Monday, August 8

8:45-9:00 Opening Session
9:00-10:10 Invited talk I: Amber Boydstun
10:10-10:40 Coffee break

Session 1A: Semantic Parsing I

chair: Ivan Titov

10:40-11:00 Noise reduction and targeted exploration in imitation learning for Abstract Meaning Representation parsing
James Goodman, Andreas Vlachos and Jason Naradowsky
11:00-11:20 Data Recombination for Neural Semantic Parsing
Robin Jia and Percy Liang
11:20-11:40 Inferring Logical Forms From Denotations
Panupong Pasupat and Percy Liang
11:40-12:00 Language to Logical Form with Neural Attention
Li Dong and Mirella Lapata

Session 1B: Information Extraction

 chair: Zornitsa Kozareva

10:40-11:00 Unsupervised Person Slot Filling based on Graph Mining
Dian Yu and Heng Ji
11:00-11:20 Large-Scale Information Extraction from Textual Definitions through Deep Syntactic and Semantic Analysis (TACL)
Claudio Delli Bovi, Luca Telesca and Roberto Navigli
11:20-11:40 A Multi-media Approach to Cross-lingual Entity Knowledge Transfer
Di Lu, Xiaoman Pan, Nima Pourdamghani, Shih-Fu Chang, Heng Ji and Kevin Knight
11:40-12:00 Named Entity Recognition with Bidirectional LSTM-CNNs (TACL)
Jason P.C. Chiu and Eric Nichols

Session 1C: Machine Translation I

chair: Kristina Toutanova

10:40-11:00 Models and Inference for Prefix-Constrained Machine Translation
Joern Wuebker, Spence Green, John DeNero, Sasa Hasan and Minh-Thang Luong
11:00-11:20 Modeling Coverage for Neural Machine Translation
Zhaopeng Tu, Zhengdong Lu, Yang Liu, Xiaohua Liu and Hang Li
11:20-11:40 Improving Neural Machine Translation Models with Monolingual Data
Rico Sennrich, Barry Haddow and Alexandra Birch
11:40-12:00 Graph-Based Translation Via Graph Segmentation
Liangyou Li, Andy Way and Qun Liu

Session 1D: Word Meaning I

chair: Dani Yogatama

10:40-11:00 Incremental Acquisition of Verb Hypothesis Space towards Physical World Interaction
Lanbo She and Joyce Chai
11:00-11:20 Language Transfer Learning for Supervised Lexical Substitution
Gerold Hintz and Chris Biemann
11:20-11:40 Learning the Curriculum with Bayesian Optimization for Task-Specific Word Representation Learning
Yulia Tsvetkov, Manaal Faruqui, Wang Ling, Brian MacWhinney and Chris Dyer
11:40-12:00 Pointing the Unknown Words
Caglar Gulcehre, Sungjin Ahn, Ramesh Nallapati, Bowen Zhou and Yoshua Bengio

Session 1E: Parsing I

chair: Marco Kuhlmann

10:40-11:00 Transition-based dependency parsing with topological fields (Outstanding paper)
Daniël de Kok and Erhard Hinrichs
11:00-11:20 Generalized Transition-based Dependency Parsing via Control Parameters
Bernd Bohnet, Ryan McDonald, Emily Pitler and Ji Ma
11:20-11:40 A Transition-Based System for Joint Lexical and Syntactic Analysis
Matthieu Constant and Joakim Nivre
11:40-12:00 Neural Greedy Constituent Parsing with Dynamic Oracles
Maximin Coavoux and Benoit Crabbé

Session 1F: Noncompositionality

chair: Dragomir Radev

10:40-11:00 Literal and Metaphorical Senses in Compositional Distributional Semantic Models
E.Dario Gutierrez, Ekaterina Shutova, Tyler Marghetis and Benjamin Bergen
11:00-11:20 Idiom Token Classification using Sentential Distributed Semantics
Giancarlo Salton, Robert Ross and John Kelleher
11:20-11:40 Adaptive Joint Learning of Compositional and Non-Compositional Phrase Embeddings
Kazuma Hashimoto and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
11:40-12:00 Metaphor Detection with Topic Transition, Emotion and Cognition in Context
Hyeju Jang, Yohan Jo, Qinlan Shen, Michael Miller, Seungwhan Moon and Carolyn Rose
12:00-13:40 Lunch break

Session 2A: Word Vectors I

chair: Naoki Okazaki

13:40-14:00 Word Embeddings as Metric Recovery in Semantic Spaces (TACL)
Tatsunori Hashimoto, David Alvarez-Melis and Tommi Jaakkola
14:00-14:20 Compressing Neural Language Models by Sparse Word Representations
Yunchuan Chen, Lili Mou, Yan Xu, Ge Li and Zhi Jin
14:20-14:40 Intrinsic Subspace Evaluation of Word Embedding Representations
Yadollah Yaghoobzadeh and Hinrich Schütze
14:40-15:00 On the Role of Seed Lexicons in Learning Bilingual Word Embeddings
Ivan Vulić and Anna Korhonen

Session 2B: Events and Schemas

chair: Kathy McKeown

13:40-14:00 Liberal Event Extraction and Event Schema Induction
Lifu Huang, Taylor Cassidy, Xiaocheng Feng, Heng Ji, Clare R. Voss, Jiawei Han and Avirup Sil
14:00-14:20 Jointly Event Extraction and Visualization on Twitter via Probabilistic Modelling
Deyu ZHOU, Tianmeng Gao and Yulan He
14:20-14:40 Using Sentence-Level LSTM Language Models for Script Inference
Karl Pichotta and Raymond J. Mooney
14:40-15:00 Two Discourse Driven Language Models for Semantics
Haoruo Peng and Dan Roth

Session 2C: Sentiment Analysis

chair: Minlie Huang

13:40-14:00 Sentiment Domain Adaptation with Multiple Sources
Fangzhao Wu and Yongfeng Huang
14:00-14:20 Connotation Frames: A Data-Driven Investigation
Hannah Rashkin, Sameer Singh and Yejin Choi
14:20-14:40 Bi-Transferring Deep Neural Networks for Domain Adaptation
Guangyou Zhou, Zhiwen Xie, Jimmy Xiangji Huang and Tingting He
14:40-15:00 Document-level Sentiment Inference with Social, Faction, and Discourse Context
Eunsol Choi, Hannah Rashkin, Luke Zettlemoyer and Yejin Choi

Session 2D: Parsing II

chair: Joakim Nivre

13:40-14:00 Active Learning for Dependency Parsing with Partial Annotation
Zhenghua Li, Min Zhang, Yue Zhang, Zhanyi Liu, Wenliang Chen, Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang
14:00-14:20 Parsing to Noncrossing Dependency Graphs (TACL)
Marco Kuhlmann and Peter Jonsson
14:20-14:40 Dependency Parsing with Bounded Block Degree and Well-nestedness via Lagrangian Relaxation and Branch-and-Bound
Caio Corro, Joseph Le Roux, Mathieu Lacroix, Antoine Rozenknop and Roberto Wolfler Calvo

Session 2E: Information Retrieval

chair: Chris Biemann

13:40-14:00 Query Expansion with Locally-Trained Word Embeddings
Fernando Diaz, Bhaskar Mitra and Nick Craswell
14:00-14:20 Together we stand: Siamese Networks for Similar Question Retrieval
Arpita Das, Harish Yenala, Manoj Chinnakotla and Manish Shrivastava
14:20-14:40 News Citation Recommendation with Implicit and Explicit Semantics
Hao Peng, Jing Liu and Chin-Yew Lin
14:40-15:00 Scalable Semi-Supervised Query Classification Using Matrix Sketching
Young-Bum Kim, Karl Stratos and Ruhi Sarikaya

Session 2F: Phonology and Morphology

chair: Mans Hulden

13:40-14:00 Grapheme-to-Phoneme Models for (Almost) Any Language
Aliya Deri and Kevin Knight
14:00-14:20 Morpho-syntactic Lexicon Generation Using Graph-based Semi-supervised Learning (TACL)
Manaal Faruqui, Ryan McDonald and Radu Soricut
14:20-14:40 Neural Word Segmentation Learning for Chinese
Deng Cai and Hai Zhao
14:40-15:00 Transition-Based Neural Word Segmentation
Meishan Zhang, Yue Zhang and Guohong Fu
15:00-15:30 Coffee break

Session 3A: Question Answering I

chair: Yoav Artzi

15:30-15:50 A Parallel-Hierarchical Model for Machine Comprehension on Sparse Data
Adam Trischler, Zheng Ye, Xingdi Yuan, Jing He and Philip Bachman
15:50-16:10 Combining Natural Logic and Shallow Reasoning for Question Answering
Gabor Angeli, Neha Nayak and Christopher D. Manning
16:10-16:30 Easy Questions First? A Case Study on Curriculum Learning for Question Answering
Mrinmaya Sachan and Eric Xing
16:30-16:50 Improved Representation Learning for Question Answer Matching
Ming Tan, Cicero dos Santos, Bing Xiang and Bowen Zhou
16:50-17:10 Tables as Semi-structured Knowledge for Question Answering
Sujay Kumar Jauhar, Peter Turney and Eduard Hovy

Session 3B: Sentence Vectors

chair: Pushpak Bhattacharrya

15:30-15:50 Neural Summarization by Extracting Sentences and Words
Jianpeng Cheng and Mirella Lapata
15:50-16:10 ABCNN: Attention-Based Convolutional Neural Network for Modeling Sentence Pairs (TACL)
Wenpeng Yin, Hinrich Schütze, Bing Xiang and Bowen Zhou
16:10-16:30 Neural Networks For Negation Scope Detection
Federico Fancellu, Adam Lopez and Bonnie Webber
16:30-16:50 CSE: Conceptual Sentence Embeddings based on Attention Model
yashen wang, Heyan Huang, Chong Feng, Qiang Zhou, Jiahui Gu and Xiong Gao

Session 3C: Parsing III

chair: Slav Petrov

15:30-15:50 Multilingual Projection for Parsing Truly Low-Resource Languages (TACL)
Željko Agić, Anders Johannsen, Barbara Plank, Héctor Martínez Alonso, Natalie Schluter and Anders Søgaard
15:50-16:10 Online Adaptor Grammars with Hybrid inference (TACL)
Ke Zhai, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Shay B. Cohen
16:10-16:30 Many Languages, One Parser (TACL)
Waleed Ammar, George Mulcaire, Miguel Ballesteros, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith
16:30-16:50 Unsupervised Part-Of-Speech Tagging with Anchor Hidden Markov Models (TACL)
Karl Stratos, Michael Collins and Daniel Hsu
16:50-17:10 Multi-lingual dependency parsing evaluation: a large-scale analysis of word order properties using artificial data (TACL)
Kristina Gulordava and Paola Merlo

Session 3D: Dialog

chair: Raquel Fernandez

15:30-15:50 DocChat: An Information Retrieval Approach for Chatbot Engines Using Unstructured Documents
Zhao Yan, Nan Duan, Junwei Bao, Peng Chen, Ming Zhou, Zhoujun Li and Jianshe Zhou
15:50-16:10 Investigating the Sources of Linguistic Alignment in Conversation
Gabriel Doyle and Michael C. Frank
16:10-16:30 Entropy Converges Between Dialogue Participants: Explanations from an Information-Theoretic Perspective
Yang Xu and David Reitter
16:30-16:50 Finding the Middle Ground - A Model for Planning Satisficing Answers
Sabine Janzen, Wolfgang Maaß and Tobias Kowatsch
16:50-17:10 A Sentence Interaction Network for Modeling Dependence between Sentences
Biao Liu and Minlie Huang

Session 3E: Generation

chair: Alexander Koller

15:30-15:50 Towards more variation in text generation: Developing and evaluating variation models for choice of referential form
Thiago Castro Ferreira, Emiel Krahmer and Sander Wubben
15:50-16:10 How Much is 131 Million Dollars? Putting Numbers in Perspective with Compositional Descriptions
Arun Chaganty and Percy Liang
16:10-16:30 Generating Factoid Questions With Recurrent Neural Networks: The 30M Factoid Question-Answer Corpus
Iulian Vlad Serban, Alberto García-Durán, Caglar Gulcehre, Sungjin Ahn, Sarath Chandar, Aaron Courville and Yoshua Bengio
16:30-16:50 Latent Predictor Networks for Code Generation
Wang Ling, Phil Blunsom, Edward Grefenstette, Karl Moritz Hermann, Tomáš Kočiský, Fumin Wang and Andrew Senior
16:50-17:10 Easy Things First: Installments Improve Referring Expression Generation for Objects in Photographs
Sina Zarrieß and David Schlangen

Session 3F: Entities and Coreference

chair: Ming-Wei Chang

15:30-15:50 Collective Entity Resolution with Multi-Focal Attention
Amir Globerson, Nevena Lazic, Soumen Chakrabarti, Amarnag Subramanya, Michael Ringaard and Fernando Pereira
15:50-16:10 Plato: A Selective Context Model for Entity Resolution (TACL)
Nevena Lazic, Amarnag Subramanya, Michael Ringgaard and Fernando Pereira
16:10-16:30 J-NERD: Joint Named Entity Recognition and Disambiguation with Rich Linguistic Features (TACL)
Dat Ba Nguyen, Martin Theobald and Gerhard Weikum
16:30-16:50 Which Coreference Evaluation Metric Do You Trust? A Proposal for a Link-based Entity Aware Metric
Nafise Sadat Moosavi and Michael Strube
16:50-17:10 Improving Coreference Resolution by Learning Entity-Level Distributed Representations
Kevin Clark and Christopher D. Manning

Session 3G: Topics

chair: Dirk Hovy

15:30-15:50 Effects of Creativity and Cluster Tightness on Short Text Clustering Performance
Catherine Finegan-Dollak, Reed Coke, Rui Zhang, Xiangyi Ye and Dragomir Radev
15:50-16:10 Generative Topic Embedding: a Continuous Representation of Documents
Shaohua Li, Tat-Seng Chua, Jun Zhu and Chunyan Miao
16:10-16:30 Detecting Cross-cultural Differences Using a Multilingual Topic Model (TACL)
E. Dario Gutierrez, Ekaterina Shutova, Patricia Lichtenstein, Gerard de Melo and Luca Gilardi
16:30-16:50 Detecting Common Discussion Topics Across Culture From News Reader Comments
Bei Shi, Wai Lam, Lidong Bing and Yinqing Xu
16:50-17:10 A Discriminative Topic Model using Document Network Structure
Weiwei Yang, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Philip Resnik

Poster Session I

Poster Session Guide

  AraSenTi: Large-Scale Twitter-Specific Arabic Sentiment Lexicons
Nora Al-Twairesh, Hend Al-Khalifa and Abdulmalik AlSalman
  Unsupervised Multi-Author Document Decomposition Based on Hidden Markov Model
Khaled Aldebei, Xiangjian He, Wenjing Jia and Jie Yang
  Automatic Text Scoring Using Neural Networks
Dimitrios Alikaniotis, Helen Yannakoudakis and Marek Rei
  Improved Semantic Parsers For If-Then Statements
I. Beltagy and Chris Quirk
  Learning Multiview Embeddings of Twitter Users
Adrian Benton, Raman Arora and Mark Dredze
  Universal Dependencies for Learner English
Yevgeni Berzak, Jessica Kenney, Carolyn Spadine, Jing Xian Wang, Lucia Lam, Keiko Sophie Mori, Sebastian Garza and Boris Katz
  Extracting token-level signals of syntactic processing from fMRI - with an application to PoS induction
Joachim Bingel, Maria Barrett and Anders Søgaard
  Bidirectional Recurrent Convolutional Neural Network for Relation Classification
Rui Cai, Xiaodong Zhang and Houfeng WANG
  Sentence Rewriting for Semantic Parsing
Bo Chen, Le Sun, Xianpei Han and Bo An
  Chinese Zero Pronoun Resolution with Deep Neural Networks
Chen Chen and Vincent Ng
  Implicit Polarity and Implicit Aspect Recognition in Opinion Mining
Huan-Yuan Chen and Hsin-Hsi Chen
  A Domain Adaptation Regularization for Denoising Autoencoders
Stephane Clinchant, Gabriela Csurka and Boris Chidlovskii
  Incremental Parsing with Minimal Features Using Bi-Directional LSTM
James Cross and Liang Huang
  Constrained Multi-Task Learning for Automated Essay Scoring
Ronan Cummins, Meng Zhang and Ted Briscoe
  CFO: Conditional Focused Neural Question Answering with Large-scale Knowledge Bases
Zihang Dai, Lei Li and Wei Xu
  Improving Statistical Machine Translation Performance by Oracle-BLEU Model Re-estimation
Praveen Dakwale and Christof Monz
  Sequence-to-Sequence Generation for Spoken Dialogue via Deep Syntax Trees and Strings
Ondřej Dušek and Filip Jurcicek
  Verbs Taking Clausal and Non-Finite Arguments as Signals of Modality -- Revisiting the Issue of Meaning Grounded in Syntax
Judith Eckle-Kohler
  On the Linearity of Semantic Change: Investigating Meaning Variation via Dynamic Graph Models
Steffen Eger and Alexander Mehler
  Joint Word Segmentation and Phonetic Category Induction
Micha Elsner, Stephanie Antetomaso and Naomi Feldman
  Tree-to-Sequence Attentional Neural Machine Translation
Akiko Eriguchi, Kazuma Hashimoto and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
  A Language-Independent Neural Network for Event Detection
Xiaocheng Feng, Lifu Huang, Duyu Tang, Heng Ji, Bing Qin and Ting Liu
  Coordination Annotation Extension in the Penn Tree Bank
Jessica Ficler and Yoav Goldberg
  Improved Parsing for Argument-Clusters Coordination
Jessica Ficler and Yoav Goldberg
  Analyzing Biases in Human Perception of User Age and Gender from Text
Lucie Flekova, Jordan Carpenter, Salvatore Giorgi, Lyle Ungar and Daniel Preoţiuc-Pietro
  Reference Bias in Monolingual Machine Translation Evaluation
Marina Fomicheva and Lucia Specia
  Cross-lingual projection for class-based language models
Beat Gfeller, Vlad Schogol and Keith Hall
  Modeling Social Norms Evolution for Personalized Sentiment Classification
Lin Gong, Mohammad Al Boni and Hongning Wang
  Modeling Concept Dependencies in a Scientific Corpus
Jonathan Gordon, Linhong Zhu, Aram Galstyan, Prem Natarajan and Gully Burns
  A Fast Approach for Semantic Similar Short Texts Retrieval
Yanhui Gu, Zhenglu Yang, Junsheng Zhou, Weiguang QU, Jinmao Wei and Xingtian Shi
  Empty element recovery by spinal parser operations
Katsuhiko Hayashi and Masaaki Nagata
  Normalized Log-Linear Interpolation of Backoff Language Models is Efficient
Kenneth Heafield, Chase Geigle, Sean Massung and Lane Schwartz
  How well do Computers Solve Math Word Problems? Large-Scale Dataset Construction and Evaluation
Danqing Huang, Shuming Shi, Chin-Yew Lin, Jian Yin and Wei-Ying Ma
  Embeddings for Word Sense Disambiguation: An Evaluation Study
Ignacio Iacobacci, Mohammad Taher Pilehvar and Roberto Navigli
  Text Understanding with the Attention Sum Reader Network
Rudolf Kadlec, Martin Schmid, Ondřej Bajgar and Jan Kleindienst
  Investigating LSTMs for Joint Extraction of Opinion Entities and Relations
Arzoo Katiyar and Claire Cardie
  Transition-Based Left-Corner Parsing for Identifying PTB-Style Nonlocal Dependencies
Yoshihide Kato and Shigeki Matsubara
  Siamese CBOW: Optimizing Word Embeddings for Sentence Representations
Tom Kenter, Alexey Borisov and Maarten de Rijke
  Unanimous Prediction for 100% Precision with Application to Learning Semantic Mappings
Fereshte Khani, Martin Rinard and Percy Liang
  Exploring Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks in Sequential Labelling for Dialogue Topic Tracking
Seokhwan Kim, Rafael Banchs and Haizhou Li
  Semantic classifications for detection of verb metaphors
Beata Beigman Klebanov, Chee Wee Leong, E. Dario Gutierrez, Ekaterina Shutova and Michael Flor
  Cross-Lingual Lexico-Semantic Transfer in Language Learning
Ekaterina Kochmar and Ekaterina Shutova
  Recognizing Salient Entities in Shopping Queries
Zornitsa Kozareva, Qi Li, Ke Zhai and Weiwei Guo
  Unsupervised Lexicon Discovery from Acoustic Input (TACL)
Chia-Ying Lee, Timothy O'donnell and James Glass
  A CALL System for Learning Preposition Usage
John Lee, Donald Sturgeon and Mengqi Luo
  A Persona-Based Neural Conversation Model
Jiwei Li, Michel Galley, Chris Brockett, Georgios Spithourakis, Jianfeng Gao and Bill Dolan
  Discriminative Deep Random Walk for Network Classification
Juzheng Li, Jun Zhu and Bo Zhang
  Normalising Medical Concepts in Social Media Texts by Learning Semantic Representation
Nut Limsopatham and Nigel Collier
  Agreement-based Learning of Parallel Lexicons and Phrases from Non-Parallel Corpora
Chunyang Liu, Yang Liu, Maosong Sun, Huanbo Luan and Heng Yu
  Deep Fusion LSTMs for Text Semantic Matching
Pengfei Liu, Xipeng Qiu, Jifan Chen and Xuanjing Huang
  Understanding Discourse on Work and Job-Related Well-Being in Public Social Media
Tong Liu, Christopher Homan, Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Megan Lytle, Ann Marie White and Henry Kautz
  Leveraging Lexical Resources for Learning Entity Embeddings in Multi-Relational Data
Teng Long, Ryan Lowe, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung and Doina Precup
  Multiplicative Representations for Unsupervised Semantic Role Induction
Yi Luan, Yangfeng Ji, Hannaneh Hajishirzi and Boyang Li
  Achieving Open Vocabulary Neural Machine Translation with Hybrid Word-Character Models
Minh-Thang Luong and Christopher D. Manning
  End-to-end Sequence Labeling via Bi-directional LSTM-CNNs-CRF
Xuezhe Ma and Eduard Hovy
  Off-topic Response Detection for Spontaneous Spoken English Assessment
Andrey Malinin, Rogier van Dalen, Kate Knill, Yu Wang and Mark Gales
  Synthesizing Compound Words for Machine Translation
Austin Matthews, Eva Schlinger, Alon Lavie and Chris Dyer
  Vocabulary Manipulation for Neural Machine Translation
Haitao Mi, Zhiguo Wang and Abe Ittycheriah
  Harnessing Cognitive Features for Sarcasm Detection
Abhijit Mishra, Diptesh Kanojia, Seema Nagar, Kuntal Dey and Pushpak Bhattacharyya
  End-to-End Relation Extraction using LSTMs on Sequences and Tree Structures
Makoto Miwa and Mohit Bansal
  Natural Language Inference by Tree-Based Convolution and Heuristic Matching
Lili Mou, Rui Men, Ge Li, Yan Xu, Lu Zhang, Rui Yan and Zhi Jin
  A short proof that O_2 is an MCFL
Mark-Jan Nederhof
  Context-aware Argumentative Relation Mining
Huy Nguyen and Diane Litman
  Leveraging Inflection Tables for Stemming and Lemmatization.
Garrett Nicolai and Grzegorz Kondrak
  Improving cross-domain n-gram language modelling with skipgrams
Louis Onrust, Antal van den Bosch and Hugo Van hamme
  Simple PPDB: A Paraphrase Database for Simplification
Ellie Pavlick and Chris Callison-Burch
  Improving Named Entity Recognition for Chinese Social Media with Word Segmentation Representation Learning
Nanyun Peng and Mark Dredze
  Scaling a Natural Language Generation System
Jonathan Pfeil and Soumya Ray
  ALTO: Active Learning with Topic Overviews for Speeding Label Induction and Document Labeling
Forough Poursabzi-Sangdeh, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Leah Findlater and Kevin Seppi
  Predicting the Rise and Fall of Scientific Topics from Trends in their Rhetorical Framing
Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, William L. Hamilton, Dan McFarland and Dan Jurafsky
  How Naked is the Naked Truth? A Multilingual Lexicon of Nominal Compound Compositionality
Carlos Ramisch, Silvio Cordeiro, Leonardo Zilio, Marco Idiart and Aline Villavicencio
  An Open Web Platform for Rule-Based Speech-to-Sign Translation
Manny Rayner, Pierrette Bouillon, Sarah Ebling, Johanna Gerlach, Irene Strasly and Nikos Tsourakis
  Compositional Sequence Labeling Models for Error Detection in Learner Writing
Marek Rei and Helen Yannakoudakis
  Neural Semantic Role Labeling with Dependency Path Embeddings
Michael Roth and Mirella Lapata
  Prediction of Prospective User Engagement with Intelligent Assistants
Shumpei Sano, Nobuhiro Kaji and Manabu Sassano
  Resolving References to Objects in Photographs using the Words-As-Classifiers Model
David Schlangen, Sina Zarrieß and Casey Kennington
  Word Alignment without NULL Words
Philip Schulz, Wilker Aziz and Khalil Sima'an
  RBPB: Regularization-Based Pattern Balancing Method for Event Extraction
Lei Sha, Jing Liu, Chin-Yew Lin, Sujian Li, Baobao Chang and Zhifang Sui
  Neural Network-Based Model for Japanese Predicate Argument Structure Analysis
Tomohide Shibata, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi
  Addressing Limited Data for Textual Entailment Across Domains
Chaitanya Shivade, Preethi Raghavan and Siddharth Patwardhan
  Annotating and Predicting Non-Restrictive Noun Phrase Modifications
Gabriel Stanovsky and Ido Dagan
  Bilingual Segmented Topic Model
Akihiro Tamura and Eiichiro Sumita
  Learning Semantically and Additively Compositional Distributional Representations
Ran Tian, Naoaki Okazaki and Kentaro Inui
  Unsupervised morph segmentation and statistical language models for vocabulary expansion
Matti Varjokallio and Dietrich Klakow
  Detecting Mild Cognitive Impairment by Exploiting Linguistic Information from Transcripts
Veronika Vincze, Gábor Gosztolya, László Tóth, Ildikó Hoffmann, Gréta Szatlóczki, Zoltán Bánréti, Magdolna Pákáski and János Kálmán
  Multi-Modal Representations for Improved Bilingual Lexicon Learning
Ivan Vulić, Douwe Kiela, Stephen Clark and Marie-Francine Moens
  Inner Attention based Recurrent Neural Networks for Answer Selection
Bingning Wang, Kang Liu and Jun Zhao
  Relation Classification via Multi-Level Attention CNNs
Linlin Wang, Zhu Cao, Gerard de Melo and Zhiyuan Liu
  Knowledge Base Completion via Coupled Path Ranking
Quan Wang, Jing Liu, Yuanfei Luo, Bin Wang and Chin-Yew Lin
  Larger-Context Language Modelling with Recurrent Neural Network
Tian Wang and Kyunghyun Cho
  Is This Post Persuasive? Ranking Argumentative Comments in Online Forum
Zhongyu Wei, Yang Liu and Yi Li
  The Creation and Analysis of a Website Privacy Policy Corpus
Shomir Wilson, Florian Schaub, Aswarth Abhilash Dara, Frederick Liu, Sushain Cherivirala, Pedro Giovanni Leon, Mads Schaarup Andersen, Sebastian Zimmeck, Kanthashree Mysore Sathyendra, N. Cameron Russell, Thomas B. Norton, Eduard Hovy, Joel Reidenberg and Norman Sadeh
  Sequence-based Structured Prediction for Semantic Parsing
Chunyang Xiao, Marc Dymetman and Claire Gardent
  The Value of Semantic Parse Labeling for Knowledge Base Question Answering
Wen-tau Yih, Matthew Richardson, Chris Meek, Ming-Wei Chang and Jina Suh
  Learning Word Meta-Embeddings
Wenpeng Yin and Hinrich Schütze
  Towards Constructing Sports News from Live Text Commentary
Jianmin Zhang, Jin-ge Yao and Xiaojun Wan
  A Continuous Space Rule Selection Model for Syntax-based Statistical Machine Translation
Jingyi Zhang, Masao Utiyama, Eiichro Sumita, Graham Neubig and Satoshi Nakamura
  Probabilistic Graph-based Dependency Parsing with Convolutional Neural Network
Zhisong Zhang, Hai Zhao and Lianhui Qin
  A Search-Based Dynamic Reranking Model for Dependency Parsing
Hao Zhou, Yue Zhang, Shujian Huang, Junsheng Zhou, XIN-YU DAI and Jiajun Chen
  Attention-Based Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory Networks for Relation Classification
Peng Zhou, Wei Shi, Jun Tian, Zhenyu Qi, Bingchen Li, Hongwei Hao and Bo Xu
  Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification with Bilingual Document Representation Learning
Xinjie Zhou, Xiaojun Wan and Jianguo Xiao
  Segment-Level Sequence Modeling using Gated Recursive Semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields
Jingwei Zhuo, Yong Cao, Jun Zhu, Bo Zhang and Zaiqing Nie

Demo Session A

  POLYGLOT: Multilingual Semantic Role Labeling with Unified Labels
Alan Akbik and Yunyao Li
  Online Information Retrieval for Language Learning
Maria Chinkina, Madeeswaran Kannan and Detmar Meurers
  Terminology Extraction with Term Variant Detection
Aamien Cram and Beatrice Daille
  DeepLife: an Entity-aware Search, Analytics and Exploration Platform for Health and Life Sciences
Patrick Ernst, Amy Siu, Dragan Milchevski, Johannes Hoffart and Gerhard Weikum
  Visualizing and Curating Knowledge Graphs over Time and Space
Tong Ge, Yafang Wang, Gerard de Melo and Haofeng Li
  A Web-framework for ODIN Annotation
Ryan Georgi, Michael Wayne Goodman and Fei Xia
  Real-time Discovery and Geospatial Visualization of Mobility and Industry Events from Large-Scale, Heterogeneous Data Streams
Leonhard Hennig, Philippe Thomas, Renlong Ai, Johannes Kirschnick, Wang He, Jakob Pannier, Nora Zimmermann, Sven Schmeier, Feiyu Xu, Jan Ostwald and Hans Uszkoreit
  TranscRater: a Tool for Automatic Speech Recognition Quality Estimation
Shahab Jalalvand, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, José  G. C. de Souza and Falavigna Daniele
  TMop: a Tool for Unsupervised Translation Memory Cleaning
Masoud Jalili Sabet, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi, José  G. C. de Souza and Marcello Federico
  MMFeat: a Toolkit for Extracting Multi-modal Features
Douwe Kiela
  JEDI: Joint Entity and Relation Detection using Type Inference
Johannes Kirschnick, Holmer Hemsen and Volker Markl
  OpenDial: a Toolkit for Developing Spoken Dialogue Systems with Probabilistic Rules
Pierre Lison and Casey Kennington
  MUSEEC: a Multilingual Text Summarization Tool
Marina Litvak, Natalia Vanetik, Mark Last and Elena Churkin
  Language Muse: Automated Linguistic Activity Generation for English Language Learners
Nitin Madnani, Jill Burstein, John Sabatini, Kietha Biggers and Slava Andreyev
  ccg2lambda: a Compositional Semantics System
Pascual Martínez-Gómez, Koji Mineshima, Yusuke Miyao and Daisuke Bekki
  MeTA: a Unified Toolkit for Text Retrieval and Analysis
Sean Massung, Chase Geigle and Chengxiang Zhai
  MDSWriter: Aannotation Tool for Creating High-Quality Multi-Document Summarization Corpora
Christian M. Meyer, Darina Benikova, Margot Mieskes and Iryna Gurevych
  Jigg: a Framework for an Easy Natural Language Processing Pipeline
Hiroshi Noji and Yusuke Miyao
  An Advanced Press Review System Combining Deep News Analysis and Achine Learning Algorithms
Danuta Ploch, Andreas Lommatzsch and Florian Schultze

Student Research Workshop

  Unsupervised Authorial Clustering Based on Syntactic Structure
Alon Daks and Aidan Clark
  Improving Twitter Community Detection through Contextual Sentiment Analysis
Alron Jan Lam
  Improving Topic Model Clustering of Newspaper Comments for Summarisation
Clare Llewellyn, Claire Grover and Jon Oberlander
  Building a Corpus for Japanese Wikification with Fine-Grained Entity Classes
Davaajav Jargalsaikhan, Naoaki Okazaki, Koji Matsuda and Kentaro Inui
  Significance of an Accurate Sandhi Splitter in Shallow Parsing of Dravidian languages
Devadath V V and Dipti Misra Sharma
  Robust Co-occurrence Quantification for Lexical Distributional Semantics
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver
  Generating Natural Language Descriptions for Semantic Representations of Human Brain Activity
Eri Matsuo, Ichiro Kobayashi, Shinji Nishimoto, Satoshi Nishida and Hideki Asoh
  Identifying Potential Adverse Drug Events in Tweets Using Bootstrapped Lexicons
Eric Benzschawel
  Graph- and surface-level sentence chunking
Ewa Muszyńska
  Putting Sarcasm Detection into Context: The Effects of Class Imbalance and Manual Labelling on Supervised Machine Classification of Twitter Conversations
Gavin Abercrombie and Dirk Hovy
  Singleton Detection using Word Embeddings and Neural Networks
Hessel Haagsma
  Dependency Forest based Word Alignment
Hitoshi Otsuki, Chenhui Chu, Toshiaki Nakazawa and Sadao Kurohashi
  A Dataset for Noun-Noun Compound Bracketing and Interpretation
Murhaf Fares
  Thesis Proposal: An Investigation on The Effectiveness of Employing Topic Modeling Techniques to Provide Topic Awareness For Conversational Agents
Omid Moradiannasab
  From Extractive to Abstractive Summarization: A Journey
Parth Mehta
  Suggestion Mining from Opinionated Text
Sapna Negi
  Arabizi Detection in Twitter Data
Taha Tobaili
  QA-It: Classifying Non-Referential It for Question Answer Pairs
Timothy Lee, Alex Lutz and Jinho D. Choi
  Controlled and Balanced Dataset for Japanese Lexical Simplification
Tomonori Kodaira, Tomoyuki Kajiwara and Mamoru Komachi
  A Personalized Markov Clustering and Deep Learning Approach for Arabic Text Categorization
Vasu Jindal
  Improving Dependency Parsing Using Sentence Clause Charts
Vincent Kríž and Barbora Hladka
  An Efficient Cross-lingual Model for Sentence Classification Without Using Machine Translation
Yandi Xia and Yang Liu