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Proceedings of the Fifth SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing
Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Extraction Beyond The Document
Proceedings of the Workshop on Sentiment and Subjectivity in Text
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Constraints and Language Processing
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the Gap between Text and Knowledge
Proceedings of the Workshop on Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora 2006
Proceedings of the Workshop on Task-Focused Summarization and Question Answering
Proceedings of the Workshop on How Can Computational Linguistics Improve Information Retrieval?
Proceedings of the Workshop on Annotating and Reasoning about Time and Events
Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Language Resources and Interoperability
Proceedings of the Workshop on Linguistic Distances
Proceedings of the Workshop on Multiword Expressions: Identifying and Exploiting Underlying Properties
Proceedings of the 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue
Proceedings of the Fourth International Natural Language Generation Conference
Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Formalisms
Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web as Corpus
Proceedings of the Workshop KRAQ'06: Knowledge and Reasoning for Language Processing
Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Question Answering - MLQA '06
Proceedings of the Cross-Language Knowledge Induction Workshop
Proceedings of the Third ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on Prepositions
Proceedings of the Workshop on Adaptive Text Extraction and Mining (ATEM 2006)
Proceedings of the Workshop on ROMAND 2006:Robust Methods in Analysis of Natural language Data
Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-word-expressions in a multilingual context
Proceedings of the Workshop on Making Sense of Sense: Bringing Psycholinguistics and Computational Linguistics Together
Proceedings of the Workshop on Learning Structured Information in Natural Language Applications
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on NLP and XML (NLPXML-2006): Multi-Dimensional Markup in Natural Language Processing
Proceedings of the Workshop on NEW TEXT Wikis and blogs and other dynamic text sources
Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-X)
Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006
Proceedings on the Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation
Proceedings of the Eighth Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Phonology and Morphology at HLT-NAACL 2006
Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL BioNLP Workshop on Linking Natural Language and Biology
Proceedings of the Analyzing Conversations in Text and Speech
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Scalable Natural Language Understanding
Proceedings of the Workshop on Computationally Hard Problems and Joint Inference in Speech and Language Processing
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Medical Speech Translation
Proceedings of TextGraphs: the First Workshop on Graph Based Methods for Natural Language Processing
Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Inference in Computational Semantics (ICoS-5)

Proceedings of the Fifth SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing

W06-01 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0100: Front Matter

W06-0101 [bib]: Jia-Ming You; Keh-Jiann Chen
Improving Context Vector Models by Feature Clustering for Automatic Thesaurus Construction

W06-0102 [bib]: Oi Yee Kwong; Benjamin K. Tsou
Regional Variation of Domain-Specific Lexical Items: Toward a Pan-Chinese Lexical Resource

W06-0103 [bib]: Jing-Shin Chang; Wei-Lun Teng
Mining Atomic Chinese Abbreviation Pairs: A Probabilistic Model for Single Character Word Recovery

W06-0104 [bib]: Fei Xia; Lap Cheung
Features, Bagging, and System Combination for the Chinese POS Tagging Task

W06-0105 [bib]: Yaohong Jin
Semantic Analysis of Chinese Garden-Path Sentences

W06-0106 [bib]: Chi-shing Wang; Grace Ngai
A Clustering Approach for Unsupervised Chinese Coreference Resolution

W06-0107 [bib]: Yang Ye; Victoria Li Fossum; Steven Abney
Latent Features in Automatic Tense Translation between Chinese and English

W06-0108 [bib]: Youzheng Wu; Jun Zhao; Bo Xu
Cluster-Based Language Model for Sentence Retrieval in Chinese Question Answering

W06-0109 [bib]: Jack Halpern
The Role of Lexical Resources in CJK Natural Language Processing

W06-0110 [bib]: Lishuang Li; Tingting Mao; Degen Huang; Yuansheng Yang
Hybrid Models for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0111 [bib]: Xiaohong Wu; Sylviane Cardey; Peter Greenfield
Realization of the Chinese BA-construction in an English-Chinese Machine Translation System

W06-0112 [bib]: Fang Xu; Chengqing Zong; Jun Zhao
A Hybrid Approach to Chinese Base Noun Phrase Chunking

W06-0113 [bib]: Yingze Zhao; Qiang Zhou
A SVM-Based Model for Chinese Functional Chunk Parsing

W06-0114 [bib]: Yu Zou; Min Hou; Yudong Chen; Fengguo Hu; Li Fu
Broadcast Audio and Video Bimodal Corpus Exploitation and Application

W06-0115 [bib]: Gina-Anne Levow
The Third International Chinese Language Processing Bakeoff: Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition

W06-0116 [bib]: Wenliang Chen; Yujie Zhang; Hitoshi Isahara
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with Conditional Random Fields

W06-0117 [bib]: Wu Liu; Heng Li; Yuan Dong; Nan He; Haitao Luo; Haila Wang
France Telecom R&D Beijing Word Segmenter for Sighan Bakeoff 2006

W06-0118 [bib]: Dong Song; Anoop Sarkar
Voting between Dictionary-Based and Subword Tagging Models for Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0119 [bib]: Jia-Lin Tsai
BMM-Based Chinese Word Segmentor with Word Support Model for the SIGHAN Bakeoff 2006

W06-0120 [bib]: Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Hsieh-Chuan Hung; Cheng-Lung Sung; Hong-Jie Dai; Wen-Lian Hsu
On Closed Task of Chinese Word Segmentation: An Improved CRF Model Coupled with Character Clustering and Automatically Generated Template Matching

W06-0121 [bib]: Xinhao Wang; Xiaojun Lin; Dianhai Yu; Hao Tian; Xihong Wu
Chinese Word Segmentation with Maximum Entropy and N-gram Language Model

W06-0122 [bib]: Chia-Wei Wu; Shyh-Yi Jan; Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Wen-Lian Hsu
On Using Ensemble Methods for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0123 [bib]: Kun Yu; Sadao Kurohashi; Hao Liu; Toshiaki Nakazawa
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition by Character Tagging

W06-0124 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yu; Marine Carpuat; Dekai Wu
Boosting for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0125 [bib]: Min Zhang; GuoDong Zhou; LingPeng Yang; DongHong Ji
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition Based on a Context-Dependent Mutual Information Independence Model

W06-0126 [bib]: Suxiang Zhang; Ying Qin; Juan Wen; Xiaojie Wang
Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition for SIGHAN Bakeoff3

W06-0127 [bib]: Hai Zhao; Chang-Ning Huang; Mu Li
An Improved Chinese Word Segmentation System with Conditional Random Field

W06-0128 [bib]: Guo-Wei Bian
Chinese Word Segmentation Using Various Dictionaries

W06-0129 [bib]: Bob Carpenter
Character Language Models for Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition

W06-0130 [bib]: Aitao Chen; Fuchun Peng; Roy Shan; Gordon Sun
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with Conditional Probabilistic Models

W06-0131 [bib]: Bo Chen; Weiran Xu; Tao Peng; Jun Guo
POC-NLW Template for Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0132 [bib]: Yuanyong Feng; Le Sun; Yuanhua Lv
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition Based on Conditional Random Fields Models

W06-0133 [bib]: Aaron J. Jacobs; Yuk Wah Wong
Maximum Entropy Word Segmentation of Chinese Text

W06-0134 [bib]: Wei Jiang; Yi Guan; Xiao-Long Wang
A Pragmatic Chinese Word Segmentation System

W06-0135 [bib]: Xin Li; Shuaixiang Dai
NetEase Automatic Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0136 [bib]: Dong-Hee Lim; Kyu-Baek Hwang; Seung-Shik Kang
N-gram Based Two-Step Algorithm for Word Segmentation

W06-0137 [bib]: Yan Song; Jiaqing Guo; Dongfeng Cai
Chinese Word Segmentation Based on an Approach of Maximum Entropy Modeling

W06-0138 [bib]: Mengqiu Wang; Yanxin Shi
Using Part-of-Speech Reranking to Improve Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0139 [bib]: Yu-Chieh Wu; Jie-Chi Yang; Qian-Xiang Lin
Description of the NCU Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition System for SIGHAN Bakeoff 2006

W06-0140 [bib]: Junsheng Zhou; Liang He; Xinyu Dai; Jiajun Chen
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with a Multi-Phase Model

W06-0141 [bib]: Muhua Zhu; Yilin Wang; Zhenxing Wang; Huizhen Wang; Jingbo Zhu
Designing Special Post-Processing Rules for SVM-Based Chinese Word Segmentation

Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Extraction Beyond The Document

W06-02 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0200: Front Matter

W06-0201 [bib]: Masaki Murata; Koji Ichii; Qing Ma; Tamotsu Shirado; Toshiyuki Kanamaru; Sachiyo Tsukawaki; Hitoshi Isahara
Development of an Automatic Trend Exploration System using the MuST Data Collection

W06-0202 [bib]: Mark Stevenson; Mark A. Greenwood
Comparing Information Extraction Pattern Models

W06-0203 [bib]: Stephan Walter; Manfred Pinkal
Automatic Extraction of Definitions from German Court Decisions

W06-0204 [bib]: Mark A. Greenwood; Mark Stevenson
Improving Semi-supervised Acquisition of Relation Extraction Patterns

W06-0205 [bib]: Gaël Dias; Cláudia Santos; Guillaume Cleuziou
Automatic Knowledge Representation using a Graph-based Algorithm for Language-Independent Lexical Chaining

W06-0206 [bib]: Heng Ji; Ralph Grishman
Data Selection in Semi-supervised Learning for Name Tagging

W06-0207 [bib]: Yousif Almas; Khurshid Ahmad
LoLo: A System based on Terminology for Multilingual Extraction

W06-0208 [bib]: Siddharth Patwardhan; Ellen Riloff
Learning Domain-Specific Information Extraction Patterns from the Web

Proceedings of the Workshop on Sentiment and Subjectivity in Text

W06-03 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0300: Front Matter

W06-0301 [bib]: Soo-Min Kim; Eduard Hovy
Extracting Opinions, Opinion Holders, and Topics Expressed in Online News Media Text

W06-0302 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Claire Cardie
Toward Opinion Summarization: Linking the Sources

W06-0303 [bib]: Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
A System for Summarizing and Visualizing Arguments in Subjective Documents: Toward Supporting Decision Making

W06-0304 [bib]: Michelle L. Gregory; Nancy Chinchor; Paul Whitney; Richard Carter; Elizabeth Hetzler; Alan Turner
User-directed Sentiment Analysis: Visualizing the Affective Content of Documents

W06-0305 [bib]: Rashmi Prasad; Nikhil Dinesh; Alan Lee; Aravind Joshi; Bonnie Webber
Annotating Attribution in the Penn Discourse TreeBank

W06-0306 [bib]: Nobuaki Hiroshima; Setsuo Yamada; Osamu Furuse; Ryoji Kataoka
Searching for Sentences Expressing Opinions by using Declaratively Subjective Clues

W06-0307 [bib]: Li Zhang; John A. Barnden; Robert J. Hendley; Alan M. Wallington
Exploitation in Affect Detection in Open-Ended Improvisational Text

W06-0308 [bib]: Michel Généreux; Roger Evans
Towards a validated model for affective classification of texts

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Constraints and Language Processing

W06-04 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0400: Front Matter

W06-0401 [bib]: Marieke van der Feen; Petra Hendriks; John Hoeks
Constraints in Language Processing: Do Grammars Count?

W06-0402 [bib]: Gerald Penn; Stefan Banjevic; Michael Demko
Control Strategies for Parsing with Freer Word-Order Languages

W06-0403 [bib]: Jean-Philippe Prost
Numbat: Abolishing Privileges when Licensing New Constituents in Constraint-Oriented Parsing

W06-0404 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Pragmatic Constraints on Semantic Presupposition

W06-0405 [bib]: Claude Roux
Coupling a Linguistic Formalism and a Script Language

W06-0406 [bib]: Jorge Marques Pelizzoni; Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes
Capturing Disjunction in Lexicalization with Extensible Dependency Grammar

Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the Gap between Text and Knowledge

W06-05 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0500: Front Matter

W06-0501 [bib]: Roberto Navigli; Paola Velardi
Enriching a Formal Ontology with a Thesaurus: an Application in the Cultural Heritage Domain

W06-0502 [bib]: Eric Nichols; Francis Bond; Takaaki Tanaka; Sanae Fujita; Dan Flickinger
Multilingual Ontology Acquisition from Multiple MRDs

W06-0503 [bib]: Fabian M. Suchanek; Georgiana Ifrim; Gerhard Weikum
LEILA: Learning to Extract Information by Linguistic Analysis

W06-0504 [bib]: Bernardo Magnini; Emanuele Pianta; Octavian Popescu; Manuela Speranza
Ontology Population from Textual Mentions: Task Definition and Benchmark

W06-0505 [bib]: Koen Deschacht; Marie-Francine Moens
Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classifier Using Conditional Random Fields

W06-0506 [bib]: Pum-Mo Ryu; Key-Sun Choi
Taxonomy Learning using Term Specificity and Similarity

W06-0507 [bib]: Enrique Alfonseca; Maria Ruiz-Casado; Manabu Okumura; Pablo Castells
Towards Large-scale Non-taxonomic Relation Extraction: Estimating the Precision of Rote Extractors

W06-0508 [bib]: Lucia Specia; Enrico Motta
A hybrid approach for extracting semantic relations from texts

Proceedings of the Workshop on Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora 2006

W06-06 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0600: Front Matter

W06-0601 [bib]: Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm; Nicolas Loeff; David A. Forsyth
Challenges for Annotating Images for Sense Disambiguation

W06-0602 [bib]: Wen-Chi Chou; Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Ying-Shan Su; Wei Ku; Ting-Yi Sung; Wen-Lian Hsu
A Semi-Automatic Method for Annotating a Biomedical Proposition Bank

W06-0603 [bib]: Yang Ye; Steven Abney
How and Where do People Fail with Time: Temporal Reference Mapping Annotation by Chinese and English Bilinguals

W06-0604 [bib]: Felice Dell'Orletta; Alessandro Lenci; Simonetta Montemagni; Vito Pirrelli
Probing the Space of Grammatical Variation: Induction of Cross-Lingual Grammatical Constraints from Treebanks

W06-0605 [bib]: Mike Maxwell; Baden Hughes
Frontiers in Linguistic Annotation for Lower-Density Languages

W06-0606 [bib]: Adam Meyers
Annotation Compatibility Working Group Report

W06-0607 [bib]: Swapna Somasundaran; Janyce Wiebe; Paul Hoffmann; Diane Litman
Manual Annotation of Opinion Categories in Meetings

W06-0608 [bib]: Takaaki Tanaka; Francis Bond; Sanae Fujita
The Hinoki Sensebank — A Large-Scale Word Sense Tagged Corpus of Japanese —

W06-0609 [bib]: Olga Babko-Malaya; Ann Bies; Ann Taylor; Szuting Yi; Martha Palmer; Mitch Marcus; Seth Kulick; Libin Shen
Issues in Synchronizing the English Treebank and PropBank

W06-0610 [bib]: Václav Novák
On Distance between Deep Syntax and Semantic Representation

W06-0611 [bib]: Elke Teich; John A. Bateman; Richard Eckart
Corpus Annotation by Generation

W06-0612 [bib]: Jiří Semecký; Silvie Cinková
Constructing an English Valency Lexicon

Proceedings of the Workshop on Task-Focused Summarization and Question Answering

W06-07 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0700: Front Matter

W06-0701 [bib]: Ben Hachey; Gabriel Murray; David Reitter
Dimensionality Reduction Aids Term Co-Occurrence Based Multi-Document Summarization

W06-0702 [bib]: Anna Kazantseva; Stan Szpakowicz
Challenges in Evaluating Summaries of Short Stories

W06-0703 [bib]: Chuan-Jie Lin; Chun-Hung Cho
Question Pre-Processing in a QA System on Internet Discussion Groups

W06-0704 [bib]: Dina Demner-Fushman; Jimmy Lin
Situated Question Answering in the Clinical Domain: Selecting the Best Drug Treatment for Diseases

W06-0705 [bib]: Sanda Harabagiu; Andrew Hickl
Using Scenario Knowledge in Automatic Question Answering

W06-0706 [bib]: Yuval Marom; Ingrid Zukerman
Automating Help-desk Responses: A Comparative Study of Information-gathering Approaches

W06-0707 [bib]: Hoa Trang Dang
DUC 2005: Evaluation of Question-Focused Summarization Systems

Proceedings of the Workshop on How Can Computational Linguistics Improve Information Retrieval?

W06-08 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0800: Front Matter

W06-0801 [bib]: Ayu Purwarianti; Masatoshi Tsuchiya; Seiichi Nakagawa
Indonesian-Japanese CLIR Using Only Limited Resource

W06-0802 [bib]: Rodolfo Delmonte
Hybrid Systems for Information Extraction and Question Answering

W06-0803 [bib]: Danushka Bollegala; Yutaka Matsuo; Mitsuru Ishizuka
Extracting Key Phrases to Disambiguate Personal Name Queries in Web Search

W06-0804 [bib]: Anna Ritchie; Simone Teufel; Stephen Robertson
How to Find Better Index Terms Through Citations

W06-0805 [bib]: Hua Cheng; Yan Qu; Jesse Montgomery; David A. Evans
Exploring Semantic Constraints for Document Retrieval

Proceedings of the Workshop on Annotating and Reasoning about Time and Events

W06-09 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-0900: Front Matter

W06-0901 [bib]: David Ahn
The stages of event extraction

W06-0902 [bib]: Robert Dale; Paweł Mazur
Local Semantics in the Interpretation of Temporal Expressions

W06-0903 [bib]: Angelo Dalli; Yorick Wilks
Automatic Dating of Documents and Temporal Text Classification

W06-0904 [bib]: Inderjeet Mani; Ben Wellner
A Pilot Study on Acquiring Metric Temporal Constraints for Events

W06-0905 [bib]: Matteo Negri; Estela Saquete; Patricio Martínez-Barco; Rafael Muñoz
Evaluating Knowledge-based Approaches to the Multilingual Extension of a Temporal Expression Normalizer

W06-0906 [bib]: Feng Pan; Rutu Mulkar; Jerry R. Hobbs
Extending TimeML with Typical Durations of Events

W06-0907 [bib]: Gail Sinclair; Bonnie Webber; Duncan Davidson
Marking Time in Developmental Biology: Annotating Developmental Events and their Links with Molecular Events

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Language Resources and Interoperability

W06-10 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1000: Front Matter

W06-1001 [bib]: Gil Francopoulo; Nuria Bel; Monte George; Nicoletta Calzolari; Monica Monachini; Mandy Pet; Claudia Soria
Lexical Markup Framework (LMF) for NLP Multilingual Resources

W06-1002 [bib]: Jack Halpern
The Role of Lexical Resources in CJK Natural Language Processing

W06-1003 [bib]: Claudia Soria; Maurizio Tesconi; Andrea Marchetti; Francesca Bertagna; Monica Monachini; Chu-Ren Huang; Nicoletta Calzolari
Towards Agent-based Cross-Lingual Interoperability of Distributed Lexical Resources

W06-1004 [bib]: Verena Lyding; Elena Chiocchetti; Gilles Sérasset; Francis Brunet-Manquat
The LexALP Information System: Term Bank and Corpus for Multilingual Legal Terminology Consolidated

W06-1005 [bib]: Sylviane Cardey; Rosita Chan; Peter Greenfield
The Development of a Multilingual Collocation Dictionary

W06-1006 [bib]: Violeta Seretan; Eric Wehrli
Multilingual Collocation Extraction: Issues and Solutions

W06-1007 [bib]: Alain Polguère
Structural Properties of Lexical Systems: Monolingual and Multilingual Perspectives

W06-1008 [bib]: Ken'ichi Fukushima; Kenjiro Taura; Takashi Chikayama
A Fast and Accurate Method for Detecting English-Japanese Parallel Texts

W06-1009 [bib]: Peter A. Chew; Steve J. Verzi; Travis L. Bauer; Jonathan T. McClain
Evaluation of the Bible as a Resource for Cross-Language Information Retrieval

Proceedings of the Workshop on Linguistic Distances

W06-11 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1100: Front Matter

W06-1101 [bib]: John Nerbonne; Erhard Hinrichs
Linguistic Distances

W06-1102 [bib]: Ido Dagan
Semantic Similarity: What for?

W06-1103 [bib]: Claude St-Jacques; Caroline Barrière
Similarity Judgments: Philosophical, Psychological and Mathematical Investigations

W06-1104 [bib]: Torsten Zesch; Iryna Gurevych
Automatically Creating Datasets for Measures of Semantic Relatedness

W06-1105 [bib]: Ben Hachey
Comparison of Similarity Models for the Relation Discovery Task

W06-1106 [bib]: Rebecca Dridan; Francis Bond
Sentence Comparison Using Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics and an Ontology

W06-1107 [bib]: Grzegorz Kondrak; Tarek Sherif
Evaluation of Several Phonetic Similarity Algorithms on the Task of Cognate Identification

W06-1108 [bib]: Wilbert Heeringa; Peter Kleiweg; Charlotte Gooskens; John Nerbonne
Evaluation of String Distance Algorithms for Dialectology

W06-1109 [bib]: Anil Kumar Singh
Study of Some Distance Measures for Language and Encoding Identification

W06-1110 [bib]: Sandra Kübler
Towards Case-Based Parsing: Are Chunks Reliable Indicators for Syntax Trees?

W06-1111 [bib]: John Nerbonne; Wybo Wiersma
A Measure of Aggregate Syntactic Distance

W06-1112 [bib]: Petr Homola; Vladislav Kuboň
A Structural Similarity Measure

W06-1113 [bib]: Martin Emms
Variants of Tree Similarity in a Question Answering Task

W06-1114 [bib]: Anca Dinu; Liviu P. Dinu
Total Rank Distance and Scaled Total Rank Distance: Two Alternative Metrics in Computational Linguistics

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multiword Expressions: Identifying and Exploiting Underlying Properties

W06-12 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1200: Front Matter

W06-1201 [bib]: Timothy Baldwin
Compositionality and Multiword Expressions: Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other?

W06-1202 [bib]: Scott S.L. Piao; Paul Rayson; Olga Mudraya; Andrew Wilson; Roger Garside
Measuring MWE Compositionality Using Semantic Annotation

W06-1203 [bib]: Graham Katz; Eugenie Giesbrecht
Automatic Identification of Non-Compositional Multi-Word Expressions using Latent Semantic Analysis

W06-1204 [bib]: Sriram Venkatapathy; Aravind K. Joshi
Using Information about Multi-word Expressions for the Word-Alignment Task

W06-1205 [bib]: Amitabha Mukerjee; Ankit Soni; Achla M Raina
Detecting Complex Predicates in Hindi using POS Projection across Parallel Corpora

W06-1206 [bib]: Yi Zhang; Valia Kordoni; Aline Villavicencio; Marco Idiart
Automated Multiword Expression Prediction for Grammar Engineering

W06-1207 [bib]: Paul Cook; Suzanne Stevenson
Classifying Particle Semantics in English Verb-Particle Constructions

W06-1208 [bib]: Jeremy Nicholson; Timothy Baldwin
Interpretation of Compound Nominalisations using Corpus and Web Statistics

Proceedings of the 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

W06-13 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1300: Front Matter

W06-1301 [bib]: Alexander Hof; Eli Hagen; Alexander Huber
Adaptive Help for Speech Dialogue Systems Based on Learning and Forgetting of Speech Commands

W06-1302 [bib]: Kazunori Komatani; Naoyuki Kanda; Mikio Nakano; Kazuhiro Nakadai; Hiroshi Tsujino; Tetsuya Ogata; Hiroshi G. Okuno
Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue System with Extensibility and Robustness against Speech Recognition Errors

W06-1303 [bib]: Anton Leuski; Ronakkumar Patel; David Traum; Brandon Kennedy
Building Effective Question Answering Characters

W06-1304 [bib]: Sebastian Varges; Fuliang Weng; Heather Pon-Barry
Interactive Question Answering and Constraint Relaxation in Spoken Dialogue Systems

W06-1305 [bib]: Jonathan Ginzburg
Content Recognition in Dialogue

W06-1306 [bib]: Simon Keizer; Harry Bunt
Multidimensional Dialogue Management

W06-1307 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
DRT Representation of Degrees of Belief

W06-1308 [bib]: Alexandre Denis; Guillaume Pitel; Matthieu Quignard
Resolution of Referents Groupings in Practical Dialogues

W06-1309 [bib]: Bernd Ludwig
Tracing Actions Helps in Understanding Interactions

W06-1310 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Semantic and Pragmatic Presupposition in Discourse Representation Theory

W06-1311 [bib]: R. Vieira; E. Bick; J. Coelho; V. Muller; S. Collovini; J. Souza; L. Rino
Semantic tagging for resolution of indirect anaphora

W06-1312 [bib]: Simone Teufel; Advaith Siddharthan; Dan Tidhar
An annotation scheme for citation function

W06-1313 [bib]: Antonio Roque; David Traum
An Information State-Based Dialogue Manager for Call for Fire Dialogues

W06-1314 [bib]: William Morgan; Pi-Chuan Chang; Surabhi Gupta; Jason M. Brenier
Automatically Detecting Action Items in Audio Meeting Recordings

W06-1315 [bib]: T. Daniel Midgley; Shelly Harrison; Cara MacNish
Empirical Verification of Adjacency Pairs Using Dialogue Segmentation

W06-1316 [bib]: Masahiro Araki; Kenji Tachibana
Multimodal Dialog Description Language for Rapid System Development

W06-1317 [bib]: Ben Wellner; James Pustejovsky; Catherine Havasi; Anna Rumshisky; Roser Saurí
Classification of Discourse Coherence Relations: An Exploratory Study using Multiple Knowledge Sources

W06-1318 [bib]: Jeroen Geertzen; Harry Bunt
Measuring annotator agreement in a complex hierarchical dialogue act annotation scheme

W06-1319 [bib]: Ingrid Zukerman; Michael Niemann; Sarah George
Balancing Conflicting Factors in Argument Interpretation

W06-1320 [bib]: Maria Georgescul; Alexander Clark; Susan Armstrong
An Analysis of Quantitative Aspects in the Evaluation of Thematic Segmentation Algorithms

W06-1321 [bib]: Diane J. Litman
Discourse and Dialogue Processing in Spoken Intelligent Tutoring Systems

W06-1322 [bib]: Shuyin Li; Britta Wrede; Gerhard Sagerer
A computational model of multi-modal grounding for human robot interaction

W06-1323 [bib]: Ryoko Tokuhisa; Ryuta Terashima
Relationship between Utterances and "Enthusiasm" in Non-task-oriented Conversational Dialogue

Proceedings of the Fourth International Natural Language Generation Conference

W06-14 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1400: Front Matter

W06-1401 [bib]: Kathleen R. McKeown
Lessons Learned from Large Scale Evaluation of Systems that Produce Text: Nightmares and Pleasant Surprises

W06-1402 [bib]: Karin Harbusch; Gerard Kempen; Camiel van Breugel; Ulrich Koch
A Generation-Oriented Workbench for Performance Grammar: Capturing Linear Order Variability in German and Dutch

W06-1403 [bib]: Michael White
CCG Chart Realization from Disjunctive Inputs

W06-1404 [bib]: Sebastian Varges
Overgeneration and Ranking for Spoken Dialogue Systems

W06-1405 [bib]: Amy Isard; Carsten Brockmann; Jon Oberlander
Individuality and Alignment in Generated Dialogues

W06-1406 [bib]: Jing Lin
Using Distributional Similarity to Identify Individual Verb Choice

W06-1407 [bib]: Atsushi Fujita; Naruaki Masuno; Satoshi Sato; Takehito Utsuro
Adjective-to-Verb Paraphrasing in Japanese Based on Lexical Constraints of Verbs

W06-1408 [bib]: Helmut Horacek
Generating References to Parts of Recursively Structured Objects

W06-1409 [bib]: Ivandré Paraboni; Judith Masthoff; Kees van Deemter
Overspecified Reference in Hierarchical Domains: Measuring the Benefits for Readers

W06-1410 [bib]: Jette Viethen; Robert Dale
Algorithms for Generating Referring Expressions: Do They Do What People Do?

W06-1411 [bib]: Kotaro Funakoshi; Satoru Watanabe; Takenobu Tokunaga
Group-Based Generation of Referring Expressions

W06-1412 [bib]: Laura Stoia; Darla Magdalene Shockley; Donna K. Byron; Eric Fosler-Lussier
Noun Phrase Generation for Situated Dialogs

W06-1413 [bib]: Imtiaz Hussain Khan; Graeme Ritchie; Kees van Deemter
The Clarity-Brevity Trade-off in Generating Referring Expressions

W06-1414 [bib]: Catalina Hallett
Generic Querying of Relational Databases using Natural Language Generation Techniques

W06-1415 [bib]: Véronique Moriceau
Generating Intelligent Numerical Answers in a Question-Answering System

W06-1416 [bib]: Nikiforos Karamanis; Le An Ha; Ruslan Mitkov
Generating Multiple-Choice Test Items from Medical Text: A Pilot Study

W06-1417 [bib]: Nancy Green
Generation of Biomedical Arguments for Lay Readers

W06-1418 [bib]: Anja Belz; Robert Dale
Introduction to the INLG'06 Special Session on Sharing Data and Comparative Evaluation

W06-1419 [bib]: Cécile Paris; Nathalie Colineau; Ross Wilkinson
Evaluations of NLG Systems: Common Corpus and Tasks or Common Dimensions and Metrics?

W06-1420 [bib]: Kees van Deemter; Ielka van der Sluis; Albert Gatt
Building a Semantically Transparent Corpus for the Generation of Referring Expressions.

W06-1421 [bib]: Anja Belz; Adam Kilgarriff
Shared-Task Evaluations in HLT: Lessons for NLG

W06-1422 [bib]: Ehud Reiter; Anja Belz
GENEVAL: A Proposal for Shared-task Evaluation in NLG

Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Formalisms

W06-15 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1500: Front Matter

W06-1501 [bib]: David Chiang; Owen Rambow
The Hidden TAG Model: Synchronous Grammars for Parsing Resource-Poor Languages

W06-1502 [bib]: Joseph Le Roux; Benoît Crabbé; Yannick Parmentier
A Constraint Driven Metagrammar

W06-1503 [bib]: Alexandra Kinyon; Owen Rambow; Tatjana Scheffler; SinWon Yoon; Aravind K. Joshi
The Metagrammar Goes Multilingual: A Cross-Linguistic Look at the V2-Phenomenon

W06-1504 [bib]: David Chiang
The Weak Generative Capacity of Linear Tree-Adjoining Grammars

W06-1505 [bib]: Chung-hye Han; Nancy Hedberg
A Tree Adjoining Grammar Analysis of the Syntax and Semantics of It-Clefts

W06-1506 [bib]: Chung-hye Han
Pied-Piping in Relative Clauses: Syntax and Compositional Semantics Based on Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar

W06-1507 [bib]: Frederick M. Hoyt
Negative Concord and Restructuring in Palestinian Arabic: A Comparison of TAG and CCG Analyses

W06-1508 [bib]: Yuki Kato; Hiroyuki Seki; Tadao Kasami
Stochastic Multiple Context-Free Grammar for RNA Pseudoknot Modeling

W06-1509 [bib]: Neville Ryant; Tatjana Scheffler
Binding of Anaphors in LTAG

W06-1510 [bib]: Laura Kallmeyer; Maribel Romero
Quantifier Scope in German: An MCTAG Analysis

W06-1511 [bib]: Timm Lichte; Laura Kallmeyer
Licensing German Negative Polarity Items in LTAG

W06-1512 [bib]: Olga Babko-Malaya
Semantic Interpretation of Unrealized Syntactic Material in LTAG

W06-1513 [bib]: Claire Gardent; Eric Kow
Three Reasons to Adopt TAG-Based Surface Realisation

W06-1514 [bib]: Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez; Miguel A. Alonso; Manuel Vilares
Generating XTAG Parsers from Algebraic Specifications

W06-1515 [bib]: Laura Kallmeyer; Frank Richter
Constraint-Based Computational Semantics: A Comparison between LTAG and LRS

W06-1516 [bib]: Eric Kow; Yannick Parmentier; Claire Gardent
SemTAG, the LORIA toolbox for TAG-based Parsing and Generation

W06-1517 [bib]: Marco Kuhlmann; Mathias Möhl
Extended Cross-Serial Dependencies in Tree Adjoining Grammars

W06-1518 [bib]: Yudong Liu; Anoop Sarkar
Using LTAG-Based Features for Semantic Role Labeling

W06-1519 [bib]: Jungyeul Park
Extracting Syntactic Features from a Korean Treebank

W06-1520 [bib]: Carlos A. Prolo
Handling Unlike Coordinated Phrases in TAG by Mixing Syntactic Category and Grammatical Function

W06-1521 [bib]: Sylvain Salvati
Parsing TAG with Abstract Categorial Grammar

W06-1522 [bib]: Djamé Seddah; Benoît Sagot
Modeling and Analysis of Elliptic Coordination by Dynamic Exploitation of Derivation Forests in LTAG Parsing

W06-1523 [bib]: Arthur Stepanov
'Single Cycle' Languages: Empirical Evidence for TAG-Adjoining

W06-1524 [bib]: Dennis Ryan Storoshenko
Reconsidering Raising and Experiencers in English

Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

W06-16 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-1600: Front Matter

W06-1601 [bib]: Trond Grenager; Christopher D. Manning
Unsupervised Discovery of a Statistical Verb Lexicon

W06-1602 [bib]: Johan Bos; Malvina Nissim
An Empirical Approach to the Interpretation of Superlatives

W06-1603 [bib]: Long Qiu; Min-Yen Kan; Tat-Seng Chua
Paraphrase Recognition via Dissimilarity Significance Classification

W06-1604 [bib]: Alexander Yates; Stefan Schoenmackers; Oren Etzioni
Detecting Parser Errors Using Web-based Semantic Filters

W06-1605 [bib]: Saif Mohammad; Graeme Hirst
Distributional measures of concept-distance: A task-oriented evaluation

W06-1606 [bib]: Daniel Marcu; Wei Wang; Abdessamad Echihabi; Kevin Knight
SPMT: Statistical Machine Translation with Syntactified Target Language Phrases

W06-1607 [bib]: George Foster; Roland Kuhn; Howard Johnson
Phrasetable Smoothing for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-1608 [bib]: Chris Quirk; Simon Corston-Oliver
The impact of parse quality on syntactically-informed statistical machine translation

W06-1609 [bib]: Marta R. Costa-jussà; José A. R. Fonollosa
Statistical Machine Reordering

W06-1610 [bib]: Liang Zhou; Chin-Yew Lin; Eduard Hovy
Re-evaluating Machine Translation Results with Paraphrase Support

W06-1611 [bib]: Mihai Rotaru; Diane J. Litman
Exploiting Discourse Structure for Spoken Dialogue Performance Analysis

W06-1612 [bib]: Malvina Nissim
Learning Information Status of Discourse Entities

W06-1613 [bib]: Simone Teufel; Advaith Siddharthan; Dan Tidhar
Automatic classification of citation function

W06-1614 [bib]: Sandra Kübler; Erhard W. Hinrichs; Wolfgang Maier
Is it Really that Difficult to Parse German?

W06-1615 [bib]: John Blitzer; Ryan McDonald; Fernando Pereira
Domain Adaptation with Structural Correspondence Learning

W06-1616 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; James Clarke
Incremental Integer Linear Programming for Non-projective Dependency Parsing

W06-1617 [bib]: Zheng Ping Jiang; Hwee Tou Ng
Semantic Role Labeling of NomBank: A Maximum Entropy Approach

W06-1618 [bib]: Steven Bethard; James H. Martin
Identification of Event Mentions and their Semantic Class

W06-1619 [bib]: Takashi Ninomiya; Takuya Matsuzaki; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Extremely Lexicalized Models for Accurate and Fast HPSG Parsing

W06-1620 [bib]: Phil Blunsom; Timothy Baldwin
Multilingual Deep Lexical Acquisition for HPSGs via Supertagging

W06-1621 [bib]: Oren Glickman; Eyal Shnarch; Ido Dagan
Lexical Reference: a Semantic Matching Subtask

W06-1622 [bib]: Chi-san Althon Lin; Tony C. Smith
Semantic Role Labeling via Instance-Based Learning

W06-1623 [bib]: Philip Bramsen; Pawan Deshpande; Yoong Keok Lee; Regina Barzilay
Inducing Temporal Graphs

W06-1624 [bib]: Wei-Lin Wu; Ru-Zhan Lu; Jian-Yong Duan; Hui Liu; Feng Gao; Yu-Quan Chen
A Weakly Supervised Learning Approach for Spoken Language Understanding

W06-1625 [bib]: Amruta Purandare; Diane Litman
Humor: Prosody Analysis and Automatic Recognition for F*R*I*E*N*D*S*

W06-1626 [bib]: Ying Zhang; Almut Silja Hildebrand; Stephan Vogel
Distributed Language Modeling for $N$-best List Re-ranking

W06-1627 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Daniel Gildea
Efficient Search for Inversion Transduction Grammar

W06-1628 [bib]: Brooke Cowan; Ivona Kučerová; Michael Collins
A Discriminative Model for Tree-to-Tree Translation

W06-1629 [bib]: LiLi Xu; Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
Modeling Impression in Probabilistic Transliteration into Chinese

W06-1630 [bib]: Tao Tao; Su-Youn Yoon; Andrew Fister; Richard Sproat; ChengXiang Zhai
Unsupervised Named Entity Transliteration Using Temporal and Phonetic Correlation

W06-1631 [bib]: Abdusalam F.A. Nwesri; S.M.M. Tahaghoghi; Falk Scholer
Capturing Out-of-Vocabulary Words in Arabic Text

W06-1632 [bib]: Katja Filippova; Michael Strube
Using linguistically motivated features for paragraph boundary identification

W06-1633 [bib]: Cristina Nicolae; Gabriel Nicolae
BESTCUT: A Graph Algorithm for Coreference Resolution

W06-1634 [bib]: Akane Yakushiji; Yusuke Miyao; Tomoko Ohta; Yuka Tateisi; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Automatic Construction of Predicate-argument Structure Patterns for Biomedical Information Extraction

W06-1635 [bib]: Julia Hockenmaier; Aravind K. Joshi; Ken A. Dill
Protein folding and chart parsing

W06-1636 [bib]: William P. Headden III; Eugene Charniak; Mark Johnson
Learning Phrasal Categories

W06-1637 [bib]: David Reitter; Julia Hockenmaier; Frank Keller
Priming Effects in Combinatory Categorial Grammar

W06-1638 [bib]: Markus Dreyer; Jason Eisner
Better Informed Training of Latent Syntactic Features

W06-1639 [bib]: Matt Thomas; Bo Pang; Lillian Lee
Get out the vote: Determining support or opposition from Congressional floor-debate transcripts

W06-1640 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Claire Cardie
Partially Supervised Coreference Resolution for Opinion Summarization through Structured Rule Learning

W06-1641 [bib]: Koji Eguchi; Victor Lavrenko
Sentiment Retrieval using Generative Models

W06-1642 [bib]: Hiroshi Kanayama; Tetsuya Nasukawa
Fully Automatic Lexicon Expansion for Domain-oriented Sentiment Analysis

W06-1643 [bib]: Michel Galley
A Skip-Chain Conditional Random Field for Ranking Meeting Utterances by Importance

W06-1644 [bib]: Bo-June (Paul) Hsu; James Glass
Style & Topic Language Model Adaptation Using HMM-LDA

W06-1645 [bib]: Abhinav Sethy; Panayiotis G. Georgiou; Shrikanth Narayanan
Text data acquisition for domain-specific language models

W06-1646 [bib]: Izhak Shafran; Keith Hall
Corrective Models for Speech Recognition of Inflected Languages

W06-1647 [bib]: Kevin Duh; Katrin Kirchhoff
Lexicon Acquisition for Dialectal Arabic Using Transductive Learning

W06-1648 [bib]: Walid Magdy; Kareem Darwish
Arabic OCR Error Correction Using Character Segment Correction, Language Modeling, and Shallow Morphology

W06-1649 [bib]: Zheng-Yu Niu; Dong-Hong Ji; Chew Lim Tan
Partially Supervised Sense Disambiguation by Learning Sense Number from Tagged and Untagged Corpora

W06-1650 [bib]: Soo-Min Kim; Patrick Pantel; Tim Chklovski; Marco Pennacchiotti
Automatically Assessing Review Helpfulness

W06-1651 [bib]: Yejin Choi; Eric Breck; Claire Cardie
Joint Extraction of Entities and Relations for Opinion Recognition

W06-1652 [bib]: Ellen Riloff; Siddharth Patwardhan; Janyce Wiebe
Feature Subsumption for Opinion Analysis

W06-1653 [bib]: Masao Utiyama; Mikio Yamamoto
Relevance Feedback Models for Recommendation

W06-1654 [bib]: James Gorman; James R. Curran
Random Indexing using Statistical Weight Functions

W06-1655 [bib]: Galen Andrew
A Hybrid Markov/Semi-Markov Conditional Random Field for Sequence Segmentation

W06-1656 [bib]: Ronen Feldman; Benjamin Rosenfeld
Boosting Unsupervised Relation Extraction by Using NER

W06-1657 [bib]: Conrad Sanderson; Simon Guenter
Short Text Authorship Attribution via Sequence Kernels, Markov Chains and Author Unmasking: An Investigation

W06-1658 [bib]: Ganesh Ramakrishnan; Sreeram Balakrishnan; Sachindra Joshi
Entity Annotation based on Inverse Index Operations

W06-1659 [bib]: Hany Hassan; Ahmed Hassan; Ossama Emam
Unsupervised Information Extraction Approach Using Graph Mutual Reinforcement

W06-1660 [bib]: Hong Lei Guo; Li Zhang; Zhong Su
Empirical Study on the Performance Stability of Named Entity Recognition Model across Domains

W06-1661 [bib]: Erik Velldal; Stephan Oepen
Statistical Ranking in Tactical Generation

W06-1662 [bib]: Paul D Ji; Stephen Pulman
Sentence ordering with manifold-based classification in multi-document summarization

W06-1663 [bib]: Montse Cuadros; German Rigau
Quality Assessment of Large Scale Knowledge Resources

W06-1664 [bib]: Yutaka Matsuo; Takeshi Sakaki; Kôki Uchiyama; Mitsuru Ishizuka
Graph-based Word Clustering using a Web Search Engine

W06-1665 [bib]: Jing Bai; Jian-Yun Nie; Guihong Cao
Context-Dependent Term Relations for Information Retrieval

W06-1666 [bib]: Ivan Titov; James Henderson
Loss Minimization in Parse Reranking

W06-1667 [bib]: Jinxiu Chen; Donghong Ji; ChewLim Tan; Zhengyu Niu
Unsupervised Relation Disambiguation with Order Identification Capabilities

W06-1668 [bib]: Kristina Toutanova
Competitive generative models with structure learning for NLP classification tasks

W06-1669 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; David Martínez; Oier López de Lacalle; Aitor Soroa
Two graph-based algorithms for state-of-the-art WSD

W06-1670 [bib]: Massimiliano Ciaramita; Yasemin Altun
Broad-Coverage Sense Disambiguation and Information Extraction with a Supersense Sequence Tagger

W06-1671 [bib]: Michael Wick; Aron Culotta; Andrew McCallum
Learning Field Compatibilities to Extract Database Records from Unstructured Text

W06-1672 [bib]: Dmitry Zelenko; Chinatsu Aone
Discriminative Methods for Transliteration

W06-1673 [bib]: Jenny Rose Finkel; Christopher D. Manning; Andrew Y. Ng
Solving the Problem of Cascading Errors: Approximate Bayesian Inference for Linguistic Annotation Pipelines

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web as Corpus

W06-1700: Front Matter

W06-1701: András Kornai; Péter Halácsy; Viktor Nagy; Csaba Oravecz; Viktor Trón; Dániel Varga
Web-based frequency dictionaries for medium density languages

W06-1702: Mike Cafarella; Oren Etzioni
BE: A search engine for NLP research

W06-1703: Masatsugu Tonoike; Mitsuhiro Kida; Toshihiro Takagi; Yasuhiro Sasaki; Takehito Utsuro ; S. Sato
A comparative study on compositional translation estimation using a domain/topic-specific corpus collected from the Web

W06-1704: Gemma Boleda; Stefan Bott; Rodrigo Meza; Carlos Castillo; Toni Badia; Vicente López
CUCWeb: A Catalan corpus built from the Web

W06-1705: Paul Rayson; James Walkerdine; William H. Fletcher; Adam Kilgarriff
Annotated Web as corpus

W06-1706: Arno Scharl; Albert Weichselbraun
Web coverage of the 2004 US Presidential election

W06-1707: Cédrick Fairon
Corporator: A tool for creating RSS-based specialized corpora

W06-1708: Davide Fossati; Gabriele Ghidoni; Barbara Di Eugenio; Isabel Cruz; Huiyong Xiao; Rajen Subba
The problem of ontology alignment on the Web: A first report

W06-1709: Kie Zuraw
Using the Web as a phonological corpus: A case study from Tagalog

W06-1710: Rüdiger Gleim; Alexander Mehler ; Matthias Dehmer
Web corpus mining by instance of Wikipedia

Proceedings of the Workshop KRAQ'06: Knowledge and Reasoning for Language Processing

W06-1800: Front Matter

W06-1801: Farah Benamara
Language and Reasoning for Question Answering: State of the Artand Future Directions

W06-1802: Gosse Boum
Linguistic Knowledge and Question Answering

W06-1803: Myroslava O. Dzikovska; Charles B. Callaway; Elaine Farrow
Interpretation and Generation in a Knowledge-Based TutorialSystem

W06-1804: Matra Gatius; Maritxell Gonzáles
Using Application-Specific Ontologies To Improve Performancein a Bottom-up Parser

W06-1805: Marilisa Amoia; Claire Gardent
Adjective based inference

W06-1806: Martin Magnusson
Natural Language Understanding using Temporal Action Logic

W06-1807: Fiona McNeill; Harry Halpin; Ewan Klein; Alan Bundy
Merging Stories with Shallow Semantics

W06-1808: Véronique Moriceau
Numerical Data Integration for Cooperative Question-Answering

W06-1809: Silvia Quarteroni; Suresh Manandhar
Incorporating User Models in Question Answering to ImproveReadability

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Question Answering - MLQA '06

W06-1900: Front Matter

W06-1901: Dominique Laurent; Patrick Séguéla; Sophie Nègre
QA better than IR ?

W06-1902: Azzah Al-Maskari; Mark Sanderson
The Effect of Machine Translation on the Performance of Arabic-EnglishQA System

W06-1903: Bogdan Sacaleanu; Günter Neumann
Cross-Cutting Aspects of Cross-Language Question Answering Systems

W06-1904: Anne-Laure Ligozat; Brigitte Grau; Isabelle Robba; Anne Vilnat
Evaluation and Improvement of Cross-Lingual Question AnsweringStrategies

W06-1905: Teruko Mitamura; Mengqiu Wang; Hideki Shima; Frank Lin
Keyword Translation Accuracy and Cross-Lingual Question Answering inChinese and Japanese

W06-1906: Miguel Á. García Cumbreras; L. Alfonso Ureña López; Fernando Martínez Santiago
BRUJA: Question Classification for Spanish. Using Machine Translationand an English Classifier

W06-1907: E.W.D. Whittaker; J. Hamonic; D. Yang; T. Klingberg; S. Furui
Monolingual Web-based Factoid Question Answering in Chinese, Swedish, English and Japanese

W06-1908: Rami Reddy; Nandi Reddy; Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
Dialogue based Question Answering System in Telugu

W06-1909: Sven Hartrumpf
Adapting a Semantic Question Answering System to the Web

W06-1910: Daniel Ferrés; Horacio Rodríguez
Experiments Adapting an Open-Domain Question Answering System to the Geographical Domain Using Scope-Based Resources

Proceedings of the Cross-Language Knowledge Induction Workshop

W06-2000: Front Matter

W06-2001: E. Saquete; P. Martnez-Barco; R. Muoz; M. Negri; M. Speranza; R. Sprugnoli
Multilingual Extension of a Temporal Expression Normalizer using Annotated Corpora

W06-2002: Mark Hopkins; Jonas Kuhn
A Framework for Incorporating Alignment Information in Parsing

W06-2003: Ari Rappoport; Tsahi Levent-Levi
Induction of cross-language affix and letter sequence correspondence

W06-2004: Ted Pedersen; Anagha Kulkarni; Roxana Angheluta; Zornitsa Kozareva; Thamar Solorio
Improving Name Discrimination: A Language Salad Approach

W06-2005: Jirka Hana; Anna Feldman; Luiz Amaral; Chris Brew
Tagging Portuguese with a Spanish Tagger

W06-2006: Kisuh Ahn; Matthew Frampton
Automatic Generation of Translation Dictionaries Using Intermediary Languages

W06-2007: Xinglong Wang; David Martinez
Word Sense Disambiguation Using Automatically Translated Sense Examples

W06-2008: Sylwia Ozdowska
Projecting POS tags and syntactic dependencies from English and French to Polish in aligned corpora

Proceedings of the Third ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on Prepositions

W06-2100: Front Matter

W06-2101: Fintan J. Costello; John D. Kelleher
Spatial Prepositions in Context: The Semantics of near in the Presence of Distractor Objects

W06-2102: Iwona Knaś
Polish Equivalents of Spatial at

W06-2103: Beata Trawiński
A Quantitative Approach to Preposition-Pronoun Contraction in Polish

W06-2104: Sander Lestrade
Marked Adpositions

W06-2105: Sven Hartrumpf; Hermann Helbig; Rainer Osswald
Semantic Interpretation of Prepositions for NLP Applications

W06-2106: Kenneth C. Litkowski; Orin Hargraves
Coverage and Inheritance in The Preposition Project

W06-2107: Tine Lassen
An Ontology-based View on Prepositional Senses

W06-2108: Asanee Kawtrakul; Mukda Suktarachan; Bali Ranaivo-Malancon; Pek Kuan; Achla Raina; Sudeshna Sarkar; Alda Mari; Sina Zarriess; Elixabete Murguia; Patrick Saint-Dizier
A Conceptual Analysis of the Notion of Instrumentality via a Multilingual Analysis

W06-2109: Ines Rehbein; Josef van Genabith
German Particle Verbs and Pleonastic Prepositions

W06-2110: Su Nam Kim; Timothy Baldwin
Automatic Identification of English Verb Particle Constructions using Linguistic Features

W06-2111: Frank Van Eynde
On the Prepositions which Introduce an Adjunct of Duration

W06-2112: Martin Volk
How Bad is the Problem of PP-Attachment? A Comparison of English, German and Swedish

W06-2113: Sudip Kumar Naskar; Sivaji Bandyopadhyayn
Handling of Prepositions in English to Bengali Machine Translation

Proceedings of the Workshop on Adaptive Text Extraction and Mining (ATEM 2006)

W06-2200: Front Matter

Proceedings of the Workshop on Adaptive Text Extraction and Mining (ATEM 2006)

W06-2200: Front Matter

W06-2201: Gijs Geleijnse; Jan Korst
Learning Effective Surface Text Patterns for Information Extraction

W06-2202: Claudio Giuliano; Alberto Lavelli; Lorenza Romano
Simple Information Extraction (SIE): A Portable and Effective IE System

W06-2203: Jose Iria; Neil Ireson; Fabio Ciravegna
An Experimental Study on Boundary Classification Algorithms for Information Extraction using SVM

W06-2204: Brian McLernon; Nicholas Kushmerick
Transductive Pattern Learning for Information Extraction

W06-2205: Peter Siniakov
Recognition of synonyms by a lexical graph

W06-2206: Caroline Sporleder; Marieke van Erp; Tijn Porcelijn; Antal van den Bosch
Spotting the ’Odd-one-out’: Data-Driven Error Detection and Correction in Textual Databases

W06-2207: Mihai Surdeanu; Jordi Turmo; Alicia Ageno
A Hybrid Approach for the Acquisition of Information Extraction Patterns

W06-2208: Junji Tomita; Stephen Soderland; Oren Etzioni
Expanding the Recall of Relation Extraction by Bootstrapping

W06-2209: Andreas Vlachos
Active Annotation

Proceedings of the Workshop on ROMAND 2006:Robust Methods in Analysis of Natural language Data

W06-2300: Front Matter

W06-2301: Gertjan van Noord
Robust Parsing, Error Mining, Automated Lexical Acquisition, and Evaluation

W06-2302: Rodolfo Delmonte; Antonella Bristot; Marco Aldo Piccolino Boniforti; Sara Tonelli
Another Evaluation of Anaphora Resolution Algorithms and a Comparison with GETARUNS' Knowledge Rich Approach

W06-2303: Gabriele Musillo; Paola Merlo
Robust Parsing of the Proposition Bank

W06-2304: Philippe Blache
A Robust and Efficient Parser for Non-Canonical Inputs

W06-2305: Kilian Foth; Wolfgang Menzel
Robust Parsing: More with Less

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-word-expressions in a multilingual context

W06-2400: Front Matter

W06-2401: Iñaki Alegria; Nerea Ezeiza; Izaskun Fernandez
Named Entities Translation Based on Comparable Corpora

W06-2402: Patrik Lambert; Rafael Banchs
Grouping Multi-word Expressions According to Part-Of-Speech in Statistical Machine Translation

W06-2403: Scott S.L. Piao; Guangfan Sun; Paul Rayson; Qi Yuan
Automatic Extraction of Chinese Multiword Expressions with a Statistical Tool

W06-2404: Masatoshi Tsuchiya; Takao Shime; Toshihiro Takagi; Takehito Utsuro; Kiyotaka Uchimoto; Suguru Matsuyoshi; Satoshi Sato; Seiichi Nakagawa
Chunking Japanese Compound Functional Expressions by Machine Learning

W06-2405: Begoña Villada Moirón; Jörg Tiedemann
Identifying idiomatic expressions using automatic word-alignment

W06-2406: Julia Ritz
Collocation Extraction: Needs, Feeds and Results of an Extraction System for German

W06-2407: Yee Fan Tan; Min-Yen Kan; Hang Cui
Extending corpus-based identification of light verb constructions using a supervised learning framework

W06-2408: Heiki-Jaan Kaalep; Kadri Muischnek
Multi-word verbs in a flective language: the case of Estonian

W06-2409: Dennis Spohr; Ulrich Heid
Modeling Monolingual and Bilingual Collocation Dictionaries in Description Logics

W06-2410: Tamás Váradi
Multiword Units in an MT Lexicon

Proceedings of the Workshop on Making Sense of Sense: Bringing Psycholinguistics and Computational Linguistics Together

W06-2500: Front Matter

W06-2501: Siddharth Patwardhan; Ted Pedersen
Using WordNet-based Context Vectors to Estimate the Semantic Relatedness of Concepts

W06-2502: Guergana Savova; Terry Therneau; Christopher Chute
Cluster Stopping Rules for Word Sense Discrimination

W06-2503: Diana McCarthy
Relating WordNet Senses for Word Sense Disambiguation

W06-2504: Yves Peirsman
Whats in a Name? The Automatic Recognition of Metonymical Location Names

W06-2505: Lucia Specia; Maria das GraçasVolpe Nunes; Mark Stevenson; Gabriela Castelo Branco Ribeiro
Multilingual versus Monolingual WSD

W06-2506: Alissa Melinger; Sabine Schulte im Walde; Andrea Weber
Characterizing Response Types and Revealing Noun Ambiguity in German Association Norms

Proceedings of the Workshop on Learning Structured Information in Natural Language Applications

W06-2600: Front Matter

W06-2601: Vanessa Sandrini; Marcello Federico; Mauro Cettolo
Maximum Entropy Tagging with Binary and Real-Valued Features

W06-2602: Sander Canisius; Antal van den Bosch; Walter Daelemans
Constraint Satisfaction Inference: Non-probabilistic Global Inference for Sequence Labelling

W06-2603: Fabrizio Costa; Sauro Menchetti; Alessio Ceroni; Andrea Passerini; Paolo Frasconi
Decomposition Kernels for Natural Language Processing

W06-2604: Ana Zelaia; Iñaki Alegria; Olatz Arregi; Basilio Sierra
A Multiclassifier based Document Categorization System: profiting from the Singular Value Decomposition Dimensionality Reduction Technique

W06-2605: Rajen Subba; Barbara Di Eugenio; Su Nam Kim
Discourse Parsing: Learning FOL Rules based on Rich Verb Semantic Representations to automatically label Rhetorical Relations

W06-2606: Saşa Hasan; Oliver Bender; Hermann Ney
Reranking Translation Hypotheses Using Structural Properties

W06-2607: Alessandro Moschitti; Daniele Pighin; Roberto Basili
Tree Kernel Engineering in Semantic Role Labeling Systems

W06-2608: Claudio Giuliano; Alfio Gliozzo; Carlo Strapparava
Syntagmatic Kernels: a Word Sense Disambiguation Case Study

W06-2609: Ismail Fahmi; Gosse Bouma
Learning to Identify Definitions using Syntactic Features

W06-2610: Tine Lassen; Thomas Vestskov Terney
An Ontology-Based Approach to Disambiguation of Semantic Relations

W06-2611: Ana-Maria Giuglea; Alessandro Moschitti
Towards Free-text Semantic Parsing: A Unified Framework Based on FrameNet, VerbNet and PropBank

W06-2612: Chakkrit Snae
Constructing a Rule Based Naming System for Thai Names Using the Concept of Ontologies

Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on NLP and XML (NLPXML-2006): Multi-Dimensional Markup in Natural Language Processing

W06-2700: Front Matter

W06-2701: Wouter Alink; Valentin Jijkoun; David Ahn; Maarten de Rijke; Peter Boncz; Arjen de Vries
Representing and Querying Multi-dimensional Markup for Question Answering

W06-2702: Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann; Harald Kirsch; Sylvain Gaudan; Miguel Arregui; Goran Nenadic
Annotation and Disambiguation of Semantic Types in Biomedical Text: A Cascaded Approach to Named Entity Recognition

W06-2703: Claire Grover; Michael Matthews; Richard Tobin
Tools to Address the Interdependence between Tokenisation and Standoff Annotation

W06-2704: Neil Mayo; Jonathan Kilgour; Jean Carletta
Towards an Alternative Implementation of NXTs Query Language via XQuery

W06-2705: Silvia Hansen-Schirra; Stella Neumann; Mihaela Vela
Multi-dimensional Annotation and Alignment in an English-German Translation Corpus

W06-2706: Peter Siniakov
Querying XML documents with multi-dimensional markup

W06-2707: Thierry Declerck; Stephan Busemann; Herwig Rehatschek; Gert Kienast
Annotating text using the Linguistic Description Scheme of MPEG-7: The DIRECT-INFO Scenario

W06-2708: Myroslava Dzikovska; Charles Callaway; Elaine Farrow
Tools for hierarchical annotation of typed dialogue

W06-2709: Michael Götze; Stefanie Dipper
ANNIS: Complex Multilevel Annotations in a Linguistic Database

W06-2710: Jonathan Kilgour; Jean Carletta
The NITE XML Toolkit: Demonstration from five corpora

W06-2711: Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová; Verena Rieser; Ciprian Gerstenberger; Jan Schehl; Tilman Becker
The SAMMIE Multimodal Dialogue Corpus Meets the Nite XML Toolkit

W06-2712: Christoph Müller
Representing and Accessing Multi-Level Annotations in MMAX2

W06-2713: Emanuele Pianta; Luisa Bentivogli; Christian Girardi; Bernardo Magnini
Representing and Accessing Multilevel Linguistic Annotation using the MEANING Format

W06-2714: Ulrich Schäfer
Middleware for Creating and Combining Multi-dimensional NLP Markup

W06-2715: Maik Stührenberg; Andreas Witt; Daniela Goecke; Dieter Metzing; Oliver Schonefeld
Multidimensional markup and heterogeneous linguistic resources

W06-2716: Keith Suderman; Nancy Ide
Layering and Merging Linguistic Annotations

W06-2717: Martin Volk; Sofia Gustafson-Capková; Joakim Lundborg; Torsten Marek; Yvonne Samuelsson; Frida Tidström
XML-based Phrase Alignment in Parallel Treebanks

W06-2718: Benjamin Waldron; Ann Copestake
A Standoff Annotation Interface between DELPH-IN Components

Proceedings of the Workshop on NEW TEXT Wikis and blogs and other dynamic text sources

W06-2800: Front Matter

W06-2801: Alexander Mehler
Text Linkage in the Wiki Medium - A Comparative Study

W06-2802: Ann Copestake
Errors in wikis

W06-2803: Mirko Tavosanis
Linguistic features of Italian blogs: literary language

W06-2804: Antonella Elia
An analysis of Wikipedia digital writing

W06-2805: Erik Elgersma; Maarten de Rijke
Learning to Recognize Blogs: A Preliminary Exploration

W06-2806: Marina Santini
Interpreting Genre Evolution on the Web

W06-2807: Federico Gobbo; Michele Chinosi; Massimiliano Pepe
Novelle, a collaborative open source writing tool software

W06-2808: Yunqing Xia; Kam-Fai Wong
Anomaly Detecting within Dynamic Chinese Chat Text

W06-2809: Antonio Toral; Rafael Muñoz
A proposal to automatically build and maintain gazetteers for Named Entity Recognition by using Wikipedia

W06-2810: Sisay Fissaha Adafre; Maarten de Rijke
Finding Similar Sentences across Multiple Languages in Wikipedia

W06-2811: Paul D Clough; Julio Gonzales; Jussi Karlgren
Multilingual interactive experiments with Flickr

Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-X)

W06-29 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-2900: Front Matter

W06-2901 [bib]: Walter Daelemans
A Mission for Computational Natural Language Learning

W06-2902 [bib]: Ivan Titov; James Henderson
Porting Statistical Parsers with Data-Defined Kernels

W06-2903 [bib]: Slav Petrov; Leon Barrett; Dan Klein
Non-Local Modeling with a Mixture of PCFGs

W06-2904 [bib]: Qin Iris Wang; Colin Cherry; Dan Lizotte; Dale Schuurmans
Improved Large Margin Dependency Parsing via Local Constraints and Laplacian Regularization

W06-2905 [bib]: Willem Zuidema
What are the Productive Units of Natural Language Grammar? A DOP Approach to the Automatic Identification of Constructions.

W06-2906 [bib]: Nikesh Garera; David Yarowsky
Resolving and Generating Definite Anaphora by Modeling Hypernymy using Unlabeled Corpora

W06-2907 [bib]: Oren Glickman; Ido Dagan; Walter Daelemans; Mikaela Keller; Samy Bengio
Investigating Lexical Substitution Scoring for Subtitle Generation

W06-2908 [bib]: Jun'ichi Kazama; Kentaro Torisawa
Semantic Role Recognition Using Kernels on Weighted Marked Ordered Labeled Trees

W06-2909 [bib]: Alessandro Moschitti; Daniele Pighin; Roberto Basili
Semantic Role Labeling via Tree Kernel Joint Inference

W06-2910 [bib]: Sabine Schulte im Walde
Can Human Verb Associations Help Identify Salient Features for Semantic Verb Classification?

W06-2911 [bib]: Rie Kubota Ando
Applying Alternating Structure Optimization to Word Sense Disambiguation

W06-2912 [bib]: Rens Bod
Unsupervised Parsing with U-DOP

W06-2913 [bib]: Michaela Atterer; Hinrich Schütze
A Lattice-Based Framework for Enhancing Statistical Parsers with Information from Unlabeled Corpora

W06-2914 [bib]: Maria Georgescul; Alexander Clark; Susan Armstrong
Word Distributions for Thematic Segmentation in a Support Vector Machine Approach

W06-2915 [bib]: Wei-Hao Lin; Theresa Wilson; Janyce Wiebe; Alexander Hauptmann
Which Side are You on? Identifying Perspectives at the Document and Sentence Levels

W06-2916 [bib]: David J. Brooks
Unsupervised Grammar Induction by Distribution and Attachment

W06-2917 [bib]: Alexander Clark; Rémi Eyraud
Learning Auxiliary Fronting with Grammatical Inference

W06-2918 [bib]: Andrew Smith; Miles Osborne
Using Gazetteers in Discriminative Information Extraction

W06-2919 [bib]: Partha Pratim Talukdar; Thorsten Brants; Mark Liberman; Fernando Pereira
A Context Pattern Induction Method for Named Entity Extraction

W06-2920 [bib]: Sabine Buchholz; Erwin Marsi
CoNLL-X Shared Task on Multilingual Dependency Parsing

W06-2921 [bib]: Yuval Krymolowski
The Treebanks Used in the Shared Task

W06-2922 [bib]: Giuseppe Attardi
Experiments with a Multilanguage Non-Projective Dependency Parser

W06-2923 [bib]: Eckhard Bick
LingPars, a Linguistically Inspired, Language-Independent Machine Learner for Dependency Treebanks

W06-2924 [bib]: Sander Canisius; Toine Bogers; Antal van den Bosch; Jeroen Geertzen; Erik Tjong Kim Sang
Dependency Parsing by Inference over High-recall Dependency Predictions

W06-2925 [bib]: Xavier Carreras; Mihai Surdeanu; Lluís Màrquez
Projective Dependency Parsing with Perceptron

W06-2926 [bib]: Ming-Wei Chang; Quang Do; Dan Roth
A Pipeline Model for Bottom-Up Dependency Parsing

W06-2927 [bib]: Yuchang Cheng; Masayuki Asahara; Yuji Matsumoto
Multi-lingual Dependency Parsing at NAIST

W06-2928 [bib]: Simon Corston-Oliver; Anthony Aue
Dependency Parsing with Reference to Slovene, Spanish and Swedish

W06-2929 [bib]: Markus Dreyer; David A. Smith; Noah A. Smith
Vine Parsing and Minimum Risk Reranking for Speed and Precision

W06-2930 [bib]: Richard Johansson; Pierre Nugues
Investigating Multilingual Dependency Parsing

W06-2931 [bib]: Ting Liu; Jinshan Ma; Huijia Zhu; Sheng Li
Dependency Parsing Based on Dynamic Local Optimization

W06-2932 [bib]: Ryan McDonald; Kevin Lerman; Fernando Pereira
Multilingual Dependency Analysis with a Two-Stage Discriminative Parser

W06-2933 [bib]: Joakim Nivre; Johan Hall; Jens Nilsson; Gül sen Eryi git; Svetoslav Marinov
Labeled Pseudo-Projective Dependency Parsing with Support Vector Machines

W06-2934 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; Ruket Cakc; Ivan Meza-Ruiz
Multi-lingual Dependency Parsing with Incremental Integer Linear Programming

W06-2935 [bib]: Michael Schiehlen; Kristina Spranger
Language Independent Probabilistic Context-Free Parsing Bolstered by Machine Learning

W06-2936 [bib]: Nobuyuki Shimizu
Maximum Spanning Tree Algorithm for Non-projective Labeled Dependency Parsing

W06-2937 [bib]: Yu-Chieh Wu; Yue-Shi Lee; Jie-Chi Yang
The Exploration of Deterministic and Efficient Dependency Parsing

W06-2938 [bib]: Deniz Yuret
Dependency Parsing as a Classication Problem

Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006

W06-30 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3000: Front Matter

W06-3001 [bib]: Núria Bertomeu; Hans Uszkoreit; Anette Frank; Hans-Ulrich Krieger; Brigitte Jörg
Contextual phenomena and thematic relations in database QA dialogues: results from a Wizard-of-Oz Experiment

W06-3002 [bib]: Tsuneaki Kato; Jun'ichi Fukumoto; Fumito Masui; Noriko Kando
WoZ Simulation of Interactive Question Answering

W06-3003 [bib]: Nancy J. McCracken; Anne R. Diekema; Grant Ingersoll; Sarah C. Harwell; Eileen E. Allen; Ozgur Yilmazel; Elizabeth D. Liddy
Modeling Reference Interviews as a Basis for Improving Automatic QA Systems

W06-3004 [bib]: Andrew Hickl; Sanda Harabagiu
Enhanced Interactive Question-Answering with Conditional Random Fields

W06-3005 [bib]: Fan Yang; Junlan Feng; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
A Data Driven Approach to Relevancy Recognition for Contextual Question Answering

W06-3006 [bib]: Jun'ichi Fukumoto
Answering questions of Information Access Dialogue (IAD) task using ellipsis handling of follow-up questions

W06-3007 [bib]: Diane Kelly; Paul Kantor; Emile Morse; Jean Scholtz; Ying Sun
User-Centered Evaluation of Interactive Question Answering Systems

Proceedings on the Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation

W06-31 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3100: Front Matter

W06-3101 [bib]: Maja Popovic; Adrià de Gispert; Deepa Gupta; Patrik Lambert; Hermann Ney; José B. Mariño; Marcello Federico; Rafael Banchs
Morpho-syntactic Information for Automatic Error Analysis of Statistical Machine Translation Output

W06-3102 [bib]: ilknur Durgar El-Kahlout; Kemal Oflazer
Initial Explorations in English to Turkish Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3103 [bib]: Anas El Isbihani; Shahram Khadivi; Oliver Bender; Hermann Ney
Morpho-syntactic Arabic Preprocessing for Arabic to English Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3104 [bib]: David Smith; Jason Eisner
Quasi-Synchronous Grammars: Alignment by Soft Projection of Syntactic Dependencies

W06-3105 [bib]: John DeNero; Dan Gillick; James Zhang; Dan Klein
Why Generative Phrase Models Underperform Surface Heuristics

W06-3106 [bib]: Philippe Langlais; Fabrizio Gotti
Phrase-Based SMT with Shallow Tree-Phrases

W06-3107 [bib]: Luis Rodríguez; Ismael García-Varea; Jose A. Gámez
Searching for alignments in SMT. A novel approach based on an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm

W06-3108 [bib]: Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Discriminative Reordering Models for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3109 [bib]: Daniel Ortiz-Martínez; Ismael García-Varea; Francisco Casacuberta
Generalized Stack Decoding Algorithms for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3110 [bib]: Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
N-Gram Posterior Probabilities for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3111 [bib]: Jia Xu; Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Partitioning Parallel Documents Using Binary Segmentation

W06-3112 [bib]: Karolina Owczarzak; Declan Groves; Josef Van Genabith; Andy Way
Contextual Bitext-Derived Paraphrases in Automatic MT Evaluation

W06-3113 [bib]: Marcello Federico; Nicola Bertoldi
How Many Bits Are Needed To Store Probabilities for Phrase-Based Translation?

W06-3114 [bib]: Philipp Koehn; Christof Monz
Manual and Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation between European Languages

W06-3115 [bib]: Taro Watanabe; Hajime Tsukada; Hideki Isozaki
NTT System Description for the WMT2006 Shared Task

W06-3116 [bib]: Alexandre Patry; Fabrizio Gotti; Philippe Langlais
Mood at work: Ramses versus Pharaoh

W06-3117 [bib]: Joan Andreu Sánchez; José Miguel Benedí
Stochastic Inversion Transduction Grammars for Obtaining Word Phrases for Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3118 [bib]: Howard Johnson; Fatiha Sadat; George Foster; Roland Kuhn; Michel Simard; Eric Joanis; Samuel Larkin
PORTAGE: with Smoothed Phrase Tables and Segment Choice Models

W06-3119 [bib]: Andreas Zollmann; Ashish Venugopal
Syntax Augmented Machine Translation via Chart Parsing

W06-3120 [bib]: Marta R. Costa-jussà; Josep M. Crego; Adrià de Gispert; Patrik Lambert; Maxim Khalilov; José B. Mariño; José A. R. Fonollosa; Rafael Banchs
TALP Phrase-based statistical translation system for European language pairs

W06-3121 [bib]: Marian Olteanu; Chris Davis; Ionut Volosen; Dan Moldovan
Phramer - An Open Source Statistical Phrase-Based Translator

W06-3122 [bib]: Marian Olteanu; Pasin Suriyentrakorn; Dan Moldovan
Language Models and Reranking for Machine Translation

W06-3123 [bib]: Alexandra Birch; Chris Callison-Burch; Miles Osborne; Philipp Koehn
Constraining the Phrase-Based, Joint Probability Statistical Translation Model

W06-3124 [bib]: Arul Menezes; Kristina Toutanova; Chris Quirk
Microsoft Research Treelet Translation System: NAACL 2006 Europarl Evaluation

W06-3125 [bib]: Josep M. Crego; Adrià de Gispert; Patrik Lambert; Marta R. Costa-jussà; Maxim Khalilov; Rafael Banchs; José B. Mariño; José A. R. Fonollosa
N-gram-based SMT System Enhanced with Reordering Patterns

W06-3126 [bib]: Jesús Giménez; Lluís Màrquez
The LDV-COMBO system for SMT

Proceedings of the Eighth Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Phonology and Morphology at HLT-NAACL 2006

W06-32 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3200: Front Matter

W06-3201 [bib]: Lynette Melnar; Chen Liu
A Combined Phonetic-Phonological Approach to Estimating Cross-Language Phoneme Similarity in an ASR Environment

W06-3202 [bib]: Karin Müller
Improving Syllabification Models with Phonotactic Knowledge

W06-3203 [bib]: Jeffrey Heinz
Learning Quantity Insensitive Stress Systems via Local Inference

W06-3204 [bib]: Paul Boersma
Invited Talk: Universal Constraint Rankings Result from Learning and Evolution

W06-3205 [bib]: Aris Xanthos; Yu Hu; John Goldsmith
Exploring variant definitions of pointer length in MDL

W06-3206 [bib]: Antal van den Bosch; Sander Canisius
Improved morpho-phonological sequence processing with constraint satisfaction inference

W06-3207 [bib]: Gaja Jarosz
Richness of the Base and Probabilistic Unsupervised Learning in Optimality Theory

W06-3208 [bib]: Burcu Karagol-Ayan; David Doermann; Amy Weinberg
Morphology Induction from Limited Noisy Data Using Approximate String Matching

W06-3209 [bib]: Erwin Chan
Learning Probabilistic Paradigms for Morphology in a Latent Class Model

W06-3210 [bib]: Harald Hammarström
A Naive Theory of Affixation and an Algorithm for Extraction

Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL BioNLP Workshop on Linking Natural Language and Biology

W06-33 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3300: Front Matter

W06-3301 [bib]: Hong Yu; Ying Wei
The Semantics of a Definiendum Constrains both the Lexical Semantics and the Lexicosyntactic Patterns in the Definiens

W06-3302 [bib]: Jisheng Liang; Thien Nguyen; Krzysztof Koperski; Giovanni Marchisio
Ontology-Based Natural Language Query Processing for the Biological Domain

W06-3303 [bib]: Alona Fyshe; Duane Szafron
Term Generalization and Synonym Resolution for Biological Abstracts: Using the Gene Ontology for Subcellular Localization Prediction

W06-3304 [bib]: Antonio Sanfilippo; Christian Posse; Banu Gopalan; Stephen Tratz; Michelle Gregory
Integrating Ontological Knowledge and Textual Evidence in Estimating Gene and Gene Product Similarity

W06-3305 [bib]: Lorraine Tanabe; W. John Wilbur
A Priority Model for Named Entities

W06-3306 [bib]: Haw-ren Fang; Kevin Murphy; Yang Jin; Jessica Kim; Peter White
Human Gene Name Normalization using Text Matching with Automatically Extracted Synonym Dictionaries

W06-3307 [bib]: Razvan Bunescu; Raymond Mooney; Arun Ramani; Edward Marcotte
Integrating Co-occurrence Statistics with Information Extraction for Robust Retrieval of Protein Interactions from Medline

W06-3308 [bib]: Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Wen-Chi Chou; Yu-Chun Lin; Cheng-Lung Sung; Wei Ku; Ying-Shan Su; Ting-Yi Sung; Wen-Lian Hsu
BIOSMILE: Adapting Semantic Role Labeling for Biomedical Verbs:

W06-3309 [bib]: Jimmy Lin; Damianos Karakos; Dina Demner-Fushman; Sanjeev Khudanpur
Generative Content Models for Structural Analysis of Medical Abstracts

W06-3310 [bib]: Barry Rafkind; Minsuk Lee; Shih-Fu Chang; Hong Yu
Exploring Text and Image Features to Classify Images in Bioscience Literature

W06-3311 [bib]: Andrey Rzhetsky
Mining biomedical texts for disease-related pathways

W06-3312 [bib]: Jonathan Schuman; Sabine Bergler
Postnominal Prepositional Phrase Attachment in Proteomics

W06-3314 [bib]: Sabine Bergler; Jonathan Schuman; Julien Dubuc; Alexandr Lebedev
BioKI:Enzymes - an adaptable system to locate low-frequency information in full-text proteomics articles

W06-3315 [bib]: William Cohen
A Graph-Search Framework for GeneId Ranking

W06-3316 [bib]: Caroline Gasperin
Semi-supervised anaphora resolution in biomedical texts

W06-3317 [bib]: Ben Goertzel; Hugo Pinto; Ari Heljakka; Michael Ross; Cassio Pennachin; Izabela Goertzel
Using Dependency Parsing and Probabilistic Inference to Extract Relationships between Genes, Proteins and Malignancies Implicit Among Multiple Biomedical Research Abstracts

W06-3318 [bib]: Baohua Gu
Recognizing Nested Named Entities in GENIA corpus

W06-3319 [bib]: Sittichai Jiampojamarn; Grzegorz Kondrak; Colin Cherry
Biomedical Term Recognition with the Perceptron HMM Algorithm

W06-3320 [bib]: Helen L. Johnson; William A. Baumgartner; Martin Krallinger; K. Bretonnel Cohen; Lawrence Hunter
Refactoring Corpora

W06-3321 [bib]: John E. Miller; Michael Bloodgood; Manabu Torii; K. Vijay-Shanker
Rapid Adaptation of POS Tagging for Domain Specific Uses

W06-3322 [bib]: Leif Arda Nielsen
Extracting Protein-Protein interactions using simple contextual features

W06-3323 [bib]: Meeta Oberoi; Craig A. Struble; Sonia L. Sugg
Identifying Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Literature

W06-3324 [bib]: Graciela Rosemblat; Laurel Graham
A Pragmatic Approach to Summary Extraction in Clinical Trials

W06-3325 [bib]: Guido Sautter; Klemens Böhm
The Difficulties of Taxonomic Name Extraction and a Solution

W06-3326 [bib]: Ariel S. Schwartz; Marti Hearst
Summarizing Key Concepts using Citation Sentences

W06-3327 [bib]: Yuka Tateisi; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Subdomain adaptation of a POS tagger with a small corpus

W06-3328 [bib]: Andreas Vlachos; Caroline Gasperin
Bootstrapping and Evaluating Named Entity Recognition in the Biomedical Domain

Proceedings of the Analyzing Conversations in Text and Speech

W06-34 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3400: Front Matter

W06-3401 [bib]: Gabriel Murray; Maite Taboada; Steve Renals
Prosodic Correlates of Rhetorical Relations

W06-3402 [bib]: Robin Stewart; Andrea Danyluk; Yang Liu
Off-Topic Detection in Conversational Telephone Speech

W06-3403 [bib]: David Huffaker; Joseph Jorgensen; Francisco Iacobelli; Paul Tepper; Justine Cassell
Computational Measures for Language Similarity Across Time in Online Communities

W06-3404 [bib]: Satanjeev Banerjee; Alexander Rudnicky
You Are What You Say: Using Meeting Participants' Speech to Detect their Roles and Expertise

W06-3405 [bib]: Matthew Purver; Patrick Ehlen; John Niekrasz
Shallow Discourse Structure for Action Item Detection

W06-3406 [bib]: Vitor Carvalho; William Cohen
Improving Email Speech Acts Analysis via N-gram Selection

W06-3407 [bib]: Jaime Arguello; Carolyn Rose
Topic-Segmentation of Dialogue

W06-3408 [bib]: Michelle Gregory Michelle Gregory; Douglas Love Douglast Love; Stuart Rose Stuart Rose; Anne Schur Anne Schur
ChAT: A Time-Linked System for Conversational Analysis

W06-3409 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Pragmatic Discourse Representation Theory

W06-3410 [bib]: Andrew Cowell; Jereme Haack; Adrienne Andrew
Retrospective Analysis of Communication Events - Understanding the Dynamics of Collaborative Multi-Party Discourse

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Scalable Natural Language Understanding

W06-35 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3500: Front Matter

W06-3501 [bib]: Shigeko Nariyama
Pragmatic information extraction from subject ellipsis in informal English

W06-3502 [bib]: Myroslava O. Dzikovska; Carolyn P. Rosé
Backbone Extraction and Pruning for Speeding Up a Deep Parser for Dialogue Systems

W06-3503 [bib]: Pamela W. Jordan; Maxim Makatchev; Umarani Pappuswamy
Understanding Complex Natural Language Explanations in Tutorial Applications

W06-3504 [bib]: Benoit Crabbé; Myroslava O. Dzikovska; William de Beaumont; Mary Swift
Increasing the coverage of a domain independent dialogue lexicon with VERBNET

W06-3505 [bib]: Berenike Loos
Scaling Natural Language Understanding via User-driven Ontology Learning

W06-3506 [bib]: Matt Gedigian; John Bryant; Srini Narayanan; Branimir Ciric
Catching Metaphors

W06-3507 [bib]: Guillaume Pitel
Scaling Construction Grammar up to Production Systems: the Situated Constructional Interpretation Model

W06-3508 [bib]: Vanessa Micelli
Searching for Grammar Right

W06-3509 [bib]: Anders Sogaard
Embodied construction grammar as layered modal languages

W06-3510 [bib]: Luc Steels; Joachim de Beule
A (very) Brief Introduction to Fluid Construction Grammar

Proceedings of the Workshop on Computationally Hard Problems and Joint Inference in Speech and Language Processing

W06-36 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3600: Front Matter

W06-3601 [bib]: Liang Huang; Kevin Knight; Aravind Joshi
A Syntax-Directed Translator with Extended Domain of Locality

W06-3602 [bib]: Christoph Tillmann
Efficient Dynamic Programming Search Algorithms for Phrase-Based SMT

W06-3603 [bib]: Joseph Turian; I. Dan Melamed
Computational Challenges in Parsing by Classification

W06-3604 [bib]: Antal van den Bosch
All-word Prediction as the Ultimate Confusible Disambiguation

W06-3605 [bib]: Filip Ginter; Aleksandr Mylläri; Tapio Salakoski
A Probabilistic Search for the Best Solution Among Partially Completed Candidates

W06-3606 [bib]: Aron Culotta; Andrew McCallum
Practical Markov Logic Containing First-Order Quantifiers with Application to Identity Uncertainty

W06-3607 [bib]: Heng Ji; Cynthia Rudin; Ralph Grishman
Re-Ranking Algorithms for Name Tagging

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Medical Speech Translation

W06-37 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3700: Front Matter

W06-3701 [bib]: Mark Seligman; Mike Dillinger
Usability Issues in an Interactive Speech-to-Speech Translation System for Healthcare

W06-3702 [bib]: Nikos Chatzichrisafis; Pierrette Bouillon; Manny Rayner; Marianne Santaholma; Marianne Starlander; Beth Ann Hockey
Evaluating Task Performance for a Unidirectional Controlled Language Medical Speech Translation System

W06-3703 [bib]: Farzad Ehsani; Jim Kinzey; Demetrios Master; Karen Lesea; Hunil Park
Speech to Speech Translation for Medical Triage in Korean

W06-3704 [bib]: Daniel T. Heinze; Alexander Turchin; V. Jagannathan
Automated Interpretation of Clinical Encounters with Cultural Cues and Electronic Health Record Generation

W06-3705 [bib]: Harold Somers
Language Engineering and the Pathway to Healthcare: A User-Oriented View

W06-3706 [bib]: Mike Dillinger; Mark Seligman
Converser (TM): Highly Interactive Speech-to-Speech Translation for Healthcare

W06-3707 [bib]: Manny Rayner; Pierrette Bouillon; Nikos Chatzichrisafis; Marianne Santaholma; Marianne Starlander; Beth Ann Hockey; Yukie Nakao; Hitoshi Isahara; Kyoko Kanzaki
MedSLT: A Limited-Domain Unidirectional Grammar-Based Medical Speech Translator

W06-3708 [bib]: Farzad Ehsani; Jim Kinzey; Demetrios Master; Karen Sudre; David Domingo; Hunil Park
S-MINDS 2-Way Speech-to-Speech Translation System

W06-3709 [bib]: Daniel T. Heinze; Alexander Turchin; V. Jagannathan
Accultran: Automated Interpretation of Clinical Encounters with Cultural Cues and Electronic Health Record Generation

W06-3710 [bib]: David Dinh; Dennis Chan; Jack Chen
A Multi-Lingual Decision Support Prototype for the Medical Domain

W06-3711 [bib]: Yuqing Gao; Bowen Zhou; Ruhi Sarikaya; Mohamed Afify; Hong-Kwang Kuo; Wei-zhong Zhu; Yonggang Deng; Charles Prosser; Wei Zhang; Laurent Besacier
IBM MASTOR SYSTEM: Multilingual Automatic Speech-to-Speech Translator

Proceedings of TextGraphs: the First Workshop on Graph Based Methods for Natural Language Processing

W06-38 [bib]: Entire volume

W06-3800: Front Matter

W06-3801 [bib]: Einat Minkov; William Cohen; Andrew Ng
A Graphical Framework for Contextual Search and Name Disambiguation in Email

W06-3802 [bib]: Hany Hassan; Ahmed Hassan; Sara Noeman
Graph Based Semi-Supervised Approach for Information Extraction

W06-3803 [bib]: Michael Gamon
Graph-Based Text Representation for Novelty Detection

W06-3804 [bib]: Marie-Francine Moens; Patrick Jeuniaux; Roxana Angheluta; Rudradeb Mitra
Measuring Aboutness of an Entity in a Text

W06-3805 [bib]: Vivi Nastase; Stan Szpakowicz
A Study of Two Graph Algorithms in Topic-driven Summarization

W06-3806 [bib]: Fabio Massimo Zanzotto; Alessandro Moschitti
Similarity between Pairs of Co-indexed Trees for Textual Entailment Recognition

W06-3807 [bib]: Diego Molla
Learning of Graph-based Question Answering Rules

W06-3808 [bib]: Andrew Goldberg; Xiaojin Zhu
Seeing stars when there aren't many stars: Graph-based semi-supervised learning for sentiment categorization

W06-3809 [bib]: Samer Hassan; Carmen Banea
Random-Walk Term Weighting for Improved Text Classification

W06-3810 [bib]: Irina Matveeva; Gina-Anne Levow
Graph-based Generalized Latent Semantic Analysis for Document Representation

W06-3811 [bib]: Philippe Muller; Nabil Hathout; Bruno Gaume
Synonym Extraction Using a Semantic Distance on a Dictionary

W06-3812 [bib]: Chris Biemann
Chinese Whispers - an Efficient Graph Clustering Algorithm and its Application to Natural Language Processing Problems

W06-3813 [bib]: Vivi Nastase; Stan Szpakowicz
Matching syntactic-semantic graphs for semantic relation assignment

W06-3814 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; David Martínez; Oier López de Lacalle; Aitor Soroa
Evaluating and optimizing the parameters of an unsupervised graph-based WSD algorithm

W06-3815 [bib]: Vivian Tsang; Suzanne Stevenson
Context Comparison as a Minimum Cost Flow Problem

Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Inference in Computational Semantics (ICoS-5)

W06-39: Entire volume

W06-3900: Front Matter

W06-3901: Ariel Cohen
Anaphora resolution and minimal models

W06-3902: Nikhil Dinesh; Aravind Joshi; Insup Lee; Bonnie Webber
Extracting formal specifications from natural language regulatory documents

W06-3903: Debora Field; Allan Ramsay
How to change a person's mind: Understanding the difference between the effects and consequences of speech acts

W06-3904: Alexander Koller; Stefan Thater
Towards a redundancy elimination algorithm for underspecified descriptions

W06-3905: Leonardo Lesmo; Livio Robaldo; Jelle Gerbrandy
Towards a redundancy elimination algorithm for underspecified descriptions

W06-3906: Sela Mador-Haim; Yoad Winter; Anthony Braun
Controlled Language for Geographical Information System Queries

W06-3907: Rowan Nairn; Cleo Condoravdi; Lauri Karttunen
Computing relative polarity for textual inference

W06-3908: Farid Nouioua; Pascal Nicolas
Using Answer Set Programming in an inference-based approach to Natural Language Semantics

W06-3909: Marco Pennacchiotti; Patrick Pantel
A Bootstrapping Algorithm for Automatically Harvesting Semantic Relations

W06-3910: Hilke Reckman; Crit Cremers
Concepts across categories

W06-3911: Satoshi Tojo
Multi-dimensional Temporal Logic for Events and States

W06-3912: A.M. Wallington; R. Agerri; J.A. Barnden; S.R. Glasbey; M.G. Lee
Considerations on the nature of metaphorical meaning arising from a computational treatment of metaphor interpretation

W06-3913: David Ahn; Steven Schockaert; Martine De Cock; Etienne Kerre
Supporting temporal question answering: strategies for offline data collection

W06-3914: Igor Boyko
Formal semantics of verbs for knowledge inference

W06-3915: Philipp Cimiano
Ingredients of a first-order account of bridging

W06-3916: Albert Goldfain
A Computational Theory of Inference for Arithmetic Explanation

W06-3917: Hermann Helbig; Ingo Glöckner
Towards a Logical Foundation of Semantic Networks - A Typology of Descriptive Means for Semantic Inference

W06-3918: Paul Piwek
The Alligator theorem prover for dependent type systems: Description and proof samples