Proceedings of the 2007 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL)

Jason Eisner (Editor)


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D07-1
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June
Year:
2007
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Prague, Czech Republic
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CoNLL | EMNLP
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SIGDAT | SIGNLL
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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Proceedings of the 2007 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL)
Jason Eisner

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Modelling Compression with Discourse Constraints
James Clarke | Mirella Lapata

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Using Semantic Roles to Improve Question Answering
Dan Shen | Mirella Lapata

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What is the Jeopardy Model? A Quasi-Synchronous Grammar for QA
Mengqiu Wang | Noah A. Smith | Teruko Mitamura

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Learning Unsupervised SVM Classifier for Answer Selection in Web Question Answering
Youzheng Wu | Ruiqiang Zhang | Xinhui Hu | Hideki Kashioka

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Improving Word Alignment with Bridge Languages
Shankar Kumar | Franz J. Och | Wolfgang Macherey

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Getting the Structure Right for Word Alignment: LEAF
Alexander Fraser | Daniel Marcu

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Improving Statistical Machine Translation Using Word Sense Disambiguation
Marine Carpuat | Dekai Wu

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Large Margin Synchronous Generation and its Application to Sentence Compression
Trevor Cohn | Mirella Lapata

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Incremental Text Structuring with Online Hierarchical Ranking
Erdong Chen | Benjamin Snyder | Regina Barzilay

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Automatically Identifying the Arguments of Discourse Connectives
Ben Wellner | James Pustejovsky

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Incremental Generation of Plural Descriptions: Similarity and Partitioning
Albert Gatt | Kees van Deemter

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A Comparative Evaluation of Deep and Shallow Approaches to the Automatic Detection of Common Grammatical Errors
Joachim Wagner | Jennifer Foster | Josef van Genabith

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Characterizing the Errors of Data-Driven Dependency Parsing Models
Ryan McDonald | Joakim Nivre

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Probabilistic Models of Nonprojective Dependency Trees
David A. Smith | Noah A. Smith

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Structured Prediction Models via the Matrix-Tree Theorem
Terry Koo | Amir Globerson | Xavier Carreras | Michael Collins

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Using Foreign Inclusion Detection to Improve Parsing Performance
Beatrice Alex | Amit Dubey | Frank Keller

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LEDIR: An Unsupervised Algorithm for Learning Directionality of Inference Rules
Rahul Bhagat | Patrick Pantel | Eduard Hovy

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Modelling Polysemy in Adjective Classes by Multi-Label Classification
Gemma Boleda | Sabine Schulte im Walde | Toni Badia

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Improving Query Spelling Correction Using Web Search Results
Qing Chen | Mu Li | Ming Zhou

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Towards Robust Unsupervised Personal Name Disambiguation
Ying Chen | James Martin

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Compressing Trigram Language Models With Golomb Coding
Kenneth Church | Ted Hart | Jianfeng Gao

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Joint Morphological and Syntactic Disambiguation
Shay B. Cohen | Noah A. Smith

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Unsupervised Part-of-Speech Acquisition for Resource-Scarce Languages
Sajib Dasgupta | Vincent Ng

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Semi-Supervised Classification for Extracting Protein Interaction Sentences using Dependency Parsing
Güneş Erkan | Arzucan Özgür | Dragomir R. Radev

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A Sequence Alignment Model Based on the Averaged Perceptron
Dayne Freitag | Shahram Khadivi

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Instance Based Lexical Entailment for Ontology Population
Claudio Giuliano | Alfio Gliozzo

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Recovering Non-Local Dependencies for Chinese
Yuqing Guo | Haifeng Wang | Josef van Genabith

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Exploiting Multi-Word Units in History-Based Probabilistic Generation
Deirdre Hogan | Conor Cafferkey | Aoife Cahill | Josef van Genabith

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Hierarchical System Combination for Machine Translation
Fei Huang | Kishore Papineni

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Using RBMT Systems to Produce Bilingual Corpus for SMT
Xiaoguang Hu | Haifeng Wang | Hua Wu

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Why Doesn’t EM Find Good HMM POS-Taggers?
Mark Johnson

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Probabilistic Coordination Disambiguation in a Fully-Lexicalized Japanese Parser
Daisuke Kawahara | Sadao Kurohashi

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A New Perceptron Algorithm for Sequence Labeling with Non-Local Features
Jun’ichi Kazama | Kentaro Torisawa

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Extending a Thesaurus in the Pan-Chinese Context
Oi Yee Kwong | Benjamin K. Tsou

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Low-Quality Product Review Detection in Opinion Summarization
Jingjing Liu | Yunbo Cao | Chin-Yew Lin | Yalou Huang | Ming Zhou

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Improving Statistical Machine Translation Performance by Training Data Selection and Optimization
Yajuan Lü | Jin Huang | Qun Liu

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Topic Segmentation with Hybrid Document Indexing
Irina Matveeva | Gina-Anne Levow

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Syntactic Re-Alignment Models for Machine Translation
Jonathan May | Kevin Knight

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Detecting Compositionality of Verb-Object Combinations using Selectional Preferences
Diana McCarthy | Sriram Venkatapathy | Aravind Joshi

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Explorations in Automatic Book Summarization
Rada Mihalcea | Hakan Ceylan

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Part-of-Speech Tagging for Middle English through Alignment and Projection of Parallel Diachronic Texts
Taesun Moon | Jason Baldridge

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Flexible, Corpus-Based Modelling of Human Plausibility Judgements
Sebastian Padó | Ulrike Padó | Katrin Erk

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V-Measure: A Conditional Entropy-Based External Cluster Evaluation Measure
Andrew Rosenberg | Julia Hirschberg

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Bayesian Document Generative Model with Explicit Multiple Topics
Issei Sato | Hiroshi Nakagawa

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Smooth Bilingual N-Gram Translation
Holger Schwenk | Marta R. Costa-jussà | Jose A. R. Fonollosa

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Morphological Disambiguation of Hebrew: A Case Study in Classifier Combination
Danny Shacham | Shuly Wintner

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Enhancing Single-Document Summarization by Combining RankNet and Third-Party Sources
Krysta Svore | Lucy Vanderwende | Christopher Burges

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Automatic Identification of Important Segments and Expressions for Mining of Business-Oriented Conversations at Contact Centers
Hironori Takeuchi | L Venkata Subramaniam | Tetsuya Nasukawa | Shourya Roy

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Smoothed Bloom Filter Language Models: Tera-Scale LMs on the Cheap
David Talbot | Miles Osborne

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Word Sense Disambiguation Incorporating Lexical and Structural Semantic Information
Takaaki Tanaka | Francis Bond | Timothy Baldwin | Sanae Fujita | Chikara Hashimoto

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An Approach to Text Corpus Construction which Cuts Annotation Costs and Maintains Reusability of Annotated Data
Katrin Tomanek | Joachim Wermter | Udo Hahn

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Antecedent Selection Techniques for High-Recall Coreference Resolution
Yannick Versley

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Methods to Integrate a Language Model with Semantic Information for a Word Prediction Component
Tonio Wandmacher | Jean-Yves Antoine

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Bilingual Cluster Based Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Hirofumi Yamamoto | Eiichiro Sumita

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A Systematic Comparison of Training Criteria for Statistical Machine Translation
Richard Zens | Saša Hasan | Hermann Ney

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Phrase Reordering Model Integrating Syntactic Knowledge for SMT
Dongdong Zhang | Mu Li | Chi-Ho Li | Ming Zhou

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Identification and Resolution of Chinese Zero Pronouns: A Machine Learning Approach
Shanheng Zhao | Hwee Tou Ng

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Parsimonious Data-Oriented Parsing
Willem Zuidema

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Generating Lexical Analogies Using Dependency Relations
Andy Chiu | Pascal Poupart | Chrysanne DiMarco

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Cross-Lingual Distributional Profiles of Concepts for Measuring Semantic Distance
Saif Mohammad | Iryna Gurevych | Graeme Hirst | Torsten Zesch

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Lexical Semantic Relatedness with Random Graph Walks
Thad Hughes | Daniel Ramage

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Experimental Evaluation of LTAG-Based Features for Semantic Role Labeling
Yudong Liu | Anoop Sarkar

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Japanese Dependency Analysis Using the Ancestor-Descendant Relation
Akihiro Tamura | Hiroya Takamura | Manabu Okumura

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A Discriminative Learning Model for Coordinate Conjunctions
Masashi Shimbo | Kazuo Hara

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Recovery of Empty Nodes in Parse Structures
Denis Filimonov | Mary Harper

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Treebank Annotation Schemes and Parser Evaluation for German
Ines Rehbein | Josef van Genabith

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Semi-Markov Models for Sequence Segmentation
Qinfeng Shi | Yasemin Altun | Alex Smola | S.V.N. Vishwanathan

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A Graph-Based Approach to Named Entity Categorization in Wikipedia Using Conditional Random Fields
Yotaro Watanabe | Masayuki Asahara | Yuji Matsumoto

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MavenRank: Identifying Influential Members of the US Senate Using Lexical Centrality
Anthony Fader | Dragomir R. Radev | Michael H. Crespin | Burt L. Monroe | Kevin M. Quinn | Michael Colaresi

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Bootstrapping Feature-Rich Dependency Parsers with Entropic Priors
David A. Smith | Jason Eisner

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Online Learning of Relaxed CCG Grammars for Parsing to Logical Form
Luke Zettlemoyer | Michael Collins

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The Infinite PCFG Using Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes
Percy Liang | Slav Petrov | Michael Jordan | Dan Klein

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Exploiting Wikipedia as External Knowledge for Named Entity Recognition
Jun’ichi Kazama | Kentaro Torisawa

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Large-Scale Named Entity Disambiguation Based on Wikipedia Data
Silviu Cucerzan

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Effective Information Extraction with Semantic Affinity Patterns and Relevant Regions
Siddharth Patwardhan | Ellen Riloff

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Tree Kernel-Based Relation Extraction with Context-Sensitive Structured Parse Tree Information
GuoDong Zhou | Min Zhang | Dong Hong Ji | QiaoMing Zhu

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Chinese Syntactic Reordering for Statistical Machine Translation
Chao Wang | Michael Collins | Philipp Koehn

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Binarizing Syntax Trees to Improve Syntax-Based Machine Translation Accuracy
Wei Wang | Kevin Knight | Daniel Marcu

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What Can Syntax-Based MT Learn from Phrase-Based MT?
Steve DeNeefe | Kevin Knight | Wei Wang | Daniel Marcu

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Online Large-Margin Training for Statistical Machine Translation
Taro Watanabe | Jun Suzuki | Hajime Tsukada | Hideki Isozaki

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Scalable Term Selection for Text Categorization
Jingyang Li | Maosong Sun

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Active Learning for Word Sense Disambiguation with Methods for Addressing the Class Imbalance Problem
Jingbo Zhu | Eduard Hovy

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Semi-Supervised Structured Output Learning Based on a Hybrid Generative and Discriminative Approach
Jun Suzuki | Akinori Fujino | Hideki Isozaki

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Finding Good Sequential Model Structures using Output Transformations
Edward Loper

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A Statistical Language Modeling Approach to Lattice-Based Spoken Document Retrieval
Tee Kiah Chia | Haizhou Li | Hwee Tou Ng

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Learning Noun Phrase Query Segmentation
Shane Bergsma | Qin Iris Wang

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Bootstrapping Information Extraction from Field Books
Sander Canisius | Caroline Sporleder

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Extracting Data Records from Unstructured Biomedical Full Text
Donghui Feng | Gully Burns | Eduard Hovy

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Multiple Alignment of Citation Sentences with Conditional Random Fields and Posterior Decoding
Ariel Schwartz | Anna Divoli | Marti Hearst

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Large Language Models in Machine Translation
Thorsten Brants | Ashok C. Popat | Peng Xu | Franz J. Och | Jeffrey Dean

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Factored Translation Models
Philipp Koehn | Hieu Hoang

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Translating Unknown Words by Analogical Learning
Philippe Langlais | Alexandre Patry

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A Probabilistic Approach to Diachronic Phonology
Alexandre Bouchard | Percy Liang | Thomas Griffiths | Dan Klein

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Learning Structured Models for Phone Recognition
Slav Petrov | Adam Pauls | Dan Klein

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Inducing Search Keys for Name Filtering
L. Karl Branting

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The CoNLL 2007 Shared Task on Dependency Parsing
Joakim Nivre | Johan Hall | Sandra Kübler | Ryan McDonald | Jens Nilsson | Sebastian Riedel | Deniz Yuret

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Single Malt or Blended? A Study in Multilingual Parser Optimization
Johan Hall | Jens Nilsson | Joakim Nivre | Gülşen Eryiǧit | Beáta Megyesi | Mattias Nilsson | Markus Saers

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Probabilistic Parsing Action Models for Multi-Lingual Dependency Parsing
Xiangyu Duan | Jun Zhao | Bo Xu

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Fast and Robust Multilingual Dependency Parsing with a Generative Latent Variable Model
Ivan Titov | James Henderson

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Multilingual Dependency Parsing Using Global Features
Tetsuji Nakagawa

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Experiments with a Higher-Order Projective Dependency Parser
Xavier Carreras

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Log-Linear Models of Non-Projective Trees, k-best MST Parsing and Tree-Ranking
Keith Hall | Jiří Havelka | David A. Smith

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Improving Translation Quality by Discarding Most of the Phrasetable
Howard Johnson | Joel Martin | George Foster | Roland Kuhn

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Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation with Suffix Arrays
Adam Lopez

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An Empirical Study on Computing Consensus Translations from Multiple Machine Translation Systems
Wolfgang Macherey | Franz J. Och

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Learning to Find English to Chinese Transliterations on the Web
Jian-Cheng Wu | Jason S. Chang

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Learning to Merge Word Senses
Rion Snow | Sushant Prakash | Daniel Jurafsky | Andrew Y. Ng

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Improving Word Sense Disambiguation Using Topic Features
Junfu Cai | Wee Sun Lee | Yee Whye Teh

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A Topic Model for Word Sense Disambiguation
Jordan Boyd-Graber | David Blei | Xiaojin Zhu

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Validation and Evaluation of Automatically Acquired Multiword Expressions for Grammar Engineering
Aline Villavicencio | Valia Kordoni | Yi Zhang | Marco Idiart | Carlos Ramisch

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Dependency Parsing and Domain Adaptation with LR Models and Parser Ensembles
Kenji Sagae | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Frustratingly Hard Domain Adaptation for Dependency Parsing
Mark Dredze | John Blitzer | Partha Pratim Talukdar | Kuzman Ganchev | João Graça | Fernando Pereira

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Crystal: Analyzing Predictive Opinions on the Web
Soo-Min Kim | Eduard Hovy

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Extracting Aspect-Evaluation and Aspect-Of Relations in Opinion Mining
Nozomi Kobayashi | Kentaro Inui | Yuji Matsumoto

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Building Lexicon for Sentiment Analysis from Massive Collection of HTML Documents
Nobuhiro Kaji | Masaru Kitsuregawa

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Determining Case in Arabic: Learning Complex Linguistic Behavior Requires Complex Linguistic Features
Nizar Habash | Ryan Gabbard | Owen Rambow | Seth Kulick | Mitch Marcus

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Mandarin Part-of-Speech Tagging and Discriminative Reranking
Zhongqiang Huang | Mary Harper | Wen Wang

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Building Domain-Specific Taggers without Annotated (Domain) Data
John Miller | Manabu Torii | K. Vijay-Shanker

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Multilingual Dependency Parsing and Domain Adaptation using DeSR
Giuseppe Attardi | Felice Dell’Orletta | Maria Simi | Atanas Chanev | Massimiliano Ciaramita

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Hybrid Ways to Improve Domain Independence in an ML Dependency Parser
Eckhard Bick

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A Constraint Satisfaction Approach to Dependency Parsing
Sander Canisius | Erik Tjong Kim Sang

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A Two-Stage Parser for Multilingual Dependency Parsing
Wenliang Chen | Yujie Zhang | Hitoshi Isahara

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Incremental Dependency Parsing Using Online Learning
Richard Johansson | Pierre Nugues

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Online Learning for Deterministic Dependency Parsing
Prashanth Reddy Mannem

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Covington Variations
Svetoslav Marinov

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A Multilingual Dependency Analysis System Using Online Passive-Aggressive Learning
Le-Minh Nguyen | Akira Shimazu | Phuong-Thai Nguyen | Xuan-Hieu Phan

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Global Learning of Labeled Dependency Trees
Michael Schiehlen | Kristina Spranger

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Pro3Gres Parser in the CoNLL Domain Adaptation Shared Task
Gerold Schneider | Kaarel Kaljurand | Fabio Rinaldi | Tobias Kuhn

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Structural Correspondence Learning for Dependency Parsing
Nobuyuki Shimizu | Hiroshi Nakagawa

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Adapting the RASP System for the CoNLL07 Domain-Adaptation Task
Rebecca Watson | Ted Briscoe

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Multilingual Deterministic Dependency Parsing Framework using Modified Finite Newton Method Support Vector Machines
Yu-Chieh Wu | Jie-Chi Yang | Yue-Shi Lee