BEST PAPER AWARDS - ACL 2014

Best Long Paper Award (sponsored by Bloomberg)

Fast and Robust Neural Network Joint Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Jacob Devlin, Rabih Zbib, Zhongqiang Huang, Thomas Lamar, Richard Schwartz and John Makhoul

Best Student Long Paper Award (sponsored by IBM Research)

Low-Rank Tensors for Scoring Dependency Structures
Tao Lei, Yu Xin, Yuan Zhang, Regina Barzilay and Tommi Jaakkola

Best Long Paper Honorable Mention

Structured Learning for Taxonomy Induction with Belief Propagation
Mohit Bansal, David Burkett, Gerard de Melo and Dan Klein

Semantic Parsing via Paraphrasing
Jonathan Berant and Percy Liang

A Discriminative Graph-Based Parser for the Abstract Meaning Representation
Jeffrey Flanigan, Sam Thomson, Jaime Carbonell, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith

Best Short Paper Honorable Mention

Predicting Power Relations between Participants in Written Dialog from a Single Thread
Vinodkumar Prabhakaran and Owen Rambow

Improving sparse word similarity models with asymmetric similarity measures
Jean Gawron

Best Long Paper Committee

  • Brian Roark, Google Research

  • Colin Cherry, National Research Council, Canada

  • Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country

  • Luke Zettlemoyer, University of Washington

  • Slav Petrov, Google Research

  • Scott Wen-tau Yih, Microsoft Research

  • Xavier Carreras, Universitat Politechnica de Catalunya

Best Short Paper Committee

  • Michael Strube, HITS gGmbH

  • Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country

  • Scott Wen-tau Yih, Microsoft Research