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ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Joint Evaluation of Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing
We present novel metrics for parse evaluation in joint segmentation and parsing scenarios where the gold sequence of terminals is not known in advance. The protocol uses distance-...
Reut Tsarfaty, Joakim Nivre, Evelina Andersson
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
A Topic Similarity Model for Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation
Previous work using topic model for statistical machine translation (SMT) explore topic information at the word level. However, SMT has been advanced from word-based paradigm to p...
Xinyan Xiao, Deyi Xiong, Min Zhang, Qun Liu, Shoux...
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Fast and Robust Part-of-Speech Tagging Using Dynamic Model Selection
This paper presents a novel way of improving POS tagging on heterogeneous data. First, two separate models are trained (generalized and domain-specific) from the same data set by...
Jinho D. Choi, Martha Palmer
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
NiuTrans: An Open Source Toolkit for Phrase-based and Syntax-based Machine Translation
We present a new open source toolkit for phrase-based and syntax-based machine translation. The toolkit supports several state-of-the-art models developed in statistical machine t...
Tong Xiao, Jingbo Zhu, Hao Zhang, Qiang Li
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
UWN: A Large Multilingual Lexical Knowledge Base
We present UWN, a large multilingual lexical knowledge base that describes the meanings and relationships of words in over 200 languages. This paper explains how link prediction, ...
Gerard de Melo, Gerhard Weikum
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Distributional Semantics in Technicolor
Our research aims at building computational models of word meaning that are perceptually grounded. Using computer vision techniques, we build visual and multimodal distributional ...
Elia Bruni, Gemma Boleda, Marco Baroni, Nam-Khanh ...
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Subgroup Detector: A System for Detecting Subgroups in Online Discussions
We present Subgroup Detector, a system for analyzing threaded discussions and identifying the attitude of discussants towards one another and towards the discussion topic. The sys...
Amjad Abu-Jbara, Dragomir R. Radev
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Computational Approaches to Sentence Completion
This paper studies the problem of sentencelevel semantic coherence by answering SATstyle sentence completion questions. These questions test the ability of algorithms to distingui...
Geoffrey Zweig, John C. Platt, Christopher Meek, C...
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
Specifying Viewpoint and Information Need with Affective Metaphors: A System Demonstration of the Metaphor-Magnet Web App/Servic
Metaphors pervade our language because they are elastic enough to allow a speaker to express an affective viewpoint on a topic without committing to a specific meaning. This balan...
Tony Veale, Guofu Li
ACL
2012
9 years 2 months ago
An Exploration of Forest-to-String Translation: Does Translation Help or Hurt Parsing?
Syntax-based translation models that operate on the output of a source-language parser have been shown to perform better if allowed to choose from a set of possible parses. In thi...
Hui Zhang, David Chiang
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