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Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning

D12-1 [bib]: Entire volume

D12-1000: Front Matter

D12-1001 [bib]: Greg Durrett; Adam Pauls; Dan Klein
Syntactic Transfer Using a Bilingual Lexicon

D12-1002 [bib]: Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi; Hal Daume III
Regularized Interlingual Projections: Evaluation on Multilingual Transliteration

D12-1003 [bib]: Akihiro Tamura; Taro Watanabe; Eiichiro Sumita
Bilingual Lexicon Extraction from Comparable Corpora Using Label Propagation

D12-1004 [bib]: Kai Hong; Christian G. Kohler; Mary E. March; Amber A. Parker; Ani Nenkova
Lexical Differences in Autobiographical Narratives from Schizophrenic Patients and Healthy Controls

D12-1005 [bib] [attachment]: Benjamin Van Durme
Streaming Analysis of Discourse Participants

D12-1006 [bib]: Ahmed Hassan; Amjad Abu-Jbara; Dragomir Radev
Detecting Subgroups in Online Discussions by Modeling Positive and Negative Relations among Participants

D12-1007 [bib]: Aciel Eshky; Ben Allison; Mark Steedman
Generative Goal-Driven User Simulation for Dialog Management

D12-1008 [bib]: Nina Dethlefs; Helen Hastie; Verena Rieser; Oliver Lemon
Optimising Incremental Dialogue Decisions Using Information Density for Interactive Systems

D12-1009 [bib]: Michael J. Paul
Mixed Membership Markov Models for Unsupervised Conversation Modeling

D12-1010 [bib]: Xianpei Han; Le Sun
An Entity-Topic Model for Entity Linking

D12-1011 [bib] [attachment]: Avirup Sil; Ernest Cronin; Penghai Nie; Yinfei Yang; Ana-Maria Popescu; Alexander Yates
Linking Named Entities to Any Database

D12-1012 [bib]: Ajay Nagesh; Ganesh Ramakrishnan; Laura Chiticariu; Rajasekar Krishnamurthy; Ankush Dharkar; Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Towards Efficient Named-Entity Rule Induction for Customizability

D12-1013 [bib]: Shoushan Li; Shengfeng Ju; Guodong Zhou; Xiaojun Li
Active Learning for Imbalanced Sentiment Classification

D12-1014 [bib]: Lizhen Qu; Rainer Gemulla; Gerhard Weikum
A Weakly Supervised Model for Sentence-Level Semantic Orientation Analysis with Multiple Experts

D12-1015 [bib] [attachment]: Yanyan Zhao; Bing Qin; Ting Liu
Collocation Polarity Disambiguation Using Web-based Pseudo Contexts

D12-1016 [bib]: Michael Roth; Anette Frank
Aligning Predicates across Monolingual Comparable Texts using Graph-based Clustering

D12-1017 [bib] [attachment]: Vivi Nastase; Alex Judea; Katja Markert; Michael Strube
Local and Global Context for Supervised and Unsupervised Metonymy Resolution

D12-1018 [bib]: Hila Weisman; Jonathan Berant; Idan Szpektor; Ido Dagan
Learning Verb Inference Rules from Linguistically-Motivated Evidence

D12-1019 [bib]: Paramveer Dhillon; Jordan Rodu; Michael Collins; Dean Foster; Lyle Ungar
Spectral Dependency Parsing with Latent Variables

D12-1020 [bib]: Robert Lindsey; William Headden; Michael Stipicevic
A Phrase-Discovering Topic Model Using Hierarchical Pitman-Yor Processes

D12-1021 [bib]: Abby Levenberg; Chris Dyer; Phil Blunsom
A Bayesian Model for Learning SCFGs with Discontiguous Rules

D12-1022 [bib]: Kristian Woodsend; Mirella Lapata
Multiple Aspect Summarization Using Integer Linear Programming

D12-1023 [bib] [attachment]: Michael White; Rajakrishnan Rajkumar
Minimal Dependency Length in Realization Ranking

D12-1024 [bib]: Seonggi Ryang; Takeshi Abekawa
Framework of Automatic Text Summarization Using Reinforcement Learning

D12-1025 [bib]: Qing Dou; Kevin Knight
Large Scale Decipherment for Out-of-Domain Machine Translation

D12-1026 [bib]: Zhengxian Gong; Min Zhang; Chew Lim Tan; Guodong Zhou
N-gram-based Tense Models for Statistical Machine Translation

D12-1027 [bib]: Pidong Wang; Preslav Nakov; Hwee Tou Ng
Source Language Adaptation for Resource-Poor Machine Translation

D12-1028 [bib]: David Mareček; Zdeněk Žabokrtský
Exploiting Reducibility in Unsupervised Dependency Parsing

D12-1029 [bib] [attachment]: Daniel Fernández-González; Carlos Gómez-Rodrìguez
Improving Transition-Based Dependency Parsing with Buffer Transitions

D12-1030 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Ryan McDonald
Generalized Higher-Order Dependency Parsing with Cube Pruning

D12-1031 [bib] [attachment]: Young-Bum Kim; Benjamin Snyder
Universal Grapheme-to-Phoneme Prediction Over Latin Alphabets

D12-1032 [revisions: v2] [bib]: Nicholas Andrews; Jason Eisner; Mark Dredze
Name Phylogeny: A Generative Model of String Variation

D12-1033 [bib] [attachment]: Vera Demberg; Asad Sayeed; Philip Gorinski; Nikolaos Engonopoulos
Syntactic Surprisal Affects Spoken Word Duration in Conversational Contexts

D12-1034 [bib] [attachment]: Jong-Hoon Oh; Kentaro Torisawa; Chikara Hashimoto; Takuya Kawada; Stijn De Saeger; Jun'ichi Kazama; Yiou Wang
Why Question Answering using Sentiment Analysis and Word Classes

D12-1035 [bib]: Mohamed Yahya; Klaus Berberich; Shady Elbassuoni; Maya Ramanath; Volker Tresp; Gerhard Weikum
Natural Language Questions for the Web of Data

D12-1036 [bib] [attachment]: Jianxing Yu; Zheng-Jun Zha; Tat-Seng Chua
Answering Opinion Questions on Products by Exploiting Hierarchical Organization of Consumer Reviews

D12-1037 [bib]: Lemao Liu; Hailong Cao; Taro Watanabe; Tiejun Zhao; Mo Yu; Conghui Zhu
Locally Training the Log-Linear Model for SMT

D12-1038 [bib]: Wenbin Jiang; Fandong Meng; Qun Liu; Yajuan Lü
Iterative Annotation Transformation with Predict-Self Reestimation for Chinese Word Segmentation

D12-1039 [bib]: Bo Han; Paul Cook; Timothy Baldwin
Automatically Constructing a Normalisation Dictionary for Microblogs

D12-1040 [bib]: Joohyun Kim; Raymond Mooney
Unsupervised PCFG Induction for Grounded Language Learning with Highly Ambiguous Supervision

D12-1041 [bib]: Nan Duan; Mu Li; Ming Zhou
Forced Derivation Tree based Model Training to Statistical Machine Translation

D12-1042 [bib]: Mihai Surdeanu; Julie Tibshirani; Ramesh Nallapati; Christopher D. Manning
Multi-instance Multi-label Learning for Relation Extraction

D12-1043 [bib]: Thomas François; Cédrick Fairon
An ``AI readability'' Formula for French as a Foreign Language

D12-1044 [bib]: Emily Pitler; Sampath Kannan; Mitchell Marcus
Dynamic Programming for Higher Order Parsing of Gap-Minding Trees

D12-1045 [bib] [attachment]: Heeyoung Lee; Marta Recasens; Angel Chang; Mihai Surdeanu; Dan Jurafsky
Joint Entity and Event Coreference Resolution across Documents

D12-1046 [bib]: Xian Qian; Yang Liu
Joint Chinese Word Segmentation, POS Tagging and Parsing

D12-1047 [bib]: Shixiang Lu; Wei Wei; Xiaoyin Fu; Bo Xu
Translation Model Based Cross-Lingual Language Model Adaptation: from Word Models to Phrase Models

D12-1048 [bib]: Mausam; Michael Schmitz; Stephen Soderland; Robert Bart; Oren Etzioni
Open Language Learning for Information Extraction

D12-1049 [bib]: Lan Du; Wray Buntine; Huidong Jin
Modelling Sequential Text with an Adaptive Topic Model

D12-1050 [bib]: William Blacoe; Mirella Lapata
A Comparison of Vector-based Representations for Semantic Composition

D12-1051 [bib]: Junsheng Zhou; Weiguang Qu; Fen Zhang
Exploiting Chunk-level Features to Improve Phrase Chunking

D12-1052 [bib]: Daniel Dahlmeier; Hwee Tou Ng
A Beam-Search Decoder for Grammatical Error Correction

D12-1053 [bib] [attachment]: Mathias Verbeke; Vincent Van Asch; Roser Morante; Paolo Frasconi; Walter Daelemans; Luc De Raedt
A Statistical Relational Learning Approach to Identifying Evidence Based Medicine Categories

D12-1054 [bib]: Rada Mihalcea; Carlo Strapparava
Lyrics, Music, and Emotions

D12-1055 [bib]: Su-Youn Yoon; Suma Bhat
Assessment of ESL Learners' Syntactic Competence Based on Similarity Measures

D12-1056 [bib]: Hisami Suzuki; Jianfeng Gao
A Unified Approach to Transliteration-based Text Input with Online Spelling Correction

D12-1057 [bib] [attachment]: Chikara Hashimoto; Kentaro Torisawa; Stijn De Saeger; Jong-Hoon Oh; Jun'ichi Kazama
Excitatory or Inhibitory: A New Semantic Orientation Extracts Contradiction and Causality from the Web

D12-1058 [bib]: Atsushi Fujita; Pierre Isabelle; Roland Kuhn
Enlarging Paraphrase Collections through Generalization and Instantiation

D12-1059 [bib]: Afra Alishahi; Grzegorz Chrupala
Concurrent Acquisition of Word Meaning and Lexical Categories

D12-1060 [bib]: Natalia Ponomareva; Mike Thelwall
Do Neighbours Help? An Exploration of Graph-based Algorithms for Cross-domain Sentiment Classification

D12-1061 [bib]: Jianfeng Gao; Shasha Xie; Xiaodong He; Alnur Ali
Learning Lexicon Models from Search Logs for Query Expansion

D12-1062 [bib]: Quang Do; Wei Lu; Dan Roth
Joint Inference for Event Timeline Construction

D12-1063 [bib]: Valentin I. Spitkovsky; Hiyan Alshawi; Daniel Jurafsky
Three Dependency-and-Boundary Models for Grammar Induction

D12-1064 [bib]: Sze-Meng Jojo Wong; Mark Dras; Mark Johnson
Exploring Adaptor Grammars for Native Language Identification

D12-1065 [bib] [attachment]: Jennifer Gillenwater; Alex Kulesza; Ben Taskar
Discovering Diverse and Salient Threads in Document Collections

D12-1066 [bib]: Aurélien Max; Houda Bouamor; Anne Vilnat
Generalizing Sub-sentential Paraphrase Acquisition across Original Signal Type of Text Pairs

D12-1067 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; David Smith; Andrew McCallum
Parse, Price and Cut–-Delayed Column and Row Generation for Graph Based Parsers

D12-1068 [bib]: Jian Bo Yang; Qi Mao; Qiao Liang Xiang; Ivor Wai-Hung Tsang; Kian Ming Adam Chai; Hai Leong Chieu
Domain Adaptation for Coreference Resolution: An Adaptive Ensemble Approach

D12-1069 [bib]: Jayant Krishnamurthy; Tom Mitchell
Weakly Supervised Training of Semantic Parsers

D12-1070 [bib]: Ping Xu; Pascale Fung
Cross-Lingual Language Modeling with Syntactic Reordering for Low-Resource Speech Recognition

D12-1071 [bib]: Altaf Rahman; Vincent Ng
Resolving Complex Cases of Definite Pronouns: The Winograd Schema Challenge

D12-1072 [bib]: Timothy O'Keefe; Silvia Pareti; James R. Curran; Irena Koprinska; Matthew Honnibal
A Sequence Labelling Approach to Quote Attribution

D12-1073 [bib]: Xian-Ling Mao; Zhao-Yan Ming; Tat-Seng Chua; Si Li; Hongfei Yan; Xiaoming Li
SSHLDA: A Semi-Supervised Hierarchical Topic Model

D12-1074 [bib]: Jason Naradowsky; Sebastian Riedel; David Smith
Improving NLP through Marginalization of Hidden Syntactic Structure

D12-1075 [bib]: Dan Garrette; Jason Baldridge
Type-Supervised Hidden Markov Models for Part-of-Speech Tagging with Incomplete Tag Dictionaries

D12-1076 [bib] [attachment]: Liwei Chen; Yansong Feng; Lei Zou; Dongyan Zhao
Explore Person Specific Evidence in Web Person Name Disambiguation

D12-1077 [bib]: Graham Neubig; Taro Watanabe; Shinsuke Mori
Inducing a Discriminative Parser to Optimize Machine Translation Reordering

D12-1078 [bib]: Shujie Liu; Chi-Ho Li; Mu Li; Ming Zhou
Re-training Monolingual Parser Bilingually for Syntactic SMT

D12-1079 [bib]: David Burkett; Dan Klein
Transforming Trees to Improve Syntactic Convergence

D12-1080 [bib]: David McClosky; Christopher D. Manning
Learning Constraints for Consistent Timeline Extraction

D12-1081 [bib]: Yohei Takaku; Nobuhiro Kaji; Naoki Yoshinaga; Masashi Toyoda
Identifying Constant and Unique Relations by using Time-Series Text

D12-1082 [bib]: Thomas Lin; Mausam; Oren Etzioni
No Noun Phrase Left Behind: Detecting and Typing Unlinkable Entities

D12-1083 [bib]: Shafiq Joty; Giuseppe Carenini; Raymond Ng
A Novel Discriminative Framework for Sentence-Level Discourse Analysis

D12-1084 [bib] [attachment]: Michaela Regneri; Rui Wang
Using Discourse Information for Paraphrase Extraction

D12-1085 [bib]: Bernd Bohnet; Anders Björkelund; Jonas Kuhn; Wolfgang Seeker; Sina Zarriess
Generating Non-Projective Word Order in Statistical Linearization

D12-1086 [bib]: Mehmet Ali Yatbaz; Enis Sert; Deniz Yuret
Learning Syntactic Categories Using Paradigmatic Representations of Word Context

D12-1087 [bib]: Keith Stevens; Philip Kegelmeyer; David Andrzejewski; David Buttler
Exploring Topic Coherence over Many Models and Many Topics

D12-1088 [bib]: Wang Ling; João Graça; Isabel Trancoso; Alan Black
Entropy-based Pruning for Phrase-based Machine Translation

D12-1089 [bib]: Richard Zens; Daisy Stanton; Peng Xu
A Systematic Comparison of Phrase Table Pruning Techniques

D12-1090 [bib]: Mengqiu Wang; Christopher D. Manning
Probabilistic Finite State Machines for Regression-based MT Evaluation

D12-1091 [bib]: Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick; David Burkett; Dan Klein
An Empirical Investigation of Statistical Significance in NLP

D12-1092 [bib]: Peifeng Li; Guodong Zhou; Qiaoming Zhu; Libin Hou
Employing Compositional Semantics and Discourse Consistency in Chinese Event Extraction

D12-1093 [bib]: Ni Lao; Amarnag Subramanya; Fernando Pereira; William W. Cohen
Reading The Web with Learned Syntactic-Semantic Inference Rules

D12-1094 [bib]: Bonan Min; Shuming Shi; Ralph Grishman; Chin-Yew Lin
Ensemble Semantics for Large-scale Unsupervised Relation Extraction

D12-1095 [bib]: Richard Farkas; Helmut Schmid
Forest Reranking through Subtree Ranking

D12-1096 [bib] [attachment]: Jonathan K. Kummerfeld; David Hall; James R. Curran; Dan Klein
Parser Showdown at the Wall Street Corral: An Empirical Investigation of Error Types in Parser Output

D12-1097 [bib]: Billy T. M. Wong; Chunyu Kit
Extending Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics with Lexical Cohesion to Document Level

D12-1098 [bib]: Amit Goyal; Hal Daume III; Raul Guerra
Fast Large-Scale Approximate Graph Construction for NLP

D12-1099 [bib] [attachment]: Doo Soon Kim; Kunal Verma; Peter Yeh
Building a Lightweight Semantic Model for Unsupervised Information Extraction on Short Listings

D12-1100 [bib]: Amit Goyal; Hal Daume III; Graham Cormode
Sketch Algorithms for Estimating Point Queries in NLP

D12-1101 [bib]: Sameer Singh; Michael Wick; Andrew McCallum
Monte Carlo MCMC: Efficient Inference by Approximate Sampling

D12-1102 [bib]: Vivek Srikumar; Gourab Kundu; Dan Roth
On Amortizing Inference Cost for Structured Prediction

D12-1103 [bib]: Simon Carter; Marc Dymetman; Guillaume Bouchard
Exact Sampling and Decoding in High-Order Hidden Markov Models

D12-1104 [bib]: Ndapandula Nakashole; Gerhard Weikum; Fabian Suchanek
PATTY: A Taxonomy of Relational Patterns with Semantic Types

D12-1105 [bib] [attachment]: David Hall; Dan Klein
Training Factored PCFGs with Expectation Propagation

D12-1106 [bib]: Annie Louis; Ani Nenkova
A Coherence Model Based on Syntactic Patterns

D12-1107 [bib]: Kenneth Heafield; Philipp Koehn; Alon Lavie
Language Model Rest Costs and Space-Efficient Storage

D12-1108 [bib]: Christian Hardmeier; Joakim Nivre; Jörg Tiedemann
Document-Wide Decoding for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation

D12-1109 [bib]: Yang Feng; Yang Liu; Qun Liu; Trevor Cohn
Left-to-Right Tree-to-String Decoding with Prediction

D12-1110 [bib]: Richard Socher; Brody Huval; Christopher D. Manning; Andrew Y. Ng
Semantic Compositionality through Recursive Matrix-Vector Spaces

D12-1111 [bib]: Wen-tau Yih; Geoffrey Zweig; John Platt
Polarity Inducing Latent Semantic Analysis

D12-1112 [bib]: Gemma Boleda; Eva Maria Vecchi; Miquel Cornudella; Louise McNally
First Order vs. Higher Order Modification in Distributional Semantics

D12-1113 [bib]: Lev Ratinov; Dan Roth
Learning-based Multi-Sieve Co-reference Resolution with Knowledge

D12-1114 [bib]: Yang Song; Jing Jiang; Wayne Xin Zhao; Sujian Li; Houfeng Wang
Joint Learning for Coreference Resolution with Markov Logic

D12-1115 [bib]: Varada Kolhatkar; Graeme Hirst
Resolving "This-issue" Anaphora

D12-1116 [bib]: Amit Singh
Entity based Q&A Retrieval

D12-1117 [bib]: Hui Yang
Constructing Task-Specific Taxonomies for Document Collection Browsing

D12-1118 [bib] [attachment]: Jordan Boyd-Graber; Brianna Satinoff; He He; Hal Daume III
Besting the Quiz Master: Crowdsourcing Incremental Classification Games

D12-1119 [bib]: Mahesh Joshi; Mark Dredze; William W. Cohen; Carolyn Rose
Multi-Domain Learning: When Do Domains Matter?

D12-1120 [bib]: Fei Huang; Alexander Yates
Biased Representation Learning for Domain Adaptation

D12-1121 [bib]: Kewei Tu; Vasant Honavar
Unambiguity Regularization for Unsupervised Learning of Probabilistic Grammars

D12-1122 [bib]: Bishan Yang; Claire Cardie
Extracting Opinion Expressions with semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields

D12-1123 [bib]: Kang Liu; Liheng Xu; Jun Zhao
Opinion Target Extraction Using Word-Based Translation Model

D12-1124 [bib] [attachment]: Victor Chahuneau; Kevin Gimpel; Bryan R. Routledge; Lily Scherlis; Noah A. Smith
Word Salad: Relating Food Prices and Descriptions

D12-1125 [bib] [attachment]: Yuan Zhang; Roi Reichart; Regina Barzilay; Amir Globerson
Learning to Map into a Universal POS Tagset

D12-1126 [bib]: Jiayi Zhao; Xipeng Qiu; Shu Zhang; Feng Ji; Xuanjing Huang
Part-of-Speech Tagging for Chinese-English Mixed Texts with Dynamic Features

D12-1127 [bib]: Shen Li; João Graça; Ben Taskar
Wiki-ly Supervised Part-of-Speech Tagging

D12-1128 [bib]: Roberto Navigli; Simone Paolo Ponzetto
Joining Forces Pays Off: Multilingual Joint Word Sense Disambiguation

D12-1129 [bib]: Stefano Faralli; Roberto Navigli
A New Minimally-Supervised Framework for Domain Word Sense Disambiguation

D12-1130 [bib]: Carina Silberer; Mirella Lapata
Grounded Models of Semantic Representation

D12-1131 [bib]: Alexander Rush; Roi Reichart; Michael Collins; Amir Globerson
Improved Parsing and POS Tagging Using Inter-Sentence Consistency Constraints

D12-1132 [bib]: Zhongguo Li; Guodong Zhou
Unified Dependency Parsing of Chinese Morphological and Syntactic Structures

D12-1133 [bib]: Bernd Bohnet; Joakim Nivre
A Transition-Based System for Joint Part-of-Speech Tagging and Labeled Non-Projective Dependency Parsing

D12-1134 [bib]: Xin Zhao; Baihan Shu; Jing Jiang; Yang Song; Hongfei Yan; Xiaoming Li
Identifying Event-related Bursts via Social Media Activities

D12-1135 [bib]: Katja Filippova
User Demographics and Language in an Implicit Social Network

D12-1136 [bib]: Bo Pang; Sujith Ravi
Revisiting the Predictability of Language: Response Completion in Social Media

D12-1137 [bib]: Stephen Roller; Michael Speriosu; Sarat Rallapalli; Benjamin Wing; Jason Baldridge
Supervised Text-based Geolocation Using Language Models on an Adaptive Grid

D12-1138 [bib]: Huizhong Duan; Yanen Li; ChengXiang Zhai; Dan Roth
A Discriminative Model for Query Spelling Correction with Latent Structural SVM

D12-1139 [bib]: Song Feng; Ritwik Banerjee; Yejin Choi
Characterizing Stylistic Elements in Syntactic Structure