Wednesday, August 10

9:00-9:40 President's talk
9:40-10:10 Coffee break

Session 7A: Outstanding Papers I

chair: Martha Palmer

10:10-10:30 A Thorough Examination of the CNN/Daily Mail Reading Comprehension Task
Danqi Chen, Jason Bolton and Christopher D. Manning
10:30-10:50 Learning Language Games through Interaction
Sida I. Wang, Percy Liang and Christopher D. Manning
10:50-11:10 Finding Non-Arbitrary Form-Meaning Systematicity Using String-Metric Learning for Kernel Regression
E.Dario Gutierrez, Roger Levy and Benjamin Bergen
11:10-11:30 Improving Hypernymy Detection with an Integrated Path-based and Distributional Method
Vered Shwartz, Yoav Goldberg and Ido Dagan
11:30-11:50 Integrating Distributional Lexical Contrast into Word Embeddings for Antonym-Synonym Distinction
Kim Anh Nguyen, Sabine Schulte im Walde and Ngoc Thang Vu

Session 7B: Outstanding Papers II

chair: Jason Eisner

10:10-10:30 Multimodal Pivots for Image Caption Translation
Julian Hitschler, Shigehiko Schamoni and Stefan Riezler
10:30-10:50 Harnessing Deep Neural Networks with Logic Rules
Zhiting Hu, Xuezhe Ma, Zhengzhong Liu, Eduard Hovy and Eric Xing
10:50-11:10 Case and Cause in Icelandic: Reconstructing Causal Networks of Cascaded Language Changes
Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin and Christian Brendel
11:10-11:30 On-line Active Reward Learning for Policy Optimisation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Pei-Hao Su, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrkšić, Lina M. Rojas Barahona, Stefan Ultes, David Vandyke, Tsung-Hsien Wen and Steve Young
11:30-11:50 Globally Normalized Transition-Based Neural Networks
Daniel Andor, Chris Alberti, David Weiss, Aliaksei Severyn, Alessandro Presta, Kuzman Ganchev, Slav Petrov and Michael Collins
11:50-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 ACL business meeting (open to all)
15:00-15:30 Coffee break

Session 8A: Question Answering II (short papers)

chair: Tim Baldwin

15:30-15:46 Machine Translation Evaluation Meets Community Question Answering
Francisco Guzmán, Lluís Màrquez and Preslav Nakov
15:46-16:02 Science Question Answering using Instructional Materials
Mrinmaya Sachan, Kumar Dubey and Eric Xing
16:02-16:18 Specifying and Annotating Reduced Argument Span Via QA-SRL
Gabriel Stanovsky, Ido Dagan and Meni Adler
16:18-16:34 Improving Argument Overlap for Proposition-Based Summarisation
Yimai Fang and Simone Teufel
16:34-16:50 Machine Comprehension using Rich Semantic Representations
Mrinmaya Sachan and Eric Xing

Session 8B: Word Vectors III (short papers)

chair: Aline Villavicencio

15:30-15:46 Cross-Lingual Word Representations via Spectral Graph Embeddings
Takamasa Oshikiri, Kazuki Fukui and Hidetoshi Shimodaira
15:46-16:02 Semantics-Driven Recognition of Collocations Using Word Embeddings
Sara Rodríguez-Fernández, Luis Espinosa Anke, Roberto Carlini and Leo Wanner
16:02-16:18 Incorporating Relational Knowledge into Word Representations using Subspace Regularization
Abhishek Kumar and Jun Araki
16:18-16:34 Word Embedding Calculus in Meaningful Ultradense Subspaces
Sascha Rothe and Hinrich Schütze
16:34-16:50 Is "Universal Syntax" Universally Useful for Learning Distributed Word Representations?
Ivan Vulić and Anna Korhonen

Session 8C: Topics and Discourse (short papers)

chair: Jordan Boyd-Graber

15:30-15:46 Claim Synthesis via Predicate Recycling
Yonatan Bilu and Noam Slonim
15:46-16:02 Modelling the Interpretation of Discourse Connectives by Bayesian Pragmatics
Frances Yung, Kevin Duh, Taku Komura and Yuji Matsumoto
16:02-16:18 Nonparametric Spherical Topic Modeling with Word Embeddings
Kayhan Batmanghelich, Ardavan Saeedi, Karthik Narasimhan and Sam Gershman
16:18-16:34 A Novel Measure for Coherence in Statistical Topic Models
Fred Morstatter and Huan Liu
16:34-16:50 Coarse-grained Argumentation Features for Scoring Persuasive Essays
Debanjan Ghosh, Aquila Khanam, Yubo Han and Smaranda Muresan

Session 8D: Syntax and Morphology (short papers)

chair: Trevor Cohn

15:30-15:46 Single-Model Encoder-Decoder with Explicit Morphological Representation for Reinflection
Katharina Kann and Hinrich Schütze
15:46-16:02 Joint part-of-speech and dependency projection from multiple sources
Anders Johannsen, Željko Agić and Anders Søgaard
16:02-16:18 Dependency-based Gated Recursive Neural Network for Chinese Word Segmentation
Jingjing Xu and Xu Sun
16:18-16:34 Deep Neural Networks for Syntactic Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages
Joël Legrand and Ronan Collobert
16:34-16:50 Weakly Supervised Part-of-speech Tagging Using Eye-tracking Data
Maria Barrett, Joachim Bingel, Frank Keller and Anders Søgaard

Session 8E: Potpourri II (short papers)

chair: Hal Daume

15:30-15:46 Metrics for Evaluation of Word-level Machine Translation Quality Estimation
Varvara Logacheva, Michal Lukasik and Lucia Specia
15:46-16:02 The Social Impact of Natural Language Processing
Dirk Hovy and Shannon L. Spruit
16:02-16:18 Using Sequence Similarity Networks to Identify Partial Cognates in Multilingual Wordlists
Johann-Mattis List, Philippe Lopez and Eric Bapteste
17:00-19:00 Awards and closing session