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Proceedings of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Issues in Teaching Computational Linguistics
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation
Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Second Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-2)
Software Engineering, Testing, and Quality Assurance for Natural Language Processing
Proceedings of the Workshop on Current Trends in Biomedical Natural Language Processing
Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Morphology and Phonology
Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Workshop on Mobile Language Processing
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications
Proceedings of the Workshop on Parsing German
Proceedings of the Fifth International Natural Language Generation Conference
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Human Judgements in Computational Linguistics
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Cross-Framework and Cross-Domain Parser Evaluation
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop Multi-source Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Speech Processing for Safety Critical Translation and Pervasive Applications
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Grammar Engineering Across Frameworks
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the 2nd workshop on Information Retrieval for Question Answering
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon (COGALEX 2008)
Coling 2008: Proceedings of the 3rd Textgraphs workshop on Graph-based Algorithms for Natural Language Processing
CoNLL 2008: Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning
Semantics in Text Processing. STEP 2008 Conference Proceedings
Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Frameworks (TAG+9)

Proceedings of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

W08-01 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0100: Front Matter

W08-0101 [bib]: Antoine Raux; Maxine Eskenazi
Optimizing Endpointing Thresholds using Dialogue Features in a Spoken Dialogue System

W08-0102 [bib]: Alexander Gruenstein
Response-Based Confidence Annotation for Spoken Dialogue Systems

W08-0103 [bib]: Dan Bohus; Xiao Li; Patrick Nguyen; Geoffrey Zweig
Learning N-Best Correction Models from Implicit User Feedback in a Multi-Modal Local Search Application

W08-0104 [bib]: Alex Lascarides; Nicholas Asher
Agreement and Disputes in Dialogue

W08-0105 [bib]: Rachel Baker; Alastair Gill; Justine Cassell
Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving

W08-0106 [bib]: Gregory Mills; Pat Healey
Semantic negotiation in dialogue: the mechanisms of alignment

W08-0107 [bib]: Antonio Roque; David Traum
Degrees of Grounding Based on Evidence of Understanding

W08-0108 [bib]: Tim Paek; Sudeep Gandhe; Max Chickering
Rapidly Deploying Grammar-Based Speech Applications with Active Learning and Back-off Grammars

W08-0109 [bib]: Sebastian Varges; Giuseppe Riccardi; Silvia Quarteroni
Persistent Information State in a Data-Centric Architecture

W08-0110 [bib]: Anna Hjalmarsson
Speaking without knowing what to say... or when to end

W08-0111 [bib]: Crystal Nakatsu
Learning Contrastive Connectives in Sentence Realization Ranking

W08-0112 [bib]: Fei Liu; Yang Liu
What Are Meeting Summaries? An Analysis of Human Extractive Summaries in Meeting Corpus

W08-0113 [bib]: Alexander Siebert; David Schlangen
A Simple Method for Resolution of Definite Reference in a Shared Visual Context

W08-0114 [bib]: Mikio Nakano; Kotaro Funakoshi; Yuji Hasegawa; Hiroshi Tsujino
A Framework for Building Conversational Agents Based on a Multi-Expert Model

W08-0115 [bib]: Stefan Hamerich
From GEMINI to DiaGen: Improving Development of Speech Dialogues for Embedded Systems

W08-0116 [bib]: Marcus Colman; Arash Eshghi; Pat Healey
Quantifying Ellipsis in Dialogue: an index of mutual understanding

W08-0117 [bib]: Yasuhiro Katagiri; Yosuke Matsusaka; Yasuharu Den; Mika Enomoto; Masato Ishizaki; Katsuya Takanashi
Implicit Proposal Filtering in Multi-Party Consensus-Building Conversations

W08-0118 [bib]: Zhifei Li; Patrick Nguyen; Geoffrey Zweig
Optimal Dialog in Consumer-Rating Systems using POMDP Framework

W08-0119 [bib]: Milica Gašić; Simon Keizer; Francois Mairesse; Jost Schatzmann; Blaise Thomson; Kai Yu; Steve Young
Training and Evaluation of the HIS POMDP Dialogue System in Noise

W08-0120 [bib]: Kyungduk Kim; Cheongjae Lee; Sangkeun Jung; Gary Geunbae Lee
A Frame-Based Probabilistic Framework for Spoken Dialog Management Using Dialog Examples

W08-0121 [bib]: Julia Hirschberg
Speaking More Like You: Lexical, Acoustic/Prosodic, and Discourse Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue Systems

W08-0122 [bib]: Swapna Somasundaran; Josef Ruppenhofer; Janyce Wiebe
Discourse Level Opinion Relations: An Annotation Study

W08-0123 [bib]: Pierre Andrews; Suresh Manandhar; Marco De Boni
Argumentative Human Computer Dialogue for Automated Persuasion

W08-0124 [bib]: Kornel Laskowski; Mari Ostendorf; Tanja Schultz
Modeling Vocal Interaction for Text-Independent Participant Characterization in Multi-Party Conversation

W08-0125 [bib]: Raquel Fernández; Matthew Frampton; Patrick Ehlen; Matthew Purver; Stanley Peters
Modelling and Detecting Decisions in Multi-party Dialogue

W08-0126 [bib]: Hua Ai; Fuliang Weng
User Simulation as Testing for Spoken Dialog Systems

W08-0127 [bib]: Sudeep Gandhe; David Traum
Evaluation Understudy for Dialogue Coherence Models

W08-0128 [bib]: Sebastian Möller; Nigel Ward
A Framework for Model-based Evaluation of Spoken Dialog Systems

W08-0129 [bib]: Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova; Olga Kukina
The Effect of Dialogue System Output Style Variation on Users' Evaluation Judgments and Input Style

W08-0130 [bib]: David DeVault; David Traum; Ron Artstein
Making Grammar-Based Generation Easier to Deploy in Dialogue Systems

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Issues in Teaching Computational Linguistics

W08-02 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0200: Front Matter

W08-0201 [bib]: Jason Baldridge; Katrin Erk
Teaching Computational Linguistics to a Large, Diverse Student Body: Courses, Tools, and Interdepartmental Interaction

W08-0202 [bib]: Emily M. Bender; Fei Xia; Erik Bansleben
Building a Flexible, Collaborative, Intensive Master's Program in Computational Linguistics

W08-0203 [bib]: Heike Zinsmeister
Freshmen's CL Curriculum: The Benefits of Redundancy

W08-0204 [bib]: Steven Bird
Defining a Core Body of Knowledge for the Introductory Computational Linguistics Curriculum

W08-0205 [bib]: Eric Fosler-Lussier
Strategies for Teaching “Mixed” Computational Linguistics Classes

W08-0206 [bib]: Fei Xia
The Evolution of a Statistical NLP Course

W08-0207 [bib]: Jimmy Lin
Exploring Large-Data Issues in the Curriculum: A Case Study with MapReduce

W08-0208 [bib]: Steven Bird; Ewan Klein; Edward Loper; Jason Baldridge
Multidisciplinary Instruction with the Natural Language Toolkit

W08-0209 [bib]: Nitin Madnani; Bonnie J. Dorr
Combining Open-Source with Research to Re-engineer a Hands-on Introductory NLP Course

W08-0210 [bib]: Beth Ann Hockey; Gwen Christian
Zero to Spoken Dialogue System in One Quarter: Teaching Computational Linguistics to Linguists Using Regulus

W08-0211 [bib]: Dragomir R. Radev; Lori Levin; Thomas E. Payne
The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO)

W08-0212 [bib]: Jason Eisner; Noah A. Smith
Competitive Grammar Writing

W08-0213 [bib]: Gina-Anne Levow
Studying Discourse and Dialogue with SIDGrid

W08-0214 [bib]: Reva Freedman
Teaching NLP to Computer Science Majors via Applications and Experiments

W08-0215 [bib]: William Gregory Sakas
Psychocomputational Linguistics: A Gateway to the Computational Linguistics Curriculum

W08-0216 [bib]: Matthew Stone
Support Collaboration by Teaching Fundamentals

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation

W08-03 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0300: Front Matter

W08-0301 [bib]: Chi-Ho Li; Hailei Zhang; Dongdong Zhang; Mu Li; Ming Zhou
An Empirical Study in Source Word Deletion for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation

W08-0302 [bib]: Kevin Gimpel; Noah A. Smith
Rich Source-Side Context for Statistical Machine Translation

W08-0303 [bib]: Jan Niehues; Stephan Vogel
Discriminative Word Alignment via Alignment Matrix Modeling

W08-0304 [bib]: Daniel Cer; Dan Jurafsky; Christopher D. Manning
Regularization and Search for Minimum Error Rate Training

W08-0305 [bib]: Marco Turchi; Tijl De Bie; Nello Cristianini
Learning Performance of a Machine Translation System: a Statistical and Computational Analysis

W08-0306 [bib]: Victoria Fossum; Kevin Knight; Steven Abney
Using Syntax to Improve Word Alignment Precision for Syntax-Based Machine Translation

W08-0307 [bib]: Josep M. Crego; Nizar Habash
Using Shallow Syntax Information to Improve Word Alignment and Reordering for SMT

W08-0308 [bib]: Ding Liu; Daniel Gildea
Improved Tree-to-String Transducer for Machine Translation

W08-0309 [bib]: Chris Callison-Burch; Cameron Fordyce; Philipp Koehn; Christof Monz; Josh Schroeder
Further Meta-Evaluation of Machine Translation

W08-0310 [bib]: Daniel Déchelotte; Gilles Adda; Alexandre Allauzen; Hélène Bonneau-Maynard; Olivier Galibert; Jean-Luc Gauvain; Philippe Langlais; François Yvon
Limsi's Statistical Translation Systems for WMT'08

W08-0311 [bib]: Attila Novák; László Tihanyi; Gábor Prószéky
The MetaMorpho Translation System

W08-0312 [bib]: Abhaya Agarwal; Alon Lavie
Meteor, M-BLEU and M-TER: Evaluation Metrics for High-Correlation with Human Rankings of Machine Translation Output

W08-0313 [bib]: Holger Schwenk; Jean-Baptiste Fouet; Jean Senellart
First Steps towards a General Purpose French/English Statistical Machine Translation System

W08-0314 [bib]: Amittai Axelrod; Mei Yang; Kevin Duh; Katrin Kirchhoff
The University of Washington Machine Translation System for ACL WMT 2008

W08-0315 [bib]: Maxim Khalilov; Adolfo Hernández H.; Marta R. Costa-jussà; Josep M. Crego; Carlos A. Henríquez Q.; Patrik Lambert; José A. R. Fonollosa; José B. Mariño; Rafael E. Banchs
The TALP-UPC Ngram-Based Statistical Machine Translation System for ACL-WMT 2008

W08-0316 [bib]: Graeme Blackwood; Adrià de Gispert; Jamie Brunning; William Byrne
European Language Translation with Weighted Finite State Transducers: The CUED MT System for the 2008 ACL Workshop on SMT

W08-0317 [bib]: Sara Stymne; Maria Holmqvist; Lars Ahrenberg
Effects of Morphological Analysis in Translation between German and English

W08-0318 [bib]: Philipp Koehn; Abhishek Arun; Hieu Hoang
Towards better Machine Translation Quality for the German-English Language Pairs

W08-0319 [bib]: Ondřej Bojar; Jan Hajič
Phrase-Based and Deep Syntactic English-to-Czech Statistical Machine Translation

W08-0320 [bib]: Preslav Nakov
Improving English-Spanish Statistical Machine Translation: Experiments in Domain Adaptation, Sentence Paraphrasing, Tokenization, and Recasing

W08-0321 [bib]: Nguyen Bach; Qin Gao; Stephan Vogel
Improving Word Alignment with Language Model Based Confidence Scores

W08-0322 [bib]: Zhuoran Wang; John Shawe-Taylor
Kernel Regression Framework for Machine Translation: UCL System Description for WMT 2008 Shared Translation Task

W08-0323 [bib]: Vassilina Nikoulina; Marc Dymetman
Using Syntactic Coupling Features for Discriminating Phrase-Based Translations (WMT-08 Shared Translation Task)

W08-0324 [bib]: Greg Hanneman; Edmund Huber; Abhaya Agarwal; Vamshi Ambati; Alok Parlikar; Erik Peterson; Alon Lavie
Statistical Transfer Systems for French-English and German-English Machine Translation

W08-0325 [bib]: Zdenek Zabokrtsky; Jan Ptacek; Petr Pajas
TectoMT: Highly Modular MT System with Tectogrammatics Used as Transfer Layer

W08-0326 [bib]: John Tinsley; Yanjun Ma; Sylwia Ozdowska; Andy Way
MaTrEx: The DCU MT System for WMT 2008

W08-0327 [bib]: Loïc Dugast; Jean Senellart; Philipp Koehn
Can we Relearn an RBMT System?

W08-0328 [bib]: Andreas Eisele; Christian Federmann; Hervé Saint-Amand; Michael Jellinghaus; Teresa Herrmann; Yu Chen
Using Moses to Integrate Multiple Rule-Based Machine Translation Engines into a Hybrid System

W08-0329 [bib]: Antti-Veikko Rosti; Bing Zhang; Spyros Matsoukas; Richard Schwartz
Incremental Hypothesis Alignment for Building Confusion Networks with Application to Machine Translation System Combination

W08-0330 [bib]: Joshua Albrecht; Rebecca Hwa
The Role of Pseudo References in MT Evaluation

W08-0331 [bib]: Kevin Duh
Ranking vs. Regression in Machine Translation Evaluation

W08-0332 [bib]: Jesús Giménez; Lluís Màrquez
A Smorgasbord of Features for Automatic MT Evaluation

W08-0333 [bib]: Chris Dyer; Aaron Cordova; Alex Mont; Jimmy Lin
Fast, Easy, and Cheap: Construction of Statistical Machine Translation Models with MapReduce

W08-0334 [bib]: Andrew Finch; Eiichiro Sumita
Dynamic Model Interpolation for Statistical Machine Translation

W08-0335 [bib]: Ruiqiang Zhang; Keiji Yasuda; Eiichiro Sumita
Improved Statistical Machine Translation by Multiple Chinese Word Segmentation

W08-0336 [bib]: Pi-Chuan Chang; Michel Galley; Christopher D. Manning
Optimizing Chinese Word Segmentation for Machine Translation Performance

Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Second Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-2)

W08-04 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0400: Front Matter

W08-0401 [bib]: Hirofumi Yamamoto; Hideo Okuma; Eiichiro Sumita
Imposing Constraints from the Source Tree on ITG Constraints for SMT

W08-0402 [bib]: Zhifei Li; Sanjeev Khudanpur
A Scalable Decoder for Parsing-Based Machine Translation with Equivalent Language Model State Maintenance

W08-0403 [bib]: Bowen Zhou; Bing Xiang; Xiaodan Zhu; Yuqing Gao
Prior Derivation Models For Formally Syntax-Based Translation Using Linguistically Syntactic Parsing and Tree Kernels

W08-0404 [bib]: Michael Subotin
Generalizing Local Translation Models

W08-0405 [bib]: Christoph Tillmann
A Rule-Driven Dynamic Programming Decoder for Statistical MT

W08-0406 [bib]: Jakob Elming
Syntactic Reordering Integrated with Phrase-Based SMT

W08-0407 [bib]: Vassilina Nikoulina; Marc Dymetman
Experiments in Discriminating Phrase-Based Translations on the Basis of Syntactic Coupling Features

W08-0408 [bib]: Niyu Ge; Abe Ittycheriah; Kishore Papineni
Multiple Reorderings in Phrase-Based Machine Translation

W08-0409 [bib]: Yanjun Ma; Sylwia Ozdowska; Yanli Sun; Andy Way
Improving Word Alignment Using Syntactic Dependencies

W08-0410 [bib]: Jonathan H. Clark; Robert Frederking; Lori Levin
Inductive Detection of Language Features via Clustering Minimal Pairs: Toward Feature-Rich Grammars in Machine Translation

W08-0411 [bib]: Alon Lavie; Alok Parlikar; Vamshi Ambati
Syntax-Driven Learning of Sub-Sentential Translation Equivalents and Translation Rules from Parsed Parallel Corpora

Software Engineering, Testing, and Quality Assurance for Natural Language Processing

W08-05 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0500: Front Matter

W08-0501 [bib]: Terry Heinze; Marc Light
Increasing Maintainability of NLP Evaluation Modules Through Declarative Implementations

W08-0502 [bib]: Dick Crouch; Tracy Holloway King
Type-checking in Formally Non-typed Systems

W08-0503 [bib]: Eric Breck
zymake: A Computational Workflow System for Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

W08-0504 [bib]: Kenji Sagae; Yusuke Miyao; Rune Saetre; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Evaluating the Effects of Treebank Size in a Practical Application for Parsing

W08-0505 [bib]: Dina Demner-Fushman
Adapting Naturally Occurring Test Suites for Evaluation of Clinical Question Answering

W08-0506 [bib]: K. Bretonnel Cohen; William A. Baumgartner Jr.; Lawrence Hunter
Software Testing and the Naturally Occurring Data Assumption in Natural Language Processing

W08-0507 [bib]: Michael Poprat; Elena Beisswanger; Udo Hahn
Building a BioWordNet Using WordNet Data Structures and WordNet's Software Infrastructure–A Failure Story

W08-0508 [bib]: David Hardcastle; Richard Power
Fast, Scalable and Reliable Generation of Controlled Natural Language

W08-0509 [bib]: Qin Gao; Stephan Vogel
Parallel Implementations of Word Alignment Tool

W08-0510 [bib]: Hieu Hoang; Philipp Koehn
Design of the Moses Decoder for Statistical Machine Translation

W08-0511 [bib]: Jeffrey Micher; Clare Voss
Buckwalter-based Lookup Tool as Language Resource for Arabic Language Learners

W08-0512 [bib]: Filipe M. Martins; Ana Mendes; Mácio Freitas Viveiros; Joana Paulo Pardal; Pedro Arez; Nuno J. Mamede; João Paulo Neto
Reengineering a Domain-Independent Framework for Spoken Dialogue Systems

Proceedings of the Workshop on Current Trends in Biomedical Natural Language Processing

W08-06 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0600: Front Matter

W08-0601 [bib]: Antti Airola; Sampo Pyysalo; Jari Björne; Tapio Pahikkala; Filip Ginter; Tapio Salakoski
A Graph Kernel for Protein-Protein Interaction Extraction

W08-0602 [bib]: Angus Roberts; Robert Gaizauskas; Mark Hepple
Extracting Clinical Relationships from Patient Narratives

W08-0603 [bib]: Barry Haddow
Using Automated Feature Optimisation to Create an Adaptable Relation Extraction System

W08-0604 [bib]: Catalina O Tudor; K Vijay-Shanker; Carl J Schmidt
Mining the Biomedical Literature for Genic Information

W08-0605 [bib]: Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Jun'ichi Tsujii; Sophia Ananiadou
Accelerating the Annotation of Sparse Named Entities by Dynamic Sentence Selection

W08-0606 [bib]: György Szarvas; Veronika Vincze; Richárd Farkas; János Csirik
The BioScope corpus: annotation for negation, uncertainty and their scope in biomedical texts

W08-0607 [bib]: Halil Kilicoglu; Sabine Bergler
Recognizing Speculative Language in Biomedical Research Articles: A Linguistically Motivated Perspective

W08-0608 [bib]: Peter Corbett; Ann Copestake
Cascaded Classifiers for Confidence-Based Chemical Named Entity Recognition

W08-0609 [bib]: Yutaka Sasaki; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; John McNaught; Sophia Ananiadou
How to Make the Most of NE Dictionaries in Statistical NER

W08-0610 [bib]: Xinglong Wang; Michael Matthews
Species Disambiguation for Biomedical Term Identification

W08-0611 [bib]: Mark Stevenson; Yinkun Guo; Robert Gaizauskas; David Martinez
Knowledge Sources for Word Sense Disambiguation of Biomedical Text

W08-0612 [bib]: Aurelie Neveol; Sonya Shooshan; Vincent Claveau
Automatic inference of indexing rules for MEDLINE

W08-0613 [bib]: Hong-Woo Chun; Chisato Yamasaki; Naomi Saichi; Masayuki Tanaka; Teruyoshi Hishiki; Tadashi Imanishi; Takashi Gojobori; Jin-Dong Kim; Jun'ichi Tsujii; Toshihisa Takagi
Prediction of Protein Sub-cellular Localization using Information from Texts and Sequences.

W08-0614 [bib]: Hong Yu; Nadya Frid; Susan McRoy; Rashmi Prasad; Alan Lee; Aravind Joshi
A Pilot Annotation to Investigate Discourse Connectivity in Biomedical Text

W08-0615 [bib]: Dingcheng Li; Guergana Savova; Karin Kipper-Schuler
Conditional Random Fields and Support Vector Machines for Disorder Named Entity Recognition in Clinical Texts

W08-0616 [bib]: John Pestian; Pawel Matykiewicz; Jacqueline Grupp-Phelan; Sarah Arszman Lavanier; Jennifer Combs; Robert Kowatch
Using Natural Language Processing to Classify Suicide Notes

W08-0617 [bib]: Deyu Zhou; Yulan He
Extracting Protein-Protein Interaction based on Discriminative Training of the Hidden Vector State Model

W08-0618 [bib]: Isabel Segura-Bedmar; Paloma Martínez; Doaa Samy
A preliminary approach to extract drugs by combining UMLS resources and USAN naming conventions

W08-0619 [bib]: Yefeng Wang; Jon Patrick
Mapping Clinical Notes to Medical Terminologies at Point of Care

W08-0620 [bib]: Michael Bloodgood; K Vijay-Shanker
An Approach to Reducing Annotation Costs for BioNLP

W08-0621 [bib]: Danielle Mowery; Henk Harkema; Wendy Chapman
Temporal Annotation of Clinical Text

W08-0622 [bib]: Mariana Neves; Monica Chagoyen; José María Carazo; Alberto Pascual-Montano
CBR-Tagger: a case-based reasoning approach to the gene/protein mention problem

W08-0623 [bib]: Oana Frunza; Diana Inkpen
Textual Information for Predicting Functional Properties of the Genes

W08-0624 [bib]: Pieter van der Horn; Bart Bakker; Gijs Geleijnse; Jan Korst; Sergei Kurkin
Determining causal and non-causal relationships in biomedical text by classifying verbs using a Naive Bayesian Classifier

W08-0625 [bib]: Paul Buitelaar; Pinar Oezden Wennerberg; Sonja Zillner
Statistical Term Profiling for Query Pattern Mining

W08-0626 [bib]: Thamar Solorio; Yang Liu
Using Language Models to Identify Language Impairment in Spanish-English Bilingual Children

W08-0627 [bib]: Yue Wang; Kazuhiro Yoshida; Jin-Dong Kim; Rune Saetre; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Raising the Compatibility of Heterogeneous Annotations: A Case Study on

W08-0628 [bib]: Donghui Feng; Gully Burns; Eduard Hovy
Adaptive Information Extraction for Complex Biomedical Tasks

Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Morphology and Phonology

W08-07 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0700: Front Matter

W08-0701 [bib]: Karen Livescu
Invited talk: Phonological Models in Automatic Speech Recognition

W08-0702 [bib]: Rebecca Morley
Bayesian Learning over Conflicting Data: Predictions for Language Change

W08-0703 [bib]: David Ellis
A Bayesian Model of Natural Language Phonology: Generating Alternations from Underlying Forms

W08-0704 [bib]: Mark Johnson
Unsupervised Word Segmentation for Sesotho Using Adaptor Grammars

W08-0705 [bib]: Jason Riggle
Invited talk: Counting Rankings

W08-0706 [bib]: Max Bane; Jason Riggle
Three Correlates of the Typological Frequency of Quantity-Insensitive Stress Systems

W08-0707 [bib]: ‘Ōiwi Parker Jones
Phonotactic Probability and the Maori Passive: A Computational Approach

W08-0708 [bib]: Christian Monson; Alon Lavie; Jaime Carbonell; Lori Levin
Evaluating an Agglutinative Segmentation Model for ParaMor

Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Workshop on Mobile Language Processing

W08-08 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-0800: Front Matter

W08-0801 [bib]: Alexander Gruenstein; Bo-June (Paul) Hsu; James Glass; Stephanie Seneff; Lee Hetherington; Scott Cyphers; Ibrahim Badr; Chao Wang; Sean Liu
A Multimodal Home Entertainment Interface via a Mobile Device

W08-0802 [bib]: Kriste Krstovski; Michael Decerbo; Rohit Prasad; David Stallard; Shirin Saleem; Premkumar Natarajan
A Wearable Headset Speech-to-Speech Translation System

W08-0803 [bib]: Choong-Nyoung Seon; Harksoo Kim; Jungyun Seo
Information extraction using finite state automata and syllable n-grams in a mobile environment

W08-0804 [bib]: Kuzman Ganchev; Mark Dredze
Small Statistical Models by Random Feature Mixing

W08-0805 [bib]: David Huggins-Daines; Alexander I. Rudnicky
Mixture Pruning and Roughening for Scalable Acoustic Models

W08-0806 [bib]: Sonya Nikolova; Xiaojuan Ma
Assistive Mobile Communication Support

W08-0807 [bib]: Petr Homola
A Distributed Database for Mobile NLP Applications

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

W08-0900: Front Matter

W08-0901 [bib]: Markus Dickinson; Joshua Herring
Developing Online ICALL Resources for Russian

W08-0902 [bib]: Rodney D. Nielsen; Wayne Ward; James H. Martin
Classification Errors in a Domain-Independent Assessment System

W08-0903 [bib]: Lisa N. Michaud
King Alfred: A Translation Environment for Learners of Anglo-Saxon English

W08-0904 [bib]: Ryo Nagata; Jun-ichi Kakegawa; Hiromi Sugimoto; Yukiko Yabuta
Recognizing Noisy Romanized Japanese Words in Learner English

W08-0905 [bib]: Barbora Hladka; Ondrej Kucera
An Annotated Corpus Outside Its Original Context: A Corpus-Based Exercise Book

W08-0906 [bib]: Delphine Bernhard; Iryna Gurevych
Answering Learners' Questions by Retrieving Question Paraphrases from Social Q&A Sites

W08-0907 [bib]: Kristy Boyer; Robert Phillips; Michael Wallis; Mladen Vouk; James Lester
Learner Characteristics and Feedback in Tutorial Dialogue

W08-0908 [bib]: Nick Pendar; Elena Cotos
Automatic Identification of Discourse Moves in Scientific Article Introductions

W08-0909 [bib]: Michael Heilman; Kevyn Collins-Thompson; Maxine Eskenazi
An Analysis of Statistical Models and Features for Reading Difficulty Prediction

W08-0910 [bib]: Michael Heilman; Le Zhao; Juan Pino; Maxine Eskenazi
Retrieval of Reading Materials for Vocabulary and Reading Practice

W08-0911 [bib]: Eleni Miltsakaki; Audrey Troutt
Real Time Web Text Classification and Analysis of Reading Difficulty

W08-0912 [bib]: Klaus Zechner; Xiaoming Xi
Towards Automatic Scoring of a Test of Spoken Language with Heterogeneous Task Types

W08-0913 [bib]: Stacey Bailey; Detmar Meurers
Diagnosing Meaning Errors in Short Answers to Reading Comprehension Questions

Proceedings of the Workshop on Parsing German

W08-10 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1000: Front Matter

W08-1001 [bib]: Yo Sato
Lexicalised Parsing of German V2

W08-1002 [bib]: Berthold Crysmann
Parse Selection with a German HPSG Grammar

W08-1003 [bib]: Yves Scherrer
Part-of-Speech Tagging with a Symbolic Full Parser: Using the TIGER Treebank to Evaluate Fips

W08-1004 [bib]: Adriane Boyd; Detmar Meurers
Revisiting the Impact of Different Annotation Schemes on PCFG Parsing: A Grammatical Dependency Evaluation

W08-1005 [bib]: Slav Petrov; Dan Klein
Parsing German with Latent Variable Grammars

W08-1006 [bib]: Anna Rafferty; Christopher D. Manning
Parsing Three German Treebanks: Lexicalized and Unlexicalized Baselines

W08-1007 [bib]: Johan Hall; Joakim Nivre
A Dependency-Driven Parser for German Dependency and Constituency Representations

W08-1008 [bib]: Sandra Kübler
The PaGe 2008 Shared Task on Parsing German

Proceedings of the Fifth International Natural Language Generation Conference

W08-1100: Front Matter

W08-1101: Shari R. Speer; Kiwako Ito
Prominence and Phrasing in Spoken Discourse Processing

W08-1102: Matthew Stone
Language, Embodiment and Social Intelligence

W08-1103: Seniz Demir; Sandra Carberry; Kathleen McCoy
Generating Textual Summaries of Bar Charts

W08-1104: Ross Turner; Somayajulu Sripada; Ehud Reiter; Ian Davy
Using Spatial Reference Frames to Generate Grounded Textual Summaries of Georeferenced Data

W08-1105: Katja Filippova; Michael Strube
Dependency Tree Based Sentence Compression

W08-1106: Giuseppe Carenini; Jackie C. K. Cheung
Extractive vs. NLG-based Abstractive Summarization of Evaluative Text: The Effect of Corpus Controversiality

W08-1107: Carlos Areces; Alexander Koller; Kristina Striegnitz
Referring Expressions as Formulas of Description Logic

W08-1108: Albert Gatt; Anja Belz
Attribute Selection for Referring Expression Generation: New Algorithms and Evaluation Methods

W08-1109: Jette Viethen; Robert Dale
The Use of Spatial Relations in Referring Expression Generation

W08-1110: Ielka van der Sluis; Chris Mellish
Using Tactical NLG to Induce Affective States: Empirical Investigations

W08-1111: David DeVault; David Traum; Ron Artstein
Practical Grammar-Based NLG from Examples

W08-1112: Yuqing Guo; Haifeng Wang; Josef van Genabith
Accurate and Robust LFG-Based Generation for Chinese

W08-1113: Mary Ellen Foster
Automated Metrics That Agree With Human Judgements On Generated Output for an Embodied Conversational Agent

W08-1114: Xin Lu; Barbara Di Eugenio; Stellan Ohlsson; Davide Fossati
Simple but effective feedback generation to tutor abstract problem solving

W08-1115: Kavita Thomas; Yaji Sripada
What's In a Message? Interpreting Geo-referenced Data for the Visually-impaired

W08-1116: Mick O'Donnell
Evolving Questions in Text Planning

W08-1117: Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova; Ciprian Gerstenberger; Olga Kukina; Jan Schehl
The Effect of Dialogue System Output Style Variation on Users' Evaluation Judgments and Input Style

W08-1118: Feikje Hielkema; Chris Mellish; Peter Edwards
Evaluating an Ontology-Driven WYSIWYM Interface

W08-1119: Ehud Reiter; Albert Gatt; Francois Portet; Marian van der Meulen
The Importance of Narrative and Other Lessons from an Evaluation of an NLG System that Summarises Clinical Data

W08-1120: Mary Dee Harris
Building a Large-scale Commercial NLG System for an EMR

W08-1121: Raquel Hervás; Pablo Gervás
Degree of Abstraction in Referring Expression Generation and its Relation with the Construction of the Contrast Set

W08-1122: Deirdre Hogan; Jennifer Foster; Joachim Wagner; Josef van Genabith
Parser-Based Retraining for Domain Adaptation of Probabilistic Generators

W08-1123: Matthew Marge; Amy Isard; Johanna Moore
Creation of a New Domain and Evaluation of Comparison Generation in a Natural Language Generation System

W08-1124: Alice Oh; Howard Shrobe
Generating Baseball Summaries from Multiple Perspectives by Reordering Content

W08-1125: Keith Vander Linden
A Dynamic Programming Approach to Document Length Constraints

W08-1126: Anja Belz; Albert Gatt
REG Challenge Preface

W08-1127: Anja Belz; Eric Kow; Jette Viethen; Albert Gatt
The GREC Challenge 2008: Overview and Evaluation Results

W08-1128: Bernd Bohnet
IS-G: The Comparison of Different Learning Techniques for the Selection of the Main Subject References

W08-1129: Iris Hendrickx; Walter Daelemans; Kim Luyckx; Roser Morante; Vincent Van Asch
CNTS: Memory-Based Learning of Generating Repeated References

W08-1130: Emily Jamison; Dennis Mehay
OSU-2: Generating Referring Expressions with a Maximum Entropy Classifier

W08-1131: Albert Gatt; Anja Belz; Eric Kow
The TUNA Challenge 2008: Overview and Evaluation Results

W08-1132: Bernd Bohnet
The Fingerprint of Human Referring Expressions and their Surface Realization with Graph Transducers (IS-FP, IS-GT, IS-FP-GT)}

W08-1133: Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio; Amanda J. Stent; Srinivas Bangalore
Referring Expression Generation Using Speaker-based Attribute Selection and Trainable Realization (ATTR)

W08-1134: Pablo Gervás; Raquel Hervás; Carlos León
NIL-UCM: Most-Frequent-Value-First Attribute Selection and Best-Scoring-Choice Realization

W08-1135: Diego Jesus de Lucena; Ivandré Paraboni
USP-EACH Frequency-based Greedy Attribute Selection for Referring Expressions Generation

W08-1136: John D. Kelleher; Brian Mac Namee
Referring Expression Generation Challenge 2008 DIT System Descriptions (DIT-FBI, DIT-TVAS, DIT-CBSR, DIT-RBR, DIT-FBI-CBSR, DIT-TVAS-RBR)

W08-1137: Josh King
OSU-GP: Attribute Selection Using Genetic Programming

W08-1138: Emiel Krahmer; Mariët Theune; Jette Viethen; Iris Hendrickx
GRAPH: The Costs of Redundancy in Referring Expressions

W08-1139: Sibabrata Paladhi; Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
JU-PTBSGRE: GRE Using Prefix Tree Based Structure

W08-1140: Daniel Bastos Pereira; Ivandré Paraboni
From TUNA Attribute Sets to Portuguese Text: a First Report

Author Index

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Human Judgements in Computational Linguistics

W08-12 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1200: Front Matter

W08-1201 [bib]: Martha Palmer; Susan Brown
Invited Talk: The Relevance of a Cognitive Model of the Mental Lexicon to Automatic Word Sense Disambiguation

W08-1202 [bib]: Beata Beigman Klebanov; Eyal Beigman; Daniel Diermeier
Analyzing Disagreements

W08-1203 [bib]: Dennis Reidsma; Rieks Op den Akker
Exploiting ‘Subjective' Annotations

W08-1204 [bib]: Jean-Baptiste Berthelin; Cyril Grouin; Martine Hurault-Plantet; Patrick Paroubek
Human Judgement as a Parameter in Evaluation Campaigns

W08-1205 [bib]: Joel Tetreault; Martin Chodorow
Native Judgments of Non-Native Usage: Experiments in Preposition Error Detection

W08-1206 [bib]: Anna Rumshisky; Olga Batiukova
Polysemy in Verbs: Systematic Relations between Senses and their Effect on Annotation

W08-1207 [bib]: Fangzhong Su; Katja Markert
Eliciting Subjectivity and Polarity Judgements on Word Senses

W08-1208 [bib]: Martin Volk; Torsten Marek; Yvonne Samuelsson
Human Judgements in Parallel Treebank Alignment

W08-1209 [bib]: Plaban Kumar Bhowmick; Anupam Basu; Pabitra Mitra
An Agreement Measure for Determining Inter-Annotator Reliability of Human Judgements on Affective Text

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Cross-Framework and Cross-Domain Parser Evaluation

W08-13 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1300: Front Matter

W08-1301 [bib]: Marie-Catherine de Marneffe; Christopher D. Manning
The Stanford Typed Dependencies Representation

W08-1302 [bib]: Barbara Plank; Gertjan van Noord
Exploring an Auxiliary Distribution Based Approach to Domain Adaptation of a Syntactic Disambiguation Model

W08-1303 [bib]: Yuka Tateisi
Toward an Underspecifiable Corpus Annotation Scheme

W08-1304 [bib]: Dan Flickinger
Toward a Cross-Framework Parser Annotation Standard

W08-1305 [bib]: Wai Lok Tam; Yo Sato; Yusuke Miyao; Junichi Tsujii
Parser Evaluation Across Frameworks without Format Conversion

W08-1306 [bib]: Anne Vilnat; Gil Francopoulo; Olivier Hamon; Sylvain Loiseau; Patrick Paroubek; Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie
Large Scale Production of Syntactic Annotations to Move Forward

W08-1307 [bib]: Laura Rimell; Stephen Clark
Constructing a Parser Evaluation Scheme

W08-1308 [bib]: Mark McConville; Myroslava O. Dzikovska
‘Deep' Grammatical Relations for Semantic Interpretation

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop Multi-source Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization

W08-14 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1400: Front Matter

W08-1401 [bib]: Robert Gaizauskas
Generating Image Captions using Topic Focused Multi-document Summarization

W08-1402 [bib]: Inderjeet Mani; Alex Yeh; Sherri Condon
Learning to Match Names Across Languages

W08-1403 [bib]: Sumithra Velupillai; Hercules Dalianis
Automatic Construction of Domain-specific Dictionaries on Sparse Parallel Corpora in the Nordic languages

W08-1404 [bib]: Marina Litvak; Mark Last
Graph-Based Keyword Extraction for Single-Document Summarization

W08-1405 [bib]: Mike Rosner; Carl Camilleri
MultiSum: Query-Based Multi-Document Summarization

W08-1406 [bib]: Ricardo Ribeiro; David Martins de Matos
Mixed-Source Multi-Document Speech-to-Text Summarization

W08-1407 [bib]: Ahmet Aker; Robert Gaizauskas
Evaluating automatically generated user-focused multi-document summaries for geo-referenced images

W08-1408 [bib]: Bruno Pouliquen; Ralf Steinberger; Olivier Deguernel
Story tracking: linking similar news over time and across languages

W08-1409 [bib]: Harald Hammarström
Automatic Annotation of Bibliographical References with target Language

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Speech Processing for Safety Critical Translation and Pervasive Applications

W08-15 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1500: Front Matter

W08-1501 [bib]: Emil Ettelaie; Panayiotis G. Georgiou; Shrikanth S. Narayanan
Mitigation of Data Sparsity in Classifier-Based Translation

W08-1502 [bib]: Björn Bringert
Speech Translation with Grammatical Framework

W08-1503 [bib]: Sangkeun Jung; Cheongjae Lee; Kyungduk Kim; Gary Geunbae Lee
An Integrated Dialog Simulation Technique for Evaluating Spoken Dialog Systems

W08-1504 [bib]: Kulwinder Singh; Dong-Won Park
Economical Global Access to a VoiceXML Gateway Using Open Source Technologies

W08-1505 [bib]: Jaakko Hakulinen; Markku Turunen
Interoperability and Knowledge Representation in Distributed Health and Fitness Companion Dialogue System

W08-1506 [bib]: Manny Rayner; Pierrette Bouillon; Jane Brotanek; Glenn Flores; Sonia Halimi; Beth Ann Hockey; Hitoshi Isahara; Kyoko Kanzaki; Elisabeth Kron; Yukie Nakao; Marianne Santaholma; Marianne Starlander; Nikos Tsourakis
The 2008 MedSLT System

W08-1507 [bib]: Sergei Nirenburg; Stephen Beale; Marjorie McShane; Bruce Jarrell; George Fantry
Language Understanding in Maryland Virtual Patient

W08-1508 [bib]: Mark Seligman; Mike Dillinger
Rapid Portability among Domains in an Interactive Spoken Language Translation System

W08-1509 [bib]: Udhyakumar Nallasamy; Alan Black; Tanja Schultz; Robert Frederking; Jerry Weltman
Speech Translation for Triage of Emergency Phonecalls in Minority Languages

W08-1510 [bib]: Farzad Ehsani; Jim Kimzey; Elaine Zuber; Demitrios Master; Karen Sudre
Speech to Speech Translation for Nurse Patient Interaction

W08-1511 [bib]: Manny Rayner; Pierrette Bouillon; Glenn Flores; Farzad Ehsani; Marianne Starlander; Beth Ann Hockey; Jane Brotanek; Lukas Biewald
A Small-Vocabulary Shared Task for Medical Speech Translation

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions

W08-16 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1600: Front Matter

W08-1601 [bib]: Shixi Fan; Yaoyun Zhang; Wing W. Y. Ng; Xuan Wang; Xiaolong Wang
Semantic Chunk Annotation for complex questions using Conditional Random Field

W08-1602 [bib]: Charlotte Price; Valeria de Paiva; Tracy Holloway King
Context Inducing Nouns

W08-1603 [bib]: Chaveevan Pechsiri; Phunthara Sroison; J. Janviriyasopak
Know-Why Extraction from Textual Data for Supporting What Questions

W08-1604 [bib]: Raffaella Bernardi; Manuel Kirschner
Context Modelling for IQA: the Role of Tasks and Entities

W08-1605 [bib]: Silvia Quarteroni
Personalized, Interactive Question Answering on the Web

W08-1606 [bib]: Lionel Fontan; Patrick Saint-Dizier
Creating and Querying a Domain dependent Know-How Knowledge Base of Advices and Warnings

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Grammar Engineering Across Frameworks

W08-17 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1700: Front Matter

W08-1701 [bib]: Laura Kallmeyer; Timm Lichte; Wolfgang Maier; Yannick Parmentier; Johannes Dellert; Kilian Evang
TuLiPA: Towards a Multi-Formalism Parsing Environment for Grammar Engineering

W08-1702 [bib]: Elisabeth Kron; Manny Rayner; Marianne Santaholma; Pierrette Bouillon; Agnes Lisowska
Making Speech Look Like Text in the Regulus Development Environment

W08-1703 [bib]: Michael White; Rajakrishnan Rajkumar
A More Precise Analysis of Punctuation for Broad-Coverage Surface Realization with CCG

W08-1704 [bib]: Marianne Santaholma
Multilingual Grammar Resources in Multilingual Application Development

W08-1705 [bib]: Aoife Cahill; John T. Maxwell III; Paul Meurer; Christian Rohrer; Victoria Rosén
Speeding up LFG Parsing Using C-Structure Pruning

W08-1706 [bib]: Lars Hellan
From Grammar-Independent Construction Enumeration to Lexical Types in Computational Grammars

W08-1707 [bib]: Valeria de Paiva; Tracy Holloway King
Designing Testsuites for Grammar-based Systems in Applications

W08-1708 [bib]: Kostadin Cholakov; Valia Kordoni; Yi Zhang
Towards Domain-Independent Deep Linguistic Processing: Ensuring Portability and Re-Usability of Lexicalised Grammars

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the 2nd workshop on Information Retrieval for Question Answering

W08-18 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1800: Front Matter

W08-1801 [bib]: Matthew Bilotti; Eric Nyberg
Improving Text Retrieval Precision and Answer Accuracy in Question Answering Systems

W08-1802 [bib]: Svetlana Stoyanchev; Young Chol Song; William Lahti
Exact Phrases in Information Retrieval for Question Answering

W08-1803 [bib]: Jörg Tiedemann; Jori Mur
Simple is Best: Experiments with Different Document Segmentation Strategies for Passage Retrieval

W08-1804 [bib]: Mahboob Khalid; Suzan Verberne
Passage Retrieval for Question Answering using Sliding Windows

W08-1805 [bib]: Leon Derczynski; Jun Wang; Robert Gaizauskas; Mark A. Greenwood
A Data Driven Approach to Query Expansion in Question Answering

W08-1806 [bib]: Fangtao Li; Xian Zhang; Xiaoyan Zhu
Answer Validation by Information Distance Calculation

W08-1807 [bib]: Lonneke van der Plas; Jörg Tiedemann
Using Lexico-Semantic Information for Query Expansion in Passage Retrieval for Question Answering

W08-1808 [bib]: Richard Shaw; Ben Solway; Robert Gaizauskas; Mark A. Greenwood
Evaluation of Automatically Reformulated Questions in Question Series

W08-1809 [bib]: Kisuh Ahn; Bonnie Webber
Topic Indexing and Retrieval for Factoid QA

W08-1810 [bib]: Luiz Augusto Pizzato; Diego Mollá
Indexing on Semantic Roles for Question Answering

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon (COGALEX 2008)

W08-19 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-1900: Front Matter

W08-1901 [bib]: Terry Joyce; Irena Srdanović
Comparing Lexical Relationships Observed within Japanese Collocation Data and Japanese Word Association Norms

W08-1902 [bib]: Michael Zock; Didier Schwab
Lexical access based on underspecified input

W08-1903 [bib]: Fons Moerdijk; Carole Tiberius; Jan Niestadt
Accessing the ANW Dictionary

W08-1904 [bib]: Claire Brierley; Eric Atwell
ProPOSEL: a human-oriented prosody and PoS English lexicon for machine-learning and NLP

W08-1905 [bib]: Gerardo Sierra
Natural Language Searching in Onomasiological Dictionaries

W08-1906 [bib]: Carolin Möller-Spitzer; Christine Möhrs
First ideas of user-adapted views of lexicographic data exemplified on OWID and elexiko

W08-1907 [bib]: Chu-Ren Huang; Ya-Min Chou; Chiyo Hotani; Sheng-Yi Chen; Wan-Ying Lin
Multilingual Conceptual Access to Lexicon based on Shared Orthography: An ontology-driven study of Chinese and Japanese

W08-1908 [bib]: Neculai Curteanu; Alex Moruz; Diana Trandabat
Extracting Sense Trees from the Romanian Thesaurus by Sense Segmentation & Dependency Parsing

W08-1909 [bib]: Andreyeva Sasha
Lexical-Functional Correspondences and Their Use in the System of Machine Translation ETAP-3

W08-1910 [bib]: Kyoko Kanzaki; Noriko Tomuro; Hitoshi Isahara
The "Close-Distant" Relation of Adjectival Concepts Based on Self-Organizing Map

W08-1911 [bib]: Max Aurélien; Michael Zock
Looking up phrase rephrasings via a pivot language

W08-1912 [bib]: Bruno Gaume; Karine Duvignau; Laurent Prévot; Yann Desalle
Toward a cognitive organization for electronic dictionaries, the case for semantic proxemy

W08-1913 [bib]: Gerhard Kremer; Andrea Abel; Marco Baroni
Cognitively Salient Relations for Multilingual Lexicography

W08-1914 [bib]: Reinhard Rapp
The Computation of Associative Responses to Multiword Stimuli

Coling 2008: Proceedings of the 3rd Textgraphs workshop on Graph-based Algorithms for Natural Language Processing

W08-20 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-2000: Front Matter

W08-2001 [bib]: Nabil Hathout
Acquistion of the Morphological Structure of the Lexicon Based on Lexical Similarity and Formal Analogy

W08-2002 [bib]: Smaranda Muresan
Learning to Map Text to Graph-Based Meaning Representations via Grammar Induction

W08-2003 [bib]: Alexandre Blondin Massé; Guillaume Chicoisne; Yassine Gargouri; Stevan Harnad; Odile Marcotte; Olivier Picard
How is Meaning Grounded in Dictionary Definitions?

W08-2004 [bib]: Alessandro Moschitti; Fabio Massimo Zanzotto
Encoding Tree Pair-Based Graphs in Learning Algorithms: The Textual Entailment Recognition Case

W08-2005 [bib]: Kenichi Ichioka; Fumiyo Fukumoto
Graph-Based Clustering for Semantic Classification of Onomatopoetic Words

W08-2006 [bib]: Delip Rao; David Yarowsky; Chris Callison-Burch
Affinity Measures Based on the Graph Laplacian

W08-2007 [bib]: Barbara McGillivray; Christer Johansson; Daniel Apollon
Semantic Structure from Correspondence Analysis

W08-2008 [bib]: Laura Plaza; Alberto Díaz; Pablo Gervás
Concept-Graph Based Biomedical Automatic Summarization Using Ontologies

W08-2009 [bib]: Hiroyuki Akama; Jaeyoung Jung; Terry Joyce; Maki Miyake
Random Graph Model Simulations of Semantic Networks for Associative Concept Dictionaries

CoNLL 2008: Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning

W08-21 [bib]: Entire volume

W08-2100: Front Matter

W08-2101 [bib]: Paola Merlo; Gabriele Musillo
Semantic Parsing for High-Precision Semantic Role Labelling

W08-2102 [bib]: Xavier Carreras; Michael Collins; Terry Koo
TAG, Dynamic Programming, and the Perceptron for Efficient, Feature-Rich Parsing

W08-2103 [bib]: Tomoya Iwakura; Seishi Okamoto
A Fast Boosting-based Learner for Feature-Rich Tagging and Chunking

W08-2104 [bib]: Lilja Ovrelid
Linguistic features in data-driven dependency parsing

W08-2105 [bib]: Rohit Kate
Transforming Meaning Representation Grammars to Improve Semantic Parsing

W08-2106 [bib]: Hemant Misra; Olivier Cappe; Francois Yvon
Using LDA to detect semantically incoherent documents

W08-2107 [bib]: Carlos Ramisch; Aline Villavicencio; Leonardo Moura; Marco Idiart
Picking them up and Figuring them out: Verb-Particle Constructions, Noise and Idiomaticity

W08-2108 [bib]: Afra Alishahi; Afsaneh Fazly; Suzanne Stevenson
Fast Mapping in Word Learning: What Probabilities Tell Us

W08-2109 [bib]: Daniel Blanchard; Jeffrey Heinz
Improving Word Segmentation by Simultaneously Learning Phonotactics

W08-2110 [bib]: Harmony Marchal; Benoît Lemaire; Maryse Bianco; Philippe Dessus
A MDL-based Model of Gender Knowledge Acquisition

W08-2111 [bib]: Michael Connor; Yael Gertner; Cynthia Fisher; Dan Roth
Baby SRL: Modeling Early Language Acquisition.

W08-2112 [bib]: Christopher Parisien; Afsaneh Fazly; Suzanne Stevenson
An Incremental Bayesian Model for Learning Syntactic Categories

W08-2113 [bib]: Gaël Dias; Raycho Mukelov; Guillaume Cleuziou
Fully Unsupervised Graph-Based Discovery of General-Specific Noun Relationships from Web Corpora Frequency Counts

W08-2114 [bib]: Hansen A. Schwartz; Fernando Gomez
Acquiring Knowledge from the Web to be used as Selectors for Noun Sense Disambiguation

W08-2115 [bib]: Han Ren; Donghong Ji; Jing Wan; Lei Han
Automatic Chinese Catchword Extraction Based on Time Series Analysis

W08-2116 [bib]: Andrew B. Goldberg; Xiaojin Zhu; Charles R. Dyer; Mohamed Eldawy; Lijie Heng
Easy as ABC? Facilitating Pictorial Communication via Semantically Enhanced Layout

W08-2117 [bib]: John Lee
A Nearest-Neighbor Approach to the Automatic Analysis of Ancient Greek Morphology

W08-2118 [bib]: Thuy Linh Nguyen; Stephan Vogel
Context-based Arabic Morphological Analysis for Machine Translation

W08-2119 [bib]: Thai Phuong Nguyen; Akira Shimazu; Tu Bao Ho; Minh Le Nguyen; Vinh Van Nguyen
A Tree-to-String Phrase-based Model for Statistical Machine Translation

W08-2120 [bib]: Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio; Amanda Stent; Srinivas Bangalore
Trainable Speaker-Based Referring Expression Generation

W08-2121 [bib]: Mihai Surdeanu; Richard Johansson; Adam Meyers; Lluís Màrquez; Joakim Nivre
The CoNLL 2008 Shared Task on Joint Parsing of Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies

W08-2122 [bib]: James Henderson; Paola Merlo; Gabriele Musillo; Ivan Titov
A Latent Variable Model of Synchronous Parsing for Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies

W08-2123 [bib]: Richard Johansson; Pierre Nugues
Dependency-based Syntactic–Semantic Analysis with PropBank and NomBank

W08-2124 [bib]: Xavier Lluís; Lluís Màrquez
A Joint Model for Parsing Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies

W08-2125 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; Ivan Meza-Ruiz
Collective Semantic Role Labelling with Markov Logic

W08-2126 [bib]: Yi Zhang; Rui Wang; Hans Uszkoreit
Hybrid Learning of Dependency Structures from Heterogeneous Linguistic Resources

W08-2127 [bib]: Hai Zhao; Chunyu Kit
Parsing Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies with Two Single-Stage Maximum Entropy Models

W08-2128 [bib]: Roser Morante; Walter Daelemans; Vincent Van Asch
A Combined Memory-Based Semantic Role Labeler of English

W08-2129 [bib]: Alexander Volokh; Günter Neumann
A Puristic Approach for Joint Dependency Parsing and Semantic Role Labeling

W08-2130 [bib]: Lu Li; Shixi Fan; Xuan Wang; Xiaolong Wang
Discriminative Learning of Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies

W08-2131 [bib]: Deniz Yuret; Mehmet Ali Yatbaz; Ahmet Engin Ural
Discriminative vs. Generative Approaches in Semantic Role Labeling

W08-2132 [bib]: Yotaro Watanabe; Masakazu Iwatate; Masayuki Asahara; Yuji Matsumoto
A Pipeline Approach for Syntactic and Semantic Dependency Parsing

W08-2133 [bib]: Joo-Young Lee; Han-Cheol Cho; Hae-Chang Rim
Semantic Dependency Parsing using N-best Semantic Role Sequences and Roleset Information

W08-2134 [bib]: Wanxiang Che; Zhenghua Li; Yuxuan Hu; Yongqiang Li; Bing Qin; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
A Cascaded Syntactic and Semantic Dependency Parsing System

W08-2135 [bib]: Weiwei Sun; Hongzhan Li; Zhifang Sui
The Integration of Dependency Relation Classification and Semantic Role Labeling Using Bilayer Maximum Entropy Markov Models

W08-2136 [bib]: Yvonne Samuelsson; Oscar Täckström; Sumithra Velupillai; Johan Eklund; Mark Fishel; Markus Saers
Mixing and Blending Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies

W08-2137 [bib]: Hongling Wang; Honglin Wang; Guodong Zhou; Qiaoming Zhu
Dependency Tree-based SRL with Proper Pruning and Extensive Feature Engineering

W08-2138 [bib]: Massimiliano Ciaramita; Giuseppe Attardi; Felice Dell'Orletta; Mihai Surdeanu
DeSRL: A Linear-Time Semantic Role Labeling System

W08-2139 [bib]: Enhong Chen; Liu Shi; Dawei Hu
Probabilistic Model for Syntactic and Semantic Dependency Parsing

W08-2140 [bib]: David Vickrey; Daphne Koller
Applying Sentence Simplification to the CoNLL-2008 Shared Task

Semantics in Text Processing. STEP 2008 Conference Proceedings

W08-2200: Front Matter

W08-2201 [bib]: Harry Bunt
A New Life for Semantic Annotations?

W08-2202 [bib]: Pierpaolo Basile; Marco de Gemmis; Pasquale Lops; Giovanni Semeraro
Combining Knowledge-based Methods and Supervised Learning for Effective Italian Word Sense Disambiguation

W08-2203 [bib]: Emily M. Bender; David Goss-Grubbs
Semantic Representations of Syntactically Marked Discourse Status in Crosslinguistic Perspective

W08-2204 [bib]: Antonio Branco; Francisco Costa
High Precision Analysis of NPs with a Deep Processing Grammar

W08-2205 [bib]: Peter Clark; Christiane Fellbaum; Jerry R. Hobbs; Phil Harrison; William R. Murray; John Thompson
Augmenting WordNet for Deep Understanding of Text

W08-2206 [bib]: Irene Cramer
How Well Do Semantic Relatedness Measures Perform? A Meta-Study

W08-2207 [bib]: Montse Cuadros; German Rigau
KnowNet: A Proposal for Building Highly Connected and Dense Knowledge Bases from the Web

W08-2208 [bib]: Diego De Cao; Danilo Croce; Marco Pennacchiotti; Roberto Basili
Combining Word Sense and Usage for Modeling Frame Semantics

W08-2209 [bib]: Rodolfo Delmonte; Emanuele Pianta
Answering Why-Questions in Closed Domains from a Discourse Model

W08-2210 [bib]: Lionel Fontan; Patrick Saint-Dizier
Analyzing the Explanation Structure of Procedural Texts: Dealing with Advice and Warnings

W08-2211 [bib]: Rob Koeling; Diana McCarthy
From Predicting Predominant Senses to Local Context for Word Sense Disambiguation

W08-2212 [bib]: Maria Liakata; Stephen Pulman
Automatic Fine-Grained Semantic Classification for Domain Adaptation

W08-2213 [bib]: Evguenia Malaia; John Borneman; Ronnie B. Wilbur
Analysis of ASL Motion Capture Data towards Identification of Verb Type

W08-2214 [bib]: Marjorie McShane; Sergei Nirenburg
The Idiom-Reference Connection

W08-2215 [bib]: Sergei Nirenburg; Marjorie McShane; Stephen Beale
Resolving Paraphrases to Support Modeling Language Perception in an Intelligent Agent

W08-2216 [bib]: Allan Ramsay; Debora Field
Everyday Language is Highly Intensional

W08-2217 [bib]: Livio Robaldo; Eleni Miltsakaki; Jerry R. Hobbs
Refining the Meaning of Sense Labels in PDTB: ``Concession''

W08-2218 [bib]: Manfred Stede
Connective-based Local Coherence Analysis: A Lexicon for Recognizing Causal Relationships

W08-2219 [bib]: Benjamin Van Durme; Lenhart Schubert
Open Knowledge Extraction through Compositional Language Processing

W08-2220 [bib]: Johan Bos
Introduction to the Shared Task on Comparing Semantic Representations

W08-2221 [bib]: Peter Clark; Phil Harrison
Boeing's NLP System and the Challenges of Semantic Representation

W08-2222 [bib]: Johan Bos
Wide-Coverage Semantic Analysis with Boxer

W08-2223 [bib]: Rodolfo Delmonte
Semantic and Pragmatic Computing with GETARUNS

W08-2224 [bib]: Antonio Branco; Francisco Costa
LXGram in the Shared Task ``Comparing Semantic Representations'' of STEP 2008

W08-2225 [bib]: Sergei Nirenburg; Stephen Beale; Marjorie McShane
Baseline Evaluation of WSD and Semantic Dependency in OntoSem

W08-2226 [bib]: Charles B. Callaway
The TextCap Semantic Interpreter

W08-2227 [bib]: James F. Allen; Mary Swift; Will de Beaumont
Deep Semantic Analysis of Text

W08-2228 [bib]: Rodrigo Agerri; John Barnden; Mark Lee; Alan Wallington
Textual Entailment as an Evaluation Framework for Metaphor Resolution: A Proposal

W08-2229 [bib]: Delphine Battistelli; Javier Couto; Jean-Luc Minel; Sylviane R. Schwer
Representing and Visualizing Calendar Expressions in Texts

W08-2230 [bib]: Jon Chamberlain; Massimo Poesio; Udo Kruschwitz
Addressing the Resource Bottleneck to Create Large-Scale Annotated Texts

W08-2231 [bib]: Nils Reiter; Matthias Hartung; Anette Frank
A Resource-Poor Approach for Linking Ontology Classes to Wikipedia Articles

W08-2232 [bib]: Doina Tatar; Andreea Diana Mihis; Gabriela Serban
Top-Down Cohesion Segmentation in Summarization

Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Frameworks (TAG+9)

W08-23: Entire volume

W08-2300: Front Matter

W08-2301 [bib]: Lucas Champollion
Binding Theory in LTAG

W08-2302 [bib]: Joan Chen-Main; Aravind K. Joshi
Flexible Composition, Multiple Adjoining and Word Order Variation

W08-2303 [bib]: David Chiang; Tatjana Scheffler
Flexible Composition and Delayed Tree-Locality

W08-2304 [bib]: Vera Demberg; Frank Keller
A Psycholinguistically Motivated Version of TAG

W08-2305 [bib]: Chung-hye Han; David Potter; Dennis R. Storoshenko
Compositional Semantics of Coordination using Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar

W08-2306 [bib]: Julia Hockenmaier; Peter Young
Non-local scrambling: the equivalence of TAG and CCG revisited

W08-2307 [bib]: Makoto Kanazawa
A Prefix-Correct Earley Recognizer for Multiple Context-Free Grammars

W08-2308 [bib]: Timm Lichte; Laura Kallmeyer
Factorizing Complementation in a TT-MCTAG for German

W08-2309 [bib]: Richard Moot
Lambek Grammars, Tree Adjoining Grammars and Hyperedge Replacement Grammars

W08-2310 [bib]: Rebecca Nesson; Stuart Shieber
Synchronous Vector TAG for Syntax and Semantics: Control Verbs, Relative Clauses, and Inverse Linking

W08-2311 [bib]: Djamé Seddah
The use of MCTAG to Process Elliptic Coordination

W08-2312 [bib]: Douglas J. Davidson; Peter Indefrey
Plasticity of grammatical recursion in German learners of Dutch

W08-2313 [bib]: Robert Frank
Reflexives and TAG Semantics

W08-2314 [bib]: Peter Kiefer
Modeling Mobile Intention Recognition Problems with Spatially Constrained Tree-Adjoining Grammars

W08-2315 [bib]: Gregory M. Kobele
Across-the-Board Extraction in Minimalist Grammars

W08-2316 [bib]: Yannick Parmentier; Laura Kallmeyer; Wolfgang Maier; Timm Lichte; Johannes Dellert
TuLiPA: A syntax-semantics parsing environment for mildly context-sensitive formalisms

W08-2317 [bib]: Phuong Le Hong; Thi Minh Huyen Nguyen; Azim Roussanaly
A Metagrammar for Vietnamese LTAG

W08-2318 [bib]: Kevin Lerman; Owen Rambow
Is Coordination Quantification?

W08-2319 [bib]: Sylvain Schmitz; Joseph Le Roux
Feature Unification in TAG Derivation Trees

W08-2320 [bib]: Dennis R. Storoshenko; Chung-hye Han; David Potter
Reflexivity in English: an STAG analysis

W08-2321 [bib]: Pascal Vaillant
A Layered Grammar Model: Using Tree-Adjoining Grammars to Build a Common Syntactic Kernel for Related Dialects

W08-2322 [bib]: Naoki Yoshinaga
Towards Accurate Probabilistic Lexicons for Lexicalized Grammars