Yu Xu


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Matching Article Pairs with Graphical Decomposition and Convolutions
Bang Liu | Di Niu | Haojie Wei | Jinghong Lin | Yancheng He | Kunfeng Lai | Yu Xu
Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

Identifying the relationship between two articles, e.g., whether two articles published from different sources describe the same breaking news, is critical to many document understanding tasks. Existing approaches for modeling and matching sentence pairs do not perform well in matching longer documents, which embody more complex interactions between the enclosed entities than a sentence does. To model article pairs, we propose the Concept Interaction Graph to represent an article as a graph of concepts. We then match a pair of articles by comparing the sentences that enclose the same concept vertex through a series of encoding techniques, and aggregate the matching signals through a graph convolutional network. To facilitate the evaluation of long article matching, we have created two datasets, each consisting of about 30K pairs of breaking news articles covering diverse topics in the open domain. Extensive evaluations of the proposed methods on the two datasets demonstrate significant improvements over a wide range of state-of-the-art methods for natural language matching.


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Leveraging Synthetic Discourse Data via Multi-task Learning for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Man Lan | Yu Xu | Zhengyu Niu
Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers)


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Predicting Discourse Connectives for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Zhi-Min Zhou | Yu Xu | Zheng-Yu Niu | Man Lan | Jian Su | Chew Lim Tan
Coling 2010: Posters

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The Effects of Discourse Connectives Prediction on Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Zhi Min Zhou | Man Lan | Zheng Yu Niu | Yu Xu | Jian Su
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference

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ECNU: Effective Semantic Relations Classification without Complicated Features or Multiple External Corpora
Yuan Chen | Man Lan | Jian Su | Zhi Min Zhou | Yu Xu
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation