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NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
The Candide System for Machine Translation
We present an overview of Candide, a system for automatic translation of French text to English text. Candide uses methods of information theory and statistics to develop a probab...
Adam L. Berger, Peter F. Brown, Stephen Della Piet...
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
(Almost) Automatic Semantic Feature Extraction from Technical Text
Acquisition of semantic information is necessary for proper understanding of natural language text. Such information is often domain-speclfic in nature and must be acquized from t...
Rajeev Agarwal
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
Automatic Evaluation of Computer Generated Text: A Progress Report on the TEXTEVAL Project
We present results ofexperiments designed to assess the usefulness of a new technique for the evaluation of translation quality, comparing human rankings with automatic measures. ...
Chris Brew, Henry S. Thompson
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
Predicting and Managing Spoken Disfluencies During Human-Computer Interaction
This research characterizes the spontaneous spoken disfluencies typical of human-computer interaction, and presents a predictive model accounting for their occurrence. Data were c...
Sharon L. Oviatt
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
Multilingual Speech Databases at LDC
As multilingual products and technology grow in importance, the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) intends to provide the resources needed for research and development activities, e...
John J. Godfrey
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
Building Japanese-English Dictionary based on Ontology for Machine Translation
This paper describes a semi-automatic method for associating a Japanese lexicon with a semantic concept taxonomy called an ontology, using a Japanese-English bilingual dictionary ...
Akitoshi Okumura, Eduard H. Hovy
NAACL
1994
10 years 24 days ago
PEGASUS: A Spoken Language Interface for On-Line Air Travel Planning I
This paper describes PEGASUS, a spoken language interface for on-line air travel planning that we have recently developed. PEGASUSleverages off our spoken language technology deve...
Victor Zue, Stephanie Seneff, Joseph Polifroni, Mi...
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
A Web-Trained Extraction Summarization System
A serious bottleneck in the development of trainable text summarization systems is the shortage of training data. Constructing such data is a very tedious task, especially because...
Liang Zhou, Eduard H. Hovy
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Identifying Opinionated Sentences
Theresa Wilson, David R. Pierce, Janyce Wiebe
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