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Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and
the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing
Accepted Full Papers (120 papers)

Joseph Reisinger and Marius Pasca
Latent Variable Models of Concept-Attribute Attachment

Cosmin Munteanu and Gerald Penn
Improving Automatic Speech Recognition for Lectures through Transformation-based Rules Learned from Minimal Data

Huibin Zhang, Mingjie Zhu, Shuming Shi and Ji-Rong Wen
Employing Topic Models for Pattern-based Semantic Class Discovery

Jungi Kim and Jong-Hyeok Lee
Discovering the Discriminative Views: Measuring Term Weights for Sentiment Analysis

Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Jun'ichi Tsujii and Sophia Ananiadou
Stochastic Gradient Descent Training for L1-regularized Log-linear Models with Cumulative Penalty

Bart Jongejan and Hercules Dalianis
Automatic training of lemmatization rules that handle morphological changes in pre-, in- and suffixes alike

Andre Martins, Noah Smith and Eric Xing
Concise Integer Linear Programming Formulations for Dependency Parsing

Chi-Ho Li, Xiaodong He, Yupeng Liu and Ning Xi
Incremental HMM Alignment for MT System Combination

Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang
Revisiting Pivot Language Approach for Machine Translation

Asli Celikyilmaz
A Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning for Question-Answering

Zheng-Yu Niu, Haifeng Wang and Hua Wu
Exploiting Heterogeneous Treebanks for Parsing

Dipanjan Das and Noah A. Smith
Paraphrase Identification as Probabilistic Quasi-Synchronous Recognition

Long Jiang, Shiquan Yang, Ming Zhou, Xiaohua Liu and Qingsheng Zhu
Mining Bilingual Data from the Web with Adaptively Learnt Patterns

Wei He, Haifeng Wang, Yuqing Guo and Ting Liu
Dependency Based Chinese Sentence Realization

Ryu Iida, Kentaro Inui and Yuji Matsumoto
Capturing Salience with a Trainable Cache Model for Zero-anaphora Resolution

Qing Dou, Shane Bergsma, Sittichai Jiampojamarn and Grzegorz Kondrak
A Ranking Approach to Stress Prediction for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion

Kenneth Dwyer and Grzegorz Kondrak
Reducing the Annotation Effort for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion

Jing Jiang
Multi-Task Transfer Learning for Weakly-Supervised Relation Extraction

Veselin Stoyanov, Nathan Gilbert, Claire Cardie and Ellen Riloff
Conundrums in Noun Phrase Coreference Resolution: Making Sense of the State-of-the-Art

Wei Gao, John Blitzer, Ming Zhou and Kam-Fai Wong
Exploiting Bilingual Information to Improve Monolingual Web Search

Yuichiroh Matsubayashi, Naoaki Okazaki and Jun'ichi Tsujii
A Comparable Study for Generalization of Semantic Roles in FrameNet

Katsumasa Yoshikawa, Sebastian Riedel, Masayuki Asahara and Yuji Matsumoto
Jointly Identifying Temporal Relations with Markov Logic

Jong-Hoon Oh, Kiyotaka Uchimoto and Kentaro Torisawa
Bilingual Co-Training for Monolingual Hyponymy-Relation Acquisition

Omri Abend, Roi Reichart and Ari Rappoport
Unsupervised Argument Identification for Semantic Role Labeling

Mary Ellen Foster, Manuel Giuliani and Alois Knoll
Comparing Objective and Subjective Measures of Usability in a Human-Robot Dialogue System

Enrique Amigó, Jesús Giménez, julio Gonzalo and felisa Verdejo
The Contribution of Linguistic Features to Automatic Machine Translation Evaluation

Jackie Chi Kit Cheung and Gerald Penn
Topological Field Parsing of German

Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez and Giorgio Satta
An Optimal-Time Binarization Algorithm for Linear Context-Free Rewriting Systems with Fan-Out Two

Yulan Yan, Yutaka Matsuo, Zhenglu Yang and Mitsuru Ishizuka
Unsupervised Relation Extraction by Mining Wikipedia Texts with support from Web Corpus

David duVerle and Helmut Prendinger
A Novel Discourse Parser Based on Support Vector Machine Classification

Katrin Tomanek and Udo Hahn
Semi-Supervised Active Learning for Sequence Labeling

Joakim Nivre
Non-Projective Dependency Parsing in Expected Linear Time

Ruifang Ge and Raymond Mooney
Learning a Compositional Semantic Parser using an Existing Syntactic Parser

Katrin Erk, Diana McCarthy and Nicholas Gaylord
Investigations on Word Senses and Word Usages

Xu Sun, Naoaki Okazaki and Jun'ichi Tsujii
Robust Approach to Abbreviating Terms: A Discriminative Latent Variable Model with Global Information

Aoife Cahill and Arndt Riester
Incorporating Information Status into Generation Ranking

Jian Huang and C. Lee Giles
Profile Based Cross-Document Coreference Using Kernelized Soft Relational Clustering

Mausam, Stephen Soderland, Oren Etzioni, Daniel Weld, Michael Skinner and Jeff Bilmes
Compiling a Massive, Multilingual Dictionary via Probabilistic Inference

Xiaojun Wan
Co-Training for Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification

Wenbin Jiang, Liang Huang and Qun Liu
Automatic Adaptation of Annotation Standards: Chinese Word Segmentation and POS Tagging -- A Case Study

Karolina Owczarzak
DEPEVAL(summ): Dependency-based Evaluation for Automatic Summaries

Hui Yang and Jamie Callan
A Metric-based Framework for Automatic Taxonomy Induction

Hua Ai and Diane Litman
Setting Up User Action Probabilities in User Simulations for Dialog System Development

Tao Li, Yi Zhang and Vikas Sindhwani
A Non-negative Matrix Tri-factorization Approach to Sentiment Classification with Lexical Prior Knowledge

Sujith Ravi and Kevin Knight
Minimized Models for Unsupervised Part-of-Speech Tagging

Yang Liu, Haitao Mi and Qun Liu
Joint Decoding with Multiple Translation Models

Vladimir Pervouchine, Haizhou Li and Bo Lin
Transliteration Alignment

Tsutomu HIRAO, Jun SUZUKI and Hideki ISOZAKI
A Syntax-Free Approach to Japanese Sentence Compression

Shiren Ye, Tat-Seng Chua and Jie LU
Summarizing Definition from Wikipedia

Guowen Yang and John Bateman
The Chinese Aspect Generation Based on Aspect Selection Functions

Deyi Xiong, Min Zhang, Aiti Aw and Haizhou Li
A Syntax-Driven Bracketing Model for Phrase-Based Translation

Neil McIntyre and Mirella Lapata
Learning to Tell Tales: A Data-driven Approach to Story Generation

Delphine Bernhard and Iryna Gurevych
Combining Lexical Semantic Resources with Question & Answer Archives for Translation-Based Answer Finding

Bonnie Webber
The Penn WSJ Corpus and its Discourse Annotation

Sebastian Pado, Michel Galley, Dan Jurafsky and Christopher D. Manning
Robust Machine Translation Evaluation with Entailment Features

Gholamreza Haffari and Anoop Sarkar
Active Learning for Multilingual Statistical Machine Translation

Suma Bhat and Richard Sproat
Knowing the Unseen: Estimating Vocabulary Size over Unseen Samples

Shiqi Zhao, Xiang Lan, Ting Liu and Sheng Li
Application-driven Statistical Paraphrase Generation

Hai Zhao and Guodong Zhou
Cross Language Dependency Parsing using a Bilingual Lexicon

Govind Kothari, Sumit Negi, Tanveer Faruquie, Venkat Chakravarthy and L V Subramaniam
SMS based Interface for FAQ Retrieval

Yang Liu and Qun Liu
Improving Tree-to-Tree Translation with Packed Forests

Fan Yang and Jun Zhao
A Chinese-English Organization Name Translation System Using Heuristic Web Mining and Asymmetric Alignment

Nathanael Chambers and Dan Jurafsky
Unsupervised Learning of Narrative Schemas and their Participants

John DeNero, David Chiang and Kevin Knight
Fast Consensus Decoding over Translation Forests

Stephen Boxwell, Dennis Mehay and Christopher Brew
A Semantic Role Labeling System Incorporating CCG, CFG, and Dependency Features

Fei Huang
Confidence Measure for Word Alignment

Fei Huang and Alexander Yates
Distributional Representations for Handling Sparsity in Supervised Sequence-Labeling

Erin Fitzgerald, Frederick Jelinek and Robert Frank
What lies beneath: Semantic and syntactic analysis of manually reconstructed spontaneous speech

Percy Liang, Michael Jordan and Dan Klein
Learning Semantic Correspondences with Less Supervision

Emily Pitler, Annie Louis and Ani Nenkova
Automatic sense prediction for implicit discourse relations in text

Michel Galley and Christopher D. Manning
Quadratic-Time Dependency Parsing for Machine Translation

Eyal Beigman and Beata Beigman Klebanov
Learning with Annotation Noise

Hendra Setiawan, Min Yen Kan, Haizhou Li and Philip Resnik
Topological Ordering of Function Words in Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation

Kazuo Hara, Masashi Shimbo, Hideharu Okuma and Yuji Matsumoto
Coordination Structure Analysis with Global Structural Constraints and Alignment-Based Local Features

Je Hun Jeon and Yang Liu
Semi-supervised Learning for Automatic Prosodic Event Detection Using Co-training Algorithm

Kristen Parton, Kathleen R. McKeown, Robert Coyne, Mona T. Diab, Ralph Grishman, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Mary Harper, Heng Ji, Wei Yun Ma, Adam Meyers, Sara Stolbach, Ang Sun, Gokhan Tur, Wei Xu and Sibel Yaman
Who, What, When, Where, Why? Comparing Multiple Approaches to the Cross-Lingual 5W Task

Swapna Somasundaran and Janyce Wiebe
Recognizing Stances in Online Debates

Tomohiro Ohno, Masaki Murata and Shigeki Matsubara
Linefeed Insertion into Japanese Spoken Monologue for Captioning

Luke Zettlemoyer and Michael Collins
Learning Context-Dependent Mappings from Sentences to Logical Form

Jun Sun, Min Zhang and Chew Lim Tan
A non-contiguous Tree Sequence Alignment-based Model for Statistical Machine Translation

Daichi Mochihashi, Takeshi Yamada and Naonori Ueda
Bayesian Unsupervised Word Segmentation with Nested Pitman-Yor Language Modeling

Dekang Lin and Xiaoyun Wu
Phrase Clustering for Discriminative Learning

Christina Sauper and Regina Barzilay
A Structure-Aware Approach for Producing Informative Overview Articles

Benjamin Snyder, Tahira Naseem and Regina Barzilay
Unsupervised Multilingual Grammar Induction

Mikhail Zaslavskiy, Marc Dymetman and Nicola Cancedda
Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation as a Traveling Salesman Problem

Richard C. Wang and William W. Cohen
Automatic Set Instance Extraction using the Web

Mu Li, Nan Duan, Dongdong Zhang, Chi-Ho Li and Ming Zhou
Collaborative Decoding: Partial Hypothesis Re-ranking Using Translation Consensus between Decoders

Yi-cheng Pan
Discriminative Lexicon Adaptation for Improved Character Accuracy - A New Direction in Chinese Language Modeling

Kristina Toutanova and Colin Cherry
A global model for joint lemmatization and part-of-speech prediction

Shoushan Li, Rui Xia, Chengqing Zong and Chu-Ren Huang
A Framework of Feature Selection Methods for Text Categorization

S.R.K. Branavan, Harr Chen, Luke Zettlemoyer and Regina Barzilay
Reinforcement Learning for Mapping Instructions to Actions

Young-In Song, Jung-Tae Lee and Hae-Chang Rim
Word or Phrase? Learning Which Unit to Stress for Information Retrieval

Fangtao Li, Yang Tang, Minlie Huang, Xiaoyan Zhu, Derek Hao Hu and Qiang Yang
Answering Opinion Questions with Random Walks on Graphs

T. Daniel Midgley
Dialogue Segmentation with Large Numbers of Volunteer Internet Annotators

Laura Kallmeyer and Giorgio Satta
A Polynomial-Time Parsing Algorithm for TT-MCTAG

Eyal Shnarch, Libby Barak and Ido Dagan
Extracting Lexical Reference Rules from Wikipedia

Kai-min Kevin Chang
Quantitative modeling of the neural representation of phrases: How vector-based models of semantic composition can account for fMRI activation

Canasai Kruengkrai, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Jun'ichi Kazama, Yiou Wang, Kentaro Torisawa and Hitoshi Isahara
An Error-Driven Word-Character Hybrid Model for Joint Chinese Word Segmentation and POS Tagging

Zhifei Li, Jason Eisner and Sanjeev Khudanpur
Variational Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation

Isaac Persing and Vincent Ng
Semi-Supervised Cause Identification from Aviation Safety Reports

Phil Blunsom, Trevor Cohn, Chris Dyer and Miles Osborne
A Gibbs Sampler for Phrasal Synchronous Grammar Induction

Wouter Weerkamp, Krisztian Balog and Maarten de Rijke
A Generative Blog Post Retrieval Model that Uses Query Expansion based on External Collections

Gregory Druck, Gideon Mann and Andrew McCallum
Semi-supervised Learning of Dependency Parsers using Generalized Expectation Criteria

Shachar Mirkin, Lucia Specia, Nicola Cancedda, Ido Dagan, Marc Dymetman and Idan Szpektor
Source-Language Entailment Modeling for Translating Unknown Terms

Adam Pauls and Dan Klein
K-Best A* Parsing

Mehdi Manshadi and Xiao Li
Semantic Tagging of Web Search Queries

Mike Mintz, Steven Bills, Rion Snow and Daniel Jurafsky
Distant supervision for relation extraction without labeled data

Tara McIntosh and James R. Curran
Reducing Semantic Drift with Bagging and Distributional Similarity

Sajib Dasgupta and Vincent Ng
Mine the Easy and Classify the Hard: Experiments with Automatic Sentiment Classification

Hakan Ceylan and Yookyung Kim
Language Identification of Search Engine Queries

Xiaodan Zhu, Gerald Penn and Frank Rudzicz
Summarizing multiple spoken documents: finding evidence from untranscribed audio

Yi Zhang and Rui Wang
Cross-Domain Dependency Parsing Using a Deep Linguistic Grammar

Nikesh Garera and David Yarowsky
Modeling Latent Biographic Attributes in Conversational Genres

Aria Haghighi, John Blitzer and Dan Klein
Better Word Alignments with Supervised ITG Models

Ananthakrishnan Ramanathan, Hansraj Choudhary, Avishek Ghosh and Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Case markers and Morphology: Addressing the crux of the fluency problem in English-Hindi SMT

Paola Merlo and Lonneke van der Plas
Abstraction and Generalisation in Semantic Role Labels: PropBank, VerbNet or both?

Shankar Kumar, Wolfgang Macherey, Chris Dyer and Franz Och
Efficient Minimum Error Rate Training and Minimum Bayes-Risk Decoding for Translation Hypergraphs and Lattices

Kuzman Ganchev, Jennifer Gillenwater and Ben Taskar
Dependency Grammar Induction via Bitext Projection Constraints

Hui Zhang, Min Zhang, Haizhou Li, Aiti Aw and Chew Lim Tan
Forest-based Tree Sequence to String Translation Model

Boxing Chen, Min Zhang, Haizhou Li and Aiti Aw
A Comparative Study of Hypothesis Alignment and its Improvement for Machine Translation System Combination

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