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Automating XML markup of text documents
Shazia Akhtar, Ronan G. Reilly and John Dunnion

Factored Language Models and Generalized Parallel Backoff
Jeff A. Bilmes and Katrin Kirchhoff

Getting More Mileage from Web Text Sources for Conversational Speech Language Modeling using Class-Dependent Mixtures
Ivan Bulyko, Mari Ostendorf and Andreas Stolcke

Exploiting Diversity for Answering Questions
John Burger and John Henderson

Story Link Detection and New Event Detection are Asymmetric
Francine Chen, Ayman Farahat and Thorsten Brants

Adaptation Using Out-of-Domain Corpus within EBMT
Takao Doi, Eiichiro Sumita and Hirofumi Yamamoto

Active Learning for Classifying Phone Sequences from Unsupervised Phonotactic Models
Shona Douglas

A Maximum Entropy Approach to FrameNet Tagging
Michael Fleischman and Eduard Hovy

Target Word Detection and Semantic Role Chunking using Support Vector Machines
Kadri Hacioglu and Wayne Ward

Question Classification with Support Vector Machines and Error Correcting Codes
Kadri Hacioglu and Wayne Ward

Rhetorical Parsing with Underspecification and Forests
Thomas Hanneforth, Silvan Heintze and Manfred Stede

Detection Of Agreement vs. Disagreement In Meetings: Training With Unlabeled Data
Dustin Hillard, Mari Ostendorf and Elizabeth Shriberg

Unsupervised Learning of Morphology for English and Inuktitut
Howard Johnson and Joel Martin

Automatic Expansion of Equivalent Sentence Set Based on Syntactic Substitution
Kenji Imamura, Yasuhiro Akiba and Eiichiro Sumita

Identifying and Tracking Entity Mentions in a Maximum Entropy Framework
Abraham Ittycheriah, Lucian Lita, Nanda Kambhatla, Nicolas Nicolov, Salim Roukos and Margo Stys

Cognates Can Improve Statistical Translation Models
Grzegorz Kondrak, Daniel Marcu and Kevin Knight

Word Alignment with Cohesion Constraint
Dekang Lin and Colin Cherry

Towards Emotion Prediction in Spoken Tutoring Dialogues
Diane Litman, Kate Forbes and Scott Silliman

Inferring Temporal Ordering of Events in News
Inderjeet Mani, Barry Schiffman and Jianping Zhang

A Robust Retrieval Engine for Proximal and Structural Search
Katsuya Masuda, Takashi Ninomiya, Yusuke Miyao, Tomoko Ohta and Jun'ichi Tsujii

Precision and Recall of Machine Translation
I. Dan Melamed, Ryan Green and Joseph P. Turian

Semantic Extraction with Wide-Coverage Lexical Resources
Behrang Mohit and Srini Narayanan

Category-based Pseudowords
Preslav I. Nakov and Marti A. Hearst

References to Named Entities: a Corpus Study
Ani Nenkova and Kathleen McKeown

Bootstrapping for Named Entity Tagging Using Concept-based Seeds
Cheng Niu, Wei Li, Jihong Ding and Rohini K. Srihari

Desparately Seeking Cebuano
Douglas W. Oard, David Doermann, Bonnie Dorr, Daqing He, Philip Resnik, Amy Weinberg, William Byrne, Sanjeev Khudanpur, David Yarowsky, Anton Leuski, Philipp Koehn and Kevin Knight

Bayesian Nets for Syntactic Categorization of Novel Words
Leonid Peshkin, Avi Pfeffer and Virginia Savova

LM Studies on Filled Pauses in Spontaneous Medical Dictation
Jochen Peters

Automatic Derivation of Surface Text Patterns for a Maximum Entropy Based Question Answering System
Deepak Ravichandran, Abraham Ittycheriah and Salim Roukos

A Hybrid Approach to Content Analysis for Automatic Essay Grading
Carolyn P. Rose, Antonio Roque, Dumisizwe Bhembe and Kurt VanLehn

Auditory-based Acoustic Distinctive Features and Spectral Cues for Robust Automatic Speech Recognition in Low-SNR Car Environments
Sid-Ahmed Selouani, Hesham Tolba and Douglas O'Shaughnessy

Latent Semantic Analysis for Dialogue Act Classification
Riccardo Serafin, Barbara Di Eugenio and Michael Glass

Automatically Predicting Information Quality in News Documents
Rong Tang, Kwong Bor Ng, Tomek Strzalkowski and Paul B. Kantor

Building lexical semantic representations for Natural Language instructions
Elena Terenzi and Barbara Di Eugenio

A Context-Sensitive Homograph Disambiguation in Thai Text-to-Speech Synthesis
Virongrong Tesprasit, Paisarn Charoenpornsawat and Virach Sortlertlamvanich

A Phrase-based Unigram Model for Statistical Machine Translation
Christoph Tillmann and Fei Xia

Evaluating Answers to Definition Questions
Ellen M. Voorhees

Implicit Trajectory Modeling through Gaussian Transition Models for Speech Recognition
Hua Yu and Tanja Schultz