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NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
The viability of web-derived polarity lexicons
We examine the viability of building large polarity lexicons semi-automatically from the web. We begin by describing a graph propagation framework inspired by previous work on con...
Leonid Velikovich, Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Kerry H...
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Chart Mining-based Lexical Acquisition with Precision Grammars
In this paper, we present an innovative chart mining technique for improving parse coverage based on partial parse outputs from precision grammars. The general approach of mining ...
Yi Zhang 0003, Timothy Baldwin, Valia Kordoni, Dav...
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Creating Local Coherence: An Empirical Assessment
Two of the mechanisms for creating natural transitions between adjacent sentences in a text, resulting in local coherence, involve discourse relations and switches of focus of att...
Annie Louis, Ani Nenkova
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Probabilistic Frame-Semantic Parsing
This paper contributes a formalization of frame-semantic parsing as a structure prediction problem and describes an implemented parser that transforms an English sentence into a f...
Dipanjan Das, Nathan Schneider, Desai Chen, Noah A...
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Formatting Time-Aligned ASR Transcripts for Readability
We address the problem of formatting the output of an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system for readability, while preserving wordlevel timing information of the transcript. O...
Maria Shugrina
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Unsupervised Modeling of Twitter Conversations
We propose the first unsupervised approach to the problem of modeling dialogue acts in an open domain. Trained on a corpus of noisy Twitter conversations, our method discovers dia...
Alan Ritter, Colin Cherry, Bill Dolan
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Making Conversational Structure Explicit: Identification of Initiation-response Pairs within Online Discussions
In this paper we investigate how to identify initiation-response pairs in asynchronous, multi-threaded, multi-party conversations. We formulate the task of identifying initiation-...
Yi-Chia Wang, Carolyn Penstein Rosé
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Constraint-Driven Rank-Based Learning for Information Extraction
Most learning algorithms for undirected graphical models require complete inference over at least one instance before parameter updates can be made. SampleRank is a rankbased lear...
Sameer Singh, Limin Yao, Sebastian Riedel, Andrew ...
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Improving Semantic Role Labeling with Word Sense
Semantic role labeling (SRL) not only needs lexical and syntactic information, but also needs word sense information. However, because of the lack of corpus annotated with both wo...
Wanxiang Che, Ting Liu, Yongqiang Li
NAACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Convolution Kernels for Opinion Holder Extraction
Opinion holder extraction is one of the important subtasks in sentiment analysis. The effective detection of an opinion holder depends on the consideration of various cues on vari...
Michael Wiegand, Dietrich Klakow
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