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FOURTH MESSAGE UNDERSTANDING CONFERENCE (MUC-4), Proceedings of a Conference Held in McLean, Virginia, June 16-18, 1992

M92-1000: Front Matter

M92-1001: Beth M. Sundheim
OVERVIEW OF THE FOURTH MESSAGE UNDERSTANDINGEVALUATION AND CONFERENCE

M92-1002: Nancy Chinchor, Ph.D.
MUC-4 EVALUATION METRICS

M92-1003: Nancy Chinchor, Ph.D.
THE STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MUC-4 RESULTS

M92-1004: David D. Lewis; Richard M. Tong
Text Filtering in B/IUC-3 and MUC-4

M92-1005: Lynette Hirschman
AN ADJUNCT TEST FOR DISCOURSE PROCESSING IN MUC-4

M92-1006: George Krupka; Lisa Rau
GE ADJUNCT TEST REPORT:OBJECT-ORIENTED DESIGN AND SCORING FOR MUC-4

M92-1007: Ralph Weischedel; Damaris Ayuso; Sean Boisen; Heidi Fox; Herbert Gish; Robert Ingria
BBN PLUM:MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1008: Lisa Rau; George Krupka; Paul Jacobs
GE NLTOOLSET:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1009: George Krupka; Paul Jacobs; Michael Mauldin; Todd Kaufmann; IraSider
TIPSTER SHOGUN SYSTEM (JOINT GE-CMU): MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1010: Stephanie E. August; Charles P. Dolan
HUGHES RESEARCH LABORATORIESTRAINABLE TEXT SKIMMER:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1011: Christine A. Montgomery; Bonnie Glover Stalls; Robert R. Stumberger; Naicong Li; Robert S. Belvin; Alfredo Arnaiz; Susan B. Hirsh
LANGUAGE SYSTEMS, INC.MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1012: Amnon Meyers; David de Hilster
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS COMPANY MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1013: John Aberdeen; John Burger; Dennis Connolly; Susan Roberts; Marc Vilain
MITRE-Bedford ALEMBIC:MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1014: Jim Cowie; Louise Guthrie; Yorick Wilks; James Pustejovsky
CRL/NMSU and Brandeis MucBruce: MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1015: Ralph Grishman; John Sterling; Catherine Macleod
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PROTEUS SYSTEM:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1016: Carl Weir; Barry Silk
PARAMAX SYSTEMS CORPORATION:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1017: Bruce Loatman
THE PRC PAKTUS SYSTEM:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1018: Chinatsu Aone; Doug McKee; Sandy Shinn; Hatte Blejer
SRA SOLOMON:MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1019: Douglas E. Appelt; John Bear; Jerry R. Hobbs; David Israel; Mabry Tyson
SRI INTERNATIONAL FASTUS SYSTEM MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1020: James Mayfield
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND/CONQUEST: MUC-4 TEST RESULTS AND ANALYSIS

M92-1021: W. Lehnert; C. Cardie; D. Fisher; J. McCarthy; E. Riloff; S. Soderland
University of Massachusetts: MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1022: Steven L. Lytinen; Sayan Bhattacharyya; Robert R. Burridge; Peter M. Hastings; Christian Huyck; Karen A. Lipinsky; Eric S. McDaniel; Karenann K. Terrell
The LINK System: MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1023: D. Moldovan; S. Cha; M. Chung; K. Hendrickson; J. Kim; S. Kowalski
U,SC:MUC-4 Test Results and Analysis

M92-1024: Damaris Ayuso; Sean Boisen; Heidi Fox; Herb Gish; Robert Ingria; Ralph Weischedel
BBN:Description of the PLUM System as Used for MUC-4

M92-1025: George Krupka; Paul Jacobs; Lisa Rau; Lois Childs; Ira Sider
GE NLTOOLSET: DESCRIPTION OF THE SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1026: Paul Jacobs; George Krupka; Lisa Rau; Todd Kaufmann; Michael Mauldin
GE-CMU:DESCRIPTION OF THE TIPSTER/SHOGUN SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1027: Stephanie E. August; Charles P. Dolan
HUGHES RESEARCH LABORATORIES: DESCRIPTION OF THE TRAINABLE TEXT SKIMMER USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1028: Christine A. Montgomery; Bonnie Glover Stalls; Robert E. Stumberger; Naicong Li; Robert S. Belvin; Alfredo Arnaiz; Susan B. Hirsh
LANGUAGE SYSTEMS, INC.DESCRIPTION OF THE DBG SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1029: Amnon Meyers; David de Hilster
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS COMPANY:DESCRIPTION OF THE TEXUS SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1030: John Aberdeen; John Burger; Dennis Connolly; Susan Roberts; Marc Vilain
MITRE-Bedford:Description of the ALEMBIC System as Used for MUC-4

M92-1031: Jim Cowie; Louise Guthrie; Yorick Wilks
CRL/NMSU and Brandeis: Description of the MucBruce System as Used for MUC-4

M92-1032: Ralph Grishman; Catherine Macleod; John Sterling
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION OF THE PROTEUS SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1033: Carl Weir; Barry Silk
PARAMAX SYSTEMS CORPORATION: DESCRIPTION OF THE PARAMAX SYSTEM USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1034: Bruce Loatman
PRC Inc:DESCRIPTION OF THE PAKTUS SYSTEM USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1035: Chinatsu Aone; Doug McKee; Sandy Shinn; Hatte Blejer
SRA:DESCRIPTION OF THE SOLOMON SYSTEM AS USED FORMUC-4

M92-1036: Jerry R. Hobbs; Douglas Appelt; Mabry Tyson; John Bear; David Israel
SRI INTERNATIONAL: DESCRIPTION OF THE FASTUS SYSTEM USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1037: James Mayfield
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND/CONQUEST: DESCRIPTION OF THE ICTOAN SYSTEM AS USED FOR MUC-4

M92-1038: W. Lehnert; C. Cardie; D. Fisher; J. McCarthy; E. Riloff; S. Soderland
University of Massachusetts : Description of the CIRCUS System as Used for MUC-4

M92-1039: Steven L. Lytinen; Sayan Bhattacharyya; Robert R . Burridge; Peter M. Hastings; Christian Huyck; Karen A . Lipinsky; Eric S. McDaniel; Karenann K. Terrell
Description of the LINK System Used for MUC- 4

M92-1040: D. Moldovan; S. Chet; M. Chung; K. Hendrickson; J. Kim; S . Kowalski
USC: Description of the SNAP System Used for MUC-4

M92-1041:
PART IV: APPENDICES

M92-1042:
APPENDIX A: EVALUATION TASK DESCRIPTION

M92-1043:
APPENDIX B: PROCEDURE FOR MUC-4 FINAL TESTING

M92-1044:
APPENDIX C: GUIDELINES FOR SCORING MISMATCHES BETWEEN SYSTEM RESPONSES AND ANSWER KEY

M92-1045:
APPENDIX D: SAMPLE TEXTS FROM TST2 TEST SET

M92-1046:
APPENDIX E: ANSWER KEY TEMPLATES FOR TST2 SAMPLE TEXTS

M92-1047:
APPENDIX F: MUC-4 SYSTEM WALKTHROUGH EXAMPLE

M92-1048:
APPENDIX G: FINAL TEST SCORE SUMMARIES

M92-1049:
APPENDIX H: SCATTER PLOTS OF FINAL TEST RESULTS