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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058267
Description: We present a study on sentence-level Arabic Dialect Identification using the newly developed Multidialectal Parallel Corpus of Arabic (MPCA) – the first experiments on such data. Using a set of surfac ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058263
Description: The automatic identification of location expressions in social media text is an actively researched task. We present a novel approach to detection mentions of locations in the texts of microblogs and ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058184
Description: We present the first empirical study of distinguishing Persian and Dari texts at the sentence level, using discriminative models. As Dari is a low-resourced language, we developed a corpus of 28k sent ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057948
Description: A central task in clinical information extraction is the classification of sentences to identify key information in publications, such as intervention and outcomes. Surface tokens and part-of-speech t ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057965
Description: In this paper we describe an approach to automatic cognate identification in monolingual texts using machine translation. This system was used as our entry in the 2015 ALTA shared task, achieving an F ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057989
Description: In this paper we describe the language identification system we developed for the Discriminating Similar Languages (DSL) 2015 shared task. We constructed a classifier ensemble composed of several Supp ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1056749
Description: We present a large-scale Native Language Identification (NLI) experiment on new data, with a focus on cross-corpus evaluation to identify corpus- and genre-independent language transfer features. We t ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058324
Description: We present a study of Native Language Identification (NLI) using data from learners of Norwegian, a language not yet used for this task. NLI is the task of predicting a writer’s first language using o ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057947
Description: We examine different ensemble methods, including an oracle, to estimate the upper-limit of classification accuracy for Native Language Identification (NLI). The oracle outperforms state-of-the-art sys ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336440
Description: Studying the structure of given names and how they associate with gender and ethnicity is an interesting research topic that has recently found practical uses in various areas. Given the paucity of an ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336397
Description: In this paper we present the first application of Native Language Identification (NLI) to Arabic learner data. NLI, the task of predicting a writer's first language from their writing in other languag ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336339
Description: We present the first application of Native Language Identification (NLI) to non-English data. Motivated by theories of language transfer, NLI is the task of identifying a writer's native language (L1) ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336495
Description: We present a study of cross-lingual direct transfer parsing for the Irish language. Firstly we discuss mapping of the annotation scheme of the Irish Dependency Treebank to a universal dependency schem ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336421
Description: We outline the first application of Native Language Identification (NLI) to Finnish learner data. NLI is the task of predicting an author's first language using writings in an acquired language. Using ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336406
Description: One research goal in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) is to formulate and test hypotheses about errors and the environments in which they are made, a process which often involves substantial effort; ... More
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