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Long Papers


A CALL system for learning preposition usage
John Lee

A Character-level Decoder without Explicit Segmentation for Neural Machine Translation
Junyoung Chung, Kyunghyun Cho and Yoshua Bengio

A Continuous Space Rule Selection Model for Syntax-based Statistical Machine Translation
Jingyi Zhang, Masao Utiyama, Eiichro Sumita, Graham Neubig and Satoshi Nakamura

A Corpus-Based Analysis of Canonical Word Order of Japanese Double Object Constructions
Ryohei Sasano and Manabu Okumura

A Discriminative Topic Model using Document Network Structure
Weiwei Yang, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Philip Resnik

A Fast Unified Model for Parsing and Sentence Understanding
Samuel R. Bowman, Jon Gauthier, Abhinav Rastogi, Raghav Gupta, Christopher D. Manning and Christopher Potts

A Mean-Field Vector Space for Distributional Semantics for Entailment
James Henderson and Diana Popa

A Multi-media Approach to Cross-lingual Entity Knowledge Transfer
Di Lu, Xiaoman Pan, Nima Pourdamghani, Heng Ji, Shih-Fu Chang and Kevin Knight

A New Psychometric-inspired Evaluation Metric for Chinese Word Segmentation
Peng Qian, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

A Parallel-Hierarchical Model for Machine Comprehension on Sparse Data
Adam Trischler, Zheng Ye, Xingdi Yuan, Jing He and Phillip Bachman

A Persona-Based Neural Conversation Model
Jiwei Li, Michel Galley, Chris Brockett, Jianfeng Gao and Bill Dolan

A Search-Based Dynamic Reranking Model for Dependency Parsing
Hao Zhou, Yue Zhang, Shujian Huang, Junsheng Zhou, XIN-YU DAI and Jiajun Chen

A Sentence Interaction Network for Modeling Dependence between Sentences
Biao Liu and Minlie Huang

A short proof that O_2 is an MCFL
Mark-Jan Nederhof

A Thorough Examination of the CNN / Daily Mail Reading Comprehension Task
Danqi Chen, Jason Bolton and Christopher D. Manning

A Trainable Spaced Repetition Model for Language Learning
Burr Settles and Brendan Meeder

A Transition-Based System for Joint Lexical and Syntactic Analysis
Matthieu Constant and Joakim Nivre

A Word-based Neural Network Method for Chinese Word Segmentation
Deng Cai and Hai Zhao

Achieving open vocabulary neural machine translation with hybrid word-character models
Minh-Thang Luong and Christopher D. Manning

Active Learning for Dependency Parsing with Partial Annotation
Zhenghua Li, Min Zhang, Yue Zhang, Zhanyi Liu, Wenliang Chen, Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang

Adaptive Joint Learning of Compositional and Non-Compositional Phrase Embeddings
Kazuma Hashimoto and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka

Addressing Limited Data for Textual Entailment Across Domains
Chaitanya Shivade, Preethi Raghavan and Siddharth Patwardhan

Agreement-based Learning of Parallel Lexicons and Phrases from Non-Parallel Corpora
Chunyang Liu, Yang Liu and Maosong Sun

Alleviating Poor Context with Background Knowledge for Named Entity Disambiguation
Ander Barrena, Aitor Soroa and Eneko Agirre

ALTO: Active Learning with Topic Overviews for Speeding Label Induction and Document Labeling
Forough Poursabzi-Sangdeh, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Leah Findlater and Kevin Seppi

Analysing Biases in Human Perception of User Age and Gender from Text
Lucie Flekova, Jordan Carpenter, Salvatore Giorgi, Lyle Ungar and Daniel Preoţiuc-Pietro

Annotating and Predicting Non-Restrictive Noun Phrase Modifications
Gabriel Stanovsky and Ido Dagan

AraSenTi: Large-Scale Twitter-Specific Arabic Sentiment Lexicons
Nora Al-Twairesh, Hend Al-Khalifa and Abdulmalik AlSalman

Automatic identification of vector-space semantic content in speech to detect Alzheimer's disease
Maria Yancheva and Frank Rudzicz

Automatic Labeling of Topic Models Using Text Summaries
Tianming Wang and Xiaojun Wan

Automatic Stance Classification of Argumentative Essays
Isaac Persing

Automatic Text Scoring Using Neural Networks
Dimitrios Alikaniotis, Helen Yannakoudakis and Marek Rei

Beyond Plain Spatial Knowledge: Determining Where Entities Are and Are Not Located, and For How Long
Alakananda Vempala and Eduardo Blanco

Bi-Transferring Deep Neural Networks for Domain Adaptation
Guangyou Zhou, Jun Zhao and Xiangji Jimmy Huang

Bidirectional Recurrent Convolutional Neural Network for Relation Classification
Rui Cai, Xiaodong Zhang and Houfeng WANG

Bilingual Segmented Topic Model
Akihiro Tamura and Eiichiro Sumita

Case and Cause in Icelandic: Reconstructing Causal Networks of Cascaded Language Changes
Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin and Christian Brendel

Causality of Verbs for Grounded Language Understanding
Qiaozi Gao, Malcolm Doering, Shaohua Yang and Joyce Chai

CFO: Conditional Focused Neural Question Answering with Large-scale Knowledge Bases
Zihang Dai, Lei Li and Wei Xu

Chinese Couplet Generation with Neural Network Structures
Rui Yan

Collective Entity Resolution with Multi-Focal Attention
Amir Globerson, Nevena Lazic, Soumen Chakrabarti, Amarnag Subramanya, Michael Ringaard and Fernando Pereira

Combining Natural Logic and Shallow Reasoning for Question Answering
Gabor Angeli, Neha Nayak and Christopher D. Manning

Commonsense Knowledge Base Completion
Xiang Li, Aynaz Taheri, Lifu Tu and Kevin Gimpel

Composing Distributed Representations of Relational Patterns
Sho Takase, Naoaki Okazaki and Kentaro Inui

Compositional Learning of Embeddings for Relation Paths in Knowledge Base and Text
Kristina Toutanova, Victoria Lin, Wen-tau Yih, Hoifung Poon and Chris Quirk

Compositional Sequence Labeling Models for Error Detection in Learner Writing
Marek Rei and Helen Yannakoudakis

Compressing Neural Language Models by Sparse Word Representations
Yunchuan Chen, Lili Mou, Yan Xu, Ge Li and Zhi Jin

Connotation Frames: A Data-Driven Investigation
Hannah Rashkin, Sameer Singh and Yejin Choi

Constrained Multi-Task Learning for Automated Essay Scoring
Ronan Cummins, Meng Zhang and Ted Briscoe

Context-aware Argumentative Relation Mining
Huy Nguyen and Diane Litman

Continuous Profile Models in ASL Syntactic Facial Expression Synthesis
Hernisa Kacorri and Matt Huenerfauth

Coordination Annotation Extension in the Penn Tree Bank
Jessica Ficler and Yoav Goldberg

Cross-domain Text Classification with Multiple Domains and Disparate Label Sets
Himanshu Sharad Bhatt, Manjira Sinha and Shourya Roy

Cross-Lingual Image Caption Generation
Takashi Miyazaki and Nobuyuki Shimizu

Cross-Lingual Lexico-Semantic Transfer in Language Learning
Ekaterina Kochmar and Ekaterina Shutova

Cross-lingual Models of Word Embeddings: An Empirical Comparison
Shyam Upadhyay, Manaal Faruqui, Chris Dyer and Dan Roth

Cross-Lingual Morphological Tagging for Low-Resource Languages
Jan Buys and Jan A. Botha

Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification with Bilingual Document Representation Learning
Xinjie Zhou and Xiaojun Wan

CSE: Conceptual Sentence Embeddings based on Attention Model
Yashen Wang, Heyan Huang, Chong Feng, Qiang Zhou, Jiahui Gu and Xiong Gao

Data Recombination for Neural Semantic Parsing
Robin Jia and Percy Liang

Deep Fusion LSTMs for Text Semantic Matching
Pengfei Liu, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

Deep Reinforcement Learning with a Natural Language Action Space
Ji He, Jianshu Chen, Xiaodong He, Jianfeng Gao, Lihong Li, Li Deng and Mari Ostendorf

Dependency Parsing with Bounded Block Degree and Well-nestedness viaLagrangian Relaxation and Branch-and-Bound
Caio Corro, Joseph Le Roux, Mathieu Lacroix, Antoine Rozenknop and Roberto Wolfler Calvo

Detecting Common Discussion Topics Across Culture From News Reader Comments
Bei Shi, Wai Lam, Lidong Bing and Yinqing Xu

Detecting Events in FrameNet
Shulin Liu, Kang Liu and Jun Zhao

Diachronic word embeddings reveal laws of semantic change
William Hamilton, Jure Leskovec and Dan Jurafsky

Discovery of Treatments from Text Corpora
Christian Fong and Justin Grimmer

Discriminative Deep Random Walk for Network Classification
Juzheng Li, Jun Zhu and Bo Zhang

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

Document-level Sentiment Inference with Social, Faction, and Discourse Context
Eunsol Choi, Hannah Rashkin, Luke Zettlemoyer and Yejin Choi

Domain Adaptation for Authorship Attribution: Improved Structural Correspondence Learning
Upendra Sapkota, Thamar Solorio, Manuel Montes and Steven Bethard

Easy Questions First? Curriculum Learning for Question Answering
Mrinmaya Sachan and Eric Xing

Easy Things First: Installments Improve Referring Expression Generation for Objects in Photographs
Sina Zarrieß and David Schlangen

Edge-Linear First-Order Dependency Parsing with Undirected Minimum Spanning Tree Inference
Effi Levi, Roi Reichart and Ari Rappoport

Effects of Text Corpus Properties on Short Text Clustering Performance
Catherine Finegan-Dollak, Reed Coke, Rui Zhang, Xiangyi Ye and Dragomir Radev

Efficient techniques for parsing with tree automata
Jonas Groschwitz, Mark Johnson and Alexander Koller

Embeddings for Word Sense Disambiguation: An Evaluation Study
Ignacio Iacobacci, Mohammad Taher Pilehvar and Roberto Navigli

End-to-End Relation Extraction using LSTMs on Sequences and Tree Structures
Makoto Miwa and Mohit Bansal

End-to-end Sequence Labeling via Bi-directional LSTM-CNNs-CRF
Xuezhe Ma and Eduard Hovy

Entropy converges between dialogue participants: explanations from an information-theoretic perspective
Yang Xu and David Reitter

Evaluating Sentiment Analysis in the Context of Securities Trading
Siavash Kazemian, Shunan Zhao and Gerald Penn

Exploring Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks in Sequential Labelling for Dialogue Topic Tracking
Seokhwan Kim, Rafael Banchs and Haizhou Li

Finding Non-Arbitrary Form-Meaning Systematicity Using String-Metric Learning for Kernel Regression
E.D. Gutierrez, Roger Levy and Benjamin Bergen

Finding the Middle Ground - A Model for Planning Satisficing Answers
Sabine Janzen, Wolfgang Maaß and Tobias Kowatsch

Generalized Transition-based Dependency Parsing via Control Parameters
Bernd Bohnet, Ryan McDonald, Emily Pitler and Ji Ma

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

Generating Natural Questions About an Image
Nasrin Mostafazadeh, Ishan Misra, Jacob Devlin, Margaret Mitchell, Xiaodong He and Lucy Vanderwende

Generative Topic Embedding: a Continuous Representation of Documents
Shaohua Li, Tat-Seng Chua, Jun Zhu and Chunyan Miao

Globally Normalized Transition-Based Neural Networks
Daniel Andor, Chris Alberti, David Weiss, Aliaksei Severyn, Alessandro Presta, Kuzman Ganchev, Slav Petrov and Michael Collins

Grammatical Error Correction: Machine Translation and Classifiers
Alla Rozovskaya and Dan Roth

Graph-based Dependency Parsing with Bidirectional LSTM
Wenhui Wang and Baobao Chang

Graph-Based Translation Via Graph Segmentation
Liangyou Li, Andy Way and Qun Liu

Grapheme-to-Phoneme Models for (Almost) Any Language
Aliya Deri and Kevin Knight

Harnessing Cognitive Features for Sarcasm Detection
Abhijit Mishra, Diptesh Kanojia, Kuntal Dey, Seema Nagar and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Harnessing Deep Neural Networks with Logic Rules
Zhiting Hu, Xuezhe Ma, Zhengzhong Liu, Eduard Hovy and Eric Xing

Hidden Softmax Sequence Model for Dialogue Structure Analysis
Zhiyang He, Xien Liu, Ping Lv and Ji Wu

How Much is 131 Million Dollars? Putting Numbers in Perspective with Compositional Descriptions
Arun Chaganty and Percy Liang

How to Train Dependency Parsers with Inexact Search for Joint Sentence Boundary Detection and Parsing of Entire Documents
Anders Björkelund, Agnieszka Faleńska, Wolfgang Seeker and Jonas Kuhn

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

Identifying Causal Relations Using Parallel Wikipedia Articles
Christopher Hidey and Kathy McKeown

Idiom Token Classification using Sentential Distributed Semantics
Giancarlo Salton, Robert Ross and John Kelleher

Implicit Discourse Relation Detection via a Deep Architecture with Gated Relevance Network
Jifan Chen, Qi Zhang and Xuanjing Huang

Improved Representation Learning for Question Answer Matching
Ming Tan, Cicero dos Santos, Bing Xiang and Bowen Zhou

Improved Semantic Parsers For If-Then Statements
I. Beltagy and Chris Quirk

Improving Coreference Resolution by Learning Entity-Level Distributed Representations
Kevin Clark and Christopher D. Manning

Improving Hypernymy Detection with an Integrated Path-based and Distributional Method
Vered Shwartz, Yoav Goldberg and Ido Dagan

Improving Neural Machine Translation Models with Monolingual Data
Rico Sennrich, Barry Haddow and Alexandra Birch

Incorporating Copying Mechanism in Sequence-to-Sequence Learning
Jiatao Gu, Zhengdong Lu, Hang Li and Victor O.K. Li

Incremental Acquisition of Verb Hypothesis Space towards Physical World Interaction
Lanbo She and Joyce Chai

Inferring Logical Forms From Denotations
Panupong Pasupat and Percy Liang

Inferring Perceived Demographics from User Emotional Tone and User-Environment Emotional Contrast
Svitlana Volkova and Yoram Bachrach

Inner Attention based Recurrent Neural Network for Answer Selection
Bingning Wang, Kang Liu and Jun Zhao

Intrinsic Subspace Evaluation of Word Embedding Representations
Yadollah Yaghoobzadeh and Hinrich Schütze

Investigating Language Universal and Specific in Word Embedding
Peng Qian, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

Investigating LSTMs for Joint Extraction of Opinion Entities and Relations
Arzoo Katiyar and Claire Cardie

Investigating the Sources of Linguistic Alignment in Conversation
Gabriel Doyle and Michael C. Frank

Jointly Event Extraction and Visualization on Twitter via Probabilistic Modelling
Deyu ZHOU, Tianmeng Gao and Yulan He

Jointly Learning to Embed and Predict with Multiple Languages
Daniel C. Ferreira, André F. T. Martins and Mariana S. C. Almeida

Knowledge Base Completion via Coupled Path Ranking
Quan Wang, Jing Liu, Yuanfei Luo, Bin Wang and Chin-Yew Lin

Knowledge-Based Semantic Embedding for Machine Translation
Chen Shi,  Shujie Liu, Shuo Ren, Shi Feng, Mu Li, Ming Zhou, Xu Sun, and Houfeng Wang

Language to Logical Form with Neural Attention
Li Dong and Mirella Lapata

Language Transfer Learning for Supervised Lexical Substitution
Gerold Hintz and Chris Biemann

Larger-Context Language Modelling with Recurrent Neural Network
Tian Wang and Kyunghyun Cho

Latent Predictor Networks for Code Generation
Wang Ling, Phil Blunsom, Edward Grefenstette, Karl Moritz Hermann, Tomáš Kočiský, Fumin Wang and Andrew Senior

Learning Concept Taxonomies from Multi-modal Data
Hao Zhang, Zhiting Hu, Yuntian Deng, Mrinmaya Sachan, Zhicheng Yan and Eric Xing

Learning Language Games through Interaction
Sida I. Wang, Percy Liang and Christopher D. Manning

Learning Precise Partial Semantic Mappings via Linear Algebra
Fereshte Khani, Martin Rinard and Percy Liang

Learning Prototypical Event Structure from Photo Albums
Antoine Bosselut, Jianfu Chen, David Warren, Hannaneh Hajishirzi and Yejin Choi

Learning Semantically and Additively Compositional Distributional Representations
Ran Tian, Naoaki Okazaki and Kentaro Inui

Learning Structured Predictors from Partial Information for Interactive NLP
Artem Sokolov, Julia Kreutzer, Chris Lo and Stefan Riezler

Learning Text Pair Similarity with Context-sensitive Autoencoders
Hadi Amiri, Philip Resnik, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Hal Daumé III

Learning the Curriculum with Bayesian Optimization for Task-Specific Word Representation Learning
Yulia Tsvetkov, Manaal Faruqui, Wang Ling and Chris Dyer

Learning To Use Formulas To Solve Simple Arithmetic Problems
Arindam Mitra and Chitta Baral

Learning Word Meta-Embeddings
Wenpeng Yin and Hinrich Schütze

Learning-Based Single-Document Summarization with Compression and Anaphoricity Constraints
Greg Durrett, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Dan Klein

Leveraging inflection tables for Stemming and Lemmatization via Discriminative String Transduction.
Garrett Nicolai and Grzegorz Kondrak

LexSemTm: A Semantic Dataset Based on All-words Unsupervised Sense Distribution Learning
Andrew Bennett, Timothy Baldwin, Jey Han Lau, Diana McCarthy and Francis Bond

Liberal Event Extraction and Event Schema Induction
Lifu Huang, Taylor Cassidy, Xiaocheng Feng, Heng Ji, Clare R. Voss, Jiawei Han and Avirup Sil

Literal and Metaphorical Senses in Compositional Distributional Semantic Models
E.D. Gutierrez, Ekaterina Shutova, Tyler Marghetis and Benjamin Bergen

Metaphor Detection Using Topic Transition, Emotion and Cognition in Context
Hyeju Jang, Yohan Jo, Qinlan Shen, Michael Miller, Seungwhan Moon and Carolyn Rose

Minimum Risk Training for Neural Machine Translation
Shiqi Shen, Yong Cheng, Zhongjun He, Wei He, Hua Wu, Maosong Sun and Yang Liu

Mining Paraphrasal Typed Templates from a Plain Text Corpus
Or Biran, Terra Blevins and Kathleen McKeown

Model Architectures for Quotation Detection
Christian Scheible, Roman Klinger and Sebastian Padó

Modeling Concept Dependencies in a Scientific Corpus
Jonathan Gordon, Linhong Zhu, Gully Burns, Aram Galstyan and Prem Natarajan

Modeling Coverage for Neural Machine Translation
Zhaopeng Tu, Zhengdong Lu, Yang Liu, Xiaohua Liu and Hang Li

Modeling Simpler Logical Forms via Model Projections
Reginald Long, Panupong Pasupat and Percy Liang

Modeling Social Norms Evolution for Personalized Sentiment Classification
Lin Gong, Mohammad Al Boni and Hongning Wang

Models and Inference for Prefix-Constrained Machine Translation
Joern Wuebker, Spence Green, John DeNero, Sasa Hasan and Minh-Thang Luong

Morphological Smoothing and Extrapolation of Word Embeddings
Ryan Cotterell, Jason Eisner and Hinrich Schütze

Most "babies" are "little" and most "problems" are "huge": Compositional Entailment in Adjective-Nouns
Ellie Pavlick and Chris Callison-Burch

Multimodal Pivots for Image Caption Translation
Julian Hitschler, Shigehiko Schamoni and Stefan Riezler

MUTT: Metric Unit TesTing for Language Generation Tasks
William Boag, Renan Campos, Anna Rumshisky and Kate Saenko

N-gram language models for massively parallel devices
Nikolay Bogoychev and Adam Lopez

Neural Greedy Constituent Parsing with Dynamic Oracles
Maximin Coavoux and Benoit Crabbé

Neural Machine Translation of Rare Words with Subword Units
Rico Sennrich, Barry Haddow and Alexandra Birch

Neural Network-Based Model for Japanese Predicate Argument Structure Analysis
Tomohide Shibata, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi

Neural Networks For Negation Scope Detection
Federico Fancellu, Adam Lopez and Bonnie Webber

Neural Relation Extraction with Selective Attention over Instances
Yankai Lin, Shiqi Shen, Zhiyuan Liu and Maosong Sun

Neural Semantic Role Labeling with Dependency Path Embeddings
Michael Roth and Mirella Lapata

Neural Summarization by Extracting Sentences and Words
Jianpeng Cheng and Mirella Lapata

News Citation Recommendation with Implicit and Explicit Semantics
Hao Peng, Jing Liu and Chin-Yew Lin

Noise reduction and targeted exploration in imitation learning for Abstract Meaning Representation parsing
James Goodman, Andreas Vlachos and Jason Naradowsky

Normalising Medical Concepts in Social Media Texts by Learning Semantic Representation
Nut Limsopatham and Nigel Collier

Normalized Log-Linear Language Model Interpolation is Efficient
Kenneth Heafield, Chase Geigle, Sean Massung and Lane Schwartz

Off-topic Response Detection for Spontaneous Spoken English Assessment
Andrey Malinin, Rogier van Dalen, Kate Knill, Yu Wang and Mark Gales

On approximately searching similar word embeddings
Kohei Sugawara, Hayato Kobayashi and Masajiro Iwasaki

On the Role of Seed Lexicons in Learning Bilingual Word Embeddings
Ivan Vulić and Anna Korhonen

On the Similarities Between Native, Non-native and Translated Texts
Ella Rabinovich, Sergiu Nisioi, Noam Ordan and Shuly Wintner

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

One for All: Towards Language Independent Named Entity Linking
Avirup Sil and Radu Florian

Optimizing an approximation of ROUGE - a problem-reduction approach to extractive multi-document summarization
Maxime Peyrard and Judith Eckle-Kohler

Optimizing Spectral Learning for Parsing
Shashi Narayan and Shay B. Cohen

Part-of-Speech Induction from fMRI
Joachim Bingel, Maria Barrett and Anders Søgaard

Phrase Structure Annotation and Parsing for Learner English
Ryo Nagata and Keisuke Sakaguchi

Pointing the Unknown Words
Caglar Gulcehre, Sungjin Ahn, Ramesh Nallapati, Bowen Zhou and Yoshua Bengio

Predicting the Compositionality of Nominal Compounds: Giving Word Embeddings a Hard Time
Silvio Cordeiro, Carlos Ramisch, Marco Idiart and Aline Villavicencio

Predicting the Rise and Fall of Scientific Topics from Linguistic Cues to their Scholarly Functions
Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, William Hamilton, Dan McFarland and Dan Jurafsky

Prediction of Prospective User Engagement with Intelligent Assistants
Shumpei Sano, Nobuhiro Kaji and Manabu Sassano

Probabilistic Graph-based Dependency Parsing with Convolutional Neural Network
Zhisong Zhang and Hai Zhao

Query Expansion with Locally-Trained Word Embeddings
Fernando Diaz, Bhaskar Mitra and Nick Craswell

Question Answering on Freebase via Relation Extraction and Textual Evidence
Kun Xu, Yansong Feng, Siva Reddy and Songfang Huang

RBPB: Regularization-Based Pattern Balancing Method for Event Extraction
Lei Sha, Jing Liu, Chin-Yew Lin, Sujian Li, Baobao Chang, Zhifang Sui

Reconstructing Hidden Documents from Observed Text
Matthew Burgess, Eugenia Giraudy and Eytan Adar

Recurrent neural network models for disease name recognition using domain invariant features
Sunil Sahu and Ashish Anand

Relation Classification via Multi-Level Attention CNNs
Linlin Wang, Zhu Cao, Gerard de Melo and Zhiyuan Liu

Resolving References to Objects in Photographs using the Words-As-Classifiers Model
David Schlangen, Sina Zarrieß and Casey Kennington

Scaling a Natural Language Generation System
Jonathan Pfeil and Soumya Ray

Segment-Level Sequence Modeling using Gated Recursive Semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields
Jingwei Zhuo, Jun Zhu, Yong Cao, Zaiqing Nie and Bo Zhang

Semi-Supervised Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Yong Cheng and Yang Liu

Sentence Rewriting for Semantic Parsing
Bo Chen, Le Sun, Xianpei Han and Bo An

Sentiment Domain Adaptation with Multiple Sources
Fangzhao Wu and Yongfeng Huang

Sequence-based Structured Prediction for Semantic Parsing
Chunyang Xiao, Marc Dymetman and Claire Gardent

Set-Theoretic Alignment for Comparable Corpora
Thierry Etchegoyhen and Andoni Azpeitia

Siamese CBOW: Optimizing Word Embeddings for Sentence Representations
Tom Kenter, Alexey Borisov and Maarten de Rijke

Situation entity types: automatic classification of clause-level aspect
Annemarie Friedrich, Alexis Palmer and Manfred Pinkal

Speech Act Modeling of Written Asynchronous Conversations with Task-Specific Embeddings and Conditional Structured Models
Shafiq Joty and Enamul Hoque

Stack-propagation: Improved Representation Learning for Syntax
Yuan Zhang and David Weiss

Strategies for Training Large Vocabulary Neural Language Models
Wenlin Chen, David Grangier and Michael Auli

Summarizing Source Code using a Neural Attention Model
Srinivasan Iyer, Ioannis Konstas, Alvin Cheung and Luke Zettlemoyer

Supersense Embeddings: A Unified Model for Supersense Interpretation, Prediction and Utilization
Lucie Flekova and Iryna Gurevych

Synthesizing Compound Words for Machine Translation
Austin Matthews, Eva Schlinger, Alon Lavie and Chris Dyer

Tables as Semi-structured Knowledge for Question Answering
Sujay Kumar Jauhar, Peter Turney and Eduard Hovy

Take and Took, Gaggle and Goose, Book and Read: Evaluating the Utility of Vector Differences for Lexical Relation Learning
Ekaterina Vylomova, Laura Rimell, Trevor Cohn and Timothy Baldwin

Target-Side Context for Discriminative Models in Statistical Machine Translation
Aleš Tamchyna, Alexander Fraser and Ondřej Bojar

Temporal Anchoring of Events for the TimeBank Corpus
Nils Reimers, Nazanin Dehghani and Iryna Gurevych

Text Understanding with the Attention Sum Reader Network
Rudolf Kadlec, Martin Schmid, Ondřej Bajgar and Jan Kleindienst

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

The LAMBADA dataset: Word prediction requiring a broad discourse context
Denis Paperno, Raffaella Bernardi, Gemma Boleda, Raquel Fernandez, Germán Kruszewski, Angeliki Lazaridou, Ngoc Quan Pham and Marco Baroni

The More Antecedents, the Merrier: Tackling Multiple Antecedents in Anaphor Resolution
Hardik Vala, Andrew Piper and Derek Ruths

The Top 14 Aspects of Editorial Quality Control of Online News
Ioannis Arapakis, Filipa Peleja, Barla Berkant and Joao Magalhaes

Together we stand: Siamese Networks for Similar Question Retrieval
Arpita Das, Harish Yenala, Manoj Chinnakotla and Manish Shrivastava

Topic Extraction from Microblog Posts Using Conversation Structures
Jing Li, Ming Liao, Wei Gao, Yulan He and Kam-Fai Wong

Toward Constructing Sports News from Live Text Commentary
Jianmin Zhang, Jin-ge Yao and Xiaojun Wan

Towards more variation in text generation Developing and evaluating variation models for choice of referential form
Thiago Castro Ferreira

TransG : A Generative Model for Knowledge Graph Embedding
Han Xiao, Minlie Huang and Xiaoyan Zhu

Transition-Based Left-Corner Parsing for Identifying PTB-Style Nonlocal Dependencies
Yoshihide Kato and Shigeki Matsubara

Tree-to-Sequence Attentional Neural Machine Translation
Akiko Eriguchi, Kazuma Hashimoto and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka

Two Discourse Driven Language Models for Semantics
Haoruo Peng and Dan Roth

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

Universal Dependencies for Learner English
Yevgeni Berzak, Jessica Kenney, Carolyn Spadine, Jing Xian Wang, Lucia Lam, Keiko Sophie Mori, Sebastian Garza and Boris Katz

Unravelling Names of Fictional Characters
Katerina Papantoniou and Stasinos Konstantopoulos

Unsupervised Multi-Author Document Decomposition Based on Hidden Markov Model
Khaled Aldebei, Xiangjian He, Wenjing Jia and Jie Yang

Unsupervised Person Slot Filling based on Graph Mining
Dian Yu and Heng Ji

User Modeling in Language Learning with Macaronic Texts
Adithya Renduchintala, Rebecca Knowles, Philipp Koehn and Jason Eisner

Using Sentence-Level LSTM Language Models for Script Inference
Karl Pichotta and Raymond J. Mooney

Verbs taking clausal and non-finite arguments as signals of factuality or uncertainty – revisiting the issue of meaning grounded in syntax
Judith Eckle-Kohler

Which argument is more convincing? Analyzing and predicting convincingness of Web arguments using bidirectional LSTM
Ivan Habernal and Iryna Gurevych

Which Coreference Evaluation Metric Do You Trust? A Proposal for a Link-based Entity Aware Metric
Nafise Sadat Moosavi and Michael Strube

WikiReading: A Novel Large-scale Language Understanding Task over Wikipedia
Daniel Hewlett, Alexandre Lacoste, Llion Jones, Illia Polosukhin, Andrew Fandrianto, Jay Han, Matthew Kelcey and David Berthelot

Word-Based Neural Models for Chinese Segmentation
Meishan Zhang and Yue Zhang

Zero Pronoun Resolution with Low-Dimensional Features
Chen Chen and Vincent Ng


Short Papers


A Domain Adaptation Regularization for Denoising Autoencoders
Stephane Clinchant, Gabriela Csurka and Boris Chidlovskii

A Fast Algorithm for Semantic Short Texts Retrieval
Yanhui Gu

A Language-Independent Neural Network for Event Detection
Xiaocheng Feng, Heng Ji, Duyu Tang, Bing Qin and Ting Liu

A Latent Concept Topic Model for Robust Topic Inference
Weihua Hu and Jun'ichi Tsujii

A Neural Network based Approach to Automatic Post-Editing
Santanu Pal, Sudip Kumar Naskar, Mihaela Vela and Josef van Genabith

A Novel Measure for Coherence in Statistical Topic Models
Fred Morstatter and Huan Liu

An Entity-Focused Approach to Generating Company Descriptions
Gavin Saldanha, Or Biran, Kathleen McKeown and Alfio Gliozzo

An Open Web Platform for Rule-Based Speech-to-Sign Translation
Manny Rayner, Pierrette Bouillon, Sarah Ebling, Johanna Gerlach, Irene Strasly and Nikos Tsourakis

An Unsupervised Method for Automatic Translation Memory Cleaning
Masoud Jalili Sabet, Matteo Negri, Marco Turchi and Eduard Barbu

Annotating Relation Inference in Context via Question Answering
Omer Levy and Ido Dagan

Attention-Based Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory Networks for Relation Classification
Peng Zhou

Automatic Semantic Classification of German Preposition Types: Comparing Hard and Soft Clustering Approaches across Features
Maximilian Köper and Sabine Schulte im Walde

Beyond Privacy: The Social Impact of Natural Language Processing
Dirk Hovy and Shannon L. Spruit

Bootstrapped Text-level Named Entity Recognition for Literature
Julian Brooke, Adam Hammond and Timothy Baldwin

Character-based Neural Machine Translation
Marta R. Costa-jussà and José A. R. Fonollosa

Claim Synthesis via Predicate Recycling
Yonatan Bilu and Noam Slonim

Coarse-grained Argumentation Features for Scoring Persuasive Essays
Debanjan Ghosh, Aquila Khanam and Smaranda Muresan

Convergence of Syntactic Complexity in Conversation
Yang Xu and David Reitter

Cross-lingual projection for class-based language models
Beat Gfeller, Vlad Schogol and Keith Hall

Cross-Lingual Word Representations via Spectral Graph Embeddings
Takamasa Oshikiri, Kazuki Fukui and Hidetoshi Shimodaira

Deep multi-task learning with low level tasks supervised at lower layers
Anders Søgaard and Yoav Goldberg

Deep Neural Networks for Syntactic Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages
Joël Legrand and Ronan Collobert

Dependency-based Gated Recursive Neural Network for Chinese Word Segmentation
Jingjing Xu, Xu Sun and Xiaoyan Cai

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

Dimensional Sentiment Analysis Using a Regional CNN-LSTM Model
Jin Wang, Liang-Chih Yu, K. Robert Lai and Xuejie Zhang

Domain Specific Named Entity Recognition Referring to the Real World by Deep Neural Networks
Suzushi Tomori, Takashi Ninomiya and Shinsuke Mori

Don't Count, Predict! An Automatic Approach to Learning Sentiment Lexicons for Short Text
Duy Tin Vo and Yue Zhang

Empty element recovery by spinal parser operations
Katsuhiko Hayashi and Masaaki Nagata

Event Nugget Detection with Bidirectional Recurrent Neural Networks
Reza Ghaeini, Xiaoli Fern, Liang Huang and Prasad Tadepalli

Exploiting Linguistic Features for Use in Sentence Completion
Aubrie Woods

Exploring Stylistic Variation with Age and Income on Twitter
Lucie Flekova, Daniel Preoţiuc-Pietro and Lyle Ungar

Exponentially Decaying Bag-of-Words Input Features for Feed-Forward Neural Network in Statistical Machine Translation
Jan-Thorsten Peter, Weiyue Wang and Hermann Ney

Finding Optimistic and Pessimistic Users on Twitter
Xianzhi Ruan, Steven Wilson and Rada Mihalcea

Hawkes Processes for Continuous Time Sequence Classification: an Application to Rumour Stance Classification in Twitter
Michal Lukasik, P. K. Srijith, Kalina Bontcheva and Trevor Cohn

How Naked is the Naked Truth? A Multilingual Lexicon of Nominal Compound Compositionality
Carlos Ramisch, Silvio Cordeiro, Leonardo Zilio, Marco Idiart and Aline Villavicencio

Hunting for Troll Comments in News Community Forums
Todor Mihaylov and Preslav Nakov

IBC-C: A dataset for armed conflict analysis
Andrej Zukov Gregoric, Zhiyuan Luo and Bartal Veyhe

Implicit Polarity and Implicit Aspect Recognition in Opinion Mining
Huan-Yuan Chen and Hsin-Hsi Chen

Improved Parsing for Argument-Clusters Coordination
Jessica Ficler and Yoav Goldberg

Improving Argument Overlap for Proposition-Based Summarisation
Yimai Fang and Simone Teufel

Improving cross-domain n-gram language modelling with skipgrams
louis onrust, Antal van den Bosch and Hugo Van hamme

Improving Statistical Machine Translation Performance by Oracle-BLEU Model Re-estimation
Praveen Dakwale and Christof Monz

Incorporating Relational Knowledge into Word Representations using Subspace Regularization
Abhishek Kumar and Jun Araki

Incremental Parsing with Minimal Features Using Bi-Directional LSTM
James Cross and Liang Huang

Integrating Distributional Lexical Contrast into Word Embeddings for Antonym-Synonym Distinction
Kim Anh Nguyen, Sabine Schulte im Walde and Ngoc Thang Vu

Is "Universal Syntax" Universally Useful for Learning Distributed Word Representations?
Ivan Vulić

Is This Post Persuasive? Ranking Argumentative Comments in Online Forum
Zhongyu Wei and Yang Liu

Joint part-of-speech and dependency projection from multiple sources
Anders Johannsen, Željko Agić and Anders Søgaard

Joint Word Segmentation and Phonetic Category Induction
Micha Elsner, Stephanie Antetomaso and Naomi Feldman

Learning easy to compose word representations via bilingual supervision
Ahmed Elgohary and Marine Carpuat

Learning Multiview Embeddings of Twitter Users
Adrian Benton, Raman Arora and Mark Dredze

Learning Word Segmentation Representations to Improve Named Entity Recognition for Chinese Social Media
Nanyun Peng and Mark Dredze

Leveraging Lexical Resources for Learning Entity Embeddings in Multi-Relational Data
Teng Long, Ryan Lowe, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung and Doina Precup

Machine Comprehension using Rich Semantic Representations
Mrinmaya Sachan and Eric Xing

Machine Translation Evaluation Meets Community Question Answering
Francisco Guzmán, Lluís Màrquez and Preslav Nakov

Matrix Factorization using Window Sampling for Improved Word Representations
Alexandre Salle, Aline Villavicencio and Marco Idiart

Metrics for Evaluation of Word-level Machine Translation Quality Estimation
Varvara Logacheva, Michal Lukasik and Lucia Specia

Modelling the Interpretation of Discourse Connectives by Bayesian Pragmatics
Frances Yung, Kevin Duh, Taku Komura and Yuji Matsumoto

Morphological Reinflection with Encoder-Decoder Models and Edit Trees
Katharina Kann and Hinrich Schütze

Multi-Modal Representations for Improved Bilingual Lexicon Learning
Ivan Vulić, Douwe Kiela, Stephen Clark and Marie-Francine Moens

Multilingual Part-of-Speech Tagging with Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory Models
Barbara Plank, Anders Søgaard and Yoav Goldberg

Multiplicative Representations for Unsupervised Semantic Role Induction
Yi Luan, Yangfeng Ji, Hannaneh Hajishirzi and Boyang Li

Natural Language Generation enhances human decision-making with uncertain information: NLG works for women
Dimitra Gkatzia, Oliver Lemon and Verena Rieser

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

Nonparametric Spherical Topic Modeling with Word Embeddings
Kayhan Batmanghelich, Ardavan Saeedi, Karthik Narasimhan and Sam Gershman

On the linearity of semantic change: Investigating meaning variation via dynamic graph models
Steffen Eger and Alexander Mehler

One model, two languages: training bilingual parsers with harmonized treebanks
David Vilares, Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez and Miguel A. Alonso

Part-of-speech induction from eye-tracking data
Maria Barrett, Joachim Bingel and Anders Søgaard

Phrase Table Pruning via Submodular Function Maximization
Masaaki Nishino, Jun Suzuki and Masaaki Nagata

Phrase-Level Combination of SMT and TM Using Constrained Word Lattice
Liangyou Li, Andy Way and Qun Liu

Recognizing Salient Entities in Shopping Queries
Zornitsa Kozareva, Qi Li, Ke Zhai and Weiwei Guo

Reference Bias in Monolingual Machine Translation Evaluation
Marina Fomicheva and Lucia Specia

Scalable Semi-Supervised Query Classification Using Matrix Sketching
Young-Bum Kim, Karl Stratos and Ruhi Sarikaya

Science Question Answering using Instructional Materials
Mrinmaya Sachan, Kumar Dubey and Eric Xing

Semantic classifications for detection of verb metaphors
Beata Beigman Klebanov, Chee Wee Leong, E. Dario Gutierrez, Ekaterina Shutova and Michael Flor

Semantics-Driven Recognition of Collocations Using Word Embeddings
Sara Rodríguez-Fernández, Luis Espinosa Anke, Roberto Carlini and Leo Wanner

Sequence-to-Sequence Generation for Spoken Dialogue via Deep Syntax Trees and Strings
Ondřej Dušek and Filip Jurcicek

Simple PPDB: A Paraphrase Database for Simplification
Ellie Pavlick and Chris Callison-Burch

Specifying and Annotating Reduced Argument Span Via QA-SRL
Gabriel Stanovsky, Ido Dagan and Meni Adler

Syntactically Guided Neural Machine Translation
Felix Stahlberg, Eva Hasler, Aurelien Waite and Bill Byrne

Text Simplification as Tree Labeling
Joachim Bingel and Anders Søgaard

The Enemy in Your Own Camp: How Well Can We Detect Statistically-Generated Fake Reviews – An Adversarial Study
Dirk Hovy

The red one! Learning to predict attributes that discriminate a referent in a visual context
Angeliki Lazaridou, Nghia The Pham and Marco Baroni

The Value of Semantic Parse Labeling for Knowledge Base Question Answering
Wen-tau Yih, Matthew Richardson, Chris Meek, Ming-Wei Chang and Jina Suh

Transductive Adaptation of Black Box Predictions
Stephane Clinchant, Boris Chidlovskii and Gabriela Csurka

Transition-based dependency parsing with topological fields
Daniël de Kok and Erhard Hinrichs

Tweet2Vec: Character-Based Distributed Representations for Social Media
Bhuwan Dhingra, Zhong Zhou, Dylan Fitzpatrick, Michael Muehl and William Cohen

Unsupervised morph segmentation and statistical language models for vocabulary expansion
Matti Varjokallio and Dietrich Klakow

User Embedding for Scholarly Microblog Recommendation
Yang Yu, Xinjie Zhou and Xiaojun Wan

Using mention accessibility to improve coreference resolution
Kellie Webster and James R. Curran

Using Sequence Similarity Networks to Identify Partial Cognates in Multilingual Wordlists
Johann-Mattis List, Philippe Lopez and Eric Bapteste

Very quaffable and great fun: Applying NLP to wine reviews
Iris Hendrickx, Els Lefever, Ija Croijmans, Asifa Majid and Antal van den Bosch

Vocabulary Manipulation for Large Vocabulary Neural Machine Translation
Haitao Mi, Zhiguo Wang and Abe Ittycheriah

Which Tumblr Post Should I Read Next?
Zornitsa Kozareva and Makoto Yamada

Word Alignment without NULL Words
Philip Schulz, Wilker Aziz and Khalil Sima'an

Word Embedding Calculus in Meaningful Ultradense Subspaces
Sascha Rothe and Hinrich Schütze

Word Embedding with Limited Memory
Shaoshi Ling, Yangqiu Song and Dan Roth


System Demonstrations


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

Personalized Exercises for Preposition Learning
John Lee and Mengqi Luo

My Science Tutor - Learning Science with a Conversational Virtual Tutor
Sameer Pradhan, Ron Cole and Wayne Ward

pigeo: a Python Geotagging Tool
Afshin Rahimi, Trevor Cohn and Timothy Baldwin

Creating Interactive Macaronic Interfaces for Language Learning
Adithya Renduchintala, Rebecca Knowles, Philipp Koehn and Jason Eisner

Roleo: Visualising Thematic Fit Spaces on the Web
asad sayeed, xudong hong and vera demberg

MediaGist: a Cross-lingual Analyser of Aggregated News and Commentaries
Josef Steinberger

GoWvis: a Web Application for Graph-of-Words-based Text Visualization and summarization
Antoine Tixier, Konstantinos Skiannis and Michalis Vazirgiannis

LiMoSINe Oipeline: Multilingual UIMA-based NLP Platform
Olga Uryupina, Barbara Plank, Gianni Barlacchi, Francisco J. Valverde-Albacete, Manos Tsagkias and Alessandro Moschitti

new/s/leak - Information Extraction and Visualization for an Investigative Data Journalists
Seid Muhie Yimam, Heiner Ulrich, Tatiana von Landesberger, Marcel Rosenbach, Michaela Regneri, Alexander Panchenko, Franziska Lehmann, Uli Fahrer, Chris Biemann and Kathrin Ballweg