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52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Long Papers, Short Papers, TACL papers, Demonstrations, Student Research Workshop)

Conference PROGRAM

Sunday, June 22, 2014

7:30–18:00Registration
7:30–9:00Breakfast
9:00–12:30Morning Tutorial
 Session T1: Gaussian Processes for Natural Language Processing
 Session T2: Scalable Large-Margin Structured Learning: Theory and Algorithms
 Session T3: Semantics for Large-Scale Multimedia: New Challenges for NLP
 Session T4: Wikification and Beyond: The Challenges of Entity and Concept Grounding
12:30–14:00Lunch break
14:00–17:30Afternoon Tutorial
 Session T5: New Directions in Vector Space Models of Meaning
 Session T6: Structured Belief Propagation for NLP
 Session T7: Semantics, Discourse and Statistical Machine Translation
 Session T8: Syntactic Processing Using Global Discriminative Learning and Beam-Search Decoding
18:00–21:00Welcome Reception

Monday, June 23, 2014

7:30–18:00Registration
7:30–9:00Breakfast
8:55–9:00Opening session
9:00–9:40President talk
9:40–10:10Coffee break
 Session 1A: Discourse, Dialogue, Coreference and Pragmatics
10:10–10:35Representation Learning for Text-level Discourse Parsing
Yangfeng Ji and Jacob Eisenstein
10:35–11:00Text-level Discourse Dependency Parsing
Sujian Li, Liang Wang, Ziqiang Cao and Wenjie Li
11:00–11:25Discovering Latent Structure in Task-Oriented Dialogues
Ke Zhai and Jason D Williams
11:25–11:50Learning Structured Perceptrons for Coreference Resolution with Latent Antecedents and Non-local Features
Anders Björkelund and Jonas Kuhn
 Session 1B: Semantics I
10:10–10:35Multilingual Models for Compositional Distributed Semantics
Karl Moritz Hermann and Phil Blunsom
10:35–11:00Simple 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
11:00–11:25Logical Inference on Dependency-based Compositional Semantics
Ran Tian, Yusuke Miyao and Takuya Matsuzaki
11:25–11:50A practical and linguistically-motivated approach to compositional distributional semantics
Denis Paperno, Nghia The Pham and Marco Baroni
 Session 1C: Machine Translation I
10:10–10:35Lattice Desegmentation for Statistical Machine Translation
Mohammad Salameh, Colin Cherry and Grzegorz Kondrak
10:35–11:00Bilingually-constrained Phrase Embeddings for Machine Translation
Jiajun Zhang, Shujie Liu, Mu Li, Ming Zhou and Chengqing Zong
11:00–11:25Learning New Semi-Supervised Deep Auto-encoder Features for Statistical Machine Translation
Shixiang Lu, Zhenbiao Chen and Bo Xu
11:25–11:50Learning Topic Representation for SMT with Neural Networks
Lei Cui, Dongdong Zhang, Shujie Liu, Qiming Chen, Mu Li, Ming Zhou and Muyun Yang
 Session 1D: Syntax, Parsing and Tagging I
10:10–10:35Training Deterministic Parsers with Non-Deterministic Oracles
Yoav Goldberg and Joakim Nivre
10:35–11:00Joint Incremental Disfluency Detection and Dependency Parsin
Matthew Honnibal and Mark Johnson
11:00–11:25Tagging The Web: Building A Robust Web Tagger with Neural Network
Ji Ma, Yue Zhang and Jingbo Zhu
11:25–11:50A Crossing-Sensitive Third-Order Factorization for Dependency Parsing
Emily Pitler
 Session 1E: NLP for the Web and Social Media I
10:10–10:35Unsupervised Solution Post Identification from Discussion Forums
Deepak P and Karthik Visweswariah
10:35–11:00Weakly Supervised User Profile Extraction from Twitter
Jiwei Li, Alan Ritter and Eduard Hovy
11:00–11:25The effect of wording on message propagation: Topic- and author-controlled natural experiments on Twitter
Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang
11:25–11:50Inferring User Political Preferences from Streaming Communications
Svitlana Volkova, Glen Coppersmith and Benjamin Van Durme
11:50–13:20Lunch break; Student Lunch
 Session 2A: Syntax, Parsing and Tagging II
13:20–13:45Steps to Excellence: Simple Inference with Refined Scoring of Dependency Trees
Yuan Zhang, Tao Lei, Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola and Amir Globerson
13:45–14:10Sparser, Better, Faster GPU Parsing
David Hall, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Dan Klein
14:10–14:35Shift-Reduce CCG Parsing with a Dependency Model
Wenduan Xu, Stephen Clark and Yue Zhang
14:35–15:00Less Grammar, More Features
David Hall, Greg Durrett and Dan Klein
 Session 2B: Semantics II
13:20–13:45Don’t count, predict! A systematic comparison of context-counting vs. context-predicting semantic vectors
Marco Baroni, Georgiana Dinu and Germán Kruszewski
13:45–14:10Metaphor Detection with Cross-Lingual Model Transfer
Yulia Tsvetkov, Leonid Boytsov, Anatole Gershman, Eric Nyberg and Chris Dyer
14:10–14:35Learning 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
14:35–15:00Learning to Automatically Solve Algebra Word Problems
Nate Kushman, Luke Zettlemoyer, Regina Barzilay and Yoav Artzi
 Session 2C: Word Segmentation and POS Tagging
13:20–13:45Exploring the Role of Stress in Bayesian Word Segmentation using Adaptor Grammars
Benjamin Börschinger and Mark Johnson
13:45–14:10Modelling function words improves unsupervised word segmentation
Mark Johnson, Anne Christophe, Emmanuel Dupoux and Katherine Demuth
14:10–14:35FLORS: Fast and Simple Domain Adaptation for Part-of-Speech Tagging
Tobias Schnabel and Hinrich Schütze
14:35–15:00Max-Margin Tensor Neural Network for Chinese Word Segmentation
Wenzhe Pei, Tao Ge and Baobao Chang
 Session 2D: Student Research Workshop
13:20–13:45Bayesian Kernel Methods for Natural Language Processing
Daniel Beck
13:45–14:10Extracting Temporal and Causal Relations between Events
Paramita Mirza
14:10–14:35Towards a discourse relation-aware approach for Chinese-English machine translation
Frances Yung
14:35–15:00Analyzing Positions and Topics in Political Discussions of the German Bundestag
Cäcilia Zirn
 Session 2E: Sentiment Analysis I
13:20–13:45An Empirical Study on the Effect of Negation Words on Sentiment
Xiaodan Zhu, Hongyu Guo, Saif Mohammad and Svetlana Kiritchenko
13:45–14:10Extracting Opinion Targets and Opinion Words from Online Reviews with Graph Co-ranking
Kang Liu, Liheng Xu and Jun Zhao
14:10–14:35Context-aware Learning for Sentence-level Sentiment Analysis with Posterior Regularization
Bishan Yang and Claire Cardie
14:35–15:00Product Feature Mining: Semantic Clues versus Syntactic Constituents
Liheng Xu, Kang Liu, Siwei Lai and Jun Zhao
15:00–15:30Coffee break
 Session 3A: Topic Modeling
15:30–15:55Aspect Extraction with Automated Prior Knowledge Learning
Zhiyuan Chen, Arjun Mukherjee and Bing Liu
15:55–16:20Anchors Regularized: Adding Robustness and Extensibility to Scalable Topic-Modeling Algorithms
Thang Nguyen, Yuening Hu and Jordan Boyd-Graber
16:20–16:45A Bayesian Mixed Effects Model of Literary Character
David Bamman, Ted Underwood and Noah A. Smith
 Session 3B: Information Extraction I
15:30–15:55Collective Tweet Wikification based on Semi-supervised Graph Regularization
Hongzhao Huang, Yunbo Cao, Xiaojiang Huang, Heng Ji and Chin-Yew Lin
15:55–16:20Zero-shot Entity Extraction from Web Pages
Panupong Pasupat and Percy Liang
16:20–16:45Incremental Joint Extraction of Entity Mentions and Relations
Qi Li and Heng Ji
 Session 3C: Generation
15:30–15:55That’s Not What I Meant! Using Parsers to Avoid Structural Ambiguities in Generated Text
Manjuan Duan and Michael White
15:55–16:20Surface Realisation from Knowledge-Bases
Bikash Gyawali and Claire Gardent
16:20–16:45Hybrid Simplification using Deep Semantics and Machine Translation
Shashi Narayan and Claire Gardent
 Session 3D: Syntax, Parsing and Tagging III
15:30–15:55A Tabular Method for Dynamic Oracles in Transition-Based Parsing
Yoav Goldberg, Francesco Sartorio and Giorgio Satta
15:55–16:20Grammatical Relations in Chinese: GB-Ground Extraction and Data-Driven Parsing
Weiwei Sun, Yantao Du, Xin Kou, Shuoyang Ding and Xiaojun Wan
16:20–16:45Ambiguity-aware Ensemble Training for Semi-supervised Dependency Parsing
Zhenghua Li, Min Zhang and Wenliang Chen
 Session 3E: Language Resources and Evaluation I
15:30–15:55A Robust Approach to Aligning Heterogeneous Lexical Resources
Mohammad Taher Pilehvar and Roberto Navigli
15:55–16:20Predicting the relevance of distributional semantic similarity with contextual information
Philippe Muller, Cécile Fabre and Clémentine Adam
16:20–16:45Temporal Annotation in the Clinical Domain
William Styler, Steven Bethard, Sean Finan, Martha Palmer, Sameer Pradhan, Piet C de Groen, Brad Erickson, Timothy Miller, Chen Lin, Guergana Savova and James Pustejovsky
16:45–17:00Break
17:00–18:00Invited talk I: Corinna Cortes
Learning Ensembles of Structured Prediction Rules
Corinna Cortes, Vitaly Kuznetsov and Mehryar Mohri
18:05–18:50Poster Highlights for Student Research Workshop Papers and Main Conference Papers Sponsored by SRW
 A Mapping-Based Approach for General Formal Human Computer Interaction Using Natural Language
Vincent Letard, Sophie Rosset and Gabriel Illouz
 An Exploration of Embeddings for Generalized Phrases
Wenpeng Yin and Hinrich Schütze
 Learning Grammar with Explicit Annotations for Subordinating Conjunctions
Dongchen Li, Xiantao Zhang and Xihong Wu
 Going beyond sentences when applying tree kernels
Dmitry Ilvovsky
 Multi-document summarization using distortion-rate ratio
Ulukbek Attokurov and Ulug Bayazit
 Disambiguating prepositional phrase attachment sites with sense information captured in contextualized distributional data
Clayton Greenberg
 Open Information Extraction for Spanish Language based on Syntactic Constraints
Alisa Zhila and Alexander Gelbukh
 Improving Text Normalization via Unsupervised Model and Discriminative Reranking
Chen Li and Yang Liu
 Polylingual Tree-Based Topic Models for Translation Domain Adaptation
Yuening Hu, Ke Zhai, Vladimir Eidelman and Jordan Boyd-Graber
 Aspect Extraction with Automated Prior Knowledge Learning
Zhiyuan Chen, Arjun Mukherjee and Bing Liu
 Discovering Latent Structure in Task-Oriented Dialogues
Ke Zhai and Jason D Williams
 Heterogeneous Networks and Their Applications: Scientometrics, Name Disambiguation, and Topic Modeling
Ben King, Rahul Jha and Dragomir R. Radev
 Linguistic Considerations in Automatic Question Generation
Karen Mazidi and Rodney D. Nielsen
 Modeling Factuality Judgments in Social Media Text
Sandeep Soni, Tanushree Mitra, Eric Gilbert and Jacob Eisenstein
 Representation Learning for Text-level Discourse Parsing
Yangfeng Ji and Jacob Eisenstein
 Building Sentiment Lexicons for All Major Languages
Yanqing Chen and Steven Skiena
 ConnotationWordNet: Learning Connotation over the Word+Sense Network
Jun Seok Kang, Song Feng, Leman Akoglu and Yejin Choi
 Political Ideology Detection Using Recursive Neural Networks
Mohit Iyyer, Peter Enns, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Philip Resnik
 Automatically constructing Wordnet Synsets
Khang Nhut Lam, Feras Al Tarouti and Jugal Kalita
 Fast Easy Unsupervised Domain Adaptation with Marginalized Structured Dropout
Yi Yang and Jacob Eisenstein
 ReNew: A Semi-Supervised Framework for Generating Domain-Specific Lexicons and Sentiment Analysis
Zhe Zhang and Munindar P. Singh
 A Study of Concept-based Weighting Regularization for Medical Records Search
Yue Wang, Xitong Liu and Hui Fang
 Two Knives Cut Better Than One: Chinese Word Segmentation with Dual Decomposition
Mengqiu Wang, Rob Voigt and Christopher D. Manning
18:50–21:30Poster and Dinner Session I: TACL Papers, Long Papers, Short Papers, Student Research Workshop; Demonstrations
 TACL Papers
 Entity Linking meets Word Sense Disambiguation: a Unified Approach
Andrea Moro, Alessandro Raganato and Roberto Navigli
 Data-Driven Metaphor Recognition and Explanation
Hongsong Li, Kenny Q. Zhu and Haixun Wang
 Grounded Compositional Semantics for Finding and Describing Images with Sentences
Richard Socher, Andrej Karpathy, Quoc V. Le, Christopher Manning and Andrew Ng
 Parallel Algorithms for Unsupervised Tagging
Sujith Ravi, Sergei Vassilivitskii and Vibhor Rastogi
 Heterogeneous Networks and Their Applications: Scientometrics, Name Disambiguation, and Topic Modeling
Ben King, Rahul Jha and Dragomir R. Radev
 Discriminative Lexical Semantic Segmentation with Gaps: Running the MWE Gamut
Nathan Schneider, Emily Danchik, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith
 Long Papers
 Interpretable Semantic Vectors from a Joint Model of Brain- and Text- Based Meaning
Alona Fyshe, Partha P. Talukdar, Brian Murphy and Tom M. Mitchell
 Single-Agent vs. Multi-Agent Techniques for Concurrent Reinforcement Learning of Negotiation Dialogue Policies
Kallirroi Georgila, Claire Nelson and David Traum
 A Linear-Time Bottom-Up Discourse Parser with Constraints and Post-Editing
Vanessa Wei Feng and Graeme Hirst
 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, Haiqiang Chen, Junjun Cheng and Xiaoyan Zhu
 ReNew: A Semi-Supervised Framework for Generating Domain-Specific Lexicons and Sentiment Analysis
Zhe Zhang and Munindar P. Singh
 A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Natural Language Generation
Nathan McKinley and Soumya Ray
 Generating Code-switched Text for Lexical Learning
Igor Labutov and Hod Lipson
 Omni-word Feature and Soft Constraint for Chinese Relation Extraction
Yanping Chen, Qinghua Zheng and Wei Zhang
 Bilingual Active Learning for Relation Classification via Pseudo Parallel Corpora
Longhua Qian, Haotian Hui, Ya’nan Hu, Guodong Zhou and Qiaoming Zhu
 Learning Soft Linear Constraints with Application to Citation Field Extraction
Sam Anzaroot, Alexandre Passos, David Belanger and Andrew McCallum
 A Study of Concept-based Weighting Regularization for Medical Records Search
Yue Wang, Xitong Liu and Hui Fang
 Learning to Predict Distributions of Words Across Domains
Danushka Bollegala, David Weir and John Carroll
 How to make words with vectors: Phrase generation in distributional semantics
Georgiana Dinu and Marco Baroni
 Vector space semantics with frequency-driven motifs
Shashank Srivastava and Eduard Hovy
 Lexical Inference over Multi-Word Predicates: A Distributional Approach
Omri Abend, Shay B. Cohen and Mark Steedman
 A Convolutional Neural Network for Modelling Sentences
Nal Kalchbrenner, Edward Grefenstette and Phil Blunsom
 Online Learning in Tensor Space
Yuan Cao and Sanjeev Khudanpur
 Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning of Translation Models from Monolingual Data
Avneesh Saluja, Hany Hassan, Kristina Toutanova and Chris Quirk
 Using Discourse Structure Improves Machine Translation Evaluation
Francisco Guzmán, Shafiq Joty, Lluís Màrquez and Preslav Nakov
 Learning Continuous Phrase Representations for Translation Modeling
Jianfeng Gao, Xiaodong He, Wen-tau Yih and Li Deng
 Adaptive Quality Estimation for Machine Translation
Marco Turchi, Antonios Anastasopoulos, José G. C. de Souza and Matteo Negri
 Learning Grounded Meaning Representations with Autoencoders
Carina Silberer and Mirella Lapata
 Joint POS Tagging and Transition-based Constituent Parsing in Chinese with Non-local Features
Zhiguo Wang and Nianwen Xue
 Strategies for Contiguous Multiword Expression Analysis and Dependency Parsing
Marie Candito and Matthieu Constant
 Correcting Preposition Errors in Learner English Using Error Case Frames and Feedback Messages
Ryo Nagata, Mikko Vilenius and Edward Whittaker
 Short Papers
 Exploring the Relative Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Information in Phoneme Learning
Abdellah Fourtassi, Thomas Schatz, Balakrishnan Varadarajan and Emmanuel Dupoux
 Biases in Predicting the Human Language Model
Alex B. Fine, Austin F. Frank, T. Florian Jaeger and Benjamin Van Durme
 Probabilistic Labeling for Efficient Referential Grounding based on Collaborative Discourse
Changsong Liu, Lanbo She, Rui Fang and Joyce Y. Chai
 A Composite Kernel Approach for Dialog Topic Tracking with Structured Domain Knowledge from Wikipedia
Seokhwan Kim, Rafael E. Banchs and Haizhou Li
 An Extension of BLANC to System Mentions
Xiaoqiang Luo, Sameer Pradhan, Marta Recasens and Eduard Hovy
 Scoring Coreference Partitions of Predicted Mentions: A Reference Implementation
Sameer Pradhan, Xiaoqiang Luo, Marta Recasens, Eduard Hovy, Vincent Ng and Michael Strube
 Measuring Sentiment Annotation Complexity of Text
Aditya Joshi, Abhijit Mishra, Nivvedan Senthamilselvan and Pushpak Bhattacharyya
 Improving Citation Polarity Classification with Product Reviews
Charles Jochim and Hinrich Schütze
 Adaptive Recursive Neural Network for Target-dependent Twitter Sentiment Classification
Li Dong, Furu Wei, Chuanqi Tan, Duyu Tang, Ming Zhou and Ke Xu
 Sprinkling Topics for Weakly Supervised Text Classification
Swapnil Hingmire and Sutanu Chakraborti
 A Feature-Enriched Tree Kernel for Relation Extraction
Le Sun and Xianpei Han
 Employing Word Representations and Regularization for Domain Adaptation of Relation Extraction
Thien Huu Nguyen and Ralph Grishman
 Graph Ranking for Collective Named Entity Disambiguation
Ayman Alhelbawy and Robert Gaizauskas
 Descending-Path Convolution Kernel for Syntactic Structures
Chen Lin, Timothy Miller, Alvin Kho, Steven Bethard, Dmitriy Dligach, Sameer Pradhan and Guergana Savova
 Entities’ Sentiment Relevance
Zvi Ben-Ami, Ronen Feldman and Binyamin Rosenfeld
 Automatic Detection of Multilingual Dictionaries on the Web
Gintare Grigonyte and Timothy Baldwin
 Automatic Detection of Cognates Using Orthographic Alignment
Alina Maria Ciobanu and Liviu P. Dinu
 Automatically constructing Wordnet Synsets
Khang Nhut Lam, Feras Al Tarouti and Jugal Kalita
 Constructing a Turkish-English Parallel TreeBank
Olcay Taner Yıldız, Ercan Solak, Onur Görgün and Razieh Ehsani
 Improved Typesetting Models for Historical OCR
Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Dan Klein
 Robust Logistic Regression using Shift Parameters
Julie Tibshirani and Christopher D. Manning
 Faster Phrase-Based Decoding by Refining Feature State
Kenneth Heafield, Michael Kayser and Christopher D. Manning
 Decoder Integration and Expected BLEU Training for Recurrent Neural Network Language Models
Michael Auli and Jianfeng Gao
 On the Elements of an Accurate Tree-to-String Machine Translation System
Graham Neubig and Kevin Duh
 Simple extensions and POS Tags for a reparameterised IBM Model 2
Douwe Gelling and Trevor Cohn
 Dependency-based Pre-ordering for Chinese-English Machine Translation
Jingsheng Cai, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Yujie Zhang
 Generalized Character-Level Spelling Error Correction
Noura Farra, Nadi Tomeh, Alla Rozovskaya and Nizar Habash
 Improved Iterative Correction for Distant Spelling Errors
Sergey Gubanov, Irina Galinskaya and Alexey Baytin
 Predicting Grammaticality on an Ordinal Scale
Michael Heilman, Aoife Cahill, Nitin Madnani, Melissa Lopez, Matthew Mulholland and Joel Tetreault
 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
 Automatically Detecting Corresponding Edit-Turn-Pairs in Wikipedia
Johannes Daxenberger and Iryna Gurevych
 Two Knives Cut Better Than One: Chinese Word Segmentation with Dual Decomposition
Mengqiu Wang, Rob Voigt and Christopher D. Manning
 Effective Document-Level Features for Chinese Patent Word Segmentation
Si Li and Nianwen Xue
 Word Segmentation of Informal Arabic with Domain Adaptation
Will Monroe, Spence Green and Christopher D. Manning
 Resolving Lexical Ambiguity in Tensor Regression Models of Meaning
Dimitri Kartsaklis, Nal Kalchbrenner and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh
 A Novel Content Enriching Model for Microblog Using News Corpus
Yunlun Yang, Zhihong Deng and Hongliang Yu
 Learning Bilingual Word Representations by Marginalizing Alignments
Tomáš Kočiský, Karl Moritz Hermann and Phil Blunsom
 Detecting Retries of Voice Search Queries
Rivka Levitan and David Elson
 Sliding Alignment Windows for Real-Time Crowd Captioning
Mohammad Kazemi, Rahman Lavaee, Iftekhar Naim and Daniel Gildea
 Detection of Topic and its Extrinsic Evaluation Through Multi-Document Summarization
Yoshimi Suzuki and Fumiyo Fukumoto
 Content Importance Models for Scoring Writing From Sources
Beata Beigman Klebanov, Nitin Madnani, Jill Burstein and Swapna Somasundaran
 Chinese Morphological Analysis with Character-level POS Tagging
Mo Shen, Hongxiao Liu, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi
 Part-of-Speech Tagging using Conditional Random Fields: Exploiting Sub-Label Dependencies for Improved Accuracy
Miikka Silfverberg, Teemu Ruokolainen, Krister Lindén and Mikko Kurimo
 POS induction with distributional and morphological information using a distance-dependent Chinese restaurant process
Kairit Sirts, Jacob Eisenstein, Micha Elsner and Sharon Goldwater
 Improving the Recognizability of Syntactic Relations Using Contextualized Examples
Aditi Muralidharan and Marti A. Hearst
 Student Research Workshop Papers
 Bayesian Kernel Methods for Natural Language Processing
Daniel Beck
 Extracting Temporal and Causal Relations between Events
Paramita Mirza
 Towards a discourse relation-aware approach for Chinese-English machine translation
Frances Yung
 Analyzing Positions and Topics in Political Discussions of the German Bundestag
Cäcilia Zirn
 A Mapping-Based Approach for General Formal Human Computer Interaction Using Natural Language
Vincent Letard, Sophie Rosset and Gabriel Illouz
 An Exploration of Embeddings for Generalized Phrases
Wenpeng Yin and Hinrich Schütze
 Learning Grammar with Explicit Annotations for Subordinating Conjunctions
Dongchen Li, Xiantao Zhang and Xihong Wu
 Going beyond sentences when applying tree kernels
Dmitry Ilvovsky
 Multi-document summarization using distortion-rate ratio
Ulukbek Attokurov and Ulug Bayazit
 Disambiguating prepositional phrase attachment sites with sense information captured in contextualized distributional data
Clayton Greenberg
 Open Information Extraction for Spanish Language based on Syntactic Constraints
Alisa Zhila and Alexander Gelbukh
 Improving Text Normalization via Unsupervised Model and Discriminative Reranking
Chen Li and Yang Liu
 Posters for Main Conference Long and Short Oral Presentations Supported by the Student Research Workshop
 Aspect Extraction with Automated Prior Knowledge Learning
Zhiyuan Chen, Arjun Mukherjee and Bing Liu
 Discovering Latent Structure in Task-Oriented Dialogues
Ke Zhai and Jason D Williams
 Linguistic Considerations in Automatic Question Generation
Karen Mazidi and Rodney D. Nielsen
 Representation Learning for Text-level Discourse Parsing
Yangfeng Ji and Jacob Eisenstein
 Building Sentiment Lexicons for All Major Languages
Yanqing Chen and Steven Skiena
 ConnotationWordNet: Learning Connotation over the Word+Sense Network
Jun Seok Kang, Song Feng, Leman Akoglu and Yejin Choi
 Demonstrations
 Cross-Lingual Information to the Rescue in Keyword Extraction
Chung-Chi Huang, Maxine Eskenazi, Jaime Carbonell, Lun-Wei Ku and Ping-Che Yang
 Visualization, Search, and Error Analysis for Coreference Annotations
Markus Gärtner, Anders Björkelund, Gregor Thiele, Wolfgang Seeker and Jonas Kuhn
 Open-Source Tools for Morphology, Lemmatization, POS Tagging and Named Entity Recognition
Jana Straková, Milan Straka and Jan Hajič
 Community Evaluation and Exchange of Word Vectors at wordvectors.org
Manaal Faruqui and Chris Dyer
 WINGS:Writing with Intelligent Guidance and Suggestions
Xianjun Dai, Yuanchao Liu, Xiaolong Wang and Bingquan Liu
 DKPro Keyphrases: Flexible and Reusable Keyphrase Extraction Experiments
Nicolai Erbs, Pedro Bispo Santos, Iryna Gurevych and Torsten Zesch
 Real-Time Detection, Tracking, and Monitoring of Automatically Discovered Events in Social Media
Miles Osborne, Sean Moran, Richard McCreadie, Alexander Von Lunen, Martin Sykora, Elizabeth Cano, Neil Ireson, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Yulan He, Tom Jackson, Fabio Ciravegna and Ann O’Brien
 The Excitement Open Platform for Textual Inferences
Bernardo Magnini, Roberto Zanoli, Ido Dagan, Kathrin Eichler, Guenter Neumann, Tae-Gil Noh, Sebastian Padó, Asher Stern and Omer Levy
 WELT: Using Graphics Generation in Linguistic Fieldwork
Morgan Ulinski, Anusha Balakrishnan, Bob Coyne, Julia Hirschberg and Owen Rambow
 The Stanford CoreNLP Natural Language Processing Toolkit
Christopher Manning, Mihai Surdeanu, John Bauer, Jenny Finkel, Steven Bethard and David McClosky

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

7:30–18:00Registration
7:30–9:00Breakfast
9:00–10:00Invited talk II: Zoran Popović
Text Generation for Infinitely Adaptable Curricula
10:00–10:30Coffee break
 Session 4A: Machine Learning for NLP
10:30–10:55Kneser-Ney Smoothing on Expected Counts
Hui Zhang and David Chiang
10:55–11:20Robust Entity Clustering via Phylogenetic Inference
Nicholas Andrews, Jason Eisner and Mark Dredze
11:20–11:45Linguistic Structured Sparsity in Text Categorization
Dani Yogatama and Noah A. Smith
11:45–12:10Perplexity on Reduced Corpora
Hayato Kobayashi
 Session 4B: Information Extraction II
10:30–10:55Robust Domain Adaptation for Relation Extraction via Clustering Consistency
Minh Luan Nguyen, Ivor W. Tsang, Kian Ming A. Chai and Hai Leong Chieu
10:55–11:20Encoding Relation Requirements for Relation Extraction via Joint Inference
Liwei Chen, Yansong Feng, Songfang Huang, Yong Qin and Dongyan Zhao
11:20–11:45Medical Relation Extraction with Manifold Models
Chang Wang and James Fan
11:45–12:10Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction with Matrix Completion
Miao Fan, Deli Zhao, Qiang Zhou, Zhiyuan Liu, Thomas Fang Zheng and Edward Y. Chang
 Session 4C: Machine Translation II
10:30–10:55Enhancing Grammatical Cohesion: Generating Transitional Expressions for SMT
Mei Tu, Yu Zhou and Chengqing Zong
10:55–11:20Adaptive HTER Estimation for Document-Specific MT Post-Editing
Fei Huang, Jian-Ming Xu, Abraham Ittycheriah and Salim Roukos
11:20–11:45Translation Assistance by Translation of L1 Fragments in an L2 Context
Maarten van Gompel and Antal van den Bosch
11:45–12:10Response-based Learning for Grounded Machine Translation
Stefan Riezler, Patrick Simianer and Carolin Haas
 Session 4D: Summarization
10:30–10:55Modelling Events through Memory-based, Open-IE Patterns for Abstractive Summarization
Daniele Pighin, Marco Cornolti, Enrique Alfonseca and Katja Filippova
10:55–11:20Hierarchical Summarization: Scaling Up Multi-Document Summarization
Janara Christensen, Stephen Soderland, Gagan Bansal and Mausam
11:20–11:45Query-Chain Focused Summarization
Tal Baumel, Raphael Cohen and Michael Elhadad
11:45–12:10Exploiting Timelines to Enhance Multi-document Summarization
Jun-Ping Ng, Yan Chen, Min-Yen Kan and Zhoujun Li
 Session 4E: Language Resources and Evaluation II
10:30–10:55Segmentation for Efficient Supervised Language Annotation with an Explicit Cost-Utility Tradeoff
Matthias Sperber, Mirjam Simantzik, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura and Alex Waibel
10:55–11:20A chance-corrected measure of inter-annotator agreement for syntax
Arne Skjærholt
11:20–11:45Two Is Bigger (and Better) Than One: the Wikipedia Bitaxonomy Project
Tiziano Flati, Daniele Vannella, Tommaso Pasini and Roberto Navigli
11:45–12:10The Language Demographics of Amazon Mechanical Turk
Ellie Pavlick, Matt Post, Ann Irvine, Dmitry Kachaev and Chris Callison-Burch
12:10–13:30Lunch break
 Session 5A: Question Answering
13:30–13:55Information Extraction over Structured Data: Question Answering with Freebase
Xuchen Yao and Benjamin Van Durme
13:55–14:20Knowledge-Based Question Answering as Machine Translation
Junwei Bao, Nan Duan, Ming Zhou and Tiejun Zhao
14:20–14:45Discourse Complements Lexical Semantics for Non-factoid Answer Reranking
Peter Jansen, Mihai Surdeanu and Peter Clark
 Session 5B: Information Extraction III
13:30–13:55Toward Future Scenario Generation: Extracting Event Causality Exploiting Semantic Relation, Context, and Association Features
Chikara Hashimoto, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer, Motoki Sano, István Varga, Jong-Hoon Oh and Yutaka Kidawara
13:55–14:20Cross-narrative Temporal Ordering of Medical Events
Preethi Raghavan, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Noémie Elhadad and Albert M. Lai
14:20–14:45Language-Aware Truth Assessment of Fact Candidates
Ndapandula Nakashole and Tom M. Mitchell
 Session 5C: Lexical Semantics and Ontology I
13:30–13:55That’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
13:55–14:20A Step-wise Usage-based Method for Inducing Polysemy-aware Verb Classes
Daisuke Kawahara, Daniel W. Peterson and Martha Palmer
14:20–14:45Structured Learning for Taxonomy Induction with Belief Propagation
Mohit Bansal, David Burkett, Gerard de Melo and Dan Klein
 Session 5D: Syntax, Parsing and Tagging IV
13:30–13:55A Provably Correct Learning Algorithm for Latent-Variable PCFGs
Shay B. Cohen and Michael Collins
13:55–14:20Spectral Unsupervised Parsing with Additive Tree Metrics
Ankur P. Parikh, Shay B. Cohen and Eric P. Xing
14:20–14:45Cross-lingual Projected Expectation Regularization for Weakly Supervised Learning
Mengqiu Wang and Christopher Manning
 Session 5E: Cognitive Modeling and Psycholinguistics
13:30–13:55Weak semantic context helps phonetic learning in a model of infant language acquisition
Stella Frank, Naomi H. Feldman and Sharon Goldwater
13:55–14:20Bootstrapping into Filler-Gap: An Acquisition Story
Marten van Schijndel and Micha Elsner
14:20–14:45Nonparametric Learning of Phonological Constraints in Optimality Theory
Gabriel Doyle, Klinton Bicknell and Roger Levy
14:45–15:15Coffee break
 Session 6A: Machine Translation III
15:15–15:30How to Speak a Language without Knowing It
Xing Shi, Kevin Knight and Heng Ji
15:30–15:45Assessing the Discourse Factors that Influence the Quality of Machine Translation
Junyi Jessy Li, Marine Carpuat and Ani Nenkova
15:45–16:00Automatic Detection of Machine Translated Text and Translation Quality Estimation
Roee Aharoni, Moshe Koppel and Yoav Goldberg
 Session 6B: Lexical Semantics and Ontology II
15:15–15:30Improving sparse word similarity models with asymmetric measures
Jean Mark Gawron
15:30–15:45Dependency-Based Word Embeddings
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
15:45–16:00Vector spaces for historical linguistics: Using distributional semantics to study syntactic productivity in diachrony
Florent Perek
 Session 6C: Generation/Summarization/Dialogue
15:15–15:30Single Document Summarization based on Nested Tree Structure
Yuta Kikuchi, Tsutomu Hirao, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura and Masaaki Nagata
15:30–15:45Linguistic Considerations in Automatic Question Generation
Karen Mazidi and Rodney D. Nielsen
15:45–16:00Polynomial Time Joint Structural Inference for Sentence Compression
Xian Qian and Yang Liu
16:00–16:15A Bayesian Method to Incorporate Background Knowledge during Automatic Text Summarization
Annie Louis
16:15–16:30Predicting Power Relations between Participants in Written Dialog from a Single Thread
Vinodkumar Prabhakaran and Owen Rambow
 Session 6D: NLP Applications and NLP Enabled Technology I
15:15–15:30Tri-Training for Authorship Attribution with Limited Training Data
Tieyun Qian, Bing Liu, Li Chen and Zhiyong Peng
15:30–15:45Automation and Evaluation of the Keyword Method for Second Language Learning
Gözde Özbal, Daniele Pighin and Carlo Strapparava
15:45–16:00Citation Resolution: A method for evaluating context-based citation recommendation systems
Daniel Duma and Ewan Klein
16:00–16:15Hippocratic Abbreviation Expansion
Brian Roark and Richard Sproat
16:15–16:30Unsupervised Feature Learning for Visual Sign Language Identification
Binyam Gebrekidan Gebre, Onno Crasborn, Peter Wittenburg, Sebastian Drude and Tom Heskes
 Session 6E: Language Resources and Evaluation III
15:15–15:30Experiments with crowdsourced re-annotation of a POS tagging data set
Dirk Hovy, Barbara Plank and Anders Søgaard
15:30–15:45Building Sentiment Lexicons for All Major Languages
Yanqing Chen and Steven Skiena
15:45–16:00Difficult Cases: From Data to Learning, and Back
Beata Beigman Klebanov and Eyal Beigman
16:00–16:15The VerbCorner Project: Findings from Phase 1 of crowd-sourcing a semantic decomposition of verbs
Joshua K. Hartshorne, Claire Bonial and Martha Palmer
16:15–16:30A Corpus of Sentence-level Revisions in Academic Writing: A Step towards Understanding Statement Strength in Communication
Chenhao Tan and Lillian Lee
16:50–19:20Poster and Dinner Session II: Long Papers, Short Papers and Demonstrations
 Long Papers
 Active Learning with Efficient Feature Weighting Methods for Improving Data Quality and Classification Accuracy
Justin Martineau, Lu Chen, Doreen Cheng and Amit Sheth
 Political Ideology Detection Using Recursive Neural Networks
Mohit Iyyer, Peter Enns, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Philip Resnik
 A Unified Model for Soft Linguistic Reordering Constraints in Statistical Machine Translation
Junhui Li, Yuval Marton, Philip Resnik and Hal Daumé III
 Are Two Heads Better than One? Crowdsourced Translation via a Two-Step Collaboration of Non-Professional Translators and Editors
Rui Yan, Mingkun Gao, Ellie Pavlick and Chris Callison-Burch
 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 Semiparametric Gaussian Copula Regression Model for Predicting Financial Risks from Earnings Calls
William Yang Wang and Zhenhao Hua
 Polylingual Tree-Based Topic Models for Translation Domain Adaptation
Yuening Hu, Ke Zhai, Vladimir Eidelman and Jordan Boyd-Graber
 Low-Resource Semantic Role Labeling
Matthew R. Gormley, Margaret Mitchell, Benjamin Van Durme and Mark Dredze
 Joint Syntactic and Semantic Parsing with Combinatory Categorial Grammar
Jayant Krishnamurthy and Tom M. Mitchell
 Learning Semantic Hierarchies via Word Embeddings
Ruiji Fu, Jiang Guo, Bing Qin, Wanxiang Che, Haifeng Wang and Ting Liu
 Probabilistic Soft Logic for Semantic Textual Similarity
Islam Beltagy, Katrin Erk and Raymond Mooney
 Abstractive Summarization of Spoken and Written Conversations Based on Phrasal Queries
Yashar Mehdad, Giuseppe Carenini and Raymond T. Ng
 Comparing Multi-label Classification with Reinforcement Learning for Summarisation of Time-series Data
Dimitra Gkatzia, Helen Hastie and Oliver Lemon
 Approximation Strategies for Multi-Structure Sentence Compression
Kapil Thadani
 Opinion Mining on YouTube
Aliaksei Severyn, Alessandro Moschitti, Olga Uryupina, Barbara Plank and Katja Filippova
 Automatic Keyphrase Extraction: A Survey of the State of the Art
Kazi Saidul Hasan and Vincent Ng
 Pattern Dictionary of English Prepositions
Ken Litkowski
 Looking at Unbalanced Specialized Comparable Corpora for Bilingual Lexicon Extraction
Emmanuel Morin and Amir Hazem
 Validating and Extending Semantic Knowledge Bases using Video Games with a Purpose
Daniele Vannella, David Jurgens, Daniele Scarfini, Domenico Toscani and Roberto Navigli
 Shallow Analysis Based Assessment of Syntactic Complexity for Automated Speech Scoring
Suma Bhat, Huichao Xue and Su-Youn Yoon
 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
 Unsupervised Dependency Parsing with Transferring Distribution via Parallel Guidance and Entropy Regularization
Xuezhe Ma and Fei Xia
 Unsupervised Morphology-Based Vocabulary Expansion
Mohammad Sadegh Rasooli, Thomas Lippincott, Nizar Habash and Owen Rambow
 Toward Better Chinese Word Segmentation for SMT via Bilingual Constraints
Xiaodong Zeng, Lidia S. Chao, Derek F. Wong, Isabel Trancoso and Liang Tian
 Short Papers
 Determiner-Established Deixis to Communicative Artifacts in Pedagogical Text
Shomir Wilson and Jon Oberlander
 Modeling Factuality Judgments in Social Media Text
Sandeep Soni, Tanushree Mitra, Eric Gilbert and Jacob Eisenstein
 A Topic Model for Building Fine-grained Domain-specific Emotion Lexicon
Min Yang, Dingju Zhu and Kam-Pui Chow
 Depeche Mood: a Lexicon for Emotion Analysis from Crowd Annotated News
Jacopo Staiano and Marco Guerini
 Improving Twitter Sentiment Analysis with Topic-Based Mixture Modeling and Semi-Supervised Training
Bing Xiang and Liang Zhou
 Cross-cultural Deception Detection
Verónica Pérez-Rosas and Rada Mihalcea
 Particle Filter Rejuvenation and Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Chandler May, Alex Clemmer and Benjamin Van Durme
 Comparing Automatic Evaluation Measures for Image Description
Desmond Elliott and Frank Keller
 Learning a Lexical Simplifier Using Wikipedia
Colby Horn, Cathryn Manduca and David Kauchak
 Cheap and easy entity evaluation
Ben Hachey, Joel Nothman and Will Radford
 Identifying Real-Life Complex Task Names with Task-Intrinsic Entities from Microblogs
Ting-Xuan Wang, Kun-Yu Tsai and Wen-Hsiang Lu
 Mutual Disambiguation for Entity Linking
Eric Charton, Marie-Jean Meurs, Ludovic Jean-Louis and Michel Gagnon
 How Well can We Learn Interpretable Entity Types from Text?
Dirk Hovy
 Learning Translational and Knowledge-based Similarities from Relevance Rankings for Cross-Language Retrieval
Shigehiko Schamoni, Felix Hieber, Artem Sokolov and Stefan Riezler
 Two-Stage Hashing for Fast Document Retrieval
Hao Li, Wei Liu and Heng Ji
 An Annotation Framework for Dense Event Ordering
Taylor Cassidy, Bill McDowell, Nathanael Chambers and Steven Bethard
 Linguistically debatable or just plain wrong?
Barbara Plank, Dirk Hovy and Anders Søgaard
 Humans Require Context to Infer Ironic Intent (so Computers Probably do, too)
Byron C. Wallace, Do Kook Choe, Laura Kertz and Eugene Charniak
 Automatic prediction of aspectual class 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
 Applying a Naive Bayes Similarity Measure to Word Sense Disambiguation
Tong Wang and Graeme Hirst
 Fast Easy Unsupervised Domain Adaptation with Marginalized Structured Dropout
Yi Yang and Jacob Eisenstein
 Improving Lexical Embeddings with Semantic Knowledge
Mo Yu and Mark Dredze
 Optimizing Segmentation Strategies for Simultaneous Speech Translation
Yusuke Oda, Graham Neubig, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura
 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 Hybrid Approach to Skeleton-based Translation
Tong Xiao, Jingbo Zhu and Chunliang Zhang
 Effective Selection of Translation Model Training Data
Le Liu, Yu Hong, Hao Liu, Xing Wang and Jianmin Yao
 Refinements to Interactive Translation Prediction Based on Search Graphs
Philipp Koehn, Chara Tsoukala and Herve Saint-Amand
 Cross-lingual Model Transfer Using Feature Representation Projection
Mikhail Kozhevnikov and Ivan Titov
 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
 Nonparametric Method for Data-driven Image Captioning
Rebecca Mason and Eugene Charniak
 Improved Correction Detection in Revised ESL Sentences
Huichao Xue and Rebecca Hwa
 Unsupervised Alignment of Privacy Policies using Hidden Markov Models
Rohan Ramanath, Fei Liu, Norman Sadeh and Noah A. Smith
 Enriching Cold Start Personalized Language Model Using Social Network Information
Yu-Yang Huang, Rui Yan, Tsung-Ting Kuo and Shou-De Lin
 Automatic Labelling of Topic Models Learned from Twitter by Summarisation
Amparo Elizabeth Cano Basave, Yulan He and Ruifeng Xu
 Stochastic Contextual Edit Distance and Probabilistic FSTs
Ryan Cotterell, Nanyun Peng and Jason Eisner
 Labelling Topics using Unsupervised Graph-based Methods
Nikolaos Aletras and Mark Stevenson
 Training a Korean SRL System with Rich Morphological Features
Young-Bum Kim, Heemoon Chae, Benjamin Snyder and Yu-Seop Kim
 Semantic Parsing for Single-Relation Question Answering
Wen-tau Yih, Xiaodong He and Christopher Meek
 On WordNet Semantic Classes and Dependency Parsing
Kepa Bengoetxea, Eneko Agirre, Joakim Nivre, Yue Zhang and Koldo Gojenola
 Enforcing Structural Diversity in Cube-pruned Dependency Parsing
Hao Zhang and Ryan McDonald
 The Penn Parsed Corpus of Modern British English: First Parsing Results and Analysis
Seth Kulick, Anthony Kroch and Beatrice Santorini
 Parser Evaluation Using Derivation Trees: A Complement to evalb
Seth Kulick, Ann Bies, Justin Mott, Anthony Kroch, Beatrice Santorini and Mark Liberman
 Demonstrations
 DKPro TC: A Java-based Framework for Supervised Learning Experiments on Textual Data
Johannes Daxenberger, Oliver Ferschke, Iryna Gurevych and Torsten Zesch
 WoSIT: A Word Sense Induction Toolkit for Search Result Clustering and Diversification
Daniele Vannella, Tiziano Flati and Roberto Navigli
 A Rule-Augmented Statistical Phrase-based Translation System
Cong Duy Vu Hoang, AiTi Aw and Nhung T. H. Nguyen
 KyotoEBMT: An Example-Based Dependency-to-Dependency Translation Framework
John Richardson, Fabien Cromières, Toshiaki Nakazawa and Sadao Kurohashi
 kLogNLP: Graph Kernel–based Relational Learning of Natural Language
Mathias Verbeke, Paolo Frasconi, Kurt De Grave, Fabrizio Costa and Luc De Raedt
 Automatic Annotation Suggestions and Custom Annotation Layers in WebAnno
Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann, Richard Eckart de Castilho and Iryna Gurevych
 Web Information Mining and Decision Support Platform for the Modern Service Industry
Binyang Li, Lanjun Zhou, Zhongyu Wei, Kam-fai Wong, Ruifeng Xu and Yunqing Xia
 FAdR: A System for Recognizing False Online Advertisements
Yi-jie Tang and Hsin-Hsi Chen
 lex4all: A language-independent tool for building and evaluating pronunciation lexicons for small-vocabulary speech recognition
Anjana Vakil, Max Paulus, Alexis Palmer and Michaela Regneri
 Enhanced Search with Wildcards and Morphological Inflections in the Google Books Ngram Viewer
Jason Mann, David Zhang, Lu Yang, Dipanjan Das and Slav Petrov
 Simplified Dependency Annotations with GFL-Web
Michael T. Mordowanec, Nathan Schneider, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith
19:30–22:00Social at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

7:30–18:00Registration
7:30–9:00Breakfast
 Best paper session
9:00–9:30Fast and Robust Neural Network Joint Models for Statistical Machine Translation
Jacob Devlin, Rabih Zbib, Zhongqiang Huang, Thomas Lamar, Richard Schwartz and John Makhoul
9:30–10:00Low-Rank Tensors for Scoring Dependency Structures
Tao Lei, Yu Xin, Yuan Zhang, Regina Barzilay and Tommi Jaakkola
10:15–10:45Coffee break
 Session 7A: Multimodal NLP/ Lexical Semantics
10:45–11:10Back to Basics for Monolingual Alignment: Exploiting Word Similarity and Contextual Evidence
Md Arafat Sultan, Steven Bethard and Tamara Sumner
11:10–11:35CoSimRank: A Flexible & Efficient Graph-Theoretic Similarity Measure
Sascha Rothe and Hinrich Schütze
11:35–12:00Is this a wampimuk? Cross-modal mapping between distributional semantics and the visual world
Angeliki Lazaridou, Elia Bruni and Marco Baroni
12:00–12:25From image descriptions to visual denotations: New similarity metrics for semantic inference over event descriptions
Peter Young, Alice Lai, Micah Hodosh and Julia Hockenmaier
 Session 7B: Semantics III
10:45–11:10Semantic Parsing via Paraphrasing
Jonathan Berant and Percy Liang
11:10–11:35A Discriminative Graph-Based Parser for the Abstract Meaning Representation
Jeffrey Flanigan, Sam Thomson, Jaime Carbonell, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith
11:35–12:00Context-dependent Semantic Parsing for Time Expressions
Kenton Lee, Yoav Artzi, Jesse Dodge and Luke Zettlemoyer
12:00–12:25Semantic Frame Identification with Distributed Word Representations
Karl Moritz Hermann, Dipanjan Das, Jason Weston and Kuzman Ganchev
 Session 7C: Machine Translation IV
10:45–11:10A Sense-Based Translation Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Deyi Xiong and Min Zhang
11:10–11:35Recurrent Neural Networks for Word Alignment Model
Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe and Eiichiro Sumita
11:35–12:00A Constrained Viterbi Relaxation for Bidirectional Word Alignment
Yin-Wen Chang, Alexander M. Rush, John DeNero and Michael Collins
12:00–12:25A Recursive Recurrent Neural Network for Statistical Machine Translation
Shujie Liu, Nan Yang, Mu Li and Ming Zhou
 Session 7D: NLP Applications and NLP Enabled Technology II
10:45–11:10Predicting Instructor’s Intervention in MOOC forums
Snigdha Chaturvedi, Dan Goldwasser and Hal Daumé III
11:10–11:35A Joint Graph Model for Pinyin-to-Chinese Conversion with Typo Correction
Zhongye Jia and Hai Zhao
11:35–12:00Smart Selection
Patrick Pantel, Michael Gamon and Ariel Fuxman
12:00–12:25Modeling Prompt Adherence in Student Essays
Isaac Persing and Vincent Ng
 Session 7E: Sentiment Analysis II
10:45–11:10Senti-LSSVM: Sentiment-Oriented Multi-Relation Extraction with Latent Structural SVM
Lizhen Qu, Yi Zhang, Rui Wang, Lili Jiang, Rainer Gemulla and Gerhard Weikum
11:10–11:35ConnotationWordNet: Learning Connotation over the Word+Sense Network
Jun Seok Kang, Song Feng, Leman Akoglu and Yejin Choi
11:35–12:00Learning Sentiment-Specific Word Embedding for Twitter Sentiment Classification
Duyu Tang, Furu Wei, Nan Yang, Ming Zhou, Ting Liu and Bing Qin
12:00–12:25Towards a General Rule for Identifying Deceptive Opinion Spam
Jiwei Li, Myle Ott, Claire Cardie and Eduard Hovy
12:25–13:30Lunch break
13:30–15:00ACL Business Meeting
 Session 8A: NLP for the Web and Social Media II
15:00–15:15Learning Polylingual Topic Models from Code-Switched Social Media Documents
Nanyun Peng, Yiming Wang and Mark Dredze
15:15–15:30Normalizing tweets with edit scripts and recurrent neural embeddings
Grzegorz Chrupała
15:30–15:45Exponential Reservoir Sampling for Streaming Language Models
Miles Osborne, Ashwin Lall and Benjamin Van Durme
15:45–16:00A Piece of My Mind: A Sentiment Analysis Approach for Online Dispute Detection
Lu Wang and Claire Cardie
16:00–16:15A Simple Bayesian Modelling Approach to Event Extraction from Twitter
Deyu Zhou, Liangyu Chen and Yulan He
16:15–16:30Be 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
 Session 8B: Semantics/Information Extraction
15:00–15:15Applying Grammar Induction to Text Mining
Andrew Salway and Samia Touileb
15:15–15:30Semantic Consistency: A Local Subspace Based Method for Distant Supervised Relation Extraction
Xianpei Han and Le Sun
15:30–15:45Concreteness and Subjectivity as Dimensions of Lexical Meaning
Felix Hill and Anna Korhonen
15:45–16:00Infusion of Labeled Data into Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction
Maria Pershina, Bonan Min, Wei Xu and Ralph Grishman
16:00–16:15Recognizing Implied Predicate-Argument Relationships in Textual Inference
Asher Stern and Ido Dagan
16:15–16:30Measuring metaphoricity
Jonathan Dunn
 Session 8C: Machine Translation V
15:00–15:15Empirical Study of Unsupervised Chinese Word Segmentation Methods for SMT on Large-scale Corpora
Xiaolin Wang, Masao Utiyama, Andrew Finch and Eiichiro Sumita
15:15–15:30EM Decipherment for Large Vocabularies
Malte Nuhn and Hermann Ney
15:30–15:45XMEANT: Better semantic MT evaluation without reference translations
Chi-kiu Lo, Meriem Beloucif, Markus Saers and Dekai Wu
15:45–16:00Sentence Level Dialect Identification for Machine Translation System Selection
Wael Salloum, Heba Elfardy, Linda Alamir-Salloum, Nizar Habash and Mona Diab
16:00–16:15RNN-based Derivation Structure Prediction for SMT
Feifei Zhai, Jiajun Zhang, Yu Zhou and Chengqing Zong
16:15–16:30Hierarchical MT Training using Max-Violation Perceptron
Kai Zhao, Liang Huang, Haitao Mi and Abe Ittycheriah
 Session 8D: Syntax, Parsing, and Tagging V
15:00–15:15Punctuation Processing for Projective Dependency Parsing
Ji Ma, Yue Zhang and Jingbo Zhu
15:15–15:30Transforming trees into hedges and parsing with "hedgebank" grammars
Mahsa Yarmohammadi, Aaron Dunlop and Brian Roark
15:30–15:45Incremental Predictive Parsing with TurboParser
Arne Köhn and Wolfgang Menzel
15:45–16:00Tailoring Continuous Word Representations for Dependency Parsing
Mohit Bansal, Kevin Gimpel and Karen Livescu
16:00–16:15Observational Initialization of Type-Supervised Taggers
Hui Zhang and John DeNero
16:15–16:30How much do word embeddings encode about syntax?
Jacob Andreas and Dan Klein
 Session 8E: Multilinguality and Multimodal NLP
15:00–15:15Distributed Representations of Geographically Situated Language
David Bamman, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith
15:15–15:30Improving Multi-Modal Representations Using Image Dispersion: Why Less is Sometimes More
Douwe Kiela, Felix Hill, Anna Korhonen and Stephen Clark
15:30–15:45Bilingual Event Extraction: a Case Study on Trigger Type Determination
Zhu Zhu, Shoushan Li, Guodong Zhou and Rui Xia
15:45–16:00Understanding Relation Temporality of Entities
Taesung Lee and Seung-won Hwang
16:00–16:15Does the Phonology of L1 Show Up in L2 Texts?
Garrett Nicolai and Grzegorz Kondrak
16:15–16:30Cross-lingual Opinion Analysis via Negative Transfer Detection
Lin Gui, Ruifeng Xu, Qin Lu, Jun Xu, Jian Xu, Bin Liu and Xiaolong Wang
16:30–17:00Coffee break
17:00–18:30Lifetime Achievement Award
18:30–19:00Closing Session