Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Main Conference Poster Sessions


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P06-2
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2006
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Sydney, Australia
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Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Main Conference Poster Sessions

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Using Machine Learning Techniques to Build a Comma Checker for Basque
Iñaki Alegria | Bertol Arrieta | Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza | Eli Izagirre | Montse Maritxalar

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A Rote Extractor with Edit Distance-Based Generalisation and Multi-Corpora Precision Calculation
Enrique Alfonseca | Pablo Castells | Manabu Okumura | Maria Ruiz-Casado

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MT Evaluation: Human-Like vs. Human Acceptable
Enrique Amigó | Jesús Giménez | Julio Gonzalo | Lluís Màrquez

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The Effect of Corpus Size in Combining Supervised and Unsupervised Training for Disambiguation
Michaela Atterer | Hinrich Schütze

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A Phrase-Based Statistical Model for SMS Text Normalization
AiTi Aw | Min Zhang | Juan Xiao | Jian Su

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Evaluating the Accuracy of an Unlexicalized Statistical Parser on the PARC DepBank
Ted Briscoe | John Carroll

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N Semantic Classes are Harder than Two
Ben Carterette | Rosie Jones | Wiley Greiner | Cory Barr

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Towards Conversational QA: Automatic Identification of Problematic Situations and User Intent
Joyce Y. Chai | Chen Zhang | Tyler Baldwin

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A Pipeline Framework for Dependency Parsing
Ming-Wei Chang | Quang Do | Dan Roth

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A Hybrid Convolution Tree Kernel for Semantic Role Labeling
Wanxiang Che | Min Zhang | Ting Liu | Sheng Li

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A High-Accurate Chinese-English NE Backward Translation System Combining Both Lexical Information and Web Statistics
Conrad Chen | Hsin-Hsi Chen

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Unsupervised Relation Disambiguation Using Spectral Clustering
Jinxiu Chen | Donghong Ji | Chew Lim Tan | Zhengyu Niu

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An Empirical Study of Chinese Chunking
Wenliang Chen | Yujie Zhang | Hitoshi Isahara

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Soft Syntactic Constraints for Word Alignment through Discriminative Training
Colin Cherry | Dekang Lin

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An Account for Compound Prepositions in Farsi
Zahra Abolhassani Chime

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Techniques to Incorporate the Benefits of a Hierarchy in a Modified Hidden Markov Model
Lin-Yi Chou

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Analysis and Synthesis of the Distribution of Consonants over Languages: A Complex Network Approach
Monojit Choudhury | Animesh Mukherjee | Anupam Basu | Niloy Ganguly

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Using Machine-Learning to Assign Function Labels to Parser Output for Spanish
Grzegorz Chrupała | Josef van Genabith

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Constraint-Based Sentence Compression: An Integer Programming Approach
James Clarke | Mirella Lapata

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Topic-Focused Multi-Document Summarization Using an Approximate Oracle Score
John M. Conroy | Judith D. Schlesinger | Dianne P. O’Leary

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Using WordNet to Automatically Deduce Relations between Words in Noun-Noun Compounds
Fintan J. Costello | Tony Veale | Simon Dunne

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Automatically Extracting Nominal Mentions of Events with a Bootstrapped Probabilistic Classifier
Cassandre Creswell | Matthew J. Beal | John Chen | Thomas L. Cornell | Lars Nilsson | Rohini K. Srihari

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A Bio-Inspired Approach for Multi-Word Expression Extraction
Jianyong Duan | Ruzhan Lu | Weilin Wu | Yi Hu | Yan Tian

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Towards A Modular Data Model For Multi-Layer Annotated Corpora
Richard Eckart

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A Modified Joint Source-Channel Model for Transliteration
Asif Ekbal | Sudip Kumar Naskar | Sivaji Bandyopadhyay

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Chinese-English Term Translation Mining Based on Semantic Prediction
Gaolin Fang | Hao Yu | Fumihito Nishino

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Automatic Creation of Domain Templates
Elena Filatova | Vasileios Hatzivassiloglou | Kathleen McKeown

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Using Lexical Dependency and Ontological Knowledge to Improve a Detailed Syntactic and Semantic Tagger of English
Andrew Finch | Ezra Black | Young-Sook Hwang | Eiichiro Sumita

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The Benefit of Stochastic PP Attachment to a Rule-Based Parser
Kilian A. Foth | Wolfgang Menzel

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Using Bilingual Comparable Corpora and Semi-supervised Clustering for Topic Tracking
Fumiyo Fukumoto | Yoshimi Suzuki

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Robust Word Sense Translation by EM Learning of Frame Semantics
Pascale Fung | Benfeng Chen

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Coreference Handling in XMG
Claire Gardent | Yannick Parmentier

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Conceptual Coherence in the Generation of Referring Expressions
Albert Gatt | Kees van Deemter

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Discriminative Reranking for Semantic Parsing
Ruifang Ge | Raymond J. Mooney

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Multilingual Lexical Database Generation from Parallel Texts in 20 European Languages with Endogenous Resources
Emmanuel Giguet | Pierre-Sylvain Luquet

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Factoring Synchronous Grammars by Sorting
Daniel Gildea | Giorgio Satta | Hao Zhang

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Low-Cost Enrichment of Spanish WordNet with Automatically Translated Glosses: Combining General and Specialized Models
Jesús Giménez | Lluís Màrquez

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Speeding Up Full Syntactic Parsing by Leveraging Partial Parsing Decisions
Elliot Glaysher | Dan Moldovan

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Parsing Aligned Parallel Corpus by Projecting Syntactic Relations from Annotated Source Corpus
Shailly Goyal | Niladri Chatterjee

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Reduced n-gram Models for English and Chinese Corpora
Le Q Ha | P Hanna | D W Stewart | F J Smith

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Discriminative Classifiers for Deterministic Dependency Parsing
Johan Hall | Joakim Nivre | Jens Nilsson

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Detection of Quotations and Inserted Clauses and Its Application to Dependency Structure Analysis in Spontaneous Japanese
Ryoji Hamabe | Kiyotaka Uchimoto | Tatsuya Kawahara | Hitoshi Isahara

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Improving English Subcategorization Acquisition with Diathesis Alternations as Heuristic Information
Xiwu Han | Tiejun Zhao | Xingshang Fu

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Local Constraints on Sentence Markers and Focus in Somali
Katherine Hargreaves | Allan Ramsay

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A Collaborative Framework for Collecting Thai Unknown Words from the Web
Choochart Haruechaiyasak | Chatchawal Sangkeettrakarn | Pornpimon Palingoon | Sarawoot Kongyoung | Chaianun Damrongrat

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Japanese Idiom Recognition: Drawing a Line between Literal and Idiomatic Meanings
Chikara Hashimoto | Satoshi Sato | Takehito Utsuro

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Graph Branch Algorithm: An Optimum Tree Search Method for Scored Dependency Graph with Arc Co-Occurrence Constraints
Hideki Hirakawa

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Exploring the Potential of Intractable Parsers
Mark Hopkins | Jonas Kuhn

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Transformation-Based Interpretation of Implicit Parallel Structures: Reconstructing the Meaning of “vice versa” and Similar Linguistic Operators
Helmut Horacek | Magdalena Wolska

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When Conset Meets Synset: A Preliminary Survey of an Ontological Lexical Resource Based on Chinese Characters
Shu-Kai Hsieh | Chu-Ren Huang

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Spontaneous Speech Understanding for Robust Multi-Modal Human-Robot Communication
Sonja Hüwel | Britta Wrede

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Efficient Sentence Retrieval Based on Syntactic Structure
Hiroshi Ichikawa | Keita Hakoda | Taiichi Hashimoto | Takenobu Tokunaga

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Towards the Orwellian Nightmare: Separation of Business and Personal Emails
Sanaz Jabbari | Ben Allison | David Guthrie | Louise Guthrie

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Exploiting Non-Local Features for Spoken Language Understanding
Minwoo Jeong | Gary Geunbae Lee

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Analysis and Repair of Name Tagger Errors
Heng Ji | Ralph Grishman

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Unsupervised Segmentation of Chinese Text by Use of Branching Entropy
Zhihui Jin | Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii

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A FrameNet-Based Semantic Role Labeler for Swedish
Richard Johansson | Pierre Nugues

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Obfuscating Document Stylometry to Preserve Author Anonymity
Gary Kacmarcik | Michael Gamon

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Automatic Construction of Polarity-Tagged Corpus from HTML Documents
Nobuhiro Kaji | Masaru Kitsuregawa

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Minority Vote: At-Least-N Voting Improves Recall for Extracting Relations
Nanda Kambhatla

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Integration of Speech to Computer-Assisted Translation Using Finite-State Automata
Shahram Khadivi | Richard Zens | Hermann Ney

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GF Parallel Resource Grammars and Russian
Janna Khegai

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Automatic Identification of Pro and Con Reasons in Online Reviews
Soo-Min Kim | Eduard Hovy

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Interpreting Semantic Relations in Noun Compounds via Verb Semantics
Su Nam Kim | Timothy Baldwin

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Unsupervised Analysis for Decipherment Problems
Kevin Knight | Anish Nair | Nishit Rathod | Kenji Yamada

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Mildly Non-Projective Dependency Structures
Marco Kuhlmann | Joakim Nivre

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Parsing and Subcategorization Data
Jianguo Li | Chris Brew

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The Role of Information Retrieval in Answering Complex Questions
Jimmy Lin

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Examining the Content Load of Part of Speech Blocks for Information Retrieval
Christina Lioma | Iadh Ounis

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Stochastic Iterative Alignment for Machine Translation Evaluation
Ding Liu | Daniel Gildea

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Discriminating Image Senses by Clustering with Multimodal Features
Nicolas Loeff | Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm | David A. Forsyth

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Modeling Adjectives in Computational Relational Lexica
Palmira Marrafa | Sara Mendes

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Segmented and Unsegmented Dialogue-Act Annotation with Statistical Dialogue Models
Carlos D. Martínez Hinarejos | Ramón Granell | José Miguel Benedí

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ARE: Instance Splitting Strategies for Dependency Relation-Based Information Extraction
Mstislav Maslennikov | Hai-Kiat Goh | Tat-Seng Chua

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Integrating Pattern-Based and Distributional Similarity Methods for Lexical Entailment Acquisition
Shachar Mirkin | Ido Dagan | Maayan Geffet

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Machine-Learning-Based Transformation of Passive Japanese Sentences into Active by Separating Training Data into Each Input Particle
Masaki Murata | Toshiyuki Kanamaru | Tamotsu Shirado | Hitoshi Isahara

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Reinforcing English Countability Prediction with One Countability per Discourse Property
Ryo Nagata | Atsuo Kawai | Koichiro Morihiro | Naoki Isu

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An Automatic Method for Summary Evaluation Using Multiple Evaluation Results by a Manual Method
Hidetsugu Nanba | Manabu Okumura

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Examining the Role of Linguistic Knowledge Sources in the Automatic Identification and Classification of Reviews
Vincent Ng | Sajib Dasgupta | S. M. Niaz Arifin

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Semantic Parsing with Structured SVM Ensemble Classification Models
Le-Minh Nguyen | Akira Shimazu | Xuan-Hieu Phan

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Whose Thumb Is It Anyway? Classifying Author Personality from Weblog Text
Jon Oberlander | Scott Nowson

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Analysis of Selective Strategies to Build a Dependency-Analyzed Corpus
Kiyonori Ohtake

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A Term Recognition Approach to Acronym Recognition
Naoaki Okazaki | Sophia Ananiadou

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Combining Association Measures for Collocation Extraction
Pavel Pecina | Pavel Schlesinger

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Using Machine Learning to Explore Human Multimodal Clarification Strategies
Verena Rieser | Oliver Lemon

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URES : an Unsupervised Web Relation Extraction System
Benjamin Rosenfeld | Ronen Feldman

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Argumentative Feedback: A Linguistically-Motivated Term Expansion for Information Retrieval
Patrick Ruch | Imad Tbahriti | Julien Gobeill | Alan R. Aronson

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Simultaneous English-Japanese Spoken Language Translation Based on Incremental Dependency Parsing and Transfer
Koichiro Ryu | Shigeki Matsubara | Yasuyoshi Inagaki

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A Best-First Probabilistic Shift-Reduce Parser
Kenji Sagae | Alon Lavie

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Implementing a Characterization of Genre for Automatic Genre Identification of Web Pages
Marina Santini | Richard Power | Roger Evans

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Translating HPSG-Style Outputs of a Robust Parser into Typed Dynamic Logic
Manabu Sato | Daisuke Bekki | Yusuke Miyao | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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ATLAS – A New Text Alignment Architecture
Bettina Schrader

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Continuous Space Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Holger Schwenk | Daniel Dechelotte | Jean-Luc Gauvain

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On-Demand Information Extraction
Satoshi Sekine

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Using Comparable Corpora to Solve Problems Difficult for Human Translators
Serge Sharoff | Bogdan Babych | Anthony Hartley

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Adding Syntax to Dynamic Programming for Aligning Comparable Texts for the Generation of Paraphrases
Siwei Shen | Dragomir R. Radev | Agam Patel | Güneş Erkan

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Unsupervised Topic Identification by Integrating Linguistic and Visual Information Based on Hidden Markov Models
Tomohide Shibata | Sadao Kurohashi

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Exact Decoding for Jointly Labeling and Chunking Sequences
Nobuyuki Shimizu | Andrew Haas

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Compiling a Lexicon of Cooking Actions for Animation Generation
Kiyoaki Shirai | Hiroshi Ookawa

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Morphological Richness Offsets Resource Demand – Experiences in Constructing a POS Tagger for Hindi
Smriti Singh | Kuhoo Gupta | Manish Shrivastava | Pushpak Bhattacharyya

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Minimum Risk Annealing for Training Log-Linear Models
David A. Smith | Jason Eisner

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Unsupervised Induction of Modern Standard Arabic Verb Classes Using Syntactic Frames and LSA
Neal Snider | Mona Diab

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Discourse Generation Using Utility-Trained Coherence Models
Radu Soricut | Daniel Marcu

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A Comparison of Alternative Parse Tree Paths for Labeling Semantic Roles
Reid Swanson | Andrew S. Gordon

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A Logic-Based Semantic Approach to Recognizing Textual Entailment
Marta Tatu | Dan Moldovan

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Infrastructure for Standardization of Asian Language Resources
Takenobu Tokunaga | Virach Sornlertlamvanich | Thatsanee Charoenporn | Nicoletta Calzolari | Monica Monachini | Claudia Soria | Chu-Ren Huang | YingJu Xia | Hao Yu | Laurent Prevot | Kiyoaki Shirai

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Statistical Phrase-Based Models for Interactive Computer-Assisted Translation
Jesús Tomás | Francisco Casacuberta

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Using Word Support Model to Improve Chinese Input System
Jia-Lin Tsai

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Trimming CFG Parse Trees for Sentence Compression Using Machine Learning Approaches
Yuya Unno | Takashi Ninomiya | Yusuke Miyao | Jun’ichi Tsujii

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Word Vectors and Two Kinds of Similarity
Akira Utsumi | Daisuke Suzuki

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Finding Synonyms Using Automatic Word Alignment and Measures of Distributional Similarity
Lonneke van der Plas | Jörg Tiedemann

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Word Alignment for Languages with Scarce Resources Using Bilingual Corpora of Other Language Pairs
Haifeng Wang | Hua Wu | Zhanyi Liu

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Combining Statistical and Knowledge-Based Spoken Language Understanding in Conditional Models
Ye-Yi Wang | Alex Acero | Milind Mahajan | John Lee

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Sinhala Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion and Rules for Schwa Epenthesis
Asanka Wasala | Ruvan Weerasinghe | Kumudu Gamage

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From Prosodic Trees to Syntactic Trees
Andi Wu | Kirk Lowery

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A Grammatical Approach to Understanding Textual Tables Using Two-Dimensional SCFGs
Dekai Wu | Ken Wing Kuen Lee

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Boosting Statistical Word Alignment Using Labeled and Unlabeled Data
Hua Wu | Haifeng Wang | Zhanyi Liu

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Aligning Features with Sense Distinction Dimensions
Nianwen Xue | Jinying Chen | Martha Palmer

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Word Sense Disambiguation Using Lexical Cohesion in the Context
Dongqiang Yang | David M. W. Powers

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Stochastic Discourse Modeling in Spoken Dialogue Systems Using Semantic Dependency Graphs
Jui-Feng Yeh | Chung-Hsien Wu | Mao-Zhu Yang

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HAL-Based Cascaded Model for Variable-Length Semantic Pattern Induction from Psychiatry Web Resources
Liang-Chih Yu | Chung-Hsien Wu | Fong-Lin Jang

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Inducing Word Alignments with Bilexical Synchronous Trees
Hao Zhang | Daniel Gildea

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Subword-Based Tagging for Confidence-Dependent Chinese Word Segmentation
Ruiqiang Zhang | Genichiro Kikui | Eiichiro Sumita

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BiTAM: Bilingual Topic AdMixture Models for Word Alignment
Bing Zhao | Eric P. Xing

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An HMM-Based Approach to Automatic Phrasing for Mandarin Text-to-Speech Synthesis
Jing Zhu | Jian-Hua Li