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Proceedings of the Fifth SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing

W06-0100: Front matter

W06-0101 [bib]: Jia-Ming You; Keh-Jiann Chen
Improving Context Vector Models by Feature Clustering for Automatic Thesaurus Construction

W06-0102 [bib]: Oi Yee Kwong; Benjamin K. Tsou
Regional Variation of Domain-Specific Lexical Items: Toward a Pan-Chinese Lexical Resource

W06-0103 [bib]: Jing-Shin Chang; Wei-Lun Teng
Mining Atomic Chinese Abbreviation Pairs: A Probabilistic Model for Single Character Word Recovery

W06-0104 [bib]: Fei Xia; Lap Cheung
Features, Bagging, and System Combination for the Chinese POS Tagging Task

W06-0105 [bib]: Yaohong Jin
Semantic Analysis of Chinese Garden-Path Sentences

W06-0106 [bib]: Chi-shing Wang; Grace Ngai
A Clustering Approach for Unsupervised Chinese Coreference Resolution

W06-0107 [bib]: Yang Ye; Victoria Li Fossum; Steven Abney
Latent Features in Automatic Tense Translation between Chinese and English

W06-0108 [bib]: Youzheng Wu; Jun Zhao; Bo Xu
Cluster-Based Language Model for Sentence Retrieval in Chinese Question Answering

W06-0109 [bib]: Jack Halpern
The Role of Lexical Resources in CJK Natural Language Processing

W06-0110 [bib]: Lishuang Li; Tingting Mao; Degen Huang; Yuansheng Yang
Hybrid Models for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0111 [bib]: Xiaohong Wu; Sylviane Cardey; Peter Greenfield
Realization of the Chinese BA-construction in an English-Chinese Machine Translation System

W06-0112 [bib]: Fang Xu; Chengqing Zong; Jun Zhao
A Hybrid Approach to Chinese Base Noun Phrase Chunking

W06-0113 [bib]: Yingze Zhao; Qiang Zhou
A SVM-Based Model for Chinese Functional Chunk Parsing

W06-0114 [bib]: Yu Zou; Min Hou; Yudong Chen; Fengguo Hu; Li Fu
Broadcast Audio and Video Bimodal Corpus Exploitation and Application

W06-0115 [bib]: Gina-Anne Levow
The Third International Chinese Language Processing Bakeoff: Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition

W06-0116 [bib]: Wenliang Chen; Yujie Zhang; Hitoshi Isahara
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with Conditional Random Fields

W06-0117 [bib]: Wu Liu; Heng Li; Yuan Dong; Nan He; Haitao Luo; Haila Wang
France Telecom R&D Beijing Word Segmenter for Sighan Bakeoff 2006

W06-0118 [bib]: Dong Song; Anoop Sarkar
Voting between Dictionary-Based and Subword Tagging Models for Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0119 [bib]: Jia-Lin Tsai
BMM-Based Chinese Word Segmentor with Word Support Model for the SIGHAN Bakeoff 2006

W06-0120 [bib]: Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Hsieh-Chuan Hung; Cheng-Lung Sung; Hong-Jie Dai; Wen-Lian Hsu
On Closed Task of Chinese Word Segmentation: An Improved CRF Model Coupled with Character Clustering and Automatically Generated Template Matching

W06-0121 [bib]: Xinhao Wang; Xiaojun Lin; Dianhai Yu; Hao Tian; Xihong Wu
Chinese Word Segmentation with Maximum Entropy and N-gram Language Model

W06-0122 [bib]: Chia-Wei Wu; Shyh-Yi Jan; Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Wen-Lian Hsu
On Using Ensemble Methods for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0123 [bib]: Kun Yu; Sadao Kurohashi; Hao Liu; Toshiaki Nakazawa
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition by Character Tagging

W06-0124 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yu; Marine Carpuat; Dekai Wu
Boosting for Chinese Named Entity Recognition

W06-0125 [bib]: Min Zhang; GuoDong Zhou; LingPeng Yang; DongHong Ji
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition Based on a Context-Dependent Mutual Information Independence Model

W06-0126 [bib]: Suxiang Zhang; Ying Qin; Juan Wen; Xiaojie Wang
Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition for SIGHAN Bakeoff3

W06-0127 [bib]: Hai Zhao; Chang-Ning Huang; Mu Li
An Improved Chinese Word Segmentation System with Conditional Random Field

W06-0128 [bib]: Guo-Wei Bian
Chinese Word Segmentation Using Various Dictionaries

W06-0129 [bib]: Bob Carpenter
Character Language Models for Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition

W06-0130 [bib]: Aitao Chen; Fuchun Peng; Roy Shan; Gordon Sun
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with Conditional Probabilistic Models

W06-0131 [bib]: Bo Chen; Weiran Xu; Tao Peng; Jun Guo
POC-NLW Template for Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0132 [bib]: Yuanyong Feng; Le Sun; Yuanhua Lv
Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition Based on Conditional Random Fields Models

W06-0133 [bib]: Aaron J. Jacobs; Yuk Wah Wong
Maximum Entropy Word Segmentation of Chinese Text

W06-0134 [bib]: Wei Jiang; Yi Guan; Xiao-Long Wang
A Pragmatic Chinese Word Segmentation System

W06-0135 [bib]: Xin Li; Shuaixiang Dai
NetEase Automatic Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0136 [bib]: Dong-Hee Lim; Kyu-Baek Hwang; Seung-Shik Kang
N-gram Based Two-Step Algorithm for Word Segmentation

W06-0137 [bib]: Yan Song; Jiaqing Guo; Dongfeng Cai
Chinese Word Segmentation Based on an Approach of Maximum Entropy Modeling

W06-0138 [bib]: Mengqiu Wang; Yanxin Shi
Using Part-of-Speech Reranking to Improve Chinese Word Segmentation

W06-0139 [bib]: Yu-Chieh Wu; Jie-Chi Yang; Qian-Xiang Lin
Description of the NCU Chinese Word Segmentation and Named Entity Recognition System for SIGHAN Bakeoff 2006

W06-0140 [bib]: Junsheng Zhou; Liang He; Xinyu Dai; Jiajun Chen
Chinese Named Entity Recognition with a Multi-Phase Model

W06-0141 [bib]: Muhua Zhu; Yilin Wang; Zhenxing Wang; Huizhen Wang; Jingbo Zhu
Designing Special Post-Processing Rules for SVM-Based Chinese Word Segmentation

Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Extraction Beyond The Document

W06-0200: Front matter

W06-0201 [bib]: Masaki Murata; Koji Ichii; Qing Ma; Tamotsu Shirado; Toshiyuki Kanamaru; Sachiyo Tsukawaki; Hitoshi Isahara
Development of an Automatic Trend Exploration System using the MuST Data Collection

W06-0202 [bib]: Mark Stevenson; Mark A. Greenwood
Comparing Information Extraction Pattern Models

W06-0203 [bib]: Stephan Walter; Manfred Pinkal
Automatic Extraction of Definitions from German Court Decisions

W06-0204 [bib]: Mark A. Greenwood; Mark Stevenson
Improving Semi-supervised Acquisition of Relation Extraction Patterns

W06-0205 [bib]: Gaël Dias; Cláudia Santos; Guillaume Cleuziou
Automatic Knowledge Representation using a Graph-based Algorithm for Language-Independent Lexical Chaining

W06-0206 [bib]: Heng Ji; Ralph Grishman
Data Selection in Semi-supervised Learning for Name Tagging

W06-0207 [bib]: Yousif Almas; Khurshid Ahmad
LoLo: A System based on Terminology for Multilingual Extraction

W06-0208 [bib]: Siddharth Patwardhan; Ellen Riloff
Learning Domain-Specific Information Extraction Patterns from the Web

Proceedings of the Workshop on Sentiment and Subjectivity in Text

W06-0300: Front matter

W06-0301 [bib]: Soo-Min Kim; Eduard Hovy
Extracting Opinions, Opinion Holders, and Topics Expressed in Online News Media Text

W06-0302 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Claire Cardie
Toward Opinion Summarization: Linking the Sources

W06-0303 [bib]: Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
A System for Summarizing and Visualizing Arguments in Subjective Documents: Toward Supporting Decision Making

W06-0304 [bib]: Michelle L. Gregory; Nancy Chinchor; Paul Whitney; Richard Carter; Elizabeth Hetzler; Alan Turner
User-directed Sentiment Analysis: Visualizing the Affective Content of Documents

W06-0305 [bib]: Rashmi Prasad; Nikhil Dinesh; Alan Lee; Aravind Joshi; Bonnie Webber
Annotating Attribution in the Penn Discourse TreeBank

W06-0306 [bib]: Nobuaki Hiroshima; Setsuo Yamada; Osamu Furuse; Ryoji Kataoka
Searching for Sentences Expressing Opinions by using Declaratively Subjective Clues

W06-0307 [bib]: Li Zhang; John A. Barnden; Robert J. Hendley; Alan M. Wallington
Exploitation in Affect Detection in Open-Ended Improvisational Text

W06-0308 [bib]: Michel Généreux; Roger Evans
Towards a validated model for affective classification of texts

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Constraints and Language Processing

W06-0400: Front matter

W06-0401 [bib]: Marieke van der Feen; Petra Hendriks; John Hoeks
Constraints in Language Processing: Do Grammars Count?

W06-0402 [bib]: Gerald Penn; Stefan Banjevic; Michael Demko
Control Strategies for Parsing with Freer Word-Order Languages

W06-0403 [bib]: Jean-Philippe Prost
Numbat: Abolishing Privileges when Licensing New Constituents in Constraint-Oriented Parsing

W06-0404 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Pragmatic Constraints on Semantic Presupposition

W06-0405 [bib]: Claude Roux
Coupling a Linguistic Formalism and a Script Language

W06-0406 [bib]: Jorge Marques Pelizzoni; Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes
Capturing Disjunction in Lexicalization with Extensible Dependency Grammar

Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the Gap between Text and Knowledge

W06-0500: Front matter

W06-0501 [bib]: Roberto Navigli; Paola Velardi
Enriching a Formal Ontology with a Thesaurus: an Application in the Cultural Heritage Domain

W06-0502 [bib]: Eric Nichols; Francis Bond; Takaaki Tanaka; Sanae Fujita; Dan Flickinger
Multilingual Ontology Acquisition from Multiple MRDs

W06-0503 [bib]: Fabian M. Suchanek; Georgiana Ifrim; Gerhard Weikum
LEILA: Learning to Extract Information by Linguistic Analysis

W06-0504 [bib]: Bernardo Magnini; Emanuele Pianta; Octavian Popescu; Manuela Speranza
Ontology Population from Textual Mentions: Task Definition and Benchmark

W06-0505 [bib]: Koen Deschacht; Marie-Francine Moens
Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classifier Using Conditional Random Fields

W06-0506 [bib]: Pum-Mo Ryu; Key-Sun Choi
Taxonomy Learning using Term Specificity and Similarity

W06-0507 [bib]: Enrique Alfonseca; Maria Ruiz-Casado; Manabu Okumura; Pablo Castells
Towards Large-scale Non-taxonomic Relation Extraction: Estimating the Precision of Rote Extractors

W06-0508 [bib]: Lucia Specia; Enrico Motta
A hybrid approach for extracting semantic relations from texts

Proceedings of the Workshop on Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora 2006

W06-0600: Front matter

W06-0601 [bib]: Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm; Nicolas Loeff; David A. Forsyth
Challenges for Annotating Images for Sense Disambiguation

W06-0602 [bib]: Wen-Chi Chou; Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Ying-Shan Su; Wei Ku; Ting-Yi Sung; Wen-Lian Hsu
A Semi-Automatic Method for Annotating a Biomedical Proposition Bank

W06-0603 [bib]: Yang Ye; Steven Abney
How and Where do People Fail with Time: Temporal Reference Mapping Annotation by Chinese and English Bilinguals

W06-0604 [bib]: Felice Dell'Orletta; Alessandro Lenci; Simonetta Montemagni; Vito Pirrelli
Probing the Space of Grammatical Variation: Induction of Cross-Lingual Grammatical Constraints from Treebanks

W06-0605 [bib]: Mike Maxwell; Baden Hughes
Frontiers in Linguistic Annotation for Lower-Density Languages

W06-0606 [bib]: Adam Meyers
Annotation Compatibility Working Group Report

W06-0607 [bib]: Swapna Somasundaran; Janyce Wiebe; Paul Hoffmann; Diane Litman
Manual Annotation of Opinion Categories in Meetings

W06-0608 [bib]: Takaaki Tanaka; Francis Bond; Sanae Fujita
The Hinoki Sensebank — A Large-Scale Word Sense Tagged Corpus of Japanese —

W06-0609 [bib]: Olga Babko-Malaya; Ann Bies; Ann Taylor; Szuting Yi; Martha Palmer; Mitch Marcus; Seth Kulick; Libin Shen
Issues in Synchronizing the English Treebank and PropBank

W06-0610 [bib]: Václav Novák
On Distance between Deep Syntax and Semantic Representation

W06-0611 [bib]: Elke Teich; John A. Bateman; Richard Eckart
Corpus Annotation by Generation

W06-0612 [bib]: Jiří Semecký; Silvie Cinková
Constructing an English Valency Lexicon

Proceedings of the Workshop on Task-Focused Summarization and Question Answering

W06-0700: Front matter

W06-0701 [bib]: Ben Hachey; Gabriel Murray; David Reitter
Dimensionality Reduction Aids Term Co-Occurrence Based Multi-Document Summarization

W06-0702 [bib]: Anna Kazantseva; Stan Szpakowicz
Challenges in Evaluating Summaries of Short Stories

W06-0703 [bib]: Chuan-Jie Lin; Chun-Hung Cho
Question Pre-Processing in a QA System on Internet Discussion Groups

W06-0704 [bib]: Dina Demner-Fushman; Jimmy Lin
Situated Question Answering in the Clinical Domain: Selecting the Best Drug Treatment for Diseases

W06-0705 [bib]: Sanda Harabagiu; Andrew Hickl
Using Scenario Knowledge in Automatic Question Answering

W06-0706 [bib]: Yuval Marom; Ingrid Zukerman
Automating Help-desk Responses: A Comparative Study of Information-gathering Approaches

W06-0707 [bib]: Hoa Trang Dang
DUC 2005: Evaluation of Question-Focused Summarization Systems

Proceedings of the Workshop on How Can Computational Linguistics Improve Information Retrieval?

W06-0800: Front matter

W06-0801 [bib]: Ayu Purwarianti; Masatoshi Tsuchiya; Seiichi Nakagawa
Indonesian-Japanese CLIR Using Only Limited Resource

W06-0802 [bib]: Rodolfo Delmonte
Hybrid Systems for Information Extraction and Question Answering

W06-0803 [bib]: Danushka Bollegala; Yutaka Matsuo; Mitsuru Ishizuka
Extracting Key Phrases to Disambiguate Personal Name Queries in Web Search

W06-0804 [bib]: Anna Ritchie; Simone Teufel; Stephen Robertson
How to Find Better Index Terms Through Citations

W06-0805 [bib]: Hua Cheng; Yan Qu; Jesse Montgomery; David A. Evans
Exploring Semantic Constraints for Document Retrieval

Proceedings of the Workshop on Annotating and Reasoning about Time and Events

W06-0900: Front matter

W06-0901 [bib]: David Ahn
The stages of event extraction

W06-0902 [bib]: Robert Dale; Paweł Mazur
Local Semantics in the Interpretation of Temporal Expressions

W06-0903 [bib]: Angelo Dalli; Yorick Wilks
Automatic Dating of Documents and Temporal Text Classification

W06-0904 [bib]: Inderjeet Mani; Ben Wellner
A Pilot Study on Acquiring Metric Temporal Constraints for Events

W06-0905 [bib]: Matteo Negri; Estela Saquete; Patricio Martínez-Barco; Rafael Muñoz
Evaluating Knowledge-based Approaches to the Multilingual Extension of a Temporal Expression Normalizer

W06-0906 [bib]: Feng Pan; Rutu Mulkar; Jerry R. Hobbs
Extending TimeML with Typical Durations of Events

W06-0907 [bib]: Gail Sinclair; Bonnie Webber; Duncan Davidson
Marking Time in Developmental Biology: Annotating Developmental Events and their Links with Molecular Events

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Language Resources and Interoperability

W06-1000: Front matter

W06-1001 [bib]: Gil Francopoulo; Nuria Bel; Monte George; Nicoletta Calzolari; Monica Monachini; Mandy Pet; Claudia Soria
Lexical Markup Framework (LMF) for NLP Multilingual Resources

W06-1002 [bib]: Jack Halpern
The Role of Lexical Resources in CJK Natural Language Processing

W06-1003 [bib]: Claudia Soria; Maurizio Tesconi; Andrea Marchetti; Francesca Bertagna; Monica Monachini; Chu-Ren Huang; Nicoletta Calzolari
Towards Agent-based Cross-Lingual Interoperability of Distributed Lexical Resources

W06-1004 [bib]: Verena Lyding; Elena Chiocchetti; Gilles Sérasset; Francis Brunet-Manquat
The LexALP Information System: Term Bank and Corpus for Multilingual Legal Terminology Consolidated

W06-1005 [bib]: Sylviane Cardey; Rosita Chan; Peter Greenfield
The Development of a Multilingual Collocation Dictionary

W06-1006 [bib]: Violeta Seretan; Eric Wehrli
Multilingual Collocation Extraction: Issues and Solutions

W06-1007 [bib]: Alain Polguère
Structural Properties of Lexical Systems: Monolingual and Multilingual Perspectives

W06-1008 [bib]: Ken'ichi Fukushima; Kenjiro Taura; Takashi Chikayama
A Fast and Accurate Method for Detecting English-Japanese Parallel Texts

W06-1009 [bib]: Peter A. Chew; Steve J. Verzi; Travis L. Bauer; Jonathan T. McClain
Evaluation of the Bible as a Resource for Cross-Language Information Retrieval

Proceedings of the Workshop on Linguistic Distances

W06-1100: Front matter

W06-1101 [bib]: John Nerbonne; Erhard Hinrichs
Linguistic Distances

W06-1102 [bib]: Ido Dagan
Semantic Similarity: What for?

W06-1103 [bib]: Claude St-Jacques; Caroline Barrière
Similarity Judgments: Philosophical, Psychological and Mathematical Investigations

W06-1104 [bib]: Torsten Zesch; Iryna Gurevych
Automatically Creating Datasets for Measures of Semantic Relatedness

W06-1105 [bib]: Ben Hachey
Comparison of Similarity Models for the Relation Discovery Task

W06-1106 [bib]: Rebecca Dridan; Francis Bond
Sentence Comparison Using Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics and an Ontology

W06-1107 [bib]: Grzegorz Kondrak; Tarek Sherif
Evaluation of Several Phonetic Similarity Algorithms on the Task of Cognate Identification

W06-1108 [bib]: Wilbert Heeringa; Peter Kleiweg; Charlotte Gooskens; John Nerbonne
Evaluation of String Distance Algorithms for Dialectology

W06-1109 [bib]: Anil Kumar Singh
Study of Some Distance Measures for Language and Encoding Identification

W06-1110 [bib]: Sandra Kübler
Towards Case-Based Parsing: Are Chunks Reliable Indicators for Syntax Trees?

W06-1111 [bib]: John Nerbonne; Wybo Wiersma
A Measure of Aggregate Syntactic Distance

W06-1112 [bib]: Petr Homola; Vladislav Kuboň
A Structural Similarity Measure

W06-1113 [bib]: Martin Emms
Variants of Tree Similarity in a Question Answering Task

W06-1114 [bib]: Anca Dinu; Liviu P. Dinu
Total Rank Distance and Scaled Total Rank Distance: Two Alternative Metrics in Computational Linguistics

Proceedings of the Workshop on Multiword Expressions: Identifying and Exploiting Underlying Properties

W06-1200: Front matter

W06-1201 [bib]: Timothy Baldwin
Compositionality and Multiword Expressions: Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other?

W06-1202 [bib]: Scott S.L. Piao; Paul Rayson; Olga Mudraya; Andrew Wilson; Roger Garside
Measuring MWE Compositionality Using Semantic Annotation

W06-1203 [bib]: Graham Katz; Eugenie Giesbrecht
Automatic Identification of Non-Compositional Multi-Word Expressions using Latent Semantic Analysis

W06-1204 [bib]: Sriram Venkatapathy; Aravind K. Joshi
Using Information about Multi-word Expressions for the Word-Alignment Task

W06-1205 [bib]: Amitabha Mukerjee; Ankit Soni; Achla M Raina
Detecting Complex Predicates in Hindi using POS Projection across Parallel Corpora

W06-1206 [bib]: Yi Zhang; Valia Kordoni; Aline Villavicencio; Marco Idiart
Automated Multiword Expression Prediction for Grammar Engineering

W06-1207 [bib]: Paul Cook; Suzanne Stevenson
Classifying Particle Semantics in English Verb-Particle Constructions

W06-1208 [bib]: Jeremy Nicholson; Timothy Baldwin
Interpretation of Compound Nominalisations using Corpus and Web Statistics

Proceedings of the 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

W06-1300: Front matter

W06-1301 [bib]: Alexander Hof; Eli Hagen; Alexander Huber
Adaptive Help for Speech Dialogue Systems Based on Learning and Forgetting of Speech Commands

W06-1302 [bib]: Kazunori Komatani; Naoyuki Kanda; Mikio Nakano; Kazuhiro Nakadai; Hiroshi Tsujino; Tetsuya Ogata; Hiroshi G. Okuno
Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue System with Extensibility and Robustness against Speech Recognition Errors

W06-1303 [bib]: Anton Leuski; Ronakkumar Patel; David Traum; Brandon Kennedy
Building Effective Question Answering Characters

W06-1304 [bib]: Sebastian Varges; Fuliang Weng; Heather Pon-Barry
Interactive Question Answering and Constraint Relaxation in Spoken Dialogue Systems

W06-1305 [bib]: Jonathan Ginzburg
Content Recognition in Dialogue

W06-1306 [bib]: Simon Keizer; Harry Bunt
Multidimensional Dialogue Management

W06-1307 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
DRT Representation of Degrees of Belief

W06-1308 [bib]: Alexandre Denis; Guillaume Pitel; Matthieu Quignard
Resolution of Referents Groupings in Practical Dialogues

W06-1309 [bib]: Bernd Ludwig
Tracing Actions Helps in Understanding Interactions

W06-1310 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Semantic and Pragmatic Presupposition in Discourse Representation Theory

W06-1311 [bib]: R. Vieira; E. Bick; J. Coelho; V. Muller; S. Collovini; J. Souza; L. Rino
Semantic tagging for resolution of indirect anaphora

W06-1312 [bib]: Simone Teufel; Advaith Siddharthan; Dan Tidhar
An annotation scheme for citation function

W06-1313 [bib]: Antonio Roque; David Traum
An Information State-Based Dialogue Manager for Call for Fire Dialogues

W06-1314 [bib]: William Morgan; Pi-Chuan Chang; Surabhi Gupta; Jason M. Brenier
Automatically Detecting Action Items in Audio Meeting Recordings

W06-1315 [bib]: T. Daniel Midgley; Shelly Harrison; Cara MacNish
Empirical Verification of Adjacency Pairs Using Dialogue Segmentation

W06-1316 [bib]: Masahiro Araki; Kenji Tachibana
Multimodal Dialog Description Language for Rapid System Development

W06-1317 [bib]: Ben Wellner; James Pustejovsky; Catherine Havasi; Anna Rumshisky; Roser Saurí
Classification of Discourse Coherence Relations: An Exploratory Study using Multiple Knowledge Sources

W06-1318 [bib]: Jeroen Geertzen; Harry Bunt
Measuring annotator agreement in a complex hierarchical dialogue act annotation scheme

W06-1319 [bib]: Ingrid Zukerman; Michael Niemann; Sarah George
Balancing Conflicting Factors in Argument Interpretation

W06-1320 [bib]: Maria Georgescul; Alexander Clark; Susan Armstrong
An Analysis of Quantitative Aspects in the Evaluation of Thematic Segmentation Algorithms

W06-1321 [bib]: Diane J. Litman
Discourse and Dialogue Processing in Spoken Intelligent Tutoring Systems

W06-1322 [bib]: Shuyin Li; Britta Wrede; Gerhard Sagerer
A computational model of multi-modal grounding for human robot interaction

W06-1323 [bib]: Ryoko Tokuhisa; Ryuta Terashima
Relationship between Utterances and "Enthusiasm" in Non-task-oriented Conversational Dialogue

Proceedings of the Fourth International Natural Language Generation Conference

W06-1400: Front matter

W06-1401 [bib]: Kathleen R. McKeown
Lessons Learned from Large Scale Evaluation of Systems that Produce Text: Nightmares and Pleasant Surprises

W06-1402 [bib]: Karin Harbusch; Gerard Kempen; Camiel van Breugel; Ulrich Koch
A Generation-Oriented Workbench for Performance Grammar: Capturing Linear Order Variability in German and Dutch

W06-1403 [bib]: Michael White
CCG Chart Realization from Disjunctive Inputs

W06-1404 [bib]: Sebastian Varges
Overgeneration and Ranking for Spoken Dialogue Systems

W06-1405 [bib]: Amy Isard; Carsten Brockmann; Jon Oberlander
Individuality and Alignment in Generated Dialogues

W06-1406 [bib]: Jing Lin
Using Distributional Similarity to Identify Individual Verb Choice

W06-1407 [bib]: Atsushi Fujita; Naruaki Masuno; Satoshi Sato; Takehito Utsuro
Adjective-to-Verb Paraphrasing in Japanese Based on Lexical Constraints of Verbs

W06-1408 [bib]: Helmut Horacek
Generating References to Parts of Recursively Structured Objects

W06-1409 [bib]: Ivandré Paraboni; Judith Masthoff; Kees van Deemter
Overspecified Reference in Hierarchical Domains: Measuring the Benefits for Readers

W06-1410 [bib]: Jette Viethen; Robert Dale
Algorithms for Generating Referring Expressions: Do They Do What People Do?

W06-1411 [bib]: Kotaro Funakoshi; Satoru Watanabe; Takenobu Tokunaga
Group-Based Generation of Referring Expressions

W06-1412 [bib]: Laura Stoia; Darla Magdalene Shockley; Donna K. Byron; Eric Fosler-Lussier
Noun Phrase Generation for Situated Dialogs

W06-1413 [bib]: Imtiaz Hussain Khan; Graeme Ritchie; Kees van Deemter
The Clarity-Brevity Trade-off in Generating Referring Expressions

W06-1414 [bib]: Catalina Hallett
Generic Querying of Relational Databases using Natural Language Generation Techniques

W06-1415 [bib]: Véronique Moriceau
Generating Intelligent Numerical Answers in a Question-Answering System

W06-1416 [bib]: Nikiforos Karamanis; Le An Ha; Ruslan Mitkov
Generating Multiple-Choice Test Items from Medical Text: A Pilot Study

W06-1417 [bib]: Nancy Green
Generation of Biomedical Arguments for Lay Readers

W06-1418 [bib]: Anja Belz; Robert Dale
Introduction to the INLG'06 Special Session on Sharing Data and Comparative Evaluation

W06-1419 [bib]: Cécile Paris; Nathalie Colineau; Ross Wilkinson
Evaluations of NLG Systems: Common Corpus and Tasks or Common Dimensions and Metrics?

W06-1420 [bib]: Kees van Deemter; Ielka van der Sluis; Albert Gatt
Building a Semantically Transparent Corpus for the Generation of Referring Expressions.

W06-1421 [bib]: Anja Belz; Adam Kilgarriff
Shared-Task Evaluations in HLT: Lessons for NLG

W06-1422 [bib]: Ehud Reiter; Anja Belz
GENEVAL: A Proposal for Shared-task Evaluation in NLG

Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Formalisms

W06-1500: Front matter

W06-1501 [bib]: David Chiang; Owen Rambow
The Hidden TAG Model: Synchronous Grammars for Parsing Resource-Poor Languages

W06-1502 [bib]: Joseph Le Roux; Benoît Crabbé; Yannick Parmentier
A Constraint Driven Metagrammar

W06-1503 [bib]: Alexandra Kinyon; Owen Rambow; Tatjana Scheffler; SinWon Yoon; Aravind K. Joshi
The Metagrammar Goes Multilingual: A Cross-Linguistic Look at the V2-Phenomenon

W06-1504 [bib]: David Chiang
The Weak Generative Capacity of Linear Tree-Adjoining Grammars

W06-1505 [bib]: Chung-hye Han; Nancy Hedberg
A Tree Adjoining Grammar Analysis of the Syntax and Semantics of It-Clefts

W06-1506 [bib]: Chung-hye Han
Pied-Piping in Relative Clauses: Syntax and Compositional Semantics Based on Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar

W06-1507 [bib]: Frederick M. Hoyt
Negative Concord and Restructuring in Palestinian Arabic: A Comparison of TAG and CCG Analyses

W06-1508 [bib]: Yuki Kato; Hiroyuki Seki; Tadao Kasami
Stochastic Multiple Context-Free Grammar for RNA Pseudoknot Modeling

W06-1509 [bib]: Neville Ryant; Tatjana Scheffler
Binding of Anaphors in LTAG

W06-1510 [bib]: Laura Kallmeyer; Maribel Romero
Quantifier Scope in German: An MCTAG Analysis

W06-1511 [bib]: Timm Lichte; Laura Kallmeyer
Licensing German Negative Polarity Items in LTAG

W06-1512 [bib]: Olga Babko-Malaya
Semantic Interpretation of Unrealized Syntactic Material in LTAG

W06-1513 [bib]: Claire Gardent; Eric Kow
Three Reasons to Adopt TAG-Based Surface Realisation

W06-1514 [bib]: Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez; Miguel A. Alonso; Manuel Vilares
Generating XTAG Parsers from Algebraic Specifications

W06-1515 [bib]: Laura Kallmeyer; Frank Richter
Constraint-Based Computational Semantics: A Comparison between LTAG and LRS

W06-1516 [bib]: Eric Kow; Yannick Parmentier; Claire Gardent
SemTAG, the LORIA toolbox for TAG-based Parsing and Generation

W06-1517 [bib]: Marco Kuhlmann; Mathias Möhl
Extended Cross-Serial Dependencies in Tree Adjoining Grammars

W06-1518 [bib]: Yudong Liu; Anoop Sarkar
Using LTAG-Based Features for Semantic Role Labeling

W06-1519 [bib]: Jungyeul Park
Extracting Syntactic Features from a Korean Treebank

W06-1520 [bib]: Carlos A. Prolo
Handling Unlike Coordinated Phrases in TAG by Mixing Syntactic Category and Grammatical Function

W06-1521 [bib]: Sylvain Salvati
Parsing TAG with Abstract Categorial Grammar

W06-1522 [bib]: Djamé Seddah; Benoît Sagot
Modeling and Analysis of Elliptic Coordination by Dynamic Exploitation of Derivation Forests in LTAG Parsing

W06-1523 [bib]: Arthur Stepanov
'Single Cycle' Languages: Empirical Evidence for TAG-Adjoining

W06-1524 [bib]: Dennis Ryan Storoshenko
Reconsidering Raising and Experiencers in English

Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

W06-1600: Front matter

W06-1601 [bib]: Trond Grenager; Christopher D. Manning
Unsupervised Discovery of a Statistical Verb Lexicon

W06-1602 [bib]: Johan Bos; Malvina Nissim
An Empirical Approach to the Interpretation of Superlatives

W06-1603 [bib]: Long Qiu; Min-Yen Kan; Tat-Seng Chua
Paraphrase Recognition via Dissimilarity Significance Classification

W06-1604 [bib]: Alexander Yates; Stefan Schoenmackers; Oren Etzioni
Detecting Parser Errors Using Web-based Semantic Filters

W06-1605 [bib]: Saif Mohammad; Graeme Hirst
Distributional measures of concept-distance: A task-oriented evaluation

W06-1606 [bib]: Daniel Marcu; Wei Wang; Abdessamad Echihabi; Kevin Knight
SPMT: Statistical Machine Translation with Syntactified Target Language Phrases

W06-1607 [bib]: George Foster; Roland Kuhn; Howard Johnson
Phrasetable Smoothing for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-1608 [bib]: Chris Quirk; Simon Corston-Oliver
The impact of parse quality on syntactically-informed statistical machine translation

W06-1609 [bib]: Marta R. Costa-jussà; José A. R. Fonollosa
Statistical Machine Reordering

W06-1610 [bib]: Liang Zhou; Chin-Yew Lin; Eduard Hovy
Re-evaluating Machine Translation Results with Paraphrase Support

W06-1611 [bib]: Mihai Rotaru; Diane J. Litman
Exploiting Discourse Structure for Spoken Dialogue Performance Analysis

W06-1612 [bib]: Malvina Nissim
Learning Information Status of Discourse Entities

W06-1613 [bib]: Simone Teufel; Advaith Siddharthan; Dan Tidhar
Automatic classification of citation function

W06-1614 [bib]: Sandra Kübler; Erhard W. Hinrichs; Wolfgang Maier
Is it Really that Difficult to Parse German?

W06-1615 [bib]: John Blitzer; Ryan McDonald; Fernando Pereira
Domain Adaptation with Structural Correspondence Learning

W06-1616 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; James Clarke
Incremental Integer Linear Programming for Non-projective Dependency Parsing

W06-1617 [bib]: Zheng Ping Jiang; Hwee Tou Ng
Semantic Role Labeling of NomBank: A Maximum Entropy Approach

W06-1618 [bib]: Steven Bethard; James H. Martin
Identification of Event Mentions and their Semantic Class

W06-1619 [bib]: Takashi Ninomiya; Takuya Matsuzaki; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Extremely Lexicalized Models for Accurate and Fast HPSG Parsing

W06-1620 [bib]: Phil Blunsom; Timothy Baldwin
Multilingual Deep Lexical Acquisition for HPSGs via Supertagging

W06-1621 [bib]: Oren Glickman; Eyal Shnarch; Ido Dagan
Lexical Reference: a Semantic Matching Subtask

W06-1622 [bib]: Chi-san Althon Lin; Tony C. Smith
Semantic Role Labeling via Instance-Based Learning

W06-1623 [bib]: Philip Bramsen; Pawan Deshpande; Yoong Keok Lee; Regina Barzilay
Inducing Temporal Graphs

W06-1624 [bib]: Wei-Lin Wu; Ru-Zhan Lu; Jian-Yong Duan; Hui Liu; Feng Gao; Yu-Quan Chen
A Weakly Supervised Learning Approach for Spoken Language Understanding

W06-1625 [bib]: Amruta Purandare; Diane Litman
Humor: Prosody Analysis and Automatic Recognition for F*R*I*E*N*D*S*

W06-1626 [bib]: Ying Zhang; Almut Silja Hildebrand; Stephan Vogel
Distributed Language Modeling for $N$-best List Re-ranking

W06-1627 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Daniel Gildea
Efficient Search for Inversion Transduction Grammar

W06-1628 [bib]: Brooke Cowan; Ivona Kučerová; Michael Collins
A Discriminative Model for Tree-to-Tree Translation

W06-1629 [bib]: LiLi Xu; Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
Modeling Impression in Probabilistic Transliteration into Chinese

W06-1630 [bib]: Tao Tao; Su-Youn Yoon; Andrew Fister; Richard Sproat; ChengXiang Zhai
Unsupervised Named Entity Transliteration Using Temporal and Phonetic Correlation

W06-1631 [bib]: Abdusalam F.A. Nwesri; S.M.M. Tahaghoghi; Falk Scholer
Capturing Out-of-Vocabulary Words in Arabic Text

W06-1632 [bib]: Katja Filippova; Michael Strube
Using linguistically motivated features for paragraph boundary identification

W06-1633 [bib]: Cristina Nicolae; Gabriel Nicolae
BESTCUT: A Graph Algorithm for Coreference Resolution

W06-1634 [bib]: Akane Yakushiji; Yusuke Miyao; Tomoko Ohta; Yuka Tateisi; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Automatic Construction of Predicate-argument Structure Patterns for Biomedical Information Extraction

W06-1635 [bib]: Julia Hockenmaier; Aravind K. Joshi; Ken A. Dill
Protein folding and chart parsing

W06-1636 [bib]: William P. Headden III; Eugene Charniak; Mark Johnson
Learning Phrasal Categories

W06-1637 [bib]: David Reitter; Julia Hockenmaier; Frank Keller
Priming Effects in Combinatory Categorial Grammar

W06-1638 [bib]: Markus Dreyer; Jason Eisner
Better Informed Training of Latent Syntactic Features

W06-1639 [bib]: Matt Thomas; Bo Pang; Lillian Lee
Get out the vote: Determining support or opposition from Congressional floor-debate transcripts

W06-1640 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Claire Cardie
Partially Supervised Coreference Resolution for Opinion Summarization through Structured Rule Learning

W06-1641 [bib]: Koji Eguchi; Victor Lavrenko
Sentiment Retrieval using Generative Models

W06-1642 [bib]: Hiroshi Kanayama; Tetsuya Nasukawa
Fully Automatic Lexicon Expansion for Domain-oriented Sentiment Analysis

W06-1643 [bib]: Michel Galley
A Skip-Chain Conditional Random Field for Ranking Meeting Utterances by Importance

W06-1644 [bib]: Bo-June (Paul) Hsu; James Glass
Style & Topic Language Model Adaptation Using HMM-LDA

W06-1645 [bib]: Abhinav Sethy; Panayiotis G. Georgiou; Shrikanth Narayanan
Text data acquisition for domain-specific language models

W06-1646 [bib]: Izhak Shafran; Keith Hall
Corrective Models for Speech Recognition of Inflected Languages

W06-1647 [bib]: Kevin Duh; Katrin Kirchhoff
Lexicon Acquisition for Dialectal Arabic Using Transductive Learning

W06-1648 [bib]: Walid Magdy; Kareem Darwish
Arabic OCR Error Correction Using Character Segment Correction, Language Modeling, and Shallow Morphology

W06-1649 [bib]: Zheng-Yu Niu; Dong-Hong Ji; Chew Lim Tan
Partially Supervised Sense Disambiguation by Learning Sense Number from Tagged and Untagged Corpora

W06-1650 [bib]: Soo-Min Kim; Patrick Pantel; Tim Chklovski; Marco Pennacchiotti
Automatically Assessing Review Helpfulness

W06-1651 [bib]: Yejin Choi; Eric Breck; Claire Cardie
Joint Extraction of Entities and Relations for Opinion Recognition

W06-1652 [bib]: Ellen Riloff; Siddharth Patwardhan; Janyce Wiebe
Feature Subsumption for Opinion Analysis

W06-1653 [bib]: Masao Utiyama; Mikio Yamamoto
Relevance Feedback Models for Recommendation

W06-1654 [bib]: James Gorman; James R. Curran
Random Indexing using Statistical Weight Functions

W06-1655 [bib]: Galen Andrew
A Hybrid Markov/Semi-Markov Conditional Random Field for Sequence Segmentation

W06-1656 [bib]: Ronen Feldman; Benjamin Rosenfeld
Boosting Unsupervised Relation Extraction by Using NER

W06-1657 [bib]: Conrad Sanderson; Simon Guenter
Short Text Authorship Attribution via Sequence Kernels, Markov Chains and Author Unmasking: An Investigation

W06-1658 [bib]: Ganesh Ramakrishnan; Sreeram Balakrishnan; Sachindra Joshi
Entity Annotation based on Inverse Index Operations

W06-1659 [bib]: Hany Hassan; Ahmed Hassan; Ossama Emam
Unsupervised Information Extraction Approach Using Graph Mutual Reinforcement

W06-1660 [bib]: Hong Lei Guo; Li Zhang; Zhong Su
Empirical Study on the Performance Stability of Named Entity Recognition Model across Domains

W06-1661 [bib]: Erik Velldal; Stephan Oepen
Statistical Ranking in Tactical Generation

W06-1662 [bib]: Paul D Ji; Stephen Pulman
Sentence ordering with manifold-based classification in multi-document summarization

W06-1663 [bib]: Montse Cuadros; German Rigau
Quality Assessment of Large Scale Knowledge Resources

W06-1664 [bib]: Yutaka Matsuo; Takeshi Sakaki; Kôki Uchiyama; Mitsuru Ishizuka
Graph-based Word Clustering using a Web Search Engine

W06-1665 [bib]: Jing Bai; Jian-Yun Nie; Guihong Cao
Context-Dependent Term Relations for Information Retrieval

W06-1666 [bib]: Ivan Titov; James Henderson
Loss Minimization in Parse Reranking

W06-1667 [bib]: Jinxiu Chen; Donghong Ji; ChewLim Tan; Zhengyu Niu
Unsupervised Relation Disambiguation with Order Identification Capabilities

W06-1668 [bib]: Kristina Toutanova
Competitive generative models with structure learning for NLP classification tasks

W06-1669 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; David Martínez; Oier López de Lacalle; Aitor Soroa
Two graph-based algorithms for state-of-the-art WSD

W06-1670 [bib]: Massimiliano Ciaramita; Yasemin Altun
Broad-Coverage Sense Disambiguation and Information Extraction with a Supersense Sequence Tagger

W06-1671 [bib]: Michael Wick; Aron Culotta; Andrew McCallum
Learning Field Compatibilities to Extract Database Records from Unstructured Text

W06-1672 [bib]: Dmitry Zelenko; Chinatsu Aone
Discriminative Methods for Transliteration

W06-1673 [bib]: Jenny Rose Finkel; Christopher D. Manning; Andrew Y. Ng
Solving the Problem of Cascading Errors: Approximate Bayesian Inference for Linguistic Annotation Pipelines

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web as Corpus

W06-1700: Front matter

W06-1701 : András Kornai; Péter Halácsy; Viktor Nagy; Csaba Oravecz; Viktor Trón; Dániel Varga
Web-based frequency dictionaries for medium density languages

W06-1702 : Mike Cafarella; Oren Etzioni
BE: A search engine for NLP research

W06-1703 : Masatsugu Tonoike; Mitsuhiro Kida; Toshihiro Takagi; Yasuhiro Sasaki; Takehito Utsuro ; S. Sato
A comparative study on compositional translation estimation using a domain/topic-specific corpus collected from the Web

W06-1704 : Gemma Boleda; Stefan Bott; Rodrigo Meza; Carlos Castillo; Toni Badia; Vicente López
CUCWeb: A Catalan corpus built from the Web

W06-1705 : Paul Rayson; James Walkerdine; William H. Fletcher; Adam Kilgarriff
Annotated Web as corpus

W06-1706 : Arno Scharl; Albert Weichselbraun
Web coverage of the 2004 US Presidential election

W06-1707 : Cédrick Fairon
Corporator: A tool for creating RSS-based specialized corpora

W06-1708 : Davide Fossati; Gabriele Ghidoni; Barbara Di Eugenio; Isabel Cruz; Huiyong Xiao; Rajen Subba
The problem of ontology alignment on the Web: A first report

W06-1709 : Kie Zuraw
Using the Web as a phonological corpus: A case study from Tagalog

W06-1710 : Rüdiger Gleim; Alexander Mehler ; Matthias Dehmer
Web corpus mining by instance of Wikipedia

Proceedings of the workshop KRAQ'06: Knowledge and Reasoning for Language Processing

W06-1800: Front matter

W06-1801 : Farah Benamara
Language and Reasoning for Question Answering: State of the Art and Future Directions

W06-1802 : Gosse Boum
Linguistic Knowledge and Question Answering

W06-1803 : Myroslava O. Dzikovska; Charles B. Callaway; Elaine Farrow
Interpretation and Generation in a Knowledge-Based Tutorial System

W06-1804 : Matra Gatius; Maritxell Gonzàles
Using Application-Specific Ontologies To Improve Performance in a Bottom-up Parser

W06-1805 : Marilisa Amoia; Claire Gardent
Adjective based inference

W06-1806 : Martin Magnusson
Natural Language Understanding using Temporal Action Logic

W06-1807 : Fiona McNeill; Harry Halpin; Ewan Klein; Alan Bundy
Merging Stories with Shallow Semantics

W06-1808 : Véronique Moriceau
Numerical Data Integration for Cooperative Question-Answering

W06-1809 : Silvia Quarteroni; Suresh Manandhar
Incorporating User Models in Question Answering to Improve Readability

Proceedings of the workshop on Multilingual Question Answering – MLQA’06

W06-1900: Front matter

W06-1901 : Dominique Laurent; Patrick Séguéla; Sophie Nègre
QA better than IR ?

W06-1902 : Azzah Al-Maskari; Mark Sanderson
The Effect of Machine Translation on the Performance of Arabic-English QA System

W06-1903 : Bogdan Sacaleanu; Günter Neumann
Cross-Cutting Aspects of Cross-Language Question Answering Systems

W06-1904 : Anne-Laure Ligozat; Brigitte Grau; Isabelle Robba; Anne Vilnat
Evaluation and Improvement of Cross-Lingual Question Answering Strategies

W06-1905 : Teruko Mitamura; Mengqiu Wang; Hideki Shima; Frank Lin
Keyword Translation Accuracy and Cross-Lingual Question Answering in Chinese and Japanese

W06-1906 : Miguel Ángel García Cumbreras; L. Alfonso Ureña López; Fernando Martínez Santiago
BRUJA: Question Classification for Spanish. Using Machine Translation and an English Classifier

W06-1907 : E.W.D. Whittaker; J. Hamonic; D. Yang; T.Klingberg; S. Furui
Monolingual Web-based Factoid Question Answering in Chinese, Swedish, English and Japanese

W06-1908 : Rami Reddy Nandi Reddy; Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
Dialogue based Question Answering System in Telugu

W06-1909 : Sven Hartrumpf
Adapting a Semantic Question Answering System to the Web

W06-1910 : Daniel Ferrés; Horacio Rodríguez
Experiments Adapting an Open-Domain Question Answering System to the Geographical Domain Using Scope-Based Resources

Cross-Language Knowledge Induction Workshop

W06-2000: Front matter

W06-2001 : E. Saquete; P. Martnez-Barco; R. Muoz; M. Negri; M. Speranza; R. Sprugnoli
Multilingual Extension of a Temporal Expression Normalizer using Annotated Corpora

W06-2002 : Mark Hopkins; Jonas Kuhn
A Framework for Incorporating Alignment Information in Parsing

W06-2003 : Ari Rappoport; Tsahi Levent-Levi
Induction of cross-language affix and letter sequence correspondence

W06-2004 : Ted Pedersen; Anagha Kulkarni; Roxana Angheluta; Zornitsa Kozareva; Thamar Solorio
Improving Name Discrimination: A Language Salad Approach

W06-2005 : Jirka Hana; Anna Feldman; Luiz Amaral; Chris Brew
Tagging Portuguese with a Spanish Tagger

W06-2006 : Kisuh Ahn; Matthew Frampton
Automatic Generation of Translation Dictionaries Using Intermediary Languages

W06-2007 : Xinglong Wang; David Martinez
Word Sense Disambiguation Using Automatically Translated Sense Examples

W06-2008 : Sylwia Ozdowska
Projecting POS tags and syntactic dependencies from English and French to Polish in aligned corpora

Proceedings of the Third ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on Prepositions

W06-2100: Front matter

W06-2101 : Fintan J. Costello; John D. Kelleher
Spatial Prepositions in Context: The Semantics of ‘near’ in the Presence of Distractor Objects

W06-2102 : Iwona Knaś
Polish Equivalents of Spatial ‘at’

W06-2103 : Beata Trawiński
A Quantitative Approach to Preposition-Pronoun Contraction in Polish

W06-2104 : Sander Lestrade
Marked Adpositions

W06-2105 : Sven Hartrumpf; Hermann Helbig; Rainer Osswald
Semantic Interpretation of Prepositions for NLP Applications

W06-2106 : Kenneth C. Litkowski; Orin Hargraves
Coverage and Inheritance in The Preposition Project

W06-2107 : Tine Lassen
An Ontology-based View on Prepositional Senses

W06-2108 : Asanee Kawtrakul; Mukda Suktarachan; Bali Ranaivo-Malancon; Pek Kuan; Achla Raina; Sudeshna Sarkar; Alda Mari; Sina Zarriess; Elixabete Murguia; Patrick Saint-Dizier
A Conceptual Analysis of the Notion of Instrumentality via a Multilingual Analysis

W06-2109 : Ines Rehbein; Josef van Genabith
German Particle Verbs and Pleonastic Prepositions

W06-2110 : Su Nam Kim; Timothy Baldwin
Automatic Identification of English Verb Particle Constructions using Linguistic Features

W06-2111 : Frank Van Eynde
On the Prepositions which Introduce an Adjunct of Duration

W06-2112 : Martin Volk
How Bad is the Problem of PP-Attachment? A Comparison of English, German and Swedish

W06-2113 : Sudip Kumar Naskar; Sivaji Bandyopadhyayn
Handling of Prepositions in English to Bengali Machine Translation

Proceedings of the Workshop on Adaptive Text Extraction and Mining (ATEM 2006)

W06-2200: Front matter

W06-2201 : Gijs Geleijnse; Jan Korst
Learning Effective Surface Text Patterns for Information Extraction

W06-2202 : Claudio Giuliano; Alberto Lavelli; Lorenza Romano
Simple Information Extraction (SIE): A Portable and Effective IE System

W06-2203 : Jose Iria; Neil Ireson; Fabio Ciravegna
An Experimental Study on Boundary Classification Algorithms for Information Extraction using SVM

W06-2204 : Brian McLernon; Nicholas Kushmerick
Transductive Pattern Learning for Information Extraction

W06-2205 : Peter Siniakov
Recognition of synonyms by a lexical graph

W06-2206 : Caroline Sporleder; Marieke van Erp; Tijn Porcelijn; Antal van den Bosch
Spotting the ’Odd-one-out’: Data-Driven Error Detection and Correction in Textual Databases

W06-2207 : Mihai Surdeanu; Jordi Turmo; Alicia Ageno
A Hybrid Approach for the Acquisition of Information Extraction Patterns

W06-2208 : Junji Tomita; Stephen Soderland; Oren Etzioni
Expanding the Recall of Relation Extraction by Bootstrapping

W06-2209 : Andreas Vlachos
Active Annotation

Proceedings of the workshop on ROMAND 2006:Robust Methods in Analysis of Natural language Data

W06-2300: Front matter

W06-2301 : Gertjan van Noord
Robust Parsing, Error Mining, Automated Lexical Acquisition, and Evaluation

W06-2302 : Rodolfo Delmonte; Antonella Bristot; Marco Aldo Piccolino Boniforti; Sara Tonelli
Another Evaluation of Anaphora Resolution Algorithms and a Comparison with GETARUNS’ Knowledge Rich Approach

W06-2303 : Gabriele Musillo; Paola Merlo
Robust Parsing of the Proposition Bank

W06-2304 : Philippe Blache
A Robust and Efficient Parser for Non-Canonical Inputs

W06-2305 : Kilian Foth; Wolfgang Menzel
Robust Parsing: More with Less

Proceedings of the workshop on Multi-word-expressions in a multilingual context

W06-2400: Front matter

W06-2401 : Iñaki Alegria; Nerea Ezeiza; Izaskun Fernandez
Named Entities Translation Based on Comparable Corpora

W06-2402 : Patrik Lambert; Rafael Banchs
Grouping Multi-word Expressions According to Part-Of-Speech in Statistical Machine Translation

W06-2403 : Scott S.L. Piao; Guangfan Sun; Paul Rayson; Qi Yuan
Automatic Extraction of Chinese Multiword Expressions with a Statistical Tool

W06-2404 : Masatoshi Tsuchiya; Takao Shime; Toshihiro Takagi; Takehito Utsuro; Kiyotaka Uchimoto; Suguru Matsuyoshi; Satoshi Sato; Seiichi Nakagawa
Chunking Japanese Compound Functional Expressions by Machine Learning

W06-2405 : Begoña Villada Moirón; Jörg Tiedemann
Identifying idiomatic expressions using automatic word-alignment

W06-2406 : Julia Ritz
Collocation Extraction: Needs, Feeds and Results of an Extraction System for German

W06-2407 : Yee Fan Tan; Min-Yen Kan; Hang Cui
Extending corpus-based identification of light verb constructions using a supervised learning framework

W06-2408 : Heiki-Jaan Kaalep; Kadri Muischnek
Multi-word verbs in a flective language: the case of Estonian

W06-2409 : Dennis Spohr; Ulrich Heid
Modeling Monolingual and Bilingual Collocation Dictionaries in Description Logics

W06-2410 : Tamás Váradi
Multiword Units in an MT Lexicon

Proceedings of the workshop on Making Sense of Sense: Bringing Psycholinguistics and Computational Linguistics Together

W06-2500: Front matter

W06-2501 : Siddharth Patwardhan; Ted Pedersen
Using WordNet-based Context Vectors to Estimate the Semantic Relatedness of Concepts

W06-2502 : Guergana Savova; Terry Therneau; Christopher Chute
Cluster Stopping Rules for Word Sense Discrimination

W06-2503 : Diana McCarthy
Relating WordNet Senses for Word Sense Disambiguation

W06-2504 : Yves Peirsman
Whats in a Name? The Automatic Recognition of Metonymical Location Names

W06-2505 : Lucia Specia; Maria das GraçasVolpe Nunes; Mark Stevenson; Gabriela Castelo Branco Ribeiro
Multilingual versus Monolingual WSD

W06-2506 : Alissa Melinger; Sabine Schulte im Walde; Andrea Weber
Characterizing Response Types and Revealing Noun Ambiguity in German Association Norms

Proceedings of the workshop on Learning Structured Information in Natural Language Applications

W06-2600: Front matter

W06-2601 : Vanessa Sandrini; Marcello Federico; Mauro Cettolo
Maximum Entropy Tagging with Binary and Real-Valued Features

W06-2602 : Sander Canisius; Antal van den Bosch; Walter Daelemans
Constraint Satisfaction Inference: Non-probabilistic Global Inference for Sequence Labelling

W06-2603 : Fabrizio Costa; Sauro Menchetti; Alessio Ceroni; Andrea Passerini; Paolo Frasconi
Decomposition Kernels for Natural Language Processing

W06-2604 : Ana Zelaia; Iñaki Alegria; Olatz Arregi; Basilio Sierra
A Multiclassifier based Document Categorization System: profiting from the Singular Value Decomposition Dimensionality Reduction Technique

W06-2605 : Rajen Subba; Barbara Di Eugenio; Su Nam Kim
Discourse Parsing: Learning FOL Rules based on Rich Verb Semantic Representations to automatically label Rhetorical Relations

W06-2606 : Saşa Hasan; Oliver Bender; Hermann Ney
Reranking Translation Hypotheses Using Structural Properties

W06-2607 : Alessandro Moschitti; Daniele Pighin; Roberto Basili
Tree Kernel Engineering in Semantic Role Labeling Systems

W06-2608 : Claudio Giuliano; Alfio Gliozzo; Carlo Strapparava
Syntagmatic Kernels: a Word Sense Disambiguation Case Study

W06-2609 : Ismail Fahmi; Gosse Bouma
Learning to Identify Definitions using Syntactic Features

W06-2610 : Tine Lassen; Thomas Vestskov Terney
An Ontology-Based Approach to Disambiguation of Semantic Relations

W06-2611 : Ana-Maria Giuglea; Alessandro Moschitti
Towards Free-text Semantic Parsing: A Unified Framework Based on FrameNet, VerbNet and PropBank

W06-2612 : Chakkrit Snae
Constructing a Rule Based Naming System for Thai Names Using the Concept of Ontologies

Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on NLP and XML (NLPXML-2006): Multi-Dimensional Markup in Natural Language Processing

W06-2700: Front matter

W06-2701 : Wouter Alink; Valentin Jijkoun; David Ahn; Maarten de Rijke; Peter Boncz; Arjen de Vries
Representing and Querying Multi-dimensional Markup for Question Answering

W06-2702 : Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann; Harald Kirsch; Sylvain Gaudan; Miguel Arregui; Goran Nenadic
Annotation and Disambiguation of Semantic Types in Biomedical Text: A Cascaded Approach to Named Entity Recognition

W06-2703 : Claire Grover; Michael Matthews; Richard Tobin
Tools to Address the Interdependence between Tokenisation and Standoff Annotation

W06-2704 : Neil Mayo; Jonathan Kilgour; Jean Carletta
Towards an Alternative Implementation of NXTs Query Language via XQuery

W06-2705 : Silvia Hansen-Schirra; Stella Neumann; Mihaela Vela
Multi-dimensional Annotation and Alignment in an English-German Translation Corpus

W06-2706 : Peter Siniakov
Querying XML documents with multi-dimensional markup

W06-2707 : Thierry Declerck; Stephan Busemann; Herwig Rehatschek; Gert Kienast
Annotating text using the Linguistic Description Scheme of MPEG-7: The DIRECT-INFO Scenario

W06-2708 : Myroslava Dzikovska; Charles Callaway; Elaine Farrow
Tools for hierarchical annotation of typed dialogue

W06-2709 : Michael Götze; Stefanie Dipper
ANNIS: Complex Multilevel Annotations in a Linguistic Database

W06-2710 : Jonathan Kilgour; Jean Carletta
The NITE XML Toolkit: Demonstration from five corpora

W06-2711 : Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová; Verena Rieser; Ciprian Gerstenberger; Jan Schehl; Tilman Becker
The SAMMIE Multimodal Dialogue Corpus Meets the Nite XML Toolkit

W06-2712 : Christoph Müller
Representing and Accessing Multi-Level Annotations in MMAX2

W06-2713 : Emanuele Pianta; Luisa Bentivogli; Christian Girardi; Bernardo Magnini
Representing and Accessing Multilevel Linguistic Annotation using the MEANING Format

W06-2714 : Ulrich Schäfer
Middleware for Creating and Combining Multi-dimensional NLP Markup

W06-2715 : Maik Stührenberg; Andreas Witt; Daniela Goecke; Dieter Metzing; Oliver Schonefeld
Multidimensional markup and heterogeneous linguistic resources

W06-2716 : Keith Suderman; Nancy Ide
Layering and Merging Linguistic Annotations

W06-2717 : Martin Volk; Sofia Gustafson-Capková; Joakim Lundborg; Torsten Marek; Yvonne Samuelsson; Frida Tidström
XML-based Phrase Alignment in Parallel Treebanks

W06-2718 : Benjamin Waldron; Ann Copestake
A Standoff Annotation Interface between DELPH-IN Components

Proceedings of the workshop on NEW TEXT Wikis and blogs and other dynamic text sources

W06-2800: Front matter

W06-2801 : Alexander Mehler
Text Linkage in the Wiki Medium - A Comparative Study

W06-2802 : Ann Copestake
Errors in wikis

W06-2803 : Mirko Tavosanis
Linguistic features of Italian blogs: literary language

W06-2804 : Antonella Elia
An analysis of Wikipedia digital writing

W06-2805 : Erik Elgersma; Maarten de Rijke
Learning to Recognize Blogs: A Preliminary Exploration

W06-2806 : Marina Santini
Interpreting Genre Evolution on the Web

W06-2807 : Federico Gobbo; Michele Chinosi; Massimiliano Pepe
Novelle, a collaborative open source writing tool software

W06-2808 : Yunqing Xia; Kam-Fai Wong
Anomaly Detecting within Dynamic Chinese Chat Text

W06-2809 : Antonio Toral; Rafael Muñoz
A proposal to automatically build and maintain gazetteers for Named Entity Recognition by using Wikipedia

W06-2810 : Sisay Fissaha Adafre; Maarten de Rijke
Finding Similar Sentences across Multiple Languages in Wikipedia

W06-2811 : Paul D Clough; Julio Gonzales; Jussi Karlgren
Multilingual interactive experiments with Flickr

Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-X)

W06-2900: Front matter

W06-2901 [bib]: Walter Daelemans
A Mission for Computational Natural Language Learning

W06-2902 [bib]: Ivan Titov; James Henderson
Porting Statistical Parsers with Data-Defined Kernels

W06-2903 [bib]: Slav Petrov; Leon Barrett; Dan Klein
Non-Local Modeling with a Mixture of PCFGs

W06-2904 [bib]: Qin Iris Wang; Colin Cherry; Dan Lizotte; Dale Schuurmans
Improved Large Margin Dependency Parsing via Local Constraints and Laplacian Regularization

W06-2905 [bib]: Willem Zuidema
What are the Productive Units of Natural Language Grammar? A DOP Approach to the Automatic Identification of Constructions.

W06-2906 [bib]: Nikesh Garera; David Yarowsky
Resolving and Generating Definite Anaphora by Modeling Hypernymy using Unlabeled Corpora

W06-2907 [bib]: Oren Glickman; Ido Dagan; Walter Daelemans; Mikaela Keller; Samy Bengio
Investigating Lexical Substitution Scoring for Subtitle Generation

W06-2908 [bib]: Jun’ichi Kazama; Kentaro Torisawa
Semantic Role Recognition Using Kernels on Weighted Marked Ordered Labeled Trees

W06-2909 [bib]: Alessandro Moschitti; Daniele Pighin; Roberto Basili
Semantic Role Labeling via Tree Kernel Joint Inference

W06-2910 [bib]: Sabine Schulte im Walde
Can Human Verb Associations Help Identify Salient Features for Semantic Verb Classification?

W06-2911 [bib]: Rie Kubota Ando
Applying Alternating Structure Optimization to Word Sense Disambiguation

W06-2912 [bib]: Rens Bod
Unsupervised Parsing with U-DOP

W06-2913 [bib]: Michaela Atterer; Hinrich Schütze
A Lattice-Based Framework for Enhancing Statistical Parsers with Information from Unlabeled Corpora

W06-2914 [bib]: Maria Georgescul; Alexander Clark; Susan Armstrong
Word Distributions for Thematic Segmentation in a Support Vector Machine Approach

W06-2915 [bib]: Wei-Hao Lin; Theresa Wilson; Janyce Wiebe; Alexander Hauptmann
Which Side are You on? Identifying Perspectives at the Document and Sentence Levels

W06-2916 [bib]: David J. Brooks
Unsupervised Grammar Induction by Distribution and Attachment

W06-2917 [bib]: Alexander Clark; Rémi Eyraud
Learning Auxiliary Fronting with Grammatical Inference

W06-2918 [bib]: Andrew Smith; Miles Osborne
Using Gazetteers in Discriminative Information Extraction

W06-2919 [bib]: Partha Pratim Talukdar; Thorsten Brants; Mark Liberman; Fernando Pereira
A Context Pattern Induction Method for Named Entity Extraction

W06-2920 [bib]: Sabine Buchholz; Erwin Marsi
CoNLL-X Shared Task on Multilingual Dependency Parsing

W06-2921 [bib]: Yuval Krymolowski
The Treebanks Used in the Shared Task

W06-2922 [bib]: Giuseppe Attardi
Experiments with a Multilanguage Non-Projective Dependency Parser

W06-2923 [bib]: Eckhard Bick
LingPars, a Linguistically Inspired, Language-Independent Machine Learner for Dependency Treebanks

W06-2924 [bib]: Sander Canisius; Toine Bogers; Antal van den Bosch; Jeroen Geertzen; Erik Tjong Kim Sang
Dependency Parsing by Inference over High-recall Dependency Predictions

W06-2925 [bib]: Xavier Carreras; Mihai Surdeanu; Lluís Màrquez
Projective Dependency Parsing with Perceptron

W06-2926 [bib]: Ming-Wei Chang; Quang Do; Dan Roth
A Pipeline Model for Bottom-Up Dependency Parsing

W06-2927 [bib]: Yuchang Cheng; Masayuki Asahara; Yuji Matsumoto
Multi-lingual Dependency Parsing at NAIST

W06-2928 [bib]: Simon Corston-Oliver; Anthony Aue
Dependency Parsing with Reference to Slovene, Spanish and Swedish

W06-2929 [bib]: Markus Dreyer; David A. Smith; Noah A. Smith
Vine Parsing and Minimum Risk Reranking for Speed and Precision

W06-2930 [bib]: Richard Johansson; Pierre Nugues
Investigating Multilingual Dependency Parsing

W06-2931 [bib]: Ting Liu; Jinshan Ma; Huijia Zhu; Sheng Li
Dependency Parsing Based on Dynamic Local Optimization

W06-2932 [bib]: Ryan McDonald; Kevin Lerman; Fernando Pereira
Multilingual Dependency Analysis with a Two-Stage Discriminative Parser

W06-2933 [bib]: Joakim Nivre; Johan Hall; Jens Nilsson; Gül sen Eryi git; Svetoslav Marinov
Labeled Pseudo-Projective Dependency Parsing with Support Vector Machines

W06-2934 [bib]: Sebastian Riedel; Ruket Cakc; Ivan Meza-Ruiz
Multi-lingual Dependency Parsing with Incremental Integer Linear Programming

W06-2935 [bib]: Michael Schiehlen; Kristina Spranger
Language Independent Probabilistic Context-Free Parsing Bolstered by Machine Learning

W06-2936 [bib]: Nobuyuki Shimizu
Maximum Spanning Tree Algorithm for Non-projective Labeled Dependency Parsing

W06-2937 [bib]: Yu-Chieh Wu; Yue-Shi Lee; Jie-Chi Yang
The Exploration of Deterministic and Efficient Dependency Parsing

W06-2938 [bib]: Deniz Yuret
Dependency Parsing as a Classication Problem

Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006

W06-3000: Front matter

W06-3001 [bib]: Núria Bertomeu; Hans Uszkoreit; Anette Frank; Hans-Ulrich Krieger; Brigitte Jörg
Contextual phenomena and thematic relations in database QA dialogues: results from a Wizard-of-Oz Experiment

W06-3002 [bib]: Tsuneaki Kato; Jun’ichi Fukumoto; Fumito Masui; Noriko Kando
WoZ Simulation of Interactive Question Answering

W06-3003 [bib]: Nancy J. McCracken; Anne R. Diekema; Grant Ingersoll; Sarah C. Harwell; Eileen E. Allen; Ozgur Yilmazel; Elizabeth D. Liddy
Modeling Reference Interviews as a Basis for Improving Automatic QA Systems

W06-3004 [bib]: Andrew Hickl; Sanda Harabagiu
Enhanced Interactive Question-Answering with Conditional Random Fields

W06-3005 [bib]: Fan Yang; Junlan Feng; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
A Data Driven Approach to Relevancy Recognition for Contextual Question Answering

W06-3006 [bib]: Jun’ichi Fukumoto
Answering questions of Information Access Dialogue (IAD) task using ellipsis handling of follow-up questions

W06-3007 [bib]: Diane Kelly; Paul Kantor; Emile Morse; Jean Scholtz; Ying Sun
User-Centered Evaluation of Interactive Question Answering Systems

Proceedings on the Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3100: Front matter

W06-3101 [bib]: Maja Popovic; Adrià de Gispert; Deepa Gupta; Patrik Lambert; Hermann Ney; José B. Mariño; Marcello Federico; Rafael Banchs
Morpho-syntactic Information for Automatic Error Analysis of Statistical Machine Translation Output

W06-3102 [bib]: ilknur Durgar El-Kahlout; Kemal Oflazer
Initial Explorations in English to Turkish Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3103 [bib]: Anas El Isbihani; Shahram Khadivi; Oliver Bender; Hermann Ney
Morpho-syntactic Arabic Preprocessing for Arabic to English Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3104 [bib]: David Smith; Jason Eisner
Quasi-Synchronous Grammars: Alignment by Soft Projection of Syntactic Dependencies

W06-3105 [bib]: John DeNero; Dan Gillick; James Zhang; Dan Klein
Why Generative Phrase Models Underperform Surface Heuristics

W06-3106 [bib]: Philippe Langlais; Fabrizio Gotti
Phrase-Based SMT with Shallow Tree-Phrases

W06-3107 [bib]: Luis Rodríguez; Ismael García-Varea; Jose A. Gámez
Searching for alignments in SMT. A novel approach based on an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm

W06-3108 [bib]: Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Discriminative Reordering Models for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3109 [bib]: Daniel Ortiz-Martínez; Ismael García-Varea; Francisco Casacuberta
Generalized Stack Decoding Algorithms for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3110 [bib]: Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
N-Gram Posterior Probabilities for Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3111 [bib]: Jia Xu; Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Partitioning Parallel Documents Using Binary Segmentation

W06-3112 [bib]: Karolina Owczarzak; Declan Groves; Josef Van Genabith; Andy Way
Contextual Bitext-Derived Paraphrases in Automatic MT Evaluation

W06-3113 [bib]: Marcello Federico; Nicola Bertoldi
How Many Bits Are Needed To Store Probabilities for Phrase-Based Translation?

W06-3114 [bib]: Philipp Koehn; Christof Monz
Manual and Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation between European Languages

W06-3115 [bib]: Taro Watanabe; Hajime Tsukada; Hideki Isozaki
NTT System Description for the WMT2006 Shared Task

W06-3116 [bib]: Alexandre Patry; Fabrizio Gotti; Philippe Langlais
Mood at work: Ramses versus Pharaoh

W06-3117 [bib]: Joan Andreu Sánchez; José Miguel Benedí
Stochastic Inversion Transduction Grammars for Obtaining Word Phrases for Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation

W06-3118 [bib]: Howard Johnson; Fatiha Sadat; George Foster; Roland Kuhn; Michel Simard; Eric Joanis; Samuel Larkin
PORTAGE: with Smoothed Phrase Tables and Segment Choice Models

W06-3119 [bib]: Andreas Zollmann; Ashish Venugopal
Syntax Augmented Machine Translation via Chart Parsing

W06-3120 [bib]: Marta R. Costa-jussà; Josep M. Crego; Adrià de Gispert; Patrik Lambert; Maxim Khalilov; José B. Mariño; José A. R. Fonollosa; Rafael Banchs
TALP Phrase-based statistical translation system for European language pairs

W06-3121 [bib]: Marian Olteanu; Chris Davis; Ionut Volosen; Dan Moldovan
Phramer - An Open Source Statistical Phrase-Based Translator

W06-3122 [bib]: Marian Olteanu; Pasin Suriyentrakorn; Dan Moldovan
Language Models and Reranking for Machine Translation

W06-3123 [bib]: Alexandra Birch; Chris Callison-Burch; Miles Osborne; Philipp Koehn
Constraining the Phrase-Based, Joint Probability Statistical Translation Model

W06-3124 [bib]: Arul Menezes; Kristina Toutanova; Chris Quirk
Microsoft Research Treelet Translation System: NAACL 2006 Europarl Evaluation

W06-3125 [bib]: Josep M. Crego; Adrià de Gispert; Patrik Lambert; Marta R. Costa-jussà; Maxim Khalilov; Rafael Banchs; José B. Mariño; José A. R. Fonollosa
N-gram-based SMT System Enhanced with Reordering Patterns

W06-3126 [bib]: Jesús Giménez; Lluís Màrquez
The LDV-COMBO system for SMT

Proceedings of the Eighth Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Phonology and Morphology at HLT-NAACL 2006

W06-3200: Front matter

W06-3201 [bib]: Lynette Melnar; Chen Liu
A Combined Phonetic-Phonological Approach to Estimating Cross-Language Phoneme Similarity in an ASR Environment

W06-3202 [bib]: Karin Müller
Improving Syllabification Models with Phonotactic Knowledge

W06-3203 [bib]: Jeffrey Heinz
Learning Quantity Insensitive Stress Systems via Local Inference

W06-3204 [bib]: Paul Boersma
Invited Talk: Universal Constraint Rankings Result from Learning and Evolution

W06-3205 [bib]: Aris Xanthos; Yu Hu; John Goldsmith
Exploring variant definitions of pointer length in MDL

W06-3206 [bib]: Antal van den Bosch; Sander Canisius
Improved morpho-phonological sequence processing with constraint satisfaction inference

W06-3207 [bib]: Gaja Jarosz
Richness of the Base and Probabilistic Unsupervised Learning in Optimality Theory

W06-3208 [bib]: Burcu Karagol-Ayan; David Doermann; Amy Weinberg
Morphology Induction from Limited Noisy Data Using Approximate String Matching

W06-3209 [bib]: Erwin Chan
Learning Probabilistic Paradigms for Morphology in a Latent Class Model

W06-3210 [bib]: Harald Hammarström
A Naive Theory of Affixation and an Algorithm for Extraction

Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL BioNLP Workshop on Linking Natural Language and Biology

W06-3300: Front matter

W06-3301 [bib]: Hong Yu; Ying Wei
The Semantics of a Definiendum Constrains both the Lexical Semantics and the Lexicosyntactic Patterns in the Definiens

W06-3302 [bib]: Jisheng Liang; Thien Nguyen; Krzysztof Koperski; Giovanni Marchisio
Ontology-Based Natural Language Query Processing for the Biological Domain

W06-3303 [bib]: Alona Fyshe; Duane Szafron
Term Generalization and Synonym Resolution for Biological Abstracts: Using the Gene Ontology for Subcellular Localization Prediction

W06-3304 [bib]: Antonio Sanfilippo; Christian Posse; Banu Gopalan; Stephen Tratz; Michelle Gregory
Integrating Ontological Knowledge and Textual Evidence in Estimating Gene and Gene Product Similarity

W06-3305 [bib]: Lorraine Tanabe; W. John Wilbur
A Priority Model for Named Entities

W06-3306 [bib]: Haw-ren Fang; Kevin Murphy; Yang Jin; Jessica Kim; Peter White
Human Gene Name Normalization using Text Matching with Automatically Extracted Synonym Dictionaries

W06-3307 [bib]: Razvan Bunescu; Raymond Mooney; Arun Ramani; Edward Marcotte
Integrating Co-occurrence Statistics with Information Extraction for Robust Retrieval of Protein Interactions from Medline

W06-3308 [bib]: Richard Tzong-Han Tsai; Wen-Chi Chou; Yu-Chun Lin; Cheng-Lung Sung; Wei Ku; Ying-Shan Su; Ting-Yi Sung; Wen-Lian Hsu
BIOSMILE: Adapting Semantic Role Labeling for Biomedical Verbs:

W06-3309 [bib]: Jimmy Lin; Damianos Karakos; Dina Demner-Fushman; Sanjeev Khudanpur
Generative Content Models for Structural Analysis of Medical Abstracts

W06-3310 [bib]: Barry Rafkind; Minsuk Lee; Shih-Fu Chang; Hong Yu
Exploring Text and Image Features to Classify Images in Bioscience Literature

W06-3311 [bib]: Andrey Rzhetsky
Mining biomedical texts for disease-related pathways

W06-3312 [bib]: Jonathan Schuman; Sabine Bergler
Postnominal Prepositional Phrase Attachment in Proteomics

W06-3314 [bib]: Sabine Bergler; Jonathan Schuman; Julien Dubuc; Alexandr Lebedev
BioKI:Enzymes - an adaptable system to locate low-frequency information in full-text proteomics articles

W06-3315 [bib]: William Cohen
A Graph-Search Framework for GeneId Ranking

W06-3316 [bib]: Caroline Gasperin
Semi-supervised anaphora resolution in biomedical texts

W06-3317 [bib]: Ben Goertzel; Hugo Pinto; Ari Heljakka; Michael Ross; Cassio Pennachin; Izabela Goertzel
Using Dependency Parsing and Probabilistic Inference to Extract Relationships between Genes, Proteins and Malignancies Implicit Among Multiple Biomedical Research Abstracts

W06-3318 [bib]: Baohua Gu
Recognizing Nested Named Entities in GENIA corpus

W06-3319 [bib]: Sittichai Jiampojamarn; Grzegorz Kondrak; Colin Cherry
Biomedical Term Recognition with the Perceptron HMM Algorithm

W06-3320 [bib]: Helen L. Johnson; William A. Baumgartner, Jr.; Martin Krallinger; K. Bretonnel Cohen; Lawrence Hunter
Refactoring Corpora

W06-3321 [bib]: John E. Miller; Michael Bloodgood; Manabu Torii; K. Vijay-Shanker
Rapid Adaptation of POS Tagging for Domain Specific Uses

W06-3322 [bib]: Leif Arda Nielsen
Extracting Protein-Protein interactions using simple contextual features

W06-3323 [bib]: Meeta Oberoi; Craig A. Struble; Sonia L. Sugg
Identifying Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Literature

W06-3324 [bib]: Graciela Rosemblat; Laurel Graham
A Pragmatic Approach to Summary Extraction in Clinical Trials

W06-3325 [bib]: Guido Sautter; Klemens Böhm
The Difficulties of Taxonomic Name Extraction and a Solution

W06-3326 [bib]: Ariel S. Schwartz; Marti Hearst
Summarizing Key Concepts using Citation Sentences

W06-3327 [bib]: Yuka Tateisi; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Jun’ichi Tsujii
Subdomain adaptation of a POS tagger with a small corpus

W06-3328 [bib]: Andreas Vlachos; Caroline Gasperin
Bootstrapping and Evaluating Named Entity Recognition in the Biomedical Domain

Proceedings of the Workshop on Analyzing Conversations in Text and Speech

W06-3400: Front matter

W06-3401 [bib]: Gabriel Murray; Maite Taboada; Steve Renals
Prosodic Correlates of Rhetorical Relations

W06-3402 [bib]: Robin Stewart; Andrea Danyluk; Yang Liu
Off-Topic Detection in Conversational Telephone Speech

W06-3403 [bib]: David Huffaker; Joseph Jorgensen; Francisco Iacobelli; Paul Tepper; Justine Cassell
Computational Measures for Language Similarity Across Time in Online Communities

W06-3404 [bib]: Satanjeev Banerjee; Alexander Rudnicky
You Are What You Say: Using Meeting Participants’ Speech to Detect their Roles and Expertise

W06-3405 [bib]: Matthew Purver; Patrick Ehlen; John Niekrasz
Shallow Discourse Structure for Action Item Detection

W06-3406 [bib]: Vitor Carvalho; William Cohen
Improving "Email Speech Acts" Analysis via N-gram Selection

W06-3407 [bib]: Jaime Arguello; Carolyn Rose
Topic-Segmentation of Dialogue

W06-3408 [bib]: michelle gregory michelle; doug love doug; stuart rose stuart; anne schur anne
ChAT: A Time-Linked System for Conversational Analysis

W06-3409 [bib]: Yafa Al-Raheb
Pragmatic Discourse Representation Theory

W06-3410 [bib]: Andrew Cowell; Jereme Haack; Adrienne Andrew
Retrospective Analysis of Communication Events - Understanding the Dynamics of Collaborative Multi-Party Discourse

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Scalable Natural Language Understanding

W06-3500: Front matter

W06-3501 [bib]: Shigeko Nariyama
Pragmatic information extraction from subject ellipsis in informal English

W06-3502 [bib]: Myroslava O. Dzikovska; Carolyn P. Rosé
Backbone Extraction and Pruning for Speeding Up a Deep Parser for Dialogue Systems

W06-3503 [bib]: Pamela W. Jordan; Maxim Makatchev; Umarani Pappuswamy
Understanding Complex Natural Language Explanations in Tutorial Applications

W06-3504 [bib]: Benoit Crabbé; Myroslava O. Dzikovska; William de Beaumont; Mary Swift
Increasing the coverage of a domain independent dialogue lexicon with VERBNET

W06-3505 [bib]: Berenike Loos
Scaling Natural Language Understanding via User-driven Ontology Learning

W06-3506 [bib]: Matt Gedigian; John Bryant; Srini Narayanan; Branimir Ciric
Catching Metaphors

W06-3507 [bib]: Guillaume Pitel
Scaling Construction Grammar up to Production Systems: the Situated Constructional Interpretation Model

W06-3508 [bib]: Vanessa Micelli
Searching for Grammar Right

W06-3509 [bib]: Anders Sogaard
Embodied construction grammar as layered modal languages

W06-3510 [bib]: Luc Steels; Joachim de Beule
A (very) Brief Introduction to Fluid Construction Grammar

Proceedings of the Workshop on Computationally Hard Problems and Joint Inference in Speech and Language Processing

W06-3600: Front matter

W06-3601 [bib]: Liang Huang; Kevin Knight; Aravind Joshi
A Syntax-Directed Translator with Extended Domain of Locality

W06-3602 [bib]: Christoph Tillmann
Efficient Dynamic Programming Search Algorithms for Phrase-Based SMT

W06-3603 [bib]: Joseph Turian; I. Dan Melamed
Computational Challenges in Parsing by Classification

W06-3604 [bib]: Antal van den Bosch
All-word Prediction as the Ultimate Confusible Disambiguation

W06-3605 [bib]: Filip Ginter; Aleksandr Mylläri; Tapio Salakoski
A Probabilistic Search for the Best Solution Among Partially Completed Candidates

W06-3606 [bib]: Aron Culotta; Andrew McCallum
Practical Markov Logic Containing First-Order Quantifiers with Application to Identity Uncertainty

W06-3607 [bib]: Heng Ji; Cynthia Rudin; Ralph Grishman
Re-Ranking Algorithms for Name Tagging

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Medical Speech Translation

W06-3700: Front matter

W06-3701 [bib]: Mark Seligman; Mike Dillinger
Usability Issues in an Interactive Speech-to-Speech Translation System for Healthcare

W06-3702 [bib]: Nikos Chatzichrisafis; Pierrette Bouillon; Manny Rayner; Marianne Santaholma; Marianne Starlander; Beth Ann Hockey
Evaluating Task Performance for a Unidirectional Controlled Language Medical Speech Translation System

W06-3703 [bib]: Farzad Ehsani; Jim Kinzey; Demetrios Master; Karen Lesea; Hunil Park
Speech to Speech Translation for Medical Triage in Korean

W06-3704 [bib]: Daniel T. Heinze; Alexander Turchin; V. Jagannathan
Automated Interpretation of Clinical Encounters with Cultural Cues and Electronic Health Record Generation

W06-3705 [bib]: Harold Somers
Language Engineering and the Pathway to Healthcare: A User-Oriented View

W06-3706 [bib]: Mike Dillinger; Mark Seligman
Converser (TM): Highly Interactive Speech-to-Speech Translation for Healthcare

W06-3707 [bib]: Manny Rayner; Pierrette Bouillon; Nikos Chatzichrisafis; Marianne Santaholma; Marianne Starlander; Beth Ann Hockey; Yukie Nakao; Hitoshi Isahara; Kyoko Kanzaki
MedSLT: A Limited-Domain Unidirectional Grammar-Based Medical Speech Translator

W06-3708 [bib]: Farzad Ehsani; Jim Kinzey; Demetrios Master; Karen Sudre; David Domingo; Hunil Park
S-MINDS 2-Way Speech-to-Speech Translation System

W06-3709 [bib]: Daniel T. Heinze; Alexander Turchin; V. Jagannathan
Accultran: Automated Interpretation of Clinical Encounters with Cultural Cues and Electronic Health Record Generation

W06-3710 [bib]: David Dinh; Dennis Chan; Jack Chen
A Multi-Lingual Decision Support Prototype for the Medical Domain

W06-3711 [bib]: Yuqing Gao; Bowen Zhou; Ruhi Sarikaya; Mohamed Afify; Hong-Kwang Kuo; Wei-zhong Zhu; Yonggang Deng; Charles Prosser; Wei Zhang; Laurent Besacier
IBM MASTOR SYSTEM: Multilingual Automatic Speech-to-Speech Translator

Proceedings of TextGraphs: the Second Workshop on Graph Based Methods for Natural Language Processing

W06-3800: Front matter

W06-3801 [bib]: Einat Minkov; William Cohen; Andrew Ng
A Graphical Framework for Contextual Search and Name Disambiguation in Email

W06-3802 [bib]: Hany Hassan; Ahmed Hassan; Sara Noeman
Graph Based Semi-Supervised Approach for Information Extraction

W06-3803 [bib]: Michael Gamon
Graph-Based Text Representation for Novelty Detection

W06-3804 [bib]: Marie-Francine Moens; Patrick Jeuniaux; Roxana Angheluta; Rudradeb Mitra
Measuring Aboutness of an Entity in a Text

W06-3805 [bib]: Vivi Nastase; Stan Szpakowicz
A Study of Two Graph Algorithms in Topic-driven Summarization

W06-3806 [bib]: Fabio Massimo Zanzotto; Alessandro Moschitti
Similarity between Pairs of Co-indexed Trees for Textual Entailment Recognition

W06-3807 [bib]: Diego Molla
Learning of Graph-based Question Answering Rules

W06-3808 [bib]: Andrew Goldberg; Xiaojin Zhu
Seeing stars when there arent many stars: Graph-based semi-supervised learning for sentiment categorization

W06-3809 [bib]: Samer Hassan; Carmen Banea
Random-Walk Term Weighting for Improved Text Classification

W06-3810 [bib]: Irina Matveeva; Gina-Anne Levow
Graph-based Generalized Latent Semantic Analysis for Document Representation

W06-3811 [bib]: Philippe Muller; Nabil Hathout; Bruno Gaume
Synonym Extraction Using a Semantic Distance on a Dictionary

W06-3812 [bib]: Chris Biemann
Chinese Whispers - an Efficient Graph Clustering Algorithm and its Application to Natural Language Processing Problems

W06-3813 [bib]: Vivi Nastase; Stan Szpakowicz
Matching syntactic-semantic graphs for semantic relation assignment

W06-3814 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; David Martínez; Oier López de Lacalle; Aitor Soroa
Evaluating and optimizing the parameters of an unsupervised graph-based WSD algorithm

W06-3815 [bib]: Vivian Tsang; Suzanne Stevenson
Context Comparison as a Minimum Cost Flow Problem


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