Portland, Oregon, USA, June 23-24, 2011

Automatically Building Training Examples for Entity Extraction
Marco Pennacchiotti and Patrick Pantel

Authorship Attribution with Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Yanir Seroussi, Ingrid Zukerman and Fabian Bohnert

Learning with Lookahead: Can History-Based Models Rival Globally Optimized Models?
Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Yusuke Miyao and Jun'ichi Kazama

Filling the Gap: Semi-Supervised Learning for Opinion Detection Across Domains
Ning Yu and Sandra K├╝bler

The Effect of Automatic Tokenization, Vocalization, Stemming, and POS Tagging on Arabic Dependency Parsing
Emad Mohamed

Using Sequence Kernels to identify Opinion Entities in Urdu
Smruthi Mukund, Debanjan Ghosh and Rohini Srihari

Probabilistic Word Alignment under the $L_0$-norm
Thomas Schoenemann

Effects of Meaning-Preserving Corrections on Language Learning
Dana Angluin and Leonor Becerra-Bonache

Using Second-order Vectors in a Knowledge-based Method for Acronym Disambiguation
Bridget McInnes, Ted Pedersen, Ying Liu, Serguei Pakhomov and Genevieve Melton-Meaux

ULISSE: an Unsupervised Algorithm for Detecting Reliable Dependency Parses
Felice Dell'Orletta, Giulia Venturi and Simonetta Montemagni

Language Models as Representations for Weakly Supervised NLP Tasks
Fei Huang, Arun Ahuja, Alexander Yates and Doug Downey

Towards Open Domain NLP: Adapt Text, not Model
Gourab Kundu and Dan Roth

Subword and spatiotemporal models for identifying actionable information in Haitian Kreyol
Robert Munro

Punctuation: Making a Point in Unsupervised Dependency Parsing
Valentin I. Spitkovsky, Hiyan Alshawi and Daniel Jurafsky

Composing Simple Image Descriptions using Web-scale N-grams
Siming Li, Girish Kulkarni, Tamara Berg, Alex Berg and Yejin Choi

Search-based Structured Prediction applied to Biomedical Event Extraction
Andreas Vlachos and Mark Craven

Learning Discriminative Projections for Text Similarity Measures
Wen-tau Yih, Kristina Toutanova, John Platt and Chris Meek

Automatic Keyphrase Extraction by Bridging Vocabulary Gap
Zhiyuan Liu, Xinxiong Chen, Yabin Zheng and Maosong Sun

Gender Attribution: Tracing Stylometric Evidence Beyond Topic and Genre
Ruchita Sarawgi, Kailash Gajulapalli and Yejin Choi

A Normalized-Cut Model for Aligning Hierarchical Browsing Structures with Spoken Documents
Xiaodan Zhu

Assessing Benefit from Feature Feedback in Active Learning for Text Classification
Shilpa Arora and Eric Nyberg

Improving the Impact of Subjectivity Word Sense Disambiguation on Contextual Opinion Analysis
Cem Akkaya, Janyce Wiebe, Alexander Conrad and Rada Mihalcea

Using the Mutual k-Nearest Neighbor Graphs for Semi-supervised Classification of Natural Language Data
Kohei Ozaki, Masashi Shimbo, Mamoru Komachi, and Yuji Matsumoto

Evaluating a Semantic Network Automatically Constructed from Lexical Concurrency on a Word Sense Disambiguation Task
Sean Szumlanski and Fernando Gomez

Modeling Infant Word Segmentation
Constantine Lignos

Word Segmentation as General Chunking
Daniel Hewlett and Paul Cohen

Modeling Syntactic Context Improves Morphological Segmentation
Yoong Keok Lee, Aria Haghighi and Regina Barzilay

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