The Natural Language Group

Publications

2017

"Deciphering Related Languages" (N. Pourdamghani and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP, 2017.

"Humans Outperform Machines at the Bilingual Shannon Game" (M. Ghazvininejad and K. Knight), Entropy 19(1), 2017.

"Hafez: an Interactive Poetry Generation System" (M. Ghazvininejad*, X. Shi*, J. Priyadarshi, and K. Knight), Proc. ACL Demo Track, 2017. Best Demo Award.

"Speeding up Neural Machine Translation Decoding by Shrinking Run-time Vocabulary" (X. Shi and K. Knight), Proc. ACL, 2017..

"Cross-lingual Name Tagging and Linking for 282 Languages" (X. Pan, B. Zhang, J. May, J. Nothman, K. Knight and H. Ji), Proc. ACL, 2017.

"Biomedical Event Extraction using Abstract Meaning Representation" (S. Rao, D. Marcu, K. Knight, and H. Daume), Proc. BioNLP Workshop, ACL, 2017.

"Incident-Driven Machine Translation and Name Tagging for Low-resource Languages" (U. Hermjakob, Q. Li, D. Marcu, J. May, S. J. Mielke, N. Pourdamghani, M. Pust, X. Shi, K. Knight, T. Levinboim, K. Murray, D. Chiang, B. Zhang, X. Pan, D. Lu, Y. Lin, and H. Ji), Machine Translation, 2017.

"Team ELISA System for DARPA LORELEI Speech Evaluation 2016" (P. Papadopoulos, R. Travadi, C. Vaz, N. Malandrakis, U. Hermjakob, N. Pourdamghani, M. Pust, B. Zhang, X. Pan, D. Lu, Y. Lin, O. Glembek, M. Karthick B, M. Karafiat, L. Burget, M. Hasegawa-Johnson, H. Ji, J. May,, K. Knight, and S. Narayanan), Proc. Interspeech, 2017.

"Structured Generation of Technical Reading Lists" (J. Gordon, S. Aguilar, E. Sheng, and G. Burns), Proc. 12th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA), 2017.

"An Investigation into the Pedagogical Features of Documents" (E. Sheng, P. Natarajan, J. Gordon, and G. Burns), Proc. 12th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA), 2017.

2016

"Evaluating Induced CCG Parsers on Grounded Semantic Parsing" (Y. Bisk, S. Reddy, J. Blitzer, J. Hockenmaier, and M. Steedman), Proc. EMNLP, 2016.

"Natural Language Communication with Robots" (Y. Bisk, D. Yuret, and D. Marcu), Proc. NAACL, 2016.

"Supertagging with LSTMs" (A. Vaswani, Y. Bisk, K. Sagae, and R. Musa), Proc. NAACL, 2016.

"Towards a Dataset for Human Computer Communication via Grounded Language Acquisition" (Y. Bisk, D. Marcu, and W. Wong), Proc. AAAI Workshop on Symbolic Cognitive Systems, 2016.

"SemEval-2016 Task 8: Meaning Representation Parsing" (J. May), Proc. SemEval, 2016.

"Distribution and Inference" (J. Hobbs and J. Gordon), Proc. ESSLLI Workshop on Distributional Semantics and Linguistic Theory (DSALT), 2016.

"Modeling Concept Dependencies in a Scientific Corpus" (J. Gordon, L. Zhu, A. Galstyan, P. Natarajan, and G. Burns), Proc. ACL, 2016.

"Generating Topical Poetry" (M. Ghazvininejad, X. Shi, Y. Choi, and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP, 2016.

"Why Neural Translations are the Right Length" (X. Shi, K. Knight, and D. Yuret), Proc. EMNLP, 2016.

"Does String-Based Neural MT Learn Source Syntax?" (X. Shi, I. Padhi, and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP, 2016.

"Transfer Learning for Low-Resource Neural Machine Translation" (B. Zoph, D. Yuret, J. May, and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP, 2016.

"Unsupervised Neural Hidden Markov Models" (K. Tran, Y. Bisk, A. Vaswani, D. Marcu, and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP Workshop on Structured Prediction, 2016.

"Obfuscating Gender in Social Media Writing" (S. Reddy and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Computational Social Science, 2016.

"Generating English from Abstract Meaning Representation" (N. Pourdamghani and K. Knight), Proc. INLG, 2016.

"Grapheme-to-Phoneme Models for (Almost) Any Language" (A. Deri and K. Knight), Proc. ACL, 2016.

"A Multi-media Approach to Cross-lingual Entity Knowledge Transfer" (D. Lu, X. Pan, N. Pourdamghani, H. Ji, S.-F. Chang and K. Knight), Proc. ACL, 2016.

"Leveraging Entity Linking and Related Language Projection to Improve Name Transliteration" (Y. Lin, X. Pan, A. Deri, H. Ji, and K. Knight), Proc. ACL 2016 Workshop on Named Entities, 2016.

"Multi-Source Neural Translation" (B. Zoph and K. Knight), Proc. NAACL, 2016.

"Simple, Fast Noise Contrastive Estimation for Large RNN Vocabularies" (B. Zoph, A. Vaswani, J. May, and K. Knight), Proc. NAACL, 2016.

"Name Tagging for Low-Resource Incident Languages Based on Expectation-Driven Learning" (B. Zhang, X. Pan, T. Wang, A. Vaswani, H. Ji, K. Knight, and D. Marcu), Proc. NAACL, 2016.

"Extracting Structured Scholarly Information from the Machine Translation Literature" (E. Choi, M. Horvat, J. May, K. Knight, D. Marcu), Proc. LREC, 2016.

"From Image to Translation: Processing the Endangered Nyushu Script" (T. Zhang, A. Chowdhury, N. Dhulekar, J. Xia, K. Knight, H. Ji, B. Yener, L. Zhao), ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, 15(4), 2016.
 

2015

"Model Invertibility Regularization (MIR): Sequence Alignment With or Without Parallel Data" (T. Levinboim, A. Vaswani, and D. Chiang), Proc. NAACL 2015.

"A Corpus of Rich Metaphor Annotation" (J. Gordon, J. Hobbs, J. May, M. Mohler, F. Morbini, B. Rink, M. Tomlinson, S. Wertheim), Proc. Workshop on Metaphor in NLP, 2015.

"High-Precision Abductive Mapping of Multilingual Metaphors" (J. Gordon, J. Hobbs, J. May, F. Morbini), Proc. Workshop on Metaphor in NLP, 2015.

"How to Make a Frenemy: Multitape FSTs for Portmanteau Generation" (A. Deri and K. Knight), Proc. NAACL 2015.

"Unsupervised Entity Linking with Abstract Meaning Representation" (X. Pan, T. Cassidy, U. Hermjakob, H. Ji, and K. Knight), Proc. NAACL 2015.

"How to Memorize a Random 60-Bit String" (M. Ghazvininejad and K. Knight), Proc. NAACL 2015.

"Parsing English into Abstract Meaning Representation Using Syntax-Based Machine Translation", (M. Pust, U. Hermjakob, K. Knight, D. Marcu, J. May), Proc. EMNLP 2015.

"How Much Information Does a Human Translator Add to the Original?" (B. Zoph, M. Ghazvininejad, and K. Knight), Proc. EMNLP 2015.

"Unifying Bayesian Inference and Vector Space Models for Improved Decipherment" (Q. Dou, A. Vaswani, K. Knight, and C. Dyer), Proc. ACL 2015.

"Probing the Linguistic Strengths and Limitations of Unsupervised Grammar Induction" (Y. Bisk and J. Hockenmaier), Proc. ACL 2015.

"Labeled Grammar Induction with Minimal Supervision" (Y. Bisk, C. Christodoulopoulos and J. Hockenmaier), Proc. ACL 2015.

"Building and Using a Knowledge Graph to Combat Human Trafficking" (Szekely, P.; Knoblock, C. A.; Slepicka, J.; Philpot, A.; Singh, A.; Yin, C.; Kapoor, D.; Natarajan, P.; Marcu, D.; Knight, K.; Stallard, D.; Karunamoorthy, S. S.; Bojanapalli, R.; Minton, S.; Amanatullah, B.; Hughes, T.; Tamayo, M.; Flynt, D.; Artiss, R.; Chang, S.; Chen, T.; Hiebel, G.; and Ferreira, L.), Proc. ISWC 2015.

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