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NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Comparison of two interactive search refinement techniques
The paper presents two approaches to interactively refining user search formulations and their evaluation in the new High Accuracy Retrieval from Documents (HARD) track of TREC-12...
Olga Vechtomova, Murat Karamuftuoglu
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Automatic Question Answering: Beyond the Factoid
In this paper we describe and evaluate a Question Answering system that goes beyond answering factoid questions. We focus on FAQlike questions and answers, and build our system ar...
Radu Soricut, Eric Brill
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Acquiring Hyponymy Relations from Web Documents
This paper describes an automatic method for acquiring hyponymy relations from HTML documents on the WWW. Hyponymy relations can play a crucial role in various natural language pr...
Keiji Shinzato, Kentaro Torisawa
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Discriminative Reranking for Machine Translation
This paper describes the application of discriminative reranking techniques to the problem of machine translation. For each sentence in the source language, we obtain from a basel...
Libin Shen, Anoop Sarkar, Franz Josef Och
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Lattice-Based Search for Spoken Utterance Retrieval
Recent work on spoken document retrieval has suggested that it is adequate to take the singlebest output of ASR, and perform text retrieval on this output. This is reasonable enou...
Murat Saraclar, Richard Sproat
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Speed and Accuracy in Shallow and Deep Stochastic Parsing
This paper reports some experiments that compare the accuracy and performance of two stochastic parsing systems. The currently popular Collins parser is a shallow parser whose out...
Ronald M. Kaplan, Stefan Riezler, Tracy H. King, J...
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Paraphrasing Predicates from Written Language to Spoken Language Using the Web
There are a lot of differences between expressions used in written language and spoken language. It is one of the reasons why speech synthesis applications are prone to produce un...
Nobuhiro Kaji, Masashi Okamoto, Sadao Kurohashi
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
Shallow Semantic Parsing using Support Vector Machines
In this paper, we propose a machine learning algorithm for shallow semantic parsing, extending the work of Gildea and Jurafsky (2002), Surdeanu et al. (2003) and others. Our algor...
Sameer Pradhan, Wayne Ward, Kadri Hacioglu, James ...
NAACL
2004
9 years 21 days ago
The Tao of CHI: Towards Effective Human-Computer Interaction
End-to-end evaluations of conversational dialogue systems with naive users are currently uncovering severe usability problems that result in low task completion rates. Preliminary...
Robert Porzel, Manja Baudis
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