Nianwen Xue

Publications

Google scholar citations

2017

  • Chuan Wang and Nianwen Xue. 2017. Getting the most out of AMR parsing. Proceedings of EMNLP 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dun Deng and Nianwen Xue. 2017 (to appear). Translation Divergences in Chinese-English Machine Translation: An Empirical Investigation. Computational Linguistics.
  • Xiaochang Peng, Chuan Wang, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue. 2017. Addressing the data sparsity issue in AMR parsing. Proceedings of EACL 2017.
  • Attapol Rutherford, Vera Demberg, and Nianwen Xue. 2017. A systematic study of neural discourse models for implicit discourse relation detection, Proceedings of EACL-2017.
2016
  • Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Sameer Pradhan, Attapol T. Rutherford, Bonnie Webber, Chuan Wang, and Hongmin Wang. 2016. The CoNLL-2016 shared task on multilingual shallow discourse parsing. Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task. Berlin, Germany.
  • Attapol T. Rutherford and Nianwen Xue. 2016. Robust Non-explicit neural discourse parser in English and Chinese. Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task. Berlin, Germany.
  • Alex Luu, Sophia A. Malamud, and Nianwen Xue. 2016. Converting SynTagRus Dependency TreeBank into Penn TreeBank Style. Proceedings of the 10th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Berlin, Germany.
  • Nianwen Xue, Qishen Su, and Sooyoung Jeong. 2016. Annotating the discourse and dialogue structure of SMS message conversations. Proceedings of the 10th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Berlin, Germany.
  • Bin Li, Yuan Wen, Weiguang Qu, and Nianwen Xue. 2016. Annotating the Little Prince with Chinese AMRs. Proceedings of the 10th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Berlin, Germany.รณ
  • Chuan Wang, Sameer Pradhan, Xiaoman Kang, Heng Ji, and Nianwen Xue. 2016. CAMR at SemEval-2016 Task 8: An Extended Transition-based AMR Parser. Proceedings of SemEval 2016: Semantic Evaluation Exercises. San Diego, CA. (Winning system!)
  • Xiaopeng Bai and Niawnen Xue. 2016. Generalizing the semantics roles in the Chinese Proposition Bank. Linguistic Resources and Evaluation. Pages 1-24.
  • Xuansong Li, Martha Palmer, Nianwen Xue, Lance Ramshaw, Mohamed Maamouri, Kathryn Summerville Conger, Stephen Grimes, and Stephanie Strassel. 2016 (to appear). Largest Multi-lingual, Multi-level and Multi-genre Annotation Corpus. Proceedings of the LREC-2016. Portoroz, Slovenia.
  • Nianwen Xue. 2016 (to appear). The Penn Chinese TreeBank. In Rint Sybesma ed, Encylopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Brill.
  • Martha Palmer, Sameer Pradhan, and Nianwen Xue. 2016. Semantic role labeling. In Ruslan Mitkov ed. The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics 2nd edition.
2015
  • Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Sameer Pradhan, Rashmi Prasad, Christopher Bryant, Attapol Rutherford. 2015 (to appear). The CoNLL-2015 Shared Task on Shallow Discourse Parsing. In Proceedings of the CoNLL-2015 Shared Task. Beijing, China.
  • Yaqin Yang, Yalin Liu and Nianwen Xue. 2015 (to appear). Recovering dropped pronouns from Chinese text messages. In Proceedigns of ACL-2015 (short papers). Beijing, China.
  • Chuan Wang, Nianwen Xue and Sameer Pradhan. 2015 (to appear). Boosting transition-based AMR parsing with refined actions and auxiliary analyzers. In Proceedigns of ACL-2015 (short papers). Beijing, China.
  • Zhiguo Wang, Haitao Mi, and Nianwen Xue. 2015 (to appear). Feature optimization for constituent structure parsing via neural networks. In Proceedigns of ACL-2015. Beijing, China.
  • Dun Deng, Nianwen Xue and Shiman Guo. 2015. Harmonizing word alignments and syntactic structures for extracting phrase translation equivalents. In Proceedings of SSST-2015. Denver, Colorado.
  • Chuan Wang, Nianwen Xue and Sameer Pradhan. 2015. A transition-based algorithm for AMR parsing. In Proceedings of NAACL-HLT-2015. Denver, Colorado. pdf
  • Attapol Rutherford and Nianwen Xue. 2015. Improving the inference of implicit discourse relations via classifying explicit discourse connectives. In Proceedings of NAACL-HLT-2015. Denver, Colorado.
  • Chu-Ren Huang and Nianwen Xue. 2015. Modeling word concepts without convention: linguistic and computational issues in Chinese Word Identification. In William S-Y. Wang and Chaofen Sun eds. The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Linguistics. Oxford University Press.
2014
  • Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2014. The Chinese Discourse TreeBank: A Chinese Corpus Annotated with Discourse relations. Language Resources and Evaluation . Get Data set
  • Yucheng Zhang and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Automatic inference of the tense of Chinese events using implicit Information. Proceedings of EMNLP-2014 . Doha Qatar.
  • Dun Deng and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Aligning Chinese-English Parallel Parse Trees: Is it Feasible?. Proceedings of LAW VIII 2014. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Dun Deng and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Building a Hierarchically Aligned Parallel Chinese-English TreeBank. Proceedings of COLING-2014. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Si Li and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Effective Document-level Features for Chinese Patent Word Segmentation. Proceedings of ACL-2014 (short papers). Baltimore, MD.
  • Zhiguo Wang and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Joint POS Tagging and Transition-based Constituent Parsing in Chinese with Non-local Features. Proceedings of ACL-2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Attapol Rutherford and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Discovering Implicit Discourse Relations Through Brown Cluster Pair Representation and Coreference Patterns. Proceedings of EACL-2014. Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Nianwen Xue and Yuchen Zhang. 2014. Buy One Get One Free: Distant Annotation of Chinese Tense, Event Type and Modality. Proceedings of LREC-2014. Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Nianwen Xue, Ondrej Bojar, Jan Hajic, Martha Palmer, Zdenka Uresova and Xiuhong Zhang. 2014 (to appear). Not an Interlingua, but Close: Comparison of English AMRs to Chinese and Czech. Proceedings of LREC-2014. Reykjavik, Iceland.
2013
  • Zhiguo Wang, Chengqing Zong, Nianwen Xue. 2013. Bidirectional Sequence Labeling via Dual Decomposition. Proceedings of Chinese Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Based on Naturally Annotated Big Data. Soochow, China.
  • Yao Cheng, Peter Anick, Pengyu Hong, Nianwen Xue. 2013. Temporal Relation Discovery between Events and Temporal Expressions Identified in Clinical Narrative. Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
  • Sameer Pradhan, Alessandro Moschitti, Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Anders Bjorkelund, Olga Uryupina, Yuchen Zhang and Zhong Zhi. 2013. Towards robust linguistic analysis using OntoNotes. Proceedings of CoNLL-2013 . Sophia, Bulgaria.
  • Zhiguo Wang, Chengqing Zong and Nianwen Xue. 2013. A Lattice-based Framework for Joint Chinese Word Segmentation, POS Tagging and Parsing. Proceedings of ACL-2013 (Short papers) . Sophia, Bulgaria.
  • Nianwen Xue and Yaqin Yang. 2013. Dependency-based empty category detection via phrase structure trees. Proceedings of NAACL HLT 2013. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Nianwen Xue, Yuchen Zhang and Yaqin Yang. 2013. Distant annotation of Chinese tense and modality. Proceedings of the Workshop on Annotation of Modal Meaning in Natural Language (WAMM). Potsdam, Germany.
2012:
  • Xiaopeng Bai and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Building a Chinese Lexical Taxonomy. Proceedings of the 2nd CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing (CLP-2012). Tianjin China.
  • Xiuhong Zhang and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Extending and Scaling up the Chinese Treebank Annotation. Proceedings of the 2nd CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing (CLP-2012). Tianjin China.
  • Yao Cheng, Peter Anick, Nianwen Xue and Pengyu Hong. 2012. Temporal Relation Discovery between Events and Temporal Expressions Identified in Clinical Narrative. Proceedings of 2012 i2b2 Shared-Tasks and Workshop on Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Data, Poster. Chicago, Illinois
  • Jeremy Warner, Peter Anick, Kenneth Roach, Nianwen Xue, Robin Joyce,Charles Safran and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Towards an Annotation Schema for Cancer Trajectory State Detection. AMIA Proceedings Poster. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Chu-Ren Huang and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Words without boundaries: Computational approaches to Chinese Word Segmentation. Language and Linguistics Compass, 6(8):494-505.
  • Sameer Pradhan, Alessandro Moschitti, Nianwen Xue, Olga Uryupina, Yuchen Zhang. 2012. CoNLL-2012 shared task: Modeling multilingual unrestricted coreference in OntoNotes. Proceedings of EMNLP-CoNLL 2012. Jeju Island, Korea.
  • Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Exploring Temporal Vagueness with Mechanical Turk. LAW 2012: Proceedings of the Sixth Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Jeju Island, Korea.
  • Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2012. PDTB-style discourse annotation of Chinese text. ACL-2012. Jeju Island, Korea.
  • Yaqin Yang and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Chinese comma disambiguation for discourse analysis. ACL-2012. Jeju Island, Korea.
  • Elizabeth Baran, Yaqin Yang and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Annotating dropped pronouns in Chinese newswire text. LREC-2012. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Xuansong Li, Stephanie Strassel, Stephen Grimes, Safa Ismael, Mohamed Maamouri, Ann Bies and Nianwen Xue. 2012. Parallel Aligned Treebanks at LDC: New Challenges Interfacing Existing Infrastructures. LREC-2012. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Verspoor K., Cohen, K.B., Lanfranchi, A., Warner, C., Johnson, H. L., Roeder, C., Choi, J.D., Funk, C. Malenkiy, Y., Eckert, M., Xue, N., Baumgartner Jr., W.A., Bada, M., Palmer, M., Hunter L.E. 2012. A corpus of full-text journal articles is a robust evaluation tool for revealing differences in performance of biomedical natural language processing tools. BMC Bioinformatics, 13:207. These authors contributed equally to this work. 

2011:

  • Peter Anick, Pengyu Hong, Nianwen Xue and Yaqin Yang. I2B2 2011 Challenge: Coreference Resolution for Electronic Medical Records. The Fifth I2B2/VA Workshop on Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Data. Washington, D.C.
  • Elizabeth Baran and Nianwen Xue. 2011. Singular or Plural? Exploiting Parallel Corpora for Chinese Number Prediction. Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit XIII. Xiamen, China. pdf
  • Sameer Pradhan, Lance Ramshaw, Mitchell Marcus, Martha Palmer, Ralph Weischedel and Nianwen Xue. 2011. CoNLL-2011 Shared Task: Modeling Unrestricted Coreference in OntoNotes. Procceedings of CoNLL 2011. Portland, Oregon. pdf
  • Adam Meyers, Michiko Kosaka, Shasha Liao and Nianwen Xue. 2011. Improving MT Word Alignment Using Aligned Multi-Stage Parses. Proceedings of SSST 2011. Portland, Oregon
  • Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2011. Discourse-constrained Temporal Annotation. Proceedings of the FIfth Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW V). Portland, Oregon. pdf
  • Yaqin Yang, Nianwen Xue and Peter Anick. 2011. A Machine Learning-Based Coreference Detection System for OntoNotes. Procceedings of CoNLL 2011. Portland, Oregon.
  • Jeremy Warner, Peter Anick, Pengyu Hong and Nianwen Xue. 2011. Natural Language Processing and the Oncologic History: Is There a Match? Journal of Oncological Practice, 7(4)
  • Nianwen Xue. 2011. Book review of Natural Language Processing with Python. Natural Language Engineering, 17(3) 419-424 html
  • Keh-Jiann Chen, Qun Liu, Nianwen Xue and Le Sun. 2011. Introduction to the Special Issue on Chinese Language Processing. ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, 10(3)
  • Nianwen Xue and Yaqin Yang. 2011. Chinese sentence segmentation as comma classification. In Proceedings of ACL 2011 (Short Papers). Portland, Oregon.pdf [data set]
  • Nianwen Xue. 2011. Evaluating the Impact of Chinese Word Segmentation on Syntactic Parsing, in Olive, Christianson, McCary eds. Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation. book link
  • Ralph Weischedel, Eduard Hovy, Mitchell Marcus, Martha Palmer, Robert Belvin, Sameer Pradan, Lance Ramshaw and Nianwen Xue. 2011. OntoNotes: A Large Training Corpus for Enhanced Processing, in Olive, Christianson, McCary eds. Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation. book link

2010:

  • Peter Anick, Pengyu Hong, Nianwen Xue and David Anick. I2B2 2010 Challenge: Machine Learning for Information Extraction from Patient Records. The Fourth I2B2/VA Workshop on Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Data. Washington, D.C.
  • Yaqin Yang and Nianwen Xue. 2010. Chasing the ghost: recovering empty categories in the Chinese Treebank. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Beijing, China. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue and Yuping Zhou. 2010. Applying syntactic, semantic and discourse constraints to Chinese temporal annotation. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Beijing, China. pdf
  • Jena D. Hwang, Archna Bhatia, Claire Bonial, Aous Mansouri, Ashwini Vaidya,Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2010. PropBank Annotation of Multilingual Light Verb Constructions. In Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW IV). Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Martha Palmer, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue. 2010 Semantic Role Labeling. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. Online version Available here.
  • Martha Palmer and Nianwen Xue. 2010. Linguistic Annotation, in Clark, Fox and Lappin eds. Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing. pdf

2009:

  • Jinho D. Choi, Martha Palmer and Nianwen Xue. 2009. Using Parallel Propbanks to enhance Word-alignments. Proceedings of ACL-IJCNLP workshop on Linguistic Annotation. pdf
  • Adam Meyers, Michico Kosaka, Heng Ji, Nianwen Xue, Mary Harper, Ang Sun, Wei Sun and Shasha Liao. 2009. Transducing Logic Relations from Automatic and Manual Annotation. Proceedings of ACL-IJCNLP workshop on Linguistic Annotation. pdf
  • Jan Hajic, Massimiliano Ciaramita, Richard Johansson, Daisuke Kawahara, Maria Antonia Marti, Lluis Marquez, Adam Meyers, Joakim Nivre, Sebastian Pado, Jan Stepanek, Pavel Stranak, Mihai Surdeanu, Nianwen Xue and Yi Zhang. 2009. The CoNLL-2009 Shared Task: Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies in Multiple languages. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2009). Boulder, Colorado, USA. pdf
  • Adam Meyers, Michiko Kosaka, Nianwen Xue, Heng Ji, Ang Sun, Shasha Liao and Wei Xue. 2009. Automatic Recognition of Logical Relations for English, Chinese and Japanese. SEW-2009. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2009. Adding semantic roles to the Chinese Treebank. Natural Language Engineering, 15(1):143-172. [Available here]

2008:

  • Nianwen Xue. 2008. Automatic inference of the temporal location of situations in Chinese text. In Proceedings of EMNLP-2008. Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue, Hua Zhong and Kai-Yun Chen. 2008. Annotating "tense" in a tense-less language. In Proceedings of LREC 2008. Marrakech. Morocco. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue. 2008. Labeling Chinese Predicates with Semantic roles. Computational Linguistics, 34(2):225-255. [Available here]

2007:

  • Nianwen Xue. 2007. Tapping the implicit information for the PS to DS conversion of the Chinese Treebank. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistics Theories. Bergen, Norway. pdf | slides
  • Vicky Lai, Meiyu Chang,Cecily Duffield, Jena D. Hwang, Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2007. Defining a Methodology for Mapping Chinese & English Sense Inventories. In Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop 2007. Hong Kong, China.

2006:

  • Nianwen Xue. 2006. A Chinese lexicon of roles and senses. Journal of Language Resources and Evaluation, 40:395-403. on-line publication
  • Nianwen Xue, Jinying Chen and Martha Palmer. 2006. Aligning features with sense distinction dimensions. Proceedings of ACL/COLING 2006. Sydney, Australia. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue. 2006. Semantic Role Labeling of nominalized predicates in Chinese, in Proceedings of HTL-NAACL 2006. New York City. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue. 2006. Annotating the predicate-argument structure of Chinese nominalizations, in Proceedings of the LREC 2006, pages 1382-1387. Genoa, Italy. pdf
  • A. Meyers, A. C. Fang, L. Ferro, S. K$(1vT(Bler, T. Jia-Lin, M. Palmer, M. Poesio, A. Dolbey, K. K. Schuler, E. Loper, H. Zinsmeister, G. Penn, N. Xue, E. Hinrichs, J. Wiebe, J. Pustejovsky, D. Farwell, E. Hajicova, B. Dorr, E. Hovy, B. A. Onyshkevych and L. Levin (2006). Annotation Compatibility Working Group Report. ACL 2006 Workshop: Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora 2006: A Merged Workshop with 7th International Workshop on Linguistically Interpreted Corpora (LINC-2006) and Frontiers in Corpus Annotation III, Sydney Australia pdf

2005:

  • Nianwen Xue. 2005. Annotating discourse connectives in the Chinese Treebank, in Proceedings of the ACL Workshop in Frontiers in Annotation II: Pie in the Sky . Ann Arbor, Michigan. pdf
  • Martha Palmer, Nianwen Xue, Olga B Babko-Malaya, Jinying Chen and Benjamin Snyder. 2005. A Parallel Proposotion Bank II for Chinese and English, in Proceedings of the ACL Workshop in Frontiers in Annotation II: Pie in the Sky . Ann Arbor, Michigan. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2005. Automatic Semantic Role Labeling for Chinese Verbs, in Proceedings of the 19th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Edinburgh, Scotland. pdf
  • Nianwen Xue, Fei Xia, Fu-Dong Chiou and Martha Palmer. 2005. The Penn Chinese Treebank: Phrase Structure Annotation of a Large Corpus. Natural Language Engineering, 11(2):207-238. [Manuscript: pdf]

  • 2004:
  • Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2004. Calibrating Features for Semantic Role Labeling, in Proceedings of 2004 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing , in conjunction with ACL'04. Barcelona, Spain. pdf

  • Paul Kingsbury, Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2004. Propbanking in Parallel, in Proceedings of the Workshop on "the Amazing Utility of Parallel and Comparable Corpora", in conjunction with LREC'04. Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Olga Babko-Malaya, Martha Palmer, Nianwen Xue, Aravind Joshi and Seth Kulick. 2004. Proposition Bank II: Delving Deeper, In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Corpus Annotation Workshop 2004, in conjunction with NAACL-HLT'04. Boston, Massacusetts. pdf

  • Nianwen Xue. 2004. Handling Dislocated and Discontinuous Constituents in Chinese Semantic Role Labeling, In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, ALR04. Hainan Island, China. pdf

  • Jinying Chen, Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2004. Using a Smoothing Maximum Entropy Model for Chinese Nominal Tagging, In Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. Hainan Island, China. pdf
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    2003:
  • Nianwen Xue and Seth Kulick. 2003. Automatic Predicate Argument Structure Analysis of the Penn Chinese Treebank. Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit IX (MTIX 2003). pdf

  • Nianwen Xue and Martha Palmer. 2003. Annotating Propositions in the Penn Chinese Treebank, In Proceedings of the 2nd SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing, in conjunction with ACL'03. Sapporo, Japan. pdf

  • Nianwen Xue and Libin Shen. 2003. Chinese Word Segmentation as LMR Tagging, In Proceedings of the 2nd SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing, in conjunction with ACL'03. Sapporo, Japan. pdf

  • Nianwen Xue. 2003. Chinese Word Segmentation as Character Tagging. International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, 8(1):29-48. [Available here]

  • Nianwen Xue and Susan Converse, 2002. Combining Classifiers for Chinese Word Segmentation. In Proceedings of the 1st SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing, in conjunction with COLING'02, Taipei, Taiwan, 2002. pdf
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  • Nianwen Xue, Fu-Dong Chiou and Martha Palmer, 2002, Building a Large-Scale Annotated Chinese Corpus. In Proceedings of the 19th. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2002), Taipei, Taiwan, 2002. pdf
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  • Nianwen Xue, 2001. Defining and Automatically Identifying Words in Chinese. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Delaware. pdf

  • Fei Xia, Martha Palmer, Nianwen Xue, Mary Ellen Okurowski, John Kovarik, Fu-Dong Chiou, Shizhe Huang, Tony Kroch, and Mitch Marcus. Designing guidelines and ensuring consistency for Chinese text annotation. In Proceedings on the Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2000), Athens, Greece.

  • 2000
  • Nianwen Xue, Fei Xia, Shizhe Huang and Tony Kroch 2000. The Bracketing Guidelines for the Chinese Treebank, IRCS technical report, University of Pennsylvania.

 

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