Mary S. Neff

Also published as: Mary Neff


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Navigating through Dense Annotation Spaces
Branimir Boguraev | Mary Neff
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'08)

Pattern matching, or querying, over annotations is a general purpose paradigm for inspecting, navigating, mining, and transforming annotation repositories - the common representation basis for modern pipelined text-processing frameworks. Configurability of such frameworks and expressiveness of feature structure-based annotation schemes account for the “high density” of some such annotation repositories. This particular characteristic makes challenging the design of a pattern matching engine, capable of interpreting (or imposing) flat patterns over an arbitrarily dense annotation lattice. We present an approach where a finite state device carries out the application of (compiled) grammars over what is, in effect, a linearized “projection” of a unique route through the lattice; a route derived by a mix of static pattern (grammar) analysis and interpretation of navigational directives within the extended grammar formalism. Our approach achieves a mix of finite state scanning and lattice traversal for expressive and efficient pattern matching in dense annotations stores.


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The Talent System: TEXTRACT Architecture and Data Model
Mary S. Neff | Roy J. Byrd | Branimir K. Boguraev
Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 Workshop on Software Engineering and Architecture of Language Technology Systems (SEALTS)


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Multi-document Summarization by Visualizing Topical Content
Rie Kubota Ando | Branimir K. Boguraev | Roy J. Byrd | Mary S. Neff
NAACL-ANLP 2000 Workshop: Automatic Summarization

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The effects of analysing cohesion on document summarisation
Branimir K. Boguraev | Mary S. Neff
COLING 2000 Volume 1: The 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics


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Dictionaries, Dictionary Grammars and Dictionary Entry Parsing
Mary S. Neff | Branimir K. Boguraev
27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics


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Creating and Querying Lexical Data Bases
Mary S. Neff | Roy J. Byrd | Omneya A. Rizk
Second Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing


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Tools and Methods for Computational Linguistics
Roy J. Byrd | Nicoletta Calzolari | Martin S. Chodorow | Judith L. Klavans | Mary S. Neff | Omneya A. Rizk
Computational Linguistics, Formerly the American Journal of Computational Linguistics, Volume 13, Numbers 3-4, July-December 1987