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EMNLP
2008
9 years 28 days ago
Mention Detection Crossing the Language Barrier
While significant effort has been put into annotating linguistic resources for several languages, there are still many left that have only small amounts of such resources. This p...
Imed Zitouni, Radu Florian
EMNLP
2008
9 years 28 days ago
Incorporating Temporal and Semantic Information with Eye Gaze for Automatic Word Acquisition in Multimodal Conversational System
One major bottleneck in conversational systems is their incapability in interpreting unexpected user language inputs such as out-ofvocabulary words. To overcome this problem, conv...
Shaolin Qu, Joyce Yue Chai
EMNLP
2008
9 years 28 days ago
HotSpots: Visualizing Edits to a Text
Compared to the telephone, email based customer care is increasingly becoming the preferred channel of communication for corporations and customers. Most email-based customer care...
Srinivas Bangalore, David Smith
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Learning Information Status of Discourse Entities
In this paper we address the issue of automatically assigning information status to discourse entities. Using an annotated corpus of conversational English and exploiting morpho-s...
Malvina Nissim
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Loss Minimization in Parse Reranking
We propose a general method for reranker construction which targets choosing the candidate with the least expected loss, rather than the most probable candidate. Different approac...
Ivan Titov, James Henderson
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Incremental Integer Linear Programming for Non-projective Dependency Parsing
Integer Linear Programming has recently been used for decoding in a number of probabilistic models in order to enforce global constraints. However, in certain applications, such a...
Sebastian Riedel, James Clarke
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Semantic Role Labeling of NomBank: A Maximum Entropy Approach
This paper describes our attempt at NomBank-based automatic Semantic Role Labeling (SRL). NomBank is a project at New York University to annotate the argument structures for commo...
Zheng Ping Jiang, Hwee Tou Ng
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Paraphrase Recognition via Dissimilarity Significance Classification
We propose a supervised, two-phase framework to address the problem of paraphrase recognition (PR). Unlike most PR systems that focus on sentence similarity, our framework detects...
Long Qiu, Min-Yen Kan, Tat-Seng Chua
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Modeling Impression in Probabilistic Transliteration into Chinese
For transliterating foreign words into Chinese, the pronunciation of a source word is spelled out with Kanji characters. Because Kanji comprises ideograms, an individual pronuncia...
LiLi Xu, Atsushi Fujii, Tetsuya Ishikawa
EMNLP
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Graph-based Word Clustering using a Web Search Engine
Word clustering is important for automatic thesaurus construction, text classification, and word sense disambiguation. Recently, several studies have reported using the web as a c...
Yutaka Matsuo, Takeshi Sakaki, Koki Uchiyama, Mits...
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