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The Relation of Discourse/Dialogue Structure and Reference
Coreference and Its Applications
Towards Standards and Tools for Discourse Tagging
Computer Mediated Language Assessment and Evaluation in Natural Language Processing
SIGLEX99: Standardizing Lexical Resources
1999 Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora
EACL 1999: CoNLL-99 Computational Natural Language Learning
EACL 1999: Computer and Internet Supported Education in Language and Speech Technology
Unsupervised Learning in Natural Language Processing

The Relation of Discourse/Dialogue Structure and Reference

W99-0100: Front Matter

W99-0101: Robert T. Kasper; Paul C. Davis; Craige Roberts
An Integrated Approach to Reference and Presupposition Resolution

W99-0102: Tomoko Matsui
Approaches,to Japanese zero pronouns: Centering and relevance

W99-0103: Harksoo Kim; Jeong-Mi Cho; Jungyun Seo
Anaphora Resolution using Extended Centen'ng Algorithm in a Multi-modal Dialogue System

W99-0104: Sanda M. Harabagiu; Steven J. Maiorano
Knowledge-Lean Coreference Resolution and its Relation to Textual Cohesion and Coherence

W99-0105: Elena Not; Lucia M. Tovena; Massimo Zancanaro
Positing and resolving bridging anaphora in deverba! NPs

W99-0106: Dan Cristea; Nancy lde; Daniel Marcu; Valentin Tablan
Discourse Structure and Co-Reference: An Empirical Study

W99-0107: Jonathan DeCristofaro; Michael Strube; Kathleen E McCoy
Building a Tool for Annotating Reference in Discourse

W99-0108: Kathleen E McCoy; Michael Strube
Generating Anaphoric Expressions: Pronoun or Definite Description?

W99-0109: Rodger Kibble
Cb or not Cb? Centering theory applied to NLG

W99-0110: Peter C-Gordon; Randall Hendrick
Comprehension of Coreferentiai Expressions

W99-0111: Helen Seville; Allan Ramsay
Reference-based Discourse Structure for Reference Resolution

W99-0112: Frank Schilder
Reference Hashed

W99-0113: Livia Polanyi; Martin van den Berg
Logical Structure and Discourse Anaphora Resolution

Coreference and Its Applications

W99-0200: Front Matter

W99-0201: Amit Bagga; Breck Baldwin
Cross-Document Event Coreference: Annotations, Experiments, and Observations

W99-0202: Yael Ravin; Zunaid Kazi
Is Hillary Rodham Clinton the President? Disambiguating Names across Documents

W99-0203: Koichi Yamada; Kazunari Sugiyama; Yasunori Yonamine; Hiroshi Nakagawa
Identification of Coreference Between Names and Faces

W99-0204: Masao Utiyama; Koiti Hasida
Automatic Slide Presentation from Semantically Annotated Documents

W99-0205: Masaki Murata; Hitoshi Isahara; Makoto Nagao
Resolution of Indirect Anaphora in Japanese Sentences Using Examples: "X no Y (Y of X)"

W99-0206: Masaki Murata; Hitoshi Isahara; Makoto Nagao
Pronoun Resolution in Japanese Sentences Using Surface Expressions and Examples

W99-0207: Michael Paul; Kazuhide Yamamoto; Eiichiro Sumita
Corpus-Based Anaphora Resolution Towards Antecedent Preference

W99-0208: Marco Rocha
Coreference resolution in dialogues in English and Portuguese

W99-0209: Pedro Amo; Francisco L. Ferreras; Fernando Cruz; Satumino Maldonado
Orthographic Co-Reference Resolution Between Proper Nouns Through the Calculation of the Relation of "Replicancia"

W99-0210: Jesus Peral; Manuel Palomar; Antonio Ferrandez
Coreference-oriented Interlingual Slot Structure & Machine Translation

W99-0211: Saliha Azzam; Kevin Humphreys; Robert Gaizauskas
Using Coreference Chains for Text Summarization

W99-0212: Thomas S. Morton
Using Coreference for Question Answering

W99-0213: Kees van Deemter; Rodger Kibble
What is coreference, and what should coreference annotation be?

Towards Standards and Tools for Discourse Tagging

W99-0300: Front Matter

W99-0301: Steven Bird; Mark Liberman
Annotation Graphs as a Framework for Multidimensional Linguistic Data Analysis

W99-0302: Jean Carletta; Amy Isard
The MATE Annotation Workbench: User Requirements

W99-0303: Jean-Francois Delannoy
Argumentation Mark-Up: A Proposal

W99-0304: Ichikawa, A.; Araki, M.; Horiuchi, Y.; Ishizaki, M.; Itabashi, S.; Itoh, W.; Kashioka, H; Kato, K.; Kikuchi, H.; Koiso, H.; Kumagai, T.; Kurematsu, A.; Maekawa, K.; Nakazato, S.; Tamoto, M.; Tutiya,S.; Yamashita,Y.; Yoshimura,W.
Evaluation of Annotation Schemes for Japanese Discourse Japanese Discourse Tagging Working Group

W99-0305: Marion Klein
STANDARDISATION EFFORTS ON THE LEVEL OF DIALOGUE ACT IN THE MATE PROJECT

W99-0306: Lori Levin; Klaus Ries; Ann Thyme-Gobbel; Alon Lavie
Tagging of Speech Acts and Dialogue Games in Spanish Call Home

W99-0307: Daniel Marcu; Estibaliz Amorrortu; Magdalena Romera
Experiments in Constructing a Corpus of Discourse Trees

W99-0308: Jon David Patrick
Tagging Psychotherapeutic Interviews for Linguistic Analysis

W99-0309: M. Poesio; F. Bruneseaux; L. Romary
The MATE meta-scheme for coreference in dialogues in multiple languages

W99-0310: Claudia Soria; Vito Pirrelli
A recognition-based meta-scheme for dialogue acts annotation

W99-0311: Simone Teufel; Marc Moens
Discourse-level argumentation in scientific articles: human and automatic annotation

W99-0312: Graziella Tonfoni
A mark up language for tagging discourse and annotating documents in context sensitive interpretation environments

W99-0313: David R. Traum; Christine H. Nakatani
A Two-level Approach to Coding Dialogue for Discourse Structure: Activities of the 1998 DRI Working Group on Higher-level Structures

W99-0314: Teresa Zollo; Mark Core
Automatically Extracting Grounding Tags from BF Tags

Computer Mediated Language Assessment and Evaluation in Natural Language Processing

W99-0400: Front Matter

W99-0401:
Preface

W99-0402: Laura Mayfield Tomokiyo; Susanne Burger
ELICITING NATURAL SPEECH FROM NON-NATIVE USERS: COLLECTING SPEECH DATA FOR LVCSR

W99-0403: John FAIRFIELD
SPEECH COMPARISON IN The Rosetta Stone TM

W99-0404: Valerie A. Malabonga; Dorry M. Kenyon
Multimedia Computer Technology and Performance-Based Language Testing: A Demonstration of the Computerized Oral Proficiency Instrument (COPI)

W99-0405: Gina-Anne Levow; Mari Broman Olsen
Modeling the language assessment process and result: Proposed architecture for automatic oral proficiency assessment

W99-0406: Lisa Decrozant; Clare R. Voss
Dual Use of Linguistic Resources: Evaluation of MT Systems and Language Learners

W99-0407: Alessandro Lenci; Simonetta Montemagni; Vito Pirrelli; Claudia Soria
FAME: a Functional Annotation Meta-scheme for multi-modal and multi-lingual Parsing Evaluation

W99-0408: Lisa N. Michaud; Kathleen F. McCoy
Modeling User Language Proficiency in a Writing Tutor for Deaf Learners of English

W99-0409: Trude Heift; Paul McFetridge
Exploiting the Student Model to Emphasize Language Pedagogy in Natural Language Processing

W99-0410: Cedrick Fairon
A Web-Based System for Automatic Language Skill Assessment: EVALING

W99-0411: Jill Burstein; Martin Chodorow
Automated Essay Scoring for Nonnative English Speakers

SIGLEX99: Standardizing Lexical Resources

W99-0500: Front Matter

W99-0501: Sanda M. Harabagiu; George A. Miller; Dan I. Moldovan
WordNet 2 - A Morphologically and Semantically Enhanced Resource

W99-0502: Hwee Tou Ng; Chung Yong Lim; Shou King Foo
A Case Study on Inter-Annotator Agreement for Word Sense Disambiguation

W99-0503: Suzanne Stevenson; Paola Merlo; Natalia Kariaeva Rutgers
Supervised Learning of Lexical Semantic Verb Classes Using Frequency Distributions

W99-0504: Ana Fernandez; M Antonia Marti; Gloria Vazquez; Irene Castellon
On the concept of diathesis alternations as semantic oppositions

W99-0505: Kenneth C Litkowski
Towards a Meaning-Full Comparison of Lexical Resources

W99-0506: Remi Zajac
On Some Aspects of Lexical Standardization

W99-0507: Bolette Sandford Pedersen; Britt Keson
SIMPLE- Semantic Information for Multifunctional Plurilingual Lexica: Some Examples of Danish" Concrete Nouns

W99-0508: Nancy IDE
Parallel Translations as Sense Discriminators

W99-0509: Evelyne Viegas
An Overt Semantics with a Machine-guided Approach for Robust LKBs

W99-0510: Satoshi Sekine; Kiyoshi Sudo; Takano Ogino
Statistical Matching of Two Ontologies

W99-0511: Ehsabete Ranchhod; Cristina Mota; Jorge Baptista
A Computational Lexicon of Portuguese for Automatic Text Parsing

W99-0512: Piek Vossen; Wim Peters; Julio Gonzalo
Towards a Universal Index of Meaning

W99-0513: Simonetta Vietri; Annibale Elia
Electronic Dictionaries and Linguistic Analysis of Italian Large Corpora

1999 Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora

W99-0600: Front Matter

W99-0601: Kenneth Ward Church
What's Happened Since the First SIGDAT Meeting?

W99-0602: Michel Simard
Text-Translation Alignment: Three Languages Are Better Than Two

W99-0603: J. Daude; L. Padro; G. Rigau
Mapping Multilingual Hierarchies Using Relaxation Labeling

W99-0604: Franz Josef Och; Christoph Tillmann; Hermann Ney
Improved Alignment Models for Statistical Machine Translation

W99-0605: Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
Cross-Language Information Retrieval for Technical Documents

W99-0606: Steven Abney; Robert E. Schapire; Yoram Singer
Boosting Applied to Tagging and PP Attachment

W99-0607: Ezra Black; Andrew Finch; Ruigiang Zhang
Applying Extrasentential Context To Maximum Entropy Based Tagging With A Large Semantic And Syntactic Tagset

W99-0608: Lluis Marquez; Horacio Rodriguez; Josep Carmona; Josep Montolio
Improving POS Tagging Using Machine-Learning Techniques

W99-0609: Sharon A. Caraballo; Eugene Charniak
Determining the specificity of nouns from text

W99-0610: Seonho Kim; Zooil Yang; Mansuk Song; Jung-Ho Ahn
Retrieving Collocations From Korean Text

W99-0611: Claire Cardie; Kiri Wagstaf
Noun Phrase Coreference as Clustering

W99-0612: Silviu Cucerzan; David Yarowsky
Language Independent Named Entity Recognition Combining Morphological and Contextual Evidence

W99-0613: Michael Collins; Yoram Singer
Unsupervised Models for Named Entity Classification

W99-0614: Sven Hartrumpf
Hybrid Disambiguation of Prepositional Phrase Attachment and Interpretation

W99-0615: Jin-Dong Kim; Sang-Zoo Lee; Hae-Chang Rim
HMM Specialization with Selective Lexicalization

W99-0616: Richard Schwartz
Why Doesn't Natural Language Come Naturally?

W99-0617: Peter A. Heeman
POS Tags and Decision Trees for Language Modeling

W99-0618: Dekai Wu; Zhao Jun; Sui Zhifang
An Information-Theoretic Empirical Analysis of Dependency-Based Feature Types for Word Prediction Models

W99-0619: Shimei Pan; Kathleen R. McKeown
Word Informativeness and Automatic Pitch Accent Modeling

W99-0620: Tadashi Nomoto; Yuji Matsumoto
Learning Discourse Relations with Active Data Selection

W99-0621: Marcia Munoz; Vasin Punyakanok; Dan Roth; Day Zimak
A Learning Approach to Shallow Parsing

W99-0622: Amon Seagull; Lenhart Schubert
Guiding a Well-Founded Parser with Corpus Statistics

W99-0623: John C. Henderson; Eric Brill
Exploiting Diversity in Natural Language Processing: Combining Parsers

W99-0624: Julio Gonzalo; Anselmo Penas; Felisa Verdejo
Lexical ambiguity and Information Retrieval revisited

W99-0625: Vasileios Hatzlvassiloglou; Judith L. Klavans; Eleazar Eskin
Detecting Text Similarity over Short Passages: Exploring Linguistic Feature Combinations via Machine Learning

W99-0626: Jorg Tiedemann
Automatic Construction of Weighted String Similarity Measures

W99-0627: David Yarowsky; Radu Florian
Taking the load off the conference chairs-towards a digital paper-routing assistant

W99-0628: Martha A. Alegre; Josep M. Sopena; Agusti Lloberas
PP-Attachment: A Committee Machine Approach

W99-0629: Sabine Buchholz; Jorn Veenstra; Walter Daelemans
Cascaded Grammatical Relation Assignment

W99-0630: Daniel Ka-Leung Chan; Dekai Wu
Automatically Merging Lexicons that have Incompatible Part-of-Speech Categories

W99-0631: Stephen Clark; David Weir
An Iterative Approach to Estimating Frequencies over a Semantic Hierarchy

W99-0632: Maria Lapata; Chris Brew
Using Subcategorization to Resolve Verb Class Ambiguity

W99-0633: Beata Megyesi
IMPROVING BRILL'S POS TAGGER FOR AN AGGLUTINATIVE LANGUAGE

W99-0634: Wee Meng Soon; Hwee Tou Ng; Chung Yong Lim
Corpus-Based Learning for Noun Phrase Coreference Resolution

W99-0635: Juntae Yoon; Key-Sun Choi; Mansuk Song
Corpus-Based Approach for Nominal Compound Analysis for Korean Based on Linguistic and Statistical Information

EACL 1999: CoNLL-99 Computational Natural Language Learning

W99-0700: Front Matter

W99-0701: Chunyu Kitt; Yorick Wilks
Unsupervised Learning of Word Boundary with Description Length Gain

W99-0702: Andrd Kemp
Experiments in Unsupervised Entropy-Based Corpus Segmentation

W99-0703: Kemal Oflazer; Sergei Nirenburg
Practical Bootstrapping of Morphological Analyzers

W99-0704: Stephan Raaijmakers
Finding Representations for Memory-Based Language Learning

W99-0705: Torbjorn Lager
The u-TBL System: Logic Programming Tools for Transformation-Based Learning

W99-0706: Lisa Ferro; Marc Vilain; Alexander Yeh
Learning Transformation Rules to Find Grammatical Relations

W99-0707: Walter Daelemans; Sabine Buchholz; Jorn Veenstra
Memory-Based Shallow Parsing

W99-0708: Miles Osborne
MDL-based DCG Induction for NP Identification

EACL 1999: Computer and Internet Supported Education in Language and Speech Technology

W99-0800: Front Matter

W99-0802: Gosse Boum
A Modern Computational Linguistics Course Using Dutch

W99-0803: Dafydd Gibbon; Julie Carson-Berndsen
Web tools for introductory computational linguistics

W99-0804: William J Black; Simon Hill; Mahmoud Kassaei
Intranet learning tools for NLP

W99-0805: Martin Cook
Interactive Auditory Demonstrations

W99-0806: Doug Arnold
Web Access to Corpora: the W3Corpora Project

W99-0807: Lars Borin; Mats DahllS
A Corpus-Based Grammar Tutor for Education in Language and Speech Technology

W99-0808: Felisa Verdejo; Julio Gonzalo; Anselmo Penas
An Open Distance Learning Web-Course for NLP in IR

Unsupervised Learning in Natural Language Processing

W99-0900: Front Matter

W99-0901: Steven Abney; Marc Light
Hiding a Semantic Hierarchy in a Markov Model

W99-0902: Timothy Baldwin; Hozumi Tanaka
The applications of unsupervised learning to Japanese grapheme-phoneme alignment

W99-0903: Jeong-Mi Cho; Jungyun Seo; Gil Chang Kim
Dual Distributional Verb Sense Disambiguation with Small Corpora and Machine Readable Dictionaries

W99-0904: Eric Gaussier
Unsupervised learning of derivational morphology from inflectional lexicons

W99-0905: Genichiro KIKUI
Resolving Translation Ambiguity using Non-parallel Bilingual Corpora

W99-0906: Kevin Knight; Kenji Yamada
A Computational Approach to Deciphering Unknown Scripts

W99-0907: Zvika MARX; Ido DAGAN; Eli SHAMIR
Detecting Sub-Topic Correspondence through Bipartite Term Clustering

W99-0908: Andrew McCallum; Kamal Nigam
Text Classification by Bootstrapping with Keywords, EM and Shrinkage

W99-0909: Stephen Watkinson; Suresh Manandhar
Unsupervised Lexical Learning with Categorial Grammars