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Tutorials and Doctoral Consortium: April 22, 2007

Main Conference: April 23-25, 2007

Workshops: April 26-27, 2007

Accepted Full Papers:

A Comparison of Pivot Methods for Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation
Masao Utiyama and Hitoshi Isahara
Is Question Answering Better Than Information Retrieval? A Task-Based Evaluation Framework for Question Series
Jimmy Lin
Generation by Inverting a Semantic Parser that uses Statistical Machine Translation
Yuk Wah Wong and Raymond Mooney
Hybrid Models for Semantic Classification of Chinese Unknown Words
Xiaofei Lu
Extracting Semantic Orientations of Phrases from Dictionary
Hiroya Takamura, Takashi Inui and Manabu Okumura
Bayesian Inference for PCFGs via Markov chain Monte Carlo
Mark Johnson, Thomas Griffiths and Sharon Goldwater
Incremental Non-Projective Dependency Parsing
Joakim Nivre
Improving Diversity in Ranking using Absorbing Random Walks
Xiaojin Zhu, Andrew Goldberg, Jurgen Van Gael and David Andrzejewski
An Information Retrieval Approach to Sense Ranking
Mirella Lapata and Frank Keller
Computing Semantic Similarity between Skill Statements for Approximate Matching
Feng Pan and Robert Farrell
Extracting Appraisal Expressions
Kenneth Bloom, Shlomo Argamon and Navendu Garg
Analysis of Morph-Based Speech Recognition and the Modeling of Out-of-Vocabulary Words Across Languages
Mathias Creutz, Teemu Hirsimäki, Mikko Kurimo, Antti Puurula, Janne Pylkkönen, Vesa Siivola, Matti Varjokallio, Ebru Arisoy, Murat Saraclar and Andreas Stolcke
A Random Text Model for the Generation of Statistical Language Invariants
Chris Biemann
Toward Multimedia: A String Pattern-based Passage Ranking Model for Video Question Answering
Yu-Chieh Wu
Probabilistic Generation of Weather Forecast Texts
Anja Belz
A Probabilistic Framework for Answer Selection in Question Answering
Jeongwoo Ko, Luo Si and Eric Nyberg
Estimating the Reliability of MDP Policies: a Confidence Interval Approach
Joel Tetreault, Dan Bohus and Diane Litman
A Unified Local and Global Model for Discourse Coherence
Micha Elsner, Joseph Austerweil and Eugene Charniak
Unsupervised Resolution of Objects and Relations on the Web
Alexander Yates and Oren Etzioni
Automatic Answer Typing for How-Questions
Christopher Pinchak and Shane Bergsma
Efficient Phrase-table Representation for Machine Translation with Applications to Online MT and Speech Translation
Richard Zens and Hermann Ney
Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation Based on Rate of Accomplishment of Sub-goals
Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Katsunori Kotani, Yujie Zhang and Hitoshi Isahara
Near-Synonym Choice in an Intelligent Thesaurus
Diana Inkpen
Exploiting acoustic and syntactic features for prosody labeling in a maximum entropy framework
Vivek Kumar Rangarajan Sridhar, Srinivas Bangalore and Shrikanth Narayanan
Coreference or Not: A Twin Model for Coreference Resolution
Xiaoqiang Luo
Using Wikipedia for Automatic Word Sense Disambiguation
Rada Mihalcea
Combining Lexical and Grammatical Features to Improve Readability Measures for First and Second Language Texts
Michael Heilman, Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Jamie Callan and Maxine Eskenazi
What decisions have you made?: Automatic Decision Detection in Meeting Conversations
Pei-yun Hsueh and Johanna D. Moore
An integrated approach to measuring Semantic Similarity between Words using Information available on the Web
Danushka Bollegala, Yutaka Matsuo and Mitsuru Ishizuka
Maximum Correlation Training for Machine Translation Evaluation
Ding Liu and Daniel Gildea
Avoiding and Resolving Initiative Conflicts in Dialogue
Fan Yang and Peter A. Heeman
Tree Revision Learning for Dependency Parsing
Giuseppe Attardi and Massimiliano Ciaramita
Direct Translation Model 2
Abraham Ittycheriah and Salim Roukos
Combining Outputs from Multiple Machine Translation Systems
Antti-Veikko Rosti, Bing Xiang, Spyros Matsoukas, Richard Schwartz, Necip Fazil Ayan and Bonnie Dorr
Statistical Phrase-based Post-editing
Michel Simard, Cyril Goutte and Pierre Isabelle
Improving Relation Extraction Using Domain Information
Alfio Massimiliano Gliozzo, Marco Pennacchiotti and Patrick Pantel
Automatic Assessment of Student Translations for Foreign Language Tutoring
Chao Wang and Stephanie Seneff
Information Retrieval On Empty Fields
Victor Lavrenko, Xing Yi and James Allan
An Exploration of Eye Gaze in Spoken Language Processing for Multimodal Conversational Interfaces
Shaolin Qu and Joyce Chai
Worst-Case Synchronous Grammar Rules
Daniel Gildea and Daniel Stefankovic
A cascaded machine learning approach to interpreting temporal expressions
David Ahn, Joris van Rantwijk and Maarten de Rijke
A Case For Shorter Queries, and Helping Users Create Them
Giridhar Kumaran and James Allan
To Memorize or to Predict: Prominence labeling in Conversational Speech
Ani Nenkova, Jason Brenier, Anubha Kothari, Dan Jurafsky, Sasha Calhoun, David Beaver and Laura Whitton
Combining Reinformation Learning with Information-State Update Rules
Peter Heeman
Whose idea was this, and why does it matter? Attributing scientific work to citations
Advaith Siddharthan and Simone Teufel
Approximate Factoring for A* Search
Aria Haghighi, John DeNero and Dan Klein
Automatic and human scoring of word definition responses
Kevyn Collins-Thompson and Jamie Callan
Multiple Aspect Ranking using the Good Grief Algorithm
Benjamin Snyder and Regina Barzilay
Automating Creation of Hierarchical Faceted Metadata Structures
Emilia Stoica, Marti Hearst and Megan Richardson
Generating Case Markers in Machine Translation
Kristina Toutanova and Hisami Suzuki
Question Answering Using Integrated Information Retrieval and Information Extraction
Barry Schiffman, Kathleen McKeown, Ralph Grishman and James Allan
Building and Refining Rhetorical-Semantic Relation Models
Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Kathleen McKeown and Owen Rambow
Randomized Decoding for Selection-and-Ordering Problems
Pawan Deshpande, Regina Barzilay and David Karger
Improved Inference for Unlexicalized Parsing
Slav Petrov and Dan Klein
Can Semantic Roles Generalize Across Genres?
Szu-ting Yi, Edward Loper and Martha Palmer
ISP: Learning Inferential Selectional Preferences
Patrick Pantel, Rahul Bhagat, Bonaventura Coppola, Timothy Chklovski and Eduard Hovy
Applying Many-to-Many Alignments and Hidden Markov Models to Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion
Sittichai Jiampojamarn, Grzegorz Kondrak and Tarek Sherif
A Log-linear Block Transliteration Model based on Bi-Stream HMMs
Bing Zhao, Nguyen Bach, Ian Lane and Stephan Vogel
Towards Robust Semantic Role Labeling
Sameer Pradhan, Wayne Ward and James Martin
Structured Local Training and Biased Potential Functions for Conditional Random Fields with Application to Coreference Resolution
Yejin Choi and Claire Cardie
An Efficient Two-Pass Approach to Synchronous-CFG Driven Statistical MT
Ashish Venugopal, Andreas Zollmann and Stephan Vogel
Using "Annotator Rationales" to Improve Machine Learning for Text Categorization
Omar Zaidan, Jason Eisner and Christine Piatko
Multi-Document Fusion Using Probabilistic Database Constraints
Gideon Mann
Data-Driven Graph Construction for Semi-Supervised Graph-Based Learning in NLP
Andrei Alexandrescu and Katrin Kirchhoff
First-Order Probabilistic Models for Coreference Resolution
Aron Culotta, Michael Wick and Andrew McCallum
Joint Determination of Anaphoricity and Coreference Resolution using Integer Programming
Pascal Denis and Jason Baldridge
Tuning Jensen-Renyi Divergences with Statistically Similar Examples for Unsupervised Document Categorization via Iterative Denoising Trees
Damianos Karakos
Lexicalized Markov Grammars for Sentence Compression
Michel Galley
Multilingual Structural Projection across Interlinearized Text
Fei Xia, William Lewis and Dan Jinguji
Combining Probability-Based Rankers for Action-Item Detection
Paul N. Bennett and Jaime G. Carbonell
High-Performance, Language-Independent Morphological Segmentation
Sajib Dasgupta and Vincent Ng
A Systematic Exploration of The Feature Space for Relation Extraction
Jing Jiang and ChengXiang Zhai

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