale
A Concept-Centered Approach to Noun-Compound Interpretation

C08-1012 [bib]: Ekaterina Buyko; Udo Hahn
Are Morpho-Syntactic Features More Predictive for the Resolution of Noun Phrase Coordination Ambiguity than Lexico-Semantic Similarity Scores?

C08-1013 [bib]: Chris Callison-Burch; Trevor Cohn; Mirella Lapata
ParaMetric: An Automatic Evaluation Metric for Paraphrasing

C08-1014 [bib]: Boxing Chen; Min Zhang; Aiti Aw; Haizhou Li
Regenerating Hypotheses for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1015 [bib]: Wenliang Chen; Youzheng Wu; Hitoshi Isahara
Learning Reliable Information for Dependency Parsing Adaptation

C08-1016 [bib]: Bin Chen; Xiaofeng Yang; Jian Su; Chew Lim Tan
Other-Anaphora Resolution in Biomedical Texts with Automatically Mined Patterns

C08-1017 [bib]: Peter A. Chew; Brett W. Bader; Ahmed Abdelali
Latent Morpho-Semantic Analysis: Multilingual Information Retrieval with Character N-Grams and Mutual Information

C08-1018 [bib]: Trevor Cohn; Mirella Lapata
Sentence Compression Beyond Word Deletion

C08-1019 [bib]: John M. Conroy; Hoa Trang Dang
Mind the Gap: Dangers of Divorcing Evaluations of Summary Content from Linguistic Quality

C08-1020 [bib]: Berthold Crysmann; Nuria Bertomeu; Peter Adolphs; Daniel Flickinger; Tina Klüwer
Hybrid Processing for Grammar and Style Checking

C08-1021 [bib]: Montse Cuadros; German Rigau
KnowNet: Building a Large Net of Knowledge from the Web

C08-1022 [bib]: Rachele De Felice; Stephen G. Pulman
A Classifier-Based Approach to Preposition and Determiner Error Correction in L2 English

C08-1023 [bib]: Sebastian de la Chica; Faisal Ahmad; James H. Martin; Tamara Sumner
Pedagogically Useful Extractive Summaries for Science Education

C08-1024 [bib]: Stijn De Saeger; Kentaro Torisawa; Jun'ichi Kazama
Looking for Trouble

C08-1025 [bib]: Tejaswini Deoskar
Re-estimation of Lexical Parameters for Treebank PCFGs

C08-1026 [bib]: Markus Dickinson
Representations for category disambiguation

C08-1027 [bib]: Jakob Elming
Syntactic Reordering Integrated with Phrase-Based SMT

C08-1028 [bib]: Timothy A. D. Fowler
Efficiently Parsing with the Product-Free Lambek Calculus

C08-1029 [bib]: Atsushi Fujita; Satoshi Sato
A Probabilistic Model for Measuring Grammaticality and Similarity of Automatically Generated Paraphrases of Predicate Phrases

C08-1030 [bib]: Fumiyo Fukumoto; Yoshimi Suzuki; Kazuyuki Yamashita
Retrieving Bilingual Verb-Noun Collocations by Integrating Cross-Language Category Hierarchies

C08-1031 [bib]: Murthy Ganapathibhotla; Bing Liu
Mining Opinions in Comparative Sentences

C08-1032 [bib]: Claire Gardent
Integrating a Unification-Based Semantics in a Large Scale Lexicalised Tree Adjoining Grammar for French

C08-1033 [bib]: Caroline Gasperin; Ted Briscoe
Statistical Anaphora Resolution in Biomedical Texts

C08-1034 [bib]: Claudio Giuliano; Alfio Gliozzo
Instance-Based Ontology Population Exploiting Named-Entity Substitution

C08-1035 [bib]: Ann Gledson; John Keane
Measuring Topic Homogeneity and its Application to Dictionary-Based Word Sense Disambiguation

C08-1036 [bib]: Ann Gledson; John Keane
Using Web-Search Results to Measure Word-Group Similarity

C08-1037 [bib]: Sabine Gründer
An Algorithm for Adverbial Aspect Shift

C08-1038 [bib]: Yuqing Guo; Josef van Genabith; Haifeng Wang
Dependency-Based N-Gram Models for General Purpose Sentence Realisation

C08-1039 [bib]: Gholamreza Haffari; Anoop Sarkar
Homotopy-Based Semi-Supervised Hidden Markov Models for Sequence Labeling

C08-1040 [bib]: Ahmed Hassan; Anthony Fader; Michael H. Crespin; Kevin M. Quinn; Burt L. Monroe; Michael Colaresi; Dragomir R. Radev
Tracking the Dynamic Evolution of Participants Salience in a Discussion

C08-1041 [bib]: Zhongjun He; Qun Liu; Shouxun Lin
Improving Statistical Machine Translation using Lexicalized Rule Selection

C08-1042 [bib]: William P. Headden III; David McClosky; Eugene Charniak
Evaluating Unsupervised Part-of-Speech Tagging for Grammar Induction

C08-1043 [bib]: Andrew Hickl
Using Discourse Commitments to Recognize Textual Entailment

C08-1044 [bib]: Wei Hu; Nobuyuki Shimizu; Hiroshi Nakagawa; Huanye Sheng
Modeling Chinese Documents with Topical Word-Character Models

C08-1045 [bib]: Satoru Ikehara; Masato Tokuhisa; Jin'ichi Murakami
Non-Compositional Language Model and Pattern Dictionary Development for Japanese Compound and Complex Sentences

C08-1046 [bib]: Masakazu Iwatate; Masayuki Asahara; Yuji Matsumoto
Japanese Dependency Parsing Using a Tournament Model

C08-1047 [bib]: Wojciech Jaworski
Contents Modelling of Neo-Sumerian Ur III Economic Text Corpus

C08-1048 [bib]: Long Jiang; Ming Zhou
Generating Chinese Couplets using a Statistical MT Approach

C08-1049 [bib]: Wenbin Jiang; Haitao Mi; Qun Liu
Word Lattice Reranking for Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-Speech Tagging

C08-1050 [bib]: Richard Johansson; Pierre Nugues
The Effect of Syntactic Representation on Semantic Role Labeling

C08-1051 [bib]: Nobuhiro Kaji; Masaru Kitsuregawa
Using Hidden Markov Random Fields to Combine Distributional and Pattern-Based Word Clustering

C08-1052 [bib]: Hiroshi Kanayama; Tetsuya Nasukawa
Textual Demand Analysis: Detection of Users' Wants and Needs from Opinions

C08-1053 [bib]: Sophia Katrenko; Pieter Adriaans
A Local Alignment Kernel in the Context of NLP

C08-1054 [bib]: Daisuke Kawahara; Sadao Kurohashi
Coordination Disambiguation without Any Similarities

C08-1055 [bib]: Imtiaz Hussain Khan; Kees van Deemter; Graeme Ritchie
Generation of Referring Expressions: Managing Structural Ambiguities

C08-1056 [bib]: Catherine Kobus; François Yvon; Géraldine Damnati
Normalizing SMS: are Two Metaphors Better than One ?

C08-1057 [bib]: Anna Korhonen; Yuval Krymolowski; Nigel Collier
The Choice of Features for Classification of Verbs in Biomedical Texts

C08-1058 [bib]: Oi Yee Kwong; Benjamin K. Tsou
Extending a Thesaurus with Words from Pan-Chinese Sources

C08-1059 [bib]: Florian Laws; Hinrich Schütze
Stopping Criteria for Active Learning of Named Entity Recognition

C08-1060 [bib]: Kevin Lerman; Ari Gilder; Mark Dredze; Fernando Pereira
Reading the Markets: Forecasting Public Opinion of Political Candidates by News Analysis

C08-1061 [bib]: Fangtao Li; Xian Zhang; Jinhui Yuan; Xiaoyan Zhu
Classifying What-Type Questions by Head Noun Tagging

C08-1062 [bib]: Wenjie Li; Furu Wei; Qin Lu; Yanxiang He
PNR2: Ranking Sentences with Positive and Negative Reinforcement for Query-Oriented Update Summarization

C08-1063 [bib]: Yuanjie Liu; Shasha Li; Yunbo Cao; Chin-Yew Lin; Dingyi Han; Yong Yu
Understanding and Summarizing Answers in Community-Based Question Answering Services

C08-1064 [bib]: Adam Lopez
Tera-Scale Translation Models via Pattern Matching

C08-1065 [bib]: Kim Luyckx; Walter Daelemans
Authorship Attribution and Verification with Many Authors and Limited Data

C08-1066 [bib]: Bill MacCartney; Christopher D. Manning
Modeling Semantic Containment and Exclusion in Natural Language Inference

C08-1067 [bib]: Lieve Macken; Els Lefever; Veronique Hoste
Linguistically-Based Sub-Sentential Alignment for Terminology Extraction from a Bilingual Automotive Corpus

C08-1068 [bib]: M. G. Abbas Malik; Christian Boitet; Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Hindi Urdu Machine Transliteration using Finite-State Transducers

C08-1069 [bib]: Takuya Matsuzaki; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Comparative Parser Performance Analysis across Grammar Frameworks through Automatic Tree Conversion using Synchronous Grammars

C08-1070 [bib]: Pawel Mazur; Robert Dale
What's the Date? High Accuracy Interpretation of Weekday Names

C08-1071 [bib]: David McClosky; Eugene Charniak; Mark Johnson
When is Self-Training Effective for Parsing?

C08-1072 [bib]: Tim Miller; William Schuler
A Syntactic Time-Series Model for Parsing Fluent and Disfluent Speech

C08-1073 [bib]: Meladel Mistica; Timothy Baldwin; Marisa Cordella; Simon Musgrave
Applying Discourse Analysis and Data Mining Methods to Spoken OSCE Assessments

C08-1074 [bib]: Robert C. Moore; Chris Quirk
Random Restarts in Minimum Error Rate Training for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1075 [bib]: Erwan Moreau; François Yvon; Olivier Cappé
Robust Similarity Measures for Named Entities Matching

C08-1076 [bib]: Animesh Mukherjee; Monojit Choudhury; Anupam Basu; Niloy Ganguly
Modeling the Structure and Dynamics of the Consonant Inventories: A Complex Network Approach

C08-1077 [bib]: Pradeep Muthukrishnan; Joshua Gerrish; Dragomir R. Radev
Detecting Multiple Facets of an Event using Graph-Based Unsupervised Methods

C08-1078 [bib]: Martina Naughton; Nicola Stokes; Joe Carthy
Investigating Statistical Techniques for Sentence-Level Event Classification

C08-1079 [bib]: Ngan L.T. Nguyen; Jin-Dong Kim
Exploring Domain Differences for the Design of a Pronoun Resolution System for Biomedical Text

C08-1080 [bib]: Lionel Nicolas; Benoît Sagot; Miguel A. Molinero; Jacques Farré; Eric de la Clergerie
Computer Aided Correction and Extension of a Syntactic Wide-Coverage Lexicon

C08-1081 [bib]: Joakim Nivre; Igor M. Boguslavsky; Leonid L. Iomdin
Parsing the SynTagRus Treebank of Russian

C08-1082 [bib]: Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha; Ann Copestake
Semantic Classification with Distributional Kernels

C08-1083 [bib]: Naoaki Okazaki; Sophia Ananiadou; Jun'ichi Tsujii
A Discriminative Alignment Model for Abbreviation Recognition

C08-1084 [bib]: Sebastian Padó; Marco Pennacchiotti; Caroline Sporleder
Semantic Role Assignment for Event Nominalisations by Leveraging Verbal Data

C08-1085 [bib]: Petr Pajas; Jan Štepánek
Recent Advances in a Feature-Rich Framework for Treebank Annotation

C08-1086 [bib]: Patrick Pantel; Vishnu Vyas
A Joint Information Model for N-Best Ranking

C08-1087 [bib]: Vahed Qazvinian; Dragomir R. Radev
Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks

C08-1088 [bib]: Longhua Qian; Guodong Zhou; Fang Kong; Qiaoming Zhu; Peide Qian
Exploiting Constituent Dependencies for Tree Kernel-Based Semantic Relation Extraction

C08-1089 [bib]: Likun Qiu; Changjian Hu; Kai Zhao
A Method for Automatic POS Guessing of Chinese Unknown Words

C08-1090 [bib]: Manny Rayner; Pierrette Bouillon; Beth Ann Hockey; Yukie Nakao
Almost Flat Functional Semantics for Speech Translation

C08-1091 [bib]: Roi Reichart; Ari Rappoport
Unsupervised Induction of Labeled Parse Trees by Clustering with Syntactic Features

C08-1092 [bib]: Tom Richens
Anomalies in the WordNet Verb Hierarchy

C08-1093 [bib]: Stefan Riezler; Yi Liu; Alexander Vasserman
Translating Queries into Snippets for Improved Query Expansion

C08-1094 [bib]: Brian Roark; Kristy Hollingshead
Classifying Chart Cells for Quadratic Complexity Context-Free Inference

C08-1095 [bib]: Kenji Sagae; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Shift-Reduce Dependency DAG Parsing

C08-1096 [bib]: Yutaka Sasaki; Paul Thompson; Philip Cotter; John McNaught; Sophia Ananiadou
Event Frame Extraction Based on a Gene Regulation Corpus

C08-1097 [bib]: Ryohei Sasano; Daisuke Kawahara; Sadao Kurohashi
A Fully-Lexicalized Probabilistic Model for Japanese Zero Anaphora Resolution

C08-1098 [bib]: Helmut Schmid; Florian Laws
Estimation of Conditional Probabilities With Decision Trees and an Application to Fine-Grained POS Tagging

C08-1099 [bib]: William Schuler; Samir AbdelRahman; Tim Miller; Lane Schwartz
Toward a Psycholinguistically-Motivated Model of Language Processing

C08-1100 [bib]: Nobuyuki Shimizu; Masato Hagiwara; Yasuhiro Ogawa; Katsuhiko Toyama; Hiroshi Nakagawa
Metric Learning for Synonym Acquisition

C08-1101 [bib]: Swapna Somasundaran; Janyce Wiebe; Josef Ruppenhofer
Discourse Level Opinion Interpretation

C08-1102 [bib]: Mark Stevenson; Yikun Guo; Robert Gaizauskas
Acquiring Sense Tagged Examples using Relevance Feedback

C08-1103 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Claire Cardie
Topic Identification for Fine-Grained Opinion Analysis

C08-1104 [bib]: Fangzhong Su; Katja Markert
From Words to Senses: A Case Study of Subjectivity Recognition

C08-1105 [bib]: Weiwei Sun; Zhifang Sui; Haifeng Wang
Prediction of Maximal Projection for Semantic Role Labeling

C08-1106 [bib]: Xu Sun; Louis-Philippe Morency; Daisuke Okanohara; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Modeling Latent-Dynamic in Shallow Parsing: A Latent Conditional Model with Imrpoved Inference

C08-1107 [bib]: Idan Szpektor; Ido Dagan
Learning Entailment Rules for Unary Templates

C08-1108 [bib]: Marta Tatu; Munirathnam Srikanth
Experiments with Reasoning for Temporal Relations between Events

C08-1109 [bib]: Joel R. Tetreault; Martin Chodorow
The Ups and Downs of Preposition Error Detection in ESL Writing

C08-1110 [bib]: Kapil Thadani; Kathleen McKeown
A Framework for Identifying Textual Redundancy

C08-1111 [bib]: Ryoko Tokhisa; Kentaro Inui; Yuji Matsumoto
Emotion Classification Using Massive Examples Extracted from the Web

C08-1112 [bib]: Reut Tsarfaty; Khalil Sima'an
Relational-Realizational Parsing

C08-1113 [bib]: Yuta Tsuboi; Hisashi Kashima; Shinsuke Mori; Hiroki Oda; Yuji Matsumoto
Training Conditional Random Fields Using Incomplete Annotations

C08-1114 [bib]: Peter Turney
A Uniform Approach to Analogies, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Associations

C08-1115 [bib]: Nicola Ueffing; Jens Stephan; Evgeny Matusov; Loïc Dugast; George Foster; Roland Kuhn; Jean Senellart; Jin Yang
Tighter Integration of Rule-Based and Statistical MT in Serial System Combination

C08-1116 [bib]: Benjamin Van Durme; Ting Qian; Lenhart Schubert
Class-Driven Attribute Extraction

C08-1117 [bib]: Tim Van de Cruys
Using Three Way Data for Word Sense Discrimination

C08-1118 [bib]: Hans van Halteren
Source Language Markers in EUROPARL Translations

C08-1119 [bib]: Tony Veale; Yanfen Hao
A Fluid Knowledge Representation for Understanding and Generating Creative Metaphors

C08-1120 [bib]: Suzan Verberne; Lou Boves; Nelleke Oostdijk; Peter-Arno Coppen
Using Syntactic Information for Improving Why-Question Answering

C08-1121 [bib]: Yannick Versley; Alessandro Moschitti; Massimo Poesio; Xiaofeng Yang
Coreference Systems Based on Kernels Methods

C08-1122 [bib]: Xiaojun Wan; Jianguo Xiao
CollabRank: Towards a Collaborative Approach to Single-Document Keyphrase Extraction

C08-1123 [bib]: Nick Webb; Ting Liu
Investigating the Portability of Corpus-Derived Cue Phrases for Dialogue Act Classification

C08-1124 [bib]: Kam-Fai Wong; Mingli Wu; Wenjie Li
Extractive Summarization Using Supervised and Semi-Supervised Learning

C08-1125 [bib]: Hua Wu; Haifeng Wang; Chengqing Zong
Domain Adaptation for Statistical Machine Translation with Domain Dictionary and Monolingual Corpora

C08-1126 [bib]: Holger Wunsch
Exploiting Graph Structure for Accelerating the Calculation of Shortest Paths in Wordnets

C08-1127 [bib]: Deyi Xiong; Min Zhang; Aiti Aw; Haizhou Li
Linguistically Annotated BTG for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1128 [bib]: Jia Xu; Jianfeng Gao; Kristina Toutanova; Hermann Ney
Bayesian Semi-Supervised Chinese Word Segmentation for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1129 [bib]: Fan Yang; Peter A. Heeman; Andrew Kun
Switching to Real-Time Tasks in Multi-Tasking Dialogue

C08-1130 [bib]: Yuhang Yang; Qin Lu; Tiejun Zhao
Chinese Term Extraction Using Minimal Resources

C08-1131 [bib]: Lars Yencken; Timothy Baldwin
Measuring and Predicting Orthographic Associations: Modelling the Similarity of Japanese Kanji

C08-1132 [bib]: Kun Yu; Daisuke Kawahara; Sadao Kurohashi
Chinese Dependency Parsing with Large Scale Automatically Constructed Case Structures

C08-1133 [bib]: Liang-Chih Yu; Chung-Hsien Wu; Eduard Hovy
OntoNotes: Corpus Cleanup of Mistaken Agreement Using Word Sense Disambiguation

C08-1134 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yu; Wai Lam
An Integrated Probabilistic and Logic Approach to Encyclopedia Relation Extraction with Multiple Features

C08-1135 [bib]: Taras Zagibalov; John Carroll
Automatic Seed Word Selection for Unsupervised Sentiment Classification of Chinese Text

C08-1136 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Daniel Gildea; David Chiang
Extracting Synchronous Grammar Rules From Word-Level Alignments in Linear Time

C08-1137 [bib]: Jiajun Zhang; Chengqing Zong; Shoushan Li
Sentence Type Based Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1138 [bib]: Min Zhang; Hongfei Jiang; Haizhou Li; Aiti Aw; Sheng Li
Grammar Comparison Study for Translational Equivalence Modeling and Statistical Machine Translation

C08-1139 [bib]: Ventsislav Zhechev; Andy Way
Automatic Generation of Parallel Treebanks

C08-1140 [bib]: Deyu Zhou; Yulan He
A Hybrid Generative/Discriminative Framework to Train a Semantic Parser from an Un-annotated Corpus

C08-1141 [bib]: Ming Zhou; Bo Wang; Shujie Liu; Mu Li; Dongdong Zhang; Tiejun Zhao
Diagnostic Evaluation of Machine Translation Systems Using Automatically Constructed Linguistic Check-Points

C08-1142 [bib]: Jingbo Zhu; Huizhen Wang; Eduard Hovy
Multi-Criteria-Based Strategy to Stop Active Learning for Data Annotation

C08-1143 [bib]: Jingbo Zhu; Huizhen Wang; Tianshun Yao; Benjamin K. Tsou
Active Learning with Sampling by Uncertainty and Density for Word Sense Disambiguation and Text Classification

C08-1144 [bib]: Andreas Zollmann; Ashish Venugopal; Franz Och; Jay Ponte
A Systematic Comparison of Phrase-Based, Hierarchical and Syntax-Augmented Statistical MT

C08-1145 [bib]: Simon Zwarts; Mark Dras
Choosing the Right Translation: A Syntactically Informed Classification Approach

Coling 2008: Companion volume: Posters

C08-2000: Front Matter

C08-2001 [bib]: Rodrigo Agerri
Metaphor in Textual Entailment

C08-2002 [bib]: Nicholas Asher; Farah Benamara; Yvette Yannick Mathieu
Distilling Opinion in Discourse: A Preliminary Study

C08-2003 [bib]: Michaela Atterer; Timo Baumann; David Schlangen
Towards Incremental End-of-Utterance Detection in Dialogue Systems

C08-2004 [bib]: Mohit Bansal; Claire Cardie; Lillian Lee
The Power of Negative Thinking: Exploiting Label Disagreement in the Min-cut Classification Framework

C08-2005 [bib]: Graeme Blackwood; Adrià de Gispert; William Byrne
Phrasal Segmentation Models for Statistical Machine Translation

C08-2006 [bib]: Florian Boudin; Marc El-Bèze; Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno
A Scalable MMR Approach to Sentence Scoring for Multi-Document Update Summarization

C08-2007 [bib]: Debasri Chakrabarti; Hemang Mandalia; Ritwik Priya; Vaijayanthi Sarma; Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Hindi Compound Verbs and their Automatic Extraction

C08-2008 [bib]: Arantza Díaz de Ilarraza; Koldo Gojenola; Maite Oronoz
Detecting Erroneous Uses of Complex Postpositions in an Agglutinative Language

C08-2009 [bib]: Markus Egg; Michaela Regneri
Underspecified Modelling of Complex Discourse Constraints

C08-2010 [bib]: Olivier Hamon; Djamel Mostefa
The Impact of Reference Quality on Automatic MT Evaluation

C08-2011 [bib]: Jun Hatori; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Word Sense Disambiguation for All Words using Tree-Structured Conditional Random Fields

C08-2012 [bib]: Paul D. Ji; Stephen G. Pulman
ILP-based Conceptual Analysis for Chinese NPs

C08-2013 [bib]: Philippe Langlais; François Yvon
Scaling up Analogical Learning

C08-2014 [bib]: Adrien Lardilleux; Yves Lepage
Multilingual Alignments by Monolingual String Differences

C08-2015 [bib]: Teruhisa Misu; Tatsuya Kawahara
Bayes Risk-based Dialogue Management for Document Retrieval System with Speech Interface

C08-2016 [bib]: Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Exact Inference for Multi-label Classification using Sparse Graphical Models

C08-2017 [bib]: Elena Montiel-Ponsoda; Guadalupe Aguado de Cea; Asunción Gómez-Pérez; Wim Peters
Modelling Multilinguality in Ontologies

C08-2018 [bib]: Jyrki Niemi; Kimmo Koskenniemi
Quantification and Implication in Semantic Calendar Expressions Represented with Finite-State Transducers

C08-2019 [bib]: Bo Pang; Lillian Lee
Using Very Simple Statistics for Review Search: An Exploration

C08-2020 [bib]: Cécile Paris; Nathalie Colineau; Andrew Lampert; Joan Giralt Duran
Generation under Space Constraints

C08-2021 [bib]: Mari-Sanna Paukkeri; Ilari T. Nieminen; Matti Pöllä; Timo Honkela
A Language-Independent Approach to Keyphrase Extraction and Evaluation

C08-2022 [bib]: Emily Pitler; Mridhula Raghupathy; Hena Mehta; Ani Nenkova; Alan Lee; Aravind Joshi
Easily Identifiable Discourse Relations

C08-2023 [bib]: Marius Popescu; Liviu P. Dinu
Rank Distance as a Stylistic Similarity

C08-2024 [bib]: James Pustejovsky; Jessica L. Moszkowicz
Integrating Motion Predicate Classes with Spatial and Temporal Annotations

C08-2025 [bib]: Anders Søgaard
On the Weak Generative Capacity of Weighted Context-free Grammars

C08-2026 [bib]: Anders Søgaard
Range Concatenation Grammars for Translation

C08-2027 [bib]: Majdi Sawalha; Eric Atwell
Comparative Evaluation of Arabic Language Morphological Analysers and Stemmers

C08-2028 [bib]: Jonas Sjöbergh; Kenji Araki
A Complete and Modestly Funny System for Generating and Performing Japanese Stand-Up Comedy

C08-2029 [bib]: Philipp Spanger; Takehiro Kurosawa; Takenobu Tokunaga
On "Redundancy” in Selecting Attributes for Generating Referring Expressions

C08-2030 [bib]: Hitomi Tohyama; Shunsuke Kozawa; Kiyotaka Uchimoto; Shigeki Matsubara; Hitoshi Isahara
Construction of an Infrastructure for Providing Users with Suitable Language Resources

C08-2031 [bib]: Shisanu Tongchim; Virach Sornlertlamvanich; Hitoshi Isahara
Experiments in Base-NP Chunking and Its Role in Dependency Parsing for Thai

C08-2032 [bib]: Takashi Tsunakawa; Naoaki Okazaki; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Building a Bilingual Lexicon Using Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation via a Pivot Language

C08-2033 [bib]: Vishnu Vyas; Patrick Pantel
Explaining Similarity of Terms

C08-2034 [bib]: Yu-Chieh Wu; Jie-Chi Yang; Yue-Shi Lee
Robust and Efficient Chinese Word Dependency Analysis with Linear Kernel Support Vector Machines

C08-2035 [bib]: Mehdi Yousfi-Monod; Violaine Prince
Sentence Compression as a Step in Summarization or an Alternative Path in Text Shortening

Coling 2008: Companion volume: Demonstrations

C08-3000: Front Matter

C08-3001 [bib]: Martin Atkinson; Jakub Piskorski; Bruno Pouliquen; Ralf Steinberger; Hristo Tanev; Vanni Zavarella
Online-Monitoring of Security-Related Events

C08-3002 [bib]: Mandeep Singh Gill; Gurpreet Singh Lehal
A Grammar Checking System for Punjabi

C08-3003 [bib]: Bruno Guillaume; Joseph Le Roux; Jonathan Marchand; Guy Perrier; Karën Fort; Jennifer Planul
A Toolchain for Grammarians

C08-3004 [bib]: Gurpreet Singh Josan; Gurpreet Singh Lehal
A Punjabi To Hindi Machine Translation System

C08-3005 [bib]: Oliver Lemon; Xingkun Liu; Helen Hastie
“Build Your Own” Spoken Dialogue Systems: Automatically Generating ISU Dialogue Systems from Business User Resources

C08-3006 [bib]: Michael Paul; Hideo Okuma; Hirofumi Yamamoto; Eiichiro Sumita; Shigeki Matsuda; Tohru Shimizu; Satoshi Nakamura
Multilingual Mobile-Phone Translation Services for World Travelers

C08-3007 [bib]: Fernando Ruiz-Rico; Jose-Luis Vicedo; María-Consuelo Rubio-Sánchez
Multilingual Assistant for Medical Diagnosing and Drug Prescription Based on Category Ranking

C08-3008 [bib]: Bogdan Sacaleanu; Constantin Orasan; Christian Spurk; Shiyan Ou; Oscar Ferrandez; Milen Kouylekov; Matteo Negri
Entailment-based Question Answering for Structured Data

C08-3009 [bib]: Tejinder Singh Saini; Gurpreet Singh Lehal; Virinder S. Kalra
Shahmukhi to Gurmukhi Transliteration System

C08-3010 [bib]: Satoshi Sekine
A Linguistic Knowledge Discovery Tool: Very Large Ngram Database Search with Arbitrary Wildcards

C08-3011 [bib]: Fabienne Venant
Semantic Visualization and Meaning Computation

C08-3012 [bib]: Marc Verhagen; James Pustejovsky
Temporal Processing with the TARSQI Toolkit

Coling 2008: Educational Natural Language Processing - Tutorial notes

C08-4 [bib]: Entire volume

C08-4000: Front Matter

C08-4001 [bib]: Iryna Gurevych; Delphine Bernhard
ENLP Tutorial Notes – Slides

C08-4002 [bib]: Iryna Gurevych; Delphine Bernhard
ENLP Tutorial Notes – References

Coling 2008: Advanced Dynamic Programming in Computational Linguistics: Theory, Algorithms and Applications - Tutorial notes

C08-5 [bib]: Entire volume

C08-5000: Front Matter

C08-5001 [bib]: Liang Huang
Advanced Dynamic Programming in Semiring and Hypergraph Frameworks