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Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Main Conference Poster Sessions
Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Student Research Workshop
Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Interactive Presentation Sessions

Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

P06-1 [bib]: Entire volume

P06-1000: Front Matter

P06-1001 [bib]: Fatiha Sadat; Nizar Habash
Combination of Arabic Preprocessing Schemes for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-1002 [bib]: Necip Fazil Ayan; Bonnie J. Dorr
Going Beyond AER: An Extensive Analysis of Word Alignments and Their Impact on MT

P06-1003 [bib]: Matthew Purver; Konrad P. Körding; Thomas L. Griffiths; Joshua B. Tenenbaum
Unsupervised Topic Modelling for Multi-Party Spoken Discourse

P06-1004 [bib]: Igor Malioutov; Regina Barzilay
Minimum Cut Model for Spoken Lecture Segmentation

P06-1005 [bib]: Shane Bergsma; Dekang Lin
Bootstrapping Path-Based Pronoun Resolution

P06-1006 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yang; Jian Su; Chew Lim Tan
Kernel-Based Pronoun Resolution with Structured Syntactic Knowledge

P06-1007 [bib]: Jihyun Park; Chris Brew
A Finite-State Model of Human Sentence Processing

P06-1008 [bib]: Philippe Blache; Barbara Hemforth; Stéphane Rauzy
Acceptability Prediction by Means of Grammaticality Quantification

P06-1009 [bib]: Phil Blunsom; Trevor Cohn
Discriminative Word Alignment with Conditional Random Fields

P06-1010 [bib]: Richard Sproat; Tao Tao; ChengXiang Zhai
Named Entity Transliteration with Comparable Corpora

P06-1011 [bib]: Dragos Stefan Munteanu; Daniel Marcu
Extracting Parallel Sub-Sentential Fragments from Non-Parallel Corpora

P06-1012 [bib]: Yee Seng Chan; Hwee Tou Ng
Estimating Class Priors in Domain Adaptation for Word Sense Disambiguation

P06-1013 [bib]: Samuel Brody; Roberto Navigli; Mirella Lapata
Ensemble Methods for Unsupervised WSD

P06-1014 [bib]: Roberto Navigli
Meaningful Clustering of Senses Helps Boost Word Sense Disambiguation Performance

P06-1015 [bib]: Patrick Pantel; Marco Pennacchiotti
Espresso: Leveraging Generic Patterns for Automatically Harvesting Semantic Relations

P06-1016 [bib]: GuoDong Zhou; Jian Su; Min Zhang
Modeling Commonality among Related Classes in Relation Extraction

P06-1017 [bib]: Jinxiu Chen; Donghong Ji; Chew Lim Tan; Zhengyu Niu
Relation Extraction Using Label Propagation Based Semi-Supervised Learning

P06-1018 [bib]: Sylvain Kahane
Polarized Unification Grammars

P06-1019 [bib]: Yael Cohen-Sygal; Shuly Wintner
Partially Specified Signatures: A Vehicle for Grammar Modularity

P06-1020 [bib]: Özlem Çetinoğlu; Kemal Oflazer
Morphology-Syntax Interface for Turkish LFG

P06-1021 [bib]: John Hale; Izhak Shafran; Lisa Yung; Bonnie J. Dorr; Mary Harper; Anna Krasnyanskaya; Matthew Lease; Yang (2) Liu; Brian Roark; Matthew Snover; Robin Stewart
PCFGs with Syntactic and Prosodic Indicators of Speech Repairs

P06-1022 [bib]: Tomohiro Ohno; Shigeki Matsubara; Hideki Kashioka; Takehiko Maruyama; Yasuyoshi Inagaki
Dependency Parsing of Japanese Spoken Monologue Based on Clause Boundaries

P06-1023 [bib]: Helmut Schmid
Trace Prediction and Recovery with Unlexicalized PCFGs and Slash Features

P06-1024 [bib]: Matthew Frampton; Oliver Lemon
Learning More Effective Dialogue Strategies Using Limited Dialogue Move Features

P06-1025 [bib]: Mihai Rotaru; Diane J. Litman
Dependencies between Student State and Speech Recognition Problems in Spoken Tutoring Dialogues

P06-1026 [bib]: Srinivas Bangalore; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio; Amanda Stent
Learning the Structure of Task-Driven Human-Human Dialogs

P06-1027 [bib]: Feng Jiao; Shaojun Wang; Chi-Hoon Lee; Russell Greiner; Dale Schuurmans
Semi-Supervised Conditional Random Fields for Improved Sequence Segmentation and Labeling

P06-1028 [bib]: Jun Suzuki; Erik McDermott; Hideki Isozaki
Training Conditional Random Fields with Multivariate Evaluation Measures

P06-1029 [bib]: Jianfeng Gao; Hisami Suzuki; Bin Yu
Approximation Lasso Methods for Language Modeling

P06-1030 [bib]: Tsunenori Ishioka; Masayuki Kameda
Automated Japanese Essay Scoring System based on Articles Written by Experts

P06-1031 [bib]: Ryo Nagata; Atsuo Kawai; Koichiro Morihiro; Naoki Isu
A Feedback-Augmented Method for Detecting Errors in the Writing of Learners of English

P06-1032 [bib]: Chris Brockett; William B. Dolan; Michael Gamon
Correcting ESL Errors Using Phrasal SMT Techniques

P06-1033 [bib]: Jens Nilsson; Joakim Nivre; Johan Hall
Graph Transformations in Data-Driven Dependency Parsing

P06-1034 [bib]: Ryuichiro Higashinaka; Rashmi Prasad; Marilyn A. Walker
Learning to Generate Naturalistic Utterances Using Reviews in Spoken Dialogue Systems

P06-1035 [bib]: T. Mark Ellison; Simon Kirby
Measuring Language Divergence by Intra-Lexical Comparison

P06-1036 [bib]: Olivier Ferret; Michael Zock
Enhancing Electronic Dictionaries with an Index Based on Associations

P06-1037 [bib]: Kilian A. Foth; Tomas By; Wolfgang Menzel
Guiding a Constraint Dependency Parser with Supertags

P06-1038 [bib]: Dmitry Davidov; Ari Rappoport
Efficient Unsupervised Discovery of Word Categories Using Symmetric Patterns and High Frequency Words

P06-1039 [bib]: Hal Daumé III; Daniel Marcu
Bayesian Query-Focused Summarization

P06-1040 [bib]: Peter D. Turney
Expressing Implicit Semantic Relations without Supervision

P06-1041 [bib]: Kilian A. Foth; Wolfgang Menzel
Hybrid Parsing: Using Probabilistic Models as Predictors for a Symbolic Parser

P06-1042 [bib]: Benoît Sagot; Éric de La Clergerie
Error Mining in Parsing Results

P06-1043 [bib]: David McClosky; Eugene Charniak; Mark Johnson
Reranking and Self-Training for Parser Adaptation

P06-1044 [bib]: Anna Korhonen; Yuval Krymolowski; Nigel Collier
Automatic Classification of Verbs in Biomedical Texts

P06-1045 [bib]: Masato Hagiwara; Yasuhiro Ogawa; Katsuhiko Toyama
Selection of Effective Contextual Information for Automatic Synonym Acquisition

P06-1046 [bib]: James Gorman; James R. Curran
Scaling Distributional Similarity to Large Corpora

P06-1047 [bib]: Wenjie Li; Mingli Wu; Qin Lu; Wei Xu; Chunfa Yuan
Extractive Summarization using Inter- and Intra- Event Relevance

P06-1048 [bib]: James Clarke; Mirella Lapata
Models for Sentence Compression: A Comparison across Domains, Training Requirements and Evaluation Measures

P06-1049 [bib]: Danushka Bollegala; Naoaki Okazaki; Mitsuru Ishizuka
A Bottom-Up Approach to Sentence Ordering for Multi-Document Summarization

P06-1050 [bib]: Feng Pan; Rutu Mulkar; Jerry R. Hobbs
Learning Event Durations from Event Descriptions

P06-1051 [bib]: Fabio Massimo Zanzotto; Alessandro Moschitti
Automatic Learning of Textual Entailments with Cross-Pair Similarities

P06-1052 [bib]: Alexander Koller; Stefan Thater
An Improved Redundancy Elimination Algorithm for Underspecified Representations

P06-1053 [bib]: Amit Dubey; Frank Keller; Patrick Sturt
Integrating Syntactic Priming into an Incremental Probabilistic Parser, with an Application to Psycholinguistic Modeling

P06-1054 [bib]: Mengqiu Wang; Kenji Sagae; Teruko Mitamura
A Fast, Accurate Deterministic Parser for Chinese

P06-1055 [bib]: Slav Petrov; Leon Barrett; Romain Thibaux; Dan Klein
Learning Accurate, Compact, and Interpretable Tree Annotation

P06-1056 [bib]: Oana Frunza; Diana Inkpen
Semi-Supervised Learning of Partial Cognates Using Bilingual Bootstrapping

P06-1057 [bib]: Ido Dagan; Oren Glickman; Alfio Gliozzo; Efrat Marmorshtein; Carlo Strapparava
Direct Word Sense Matching for Lexical Substitution

P06-1058 [bib]: Zhimao Lu; Haifeng Wang; Jianmin Yao; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
An Equivalent Pseudoword Solution to Chinese Word Sense Disambiguation

P06-1059 [bib]: Daisuke Okanohara; Yusuke Miyao; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Improving the Scalability of Semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields for Named Entity Recognition

P06-1060 [bib]: Radu Florian; Hongyan Jing; Nanda Kambhatla; Imed Zitouni
Factorizing Complex Models: A Case Study in Mention Detection

P06-1061 [bib]: Zhenmei Gu; Nick Cercone
Segment-Based Hidden Markov Models for Information Extraction

P06-1062 [bib]: Lei Shi; Cheng Niu; Ming Zhou; Jianfeng Gao
A DOM Tree Alignment Model for Mining Parallel Data from the Web

P06-1063 [bib]: John Judge; Aoife Cahill; Josef van Genabith
QuestionBank: Creating a Corpus of Parse-Annotated Questions

P06-1064 [bib]: Julia Hockenmaier
Creating a CCGbank and a Wide-Coverage CCG Lexicon for German

P06-1065 [bib]: Robert C. Moore; Wen-tau Yih; Andreas Bode
Improved Discriminative Bilingual Word Alignment

P06-1066 [bib]: Deyi Xiong; Qun Liu; Shouxun Lin
Maximum Entropy Based Phrase Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-1067 [bib]: Yaser Al-Onaizan; Kishore Papineni
Distortion Models for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-1068 [bib]: Anette Hulth; Beáta B. Megyesi
A Study on Automatically Extracted Keywords in Text Categorization

P06-1069 [bib]: Jingyang Li; Maosong Sun; Xian Zhang
A Comparison and Semi-Quantitative Analysis of Words and Character-Bigrams as Features in Chinese Text Categorization

P06-1070 [bib]: Alfio Gliozzo; Carlo Strapparava
Exploiting Comparable Corpora and Bilingual Dictionaries for Cross-Language Text Categorization

P06-1071 [bib]: Qi Zhang; Fuliang Weng; Zhe Feng
A Progressive Feature Selection Algorithm for Ultra Large Feature Spaces

P06-1072 [bib]: Noah A. Smith; Jason Eisner
Annealing Structural Bias in Multilingual Weighted Grammar Induction

P06-1073 [bib]: Imed Zitouni; Jeffrey S. Sorensen; Ruhi Sarikaya
Maximum Entropy Based Restoration of Arabic Diacritics

P06-1074 [bib]: Yuanhua Lv; Le Sun; Junlin Zhang; Jian-Yun Nie; Wan Chen; Wei Zhang
An Iterative Implicit Feedback Approach to Personalized Search

P06-1075 [bib]: Jiang Zhu; Haifeng Wang
The Effect of Translation Quality in MT-Based Cross-Language Information Retrieval

P06-1076 [bib]: Catherine Blake
A Comparison of Document, Sentence, and Term Event Spaces

P06-1077 [bib]: Yang (1) Liu; Qun Liu; Shouxun Lin
Tree-to-String Alignment Template for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-1078 [bib]: Katsuhito Sudoh; Hajime Tsukada; Hideki Isozaki
Incorporating Speech Recognition Confidence into Discriminative Named Entity Recognition of Speech Data

P06-1079 [bib]: Ryu Iida; Kentaro Inui; Yuji Matsumoto
Exploiting Syntactic Patterns as Clues in Zero-Anaphora Resolution

P06-1080 [bib]: Seong-Bae Park; Yoon-Shik Tae; Se-Young Park
Self-Organizing n-gram Model for Automatic Word Spacing

P06-1081 [bib]: Qing Li; Sung-Hyon Myaeng; Yun Jin; Bo-yeong Kang
Concept Unification of Terms in Different Languages for IR

P06-1082 [bib]: Niladri Chatterjee; Saumya Agrawal
Word Alignment in English-Hindi Parallel Corpus Using Recency-Vector Approach: Some Studies

P06-1083 [bib]: Badam-Osor Khaltar; Atsushi Fujii; Tetsuya Ishikawa
Extracting Loanwords from Mongolian Corpora and Producing a Japanese-Mongolian Bilingual Dictionary

P06-1084 [bib]: Meni Adler; Michael Elhadad
An Unsupervised Morpheme-Based HMM for Hebrew Morphological Disambiguation

P06-1085 [bib]: Sharon Goldwater; Thomas L. Griffiths; Mark Johnson
Contextual Dependencies in Unsupervised Word Segmentation

P06-1086 [bib]: Nizar Habash; Owen Rambow
MAGEAD: A Morphological Analyzer and Generator for the Arabic Dialects

P06-1087 [bib]: Yoav Goldberg; Meni Adler; Michael Elhadad
Noun Phrase Chunking in Hebrew: Influence of Lexical and Morphological Features

P06-1088 [bib]: James R. Curran; Stephen Clark; David Vadas
Multi-Tagging for Lexicalized-Grammar Parsing

P06-1089 [bib]: Tetsuji Nakagawa; Yuji Matsumoto
Guessing Parts-of-Speech of Unknown Words Using Global Information

P06-1090 [bib]: Masaaki Nagata; Kuniko Saito; Kazuhide Yamamoto; Kazuteru Ohashi
A Clustered Global Phrase Reordering Model for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-1091 [bib]: Christoph Tillmann; Tong Zhang
A Discriminative Global Training Algorithm for Statistical MT

P06-1092 [bib]: Shinsuke Mori; Daisuke Takuma; Gakuto Kurata
Phoneme-to-Text Transcription System with an Infinite Vocabulary

P06-1093 [bib]: Shourya Roy; L Venkata Subramaniam
Automatic Generation of Domain Models for Call-Centers from Noisy Transcriptions

P06-1094 [bib]: John D. Kelleher; Geert-Jan M. Kruijff; Fintan J. Costello
Proximity in Context: An Empirically Grounded Computational Model of Proximity for Processing Topological Spatial Expressions

P06-1095 [bib]: Inderjeet Mani; Marc Verhagen; Ben Wellner; Chong Min Lee; James Pustejovsky
Machine Learning of Temporal Relations

P06-1096 [bib]: Percy Liang; Alexandre Bouchard-Côté; Dan Klein; Ben Taskar
An End-to-End Discriminative Approach to Machine Translation

P06-1097 [bib]: Alexander Fraser; Daniel Marcu
Semi-Supervised Training for Statistical Word Alignment

P06-1098 [bib]: Taro Watanabe; Hajime Tsukada; Hideki Isozaki
Left-to-Right Target Generation for Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation

P06-1099 [bib]: Joachim Wermter; Udo Hahn
You Can't Beat Frequency (Unless You Use Linguistic Knowledge) – A Qualitative Evaluation of Association Measures for Collocation and Term Extraction

P06-1100 [bib]: Marco Pennacchiotti; Patrick Pantel
Ontologizing Semantic Relations

P06-1101 [bib]: Rion Snow; Daniel Jurafsky; Andrew Y. Ng
Semantic Taxonomy Induction from Heterogenous Evidence

P06-1102 [bib]: Marius Paşca; Dekang Lin; Jeffrey Bigham; Andrei Lifchits; Alpa Jain
Names and Similarities on the Web: Fact Extraction in the Fast Lane

P06-1103 [bib]: Alexandre Klementiev; Dan Roth
Weakly Supervised Named Entity Transliteration and Discovery from Multilingual Comparable Corpora

P06-1104 [bib]: Min Zhang; Jie Zhang; Jian Su; GuoDong Zhou
A Composite Kernel to Extract Relations between Entities with Both Flat and Structured Features

P06-1105 [bib]: Takeshi Abekawa; Manabu Okumura
Japanese Dependency Parsing Using Co-Occurrence Information and a Combination of Case Elements

P06-1106 [bib]: Dina Demner-Fushman; Jimmy Lin
Answer Extraction, Semantic Clustering, and Extractive Summarization for Clinical Question Answering

P06-1107 [bib]: Fabio Massimo Zanzotto; Marco Pennacchiotti; Maria Teresa Pazienza
Discovering Asymmetric Entailment Relations between Verbs Using Selectional Preferences

P06-1108 [bib]: Harry Halpin; Johanna D. Moore
Event Extraction in a Plot Advice Agent

P06-1109 [bib]: Rens Bod
An All-Subtrees Approach to Unsupervised Parsing

P06-1110 [bib]: Joseph Turian; I. Dan Melamed
Advances in Discriminative Parsing

P06-1111 [bib]: Aria Haghighi; Dan Klein
Prototype-Driven Grammar Induction

P06-1112 [bib]: Dan Shen; Dietrich Klakow
Exploring Correlation of Dependency Relation Paths for Answer Extraction

P06-1113 [bib]: Adrian Novischi; Dan Moldovan
Question Answering with Lexical Chains Propagating Verb Arguments

P06-1114 [bib]: Sanda Harabagiu; Andrew Hickl
Methods for Using Textual Entailment in Open-Domain Question Answering

P06-1115 [bib]: Rohit J. Kate; Raymond J. Mooney
Using String-Kernels for Learning Semantic Parsers

P06-1116 [bib]: Rashid M. Abdalla; Simone Teufel
A Bootstrapping Approach to Unsupervised Detection of Cue Phrase Variants

P06-1117 [bib]: Ana-Maria Giuglea; Alessandro Moschitti
Semantic Role Labeling via FrameNet, VerbNet and PropBank

P06-1118 [bib]: Gilles Sérasset; Francis Brunet-Manquat; Elena Chiocchetti
Multilingual Legal Terminology on the Jibiki Platform: The LexALP Project

P06-1119 [bib]: G. Craig Murray; Bonnie J. Dorr; Jimmy Lin; Jan Hajič; Pavel Pecina
Leveraging Reusability: Cost-Effective Lexical Acquisition for Large-Scale Ontology Translation

P06-1120 [bib]: Violeta Seretan; Eric Wehrli
Accurate Collocation Extraction Using a Multilingual Parser

P06-1121 [bib]: Michel Galley; Jonathan Graehl; Kevin Knight; Daniel Marcu; Steve DeNeefe; Wei Wang; Ignacio Thayer
Scalable Inference and Training of Context-Rich Syntactic Translation Models

P06-1122 [bib]: David Talbot; Miles Osborne
Modelling Lexical Redundancy for Machine Translation

P06-1123 [bib]: Benjamin Wellington; Sonjia Waxmonsky; I. Dan Melamed
Empirical Lower Bounds on the Complexity of Translational Equivalence

P06-1124 [bib]: Yee Whye Teh
A Hierarchical Bayesian Language Model Based On Pitman-Yor Processes

P06-1125 [bib]: Yunqing Xia; Kam-Fai Wong; Wenjie Li
A Phonetic-Based Approach to Chinese Chat Text Normalization

P06-1126 [bib]: Jianfeng Li; Haifeng Wang; Dengjun Ren; Guohua Li
Discriminative Pruning of Language Models for Chinese Word Segmentation

P06-1127 [bib]: Hsin-Hsi Chen; Ming-Shun Lin; Yu-Chuan Wei
Novel Association Measures Using Web Search with Double Checking

P06-1128 [bib]: Yusuke Miyao; Tomoko Ohta; Katsuya Masuda; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Kazuhiro Yoshida; Takashi Ninomiya; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Semantic Retrieval for the Accurate Identification of Relational Concepts in Massive Textbases

P06-1129 [bib]: Mu Li; Muhua Zhu; Yang Zhang; Ming Zhou
Exploring Distributional Similarity Based Models for Query Spelling Correction

P06-1130 [bib]: Aoife Cahill; Josef van Genabith
Robust PCFG-Based Generation Using Automatically Acquired LFG Approximations

P06-1131 [bib]: John D. Kelleher; Geert-Jan M. Kruijff
Incremental Generation of Spatial Referring Expressions in Situated Dialog

P06-1132 [bib]: Hisami Suzuki; Kristina Toutanova
Learning to Predict Case Markers in Japanese

P06-1133 [bib]: Wei-Hao Lin; Alexander Hauptmann
Are These Documents Written from Different Perspectives? A Test of Different Perspectives Based on Statistical Distribution Divergence

P06-1134 [bib]: Janyce Wiebe; Rada Mihalcea
Word Sense and Subjectivity

P06-1135 [bib]: John Prager; Pablo Duboue; Jennifer Chu-Carroll
Improving QA Accuracy by Question Inversion

P06-1136 [bib]: Yi Chen; Ming Zhou; Shilong Wang
Reranking Answers for Definitional QA Using Language Modeling

P06-1137 [bib]: Daniel Feinstein; Shuly Wintner
Highly Constrained Unification Grammars

P06-1138 [bib]: Kim Gerdes; Sylvain Kahane
A Polynomial Parsing Algorithm for the Topological Model: Synchronizing Constituent and Dependency Grammars, Illustrated by German Word Order Phenomena

P06-1139 [bib]: Radu Soricut; Daniel Marcu
Stochastic Language Generation Using WIDL-Expressions and its Application in Machine Translation and Summarization

P06-1140 [bib]: Crystal Nakatsu; Michael White
Learning to Say It Well: Reranking Realizations by Predicted Synthesis Quality

P06-1141 [bib]: Vijay Krishnan; Christopher D. Manning
An Effective Two-Stage Model for Exploiting Non-Local Dependencies in Named Entity Recognition

P06-1142 [bib]: Jin-Shea Kuo; Haizhou Li; Ying-Kuei Yang
Learning Transliteration Lexicons from the Web

P06-1143 [bib]: M.G. Abbas Malik
Punjabi Machine Transliteration

P06-1144 [bib]: Soto Montalvo; Raquel Martínez; Arantza Casillas; Víctor Fresno
Multilingual Document Clustering: An Heuristic Approach Based on Cognate Named Entities

P06-1145 [bib]: Taichi Noro; Takashi Inui; Hiroya Takamura; Manabu Okumura
Time Period Identification of Events in Text

P06-1146 [bib]: Sebastian Padó; Mirella Lapata
Optimal Constituent Alignment with Edge Covers for Semantic Projection

P06-1147 [bib]: Min Wu; Tomek Strzalkowski
Utilizing Co-Occurrence of Answers in Question Answering

Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Main Conference Poster Sessions

P06-2 [bib]: Entire volume

P06-2000: Front Matter

P06-2001 [bib]: Iñaki Alegria; Bertol Arrieta; Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza; Eli Izagirre; Montse Maritxalar
Using Machine Learning Techniques to Build a Comma Checker for Basque

P06-2002 [bib]: Enrique Alfonseca; Pablo Castells; Manabu Okumura; Maria Ruiz-Casado
A Rote Extractor with Edit Distance-Based Generalisation and Multi-Corpora Precision Calculation

P06-2003 [bib]: Enrique Amigó; Jesús Giménez; Julio Gonzalo; Lluís Màrquez
MT Evaluation: Human-Like vs. Human Acceptable

P06-2004 [bib]: Michaela Atterer; Hinrich Schütze
The Effect of Corpus Size in Combining Supervised and Unsupervised Training for Disambiguation

P06-2005 [bib]: AiTi Aw; Min Zhang; Juan Xiao; Jian Su
A Phrase-Based Statistical Model for SMS Text Normalization

P06-2006 [bib]: Ted Briscoe; John Carroll
Evaluating the Accuracy of an Unlexicalized Statistical Parser on the PARC DepBank

P06-2007 [bib]: Ben Carterette; Rosie Jones; Wiley Greiner; Cory Barr
N Semantic Classes are Harder than Two

P06-2008 [bib]: Joyce Y. Chai; Chen Zhang; Tyler Baldwin
Towards Conversational QA: Automatic Identification of Problematic Situations and User Intent

P06-2009 [bib]: Ming-Wei Chang; Quang Do; Dan Roth
A Pipeline Framework for Dependency Parsing

P06-2010 [bib]: Wanxiang Che; Min Zhang; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
A Hybrid Convolution Tree Kernel for Semantic Role Labeling

P06-2011 [bib]: Conrad Chen; Hsin-Hsi Chen
A High-Accurate Chinese-English NE Backward Translation System Combining Both Lexical Information and Web Statistics

P06-2012 [bib]: Jinxiu Chen; Donghong Ji; Chew Lim Tan; Zhengyu Niu
Unsupervised Relation Disambiguation Using Spectral Clustering

P06-2013 [bib]: Wenliang Chen; Yujie Zhang; Hitoshi Isahara
An Empirical Study of Chinese Chunking

P06-2014 [bib]: Colin Cherry; Dekang Lin
Soft Syntactic Constraints for Word Alignment through Discriminative Training

P06-2015 [bib]: Zahra Abolhassani Chime
An Account for Compound Prepositions in Farsi

P06-2016 [bib]: Lin-Yi Chou
Techniques to Incorporate the Benefits of a Hierarchy in a Modified Hidden Markov Model

P06-2017 [bib]: Monojit Choudhury; Animesh Mukherjee; Anupam Basu; Niloy Ganguly
Analysis and Synthesis of the Distribution of Consonants over Languages: A Complex Network Approach

P06-2018 [bib]: Grzegorz Chrupała; Josef van Genabith
Using Machine-Learning to Assign Function Labels to Parser Output for Spanish

P06-2019 [bib]: James Clarke; Mirella Lapata
Constraint-Based Sentence Compression: An Integer Programming Approach

P06-2020 [bib]: John M. Conroy; Judith D. Schlesinger; Dianne P. O'Leary
Topic-Focused Multi-Document Summarization Using an Approximate Oracle Score

P06-2021 [bib]: Fintan J. Costello; Tony Veale; Simon Dunne
Using WordNet to Automatically Deduce Relations between Words in Noun-Noun Compounds

P06-2022 [bib]: Cassandre Creswell; Matthew J. Beal; John Chen; Thomas L. Cornell; Lars Nilsson; Rohini K. Srihari
Automatically Extracting Nominal Mentions of Events with a Bootstrapped Probabilistic Classifier

P06-2023 [bib]: Jianyong Duan; Ruzhan Lu; Weilin Wu; Yi Hu; Yan Tian
A Bio-Inspired Approach for Multi-Word Expression Extraction

P06-2024 [bib]: Richard Eckart
Towards A Modular Data Model For Multi-Layer Annotated Corpora

P06-2025 [bib]: Asif Ekbal; Sudip Kumar Naskar; Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
A Modified Joint Source-Channel Model for Transliteration

P06-2026 [bib]: Gaolin Fang; Hao Yu; Fumihito Nishino
Chinese-English Term Translation Mining Based on Semantic Prediction

P06-2027 [bib]: Elena Filatova; Vasileios Hatzivassiloglou; Kathleen McKeown
Automatic Creation of Domain Templates

P06-2028 [bib]: Andrew Finch; Ezra Black; Young-Sook Hwang; Eiichiro Sumita
Using Lexical Dependency and Ontological Knowledge to Improve a Detailed Syntactic and Semantic Tagger of English

P06-2029 [bib]: Kilian A. Foth; Wolfgang Menzel
The Benefit of Stochastic PP Attachment to a Rule-Based Parser

P06-2030 [bib]: Fumiyo Fukumoto; Yoshimi Suzuki
Using Bilingual Comparable Corpora and Semi-supervised Clustering for Topic Tracking

P06-2031 [bib]: Pascale Fung; Benfeng Chen
Robust Word Sense Translation by EM Learning of Frame Semantics

P06-2032 [bib]: Claire Gardent; Yannick Parmentier
Coreference Handling in XMG

P06-2033 [bib]: Albert Gatt; Kees van Deemter
Conceptual Coherence in the Generation of Referring Expressions

P06-2034 [bib]: Ruifang Ge; Raymond J. Mooney
Discriminative Reranking for Semantic Parsing

P06-2035 [bib]: Emmanuel Giguet; Pierre-Sylvain Luquet
Multilingual Lexical Database Generation from Parallel Texts in 20 European Languages with Endogenous Resources

P06-2036 [bib]: Daniel Gildea; Giorgio Satta; Hao Zhang
Factoring Synchronous Grammars by Sorting

P06-2037 [bib]: Jesús Giménez; Lluís Màrquez
Low-Cost Enrichment of Spanish WordNet with Automatically Translated Glosses: Combining General and Specialized Models

P06-2038 [bib]: Elliot Glaysher; Dan Moldovan
Speeding Up Full Syntactic Parsing by Leveraging Partial Parsing Decisions

P06-2039 [bib]: Shailly Goyal; Niladri Chatterjee
Parsing Aligned Parallel Corpus by Projecting Syntactic Relations from Annotated Source Corpus

P06-2040 [bib]: Le Q Ha; P Hanna; D W Stewart; F J Smith
Reduced n-gram Models for English and Chinese Corpora

P06-2041 [bib]: Johan Hall; Joakim Nivre; Jens Nilsson
Discriminative Classifiers for Deterministic Dependency Parsing

P06-2042 [bib]: Ryoji Hamabe; Kiyotaka Uchimoto; Tatsuya Kawahara; Hitoshi Isahara
Detection of Quotations and Inserted Clauses and Its Application to Dependency Structure Analysis in Spontaneous Japanese

P06-2043 [bib]: Xiwu Han; Tiejun Zhao; Xingshang Fu
Improving English Subcategorization Acquisition with Diathesis Alternations as Heuristic Information

P06-2044 [bib]: Katherine Hargreaves; Allan Ramsay
Local Constraints on Sentence Markers and Focus in Somali

P06-2045 [bib]: Choochart Haruechaiyasak; Chatchawal Sangkeettrakarn; Pornpimon Palingoon; Sarawoot Kongyoung; Chaianun Damrongrat
A Collaborative Framework for Collecting Thai Unknown Words from the Web

P06-2046 [bib]: Chikara Hashimoto; Satoshi Sato; Takehito Utsuro
Japanese Idiom Recognition: Drawing a Line between Literal and Idiomatic Meanings

P06-2047 [bib]: Hideki Hirakawa
Graph Branch Algorithm: An Optimum Tree Search Method for Scored Dependency Graph with Arc Co-Occurrence Constraints

P06-2048 [bib]: Mark Hopkins; Jonas Kuhn
Exploring the Potential of Intractable Parsers

P06-2049 [bib]: Helmut Horacek; Magdalena Wolska
Transformation-Based Interpretation of Implicit Parallel Structures: Reconstructing the Meaning of "vice versa" and Similar Linguistic Operators

P06-2050 [bib]: Shu-Kai Hsieh; Chu-Ren Huang
When Conset Meets Synset: A Preliminary Survey of an Ontological Lexical Resource Based on Chinese Characters

P06-2051 [bib]: Sonja Hüwel; Britta Wrede
Spontaneous Speech Understanding for Robust Multi-Modal Human-Robot Communication

P06-2052 [bib]: Hiroshi Ichikawa; Keita Hakoda; Taiichi Hashimoto; Takenobu Tokunaga
Efficient Sentence Retrieval Based on Syntactic Structure

P06-2053 [bib]: Sanaz Jabbari; Ben Allison; David Guthrie; Louise Guthrie
Towards the Orwellian Nightmare: Separation of Business and Personal Emails

P06-2054 [bib]: Minwoo Jeong; Gary Geunbae Lee
Exploiting Non-Local Features for Spoken Language Understanding

P06-2055 [bib]: Heng Ji; Ralph Grishman
Analysis and Repair of Name Tagger Errors

P06-2056 [bib]: Zhihui Jin; Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii
Unsupervised Segmentation of Chinese Text by Use of Branching Entropy

P06-2057 [bib]: Richard Johansson; Pierre Nugues
A FrameNet-Based Semantic Role Labeler for Swedish

P06-2058 [bib]: Gary Kacmarcik; Michael Gamon
Obfuscating Document Stylometry to Preserve Author Anonymity

P06-2059 [bib]: Nobuhiro Kaji; Masaru Kitsuregawa
Automatic Construction of Polarity-Tagged Corpus from HTML Documents

P06-2060 [bib]: Nanda Kambhatla
Minority Vote: At-Least-N Voting Improves Recall for Extracting Relations

P06-2061 [bib]: Shahram Khadivi; Richard Zens; Hermann Ney
Integration of Speech to Computer-Assisted Translation Using Finite-State Automata

P06-2062 [bib]: Janna Khegai
GF Parallel Resource Grammars and Russian

P06-2063 [bib]: Soo-Min Kim; Eduard Hovy
Automatic Identification of Pro and Con Reasons in Online Reviews

P06-2064 [bib]: Su Nam Kim; Timothy Baldwin
Interpreting Semantic Relations in Noun Compounds via Verb Semantics

P06-2065 [bib]: Kevin Knight; Anish Nair; Nishit Rathod; Kenji Yamada
Unsupervised Analysis for Decipherment Problems

P06-2066 [bib]: Marco Kuhlmann; Joakim Nivre
Mildly Non-Projective Dependency Structures

P06-2067 [bib]: Jianguo Li; Chris Brew
Parsing and Subcategorization Data

P06-2068 [bib]: Jimmy Lin
The Role of Information Retrieval in Answering Complex Questions

P06-2069 [bib]: Christina Lioma; Iadh Ounis
Examining the Content Load of Part of Speech Blocks for Information Retrieval

P06-2070 [bib]: Ding Liu; Daniel Gildea
Stochastic Iterative Alignment for Machine Translation Evaluation

P06-2071 [bib]: Nicolas Loeff; Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm; David A. Forsyth
Discriminating Image Senses by Clustering with Multimodal Features

P06-2072 [bib]: Palmira Marrafa; Sara Mendes
Modeling Adjectives in Computational Relational Lexica

P06-2073 [bib]: Carlos D. Martínez Hinarejos; Ramón Granell; José Miguel Benedí
Segmented and Unsegmented Dialogue-Act Annotation with Statistical Dialogue Models

P06-2074 [bib]: Mstislav Maslennikov; Hai-Kiat Goh; Tat-Seng Chua
ARE: Instance Splitting Strategies for Dependency Relation-Based Information Extraction

P06-2075 [bib]: Shachar Mirkin; Ido Dagan; Maayan Geffet
Integrating Pattern-Based and Distributional Similarity Methods for Lexical Entailment Acquisition

P06-2076 [bib]: Masaki Murata; Toshiyuki Kanamaru; Tamotsu Shirado; Hitoshi Isahara
Machine-Learning-Based Transformation of Passive Japanese Sentences into Active by Separating Training Data into Each Input Particle

P06-2077 [bib]: Ryo Nagata; Atsuo Kawai; Koichiro Morihiro; Naoki Isu
Reinforcing English Countability Prediction with One Countability per Discourse Property

P06-2078 [bib]: Hidetsugu Nanba; Manabu Okumura
An Automatic Method for Summary Evaluation Using Multiple Evaluation Results by a Manual Method

P06-2079 [bib]: Vincent Ng; Sajib Dasgupta; S. M. Niaz Arifin
Examining the Role of Linguistic Knowledge Sources in the Automatic Identification and Classification of Reviews

P06-2080 [bib]: Le-Minh Nguyen; Akira Shimazu; Xuan-Hieu Phan
Semantic Parsing with Structured SVM Ensemble Classification Models

P06-2081 [bib]: Jon Oberlander; Scott Nowson
Whose Thumb Is It Anyway? Classifying Author Personality from Weblog Text

P06-2082 [bib]: Kiyonori Ohtake
Analysis of Selective Strategies to Build a Dependency-Analyzed Corpus

P06-2083 [bib]: Naoaki Okazaki; Sophia Ananiadou
A Term Recognition Approach to Acronym Recognition

P06-2084 [bib]: Pavel Pecina; Pavel Schlesinger
Combining Association Measures for Collocation Extraction

P06-2085 [bib]: Verena Rieser; Oliver Lemon
Using Machine Learning to Explore Human Multimodal Clarification Strategies

P06-2086 [bib]: Benjamin Rosenfeld; Ronen Feldman
URES : an Unsupervised Web Relation Extraction System

P06-2087 [bib]: Patrick Ruch; Imad Tbahriti; Julien Gobeill; Alan R. Aronson
Argumentative Feedback: A Linguistically-Motivated Term Expansion for Information Retrieval

P06-2088 [bib]: Koichiro Ryu; Shigeki Matsubara; Yasuyoshi Inagaki
Simultaneous English-Japanese Spoken Language Translation Based on Incremental Dependency Parsing and Transfer

P06-2089 [bib]: Kenji Sagae; Alon Lavie
A Best-First Probabilistic Shift-Reduce Parser

P06-2090 [bib]: Marina Santini; Richard Power; Roger Evans
Implementing a Characterization of Genre for Automatic Genre Identification of Web Pages

P06-2091 [bib]: Manabu Sato; Daisuke Bekki; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Translating HPSG-Style Outputs of a Robust Parser into Typed Dynamic Logic

P06-2092 [bib]: Bettina Schrader
ATLAS – A New Text Alignment Architecture

P06-2093 [bib]: Holger Schwenk; Daniel Dechelotte; Jean-Luc Gauvain
Continuous Space Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation

P06-2094 [bib]: Satoshi Sekine
On-Demand Information Extraction

P06-2095 [bib]: Serge Sharoff; Bogdan Babych; Anthony Hartley
Using Comparable Corpora to Solve Problems Difficult for Human Translators

P06-2096 [bib]: Siwei Shen; Dragomir R. Radev; Agam Patel; Güneş Erkan
Adding Syntax to Dynamic Programming for Aligning Comparable Texts for the Generation of Paraphrases

P06-2097 [bib]: Tomohide Shibata; Sadao Kurohashi
Unsupervised Topic Identification by Integrating Linguistic and Visual Information Based on Hidden Markov Models

P06-2098 [bib]: Nobuyuki Shimizu; Andrew Haas
Exact Decoding for Jointly Labeling and Chunking Sequences

P06-2099 [bib]: Kiyoaki Shirai; Hiroshi Ookawa
Compiling a Lexicon of Cooking Actions for Animation Generation

P06-2100 [bib]: Smriti Singh; Kuhoo Gupta; Manish Shrivastava; Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Morphological Richness Offsets Resource Demand – Experiences in Constructing a POS Tagger for Hindi

P06-2101 [bib]: David A. Smith; Jason Eisner
Minimum Risk Annealing for Training Log-Linear Models

P06-2102 [bib]: Neal Snider; Mona Diab
Unsupervised Induction of Modern Standard Arabic Verb Classes Using Syntactic Frames and LSA

P06-2103 [bib]: Radu Soricut; Daniel Marcu
Discourse Generation Using Utility-Trained Coherence Models

P06-2104 [bib]: Reid Swanson; Andrew S. Gordon
A Comparison of Alternative Parse Tree Paths for Labeling Semantic Roles

P06-2105 [bib]: Marta Tatu; Dan Moldovan
A Logic-Based Semantic Approach to Recognizing Textual Entailment

P06-2106 [bib]: Takenobu Tokunaga; Virach Sornlertlamvanich; Thatsanee Charoenporn; Nicoletta Calzolari; Monica Monachini; Claudia Soria; Chu-Ren Huang; YingJu Xia; Hao Yu; Laurent Prevot; Kiyoaki Shirai
Infrastructure for Standardization of Asian Language Resources

P06-2107 [bib]: Jesús Tomás; Francisco Casacuberta
Statistical Phrase-Based Models for Interactive Computer-Assisted Translation

P06-2108 [bib]: Jia-Lin Tsai
Using Word Support Model to Improve Chinese Input System

P06-2109 [bib]: Yuya Unno; Takashi Ninomiya; Yusuke Miyao; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Trimming CFG Parse Trees for Sentence Compression Using Machine Learning Approaches

P06-2110 [bib]: Akira Utsumi; Daisuke Suzuki
Word Vectors and Two Kinds of Similarity

P06-2111 [bib]: Lonneke van der Plas; Jörg Tiedemann
Finding Synonyms Using Automatic Word Alignment and Measures of Distributional Similarity

P06-2112 [bib]: Haifeng Wang; Hua Wu; Zhanyi Liu
Word Alignment for Languages with Scarce Resources Using Bilingual Corpora of Other Language Pairs

P06-2113 [bib]: Ye-Yi Wang; Alex Acero; Milind Mahajan; John Lee
Combining Statistical and Knowledge-Based Spoken Language Understanding in Conditional Models

P06-2114 [bib]: Asanka Wasala; Ruvan Weerasinghe; Kumudu Gamage
Sinhala Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion and Rules for Schwa Epenthesis

P06-2115 [bib]: Andi Wu; Kirk Lowery
From Prosodic Trees to Syntactic Trees

P06-2116 [bib]: Dekai Wu; Ken Wing Kuen Lee
A Grammatical Approach to Understanding Textual Tables Using Two-Dimensional SCFGs

P06-2117 [bib]: Hua Wu; Haifeng Wang; Zhanyi Liu
Boosting Statistical Word Alignment Using Labeled and Unlabeled Data

P06-2118 [bib]: Nianwen Xue; Jinying Chen; Martha Palmer
Aligning Features with Sense Distinction Dimensions

P06-2119 [bib]: Dongqiang Yang; David M. W. Powers
Word Sense Disambiguation Using Lexical Cohesion in the Context

P06-2120 [bib]: Jui-Feng Yeh; Chung-Hsien Wu; Mao-Zhu Yang
Stochastic Discourse Modeling in Spoken Dialogue Systems Using Semantic Dependency Graphs

P06-2121 [bib]: Liang-Chih Yu; Chung-Hsien Wu; Fong-Lin Jang
HAL-Based Cascaded Model for Variable-Length Semantic Pattern Induction from Psychiatry Web Resources

P06-2122 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Daniel Gildea
Inducing Word Alignments with Bilexical Synchronous Trees

P06-2123 [bib]: Ruiqiang Zhang; Genichiro Kikui; Eiichiro Sumita
Subword-Based Tagging for Confidence-Dependent Chinese Word Segmentation

P06-2124 [bib]: Bing Zhao; Eric P. Xing
BiTAM: Bilingual Topic AdMixture Models for Word Alignment

P06-2125 [bib]: Jing Zhu; Jian-Hua Li
An HMM-Based Approach to Automatic Phrasing for Mandarin Text-to-Speech Synthesis

Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Student Research Workshop

P06-3 [bib]: Entire volume

P06-3000: Front Matter

P06-3001 [bib]: Pradipta Biswas
A Flexible Approach to Natural Language Generation for Disabled Children

P06-3002 [bib]: Chris Biemann
Unsupervised Part-of-Speech Tagging Employing Efficient Graph Clustering

P06-3003 [bib]: Fabien Cromieres
Sub-Sentential Alignment Using Substring Co-Occurrence Counts

P06-3004 [bib]: Wolfgang Maier
Annotation Schemes and their Influence on Parsing Results

P06-3005 [bib]: Jihyun Park
Modeling Human Sentence Processing Data with a Statistical Parts-of-Speech Tagger

P06-3006 [bib]: Nobuyuki Shimizu
Semantic Discourse Segmentation and Labeling for Route Instructions

P06-3007 [bib]: Mingli Wu
Investigations on Event-Based Summarization

P06-3008 [bib]: Ming Yue
Discursive Usage of Six Chinese Punctuation Marks

P06-3009 [bib]: Reut Tsarfaty
Integrated Morphological and Syntactic Disambiguation for Modern Hebrew

P06-3010 [bib]: Lucia Specia
A Hybrid Relational Approach for WSD – First Results

P06-3011 [bib]: Berenike Loos
On2L – A Framework for Incremental Ontology Learning in Spoken Dialog Systems

P06-3012 [bib]: Lalita Narupiyakul
Focus to Emphasize Tone Structures for Prosodic Analysis in Spoken Language Generation

P06-3013 [bib]: Jungyeul Park
Extraction of Tree Adjoining Grammars from a Treebank for Korean

P06-3014 [bib]: Jianguo Li
Parsing and Subcategorization Data

P06-3015 [bib]: Frank Rudzicz
Clavius: Bi-Directional Parsing for Generic Multimodal Interaction

Proceedings of the COLING/ACL 2006 Interactive Presentation Sessions

P06-4 [bib]: Entire volume

P06-4000: Front Matter

P06-4001 [bib]: Chia-Yin Chen; Hsien-Chin Liou; Jason S. Chang
FAST – An Automatic Generation System for Grammar Tests

P06-4002 [bib]: Calkin S. Montero; Kenji Araki
Is It Correct? – Towards Web-Based Evaluation of Automatic Natural Language Phrase Generation

P06-4003 [bib]: Maurizio Tesconi; Andrea Marchetti; Francesca Bertagna; Monica Monachini; Claudia Soria; Nicoletta Calzolari
LeXFlow: A System for Cross-Fertilization of Computational Lexicons

P06-4004 [bib]: Roberto Navigli
Valido: A Visual Tool for Validating Sense Annotations

P06-4005 [bib]: Tomoko Ohta; Yusuke Miyao; Takashi Ninomiya; Yoshimasa Tsuruoka; Akane Yakushiji; Katsuya Masuda; Jumpei Takeuchi; Kazuhiro Yoshida; Tadayoshi Hara; Jin-Dong Kim; Yuka Tateisi; Jun'ichi Tsujii
An Intelligent Search Engine and GUI-based Efficient MEDLINE Search Tool Based on Deep Syntactic Parsing

P06-4006 [bib]: Hideki Mima
MIMA Search: A Structuring Knowledge System towards Innovation for Engineering Education

P06-4007 [bib]: Andrew Hickl; Patrick Wang; John Lehmann; Sanda Harabagiu
FERRET: Interactive Question-Answering for Real-World Environments

P06-4008 [bib]: Young-In Song; HooJung Chung; Kyoung-Soo Han; JooYoung Lee; Hae-Chang Rim; Jae-Won Lee
K-QARD: A Practical Korean Question Answering Framework for Restricted Domain

P06-4009 [bib]: Paweł Mazur; Robert Dale
An Intermediate Representation for the Interpretation of Temporal Expressions

P06-4010 [bib]: Tianfang Yao; Hans Uszkoreit
Chinese Named Entity and Relation Identification System

P06-4011 [bib]: Jien-Chen Wu; Yu-Chia Chang; Hsien-Chin Liou; Jason S. Chang
Computational Analysis of Move Structures in Academic Abstracts

P06-4012 [bib]: Dragomir R. Radev; Güneş Erkan; Anthony Fader; Patrick Jordan; Siwei Shen; James P. Sweeney
LexNet: A Graphical Environment for Graph-Based NLP

P06-4013 [bib]: Marita Ailomaa; Miroslav Melichar; Agnes Lisowska; Martin Rajman; Susan Armstrong
Archivus: A Multimodal System for Multimedia Meeting Browsing and Retrieval

P06-4014 [bib]: Jan Tore Lønning; Stephan Oepen
Re-Usable Tools for Precision Machine Translation

P06-4015 [bib]: Tilman Becker; Peter Poller; Jan Schehl; Nate Blaylock; Ciprian Gerstenberger; Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová
The SAMMIE System: Multimodal In-Car Dialogue

P06-4016 [bib]: Eric Wehrli
TwicPen: Hand-held Scanner and Translation Software for non-Native Readers

P06-4017 [bib]: Sanae Fujita; Takaaki Tanaka; Francis Bond; Hiromi Nakaiwa
An Implemented Description of Japanese: The Lexeed Dictionary and the Hinoki Treebank

P06-4018 [bib]: Steven Bird
NLTK: The Natural Language Toolkit

P06-4019 [bib]: Olivier Blanc; Matthieu Constant
Outilex, a Linguistic Platform for Text Processing

P06-4020 [bib]: Ted Briscoe; John Carroll; Rebecca Watson
The Second Release of the RASP System