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NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Language choice models for microplanning and readability
This paper describes the construction of language choice models for the microplanning of discourse relations in a Natural Language Generation system that attempts to generate appr...
Sandra Williams
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Monolingual and Bilingual Concept Visualization from Corpora
e by placing terms in an abstract ‘information space’ based on their occurrences in text corpora, and then allowing a user to visualize local regions of this information space....
Dominic Widdows, Scott Cederberg
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Unsupervised methods for developing taxonomies by combining syntactic and statistical information
This paper describes an unsupervised algorithm for placing unknown words into a taxonomy and evaluates its accuracy on a large and varied sample of words. The algorithm works by ...
Dominic Widdows
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Speechalator: Two-Way Speech-to-Speech Translation in Your Hand
This demonstration involves two-way automatic speechto-speech translation on a consumer off-the-shelf PDA. This work was done as part of the DARPA-funded Babylon project, investig...
Alex Waibel, Ahmed Badran, Alan W. Black, Robert E...
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Toward a Task-based Gold Standard for Evaluation of NP Chunks and Technical Terms
We propose a gold standard for evaluating two types of information extraction output -- noun phrase (NP) chunks (Abney 1991; Ramshaw and Marcus 1995) and technical terms (Justeson...
Nina Wacholder, Peng Song
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Evaluating the Evaluation: A Case Study Using the TREC 2002 Question Answering Track
Evaluating competing technologies on a common problem set is a powerful way to improve the state of the art and hasten technology transfer. Yet poorly designed evaluations can was...
Ellen M. Voorhees
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Feature-Rich Part-of-Speech Tagging with a Cyclic Dependency Network
We present a new part-of-speech tagger that demonstrates the following ideas: (i) explicit use of both preceding and following tag contexts via a dependency network representation...
Kristina Toutanova, Dan Klein, Christopher D. Mann...
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
A Context-Sensitive Homograph Disambiguation in Thai Text-to-Speech Synthesis
Homograph ambiguity is an original issue in Text-to-Speech (TTS). To disambiguate homograph, several efficient approaches have been proposed such as part-of-speech (POS) n-gram, B...
Virongrong Tesprasit, Paisarn Charoenpornsawat, Vi...
NAACL
2003
10 years 26 days ago
Frequency Estimates for Statistical Word Similarity Measures
Statistical measures of word similarity have application in many areas of natural language processing, such as language modeling and information retrieval. We report a comparative...
Egidio L. Terra, Charles L. A. Clarke
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