Main Conference
 

Invited Speakers:

April 5th, 9:30-10:30
Kevin Knight (Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California)
"Isn't Linguistic Structure Important, Asked the Engineer"

April 6th, 9:30-10:30
Alfonso Caramazza (Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University)
"Objects, actions, nouns and verbs: the view from cognitive neuroscience"

List of accepted papers:

A CLUSTERING APPROACH FOR THE NEARLY UNSUPERVISED RECOGNITION OF
NONLITERAL LANGUAGE
Julia Birke and Anoop Sarkar

A COMPARISON OF SYNTACTICALLY MOTIVATED WORD ALIGNMENT SPACES
Colin Cherry and Dekang Lin

A FIGURE OF MERIT FOR THE EVALUATION OF WEB-CORPUS RANDOMNESS
Massimiliano Ciaramita and Marco Baroni

A MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH TO EXTRACT TEMPORAL INFORMATION FROM TEXTS
IN SWEDISH AND GENERATE ANIMATED 3D SCENES
Anders Berglund, Richard Johansson, Pierre Nugues

A PROBABILISTIC ANSWER TYPE MODEL
Christopher Pinchak and Dekang Lin

ADAPTIVE TRANSFORMATION-BASED LEARNING FOR IMPROVING DICTIONARY TAGGING
Burcu Karagol-Ayan, David Doermann, and Amy Weinberg

ADDRESSEE IDENTIFICATION IN FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS
Natasa Jovanovic, Rieks op den Akker, Anton Nijholt

AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF NONREFERENTIAL IT IN SPOKEN MULTI-PARTY DIALOG
Christoph Müller

AUTOMATIC SEGMENTATION OF MULTIPARTY DIALOGUE
Pei-yun Hsueh and Johanna D. Moore

AUTOMATICALLY CONSTRUCTING A LEXICON OF VERB PHRASE IDIOMATIC
COMBINATIONS
Afsaneh Fazly and Suzanne Stevenson

AUTOMATICALLY RETRIEVING TEXTUAL PARALLELISMS
Marie Guégan and Nicolas Hernandez

CDER: EFFICIENT MT EVALUATION USING BLOCK MOVEMENTS
Gregor Leusch, Nicola Ueffing, Hermann Ney

COMPARING AUTOMATIC AND HUMAN EVALUATION OF NLG SYSTEMS
Anja Belz and Ehud Reiter

COMPILING FRENCH-JAPANESE TERMINOLOGIES FROM THE WEB
Xavier Robitaille, Yasuhiro Sasaki, Masatsugu Tonoike, Satoshi Sato and
Takehito Utsuro

COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY OF STATISTICAL MACHINE TRANSLATION
Hemanta K. Maji and Raghavendra Udupa U.

COMPUTING CONSENSUS TRANSLATION FROM MULTIPLE MACHINE TRANSLATION
SYSTEMS USING ENHANCED HYPOTHESES ALIGNMENT
Evgeny Matusov, Nicola Ueffing, Hermann Ney

CONSTRAINTS ON NON-PROJECTIVE DEPENDENCY PARSING
Joakim Nivre

DATA-DRIVEN GENERATION OF EMPHATIC FACIAL DISPLAYS
Mary Ellen Foster Jon Oberlander

DETERMINING TERM SUBJECTIVITY AND TERM ORIENTATION FOR OPINION MINING
Andrea Esuli and Fabrizio Sebastiani

DETERMINING WORD SENSE DOMINANCE USING A THESAURUS
Saif Mohammad and Graeme Hirst

DISCRIMINATIVE SENTENCE COMPRESSION WITH SOFT SYNTACTIC EVIDENCE
Ryan McDonald

EDIT MACHINES FOR ROBUST MULTIMODAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
Srinivas Bangalore and Michael Johnston

EXPERIMENTS ON THE VALIDATION OF SENSE ANNOTATIONS ASSISTED BY LEXICAL
CHAINS
Roberto Navigli

EXPLOITING SHALLOW LINGUISTIC INFORMATION FOR RELATION EXTRACTION FROM
BIOMEDICAL LITERATURE
Claudio Giuliano and Alberto Lavelli and Lorenza Romano

FROM DETECTING ERRORS TO AUTOMATICALLY CORRECTING THEM
Markus Dickinson

GENERALIZED HEBBIAN ALGORITHM FOR INCREMENTAL SINGULAR VALUE
DECOMPOSITION IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
Genevieve Gorrell

GENERATING STATISTICAL LANGUAGE MODELS FROM INTERPRETATION GRAMMARS IN
DIALOGUE SYSTEMS
Rebecca Jonson

IDENTIFYING REPAIR TARGETS IN ACTION CONTROL DIALOGUE
Kotaro Funakoshi and Takenobu Tokunaga

IMPROVED LEXICAL ALIGNMENT BY COMBINING MULTIPLE REIFIED ALIGNMENTS
Dan Tufis,Radu Ion, Alexandru Ceausu, Dan Stefanescu

IMPROVING PROBABILISTIC LATENT SEMANTIC ANALYSIS WITH PRINCIPAL
COMPONENT ANALYSIS
Ayman Farahat and Francine Chen

INFORMATION PRESENTATION IN SPOKEN DIALOGUE SYSTEMS
Vera Demberg and Johanna D. Moore

INHERITANCE AND THE CCG LEXICON
Mark McConville

INVESTIGATING A GENERIC PARAPHRASE-BASED APPROACH FOR RELATION
EXTRACTION
Ido Dagan, Milen Kouylekov, Alberto Lavelli, Lorenza Romano, Idan
Szpektor

KEEPING THE INITIATIVE: AN EMPIRICALLY-MOTIVATED APPROACH TO PREDICTING
USER-INITIATED DIALOGUE CONTRIBUTIONS IN HCI
Kerstin Fischer, John Bateman

LATENT VARIABLE MODELS FOR SEMANTIC ORIENTATIONS OF PHRASES
Hiroya Takamura, Takashi Inui, Manabu Okumura

MAKING TREE KERNELS PRACTICAL FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE LEARNING
Alessandro Moschitti

MINING WORDNET FOR A FUZZY SENTIMENT: SENTIMENT TAG EXTRACTION FROM
WORDNET GLOSSES
Alina Andreevskaia and Sabine Bergler

MODELLING SEMANTIC ROLE PLAUSIBILITY IN HUMAN SENTENCE PROCESSING
Ulrike Pado, Matthew Crocker and Frank Keller

MULTI-DOCUMENT SUMMARIZATION OF EVALUATIVE TEXT
Giuseppe Carenini, Raymond Ng, and Adam Pauls

ONLINE LEARNING OF APPROXIMATE DEPENDENCY PARSING ALGORITHMS
Ryan McDonald and Fernando Pereira

PARSING ARABIC DIALECTS
David Chiang and Mona Diab and Nizar Habash and Owen Rambow and
Safiullah Sharif

PHRASE-BASED BACKOFF MODELS FOR MACHINE TRANSLATION OF HIGHLY INFLECTED
LANGUAGES
Mei Yang, Katrin Kirchhoff

RE-EVALUATING THE ROLE OF BLEU IN MACHINE TRANSLATION RESEARCH
Chris Callison-Burch, Miles Osborne and Philipp Koehn

STATISTICAL DEPENDENCY PARSING OF TURKISH
Kemal Oflazer, Gulsen Eryigit

STRUCTURING KNOWLEDGE FOR REFERENCE GENERATION: A CLUSTERING ALGORITHM
Albert Gatt

TOWARDS ROBUST CONTEXT-SENSITIVE SENTENCE ALIGNMENT FOR MONOLINGUAL
CORPORA
Rani Nelken and Stuart M. Shieber

UNIFYING SYNCHRONOUS TAGS AND TREE TRANSDUCERS VIA BIMORPHISMS
Stuart M. Shieber

USING ENCYCLOPEDIC KNOWLEDGE FOR NAMED ENTITY DISAMBIGUATION
Razvan Bunescu and Marius Pasca

USING REINFORCEMENT LEARNING TO BUILD A BETTER MODEL OF DIALOGUE STATE
Joel Tetreault and Diane Litman

WEAKLY SUPERVISED APPROACHES FOR ONTOLOGY POPULATION
Hristo Tanev and Bernardo Magnini

WEB TEXT CORPUS FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
Vinci Liu James R. Curran

WORD SENSE INDUCTION: TRIPLET-BASED CLUSTERING AND AUTOMATIC EVALUATION
Stefan Bordag