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Proceedings of ACL-08: HLT

P08-1 [bib]: Entire volume

P08-1000: Front Matter

P08-1001 [bib]: Alexander E. Richman; Patrick Schone
Mining Wiki Resources for Multilingual Named Entity Recognition

P08-1002 [bib]: Shane Bergsma; Dekang Lin; Randy Goebel
Distributional Identification of Non-Referential Pronouns

P08-1003 [bib]: Marius Paşca; Benjamin Van Durme
Weakly-Supervised Acquisition of Open-Domain Classes and Class Attributes from Web Documents and Query Logs

P08-1004 [bib]: Michele Banko; Oren Etzioni
The Tradeoffs Between Open and Traditional Relation Extraction

P08-1005 [bib]: Jiří Mírovský
PDT 2.0 Requirements on a Query Language

P08-1006 [bib]: Yusuke Miyao; Rune Sætre; Kenji Sagae; Takuya Matsuzaki; Jun'ichi Tsujii
Task-oriented Evaluation of Syntactic Parsers and Their Representations

P08-1007 [bib]: Yee Seng Chan; Hwee Tou Ng
MAXSIM: A Maximum Similarity Metric for Machine Translation Evaluation

P08-1008 [bib]: Ellen M. Voorhees
Contradictions and Justifications: Extensions to the Textual Entailment Task

P08-1009 [bib]: Colin Cherry
Cohesive Phrase-Based Decoding for Statistical Machine Translation

P08-1010 [bib]: Yonggang Deng; Jia Xu; Yuqing Gao
Phrase Table Training for Precision and Recall: What Makes a Good Phrase and a Good Phrase Pair?

P08-1011 [bib]: Dongdong Zhang; Mu Li; Nan Duan; Chi-Ho Li; Ming Zhou
Measure Word Generation for English-Chinese SMT Systems

P08-1012 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Chris Quirk; Robert C. Moore; Daniel Gildea
Bayesian Learning of Non-Compositional Phrases with Synchronous Parsing

P08-1013 [bib]: Tobias Kaufmann; Beat Pfister
Applying a Grammar-Based Language Model to a Simplified Broadcast-News Transcription Task

P08-1014 [bib]: Maximilian Bisani; Paul Vozila; Olivier Divay; Jeff Adams
Automatic Editing in a Back-End Speech-to-Text System

P08-1015 [bib]: Michael Fleischman; Deb Roy
Grounded Language Modeling for Automatic Speech Recognition of Sports Video

P08-1016 [bib]: Margaret M. Fleck
Lexicalized Phonotactic Word Segmentation

P08-1017 [bib]: Hui Fang
A Re-examination of Query Expansion Using Lexical Resources

P08-1018 [bib]: Guihong Cao; Stephen Robertson; Jian-Yun Nie
Selecting Query Term Alternations for Web Search by Exploiting Query Contexts

P08-1019 [bib]: Huizhong Duan; Yunbo Cao; Chin-Yew Lin; Yong Yu
Searching Questions by Identifying Question Topic and Question Focus

P08-1020 [bib]: François Mairesse; Marilyn Walker
Trainable Generation of Big-Five Personality Styles through Data-Driven Parameter Estimation

P08-1021 [bib]: John Lee; Stephanie Seneff
Correcting Misuse of Verb Forms

P08-1022 [bib]: Dominic Espinosa; Michael White; Dennis Mehay
Hypertagging: Supertagging for Surface Realization with CCG

P08-1023 [bib]: Haitao Mi; Liang Huang; Qun Liu
Forest-Based Translation

P08-1024 [bib]: Phil Blunsom; Trevor Cohn; Miles Osborne
A Discriminative Latent Variable Model for Statistical Machine Translation

P08-1025 [bib]: Hao Zhang; Daniel Gildea
Efficient Multi-Pass Decoding for Synchronous Context Free Grammars

P08-1026 [bib]: Alexander Koller; Michaela Regneri; Stefan Thater
Regular Tree Grammars as a Formalism for Scope Underspecification

P08-1027 [bib]: Dmitry Davidov; Ari Rappoport
Classification of Semantic Relationships between Nominals Using Pattern Clusters

P08-1028 [bib]: Jeff Mitchell; Mirella Lapata
Vector-based Models of Semantic Composition

P08-1029 [bib]: Andrew Arnold; Ramesh Nallapati; William W. Cohen
Exploiting Feature Hierarchy for Transfer Learning in Named Entity Recognition

P08-1030 [bib]: Heng Ji; Ralph Grishman
Refining Event Extraction through Cross-Document Inference

P08-1031 [bib]: S.R.K. Branavan; Harr Chen; Jacob Eisenstein; Regina Barzilay
Learning Document-Level Semantic Properties from Free-Text Annotations

P08-1032 [bib]: Yansong Feng; Mirella Lapata
Automatic Image Annotation Using Auxiliary Text Information

P08-1033 [bib]: György Szarvas
Hedge Classification in Biomedical Texts with a Weakly Supervised Selection of Keywords

P08-1034 [bib]: Alina Andreevskaia; Sabine Bergler
When Specialists and Generalists Work Together: Overcoming Domain Dependence in Sentiment Tagging

P08-1035 [bib]: Tadashi Nomoto
A Generic Sentence Trimmer with CRFs

P08-1036 [bib]: Ivan Titov; Ryan McDonald
A Joint Model of Text and Aspect Ratings for Sentiment Summarization

P08-1037 [bib]: Eneko Agirre; Timothy Baldwin; David Martinez
Improving Parsing and PP Attachment Performance with Sense Information

P08-1038 [bib]: Frederick Hoyt; Jason Baldridge
A Logical Basis for the D Combinator and Normal Form in CCG

P08-1039 [bib]: David Vadas; James R. Curran
Parsing Noun Phrase Structure with CCG

P08-1040 [bib]: David Vickrey; Daphne Koller
Sentence Simplification for Semantic Role Labeling

P08-1041 [bib]: Giuseppe Carenini; Raymond T. Ng; Xiaodong Zhou
Summarizing Emails with Conversational Cohesion and Subjectivity

P08-1042 [bib]: Markus Dickinson
Ad Hoc Treebank Structures

P08-1043 [bib]: Yoav Goldberg; Reut Tsarfaty
A Single Generative Model for Joint Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing

P08-1044 [bib]: Sharon Goldwater; Dan Jurafsky; Christopher D. Manning
Which Words Are Hard to Recognize? Prosodic, Lexical, and Disfluency Factors that Increase ASR Error Rates

P08-1045 [bib]: Ulf Hermjakob; Kevin Knight; Hal Daumé III
Name Translation in Statistical Machine Translation - Learning When to Transliterate

P08-1046 [bib]: Mark Johnson
Using Adaptor Grammars to Identify Synergies in the Unsupervised Acquisition of Linguistic Structure

P08-1047 [bib]: Jun'ichi Kazama; Kentaro Torisawa
Inducing Gazetteers for Named Entity Recognition by Large-Scale Clustering of Dependency Relations

P08-1048 [bib]: Alistair Kennedy; Stan Szpakowicz
Evaluating Roget's Thesauri

P08-1049 [bib]: Zhifei Li; David Yarowsky
Unsupervised Translation Induction for Chinese Abbreviations using Monolingual Corpora

P08-1050 [bib]: Jianguo Li; Chris Brew
Which Are the Best Features for Automatic Verb Classification

P08-1051 [bib]: Joanna Mrozinski; Edward Whittaker; Sadaoki Furui
Collecting a Why-Question Corpus for Development and Evaluation of an Automatic QA-System

P08-1052 [bib]: Preslav Nakov; Marti A. Hearst
Solving Relational Similarity Problems Using the Web as a Corpus

P08-1053 [bib]: J. Scott Olsson; Douglas W. Oard
Combining Speech Retrieval Results with Generalized Additive Models

P08-1054 [bib]: Gerald Penn; Xiaodan Zhu
A Critical Reassessment of Evaluation Baselines for Speech Summarization

P08-1055 [bib]: Joseph Polifroni; Marilyn Walker
Intensional Summaries as Cooperative Responses in Dialogue: Automation and Evaluation

P08-1056 [bib]: Sujan Kumar Saha; Pabitra Mitra; Sudeshna Sarkar
Word Clustering and Word Selection Based Feature Reduction for MaxEnt Based Hindi NER

P08-1057 [bib]: Sabine Schulte im Walde; Christian Hying; Christian Scheible; Helmut Schmid
Combining EM Training and the MDL Principle for an Automatic Verb Classification Incorporating Selectional Preferences

P08-1058 [bib]: David Talbot; Thorsten Brants
Randomized Language Models via Perfect Hash Functions

P08-1059 [bib]: Kristina Toutanova; Hisami Suzuki; Achim Ruopp
Applying Morphology Generation Models to Machine Translation

P08-1060 [bib]: Tony Veale; Yanfen Hao; Guofu Li
Multilingual Harvesting of Cross-Cultural Stereotypes

P08-1061 [bib]: Qin Iris Wang; Dale Schuurmans; Dekang Lin
Semi-Supervised Convex Training for Dependency Parsing

P08-1062 [bib]: Fan Yang; Jun Zhao; Bo Zou; Kang Liu; Feifan Liu
Chinese-English Backward Transliteration Assisted with Mining Monolingual Web Pages

P08-1063 [bib]: Beñat Zapirain; Eneko Agirre; Lluís Màrquez
Robustness and Generalization of Role Sets: PropBank vs. VerbNet

P08-1064 [bib]: Min Zhang; Hongfei Jiang; Aiti Aw; Haizhou Li; Chew Lim Tan; Sheng Li
A Tree Sequence Alignment-based Tree-to-Tree Translation Model

P08-1065 [bib]: Susan Bartlett; Grzegorz Kondrak; Colin Cherry
Automatic Syllabification with Structured SVMs for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion

P08-1066 [bib]: Libin Shen; Jinxi Xu; Ralph Weischedel
A New String-to-Dependency Machine Translation Algorithm with a Target Dependency Language Model

P08-1067 [bib]: Liang Huang
Forest Reranking: Discriminative Parsing with Non-Local Features

P08-1068 [bib]: Terry Koo; Xavier Carreras; Michael Collins
Simple Semi-supervised Dependency Parsing

P08-1069 [bib]: Rebecca Nesson; Giorgio Satta; Stuart M. Shieber
Optimal $k$-arization of Synchronous Tree-Adjoining Grammar

P08-1070 [bib]: Rebecca Dridan; Valia Kordoni; Jeremy Nicholson
Enhancing Performance of Lexicalised Grammars

P08-1071 [bib]: Hua Ai; Diane J. Litman
Assessing Dialog System User Simulation Evaluation Measures Using Human Judges

P08-1072 [bib]: Cheongjae Lee; Sangkeun Jung; Gary Geunbae Lee
Robust Dialog Management with N-Best Hypotheses Using Dialog Examples and Agenda

P08-1073 [bib]: Verena Rieser; Oliver Lemon
Learning Effective Multimodal Dialogue Strategies from Wizard-of-Oz Data: Bootstrapping and Evaluation

P08-1074 [bib]: Ruy Luiz Milidiú; Cícero Nogueira dos Santos; Julio C. Duarte
Phrase Chunking Using Entropy Guided Transformation Learning

P08-1075 [bib]: Xiaojin Zhu; Andrew B. Goldberg; Michael Rabbat; Robert Nowak
Learning Bigrams from Unigrams

P08-1076 [bib]: Jun Suzuki; Hideki Isozaki
Semi-Supervised Sequential Labeling and Segmentation Using Giga-Word Scale Unlabeled Data

P08-1077 [bib]: Rahul Bhagat; Deepak Ravichandran
Large Scale Acquisition of Paraphrases for Learning Surface Patterns

P08-1078 [bib]: Idan Szpektor; Ido Dagan; Roy Bar-Haim; Jacob Goldberger
Contextual Preferences

P08-1079 [bib]: Dmitry Davidov; Ari Rappoport
Unsupervised Discovery of Generic Relationships Using Pattern Clusters and its Evaluation by Automatically Generated SAT Analogy Questions

P08-1080 [bib]: Michael Kaisser; Marti A. Hearst; John B. Lowe
Improving Search Results Quality by Customizing Summary Lengths

P08-1081 [bib]: Shilin Ding; Gao Cong; Chin-Yew Lin; Xiaoyan Zhu
Using Conditional Random Fields to Extract Contexts and Answers of Questions from Online Forums

P08-1082 [bib]: Mihai Surdeanu; Massimiliano Ciaramita; Hugo Zaragoza
Learning to Rank Answers on Large Online QA Collections

P08-1083 [bib]: Meni Adler; Yoav Goldberg; David Gabay; Michael Elhadad
Unsupervised Lexicon-Based Resolution of Unknown Words for Full Morphological Analysis

P08-1084 [bib]: Benjamin Snyder; Regina Barzilay
Unsupervised Multilingual Learning for Morphological Segmentation

P08-1085 [bib]: Yoav Goldberg; Meni Adler; Michael Elhadad
EM Can Find Pretty Good HMM POS-Taggers (When Given a Good Start)

P08-1086 [bib]: Jakob Uszkoreit; Thorsten Brants
Distributed Word Clustering for Large Scale Class-Based Language Modeling in Machine Translation

P08-1087 [bib]: Eleftherios Avramidis; Philipp Koehn
Enriching Morphologically Poor Languages for Statistical Machine Translation

P08-1088 [bib]: Aria Haghighi; Percy Liang; Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick; Dan Klein
Learning Bilingual Lexicons from Monolingual Corpora

P08-1089 [bib]: Shiqi Zhao; Haifeng Wang; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
Pivot Approach for Extracting Paraphrase Patterns from Bilingual Corpora

P08-1090 [bib]: Nathanael Chambers; Dan Jurafsky
Unsupervised Learning of Narrative Event Chains

P08-1091 [bib]: Mona Diab; Alessandro Moschitti; Daniele Pighin
Semantic Role Labeling Systems for Arabic using Kernel Methods

P08-1092 [bib]: Fadi Biadsy; Julia Hirschberg; Elena Filatova
An Unsupervised Approach to Biography Production Using Wikipedia

P08-1093 [bib]: Qiaozhu Mei; ChengXiang Zhai
Generating Impact-Based Summaries for Scientific Literature

P08-1094 [bib]: Ani Nenkova; Annie Louis
Can You Summarize This? Identifying Correlates of Input Difficulty for Multi-Document Summarization

P08-1095 [bib]: Micha Elsner; Eugene Charniak
You Talking to Me? A Corpus and Algorithm for Conversation Disentanglement

P08-1096 [bib]: Xiaofeng Yang; Jian Su; Jun Lang; Chew Lim Tan; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
An Entity-Mention Model for Coreference Resolution with Inductive Logic Programming

P08-1097 [bib]: Jacob Eisenstein; Regina Barzilay; Randall Davis
Gestural Cohesion for Topic Segmentation

P08-1098 [bib]: Roi Reichart; Katrin Tomanek; Udo Hahn; Ari Rappoport
Multi-Task Active Learning for Linguistic Annotations

P08-1099 [bib]: Gideon S. Mann; Andrew McCallum
Generalized Expectation Criteria for Semi-Supervised Learning of Conditional Random Fields

P08-1100 [bib]: Percy Liang; Dan Klein
Analyzing the Errors of Unsupervised Learning

P08-1101 [bib]: Yue Zhang; Stephen Clark
Joint Word Segmentation and POS Tagging Using a Single Perceptron

P08-1102 [bib]: Wenbin Jiang; Liang Huang; Qun Liu; Yajuan Lü
A Cascaded Linear Model for Joint Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-Speech Tagging

P08-1103 [bib]: Sittichai Jiampojamarn; Colin Cherry; Grzegorz Kondrak
Joint Processing and Discriminative Training for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion

P08-1104 [bib]: Shenghua Bao; Huizhong Duan; Qi Zhou; Miao Xiong; Yunbo Cao; Yong Yu
A Probabilistic Model for Fine-Grained Expert Search

P08-1105 [bib]: Wouter Weerkamp; Maarten de Rijke
Credibility Improves Topical Blog Post Retrieval

P08-1106 [bib]: Andras Csomai; Rada Mihalcea
Linguistically Motivated Features for Enhanced Back-of-the-Book Indexing

P08-1107 [bib]: Tamer Elsayed; Douglas W. Oard; Galileo Namata
Resolving Personal Names in Email Using Context Expansion

P08-1108 [bib]: Joakim Nivre; Ryan McDonald
Integrating Graph-Based and Transition-Based Dependency Parsers

P08-1109 [bib]: Jenny Rose Finkel; Alex Kleeman; Christopher D. Manning
Efficient, Feature-based, Conditional Random Field Parsing

P08-1110 [bib]: Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez; John Carroll; David Weir
A Deductive Approach to Dependency Parsing

P08-1111 [bib]: Emily M. Bender
Evaluating a Crosslinguistic Grammar Resource: A Case Study of Wambaya

P08-1112 [bib]: Kuzman Ganchev; João V. Graça; Ben Taskar
Better Alignments = Better Translations?

P08-1113 [bib]: Dekang Lin; Shaojun Zhao; Benjamin Van Durme; Marius Paşca
Mining Parenthetical Translations from the Web by Word Alignment

P08-1114 [bib]: Yuval Marton; Philip Resnik
Soft Syntactic Constraints for Hierarchical Phrased-Based Translation

P08-1115 [bib]: Christopher Dyer; Smaranda Muresan; Philip Resnik
Generalizing Word Lattice Translation

P08-1116 [bib]: Shiqi Zhao; Cheng Niu; Ming Zhou; Ting Liu; Sheng Li
Combining Multiple Resources to Improve SMT-based Paraphrasing Model

P08-1117 [bib]: Vivek Srikumar; Roi Reichart; Mark Sammons; Ari Rappoport; Dan Roth
Extraction of Entailed Semantic Relations Through Syntax-Based Comma Resolution

P08-1118 [bib]: Marie-Catherine de Marneffe; Anna N. Rafferty; Christopher D. Manning
Finding Contradictions in Text

P08-1119 [bib]: Zornitsa Kozareva; Ellen Riloff; Eduard Hovy
Semantic Class Learning from the Web with Hyponym Pattern Linkage Graphs

Proceedings of ACL-08: HLT, Short Papers

P08-2 [bib]: Entire volume

P08-2000: Front Matter

P08-2001 [bib]: Fernando Batista; Nuno Mamede; Isabel Trancoso
Language Dynamics and Capitalization using Maximum Entropy

P08-2002 [bib]: Marisa Ferrara Boston; John T. Hale; Reinhold Kliegl; Shravan Vasishth
Surprising Parser Actions and Reading Difficulty

P08-2003 [bib]: Yllias Chali; Shafiq Joty
Improving the Performance of the Random Walk Model for Answering Complex Questions

P08-2004 [bib]: Wei Chen
Dimensions of Subjectivity in Natural Language

P08-2005 [bib]: Sebastian de la Chica; Faisal Ahmad; James H. Martin; Tamara Sumner
Extractive Summaries for Educational Science Content

P08-2006 [bib]: Rahul Chitturi; John Hansen
Dialect Classification for Online Podcasts Fusing Acoustic and Language Based Structural and Semantic Information

P08-2007 [bib]: John DeNero; Dan Klein
The Complexity of Phrase Alignment Problems

P08-2008 [bib]: Dmitriy Dligach; Martha Palmer
Novel Semantic Features for Verb Sense Disambiguation

P08-2009 [bib]: Mark Dredze; Joel Wallenberg
Icelandic Data Driven Part of Speech Tagging

P08-2010 [bib]: Kevin Duh; Katrin Kirchhoff
Beyond Log-Linear Models: Boosted Minimum Error Rate Training for N-best Re-ranking

P08-2011 [bib]: Micha Elsner; Eugene Charniak
Coreference-inspired Coherence Modeling

P08-2012 [bib]: Jenny Rose Finkel; Christopher D. Manning
Enforcing Transitivity in Coreference Resolution

P08-2013 [bib]: Kallirroi Georgila; Maria Wolters; Johanna Moore
Simulating the Behaviour of Older versus Younger Users when Interacting with Spoken Dialogue Systems

P08-2014 [bib]: Dan Goldwasser; Dan Roth
Active Sample Selection for Named Entity Transliteration

P08-2015 [bib]: Nizar Habash
Four Techniques for Online Handling of Out-of-Vocabulary Words in Arabic-English Statistical Machine Translation

P08-2016 [bib]: Yaakov HaCohen-Kerner; Ariel Kass; Ariel Peretz
Combined One Sense Disambiguation of Abbreviations

P08-2017 [bib]: Robbie Haertel; Eric Ringger; Kevin Seppi; James Carroll; McClanahan Peter
Assessing the Costs of Sampling Methods in Active Learning for Annotation

P08-2018 [bib]: Chikara Hashimoto; Sadao Kurohashi
Blog Categorization Exploiting Domain Dictionary and Dynamically Estimated Domains of Unknown Words

P08-2019 [bib]: James Henderson; Oliver Lemon
Mixture Model POMDPs for Efficient Handling of Uncertainty in Dialogue Management

P08-2020 [bib]: Almut Silja Hildebrand; Kay Rottmann; Mohamed Noamany; Quin Gao; Sanjika Hewavitharana; Nguyen Bach; Stephan Vogel
Recent Improvements in the CMU Large Scale Chinese-English SMT System

P08-2021 [bib]: Damianos Karakos; Jason Eisner; Sanjeev Khudanpur; Markus Dreyer
Machine Translation System Combination using ITG-based Alignments

P08-2022 [bib]: Anagha Kulkarni; Jamie Callan
Dictionary Definitions based Homograph Identification using a Generative Hierarchical Model

P08-2023 [bib]: Wenjie Li; Peng Zhang; Furu Wei; Yuexian Hou; Qin Lu
A Novel Feature-based Approach to Chinese Entity Relation Extraction

P08-2024 [bib]: Chao-Lin Liu; Jen-Hsiang Lin
Using Structural Information for Identifying Similar Chinese Characters

P08-2025 [bib]: Yandong Liu; Eugene Agichtein
You've Got Answers: Towards Personalized Models for Predicting Success in Community Question Answering

P08-2026 [bib]: David McClosky; Eugene Charniak
Self-Training for Biomedical Parsing

P08-2027 [bib]: Tim Miller; William Schuler
A Unified Syntactic Model for Parsing Fluent and Disfluent Speech

P08-2028 [bib]: Karo Moilanen; Stephen Pulman
The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown: Morphosyllabic Sentiment Tagging of Unseen Words

P08-2029 [bib]: Alessandro Moschitti; Silvia Quarteroni
Kernels on Linguistic Structures for Answer Extraction

P08-2030 [bib]: Ryan Roth; Owen Rambow; Nizar Habash; Mona Diab; Cynthia Rudin
Arabic Morphological Tagging, Diacritization, and Lemmatization Using Lexeme Models and Feature Ranking

P08-2031 [bib]: Umar Syed; Jason Williams
Using Automatically Transcribed Dialogs to Learn User Models in a Spoken Dialog System

P08-2032 [bib]: Masatoshi Tsuchiya; Shinya Hida; Seiichi Nakagawa
Robust Extraction of Named Entity Including Unfamiliar Word

P08-2033 [bib]: Stephen Wan; Cécile Paris
In-Browser Summarisation: Generating Elaborative Summaries Biased Towards the Reading Context

P08-2034 [bib]: Yunqing Xia; Linlin Wang; Kam-Fai Wong; Mingxing Xu
Lyric-based Song Sentiment Classification with Sentiment Vector Space Model

P08-2035 [bib]: Elif Yamangil; Rani Nelken
Mining Wikipedia Revision Histories for Improving Sentence Compression

P08-2036 [bib]: Deniz Yuret
Smoothing a Tera-word Language Model

P08-2037 [bib]: Daniel M. Bikel; Vittorio Castelli
Event Matching Using the Transitive Closure of Dependency Relations

P08-2038 [bib]: Deyi Xiong; Min Zhang; Aiti Aw; Haizhou Li
A Linguistically Annotated Reordering Model for BTG-based Statistical Machine Translation

P08-2039 [bib]: Ibrahim Badr; Rabih Zbib; James Glass
Segmentation for English-to-Arabic Statistical Machine Translation

P08-2040 [bib]: Boxing Chen; Min Zhang; Aiti Aw; Haizhou Li
Exploiting N-best Hypotheses for SMT Self-Enhancement

P08-2041 [bib]: Zhongjun He; Qun Liu; Shouxun Lin
Partial Matching Strategy for Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation

P08-2042 [bib]: Balakrishnan Varadarajan; Sanjeev Khudanpur; Emmanuel Dupoux
Unsupervised Learning of Acoustic Sub-word Units

P08-2043 [bib]: Ani Nenkova; Agustín Gravano; Julia Hirschberg
High Frequency Word Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue

P08-2044 [bib]: Yolanda McMillian; Juan Gilbert
Distributed Listening: A Parallel Processing Approach to Automatic Speech Recognition

P08-2045 [bib]: Steven Bethard; James H. Martin
Learning Semantic Links from a Corpus of Parallel Temporal and Causal Relations

P08-2046 [bib]: Jan Šnajder; Bojana Dalbelo Bašić; Saša Petrović; Ivan Sikirić
Evolving New Lexical Association Measures Using Genetic Programming

P08-2047 [bib]: Sophia Katrenko; Pieter Adriaans
Semantic Types of Some Generic Relation Arguments: Detection and Evaluation

P08-2048 [bib]: Sergio Roa; Valia Kordoni; Yi Zhang
Mapping between Compositional Semantic Representations and Lexical Semantic Resources: Towards Accurate Deep Semantic Parsing

P08-2049 [bib]: Emiel Krahmer; Erwin Marsi; Paul van Pelt
Query-based Sentence Fusion is Better Defined and Leads to More Preferred Results than Generic Sentence Fusion

P08-2050 [bib]: Anja Belz; Albert Gatt
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Evaluation Measures for Referring Expression Generation

P08-2051 [bib]: Feifan Liu; Yang Liu
Correlation between ROUGE and Human Evaluation of Extractive Meeting Summaries

P08-2052 [bib]: Frank Schilder; Ravikumar Kondadadi
FastSum: Fast and Accurate Query-based Multi-document Summarization

P08-2053 [bib]: Ryan Gabbard; Seth Kulick
Construct State Modification in the Arabic Treebank

P08-2054 [bib]: Gabriele Antonio Musillo; Paola Merlo
Unlexicalised Hidden Variable Models of Split Dependency Grammars

P08-2055 [bib]: Feng Lin; Fuliang Weng
Computing Confidence Scores for All Sub Parse Trees

P08-2056 [bib]: Jennifer Foster; Joachim Wagner; Josef van Genabith
Adapting a WSJ-Trained Parser to Grammatically Noisy Text

P08-2057 [bib]: Vivek Kumar Rangarajan Sridhar; Srinivas Bangalore; Shrikanth Narayanan
Enriching Spoken Language Translation with Dialog Acts

P08-2058 [bib]: Donghyun Kim; Hyunjung Lee; Choong-Nyoung Seon; Harksoo Kim; Jungyun Seo
Speakers' Intention Prediction Using Statistics of Multi-level Features in a Schedule Management Domain

P08-2059 [bib]: Mark Dredze; Koby Crammer
Active Learning with Confidence

P08-2060 [bib]: Yoav Goldberg; Michael Elhadad
splitSVM: Fast, Space-Efficient, non-Heuristic, Polynomial Kernel Computation for NLP Applications

P08-2061 [bib]: Rodney D. Nielsen; Wayne Ward; James H. Martin; Martha Palmer
Extracting a Representation from Text for Semantic Analysis

P08-2062 [bib]: Michaela Regneri; Markus Egg; Alexander Koller
Efficient Processing of Underspecified Discourse Representations

P08-2063 [bib]: Susan Windisch Brown
Choosing Sense Distinctions for WSD: Psycholinguistic Evidence

P08-2064 [bib]: Enrique Alfonseca; Slaven Bilac; Stefan Pharies
Decompounding query keywords from compounding languages

P08-2065 [bib]: Shoushan Li; Chengqing Zong
Multi-domain Sentiment Classification

P08-2066 [bib]: Keith Trnka; Kathleen McCoy
Evaluating Word Prediction: Framing Keystroke Savings

P08-2067 [bib]: Tamer Elsayed; Jimmy Lin; Douglas Oard
Pairwise Document Similarity in Large Collections with MapReduce

P08-2068 [bib]: Qi Sun; Runxin Li; Dingsheng Luo; Xihong Wu
Text Segmentation with LDA-Based Fisher Kernel

Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Student Research Workshop

P08-3000: Front Matter

P08-3001 [bib]: Masato Hagiwara
A Supervised Learning Approach to Automatic Synonym Identification Based on Distributional Features

P08-3002 [bib]: Eva Banik
An Integraged Architecture for Generating Parenthetical Constructions

P08-3003 [bib]: Vladimir Eidelman
Inferring Activity Time in News through Event Modeling

P08-3004 [bib]: Shasha Liao
Combining Source and Target Language Information for Name Tagging of Machine Translation Output

P08-3005 [bib]: Shuqi Sun; Yin Chen; Jufeng Li
A Re-examination on Features in Regression Based Approach to Automatic MT Evaluation

P08-3006 [bib]: Davide Fossati
The Role of Positive Feedback in Intelligent Tutoring Systems

P08-3007 [bib]: Ilana Heintz
Arabic Language Modeling with Finite State Transducers

P08-3008 [bib]: Cynthia Kersey
Impact of Initiative on Collaborative Problem Solving

P08-3009 [bib]: Bridget McInnes
An Unsupervised Vector Approach to Biomedical Term Disambiguation: Integrating UMLS and Medline

P08-3010 [bib]: Cédric Messiant
A Subcategorization Acquisition System for French Verbs

P08-3011 [bib]: Keith Trnka
Adaptive Language Modeling for Word Prediction

P08-3012 [bib]: Yitao Zhang
A Hierarchical Approach to Encoding Medical Concepts for Clinical Notes

Proceedings of the ACL-08: HLT Demo Session

P08-4000: Front Matter

P08-4001 [bib]: Jason Williams
Demonstration of a POMDP Voice Dialer

P08-4002 [bib]: Advaith Siddharthan; Ann Copestake
Generating Research Websites Using Summarisation Techniques

P08-4003 [bib]: Yannick Versley; Simone Paolo Ponzetto; Massimo Poesio; Vladimir Eidelman; Alan Jern; Jason Smith; Xiaofeng Yang; Alessandro Moschitti
BART: A Modular Toolkit for Coreference Resolution

P08-4004 [bib]: Mick O'Donnell
Demonstration of the UAM CorpusTool for Text and Image Annotation

P08-4005 [bib]: David Huggins-Daines; Alexander I. Rudnicky
Interactive ASR Error Correction for Touchscreen Devices

P08-4006 [bib]: Ulrich Germann
Yawat: Yet Another Word Alignment Tool

P08-4007 [bib]: Moonyoung Kang; Sourish Chaudhuri; Mahesh Joshi; Carolyn P. Rosé
SIDE: The Summarization Integrated Development Environment

P08-4008 [bib]: Debra Yarrington; John Gray; Chris Pennington; H. Timothy Bunnell; Allegra Cornaglia; Jason Lilley; Kyoko Nagao; James Polikoff
ModelTalker Voice Recorder—An Interface System for Recording a Corpus of Speech for Synthesis

P08-4009 [bib]: Michael Kaisser
The QuALiM Question Answering Demo: Supplementing Answers with Paragraphs drawn from Wikipedia

Tutorial Abstracts of ACL-08: HLT

P08-5 [bib]: Entire volume

P08-5000: Front Matter

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Introduction to Computational Advertising

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Building Practical Spoken Dialog Systems

P08-5003 [bib]: John Blitzer; Xiaojin Jerry Zhu
Semi-Supervised Learning for Natural Language Processing

P08-5004 [bib]: Koby Crammer
Advanced Online Learning for Natural Language Processing

P08-5005 [bib]: Roberto Pieraccini
Speech Technology: From Research to the Industry of Human-Machine Communication

P08-5006 [bib]: Christopher Collins; Gerald Penn; Sheelagh Carpendale
Interactive Visualization for Computational Linguistics