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Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies
Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2012 Student Research Workshop
Proceedings of the Demonstration Session at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies
Tutorial Abstracts at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

N12-1 [bib]: Entire volume

N12-1000: Front Matter

N12-1001 [bib]: Byron Wallace
Multiple Narrative Disentanglement: Unraveling Infinite Jest

N12-1002 [bib]: Rivka Levitan; Agustin Gravano; Laura Willson; Stefan Benus; Julia Hirschberg; Ani Nenkova
Acoustic-Prosodic Entrainment and Social Behavior

N12-1003 [bib]: Nitin Madnani; Michael Heilman; Joel Tetreault; Martin Chodorow
Identifying High-Level Organizational Elements in Argumentative Discourse

N12-1004 [bib]: David Burkett; Dan Klein
Fast Inference in Phrase Extraction Models with Belief Propagation

N12-1005 [bib]: Hai-Son Le; Alexandre Allauzen; François Yvon
Continuous Space Translation Models with Neural Networks

N12-1006 [bib]: Rabih Zbib; Erika Malchiodi; Jacob Devlin; David Stallard; Spyros Matsoukas; Richard Schwartz; John Makhoul; Omar F. Zaidan; Chris Callison-Burch
Machine Translation of Arabic Dialects

N12-1007 [bib]: Spence Green; Nicholas Andrews; Matthew R. Gormley; Mark Dredze; Christopher D. Manning
Entity Clustering Across Languages

N12-1008 [bib]: Roi Reichart; Regina Barzilay
Multi-Event Extraction Guided by Global Constraints

N12-1009 [bib]: Amjad Abu Jbara; Dragomir Radev
Reference Scope Identification in Citing Sentences

N12-1010 [bib]: Kate Forbes-Riley; Diane Litman; Heather Friedberg; Joanna Drummond
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evaluation of an Automatic User Disengagement Detector for an Uncertainty-Adaptive Spoken Dialogue System

N12-1011 [bib]: Shasha Xie; Keelan Evanini; Klaus Zechner
Exploring Content Features for Automated Speech Scoring

N12-1012 [bib]: Anthony Stark; Izhak Shafran; Jeffrey Kaye
Hello, Who is Calling?: Can Words Reveal the Social Nature of Conversations?

N12-1013 [bib]: Veselin Stoyanov; Jason Eisner
Minimum-Risk Training of Approximate CRF-Based NLP Systems

N12-1014 [bib]: Jason Smith; Jason Eisner
Unsupervised Learning on an Approximate Corpus

N12-1015 [bib]: Liang Huang; Suphan Fayong; Yang Guo
Structured Perceptron with Inexact Search

N12-1016 [bib]: Chris Fournier; Diana Inkpen
Segmentation Similarity and Agreement

N12-1017 [bib]: Markus Dreyer; Daniel Marcu
HyTER: Meaning-Equivalent Semantics for Translation Evaluation

N12-1018 [bib]: Rebecca Mason; Eugene Charniak
Apples to Oranges: Evaluating Image Annotations from Natural Language Processing Systems

N12-1019 [bib]: Nitin Madnani; Joel Tetreault; Martin Chodorow
Re-examining Machine Translation Metrics for Paraphrase Identification

N12-1020 [bib]: John Lee; Yin Hei Kong
A Dependency Treebank of Classical Chinese Poems

N12-1021 [bib]: Myroslava O. Dzikovska; Rodney D. Nielsen; Chris Brew
Towards Effective Tutorial Feedback for Explanation Questions: A Dataset and Baselines

N12-1022 [bib]: Anna Kazantseva; Stan Szpakowicz
Topical Segmentation: a Study of Human Performance and a New Measure of Quality.

N12-1023 [bib]: Kevin Gimpel; Noah A. Smith
Structured Ramp Loss Minimization for Machine Translation

N12-1024 [bib]: Michael J. Paul; Jason Eisner
Implicitly Intersecting Weighted Automata using Dual Decomposition

N12-1025 [bib]: Ali El-Kahki; Kareem Darwish; Mohamed Abdul-Wahab; Ahmed Taei
Transliteration Mining Using Large Training and Test Sets

N12-1026 [bib]: Taro Watanabe
Optimized Online Rank Learning for Machine Translation

N12-1027 [bib]: Andreas Maletti
Every sensible extended top-down tree transducer is a multi bottom-up tree transducer

N12-1028 [bib]: Cèdric Lopez; Violaine Prince; Mathieu Roche
NOMIT: Automatic Titling by Nominalizing

N12-1029 [bib]: Ross Israel; Joel Tetreault; Martin Chodorow
Correcting Comma Errors in Learner Essays, and Restoring Commas in Newswire Text

N12-1030 [bib]: Daniel Tse; James R. Curran
The Challenges of Parsing Chinese with Combinatory Categorial Grammar

N12-1031 [bib]: Seth Kulick; Ann Bies; Justin Mott
Using Supertags and Encoded Annotation Principles for Improved Dependency to Phrase Structure Conversion

N12-1032 [bib]: Matt Hohensee; Emily M. Bender
Getting More from Morphology in Multilingual Dependency Parsing

N12-1033 [bib]: Shane Bergsma; Matt Post; David Yarowsky
Stylometric Analysis of Scientific Articles

N12-1034 [bib]: Sasa Petrovic; Miles Osborne; Victor Lavrenko
Using paraphrases for improving first story detection in news and Twitter

N12-1035 [bib]: Matthias Huck; Hermann Ney
Insertion and Deletion Models for Statistical Machine Translation

N12-1036 [bib]: Chung-chi Huang; Ping-che Yang; Keh-jiann Chen; Jason S. Chang
TransAhead: A Computer-Assisted Translation and Writing Tool

N12-1037 [bib]: Ben Swanson; Elif Yamangil
Correction Detection and Error Type Selection as an ESL Educational Aid

N12-1038 [bib]: Martin Scaiano; Diana Inkpen
Getting More from Segmentation Evaluation

N12-1039 [bib]: Sonjia Waxmonsky; Sravana Reddy
G2P Conversion of Proper Names Using Word Origin Information

N12-1040 [bib]: Jeremy Nicholson; Trevor Cohn; Timothy Baldwin
Evaluating a Morphological Analyser of Inuktitut

N12-1041 [bib]: Yun-Nung Chen; Florian Metze
Intra-Speaker Topic Modeling for Improved Multi-Party Meeting Summarization with Integrated Random Walk

N12-1042 [bib]: Yun-Nung Chen; Kai-Min Chang; Jack Mostow
Towards Using EEG to Improve ASR Accuracy

N12-1043 [bib]: Thomas Mueller; Hinrich Schuetze; Helmut Schmid
A Comparative Investigation of Morphological Language Modeling for the Languages of the European Union

N12-1044 [bib]: Aditya Bhargava; Grzegorz Kondrak
Leveraging supplemental representations for sequential transduction

N12-1045 [bib]: Kairit Sirts; Tanel Alumäe
A Hierarchical Dirichlet Process Model for Joint Part-of-Speech and Morphology Induction

N12-1046 [bib]: Ferhan Ture; Douglas W. Oard; Philip Resnik
Encouraging Consistent Translation Choices

N12-1047 [revisions: v2] [bib]: Colin Cherry; George Foster
Batch Tuning Strategies for Statistical Machine Translation

N12-1048 [bib]: Srinivas Bangalore; Vivek Kumar Rangarajan Sridhar; Prakash Kolan; Ladan Golipour; Aura Jimenez
Real-time Incremental Speech-to-Speech Translation of Dialogs

N12-1049 [bib]: Gabor Angeli; Christopher Manning; Daniel Jurafsky
Parsing Time: Learning to Interpret Time Expressions

N12-1050 [bib]: Eduardo Blanco; Dan Moldovan
Fine-Grained Focus for Pinpointing Positive Implicit Meaning from Negated Statements

N12-1051 [bib]: Trevor Fountain; Mirella Lapata
Taxonomy Induction Using Hierarchical Random Graphs

N12-1052 [bib]: Oscar Täckström; Ryan McDonald; Jakob Uszkoreit
Cross-lingual Word Clusters for Direct Transfer of Linguistic Structure

N12-1053 [bib]: Avihai Mejer; Koby Crammer
Training Dependency Parser Using Light Feedback

N12-1054 [bib]: Alexander Rush; Slav Petrov
Vine Pruning for Efficient Multi-Pass Dependency Parsing

N12-1055 [bib]: Florian Laws; Florian Heimerl; Hinrich Schütze
Active Learning for Coreference Resolution

N12-1056 [bib]: Brian Kjersten; Benjamin Van Durme
Space Efficiencies in Discourse Modeling via Conditional Random Sampling

N12-1057 [bib]: Vinodkumar Prabhakaran; Owen Rambow; Mona Diab
Predicting Overt Display of Power in Written Dialogs

N12-1058 [bib]: Lin Chen; Barbara Di Eugenio
Co-reference via Pointing and Haptics in Multi-Modal Dialogues

N12-1059 [bib]: Jacob Devlin; Spyros Matsoukas
Trait-Based Hypothesis Selection For Machine Translation

N12-1060 [bib]: Baskaran Sankaran; Anoop Sarkar
Improved Reordering for Shallow-n Grammar based Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation

N12-1061 [bib]: Jason Riesa; Daniel Marcu
Automatic Parallel Fragment Extraction from Noisy Data

N12-1062 [bib]: Marzieh Bazrafshan; Tagyoung Chung; Daniel Gildea
Tuning as Linear Regression

N12-1063 [bib]: Yi Ma; Eric Fosler-Lussier; Robert Lofthus
Ranking-based readability assessment for early primary children’s literature

N12-1064 [bib]: Martin Riedl; Chris Biemann
How Text Segmentation Algorithms Gain from Topic Models

N12-1065 [bib]: Judita Preiss
Identifying Comparable Corpora Using LDA

N12-1066 [revisions: v2] [bib]: Burr Settles; Xiaojin Zhu
Behavioral Factors in Interactive Training of Text Classifiers

N12-1067 [bib]: Daniel Dahlmeier; Hwee Tou Ng
Better Evaluation for Grammatical Error Correction

N12-1068 [bib]: Avihai Mejer; Koby Crammer
Are You Sure? Confidence in Prediction of Dependency Tree Edges

N12-1069 [bib]: Kevin Gimpel; Noah A. Smith
Concavity and Initialization for Unsupervised Dependency Parsing

N12-1070 [bib]: Katya Alahverdzhieva; Dan Flickinger; Alex Lascarides
Multimodal Grammar Implementation

N12-1071 [bib]: Saif Mohammad
Portable Features for Classifying Emotional Text

N12-1072 [bib]: Marilyn Walker; Pranav Anand; Rob Abbott; Ricky Grant
Stance Classification using Dialogic Properties of Persuasion

N12-1073 [bib]: Awais Athar; Simone Teufel
Context-Enhanced Citation Sentiment Detection

N12-1074 [revisions: v2] [bib]: Yoav Artzi; Patrick Pantel; Michael Gamon
Predicting Responses to Microblog Posts

N12-1075 [bib]: Vitor Carvalho; Yigit Kiran; Andrew Borthwick
The Intelius Nickname Collection: Quantitative Analyses from Billions of Public Records

N12-1076 [bib]: Georgiana Dinu; Stefan Thater; Soeren Laue
A comparison of models of word meaning in context

N12-1077 [bib]: Wen-tau Yih; Vahed Qazvinian
Measuring Word Relatedness Using Heterogeneous Vector Space Models

N12-1078 [bib]: Xuchen Yao; Benjamin Van Durme; Chris Callison-Burch
Expectations of Word Sense in Parallel Corpora

N12-1079 [bib]: Ferhan Ture; Jimmy Lin
Why Not Grab a Free Lunch? Mining Large Corpora for Parallel Sentences to Improve Translation Modeling

N12-1080 [bib]: James Gung; Jugal Kalita
Summarization of Historical Articles Using Temporal Event Clustering

N12-1081 [bib]: Nina Dethlefs; Heriberto Cuayahuitl
Comparing HMMs and Bayesian Networks for Surface Realisation

N12-1082 [bib]: Fabián Pacheco; Pablo Duboue; Martìn Domìnguez
On The Feasibility of Open Domain Referring Expression Generation Using Large Scale Folksonomies

N12-1083 [bib]: Donald Metzler; Congxing Cai; Eduard Hovy
Structured Event Retrieval over Microblog Archives

N12-1084 [bib]: Jun-Ming Xu; Kwang-Sung Jun; Xiaojin Zhu; Amy Bellmore
Learning from Bullying Traces in Social Media

N12-1085 [bib]: Asad Sayeed; Jordan Boyd-Graber; Bryan Rusk; Amy Weinberg
Grammatical structures for word-level sentiment detection

N12-1086 [bib]: Dipanjan Das; Noah A. Smith
Graph-Based Lexicon Expansion with Sparsity-Inducing Penalties

N12-1087 [bib]: Rajhans Samdani; Ming-Wei Chang; Dan Roth
Unified Expectation Maximization

N12-1088 [bib]: Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi; Hal Daume III
Low-Dimensional Discriminative Reranking

N12-1089 [bib]: Tyler Baldwin; Joyce Chai
Autonomous Self-Assessment of Autocorrections: Exploring Text Message Dialogues

N12-1090 [bib]: Altaf Rahman; Vincent Ng
Translation-Based Projection for Multilingual Coreference Resolution

N12-1091 [bib]: Preethi Raghavan; Eric Fosler-Lussier; Albert Lai
Exploring Semi-Supervised Coreference Resolution of Medical Concepts using Semantic and Temporal Features

N12-1092 [bib]: Lee Becker; Sumit Basu; Lucy Vanderwende
Mind the Gap: Learning to Choose Gaps for Question Generation

N12-1093 [bib]: Ioannis Konstas; Mirella Lapata
Unsupervised Concept-to-text Generation with Hypergraphs

N12-1094 [bib]: Jesse Dodge; Amit Goyal; Xufeng Han; Alyssa Mensch; Margaret Mitchell; Karl Stratos; Kota Yamaguchi; Yejin Choi; Hal Daume III; Alex Berg; Tamara Berg
Detecting Visual Text

N12-1095 [bib]: Mohit Bansal; John DeNero; Dekang Lin
Unsupervised Translation Sense Clustering

N12-1096 [bib]: Matthew R. Gormley; Mark Dredze; Benjamin Van Durme; Jason Eisner
Shared Components Topic Models

N12-1097 [bib]: Tae Yano; Noah A. Smith; John D. Wilkerson
Textual Predictors of Bill Survival in Congressional Committees

Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2012 Student Research Workshop

N12-2 [bib]: Entire volume

N12-2000: Front Matter

N12-2001 [bib]: Fawaz Alarfaj; Udo Kruschwitz; David Hunter; Chris Fox
Finding the Right Supervisor: Expert-Finding in a University Domain

N12-2002 [bib]: Samuel R. Bowman; Harshit Chopra
Automatic Animacy Classification

N12-2003 [bib]: Felix Hill
Beauty Before Age? Applying Subjectivity to Automatic English Adjective Ordering

N12-2004 [bib]: Steinar Vittersø Kaldager
Indexing Google 1T for low-turnaround wildcarded frequency queries

N12-2005 [bib]: Ivelina Nikolova
Unified Extraction of Health Condition Descriptions

N12-2006 [bib]: Woodley Packard
Choosing an Evaluation Metric for Parser Design

N12-2007 [bib]: Beibei Yang; Jesse M. Heines
Domain-Specific Semantic Relatedness From Wikipedia: Can A Course Be Transferred?

N12-2008 [bib]: Miao Chen
Using Ontology-based Approaches to Representing Speech Transcripts for Automated Speech Scoring

N12-2009 [bib]: Stephan Gouws
Deep Unsupervised Feature Learning for Natural Language Processing

N12-2010 [bib]: Annie Louis
Automatic Metrics for Genre-specific Text Quality

N12-2011 [bib]: Yuval Merhav
A Weighting Scheme for Open Information Extraction

N12-2012 [bib]: Yishay Raz
Automatic Humor Classification on Twitter

Proceedings of the Demonstration Session at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

N12-3 [bib]: Entire volume

N12-3000: Front Matter

N12-3001 [bib]: Enrique Flores; Alberto Barrón-Cedeño; Paolo Rosso; Lidia Moreno
DeSoCoRe: Detecting Source Code Re-Use across Programming Languages

N12-3002 [bib]: Pedro Paulo Balage Filho; Caroline Brun; Gilbert Rondeau
A Graphical User Interface for Feature-Based Opinion Mining

N12-3003 [bib]: Christine Doran; Guido Zarrella; John C. Henderson
Navigating Large Comment Threads with CoFi

N12-3004 [bib]: Zofia Stankiewicz; Satoshi Sekine
SurfShop: combing a product ontology with topic model results for online window-shopping.

N12-3005 [bib]: Heriberto Cuayáhuitl; Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová
An Interactive Humanoid Robot Exhibiting Flexible Sub-Dialogues

N12-3006 [bib]: Chris Quirk; Pallavi Choudhury; Jianfeng Gao; Hisami Suzuki; Kristina Toutanova; Michael Gamon; Wen-tau Yih; Colin Cherry; Lucy Vanderwende
MSR SPLAT, a language analysis toolkit

N12-3007 [bib]: David DeVault; David Traum
Incremental Speech Understanding in a Multi-Party Virtual Human Dialogue System

N12-3008 [bib]: Ran Zhao; Quang Do; Dan Roth
A Robust Shallow Temporal Reasoning System

N12-3009 [bib]: Amjad Abu-Jbara; Ahmed Hassan; Dragomir Radev
AttitudeMiner: Mining Attitude from Online Discussions

Tutorial Abstracts at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

N12-4001 [bib]: Emily M. Bender
100 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Linguistics But Were Afraid to Ask*

N12-4002 [bib]: Andrè F. T. Martins; Mário A. T. Figueiredo,; Noah A. Smith
Structured Sparsity in Natural Language Processing: Models, Algorithms and Applications

N12-4003 [bib]: Mona Diab; Nizar Habash
Arabic Dialect Processing Tutorial

N12-4004 [bib]: Alfio M. Gliozzo; Aditya Kalyanpur; James Fan
Natural Language Processing in Watson

N12-4005 [bib]: David Burkett; Dan Klein
Variational Inference for Structured NLP Models

N12-4006 [bib]: Roser Morante
Processing modality and negation

N12-4007 [bib]: Yuval Marton
On-Demand Distributional Semantic Distance and Paraphrasing

N12-4008 [bib]: Dan Goldwasser; Vivek Srikumar; Dan Roth
Predicting Structures in NLP: Constrained Conditional Models and Integer Linear Programming in NLP