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D08-1 Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 115


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
[D08-1000]: Mirella Lapata | Hwee Tou Ng

Pdf Export Search Revealing the Structure of Medical Dictations with Conditional Random Fields
[D08-1001]: Jeremy Jancsary | Johannes Matiasek | Harald Trost

Pdf Export Search It’s a Contradiction – no, it’s not: A Case Study using Functional Relations
[D08-1002]: Alan Ritter | Stephen Soderland | Doug Downey | Oren Etzioni

Pdf Export Search Regular Expression Learning for Information Extraction
[D08-1003]: Yunyao Li | Rajasekar Krishnamurthy | Sriram Raghavan | Shivakumar Vaithyanathan | H. V. Jagadish

Pdf Export Search Modeling Annotators: A Generative Approach to Learning from Annotator Rationales
[D08-1004]: Omar Zaidan | Jason Eisner

Pdf Export Search One-Class Clustering in the Text Domain
[D08-1005]: Ron Bekkerman | Koby Crammer

Pdf Export Search Refining Generative Language Models using Discriminative Learning
[D08-1006]: Ben Sandbank

Pdf Export Search Discriminative Learning of Selectional Preference from Unlabeled Text
[D08-1007]: Shane Bergsma | Dekang Lin | Randy Goebel

Pdf Export Search Dependency-based Semantic Role Labeling of PropBank
[D08-1008]: Richard Johansson | Pierre Nugues

Pdf Export Search Scaling Textual Inference to the Web
[D08-1009]: Stefan Schoenmackers | Oren Etzioni | Daniel Weld

Pdf Export Search Maximum Entropy based Rule Selection Model for Syntax-based Statistical Machine Translation
[D08-1010]: Qun Liu | Zhongjun He | Yang Liu | Shouxun Lin

Pdf Export Search Indirect-HMM-based Hypothesis Alignment for Combining Outputs from Machine Translation Systems
[D08-1011]: Xiaodong He | Mei Yang | Jianfeng Gao | Patrick Nguyen | Robert Moore

Pdf Export Search Coarse-to-Fine Syntactic Machine Translation using Language Projections
[D08-1012]: Slav Petrov | Aria Haghighi | Dan Klein

Pdf Export Search Adding Redundant Features for CRFs-based Sentence Sentiment Classification
[D08-1013]: Jun Zhao | Kang Liu | Gen Wang

Pdf Export Search Multilingual Subjectivity Analysis Using Machine Translation
[D08-1014]: Carmen Banea | Rada Mihalcea | Janyce Wiebe | Samer Hassan

Pdf Export Search Ranking Reader Emotions Using Pairwise Loss Minimization and Emotional Distribution Regression
[D08-1015]: Kevin Hsin-Yih Lin | Hsin-Hsi Chen

Pdf Export Search Dependency Parsing by Belief Propagation
[D08-1016]: David Smith | Jason Eisner

Pdf Export Search Stacking Dependency Parsers
[D08-1017]: André Filipe Torres Martins | Dipanjan Das | Noah A. Smith | Eric P. Xing

Pdf Export Search Better Binarization for the CKY Parsing
[D08-1018]: Xinying Song | Shilin Ding | Chin-Yew Lin

Pdf Export Search Sentence Fusion via Dependency Graph Compression
[D08-1019]: Katja Filippova | Michael Strube

Pdf Export Search Revisiting Readability: A Unified Framework for Predicting Text Quality
[D08-1020]: Emily Pitler | Ani Nenkova

Pdf Export Search Syntactic Constraints on Paraphrases Extracted from Parallel Corpora
[D08-1021]: Chris Callison-Burch

Pdf Export Search Forest-based Translation Rule Extraction
[D08-1022]: Haitao Mi | Liang Huang

Pdf Export Search Probabilistic Inference for Machine Translation
[D08-1023]: Phil Blunsom | Miles Osborne

Pdf Export Search Online Large-Margin Training of Syntactic and Structural Translation Features
[D08-1024]: David Chiang | Yuval Marton | Philip Resnik

Pdf Export Search A Noisy-Channel Model of Human Sentence Comprehension under Uncertain Input
[D08-1025]: Roger Levy

Pdf Export Search Incorporating Temporal and Semantic Information with Eye Gaze for Automatic Word Acquisition in Multimodal Conversational Systems
[D08-1026]: Shaolin Qu | Joyce Chai

Pdf Export Search Cheap and Fast – But is it Good? Evaluating Non-Expert Annotations for Natural Language Tasks
[D08-1027]: Rion Snow | Brendan O’Connor | Daniel Jurafsky | Andrew Ng

Pdf Export Search HotSpots: Visualizing Edits to a Text
[D08-1028]: Srinivas Bangalore | David Smith

Pdf Export Search Who is Who and What is What: Experiments in Cross-Document Co-Reference
[D08-1029]: Alex Baron | Marjorie Freedman

Pdf Export Search Arabic Named Entity Recognition using Optimized Feature Sets
[D08-1030]: Yassine Benajiba | Mona Diab | Paolo Rosso

Pdf Export Search Understanding the Value of Features for Coreference Resolution
[D08-1031]: Eric Bengtson | Dan Roth

Pdf Export Search Selecting Sentences for Answering Complex Questions
[D08-1032]: Yllias Chali | Shafiq Joty

Pdf Export Search Sampling Alignment Structure under a Bayesian Translation Model
[D08-1033]: John DeNero | Alexandre Bouchard-Côté | Dan Klein

Pdf Export Search Improving Chinese Semantic Role Classification with Hierarchical Feature Selection Strategy
[D08-1034]: Weiwei Ding | Baobao Chang

Pdf Export Search Bayesian Unsupervised Topic Segmentation
[D08-1035]: Jacob Eisenstein | Regina Barzilay

Pdf Export Search A comparison of Bayesian estimators for unsupervised Hidden Markov Model POS taggers
[D08-1036]: Jianfeng Gao | Mark Johnson

Pdf Export Search Transliteration as Constrained Optimization
[D08-1037]: Dan Goldwasser | Dan Roth

Pdf Export Search Studying the History of Ideas Using Topic Models
[D08-1038]: David Hall | Daniel Jurafsky | Christopher D. Manning

Pdf Export Search Triplet Lexicon Models for Statistical Machine Translation
[D08-1039]: Saša Hasan | Juri Ganitkevitch | Hermann Ney | Jesús Andrés-Ferrer

Pdf Export Search A Casual Conversation System Using Modality and Word Associations Retrieved from the Web
[D08-1040]: Shinsuke Higuchi | Rafal Rzepka | Kenji Araki

Pdf Export Search When Harry Met Harri: Cross-lingual Name Spelling Normalization
[D08-1041]: Fei Huang | Ahmad Emami | Imed Zitouni

Pdf Export Search A Dependency-based Word Subsequence Kernel
[D08-1042]: Rohit Kate

Pdf Export Search Bridging Lexical Gaps between Queries and Questions on Large Online Q&A Collections with Compact Translation Models
[D08-1043]: Jung-Tae Lee | Sang-Bum Kim | Young-In Song | Hae-Chang Rim

Pdf Export Search Scalable Language Processing Algorithms for the Masses: A Case Study in Computing Word Co-occurrence Matrices with MapReduce
[D08-1044]: Jimmy Lin

Pdf Export Search Online Acquisition of Japanese Unknown Morphemes using Morphological Constraints
[D08-1045]: Yugo Murawaki | Sadao Kurohashi

Pdf Export Search Legal Docket Classification: Where Machine Learning Stumbles
[D08-1046]: Ramesh Nallapati | Christopher D. Manning

Pdf Export Search A Discriminative Candidate Generator for String Transformations
[D08-1047]: Naoaki Okazaki | Yoshimasa Tsuruoka | Sophia Ananiadou | Jun’ichi Tsujii

Pdf Export Search Automatic induction of FrameNet lexical units
[D08-1048]: Marco Pennacchiotti | Diego De Cao | Roberto Basili | Danilo Croce | Michael Roth

Pdf Export Search Multimodal Subjectivity Analysis of Multiparty Conversation
[D08-1049]: Stephan Raaijmakers | Khiet Truong | Theresa Wilson

Pdf Export Search Adapting a Lexicalized-Grammar Parser to Contrasting Domains
[D08-1050]: Laura Rimell | Stephen Clark

Pdf Export Search Improving Interactive Machine Translation via Mouse Actions
[D08-1051]: Germán Sanchis-Trilles | Daniel Ortiz-Martínez | Jorge Civera | Francisco Casacuberta | Enrique Vidal | Hieu Hoang

Pdf Export Search LTAG Dependency Parsing with Bidirectional Incremental Construction
[D08-1052]: Libin Shen | Aravind Joshi

Pdf Export Search Improved Sentence Alignment on Parallel Web Pages Using a Stochastic Tree Alignment Model
[D08-1053]: Lei Shi | Ming Zhou

Pdf Export Search HTM: A Topic Model for Hypertexts
[D08-1054]: Congkai Sun | Bin Gao | Zhenfu Cao | Hang Li

Pdf Export Search A Japanese Predicate Argument Structure Analysis using Decision Lists
[D08-1055]: Hirotoshi Taira | Sanae Fujita | Masaaki Nagata

Pdf Export Search Online Word Games for Semantic Data Collection
[D08-1056]: David Vickrey | Aaron Bronzan | William Choi | Aman Kumar | Jason Turner-Maier | Arthur Wang | Daphne Koller

Pdf Export Search Seed and Grow: Augmenting Statistically Generated Summary Sentences using Schematic Word Patterns
[D08-1057]: Stephen Wan | Robert Dale | Mark Dras | Cecile Paris

Pdf Export Search Using Bilingual Knowledge and Ensemble Techniques for Unsupervised Chinese Sentiment Analysis
[D08-1058]: Xiaojun Wan

Pdf Export Search A Tale of Two Parsers: Investigating and Combining Graph-based and Transition-based Dependency Parsing
[D08-1059]: Yue Zhang | Stephen Clark

Pdf Export Search Generalizing Local and Non-Local Word-Reordering Patterns for Syntax-Based Machine Translation
[D08-1060]: Bing Zhao | Yaser Al-Onaizan

Pdf Export Search Weakly-Supervised Acquisition of Labeled Class Instances using Graph Random Walks
[D08-1061]: Partha Pratim Talukdar | Joseph Reisinger | Marius Pasca | Deepak Ravichandran | Rahul Bhagat | Fernando Pereira

Pdf Export Search Seeded Discovery of Base Relations in Large Corpora
[D08-1062]: Nicholas Andrews | Naren Ramakrishnan

Pdf Export Search Mention Detection Crossing the Language Barrier
[D08-1063]: Imed Zitouni | Radu Florian

Pdf Export Search Decomposability of Translation Metrics for Improved Evaluation and Efficient Algorithms
[D08-1064]: David Chiang | Steve DeNeefe | Yee Seng Chan | Hwee Tou Ng

Pdf Export Search Lattice Minimum Bayes-Risk Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation
[D08-1065]: Roy Tromble | Shankar Kumar | Franz Och | Wolfgang Macherey

Pdf Export Search Phrase Translation Probabilities with ITG Priors and Smoothing as Learning Objective
[D08-1066]: Markos Mylonakis | Khalil Sima’an

Pdf Export Search Unsupervised Models for Coreference Resolution
[D08-1067]: Vincent Ng

Pdf Export Search Joint Unsupervised Coreference Resolution with Markov Logic
[D08-1068]: Hoifung Poon | Pedro Domingos

Pdf Export Search Specialized Models and Ranking for Coreference Resolution
[D08-1069]: Pascal Denis | Jason Baldridge

Pdf Export Search Learning with Probabilistic Features for Improved Pipeline Models
[D08-1070]: Razvan Bunescu

Pdf Export Search Cross-Task Knowledge-Constrained Self Training
[D08-1071]: Hal Daumé III

Pdf Export Search Online Methods for Multi-Domain Learning and Adaptation
[D08-1072]: Mark Dredze | Koby Crammer

Pdf Export Search Jointly Combining Implicit Constraints Improves Temporal Ordering
[D08-1073]: Nathanael Chambers | Daniel Jurafsky

Pdf Export Search Automatic Inference of the Temporal Location of Situations in Chinese Text
[D08-1074]: Nianwen Xue

Pdf Export Search Learning the Scope of Negation in Biomedical Texts
[D08-1075]: Roser Morante | Anthony Liekens | Walter Daelemans

Pdf Export Search Lattice-based Minimum Error Rate Training for Statistical Machine Translation
[D08-1076]: Wolfgang Macherey | Franz Och | Ignacio Thayer | Jakob Uszkoreit

Pdf Export Search Syntactic Models for Structural Word Insertion and Deletion during Translation
[D08-1077]: Arul Menezes | Chris Quirk

Pdf Export Search Predicting Success in Machine Translation
[D08-1078]: Alexandra Birch | Miles Osborne | Philipp Koehn

Pdf Export Search An Exploration of Document Impact on Graph-Based Multi-Document Summarization
[D08-1079]: Xiaojun Wan

Pdf Export Search Topic-Driven Multi-Document Summarization with Encyclopedic Knowledge and Spreading Activation
[D08-1080]: Vivi Nastase

Pdf Export Search Summarizing Spoken and Written Conversations
[D08-1081]: Gabriel Murray | Giuseppe Carenini

Pdf Export Search A Generative Model for Parsing Natural Language to Meaning Representations
[D08-1082]: Wei Lu | Hwee Tou Ng | Wee Sun Lee | Luke S. Zettlemoyer

Pdf Export Search Learning with Compositional Semantics as Structural Inference for Subsentential Sentiment Analysis
[D08-1083]: Yejin Choi | Claire Cardie

Pdf Export Search A Phrase-Based Alignment Model for Natural Language Inference
[D08-1084]: Bill MacCartney | Michel Galley | Christopher D. Manning

Pdf Export Search Attacking Decipherment Problems Optimally with Low-Order N-gram Models
[D08-1085]: Sujith Ravi | Kevin Knight

Pdf Export Search Integrating Multi-level Linguistic Knowledge with a Unified Framework for Mandarin Speech Recognition
[D08-1086]: Xinhao Wang | Jiazhong Nie | Dingsheng Luo | Xihong Wu

Pdf Export Search N-gram Weighting: Reducing Training Data Mismatch in Cross-Domain Language Model Estimation
[D08-1087]: Bo-June (Paul) Hsu | James Glass

Pdf Export Search Complexity of Finding the BLEU-optimal Hypothesis in a Confusion Network
[D08-1088]: Gregor Leusch | Evgeny Matusov | Hermann Ney

Pdf Export Search A Simple and Effective Hierarchical Phrase Reordering Model
[D08-1089]: Michel Galley | Christopher D. Manning

Pdf Export Search Language and Translation Model Adaptation using Comparable Corpora
[D08-1090]: Matthew Snover | Bonnie Dorr | Richard Schwartz

Pdf Export Search Sparse Multi-Scale Grammars for Discriminative Latent Variable Parsing
[D08-1091]: Slav Petrov | Dan Klein

Pdf Export Search Two Languages are Better than One (for Syntactic Parsing)
[D08-1092]: David Burkett | Dan Klein

Pdf Export Search Automatic Prediction of Parser Accuracy
[D08-1093]: Sujith Ravi | Kevin Knight | Radu Soricut

Pdf Export Search A Structured Vector Space Model for Word Meaning in Context
[D08-1094]: Katrin Erk | Sebastian Padó

Pdf Export Search Learning Graph Walk Based Similarity Measures for Parsed Text
[D08-1095]: Einat Minkov | William W. Cohen

Pdf Export Search A Graph-theoretic Model of Lexical Syntactic Acquisition
[D08-1096]: Hinrich Schütze | Michael Walsh

Pdf Export Search Question Classification using Head Words and their Hypernyms
[D08-1097]: Zhiheng Huang | Marcus Thint | Zengchang Qin

Pdf Export Search CoCQA: Co-Training over Questions and Answers with an Application to Predicting Question Subjectivity Orientation
[D08-1098]: Baoli Li | Yandong Liu | Eugene Agichtein

Pdf Export Search Automatic Set Expansion for List Question Answering
[D08-1099]: Richard C. Wang | Nico Schlaefer | William W. Cohen | Eric Nyberg

Pdf Export Search Acquiring Domain-Specific Dialog Information from Task-Oriented Human-Human Interaction through an Unsupervised Learning
[D08-1100]: Ananlada Chotimongkol | Alexander Rudnicky

Pdf Export Search Relative Rank Statistics for Dialog Analysis
[D08-1101]: Juan Huerta

Pdf Export Search Learning to Predict Code-Switching Points
[D08-1102]: Thamar Solorio | Yang Liu

Pdf Export Search Computing Word-Pair Antonymy
[D08-1103]: Saif Mohammad | Bonnie Dorr | Graeme Hirst

Pdf Export Search Construction of an Idiom Corpus and its Application to Idiom Identification based on WSD Incorporating Idiom-Specific Features
[D08-1104]: Chikara Hashimoto | Daisuke Kawahara

Pdf Export Search Word Sense Disambiguation Using OntoNotes: An Empirical Study
[D08-1105]: Zhi Zhong | Hwee Tou Ng | Yee Seng Chan

Pdf Export Search Graph-based Analysis of Semantic Drift in Espresso-like Bootstrapping Algorithms
[D08-1106]: Mamoru Komachi | Taku Kudo | Masashi Shimbo | Yuji Matsumoto

Pdf Export Search The Linguistic Structure of English Web-Search Queries
[D08-1107]: Cory Barr | Rosie Jones | Moira Regelson

Pdf Export Search Mining and Modeling Relations between Formal and Informal Chinese Phrases from Web Corpora
[D08-1108]: Zhifei Li | David Yarowsky

Pdf Export Search Unsupervised Multilingual Learning for POS Tagging
[D08-1109]: Benjamin Snyder | Tahira Naseem | Jacob Eisenstein | Regina Barzilay

Pdf Export Search Part-of-Speech Tagging for English-Spanish Code-Switched Text
[D08-1110]: Thamar Solorio | Yang Liu

Pdf Export Search Information Retrieval Oriented Word Segmentation based on Character Association Strength Ranking
[D08-1111]: Yixuan Liu | Bin Wang | Fan Ding | Sheng Xu

Pdf Export Search An Analysis of Active Learning Strategies for Sequence Labeling Tasks
[D08-1112]: Burr Settles | Mark Craven

Pdf Export Search Latent-Variable Modeling of String Transductions with Finite-State Methods
[D08-1113]: Markus Dreyer | Jason Smith | Jason Eisner

Pdf Export Search Soft-Supervised Learning for Text Classification
[D08-1114]: Amarnag Subramanya | Jeff Bilmes