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Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: HLT-NAACL 2004
Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2004
Demonstration Papers at HLT-NAACL 2004
Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2004: Short Papers

Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: HLT-NAACL 2004

N04-1000: Front Matter

N04-1001 [bib]: R Florian; H Hassan; A Ittycheriah; H Jing; N Kambhatla; X Luo; N Nicolov; S Roukos
A Statistical Model for Multilingual Entity Detection and Tracking

N04-1002 [bib]: Chung Heong Gooi; James Allan
Cross-Document Coreference on a Large Scale Corpus

N04-1003 [bib]: Xin Li; Paul Morie; Dan Roth
Robust Reading: Identification and Tracing of Ambiguous Names

N04-1004 [bib]: Jacob Eisenstein; C. Mario Christoudias
A Salience-Based Approach to Gesture-Speech Alignment

N04-1005 [bib]: Srinivas Bangalore; Michael Johnston
Balancing data-driven and rule-based approaches in the context of a Multimodal Conversational System

N04-1006 [bib]: Tim Paek; Eric Horvitz
Optimizing Automated Call Routing by Integrating Spoken Dialog Models with Queuing Models

N04-1007 [bib]: Wesley Hildebrandt; Boris Katz; Jimmy Lin
Answering Definition Questions with Multiple Knowledge Sources

N04-1008 [bib]: Radu Soricut; Eric Brill
Automatic Question Answering: Beyond the Factoid

N04-1009 [bib]: Rense Lange; Juan Moran; Warren R Greiff; Lisa Ferro
A Probabilistic Rasch Analysis of Question Answering Evaluations

N04-1010 [bib]: Keiji Shinzato; Kentaro Torisawa
Acquiring Hyponymy Relations from Web Documents

N04-1011 [bib]: Michelle Gregory; Mark Johnson; Eugene Charniak
Sentence-Internal Prosody Does not Help Parsing the Way Punctuation Does

N04-1012 [bib]: Miles Osborne; Jason Baldridge
Ensemble-based Active Learning for Parse Selection

N04-1013 [bib]: Ron Kaplan; Stefan Riezler; Tracy H King; John T Maxwell III; Alex Vasserman; Richard Crouch
Speed and Accuracy in Shallow and Deep Stochastic Parsing

N04-1014 [bib]: Jonathan Graehl; Kevin Knight
Training Tree Transducers

N04-1015 [bib]: Regina Barzilay; Lillian Lee
Catching the Drift: Probabilistic Content Models, with Applications to Generation and Summarization

N04-1016 [bib]: Mirella Lapata; Frank Keller
The Web as a Baseline: Evaluating the Performance of Unsupervised Web-based Models for a Range of NLP Tasks

N04-1017 [bib]: Murat Saraclar; Richard Sproat
Lattice-Based Search for Spoken Utterance Retrieval

N04-1018 [bib]: Joungbum Kim; Sarah E Schwarm; Mari Ostendorf
Detecting Structural Metadata with Decision Trees and Transformation-Based Learning

N04-1019 [bib]: Ani Nenkova; Rebecca Passonneau
Evaluating Content Selection in Summarization: The Pyramid Method

N04-1020 [bib]: Mirella Lapata; Alex Lascarides
Inferring Sentence-internal Temporal Relations

N04-1021 [bib]: Franz Josef Och; Daniel Gildea; Sanjeev Khudanpur; Anoop Sarkar; Kenji Yamada; Alex Fraser; Shankar Kumar; Libin Shen; David Smith; Katherine Eng; Viren Jain; Zhen Jin; Dragomir Radev
A Smorgasbord of Features for Statistical Machine Translation

N04-1022 [bib]: Shankar Kumar; William Byrne
Minimum Bayes-Risk Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation

N04-1023 [bib]: Libin Shen; Anoop Sarkar; Franz Josef Och
Discriminative Reranking for Machine Translation

N04-1024 [bib]: Derrick Higgins; Jill Burstein; Daniel Marcu; Claudia Gentile
Evaluating Multiple Aspects of Coherence in Student Essays

N04-1025 [bib]: Kevyn Collins-Thompson; James P Callan
A Language Modeling Approach to Predicting Reading Difficulty

N04-1026 [bib]: Kate Forbes-Riley; Diane Litman
Predicting Emotion in Spoken Dialogue from Multiple Knowledge Sources

N04-1027 [bib]: Robert Porzel; Manja Baudis
The Tao of CHI: Towards Effective Human-Computer Interaction

N04-1028 [bib]: Antoine Raux; Maxine Eskenazi
Non-Native Users in the Let's Go!! Spoken Dialogue System: Dealing with Linguistic Mismatch

N04-1029 [bib]: Olga Vechtomova; Murat Karamuftuoglu
Comparison of two interactive search refinement techniques

N04-1030 [bib]: Sameer S Pradhan; Wayne H Ward; Kadri Hacioglu; James H Martin; Dan Jurafsky
Shallow Semantic Parsing using Support Vector Machines

N04-1031 [bib]: Nobuhiro Kaji; Masashi Okamoto; Sadao Kurohashi
Paraphrasing Predicates from Written Language to Spoken Language Using the Web

N04-1032 [bib]: Honglin Sun; Daniel Jurafsky
Shallow Semantc Parsing of Chinese

N04-1033 [bib]: Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Improvements in Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation

N04-1034 [bib]: Dragos Stefan Munteanu; Alexander Fraser; Daniel Marcu
Improved Machine Translation Performance via Parallel Sentence Extraction from Comparable Corpora

N04-1035 [bib]: Michel Galley; Mark Hopkins; Kevin Knight; Daniel Marcu
What's in a translation rule?

N04-1036 [bib]: Fei Huang; Stephan Vogel; Alex Waibel
Improving Named Entity Translation Combining Phonetic and Semantic Similarities

N04-1037 [bib]: Andrew Kehler; Douglas Appelt; Lara Taylor; Aleksandr Simma
The (Non)Utility of Predicate-Argument Frequencies for Pronoun Interpretation

N04-1038 [bib]: David Bean; Ellen Riloff
Unsupervised Learning of Contextual Role Knowledge for Coreference Resolution

N04-1039 [bib]: Joshua Goodman
Exponential Priors for Maximum Entropy Models

N04-1040 [bib]: Francine Chen; Ayman Farahat; Thorsten Brants
Multiple Similarity Measures and Source-Pair Information in Story Link Detection

N04-1041 [bib]: Patrick Pantel; Deepak Ravichandran
Automatically Labeling Semantic Classes

N04-1042 [bib]: Fuchun Peng; Andrew McCallum
Accurate Information Extraction from Research Papers using Conditional Random Fields

N04-1043 [bib]: Scott Miller; Jethran Guinness; Alex Zamanian
Name Tagging with Word Clusters and Discriminative Training

Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2004

N04-2000: Front Matter

N04-2001 [bib]: N. Udhaykumar; S.K. Ramakrishnan; R. Swaminathan
Multilingual Speech Recognition for Information Retrieval in Indian Context

N04-2002 [bib]: Alexander Vasserman
Identifying Chemical Names in Biomedical Text: an Investigation of Substring Co-occurrence Based Approaches

N04-2003 [bib]: Jia Cui; David Guthrie
Maximum Entropy Modeling in Sparse Semantic Tagging

N04-2004 [bib]: Jimmy Lin
A Computational Framework for Non-Lexicalist Semantics

N04-2005 [bib]: Matt Huenerfauth
A Multi-Path Architecture for Machine Translation of English Text into American Sign Language Animation

N04-2006 [bib]: John Lee
Automatic Article Restoration

N04-2007 [bib]: Robert Arens
A Preliminary Look into the Use of Named Entity Information for Bioscience Text Tokenization

N04-2008 [bib]: C. Anton Rytting
Greek Word Segmentation Using Minimal Information

N04-2009 [bib]: Svetlana Hensman
Construction of Conceptual Graph Representation of Texts

N04-2010 [bib]: Constantinos Boulis
Speaker Recognition with Mixtures of Gaussians with Sparse Regression Matrices

Demonstration Papers at HLT-NAACL 2004

N04-3000: Front Matter

N04-3001 [bib]: David Kirk Evans; Judith L. Klavans; Kathleen R. McKeown
Columbia Newsblaster: Multilingual News Summarization on the Web

N04-3002 [bib]: Diane J. Litman; Scott Silliman
ITSPOKE: An Intelligent Tutoring Spoken Dialogue System

N04-3003 [bib]: Kristin Precoda; Horacio Franco; Ascander Dost; Michael Frandsen; John Fry; Andreas Kathol; Colleen Richey; Susanne Riehemann; Dimitra Vergyri; Jing Zheng; Christopher Culy
Limited-Domain Speech-to-Speech Translation between English and Pashto

N04-3004 [bib]: Laurie E. Damianos; Samuel Bayer; Michael A. Chisholm; John Henderson; Lynette Hirschman; William Morgan; Marc Ubaldino; Guido Zarrella; James M. Wilson V; Marat G. Polyak
MiTAP for SARS Detection

N04-3005 [bib]: David D. Palmer; Patrick Bray; Marc Reichman; Katherine Rhodes; Noah White; Andrew Merlino; Francis Kubala
Multilingual Video and Audio News Alerting

N04-3006 [bib]: Lei Shi; Rada Mihalcea
Open Text Semantic Parsing Using FrameNet and WordNet

N04-3007 [bib]: Dragomir Radev; Timothy Allison; Matthew Craig; Stanko Dimitrov; Kareem Omer; Michael Topper; Adam Winkel; Jin Yi
A Scaleable Multi-document Centroid-based Summarizer

N04-3008 [bib]: Amruta Purandare; Ted Pedersen
SenseClusters - Finding Clusters that Represent Word Senses

N04-3009 [bib]: Elizabeth Owen Bratt; Karl Schultz; Brady Clark
Spoken Dialogue for Simulation Control and Conversational Tutoring

N04-3010 [bib]: Tanja Schultz; Dorcas Alexander; Alan W. Black; Kay Peterson; Sinaporn Suebvisai; Alex Waibel
A Thai Speech Translation System for Medical Dialogs

N04-3011 [bib]: Kuansan Wang; Ye-Yi Wang; Alex Acero
Use and Acquisition of Semantic Language Model

N04-3012 [bib]: Ted Pedersen; Siddharth Patwardhan; Jason Michelizzi
WordNet::Similarity - Measuring the Relatedness of Concepts

Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2004: Short Papers

N04-4000: Front Matter

N04-4001 [bib]: Michele Banko; Lucy Vanderwende
Using N-Grams To Understand the Nature of Summaries

N04-4002 [bib]: Changki Lee; Gary Geunbae Lee
MMR-based Feature Selection for Text Categorization

N04-4003 [bib]: Michael Pau; Eiichiro Sumita; Seiichi Yamamoto
Example-based Rescoring of Statistical Machine Translation Output

N04-4004 [bib]: Takehito Utsuro; Yasuhiro Kodama; Tomohiro Watanabe; Hiromitsu Nishizaki; Seiichi Nakagawa
An Empirical Study on Multiple LVCSR Model Combination by Machine Learning

N04-4005 [bib]: Anette Hulth
Enhancing Linguistically Oriented Automatic Keyword Extraction

N04-4006 [bib]: Michiel Bacchiani; Brian Roark; Murat Saraclar
Language Model Adaptation with MAP Estimation and the Perceptron Algorithm

N04-4007 [bib]: Andreas Hagen; Bryan Pellom; Sarel van Vuuren; Ronald Cole
Advances in Children's Speech Recognition within an Interactive Literacy Tutor

N04-4008 [bib]: Benfeng Chen; Pascale Fung
Automatic Construction of an English-Chinese Bilingual FrameNet

N04-4009 [bib]: Andrew Kehler; Douglas Appelt; Lara Taylor; Aleksandr Simma
Competitive Self-Trained Pronoun Interpretation

N04-4010 [bib]: Lufeng Zhai; Pascale Fung; Richard Schwartz; Marine Carpuat; Dekai Wu
Using N-best lists for Named Entity Recognition from Chinese Speech

N04-4011 [bib]: Joyce Y. Chai; Zahar Prasov; Pengyu Hong
Performance Evaluation and Error Analysis for Multimodal Reference Resolution in a Conversation System

N04-4012 [bib]: David Reitter; Erin Panttaja; Fred Cummins
UI on the Fly: Generating a Multimodal User Interface

N04-4013 [bib]: Hal Daume III; Eric Brill
Web Search Intent Induction via Automatic Query Reformulation

N04-4014 [bib]: Sharon Small; Tomek Strzalkowski
HITIQA: A Data Driven Approach to Interactive Analytical Question Answering

N04-4015 [bib]: Young-Suk Lee
Morphological Analysis for Statistical Machine Translation

N04-4016 [bib]: Hirohiko Sagawa; Teruko Mitamura; Eric Nyberg
Correction Grammars for Error Handling in a Speech Dialog System

N04-4017 [bib]: Ruhi Srikaya; Yuqing Gao; Michael Picheny
A Comparison of Rule--Based and Statistical Methods for Semantic Language Modeling and Confidence Measurement

N04-4018 [bib]: D. Hillard; M. Ostendorf; A. Stolcke; Y. Liu; E. Shriberg
Improving Automatic Sentence Boundary Detection with Confusion Networks

N04-4019 [bib]: Stefanie Tomko; Roni Rosenfeld
Speech Graffiti vs. Natural Language: Assessing the User Experience

N04-4020 [bib]: Andrew Rosenberg; Ed Binkowski
Augmenting the kappa statistic to determine interannotator reliability for multiply labeled data points

N04-4021 [bib]: Karen Livescu; James Glass
Feature-based Pronunciation Modeling for Speech Recognition

N04-4022 [bib]: Arup Sarma; David D. Palmer
Context-based Speech Recognition Error Detection and Correction

N04-4023 [bib]: David D. Palmer; Marc Reichman; Elyes Yaich
Feature Selection for Trainable Multilingual Broadcast News Segmentation

N04-4024 [bib]: William Morgan; Warren Greiff; John Henderson
Direct Maximization of Average Precision by Hill-Climbing, with a Comparison to a Maximum Entropy Approach

N04-4025 [bib]: Melanie J. Martin; Peter W. Foltz
Automated Team Discourse Annotation and Performance Prediction Using LSA

N04-4026 [bib]: Christoph Tillman
A Unigram Orientation Model for Statistical Machine Translation

N04-4027 [bib]: Owen Rambow; Lokesh Shrestha; John Chen; Christy Laurdisen
Summarizing Email Threads

N04-4028 [bib]: Aron Culotta; Andrew McCallum
Confidence Estimation for Information Extraction

N04-4029 [bib]: Vijay Divi; C. Forlines; Jan Van Gemert; Bhiksha Raj; B. Schmidt-Nielsen; Kent Wittenburg; Joseph Woelfel; Fang-Fang Zhang
A Speech-in List-out Approach to Spoken User Interfaces

N04-4030 [bib]: Emilia Soica; Marti A. Hearst
Nearly-Automated Metadata Hierarchy Creation

N04-4031 [bib]: Dragomir Radev; Hong Qi; Adam Winkel; Daniel Tam
Computational Linkuistics: Word Triggers across Hyperlinks

N04-4032 [bib]: Jeremy G. Kahn; Mari Ostendorf; Ciprian Chelba
Parsing Conversational Speech Using Enhanced Segmentation

N04-4033 [bib]: Chung-chieh Shan
Polarity Sensitivity and Evaluation Order in Type-Logical Grammar

N04-4034 [bib]: Gang Ji; Jeffrey Bilmes
Multi-Speaker Language Modeling

N04-4035 [bib]: Gina-Anne Levow
Prosody-based Topic Segmentation for Mandarin Broadcast News

N04-4036 [bib]: Sameer Pradhan; Honglin Sun; Wayne Ward; James H. Martin; Daniel Jurafsky
Parsing Arguments of Nominalizations in English and Chinese

N04-4037 [bib]: Kadri Hacioglu
A Lightweight Semantic Chunker Based on Tagging

N04-4038 [bib]: Mona Diab; Kadri Hacioglu; Daniel Jurafsky
Automatic Tagging of Arabic Text: From Raw Text to Base Phrase Chunks

N04-4039 [bib]: Yukiko I. Nakano; Masashi Okamoto; Daisuke Kawahara; Qing Li; Toyoaki Nishida
Converting Text into Agent Animations: Assigning Gestures to Text

N04-4040 [bib]: Matthew Snover; Bonnie Dorr; Richard Schwartz
A Lexically-Driven Algorithm for Disfluency Detection