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Reading Group

Official name of this course is NPFL095 Modern Methods in Computational Linguistics. It is a continuation of informal Reading Group (RG) meetings. Requirements for getting credits:

All reports and presented papers must be in English. The presentations are in English by default, but if all present people agree it may be in Czech.

Contact popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
Mailing list rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
List Archive http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/mailman/listinfo/rg
Meetings Mondays 16:15, room S1
Past meetings courses:rg:past
Inspiration courses:rg:wishlist

Autumn&Winter 2012/2013

date speaker paper
Oct 1 startup meeting
Oct 8 Rudolf Rosa Hanna Béchara, Yanjun Ma, Josef van Genabith: Statistical Post-Editing for a Statistical MT System, MT Summit 2011, report by Jindra Helcl
Oct 15 Ales Tamchyna Ferhan Ture, Douglas W. Oard and Philip Resnik: Encouraging Consistent Translation Choices , NAACL 2012, report by Ondřej Dušek, report by Bushra Jawaid
Oct 22 Jindra Helcl Zhongqiang Huang, Martin Cmejrek, Bowen Zhou: Soft Syntactic Constraints for Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation Using Latent Syntactic Distributions, EMNLP 2010: 138-147 report by Petr Jankovský
Oct 29 Matěj Korvas Percy Liang, Ben Taskar, Dan Klein: Alignment by Agreement, HLT-NAACL '06
Nov 5 Petr Jankovský Chi-kiu Lo and Dekai Wu: MEANT: An inexpensive, high-accuracy, semi-automatic metric for evaluating translation utility via semantic frames (ACL 2011)
Nov 12 Karel Bílek Stefan Riezler and John T. Maxwell III: On Some Pitfalls in Automatic Evaluation and Significance Testing for MT.
Nov 19 Matous Machacek Philipp Koehn: Statistical significance tests for machine translation evaluation, EMNLP 2004.
Nov 26 Ondřej Dušek François Mairesse, Milica Gašić, Filip Jurčíček, Simon Keizer, Blaise Thomson, Kai Yu and Steve Young: Phrase-based Statistical Language Generation using Graphical Models and Active Learning, ACL 2010
Dec 3 Honza Václ Mohit Bansal, Dan Klein: Coreference Semantics from Web Features, ACL 2012
Dec 10 Lukas Zilka Ryan McDonald, Keith Hall, Gideon Mann: Distributed Training Strategies for the Structured Perceptron, NAACL 2010
Dec 17 Josef Čech M. Lopatková, T.Holan : Segmentation Charts for Czech – Relations among Segments in Complex Sentences
Jan 7 last RG

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