nasmithcs.washington.edu
Areas of interest: Natural language processing

Open Extraction of Fine-Grained Political Opinion

D. Bamman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2015.

Improved Transition-based Parsing by Modeling Characters instead of Words with LSTMs

M. Ballesteros, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2015.

A Utility Model of Authors in the Scientific Community

Y. Sim, B.R. Routledge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2015.

Extractive Summarization by Maximizing Semantic Volume

D. Yogatama, F. Liu, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2015.

Bayesian Optimization of Text Representations

D. Yogatama, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2015.

Learning Word Representations with Hierarchical Sparse Coding

D. Yogatama, M. Faruqui, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning , 2015.

Sparse Binary Word Vector Representations

M. Faruqui, Y. Tsvetkov, D. Yogatama, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

Transition-Based Dependency Parsing with Stack Long Short-Term Memory

C. Dyer, M. Ballesteros, W. Ling, A. Matthews, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

Frame-Semantic Role Labeling with Heterogeneous Annotations

M. Kshirsagar, S. Thomson, N. Schneider, J. Carbonell, N.A. Smith, C. DyerProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

The Media Frames Corpus: Annotations of Frames Across Issues

D. Card, A.E. Boydstun, J.H. Gross, P. Resnik, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

A Supertag-Context Model for Weakly-Supervised CCG Parser Learning

D. Garrette, C. Dyer, J. Baldridge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning , 2015.

Retrofitting Word Vectors to Semantic Lexicons

M. Faruqui, J. Dodge, S.Kumar Jauhar, C. Dyer, E. Hovy, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.  

\ \textbf{Best student paper award.}

A Corpus and Model Integrating Multiword Expressions and Supersenses

N. Schneider, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

Toward Abstractive Summarization Using Semantic Representations

F. Liu, J. Flanigan, S. Thomson, N. Sadeh, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

Transforming Dependencies into Phrase Structures

L. Kong, A.M. Rush, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2015.

Contextualized Sarcasm Detection on Twitter

D. Bamman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media , 2015.

AD$^3$: Alternating Directions Dual Decomposition for MAP Inference in Graphical Models

A.F.T. Martins, M.A.T. Figueiredo, P.M.Q. Aguiar, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingJournal of Machine Learning Research  16 , 2015.

Weakly-Supervised Grammar-Informed Bayesian CCG Parser Learning

D. Garrette, C. Dyer, J. Baldridge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence , 2015.

The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Y. Sim, B.R. Routledge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence , 2015.

Conditional Random Field Autoencoders for Unsupervised Structured Prediction

W. Ammar, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems 27 , 2014.  

\ \textbf{Selected for oral presentation (top 5% of accepted papers).}

Diffusion of Language Change in Social Media

J. Eisenstein, B. O'Connor, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingPLoS ONE , 2014.

Unsupervised Discovery of Biographical Structure from Text

D. Bamman, N.A. SmithTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics  2 :2014 , 2014.

A Dependency Parser for Tweets

L. Kong, N. Schneider, S. Swayamdipta, A. Bhatia, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2014.

A Step Towards Usable Privacy Policy: Automatic Alignment of Privacy Statements

F. Liu, R. Ramanath, N. Sadeh, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics , 2014.

CMU: Arc-Factored, Discriminative Semantic Dependency Parsing

S. Thomson, B. O'Connor, J. Flanigan, D. Bamman, J. Dodge, S. Swayamdipta, N. Schneider, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International (COLING) Workshop on Semantic Evaluations , 2014.

Weakly-Supervised Bayesian Learning of a CCG Supertagger

D. Garrette, C. Dyer, J. Baldridge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning , 2014.

Unsupervised Alignment of Privacy Policies using Hidden Markov Models

R. Ramanath, F. Liu, N. Sadeh, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.

Overview of the 2014 NLP Unshared Task in PoliInformatics

N.A. Smith, C. Cardie, A.L. Washington, J.D. WilkersonProceedings of the ACL 2014 Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science , 2014.

A Discriminative Graph-Based Parser for the Abstract Meaning Representation

J. Flanigan, S. Thomson, J. Carbonell, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.  

\ \textbf{Nominated for best paper award.}

Distributed Representations of Geographically Situated Language

D. Bamman, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.

A Bayesian Mixed Effects Model of Literary Character

D. Bamman, T. Underwood, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.

Simplified Dependency Annotations with GFL-Web

M.T. Mordowanec, N. Schneider, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, companion volume , 2014.

Linguistic Structured Sparsity in Text Categorization

D. Yogatama, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.

Comprehensive Annotation of Multiword Expressions in a Social Web Corpus

N. Schneider, S. Onuffer, N. Kazour, E. Danchik, M.T. Mordowanec, H. Conrad, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference , 2014.

Narrative Framing of Consumer Sentiment in Online Restaurant Reviews

D. Jurafsky, V. Chahuneau, B.R. Routledge, N.A. SmithFirst Monday  19 :4 , 2014.

Dynamic Models of Streaming Text

D. Yogatama, C. Wang, B.R. Routledge, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics  2 , 2014.

Discriminative Lexical Semantic Segmentation with Gaps: Running the MWE Gamut

N. Schneider, E. Danchik, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics  2 , 2014.

Frame-Semantic Parsing

D. Das, D. Chen, A.F.T. Martins, N. Schneider, N.A. SmithComputational Linguistics  40 :1 , 2014.

Translating into Morphologically Rich Languages with Synthetic Phrases

V. Chahuneau, E. Schlinger, C. Dyer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2013.

Learning Topics and Positions from Debatepedia

S. Gottipati, M. Qiu, Y. Sim, J. Jiang, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2013.

Measuring Ideological Proportions in Political Speeches

Y. Sim, B.D.L. Acree, J.H. Gross, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2013.

Predicting the NFL Using Twitter

S. Sinha, C. Dyer, K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the ECML/PKDD Workshop on (Machine Learning and Data Mining for) Sports Analytics , 2013.

Learning Latent Personas of Film Characters

D. Bamman, B. O'Connor, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

Learning to Extract International Relations from Political Context

B. O'Connor, B. Stewart, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

Testing the Etch-a-Sketch Hypothesis: A Computational Analysis of Mitt Romney's Ideological Makeover During the 2012 Primary vs. General Elections

J.H. Gross, B. Acree, Y. Sim, N.A. Smith , 2013.  

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association

A Framework for (Under)specifying Dependency Syntax without Overloading Annotators

N. Schneider, B. O'Connor, N. Saphra, D. Bamman, M. Faruqui, N.A. Smith, C. Dyer, J. BaldridgeProceedings of the ACL Linguistic Annotation Workshop , 2013.

Turning on the Turbo: Fast Third-Order Non-Projective Turbo Parsers

A.F.T. Martins, M. Almeida, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

A Penny for your Tweets: Campaign Contributions and Capitol Hill Microblogs

T. Yano, D. Yogatama, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media , 2013.

Knowledge-Rich Morphological Priors for Bayesian Language Models

V. Chahuneau, N.A. Smith, C. DyerProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.  

\ \textbf{Nominated for best paper award.}

A Simple, Fast, and Effective Reparameterization of IBM Model 2

C. Dyer, V. Chahuneau, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

Improved Part-of-Speech Tagging for Online Conversational Text with Word Clusters

O. Owoputi, B. O'Connor, C. Dyer, K. Gimpel, N. Schneider, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

Supersense Tagging for Arabic: the MT-in-the-Middle Attack

N. Schneider, B. Mohit, C. Dyer, K. Oflazer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2013.

Mapping the Geographical Diffusion of New Words

J. Eisenstein, B. O'Connor, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the NIPS Workshop on Social Network and Social Media Analysis: Methods, Models and Applications , 2012.

Automatic Categorization of Privacy Policies: A Pilot Study

W. Ammar, S. Wilson, N. Sadeh, N.A. SmithCarnegie Mellon University :CMU-LTI-12-019 , 2012.

pycdec: A Python Interface to cdec

V. Chahuneau, N.A. Smith, C. DyerPrague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics  98 , 2012.

Word Salad: Relating Food Prices and Descriptions

V. Chahuneau, K. Gimpel, B.R. Routledge, L. Scherlis, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Learning , 2012.

Discovering Factions in the Computational Linguistics Community

Y. Sim, N.A. Smith, D.A. SmithProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Rediscovering Fifty Years of Discoveries , 2012.

Coarse Lexical Semantic Annotation with Supersenses: An Arabic Case Study

N. Schneider, B. Mohit, K. Oflazer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

A Probabilistic Model for Canonicalizing Named Entity Mentions

D. Yogatama, Y. Sim, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

Concavity and Initialization for Unsupervised Dependency Parsing

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

Textual Predictors of Bill Survival in Congressional Committees

T. Yano, N.A. Smith, J.D. WilkersonProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

Structured Ramp Loss Minimization for Machine Translation

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

An Exact Dual Decomposition Algorithm for Shallow Semantic Parsing with Constraints

D. Das, A.F.T. Martins, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics , 2012.

Graph-Based Lexicon Expansion with Sparsity-Inducing Penalties

D. Das, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

Recall-Oriented Learning of Named Entities in Arabic Wikipedia

B. Mohit, N. Schneider, R. Bhowmick, K. Oflazer, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2012.

Computational Text Analysis for Social Science: Model Complexity and Assumptions

B. O'Connor, D. Bamman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NIPS Workshop on Computational Social Science and the Wisdom of Crowds , 2011.

Quasi-Synchronous Phrase Dependency Grammars for Machine Translation

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2011.

Structured Databases of Named Entities from Bayesian Nonparametrics

J. Eisenstein, T. Yano, W.W. Cohen, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the EMNLP Workshop on Unsupervised Learning in NLP , 2011.

Predicting a Scientific Community's Response to an Article

D. Yogatama, M. Heilman, B. O'Connor, C. Dyer, B.R. Routledge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2011.

Unsupervised Bilingual POS Tagging with Markov Random Fields

D. Chen, C. Dyer, S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the EMNLP Workshop on Unsupervised Learning in NLP , 2011.

Unsupervised Structure Prediction with Non-Parallel Multilingual Guidance

S.B. Cohen, D. Das, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2011.

The CMU-ARK German-English Translation System

C. Dyer, K. Gimpel, J.H. Clark, N.A. SmithProceedings of the EMNLP Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation , 2011.

Structured Sparsity in Structured Prediction

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2011.

Generative Models of Monolingual and Bilingual Gappy Patterns

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the EMNLP Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation , 2011.

Dual Decomposition with Many Overlapping Components

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2011.

Author Age Prediction from Text using Linear Regression

{D. Nguyen, N.A. Smith, C.P. RoséProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities , 2011.

An Augmented Lagrangian Approach to Constrained MAP Inference

A.F.T. Martins, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. Figueiredo, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning , 2011.

Better Hypothesis Testing for Statistical Machine Translation: Controlling for Optimizer Instability

J.H. Clark, C. Dyer, A. Lavie, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, companion volume , 2011.

Discovering Sociolinguistic Associations with Structured Sparsity

J. Eisenstein, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2011.

Unsupervised Word Alignment with Arbitrary Features

C. Dyer, J.H. Clark, A. Lavie, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2011.

Semi-Supervised Frame-Semantic Parsing for Unknown Predicates

D. Das, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2011.

Part-of-Speech Tagging for Twitter: Annotation, Features, and Experiments

K. Gimpel, N. Schneider, B. O'Connor, D. Das, D. Mills, J. Eisenstein, M. Heilman, D. Yogatama, J. Flanigan, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, companion volume , 2011.

Linguistic Structure Prediction

N.A. SmithSynthesis Lectures on Human Language TechnologiesMorgan and Claypool , 2011.

Online Learning of Structured Predictors with Multiple Kernels

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics , 2011.

Favor Short Dependencies: Parsing with Soft and Hard Constraints on Dependency Length

J. Eisner, N.A. SmithTrends in Parsing Technology: Dependency Parsing, Domain Adaptation, and Deep ParsingSpringer  43 , 2011.

Products of Weighted Logic Programs

S.B. Cohen, R.J. Simmons, N.A. SmithTheory and Practice of Logic Programming  11 :2–3 , 2011.

Empirical Risk Minimization with Approximations of Probabilistic Grammars

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23 , 2010.

Online Multiple Kernel Learning for Structured Prediction

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the NIPS Workshop on New Directions in Multiple Kernel Learning , 2010.

Discovering Demographic Language Variation

B. O'Connor, J. Eisenstein, E.P. Xing, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Social Computing , 2010.

Augmenting Dual Decomposition for MAP Inference

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the International Workshop on Optimization for Machine Learning , 2010.

Covariance in Unsupervised Learning of Probabilistic Grammars

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithJournal of Machine Learning Research  11 , 2010.

A Latent Variable Model for Geographic Lexical Variation

J. Eisenstein, B. O'Connor, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2010.

Turbo Parsers: Dependency Parsing by Approximate Variational Inference

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2010.

Nonparametric Word Segmentation for Machine Translation

T.L. Nguyen, S. Vogel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics , 2010.  

\ \textbf{Best paper finalist.}

SEMAFOR: Frame Argument Resolution with Log-Linear Models

D. Chen, N. Schneider, D. Das, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International (ACL) Workshop on Semantic Evaluations , 2010.

Visualizing Topical Quotations Over Time to Understand News Discourse

N. Schneider, R. Hwa, P. Gianfortoni, D. Das, M. Heilman, A.W. Black, F.L. Crabbe, N.A. SmithCarnegie Mellon University :CMU-LTI-10-013 , 2010.

Viterbi Training for PCFGs: Hardness Results and Competitiveness of Uniform Initialization

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2010.

Tree Edit Models for Recognizing Textual Entailments, Paraphrases, and Answers to Questions

M. Heilman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Variational Inference for Adaptor Grammars

S.B. Cohen, D.M. Blei, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Softmax-Margin Training for Structured Log-Linear Models

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithCarnegie Mellon University :CMU-LTI-10-008 , 2010.

Movie Reviews and Revenues: An Experiment in Text Regression

M. Joshi, D. Das, K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Good Question! Statistical Ranking for Question Generation

M. Heilman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Extracting Simplified Statements for Factual Question Generation

M. Heilman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the AIED Workshop on Question Generation , 2010.

Softmax-Margin CRFs: Training Log-Linear Models with Cost Functions

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Probabilistic Frame-Semantic Parsing

D. Das, N. Schneider, D. Chen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2010.

Shedding (a Thousand Points of) Light on Biased Language

T. Yano, P. Resnik, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NAACL-HLT Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data With Mechanical Turk , 2010.

Rating Computer-Generated Questions with Mechanical Turk

M. Heilman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NAACL-HLT Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data With Mechanical Turk , 2010.

Aggressive Online Learning of Structured Classifiers

A.F.T. Martins, K. Gimpel, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, P.M.Q. Aguiar, M.A.T. FigueiredoCarnegie Mellon University :CMU-ML-10-109 , 2010.

From Tweets to Polls: Linking Text Sentiment to Public Opinion Time Series

B. O'Connor, R. Balasubramanyan, B.R. Routledge, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media , 2010.

What's Worthy of Comment? Content and Comment Volume in Political Blogs

T. Yano, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media , 2010.

Concise Integer Linear Programming Formulations for Dependency Parsing

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the Joint Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing , 2009.  

\ \textbf{Best paper award.}

Variational Inference for Grammar Induction with Prior Knowledge

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Joint Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, companion volume , 2009.

Feature-Rich Translation by Quasi-Synchronous Lattice Parsing

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2009.

Leveraging Structural Relations for Fluent Compressions at Multiple Compression Rates

{S. Chaudhuri, N.K. Gupta, N.A. Smith, C.P. RoséProceedings of the Joint Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, companion volume , 2009.

Paraphrase Identification as Probabilistic Quasi-Synchronous Recognition

D. Das, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Joint Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing , 2009.

Ranking Automatically Generated Questions as a Shared Task

M. Heilman, N.A. SmithProceedings of the AIED Workshop on Question Generation , 2009.

Summarization with a Joint Model for Sentence Extraction and Compression

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NAACL-HLT Workshop on Integer Linear Programming for Natural Language Processing , 2009.

Polyhedral Outer Approximations with Application to Natural Language Parsing

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning , 2009.

Predicting Response to Political Blog Posts with Topic Models

T. Yano, W.W. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2009.

Preference Grammars: Softening Syntactic Constraints to Improve Statistical Machine Translation

A. Venugopal, A. Zollmann, N.A. Smith, S. VogelProceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2009.

Predicting Risk from Financial Reports with Regression

S. Kogan, D. Levin, B.R. Routledge, J.S. Sagi, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2009.

Shared Logistic Normal Distributions for Soft Parameter Tying in Unsupervised Grammar Induction

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies Conference , 2009.

From Episodes to Sagas: Understanding the News by Identifying Temporally Related Story Sequences

R. Balasubramanyan, F. Lin, W.W. Cohen, M. Hurst, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media , 2009.

Nonextensive Information Theoretic Kernels on Measures

A.F.T. Martins, N.A. Smith, E.P. Xing, M.A.T. Figueiredo, P.M.Q. AguiarJournal of Machine Learning Research  10 , 2009.

Cube Summing, Approximate Inference with Non-Local Features, and Dynamic Programming without Semirings

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2009.

Logistic Normal Priors for Unsupervised Probabilistic Grammar Induction

S.B. Cohen, K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21 , 2008.

The Shared Logistic Normal Distribution for Grammar Induction

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the NIPS Workshop on Speech and Language: Unsupervised Latent-Variable Models , 2008.

Dynamic Programming Algorithms as Products of Weighted Logic Programs

S.B. Cohen, R.J. Simmons, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Conference on Logic Programming , 2008.  

\ \textbf{Best student paper award.}

Stacking Dependency Parsers

A.F.T. Martins, D. Das, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2008.

Wider Pipelines: $N$-Best Alignments and Parses in MT Training

A. Venugopal, A. Zollmann, N.A. Smith, S. VogelProceedings of the Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas , 2008.

Question Generation as a Competitive Undergraduate Course Project

N.A. Smith, M. Heilman, R. HwaProceedings of the NSF Workshop on the Question Generation Shared Task and Evaluation Challenge , 2008.

Nonextensive Entropic Kernels

A.F.T. Martins, M.A.T. Figueiredo, P.M.Q. Aguiar, N.A. Smith, E.P. XingProceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning , 2008.

Competitive Grammar Writing

J. Eisner, N.A. SmithProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Issues in Teaching Computational Linguistics , 2008.

Rich Source-Side Context for Statistical Machine Translation

K. Gimpel, N.A. SmithProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation , 2008.  

\ \textbf{Five-year retrospective best paper award.}

SOUR CREAM: Toward Semantic Processing of Recipes

D. Tasse, N.A. SmithCarnegie Mellon University :CMU-LTI-08-005 , 2008.

Relative Keyboard Input System

D.R. Rashid, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2008.

What is the Jeopardy Model? A Quasi-Synchronous Grammar for QA

M. Wang, N.A. Smith, T. MitamuraProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning , 2007.  

\ \textbf{Nominated for best paper award.}

Joint Morphological and Syntactic Disambiguation

S.B. Cohen, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning , 2007.

Probabilistic Models of Nonprojective Dependency Trees

D.A. Smith, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning , 2007.

Computationally Efficient M-Estimation of Log-Linear Structure Models

N.A. Smith, D.L. Vail, J.D. LaffertyProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2007.

Novel Estimation Methods for Unsupervised Discovery of Latent Structure in Natural Language Text

N.A. SmithDepartment of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University , 2006.  

Supervised by Jason Eisner

Annealing Structural Bias in Multilingual Weighted Grammar Induction

N.A. Smith, J. EisnerProceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2006.

Vine Parsing and Minimum Risk Reranking for Speed and Precision

M. Dreyer, D.A. Smith, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Natural Language Learning , 2006.

Parsing with Soft and Hard Constraints on Dependency Length

J. Eisner, N.A. SmithProceedings of the International Workshop on Parsing Technologies , 2005.

Context-Based Morphological Disambiguation with Random Fields

N.A. Smith, D.A. Smith, R.W. TrombleProceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference and Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2005.

Compiling Comp Ling: Practical Weighted Dynamic Programming and the Dyna Language

J. Eisner, E. Goldlust, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference and Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2005.

Guiding Unsupervised Grammar Induction Using Contrastive Estimation

N.A. Smith, J. EisnerProceedings of the IJCAI Workshop on Grammatical Inference Applications , 2005.

Contrastive Estimation: Training Log-Linear Models on Unlabeled Data

N.A. Smith, J. EisnerProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2005.  

\ \textbf{Nominated for best paper award.}

Dyna: A Declarative Language for Implementing Dynamic Programs

J. Eisner, E. Goldlust, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, companion volume , 2004.

Bilingual Parsing with Factored Estimation: Using English to Parse Korean

D.A. Smith, N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2004.

Annealing Techniques for Unsupervised Statistical Language Learning

N.A. Smith, J. EisnerProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , 2004.

The Web as a Parallel Corpus

P. Resnik, N.A. SmithComputational Linguistics  29 :3 , 2003.

From Words to Corpora: Recognizing Translation

N.A. SmithProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , 2002.

An Adjective Analysis

N.A. SmithJohns Hopkins University , 2002.

Ellipsis Happens, and Deletion is How

N.A. SmithUniversity of Maryland Working Papers in LinguisticsDepartment of Linguistics, University of Maryland  11 , 2001.  

Undergraduate honors thesis, supervised by Norbert Hornstein

Detection of Translational Equivalence

N.A. SmithDepartment of Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park :4253 , 2001.  

Undergraduate honors thesis, supervised by Philip Resnik

Cairo: An Alignment Visualization Tool

N.A. Smith, M.E. JahrProceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference , 2000.

Statistical Machine Translation

Y. Al-Onaizan, J. Cuřin, M. Jahr, K. Knight, J. Lafferty, D. Melamed, N.A. Smith, F.J. Och, D. Purdy, D. YarowskyJohns Hopkins University :42 , 1999.