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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/273677
Description: Our submission for this NLI shared task used for the most part standard features found in recent work. Our focus was instead on two other aspects of our system: at a high level, on possible ways of co ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276041
Description: We present a number of semi-supervised parsing experiments on the Irish language carried out using a small seed set of manually parsed trees and a larger, yet still relatively small, set of unlabelled ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210651
Description: We report on our ongoing work in developing the Irish Dependency Treebank, describe the results of two Inter-annotator Agreement (IAA) studies, demonstrate improvements in annotation consistency which ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/205729
Description: Using the example of Murrinh-Patha, Seiss [2011] illustrates how Australian Aboriginal languages can shed light on the morphology-syntax interface: one aspect of their polysynthetic nature is that inf ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/211953
Description: The task of inferring the native language of an author based on texts written in a second language has generally been tackled as a clas- sification problem, typically using as features a mix of n-gram ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/211893
Description: Linguistic collocations such as pay attention or heavy rain are semi-compositional expressions that require a special treatment in symbolic gram- mars for NLP. Within the Meaning-Text Theory framework ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177873
Description: Language resources are essential for linguistic research and the development of NLP applications. Low-density languages, such as Irish, therefore lack significant research in this area. This paper des ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210749
Description: In natural language generation using symbolic grammars, state-of-the-art realisation rankers use statistical models incorporating both language model and structural features. The rankers depend on mul ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210650
Description: This paper looks at the problem of valence shifting, rewriting a text to preserve much of its meaning but alter its sentiment characteristics. There has only been a small amount of previous work on th ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160627
Description: There are a number of systems that use a syntax-based reordering step prior to phrasebased statistical MT. An early work proposing this idea showed improved translation performance, but subsequent wor ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160320
Description: In a collocation, the choice of one lexical item depends on the choice made for another. This poses a problem for simple approaches to lexicalisation in natural language generation systems. In the Mea ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/159211
Description: Attempts to profile authors according to their characteristics extracted from textual data, including native language, have drawn attention in recent years, via various machine learning approaches uti ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160983
Description: Native language identification (NLI) is the task of determining the native language of an author writing in a second language. Several pieces of earlier work have found that features such as function ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/323147
Description: The use of virtual agents in training requires them to have several human-like characteristics; one of these is the ability to appear deceptive. We take work from the psychology literature on cues to ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154959
Description: Preceding a phrase-based statistical machine translation (PSMT) system by a syntactically-informed reordering preprocessing step has been shown to improve overall translation performance compared to a ... More
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