Program Overview - ACL 2014

The conference handbook, including times and abstracts of all papers in the main conference and workshops is available HERE [hard copy provided on site].

The conference proceedings are not produced in hard copy or on flashdrive and should please be downloaded before arrival (below):

PLEASE DOWNLOAD BEFORE ARRIVAL: Student Research Workshop Papers

The complete conference proceedings [including workshops] available HERE.

Best Paper Awards.

A detailed summary program for the ACL 2014 main conference is available here.

The full list of the accepted long and short papers are below.

(You can see a list of accepted papers organized by topic here, and contribute to a scheduling survey)


ACL 2014

  • A Bayesian Mixed Effects Model of Literary Character
    David Bamman, Ted Underwood and Noah A. Smith

  • A chance corrected measure of inter-annotator agreement for syntax
    Arne Skjærholt

  • A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Natural Language Generation
    Nathan McKinley and Soumya Ray

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

  • A Generalized Language Model as the Combination of Skipped n-grams and Modified Kneser Ney Smoothing
    Rene Pickhardt, Thomas Gottron, Martin Körner, Paul Georg Wagner, Till Speicher and Steffen Staab

  • A Joint Graph Model for Pinyin-to-Chinese for Pinyin-to-Chinese Conversion with Typo Correction
    Zhongye Jia and Hai Zhao

  • A Lagrangian Relaxation Algorithm for Bidirectional Word Alignment
    Alexander M. Rush, Michael Collins, Yin-Wen Chang and John DeNero

  • A Linear-Time Bottom-Up Discourse Parser with Constraints and Post-Editing
    Vanessa Wei Feng and Graeme Hirst

  • A practical but linguistically-motivated approach to compositional distributional semantics
    Denis Paperno, The Nghia Pham and Marco Baroni

  • A Provably Correct Learning Algorithm for Latent-Variable PCFGs
    Shay B. Cohen and Michael Collins

  • A Recursive Recurrent Neural Network for Statistical Machine Translation
    Shujie Liu, Nan Yang, Mu Li and Ming Zhou

  • A Robust Approach to Aligning Heterogeneous Lexical Resources
    Mohammad Taher Pilehvar and Roberto Navigli

  • A Semiparametric Gaussian Copula Regression Model for Predicting Financial Risks from Earnings Calls
    William Yang Wang and Zhenhao Hua

  • A Sense-Based Translation Model for Statistical Machine Translation
    Deyi Xiong and Min Zhang

  • A Sentence Model based on Convolutional Neural Networks
    Nal Kalchbrenner, Edward Grefenstette and Phil Blunsom

  • A Step-wise Usage-based Method for Inducing Polysemy-aware Verb Classes
    Daisuke Kawahara, Daniel Peterson and Martha Palmer

  • A Study of Concept-based Weighting Regularization for Medical Records Search
    Yue Wang, Xitong Liu and Hui Fang

  • A Unified Model for Soft Linguistic Reordering Constraints in Statistical Machine Translation
    Junhui Li, Yuval Marton, Philip Resnik and Hal Daumé III

  • Abstractive Summarization of Spoken and Written Conversations Based on Phrasal Queries
    Yashar Mehdad, Giuseppe Carenini and Raymond T. NG

  • Active Learning with Efficient Feature Weighting Methods for Improving Data Quality and Classification Accuracy
    Justin Martineau, Lu Chen, Doreen Cheng and Amit Sheth

  • Adaptive Quality Estimation for Document-Specific MT Post-editing
    Fei Huang, Jian-Ming Xu and Abraham Ittycheriah

  • Adaptive Quality Estimation for Machine Translation
    Marco Turchi, Antonios Anastasopoulos, José Guilherme Camargo de Souza and Matteo Negri

  • Ambiguity-aware Ensemble Training for Semi-supervised Dependency Parsing
    Zhenghua Li, Min Zhang and Wenliang Chen

  • Anchors Regularized: Adding Robustness and Extensibility to Scalable Topic-Modeling Algorithms
    Thang Nguyen, Yuening Hu and Jordan Boyd-Graber

  • Approximation Strategies for Multi-Structure Sentence Compression
    Kapil Thadani

  • Aspect Extraction with Automated Prior Knowledge Learning
    Zhiyuan Chen, Arjun Mukherjee and Bing Liu

  • Automatic Keyphrase Extraction: A Survey
    Kazi Saidul Hasan and Vincent Ng

  • Behavior of Negation Words in Modifying Sentiment
    Xiaodan Zhu, Hongyu Guo, Saif Mohammad and Svetlana Kiritchenko

  • Bilingual Active Learning for Relation Classification via Pseudo Parallel Corpora
    Longhua Qian and Guodong Zhou

  • Bilingually-constrained Phrase Embeddings for Machine Translation
    Jiajun Zhang, Shujie Liu, Mu Li, Ming Zhou and Chengqing Zong

  • Bootstrapping into Filler-Gap: An Acquisition Story
    Marten van Schijndel and Micha Elsner

  • Can You Repeat That? Using Word Repetition to Improve Spoken Term Detection
    Jonathan Wintrode and Sanjeev Khudanpur

  • Character-Level Chinese Dependency Parsing
    Meishan Zhang, Yue Zhang, Wanxiang Che and Ting Liu

  • Collective Tweet Wikification based on Semi-supervised Graph Regularization
    Hongzhao Huang, Yunbo Cao, Xiaojiang Huang, Heng Ji and Chin-Yew Lin

  • Comparing Multi-label Classification with Reinforcement Learning for Summarisation of Time-series Data
    Dimitra Gkatzia, Helen Hastie and Oliver Lemon

  • ConnotationWordNet: Learning Connotation of the Word+Sense Network
    Leman Akoglu, Jun Seok Kang, Song Feng and Yejin Choi

  • Context-aware Learning for Sentence-level Sentiment with Posterior Regularization
    Bishan Yang and Claire Cardie

  • Context-dependent Semantic Parsing for Time Expressions
    Kenton Lee, Yoav Artzi, Jesse Dodge and Luke Zettlemoyer

  • Correcting Preposition Errors in Learner English Using Error Case Frames and Feedback Messages
    Ryo Nagata, Mikko Vilenius and Edward Whittaker

  • CoSimRank: A Flexible & Efficient Graph-Theoretic Similarity Measure
    Sascha Rothe and Hinrich Schuetze

  • Cross-narrative Temporal Ordering of Medical Events
    Preethi Raghavan, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Noemie Elhadad and Albert Lai

  • Discourse Complements Lexical Semantics for Non-factoid Answer Reranking
    Peter Jansen, Mihai Surdeanu and Peter Clark

  • Discovering Latent Structure in Task-Oriented Dialogues
    Ke Zhai and Jason Williams

  • Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction with Matrix Completion
    Miao Fan, Deli Zhao, Qiang Zhou, Zhiyuan Liu, Thomas Fang Zheng and Edward Y. Chang

  • Don't count, predict! A systematic comparison of context-counting vs. context-predicting semantic vectors
    Georgiana Dinu, Germán Kruszewski and Marco Baroni

  • Encoding Explicit Relation Requirements for Relation Extraction via Joint Inference
    Liwei Chen, Y. Feng and Dongyan Zhao

  • Enhancing Grammatical Cohesion: Generating Transitional Expressions for SMT
    Mei Tu, Yu Zhou and Chengqing Zong

  • Exploiting Timelines to Enhance Multi-document Summarization
    Jun-Ping Ng, Yan Chen, Min-Yen Kan and Zhoujun Li

  • Extracting Opinion Targets and Opinion Words from Online Reviews with Graph Co-ranking
    Kang Liu, Liheng Xu and Jun Zhao

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

  • Generating Code-switched Text for Lexical Learning
    Igor Labutov and Hod Lipson

  • Grammatical Relations in Chinese: GB-Ground Extraction and Data-Driven Parsing
    Weiwei Sun, Yantao Du, Xin Kou, Shuoyang Ding and Xiaojun Wan

  • Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning of Translation Models from Monolingual Data
    Avneesh Saluja, Hany Hassan, Kristina Toutanova and Chris Quirk

  • Hierarchical Summarization: Scaling Up Multi-Document Summarization
    Janara Christensen, Stephen Soderland, Gagan Bansal and Mausam

  • How to make words with vectors: Phrase generation in distributional semantics
    Georgiana Dinu and Marco Baroni

  • Hybrid Simplification using Deep Semantics and Machine Translation
    Shashi Narayan and Claire Gardent

  • Incremental Joint Extraction of Entity Mentions and Relations
    Qi Li and Heng Ji

  • Inferring User Political Preferences from Streaming Communications
    Svitlana Volkova, Glen Coppersmith and Benjamin Van Durme

  • Information Extraction over Structured Data: Question Answering with Freebase
    Xuchen Yao and Benjamin Van Durme

  • Interpretable Semantic Vectors from a Joint Model of Brain- and Text- Based Meaning
    Alona Fyshe, Partha Pratim Talukdar, Brian Murphy and Tom M Mitchell

  • Is this a wampimuk? Linking distributional semantics to the world
    Angeliki Lazaridou, Elia Bruni and Marco Baroni

  • Joint POS Tagging and Transition-based Constituent Parsing in Chinese with Non-local Features
    Zhiguo Wang and Nianwen Xue

  • Joint Syntactic and Semantic Parsing with Combinatory Categorial Grammar
    Jayant Krishnamurthy and Tom Mitchell

  • Kneser-Ney Smoothing on Expected Counts
    Hui Zhang and David Chiang

  • Knowledge-Based Question Answering as Machine Translation
    Junwei Bao, Nan Duan, Ming Zhou and Tiejun Zhao

  • Language-Aware Truth Assessment of Fact Candidates
    Ndapandula Nakashole and Tom M. Mitchell

  • Lattice Desegmentation for Statistical Machine Translation
    Mohammad Salameh, Colin Cherry and Greg Kondrak

  • Learning Continuous Phrase Representations for Translation Modeling
    Jianfeng Gao, Xiaodong He, Scott Wen-tau Yih and Li Deng

  • Learning Grounded Meaning Representations with Autoencoders
    Carina Silberer and Mirella Lapata

  • Learning New Semi-Supervised Deep Auto-encoder Features for Statistical Machine Translation
    Shixiang Lu

  • Learning Semantic Hierarchies via Word Embeddings
    Ruiji Fu, Jiang Guo, Bing Qin, Wanxiang Che, Haifeng WANG and Ting Liu

  • Learning Sentiment-Specific Word Embedding for Twitter Sentiment Classification
    Duyu Tang, Furu Wei, Nan Yang, Ming Zhou, Bing Qin and Ting Liu

  • Learning Soft Linear Constraints with Application to Citation Field Extraction
    Sam Anzaroot, Alexandre Passos, David Belanger and Andrew McCallum

  • Learning Structured Perceptrons for Coreference Resolution with Latent Antecendents and Non-local Features
    Anders Björkelund and Jonas Kuhn

  • Learning to Automatically Solve Algebra Word Problems
    Nate Kushman, Yoav Artzi, Luke Zettlemoyer and Regina Barzilay

  • Learning to Predict Distributions of Words Across Domains
    Danushka Bollegala, David Weir and John Carroll

  • Learning Topic Representation for SMT with Neural Networks
    Lei Cui, Dongdong Zhang, Shujie Liu, Qiming Chen, Mu Li and Ming Zhou

  • Learning Word Sense Distributions, Detecting Unattested Senses and Identifying Novel Senses Using Topic Models
    Jey Han Lau, Paul Cook, Diana McCarthy, Spandana Gella and Timothy Baldwin

  • Less Grammar, More Features
    David Hall, Greg Durrett and Dan Klein

  • Lexical Inference over Multi-Word Predicates: A Distributional Approach
    Omri Abend, Shay Cohen and Mark Steedman

  • Linguistic Structured Sparsity in Text Categorization
    Dani Yogatama and Noah A. Smith

  • Logical Inference on Dependency-based Compositional Semantics
    Ran Tian, Yusuke Miyao and Takuya Matsuzaki

  • Looking at Unbalanced Specialized Comparable Corpora for Bilingual Lexicon Extraction
    Emmanuel Morin and Amir Hazem

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

  • Low-Resource Semantic Role Labeling
    Matthew R. Gormley, Margaret Mitchell, Benjamin Van Durme and Mark Dredze

  • Max-Margin Tensor Neural Network for Chinese Word Segmentation
    Wenzhe Pei, Tao Ge and Baobao Chang

  • Medical Relation Extraction With Manifold Models
    Chang Wang and James Fan

  • Metaphor Detection with Cross-Lingual Model Transfer
    Yulia Tsvetkov, Leonid Boytsov, Anatole Gershman, Eric Nyberg and Chris Dyer

  • Modelling Events through Memory-based, Open-IE Patterns for Abstractive Summarization
    Daniele Pighin, Marco Cornolti, Enrique Alfonseca and Katja Filippova

  • Modelling function words improves unsupervised word segmentation
    Mark Johnson, Anne Christophe, Emmanuel Dupoux and Katherine Demuth

  • Multilingual Models for Compositional Distributed Semantics
    Karl Moritz Hermann and Phil Blunsom

  • Negation Focus Identification with Contextual Discourse Information
    Bowei Zou, Guodong Zhou and Qiaoming Zhu

  • New Word Detection for Sentiment Analysis
    Minlie Huang, Borui Ye, Yichen Wang and Xiaoyan Zhu

  • Nonparametric Learning of Phonological Constraints in Optimality Theory
    Gabriel Doyle, Klinton Bicknell and Roger Levy

  • Online Learning in Tensor Space
    Yuan Cao and Sanjeev Khudanpur

  • Opinion Mining on YouTube
    Aliaksei Severyn, Olga Uryupina, Barbara Plank, Alessandro Moschitti and Katja Filippova

  • Pattern Dictionary of English Prepositions
    Ken Litkowski

  • Perplexity on Reduced Corpora
    Hayato Kobayashi

  • Political Ideology Detection Using Recursive Neural Networks
    Mohit Iyyer, Peter Enns, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Philip Resnik

  • Polylingual Tree-Based Topic Models for Translation Domain Adaptation
    Yuening Hu, Ke Zhai, Vladimir Eidelman and Jordan Boyd-Graber

  • Predicting Instructor's Intervention in MOOC forums
    Snigdha Chaturvedi, Dan Goldwasser and Hal Daumé III

  • Predicting the relevance of distributional semantic similarity with contextual information
    Clémentine Adam, Philippe Muller and Cécile Fabre

  • Probabilistic Soft Logic for Semantic Textual Similarity
    Islam Beltagy, Katrin Erk and Raymond Mooney

  • Product Feature Mining: Semantic Clues versus Syntactic Constituents
    Liheng Xu, Siwei Lai, Kang Liu and Jun Zhao

  • Prompt Adherence Measurement in Argumentative Text
    Isaac Persing and Vincent Ng

  • Query-Chain Focused Summarization
    Tal Baumel, Michael Elhadad and Raphael Cohen

  • Recurrent Neural Networks for Word Alignment Model
    Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe and Eiichiro Sumita

  • ReNew: A Semi-Supervised Framework for Generating Domain-Specific Lexicons and Sentiment Analysis
    Zhe Zhang and Munindar P. Singh

  • Representation Learning for Text-level Discourse Parsing
    Yangfeng Ji and Jacob Eisenstein

  • Response-based Learning for Grounded Machine Translation
    Stefan Riezler, Patrick Simianer and Carolin Haas

  • Robust Domain Adaptation for Relation Extraction via Clustering Consistency
    Minh Luan Nguyen, Ivor W. Tsang, Kian Ming A. Chai and Hai Leong Chieu

  • Robust Entity Clustering via Phylogenetic Inference
    Nicholas Andrews, Jason Eisner and Mark Dredze

  • Semantic Frame Identification with Distributed Word Representations
    Karl Moritz Hermann, Dipanjan Das, Jason Weston and Kuzman Ganchev

  • Semantic Parsing via Paraphrasing
    Jonathan Berant and Percy Liang

  • Shallow Analysis Based Assessment of Syntactic Complexity for Automated Speech Scoring
    Suma Bhat, Huichao Xue and Su-Youn Yoon

  • Shift-Reduce CCG Parsing with a Dependency Model
    Wenduan Xu, Yue Zhang and Stephen Clark

  • Simple Negation Scope Resolution Through Deep Parsing: A Semantic Solution to a Semantic Problem
    Woodley Packard, Emily M. Bender, Jonathon Read, Stephan Oepen and Rebecca Dridan

  • Single-Agent vs. Multi-Agent Techniques for Concurrent Reinforcement Learning of Negotiation Dialogue Policies
    Kallirroi Georgila, Claire Nelson and David Traum

  • Smart Selection
    Patrick Pantel, Michael Gamon and Ariel Fuxman

  • Sparser, Better, Faster GPU Parsing
    David Hall, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Dan Klein

  • Spectral Unsupervised Parsing with Additive Tree Metrics
    Ankur Parikh, Shay Cohen and Eric Xing

  • Steps to Excellence: Simple Inference with Refined Scoring of Dependency Trees
    Yuan Zhang, Tao Lei, Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola and Amir Globerson

  • Strategies for Multiword Expression Analysis and Dependency Parsing
    Marie Candito and Matthieu Constant

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

  • Surface Realisation from Knowledge-Bases
    Bikash Gyawali and Claire Gardent

  • Tagging The Web: Building A Robust Web Tagger with Neural Network
    Ji Ma, Yue Zhang and Jingbo Zhu

  • Text-level Discourse Dependency Parsing
    Sujian Li, Liang Wang, Ziqiang Cao and Wenjie Li

  • That’s sick dude!: Automatic identification of word sense change across different timescales
    Sunny Mitra, Ritwik Mitra, Martin Riedl, Chris Biemann, Animesh Mukherjee and Pawan Goyal

  • That's Not What I Meant! Using Parsers to Avoid Structural Ambiguities in Generated Text
    Manjuan Duan and Michael White

  • The effect of wording on message propagation: Topic- and author-controlled natural experiments on Twitter
    Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang

  • The Omni-word Feature and Soft Constraint for Chinese Relation Extraction
    Yanping Chen, Qinghua Zheng and Wei Zhang

  • Toward Better Chinese Word Segmentation for SMT via Bilingual Constraints
    Xiaodong Zeng, Lidia S. Chao, Derek F. Wong, Isabel Trancoso and Liang Tian

  • Toward Future Scenario Generation: Extracting Event Causality Exploiting Semantic Relation, Context, and Association Features
    Chikara Hashimoto, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer, Motoki Sano, Istvan Varga, Jong-Hoon Oh and Yutaka Kidawara

  • Towards a General Rule for Identifying Deceptive Opinion Spam
    Jiwei Li, Myle Ott, Claire Cardie and Edward Hovy

  • Translation Assistance by Translation of L1 Fragments in an L2 Context
    Maarten van Gompel and Antal van den Bosch

  • Two Heads are Better than One: Crowdsourcing Translation via a Two-Step Non-Professional Collaboration towards Professionals
    Rui Yan, Ellie Pavlick and Chris Callison-Burch

  • Two Is Bigger (and Better) Than One: the Wikipedia Bitaxonomy Project
    Daniele Vannella, Tiziano Flati, Tommaso Pasini and Roberto Navigli

  • Unsupervised Dependency Grammar Induction with Transferring Distribution and Entropy Regularization
    Xuezhe Ma and Fei Xia

  • Unsupervised Morphology-Based Vocabulary Expansion
    Mohammad Sadegh Rasooli, Nizar Habash, Owen Rambow and Thomas Lippincott

  • Unsupervised Solution Post Identification from Discussion Forums
    Deepak P and Karthik Visweswariah

  • Using Discourse Structure Improves Machine Translation Evaluation
    Shafiq Joty, Lluís Màrquez, Preslav Nakov and Francisco Guzman

  • Validating and Extending Semantic Knowledge Bases using Video Games with a Purpose
    Daniele Vannella, David Jurgens, Daniele Scarfini, Domenico Toscani and Roberto Navigli

  • Vector space semantics with frequency-driven motifs
    Shashank Srivastava and Eduard Hovy

  • Weak semantic context helps phonetic learning in a model of infant language acquisition
    Stella Frank, Naomi Feldman and Sharon Goldwater

  • Weakly Supervised User Profile Extraction from Twitter
    Jiwei Li, Alan Ritter and Eduard Hovy

  • Zero-shot Entity Extraction from Web Pages
    Panupong Pasupat and Percy Liang


  • A Bayesian Method to Incorporate Background Knowledge during Automatic Text Summarization
    Annie Louis

  • A Composite Kernel Approach for Dialog Topic Tracking with Structured Domain Knowledge from Wikipedia
    Seokhwan Kim, Rafael E. Banchs and Haizhou Li

  • A Corpus of Sentence-level Revisions in Academic Writing: A Step towards Understanding Statement Strength in Communication
    Chenhao Tan and Lillian Lee

  • A Feature-Enriched Tree Kernel for Relation Extraction
    Xianpei Han and Le Sun

  • A Hybrid Approach to Skeleton-based Translation
    Tong Xiao, Jingbo Zhu and Chunliang Zhang

  • A joint inference of deep case analysis and zero subject generation for Japanese-to-English statistical machine translation
    Taku Kudo, Hiroshi Ichikawa and Hideto Kazawa

  • A Novel Content Enriching Model for Microblog Using News Corpus
    Yunlun Yang, Zhihong Deng and Hongliang Yu

  • A Piece of My Mind: A Sentiment Analysis Approach for Online Dispute Detection
    Lu Wang and Claire Cardie

  • A Simple Bayesian Modelling Approach to Event Extraction from Twitter
    Deyu Zhou, Liangyu Chen and Yulan HE

  • A Supervised Topic Model for Learning Domain-specific Sentiment Lexicon
    Yang Min

  • Adaptive Recursive Neural Network for Target-dependent Twitter Sentiment Classification
    Li Dong, Furu Wei, Duyu Tang, Ming Zhou, Ke Xu and Chuanqi Tan

  • An Annotation Framework for Dense Event Ordering
    Nathanael Chambers, Steven Bethard, Taylor Cassidy and Bill McDowell

  • An Extension of BLANC to System Mentions
    Xiaoqiang Luo, Sameer Pradhan, Marta Recasens and Eduard Hovy

  • Applying a Naive Bayes Similarity Measure to Word Sense Disambiguation
    Tong Wang and Graeme Hirst

  • Applying Grammar Induction to Text Mining
    Andrew Salway and Samia Touileb

  • Assessing the Discourse Factors that Influence the Quality of Machine Translation
    Junyi Jessy Li, Marine Carpuat, and Ani Nenkova

  • Automatic Detection of Cognates Using Orthographic Alignment
    Alina Maria Ciobanu and Liviu Dinu

  • Automatic Detection of Machine Translated Text and Translation Quality Estimation
    Roee Aharoni, Moshe Koppel and Yoav Goldberg

  • Automatic Detection of Multilingual Dictionaries on the Web
    Gintare Grigonyte and Timothy Baldwin

  • Automatic Labelling of Topic Models Learned from Twitter by Summarisation
    Amparo Elizabeth Cano Basave and Yulan HE

  • Automatically constructing Wordnet Synsets
    Khang Nhut Lam, Feras Al Tarouti and Jugal Kalita

  • Automatically Detecting Corresponding Edit-Turn-Pairs in Wikipedia
    Johannes Daxenberger and Iryna Gurevych

  • Automation and Evaluation of the Keyword Method for Second Language Learning
    Gozde Ozbal, Daniele Pighin and Carlo Strapparava

  • Be Appropriate and Funny: Automatic Entity Morph Encoding
    Boliang Zhang, Hongzhao Huang, Xiaoman Pan, Heng Ji, Kevin Knight, Zhen Wen, Yizhou Sun, Jiawei Han and Bulent Yener

  • Biases in Predicting the Human Language Model
    Alex Fine, Austin Frank, T. Florian Jaeger and Benjamin Van Durme

  • Bilingual Event Extraction: a Case Study on Trigger Type Determination
    Zhu Zhu, Shoushan LI and Guodong Zhou

  • Stochastic Contextual Edit Distance and Probabilistic FSTs
    Ryan Cotterell, Jason Eisner and Nanyun Peng

  • Building Sentiment Lexicons for All Major Languages
    Yanqing Chen and Steven Skiena

  • Cheap and easy entity evaluation
    Ben Hachey, Joel Nothman and Will Radford

  • Chinese Morphological Analysis with Character-level POS Tagging
    Mo Shen, Hongxiao Liu, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi  

  • Citation Resolution: A method for evaluating context-based citation recommendation systems
    Daniel Duma and Ewan Klein

  • Classifying stative and dynamic lexical aspect of verbs in context
    Annemarie Friedrich and Alexis Palmer

  • Combining Word Patterns and Discourse Markers for Paradigmatic Relation Classification
    Michael Roth and Sabine Schulte im Walde

  • Concreteness and Subjectivity as Dimensions of Lexical Meaning
    Felix Hill and Anna Korhonen

  • Constructing a Turkish-English Parallel TreeBank
    Olcay Taner Yıldız, Ercan Solak, Onur Gorgun and Razieh Ehsani

  • Content Importance Models for Scoring Writing From Sources
    Beata Beigman Klebanov, Nitin Madnani, Jill Burstein and Swapna Somasundaran

  • Cross-cultural Deception Detection
    Veronica Perez-Rosas and Rada Mihalcea

  • Cross-language and Cross-encyclopedia Article Linking Using Mixed-language Topic Model and Hypernym Translation
    Yu-Chun Wang, Chun-Kai Wu and Richard Tzong-Han Tsai

  • Cross-lingual Model Transfer Using Feature Representation Projection
    Mikhail Kozhevnikov and Ivan Titov

  • Cross-lingual Opinion Analysis via Negative Transfer Detection
    Lin Gui, Ruifeng Xu, Qin Lu, Jun Xu, Jian Xu, Bin Liu and Xiaolong Wang

  • Decoder Integration and Expected BLEU Training for Recurrent Neural Network Language Models
    Michael Auli and Jianfeng Gao

  • Depeche Mood: a Lexicon for Emotion Analysis from Crowd Annotated News
    Marco Guerini and Jacopo Staiano

  • Dependency-based Pre-ordering for Chinese-English Machine Translation
    Jingsheng Cai, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Yujie Zhang

  • Dependency-Based Word Embeddings
    Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg

  • Derivation Structure Prediction for SMT
    Feifei Zhai, Jiajun Zhang, Yu Zhou and Chengqing Zong

  • Descending-Path Convolution Kernel for Syntactic Structures
    Chen Lin, Timothy Miller, Alvin Kho, Steven Bethard, Dmitriy Dligach, Sameer Pradhan and Guergana Savova

  • Detecting Retries of Voice Search Queries
    Rivka Levitan and David Elson

  • Detection of Topic and its Extrinsic Evaluation Through Multi-Document Summarization
    Fumiyo Fukumoto

  • Determiner-Established Deixis to Communicative Artifacts in Pedagogical Text
    Shomir Wilson and Jon Oberlander

  • Difficult Cases: From Data to Learning, and Back
    Beata Beigman Klebanov and Eyal Beigman

  • Distributed Representations of Situated Language
    David Bamman, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith  

  • Does the Phonology of L1 Show Up in L2 Texts?
    Garrett Nicolai and Greg Kondrak

  • Domain Adaptation for Word Segmentation of Informal Arabic
    Will Monroe, Spence Green and Chris Manning

  • Effective Document-Level Features for Chinese Patent Word Segmentation
    Si Li and Nianwen Xue

  • Effective Selection of Translation Model Training Data
    Le Liu, Yu Hong and Jianmin Yao

  • EM Decipherment for Large Vocabularies
    Malte Nuhn and Hermann Ney

  • Empirical Study of Unsupervised Chinese Word Segmentation Methods for SMT on Large-scale Corpora
    Xiaolin Wang, Masao Utiyama, Andrew Finch and Eiichiro Sumita

  • Employing Word Representations and Regularization for Domain Adaptation of Relation Extraction
    Thien Nguyen and Ralph Grishman

  • Enforcing Structural Diversity in Cube-pruned Dependency Parsing
    Hao Zhang and Ryan McDonald

  • Enriching Cold Start Personalized Language Model Using Social Network Information
    Yu-Yang Huang, Rui Yan, Tsung-Ting Kuo and Shou-de Lin

  • Entities' Sentiment Relevance
    Zvi Ben-Ami, Ronen Feldman and Binyamin Rosenfeld

  • Evaluating Automatic Evaluation Measures for Image Description
    Desmond Elliott and Frank Keller

  • Experiments with crowdsourced re-annotation of a POS tagging data set
    Dirk Hovy, Barbara Plank and Anders Søgaard

  • Exploring the Relative Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Information in Phoneme Learning
    Abdellah Fourtassi and Emmanuel Dupoux

  • Exponential Reservoir Sampling for Streaming Language Models
    Miles Osborne, Ashwin Lall and Benjamin Van Durme

  • Fast Easy Unsupervised Domain Adaptation with Marginalized Structured Dropout
    Yi Yang and Jacob Eisenstein

  • Faster Phrase-Based Decoding by Refining Feature State
    Kenneth Heafield, Michael Kayser and Chris Manning

  • Generalized Character-Level Spelling Error Correction
    Noura Farra, Nadi Tomeh, Alla Rozovskaya and Nizar Habash

  • Graph Ranking for Collective Named Entity Disambiguation
    Ayman Alhelbawy and Robert Gaizauskas

  • Hierarchical MT Training using Max-Violation Perceptron
    Kai Zhao, Liang Huang, Haitao Mi and Abe Ittycheriah

  • Hippocratic Abbreviation Expansion
    Brian Roark and Richard Sproat

  • How much do word embeddings encode about syntax?
    Jacob Andreas and Dan Klein

  • How to Speak a Foreign Kanguage Without Knowing It
    Xing Shi, Heng Ji and Kevin Knight

  • How Well can We Learn Interpretable Entity Types from Text?
    Dirk Hovy

  • Humans Require Context to Infer Ironic Intent (so Computers Probably do, too)
    Byron C. Wallace, Laura Kertz, Do Kook Choe and Eugene Charniak

  • Identifying Real-Life Complex Task Names with Task-Intrinsic Entities from Microblogs
    Ting-Xuan Wang, Kun-Yu Tsai and Wen-Hsiang Lu

  • Improved Correction Detection in Revised ESL Sentences
    Huichao Xue and Rebecca Hwa

  • Improved Iterative Correction for Distant Spelling Errors
    Sergey Gubanov, Irina Galinskaya and Alexey Baytin

  • Improved Typesetting Models for Historical OCR
    Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Dan Klein

  • Improving Citation Polarity Classification with Product Reviews
    Charles Jochim and Hinrich Schütze

  • Improving Lexical Embeddings with Semantic Knowledge
    Mo Yu and Mark Dredze

  • Improving Multi-Modal Representations Using Image Dispersion: Why Less is Sometimes More
    Douwe Kiela, Felix Hill, Anna Korhonen and Stephen Clark

  • Improving sparse word similarity models with asymmetric similarity measures
    Jean Gawron

  • Improving the Recognizability of Syntactic Relations for Information Retrieval Interfaces
    Aditi Muralidharan and Marti Hearst

  • Improving Twitter Sentiment Analysis with Topic-Based Mixture Modeling and Semi-Supervised Training
    Bing Xiang and Liang Zhou

  • Incremental predictive parsing with TurboParser
    Arne Köhn and Wolfgang Menzel

  • Infusion of Labeled Data into Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction
    Maria Pershina, Bonan Min, Wei Xu and Ralph Grishman

  • I’m a Belieber: Social Roles via Self-identification and Conceptual Attributes?
    Charley Beller, Rebecca Knowles, Craig Harman, Shane Bergsma, Margaret Mitchell and Benjamin Van Durme

  • Labelling Topics using Unsupervised Graph-based Methods
    Nikolaos Aletras and Mark Stevenson

  • Learning a Lexical Simplifier Using Wikipedia
    Colby Horn, Katie Manduca and David Kauchak

  • Learning Bilingual Word Representations by Marginalizing Alignments
    Tomáš Kočiský and Phil Blunsom

  • Learning Polylingual Topic Models from Code-Switched Social Media Documents
    Nanyun Peng, Yiming Wang and Mark Dredze

  • Learning Translational and Knowledge-based Similarities from Relevance Rankings for Cross-Language Retrieval
    Shigehiko Schamoni, Felix Hieber, Artem Sokolov and Stefan Riezler

  • Linguistic Considerations in Automatic Question Generation
    Karen Mazidi and Rodney Nielsen

  • Linguistically debatable or just plain wrong?
    Barbara Plank, Dirk Hovy and Anders Søgaard

  • Measuring metaphoricity
    Jonathan Dunn

  • Measuring Sentiment Annotation Complexity of Text
    Aditya Joshi, Abhijit Mishra, Nivvedan Senthamilselvan and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

  • Modeling Factuality Judgments in Social Media Text
    Sandeep Soni, Tanushree Mitra, Eric Gilbert and Jacob Eisenstein

  • Mutual Disambiguation for Entity Linking
    Eric Charton, Marie-Jean Meurs, Ludovic Jean-Louis and Michel Gagnon

  • Nonparametric Method for Data-driven Image Captioning
    Rebecca Mason and Eugene Charniak

  • Normalizing tweets with edit scripts and recurrent neural embeddings
    Grzegorz Chrupała

  • Observational Initialization of Type-Supervised Taggers
    Hui Zhang and John DeNero

  • On the Elements of an Accurate Tree-to-String Machine Translation System
    Graham Neubig and Kevin Duh

  • On WordNet Semantic Classes and Dependency Parsing
    Kepa Bengoetxea, Eneko Agirre, Joakim Nivre, Yue Zhang and Koldo Gojenola Galletebeitia

  • Optimizing Segmentation Strategies for Simultaneous Speech Translation
    Yusuke Oda, Graham Neubig, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura

  • Parser Evaluation Using Derivation Trees: A Complement to evalb
    Seth Kulick, Ann Bies, Justin Mott, Anthony Kroch, Beatrice Santorini and Mark Liberman

  • Part-of-Speech Tagging using Conditional Random Fields: Exploiting Sub-Label Dependencies for Improved Accuracy
    Miikka Silfverberg, Teemu Ruokolainen, Krister Linden and Mikko Kurimo

  • Particle Filter Rejuvenation and Latent Dirichlet Allocation
    Chandler May, Alex Clemmer and Benjamin Van Durme  

  • Polynomial Time Joint Structural Inference for Sentence Compression
    Xian Qian and Yang Liu

  • POS induction with distributional and morphological information using a distance-dependent Chinese restaurant process
    Kairit Sirts, Jacob Eisenstein, Micha Elsner and Sharon Goldwater

  • Predicting Grammaticality on an Ordinal Scale
    Michael Heilman, Aoife Cahill, Nitin Madnani, Melissa Lopez, Matthew Mulholland and Joel Tetreault

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

  • Probabilistic Labeling for Efficient Referential Grounding
    Changsong Liu, Lanbo She, Rui Fang and Joyce Chai

  • Punctuation Processing for Projective Dependency Parsing
    Ji Ma, Yue Zhang and Jingbo Zhu

  • Recognizing Implied Predicate-Argument Relationships in Textual Inference
    Asher Stern and Ido Dagan

  • Refinements to Interactive Translation Prediction Based on Search Graphs
    Philipp Koehn, Chara Tsoukala and Herve Saint-Amand

  • Resolving Lexical Ambiguity in Tensor Regression Models of Meaning
    Dimitri Kartsaklis, Nal Kalchbrenner and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

  • Robust Logistic Regression using Shift Parameters
    Julie Tibshirani and Chris Manning

  • Semantic Consistency: A Local Subspace Based Method for Distant Supervised Relation Extraction
    Xianpei Han and Le Sun

  • Semantic Parsing for Single-Relation Question Answering
    Scott Wen-tau Yih, Xiaodong He and Christopher Meek

  • Sentence Level Dialect Identification for Machine Translation System Selection
    Wael Salloum, Heba Elfardy, Linda Alamir-Salloum, Nizar Habash and Mona Diab

  • Simple extensions and POS Tags for a reparameterised IBM Model 2
    Douwe Gelling and Trevor Cohn

  • Single Document Summarization based on Nested Tree Structure
    Yuta Kikuchi, Tsutomu Hirao, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura and Masaaki NAGATA

  • Sliding Alignment Windows for Real-Time Crowd Captioning
    Mohammad Kazemi, Rahman Lavaee, Iftekhar Naim and Daniel Gildea

  • Sprinkling Topics for Weakly Supervised Text Classification
    Swapnil Hingmire and Sutanu Chakraborti

  • Supervised Korean Semantic Role Labeler on Korean PropBank
    Young-Bum Kim, Heemoon Chae and Yu-Seop Kim

  • Tailoring Continuous Word Representations for Dependency Parsing
    Mohit Bansal, Kevin Gimpel and Karen Livescu

  • The Intricacies of Coreference Scoring: A Reference Implementation
    Sameer Pradhan, Xiaoqiang Luo, Marta Recasens, Eduard Hovy, Vincent Ng and Michael Strube

  • The Penn Parsed Corpus of Modern British English: First Parsing Results and Analysis
    Seth Kulick, Anthony Kroch and Beatrice Santorini

  • The VerbCorner Project: Findings from Phase 1 of crowd-sourcing a semantic decomposition of verbs
    Joshua K. Hartshorne, Claire Bonial and Martha S. Palmer

  • Transforming trees into hedges and parsing with "hedgebank" grammars
    Mahsa Yarmohammadi, Aaron Dunlop and Brian Roark

  • Tri-Training for Authorship Attribution with Limited Training Data
    Tieyun Qian, Bing Liu and Li Chen

  • Two Knives Cut Better Than One: Chinese Word Segmentation with Dual Decomposition
    Mengqiu Wang, Rob Voigt and Christopher D. Manning

  • Two-Stage Hashing for Fast Document Retrieval
    Hao Li, Wei Liu and Heng Ji

  • Understanding Relation Temporality of Entities
    Taesung Lee and Seung-won Hwang

  • Unsupervised Alignment of Privacy Policies using Hidden Markov Models
    Rohan Ramanath, Fei Liu, Norman Sadeh and Noah A. Smith

  • Unsupervised Feature Learning for Visual Sign Language Identification
    Binyam Gebrekidan Gebre, Onno Crasborn, Peter Wittenburg, Sebastian Drude and Tom Heskes

  • Vector spaces for historical linguistics: Using distributional semantics to study syntactic productivity in diachrony
    Florent Perek

  • XMEANT: Better semantic MT evaluation without reference translations
    Chi-kiu Lo, Meriem Beloucif, Markus Saers and Dekai Wu