Thursday, March 22, 2007

Swivel: For cool looking graphs

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Internet Language Resources


Bafia (Mbam Cameroon)                        Wayumbe
Bagesu (Central Africa) Watulire?
Bagesu (Central Africa) [answer] Natulire nili mlahi
Bajawa (Indonesia) ['where are you going'] Male de?
Bakitara (Central Africa) [morning] Oirwota?
Bakitara (Central Africa) [answer] Ndabanta
Bakitara (Central Africa) [after absense] Mirembe
Bakweri (Cameroon) [morning] O wusi
Balanta (Guinea-Bissau) Abala, lite utchole
Balinese (Bali) Om swastyastu
Balinese (Bali) [reply] Om shanti shanti shanti
Balti (India, Pakistan) Yang chi halyo?
Balti (India, Pakistan) [answer] Lyakhmo

That was "hello" in some languages. Jennifer Runner has this page with "Hello" and other pleasantries in a large number of languages. Don't forget to check her Internet Language Resources page.

Khau bulyghyz

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Job with "The Company"

Showed up while reading my regular mails. Notice the typo in the headline.

Interesting papers from NAACL and WWW 2007


Computing Semantic Similarity between Skill Statements for Approximate Matching
Feng Pan and Robert Farrell

Extracting Appraisal Expressions
Kenneth Bloom, Shlomo Argamon and Navendu Garg

Unsupervised Resolution of Objects and Relations on the Web
Alexander Yates and Oren Etzioni

Near-Synonym Choice in an Intelligent Thesaurus
Diana Inkpen

Using Wikipedia for Automatic Word Sense Disambiguation
Rada Mihalcea

An integrated approach to measuring Semantic Similarity between Words using Information available on the Web
Danushka Bollegala, Yutaka Matsuo and Mitsuru Ishizuka

Improving Relation Extraction Using Domain Information
Alfio Massimiliano Gliozzo, Marco Pennacchiotti and Patrick Pantel

High-Performance, Language-Independent Morphological Segmentation
Sajib Dasgupta and Vincent Ng

A Systematic Exploration of The Feature Space for Relation Extraction
Jing Jiang and ChengXiang Zhai

Data-Driven Graph Construction for Semi-Supervised Graph-Based Learning in NLP
Andrei Alexandrescu and Katrin Kirchhoff


Towards Domain-Independent Information Extraction from Web Tables
Wolfgang Gatterbauer, Paul Bohunsky, Marcus Herzog, Bernhard Kroepl, Bernhard Pollak

Organizing and Searching the World Wide Web of Facts - Step Two: Harnessing the Wisdom of the Crowds
Marius Pasca

A New Suffix Tree Similarity Measure for Document Clustering
Hung Chim, Xiaotie Deng

Scaling Up All-Pairs Similarity Search
Roberto Bayardo, Yiming Ma, Ramakrishnan Srikant

Wherefore Art Thou R3579X? Anonymized Social Networks, Hidden Patterns, and Structural Steganography
Lars Backstrom, Cynthia Dwork, Jon Kleinberg

Topic Sentiment Mixture: Modeling Facets and Opinions in Weblogs
Qiaozhu Mei, Xu Ling, Matthew Wondra, Hang Su, ChengXiang Zhai

Measuring Semantic Similarity between Words Using Web Search Engines
Danushka Bollegala, Yutaka Matsuo, Mitsuru Ishizuka

Using Google Distance to weight approximate ontology matches
Risto Risto Gligorov, Zharko Aleksovski, Warner ten Kate, Frank van Harmelen


Papers to read
1. Banko and Brill, ACL 2001
2. Deepak Ravichandran, ACL 2005