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Proceedings of the 2003 Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Short Papers
Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 Student Research Workshop
Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Demonstrations
Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Tutorial Abstracts

Proceedings of the 2003 Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

N03-1000: Front Matter

N03-1001: Hiyan Alshawi
Effective Utterance Classification with Unsupervised Phonotactic Models

N03-1002: Masayuki Asahara; Yuji Matsumoto
Japanese Named Entity Extraction with Redundant Morphological Analysis

N03-1003: Regina Barzilay; Lillian Lee
Learning to Paraphrase: An Unsupervised Approach Using Multiple-Sequence Alignment

N03-1004: Jennifer Chu-Carroll; Krzysztof Czuba; John Prager; Abraham Ittycheriah
In Question Answering, Two Heads Are Better Than One

N03-1005: Grace Chung; Stephanie Seneff; Chao Wang
Automatic Acquisition of Names Using Speak and Spell Mode in Spoken Dialogue Systems

N03-1006: Silviu Cucerzan; David Yarowsky
Minimally Supervised Induction of Grammatical Gender

N03-1007: Marco De Boni; Suresh Manandhar
An Analysis of Clarification Dialogue for Question Answering

N03-1008: Yonggang Deng; Sanjeev Khudanpur
Latent Semantic Information in Maximum Entropy Language Models for Conversational Speech Recognition

N03-1009: Jason Eisner
Simpler and More General Minimization for Weighted Finite-State Automata

N03-1010: Ulrich Germann
Greedy Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation in Almost Linear Time

N03-1011: Roxana Girju; Adriana Badulescu; Dan Moldovan
Learning Semantic Constraints for the Automatic Discovery of Part-Whole Relations

N03-1012: Iryna Gurevych; Rainer Malaka; Robert Porzel; Hans-Peter Zorn
Semantic Coherence Scoring Using an Ontology

N03-1013: Nizar Habash; Bonnie Dorr
A Categorial Variation Database for English

N03-1014: James Henderson
Inducing History Representations for Broad Coverage Statistical Parsing

N03-1015: Hiroyuki Kaji
Word Sense Acquisition from Bilingual Comparable Corpora

N03-1016: Dan Klein; Christopher D. Manning
A* Parsing: Fast Exact Viterbi Parse Selection

N03-1017: Philipp Koehn; Franz J. Och; Daniel Marcu
Statistical Phrase-Based Translation

N03-1018: Okan Kolak; William Byrne; Philip Resnik
A Generative Probabilistic OCR Model for NLP Applications

N03-1019: Shankar Kumar; William Byrne
A Weighted Finite State Transducer Implementation of the Alignment Template Model for Statistical Machine Translation

N03-1020: Chin-Yew Lin; Eduard Hovy
Automatic Evaluation of Summaries Using N-gram Co-occurrence Statistics

N03-1021: I. Dan Melamed
Multitext Grammars and Synchronous Parsers

N03-1022: Dan Moldovan; Christine Clark; Sanda Harabagiu; Steve Maiorano
COGEX: A Logic Prover for Question Answering

N03-1023: Vincent Ng; Claire Cardie
Weakly Supervised Natural Language Learning Without Redundant Views

N03-1024: Bo Pang; Kevin Knight; Daniel Marcu
Syntax-based Alignment of Multiple Translations: Extracting Paraphrases and Generating New Sentences

N03-1025: Fuchun Peng; Dale Schuurmans; Shaojun Wang
Language and Task Independent Text Categorization with Simple Language Models

N03-1026: Stefan Riezler; Tracy H. King; Richard Crouch; Annie Zaenen
Statistical Sentence Condensation using Ambiguity Packing and Stochastic Disambiguation Methods for Lexical-Functional Grammar

N03-1027: Brian Roark; Michiel Bacchiani
Supervised and unsupervised PCFG adaptation to novel domains

N03-1028: Fei Sha; Fernando Pereira
Shallow Parsing with Conditional Random Fields

N03-1029: Stuart M. Shieber; Xiaopeng Tao
Comma Restoration Using Constituency Information

N03-1030: Radu Soricut; Daniel Marcu
Sentence Level Discourse Parsing using Syntactic and Lexical Information

N03-1031: Mark Steedman; Rebecca Hwa; Stephen Clark; Miles Osborne; Anoop Sarkar; Julia Hockenmaier; Paul Ruhlen; Steven Baker; Jeremiah Crim
Example Selection for Bootstrapping Statistical Parsers

N03-1032: Egidio L. Terra; Charles L. A. Clarke
Frequency Estimates for Statistical Word Similarity Measures

N03-1033: Kristina Toutanova; Dan Klein; Christopher D. Manning; Yoram Singer
Feature-Rich Part-of-Speech Tagging with a Cyclic Dependency Network

N03-1034: Ellen M. Voorhees
Evaluating the Evaluation: A Case Study Using the TREC 2002 Question Answering Track

N03-1035: Nina Wacholder; Peng Song
Toward a Task-based Gold Standard for Evaluation of NP Chunks and Technical Terms

N03-1036: Dominic Widdows
Unsupervised methods for developing taxonomies by combining syntactic and statistical information

N03-1037: Liang Zhou; Eduard Hovy
A Web-Trained Extraction Summarization System

Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Short Papers

N03-2000: Front Matter

N03-2001: Shazia Akhtar; Ronan G. Reilly; John Dunnion
Automating XML markup of text documents

N03-2002: Jeff A. Bilmes; Katrin Kirchhoff
Factored Language Models and Generalized Parallel Backoff

N03-2003: Ivan Bulyko; Mari Ostendorf; Andreas Stolcke
Getting More Mileage from Web Text Sources for Conversational Speech Language Modeling using Class-Dependent Mixtures

N03-2004: John Burger; John Henderson
Exploiting Diversity for Answering Questions

N03-2005: Francine Chen; Ayman Farahat; Thorsten Brants
Story Link Detection and New Event Detection are Asymmetric

N03-2006: Takao Doi; Eiichiro Sumita; Hirofumi Yamamoto
Adaptation Using Out-of-Domain Corpus within EBMT

N03-2007: Shona Douglas
Active Learning for Classifying Phone Sequences from Unsupervised Phonotactic Models

N03-2008: Michael Fleischman; Eduard Hovy
A Maximum Entropy Approach to FrameNet Tagging

N03-2009: Kadri Hacioglu; Wayne Ward
Target Word Detection and Semantic Role Chunking using Support Vector Machines

N03-2010: Kadri Hacioglu; Wayne Ward
Question Classification with Support Vector Machines and Error Correcting Codes

N03-2011: Thomas Hanneforth; Silvan Heintze; Manfred Stede
Rhetorical Parsing with Underspecification and Forests

N03-2012: Dustin Hillard; Mari Ostendorf; Elizabeth Shriberg
Detection Of Agreement vs. Disagreement In Meetings: Training With Unlabeled Data

N03-2013: Kenji Imamura; Yasuhiro Akiba; Eiichiro Sumita
Automatic Expansion of Equivalent Sentence Set Based on Syntactic Substitution

N03-2014: Abraham Ittycheriah; Lucian Lita; Nanda Kambhatla; Nicolas Nicolov; Salim Roukos; Margo Stys
Identifying and Tracking Entity Mentions in a Maximum Entropy Framework

N03-2015: Howard Johnson; Joel Martin
Unsupervised Learning of Morphology for English and Inuktitut

N03-2016: Grzegorz Kondrak; Daniel Marcu; Kevin Knight
Cognates Can Improve Statistical Translation Models

N03-2017: Dekang Lin; Colin Cherry
Word Alignment with Cohesion Constraint

N03-2018: Diane Litman; Kate Forbes; Scott Silliman
Towards Emotion Prediction in Spoken Tutoring Dialogues

N03-2019: Inderjeet Mani; Barry Schiffman; Jianping Zhang
Inferring Temporal Ordering of Events in News

N03-2020: Katsuya Masuda; Takashi Ninomiya; Yusuke Miyao; Tomoko Ohta; Jun'ichi Tsujii
A Robust Retrieval Engine for Proximal and Structural Search

N03-2021: I. Dan Melamed; Ryan Green; Joseph P. Turian
Precision and Recall of Machine Translation

N03-2022: Behrang Mohit; Srini Narayanan
Semantic Extraction with Wide-Coverage Lexical Resources

N03-2023: Preslav I. Nakov; Marti A. Hearst
Category-based Pseudowords

N03-2024: Ani Nenkova; Kathleen McKeown
References to Named Entities: a Corpus Study

N03-2025: Cheng Niu; Wei Li; Jihong Ding; Rohini K. Srihari
Bootstrapping for Named Entity Tagging Using Concept-based Seeds

N03-2026: Douglas W. Oard; David Doermann; Bonnie Dorr; Daqing He; Philip Resnik; Amy Weinberg; William Byrne; Sanjeev Khudanpur; David Yarowsky; Anton Leuski; Philipp Koehn; Kevin Knight
Desparately Seeking Cebuano

N03-2027: Leonid Peshkin; Avi Pfeffer; Virginia Savova
Bayesian Nets for Syntactic Categorization of Novel Words

N03-2028: Jochen Peters
LM Studies on Filled Pauses in Spontaneous Medical Dictation

N03-2029: Deepak Ravichandran; Abraham Ittycheriah; Salim Roukos
Automatic Derivation of Surface Text Patterns for a Maximum Entropy Based Question Answering System

N03-2030: Carolyn P. Rose; Antonio Roque; Dumisizwe Bhembe; Kurt VanLehn
A Hybrid Approach to Content Analysis for Automatic Essay Grading

N03-2031: Sid-Ahmed Selouani; Hesham Tolba; Douglas O'Shaughnessy
Auditory-based Acoustic Distinctive Features and Spectral Cues for Robust Automatic Speech Recognition in Low-SNR Car Environments

N03-2032: Riccardo Serafin; Barbara Di Eugenio; Michael Glass
Latent Semantic Analysis for Dialogue Act Classification

N03-2033: Rong Tang; Kwong Bor Ng; Tomek Strzalkowski; Paul B. Kantor
Automatically Predicting Information Quality in News Documents

N03-2034: Elena Terenzi; Barbara Di Eugenio
Building lexical semantic representations for Natural Language instructions

N03-2035: Virongrong Tesprasit; Paisarn Charoenpornsawat; Virach Sortlertlamvanich
A Context-Sensitive Homograph Disambiguation in Thai Text-to-Speech Synthesis

N03-2036: Christoph Tillmann; Fei Xia
A Phrase-based Unigram Model for Statistical Machine Translation

N03-2037: Ellen M. Voorhees
Evaluating Answers to Definition Questions

N03-2038: Hua Yu; Tanja Schultz
Implicit Trajectory Modeling through Gaussian Transition Models for Speech Recognition

Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 Student Research Workshop

N03-3000: Front Matter

N03-3001: Ramesh Nallapati
Semantic Language Models for Topic Detection and Tracking

N03-3002: Sarah Borys
The Importance of Prosodic Factors in Phoneme Modeling with Applications to Speech Recognition

N03-3003: Sandra Williams
Language choice models for microplanning and readability

N03-3004: Amruta Purandare
Discriminating Among Word Senses Using McQuitty's Similarity Analysis

N03-3005: Cosmin Munteanu
Indexing methods for efficient parsing

N03-3006: Gerold Schneider
A low-complexity, broad-coverage probabilistic Dependency Parser for English

N03-3007: Yang Liu
Word Fragments Identification Using Acoustic-Prosodic Features in Conversational Speech

N03-3008: Juha Makkonen
Investigations on Event Evolution on TDT

N03-3009: Nicola Stokes
Spoken and Written News Story Segmentation Using Lexical Chains

N03-3010: Donghui Feng
Cooperative model-based language understanding

Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Demonstrations

N03-4000: Front Matter

N03-4001: Yaser Al-Onaizan; Radu Florian; Martin Franz; Hany Hassan; Young-Suk Lee; J. Scott McCarley; Kishore Papineni; Salim Roukos; Jeffrey Sorensen; Christoph Tillmann; Todd Ward; Fei Xia
TIPS: A Translingual Information Processing System

N03-4002: Breck Baldwin; Bob Carpenter; Aaron Ross
Alias-i Threat Trackers

N03-4003: Songsak Channarukul; Susan W. McRoy; Syed S. Ali
DOGHED: A Template-Based Generator for Multimodal Dialog Systems Targeting Heterogeneous Devices

N03-4004: Sean Colbath; Francis Kubala
TAP-XL: An Automated Analyst's Assistant

N03-4005: John Dowding; James Hieronymus
A Spoken Dialogue Interface to a Geologist's Field Assistant

N03-4006: Daniel M. Dunlavy; John Conroy; Dianne P. O'Leary
QCS: A Tool for Querying, Clustering, and Summarizing Documents

N03-4007: Vangelis Karkaletsis; Constantine D. Spyropoulos; Dimitris Souflis; Claire Grover; Ben Hachey; Maria Teresa Pazienza; Michele Vindigni; Emmanuel Cartier; Jose Coch
Demonstration of the CROSSMARC System

N03-4008: Kathleen McKeown; Regina Barzilay; John Chen; David Elson; David Evans; Judith Klavans; Ani Nenkova; Barry Schiffman; Sergey Sigelman
Columbia's Newsblaster: New Features and Future Directions

N03-4009: Thomas Morton; Jeremy LaCivita
WordFreak: An Open Tool for Linguistic Annotation

N03-4010: Eric Nyberg; Robert Frederking
JAVELIN: A Flexible, Planner-Based Architecture for Question Answering

N03-4011: Patrick Pantel; Dekang Lin
Automatically Discovering Word Senses

N03-4012: Andrew E. Smith
Automatic Extraction of Semantic Networks from Text using Leximancer

N03-4013: Kiyoshi Sudo; Satoshi Sekine; Ralph Grishman
pre-CODIE--Crosslingual On-Demand Information Extraction

N03-4014: Paul Thompson
Dynamic Integration of Distributed Semantic Services: Infrastructure for Process Queries and Question Answering

N03-4015: Alex Waibel; Ahmed Badran; Alan W Black; Robert Frederking; Donna Gates; Alon Lavie; Lori Levin; Kevin Lenzo; Laura Mayfield Tomokiyo; Juergen Reichert; Tanja Schultz; Dorcas Wallace; Monika Woszczyna; Jing Zhang
Speechalator: Two-Way Speech-to-Speech Translation in Your Hand

N03-4016: Dominic Widdows; Scott Cederberg
Monolingual and Bilingual Concept Visualization from Corpora

N03-4017: Theresa Wilson; David R. Pierce; Janyce Wiebe
Identifying Opinionated Sentences

Companion Volume of the Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2003 - Tutorial Abstracts

N03-5000: Front Matter

N03-5001: Graeme Hirst
Introduction to Non-Statistical Natural Language Processing

N03-5002: Douglas W. Oard
Information Retrieval Systems as Integration Platforms for Language Technologies

N03-5003: Alex Acero
Speech Recognition and Understanding

N03-5004: Joshua Goodman
The State of the Art in Language Modeling

N03-5005: Kevin Knight; Philipp Koehn
What's New in Statistical Machine Translation

N03-5006: James Pustejovsky; Inderjeet Mani
Annotation of Temporal and Event Expressions

N03-5007: Mark Wasson
NLP R&D and Commercial Deployment

N03-5008: Christopher Manning; Dan Klein
Optimization, Maxent Models, and Conditional Estimation without Magic

N03-5009: Doug Reynolds; Marc Zissman
Automatic Speaker and Language Recognition