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JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Adaptive Contract Design for Crowdsourcing Markets: Bandit Algorithms for Repeated Principal-Agent Problems
Crowdsourcing markets have emerged as a popular platform for matching available workers with tasks to complete. The payment for a particular task is typically set by the task’s ...
Chien-Ju Ho, Aleksandrs Slivkins, Jennifer Wortman...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Cross-Lingual Bridges with Models of Lexical Borrowing
Linguistic borrowing is the phenomenon of transferring linguistic constructions (lexical, phonological, morphological, and syntactic) from a “donor” language to a “recipient...
Yulia Tsvetkov, Chris Dyer
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
News Across Languages - Cross-Lingual Document Similarity and Event Tracking
In today’s world, we follow news which is distributed globally. Significant events are reported by different sources and in different languages. In this work, we address the ...
Jan Rupnik, Andrej Muhic, Gregor Leban, Primoz Skr...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Integrating Rules and Dictionaries from Shallow-Transfer Machine Translation into Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation
We describe a hybridisation strategy whose objective is to integrate linguistic resources from shallow-transfer rule-based machine translation (RBMT) into phrase-based statistical...
Víctor M. Sánchez-Cartagena, Juan An...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Synthetic Treebanking for Cross-Lingual Dependency Parsing
How do we parse the languages for which no treebanks are available? This contribution addresses the cross-lingual viewpoint on statistical dependency parsing, in which we attempt ...
Jörg Tiedemann, Zeljko Agic
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Large-Scale Election Campaigns: Combinatorial Shift Bribery
We study the complexity of a combinatorial variant of the Shift Bribery problem in elections. In the standard Shift Bribery problem, we are given an election where each voter has ...
Robert Bredereck, Piotr Faliszewski, Rolf Niederme...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
How Translation Alters Sentiment
Sentiment analysis research has predominantly been on English texts. Thus there exist many sentiment resources for English, but less so for other languages. Approaches to improve ...
Saif M. Mohammad, Mohammad Salameh, Svetlana Kirit...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Module Extraction in Expressive Ontology Languages via Datalog Reasoning
Module extraction is the task of computing a (preferably small) fragment M of an ontology O that preserves a class of entailments over a signature of interest ⌃. Extracting modu...
Ana Armas Romero, Mark Kaminski, Bernardo Cuenca G...
JAIR
2016
3 years 20 days ago
Optimally Solving Dec-POMDPs as Continuous-State MDPs
Optimally solving decentralized partially observable Markov decision processes (Dec-POMDPs) is a hard combinatorial problem. Current algorithms search through the space of full hi...
Jilles Steeve Dibangoye, Christopher Amato, Olivie...
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