2017

TriviaQA: A Large Scale Distantly Supervised Challenge Dataset for Reading Comprehension

M. Joshi, E. Choi, D. Weld, L. ZettlemoyerConference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2017.

Neural AMR: Sequence-to-Sequence Models for Parsing and Generation

I. Konstas, S. Iyer, M. Yatskar, Y. Choi, L. ZettlemoyerConference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2017.

Learning a Neural Semantic Parser from User Feedback

S. Iyer, Y. Konstas, A. Cheung, J. Krishnamurthy, L. ZettlemoyerConference of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2017.

2016

Effective Crowd Annotation for Relation Extraction

A. Liu, S. Soderland, J. Bragg, C.H. Lin, X. Ling, D.S. Weld15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL 2016) , 2016.
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2015

Entity Analysis with Weak Supervision: Typing, Linking, and Attribute Extraction

X. LingComputer Science and EngineeringUniversity of Washington  PhD , 2015.

Relation Extraction: from Ontological Smoothing to Temporal Correspondence

C. ZhangComputer Science and EngineeringUniversity of Washington  PhD , 2015.

University of Washington System for 2015 KBP Cold Start Slot Filling

S. Soderland, N. Hawkins, G. Kim, D.S. WeldText Analysis Conference (TAC) KBP , 2015.
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A Language Model for Extracting Implicit Relations

S. Soderland, G. Kim, N. HawkinsTechnical Report , 2015.
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Design Challenges for Entity Linking

X. Ling, S. Singh, D.S. WeldTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics  3 , 2015.
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Exploiting Parallel News Streams for Unsupervised Event Extraction

C. Zhang, S. Soderland, D.S. WeldTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)  3 , 2015.  

Crawled parallel news streams are available at

http://www.cs.washington.edu/ai/clzhang/sentences.tokens.gz http://www.cs.washington.edu/ai/clzhang/sentences.articleIDs.gz

The github url of this project: https://github.com/zhangcongle/NewsSpikeRe

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Psychological language on twitter predicts county-level heart disease mortality

J.C. Eichstaedt, H.Andrew Schwartz, M.L. Kern, G. Park, D.R. Labarthe, R.M. Merchant, S. Jha, M. Agrawal, L.A. Dziurzynski, M. Sap,  othersPsychological science  26 , 2015.
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Refer-to-as Relations as Semantic Knowledge

S. Feng, S. Ravi, R. Kumar, P. Kuznetsova, W. Liu, A.C. Berg, T.L. Berg, Y. ChoiAAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence , 2015.
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Extreme Extraction: Only One Hour per Relation

R. Hoffmann, L. Zettlemoyer, D.S. WeldCoRR  abs/1506.06418 , 2015.
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2014

Type-Aware Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction with Linked Arguments

M. Koch, J. Gilmer, S. Soderland, D.S. WeldConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2014.

Context-dependent Semantic Parsing for Time Expressions

K. Lee, Y. Artzi, J. Dodge, L. ZettlemoyerProceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers)Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.
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Learning to Solve Arithmetic Word Problems with Verb Categorization

M.J. Hosseini, H. Hajishirzi, O. Etzioni, N. KushmanConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2014.
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Open Question Answering Over Curated and Extracted Knowledge Bases

A. Fader, O. Etzioni, L. ZettlemoyerConference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) , 2014.

Learning to Automatically Solve Algebra Word Problems

N. Kushman, Y. Artzi, L. Zettlemoyer, R. BarzilayAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2014.
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TreeTalk: Composition and compression of trees for image descriptions

P. Kuznetsova, V. Ordonez, T.L. Berg, Y. ChoiTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)  2 , 2014.
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See No Evil, Say No Evil: Description Generation from Densely Labeled Images

M. Yatskar, M. Galley, L. Vanderwende, L. ZettlemoyerJoint Conference on Lexical and Computation Semantics (*SEM) , 2014.
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Keystroke Patterns as Prosody in Digital Writings: A Case Study with Deceptive Reviews and Essays

R. Banerjee, S. Feng, J.Seok Kang, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2014.
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Context Representation for Named Entity Linking

X. Ling, S. Singh, D.S. Weld3rd Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop , 2014.

Learning from Unscripted Deictic Gesture and Language for Human-Robot Interactions

C. Matuszek, L. Bo, L. Zettlemoyer, D. FoxConference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) , 2014.
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Developing Age and Gender Predictive Lexica over Social Media

M. Sap, G. Park, J.C. Eichstaedt, M.L. Kern, D.J. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, L.H. Ungar, H.Andrew SchwartzProceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)Association for Computational Linguistics , 2014.
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ConnotationWordNet: Learning Connotation over the Word+Sense Network

J.Seok Kang, S. Feng, L. Akoglu, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2014.
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Introduction to the special issue on learning semantics.

A. Bordes, L. Bottou, R. Collobert, D. Roth, J. Weston, L. ZettlemoyerMachine Learning  94 , 2014.
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2013

Open Information Extraction to KBP Relation in 3 Hours

S. Soderland, J. Gilmer, R. Bart, O. Etzioni, D.S. WeldText Analysis Conference - Knowledge Base Propagation (KBP) , 2013.

Joint Coreference Resolution and Named-Entity Linking with Multi-pass Sieves

H. Hajishirzi, L. Zilles, D.S. Weld, L. ZettlemoyerConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.
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Harvesting Parallel News Streams to Generate Paraphrases of Event Relations

C. Zhang, D.S. WeldConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.

Extracting Meronyms for a Biology Knowledge Base using Distant Supervision

X. Ling, P. Clark, D.S. WeldACM Workshop on Automatic Knowledge-Base ConstructionACM , 2013.
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Lightly Supervised Learning of Procedural Dialog Systems

S. Volkova, P. Choudhury, C. Quirk, B. Dolan, L.S. ZettlemoyerAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2013.
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Paraphrase-Driven Learning for Open Question Answering

A. Fader, L. Zettlemoyer, O. EtzioniAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2013.

Modeling Missing Data in Distant Supervision for Information Extraction.

A. Ritter, L. Zettlemoyer,  Mausam, O. EtzioniTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)  1 , 2013.

Scaling semantic parsers with on-the-fly ontology matching

T. Kwiatkowski, E. Choi, Y. Artzi, L. ZettlemoyerConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.
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Success with Style: Using Writing Style to Predict the Success of Novels

V.Ganjigunte Ashok, S. Feng, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.
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Weakly Supervised Learning of Semantic Parsers for Mapping Instructions to Actions.

Y. Artzi, L. ZettlemoyerTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)  1 , 2013.

Weakly Supervised Learning of Semantic Parsers for Mapping Instructions to Actions

Y. Artzi, L. ZettlemoyerTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics  1 , 2013.
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Understanding and Quantifying Creativity in Lexical Composition

P. Kuznetsova, J. Chen, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.
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Where Not to Eat? Improving Public Policy by Predicting Hygiene Inspections Using Online Reviews

J. Kang, P. Kuznetsova, M. Luca, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.
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Generalizing Image Captions for Image-Text Parallel Corpus

P. Kuznetsova, V. Ordonez, A.C. Berg, T.L. Berg, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2013.
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BabyTalk: Understanding and Generating Simple Image Descriptions

G. Kulkarni, V. Premraj, V. Ordonez, S. Dhar, S. Li, Y. Choi, A.C. Berg, T.L. BergIEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI)  35 , 2013.
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Automatic Idiom Identification in Wiktionary

G. Muzny, L. ZettlemoyerConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.

Learning to Relate Literal and Sentimental Descriptions of Visual Properties.

M. Yatskar, S. Volkova, A. Celikyilmaz, B. Dolan, L.S. ZettlemoyerNorth American Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) , 2013.
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“Can you give me another word for hyperbaric?”: Improving speech translation using targeted clarification questions

N.Fazil Ayan, A. Mandal, M. Frandsen, J. Zheng, P. Blasco, A. Kathol, F. Béchet, B. Favre, A. Marin, T. Kwiatkowski, M. Ostendorf, L. Zettlemoyer, P. Salletmayr, J. Hirschberg, S. StoyanchevIEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)IEEE , 2013.
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3D Wikipedia: using online text to automatically label and navigate reconstructed geometry

B.C. Russell, R. Martin-Brualla, D.J. Butler, S.M. Seitz, L. ZettlemoyerACM Trans. Graph. (SIGGRAPH Asia)  32 , 2013.

Connotation Lexicon: A Dash of Sentiment Beneath the Surface Meaning

S. Feng, J.Seok Kang, P. Kuznetsova, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2013.
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Learning Distributions over Logical Forms for Referring Expression Generation.

N. FitzGerald, Y. Artzi, L.S. ZettlemoyerConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2013.

From Large Scale Image Categorization to Entry-Level Categories

V. Ordonez, J. Deng, Y. Choi, A.C. Berg, T.L. BergIEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) , 2013.   Awarded Best Paper
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2012

Open Domain Event Extraction from Twitter

A. Ritter,  Mausam, O. Etzioni, S. ClarkKDD , 2012.

Discriminative Learning for Joint Template Filling

E. Minkov, L. ZettlemoyerAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2012.
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Entity Linking at Web Scale

T. Lin,  Mausam, O. EtzioniJoint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction , 2012.
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Rel-grams: A Probabilistic Model of Relations in Text

N. Balasubramanian, S. Soderland,  Mausam, O. EtzioniJoint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction (AKBC-WEKEX) at NAACL , 2012.
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Fine-Grained Entity Recognition

X. Ling, D.S. WeldAAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence , 2012.

Syntactic Stylometry for Deception Detection

S. Feng, R. Banerjee, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2012.
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Ontological Smoothing for Relation Extraction with Minimal Supervision

C. Zhang, R. Hoffmann, D.S. WeldAAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence , 2012.
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Distributional Footprints of Deceptive Product Reviews

S. Feng, L. Xing, A. Gogar, Y. ChoiInternational Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) , 2012.
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Detecting Visual Text

J. Dodge, A. Goyal, X. Han, A. Mensch, M. Mitchell, K. Stratos, K. Yamaguchi, Y. Choi, H. Daumé, A.C. Berg, T.L. BergNorth American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL) , 2012.
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A Probabilistic Model of Syntactic and Semantic Acquisition from Child-Directed Utterances and their Meanings

T. Kwiatkowski, S. Goldwater, L. Zettlemoyer,  SteedmanProceedings of the Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL) , 2012.
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Characterizing Stylistic Elements in Syntactic Structure

S. Feng, R. Banerjee, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2012.
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Collective Generation of Natural Image Descriptions

P. Kuznetsova, V. Ordonez, A.C. Berg, T.L. Berg, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2012.
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2011

Lexical Generalization in CCG Grammar Induction for Semantic Parsing

T. Kwiatkowski, L. Zettlemoyer, S. Goldwater, M. SteedmanProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2011.
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Bootstrapping Semantic Parsers from Conversations

Y. Artzi, L. ZettlemoyerConference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2011.
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Knowledge-Based Weak Supervision for Information Extraction of Overlapping Relations

R. Hoffmann, C. Zhang, X. Ling, L. Zettlemoyer, D. WeldProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2011.

Language of Vandalism: Improving Wikipedia Vandalism Detection via Stylometric Analysis

M. Harpalani, M. Hart, S. Signh, R. Johnson, Y. ChoiAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2011.
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Learning General Connotation of Words using Graph-based Algorithms

S. Feng, R. Bose, Y. ChoiEmpirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2011.
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Gender Attribution: Tracing Stylometric Evidence Beyond Topic and Genre

R. Sarawgi, K. Gajulapalli, Y. ChoiConference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL)Association for Computational Linguistics , 2011.
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Composing Simple Image Descriptions Using Web-scale N-grams

S. Li, G. Kulkarni, T.L. Berg, A.C. Berg, Y. ChoiConference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL)Association for Computational Linguistics , 2011.
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Baby talk: Understanding and generating simple image descriptions

G. Kulkarni, V. Premraj, S. Dhar, S. Li, Y. Choi, A.C. Berg, T.L. BergIEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) , 2011.
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Finding Deceptive Opinion Spam by Any Stretch of the Imagination

M. Ott, Y. Choi, C. Cardie, J.T. HancockAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2011.
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2010

Inducing Probabilistic CCG Grammars from Logical Form with Higher-order Unification

T. Kwiatkowski, L. Zettlemoyer, S. Goldwater, M. SteedmanProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2010.
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2009

Learning Context-dependent Mappings from Sentences to Logical Form

L. Zettlemoyer, M. CollinsProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2009.
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Reinforcement Learning for Mapping Instructions to Actions

S.R.K. Branavan, H. Chen, L. Zettlemoyer, R. BarzilayProceeding of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) , 2009.  *Best Paper Award*
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2008

A Generative Model for Parsing Natural Language to Meaning Representations

W. Lu, H.T. Ng, W.S. Lee, L. ZettlemoyerProceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) , 2008.
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