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Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-04)
Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop
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Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-04)

P04-1000: Front Matter

P04-1001 [bib]: Joyce Y. Chai; Pengyu Hong; Michelle X. Xhou; Zahar Prasov
Optimization in Multimodal Interpretation

P04-1002 [bib]: Luc Steels
Constructivist Development of Grounded Construction Grammar

P04-1003 [bib]: Scott McDonald; Chris Brew
A Distributional Model of Semantic Context Effects in Lexical Processing

P04-1004 [bib]: Magdalena Wolska; Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova
Analysis of Mixed Natural and Symbolic Input in Mathematical Dialogs

P04-1005 [bib]: Mark Johnson; Eugene Charniak
A TAG-based noisy-channel model of speech repairs

P04-1006 [bib]: Keith B. Hall; Mark Johnson
Attention Shifting for Parsing Speech

P04-1007 [bib]: Brian Roark; Murat Saraclar; Michael Collins; Mark Johnson
Discriminative Language Modeling with Conditional Random Fields and the Perceptron Algorithm

P04-1008 [bib]: Mehryar Mohri; Cyril Allauzen; Michael Riley
Statistical Modeling for Unit Selection in Speech Synthesis

P04-1009 [bib]: Grace Chung
Developing a Flexible Spoken Dialog System Using Simulation

P04-1010 [bib]: Hilda Hardy; Tomek Strzalkowski; Min Wu; Cristian Ursu; Nick Webb; Alan Biermann; R. Bryce Inouye; Ashley McKenzie
Data-Driven Strategies for an Automated Dialogue System

P04-1011 [bib]: Amanda Stent; Rashmi Prassad; Marilyn Walker
Trainable Sentence Planning for Complex Information Presentations in Spoken Dialog Systems

P04-1012 [bib]: Kristiina Jokinen; Kari Kanto
User Expertise Modeling and Adaptivity in a Speech-Based E-Mail System

P04-1013 [bib]: James Henderson
Discriminative Training of a Neural Network Statistical Parser

P04-1014 [bib]: Stephen Clark; James R. Curran
Parsing the WSJ Using CCG and Log-Linear Models

P04-1015 [bib]: Michael Collins; Brian Roark
Incremental Parsing with the Perceptron Algorithm

P04-1016 [bib]: Jun Suzuki; Hideki Isozaki; Eisaku Maeda
Convolution Kernels with Feature Selection for Natural Language Processing Tasks

P04-1017 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yang; Jian Su; Guodong Zhou; Chew-Lim Tan
Improving Pronoun Resolution by Incorporating Coreferential Information of Candidates

P04-1018 [bib]: Xiaoqiang Luo; Abe Ittycheriah; Hongyan Jing; Nanda Kambhatla; Salim Roukos
A Mention-Synchronous Coreference Resolution Algorithm Based On the Bell Tree

P04-1019 [bib]: Massimo Poesio; Rahul Mehta; Axel Maroudas; Janet Hitzeman
Learning to Resolve Bridging References

P04-1020 [bib]: Vincent Ng
Learning Noun Phrase Anaphoricity to Improve Conference Resolution: Issues in Representation and Optimization

P04-1021 [bib]: Haizhou Li; Min Zhang; Jian Su
A Joint Source-Channel Model for Machine Transliteration

P04-1022 [bib]: Yajuan Lü; Ming Zhou
Collocation Translation Acquisition Using Monolingual Corpora

P04-1023 [bib]: Chris Callison-Burch; David Talbot; Miles Osborne
Statistical Machine Translation with Word- and Sentence-Aligned Parallel Corpora

P04-1024 [bib]: Yan Qu; Gregory Grefenstette
Finding Ideographic Representations of Japanese Names Written in Latin Script via Language Identification and Corpus Validation

P04-1025 [bib]: Jasmin Saric; Lars J. Jensen; Peer Bork; Rossitza Ouzounova; Isabel Rojas
Extracting Regulatory Gene Expression Networks From Pubmed

P04-1026 [bib]: Hans van Halteren
Linguistic Profiling for Authorship Recognition and Verification

P04-1027 [bib]: Enrique Amigo; Julio Gonzalo; Victor Peinado; Anselmo Peñas; Felisa Verdejo
An Empirical Study of Information Synthesis Task

P04-1028 [bib]: Carlos Rodriguez Penagos
Mining Metalinguistic Activity in Corpora to Create Lexical Resources Using Information Extraction Techniques: the MOP System

P04-1029 [bib]: Cosmin Munteanu; Gerald Penn
Optimizing Typed Feature Structure Grammar Parsing through Non-Statistical Indexing

P04-1030 [bib]: Christopher Collins; Bob Carpenter; Gerald Penn
Head-Driven Parsing for Word Lattices

P04-1031 [bib]: Gerald Penn
Balancing Clarity and Efficiency in Typed Feature Logic Through Delaying

P04-1032 [bib]: Ruth Fuchss; Alexander Koller; Joachim Niehren; Stefan Thater
Minimal Recursion Semantics as Dominance Constraints: Translation, Evaluation, and Analysis

P04-1033 [bib]: Youngjoong Ko; Jungyun Seo
Learning with Unlabeled Data for Text Categorization Using a Bootstrapping and a Feature Projection Technique

P04-1034 [bib]: Philip Beineke; Trevor Hastie; Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
The Sentimental Factor: Improving Review Classification Via Human-Provided Information

P04-1035 [bib]: Bo Pang; Lillian Lee
A Sentimental Education: Sentiment Analysis Using Subjectivity Summarization Based on Minimum Cuts

P04-1036 [bib]: Diana McCarthy; Rob Koeling; Julie Weeds; John Carroll
Finding Predominant Word Senses in Untagged Text

P04-1037 [bib]: Indrajit Bhattacharya; Lise Getoor; Yoshua Bengio
Unsupervised Sense Disambiguation Using Bilingual Probabilistic Models

P04-1038 [bib]: Jinying Chen; Martha Palmer
Chinese Verb Sense Discrimination Using an EM Clustering Model with Rich Linguistic Features

P04-1039 [bib]: Mona Diab
Relieving the data Acquisition Bottleneck in Word Sense Disambiguation

P04-1040 [bib]: Valentin Jijkoun; Maarten de Rijke
Enriching the Output of a Parser Using Memory-based Learning

P04-1041 [bib]: Aoife Cahill; Michael Burke; Ruth O'Donovan; Josef Van Genabith; Andy Way
Long-Distance Dependency Resolution in Automatically Acquired Wide-Coverage PCFG-Based LFG Approximations

P04-1042 [bib]: Roger Levy; Christopher Manning
Deep Dependencies from Context-Free Statistical Parsers: Correcting the Surface Dependency Approximation

P04-1043 [bib]: Alessandro Moschitti
A Study on Convolution Kernels for Shallow Statistic Parsing

P04-1044 [bib]: Malte Gabsdil; Oliver Lemon
Combining Acoustic and Pragmatic Features to Predict Recognition Performance in Spoken Dialogue Systems

P04-1045 [bib]: Diane J. Litman; Kate Forbes-Riley
Predicting Student Emotions in Computer-Human Tutoring Dialogues

P04-1046 [bib]: Fernando Gomez
Building Verb Predicates: A Computational View

P04-1047 [bib]: Ruth O'Donovan; Michael Burke; Aoife Cahill; Josef Van Genabith; Andy Way
Large-Scale Induction and Evaluation of Lexical Resources from the Penn-II Treebank

P04-1048 [bib]: Rebecca Green; Bonnie J. Dorr; Philip Resnik
Inducing Frame Semantic Verb Classes from WordNet and LDOCE

P04-1049 [bib]: Florian Wolf; Edward Gibson
Paragraph-, Word-, and Coherence-based Approaches to Sentence Ranking: A Comparison of Algorithm and Human Performance

P04-1050 [bib]: Nikiforos Karamanis; Massimo Poesio; Chris Mellish; Jon Oberlander
Evaluating Centering-Based Metrics of Coherence

P04-1051 [bib]: Ernst Althaus; Nikiforos Karamanis; Alexander Koller
Computing Locally Coherent Discourses

P04-1052 [bib]: Advaith Siddharthan; Ann Copestake
Generating Referring Expressions in Open Domains

P04-1053 [bib]: Takaaki Hasegawa; Satoshi Sekine; Ralph Grishman
Discovering Relations among Named Entities from Large Corpora

P04-1054 [bib]: Aron Culotta; Jeffrey Sorensen
Dependency Tree Kernels for Relation Extraction

P04-1055 [bib]: Barbara Rosario; Marti Hearst
Classifying Semantic Relations in Bioscience Texts

P04-1056 [bib]: Razvan Bunescu; Raymond Mooney
Collective Information Extraction with Relational Markov Networks

P04-1057 [bib]: Gertjan van Noord
Error Mining for Wide-Coverage Grammar Engineering

P04-1058 [bib]: Gabriel Infante-Lopez; Maarten de Rijke
Alternative approaches for Generating Bodies of Grammar Rules

P04-1059 [bib]: Jianfeng Gao; Andi Wu; Cheng-Ning Huang; Hong qiao Li; Xinsong Xia; Hauwei Qin
Adaptive Chinese Word Segmentation

P04-1060 [bib]: Jonas Kuhn
Experiments in parallel-text based grammar induction

P04-1061 [bib]: Dan Klein; Christopher Manning
Corpus-Based Induction of Syntactic Structure: Models of Dependency and Constituency

P04-1062 [bib]: Noah A. Smith; Jason Eisner
Annealing Techniques For Unsupervised Statistical Language Learning

P04-1063 [bib]: Tadashi Nomoto
Multi-Engine Machine Translation with Voted Language Model

P04-1064 [bib]: Cyril Goutte; Kenji Yamada; Eric Gaussier
Aligning words using matrix factorisation

P04-1065 [bib]: Stephan Kanthak; Hermann Ney
FSA: An Efficient and Flexible C++ Toolkit for Finite State Automata Using On-Demand Computation

P04-1066 [bib]: Robert C. Moore
Improving IBM Word Alignment Model 1

P04-1067 [bib]: Eric Gaussier; J.M. Renders; I. Matveeva; C. Goutte; H. Dejean
A Geometric View on Bilingual Lexicon Extraction from Comparable Corpora

P04-1068 [bib]: Pu-Jen Cheng; Wen-Hsiang Lu; Jei-Wen Teng; Lee-Feng Chien
Creating Multilingual Translation Lexicons with Regional Variations Using Web Corpora

P04-1069 [bib]: Mark-Jan Nederhof; Giorgio Satta
Probabilistic Parsing Strategies

P04-1070 [bib]: Mark-Jan Nederhof; Giorgio Satta
An Alternative Method of Training Probabilistic LR Parsers

P04-1071 [bib]: James Rogers
Wrapping of Trees

P04-1072 [bib]: E. Saquete; P. Martínez-Barco; R. Muñoz; J.L. Vicedo
Splitting Complex Temporal Questions for Question Answering Systems

P04-1073 [bib]: John Prager; Jennifer Chu-Carroll; Krzysztof Czuba
Question Answering Using Constraint Satisfaction: QA-By-Dossier-With-Contraints

P04-1074 [bib]: Wenjie Li; Kam-Fai Wong; Guihong Cao; Chunfa Yuan
Applying Machine Learning to Chinese Temporal Relation Resolution

P04-1075 [bib]: Dan Shen; Jie Zhang; Jian Su; Guodong Zhou; Chew-Lim Tan
Multi-Criteria-based Active Learning for Named Entity Recognition

P04-1076 [bib]: Cheng Niu; Wei Li; Rohini K. Srihari
Weakly Supervised Learning for Cross-document Person Name Disambiguation Supported by Information Extraction

P04-1077 [bib]: Chin-Yew Lin; Franz Josef Och
Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation Quality Using Longest Common Subsequence and Skip-Bigram Statistics

P04-1078 [bib]: Radu Soricut; Eric Brill
A Unified Framework For Automatic Evaluation Using 4-Gram Co-occurrence Statistics

P04-1079 [bib]: Bogdan Babych; Tony Hartley
Extending the BLEU MT Evaluation Method with Frequency Weightings

P04-1080 [bib]: Zheng-Yu Niu; Dong-Hong Ji; Chew-Lim Tan
Learning Word Sense With Feature Selection and Order Identification Capabilities

P04-1081 [bib]: Dekai Wu; Weifeng Su; Marine Carpuat
A Kernel PCA Method for Superior Word Sense Disambiguation

P04-1082 [bib]: Richard Campbell
Using Linguistic Principles to Recover Empty Categories

P04-1083 [bib]: I. Dan Melamed
Statistical Machine Translation by Parsing

P04-1084 [bib]: I. Dan Melamed; Giorgio Satta; Benjamin Wellington
Generalized Multitext Grammars

P04-1085 [bib]: Michel Galley; Kathleen McKeown; Julia Hirschberg; Elizabeth Shriberg
Identifying Agreement and Disagreement in Conversational Speech: Use of Bayesian Networks to Model Pragmatic Dependencies

P04-1086 [bib]: Michelle Gregory; Yasemin Altun
Using Conditional Random Fields to Predict Pitch Accents in Conversational Speech

P04-1087 [bib]: Ben Hutchinson
Acquiring the Meaning of Discourse Markers

P04-1088 [bib]: Riccardo Serafin; Barbara Di Eugenio
FLSA: Extending Latent Semantic Analysis with Features for Dialogue Act Classification

Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop

P04-2000: Front Matter

P04-2001 [bib]: Pum-Mo Ryu
Determining the Specificity of Terms using Compositional and Contextual Information

P04-2002 [bib]: R. Bryce Inouye
Minimizing the Length of Non-Mixed Initiative Dialogs

P04-2003 [bib]: Martin Holub; Jiri Semecky; Jiri Divis
Searching for Topics in a Large Collection of Texts

P04-2004 [bib]: Robert Leibscher
Temporal Context: Applications and Implications for Computational Linguistics

P04-2005 [bib]: Xinglong Wang
Automatic Acquisition of English Topic Signatures Based on a Second Language

P04-2006 [bib]: Chutima Boonthum
iSTART: Paraphrase Recognition

P04-2007 [bib]: Eva Esteve Ferrer
Towards a Semantic Classification of Spanish Verbs Based on Subcategorisation Information

P04-2008 [bib]: Naoki Yoshinaga
Improving the Accuracy of Subcategorizations Acquired from Corpora

P04-2009 [bib]: Leif Arda Nielsen
Robust VPE Detection using Automatically Parsed Text

P04-2010 [bib]: Beata Kouchnir
A Machine Learning Approach to German Pronoun Resolution

P04-2011 [bib]: Robbert Prins
Beyond N in N-gram Tagging

P04-2012 [bib]: Christian Monson
A Framework for Unsupervised Natural Language Morphology Induction

Proceedings of the ACL Interactive Poster and Demonstration Sessions

P04-3000: Front Matter

P04-3001 [bib]: José Esteban; José Lorenzo; Antonio S. Valderrábanos; Guy Lapalme
TransType2 - An Innovative Computer-Assisted Translation System

P04-3002 [bib]: Wu Hua; Wang Haifeng
Improving Domain-Specific Word Alignment for Computer Assisted Translation

P04-3003 [bib]: Jin-Shea Kuo; Ying-Kuei Yang
Constructing Transliteration Lexicons from Web Corpora

P04-3004 [bib]: Jian-Cheng Wu; Thomas C. Chuang; Wen-Chi Shei; Jason S. Chang
Subsentential Translation Memory for Computer Assisted Writing and Translation

P04-3005 [bib]: Monica Rogati; Yiming Yang
Customizing Parallel Corpora at the Document Level

P04-3006 [bib]: Chris Pike; I. Dan Melamed
An Automatic Filter for Non-Parallel Texts

P04-3007 [bib]: Charles Schafer; David Yarowsky
Exploiting Aggregate Properties of Bilingual Dictionaries For Distinguishing Senses of English Words and Inducing English Sense Clusters

P04-3008 [bib]: Kilian A. Foth; Michael Daum; Wolfgang Menzel
Interactive grammar development with WCDG

P04-3009 [bib]: Charles Callaway
Wide Coverage Symbolic Surface Realization

P04-3010 [bib]: Do-Gil Lee; Hae-Chang Rim
Part-of-Speech Tagging Considering Surface Form for an Agglutinative Language

P04-3011 [bib]: Phil Maguire; Arthur Cater
Is Conceptual Combination Influenced by Word Order?

P04-3012 [bib]: Núria Bel
Corpus representativeness for syntactic information acquisition

P04-3013 [bib]: Rie Kubota Ando
Exploiting Unannotated Corpora for Tagging and Chunking

P04-3014 [bib]: Elliott Franco Drabek; David Yarowsky
Improving Bitext Word Alignments via Syntax-based Reordering of English

P04-3015 [bib]: Eiko Yamamoto; Kyoko Kanzaki; Hitoshi Isahara
Hierarchy Extraction based on Inclusion of Appearance

P04-3016 [bib]: Laura Alonso; Irene Castellón; Bernardino Casas; Lluís Padró
Knowledge intensive e-mail summarization in CARPANTA

P04-3017 [bib]: Akane Yakushiji; Yuka Tateisi; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Finding Anchor Verbs for Biomedical IE Using Predicate-Argument Structures

P04-3018 [bib]: Lucian Vlad Lita; Warren A. Hunt; Eric Nyberg
Resource Analysis for Question Answering

P04-3019 [bib]: Jia-Yan Jian; Yu-Chia Chang; Jason S. Chang
TANGO: Bilingual Collocational Concordancer

P04-3020 [bib]: Rada Mihalcea
Graph-based Ranking Algorithms for Sentence Extraction, Applied to Text Summarization

P04-3021 [bib]: Srinivas Bangalore
Compiling Boostexter Rules into a Finite-state Transducer

P04-3022 [bib]: Nanda Kambhatla
Combining Lexical, Syntactic, and Semantic Features with Maximum Entropy Models for Information Extraction

P04-3023 [bib]: Julien Quint
On the Equivalence of Weighted Finite-state Transducers

P04-3024 [bib]: Karl-Michael Schneider
A New Feature Selection Score for Multinomial Naive Bayes Text Classification Based on KL-Divergence

P04-3025 [bib]: Tony Mullen; Nigel Collier
Incorporating topic information into semantic analysis models

P04-3026 [bib]: Reinhard Rapp
A Practical Solution to the Problem of Automatic Word Sense Induction

P04-3027 [bib]: Saim Shin; Key-Sun Choi
Automatic clustering of collocation for detecting practical sense boundary

P04-3028 [bib]: Beatriz Maeireizo; Diane Litman; Rebecca Hwa
Co-training for Predicting Emotions with Spoken Dialogue Data

P04-3029 [bib]: Elsa Pecourt; Norbert Reithinger
Multimodal Database Access on Handheld Devices

P04-3030 [bib]: Richard Power; Roger Evans
Wysiwym with wider coverage

P04-3031 [bib]: Steven Bird; Edward Loper
NLTK: The Natural Language Toolkit

P04-3032 [bib]: Jason Eisner; Eric Goldlust; Noah A. Smith
Dyna: A Language for Weighted Dynamic Programming

P04-3033 [bib]: Michael Johnston; Srinivas Bangalore
MATCHkiosk: A Multimodal Interactive City Guide

P04-3034 [bib]: Jan Blaták; Eva Mráková; Lubos Popelínsky
Fragments and Text Categorization