Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning

Jun’ichi Tsujii, James Henderson, Marius Paşca (Editors)


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D12-1
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July
Year:
2012
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Jeju Island, Korea
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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 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning
Jun’ichi Tsujii | James Henderson | Marius Paşca

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Syntactic Transfer Using a Bilingual Lexicon
Greg Durrett | Adam Pauls | Dan Klein

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Regularized Interlingual Projections: Evaluation on Multilingual Transliteration
Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi | Hal Daumé III

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Bilingual Lexicon Extraction from Comparable Corpora Using Label Propagation
Akihiro Tamura | Taro Watanabe | Eiichiro Sumita

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Lexical Differences in Autobiographical Narratives from Schizophrenic Patients and Healthy Controls
Kai Hong | Christian G. Kohler | Mary E. March | Amber A. Parker | Ani Nenkova

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Streaming Analysis of Discourse Participants
Benjamin Van Durme

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Detecting Subgroups in Online Discussions by Modeling Positive and Negative Relations among Participants
Ahmed Hassan | Amjad Abu-Jbara | Dragomir Radev

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Generative Goal-Driven User Simulation for Dialog Management
Aciel Eshky | Ben Allison | Mark Steedman

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Optimising Incremental Dialogue Decisions Using Information Density for Interactive Systems
Nina Dethlefs | Helen Hastie | Verena Rieser | Oliver Lemon

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Mixed Membership Markov Models for Unsupervised Conversation Modeling
Michael J. Paul

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An Entity-Topic Model for Entity Linking
Xianpei Han | Le Sun

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Linking Named Entities to Any Database
Avirup Sil | Ernest Cronin | Penghai Nie | Yinfei Yang | Ana-Maria Popescu | Alexander Yates

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Towards Efficient Named-Entity Rule Induction for Customizability
Ajay Nagesh | Ganesh Ramakrishnan | Laura Chiticariu | Rajasekar Krishnamurthy | Ankush Dharkar | Pushpak Bhattacharyya

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Active Learning for Imbalanced Sentiment Classification
Shoushan Li | Shengfeng Ju | Guodong Zhou | Xiaojun Li

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A Weakly Supervised Model for Sentence-Level Semantic Orientation Analysis with Multiple Experts
Lizhen Qu | Rainer Gemulla | Gerhard Weikum

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Collocation Polarity Disambiguation Using Web-based Pseudo Contexts
Yanyan Zhao | Bing Qin | Ting Liu

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Aligning Predicates across Monolingual Comparable Texts using Graph-based Clustering
Michael Roth | Anette Frank

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Local and Global Context for Supervised and Unsupervised Metonymy Resolution
Vivi Nastase | Alex Judea | Katja Markert | Michael Strube

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Learning Verb Inference Rules from Linguistically-Motivated Evidence
Hila Weisman | Jonathan Berant | Idan Szpektor | Ido Dagan

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Spectral Dependency Parsing with Latent Variables
Paramveer Dhillon | Jordan Rodu | Michael Collins | Dean Foster | Lyle Ungar

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A Phrase-Discovering Topic Model Using Hierarchical Pitman-Yor Processes
Robert Lindsey | William Headden | Michael Stipicevic

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A Bayesian Model for Learning SCFGs with Discontiguous Rules
Abby Levenberg | Chris Dyer | Phil Blunsom

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Multiple Aspect Summarization Using Integer Linear Programming
Kristian Woodsend | Mirella Lapata

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Minimal Dependency Length in Realization Ranking
Michael White | Rajakrishnan Rajkumar

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Framework of Automatic Text Summarization Using Reinforcement Learning
Seonggi Ryang | Takeshi Abekawa

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Large Scale Decipherment for Out-of-Domain Machine Translation
Qing Dou | Kevin Knight

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N-gram-based Tense Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Zhengxian Gong | Min Zhang | Chew Lim Tan | Guodong Zhou

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Source Language Adaptation for Resource-Poor Machine Translation
Pidong Wang | Preslav Nakov | Hwee Tou Ng

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Exploiting Reducibility in Unsupervised Dependency Parsing
David Mareček | Zdeněk Žabokrtský

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Improving Transition-Based Dependency Parsing with Buffer Transitions
Daniel Fernández-González | Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez

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Generalized Higher-Order Dependency Parsing with Cube Pruning
Hao Zhang | Ryan McDonald

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Universal Grapheme-to-Phoneme Prediction Over Latin Alphabets
Young-Bum Kim | Benjamin Snyder

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Name Phylogeny: A Generative Model of String Variation
Nicholas Andrews | Jason Eisner | Mark Dredze

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Syntactic Surprisal Affects Spoken Word Duration in Conversational Contexts
Vera Demberg | Asad Sayeed | Philip Gorinski | Nikolaos Engonopoulos

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Why Question Answering using Sentiment Analysis and Word Classes
Jong-Hoon Oh | Kentaro Torisawa | Chikara Hashimoto | Takuya Kawada | Stijn De Saeger | Jun’ichi Kazama | Yiou Wang

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Natural Language Questions for the Web of Data
Mohamed Yahya | Klaus Berberich | Shady Elbassuoni | Maya Ramanath | Volker Tresp | Gerhard Weikum

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Answering Opinion Questions on Products by Exploiting Hierarchical Organization of Consumer Reviews
Jianxing Yu | Zheng-Jun Zha | Tat-Seng Chua

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Locally Training the Log-Linear Model for SMT
Lemao Liu | Hailong Cao | Taro Watanabe | Tiejun Zhao | Mo Yu | Conghui Zhu

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Iterative Annotation Transformation with Predict-Self Reestimation for Chinese Word Segmentation
Wenbin Jiang | Fandong Meng | Qun Liu | Yajuan Lü

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Automatically Constructing a Normalisation Dictionary for Microblogs
Bo Han | Paul Cook | Timothy Baldwin

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Unsupervised PCFG Induction for Grounded Language Learning with Highly Ambiguous Supervision
Joohyun Kim | Raymond Mooney

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Forced Derivation Tree based Model Training to Statistical Machine Translation
Nan Duan | Mu Li | Ming Zhou

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Multi-instance Multi-label Learning for Relation Extraction
Mihai Surdeanu | Julie Tibshirani | Ramesh Nallapati | Christopher D. Manning

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An “AI readability” Formula for French as a Foreign Language
Thomas François | Cédrick Fairon

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Dynamic Programming for Higher Order Parsing of Gap-Minding Trees
Emily Pitler | Sampath Kannan | Mitchell Marcus

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Joint Entity and Event Coreference Resolution across Documents
Heeyoung Lee | Marta Recasens | Angel Chang | Mihai Surdeanu | Dan Jurafsky

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Joint Chinese Word Segmentation, POS Tagging and Parsing
Xian Qian | Yang Liu

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Translation Model Based Cross-Lingual Language Model Adaptation: from Word Models to Phrase Models
Shixiang Lu | Wei Wei | Xiaoyin Fu | Bo Xu

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Open Language Learning for Information Extraction
Mausam | Michael Schmitz | Stephen Soderland | Robert Bart | Oren Etzioni

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Modelling Sequential Text with an Adaptive Topic Model
Lan Du | Wray Buntine | Huidong Jin

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A Comparison of Vector-based Representations for Semantic Composition
William Blacoe | Mirella Lapata

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Exploiting Chunk-level Features to Improve Phrase Chunking
Junsheng Zhou | Weiguang Qu | Fen Zhang

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A Beam-Search Decoder for Grammatical Error Correction
Daniel Dahlmeier | Hwee Tou Ng

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A Statistical Relational Learning Approach to Identifying Evidence Based Medicine Categories
Mathias Verbeke | Vincent Van Asch | Roser Morante | Paolo Frasconi | Walter Daelemans | Luc De Raedt

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Lyrics, Music, and Emotions
Rada Mihalcea | Carlo Strapparava

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Assessment of ESL Learners’ Syntactic Competence Based on Similarity Measures
Su-Youn Yoon | Suma Bhat

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A Unified Approach to Transliteration-based Text Input with Online Spelling Correction
Hisami Suzuki | Jianfeng Gao

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Excitatory or Inhibitory: A New Semantic Orientation Extracts Contradiction and Causality from the Web
Chikara Hashimoto | Kentaro Torisawa | Stijn De Saeger | Jong-Hoon Oh | Jun’ichi Kazama

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Enlarging Paraphrase Collections through Generalization and Instantiation
Atsushi Fujita | Pierre Isabelle | Roland Kuhn

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Concurrent Acquisition of Word Meaning and Lexical Categories
Afra Alishahi | Grzegorz Chrupala

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Do Neighbours Help? An Exploration of Graph-based Algorithms for Cross-domain Sentiment Classification
Natalia Ponomareva | Mike Thelwall

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Learning Lexicon Models from Search Logs for Query Expansion
Jianfeng Gao | Shasha Xie | Xiaodong He | Alnur Ali

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Joint Inference for Event Timeline Construction
Quang Do | Wei Lu | Dan Roth

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Three Dependency-and-Boundary Models for Grammar Induction
Valentin I. Spitkovsky | Hiyan Alshawi | Daniel Jurafsky

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Exploring Adaptor Grammars for Native Language Identification
Sze-Meng Jojo Wong | Mark Dras | Mark Johnson

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Discovering Diverse and Salient Threads in Document Collections
Jennifer Gillenwater | Alex Kulesza | Ben Taskar

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Generalizing Sub-sentential Paraphrase Acquisition across Original Signal Type of Text Pairs
Aurélien Max | Houda Bouamor | Anne Vilnat

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Parse, Price and Cut—Delayed Column and Row Generation for Graph Based Parsers
Sebastian Riedel | David Smith | Andrew McCallum

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Domain Adaptation for Coreference Resolution: An Adaptive Ensemble Approach
Jian Bo Yang | Qi Mao | Qiao Liang Xiang | Ivor Wai-Hung Tsang | Kian Ming Adam Chai | Hai Leong Chieu

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Weakly Supervised Training of Semantic Parsers
Jayant Krishnamurthy | Tom Mitchell

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Cross-Lingual Language Modeling with Syntactic Reordering for Low-Resource Speech Recognition
Ping Xu | Pascale Fung

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Resolving Complex Cases of Definite Pronouns: The Winograd Schema Challenge
Altaf Rahman | Vincent Ng

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A Sequence Labelling Approach to Quote Attribution
Timothy O’Keefe | Silvia Pareti | James R. Curran | Irena Koprinska | Matthew Honnibal

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SSHLDA: A Semi-Supervised Hierarchical Topic Model
Xian-Ling Mao | Zhao-Yan Ming | Tat-Seng Chua | Si Li | Hongfei Yan | Xiaoming Li

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Improving NLP through Marginalization of Hidden Syntactic Structure
Jason Naradowsky | Sebastian Riedel | David Smith

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Type-Supervised Hidden Markov Models for Part-of-Speech Tagging with Incomplete Tag Dictionaries
Dan Garrette | Jason Baldridge

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Explore Person Specific Evidence in Web Person Name Disambiguation
Liwei Chen | Yansong Feng | Lei Zou | Dongyan Zhao

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Inducing a Discriminative Parser to Optimize Machine Translation Reordering
Graham Neubig | Taro Watanabe | Shinsuke Mori

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Re-training Monolingual Parser Bilingually for Syntactic SMT
Shujie Liu | Chi-Ho Li | Mu Li | Ming Zhou

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Transforming Trees to Improve Syntactic Convergence
David Burkett | Dan Klein

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Learning Constraints for Consistent Timeline Extraction
David McClosky | Christopher D. Manning

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Identifying Constant and Unique Relations by using Time-Series Text
Yohei Takaku | Nobuhiro Kaji | Naoki Yoshinaga | Masashi Toyoda

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No Noun Phrase Left Behind: Detecting and Typing Unlinkable Entities
Thomas Lin | Mausam | Oren Etzioni

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A Novel Discriminative Framework for Sentence-Level Discourse Analysis
Shafiq Joty | Giuseppe Carenini | Raymond Ng

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Using Discourse Information for Paraphrase Extraction
Michaela Regneri | Rui Wang

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Generating Non-Projective Word Order in Statistical Linearization
Bernd Bohnet | Anders Björkelund | Jonas Kuhn | Wolfgang Seeker | Sina Zarriess

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Learning Syntactic Categories Using Paradigmatic Representations of Word Context
Mehmet Ali Yatbaz | Enis Sert | Deniz Yuret

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Exploring Topic Coherence over Many Models and Many Topics
Keith Stevens | Philip Kegelmeyer | David Andrzejewski | David Buttler

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Entropy-based Pruning for Phrase-based Machine Translation
Wang Ling | João Graça | Isabel Trancoso | Alan Black

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A Systematic Comparison of Phrase Table Pruning Techniques
Richard Zens | Daisy Stanton | Peng Xu

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Probabilistic Finite State Machines for Regression-based MT Evaluation
Mengqiu Wang | Christopher D. Manning

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An Empirical Investigation of Statistical Significance in NLP
Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick | David Burkett | Dan Klein

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Employing Compositional Semantics and Discourse Consistency in Chinese Event Extraction
Peifeng Li | Guodong Zhou | Qiaoming Zhu | Libin Hou

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Reading The Web with Learned Syntactic-Semantic Inference Rules
Ni Lao | Amarnag Subramanya | Fernando Pereira | William W. Cohen

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Ensemble Semantics for Large-scale Unsupervised Relation Extraction
Bonan Min | Shuming Shi | Ralph Grishman | Chin-Yew Lin

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Forest Reranking through Subtree Ranking
Richárd Farkas | Helmut Schmid

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Parser Showdown at the Wall Street Corral: An Empirical Investigation of Error Types in Parser Output
Jonathan K. Kummerfeld | David Hall | James R. Curran | Dan Klein

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Extending Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics with Lexical Cohesion to Document Level
Billy T. M. Wong | Chunyu Kit

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Fast Large-Scale Approximate Graph Construction for NLP
Amit Goyal | Hal Daumé III | Raul Guerra

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Building a Lightweight Semantic Model for Unsupervised Information Extraction on Short Listings
Doo Soon Kim | Kunal Verma | Peter Yeh

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Sketch Algorithms for Estimating Point Queries in NLP
Amit Goyal | Hal Daumé III | Graham Cormode

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Monte Carlo MCMC: Efficient Inference by Approximate Sampling
Sameer Singh | Michael Wick | Andrew McCallum

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On Amortizing Inference Cost for Structured Prediction
Vivek Srikumar | Gourab Kundu | Dan Roth

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Exact Sampling and Decoding in High-Order Hidden Markov Models
Simon Carter | Marc Dymetman | Guillaume Bouchard

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PATTY: A Taxonomy of Relational Patterns with Semantic Types
Ndapandula Nakashole | Gerhard Weikum | Fabian Suchanek

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Training Factored PCFGs with Expectation Propagation
David Hall | Dan Klein

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A Coherence Model Based on Syntactic Patterns
Annie Louis | Ani Nenkova

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Language Model Rest Costs and Space-Efficient Storage
Kenneth Heafield | Philipp Koehn | Alon Lavie

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Document-Wide Decoding for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation
Christian Hardmeier | Joakim Nivre | Jörg Tiedemann

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Left-to-Right Tree-to-String Decoding with Prediction
Yang Feng | Yang Liu | Qun Liu | Trevor Cohn

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Semantic Compositionality through Recursive Matrix-Vector Spaces
Richard Socher | Brody Huval | Christopher D. Manning | Andrew Y. Ng

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Polarity Inducing Latent Semantic Analysis
Wen-tau Yih | Geoffrey Zweig | John Platt

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First Order vs. Higher Order Modification in Distributional Semantics
Gemma Boleda | Eva Maria Vecchi | Miquel Cornudella | Louise McNally

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Learning-based Multi-Sieve Co-reference Resolution with Knowledge
Lev Ratinov | Dan Roth

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Joint Learning for Coreference Resolution with Markov Logic
Yang Song | Jing Jiang | Wayne Xin Zhao | Sujian Li | Houfeng Wang

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Resolving “This-issue” Anaphora
Varada Kolhatkar | Graeme Hirst

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Entity based Q&A Retrieval
Amit Singh

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Constructing Task-Specific Taxonomies for Document Collection Browsing
Hui Yang

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Besting the Quiz Master: Crowdsourcing Incremental Classification Games
Jordan Boyd-Graber | Brianna Satinoff | He He | Hal Daumé III

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Multi-Domain Learning: When Do Domains Matter?
Mahesh Joshi | Mark Dredze | William W. Cohen | Carolyn Rosé

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Biased Representation Learning for Domain Adaptation
Fei Huang | Alexander Yates

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Unambiguity Regularization for Unsupervised Learning of Probabilistic Grammars
Kewei Tu | Vasant Honavar

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Extracting Opinion Expressions with semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields
Bishan Yang | Claire Cardie

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Opinion Target Extraction Using Word-Based Translation Model
Kang Liu | Liheng Xu | Jun Zhao

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Word Salad: Relating Food Prices and Descriptions
Victor Chahuneau | Kevin Gimpel | Bryan R. Routledge | Lily Scherlis | Noah A. Smith

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Learning to Map into a Universal POS Tagset
Yuan Zhang | Roi Reichart | Regina Barzilay | Amir Globerson

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Part-of-Speech Tagging for Chinese-English Mixed Texts with Dynamic Features
Jiayi Zhao | Xipeng Qiu | Shu Zhang | Feng Ji | Xuanjing Huang

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Wiki-ly Supervised Part-of-Speech Tagging
Shen Li | João Graça | Ben Taskar

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Joining Forces Pays Off: Multilingual Joint Word Sense Disambiguation
Roberto Navigli | Simone Paolo Ponzetto

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A New Minimally-Supervised Framework for Domain Word Sense Disambiguation
Stefano Faralli | Roberto Navigli

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Grounded Models of Semantic Representation
Carina Silberer | Mirella Lapata

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Improved Parsing and POS Tagging Using Inter-Sentence Consistency Constraints
Alexander Rush | Roi Reichart | Michael Collins | Amir Globerson

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Unified Dependency Parsing of Chinese Morphological and Syntactic Structures
Zhongguo Li | Guodong Zhou

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A Transition-Based System for Joint Part-of-Speech Tagging and Labeled Non-Projective Dependency Parsing
Bernd Bohnet | Joakim Nivre

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Identifying Event-related Bursts via Social Media Activities
Xin Zhao | Baihan Shu | Jing Jiang | Yang Song | Hongfei Yan | Xiaoming Li

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User Demographics and Language in an Implicit Social Network
Katja Filippova

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Revisiting the Predictability of Language: Response Completion in Social Media
Bo Pang | Sujith Ravi

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Supervised Text-based Geolocation Using Language Models on an Adaptive Grid
Stephen Roller | Michael Speriosu | Sarat Rallapalli | Benjamin Wing | Jason Baldridge

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A Discriminative Model for Query Spelling Correction with Latent Structural SVM
Huizhong Duan | Yanen Li | ChengXiang Zhai | Dan Roth

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Characterizing Stylistic Elements in Syntactic Structure
Song Feng | Ritwik Banerjee | Yejin Choi