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All indicated times are in Central European Time (CET).

COLING’2020 has announced in the programme 16 papers that are deemed to be of outstanding quality. The selected papers are all on short-list for Best Paper, which will be revealed in the Closing Session. Outstanding papers are marked in this program with a star, .

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Relation of each paper from the Anthology with the COLING'2020 session where the Q&A will take place: Google Sheets, TSV, JSON.

Programme at a glance.

Birds of a feather sessions at a glance

14:00 - 14:30    Welcome and conference logistics - Room Poblenou

Donia Scott, COLING’2020 General Chair

Joan Gómez Pallarès, Director General of Research of the Dept of Enterprises and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia.

Júlia Miralles de Imperial, Deputy head for the area of Science and Universities, Barcelona City Council.

Enric Vallduví, Vicerector for Research. Pompeu Fabra University.

Leo Wanner, COLING’2020 Local Organization Committee

Horacio Saggion, COLING’2020 Local Organization Committee

Chengqing Zong and Núria Bel, COLING’2020 Program Co-Chairs

Esther Seyffarth, COLING’2020 Virtual Social Chair

14:30 - 15:30    INVITED TALK 1 (live) - Room Poblenou
Chair: ChuRen Huang
  A multivariate multiple regression approach to the mental lexicon
Harald Baayen
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft
Eberhard Karls Universität
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG1 - Language Modelling 1 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Fei Huang
Co-Chair: Wenjuan Han
   Exploring Controllable Text Generation Techniques
Shrimai Prabhumoye1, Alan W Black1, Ruslan Salakhutdinov2
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2CMU
   Infusing Sequential Information into Conditional Masked Translation Model with Self-Review Mechanism
Pan Xie1, Zhi Cui2, Xiuying Chen3, XiaoHui Hu4, Jianwei Cui2, Bin Wang2
1+8613126899683, 2Xiaomi AI Lab, 3Peking University, 4Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS)
   Building Hierarchically Disentangled Language Models for Text Generation with Named Entities
Yash Agarwal1, Devansh Batra1, Ganesh Bagler2
1Netaji Subhas University of Technology, 2Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi)
   CharBERT: Character-aware Pre-trained Language Model
Wentao Ma1, Yiming Cui2, Chenglei Si3, Ting Liu2, Shijin Wang1, Guoping Hu1
1iFLYTEK Research, 2Harbin Institute of Technology, 3University of Maryland, College Park
   A Graph Representation of Semi-structured Data for Web Question Answering
xingyao zhang1, Linjun Shou2, Jian Pei3, Ming Gong4, Lijie Wen5, Daxin Jiang2
1, 2STCA NLP Group, Microsoft, 3Simon Fraser University, 4STCA NLP Group, Microsoft (China), 5School of Software, Tsinghua University
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG2 - Information Extraction 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Carlos Ramisch
Co-Chair: Lucia Donatelli
   Catching Attention with Automatic Pull Quote Selection
Tanner Bohn and Charles Ling
Western University
   MZET: Memory Augmented Zero-Shot Fine-grained Named Entity Typing
Tao Zhang1, Congying Xia1, Chun-Ta Lu2, Philip Yu3
1University of Illinois at Chicago, 2Google, 3Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago
   Span-based Joint Entity and Relation Extraction with Attention-based Span-specific and Contextual Semantic Representations
bin ji, Jie Yu, Shasha Li, Jun Ma, Qingbo Wu, Yusong Tan, Huijun Liu
college of computer, national university of defense technology
   Hierarchical Chinese Legal event extraction via Pedal Attention Mechanism
Shirong Shen, Guilin Qi, Zhen Li, Sheng Bi, Lusheng Wang
Southeast University
   Is Killed More Significant than Fled? A Contextual Model for Salient Event Detection
Disha Jindal1, Daniel Deutsch2, Dan Roth2
1Google, 2University of Pennsylvania
15:30 - 16:00    Session POSTER1 - Sentiment and Emotion. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Appraisal Theories for Emotion Classification in Text
Jan Hofmann1, Enrica Troiano1, Kai Sassenberg2, Roman Klinger1
1University of Stuttgart, 2IWM Tübingen
   A Symmetric Local Search Network for Emotion-Cause Pair Extraction
Zifeng Cheng1, Zhiwei Jiang2, Yafeng Yin2, Hua Yu1, Qing Gu1
1Nanjing University, 2State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University
   Jointly Learning Aspect-Focused and Inter-Aspect Relations with Graph Convolutional Networks for Aspect Sentiment Analysis
Bin Liang1, Rongdi Yin1, Lin Gui2, Jiachen Du1, Ruifeng Xu1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, 2University of Warwick
   METNet: A Mutual Enhanced Transformation Network for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Bin Jiang1, Jing Hou1, Wanyue Zhou1, Chao Yang1, Shihan Wang2, Liang Pang3
1Hunan University, 2Utrecht University, 3Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Making the Best Use of Review Summary for Sentiment Analysis
Sen Yang1, Leyang Cui2, Jun Xie3, Yue Zhang1
1Westlake University, 2Zhejiang University , Westlake University, 3Alibaba
   From Sentiment Annotations to Sentiment Prediction through Discourse Augmentation
Patrick Huber and Giuseppe Carenini
University of British Columbia
   End-to-End Emotion-Cause Pair Extraction with Graph Convolutional Network
Ying Chen1, Wenjun Hou1, Shoushan Li2, Caicong Wu1, Xiaoqiang Zhang1
1China Agricultural University, 2Soochow University
   A Unified Sequence Labeling Model for Emotion Cause Pair Extraction
Xinhong Chen1, Qing Li2, Jianping Wang1
1City University of Hong Kong, 2the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
   Regrexit or not Regrexit: Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis in Polarized Contexts
Vorakit Vorakitphan1, Marco Guerini2, Elena Cabrio3, Serena Villata4
1Université Côte d’Azur, Inria, CNRS, I3S, France, 2Fondazione Bruno Kessler, 3Université Côte d’Azur, Inria, CNRS, I3S, 4Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, Inria, I3S
   Affective and Contextual Embedding for Sarcasm Detection
Nastaran Babanejad1, Heidar Davoudi2, Aijun An3, Manos Papagelis3
1York University of Canada, 2Ontario Tech University, 3York University
   Understanding Pre-trained BERT for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Hu Xu1, Lei Shu2, Philip Yu3, Bing Liu4
1Facebook, 2Amazon Alexa AI, 3Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago, 4University of Illinois at Chicago
   Weighed Domain-Invariant Representation Learning for Cross-domain Sentiment Analysis
Minlong Peng and Qi Zhang
Fudan University
   Improving Sentiment Analysis over non-English Tweets using Multilingual Transformers and Automatic Translation for Data-Augmentation
Valentin Barriere and Alexandra Balahur
Joint Research Center
   Joint Aspect Extraction and Sentiment Analysis with Directional Graph Convolutional Networks
Guimin Chen1, Yuanhe Tian2, Yan Song3
1Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, 2Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, 3CUHK-SZ
16:00 - 16:30    Session IND1 - INDUSTRY TRACK: Dialogue - Room Gràcia
Chair: Jianguo Zhang
   Evaluating Cross-Lingual Transfer Learning Approaches in Multilingual Conversational Agent Models
Lizhen Tan and Olga Golovneva
   Data-Efficient Paraphrase Generation to Bootstrap Intent Classification and Slot Labeling for New Features in Task-Oriented Dialog Systems
Shailza Jolly, Tobias Falke, Caglar Tirkaz and Daniil Sorokin
Leveraging User Paraphrasing Behavior In Dialog Systems To Automatically Collect Annotations For Long-Tail Utterances
Tobias Falke, Markus Boese, Daniil Sorokin, Caglar Tirkaz and Patrick Lehnen
   Query Distillation: BERT-based Distillation for Ensemble Ranking
Wangshu Zhang, Junhong Liu, Zujie Wen, Yafang Wang and Gerard de Melo
   Semantic Diversity for Natural Language Understanding Evaluation in Dialog Systems
Enrico Palumbo, Andrea Mezzalira, Cristina Marco, Alessandro Manzotti and Daniele Amberti
16:00 - 16:30    Session ROADMAPS 1 - INDUSTRY ROADMAPS 1 (live) - Room Eixample
Chair: Fei Yu Xu
Co-Chair: Christian Reisswig
   LUGE: An Open Source Project of Chinese NLP Datasets. Baidu
   NLP at Lenovo
   Information extraction for cancer research and multi-modal language understanding/ generation at AIRC
   Expert.AI: Natural Language Expertise for Explainable and Practical AI
Expert AI
16:00 - 16:30    Session POSTER2 - Applications. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Train Once, and Decode As You Like
Chao Tian1, Yifei Wang2, Hao Cheng1, Yijiang Lian3, Zhihua Zhang2
1Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Peking University, 2School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, 3Baidu Inc.
   A Representation Learning Approach to Animal Biodiversity Conservation
Meet Mukadam, Mandhara Jayaram, Yongfeng Zhang
Rutgers University
   Integrating External Event Knowledge for Script Learning
Shangwen Lv1, Fuqing Zhu1, Songlin Hu2
1Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Information Engineering, CAS
   Pointing to Subwords for Generating Function Names in Source Code
Shogo Fujita1, Hidetaka Kamigaito1, Hiroya Takamura2, Manabu Okumura1
1Tokyo institute of technology, 2The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
   Heterogeneous Graph Neural Networks to Predict What Happen Next
Jianming Zheng, Fei Cai, Yanxiang Ling, Honghui Chen
National University of Defense Technology
   CEREC: A Corpus for Entity Resolution in Email Conversations
Parag Pravin Dakle and Dan Moldovan
The University of Texas at Dallas
   SQL Generation via Machine Reading Comprehension
ZEYU YAN1, Jianqiang Ma1, Yang Zhang2, Jianping Shen3
1Ping An Life, AI Department, 2AI Department, Pingan Life Insurance, 3Ping An Life
   Towards Privacy by Design in Learner Corpora Research: A Case of On-the-fly Pseudonymization of Swedish Learner Essays
Elena Volodina1, Yousuf Ali Mohammed1, Sandra Derbring1, Arild Matsson1, Beata Megyesi2
1University of Gothenburg,
   PG-GSQL: Pointer-Generator Network with Guide Decoding for Cross-Domain Context-Dependent Text-to-SQL Generation
Huajie Wang, Mei Li, Lei Chen
East China Normal University
   Neural Approaches for Natural Language Interfaces to Databases: A Survey
Radu Cristian Alexandru Iacob1, Florin Brad2, Elena-Simona APOSTOL1, Ciprian-Octavian Truică1, Ionel Alexandru Hosu3, Traian Rebedea1
1University Politehnica of Bucharest, 2Bitdefender, 3Politehnica University of Bucharest
   Predicting Stance Change Using Modular Architectures
Aldo Porco and Dan Goldwasser
Purdue University
   Leveraging HTML in Free Text Web Named Entity Recognition
Colin Ashby and David Weir
University of Sussex
   Multimodal Review Generation with Privacy and Fairness Awareness
Xuan-Son Vu1, Thanh-Son Nguyen2, Duc-Trong Le3, Lili Jiang4
1PhD Student, 2A*STAR, 3UET, Vietnam National University in Hanoi, Vietnam, 4Department of Computing Science, Umeå University, Sweden
   Generating Equation by Utilizing Operators : GEO model
Kyung Seo Ki, Donggeon Lee, Bugeun Kim, Gahgene Gweon
Seoul National University
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG3 - Dialogue 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Wanxiang Che
Co-Chair: Evan Jaffe
   Improving Abstractive Dialogue Summarization with Graph Structures and Topic Words
Lulu Zhao, Weiran Xu, Jun Guo
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
   Speaker-change Aware CRF for Dialogue Act Classification
Guokan Shang1, Antoine Tixier2, Michalis Vazirgiannis3, Jean-Pierre Lorré4
1École Polytechnique, 2Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, 3Ecole Polytechnique, 4Linagora
   LAVA: Latent Action Spaces via Variational Auto-encoding for Dialogue Policy Optimization
Nurul Lubis1, Christian Geishauser2, Michael Heck1, Hsien-chin Lin1, Marco Moresi2, Carel van Niekerk1, Milica Gasic2
1Heinrich Heine University, 2Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf
   Recent Neural Methods on Slot Filling and Intent Classification for Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems: A Survey
Samuel Louvan1 and Bernardo Magnini2
1University of Trento - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, 2FBK
Re-framing Incremental Deep Language Models for Dialogue Processing with Multi-task Learning
Morteza Rohanian and Julian Hough
Queen Mary University of London
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG4 - Information Extraction 2 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Carlos Ramisch
Co-Chair: Danielly Sorato
   AprilE: Attention with Pseudo Residual Connection for Knowledge Graph Embedding
Yuzhang Liu1, Peng Wang1, Yingtai Li2, Yizhan Shao1, Zhongkai Xu1
1Southeast University, 2Southeast university, China
   Variational Autoencoder with Embedded Student-t Mixture Model for Authorship Attribution
Benedikt Boenninghoff1, Steffen Zeiler1, Robert Nickel2, Dorothea Kolossa1
1Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 2Bucknell University
   Knowledge Graph Embeddings in Geometric Algebras
Chengjin Xu1, Mojtaba Nayyeri1, Yung-Yu Chen1, Jens Lehmann2
1University of Bonn, 2University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS
   Exploiting Node Content for Multiview Graph Convolutional Network and Adversarial Regularization
Qiuhao Lu1, Nisansa de Silva1, Dejing Dou1, Thien Huu Nguyen1, Prithviraj Sen2, Berthold Reinwald2, Yunyao Li3
1University of Oregon, 2IBM Research, 3IBM Research - Almaden
   RatE: Relation-Adaptive Translating Embedding for Knowledge Graph Completion
Hao Huang1, Guodong Long2, Tao Shen3, Jing Jiang3, Chengqi Zhang3
1Univerisity of Technology Sydney, 2UTS, 3University of Technology Sydney
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG5 - Sentiment Analysis 1 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Frank Xing
Co-Chair: Zhaopeng Tu
   SentiX: A Sentiment-Aware Pre-Trained Model for Cross-Domain Sentiment Analysis
Jie Zhou1, Junfeng Tian2, Rui Wang2, Yuanbin Wu1, Wenming Xiao2, liang he1
1East China Normal University, 2Alibaba Group
   Bayes-enhanced Lifelong Attention Networks for Sentiment Classification
Hao Wang1, Shuai Wang2, Sahisnu Mazumder3, Bing Liu3, Yan Yang1, Tianrui Li1
1Southwest Jiaotong University, 2Amazon AI, 3University of Illinois at Chicago
   Arabizi Language Models for Sentiment Analysis
Gaétan Baert1, Souhir Gahbiche2, Guillaume Gadek3, Alexandre Pauchet4
1INSA Rouen Normandy - LITIS, 2AIRBUS, 3Normandie Univ, INSA Rouen, LITIS, 76000 Rouen, France ; Airbus DS, 4Normandy University - INSA Rouen Normandy - LITIS
   Author’s Sentiment Prediction
Mohaddeseh Bastan, Mahnaz Koupaee, Youngseo Son, Richard Sicoli, Niranjan Balasubramanian
Stony Brook University
   Modeling Local Contexts for Joint Dialogue Act Recognition and Sentiment Classification with Bi-channel Dynamic Convolutions
Jingye Li, Hao Fei, Donghong Ji
Wuhan University
16:30 - 17:00    Session POSTER3 - Applications: Biomedical, health records and medical texts. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Named Entity Recognition for Chinese biomedical patents
Yuting Hu and Suzan Verberne
LIACS, Leiden University
   Learning Health-Bots from Training Data that was Automatically Created using Paraphrase Detection and Expert Knowledge
Anna Liednikova1, Philippe Jolivet2, Alexandre Durand-Salmon2, Claire Gardent3
   A Joint Learning Approach based on Self-Distillation for Keyphrase Extraction from Scientific Documents
Tuan Lai1, Trung Bui2, Doo Soon Kim2, Quan Hung Tran2
1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2Adobe Research
   Enhancing Clinical BERT Embedding using a Biomedical Knowledge Base
Boran Hao1, Henghui Zhu2, Ioannis Paschalidis1
1Boston University, 2Amazon
   TIMBERT: Toponym Identifier For The Medical Domain Based on BERT
MohammadReza Davari, Leila Kosseim, Tien Bui
Concordia University
   BioMedBERT: A Pre-trained Biomedical Language Model for QA and IR
SOURADIP CHAKRABORTY1, Ekaba Bisong2, Shweta Bhatt3, Thomas Wagner4, Riley Elliott4, Francesco Mosconi5
1Indian Statistical Institute, 2Carleton University, 3Jupiter, 4TPHS Research, 5Zero to Deep Learning
   Extracting Adherence Information from Electronic Health Records
Jordan Sanders1, Meghana Gudala2, Kathleen Hamilton1, Nishtha Prasad1, Jordan Stovall2, Eduardo Blanco1, Jane E Hamilton2, Kirk Roberts2
1University of North Texas, 2University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
   Identifying Depressive Symptoms from Tweets: Figurative Language Enabled Multitask Learning Framework
Shweta Yadav1, Jainish Chauhan2, Joy Prakash Sain3, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan3, Amit Sheth4, Jeremiah Schumm3
1National Library of Medicine, 2Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, 3Wright State University, 4University of South Carolina
   French Biomedical Text Simplification: When Small and Precise Helps
Rémi Cardon1 and Natalia Grabar2
1CNRS UMR 8163 STL Université de Lille, 2CNRS STL UMR8163, Université de Lille
   Summarizing Medical Conversations via Identifying Important Utterances
Yan Song1, Yuanhe Tian2, Nan Wang3, Fei Xia4
1CUHK-SZ, 2Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, 3Hunan University, 4University of Washington
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG6 - Language Modelling 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Sebastian Ruder
Co-Chair: Harish Tayyar Madabushi
   Probing Multimodal Embeddings for Linguistic Properties: the Visual-Semantic Case
Adam Dahlgren Lindström, Johanna Björklund, Suna Bensch, Frank Drewes
Umeå University
Linguistic Profiling of a Neural Language Model
Alessio Miaschi1, Dominique Brunato2, Felice Dell'Orletta3, Giulia Venturi4
1University of Pisa, 2Institute of Computational Linguistics "A. Zampolli" (ILC-CNR), Pisa, 3ItaliaNLP LAb @ Institute for Computational Linguistics "Antonio Zampolli", ILC - CNR, 4Institute of Computational Linguistics "Antonio Zampolli" (ILC-CNR)
   IndoLEM and IndoBERT: A Benchmark Dataset and Pre-trained Language Model for Indonesian NLP
Fajri Koto1, Afshin Rahimi2, Jey Han Lau1, Timothy Baldwin1
1The University of Melbourne, 2The University of Queensland
   A Closer Look at Linguistic Knowledge in Masked Language Models: The Case of Relative Clauses in American English
Marius Mosbach, Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb, Marie-Pauline Krielke, Badr M. Abdullah, Dietrich Klakow
Saarland University
   Modeling language evolution and feature dynamics in a realistic geographic environment
Rhea Kapur1 and Phillip Rogers2
1The Pingry School, 2University of California Santa Barbara
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG7 - Sentiment Analysis 2 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Rui Xia
Co-Chair: Yufang Hou
   Syntax-Aware Graph Attention Network for Aspect-Level Sentiment Classification
Lianzhe Huang1, Xin Sun1, Sujian Li2, Linhao Zhang1, Houfeng Wang1
1Peking University,
   Attention Transfer Network for Aspect-level Sentiment Classification
Fei Zhao1, Zhen Wu1, Xinyu Dai2
1Nanjing University, 2National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University
   Label Correction Model for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Qianlong Wang and Jiangtao Ren
Sun Yat-sen University
   Aspect-Category based Sentiment Analysis with Hierarchical Graph Convolutional Network
Hongjie Cai1, Yaofeng Tu2, Xiangsheng Zhou2, Jianfei Yu1, Rui Xia1
1Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2ZTE Corporation, Shenzhen, China
   Constituency Lattice Encoding for Aspect Term Extraction
Yunyi Yang1, Kun Li1, Xiaojun Quan1, Weizhou Shen1, Qinliang Su2
1School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, 2Sun Yat-sen University
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG8 - Applications1 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Miryam de Lhoneux
   A Corpus for Argumentative Writing Support in German
Thiemo Wambsganss1, Christina Niklaus2, Matthias Söllner3, Siegfried Handschuh2, Jan Marco Leimeister4
1University of St.Gallen, 2University of St. Gallen, 3University of Kassel, 4University of St.Gallen & University of Kassel
   Do Word Embeddings Capture Spelling Variation?
Dong Nguyen1 and Jack Grieve2
1Utrecht University, 2University of Birmingham
   Don’t take “nswvtnvakgxpm” for an answer –The surprising vulnerability of automatic content scoring systems to adversarial input
Yuning Ding1, Brian Riordan2, Andrea Horbach3, Aoife Cahill4, Torsten Zesch5
1University Duisburg Essen, 2ETS, 3University of Duisburg-Essen, 4Educational Testing Service, 5Language Technology Lab, University of Duisburg-Essen
   Automated Prediction of Examinee Proficiency from Short-Answer Questions
Le An Ha1, Victoria Yaneva2, Polina Harik3, Ravi Pandian3, Amy Morales3, Brian Clauser3
1RGCL, RIILP, University of Wolverhampton, 2University of Wolverhampton; National Board of Medical Examiners, 3National Board of Medical Examiners
   Exploring Cross-sentence Contexts for Named Entity Recognition with BERT
Jouni Luoma and Sampo Pyysalo
University of Turku
17:00 - 17:30    Session POSTER4 - Applications: Legal, financial, business, humanities. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Cross-lingual Annotation Projection in Legal Texts
Andrea Galassi1, Kasper Drazewski2, Marco Lippi3, Paolo Torroni4
1University of Bologna, 2Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs, 3University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 4Alma Mater - Università di Bologna
   Deep Learning Framework for Measuring the Digital Strategy of Companies from Earnings Calls
Ahmed Ghanim Al-Ali1, Robert Phaal1, Donald Sull2
1Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 2MIT Sloan School of Management
   A Dataset and Evaluation Framework for Complex Geographical Description Parsing
Egoitz Laparra and Steven Bethard
University of Arizona
   DocBank: A Benchmark Dataset for Document Layout Analysis
Minghao Li1, Yiheng Xu2, Lei Cui2, Shaohan Huang2, Furu Wei3, Zhoujun Li1, Ming Zhou2
1Beihang University, 2Microsoft Research Asia, 3Microsoft Research
   Building Large-Scale English and Korean Datasets for Aspect-Level Sentiment Analysis in Automotive Domain
Dongmin Hyun, Junsu Cho, Hwanjo Yu
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
   A High Precision Pipeline for Financial Knowledge Graph Construction
Sarah Elhammadi1, Laks V.S. Lakshmanan1, Raymond Ng1, Michael Simpson1, Baoxing Huai2, Zhefeng Wang2, Lanjun Wang2
1University of British Columbia, 2Huawei
   Financial Sentiment Analysis: An Investigation into Common Mistakes and Silver Bullets
Frank Xing1, Lorenzo Malandri2, Yue Zhang3, Erik Cambria1
1Nanyang Technological University, 2University of Milan - Bicocca, 3Westlake University
   Answering Legal Questions by Learning Neural Attentive Text Representation
Phi Manh Kien1, Ha-Thanh Nguyen2, Ngo Xuan Bach1, Vu Tran2, Minh Le Nguyen2, Tu Minh Phuong1
1Department of Computer Science, Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
   Joint Transformer/RNN Architecture for Gesture Typing in Indic Languages
Emil Biju1, Anirudh Sriram1, Mitesh M. Khapra1, Pratyush Kumar2
1Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2IIT Madras
   Automatic Charge Identification from Facts: A Few Sentence-Level Charge Annotations is All You Need
Shounak Paul1, Pawan Goyal2, Saptarshi Ghosh2
1Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2IIT Kharagpur
   Context-Aware Text Normalisation for Historical Dialects
Maria Sukhareva
Goethe University Frankfurt
   RuSemShift: a dataset of historical lexical semantic change in Russian
Julia Rodina1 and Andrey Kutuzov2
1National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2University of Oslo
   Exploring Amharic Sentiment Analysis from Social Media Texts: Building Annotation Tools and Classification Models
Seid Muhie Yimam1, Hizkiel Mitiku Alemayehu2, Abinew Ayele3, Chris Biemann1
1Universität Hamburg, 2Università di Bologna, 3University of Hamburg, Bahir Dar University
   Effective Few-Shot Classification with Transfer Learning
Aakriti Gupta1, Kapil Thadani2, Neil O'Hare2
1Verizon Media, 2Yahoo Research
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG9 - Multimodal 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Iacer Calixto
Co-Chair: Orphee Declerq
   SWAFN: Sentimental Words Aware Fusion Network for Multimodal Sentiment Analysis
Minping Chen and Xia Li
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
   Multimodal Topic-Enriched Auxiliary Learning for Depression Detection
Minghui An, Jingjing Wang, Shoushan Li, Guodong Zhou
Soochow University
   Imagining Grounded Conceptual Representations from Perceptual Information in Situated Guessing Games
Alessandro Suglia1, Antonio Vergari2, Ioannis Konstas1, Yonatan Bisk3, Emanuele Bastianelli1, Andrea Vanzo1, Oliver Lemon1
1Heriot-Watt University, 2University of California, Los Angeles, 3Carnegie Mellon University
   Situated and Interactive Multimodal Conversations
Seungwhan Moon1, Satwik Kottur2, Paul Crook3, Ankita De3, Shivani Poddar2, Theodore Levin4, David Whitney3, Daniel Difranco3, Ahmad Beirami3, Eunjoon Cho3, Rajen Subba3, Alborz Geramifard5
1Facebook Conversational AI, 2Carnegie Mellon University, 3Facebook, 4Facebook Asssistant, 5Facebook AI
   Meet Changes with Constancy: Learning Invariance in Multi-Source Translation
Jianfeng Liu1, Ling Luo2, Xiang Ao3, Yan Song4, Haoran Xu1, Jian Ye1
1Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 3Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4CUHK-SZ
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG10 - Machine learning 1 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jong C. Park
Co-Chair: Jacopo Tagliabue
   Enhancing Neural Models with Vulnerability via Adversarial Attack
Rong Zhang1, Qifei Zhou1, Bo An2, Weiping Li1, Tong Mo1, Bo Wu3
1Peking University, 2Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab
   R-VGAE: Relational-variational Graph Autoencoder for Unsupervised Prerequisite Chain Learning
Irene Li1, Alexander Fabbri1, Swapnil Hingmire2, Dragomir Radev1
1Yale University, 2TRDDC, TCS Research And Innovation
   Fine-tuning BERT for Low-Resource Natural Language Understanding via Active Learning
Daniel Grießhaber1, Johannes Maucher1, Ngoc Thang Vu2
1Hochschule der Medien, 2University of Stuttgart
   Exploring End-to-End Differentiable Natural Logic Modeling
Yufei Feng1, Zi'ou Zheng1, Quan Liu2, Michael Greenspan1, Xiaodan Zhu1
1Queen's University, 2National Engineering Laboratory for Speech and Language Information Processing, University of Science and Technology of China; State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Intelligence, iFLYTEK Research, Hefei, China
   A Semantically Consistent and Syntactically Variational Encoder-Decoder Framework for Paraphrase Generation
Wenqing Chen1, Jidong Tian2, Liqiang Xiao3, Hao He4, Yaohui Jin4
1State Key Lab of Advanced Optical Communication System and Network, Shanghai Jiao Tong University;Artificial Intelligence Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2State Key Lab of Advanced Optical Communication System and Network, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Artificial Intelligence Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 3Artificial Intelligence Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 4Shanghai Jiao Tong University
17:30 - 18:00    Session POSTER5 - Semantics 1. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Tiny Word Embeddings Using Globally Informed Reconstruction
Sora Ohashi1, Mao Isogawa1, Tomoyuki Kajiwara2, Yuki Arase2
1Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, 2Osaka University
   Improving Word Embeddings through Iterative Refinement of Word- and Character-level Models
Phong Ha1, Shanshan Zhang1, Nemanja Djuric2, Slobodan Vucetic1
1Temple University, 2Uber ATG
   Probing Multilingual BERT for Genetic and Typological Signals
Taraka Rama1, Lisa Beinborn2, Steffen Eger3
1University of North Texas at Denton, 2Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3NLLG Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt
   Learning Efficient Task-Specific Meta-Embeddings with Word Prisms
Jingyi He1, KC Tsiolis1, Kian Kenyon-Dean2, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung2
1Mila, McGill University, 2McGill University
   Always Keep your Target in Mind: Studying Semantics and Improving Performance of Neural Lexical Substitution
Nikolay Arefyev1, Boris Sheludko2, Alexander Podolskiy3, Alexander Panchenko4
1Lomonosov Moscow State University, Samsung R&D Institute, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia, 2Samsung R&D Institute Russia, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 3Samsung Research Russia, 4Skolkovo Institue of Science and Technology
   Word Embedding Binarization with Semantic Information Preservation
Samarth Navali, Praneet Sherki, Ramesh Inturi, Vanraj Vala
Samsung Research, Bangalore
   How Relevant Are Selectional Preferences for Transformer-based Language Models?
Eleni Metheniti1, Tim Van de Cruys2, Nabil Hathout3
1CLLE-CNRS and IRIT-CNRS, 2University of Leuven, 3CLLE/ERSS, CNRS & Université de Toulouse
   Embedding Semantic Taxonomies
Alyssa Lees1, Chris Welty2, Shubin Zhao3, Jacek Korycki1, Sara Mc Carthy1
1Google, 2NA, 3Google Research
   A Retrofitting Model for Incorporating Semantic Relations into Word Embeddings
Sapan Shah1, Sreedhar Reddy1, Pushpak Bhattacharyya2
1Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, 2Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna
   Lexical Relation Mining in Neural Word Embeddings
Aishwarya Jadhav1, Yifat Amir2, Zachary Pardos3
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2Google, 3UC Berkeley
   A BERT-based Dual Embedding Model for Chinese Idiom Prediction
Minghuan Tan and Jing Jiang
Singapore Management University
   BERT-based Cohesion Analysis of Japanese Texts
Nobuhiro Ueda1, Daisuke Kawahara2, Sadao Kurohashi1
1Kyoto University, 2Waseda University
   Schema Aware Semantic Reasoning for Interpreting Natural Language Queries in Enterprise Settings
Jaydeep Sen1, Tanaya Babtiwale2, Kanishk Saxena3, Yash Butala4, Sumit Bhatia1, Karthik Sankaranarayanan1
1IBM Research AI, 2NMIMS University, 3Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, 4Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
18:00 - 18:30    Session LONG11 - Semantics 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Jose Camacho-Collados
Co-Chair: Guy Emerson
   Multilingual Irony Detection with Dependency Syntax and Neural Models
Alessandra Teresa Cignarella1, Valerio Basile2, Manuela Sanguinetti3, Cristina Bosco4, Paolo Rosso5, Farah Benamara6
1Dipartimento di Informatica - Università degli studi di Torino, 2University of Turin, 3University of Cagliari, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 4Dipartimento di Informatica - Università di Torino, 5Universitat Politècnica de València, 6University of toulouse
   What Can We Learn from Noun Substitutions in Revision Histories?
Talita Anthonio and Michael Roth
University of Stuttgart
   Specializing Unsupervised Pretraining Models for Word-Level Semantic Similarity
Anne Lauscher1, Ivan Vulić2, Edoardo Maria Ponti3, Anna Korhonen2, Goran Glavaš1
1University of Mannheim, 2University of Cambridge, 3Mila Montreal / University of Cambridge
   Harnessing Cross-lingual Features to Improve Cognate Detection for Low-resource Languages
Diptesh Kanojia1, Raj Dabre2, Shubham Dewangan3, Pushpak Bhattacharyya4, Gholamreza Haffari5, Malhar Kulkarni6
1IITB-Monash Research Academy, 2NICT, 3IIT Bombay, 4Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna, 5Monash University, 6IIT Bombay, India
   Bridging the Gap in Multilingual Semantic Role Labeling: a Language-Agnostic Approach
Simone Conia and Roberto Navigli
Sapienza University of Rome
18:00 - 18:30    Session LONG12 - Simplification - Room Gràcia
Chair: Carolina Scarton
   On the Helpfulness of Document Context to Sentence Simplification
Renliang Sun, Zhe Lin, Xiaojun Wan
Peking University
   AutoMeTS: The Autocomplete for Medical Text Simplification
Hoang Van1, David Kauchak2, Gondy Leroy1
1University of Arizona, 2Pomona College
   Multi-Word Lexical Simplification
Piotr Przybyła1 and Matthew Shardlow2
1Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2Manchester Metropolitan University
18:00 - 18:30    Session SHORT1 - Machine Learning methods. Short papers - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jinhua Du
   Exploring the zero-shot limit of FewRel
alberto cetoli
   A Deep Generative Distance-Based Classifier for Out-of-Domain Detection with Mahalanobis Space
Hong Xu, Keqing He, Yuanmeng Yan, Sihong Liu, Zijun Liu, Weiran XU
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
   Contrastive Zero-Shot Learning for Cross-Domain Slot Filling with Adversarial Attack
Keqing He1, Jinchao Zhang2, Yuanmeng Yan1, Weiran XU1, Cheng Niu3, Jie Zhou4
1Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 2Pattern Recognition Center, WeChat AI, Tencent, 3Tencent America, 4Tencent Inc.
   DoLFIn: Distributions over Latent Features for Interpretability
Phong Le1 and Willem Zuidema2
1Amazon, 2University of Amsterdam
   Contextual Argument Component Classification for Class Discussions
Luca Lugini and Diane Litman
University of Pittsburgh
On the Practical Ability of Recurrent Neural Networks to Recognize Hierarchical Languages
Satwik Bhattamishra1, Kabir Ahuja2, Navin Goyal3
1Microsoft Research India, 2Microsoft Research, 3Microsoft
   Pre-trained Language Model Based Active Learning for Sentence Matching
Guirong Bai1, Shizhu He1, Kang Liu1, Jun Zhao2, Zaiqing Nie3
1Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Alibaba
   Event-Guided Denoising for Multilingual Relation Learning
Amith Ananthram1, Emily Allaway1, Kathleen McKeown2
1Columbia University, 2Columbia University and Amazon (Amazon Scholar)
   Using a Penalty-based Loss Re-estimation Method to Improve Implicit Discourse Relation Classification
xiao li1, Yu Hong1, Huibin Ruan1, Zhen Huang2
1Soochow University, 2National University of Defense Technology
18:00 - 18:30    Session POSTER6 - Information Extraction and Knowledge Graphs. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   A Review of Dataset and Labeling Methods for Causality Extraction
Jinghang Xu, Wanli Zuo, Shining Liang, Xianglin Zuo
Jilin University
   Knowledge Graph Embedding with Atrous Convolution and Residual Learning
Feiliang Ren, Juchen Li, Huihui Zhang, Shilei Liu, Bochao Li, Ruicheng Ming, Yujia Bai
Northerstern University
   KnowDis: Knowledge Enhanced Data Augmentation for Event Causality Detection via Distant Supervision
Xinyu Zuo1, Yubo Chen1, Kang Liu1, Jun Zhao2
1Institute of automation, Chinese academy of sciences, 2Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Graph Enhanced Dual Attention Network for Document-Level Relation Extraction
Bo Li, Wei Ye, Zhonghao Sheng, Rui Xie, Xiangyu Xi, Shikun Zhang
Peking University
   Joint Entity and Relation Extraction for Legal Documents with Legal Feature Enhancement
Yanguang Chen1, Yuanyuan Sun1, Zhihao Yang2, Hongfei LIN1
1Dalian University of Technology, 2Dalian University of Technogy
   TPLinker: Single-stage Joint Extraction of Entities and Relations Through Token Pair Linking
Yucheng Wang1, Bowen Yu1, Yueyang Zhang2, Tingwen Liu1, Hongsong Zhu1, Limin Sun1
1Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Baidu, Inc
   TeRo: A Time-aware Knowledge Graph Embedding via Temporal Rotation
Chengjin Xu1, Mojtaba Nayyeri1, Fouad Alkhoury2, Hamed Shariat Yazdi1, Jens Lehmann3
1University of Bonn, 2Uni Bonn, 3University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS
   Meta-Information Guided Meta-Learning for Few-Shot Relation Classification
Bowen Dong1, Yuan Yao1, Ruobing Xie2, Tianyu Gao3, Xu Han1, Zhiyuan Liu1, Fen Lin2, Leyu Lin2, Maosong Sun1
1Tsinghua University, 2WeChat Search Application Department, Tencent, China, 3Princeton University
   Unsupervised Deep Language and Dialect Identification for Short Texts
Koustava Goswami1, Rajdeep Sarkar2, Bharathi Raja Chakravarthi1, Theodorus Fransen3, John P. McCrae4
1Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Data Science Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, 2Data Science Institute, NUI Galway, 3Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway, 4Insight Center for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway
   A Two-phase Prototypical Network Model for Incremental Few-shot Relation Classification
Haopeng Ren1, Yi Cai1, Xiaofeng Chen1, Guohua Wang1, Qing Li2
1South China University of Technology, 2the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
   Document-level Relation Extraction with Dual-tier Heterogeneous Graph
Zhenyu Zhang1, Bowen Yu1, Xiaobo Shu1, Tingwen Liu1, Hengzhu Tang1, Wang Yubin2, Li Guo1
1Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Information Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Biased TextRank: Unsupervised Graph-Based Content Extraction
Ashkan Kazemi, Verónica Pérez-Rosas, Rada Mihalcea
University of Michigan
   Improving Long-Tail Relation Extraction with Collaborating Relation-Augmented Attention
Yang Li1, Tao Shen1, Guodong Long2, Jing Jiang1, Tianyi Zhou3, Chengqi Zhang1
1University of Technology Sydney, 2UTS, 3University of Washington
   ToHRE: A Top-Down Classification Strategy with Hierarchical Bag Representation for Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction
Erxin Yu1, Wenjuan Han2, Yuan Tian1, Yi Chang3
1Jilin university, 2National University of Singapore, 3School of Artificial Intelligence, Jilin University
   Improving Relation Extraction with Relational Paraphrase Sentences
Junjie Yu1, Tong Zhu1, Wenliang Chen1, Wei Zhang2, Min Zhang3
1Soochow University, 2Alibaba Group, 3Suda
18:30 - 19:00    Session SHORT2 - Semantics. Short Papers - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Aline Villavicencio
Co-Chair: Thiemo Wambsganss
   Autoencoding Improves Pre-trained Word Embeddings
Masahiro Kaneko1 and Danushka Bollegala2
1Tokyo Metropolitan University, 2University of Liverpool/Amazon
   PoD: Positional Dependency-Based Word Embedding for Aspect Term Extraction
Yichun Yin1, Chenguang Wang2, Ming Zhang3
1Huawei Noah’s Ark Lab, 2Amazon Web Services, 3Peking University
   Unequal Representations: Analyzing Intersectional Biases in Word Embeddings Using Representational Similarity Analysis
Michael Lepori
Johns Hopkins University
   Vec2Sent: Probing Sentence Embeddings with Natural Language Generation
Martin Kerscher1 and Steffen Eger2
1Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, 2NLLG Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt
   Multi-Task Learning for Knowledge Graph Completion with Pre-trained Language Models
Bosung Kim1, Taesuk Hong2, Youngjoong Ko1, Jungyun Seo2
1Sungkyunkwan University, 2Sogang University
   comp-syn: Perceptually Grounded Word Embeddings with Color
Bhargav Srinivasa Desikan1, Tasker Hull2, Ethan Nadler3, Douglas Guilbeault4, Aabir Abubakar Kar1, Mark Chu5, Donald Ruggiero Lo Sardo6
1University of Chicago, 2Psiphon Inc, Toronto, 3Stanford University, 4University of California Berkeley, 5Columbia University, 6Medical University of Vienna
   Try to Substitute: An Unsupervised Chinese Word Sense Disambiguation Method Based on HowNet
Bairu Hou1, Fanchao Qi2, Yuan Zang3, Xurui Zhang3, Zhiyuan Liu4, Maosong Sun4
1School of Economic and Management, Tsinghua University, 2Tsinghua Univeristy, 3Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, 4Tsinghua University
   Combining Event Semantics and Degree Semantics for Natural Language Inference
Izumi Haruta1, Koji Mineshima2, Daisuke Bekki1
1Ochanomizu University, 2Keio University
18:30 - 19:00    Session SHORT3 - Applications. Short papers - Room El Raval
Chair: Mariona Coll
Co-Chair: Matthias Aßenmacher
   Complaint Identification in Social Media with Transformer Networks
Mali Jin and Nikolaos Aletras
University of Sheffield
   Syntactically Aware Cross-Domain Aspect and Opinion Terms Extraction
Oren Pereg1, Daniel Korat2, Moshe Wasserblat2
1AI Lab, Intel Labs, 2Intel AI Lab
   A Deep Generative Approach to Native Language Identification
Ehsan Lotfi, Ilia Markov, Walter Daelemans
University of Antwerp, CLiPS
   Modeling Event Salience in Narratives via Barthes’ Cardinal Functions
Takaki Otake1, Sho Yokoi2, Naoya Inoue3, Ryo Takahashi1, Tatsuki Kuribayashi4, Kentaro Inui5
1Tohoku University, 2Tohoku University / RIKEN AIP, 3Stony Brook University, 4Tohoku University / Langsmith Inc., 5Tohoku University / Riken
   Medical Knowledge-enriched Textual Entailment Framework
Shweta Yadav1, Vishal Pallagani2, Amit Sheth2
1National Library of Medicine, 2University of South Carolina, USA
   Predicting Personal Opinion on Future Events with Fingerprints
Fan Yang1, Eduard Dragut2, Arjun Mukherjee1
1University of Houston, 2Temple University
   Detecting de minimis Code-Switching in Historical German Books
Shijia Liu and David Smith
Northeastern University
   Lin: Unsupervised Extraction of Tasks from Textual Communication
Parth Diwanji1, Hui Guo1, Munindar Singh1, Anup Kalia2
1North Carolina State University, 2IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
   Connecting the Dots Between Fact Verification and Fake News Detection
Qifei LI and Wangchunshu Zhou
Beihang University
18:30 - 19:00    Session POSTER7 - Multimodality. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Personalized Multimodal Feedback Generation in Education
Haochen Liu1, Zitao Liu2, Zhongqin Wu2, Jiliang Tang1
1Michigan State University, 2TAL Education Group
   Reasoning Step-by-Step: Temporal Sentence Localization in Videos via Deep Rectification-Modulation Network
Daizong Liu1, Xiaoye Qu1, Jianfeng Dong2, Pan Zhou1
1Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2Zhejiang Gongshang University
   RIVA: A Pre-trained Tweet Multimodal Model Based on Text-image Relation for Multimodal NER
Lin Sun1, Jiquan Wang2, Yindu Su2, Fangsheng Weng1, Yuxuan Sun1, Zengwei Zheng1, Yuanyi Chen1
1Zhejiang University City College, 2Zhejiang University
   Towards Knowledge-Augmented Visual Question Answering
Maryam Ziaeefard1 and Freddy Lecue2
1Thales Digital Solutions, 2Inria
   Visual-Textual Alignment for Graph Inference in Visual Dialog
Tianling Jiang, Yi Ji, Chunping Liu, Hailin Shao
Soochow University
   Ad Lingua: Text Classification Improves Symbolism Prediction in Image Advertisements
Andrey Savchenko1, Anton Alekseev2, Sejeong Kwon3, Elena Tutubalina4, Evgeny Myasnikov1, Sergey Nikolenko5
1Samsung-PDMI Joint AI Center, Steklov Mathematical Institute at St. Petersburg, 2St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, 3Samsung Research, 4Kazan Federal University, 5Steklov Math. Institute
   Humans Meet Models on Object Naming: A New Dataset and Analysis
Carina Silberer1, Sina Zarrieß2, Matthijs Westera3, Gemma Boleda4
1University of Stuttgart, 2University of Jena, 3Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 4Universitat Pompeu Fabra / ICREA
   Encoding Lexico-Semantic Knowledge using Ensembles of Feature Maps from Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
Steven Derby1, Paul Miller1, Barry Devereux2
1Queen's University Belfast, 2Queen's University, Belfast
   Language-Driven Region Pointer Advancement for Controllable Image Captioning
Annika Lindh, Robert Ross, John Kelleher
Technological University Dublin
   Offensive Language Detection on Video Live Streaming Chat
Zhiwei Gao, Shuntaro Yada, Shoko Wakamiya, Eiji Aramaki
Nara Institute of Science and Technology
   Image Caption Generation for News Articles
Zhishen Yang and Naoaki Okazaki
Tokyo Institute of Technology
   CoNAN: A Complementary Neighboring-based Attention Network for Referring Expression Generation
Jungjun Kim1, Hanbin Ko1, Jialin Wu2
1Korea University, 2University of Texas at Austin
19:00 - 20:30    Big reception on
19:00 - 19:30    Session SOCIAL1 - Queer in AI Social Event
14:30 - 15:00    Session SOCIAL2 - Bon profit! Catalan cooking class with COLING'2020 organizers
  Chef: Joan Gurgui; Cooking Assistants: Laura Pérez Mayos & Horacio Saggion (COLING organization team)
Filmed and edited by Tulio Goncalves
Menu (donwload recipes):
  • Starters: Timbal d’escalivada amb formatge de cabra / Escalivada with goat cheese
  • Main: Mandonguilles mar i muntanya / Sea and Mountain Meatballs
  • Dessert: Panellets
15:00 - 15:30    INVITED TALK 2 - Room Poblenou
Chair: Roberto Navigli
  The computational linguistics of conversation modeling
Amanda Stent
NLP Architect at Bloomberg LP
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG13 - Language Generation 1 - Room Monjtuic
Chair: Simon Mille
   Mark-Evaluate: Assessing Language Generation using Population Estimation Methods
Gonçalo Mordido and Christoph Meinel
Hasso Plattner Institute
   TableGPT: Few-shot Table-to-Text Generation with Table Structure Reconstruction and Content Matching
Heng Gong1, Yawei Sun1, Xiaocheng Feng2, Bing Qin1, Wei Bi3, Xiaojiang Liu3, Ting Liu1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2Harbin Institute of Technology,SCIR lab, 3Tencent AI Lab
   The ApposCorpus: a new multilingual, multi-domain dataset for factual appositive generation
Yova Kementchedjhieva1, Di Lu2, Joel Tetreault2
1University of Copenhagen, 2Dataminr
   Generalized Shortest-Paths Encoders for AMR-to-Text Generation
Lisa Jin and Daniel Gildea
University of Rochester
   An Enhanced Knowledge Injection Model for Commonsense Generation
Zhihao Fan1, Yeyun Gong2, Zhongyu Wei3, Siyuan Wang1, Yameng Huang4, Jian Jiao4, Xuanjing Huang1, Nan Duan2, Ruofei Zhang4
1Fudan University, 2Microsoft Research Asia, 3School of Data Science, Fudan University, 4Microsoft
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG14 - Parsing and Segmentation - Room El Raval
Chair: Luis Espinosa-Anke
Co-Chair: Ling Liu
   Multi-grained Chinese Word Segmentation with Weakly Labeled Data
Chen Gong1, Zhenghua Li1, Bowei Zou2, Min Zhang3
1Soochow University, 2Institute for Infocomm Research, ASTAR, 3Suda
KeyGames: A Game Theoretic Approach to Automatic Keyphrase Extraction
Arnav Saxena, Mudit Mangal, Goonjan Jain
Delhi Technological University
   Parsers Know Best: German PP Attachment Revisited
Bich-Ngoc Do1 and Ines Rehbein2
1Heidelberg University, 2University of Mannheim
  Session LONG14 - Towards Fast and Accurate Neural Chinese Word Segmentation with Multi-Criteria Learning
Weipeng Huang1, Xingyi Cheng2, Kunlong Chen3, Taifeng Wang4, Wei Chu1
1Ant Financial, 2Ant Financial Services Group, 3Ant Financial Service, 4Ant Finance
   Joint Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-speech Tagging via Multi-channel Attention of Character N-grams
Yuanhe Tian1, Yan Song2, Fei Xia3
1Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, 2CUHK-SZ, 3University of Washington
15:30 - 16:00    Session POSTER8 - Applications: grammar correction, support for language and script writing. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Taking the Correction Difficulty into Account in Grammatical Error Correction Evaluation
Takumi Gotou1, Ryo Nagata2, Masato Mita3, Kazuaki Hanawa3
1Konan Univercity, 2Konan University, 3RIKEN AIP / Tohoku University
   Automatic Distractor Generation for Multiple Choice Questions in Standard Tests
Zhaopeng Qiu1, Xian Wu2, Wei Fan1
1Tencent Medical AI Lab, 2Tencent
   Towards A Friendly Online Community: An Unsupervised Style Transfer Framework for Profanity Redaction
Minh Tran1, Yipeng Zhang2, Mohammad Soleymani1
1University of Southern California, 2University of Rochester
   How Positive Are You: Text Style Transfer using Adaptive Style Embedding
Heejin Kim and Kyung-Ah Sohn
Ajou University
   Neural text normalization leveraging similarities of strings and sounds
Riku Kawamura1, Tatsuya Aoki1, Hidetaka Kamigaito1, Hiroya Takamura2, Manabu Okumura1
1Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
   Generating Diverse Corrections with Local Beam Search for Grammatical Error Correction
Kengo Hotate, Masahiro Kaneko, Mamoru Komachi
Tokyo Metropolitan University
   A Neural Local Coherence Analysis Model for Clarity Text Scoring
Panitan Muangkammuen1, Sheng Xu2, Fumiyo Fukumoto1, Kanda Runapongsa Saikaew3, Jiyi Li1
1University of Yamanashi, 2Hangzhou Dianzi University, 3Khon Kaen University
   Grammatical error detection in transcriptions of spoken English
Andrew Caines1, Christian Bentz2, Kate Knill1, Marek Rei3, Paula Buttery1
1University of Cambridge, 2University of Tübingen, 3Imperial College London
   Automatic Assistance for Academic Word Usage
Dariush Saberi1, John Lee1, Jonathan James Webster2
1City University of Hong Kong, 2The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies
   Style versus Content: A distinction without a (learnable) difference?
Somayeh Jafaritazehjani1, Gwénolé Lecorvé2, Damien Lolive2, John Kelleher3
1Technological University Dublin, 2Univ Rennes, CNRS, IRISA, 3Technological University Dublin
   Contextualized Embeddings for Enriching Linguistic Analyses on Politeness
Ahmad Aljanaideh, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe
The Ohio State University
   Heterogeneous Recycle Generation for Chinese Grammatical Error Correction
Charles Hinson1, Hen-Hsen Huang2, Hsin-Hsi Chen1
1National Taiwan University, 2Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University
   Improving Grammatical Error Correction with Data Augmentation by Editing Latent Representation
Zhaohong Wan1, Xiaojun Wan1, Wenguang Wang2
1Peking University, 2DataGrand Tech Inc.
16:00 - 16:30    Session IND2 - INDUSTRY TRACK - Generation and Question Answering - Room Gràcia
Chair: Daniele Bonadiman
   An Empirical Study on Multi-Task Learning for Text Style Transfer and Paraphrase Generation
Pawel Bujnowski, Kseniia Ryzhova, Hyungtak Choi, Katarzyna Witkowska, Jaroslaw Piersa, Tymoteusz Krumholc and Katarzyna Beksa
Best Practices for Data-Efficient Modeling in NLG: How to Train Production-Ready Neural Models with Less Data
Ankit Arun, Soumya Batra, Vikas Bhardwaj, Ashwini Challa, Pinar Donmez, Peyman Heidari, Hakan Inan, Shashank Jain, Anuj Kumar, Shawn Mei, Karthik Mohan and Michael White
   Interactive Question Clarification in Dialogue via Reinforcement Learning
Xiang Hu, Zujie Wen, Yafang Wang, Xiaolong Li and Gerard de Melo
   Towards building a Robust Industry-scale Question Answering System
Rishav Chakravarti, Anthony Ferritto, Bhavani Iyer, Lin Pan, Radu Florian, Salim Roukos and Avi Sil
   Delexicalized Paraphrase Generation
Boya Yu, Konstantine Arkoudas and Wael Hamza
16:00 - 16:30    Session DEMO1 - Tools useful in research and everyday use. Demos - Exhibition Room El Born
Chair: Michal Ptaszynski
   An Online Readability Leveled Arabic Thesaurus
Zhengyang Jiang, Nizar Habash and Muhamed Al Khalil
   Annobot: Platform for Annotating and Creating Datasets through Conversation with a Chatbot
Rafał Poświata and Michał Perełkiewicz
   Arabic Curriculum Analysis
Hamdy Mubarak, Shimaa Amer, Ahmed Abdelali and Kareem Darwish
DART: A Lightweight Quality-Suggestive Data-to-Text Annotation Tool
Ernie Chang, Jeriah Caplinger, Alex Marin, Xiaoyu Shen and Vera Demberg
   Epistolary Education in 21st Century: A System to Support Composition of E-mails by Students to Superiors in Japanese
Kenji Ryu and Michal Ptaszynski
   Fast Word Predictor for On-Device Application
Huy Tien Nguyen, Khoi Tuan Nguyen, Anh Tuan Nguyen and Thanh Lac Thi Tran
   MaintNet: A Collaborative Open-Source Library for Predictive Maintenance Language Resources
Farhad Akhbardeh, Travis Desell and Marcos Zampieri
   TrainX – Named Entity Linking with Active Sampling and Bi-Encoders
Tom Oberhauser, Tim Bischoff, Karl Brendel, Maluna Menke, Tobias Klatt, Amy Siu, Felix Alexander Gers and Alexander Löser
   XplaiNLI: Explainable Natural Language Inference through Visual Analytics
Aikaterini-Lida Kalouli, Rita Sevastjanova, Valeria de Paiva, Richard Crouch and Mennatallah El-Assady
16:00 - 16:30    Session POSTER9 - Text Generation. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Autoencoders for Unsupervised Text Style Transfer
Yufang Huang1, Wentao Zhu2, Deyi Xiong3, Yiye Zhang1, Changjian Hu4, Feiyu Xu4
1Cornell University, 2NVIDIA, 3Tianjin University, 4Lenovo
   Ask to Learn: A Study on Curiosity-driven Question Generation
Thomas Scialom1 and Jacopo Staiano2
1reciTAL, LIP6, 2reciTAL
   Formality Style Transfer with Shared Latent Space
Yunli Wang1, Yu Wu2, Lili Mou3, Zhoujun Li1, WenHan Chao1
1Beihang University, 2Microsoft Research Asia, 3University of Alberta
   Keep it Consistent: Topic-Aware Storytelling from an Image Stream via Iterative Multi-agent Communication
Ruize Wang1, Zhongyu Wei2, Ying Cheng3, Piji Li4, Haijun Shan5, Ji Zhang6, Qi Zhang3, Xuanjing Huang3
1Academy for Engineering and Technology, Fudan University, 2School of Data Science, Fudan University, 3Fudan University, 4Tencent AI Lab, 5Zhejiang Lab, 6Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science, University of Southern Queensland; Zhejiang Lab
   Referring to what you know and do not know: Making Referring Expression Generation Models Generalize To Unseen Entities
Rossana Cunha, Thiago Castro Ferreira, Adriana Pagano, Fabio Alves
Federal University of Minas Gerais
   Topic-driven Ensemble for Online Advertising Generation
Egor Nevezhin, Nikolay Butakov, Maria Khodorchenko, Maxim Petrov, Denis Nasonov
ITMO University
   Retrieval-Augmented Controllable Review Generation
Jihyeok Kim1, Seungtaek Choi1, Reinald Kim Amplayo2, Seung-won Hwang1
1Yonsei University, 2University of Edinburgh
   Automatic Detection of Machine Generated Text: A Critical Survey
Ganesh Jawahar1, Muhammad Abdul-Mageed1, Laks Lakshmanan, V.S.2
1The University of British Columbia, 2UBC
   A Learning-Exploring Method to Generate Diverse Paraphrases with Multi-Objective Deep Reinforcement Learning
Mingtong Liu1, Erguang Yang1, Deyi Xiong2, YUJIE ZHANG1, Yao Meng3, Changjian Hu3, Jinan Xu1, Yufeng Chen1
1Beijing Jiaotong University, 2Tianjin University, 3Lenovo
   Curious Case of Language Generation Evaluation Metrics: A Cautionary Tale
Ozan Caglayan, Pranava Madhyastha, Lucia Specia
Imperial College London
   Facts2Story: Controlling Text Generation by Key Facts
Eyal Orbach and Yoav Goldberg
Bar Ilan University
   Story Generation with Rich Details
Fangzhou Zhai, Vera Demberg, Alexander Koller
Saarland University
   Learning with Contrastive Examples for Data-to-Text Generation
Yui Uehara1, Tatsuya Ishigaki2, Kasumi Aoki3, Hiroshi Noji4, Keiichi Goshima5, Ichiro Kobayashi3, Hiroya Takamura1, Yusuke Miyao6
1The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 2National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 3Ochanomizu University, 4Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST, 5Waseda University, 6University of Tokyo
   MedWriter: Knowledge-Aware Medical Text Generation
Youcheng Pan1, Qingcai Chen1, Weihua Peng2, Xiaolong Wang1, Baotian Hu3, Xin Liu1, Junying Chen1, Wenxiu Zhou1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, 2Baidu International Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd, 3Harbin Institue of Technology, Shenzhen
   Dynamic Topic Tracker for KB-to-Text Generation
Zihao Fu1, Lidong Bing2, Wai Lam1, Shoaib Jameel3
1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2Alibaba DAMO Academy, 3University of Essex
   Improving Variational Autoencoder for Text Modelling with Timestep-Wise Regularisation
Ruizhe Li1, Xiao Li2, Guanyi Chen3, Chenghua Lin4
1University of Sheffield, 2Aberdeen University, 3Utrecht University, 4Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
   GenWiki: A Dataset of 1.3 Million Content-Sharing Text and Graphs for Unsupervised Graph-to-Text Generation
Zhijing Jin1, Qipeng Guo2, Xipeng Qiu2, Zheng Zhang3
1Max Planck Institute, 2Fudan University, 3NYU Shanghai
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG15 - Dialogue and Language Generation - Room El Raval
Chair: Michael White
Co-Chair: Anna Liednikova
   Have Your Text and Use It Too! End-to-End Neural Data-to-Text Generation with Semantic Fidelity
Hamza Harkous1, Isabel Groves2, Amir Saffari2
1Amazon Alexa, 2Amazon
   Graph-Based Knowledge Integration for Question Answering over Dialogue
Jian Liu1, Dianbo Sui2, Kang Liu2, Jun Zhao3
1Beijing Jiaotong University, 2Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Chinese Academy of Sciences
   A hierarchical approach to vision-based language generation: from simple sentences to complex natural language
Simion-Vlad Bogolin, Ioana Croitoru, Marius Leordeanu
Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
   Sentiment Forecasting in Dialog
Zhongqing Wang1, Xiujun Zhu1, Yue Zhang2, Shoushan Li1, Guodong Zhou1
1Soochow University, 2Westlake University
   I Know What You Asked: Graph Path Learning using AMR for Commonsense Reasoning
Jungwoo Lim1, Dongsuk Oh2, Yoonna Jang2, Kisu Yang1, Heuiseok Lim1
1Korea University, 2Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG16 - Dependency Parsing - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez
Co-Chair: Philipp Dufter
   Bracketing Encodings for 2-Planar Dependency Parsing
Michalina Strzyz, David Vilares, Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez
Universidade da Coruña
   Semi-Supervised Dependency Parsing with Arc-Factored Variational Autoencoding
Ge Wang and Kewei Tu
ShanghaiTech University
   Multitask Easy-First Dependency Parsing: Exploiting Complementarities of Different Dependency Representations
Yash Kankanampati1, Joseph Le Roux2, Nadi Tomeh3, Dima Taji4, Nizar Habash4
1Indian Institute of Technology - Dhanbad, 2Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, 3LIPN, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, 4New York University Abu Dhabi
   Context Dependent Semantic Parsing: A Survey
Zhuang Li, Lizhen Qu, Gholamreza Haffari
Monash University
   A Survey of Unsupervised Dependency Parsing
Wenjuan Han1, Yong Jiang2, Hwee Tou Ng1, Kewei Tu3
1National University of Singapore, 2Alibaba DAMO Academy, 3ShanghaiTech University
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG17 - Question Answering - Room Gràcia
Chair: Christian Suess
   Exploring Question-Specific Rewards for Generating Deep Questions
Yuxi Xie1, Liangming Pan2, Dongzhe Wang3, Min-Yen Kan2, Yansong Feng1
1Peking University, 2National University of Singapore, 3Rakuten Institute of Technology Singapore, Rakuten Asia.
   CHIME: Cross-passage Hierarchical Memory Network for Generative Review Question Answering
Junru Lu1, Gabriele Pergola1, Lin Gui1, Binyang Li2, Yulan He1
1University of Warwick, 2University of International Relations
Improving Conversational Question Answering Systems after Deployment using Feedback-Weighted Learning
Jon Ander Campos1, Kyunghyun Cho2, Arantxa Otegi3, Aitor Soroa4, Eneko Agirre1, Gorka Azkune5
1University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), 2New York University, 3University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, 4University of the Basque Country, 5University of Basque Country
   Modelling Long-distance Node Relations for KBQA with Global Dynamic Graph
Xu Wang1, Shuai Zhao2, Jiale Han2, Bo Cheng2, Hao Yang3, Jianchang Ao4, Zhenzi Li4
1Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications,State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, 2Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 3Huawei Co. Ltd, 42012 Labs ,Huawei Technologies CO., LTD
   Improving Commonsense Question Answering by Graph-based Iterative Retrieval over Multiple Knowledge Sources
Qianglong Chen1, Feng Ji2, Haiqing Chen3, Yin Zhang1
1Zhejiang University, 2Alibaba Group, 3Alibaba
16:30 - 17:00    Session POSTER10 - Reading comprehension and Spoken Language Understanding. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   A Vietnamese Dataset for Evaluating Machine Reading Comprehension
Kiet Nguyen, Vu Nguyen, Anh Nguyen, Ngan Nguyen
University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM
   Improving Spoken Language Understanding by Wisdom of Crowds
Koichiro Yoshino1, Kana Ikeuchi2, Katsuhito Sudoh3, Satoshi Nakamura4
1RIKEN Robotics, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 2Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 3Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), 4Nara Institute of Science and Technology and RIKEN AIP Center
   Bi-directional CognitiveThinking Network for Machine Reading Comprehension
Wei Peng, Yue Hu, Luxi Xing, Yuqiang Xie, Jing Yu, Yajing Sun, Xiangpeng Wei
Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Learn with Noisy Data via Unsupervised Loss Correction for Weakly Supervised Reading Comprehension
Xuemiao Zhang1, Kun Zhou2, Sirui Wang3, Fuzheng Zhang3, Zhongyuan Wang4, Junfei Liu5
1School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University, Beijing, 2Renmin University of China, 3Meituan-Dianping Group, 4Meituan, 5National Engineering Research Center for Software Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China
   Incorporating Syntax and Frame Semantics in Neural Network for Machine Reading Comprehension
Shaoru Guo1, Yong Guan1, Ru Li2, Xiaoli Li3, Hongye Tan4
1Shanxi University, 2School of Computer and Information Technology,Shanxi University, 3Institute for Infocomm Research/Nanyang Technological University, 4School of Computer Science and Info. Tech. of Shanxi University
   Molweni: A Challenge Multiparty Dialogues-based Machine Reading Comprehension Dataset with Discourse Structure
Jiaqi Li1, Ming Liu1, Min-Yen Kan2, Zihao Zheng3, Zekun Wang1, Wenqiang Lei2, Ting Liu1, Bing Qin1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2National University of Singapore, 3Harbin institution of technology
   Joint Event Extraction with Hierarchical Policy Network
Peixin Huang1, Xiang Zhao1, Ryuichi Takanobu2, Zhen Tan3, Weidong Xiao1
1National University of Defense Technology, 2Tsinghua University, 3NUDT
   Automated Graph Generation at Sentence Level for Reading Comprehension Based on Conceptual Graphs
Wan-Hsuan Lin and Chun-Shien Lu
Academia Sinica
   ForceReader: a BERT-based Interactive Machine Reading Comprehension Model with Attention Separation
zheng chen and kangjian wu
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
   NUT-RC: Noisy User-generated Text-oriented Reading Comprehension
Rongtao Huang1, Bowei Zou2, Yu Hong3, Wei Zhang4, AiTi Aw5, Guodong Zhou3
1Natural Language Processing Lab, Soochow University, 2Institute for Infocomm Research, ASTAR, 3Soochow University, 4Alibaba Group, 5Institute for Infocomm Research
   To What Degree Can Language Borders Be Blurred In BERT-based Multilingual Spoken Language Understanding?
Quynh Do1, Judith Gaspers2, Tobias Roeding2, Melanie Bradford2
1Amazon AI, 2Amazon
   Cross-lingual Machine Reading Comprehension with Language Branch Knowledge Distillation
Junhao Liu1, Linjun Shou2, Jian Pei3, Ming Gong4, Min Yang1, Daxin Jiang2
1Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2STCA NLP Group, Microsoft, 3Simon Fraser University, 4STCA NLP Group, Microsoft (China)
   Neural Networks approaches focused on French Spoken Language Understanding: application to the MEDIA Evaluation Task
Sahar Ghannay1, Christophe Servan2, Sophie Rosset1
1Université Paris-Saclay, CNRS, LIMSI, 2Qwant
   Syntactic Graph Convolutional Network for Spoken Language Understanding
Keqing He1, Shuyu Lei1, Yushu Yang2, Huixing Jiang2, Zhongyuan Wang2
1Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 2Meituan-Dianping Group
   Conversational Machine Comprehension: a Literature Review
Somil Gupta1, Bhanu Pratap Singh Rawat2, hong yu3
1University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2University of Massachusetts, 3University of Massachusetts, Lowell
   Robust Machine Reading Comprehension by Learning Soft labels
Zhenyu Zhao1, Shuangzhi Wu2, Muyun Yang1, Kehai Chen3, Tiejun Zhao1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2Tencent, 3National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG18 - Language Generation 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Sina Zarriess
   Reinforced Multi-task Approach for Multi-hop Question Generation
Deepak Gupta1, Hardik Chauhan2, Ravi Tej Akella3, Asif Ekbal1, Pushpak Bhattacharyya4
1IIT Patna, 2IIT, Roorkee, 3Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 4Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna
   Knowledge-enriched, Type-constrained and Grammar-guided Question Generation over Knowledge Bases
Sheng Bi1, Xiya Cheng1, Yuan-Fang Li2, Yongzhen Wang3, Guilin Qi1
1Southeast University, 2Monash University, 3Indiana University Bloomington
   Adapting a Language Model for Controlled Affective Text Generation
Tushar Goswamy1, Ishika Singh2, Ahsan Barkati1, Ashutosh Modi2
1IIT Kanpur, 2Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
   Generating Instructions at Different Levels of Abstraction
Arne Köhn, Julia Wichlacz, Álvaro Torralba, Daniel Höller, Jörg Hoffmann, Alexander Koller
Saarland University
   "Judge me by my \underline{size} (noun), do you?'' YodaLib: A Demographic-Aware Humor Generation Framework
Aparna Garimella1, Carmen Banea2, Nabil Hossain3, Rada Mihalcea4
1Adobe Research, 2Initium AI Inc., 3University of Rochester, 4University of Michigan
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG19 - Morphology - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Claudia Borg
Co-Chair: Garrett Nicolai
   Does Chinese BERT Encode Word Structure?
Yile Wang1, Leyang Cui2, Yue Zhang3
1Zhejiang University, Westlake University, 2Zhejiang University , Westlake University, 3Westlake University
   Noise Isn't Always Negative: Countering Exposure Bias in Sequence-to-Sequence Inflection Models
Garrett Nicolai and Miikka Silfverberg
University of British Columbia
   Morphologically Aware Word-Level Translation
Paula Czarnowska1, Sebastian Ruder2, Ryan Cotterell3, Ann Copestake1
1University of Cambridge, 2DeepMind, 3ETH Zürich
   Analogy Models for Neural Word Inflection
Ling Liu1 and Mans Hulden2
1University of Colorado Boulder, 2University of Colorado
   Computational Modeling of Affixoid Behavior in Chinese Morphology
Yu-Hsiang Tseng, Shu-Kai HSIEH, Pei-Yi Chen, Sara Court
Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Taiwan University
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG20 - Applications 2 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Paul Rayson
Co-Chair: Andrey Kutuzov
   One Comment from One Perspective: An Effective Strategy for Enhancing Automatic Music Comment
Tengfei Huo1, Zhiqiang Liu2, Jinchao Zhang3, Jie Zhou4
1CAS Key Lab of Network Data Science and Technology, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); School of Computer Science and Technology, The University of CAS, 2WeChat AI - Pattern Recognition Center Tencent Inc, 3Pattern Recognition Center, WeChat AI, Tencent, 4Tencent Inc.
   A Tale of Two Linkings: Dynamically Gating between Schema Linking and Structural Linking for Text-to-SQL Parsing
Sanxing Chen1, Aidan San1, Xiaodong Liu2, Yangfeng Ji1
1University of Virginia, 2Microsoft Research
   Autoregressive Affective Language Forecasting: A Self-Supervised Task
Matthew Matero and H. Andrew Schwartz
Stony Brook University
   Solving Math Word Problems with Multi-Encoders and Multi-Decoders
Yibin Shen and Cheqing Jin
East China Normal University
17:00 - 17:30    Session POSTER11 - Semantics 2. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   End to End Chinese Lexical Fusion Recognition with Sememe Knowledge
Yijiang Liu1, Meishan Zhang2, Donghong Ji1
1Wuhan University, 2Tianjin University, China
   Comparison by Conversion: Reverse-Engineering UCCA from Syntax and Lexical Semantics
Daniel Hershcovich1, Nathan Schneider2, Dotan Dvir3, Jakob Prange2, Miryam de Lhoneux1, Omri Abend4
1University of Copenhagen, 2Georgetown University, 3Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 4The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   Logic-guided Semantic Representation Learning for Zero-Shot Relation Classification
Juan Li, Ruoxu Wang, Ningyu Zhang, Wen Zhang, Fan Yang, Huajun Chen
Zhejiang University
   Semantic Role Labeling with Heterogeneous Syntactic Knowledge
Qingrong Xia1, Rui Wang2, Zhenghua Li1, Yue Zhang2, Min Zhang3
1Soochow University, 2Alibaba Group, 3Suda
   Normalizing Compositional Structures Across Graphbanks
Lucia Donatelli1, Jonas Groschwitz1, Matthias Lindemann2, Alexander Koller1, Pia Weißenhorn1
1Saarland University, 2University of Edinburgh
   Leveraging WordNet Paths for Neural Hypernym Prediction
Yejin Cho1, Juan Diego Rodriguez2, Yifan Gao3, Katrin Erk1
1University of Texas at Austin, 2Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin, 3the University of Texas at Austin
   When Beards Start Shaving Men: A Subject-object Resolution Test Suite for Morpho-syntactic and Semantic Model Introspection
Patricia Fischer, Daniël de Kok, Erhard Hinrichs
University of Tübingen
   Modality Enriched Neural Network for Metaphor Detection
Mingyu WAN1 and Baixi Xing2
1The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2School of Information Science Language, Beijing Language and Culture University
   Coordination Boundary Identification without Labeled Data for Compound Terms Disambiguation
Yuya Sawada1, Takashi Wada2, Takayoshi Shibahara1, Hiroki Teranishi1, Shuhei Kondo1, Hiroyuki Shindo1, Taro Watanabe1, Yuji Matsumoto3
1Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 2School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, 3Riken Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
   Learning Semantic Correspondences from Noisy Data-text Pairs \\by Local-to-Global Alignments
Feng Nie1, Jinpeng Wang2, Chin-Yew Lin3, 2Microsoft Research, Beijing, China, 3Microsoft Research
   Definition Frames: Using Definitions for Hybrid Concept Representations
Evangelia Spiliopoulou1, Artidoro Pagnoni1, Eduard Hovy2
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2CMU
   QANom: Question-Answer driven SRL for Nominalizations
Ayal Klein1, Jonathan Mamou2, Valentina Pyatkin3, Daniela Stepanov4, Hangfeng He5, Dan Roth5, Luke Zettlemoyer6, Ido Dagan3
1Bar Ilan University, 2Intel Labs, 3Bar-Ilan University, 4Recruit Institute of Technology, 5University of Pennsylvania, 6University of Washington; Facebook
   Event Coreference Resolution with their Paraphrases and Argument-aware Embeddings
Yutao Zeng1, Xiaolong Jin2, Saiping Guan3, Jiafeng Guo2, Xueqi Cheng2
1‎Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3School of Computer Science and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; CAS Key Laboratory of Network Data Science and Technology, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Studying Taxonomy Enrichment on Diachronic WordNet Versions
Irina Nikishina1, Varvara Logacheva2, Alexander Panchenko3, Natalia Loukachevitch4
1Skoltech, 2Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 3Skolkovo Institue of Science and Technology, 4Lomonosov Moscow State University
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG21 - Multimodality 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Helen Meng
Co-Chair: Samridhi Choudhary
   VICTR: Visual Information Captured Text Representation for Text-to-Vision Multimodal Tasks
Caren Han, SIQU LONG, Siwen Luo, Kunze Wang, Josiah Poon
University of Sydney
   Finding the Evidence: Localization-aware Answer Prediction for Text Visual Question Answering
Wei Han, Hantao Huang, Tao Han
MediaTek Inc.
   Interactive Key-Value Memory-augmented Attention for Image Paragraph Captioning
Chunpu Xu1, Yu Li2, Chengming Li3, Xiang Ao4, Min Yang5, Jinwen Tian6
1Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Science, 2Shanghai Jiaotong University, 3Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5Chinese Academy of Sciences, 6Huazhong University of Science and Technology
   Geo-Aware Image Caption Generation
Sofia Nikiforova, Tejaswini Deoskar, Denis Paperno, Yoad Winter
Utrecht University
   Bridge the Gap: High-level Semantic Planning for Image Captioning
Chenxi Yuan1, Yang Bai1, Chun Yuan2
1Tsinghua University, 2Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG22 - Machine Learning 2 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Matthias Gallé
Co-Chair: Zhijing Jin
   Interactively-Propagative Attention Learning for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Huibin Ruan1, Yu Hong1, Yang Xu2, Zhen Huang3, Guodong Zhou1, Min Zhang4
1Soochow University,, 3National University of Defense Technology, 4Suda
   Dual Attention Model for Citation Recommendation
Yang Zhang and Qiang Ma
Kyoto University
   Dual Attention Network for Cross-lingual Entity Alignment
Jian Sun1, Yu Zhou2, Chengqing Zong3
1University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2CASIA, 3Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Task-Aware Representation of Sentences for Generic Text Classification
Kishaloy Halder1, Alan Akbik2, Josip Krapac1, Roland Vollgraf1
1Zalando Research, 2Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
   RANCC: Rationalizing Neural Networks via Concept Clustering
Housam Khalifa Bashier1, Mi-Young Kim2, Randy Goebel2
1Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, Department of Computing Science,University of Alberta, 2University of Alberta
17:30 - 18:00    Session POSTER12 - Semantics 3. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   LadaBERT: Lightweight Adaptation of BERT through Hybrid Model Compression
Yihuan Mao1, Yujing Wang2, Chufan Wu1, Chen Zhang2, Yang Wang3, Quanlu Zhang4, Yaming Yang2, Yunhai Tong5, Jing Bai4
1Tsinghua University, 2Microsoft Research Asia, 3Beijing Institute of Technology, 4Microsoft, 5Peking University
   Emotion Classification by Jointly Learning to Lexiconize and Classify
Deyu Zhou1, Shuangzhi Wu2, Qing Wang3, Jun Xie4, Zhaopeng Tu5, Mu Li6
1South China University of Technology, 2Tencent, 3University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 4Alibaba, 5Tencent AI Lab, 6Tencent Inc.
   Multi-level Alignment Pretraining for Multi-lingual Semantic Parsing
Bo Shao1, Yeyun Gong2, Weizhen Qi3, Nan Duan2, Xiaola Lin1
1Sun Yat-sen University, 2Microsoft Research Asia, 3University of Science and Technology of China
   Transformation of Dense and Sparse Text Representations
Wenpeng Hu1, Mengyu Wang2, Bing Liu2, Feng Ji3, Jinwen Ma2, Dongyan Zhao4
1School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, 2Peking University, 3Alibaba Group,
   Conception: Multilingually-Enhanced, Human-Readable Concept Vector Representations
Simone Conia and Roberto Navigli
Sapienza University of Rome
   What Does This Acronym Mean? Introducing a New Dataset for Acronym Identification and Disambiguation
Amir Pouran Ben Veyseh1, Franck Dernoncourt2, Quan Hung Tran2, Thien Huu Nguyen1
1University of Oregon, 2Adobe Research
   Sentence Matching with Syntax- and Semantics-Aware BERT
Tao Liu1, Xin Wang2, Chengguo Lv3, Ranran Zhen3, Guohong Fu4
1Heilongjiang University, 2CuraCloud Corporation, Seattle, WA, USA,, 3Heilongjiang University, 4Soochow University
   Temporal Relations Annotation and Extrapolation Based on Semi-intervals and Boundig Relations
Alejandro Pimentel1, Gemma Bel Enguix2, Gerardo Sierra Martínez1, Azucena Montes3
1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2Université Aix-Marseille, 3Centro Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico
   Homonym normalisation by word sense clustering: a case in Japanese
Yo Sato1 and Kevin Heffernan2
1Satoama Language Services, 2Kwansei Gakuin University
   Verbal Multiword Expression Identification: Do We Need a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut?
Caroline Pasquer1, Agata Savary1, Carlos Ramisch2, Jean-Yves Antoine3
1University of Tours, 2Aix Marseille University, CNRS, LIS, 3Tours U., LIFAT Lab
18:00 - 18:30    Session LONG23 - Semantics 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Tommaso Caselli
Co-Chair: Meiqi Guo
   An Unsupervised Method for Learning Representations of Multi-word Expressions for Semantic Classification
Robert Vacareanu1, Marco A. Valenzuela-Escárcega2, Rebecca Sharp2, Mihai Surdeanu2
1Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, 2University of Arizona
   SLICE: Supersense-based Lightweight Interpretable Contextual Embeddings
Cindy ALOUI1, Carlos Ramisch2, Alexis Nasr3, Lucie Barque4
1Aix-Marseille Univ, LIS, Marseille, France, 2Aix Marseille University, CNRS, LIS, 3Aix Marseille University, 4Université Paris 13
   An Empirical Study of the Downstream Reliability of Pre-Trained Word Embeddings
Anthony Rios and Brandon Lwowski
University of Texas at San Antonio
   Sentence Analogies: Linguistic Regularities in Sentence Embeddings
Xunjie Zhu1 and Gerard de Melo2
1ByteDance, 2Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
   Manifold Learning-based Word Representation Refinement Incorporating Global and Local Information
Wenyu Zhao1, Dong Zhou1, LIN LI2, Jinjun Chen3
1Hunan University of Science and Technology, 2Wuhan University of Technology, 3Swinburne University of Technology
18:00 - 18:30    Session SHORT4 - Scarce data and low resourced languages. Short papers - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Marc Schulder
Co-Chair: Rolando Coto-Solano
   Collective Wisdom: Improving Low-resource Neural Machine Translation using Adaptive Knowledge Distillation
Fahimeh Saleh, Wray Buntine, Gholamreza Haffari
Monash University
   Enabling Interactive Transcription in an Indigenous Community
Eric Le Ferrand1, Steven Bird1, Laurent Besacier2
1Charles Darwin University, 2LIG
   Optimizing Transformer for Low-Resource Neural Machine Translation
Ali Araabi and Christof Monz
University of Amsterdam
   Mixup-Transformer: Dynamic Data Augmentation for NLP Tasks
Lichao Sun1, Congying Xia1, Wenpeng Yin2, Tingting Liang3, Philip Yu4, Lifang He5
1University of Illinois at Chicago, 2Salesforce Research, 3Hangzhou Dianzi University, 4Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago, 5Lehigh University
   Handling Anomalies of Synthetic Questions in Unsupervised Question Answering
Giwon Hong1, Junmo Kang2, Doyeon Lim2, Sung-Hyon Myaeng3
1KAIST School of Computing, 2KAIST, 3School of Computing, KAIST
   Designing Templates for Eliciting Commonsense Knowledge from Pretrained Sequence-to-Sequence Models
Jheng-Hong Yang1, Sheng-Chieh Lin2, Rodrigo Nogueira1, Ming-Feng Tsai3, Chuan-Ju Wang2, Jimmy Lin1
1University of Waterloo, 2Academia Sinica, 3National Chengchi University
   Towards the First Machine Translation System for Sumerian Transliterations
Ravneet Punia1, Niko Schenk2, Christian Chiarcos3, Émilie Pagé-Perron4
1Delhi Technological University, 2Amazon, 3Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, 4University of Toronto
   Using Bilingual Patents for Translation Training
John Lee, Benjamin Tsou, Tianyuan Cai
City University of Hong Kong
18:00 - 18:30    Session LONG24 - Speech - Room Gràcia
Chair: Antonios Anastasopoulos
   Federated Learning for Spoken Language Understanding
Zhiqi Huang, Fenglin Liu, Yuexian Zou
Peking University
   Attentively Embracing Noise for Robust Latent Representation in BERT
Gwenaelle Cunha Sergio, Dennis Singh Moirangthem, Minho Lee
Kyungpook National University
   A Comprehensive Evaluation of Incremental Speech Recognition and Diarization for Conversational AI
Angus Addlesee, Yanchao Yu, Arash Eshghi
Heriot-Watt University
Decolonising Speech and Language Technology
Steven Bird
Charles Darwin University
   Dual-decoder Transformer for Joint Automatic Speech Recognition and Multilingual Speech Translation
Hang Le1, Juan Pino2, Changhan Wang3, Jiatao Gu3, Didier Schwab4, Laurent Besacier5
1Université Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, LIG, 2Facebook, 3Facebook AI Research, 4Univ. Grenoble Alpes, 5LIG
18:00 - 18:30    Session POSTER13 - Machine Learning. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Multitask Learning-Based Neural Bridging Reference Resolution
Juntao Yu and Massimo Poesio
Queen Mary University of London
   Improving Human-Labeled Data through Dynamic Automatic Conflict Resolution
David Q. Sun, Hadas Kotek, Christopher Klein, Mayank Gupta, William Li, Jason D. Williams
   Automatic Discovery of Heterogeneous Machine Learning Pipelines: An Application to Natural Language Processing
Suilan Estevez-Velarde1, Yoan Gutiérrez2, Andres Montoyo2, Yudivián Almeida Cruz3
1University of Havana, 2University of Alicante, 3Havana University
   Distill and Replay for Continual Language Learning
Jingyuan Sun1, Shaonan Wang2, Jiajun Zhang3, Chengqing Zong1
1Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Incorporating Noisy Length Constraints into Transformer with Length-aware Positional Encodings
Yui Oka1, Katsuki Chousa1, Katsuhito Sudoh2, Satoshi Nakamura3
1Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 2Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), 3Nara Institute of Science and Technology and RIKEN AIP Center
   Rethinking Skip Connection with Layer Normalization
Fenglin Liu, Xuancheng Ren, Zhiyuan Zhang, Xu SUN, Yuexian Zou
Peking University
   Specializing Word Vectors by Spectral Decomposition on Heterogeneously Twisted Graphs
Yuanhang Ren1 and Ye Du2
1University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 2Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
   Deep Inside-outside Recursive Autoencoder with All-span Objective
Ruyue Hong, Jiong Cai, Kewei Tu
ShanghaiTech University
   Cross-Lingual Document Retrieval with Smooth Learning
Jiapeng Liu1, Xiao Zhang2, Dan Goldwasser1, Xiao Wang1
1Purdue University, 2Amazon
   Increasing Learning Efficiency of Self-Attention Networks through Direct Position Interactions, Learnable Temperature, and Convoluted Attention
Philipp Dufter1, Martin Schmitt1, Hinrich Schütze2
1Center for Information and Language Processing, LMU Munich, 2Center for Information and Language Processing, University of Munich
   Picking BERT's Brain: Probing for Linguistic Dependencies in Contextualized Embeddings Using Representational Similarity Analysis
Michael Lepori and R. Thomas McCoy
Johns Hopkins University
   The Devil is in the Details: Evaluating Limitations of Transformer-based Methods for Granular Tasks
Brihi Joshi1, Neil Shah2, Francesco Barbieri3, Leonardo Neves4
1Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, 2snap inc, 3Snap Inc., 4Snap Research
   CoLAKE: Contextualized Language and Knowledge Embedding
Tianxiang Sun1, Yunfan Shao1, Xipeng Qiu1, Qipeng Guo1, Yaru Hu1, Xuanjing Huang1, Zheng Zhang2
1Fudan University, 2NYU Shanghai
   Invertible Tree Embeddings using a Cryptographic Role Embedding Scheme
Coleman Haley and Paul Smolensky
Johns Hopkins University
18:30 - 19:00    Session LONG25 - Semantics 3 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Goran Glavas
Co-Chair: Alyssa Lees
   Synonym Knowledge Enhanced Reader for Chinese Idiom Reading Comprehension
Siyu Long1, Ran Wang1, Kun Tao1, Jiali Zeng2, Xinyu Dai1
1National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, 2Tencent Technology Co., Ltd, Beijing, China
   Target Word Masking for Location Metonymy Resolution
Haonan Li1, Maria Vasardani2, Martin Tomko1, Timothy Baldwin1
1The University of Melbourne, 2RMIT
   Bridging Resolution: A Survey of the State of the Art
Hideo Kobayashi1 and Vincent Ng2
1The University of Texas at Dallas, 2University of Texas at Dallas
   An analysis of language models for metaphor recognition
Arthur Neidlein, Philip Wiesenbach, Katja Markert
Heidelberg University
   What Meaning-Form Correlation Has to Compose With: A Study of MFC on Artificial and Natural Language
Timothee Mickus1, Timothée Bernard2, Denis Paperno3
1Université de Lorraine, ATILF, 2Université de Paris, 3Utrecht University
18:30 - 19:00    Session PANEL1 - PANEL 1 (live): Should GPT-3 Have the Right to Free Speech? - Room El Raval
Chair: Robert Dale
   Robert Dale1, Emily Bender2, Pascale Fung3, Christopher Potts4
1Language Technology Group, 2University of Washington, 3Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 4Stanford University
18:30 - 19:00    Session POSTER14 - Parsing. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Evaluating Pretrained Transformer-based Models on the Task of Fine-Grained Named Entity Recognition
Cedric Lothritz, Kevin Allix, Lisa Veiber, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Jacques Klein
University of Luxembourg
   Seeing Both the Forest and the Trees: Multi-head Attention for Joint Classification on Different Compositional Levels
Miruna Pislar1 and Marek Rei2
1University of Cambridge, 2Imperial College London
   A Unifying Theory of Transition-based and Sequence Labeling Parsing
Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez, Michalina Strzyz, David Vilares
Universidade da Coruña
   Unleashing the Power of Neural Discourse Parsers - A Context and Structure Aware Approach Using Large Scale Pretraining
Grigorii Guz, Patrick Huber, Giuseppe Carenini
University of British Columbia
   Semi-supervised Domain Adaptation for Dependency Parsing via Improved Contextualized Word Representations
Ying Li, Zhenghua Li, Min Zhang
Soochow University
   Data Augmentation via Subtree Swapping for Dependency Parsing of Low-Resource Languages
Mathieu Dehouck and Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez
Universidade da Coruña
   Porous Lattice Transformer Encoder for Chinese NER
Xue Mengge1, Bowen Yu2, Tingwen Liu2, Yue Zhang3, Erli Meng4, Bin Wang5
1Institute of Information Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Westlake University, 4Xiaomi Inc., 5Xiaomi AI Lab
   Learning to Prune Dependency Trees with Rethinking for Neural Relation Extraction
Bowen Yu1, Xue Mengge2, Zhenyu Zhang1, Tingwen Liu1, Wang Yubin2, Bin Wang3
1Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Information Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Xiaomi AI Lab
   How Far Does BERT Look At: Distance-based Clustering and Analysis of BERT's Attention
Yue Guan1, Jingwen Leng1, Chao Li2, Quan Chen1, Minyi Guo1
1Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2SJTU
   An Analysis of Simple Data Augmentation for Named Entity Recognition
Xiang Dai1 and Heike Adel2
1University of Sydney, 2Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence
   Semi-supervised Autoencoding Projective Dependency Parsing
Xiao Zhang1 and Dan Goldwasser2
1Amazon, 2Purdue University
   Towards Instance-Level Parser Selection for Cross-Lingual Transfer of Dependency Parsers
Robert Litschko1, Ivan Vulić2, Željko Agić3, Goran Glavaš1
1University of Mannheim, 2University of Cambridge, 3Unity Technologies
   Learning from Non-Binary Constituency Trees via Tensor Decomposition
Daniele Castellana and Davide Bacciu
Università di Pisa
   Second-Order Unsupervised Neural Dependency Parsing
Songlin Yang1, Yong Jiang2, Wenjuan Han3, Kewei Tu1
1ShanghaiTech University, 2Alibaba DAMO Academy, 3National University of Singapore
19:30 - 20:00    Session SOCIAL3 - North Africans in NLP Social Event 
14:30 - 15:30    INVITED TALK 3 - Room Poblenou
Chair: Joakim Nivre
   Neural networks as cognitive models of syntax
Tal Linzen
Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Data Science
Director of the Computation and Psycholinguistics Lab
New York University
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG26 - Neural Machine Translation 1 - Room Monjtuic
Chair: Constantin Orasan
   Integrating Domain Terminology into Neural Machine Translation
Elise Michon, Josep Crego, Jean Senellart
   Understanding the effects of word-level linguistic annotations in under-resourced neural machine translation
Víctor M. Sánchez-Cartagena1, Juan Antonio Pérez-Ortiz2, Felipe Sánchez-Martínez1
1Universitat d'Alacant, 2Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics, Universitat d'Alacant
Breeding Gender-aware Direct Speech Translation Systems
Marco Gaido1, Beatrice Savoldi2, Luisa Bentivogli3, Matteo Negri3, Marco Turchi3
1Fondazione Bruno Kessler, University of Trento, 2Università degli Studi di Trento, 3Fondazione Bruno Kessler
   Neural Machine Translation Models with Back-Translation for the Extremely Low-Resource Indigenous Language Bribri
Isaac Feldman and Rolando Coto-Solano
Dartmouth College
   Dynamic Curriculum Learning for Low-Resource Neural Machine Translation
Chen Xu1, Bojie Hu2, Yufan Jiang1, Kai Feng1, Zeyang Wang1, shen huang3, Qi Ju3, Tong Xiao1, Jingbo Zhu1
1Northeastern University, 2Tencent Minority-Mandarin Translation, Beijing, China, 3tencent
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG27 - Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Theories 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Elke Teich
Co-Chair: Simonetta Montemagni
   Real-Valued Logics for Typological Universals: Framework and Application
Tillmann Dönicke1, Xiang Yu2, Jonas Kuhn3
1University of Göttingen, 2IMS, University of Stuttgart, 3University of Stuttgart
   Comparative Probing of Lexical Semantics Theories for Cognitive Plausibility and Technological Usefulness
António Branco1, João António Rodrigues1, Malgorzata Salawa2, Ruben Branco3, Chakaveh Saedi4
1University of Lisbon, 2AGH University of Science and Technology, 3Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, 4Macquarie University, Science and Engineering Faculty, Department of Computing
   CxGBERT: BERT meets Construction Grammar
Harish Tayyar Madabushi1, Laurence Romain2, Dagmar Divjak3, Petar Milin4
1University of Birmingham, 2Department of Modern Languages, University of Birmingham, 3Department of Modern Languages & Department of English Language and Linguistics, The University of Birmingham, 4Department of Modern Languages, The University of Birmingham
   How LSTM Encodes Syntax: Exploring Context Vectors and Semi-Quantization on Natural Text
Chihiro Shibata1, Kei Uchiumi2, Daichi Mochihashi3
1Tokyo University of Technology, 2Denso IT Laboratory, 3The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
   Corpus-based Identification of Verbs Participating in Verb Alternations Using Classification and Manual Annotation
Esther Seyffarth1 and Laura Kallmeyer2
1Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, 2University of Duesseldorf
15:30 - 16:00    Session POSTER15 - Dialogue and Interactive Systems. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   When and Who? Conversation Transition Based on Bot-Agent Symbiosis Learning Network
Yipeng Yu1, Ran Guan2, Jie Ma3, Zhuoxuan Jiang4, Jingchang Huang3
1Tencent, 2university of cambridge, 3IBM Research China, 4JD AI Research
   Topic-relevant Response Generation using Optimal Transport for an Open-domain Dialog System
Shuying Zhang1, Tianyu Zhao2, Tatsuya Kawahara1
1Kyoto University, 2rinna Co., Ltd.
   An Iterative Emotion Interaction Network for Emotion Recognition in Conversations
Xin Lu, Yanyan Zhao, Yang Wu, Yijian Tian, Huipeng Chen, Bing Qin
Harbin Institute of Technology
   PEDNet: A Persona Enhanced Dual Alternating Learning Network for Conversational Response Generation
Bin Jiang1, Wanyue Zhou1, Jingxu Yang1, Chao Yang1, Shihan Wang2, Liang Pang3
1Hunan University, 2Utrecht University, 3Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Dual Dynamic Memory Network for End-to-End Multi-turn Task-oriented Dialog Systems
Jian Wang1, Junhao Liu2, Wei Bi3, Xiaojiang Liu3, Kejing He1, Ruifeng Xu4, Min Yang2
1South China University of Technology, 2Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Tencent AI Lab, 4Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
   Translation vs. Dialogue: A Comparative Analysis of Sequence-to-Sequence Modeling
Wenpeng Hu1, Ran Le2, Bing Liu2, Jinwen Ma2, Dongyan Zhao3, Rui Yan2
1School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, 2Peking University,
   Diverse dialogue generation with context dependent dynamic loss function
Ayaka Ueyama1 and Yoshinobu Kano2
1Shizuoka University, 2Faculty of Informatics, Shizuoka University
   Towards Topic-Guided Conversational Recommender System
Kun Zhou1, Yuanhang Zhou1, Wayne Xin Zhao2, Xiaoke Wang1, Ji-Rong Wen1
1Renmin University of China, 2RUC
   Intent Mining from past conversations for Conversational Agent
Ajay Chatterjee and Shubhashis Sengupta
Accenture Technology Labs
   Summarize before Aggregate: A Global-to-local Heterogeneous Graph Inference Network for Conversational Emotion Recognition
Dongming Sheng1, Dong Wang2, Ying Shen3, Haitao Zheng4, Haozhuang Liu5
1Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, 3Sun Yat-Sen University, 4Tsinghua University, Shenzhen International Graduate School., 5Department of Computer Science and Technology,Tsinghua University
   Deconstruct to Reconstruct a Configurable Evaluation Metric for Open-Domain Dialogue Systems
Vitou Phy1, Yang Zhao2, Akiko Aizawa3
1The University of Tokyo, 2IBM-Research Tokyo, Japan, 3National Institute of Informatics
   Suggest me a movie for tonight: Leveraging Knowledge Graphs for Conversational Recommendation
Rajdeep Sarkar1, Koustava Goswami2, Mihael Arcan3, John P. McCrae4
1Data Science Institute, NUI Galway, 2Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Data Science Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, 3National Universith of Ireland Galway, 4Insight Center for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway
   HiTrans: A Transformer-Based Context- and Speaker-Sensitive Model for Emotion Detection in Conversations
Jingye Li1, Donghong Ji1, Fei Li2, Meishan Zhang3, Yijiang Liu1
1Wuhan University, 2University of Massachusetts Lowell, 3Tianjin University, China
   A Co-Attentive Cross-Lingual Neural Model for Dialogue Breakdown Detection
Qian Lin, Souvik Kundu, Hwee Tou Ng
National University of Singapore
   Integrating User History into Heterogeneous Graph for Dialogue Act Recognition
Dong Wang1, Ziran Li2, Haitao Zheng3, Ying Shen4
1Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, 2Tsinghua University, 3Tsinghua University, Shenzhen International Graduate School., 4Sun Yat-Sen University
   A Two-Level Interpretation of Modality in Human-Robot Dialogue
Lucia Donatelli1, Kenneth Lai2, James Pustejovsky2
1Saarland University, 2Brandeis University
16:00 - 16:30    Session IND3 - INDUSTRY TRACK - Applications - Room Gràcia
Chair: Elena Tutubalina
   Multi-task Learning of Spoken Language Understanding by Integrating N-Best Hypotheses with Hierarchical Attention
Mingda Li, Xinyue Liu, Weitong Ruan, Luca Soldaini, Wael Hamza and Chengwei Su
Misspelling Detection from Noisy Product Images
Varun Nagaraj Rao and Mingwei Shen
   hinglishNorm - A Corpus of Hindi-English Code Mixed Sentences for Text Normalization
Piyush Makhija, Ankit Kumar and Anuj Gupta
   Assessing Social License to Operate from the Public Discourse on Social Media
Chang Xu, Cecile Paris, Ross Sparks, Surya Nepal and Keith VanderLinden
   Extreme Model Compression for On-device Natural Language Understanding
Kanthashree Mysore Sathyendra, Samridhi Choudhary and Leah Nicolich-Henkin
   Scalable Cross-lingual Treebank Synthesis for Improved Production Dependency Parsers
Yousef El-Kurdi, Hiroshi Kanayama, Efsun Sarioglu Kayi, Vittorio Castelli, Todd Ward and Radu Florian
16:00 - 16:30    Session ROADMAPS 2 - INDUSTRY ROADMAPS 2 (live) - Room Eixample
Chair: Alexander Loeser
Co-Chair: José Manuel Gómez Perez
   Leveraging Chargrid and BERTgrid for document information extraction
   The Financial Search Engine and AI at Bloomberg
   The Language of Fashion AI at Zalando: From Search and Customer Feedback to Outfits
   Engineering at Grammarly
16:00 - 16:30    Session POSTER16 - Machine translation. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Robust Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation with Adversarial Denoising Training
Haipeng Sun1, Rui Wang2, Kehai Chen3, Xugang Lu2, Masao Utiyama2, Eiichiro Sumita2, Tiejun Zhao1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2NICT, 3National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
   Understanding Pure Character-Based Neural Machine Translation: The Case of Translating Finnish into English
Gongbo Tang1, Rico Sennrich2, Joakim Nivre1
1Uppsala University, 2University of Zurich
   Improving Low-Resource NMT through Relevance Based Linguistic Features Incorporation
Abhisek Chakrabarty1, Raj Dabre2, Chenchen Ding2, Masao Utiyama2, Eiichiro Sumita2
1NICT, Japan, 2NICT
   Layer-Wise Multi-View Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Qiang Wang1, Changliang Li2, Yue Zhang3, Tong Xiao4, Jingbo Zhu4
1Northeastern University at Shenyang, China, 2Kingsoft, 3Westlake University, 4Northeastern University
   Bilingual Subword Segmentation for Neural Machine Translation
Hiroyuki Deguchi1, Masao Utiyama2, Akihiro Tamura3, Takashi Ninomiya1, Eiichiro Sumita2
1Ehime University, 2NICT, 3Doshisha University
   Token Drop mechanism for Neural Machine Translation
Huaao Zhang1, Shigui Qiu1, Xiangyu Duan1, Min Zhang2
1Soochow University, 2Suda
   Supervised Visual Attention for Multimodal Neural Machine Translation
Tetsuro Nishihara1, Akihiro Tamura2, Takashi Ninomiya1, Yutaro Omote1, Hideki Nakayama3
1Ehime University, 2Doshisha University, 3The University of Tokyo
   Investigating Catastrophic Forgetting During Continual Training for Neural Machine Translation
Shuhao Gu1 and Yang Feng2
1institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   The Two Shades of Dubbing in Neural Machine Translation
Alina Karakanta1, Supratik Bhattacharya2, Shravan Nayak3, Timo Baumann4, Matteo Negri5, Marco Turchi5
1Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), University of Trento, 2Birla Institute of Technology and Science, 3Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), 4Universität Hamburg, 5Fondazione Bruno Kessler
   Filtering Back-Translated Data in Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation
Jyotsana Khatri1 and Pushpak Bhattacharyya2
1Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 2Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna
   Lost in Back-Translation: Emotion Preservation in Neural Machine Translation
Enrica Troiano1, Roman Klinger1, Sebastian Padó2
1University of Stuttgart, 2Stuttgart University
   Intermediate Self-supervised Learning for Machine Translation Quality Estimation
Raphael Rubino and Eiichiro Sumita
   Unifying Input and Output Smoothing in Neural Machine Translation
Yingbo Gao, Baohao Liao, Hermann Ney
RWTH Aachen University
   Neural Transduction for Multilingual Lexical Translation
Dylan Lewis, Winston Wu, Arya D. McCarthy, David Yarowsky
Johns Hopkins University
   A Document-Level Neural Machine Translation Model with Dynamic Caching Guided by Theme-Rheme Information
Yiqi Tong1, Jiangbin Zheng1, Hongkang Zhu1, Yidong Chen1, xiaodong shi2
1Department of Artificial Intelligence, School of Informatics, Xiamen University, 2Xiamen University
   Context-Aware Cross-Attention for Non-Autoregressive Translation
Liang Ding1, Longyue Wang2, Di Wu3, Dacheng Tao4, Zhaopeng Tu2
1School of Computer Science, FEIT, The University of Sydney, 2Tencent AI Lab,, 4UBTECH Sydney AI Center; School of Computer Science, The University of Sydney
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG28 - Dialogue 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Philippe Blache
Co-Chair: Olga Golovneva
   Does Gender Matter? Towards Fairness in Dialogue Systems
Haochen Liu1, Jamell Dacon1, Wenqi Fan2, Hui Liu1, Zitao Liu3, Jiliang Tang1
1Michigan State University, 2The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 3TAL Education Group
   Combining Cognitive Modeling and Reinforcement Learning for Clarification in Dialogue
Baber Khalid1, Malihe Alikhani2, Matthew Stone1
1Rutgers University, 2University of Pittsburgh
   Knowledge Aware Emotion Recognition in Textual Conversations via Multi-Task Incremental Transformer
Duzhen Zhang1, Xiuyi Chen1, Shuang Xu2, Bo Xu2
1Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences., 2Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   MEISD: A Multimodal Multi-Label Emotion, Intensity and Sentiment Dialogue Dataset for Emotion Recognition and Sentiment Analysis in Conversations
Mauajama Firdaus1, Hardik Chauhan2, Asif Ekbal1, Pushpak Bhattacharyya3
1IIT Patna, 2IIT, Roorkee, 3Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna
   EmpDG: Multi-resolution Interactive Empathetic Dialogue Generation
Qintong Li1, Hongshen Chen2, Zhaochun Ren1, Pengjie Ren3, Zhaopeng Tu4, Zhumin CHEN1
1Shandong University,, 3University of Amsterdam, 4Tencent AI Lab
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG29 - Neural Machine Translation 2 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jiajun Zhang
   Leveraging Discourse Rewards for Document-Level Neural Machine Translation
Inigo Jauregi Unanue1, Nazanin Esmaili1, Gholamreza Haffari2, Massimo Piccardi1
1University of Technology Sydney, 2Monash University
Effective Use of Target-side Context for Neural Machine Translation
Hideya Mino1, Hitoshi Ito1, Isao Goto2, Ichiro Yamada3, Takenobu Tokunaga4
1NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories, 2NHK, 3Japan Broadcasting Corporation, 4Tokyo Institute of Technology
   Knowledge Graph Enhanced Neural Machine Translation via Multi-task Learning on Sub-entity Granularity
Yang Zhao1, Lu Xiang2, Junnan Zhu1, Jiajun Zhang3, Yu Zhou4, Chengqing Zong1
1Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4CASIA
Is MAP Decoding All You Need? The Inadequacy of the Mode in Neural Machine Translation
Bryan Eikema and Wilker Aziz
University of Amsterdam
   Domain Transfer based Data Augmentation for Neural Query Translation
Liang Yao1, Baosong Yang2, Haibo Zhang1, Boxing Chen1, Weihua Luo3
1Alibaba, 2Alibaba Damo Academy, Alibaba Inc., 3Alibaba Group
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG30 - Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Theories 2 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Alessandro Lenci
Co-Chair: Gemma Bel Engix
   Living Machines: A study of atypical animacy
Mariona Coll Ardanuy1, Federico Nanni1, Kaspar Beelen1, Kasra Hosseini1, Ruth Ahnert2, Jon Lawrence3, Katherine McDonough1, Giorgia Tolfo4, Daniel CS Wilson1, Barbara McGillivray5
1The Alan Turing Institute, 2Queen Mary University of London, 3University of Exeter, 4The British Library, 5Alan Turing Institute / University of Cambridge
   Aspectuality Across Genre: A Distributional Semantics Approach
Thomas Kober1, Malihe Alikhani2, Matthew Stone3, Mark Steedman4
1rasa Technologies GmbH, 2University of Pittsburgh, 3Rutgers University, 4University of Edinburgh
   Rhetoric, Logic, and Dialectic: Advancing Theory-based Argument Quality Assessment in Natural Language Processing
Anne Lauscher1, Lily Ng2, Courtney Napoles2, Joel Tetreault3
1University of Mannheim, 2Grammarly, 3Dataminr
   A Linguistic Perspective on Reference: Choosing a Feature Set for Generating Referring Expressions in Context
Fahime Same1 and Kees van Deemter2
1University of Cologne, 2Utrecht University
   Coreference information guides human expectations during natural reading
Evan Jaffe, Cory Shain, William Schuler
The Ohio State University
16:30 - 17:00    Session POSTERS17 - Morphology and Segmentation. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Interactive Word Completion for Morphologically Complex Languages
William Lane and Steven Bird
Charles Darwin University
   Joint Persian Word Segmentation Correction and Zero-Width Non-Joiner Recognition Using BERT
Ehsan Doostmohammadi1, Minoo Nassajian1, Adel Rahimi2
1Sharif University of Technology, 2Dathena Science Pte. Ltd.
   Syllable-based Neural Thai Word Segmentation
Pattarawat Chormai1, Ponrawee Prasertsom2, Jin Cheevaprawatdomrong2, Attapol Rutherford2
1Technical University of Berlin; Max Planck School of Cognition, 2Chulalongkorn University
   Incorporating Inner-word and Out-word Features for Mongolian Morphological Segmentation
Na Liu, Xiangdong Su, Haoran Zhang, Guanglai Gao, Feilong Bao
College of Computer Science Inner Mongolia University
   Morphological disambiguation from stemming data
Antoine Nzeyimana
University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Revitalization of Indigenous Languages through Pre-processing and Neural Machine Translation: The case of Inuktitut
Tan Ngoc Le and Fatiha Sadat
   Semi-supervised URL Segmentation with Recurrent Neural Networks Pre-trained on Knowledge Graph Entities
Hao Zhang, Jae Ro, Richard Sproat
   Utilizing Subword Entities in Character-Level Sequence-to-Sequence Lemmatization Models
Nasser Zalmout1 and Nizar Habash2
1Amazon, 2New York University Abu Dhabi
   Wiktionary Normalization of Translations and Morphological Information
Winston Wu and David Yarowsky
Johns Hopkins University
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG31 - Machine Translation and Transfer Learning - Room El Raval
Chair: Marta Ruiz Costa-Jussà
Co-Chair: Gongbo Tang
   Detecting Urgency Status of Crisis Tweets: A Transfer Learning Approach for Low Resource Languages
Efsun Sarioglu Kayi1, Linyong Nan2, Bohan Qu2, Mona Diab3, Kathleen McKeown4
1Columbia University/IBM Research, 2Columbia University, 3Facebook AI, 4Columbia University and Amazon (Amazon Scholar)
   Cross-lingual Transfer Learning for Grammatical Error Correction
Ikumi Yamashita1, Satoru Katsumata2, Masahiro Kaneko1, Aizhan Imankulova1, Mamoru Komachi1
1Tokyo Metropolitan University, 2Retrieva, Inc.
   Emergent Communication Pretraining for Few-Shot Machine Translation
Yaoyiran Li1, Edoardo Maria Ponti2, Ivan Vulić1, Anna Korhonen1
1University of Cambridge, 2Mila Montreal / University of Cambridge
   ContraCAT: Contrastive Coreference Analytical Templates for Machine Translation
Dario Stojanovski1, Benno Krojer1, Denis Peskov2, Alexander Fraser3
1LMU Munich, 2University of Maryland, 3Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
   SpanAlign: Sentence Alignment Method based on Cross-Language Span Prediction and ILP
Katsuki Chousa1, Masaaki Nagata2, Masaaki Nishino3
1NTT, 2NTT Corporation, 3NTT Communication Science Laboratories
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG32 - Evaluation - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Maja Popovic
Co-Chair: Liane Guillou
   CLUE: A Chinese Language Understanding Evaluation Benchmark
Liang Xu1, Hai Hu2, Xuanwei Zhang3, Lu Li4, Chenjie Cao5, Yudong Li6, Yechen Xu7, Kai Sun8, Dian Yu9, Cong Yu1, Yin Tian10, Qianqian Dong11, Weitang Liu12, Bo Shi13, Yiming Cui14, Junyi Li15, Jun Zeng4, Rongzhao Wang16, Weijian Xie17, Yanting Li18, Yina Patterson19, Zuoyu Tian2, Yiwen Zhang19, He Zhou2, Shaoweihua Liu20, Zhe Zhao21, Qipeng Zhao22, Cong Yue23, Xinrui Zhang24, Zhengliang Yang25, Kyle Richardson26, Zhenzhong Lan27
1ai-indeed, 2Indiana University, 3iqiyi Inc., 4Central China Normal University, 5PingAn Gammalab, 6China University of Geosciences (Beijing), 7Zhejiang University, 8Cornell University, 9Tencent AI Lab, 10Intelligence Indeed, 11Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 12zhejiang dahua technology CO.LTD, 13NLP Group, Mobvoi Inc., 14Harbin Institute of Technology, 15China Academy of Electronics and Information Technology, 16Peking University, 17Baidu Inc., 18MIT, 19Indiana University Bloomington, 20Yiwise.AI, 21Renmin University of China, 22Beijing Xinhua Multimedia Data Co.,Ltd., 23Mobvoi, 24SF Technology, 25tkonline-nlplab, 26the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, 27Westlake University
   A Human Evaluation of AMR-to-English Generation Systems
Emma Manning, Shira Wein, Nathan Schneider
Georgetown University
   Identifying Annotator Bias: A new IRT-based method for bias identification
Jacopo Amidei1, Paul Piwek2, Alistair Willis2
1Open University, 2The Open University
   Would you describe a leopard as yellow? Evaluating crowd-annotations with justified and informative disagreement
Pia Sommerauer1, Antske Fokkens2, Piek Vossen3
1Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2VU Amsterdam, 3VU University Amsterdam
   Manual Clustering and Spatial Arrangement of Verbs for Multilingual Evaluation and Typology Analysis
Olga Majewska1, Ivan Vulić1, Diana McCarthy2, Anna Korhonen1
1University of Cambridge, 2University of Cambridge (DTAL)
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG33 - Applications 3 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Elena Cabrio
Co-Chair: Chenyang Lyu
   Hierarchical Trivia Fact Extraction from Wikipedia Articles
Jingun Kwon1, Hidetaka Kamigaito1, Young-In Song2, Manabu Okumura1
1Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2NAVER
   Predicting Clickbait Strength in Online Social Media
Vijayasaradhi Indurthi1, Bakhtiyar Syed2, Manish Gupta2, Vasudeva Varma2
1International Institute of Information Technology, 2IIIT Hyderabad
GPolS: A Contextual Graph-Based Language Model for Analyzing Parliamentary Debates and Political Cohesion
Ramit Sawhney1, Arnav Wadhwa2, Shivam Agarwal3, Rajiv Ratn Shah4
1Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, 2MIDAS IIITD, 3Manipal Institute of Technology, 4IIIT Delhi
   Measuring Correlation-to-Causation Exaggeration in Press Releases
Bei Yu1, Jun Wang2, Lu Guo3, Yingya Li1
1Syracuse University, 2Independent Researcher, 3Sichuan University
   Inflating Topic Relevance with Ideology: A Case Study of Political Ideology Bias in Social Topic Detection Models
Meiqi Guo, Rebecca Hwa, Yu-Ru Lin, Wen-Ting Chung
University of Pittsburgh
17:00 - 17:30    Session POSTER18 - Dialogue and understanding. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   A Taxonomy of Empathetic Response Intents in Human Social Conversations
Anuradha Welivita and Pearl Pu
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
   A Multitask Active Learning Framework for Natural Language Understanding
Hua Zhu1, Wu Ye2, Sihan Luo2, Xidong Zhang2
1vivo Mobile Communication Co.,Ltd, 2vivo Mobile Communication Co., Ltd
   Two-level classification for dialogue act recognition in task-oriented dialogues
Philippe Blache1, Massina Abderrahmane2, Stéphane Rauzy3, Magalie Ochs4, Houda Oufaida5
   Balanced Joint Adversarial Training for Robust Intent Detection and Slot Filling
Xu Cao1, Deyi Xiong2, Chongyang Shi3, Chao Wang4, Yao Meng5, Changjian Hu5
1Lenovo Research; Beijing Institute of Technology, 2Tianjin University, 3School of Computer Science, Beijing Institute of Technology, 4NLP&CA, AI lab, Lenovo Research, 5Lenovo
   Reasoning Requirements for Indirect Speech Act Interpretation
Vasanth Sarathy, Alexander Tsuetaki, Antonio Roque, Matthias Scheutz
Tufts University
   Understanding Unnatural Questions Improves Reasoning over Text
Xiaoyu Guo, Yuan-Fang Li, Gholamreza Haffari
Monash University
   An Empirical Study of Contextual Data Augmentation for Japanese Zero Anaphora Resolution
Ryuto Konno1, Yuichiroh Matsubayashi1, Shun Kiyono2, Hiroki Ouchi3, Ryo Takahashi1, Kentaro Inui4
1Tohoku University, 2RIKEN AIP / Tohoku University, 3Riken AIP, 4Tohoku University / Riken
   A Large-Scale Corpus of E-mail Conversations with Standard and Two-Level Dialogue Act Annotations
Motoki Taniguchi1, Yoshihiro Ueda2, Tomoki Taniguchi3, Tomoko Ohkuma3
1Fuji Xerox, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 2Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., 3Fuji Xerox
   Intra-/Inter-Interaction Network with Latent Interaction Modeling for Multi-turn Response Selection
Yang Deng, Wenxuan Zhang, Wai Lam
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Few-shot Pseudo-Labeling for Intent Detection
Thomas Dopierre1, Christophe Gravier2, Julien Subercaze3, Wilfried Logerais4
1Lab Hubert Curien UMR 5516, 2Université Jean Monnet, 3Laboratoire Hubert Curien, 4Meetic
   Similarity or deeper understanding? Analyzing the TED-Q dataset of evoked questions
Matthijs Westera1, Jacopo Amidei2, Laia Mayol1
1Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2Open University
   Sentiment Analysis for Emotional Speech Synthesis in a News Dialogue System
Hiroaki Takatsu1, Ryota Ando2, Yoichi Matsuyama1, Tetsunori Kobayashi1
1Waseda University, 2Naigai Pressclipping Bureau,Ltd.
   Adversarial Learning on the Latent Space for Diverse Dialog Generation
Kashif Khan1, Gaurav Sahu1, Vikash Balasubramanian1, Lili Mou2, Olga Vechtomova1
1University of Waterloo, 2University of Alberta
   Inconsistencies in Crowdsourced Slot-Filling Annotations: A Typology and Identification Methods
Stefan Larson1, Adrian Cheung2, Anish Mahendran3, Kevin Leach4, Jonathan K. Kummerfeld4
1(unaffiliated), 2Clinc, 3Clinc, Inc, 4University of Michigan
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG34 - Machine Translation, Quality and Evaluation - Room El Raval
Chair: Antonio Toral
Co-Chair: Yingbo Gao
   Online Versus Offline NMT Quality: An In-depth Analysis on English-German and German-English
Maha Elbayad1, Michael Ustaszewski2, Emmanuelle Esperança-Rodier3, Francis Brunet-Manquat4, Jakob Verbeek5, Laurent Besacier6
1INRIA / LIG, 2University of Innsbruck, 3Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP*, LIG, 4UGA, 5INRIA, 6LIG
   Informative Manual Evaluation of Machine Translation Output
Maja Popović
ADAPT Centre @ DCU
   TransQuest: Translation Quality Estimation with Cross-lingual Transformers
Tharindu Ranasinghe1, Constantin Orasan2, Ruslan Mitkov1
1University of Wolverhampton, 2University of Surrey
   Monolingual and Multilingual Reduction of Gender Bias in Contextualized Representations
Sheng Liang1, Philipp Dufter1, Hinrich Schütze2
1Center for Information and Language Processing, LMU Munich, 2Center for Information and Language Processing, University of Munich
   AraBench: Benchmarking Dialectal Arabic-English Machine Translation
Hassan Sajjad1, Ahmed Abdelali1, Nadir Durrani2, Fahim Dalvi3
1Qatar Computing Research Institute, 2QCRI, 3Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG35 - Machine Learning 3 - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Vincent Ng
Co-Chair: Anthony Rios
   Learning to Few-Shot Learn Across Diverse Natural Language Classification Tasks
Trapit Bansal1, Rishikesh Jha2, Andrew McCallum3
1University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2Code for Science and Society, 3UMass Amherst
   A Mixture-of-Experts Model for Learning Multi-Facet Entity Embeddings
Rana Alshaikh1, Zied Bouraoui2, Shelan Jeawak3, Steven Schockaert3
1School of Computer Science and Informatics, 2CRIL-CNRS & University of Artois, 3Cardiff University
   Classifier Probes May Just Learn from Linear Context Features
Jenny Kunz and Marco Kuhlmann
Linköping University
   Priorless Recurrent Networks Learn Curiously
Jeff Mitchell and Jeffrey Bowers
University of Bristol
   Answer-driven Deep Question Generation based on Reinforcement Learning
Liuyin Wang1, Zihan Xu2, Zibo Lin3, Haitao Zheng4, Ying Shen5
1Department of Computer Science and Technology,Tsinghua University, 2Tsinghua University, 3Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, 4Tsinghua University, Shenzhen International Graduate School., 5Sun Yat-Sen University
17:30 - 18:00    Session POSTER19 - Textual Inference and Question Answering. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Distinguishing Between Foreground and Background Events in News
Mohammed Aldawsari1, Adrian Perez1, Deya Banisakher1, Mark Finlayson2
1Florida International University, 2FIU
   Pick a Fight or Bite your Tongue: Investigation of Gender Differences in Idiomatic Language Usage
Ella Rabinovich1, Hila Gonen2, Suzanne Stevenson3
1IBM Research, 2Bar-Ilan University, 3University of Toronto
   Intra-Correlation Encoding for Chinese Sentence Intention Matching
Xu Zhang1, Yifeng Li2, Wenpeng Lu1, Ping Jian3, Guoqiang Zhang4
1Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences), 2Brock University, 3Beijing Institute of Technology, 4University of Technology Sydney
   Explain by Evidence: An Explainable Memory-based Neural Network for Question Answering
Quan Hung Tran1, Nhan Dam2, Tuan Lai3, Franck Dernoncourt1, Trung Le2, Nham Le4, Dinh Phung5
1Adobe Research, 2Monash University, 3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 4University of Waterloo, 5Monash University, Australia
   A Study on Efficiency, Accuracy and Document Structure for Answer Sentence Selection
Daniele Bonadiman1 and Alessandro Moschitti2
1Amazon AI, 2Amazon
   Auto-Encoding Variational Bayes for Inferring Topics and Visualization
Dang Pham1 and Tuan Le2
1NMSU, 2New Mexico State University
   Hy-NLI: a Hybrid system for Natural Language Inference
Aikaterini-Lida Kalouli1, Richard Crouch2, Valeria de Paiva3
1University of Konstanz, 2Chegg, 3Topos Institute
   Identifying Motion Entities in Natural Language and A Case Study for Named Entity Recognition
Ngoc Phuoc An Vo, Irene Manotas, Vadim Sheinin, Octavian Popescu
IBM Research
   Global Context-enhanced Graph Convolutional Networks for Document-level Relation Extraction
Huiwei Zhou, Yibin Xu, Weihong Yao, Zhe Liu, Chengkun Lang, Haibin Jiang
Dalian University of Technology
   Diverse Keyphrase Generation with Neural Unlikelihood Training
Hareesh Bahuleyan and Layla El Asri
Borealis AI
   User Memory Reasoning for Conversational Recommendation
Hu Xu1, Seungwhan Moon2, Honglei Liu2, Bing Liu1, Pararth Shah3, Philip Yu4
1Facebook, 2Facebook Conversational AI, 3Facebook Assistant, 4Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago
   Diverse and Non-redundant Answer Set Extraction on Community QA based on DPPs
Shogo Fujita1, Tomohide Shibata2, Manabu Okumura1
1Tokyo institute of technology, 2Yahoo Japan Corporation
   An empirical analysis of existing systems and datasets toward general simple question answering
Namgi Han1, Goran Topic2, Hiroshi Noji3, Hiroya Takamura4, Yusuke Miyao5
1The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI, 2AIST, 3Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST, 4The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 5University of Tokyo
   Learn to Combine Linguistic and Symbolic Information for Table-based Fact Verification
Qi Shi, Yu Zhang, Qingyu Yin, Ting Liu
Harbin Institute of Technology
   CosMo: Conditional Seq2Seq-based Mixture Model for Zero-Shot Commonsense Question Answering
Farhad Moghimifar1, Lizhen Qu2, Yue Zhuo3, Mahsa Baktashmotlagh4, Gholamreza Haffari2
1The University of Queensland, 2Monash University, 3The University of New South Wales, 4UQ
18:00 - 19:00    INVITED TALK 4 (live) - Room Poblenou
Chair: Hans Uszkoreit
   Genie: The Open Virtual Assistant Initiative
Monica Lam
Computer Science Department
Stanford University
Faculty Director
Open Virtual Assistant Lab (OVAL)
19:00 - 19:30    Session SOCIAL5 - Catalan Human Towers: Interview with a Casteller
   Casteller: Gabriel Puig
(Colla castellera Els Trempats / Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
19:30 - 20:00    Session SOCIAL - “Black in AI” social event
14:30 - 15:00    Session SOCIAL6 - SOCIAL EVENT: Music for COLING'2020
   MACHÍN-LENIN: Collaborative exploration of poetry, music, and speech.
Work commissioned by COLING 2020
Concept, artistic direction, electronics and programming by Àngel Faraldo
Cinematography by Judro Guerrero
Computer modified text by Gerard Altaió
Voices: Iona Schneider and Gerard Altaió
Piano: Haize Lizarazu
Double bass: Àlex Reviriego
Video Assistant: Isaac Rodriguez
15:00 - 15:30    Session INV5 - INVITED TALK 5 - Room Poblenou
Chair: Nicoletta Calzolari
   Ethics in the Vision and Language of Artificial Intelligence
Margaret Mitchell
Senior Research Scientist
Google Research and Machine Intelligence
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG36 - Summarization - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung
Co-Chair: Behzad Golshan
   Enhancing Extractive Text Summarization with Topic-Aware Graph Neural Networks
Peng Cui, Le Hu, Yuanchao Liu
Harbin Institute of Technology
   SaSAKE: Syntax and Semantics Aware Keyphrase Extraction from Research Papers
T.Y.S.S Santosh, Debarshi Kumar Sanyal, Plaban Kumar Bhowmick, Partha Pratim Das
IIT Kharagpur
   News Editorials: Towards Summarizing Long Argumentative Texts
Shahbaz Syed1, Roxanne El Baff2, Johannes Kiesel3, Khalid Al Khatib3, Benno Stein3, Martin Potthast1
1Leipzig University, 2German Aerospace Center, 3Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
   Automatic Interlinear Glossing for Under-Resourced Languages Leveraging Translations
Xingyuan Zhao1, Satoru Ozaki1, Antonios Anastasopoulos2, Graham Neubig1, Lori Levin1
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2George Mason University
   Scientific Keyphrase Identification and Classification by Pre-Trained Language Models Intermediate Task Transfer Learning
Seoyeon Park and Cornelia Caragea
University of Illinois at Chicago
15:30 - 16:00    Session LONG37 - Fake News and Rumours - Room El Raval
Chair: John McCrae
   Exploiting Microblog Conversation Structures to Detect Rumors
Jiawen Li, Yudianto Sujana, Hung-Yu Kao
National Cheng Kung University
   Explainable Automated Fact-Checking: A Survey
Neema Kotonya and Francesca Toni
Imperial College London
   Early Detection of Fake News by Utilizing the Credibility of News, Publishers, and Users based on Weakly Supervised Learning
Chunyuan Yuan1, Qianwen Ma2, Wei Zhou3, Jizhong Han4, Songlin Hu5
1Institute of Information Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5Institute of Information Engineering, CAS
   Debunking Rumors on Twitter with Tree Transformer
Jing Ma1 and Wei Gao2
1Hong Kong Baptist University, 2Singapore Management University
   Words are the Window to the Soul: Language-based User Representations for Fake News Detection
Marco Del Tredici1 and Raquel Fernández2
1University of Amsterdam, 2ILLC, University of Amsterdam
15:30 - 16:00    Session POSTER20 - Text Classification, Text Mining and Knowledge Extraction. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Argumentation Mining on Essays at Multi Scales
Hao Wang1, Zhen Huang2, Yong Dou1, Yu Hong3
1National University of Defense Technology, 2National University of DefenseTechnology, 3School of Computer Science and Technology, Soochow University
   Data Augmentation for Multiclass Utterance Classification – A Systematic Study
Binxia Xu1, Siyuan Qiu1, Jie Zhang1, Yafang Wang2, Xiaoyu Shen3, Gerard de Melo4
1Ant Financial Services Group, 2Alibaba, 3Max Planck Institute for Informatics, 4Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
   KINNEWS and KIRNEWS: Benchmarking Cross-Lingual Text Classification for Kinyarwanda and Kirundi
Rubungo Andre Niyongabo1, Qu Hong2, Julia Kreutzer3, Li Huang1
1University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 2School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 3Masakhane
   Go Simple and Pre-Train on Domain-Specific Corpora: On the Role of Training Data for Text Classification
Aleksandra Edwards, Jose Camacho-Collados, Hélène De Ribaupierre, Alun Preece
Cardiff University
   Unsupervised Fine-tuning for Text Clustering
Shaohan Huang1, Furu Wei2, Lei Cui1, Xingxing Zhang1, Ming Zhou1
1Microsoft Research Asia, 2Microsoft Research
   Exploiting Narrative Context and A Priori Knowledge of Categories in Textual Emotion Classification
Hikari Tanabe, Tetsuji Ogawa, Tetsunori Kobayashi, Yoshihiko Hayashi
Waseda University
   Word-Level Uncertainty Estimation for Black-Box Text Classifiers using RNNs
Jakob Smedegaard Andersen1, Tom Schöner2, Walid Maalej1
1University of Hamburg, 2HAW Hamburg
   Few-Shot Text Classification with Edge-Labeling Graph Neural Network-Based Prototypical Network
Chen Lyu, Weijie Liu, Ping Wang
Peking University
   ManyEnt: A Dataset for Few-shot Entity Typing
Markus Eberts, Kevin Pech, Adrian Ulges
RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
   Embedding Meta-Textual Information for Improved Learning to Rank
Toshitaka Kuwa1, Shigehiko Schamoni2, Stefan Riezler2
1Japanese Patent Office, 2Heidelberg University
   Automatically Identifying Words That Can Serve as Labels for Few-Shot Text Classification
Timo Schick1, Helmut Schmid2, Hinrich Schütze3
1LMU Munich / Sulzer GmbH, 2CIS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 3Center for Information and Language Processing, University of Munich
   Knowledge Base Embedding By Cooperative Knowledge Distillation
Raphaël Sourty1, Jose G. Moreno2, François-Paul Servant3, Lynda Tamine-Lechani4
1IRIT/University of Toulouse, 2Paul Sabatier University - IRIT, 3Groupe Renault, 4IRIT
   IntKB: A Verifiable Interactive Framework for Knowledge Base Completion
Bernhard Kratzwald1, Guo Kunpeng2, Stefan Feuerriegel1, Dennis Diefenbach2
1ETH Zurich, 2University of Lyon
16:00 - 16:30    Session IND4 - INDUSTRY TRACK - Machine Learning Applications - Room Gràcia
Chair: Vipul Raheja
   An Industry Evaluation of Embedding-based Entity Alignment
Ziheng Zhang, Hualuo Liu, Jiaoyan Chen, Xi Chen, Bo Liu, YueJia Xiang and Yefeng Zheng
   Learning Domain Terms - Empirical Methods to Enhance Enterprise Text Analytics Performance
Gargi Roy, Lipika Dey, Mohammad Shakir and Tirthankar Dasgupta
   Model-agnostic Methods for Text Classification with Inherent Noise
Kshitij Tayal, Rahul Ghosh and Vipin Kumar
   ScopeIt: Scoping Task Relevant Sentences in Documents
Barun Patra, Vishwas Suryanarayanan, Chala Fufa, Pamela Bhattacharya and Charles Lee
   Uncertainty Modeling for Machine Comprehension Systems using Efficient Bayesian Neural Networks
Zhengyuan Liu, Pavitra Krishnaswamy, Ai Ti Aw and Nancy Chen
   Regularized Graph Convolutional Networks for Short Text Classification
Kshitij Tayal, Nikhil Rao, Saurabh Agarwal, Xiaowei Jia, Karthik Subbian and Vipin Kumar
16:00 - 16:30    Session DEMO2 - Tools with higher purpose (Applications of NLP in other areas). Demos - Exhibition Room El Born
Chair: Michal Ptaszynski
  Session DEMO2 - A Multilingual Reading Comprehension System for more than 100 Languages.
Anthony Ferritto, Sara Rosenthal, Mihaela Bornea, Kazi Hasan, Rishav Chakravarti, Salim Roukos, Radu-Florian and Avi Sil
   BullStop: A Mobile App for Cyberbullying Prevention
Semiu Salawu, Yulan He and Jo Lumsden
   CogniVal in Action: An Interface for Customizable Cognitive Word Embedding Evaluation
Nora Hollenstein, Adrian van der Lek and Ce Zhang
   Demo Application for the AutoGOAL Framework
Suilan Estevez-Velarde, Alejandro Piad-Morffis, Yoan Gutiérrez, Andres Montoyo, Rafael Muñoz-Guillena and Yudivián Almeida Cruz
   Discussion Tracker: Supporting Teacher Learning about Students' Collaborative Argumentation in High School Classrooms
Luca Lugini, Christopher Olshefski, Ravneet Singh, Diane Litman and Amanda Godley
   Semantic search with domain-specific word-embedding and production monitoring in Fintech
Mojtaba Farmanbar, Nikki Van Ommeren and Boyang Zhao
   Ve'rdd. Narrowing the Gap between Paper Dictionaries, Low-Resource NLP and Community Involvement
Khalid Alnajjar, Mika Hämäläinen, Jack Rueter and Niko Partanen
16:00 - 16:30    Session POSTER21 - Summarization. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Reference and Document Aware Semantic Evaluation Methods for Korean Language Summarization
Dongyub Lee1, Myeong Cheol Shin2, Taesun Whang3, Seungwoo Cho2, Byeongil Ko4, Daniel Lee4, EungGyun Kim2, Jaechoon Jo5
1Kakao Corp, 2Kakao Enterprise, 3Wisenut Inc., 4Kakao Enterprise Corp., 5Sangmyung University
   At Which Level Should We Extract? An Empirical Analysis on Extractive Document Summarization
Qingyu Zhou1, Furu Wei2, Ming Zhou3
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2Microsoft Research, 3microsoft research asia
   Fact-level Extractive Summarization with Hierarchical Graph Mask on BERT
Ruifeng Yuan1, zili Wang2, Wenjie Li1
1The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2Xidian University
   Flight of the PEGASUS? Comparing Transformers on Few-shot and Zero-shot Multi-document Abstractive Summarization
Travis Goodwin1, Max Savery2, Dina Demner-Fushman3
1U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2NIH/NLM, 3National Library of Medicine
   WSL-DS: Weakly Supervised Learning with Distant Supervision for Query Focused Multi-Document Abstractive Summarization
Md Tahmid Rahman Laskar1, Enamul Hoque2, Jimmy Xiangji Huang3
1M.Sc. Student, York University, 2York University, 3School of Information Technology, York University
   Multimodal Sentence Summarization via Multimodal Selective Encoding
Haoran Li1, Junnan Zhu2, Jiajun Zhang3, Xiaodong He1, Chengqing Zong2
1JD AI Research, 2Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Controllable Abstractive Sentence Summarization with Guiding Entities
Changmeng Zheng1, Yi Cai1, Guanjie Zhang1, Qing Li2
1South China University of Technology, 2the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
   HOLMS: Alternative Summary Evaluation with Large Language Models
Yassine Mrabet1 and Dina Demner-Fushman2
1U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2National Library of Medicine
   How Domain Terminology Affects Meeting Summarization Performance
Jia Jin Koay, Alexander Roustai, Xiaojin Dai, Dillon Burns, Alec Kerrigan, Fei Liu
University of Central Florida
   An Anchor-Based Automatic Evaluation Metric for Document Summarization
Kexiang Wang1, Tianyu Liu1, Baobao Chang2, Zhifang Sui1
1Peking University, 2Institute of Computational Linguistic, Peking University
   Metrics also Disagree in the Low Scoring Range: Revisiting Summarization Evaluation Metrics
Manik Bhandari, Pranav Narayan Gour, Atabak Ashfaq, Pengfei Liu
Carnegie Mellon University
   On the Faithfulness for E-commerce Product Summarization
Peng Yuan1, Haoran Li1, Song Xu1, Youzheng Wu1, Xiaodong He1, Bowen Zhou2
1JD AI Research, 2JD.Com AI Research
   SumTitles: a Summarization Dataset with Low Extractiveness
Valentin Malykh1, Konstantin Chernis2, Ekaterina Artemova3, Irina Piontkovskaya2
1Huawei Noah's Ark Lab / Kazan Federal University, 2Huawei Noah's Ark Lab, 3NRU HSE
   TWEETSUM: Event oriented Social Summarization Dataset
Ruifang He, Liangliang Zhao, Huanyu Liu
Tianjin University
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG38 - Discourse 1 - Room El Raval
Chair: Costanza Navarretta
Co-Chair: Erik Ketzan
   Exploiting a lexical resource for discourse connective disambiguation in German
Peter Bourgonje1 and Manfred Stede2
1DFKI, 2University of Potsdam
   Chinese Paragraph-level Discourse Parsing with Global Backward and Local Reverse Reading
Feng Jiang, Xiaomin Chu, Peifeng Li, Fang Kong, Qiaoming Zhu
Soochow University
A Neural Model for Aggregating Coreference Annotation in Crowdsourcing
Maolin Li1, Hiroya Takamura2, Sophia Ananiadou1
1University of Manchester, 2The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
   Variation in Coreference Strategies across Genres and Production Media
Berfin Aktaş and Manfred Stede
University of Potsdam
   Towards automatically generating Questions under Discussion to link information and discourse structure
Kordula De Kuthy1, Madeeswaran Kannan2, Haemanth Santhi Ponnusamy2, Detmar Meurers3
1SFB 833, Universität Tübingen, 2University of Tübingen, 3Universität Tübingen
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG39 - Classification systems - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Goran Glavas
Co-Chair: Xiao Zhang
   Learning to Decouple Relations: Few-Shot Relation Classification with Entity-Guided Attention and Confusion-Aware Training
Yingyao Wang1, Junwei Bao2, Guangyi Liu3, Youzheng Wu2, Xiaodong He2, Bowen Zhou4, Tiejun Zhao1
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2JD AI Research, 3Chinese University of Hongkong, Shenzhen, 4JD.Com AI Research
   Semi-supervised Multi-task Learning for Multi-label Fine-grained Sexism Classification
Harika Abburi1, Pulkit Parikh1, Niyati Chhaya2, Vasudeva Varma1
1IIIT Hyderabad, 2Adobe Research
   Using Eye-tracking Data to Predict the Readability of Brazilian Portuguese Sentences in Single-task, Multi-task and Sequential Transfer Learning Approaches
Sidney Evaldo Leal1, João Marcos Munguba Vieira2, Erica dos Santos Rodrigues3, Elisângela Nogueira Teixeira2, Sandra Aluísio4
1University of Sao Paulo, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, 2Departamento de Letras Vernáculas - Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), 3Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC), Departamento de Letras, 4University of São Paulo
   Retrieving Skills from Job Descriptions: A Language Model Based Extreme Multi-label Classification Framework
Akshay Bhola1, Kishaloy Halder2, Animesh Prasad3, Min-Yen Kan4
1Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2Zalando Research, 3Amazon Alexa, 4National University of Singapore
   Native-like Expression Identification by Contrasting Native and Proficient Second Language Speakers
Oleksandr Harust, Yugo Murawaki, Sadao Kurohashi
Kyoto University
16:30 - 17:00    Session LONG40 - Resources and Datasets - Room Gràcia
Chair: Fei Xia
   An Analysis of Dataset Overlap on Winograd-Style Tasks
Ali Emami1, Kaheer Suleman2, Adam Trischler2, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung1
1McGill University, 2Microsoft Research Montreal
   The Indigenous Languages Technology project at NRC Canada: An empowerment-oriented approach to developing language software
Roland Kuhn1, Fineen Davis1, Alain Désilets1, Eric Joanis1, Anna Kazantseva1, Rebecca Knowles1, Patrick Littell1, Delaney Lothian1, Aidan Pine1, Caroline Running Wolf1, Eddie Santos1, Darlene Stewart1, Gilles Boulianne2, Vishwa Gupta2, Brian Maracle Owennatékha3, Akwiratékha’ Martin4, Christopher Cox5, Marie-Odile Junker5, Olivia Sammons5, Delasie Torkornoo5, Nathan Thanyehténhas Brinklow6, Sara Child7, Benoît Farley8, David Huggins-Daines9, Daisy Rosenblum10, Heather Souter11
1National Research Council of Canada, 2Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal, 3Onkwawenna Kentyohkwa, 4Kahnawà:ke, 5Carleton University, 6Queen's University, 7Sanyakola Foundation, 8Pirurvik Centre, 9Nuance Communications, 10University of British Columbia, 11Prairies to Woodlands Indigenous Language Revitalization Circle
   Cross-Lingual Emotion Lexicon Induction using Representation Alignment in Low-Resource Settings
Arun Ramachandran1 and Gerard de Melo2
1Microsoft, 2Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
   Don’t Patronize Me! An Annotated Dataset with Patronizing and Condescending Language towards Vulnerable Communities
Carla Perez Almendros, Luis Espinosa Anke, Steven Schockaert
Cardiff University
   100,000 Podcasts: A Spoken English Document Corpus
Ann Clifton1, Sravana Reddy1, Yongze Yu1, Aasish Pappu2, Rezvaneh Rezapour3, Hamed Bonab4, Maria Eskevich5, Gareth Jones6, Jussi Karlgren1, Ben Carterette1, Rosie Jones1
1Spotify, 2Spotify Research, 3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 4University of Massachusetts Amherst, 5CLARIN ERIC, 6Dublin City University
16:30 - 17:00    Session POSTER22 - Translation, Crosslingual and Multilingual Systems. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   A Contextual Alignment Enhanced Cross Graph Attention Network for Cross-lingual Entity Alignment
Zhiwen Xie1, Runjie Zhu2, Kunsong Zhao1, Jin Liu1, Guangyou Zhou3, Jimmy Xiangji Huang4
1School of Computer Science, Wuhan University, 2York University, 3School of Computer Science, Central China Normal University, 4School of Information Technology, York University
   PheMT: A Phenomenon-wise Dataset for Machine Translation Robustness on User-Generated Contents
Ryo Fujii1, Masato Mita2, Kaori Abe3, Kazuaki Hanawa2, Makoto Morishita4, Jun Suzuki5, Kentaro Inui3
1Tohoku University, 2RIKEN AIP / Tohoku University, 3Tohoku University / Riken, 4NTT Communication Science Laboratories, 5Tohoku University / RIKEN Center for AIP
   Detecting Non-literal Translations by Fine-tuning Cross-lingual Pre-trained Language Models
Yuming Zhai1, Gabriel ILLOUZ2, Anne Vilnat3
1Beijing Foreign Studies University, 2Université Paris Sud, 3LIMSI et Université Paris-Saclay
   WikiUMLS: Aligning UMLS to Wikipedia via Cross-lingual Neural Ranking
Afshin Rahimi1, Timothy Baldwin2, Karin Verspoor2
1The University of Queensland, 2The University of Melbourne
   The Transference Architecture for Automatic Post-Editing
Santanu Pal1, Hongfei Xu1, Nico Herbig2, Sudip Kumar Naskar3, Antonio Krüger2, Josef van Genabith4
1Saarland University, 2German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Saarland Informatics Campus, 3Jadavpur University, 4DFKI
   Better Sign Language Translation with STMC-Transformer
Kayo Yin1 and Jesse Read2
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2École Polytechnique
   A Simple and Effective Approach to Robust Unsupervised Bilingual Dictionary Induction
Yanyang Li1, Yingfeng Luo2, Ye Lin2, Quan Du2, Huizhen Wang2, Shujian Huang3, Tong Xiao2, Jingbo Zhu2
1City University of Hong Kong, 2Northeastern University, 3National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University
   Data Selection for Bilingual Lexicon Induction from Specialized Comparable Corpora
Martin Laville1, Amir Hazem2, Emmanuel Morin2, Phillippe Langlais3
1Université de Nantes, 2LS2N UMR CNRS 6004, 3Université de Montréal
   A Locally Linear Procedure for Word Translation
Soham Dan1, Hagai Taitelbaum2, Jacob Goldberger3
1University of Pennsylvania, 2Google Research, 3Bar-Ilan University
   Rethinking the Value of Transformer Components
Wenxuan Wang1 and Zhaopeng Tu2
1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2Tencent AI Lab
   The SADID Evaluation Datasets for Low-Resource Spoken Language Machine Translation of Arabic Dialects
Wael Abid
Stanford University
   Combining Word Embeddings with Bilingual Orthography Embeddings for Bilingual Dictionary Induction
Silvia Severini1, Viktor Hangya2, Alexander Fraser2, Hinrich Schütze3
1Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 2Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 3Center for Information and Language Processing, University of Munich
   Understanding Translationese in Multi-view Embedding Spaces
Koel Dutta Chowdhury1, Cristina España-Bonet2, Josef van Genabith3
1Saarland University, 2University of Saarland | DFKI, 3DFKI
   Building The First English-Brazilian Portuguese Corpus for Automatic Post-Editing
Felipe Almeida Costa1, Thiago Castro Ferreira2, Adriana Pagano2, Wagner Meira2
1Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), 2Federal University of Minas Gerais
   Analysing cross-lingual transfer in lemmatisation for Indian languages
Kumar Saurav1, Kumar Saunack1, Pushpak Bhattacharyya2
1IIT Bombay, 2Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Patna
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG41 - Discourse 2 - Room El Raval
Chair: Nianwen Xue
   Neural Automated Essay Scoring Incorporating Handcrafted Features
Masaki Uto, Yikuan Xie, Maomi Ueno
The University of Electro-Communications
   A Straightforward Approach to Narratologically Grounded Character Identification
Labiba Jahan1, Rahul Mittal1, W. Victor Yarlott1, Mark Finlayson2
1Florida International University, 2FIU
   Fine-grained Information Status Classification Using Discourse Context-Aware BERT
Yufang Hou
IBM Research
   Free the Plural: Unrestricted Split-Antecedent Anaphora Resolution
Juntao Yu1, Nafise Sadat Moosavi2, Silviu Paun1, Massimo Poesio1
1Queen Mary University of London, 2UKP Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt
   How coherent are neural models of coherence?
Leila Pishdad1, Federico Fancellu2, Ran Zhang3, Afsaneh Fazly4
1Samsung AI Centre, 2Samsung AI Research Canada, 3Samsung AI Center - Toronto, 4University of Toronto; Samsung AI Research
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG42 - Text Classification - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jeff Mitchell
   Fact vs. Opinion: the Role of Argumentation Features in News Classification
Tariq Alhindi1, Smaranda Muresan1, Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro2
1Columbia University, 2Bloomberg LP
   Generating Plausible Counterfactual Explanations for Deep Transformers in Financial Text Classification
Linyi Yang1, Eoin Kenny2, Tin Lok James Ng3, Yi Yang4, Barry Smyth2, Ruihai Dong2
1UCD, 2Insight Centre, UCD, 3University of Wollongong, 4Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
   Text Classification by Contrastive Learning and Cross-lingual Data Augmentation for Alzheimer’s Disease Detection
Zhiqiang Guo1, Zhaoci Liu1, Zhenhua Ling1, Shijin Wang2, Lingjing Jin3, Yunxia Li3
1University of Science and Technology of China, 2iFLYTEK Research, 3Shanghai Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine
   Multilingual Epidemiological Text Classification: A Comparative Study
Stephen Mutuvi1, Emanuela Boros2, Antoine Doucet2, Adam Jatowt3, Gaël Lejeune4, Moses Odeo5
1University of La Rochelle/Multimedia University of Kenya, 2University of La Rochelle, 3Kyoto University, 4STIH, Paris-Sorbonne, 5Multimedia University of Kenya
   Pointing to Select: A Fast Pointer-LSTM for Long Text Classification
Jinhua Du1, Yan Huang1, Karo Moilanen2
1Investments AI, AIG, 2AIG Investments
17:00 - 17:30    Session LONG43 - Applications 4 - Room Gràcia
Chair: Lluis Padró
Co-Chair: Diptesh Kanojia
   Aspect-based Document Similarity for Research Papers
Malte Ostendorff1, Terry Ruas2, Till Blume3, Bela Gipp4, Georg Rehm5
1German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, 2University of Michigan - Dearborn, 3University of Kiel, 4University of Wuppertal, 5DFKI
   Explainable and Sparse Representations of Academic Articles for Knowledge Exploration
Keng-Te Liao1, Zhihong Shen2, Chiyuan Huang3, Chieh-Han Wu2, PoChun Chen1, Kuansan Wang2, Shou-de Lin1
1National Taiwan University, 2Microsoft Research, 3Microsoft
   “What is on your mind?” Automated Scoring of Mindreading in Childhood and Early Adolescence
Venelin Kovatchev, Phillip Smith, Mark Lee, Imogen Grumley Traynor, Irene Luque Aguilera, Rory Devine
University of Birmingham
   A Deep Metric Learning Method for Biomedical Passage Retrieval
Andrés Rosso-Mateus1, Fabio A. González2, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez3
1Universidad Nacional de Colombia, PhD Candidate, 2Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 3Laboratorio de Tecnologías del Lenguaje INAOE
   Hierarchical Text Segmentation for Medieval Manuscripts
Amir Hazem1, Beatrice Daille2, Dominique Stutzmann3, Christopher Kermorvant4, Louis Chevalier3
1LS2N UMR CNRS 6004, 2Université de Nantes - LS2N, 3IRHT, 4Teklia
17:00 - 17:30    Session POSTER23 - Applications: Abusive language, bias, fake news and rumours detection. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   Are We Ready for this Disaster? Towards Location Mention Recognition from Crisis Tweets
Reem Suwaileh1, Muhammad Imran2, Tamer Elsayed1, Hassan Sajjad2
1Qatar University, 2Qatar Computing Research Institute
   Mining Crowdsourcing Problems from Discussion Forums of Workers
Zahra Nouri, Henning Wachsmuth, Gregor Engels
Paderborn University
   AbuseAnalyzer: Abuse Detection, Severity and Target Prediction for Gab Posts
Mohit Chandra1, Ashwin Pathak1, Eesha Dutta2, Paryul Jain2, Manish Gupta3, Manish Shrivastava2, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru4
1International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, 2International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, 3Microsoft, 4IIIT Delhi
   A Survey of Automatic Personality Detection from Texts
Sanja Stajner and Seren Yenikent
Symanto Research
   Mama/Papa, Is this Text for Me?
Rashedur Rahman1, Gwénolé Lecorvé1, Aline Étienne2, Delphine Battistelli2, Nicolas Béchet3, Jonathan Chevelu1
1Univ Rennes, CNRS, IRISA, 2Université Paris-Nanterre, CNRS, MoDyCo, 3Université Bretagne SUD - IRISA
   Hierarchical Bi-Directional Self-Attention Networks for Paper Review Rating Recommendation
Zhongfen Deng1, Hao Peng2, Congying Xia1, Jianxin Li2, Lifang He3, Philip Yu4
1University of Illinois at Chicago, 2Beihang University, 3Lehigh University, 4Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago
   Context in Informational Bias Detection
Esther van den Berg1 and Katja Markert2
1Leibniz ScienceCampus ‘Empirical Linguistics and Computational Language Modeling’, 2Heidelberg University
   HateGAN: Adversarial Generative-Based Data Augmentation for Hate Speech Detection
RUI CAO1 and Roy Ka-Wei Lee2
1Singapore Management University, 2Singapore University of Technology and Design
   Evaluating Unsupervised Representation Learning for Detecting Stances of Fake News
Maike Guderlei and Matthias Aßenmacher
   XHate-999: Analyzing and Detecting Abusive Language Across Domains and Languages
Goran Glavaš1, Mladen Karan2, Ivan Vulić3
1University of Mannheim, 2University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb, Croatia, 3University of Cambridge
   Detect All Abuse! Toward Universal Abusive Language Detection Models
Kunze Wang, Dong Lu, Caren Han, SIQU LONG, Josiah Poon
University of Sydney
   Modeling Evolution of Message Interaction for Rumor Resolution
Lei Chen1, Zhongyu Wei1, Jing Li2, Baohua Zhou3, Qi ZHANG3, Xuanjing Huang3
1School of Data Science, Fudan University, 2Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 3Fudan University
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG44 - Relation Extraction - Room El Raval
Chair: Gabor Recski
   Regularized Attentive Capsule Network for Overlapped Relation Extraction
Tianyi Liu1, Xiangyu Lin2, Weijia Jia3, Mingliang Zhou4, Wei Zhao5
1Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2University of Macau, 3BNU-UIC Joint AI Resrach Institute, Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai) & Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 4the School of Computer Science, Chongqing University, 174 Shazheng Street, Shapingba District, 5American University of Sharjah,Sharjah United Arab Emirates
   Bridging Text and Knowledge with Multi-Prototype Embedding for Few-Shot Relational Triple Extraction
Haiyang Yu1, Ningyu Zhang1, Shumin Deng1, Hongbin Ye1, Wei Zhang2, Huajun Chen1
1Zhejiang University, 2Alibaba Group
Dual Supervision Framework for Relation Extraction with Distant Supervision and Human Annotation
Woohwan Jung and Kyuseok Shim
Seoul National University
   Graph Convolution over Multiple Dependency Sub-graphs for Relation Extraction
Angrosh Mandya1, Danushka Bollegala2, Frans Coenen1
1University of Liverpool, 2University of Liverpool/Amazon
   Towards Accurate and Consistent Evaluation: A Dataset for Distantly-Supervised Relation Extraction
Tong Zhu1, Haitao Wang1, Junjie Yu1, Xiabing Zhou1, Wenliang Chen1, Wei Zhang2, Min Zhang3
1Soochow University, 2Alibaba Group, 3Suda
17:30 - 18:00    Session LONG45 - Inference and Comprehension - Room Montjuïc
Chair: Jean-Francois Beaumont
Co-Chair: Jing Ma
   Multi-choice Relational Reasoning for Machine Reading Comprehension
Wuya Chen1, Xiaojun Quan2, Chunyu Kit3, Zhengcheng Min1, Jiahai Wang1
1Sun Yat-sen University, 2School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, 3City University of Hong Kong
   FASTMATCH: Accelerating the Inference of BERT-based Text Matching
Shuai Pang1, Jianqiang Ma2, ZEYU YAN2, Yang Zhang3, Jianping Shen4
1PING AN INSURANCE (GROUP) COMPANY OF CHINA, 2Ping An Life, AI Department, 3AI Department, Pingan Life Insurance, 4Ping An Life
   DT-QDC: A Dataset for Question Comprehension in Online Test
Sijin Wu1, Yujiu Yang1, Nicholas Yung2, Zhengchen Shen3, Zeyang Lei4, 2Bielcrystal Datalab, 3Institute for Network Sciences and Cyberspace, Tsinghua University, 4Baidu Inc.
   Read and Reason with MuSeRC and RuCoS: Datasets for Machine Reading Comprehension for Russian
Alena Fenogenova1, Vladislav Mikhailov2, Denis Shevelev1
1Sberbank, 2Sberbank, Higher School of Economics
   Knowledge-Enhanced Natural Language Inference Based on Knowledge Graphs
Zikang Wang, Linjing Li, Daniel Zeng
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
17:30 - 18:00    Session POSTER24 - Language Resources and Evaluation. Posters - Exhibition Room
   NYTWIT: A Dataset of Novel Words in the New York Times
Yuval Pinter1, Cassandra L. Jacobs2, Max Bittker3
1Georgia Institute of Technology, 2University of Wisconsin, Madison, 3School for Poetic Computation, NY
   SOME: Reference-less Sub-Metrics Optimized for Manual Evaluations of Grammatical Error Correction
Ryoma Yoshimura1, Masahiro Kaneko1, Tomoyuki Kajiwara2, Mamoru Komachi1
1Tokyo Metropolitan University, 2Osaka University
   Continual Lifelong Learning in Natural Language Processing: A Survey
Magdalena Biesialska, Katarzyna Biesialska, Marta R. Costa-jussà
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
   XED: A Multilingual Dataset for Sentiment Analysis and Emotion Detection
Emily Öhman1, Marc Pàmies2, Kaisla Kajava1, Jörg Tiedemann1
1University of Helsinki, 2Linköping University
   Human or Neural Translation?
Shivendra Bhardwaj1, David Alfonso Hermelo1, Phillippe Langlais2, Gabriel Bernier-Colborne3, Cyril Goutte3, Michel Simard4
1RALI / University of Montreal, 2Université de Montréal, 3National Research Council Canada, 4NRC
   Biomedical Concept Relatedness – A large EHR-based benchmark
Claudia Schulz1, Josh Levy-Kramer2, Camille Van Assel2, Miklos Kepes2, Nils Hammerla3
1Argus Data Insights, 2Babylon Health, 3Twitter
   Domain-Specific Sentiment Lexicons Induced from Labeled Documents
SM Mazharul Islam1, Xin Dong2, Gerard de Melo3
1University of Texas at Arlington, 2Rutgers University, 3Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
   Language ID in the Wild: Unexpected Challenges on the Path to a Thousand-Language Web Text Corpus
Isaac Caswell1, Theresa Breiner2, Daan van Esch2, Ankur Bapna3
1Google Research, 2Google, 3Google AI
   Constructing A Multi-hop QA Dataset for Comprehensive Evaluation of Reasoning Steps
Xanh Ho1, Anh-Khoa Duong Nguyen2, Saku Sugawara1, Akiko Aizawa1
1National Institute of Informatics, 2National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
   RoBERT – A Romanian BERT Model
Mihai Masala, Stefan Ruseti, Mihai Dascalu
University Politehnica of Bucharest
   Exploring the Language of Data
Gábor Bella, Linda Gremes, Fausto Giunchiglia
University of Trento
   DaN+: Danish Nested Named Entities and Lexical Normalization
Barbara Plank, Kristian Nørgaard Jensen, Rob van der Goot
IT University of Copenhagen
   New Benchmark Corpus and Models for Fine-grained Event Classification: To BERT or not to BERT?
Jakub Piskorski1, Jacek Haneczok2, Guillaume Jacquet3
1Polish Academy of Sciences, 2Erste Group IT, 3Joint Research Centre - European Commission
   A Geometry-Inspired Attack for Generating Natural Language Adversarial Examples
Zhao Meng and Roger Wattenhofer
ETH Zurich
   Expert Concept-Modeling Ground Truth Construction for Word Embeddings Evaluation in Concept-Focused Domains
Arianna Betti1, Martin Reynaert2, Thijs Ossenkoppele1, Yvette Oortwijn1, Andrew Salway3, Jelke Bloem1
1University of Amsterdam, 2ILLC - Universiteit van Amsterdam / DCA - Tilburg University, 3Uni Research
   Creation of Corpus and analysis in Code-Mixed Kannada-English Twitter data for Emotion Prediction
Abhinav Reddy Appidi, Vamshi Krishna Srirangam, Darsi Suhas, Manish Shrivastava
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
18:00 - 18:30    Session PANEL2 - PANEL 2: On the generalization of NLP models – ways around data hunger. - Room El Raval
Chair: Yue Zhang
   Yue Zhang1, Xiaodan Zhu2, Jacob Andreas3, Nathanael Schärli4
1Westlake University, 2Queens University, Canada, 3MIT, 4Google
18:00 - 18:30    Session SHORT5 - Discourse, Parsing, Dialogue and others. Short papers - Room Montjuïc
Chair: David Vilares
Co-Chair: Serena Villata
   Resource Constrained Dialog Policy Learning Via Differentiable Inductive Logic Programming
Zhenpeng Zhou1, Ahmad Beirami2, Paul Crook3, Pararth Shah1, Rajen Subba3, Alborz Geramifard2
1Facebook Assistant, 2Facebook AI, 3Facebook
   Fair Evaluation in Concept Normalization: a Large-scale Comparative Analysis for BERT-based Models
Elena Tutubalina1, Artur Kadurin1, Zulfat Miftahutdinov2
1Insilico Medicine, 2Kazan Federal University
   A Sentence Cloze Dataset for Chinese Machine Reading Comprehension
Yiming Cui1, Ting Liu1, Ziqing Yang2, Zhipeng Chen2, Wentao Ma2, Wanxiang Che1, Shijin Wang2, Guoping Hu2
1Harbin Institute of Technology, 2iFLYTEK Research
   Improving Document-Level Sentiment Analysis with User and Product Context
Chenyang Lyu1, Jennifer Foster1, Yvette Graham2
1Dublin City University, 2Trinity College Dublin
   Multilingual Neural RST Discourse Parsing
Zhengyuan Liu, Ke Shi, Nancy Chen
Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR
   Intrinsic Quality Assessment of Arguments
Henning Wachsmuth and Till Werner
Paderborn University
   Tree Representations in Transition System for RST Parsing
Jinfen Li and Lu Xiao
Syracuse University
   Incremental Neural Lexical Coherence Modeling
Sungho Jeon and Michael Strube
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies
   Statistical Parsing of Tree Wrapping Grammars
Tatiana Bladier1, Jakub Waszczuk2, Laura Kallmeyer2
1Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf, 2University of Duesseldorf
   Out-of-Task Training for Dialog State Tracking Models
Michael Heck1, Christian Geishauser2, Hsien-chin Lin1, Nurul Lubis1, Marco Moresi2, Carel van Niekerk1, Milica Gasic2
1Heinrich Heine University, 2Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf
18:00 - 18:30    Session POSTER25 - Machine Learning and Language Modelling. Posters - Exhibition Room Vila Olímpica
   German's Next Language Model
Branden Chan1, Stefan Schweter2, Timo Möller1
1deepset, 2DBMDZ
   Language Model Transformers as Evaluators for Open-domain Dialogues
Rostislav Nedelchev1, Jens Lehmann2, Ricardo Usbeck3
1University of Bonn, 2University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS, 3Fraunhofer IAIS
   Embedding Dynamic Attributed Networks by Modeling the Evolution Processes
Zenan Xu1, Zijing Ou1, Qinliang Su1, Jianxing Yu1, Xiaojun Quan2, ZhenKun Lin1
1Sun Yat-sen University, 2School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University
   Learning distributed sentence vectors with bi-directional 3D convolutions
Bin Liu1, Liang Wang1, Guosheng Yin2
1Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, 2University of Hong Kong
   Don't Invite BERT to Drink a Bottle: Modeling the Interpretation of Metonymies Using BERT and Distributional Representations
Paolo Pedinotti and Alessandro Lenci
University of Pisa
   Neural Unsupervised Domain Adaptation in NLP---A Survey
Alan Ramponi1 and Barbara Plank2
1University of Trento; Fondazione the Microsoft Research – University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology, 2IT University of Copenhagen
   Exploring the Value of Personalized Word Embeddings
Charles Welch, Jonathan K. Kummerfeld, Verónica Pérez-Rosas, Rada Mihalcea
University of Michigan
   Do Neural Language Models Overcome Reporting Bias?
Vered Shwartz1 and Yejin Choi2
1University of Washington / Allen Institute for AI (AI2), 2University of Washington
   Interpretable Multi-headed Attention for Abstractive Summarization at Controllable Lengths
Ritesh Sarkhel1, Moniba Keymanesh2, Arnab Nandi1, Srinivasan Parthasarathy1
1Ohio State University, 2The Ohio State University
   Scale down Transformer by Grouping Features for a Lightweight Character-level Language Model
Sungrae Park1, Geewook Kim2, JUNYEOP LEE3, Junbum Cha4, Ji-Hoon Kim1, Hwalsuk Lee5
1Clova AI Research, NAVER Corporation, 2NAVER, 3Upstage AI Research, 4Clova AI Research, NAVER Corp., 5Upstage AI Research, Upstage
   Attention Word Embedding
Shashank Sonkar, Andrew Waters, Richard Baraniuk
Rice University
   CharacterBERT: Reconciling ELMo and BERT for Word-Level Open-Vocabulary Representations From Characters
Hicham El Boukkouri1, Olivier Ferret2, Thomas Lavergne3, Hiroshi Noji4, Pierre Zweigenbaum1, Jun'ichi Tsujii5
1LIMSI, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, 2CEA LIST, 3LIMSI/CNRS & Université Paris Sud, 4Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST, 5Aritificial Intelligence Research Centre at AIST
   Autoregressive Reasoning over Chains of Facts with Transformers
Ruben Cartuyvels, Graham Spinks, Marie-Francine Moens
Catholic University of Leuven
   Augmenting NLP models using Latent Feature Interpolations
Amit Jindal1, Arijit Ghosh Chowdhury1, Aniket Didolkar1, Di Jin2, Ramit Sawhney3, Rajiv Ratn Shah4
1Manipal Institute of Technology, 2MIT, 3Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, 4IIIT Delhi
   Neural Language Modeling for Named Entity Recognition
Zhihong Lei1, Weiyue Wang2, Christian Dugast3, Hermann Ney2
1Apple Inc., 2RWTH Aachen University, 3RWTH, University of Aachen
18:30 - 19:00    Best Paper Awards and Closing - Room Poblenou