Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (and forerunners) (2010)


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Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Hang Li | Lluís Màrquez

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On Dual Decomposition and Linear Programming Relaxations for Natural Language Processing
Alexander M. Rush | David Sontag | Michael Collins | Tommi Jaakkola

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Self-Training with Products of Latent Variable Grammars
Zhongqiang Huang | Mary Harper | Slav Petrov

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Utilizing Extra-Sentential Context for Parsing
Jackie Chi Kit Cheung | Gerald Penn

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Turbo Parsers: Dependency Parsing by Approximate Variational Inference
André Martins | Noah Smith | Eric Xing | Pedro Aguiar | Mário Figueiredo

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Holistic Sentiment Analysis Across Languages: Multilingual Supervised Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Jordan Boyd-Graber | Philip Resnik

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Jointly Modeling Aspects and Opinions with a MaxEnt-LDA Hybrid
Xin Zhao | Jing Jiang | Hongfei Yan | Xiaoming Li

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Summarizing Contrastive Viewpoints in Opinionated Text
Michael Paul | ChengXiang Zhai | Roxana Girju

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Automatically Producing Plot Unit Representations for Narrative Text
Amit Goyal | Ellen Riloff | Hal Daumé III

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Handling Noisy Queries in Cross Language FAQ Retrieval
Danish Contractor | Govind Kothari | Tanveer Faruquie | L. V. Subramaniam | Sumit Negi

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Learning the Relative Usefulness of Questions in Community QA
Razvan Bunescu | Yunfeng Huang

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Positional Language Models for Clinical Information Retrieval
Florian Boudin | Jian-Yun Nie | Martin Dawes

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Inducing Word Senses to Improve Web Search Result Clustering
Roberto Navigli | Giuseppe Crisafulli

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Improving Translation via Targeted Paraphrasing
Philip Resnik | Olivia Buzek | Chang Hu | Yakov Kronrod | Alex Quinn | Benjamin B. Bederson

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Soft Syntactic Constraints for Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation Using Latent Syntactic Distributions
Zhongqiang Huang | Martin Čmejrek | Bowen Zhou

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A Hybrid Morpheme-Word Representation for Machine Translation of Morphologically Rich Languages
Minh-Thang Luong | Preslav Nakov | Min-Yen Kan

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“Poetic” Statistical Machine Translation: Rhyme and Meter
Dmitriy Genzel | Jakob Uszkoreit | Franz Och

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Efficient Graph-Based Semi-Supervised Learning of Structured Tagging Models
Amarnag Subramanya | Slav Petrov | Fernando Pereira

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Better Punctuation Prediction with Dynamic Conditional Random Fields
Wei Lu | Hwee Tou Ng

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Joint Training and Decoding Using Virtual Nodes for Cascaded Segmentation and Tagging Tasks
Xian Qian | Qi Zhang | Yaqian Zhou | Xuanjing Huang | Lide Wu

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Crouching Dirichlet, Hidden Markov Model: Unsupervised POS Tagging with Context Local Tag Generation
Taesun Moon | Katrin Erk | Jason Baldridge

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Improving Gender Classification of Blog Authors
Arjun Mukherjee | Bing Liu

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Negative Training Data Can be Harmful to Text Classification
Xiao-Li Li | Bing Liu | See-Kiong Ng

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Modeling Organization in Student Essays
Isaac Persing | Alan Davis | Vincent Ng

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Evaluating Models of Latent Document Semantics in the Presence of OCR Errors
Daniel Walker | William B. Lund | Eric K. Ringger

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Translingual Document Representations from Discriminative Projections
John Platt | Kristina Toutanova | Wen-tau Yih

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Storing the Web in Memory: Space Efficient Language Models with Constant Time Retrieval
David Guthrie | Mark Hepple

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Efficient Incremental Decoding for Tree-to-String Translation
Liang Huang | Haitao Mi

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Modeling Perspective Using Adaptor Grammars
Eric Hardisty | Jordan Boyd-Graber | Philip Resnik

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Predicting the Semantic Compositionality of Prefix Verbs
Shane Bergsma | Aditya Bhargava | Hua He | Grzegorz Kondrak

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Joint Inference for Bilingual Semantic Role Labeling
Tao Zhuang | Chengqing Zong

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Automatic Discovery of Manner Relations and its Applications
Eduardo Blanco | Dan Moldovan

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Tense Sense Disambiguation: A New Syntactic Polysemy Task
Roi Reichart | Ari Rappoport

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Improving Mention Detection Robustness to Noisy Input
Radu Florian | John Pitrelli | Salim Roukos | Imed Zitouni

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Clustering-Based Stratified Seed Sampling for Semi-Supervised Relation Classification
Longhua Qian | Guodong Zhou

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Unsupervised Discovery of Negative Categories in Lexicon Bootstrapping
Tara McIntosh

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Automatic Keyphrase Extraction via Topic Decomposition
Zhiyuan Liu | Wenyi Huang | Yabin Zheng | Maosong Sun

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Incorporating Content Structure into Text Analysis Applications
Christina Sauper | Aria Haghighi | Regina Barzilay

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Exploiting Conversation Structure in Unsupervised Topic Segmentation for Emails
Shafiq Joty | Giuseppe Carenini | Gabriel Murray | Raymond T. Ng

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A Semi-Supervised Approach to Improve Classification of Infrequent Discourse Relations Using Feature Vector Extension
Hugo Hernault | Danushka Bollegala | Mitsuru Ishizuka

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A Game-Theoretic Approach to Generating Spatial Descriptions
Dave Golland | Percy Liang | Dan Klein

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Facilitating Translation Using Source Language Paraphrase Lattices
Jinhua Du | Jie Jiang | Andy Way

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Mining Name Translations from Entity Graph Mapping
Gae-won You | Seung-won Hwang | Young-In Song | Long Jiang | Zaiqing Nie

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Non-Isomorphic Forest Pair Translation
Hui Zhang | Min Zhang | Haizhou Li | Eng Siong Chng

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Discriminative Instance Weighting for Domain Adaptation in Statistical Machine Translation
George Foster | Cyril Goutte | Roland Kuhn

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NLP on Spoken Documents Without ASR
Mark Dredze | Aren Jansen | Glen Coppersmith | Ken Church

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Fusing Eye Gaze with Speech Recognition Hypotheses to Resolve Exophoric References in Situated Dialogue
Zahar Prasov | Joyce Y. Chai

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Multi-Document Summarization Using A* Search and Discriminative Learning
Ahmet Aker | Trevor Cohn | Robert Gaizauskas

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A Multi-Pass Sieve for Coreference Resolution
Karthik Raghunathan | Heeyoung Lee | Sudarshan Rangarajan | Nathanael Chambers | Mihai Surdeanu | Dan Jurafsky | Christopher Manning

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A Simple Domain-Independent Probabilistic Approach to Generation
Gabor Angeli | Percy Liang | Dan Klein

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Title Generation with Quasi-Synchronous Grammar
Kristian Woodsend | Yansong Feng | Mirella Lapata

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Automatic Analysis of Rhythmic Poetry with Applications to Generation and Translation
Erica Greene | Tugba Bodrumlu | Kevin Knight

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Discriminative Word Alignment with a Function Word Reordering Model
Hendra Setiawan | Chris Dyer | Philip Resnik

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Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation Grammars Extracted from Alignment Posterior Probabilities
Adrià de Gispert | Juan Pino | William Byrne

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Maximum Entropy Based Phrase Reordering for Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation
Zhongjun He | Yao Meng | Hao Yu

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Further Meta-Evaluation of Broad-Coverage Surface Realization
Dominic Espinosa | Rajakrishnan Rajkumar | Michael White | Shoshana Berleant

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Two Decades of Unsupervised POS Induction: How Far Have We Come?
Christos Christodoulopoulos | Sharon Goldwater | Mark Steedman

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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Detecting Domain Changes in Streams
Mark Dredze | Tim Oates | Christine Piatko

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A Fast Fertility Hidden Markov Model for Word Alignment Using MCMC
Shaojun Zhao | Daniel Gildea

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Minimum Error Rate Training by Sampling the Translation Lattice
Samidh Chatterjee | Nicola Cancedda

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Statistical Machine Translation with a Factorized Grammar
Libin Shen | Bing Zhang | Spyros Matsoukas | Jinxi Xu | Ralph Weischedel

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Discriminative Sample Selection for Statistical Machine Translation
Sankaranarayanan Ananthakrishnan | Rohit Prasad | David Stallard | Prem Natarajan

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Effects of Empty Categories on Machine Translation
Tagyoung Chung | Daniel Gildea

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SCFG Decoding Without Binarization
Mark Hopkins | Greg Langmead

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Example-Based Paraphrasing for Improved Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation
Aurélien Max

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Combining Unsupervised and Supervised Alignments for MT: An Empirical Study
Jinxi Xu | Antti-Veikko Rosti

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Top-Down Nearly-Context-Sensitive Parsing
Eugene Charniak

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Improved Fully Unsupervised Parsing with Zoomed Learning
Roi Reichart | Ari Rappoport

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Unsupervised Parse Selection for HPSG
Rebecca Dridan | Timothy Baldwin

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Uptraining for Accurate Deterministic Question Parsing
Slav Petrov | Pi-Chuan Chang | Michael Ringgaard | Hiyan Alshawi

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A Unified Framework for Scope Learning via Simplified Shallow Semantic Parsing
Qiaoming Zhu | Junhui Li | Hongling Wang | Guodong Zhou

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A New Approach to Lexical Disambiguation of Arabic Text
Rushin Shah | Paramveer S. Dhillon | Mark Liberman | Dean Foster | Mohamed Maamouri | Lyle Ungar

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What a Parser Can Learn from a Semantic Role Labeler and Vice Versa
Stephen Boxwell | Dennis Mehay | Chris Brew

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Word Sense Induction & Disambiguation Using Hierarchical Random Graphs
Ioannis Klapaftis | Suresh Manandhar

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Towards Conversation Entailment: An Empirical Investigation
Chen Zhang | Joyce Chai

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The Necessity of Combining Adaptation Methods
Ming-Wei Chang | Michael Connor | Dan Roth

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Training Continuous Space Language Models: Some Practical Issues
Hai Son Le | Alexandre Allauzen | Guillaume Wisniewski | François Yvon

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Enhancing Domain Portability of Chinese Segmentation Model Using Chi-Square Statistics and Bootstrapping
Baobao Chang | Dongxu Han

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Latent-Descriptor Clustering for Unsupervised POS Induction
Michael Lamar | Yariv Maron | Elie Bienenstock

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A Probabilistic Morphological Analyzer for Syriac
Peter McClanahan | George Busby | Robbie Haertel | Kristian Heal | Deryle Lonsdale | Kevin Seppi | Eric Ringger

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Lessons Learned in Part-of-Speech Tagging of Conversational Speech
Vladimir Eidelman | Zhongqiang Huang | Mary Harper

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An Efficient Algorithm for Unsupervised Word Segmentation with Branching Entropy and MDL
Valentin Zhikov | Hiroya Takamura | Manabu Okumura

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A Fast Decoder for Joint Word Segmentation and POS-Tagging Using a Single Discriminative Model
Yue Zhang | Stephen Clark

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Simple Type-Level Unsupervised POS Tagging
Yoong Keok Lee | Aria Haghighi | Regina Barzilay

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Classifying Dialogue Acts in One-on-One Live Chats
Su Nam Kim | Lawrence Cavedon | Timothy Baldwin

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Resolving Event Noun Phrases to Their Verbal Mentions
Bin Chen | Jian Su | Chew Lim Tan

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A Tree Kernel-Based Unified Framework for Chinese Zero Anaphora Resolution
Fang Kong | Guodong Zhou

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Automatic Comma Insertion for Japanese Text Generation
Masaki Murata | Tomohiro Ohno | Shigeki Matsubara

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Using Unknown Word Techniques to Learn Known Words
Kostadin Cholakov | Gertjan van Noord

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WikiWars: A New Corpus for Research on Temporal Expressions
Pawel Mazur | Robert Dale

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PEM: A Paraphrase Evaluation Metric Exploiting Parallel Texts
Chang Liu | Daniel Dahlmeier | Hwee Tou Ng

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Assessing Phrase-Based Translation Models with Oracle Decoding
Guillaume Wisniewski | Alexandre Allauzen | François Yvon

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Automatic Evaluation of Translation Quality for Distant Language Pairs
Hideki Isozaki | Tsutomu Hirao | Kevin Duh | Katsuhito Sudoh | Hajime Tsukada

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An Approach of Generating Personalized Views from Normalized Electronic Dictionaries : A Practical Experiment on Arabic Language
Aida Khemakhem | Bilel Gargouri | Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou

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Generating Confusion Sets for Context-Sensitive Error Correction
Alla Rozovskaya | Dan Roth

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Confidence in Structured-Prediction Using Confidence-Weighted Models
Avihai Mejer | Koby Crammer

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Evaluating the Impact of Alternative Dependency Graph Encodings on Solving Event Extraction Tasks
Ekaterina Buyko | Udo Hahn

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Enhancing Mention Detection Using Projection via Aligned Corpora
Yassine Benajiba | Imed Zitouni

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Domain Adaptation of Rule-Based Annotators for Named-Entity Recognition Tasks
Laura Chiticariu | Rajasekar Krishnamurthy | Yunyao Li | Frederick Reiss | Shivakumar Vaithyanathan

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Collective Cross-Document Relation Extraction Without Labelled Data
Limin Yao | Sebastian Riedel | Andrew McCallum

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Automatic Detection and Classification of Social Events
Apoorv Agarwal | Owen Rambow

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Extracting Opinion Targets in a Single and Cross-Domain Setting with Conditional Random Fields
Niklas Jakob | Iryna Gurevych

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Multi-Level Structured Models for Document-Level Sentiment Classification
Ainur Yessenalina | Yisong Yue | Claire Cardie

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Cross Language Text Classification by Model Translation and Semi-Supervised Learning
Lei Shi | Rada Mihalcea | Mingjun Tian

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SRL-Based Verb Selection for ESL
Xiaohua Liu | Bo Han | Kuan Li | Stephan Hyeonjun Stiller | Ming Zhou

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Context Comparison of Bursty Events in Web Search and Online Media
Yunliang Jiang | Cindy Xide Lin | Qiaozhu Mei

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Learning First-Order Horn Clauses from Web Text
Stefan Schoenmackers | Jesse Davis | Oren Etzioni | Daniel Weld

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Constraints Based Taxonomic Relation Classification
Quang Do | Dan Roth

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A Semi-Supervised Method to Learn and Construct Taxonomies Using the Web
Zornitsa Kozareva | Eduard Hovy

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Function-Based Question Classification for General QA
Fan Bu | Xingwei Zhu | Yu Hao | Xiaoyan Zhu

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Learning Recurrent Event Queries for Web Search
Ruiqiang Zhang | Yuki Konda | Anlei Dong | Pranam Kolari | Yi Chang | Zhaohui Zheng

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Staying Informed: Supervised and Semi-Supervised Multi-View Topical Analysis of Ideological Perspective
Amr Ahmed | Eric Xing

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Word-Based Dialect Identification with Georeferenced Rules
Yves Scherrer | Owen Rambow

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Measuring Distributional Similarity in Context
Georgiana Dinu | Mirella Lapata

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A Mixture Model with Sharing for Lexical Semantics
Joseph Reisinger | Raymond Mooney

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Nouns are Vectors, Adjectives are Matrices: Representing Adjective-Noun Constructions in Semantic Space
Marco Baroni | Roberto Zamparelli

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Practical Linguistic Steganography Using Contextual Synonym Substitution and Vertex Colour Coding
Ching-Yun Chang | Stephen Clark

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Unsupervised Induction of Tree Substitution Grammars for Dependency Parsing
Phil Blunsom | Trevor Cohn

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It Depends on the Translation: Unsupervised Dependency Parsing via Word Alignment
Samuel Brody

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Inducing Probabilistic CCG Grammars from Logical Form with Higher-Order Unification
Tom Kwiatkowksi | Luke Zettlemoyer | Sharon Goldwater | Mark Steedman

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Using Universal Linguistic Knowledge to Guide Grammar Induction
Tahira Naseem | Harr Chen | Regina Barzilay | Mark Johnson

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What’s with the Attitude? Identifying Sentences with Attitude in Online Discussions
Ahmed Hassan | Vahed Qazvinian | Dragomir Radev

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Hashing-Based Approaches to Spelling Correction of Personal Names
Raghavendra Udupa | Shaishav Kumar

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Identifying Functional Relations in Web Text
Thomas Lin | Mausam | Oren Etzioni

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A Latent Variable Model for Geographic Lexical Variation
Jacob Eisenstein | Brendan O’Connor | Noah A. Smith | Eric P. Xing

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Dual Decomposition for Parsing with Non-Projective Head Automata
Terry Koo | Alexander M. Rush | Michael Collins | Tommi Jaakkola | David Sontag