Human Language Technology

Human Language Technology: Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics (2011) .. Language and Technology Conference LTC 2009, Poznan

Speech Processing

Ladan Baghai-Ravary, Greg Kochanski, John Coleman: Data-Driven Approaches to Objective Evaluation of Phoneme Alignment Systems. 1-11

Maria Barros, Bernd Möbius: Phonetically Transcribed Speech Corpus Designed for Context Based European Portuguese TTS. 12-23

Agnieszka Betkowska Cavalcante, Koichi Shinoda, Sadaoki Furui: Robust Speech Recognition in the Car Environment. 24-34

Aimilios Chalamandaris, Pirros Tsiakoulis, Spyros Raptis, Sotiris Karabetsos: Corpus Design for a Unit Selection TtS System with Application to Bulgarian. 35-46

Mark Kane, Julie Mauclair, Julie Carson-Berndsen: Automatic Identification of Phonetic Similarity Based on Underspecification. 47-58

Thomas Pellegrini, Isabel Trancoso: Error Detection in Broadcast News ASR Using Markov Chains. 59-69

Natalie D. Snoeren, Martine Adda-Decker, Gilles Adda: Pronunciation and Writing Variants in an Under-Resourced Language: The Case of Luxembourgish Mobile N-Deletion. 70-81

Martha Yifiru Tachbelie, Solomon Teferra Abate, Wolfgang Menzel: Morpheme-Based and Factored Language Modeling for Amharic Speech Recognition. 82-93

Stephen Wilson, Julie Carson-Berndsen: The Corpus Analysis Toolkit – Analysing Multilevel Annotations. 94-104

Computational Morphology/Lexicography

Bartosz Ziólko, Mariusz Ziólko: Time Durations of Phonemes in Polish Language for Speech and Speaker Recognition. 105-114

Fumiyo Fukumoto, Yoshimi Suzuki, Kazuyuki Yamashita: Polysemous Verb Classification Using Subcategorization Acquisition and Graph-Based Clustering. 115-126

Yves Lepage, Julien Gosme, Adrien Lardilleux: Estimating the Proximity between Languages by Their Commonality in Vocabulary Structures. 127-138

Malgorzata Marciniak, Agata Savary, Piotr Sikora, Marcin Wolinski: Topos?aw – A Lexicographic Framework for Multi-word Units. 139-150


Mans Hulden: Parsing CFGs and PCFGs with a Chomsky-Schützenberger Representation. 151-160

Vojtech Kovár, Ales Horák, Milos Jakubícek: Syntactic Analysis Using Finite Patterns: A New Parsing System for Czech. 161-171

Marcin Milkowski, Jaroslaw Lipski: Using SRX Standard for Sentence Segmentation. 172-182

Elsa Tolone, Benoît Sagot: Using Lexicon-Grammar Tables for French Verbs in a Large-Coverage Parser. 183-191

Computational Semantics

Fumiyo Fukumoto, Yoshimi Suzuki: Effect of Overt Pronoun Resolution in Topic Tracking. 192-202

Mijail Alexandrov Kabadjov, Alexandra Balahur, Ester Boldrini: Sentiment Intensity: Is It a Good Summary Indicator? 203-212

Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Mahdy Khayyamian, Gholamreza Ghassem-Sani: Syntactic Tree Kernels for Event-Time Temporal Relation Learning. 213-223

Rafal Mlodzki, Adam Przepiórkowski: The WSD Development Environment. 224-233

Julia Romaniuk, Nina Suszczanska, Przemyslaw Szmal: Semantic Analyzer in the Thetos-3 System. 234-244

Amal Zouaq, Michel Gagnon, Benoît Ozell: Unsupervised and Open Ontology-Based Semantic Analysis. 245-256


Paul Bédaride, Claire Gardent: Non Compositional Semantics Using Rewriting. 257-267

Elena Cabrio, Bernardo Magnini: Defining Specialized Entailment Engines Using Natural Logic Relations. 268-279

Dialogue Modeling and Processing

Martin Gruber, Milan Legát, Pavel Ircing, Jan Romportl, Josef Psutka: Czech Senior COMPANION: Wizard of Oz Data Collection and Expressive Speech Corpus Recording and Annotation. 280-290

Vincenzo Pallotta, Rodolfo Delmonte, Antonella Bristot: Abstractive Summarization of Voice Communications. 291-302

Zygmunt Vetulani, Jacek Marciniak: Natural Language Based Communication between Human Users and the Emergency Center: POLINT-112-SMS. 303-314

Justyna Walkowska: Dialogue Organization in Polint-112-SMS. 315-326

Digital Language Resources

Iñaki Alegria, Maxux J. Aranzabe, Xabier Arregi, Xabier Artola, Arantza Díaz de Ilarraza Sánchez, Aingeru Mayor, Kepa Sarasola: Valuable Language Resources and Applications Supporting the Use of Basque. 327-338

Helena Blancafort, Claude de Loupy: Clues to Compare Languages for Morphosyntactic Analysis: A Study Run on Parallel Corpora and Morphosyntactic Lexicons. 339-350

Chris Culy, Verena Lyding: Corpus Clouds – Facilitating Text Analysis by Means of Visualizations. 351-360

Filip Gralinski, Krzysztof Jassem, Roman Kurc: Acquiring Bilingual Lexica from Keyword Listings. 361-370

Girish Nath Jha, Madhav Gopal, Diwakar Mishra: Annotating Sanskrit Corpus: Adapting IL-POSTS. 371-379

Galina Kedrova, Anatoly Yegorov, Maria Volkova: Effective Authoring Procedure for E-learning Courses’ Development in Philological Curriculum Based on LOs Ideology. 380-387

Jedrzej Osinski: Acquisition of Spatial Relations from an Experimental Corpus. 388-399

Adam Przepiórkowski, Piotr Banski: Which XML Standards for Multilevel Corpus Annotation? 400-411

Aurelija Usoniene, Linas Butenas, Birute Ryvityte, Jolanta Sinkuniene, Erika Jasionyte, Algimantas Juozapavicius: Corpus Academicum Lithuanicum: Design Criteria, Methodology, Application. 412-422


Elzbieta Hajnicz: The EM-Based Wordnet Synsets Annotation of NP/PP Heads. 423-434

Radu Ion, Dan Stefanescu: Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation with Lexical Chains and Graph-Based Context Formalization. 435-443

Marek Kubis: An Access Layer to PolNet – Polish WordNet. 444-455

Document Processing

Stefanie Dipper, Martin Schnurrenberger: OTTO: A Tool for Diplomatic Transcription of Historical Texts. 456-467

Monika Nawrot: Automatic Author Attribution for Short Text Documents. 468-477

Julien Desclés, Motasem Alrahabi, Jean-Pierre Desclés: BioExcom: Detection and Categorization of Speculative Sentences in Biomedical Literature. 478-489

Mahmoud El-Haj, Udo Kruschwitz, Chris Fox: Experimenting with Automatic Text Summarisation for Arabic. 490-499

Andrea Esuli, Fabrizio Sebastiani: Enhancing Opinion Extraction by Automatically Annotated Lexical Resources – (Extended Version). 500-511

Tomoki Kondo, Hidetsugu Nanba, Toshiyuki Takezawa, Manabu Okumura: Technical Trend Analysis by Analyzing Research Papers’ Titles. 512-521

Information Processing (IR, IE, other)

Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie, Benoît Sagot, Rosa Stern, Pascal Denis, Gaëlle Recourcé, Victor Mignot: Extracting and Visualizing Quotations from News Wires. 522-532

Alexander Pak: Using Wikipedia to Improve Precision of Contextual Advertising. 533-543

Marco A. Palomino, Tom Wuytack: Unsupervised Extraction of Keywords from News Archives. 544-555

Machine Translation

Kazuho Hirahara, Hidetsugu Nanba, Toshiyuki Takezawa, Manabu Okumura: Automatic Evaluation of Texts by Using Paraphrases. 556-566

Kimmo Kettunen: Packing It All Up in Search for a Language Independent MT Quality Measure Tool – Part Two. 567-576