Accepted Papers

Note that the titles/authors may change and papers may be withdrawn. For the final titles/authors, please refer to the proceedings on the anthology when they are out.

Main Conference

There were 571 Long Papers and 208 Short Papers accepted.

Long Papers

2kenize: Tying Subword Sequences for Chinese Script Conversion
Pranav A and Isabelle Augenstein

A Batch Normalized Inference Network Keeps the KL Vanishing Away
Qile Zhu, Wei Bi, Xiaojiang Liu, Xiyao Ma, Xiaolin Li and Dapeng Wu

A Call for More Rigor in Unsupervised Cross-lingual Learning
Mikel Artetxe, Sebastian Ruder, Dani Yogatama, Gorka Labaka and Eneko Agirre

A Comprehensive Analysis of Preprocessing for Word Representation Learning in Affective Tasks
Nastaran Babanejad, Ameeta Agrawal, Aijun An and Manos Papagelis

A Contextual Hierarchical Attention Network with Adaptive Objective for Dialogue State Tracking
Yong Shan, Zekang Li, Jinchao Zhang, Fandong Meng, Yang Feng, Cheng Niu and Jie Zhou

A Corpus for Large-Scale Phonetic Typology
Elizabeth Salesky, Eleanor Chodroff, Tiago Pimentel, Matthew Wiesner, Ryan Cotterell, Alan W Black and Jason Eisner

A Formal Hierarchy of RNN Architectures
William Merrill, Gail Weiss, Yoav Goldberg, Roy Schwartz, Noah A. Smith and Eran Yahav

A Generate-and-Rank Framework with Semantic Type Regularization for Biomedical Concept Normalization
Dongfang Xu, Zeyu Zhang and Steven Bethard

A Generative Model for Joint Natural Language Understanding and Generation
Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Jianpeng Cheng, Yimai Fang and David Vandyke

A Girl Has A Name: Detecting Authorship Obfuscation
Asad Mahmood, Zubair Shafiq and Padmini Srinivasan

A Graph Auto-encoder Model of Derivational Morphology
Valentin Hofmann, Hinrich Schütze and Janet Pierrehumbert

A Graph-based Coarse-to-fine Method for Unsupervised Bilingual Lexicon Induction
Shuo Ren, Shujie Liu, Ming Zhou and Shuai Ma

A Joint Model for Document Segmentation and Segment Labeling
Joe Barrow, Rajiv Jain, Vlad Morariu, Varun Manjunatha, Douglas Oard and Philip Resnik

A Joint Neural Model for Information Extraction with Global Features
Ying Lin, Heng Ji, Fei Huang and Lingfei Wu

A Methodology for Creating Question Answering Corpora Using Inverse Data Annotation
Jan Deriu, Katsiaryna Mlynchyk, Philippe Schläpfer, Alvaro Rodrigo, Dirk von Grünigen, Nicolas Kaiser, Kurt Stockinger, Eneko Agirre and Mark Cieliebak

A Mixture of h − 1 Heads is Better than h Heads
Hao Peng, Roy Schwartz, Dianqi Li and Noah A. Smith

A Monolingual Approach to Contextualized Word Embeddings for Mid-Resource Languages
Pedro Javier Ortiz Suárez, Laurent Romary and Benoît Sagot

A Multitask Learning Approach for Diacritic Restoration
Sawsan Alqahtani, Ajay Mishra and Mona Diab

A Novel Cascade Binary Tagging Framework for Relational Triple Extraction
Zhepei Wei, Jianlin Su, Yue Wang, Yuan Tian and Yi Chang

A Novel Graph-based Multi-modal Fusion Encoder for Neural Machine Translation
Yongjing Yin, Fandong Meng, Jinsong Su, Chulun Zhou, Zhengyuan Yang, Jie Zhou and Jiebo Luo

A Prioritization Model for Suicidality Risk Assessment
Han-Chin Shing, Philip Resnik and Douglas Oard

A Recipe for Creating Multimodal Aligned Datasets for Sequential Tasks
Angela Lin, Sudha Rao, Asli Celikyilmaz, Elnaz Nouri, Chris Brockett, Debadeepta Dey and Bill Dolan

A Reinforced Generation of Adversarial Examples for Neural Machine Translation
Wei Zou, Shujian Huang, Jun Xie, Xinyu Dai and Jiajun Chen

A Self-Training Method for Machine Reading Comprehension with Soft Evidence Extraction
Yilin Niu, Fangkai Jiao, Mantong Zhou, Ting Yao, Jingfang Xu and Minlie Huang

A Span-based Linearization for Constituent Trees
Yang Wei, Yuanbin Wu and Man Lan

A Study of Non-autoregressive Model for Sequence Generation
Yi Ren, Jinglin Liu, Xu Tan, Zhou Zhao, Sheng Zhao and Tie-Yan Liu

A Systematic Assessment of Syntactic Generalization in Neural Language Models
Jennifer Hu, Jon Gauthier, Peng Qian, Ethan Wilcox and Roger Levy

A Tale of Two Perplexities: Sensitivity of Neural Language Models to Lexical Retrieval Deficits in Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type
Trevor Cohen and Serguei Pakhomov

A Top-down Neural Architecture towards Text-level Parsing of Discourse Rhetorical Structure
Longyin Zhang, Yuqing Xing, Fang Kong, Peifeng Li and Guodong Zhou

A Unified MRC Framework for Named Entity Recognition
Xiaoya Li, Jingrong Feng, Yuxian Meng, Qinghong Han, Fei Wu and Jiwei Li

Adaptive Compression of Word Embeddings
Yeachan Kim, Kang-Min Kim and SangKeun Lee

Addressing Posterior Collapse with Mutual Information for Improved Variational Neural Machine Translation
Arya D. McCarthy, Xian Li, Jiatao Gu and Ning Dong

AdvAug: Robust Adversarial Augmentation for Neural Machine Translation
Yong Cheng, Lu Jiang, Wolfgang Macherey and Jacob Eisenstein

Adversarial and Domain-Aware BERT for Cross-Domain Sentiment Analysis
Chunning Du, Haifeng Sun, Jingyu Wang, Qi Qi and Jianxin Liao

Adversarial NLI: A New Benchmark for Natural Language Understanding
Yixin Nie, Adina Williams, Emily Dinan, Mohit Bansal, Jason Weston and Douwe Kiela

Agreement Prediction of Arguments in Cyber Argumentation for Detecting Stance Polarity and Intensity
Joseph Sirrianni, Xiaoqing Liu and Douglas Adams

Aligned Dual Channel Graph Convolutional Network for Visual Question Answering
Qingbao Huang, Jielong Wei, Yi Cai, Changmeng Zheng, Junying Chen, Ho-fung Leung and Qing Li

Amalgamation of protein sequence, structure and textual information for improving protein-protein interaction identification
Pratik Dutta and Sriparna Saha

AMR Parsing via Graph-Sequence Iterative Inference
Deng Cai and Wai Lam

AMR Parsing with Latent Structural Information
Qiji Zhou, Yue Zhang, Donghong Ji and Hao Tang

An analysis of the utility of explicit negative examples to improve the syntactic abilities of neural language models
Hiroshi Noji and Hiroya Takamura

An Effective Transition-based Model for Discontinuous NER
Xiang Dai, Sarvnaz Karimi, Ben Hachey and Cecile Paris

An Effectiveness Metric for Ordinal Classification: Formal Properties and Experimental Results
Enrique Amigo, Julio Gonzalo, Stefano Mizzaro and Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz

An Online Semantic-enhanced Dirichlet Model for Short Text Stream Clustering
Jay Kumar, Junming Shao, Salah Uddin and Wazir Ali

Analysing Lexical Semantic Change with Contextualised Word Representations
Mario Giulianelli, Marco Del Tredici and Raquel Fernández

Analyzing analytical methods: The case of phonology in neural models of spoken language
Grzegorz Chrupała, Bertrand Higy and Afra Alishahi

Analyzing Political Parody in Social Media
Antonios Maronikolakis, Danae Sánchez Villegas, Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro and Nikolaos Aletras

Are Natural Language Inference Models IMPPRESsive? Learning IMPlicature and PRESupposition
Paloma Jeretic, Alex Warstadt, Suvrat Bhooshan and Adina Williams

Asking and Answering Questions to Evaluate the Factual Consistency of Summaries
Alex Wang, Kyunghyun Cho and Mike Lewis

Aspect Sentiment Classification with Document-level Sentiment Preference Modeling
Xiao Chen, Changlong Sun, Jingjing Wang, Shoushan Li, Luo Si, Min Zhang and Guodong Zhou

ASSET: A Dataset for Tuning and Evaluation of Sentence Simplification Models with Multiple Rewriting Transformations
Fernando Alva-Manchego, Louis Martin, Antoine Bordes, Carolina Scarton, Benoît Sagot and Lucia Specia

Attend, Translate and Summarize: An Efficient Method for Neural Cross-Lingual Summarization
Junnan Zhu, Yu Zhou, Jiajun Zhang and Chengqing Zong

Attentive Pooling with Learnable Norms for Text Representation
Chuhan Wu, Fangzhao Wu, Tao Qi, Xiaohui Cui and Yongfeng Huang

Autoencoding Pixies: Amortised Variational Inference with Graph Convolutions for Functional Distributional Semantics
Guy Emerson

Automated Evaluation of Writing – 50 Years and Counting
Beata Beigman Klebanov and Nitin Madnani

Automatic Detection of Generated Text is Easiest when Humans are Fooled
Daphne Ippolito, Daniel Duckworth, Chris Callison-Burch and Douglas Eck

Automatic Generation of Citation Texts in Scholarly Papers: A Pilot Study
Xinyu Xing, Xiaosheng Fan and Xiaojun Wan

Automatic Poetry Generation from Prosaic Text
Tim Van de Cruys

BabyWalk: Going Farther in Vision-and-Language Navigation by Taking Baby Steps
Wang Zhu, Hexiang Hu, Jiacheng Chen, Zhiwei Deng, Vihan Jain, Eugene Ie and Fei Sha

Balancing Objectives in Counseling Conversations: Advancing Forwards or Looking Backwards
Justine Zhang and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil

Balancing Training for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation
Xinyi Wang, Yulia Tsvetkov and Graham Neubig

BART: Denoising Sequence-to-Sequence Pre-training for Natural Language Generation, Translation, and Comprehension
Mike Lewis, Yinhan Liu, Naman Goyal, Marjan Ghazvininejad, Abdelrahman Mohamed, Omer Levy, Veselin Stoyanov and Luke Zettlemoyer

Benchmarking Multimodal Regex Synthesis with Complex Structures
Xi Ye, Qiaochu Chen, Isil Dillig and Greg Durrett

BERTRAM: Improved Word Embeddings Have Big Impact on Contextualized Model Performance
Timo Schick and Hinrich Schütze

Beyond Accuracy: Behavioral Testing of NLP Models with CheckList
Marco Tulio Ribeiro, Tongshuang Wu, Carlos Guestrin and Sameer Singh

Beyond Possession Existence: Duration and Co-Possession
Dhivya Chinnappa, Srikala Murugan and Eduardo Blanco

Beyond User Self-Reported Likert Scale Ratings: A Comparison Model for Automatic Dialog Evaluation
Weixin Liang, James Zou and Zhou Yu

Bilingual Dictionary Based Neural Machine Translation without Using Parallel Sentences
Xiangyu Duan, Baijun Ji, Hao Jia, Min Tan, Min Zhang, Boxing Chen, Weihua Luo and Yue Zhang

Biomedical Entity Representations with Synonym Marginalization
Mujeen Sung, Hwisang Jeon, Jinhyuk Lee and Jaewoo Kang

Bipartite Flat-Graph Network for Nested Named Entity Recognition
Ying Luo and Hai Zhao

BiRRE: Learning Bidirectional Residual Relation Embeddings for Supervised Hypernymy Detection
Chengyu Wang and Xiaofeng He

BLEURT: Learning Robust Metrics for Text Generation
Thibault Sellam, Dipanjan Das and Ankur Parikh

Boosting Neural Machine Translation with Similar Translations
Jitao XU, Josep Crego and Jean Senellart

Bootstrapping Techniques for Polysynthetic Morphological Analysis
William Lane and Steven Bird

BPE-Dropout: Simple and Effective Subword Regularization
Ivan Provilkov, Dmitrii Emelianenko and Elena Voita

Breaking Through the 80% Glass Ceiling: Raising the State of the Art in Word Sense Disambiguation by Incorporating Knowledge Graph Information
Michele Bevilacqua and Roberto Navigli

Bridging Anaphora Resolution as Question Answering
Yufang Hou

Bridging the Structural Gap Between Encoding and Decoding for Data-To-Text Generation
Chao Zhao, Marilyn Walker and Snigdha Chaturvedi

Building a User-Generated Content North-African Arabizi Treebank: Tackling Hell
Djamé Seddah, Farah Essaidi, Amal Fethi, Matthieu Futeral, Benjamin Muller, Pedro Javier Ortiz Suárez, Benoît Sagot and Abhishek Srivastava

Calibrating Structured Output Predictors for Natural Language Processing
Abhyuday Jagannatha and Hong Yu

CamemBERT: a Tasty French Language Model
Louis Martin, Benjamin Muller, Pedro Javier Ortiz Suárez, Yoann Dupont, Laurent Romary, Éric de la Clergerie, Djamé Seddah and Benoît Sagot

Can We Predict New Facts with Open Knowledge Graph Embeddings? A Benchmark for Open Link Prediction
Samuel Broscheit, Kiril Gashteovski, Yanjie Wang and Rainer Gemulla

Can You Put it All Together: Evaluating Conversational Agents’ Ability to Blend Skills
Eric Michael Smith, Mary Williamson, Kurt Shuster, Jason Weston and Y-Lan Boureau

CDL: Curriculum Dual Learning for Emotion-Controllable Response Generation
Lei Shen and Yang Feng

ChartDialogs: Plotting from Natural Language Instructions
Yutong Shao and Ndapa Nakashole

CH-SIMS: A Chinese Multimodal Sentiment Analysis Dataset with Fine-grained Annotation of Modality
Wenmeng Yu, Hua Xu, Fanyang Meng, Yilin Zhu, Yixiao Ma, Jiele Wu, Jiyun Zou and Kaicheng Yang

Climbing towards NLU: On Meaning, Form, and Understanding in the Age of Data
Emily M. Bender and Alexander Koller

Clinical Reading Comprehension: A Thorough Analysis of the emrQA Dataset
Xiang Yue, Bernal Jimenez Gutierrez and Huan Sun

CluBERT: A Cluster-Based Approach for Learning Sense Distributions in Multiple Languages
Tommaso Pasini, Federico Scozzafava and Bianca Scarlini

CluHTM - Semantic Hierarchical Topic Modeling based on CluWords
Felipe Viegas, Washington Cunha, Christian Gomes, Antônio Pereira, Leonardo Rocha and Marcos Goncalves

Code and Named Entity Recognition in StackOverflow
Jeniya Tabassum, Mounica Maddela, Wei Xu and Alan Ritter

CompGuessWhat?!: A Multi-task Evaluation Framework for Grounded Language Learning
Alessandro Suglia, Ioannis Konstas, Andrea Vanzo, Emanuele Bastianelli, Desmond Elliott, Stella Frank and Oliver Lemon

Compositionality and Generalization In Emergent Languages
Rahma Chaabouni, Eugene Kharitonov, Diane Bouchacourt, Emmanuel Dupoux and Marco Baroni

Conditional Augmentation for Aspect Term Extraction via Masked Sequence-to-Sequence Generation
Kun Li, Chengbo Chen, Xiaojun Quan, Qing Ling and Yan Song

Connecting Embeddings for Knowledge Graph Entity Typing
Yu Zhao, anxiang zhang, Ruobing Xie, Kang Liu and Xiaojie WANG

Contextualized Weak Supervision for Text Classification
Dheeraj Mekala and Jingbo Shang

Continual Relation Learning via Episodic Memory Activation and Reconsolidation
Xu Han, Yi Dai, Tianyu Gao, Yankai Lin, Zhiyuan Liu, Peng Li, Maosong Sun and Jie Zhou

Conversational Graph Grounded Policy Learning for Open-Domain Conversation Generation
Jun Xu, Haifeng Wang, Zheng-Yu Niu, Hua Wu, Wanxiang Che and Ting Liu

CorefQA: Coreference Resolution as Query-based Span Prediction
Wei Wu, Fei Wang, Arianna Yuan, Fei Wu and Jiwei Li

Coupling Distant Annotation and Adversarial Training for Cross-Domain Chinese Word Segmentation
Ning Ding, Dingkun Long, Guangwei Xu, Muhua Zhu, Pengjun Xie, Xiaobin Wang and Haitao Zheng

CraftAssist Instruction Parsing: Semantic Parsing for a Voxel-World Assistant
Kavya Srinet, Yacine Jernite, Jonathan Gray and Arthur Szlam

Cross-Lingual Semantic Role Labeling with High-Quality Translated Training Corpus
Hao Fei, Meishan Zhang and Donghong Ji

Cross-Lingual Unsupervised Sentiment Classification with Multi-View Transfer Learning
Hongliang Fei and Ping Li

Cross-Linguistic Syntactic Evaluation of Word Prediction Models
Aaron Mueller, Garrett Nicolai, Panayiota Petrou-Zeniou, Natalia Talmina and Tal Linzen

Cross-media Structured Common Space for Multimedia Event Extraction
Manling Li, Alireza Zareian, Qi Zeng, Spencer Whitehead, Di Lu, Heng Ji and Shih-Fu Chang

Cross-modal Coherence Modeling for Caption Generation
Malihe Alikhani, Piyush Sharma, Shengjie Li, Radu Soricut and Matthew Stone

Cross-modal Language Generation using Pivot Stabilization for Web-scale Language Coverage
Ashish V. Thapliyal and Radu Soricut

Cross-Modality Relevance for Reasoning on Language and Vision
Chen Zheng, Quan Guo and Parisa Kordjamshidi

Curriculum Learning for Natural Language Understanding
Benfeng Xu, Licheng Zhang, Zhendong Mao, Quan Wang, Hongtao Xie and Yongdong Zhang

Curriculum Pre-training for End-to-End Speech Translation
Chengyi Wang, Yu Wu, Shujie Liu, Ming Zhou and Zhenglu Yang

Data Manipulation: Towards Effective Instance Learning for Neural Dialogue Generation via Learning to Augment and Reweight
Hengyi Cai, Hongshen Chen, Yonghao Song, Cheng Zhang, Xiaofang Zhao and Dawei Yin

DeFormer: Decomposing Pre-trained Transformers for Faster Question Answering
Qingqing Cao, Harsh Trivedi, Aruna Balasubramanian and Niranjan Balasubramanian

Demographics Should Not Be the Reason of Toxicity: Mitigating Discrimination in Text Classifications with Instance Weighting
Guanhua Zhang, Bing Bai, Junqi Zhang, Kun Bai, Conghui Zhu and Tiejun Zhao

Dense-Caption Matching and Frame-Selection Gating for Temporal Localization in VideoQA
Hyounghun Kim, Zineng Tang and Mohit Bansal

Dependency Graph Enhanced Dual-transformer Structure for Aspect-based Sentiment Classification
Hao Tang, Donghong Ji, Chenliang Li and Qiji Zhou

DeSePtion: Dual Sequence Prediction and Adversarial Examples for Improved Fact-Checking
Christopher Hidey, Tuhin Chakrabarty, Tariq Alhindi, Siddharth Varia, Kriste Krstovski, Mona Diab and Smaranda Muresan

Detecting Perceived Emotions in Hurricane Disasters
Shrey Desai, Cornelia Caragea and Junyi Jessy Li

Dialogue Coherence Assessment Without Explicit Dialogue Act Labels
Mohsen Mesgar, Sebastian Bücker and Iryna Gurevych

Dialogue-Based Relation Extraction
Dian Yu, Kai Sun, Claire Cardie and Dong Yu

Dice Loss for Data-imbalanced NLP Tasks
Xiaoya Li, Xiaofei Sun, Yuxian Meng, Junjun Liang, Fei Wu and Jiwei Li

Differentiable Window for Dynamic Local Attention
Thanh-Tung Nguyen, Xuan-Phi Nguyen, Shafiq Joty and Xiaoli Li

Discourse as a Function of Event: Profiling Discourse Structure in News Articles around the Main Event
Prafulla Kumar Choubey, Aaron Lee, Ruihong Huang and Lu Wang

Discourse-Aware Neural Extractive Text Summarization
Jiacheng Xu, Zhe Gan, Yu Cheng and Jingjing Liu

Discrete Latent Variable Representations for Low-Resource Text Classification
Shuning Jin, Sam Wiseman, Karl Stratos and Karen Livescu

Discrete Optimization for Unsupervised Sentence Summarization with Word-Level Extraction
Raphael Schumann, Lili Mou, Yao Lu, Olga Vechtomova and Katja Markert

Distilling Annotations via Active Imitation Learning
Kianté Brantley, Hal Daumé III and Amr Sharaf

Distilling Knowledge Learned in BERT for Text Generation
Yen-Chun Chen, Zhe Gan, Yu Cheng, Jingzhou Liu and Jingjing Liu

Distinguish Confusing Law Articles for Legal Judgment Prediction
Nuo Xu, Pinghui Wang, Long Chen, Li Pan, Xiaoyan Wang and Junzhou Zhao

Diverse and Informative Dialogue Generation with Context-Specific Commonsense Knowledge Awareness
Sixing Wu, Ying Li, Dawei Zhang, Yang Zhou and Zhonghai Wu

Diversifying Dialogue Generation with Non-Conversational Text
Hui Su, Xiaoyu Shen, Sanqiang Zhao, Zhou Xiao, Pengwei Hu, Randy Zhong, Cheng Niu and Jie Zhou

Do Neural Language Models Show Preferences for Syntactic Formalisms?
Artur Kulmizev, Vinit Ravishankar, Mostafa Abdou and Joakim Nivre

Do Neural Models Learn Systematicity of Monotonicity Inference in Natural Language?
Hitomi Yanaka, Koji Mineshima, Daisuke Bekki and Kentaro Inui

Document Modeling with Graph Attention Networks for Multi-grained Machine Reading Comprehension
Bo Zheng, Haoyang Wen, Yaobo Liang, Nan Duan, Wanxiang Che, Daxin Jiang, Ming Zhou and Ting Liu

Document Translation vs. Query Translation for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval in the Medical Domain
Shadi Saleh and Pavel Pecina

Document-Level Event Role Filler Extraction using Multi-Granularity Contextualized Encoding
Xinya Du and Claire Cardie

Don’t Say That! Making Inconsistent Dialogue Unlikely with Unlikelihood Training
Margaret Li, Stephen Roller, Ilia Kulikov, Sean Welleck, Y-Lan Boureau, Kyunghyun Cho and Jason Weston

Don’t Stop Pretraining: Adapt Language Models to Domains and Tasks
Suchin Gururangan, Ana Marasović, Swabha Swayamdipta, Kyle Lo, Iz Beltagy, Doug Downey and Noah A. Smith

DoQA - Accessing Domain-Specific FAQs via Conversational QA
Jon Ander Campos, Arantxa Otegi, Aitor Soroa, Jan Deriu, Mark Cieliebak and Eneko Agirre

Double-Hard Debias: Tailoring Word Embeddings for Gender Bias Mitigation
Tianlu Wang, Xi Victoria Lin, Nazneen Fatema Rajani, Bryan McCann, Vicente Ordonez and Caiming Xiong

DRTS Parsing with Structure-Aware Encoding and Decoding
Qiankun Fu, Yue Zhang, Jiangming Liu and Meishan Zhang

DTCA: Decision Tree-based Co-Attention Networks for Explainable Claim Verification
Lianwei Wu, Yuan Rao, Yongqiang Zhao, Hao Liang and Ambreen Nazir

Dynamic Fusion Network for Multi-Domain End-to-end Task-Oriented Dialog
Libo Qin, Xiao Xu, Wanxiang Che, Yue Zhang and Ting Liu

Dynamic Online Conversation Recommendation
Xingshan Zeng, Jing Li, Lu Wang, Zhiming Mao and Kam-Fai Wong

Dynamic Programming Encoding for Subword Segmentation in Neural Machine Translation
Xuanli He, Gholamreza Haffari and Mohammad Norouzi

ECPE-2D: Emotion-Cause Pair Extraction based on Joint Two-Dimensional Representation, Interaction and Prediction
Zixiang Ding, Rui Xia and Jianfei Yu

Effective Estimation of Deep Generative Language Models
Tom Pelsmaeker and Wilker Aziz

Effective Inter-Clause Modeling for End-to-End Emotion-Cause Pair Extraction
Penghui Wei, Jiahao Zhao and Wenji Mao

Efficient Constituency Parsing by Pointing
Thanh-Tung Nguyen, Xuan-Phi Nguyen, Shafiq Joty and Xiaoli Li

Efficient Dialogue State Tracking by Selectively Overwriting Memory
Sungdong Kim, Sohee Yang, Gyuwan Kim and Sang-Woo Lee

Efficient Pairwise Annotation of Argument Quality
Lukas Gienapp, Benno Stein, Matthias Hagen and Martin Potthast

Efficient Second-Order TreeCRF for Neural Dependency Parsing
Yu Zhang, Zhenghua Li and Min Zhang

Emergence of Syntax Needs Minimal Supervision
Raphaël Bailly and Kata Gábor

Emerging Cross-lingual Structure in Pretrained Language Models
Alexis Conneau, Shijie Wu, Haoran Li, Luke Zettlemoyer and Veselin Stoyanov

Empower Entity Set Expansion via Language Model Probing
Yunyi Zhang, Jiaming Shen, Jingbo Shang and Jiawei Han

Empowering Active Learning to Jointly Optimize System and User Demands
Ji-Ung Lee, Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych

End-to-End Bias Mitigation by Modelling Biases in Corpora
Rabeeh Karimi Mahabadi, Yonatan Belinkov and James Henderson

End-to-End Neural Pipeline for Goal-Oriented Dialogue Systems using GPT-2
Donghoon Ham, Jeong-Gwan Lee, Youngsoo Jang and Kee-Eung Kim

End-to-End Neural Word Alignment Outperforms GIZA++
Thomas Zenkel, Joern Wuebker and John DeNero

Enhancing Answer Boundary Detection for Multilingual Machine Reading Comprehension
Fei Yuan, Linjun Shou, Xuanyu Bai, Ming Gong, Yaobo Liang, Nan Duan, Yan Fu and Daxin Jiang

Enhancing Cross-target Stance Detection with Transferable Semantic-Emotion Knowledge
Bowen Zhang, Min Yang, Xutao Li, Yunming Ye, Xiaofei Xu and Kuai Dai

ERASER: A Benchmark to Evaluate Rationalized NLP Models
Jay DeYoung, Sarthak Jain, Nazneen Fatema Rajani, Eric Lehman, Caiming Xiong, Richard Socher and Byron C. Wallace

ESPRIT: Explaining Solutions to Physical Reasoning Tasks
Nazneen Fatema Rajani, Rui Zhang, Yi Chern Tan, Stephan Zheng, Jeremy Weiss, Aadit Vyas, Abhijit Gupta, Caiming Xiong, Richard Socher and Dragomir Radev

Estimating predictive uncertainty for rumour verification models
Elena Kochkina and Maria Liakata

Estimating the influence of auxiliary tasks for multi-task learning of sequence tagging tasks
Fynn Schröder and Chris Biemann

Evaluating and Enhancing the Robustness of Neural Network-based Dependency Parsing Models with Adversarial Examples
Xiaoqing Zheng, Jiehang Zeng, Yi Zhou, Cho-Jui Hsieh, Minhao Cheng and Xuanjing Huang

Evaluating Explainable AI: Which Algorithmic Explanations Help Users Predict Model Behavior?
Peter Hase and Mohit Bansal

Evaluating Explanation Methods for Neural Machine Translation
Jierui Li, Lemao Liu, Huayang Li, Guanlin Li, Guoping Huang and Shuming Shi

Evidence-Aware Inferential Text Generation with Vector Quantised Variational AutoEncoder
Daya Guo, Duyu Tang, Nan Duan, Jian Yin, Daxin Jiang and Ming Zhou

Exact yet Efficient Graph Parsing, Bi-directional Locality and the Constructivist Hypothesis
Yajie Ye and Weiwei Sun

Examining Citations of Natural Language Processing Literature
Saif M. Mohammad

Examining the State-of-the-Art in News Timeline Summarization
Demian Gholipour Ghalandari and Georgiana Ifrim

Exclusive Hierarchical Decoding for Deep Keyphrase Generation
Wang Chen, Hou Pong Chan, Piji Li and Irwin King

Expertise Style Transfer: A New Task Towards Better Communication between Experts and Laymen
Yixin Cao, Ruihao Shui, Liangming Pan, Min-Yen Kan, Zhiyuan Liu and Tat-Seng Chua

Explaining Black Box Predictions and Unveiling Data Artifacts through Influence Functions
Xiaochuang Han, Byron C. Wallace and Yulia Tsvetkov

Explicit Memory Tracker with Coarse-to-Fine Reasoning for Conversational Machine Reading
Yifan Gao, Chien-Sheng Wu, Shafiq Joty, Caiming Xiong, Richard Socher, Irwin King, Michael Lyu and Steven C.H. Hoi

Explicit Semantic Decomposition for Definition Generation
Jiahuan Li, Yu Bao, Shujian Huang, Xinyu Dai and Jiajun Chen

Exploiting Syntactic Structure for Better Language Modeling: A Syntactic Distance Approach
Wenyu DU, Zhouhan Lin, Yikang Shen, Timothy J. O’Donnell, Yoshua Bengio and Yue Zhang

Exploiting the Syntax-Model Consistency for Neural Relation Extraction
Amir Pouran Ben Veyseh, Franck Dernoncourt, Dejing Dou and Thien Huu Nguyen

Exploring Contextual Word-level Style Relevance for Unsupervised Style Transfer
Chulun Zhou, Liangyu Chen, Jiachen Liu, Xinyan Xiao, Jinsong Su, Sheng Guo and Hua Wu

Exploring Unexplored Generalization Challenges for Cross-Database Semantic Parsing
Alane Suhr, Ming-Wei Chang, Peter Shaw and Kenton Lee

Extracting Headless MWEs from Dependency Parse Trees: Parsing, Tagging, and Joint Modeling Approaches
Tianze Shi and Lillian Lee

Extractive Summarization as Text Matching
Ming Zhong, Pengfei Liu, Yiran Chen, Danqing Wang, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

Facet-Aware Evaluation for Extractive Summarization
Yuning Mao, Liyuan Liu, Qi Zhu, Xiang Ren and Jiawei Han

Fact-based Text Editing
Hayate Iso, Chao Qiao and Hang Li

Fast and Accurate Deep Bidirectional Language Representations for Unsupervised Learning
Joongbo Shin, Yoonhyung Lee, Seunghyun Yoon and Kyomin Jung

Fast and Accurate Non-Projective Dependency Tree Linearization
Xiang Yu, Simon Tannert, Ngoc Thang Vu and Jonas Kuhn

FastBERT: a Self-distilling BERT with Adaptive Inference Time
Weijie Liu, Peng Zhou, Zhiruo Wang, Zhe Zhao, Haotang Deng and QI JU

Feature Projection for Improved Text Classification
Qi Qin, Wenpeng Hu and Bing Liu

FEQA: A Question Answering Evaluation Framework for Faithfulness Assessment in Abstractive Summarization
Esin Durmus, He He and Mona Diab

Few-shot Slot Tagging with Collapsed Dependency Transfer and Label-enhanced Task-adaptive Projection Network
Yutai Hou, Wanxiang Che, Yongkui Lai, Zhihan Zhou, Yijia Liu, Han Liu and Ting Liu

Finding Universal Grammatical Relations in Multilingual BERT
Ethan A. Chi, John Hewitt and Christopher D. Manning

Fine-Grained Analysis of Cross-Linguistic Syntactic Divergences
Dmitry Nikolaev, Ofir Arviv, Taelin Karidi, Neta Kenneth, Veronika Mitnik, Lilja Maria Saeboe and Omri Abend

Fine-grained Fact Verification with Kernel Graph Attention Network
Zhenghao Liu, Chenyan Xiong, Maosong Sun and Zhiyuan Liu

Fine-grained Interest Matching for Neural News Recommendation
Heyuan Wang, Fangzhao Wu, Zheng Liu and Xing Xie

Fluent Response Generation for Conversational Question Answering
Ashutosh Baheti, Alan Ritter and Kevin Small

From Arguments to Key Points: Towards Automatic Argument Summarization
Roy Bar-Haim, Lilach Eden, Roni Friedman, Yoav Kantor, Dan Lahav and Noam Slonim

From English to Code-Switching: Transfer Learning with Strong Morphological Clues
Gustavo Aguilar and Thamar Solorio

From SPMRL to NMRL: What Did We Learn (and Unlearn) in a Decade of Parsing Morphologically-Rich Languages (MRLs)?
Reut Tsarfaty, Dan Bareket, Stav Klein and Amit Seker

From Zero to Hero: Human-In-The-Loop Entity Linking in Low Resource Domains
Jan-Christoph Klie, Richard Eckart de Castilho and Iryna Gurevych

Frugal Paradigm Completion
Alexander Erdmann, Tom Kenter, Markus Becker and Christian Schallhart

Gated Convolutional Bidirectional Attention-based Model for Off-topic Spoken Response Detection
Yefei Zha, Ruobing Li and Hui Lin

GCAN: Graph-aware Co-Attention Networks for Explainable Fake News Detection on Social Media
Yi-Ju Lu and Cheng-Te Li

Gender Bias in Multilingual Embeddings and Cross-Lingual Transfer
Jieyu Zhao, Subhabrata Mukherjee, Saghar Hosseini, Kai-Wei Chang and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

Gender Gap in Natural Language Processing Research: Disparities in Authorship and Citations
Saif M. Mohammad

Gender in Danger? Evaluating Speech Translation Technology on the MuST-SHE Corpus
Luisa Bentivogli, Beatrice Savoldi, Matteo Negri, Mattia A. Di Gangi, Roldano Cattoni and Marco Turchi

Generalized Entropy Regularization or: There’s Nothing Special about Label Smoothing
Clara Meister, Elizabeth Salesky and Ryan Cotterell

Generalizing Natural Language Analysis through Span-relation Representations
Zhengbao Jiang, Wei Xu, Jun Araki and Graham Neubig

Generate, Delete and Rewrite: A Three-Stage Framework for Improving Persona Consistency of Dialogue Generation
Haoyu Song, Yan Wang, Wei-Nan Zhang, Xiaojiang Liu and Ting Liu

Generating Counter Narratives against Online Hate Speech: Data and Strategies
Serra Sinem Tekiroğlu, Yi-Ling Chung and Marco Guerini

Generating Diverse and Consistent QA pairs from Contexts with Information-Maximizing Hierarchical Conditional VAEs
Dong Bok Lee, Seanie Lee, Woo Tae Jeong, Donghwan Kim and Sung Ju Hwang

Generating Fact Checking Explanations
Pepa Atanasova, Jakob Grue Simonsen, Christina Lioma and Isabelle Augenstein

Generating Hierarchical Explanations on Text Classification via Feature Interaction Detection
Hanjie Chen, Guangtao Zheng and Yangfeng Ji

Generating Informative Conversational Response using Recurrent Knowledge-Interaction and Knowledge-Copy
Xiexiong Lin, Weiyu Jian, Jianshan He, Taifeng Wang and Wei Chu

Generative Semantic Hashing Enhanced via Boltzmann Machines
Lin Zheng, Qinliang Su, Dinghan Shen and Changyou Chen

GLUECoS: An Evaluation Benchmark for Code-Switched NLP
Simran Khanuja, Sandipan Dandapat, Anirudh Srinivasan, Sunayana Sitaram and Monojit Choudhury

GoEmotions: A Dataset of Fine-Grained Emotions
Dorottya Demszky, Dana Movshovitz-Attias, Jeongwoo Ko, Alan Cowen, Gaurav Nemade and Sujith Ravi

Good-Enough Compositional Data Augmentation
Jacob Andreas

Graph Neural News Recommendation with Unsupervised Preference Disentanglement
Linmei Hu, Siyong Xu, Chen Li, Cheng Yang, Chuan Shi, Nan Duan, Xing Xie and Ming Zhou

Graph-to-Tree Learning for Solving Math Word Problems
Jipeng Zhang, Lei Wang, Roy Ka-Wei Lee, Yi Bin, Yan Wang, Jie Shao and Ee-Peng Lim

Grounded Conversation Generation as Guided Traverses in Commonsense Knowledge Graphs
Houyu Zhang, Zhenghao Liu, Chenyan Xiong and Zhiyuan Liu

Grounding Conversations with Improvised Dialogues
Hyundong Cho and Jonathan May

Guiding Variational Response Generator to Exploit Persona
Bowen Wu, Mengyuan Li, Zongsheng Wang, Yifu Chen, Derek F. Wong, Qihang Feng, Junhong Huang and Baoxun Wang

Handling Rare Entities for Neural Sequence Labeling
Yangming Li, Han Li, Kaisheng Yao and Xiaolong Li

Hard-Coded Gaussian Attention for Neural Machine Translation
Weiqiu You, Simeng Sun and Mohit Iyyer

Harnessing the linguistic signal to predict scalar inferences
Sebastian Schuster, Yuxing Chen and Judith Degen

Harvesting and Refining Question-Answer Pairs for Unsupervised QA
Zhongli Li, Wenhui Wang, Li Dong, Furu Wei and Ke Xu

HAT: Hardware-Aware Transformers for Efficient Natural Language Processing
Hanrui Wang, Zhanghao Wu, Zhijian Liu, Han Cai, Ligeng Zhu, Chuang Gan and Song Han

He said “who’s gonna take care of your children when you are at ACL?”: Reported Sexist Acts are Not Sexist
Patricia Chiril, Véronique Moriceau, Farah Benamara, Alda Mari, Gloria Origgi and Marlène Coulomb-Gully

Heterogeneous Graph Neural Networks for Extractive Document Summarization
Danqing Wang, Pengfei Liu, Yining Zheng, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

Heterogeneous Graph Transformer for Graph-to-Sequence Learning
Shaowei Yao, Tianming Wang and Xiaojun Wan

Hierarchical Entity Typing via Multi-level Learning to Rank
Tongfei Chen, Yunmo Chen and Benjamin Van Durme

Hierarchical Modeling for User Personality Prediction: The Role of Message-Level Attention
Veronica Lynn, Niranjan Balasubramanian and H. Andrew Schwartz

Hierarchy-Aware Global Model for Hierarchical Text Classification
Jie Zhou, Chunping Ma, Dingkun Long, Guangwei Xu, Ning Ding, Haoyu Zhang, Pengjun Xie and Gongshen Liu

Highway Transformer: Self-Gating Enhanced Self-Attentive Networks
Yekun Chai, Shuo Jin and Xinwen Hou

Hiring Now: A Skill-Aware Multi-Attention Model for Job Posting Generation
Liting Liu, Jie Liu, Wenzheng Zhang, Ziming Chi, Wenxuan Shi and Yalou Huang

History for Visual Dialog: Do we really need it?
Shubham Agarwal, Trung Bui, Joon-Young Lee, Ioannis Konstas and Verena Rieser

Hooks in the Headline: Learning to Generate Headlines with Controlled Styles
Di Jin, Zhijing Jin, Joey Tianyi Zhou, Lisa Orii and Peter Szolovits

How Accents Confound: Probing for Accent Information in End-to-End Speech Recognition Systems
Archiki Prasad and Preethi Jyothi

How does BERT’s attention change when you fine-tune? An analysis methodology and a case study in negation scope
Yiyun Zhao and Steven Bethard

How Does NLP Benefit Legal System: A Summary of Legal Artificial Intelligence
Haoxi Zhong, Chaojun Xiao, Cunchao Tu, Tianyang Zhang, Zhiyuan Liu and Maosong Sun

How Does Selective Mechanism Improve Self-Attention Networks?
Xinwei Geng, Longyue Wang, Xing Wang, Bing Qin, Ting Liu and Zhaopeng Tu

How to Ask Good Questions? Try to Leverage Paraphrases
Xin Jia, Wenjie Zhou, Xu Sun and Yunfang Wu

Human Attention Maps for Text Classification: Do Humans and Neural Networks Focus on the Same Words?
Cansu Sen, Thomas Hartvigsen, Biao Yin, Xiangnan Kong and Elke Rundensteiner

Hyperbolic Capsule Networks for Multi-Label Classification
Boli Chen, Xin Huang, Lin Xiao and Liping Jing

HyperCore: Hyperbolic and Co-graph Representation for Automatic ICD Coding
Pengfei Cao, Yubo Chen, Kang Liu, Jun Zhao, Shengping Liu and Weifeng Chong

Image-Chat: Engaging Grounded Conversations
Kurt Shuster, Samuel Humeau, Antoine Bordes and Jason Weston

IMoJIE: Iterative Memory-Based Joint Open Information Extraction
Keshav Kolluru, Samarth Aggarwal, Vipul Rathore, Mausam - and Soumen Chakrabarti

Improved Natural Language Generation via Loss Truncation
Daniel Kang and Tatsunori Hashimoto

Improving Adversarial Text Generation by Modeling the Distant Future
Ruiyi Zhang, Changyou Chen, Zhe Gan, Wenlin Wang, Dinghan Shen, Guoyin Wang, Zheng Wen and Lawrence Carin

Improving Chinese Word Segmentation with Wordhood Memory Networks
Yuanhe Tian, Yan Song, Fei Xia, Tong Zhang and Yonggang Wang

Improving Disentangled Text Representation Learning with Information-Theoretic Guidance
Pengyu Cheng, Martin Renqiang Min, Dinghan Shen, Christopher Malon, Yizhe Zhang, Yitong Li and Lawrence Carin

Improving Disfluency Detection by Self-Training a Self-Attentive Model
Paria Jamshid Lou and Mark Johnson

Improving Event Detection via Open-domain Trigger Knowledge
Meihan Tong, Bin Xu, Shuai Wang, Yixin Cao, Lei Hou, Juanzi Li and Jun Xie

Improving Image Captioning Evaluation by Considering Inter References Variance
Yanzhi Yi, Hangyu Deng and Jinglu Hu

Improving Image Captioning with Better Use of Caption
Zhan Shi, Xu Zhou, Xipeng Qiu and Xiaodan Zhu

Improving Massively Multilingual Neural Machine Translation and Zero-Shot Translation
Biao Zhang, Philip Williams, Ivan Titov and Rico Sennrich

Improving Multi-hop Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs using Knowledge Base Embeddings
Apoorv Saxena, Aditay Tripathi and Partha Talukdar

Improving Multimodal Named Entity Recognition via Entity Span Detection with Unified Multimodal Transformer
Jianfei Yu, Jing Jiang, Li Yang and Rui Xia

Improving Neural Machine Translation with Soft Template Prediction
Jian Yang, Shuming Ma, Dongdong Zhang, Zhoujun Li and Ming Zhou

Improving Segmentation for Technical Support Problems
Kushal Chauhan and Abhirut Gupta

Improving Transformer Models by Reordering their Sublayers
Ofir Press, Noah A. Smith and Omer Levy

Improving Truthfulness of Headline Generation
Kazuki Matsumaru, Sho Takase and Naoaki Okazaki

In Layman’s Terms: Semi-Open Relation Extraction from Scientific Texts
Ruben Kruiper, Julian Vincent, Jessica Chen-Burger, Marc Desmulliez and Ioannis Konstas

In Neural Machine Translation, What Does Transfer Learning Transfer?
Alham Fikri Aji, Nikolay Bogoychev, Kenneth Heafield and Rico Sennrich

Inflecting when there’s no majority: Limitations of encoder-decoder neural networks as cognitive models for German plurals
Kate McCurdy, Sharon Goldwater and Adam Lopez

Influence Paths for Characterizing Subject-Verb Number Agreement in LSTM Language Models
Kaiji Lu, Piotr Mardziel, Klas Leino, Matt Fredrikson and Anupam Datta

Information-Theoretic Probing for Linguistic Structure
Tiago Pimentel, Josef Valvoda, Rowan Hall Maudslay, Ran Zmigrod, Adina Williams and Ryan Cotterell

INFOTABS: Inference on Tables as Semi-structured Data
Vivek Gupta, Maitrey Mehta, Pegah Nokhiz and Vivek Srikumar

Injecting Numerical Reasoning Skills into Language Models
Mor Geva, Ankit Gupta and Jonathan Berant

INSET: Sentence Infilling with INter-SEntential Transformer
Yichen Huang, Yizhe Zhang, Oussama Elachqar and Yu Cheng

Integrating Multimodal Information in Large Pretrained Transformers
Wasifur Rahman, Md Kamrul Hasan, Sangwu Lee, AmirAli Bagher Zadeh, Chengfeng Mao, Louis-Philippe Morency and Ehsan Hoque

Integrating Semantic and Structural Information with Graph Convolutional Network for Controversy Detection
Lei Zhong, Juan Cao, Qiang Sheng, Junbo Guo and Ziang Wang

Interactive Classification by Asking Informative Questions
Lili Yu, Howard Chen, Sida I. Wang, Tao Lei and Yoav Artzi

Interactive Construction of User-Centric Dictionary for Text Analytics
Ryosuke Kohita, Issei Yoshida, Hiroshi Kanayama and Tetsuya Nasukawa

Interactive Machine Comprehension with Information Seeking Agents
Xingdi Yuan, Jie Fu, Marc-Alexandre Côté, Yi Tay, Chris Pal and Adam Trischler

Intermediate-Task Transfer Learning with Pretrained Language Models: When and Why Does It Work?
Yada Pruksachatkun, Jason Phang, Haokun Liu, Phu Mon Htut, Xiaoyi Zhang, Richard Yuanzhe Pang, Clara Vania, Katharina Kann and Samuel R. Bowman

Interpreting Pretrained Contextualized Representations via Reductions to Static Embeddings
Rishi Bommasani, Kelly Davis and Claire Cardie

Investigating the effect of auxiliary objectives for the automated grading of learner English speech transcriptions
Hannah Craighead, Andrew Caines, Paula Buttery and Helen Yannakoudakis

Investigating Word-Class Distributions in Word Vector Spaces
Ryohei Sasano and Anna Korhonen

iSarcasm: A Dataset of Intended Sarcasm
Silviu Oprea and Walid Magdy

It Takes Two to Lie: One to Lie, and One to Listen
Denis Peskov, Benny Cheng, Ahmed Elgohary, Joe Barrow, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Jordan Boyd-Graber

It’s Morphin’ Time! Combating Linguistic Discrimination with Inflectional Perturbations
Samson Tan, Shafiq Joty, Min-Yen Kan and Richard Socher

Iterative Edit-Based Unsupervised Sentence Simplification
Dhruv Kumar, Lili Mou, Lukasz Golab and Olga Vechtomova

Joint Chinese Word Segmentation and Part-of-speech Tagging via Two-way Attentions of Auto-analyzed Knowledge
Yuanhe Tian, Yan Song, Xiang Ao, Fei Xia, Xiaojun Quan, Tong Zhang and Yonggang Wang

Joint Diacritization, Lemmatization, Normalization, and Fine-Grained Morphological Tagging
Nasser Zalmout and Nizar Habash

Joint Modelling of Emotion and Abusive Language Detection
Santhosh Rajamanickam, Pushkar Mishra, Helen Yannakoudakis and Ekaterina Shutova

Jointly Learning to Align and Summarize for Neural Cross-Lingual Summarization
Yue Cao, Hui Liu and Xiaojun Wan

Jointly Masked Sequence-to-Sequence Model for Non-Autoregressive Neural Machine Translation
Junliang Guo, Linli Xu and Enhong Chen

KdConv: A Chinese Multi-domain Dialogue Dataset Towards Multi-turn Knowledge-driven Conversation
Hao Zhou, Chujie Zheng, Kaili Huang, Minlie Huang and Xiaoyan Zhu

KinGDOM: Knowledge-Guided DOMain adaptation for sentiment analysis
Deepanway Ghosal, Devamanyu Hazarika, Abhinaba Roy, Navonil Majumder, Rada Mihalcea and Soujanya Poria

KLEJ: Comprehensive Benchmark for Polish Language Understanding
Piotr Rybak, Robert Mroczkowski, Janusz Tracz and Ireneusz Gawlik

Knowledge Distillation for Multilingual Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation
Haipeng Sun, Rui Wang, Kehai Chen, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Tiejun Zhao

Knowledge Graph Embedding Compression
Mrinmaya Sachan

Knowledge Graph-Augmented Abstractive Summarization with Semantic-Driven Cloze Reward
Luyang Huang, Lingfei Wu and Lu Wang

Language (Re)modelling: Towards Embodied Language Understanding
Ronen Tamari, Chen Shani, Tom Hope, Miriam R L Petruck, Omri Abend and Dafna Shahaf

Language (technology) is power: The need to be explicit about NLP harms
Su Lin Blodgett, Solon Barocas, Hal Daumé III and Hanna Wallach

Language Models as an Alternative Evaluator of Word Order Hypotheses: A Case Study in Japanese
Tatsuki Kuribayashi, Takumi Ito, Jun Suzuki and Kentaro Inui

Language to Network: Conditional Parameter Adaptation with Natural Language Descriptions
Tian Jin, Zhun Liu, Shengjia Yan, Alexandre Eichenberger and Louis-Philippe Morency

Large Scale Multi-Actor Generative Dialog Modeling
Alex Boyd, Raul Puri, Mohammad Shoeybi, Mostofa Patwary and Bryan Catanzaro

Learning a Multi-Domain Curriculum for Neural Machine Translation
Wei Wang, Ye Tian, Jiquan Ngiam, Yinfei Yang, Isaac Caswell and Zarana Parekh

Learning and Evaluating Emotion Lexicons for 91 Languages
Sven Buechel, Susanna Rücker and Udo Hahn

Learning Architectures from an Extended Search Space for Language Modeling
Yinqiao Li, Chi Hu, Yuhao Zhang, Nuo Xu, Yufan Jiang, Tong Xiao, Jingbo Zhu, Tongran Liu and Changliang Li

Learning Constraints for Structured Prediction Using Rectifier Networks
Xingyuan Pan, Maitrey Mehta and Vivek Srikumar

Learning Dialog Policies from Weak Demonstrations
Gabriel Gordon-Hall, Philip John Gorinski and Shay B. Cohen

Learning Efficient Dialogue Policy from Demonstrations through Shaping
Huimin Wang, Baolin Peng and Kam-Fai Wong

Learning Interpretable Relationships between Entities, Relations and Concepts via Bayesian Structure Learning on Open Domain Facts
Jingyuan Zhang, Mingming Sun, Yue Feng and Ping Li

Learning Source Phrase Representations for Neural Machine Translation
Hongfei Xu, Josef van Genabith, Deyi Xiong, Qiuhui Liu and Jingyi Zhang

Learning to Ask More: Semi-Autoregressive Sequential Question Generation under Dual-Graph Interaction
Zi Chai and Xiaojun Wan

Learning to Contextually Aggregate Multi-Source Supervision for Sequence Labeling
Ouyu Lan, Xiao Huang, Bill Yuchen Lin, He Jiang, Liyuan Liu and Xiang Ren

Learning to Customize Model Structures for Few-shot Dialogue Generation Tasks
Yiping Song, Zequn Liu, Wei Bi, Rui Yan and Ming Zhang

Learning to Deceive with Attention-Based Explanations
Danish Pruthi, Mansi Gupta, Bhuwan Dhingra, Graham Neubig and Zachary C. Lipton

Learning to execute instructions in a Minecraft dialogue
Prashant Jayannavar, Anjali Narayan-Chen and Julia Hockenmaier

Learning to Faithfully Rationalize by Construction
Sarthak Jain, Sarah Wiegreffe, Yuval Pinter and Byron C. Wallace

Learning to Identify Follow-Up Questions in Conversational Question Answering
Souvik Kundu, Qian Lin and Hwee Tou Ng

Learning to Recover from Multi-Modality Errors for Non-Autoregressive Neural Machine Translation
Qiu Ran, Yankai Lin, Peng Li and Jie Zhou

Learning to Segment Actions from Observation and Narration
Daniel Fried, Jean-Baptiste Alayrac, Phil Blunsom, Chris Dyer, Stephen Clark and Aida Nematzadeh

Learning to Update Natural Language Comments Based on Code Changes
Sheena Panthaplackel, Pengyu Nie, Milos Gligoric, Junyi Jessy Li and Raymond Mooney

Learning Web-based Procedures by Reasoning over Explanations and Demonstrations in Context
Shashank Srivastava, Oleksandr Polozov, Nebojsa Jojic and Christopher Meek

Leveraging Graph to Improve Abstractive Multi-Document Summarization
Wei Li, Xinyan Xiao, Jiachen Liu, Hua Wu, Haifeng Wang and Junping Du

Line Graph Enhanced AMR-to-Text Generation with Mix-Order Graph Attention Networks
Yanbin Zhao, Lu Chen, Zhi Chen, Ruisheng Cao, Su Zhu and Kai Yu

Location Attention for Extrapolation to Longer Sequences
Yann Dubois, Gautier Dagan, Dieuwke Hupkes and Elia Bruni

Logical Natural Language Generation from Open-Domain Tables
Wenhu Chen, Jianshu Chen, Yu Su, Zhiyu Chen and William Yang Wang

LogicalFactChecker: Leveraging Logical Operations for Fact Checking with Graph Module Network
Wanjun Zhong, Duyu Tang, Zhangyin Feng, Nan Duan, Ming Zhou, Ming Gong, Linjun Shou, Daxin Jiang, Jiahai Wang and Jian Yin

Low-Dimensional Hyperbolic Knowledge Graph Embeddings
Ines Chami, Adva Wolf, Da-Cheng Juan, Frederic Sala, Sujith Ravi and Christopher Ré

Low-Resource Generation of Multi-hop Reasoning Questions
Jianxing Yu, Wei Liu, Shuang Qiu, Qinliang Su, Kai Wang, Xiaojun Quan and Jian Yin

Machine Reading of Historical Events
Or Honovich, Lucas Torroba Hennigen, Omri Abend and Shay B. Cohen

Mapping Natural Language Instructions to Mobile UI Action Sequences
Yang Li, Jiacong He, Xin Zhou, Yuan Zhang and Jason Baldridge

MART: Memory-Augmented Recurrent Transformer for Coherent Video Paragraph Captioning
Jie Lei, Liwei Wang, Yelong Shen, Dong Yu, Tamara Berg and Mohit Bansal

Masked Language Model Scoring
Julian Salazar, Davis Liang, Toan Q. Nguyen and Katrin Kirchhoff

MATINF: A Jointly Labeled Large-Scale Dataset for Classification, Question Answering and Summarization
Canwen Xu, Jiaxin Pei, Hongtao Wu, Yiyu Liu and Chenliang Li

Max-Margin Incremental CCG Parsing
Miloš Stanojević and Mark Steedman

Measuring Forecasting Skill from Text
Shi Zong, Alan Ritter and Eduard Hovy

Meta-Reinforced Multi-Domain State Generator for Dialogue Systems
Yi Huang, Junlan Feng, Min Hu, Xiaoting Wu, Xiaoyu Du and Shuo Ma

MIE: A Medical Information Extractor towards Medical Dialogues
Yuanzhe Zhang, Zhongtao Jiang, Tao Zhang, Shiwan Liu, Jiarun Cao, Kang Liu, Shengping Liu and Jun Zhao

Mind the Trade-off: Debiasing NLU Models without Degrading the In-distribution Performance
Prasetya Ajie Utama, Nafise Sadat Moosavi and Iryna Gurevych

MIND: A Large-scale Dataset for News Recommendation
Fangzhao Wu, Ying Qiao, Jiun-Hung Chen, Chuhan Wu, Tao Qi, Jianxun Lian, Danyang Liu, Xing Xie, Jianfeng Gao, Winnie Wu and Ming Zhou

MixText: Linguistically-Informed Interpolation of Hidden Space for Semi-Supervised Text Classification
Jiaao Chen, Zichao Yang and Diyi Yang

MLQA: Evaluating Cross-lingual Extractive Question Answering
Patrick Lewis, Barlas Oguz, Ruty Rinott, Sebastian Riedel and Holger Schwenk

MMPE: A Multi-Modal Interface for Post-Editing Machine Translation
Nico Herbig, Tim Düwel, Santanu Pal, Kalliopi Maria Meladaki, Mahsa Monshizadeh, Antonio Krüger and Josef van Genabith

MobileBERT: a Compact Task-Agnostic BERT for Resource-Limited Devices
Zhiqing Sun, Hongkun Yu, Xiaodan Song, Renjie Liu, Yiming Yang and Denny Zhou

Modeling Code-Switch Languages Using Bilingual Parallel Corpus
Grandee Lee and Haizhou Li

Modeling Morphological Typology for Unsupervised Learning of Language Morphology
Hongzhi Xu, Jordan Kodner, Mitchell Marcus and Charles Yang

Modelling Context and Syntactical Features for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Minh Hieu Phan and Philip O. Ogunbona

More Diverse Dialogue Datasets via Diversity-Informed Data Collection
Katherine Stasaski, Grace Hui Yang and Marti A. Hearst

Moving Down the Long Tail of Word Sense Disambiguation with Gloss Informed Bi-encoders
Terra Blevins and Luke Zettlemoyer

Multi-agent Communication meets Natural Language: Synergies between Functional and Structural Language Learning
Angeliki Lazaridou, Anna Potapenko and Olivier Tieleman

Multi-Agent Task-Oriented Dialog Policy Learning with Role-Aware Reward Decomposition
Ryuichi Takanobu, Runze Liang and Minlie Huang

Multi-Cell Compositional LSTM for NER Domain Adaptation
Chen Jia and Yue Zhang

Multidirectional Associative Optimization of Function-Specific Word Representations
Daniela Gerz, Ivan Vulić, Marek Rei, Roi Reichart and Anna Korhonen

Multi-Domain Dialogue Acts and Response Co-Generation
Kai Wang, Junfeng Tian, Rui Wang, Xiaojun Quan and Jianxing Yu

Multi-Domain Named Entity Recognition with Genre-Aware and Agnostic Inference
Jing Wang, Mayank Kulkarni and Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro

Multi-Domain Neural Machine Translation with Word-Level Adaptive Layer-wise Domain Mixing
Haoming Jiang, Chen Liang, Chong Wang and Tuo Zhao

Multi-Granularity Interaction Network for Extractive and Abstractive Multi-Document Summarization
Hanqi Jin, Tianming Wang and Xiaojun Wan

Multi-Hypothesis Machine Translation Evaluation
Marina Fomicheva, Lucia Specia and Francisco Guzmán

Multi-Label and Multilingual News Framing Analysis
Afra Feyza Akyürek, Lei Guo, Randa Elanwar, Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke and Derry Tanti Wijaya

Multimodal Neural Graph Memory Networks for Visual Question Answering
Mahmoud Khademi

MultiQT: Multimodal learning for real-time question tracking in speech
Jakob D. Havtorn, Jan Latko, Joakim Edin, Lars Maaløe, Lasse Borgholt, Lorenzo Belgrano, Nicolai Jacobsen, Regitze Sdun and Željko Agić

Multiscale Collaborative Deep Models for Neural Machine Translation
Xiangpeng Wei, Heng Yu, Yue Hu, Yue Zhang, Rongxiang Weng and Weihua Luo

Multi-Sentence Argument Linking
Seth Ebner, Patrick Xia, Ryan Culkin, Kyle Rawlins and Benjamin Van Durme

Multi-source Meta Transfer for Low Resource Multiple-Choice Question Answering
Ming Yan, Hao Zhang, Di Jin and Joey Tianyi Zhou

MuTual: A Dataset for Multi-Turn Dialogue Reasoning
Leyang Cui, Yu Wu, Shujie Liu, Yue Zhang and Ming Zhou

Named Entity Recognition without Labelled Data: A Weak Supervision Approach
Pierre Lison, Jeremy Barnes, Aliaksandr Hubin and Samia Touileb

NAT: Noise-Aware Training for Robust Neural Sequence Labeling
Marcin Namysl, Sven Behnke and Joachim Köhler

Negative Training for Neural Dialogue Response Generation
Tianxing He and James Glass

Neighborhood Matching Network for Entity Alignment
Yuting Wu, Xiao Liu, Yansong Feng, Zheng Wang and Dongyan Zhao

NeuInfer: Knowledge Inference on N-ary Facts
Saiping Guan, Xiaolong Jin, Jiafeng Guo, Yuanzhuo Wang and Xueqi Cheng

Neural CRF Model for Sentence Alignment in Text Simplification
Chao Jiang, Mounica Maddela, Wuwei Lan, Yang Zhong and Wei Xu

Neural Data-to-Text Generation via Jointly Learning the Segmentation and Correspondence
Xiaoyu Shen, Ernie Chang, Hui Su, Cheng Niu and Dietrich Klakow

Neural Generation of Dialogue Response Timings
Matthew Roddy and Naomi Harte

Neural Mixed Counting Models for Dispersed Topic Discovery
Jiemin Wu, Yanghui Rao, Zusheng Zhang, Haoran Xie, Qing Li, Fu Lee Wang and Ziye Chen

Neural Reranking for Dependency Parsing: An Evaluation
Bich-Ngoc Do and Ines Rehbein

Neural Syntactic Preordering for Controlled Paraphrase Generation
Tanya Goyal and Greg Durrett

Neural Topic Modeling with Bidirectional Adversarial Training
Rui Wang, Xuemeng Hu, Deyu Zhou, Yulan He, Yuxuan Xiong, Chenchen Ye and Haiyang Xu

NILE : Natural Language Inference with Faithful Natural Language Explanations
Sawan Kumar and Partha Talukdar

Norm-Based Curriculum Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Xuebo Liu, Houtim Lai, Derek F. Wong and Lidia S. Chao

Not All Claims are Created Equal: Choosing the Right Statistical Approach to Assess Hypotheses
Erfan Sadeqi Azer, Daniel Khashabi, Ashish Sabharwal and Dan Roth

Null It Out: Guarding Protected Attributes by Iterative Nullspace Projection
Shauli Ravfogel, Yanai Elazar, Hila Gonen, Michael Twiton and Yoav Goldberg

Obtaining Faithful Interpretations from Compositional Neural Networks
Sanjay Subramanian, Ben Bogin, Nitish Gupta, Tomer Wolfson, Sameer Singh, Jonathan Berant and Matt Gardner

On Faithfulness and Factuality in Abstractive Summarization
Joshua Maynez, Shashi Narayan, Bernd Bohnet and Ryan McDonald

On the Cross-lingual Transferability of Monolingual Representations
Mikel Artetxe, Sebastian Ruder and Dani Yogatama

On the Encoder-Decoder Incompatibility in Variational Text Modeling and Beyond
Chen Wu, Prince Zizhuang Wang and William Yang Wang

On The Evaluation of Machine Translation SystemsTrained With Back-Translation
Sergey Edunov, Myle Ott, Marc’Aurelio Ranzato and Michael Auli

On the Inference Calibration of Neural Machine Translation
Shuo Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi and Yang Liu

On the Limitations of Cross-lingual Encoders as Exposed by Reference-Free Machine Translation Evaluation
Wei Zhao, Goran Glavaš, Maxime Peyrard, Yang Gao, Robert West and Steffen Eger

On the Robustness of Language Encoders against Grammatical Errors
Fan Yin, Quanyu Long, Tao Meng and Kai-Wei Chang

One Size Does Not Fit All: Generating and Evaluating Variable Number of Keyphrases
Xingdi Yuan, Tong Wang, Rui Meng, Khushboo Thaker, Peter Brusilovsky, Daqing He and Adam Trischler

Optimizing the Factual Correctness of a Summary: A Study of Summarizing Radiology Reports
Yuhao Zhang, Derek Merck, Emily Tsai, Christopher D. Manning and Curtis Langlotz

Orthogonal Relation Transforms with Graph Context Modeling for Knowledge Graph Embedding
Yun Tang, Jing Huang, Guangtao Wang, Xiaodong He and Bowen Zhou

Out of the Echo Chamber: Detecting Countering Debate Speeches
Matan Orbach, Yonatan Bilu, Assaf Toledo, Dan Lahav, Michal Jacovi, Ranit Aharonov and Noam Slonim

ParaCrawl: Web-Scale Acquisition of Parallel Corpora
Marta Bañón, Pinzhen Chen, Barry Haddow, Kenneth Heafield, Hieu Hoang, Miquel Esplà-Gomis, Mikel L. Forcada, Amir Kamran, Faheem Kirefu, Philipp Koehn, Sergio Ortiz Rojas, Leopoldo Pla Sempere, Gema Ramírez-Sánchez, Elsa Sarrías, Marek Strelec, Brian Thompson, William Waites, Dion Wiggins and Jaume Zaragoza

Parallel Corpus Filtering via Pre-trained Language Models
Boliang Zhang, Ajay Nagesh and Kevin Knight

Paraphrase Augmented Task-Oriented Dialog Generation
Silin Gao, Yichi Zhang, Zhijian Ou and Zhou Yu

Paraphrase Generation by Learning How to Edit from Samples
Amirhossein Kazemnejad, Mohammadreza Salehi and Mahdieh Soleymani Baghshah

Parsing into Variable-in-situ Logico-Semantic Graphs
Yufei Chen and Weiwei Sun

Perturbed Masking: Parameter-free Probing for Analyzing and Interpreting BERT
Zhiyong Wu, Yun Chen, Ben Kao and Qun Liu

PeTra: A Sparsely Supervised Memory Model for People Tracking
Shubham Toshniwal, Allyson Ettinger, Kevin Gimpel and Karen Livescu

Phone Features Improve Speech Translation
Elizabeth Salesky and Alan W Black

Phonetic and Visual Priors for Decipherment of Informal Romanization
Maria Ryskina, Matthew R. Gormley and Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick

PLATO: Pre-trained Dialogue Generation Model with Discrete Latent Variable
Siqi Bao, Huang He, Fan Wang, Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang

Politeness Transfer: A Tag and Generate Approach
Aman Madaan, Amrith Setlur, Tanmay Parekh, Barnabas Poczos, Graham Neubig, Yiming Yang, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Alan W Black and Shrimai Prabhumoye

Posterior Control of Blackbox Generation
Xiang Lisa Li and Alexander Rush

Predicting Declension Class from Form and Meaning
Adina Williams, Tiago Pimentel, Arya D. McCarthy, Hagen Blix, Eleanor Chodroff and Ryan Cotterell

Predicting Depression in Screening Interviews from Latent Categorization of Interview Prompts
Alex Rinaldi, Jean Fox Tree and Snigdha Chaturvedi

Predicting Performance for Natural Language Processing Tasks
Mengzhou Xia, Antonios Anastasopoulos, Ruochen Xu, Yiming Yang and Graham Neubig

Predicting the Focus of Negation: Model and Error Analysis
Md Mosharaf Hossain, Kathleen Hamilton, Alexis Palmer and Eduardo Blanco

Predicting the Growth of Morphological Families from Social and Linguistic Factors
Valentin Hofmann, Janet Pierrehumbert and Hinrich Schütze

Predicting the Topical Stance and Political Leaning of Media using Tweets
Peter Stefanov, Kareem Darwish, Atanas Atanasov and Preslav Nakov

Predictive Biases in Natural Language Processing Models: A Conceptual Framework and Overview
Deven Santosh Shah, H. Andrew Schwartz and Dirk Hovy

Premise Selection in Natural Language Mathematical Texts
Deborah Ferreira and André Freitas

Pre-train and Plug-in: Flexible Conditional Text Generation with Variational Auto-Encoders
Yu Duan, Canwen Xu, Jiaxin Pei, Jialong Han and Chenliang Li

Pre-training Is (Almost) All You Need: An Application to Commonsense Reasoning
Alexandre Tamborrino, Nicola Pellicanò, Baptiste Pannier, Pascal Voitot and Louise Naudin

Pretraining with Contrastive Sentence Objectives Improves Discourse Performance of Language Models
Dan Iter, Kelvin Guu, Larry Lansing and Dan Jurafsky

Probabilistic Assumptions Matter: Improved Models for Distantly-Supervised Document-Level Question Answering
Hao Cheng, Ming-Wei Chang, Kenton Lee and Kristina Toutanova

Probabilistically Masked Language Model Capable of Autoregressive Generation in Arbitrary Word Order
Yi Liao, Xin Jiang and Qun Liu

Probing for referential information in language models
Ionut-Teodor Sorodoc, Kristina Gulordava and Gemma Boleda

Probing Linguistic Features of Sentence-Level Representations in Relation Extraction
Christoph Alt, Aleksandra Gabryszak and Leonhard Hennig

Probing Linguistic Systematicity
Emily Goodwin, Koustuv Sinha and Timothy J. O’Donnell

Programming in Natural Language with fuSE: Synthesizing Methods from Spoken Utterances Using Deep Natural Language Understanding
Sebastian Weigelt, Vanessa Steurer, Tobias Hey and Walter F. Tichy

PuzzLing Machines: A Challenge on Learning From Small Data
Gözde Gül Şahin, Yova Kementchedjhieva, Phillip Rust and Iryna Gurevych

Pyramid: A Layered Model for Nested Named Entity Recognition
Jue Wang, Lidan Shou, Ke Chen and Gang Chen

QuASE: Question-Answer Driven Sentence Encoding
Hangfeng He, Qiang Ning and Dan Roth

R^3: Reverse, Retrieve, and Rank for Sarcasm Generation with Commonsense Knowledge
Tuhin Chakrabarty, Debanjan Ghosh, Smaranda Muresan and Nanyun Peng

Rationalizing Medical Relation Prediction from Corpus-level Statistics
Zhen Wang, Jennifer Lee, Simon Lin and Huan Sun

Rationalizing Text Matching: Learning Sparse Alignments via Optimal Transport
Kyle Swanson, Lili Yu and Tao Lei

RAT-SQL: Relation-Aware Schema Encoding and Linking for Text-to-SQL Parsers
Bailin Wang, Richard Shin, Xiaodong Liu, Oleksandr Polozov and Matthew Richardson

Reasoning Over Semantic-Level Graph for Fact Checking
Wanjun Zhong, Jingjing Xu, Duyu Tang, Zenan Xu, Nan Duan, Ming Zhou, Jiahai Wang and Jian Yin

Reasoning with Latent Structure Refinement for Document-Level Relation Extraction
Guoshun Nan, Zhijiang Guo, Ivan Sekulic and Wei Lu

Reasoning with Multimodal Sarcastic Tweets via Modeling Cross-Modality Contrast and Semantic Association
Nan Xu, Zhixiong Zeng and Wenji Mao

(Re)construing Meaning in NLP
Sean Trott, Tiago Timponi Torrent, Nancy Chang and Nathan Schneider

Recurrent Chunking Mechanisms for Long-Text Machine Reading Comprehension
Hongyu Gong, Yelong Shen, Dian Yu, Jianshu Chen and Dong Yu

Recurrent Neural Network Language Models Always Learn English-Like Relative Clause Attachment
Forrest Davis and Marten van Schijndel

Reducing Gender Bias in Neural Machine Translation as a Domain Adaptation Problem
Danielle Saunders and Bill Byrne

Refer360° : A Referring Expression Recognition Dataset in 360° Images
Volkan Cirik, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Louis-Philippe Morency

ReInceptionE: Relation-Aware Inception Network with Joint Local-Global Structural Information for Knowledge Graph Embedding
Zhiwen Xie, Guangyou Zhou, Jin Liu and Jimmy Xiangji Huang

Relabel the Noise: Joint Extraction of Entities and Relations via Cooperative Multiagents
Daoyuan Chen, Yaliang Li, Kai Lei and Ying Shen

Relational Graph Attention Network for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Kai Wang, Weizhou Shen, Yunyi Yang, Xiaojun Quan and Rui Wang

Relation-Aware Collaborative Learning for Unified Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis
Zhuang Chen and Tieyun Qian

Representation Learning for Information Extraction from Form-like Documents
Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder, Navneet Potti, Sandeep Tata, James Bradley Wendt, Qi Zhao and Marc Najork

Response-Anticipated Memory for On-Demand Knowledge Integration in Response Generation
Zhiliang Tian, Wei Bi, Dongkyu Lee, Lanqing Xue, Yiping Song, Xiaojiang Liu and Nevin L. Zhang

Rethinking Dialogue State Tracking with Reasoning
Lizi Liao, Yunshan Ma, Wenqiang Lei and Tat-Seng Chua

Review-based Question Generation with Adaptive Instance Transfer and Augmentation
Qian Yu, Lidong Bing, Qiong Zhang, Wai Lam and Luo Si

Revisiting the Context Window for Cross-lingual Word Embeddings
Ryokan Ri and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka

Rigid Formats Controlled Text Generation
Piji Li, Haisong Zhang, Xiaojiang Liu and Shuming Shi

RikiNet: Reading Wikipedia Pages for Natural Question Answering
Dayiheng Liu, Yeyun Gong, Jie Fu, Yu Yan, Jiusheng Chen, Daxin Jiang, Jiancheng Lv and Nan Duan

Robust Encodings: A Framework for Combating Adversarial Typos
Erik Jones, Robin Jia, Aditi Raghunathan and Percy Liang

Roles and Utilization of Attention Heads in Transformer-based Neural Language Models
Jae-young Jo and Sung-Hyon Myaeng

S2ORC: The Semantic Scholar Open Research Corpus
Kyle Lo, Lucy Wang, Mark Neumann, Rodney Kinney and Daniel Weld

SAS: Dialogue State Tracking via Slot Attention and Slot Information Sharing
Jiaying Hu, Yan Yang, Chencai Chen, Liang He and Zhou Yu

SCDE: Sentence Cloze Dataset with High Quality Distractors From Examinations
Xiang Kong, Varun Gangal and Eduard Hovy

schuBERT: Optimizing Elements of BERT
Ashish Khetan and Zohar Karnin

SciREX: A Challenge Dataset for Document-Level Information Extraction
Sarthak Jain, Madeleine van Zuylen, Hannaneh Hajishirzi and Iz Beltagy

Screenplay Summarization Using Latent Narrative Structure
Pinelopi Papalampidi, Frank Keller, Lea Frermann and Mirella Lapata

ScriptWriter: Narrative-Guided Script Generation
Yutao Zhu, Ruihua Song, Zhicheng Dou, Jian-Yun Nie and Jin Zhou

SEEK: Segmented Embedding of Knowledge Graphs
Wentao Xu, Shun Zheng, Liang He, Bin Shao, Jian Yin and Tie-Yan Liu

Selecting Backtranslated Data from Multiple Sources for Improved Neural Machine Translation
Xabier Soto, Dimitar Shterionov, Alberto Poncelas and Andy Way

Selective Question Answering under Domain Shift
Amita Kamath, Robin Jia and Percy Liang

Semantic Graphs for Generating Deep Questions
Liangming Pan, Yuxi Xie, Yansong Feng, Tat-Seng Chua and Min-Yen Kan

Semantic Parsing for English as a Second Language
Yuanyuan Zhao, Weiwei Sun, Junjie Cao and Xiaojun Wan

Semantic Scaffolds for Pseudocode-to-Code Generation
Ruiqi Zhong, Mitchell Stern and Dan Klein

Semi-supervised Contextual Historical Text Normalization
Peter Makarov and Simon Clematide

Semi-Supervised Dialogue Policy Learning via Stochastic Reward Estimation
Xinting Huang, Jianzhong Qi, Yu Sun and Rui Zhang

Semi-Supervised Semantic Dependency Parsing Using CRF Autoencoders
Zixia Jia, Youmi Ma, Jiong Cai and Kewei Tu

SenseBERT: Driving Some Sense into BERT
Yoav Levine, Barak Lenz, Or Dagan, Ori Ram, Dan Padnos, Or Sharir, Shai Shalev-Shwartz, Amnon Shashua and Yoav Shoham

SentiBERT: A Transferable Transformer-Based Architecture for Compositional Sentiment Semantics
Da Yin, Tao Meng and Kai-Wei Chang

Sentiment and Emotion help Sarcasm? A Multi-task Learning Framework for Multi-Modal Sarcasm, Sentiment and Emotion Analysis
Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Dhanush S R, Asif Ekbal and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

SeqVAT: Virtual Adversarial Training for Semi-Supervised Sequence Labeling
Luoxin Chen, Weitong Ruan, Xinyue Liu and Jianhua Lu

Should All Cross-Lingual Embeddings Speak English?
Antonios Anastasopoulos and Graham Neubig

Similarity Analysis of Contextual Word Representation Models
John Wu, Yonatan Belinkov, Hassan Sajjad, Nadir Durrani, Fahim Dalvi and James Glass

Simple, Interpretable and Stable Method for Detecting Words with Usage Change across Corpora
Hila Gonen, Ganesh Jawahar, Djamé Seddah and Yoav Goldberg

Simplify the Usage of Lexicon in Chinese NER
Ruotian Ma, Minlong Peng, Qi Zhang, Zhongyu Wei and Xuanjing Huang

SimulSpeech: End-to-End Simultaneous Speech to Text Translation
Yi Ren, Jinglin Liu, Xu Tan, Chen Zhang, Tao Qin, Zhou Zhao and Tie-Yan Liu

Single-/Multi-Source Cross-Lingual NER via Teacher-Student Learning on Unlabeled Data in Target Language
Qianhui Wu, Zijia Lin, Börje Karlsson, Jian-Guang Lou and Biqing Huang

SKEP: Sentiment Knowledge Enhanced Pre-training for Sentiment Analysis
Hao Tian, Can Gao, Xinyan Xiao, Hao Liu, Bolei He, Hua Wu, Haifeng Wang and Feng Wu

Slot-consistent NLG for Task-oriented Dialogue Systems with Iterative Rectification Network
Yangming Li, Kaisheng Yao, Libo Qin, Wanxiang Che, Xiaolong Li and Ting Liu

SMART: Robust and Efficient Fine-Tuning for Pre-trained Natural Language Models through Principled Regularized Optimization
Haoming Jiang, Pengcheng He, Weizhu Chen, Xiaodong Liu, Jianfeng Gao and Tuo Zhao

Social Bias Frames: Reasoning about Social and Power Implications of Language
Maarten Sap, Saadia Gabriel, Lianhui Qin, Dan Jurafsky, Noah A. Smith and Yejin Choi

Sources of Transfer in Multilingual Named Entity Recognition
David Mueller, Nicholas Andrews and Mark Dredze

Span Selection Pre-training for Question Answering
Michael Glass, Alfio Gliozzo, Rishav Chakravarti, Anthony Ferritto, Lin Pan, G P Shrivatsa Bhargav, Dinesh Garg and Avi Sil

Span-based Localizing Network for Natural Language Video Localization
Hao Zhang, Aixin Sun, Wei Jing and Joey Tianyi Zhou

SpanMlt: A Span-based Multi-Task Learning Framework for Pair-wise Aspect and Opinion Terms Extraction
He Zhao, Longtao Huang, Rong Zhang, Quan Lu and Hui Xue

Speak to your Parser: Interactive Text-to-SQL with Natural Language Feedback
Ahmed Elgohary, Saghar Hosseini and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

Speaker Sensitive Response Evaluation Model
JinYeong Bak and Alice Oh

Speakers enhance contextually confusable words
Eric Meinhardt, Eric Bakovic and Leon Bergen

SPECTER: Document-level Representation Learning using Citation-informed Transformers
Arman Cohan, Sergey Feldman, Iz Beltagy, Doug Downey and Daniel Weld

Speech Translation and the End-to-End Promise: Taking Stock of Where We Are
Matthias Sperber and Matthias Paulik

SpellGCN: Incorporating Phonological and Visual Similarities into Language Models for Chinese Spelling Check
Xingyi Cheng, Weidi Xu, Kunlong Chen, Shaohua Jiang, Feng Wang, Taifeng Wang, Wei Chu and Yuan Qi

Spelling Error Correction with Soft-Masked BERT
Shaohua Zhang, Haoran Huang, Jicong Liu and Hang Li

Spying on your neighbors: Fine-grained probing of contextual embeddings for information about surrounding words
Josef Klafka and Allyson Ettinger

STARC: Structured Annotations for Reading Comprehension
Yevgeni Berzak, Jonathan Malmaud and Roger Levy

Stock Embeddings Acquired from News Articles and Price History, and an Application to Portfolio Optimization
Xin Du and Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii

Storytelling with Dialogue: A Critical Role Dungeons and Dragons Dataset
Revanth Rameshkumar and Peter Bailey

Structural Information Preserving for Graph-to-Text Generation
Linfeng Song, Ante Wang, Jinsong Su, Yue Zhang, Kun Xu, Yubin Ge and Dong Yu

Structured Tuning for Semantic Role Labeling
Tao Li, Parth Anand Jawale, Martha Palmer and Vivek Srikumar

Structure-Level Knowledge Distillation For Multilingual Sequence Labeling
Xinyu Wang, Yong Jiang, Nguyen Bach, Tao Wang, Fei Huang and Kewei Tu

Suspense in Short Stories is Predicted By Uncertainty Reduction over Neural Story Representation
David Wilmot and Frank Keller

Synchronous Double-channel Recurrent Network for Aspect-Opinion Pair Extraction
Shaowei Chen, Jie Liu, Yu Wang, Wenzheng Zhang and Ziming Chi

Syn-QG: Syntactic and Shallow Semantic Rules for Question Generation
Kaustubh Dhole and Christopher D. Manning

Syntax-Aware Opinion Role Labeling with Dependency Graph Convolutional Networks
Bo Zhang, Yue Zhang, Rui Wang, Zhenghua Li and Min Zhang

TaBERT: Pretraining for Joint Understanding of Textual and Tabular Data
Pengcheng Yin, Graham Neubig, Wen-tau Yih and Sebastian Riedel

TACRED Revisited: A Thorough Evaluation of the TACRED Relation Extraction Task
Christoph Alt, Aleksandra Gabryszak and Leonhard Hennig

TAG : Type Auxiliary Guiding for Code Comment Generation
Ruichu Cai, Zhihao Liang, Boyan Xu, zijian li, Yuexing Hao and Yao Chen

Tangled up in BLEU: Reevaluating the Evaluation of Automatic Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics
Nitika Mathur, Timothy Baldwin and Trevor Cohn

TaPas: Weakly Supervised Table Parsing via Pre-training
Jonathan Herzig, Pawel Krzysztof Nowak, Thomas Müller, Francesco Piccinno and Julian Eisenschlos

Target Inference in Argument Conclusion Generation
Milad Alshomary, Shahbaz Syed, Martin Potthast and Henning Wachsmuth

Taxonomy Construction of Unseen Domains via Graph-based Cross-Domain Knowledge Transfer
Chao Shang, Sarthak Dash, Md Faisal Mahbub Chowdhury, Nandana Mihindukulasooriya and Alfio Gliozzo

Tchebycheff Procedure for Multi-task Text Classification
Yuren Mao, Shuang Yun, Weiwei Liu and Bo Du

Temporal Common Sense Acquisition with Minimal Supervision
Ben Zhou, Qiang Ning, Daniel Khashabi and Dan Roth

Temporally-Informed Analysis of Named Entity Recognition
Shruti Rijhwani and Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro

Text and Causal Inference: A Review of Using Text to Remove Confounding from Causal Estimates
Katherine Keith, David Jensen and Brendan O’Connor

Text-Based Ideal Points
Keyon Vafa, Suresh Naidu and David Blei

That is a Known Lie: Detecting Previously Fact-Checked Claims
Shaden Shaar, Nikolay Babulkov, Giovanni Da San Martino and Preslav Nakov

“The Boating Store Had Its Best Sail Ever”: Pronunciation-attentive Contextualized Pun Recognition
Yichao Zhou, Jyun-Yu Jiang, Jieyu Zhao, Kai-Wei Chang and Wei Wang

The Cascade Transformer: an Application for Efficient Answer Sentence Selection
Luca Soldaini and Alessandro Moschitti

The Dialogue Dodecathlon: Open-Domain Knowledge and Image Grounded Conversational Agents
Kurt Shuster, Da JU, Stephen Roller, Emily Dinan, Y-Lan Boureau and Jason Weston

The Paradigm Discovery Problem
Alexander Erdmann, Micha Elsner, Shijie Wu, Ryan Cotterell and Nizar Habash

The Right Tool for the Job: Matching Model and Instance Complexities
Roy Schwartz, Gabriel Stanovsky, Swabha Swayamdipta, Jesse Dodge and Noah A. Smith

The Sensitivity of Language Models and Humans to Winograd Schema Perturbations
Mostafa Abdou, Vinit Ravishankar, Maria Barrett, Yonatan Belinkov, Desmond Elliott and Anders Søgaard

The SOFC-Exp Corpus and Neural Approaches to Information Extraction in the Materials Science Domain
Annemarie Friedrich, Heike Adel, Federico Tomazic, Johannes Hingerl, Renou Benteau, Anika Marusczyk and Lukas Lange

The State and Fate of Linguistic Diversity and Inclusion in the NLP World
Pratik Joshi, Sebastin Santy, Amar Budhiraja, Kalika Bali and Monojit Choudhury

The Summary Loop: Learning to Write Abstractive Summaries Without Examples
Philippe Laban, Andrew Hsi, John Canny and Marti A. Hearst

The TechQA Dataset
Vittorio Castelli, Rishav Chakravarti, Saswati Dana, Anthony Ferritto, Radu Florian, Martin Franz, Dinesh Garg, Dinesh Khandelwal, Scott McCarley, Michael McCawley, Mohamed Nasr, Lin Pan, Cezar Pendus, John Pitrelli, Saurabh Pujar, Salim Roukos, Andrzej Sakrajda, Avi Sil, Rosario Uceda-Sosa, Todd Ward and Rong Zhang

The Unstoppable Rise of Computational Linguistics in Deep Learning
James Henderson

To Boldly Query What No One Has Annotated Before? The Frontiers of Corpus Querying
Markus Gärtner and Kerstin Jung

To Test Machine Comprehension, Start by Defining Comprehension
Jesse Dunietz, Greg Burnham, Akash Bharadwaj, Owen Rambow, Jennifer Chu-Carroll and Dave Ferrucci

Toward Gender-Inclusive Coreference Resolution
Yang Trista Cao and Hal Daumé III

Towards Conversational Recommendation over Multi-Type Dialogs
Zeming Liu, Haifeng Wang, Zheng-Yu Niu, Hua Wu, Wanxiang Che and Ting Liu

Towards Debiasing Sentence Representations
Paul Pu Liang, Irene Mengze Li, Emily Zheng, Yao Chong Lim, Ruslan Salakhutdinov and Louis-Philippe Morency

Towards Emotion-aided Multi-modal Dialogue Act Classification
Tulika Saha, Aditya Patra, Sriparna Saha and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Towards Faithful Neural Table-to-Text Generation with Content-Matching Constraints
Zhenyi Wang, Xiaoyang Wang, Bang An, Dong Yu and Changyou Chen

Towards Holistic and Automatic Evaluation of Open-Domain Dialogue Generation
Bo Pang, Erik Nijkamp, Wenjuan Han, Linqi Zhou, Yixian Liu and Kewei Tu

Towards Interpretable Clinical Diagnosis with Bayesian Network Ensembles Stacked on Entity-Aware CNNs
Jun Chen, Xiaoya Dai, Quan Yuan, Chao Lu and Haifeng Huang

Towards Robustifying NLI Models Against Lexical Dataset Biases
Xiang Zhou and Mohit Bansal

Towards Transparent and Explainable Attention Models
Akash Kumar Mohankumar, Preksha Nema, Sharan Narasimhan, Mitesh M. Khapra, Balaji Vasan Srinivasan and Balaraman Ravindran

Towards Understanding Gender Bias in Relation Extraction
Andrew Gaut, Tony Sun, Shirlyn Tang, Yuxin Huang, Jing Qian, Mai ElSherief, Jieyu Zhao, Diba Mirza, Elizabeth Belding, Kai-Wei Chang and William Yang Wang

Towards Unsupervised Language Understanding and Generation by Joint Dual Learning
Shang-Yu Su, Chao-Wei Huang and Yun-Nung Chen

Toxicity Detection: Does Context Really Matter?
John Pavlopoulos, Jeffrey Sorensen, Lucas Dixon, Nithum Thain and Ion Androutsopoulos

Transition-based Directed Graph Construction for Emotion-Cause Pair Extraction
Chuang Fan, Chaofa Yuan, Jiachen Du, Lin Gui, Min Yang and Ruifeng Xu

Transition-based Semantic Dependency Parsing with Pointer Networks
Daniel Fernández-González and Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez

Translationese as a Language in “Multilingual” NMT
Parker Riley, Isaac Caswell, Markus Freitag and David Grangier

TransS-Driven Joint Learning Architecture for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Ruifang He, Jian Wang, Fengyu Guo and Yugui Han

TVQA+: Spatio-Temporal Grounding for Video Question Answering
Jie Lei, Licheng Yu, Tamara Berg and Mohit Bansal

TXtract: Taxonomy-Aware Knowledge Extraction for Thousands of Product Categories
Giannis Karamanolakis, Jun Ma and Xin Luna Dong

Uncertainty-Aware Curriculum Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Yikai Zhou, Baosong Yang, Derek F. Wong, Yu Wan and Lidia S. Chao

Understanding Attention for Text Classification
Xiaobing Sun and Wei Lu

Understanding the Language of Political Agreement and Disagreement in Legislative Texts
Maryam Davoodi, Eric Waltenburg and Dan Goldwasser

Universal Decompositional Semantic Parsing
Elias Stengel-Eskin, Aaron Steven White, Sheng Zhang and Benjamin Van Durme

Unknown Intent Detection Using Gaussian Mixture Model with an Application to Zero-shot Intent Classification
Guangfeng Yan, Lu Fan, Qimai Li, Han Liu, Xiaotong Zhang, Xiao-Ming Wu and Albert Y.S. Lam

Unsupervised Alignment-based Iterative Evidence Retrieval for Multi-hop Question Answering
Vikas Yadav, Steven Bethard and Mihai Surdeanu

Unsupervised Cross-lingual Representation Learning at Scale
Alexis Conneau, Kartikay Khandelwal, Naman Goyal, Vishrav Chaudhary, Guillaume Wenzek, Francisco Guzmán, Edouard Grave, Myle Ott, Luke Zettlemoyer and Veselin Stoyanov

Unsupervised Domain Clusters in Pretrained Language Models
Roee Aharoni and Yoav Goldberg

Unsupervised Dual Paraphrasing for Two-stage Semantic Parsing
Ruisheng Cao, Su Zhu, Chenyu Yang, Chen Liu, Rao Ma, Yanbin Zhao, Lu Chen and Kai Yu

Unsupervised Morphological Paradigm Completion
Huiming Jin, Liwei Cai, Yihui Peng, Chen Xia, Arya McCarthy and Katharina Kann

Unsupervised Multimodal Neural Machine Translation with Pseudo Visual Pivoting
Po-Yao Huang, Junjie Hu, Xiaojun Chang and Alexander Hauptmann

Unsupervised Opinion Summarization as Copycat-Review Generation
Arthur Bražinskas, Mirella Lapata and Ivan Titov

Unsupervised Opinion Summarization with Noising and Denoising
Reinald Kim Amplayo and Mirella Lapata

Unsupervised Paraphrasing by Simulated Annealing
Xianggen Liu, Lili Mou, Fandong Meng, Hao Zhou, Jie Zhou and Sen Song

USR: An Unsupervised and Reference Free Evaluation Metric for Dialog Generation
Shikib Mehri and Maxine Eskenazi

Weight Poisoning Attacks on Pretrained Models
Keita Kurita, Paul Michel and Graham Neubig

What are the Goals of Distributional Semantics?
Guy Emerson

What determines the order of adjectives in English? Comparing efficiency-based theories using dependency treebanks
Richard Futrell, William Dyer and Greg Scontras

What Question Answering can Learn from Trivia Nerds
Jordan Boyd-Graber and Benjamin Börschinger

What Was Written vs. Who Read It: News Media Profiling Using Text Analysis and Social Media Context
Ramy Baly, Georgi Karadzhov, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak, Yoan Dinkov, Ahmed Ali, James Glass and Preslav Nakov

When do Word Embeddings Accurately Reflect Surveys on our Beliefs About People?
Kenneth Joseph and Jonathan Morgan

“Who said it, and Why?” Provenance for Natural Language Claims
Yi Zhang, Zachary Ives and Dan Roth

WinoWhy: A Deep Diagnosis of Essential Commonsense Knowledge for Answering Winograd Schema Challenge
Hongming Zhang, Xinran Zhao and Yangqiu Song

Word-level Textual Adversarial Attacking as Combinatorial Optimization
Yuan Zang, Fanchao Qi, Chenghao Yang, Zhiyuan Liu, Meng Zhang, Qun Liu and Maosong Sun

XtremeDistil: Multi-stage Distillation for Massive Multilingual Models
Subhabrata Mukherjee and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

You Impress Me: Dialogue Generation via Mutual Persona Perception
Qian Liu, Yihong Chen, Bei Chen, Jian-Guang Lou, Zixuan Chen, Bin Zhou and Dongmei Zhang

Zero-shot Text Classification via Reinforced Self-training
Zhiquan Ye, Yuxia Geng, Jiaoyan Chen, Jingmin Chen, Xiaoxiao Xu, Suhang Zheng, Feng Wang, Jun Zhang and Huajun Chen

Zero-Shot Transfer Learning with Synthesized Data for Multi-Domain Dialogue State Tracking
Giovanni Campagna, Agata Foryciarz, Mehrad Moradshahi and Monica Lam

ZeroShotCeres: Zero-Shot Relation Extraction from Semi-Structured Webpages
Colin Lockard, Prashant Shiralkar, Xin Luna Dong and Hannaneh Hajishirzi

Short Papers

A Complete Shift-Reduce Chinese Discourse Parser with Robust Dynamic Oracle
Shyh-Shiun Hung, Hen-Hsen Huang and Hsin-Hsi Chen

A Diverse Corpus for Evaluating and Developing English Math Word Problem Solvers
Shen-yun Miao, Chao-Chun Liang and Keh-Yih Su

A Frame-based Sentence Representation for Machine Reading Comprehension
Shaoru Guo, Ru Li, Hongye Tan, Xiaoli Li, Yong Guan, Hongyan Zhao and Yueping Zhang

A Large-Scale Multi-Document Summarization Dataset from the Wikipedia Current Events Portal
Demian Gholipour Ghalandari, Chris Hokamp, Nghia The Pham, John Glover and Georgiana Ifrim

A Multi-Perspective Architecture for Semantic Code Search
Rajarshi Haldar, Lingfei Wu, JinJun Xiong and Julia Hockenmaier

A negative case analysis of visual grounding methods for VQA
Robik Shrestha, Kushal Kafle and Christopher Kanan

A Probabilistic Generative Model for Typographical Analysis of Early Modern Printing
Kartik Goyal, Chris Dyer, Christopher Warren, Maxwell G’Sell and Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick

A Re-evaluation of Knowledge Graph Completion Methods
Zhiqing Sun, Shikhar Vashishth, Soumya Sanyal, Partha Talukdar and Yiming Yang

A Relational Memory-based Embedding Model for Triple Classification and Search Personalization
Dai Quoc Nguyen, Tu Nguyen and Dinh Phung

A Relaxed Matching Procedure for Unsupervised BLI
Xu Zhao, Zihao Wang, Yong Zhang and Hao Wu

A Retrieve-and-Rewrite Initialization Method for Unsupervised Machine Translation
Shuo Ren, Yu Wu, Shujie Liu, Ming Zhou and Shuai Ma

A Simple and Effective Unified Encoder for Document-Level Machine Translation
Shuming Ma, Dongdong Zhang and Ming Zhou

A Tale of a Probe and a Parser
Rowan Hall Maudslay, Josef Valvoda, Tiago Pimentel, Adina Williams and Ryan Cotterell

A Three-Parameter Rank-Frequency Relation in Natural Languages
Chenchen Ding, Masao Utiyama and Eiichiro Sumita

A Transformer-based Approach for Source Code Summarization
Wasi Ahmad, Saikat Chakraborty, Baishakhi Ray and Kai-Wei Chang

A Two-Stage Masked LM Method for Term Set Expansion
Guy Kushilevitz, Shaul Markovitch and Yoav Goldberg

A Two-Step Approach for Implicit Event Argument Detection
Zhisong Zhang, Xiang Kong, Zhengzhong Liu, Xuezhe Ma and Eduard Hovy

Active Learning for Coreference Resolution using Discrete Annotation
Belinda Z. Li, Gabriel Stanovsky and Luke Zettlemoyer

An Empirical Comparison of Unsupervised Constituency Parsing Methods
Jun Li, Yifan Cao, Jiong Cai, Yong Jiang and Kewei Tu

Analyzing the Persuasive Effect of Style in News Editorial Argumentation
Roxanne El Baff, Henning Wachsmuth, Khalid Al Khatib and Benno Stein

Are we Estimating or Guesstimating Translation Quality?
Shuo Sun, Francisco Guzmán and Lucia Specia

Attend to Medical Ontologies: Content Selection for Clinical Abstractive Summarization
Sajad Sotudeh Gharebagh, Nazli Goharian and Ross Filice

Autoencoding Keyword Correlation Graph for Document Clustering
Billy Chiu, Sunil Kumar Sahu, Derek Thomas, Neha Sengupta and Mohammady Mahdy

Automated Topical Component Extraction Using Neural Network Attention Scores from Source-based Essay Scoring
Haoran Zhang and Diane Litman

Automatic Machine Translation Evaluation using Source Language Inputs and Cross-lingual Language Model
Kosuke Takahashi, Katsuhito Sudoh and Satoshi Nakamura

Bayesian Hierarchical Words Representation Learning
Oren Barkan, Idan Rejwan, Avi Caciularu and Noam Koenigstein

Benefits of Intermediate Annotations in Reading Comprehension
Dheeru Dua, Sameer Singh and Matt Gardner

Camouflaged Chinese Spam Content Detection with Semi-supervised Generative Active Learning
Zhuoren Jiang, Zhe Gao, Yu Duan, Yangyang Kang, Changlong Sun, Qiong Zhang and Xiaozhong Liu

Character-Level Translation with Self-attention
Yingqiang Gao, Nikola I. Nikolov, Yuhuang Hu and Richard H.R. Hahnloser

ClarQ: A large-scale and diverse dataset for Clarification Question Generation
Vaibhav Kumar and Alan W Black

Classification-Based Self-Learning for Weakly Supervised Bilingual Lexicon Induction
Mladen Karan, Ivan Vulić, Anna Korhonen and Goran Glavaš

Clinical Concept Linking with Contextualized Neural Representations
Elliot Schumacher, Andriy Mulyar and Mark Dredze

Closing the Gap: Joint De-Identification and Concept Extraction in the Clinical Domain
Lukas Lange, Heike Adel and Jannik Strötgen

Coach: A Coarse-to-Fine Approach for Cross-domain Slot Filling
Zihan Liu, Genta Indra Winata, Peng Xu and Pascale Fung

Code-switching patterns can be an effective route to improve performance of downstream NLP applications: A case study of humour, sarcasm and hate speech detection
Srijan Bansal, Vishal Garimella, Ayush Suhane, Jasabanta Patro and Animesh Mukherjee

Composing Elementary Discourse Units in Abstractive Summarization
Zhenwen Li, Wenhao Wu and Sujian Li

Content Word Aware Neural Machine Translation
Kehai Chen, Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama and Eiichiro Sumita

Contextual Embeddings: When Are They Worth It?
Simran Arora, Avner May, Jian Zhang and Christopher Ré

Contextual Neural Machine Translation Improves Translation of Cataphoric Pronouns
KayYen Wong, Sameen Maruf and Gholamreza Haffari

Contextualized Sparse Representations for Real-Time Open-Domain Question Answering
Jinhyuk Lee, Minjoon Seo, Hannaneh Hajishirzi and Jaewoo Kang

Contextualizing Hate Speech Classifiers with Post-hoc Explanation
Brendan Kennedy, Xisen Jin, Aida Mostafazadeh Davani, Morteza Dehghani and Xiang Ren

Contrastive Self-Supervised Learning for Commonsense Reasoning
Tassilo Klein and Moin Nabi

Controlled Crowdsourcing for High-Quality QA-SRL Annotation
Paul Roit, Ayal Klein, Daniela Stepanov, Jonathan Mamou, Julian Michael, Gabriel Stanovsky, Luke Zettlemoyer and Ido Dagan

Conversational Word Embedding for Retrieval-Based Dialog System
Wentao Ma, Yiming Cui, Ting Liu, Dong Wang, Shijin Wang and Guoping Hu

Crawling and Preprocessing Mailing Lists At Scale for Dialog Analysis
Janek Bevendorff, Khalid Al Khatib, Martin Potthast and Benno Stein

Crossing Variational Autoencoders for Answer Retrieval
Wenhao Yu, Lingfei Wu, Qingkai Zeng, Shu Tao, Yu Deng and Meng Jiang

DeeBERT: Dynamic Early Exiting for Accelerating BERT Inference
Ji Xin, Raphael Tang, Jaejun Lee, Yaoliang Yu and Jimmy Lin

Designing Precise and Robust Dialogue Response Evaluators
Tianyu Zhao, Divesh Lala and Tatsuya Kawahara

Dialogue State Tracking with Explicit Slot Connection Modeling
Yawen Ouyang, Moxin Chen, Xinyu Dai, Yinggong Zhao, Shujian Huang and Jiajun Chen

Do Transformers Need Deep Long-Range Memory?
Jack Rae and Ali Razavi

Do you have the right scissors? Tailoring Pre-trained Language Models via Monte-Carlo Methods
Ning Miao, Yuxuan Song, Hao Zhou and Lei Li

Does Multi-Encoder Help? A Case Study on Context-Aware Neural Machine Translation
Bei Li, Hui Liu, Ziyang Wang, Yufan Jiang, Tong Xiao, Jingbo Zhu, Tongran Liu and Changliang Li

Don’t Eclipse Your Arts Due to Small Discrepancies: Boundary Repositioning with a Pointer Network for Aspect Extraction
Zhenkai Wei, Yu Hong, Bowei Zou, Meng Cheng and Jianmin Yao

Dscorer: A Fast Evaluation Metric for Discourse Representation Structure Parsing
Jiangming Liu, Shay B. Cohen and Mirella Lapata

Dynamic Memory Induction Networks for Few-Shot Text Classification
Ruiying Geng, Binhua Li, Yongbin Li, Jian Sun and Xiaodan Zhu

Dynamic Sampling Strategies for Multi-Task Reading Comprehension
Ananth Gottumukkala, Dheeru Dua, Sameer Singh and Matt Gardner

Dynamically Adjusting Transformer Batch Size by Monitoring Gradient Direction Change
Hongfei Xu, Josef van Genabith, Deyi Xiong and Qiuhui Liu

Efficient strategies for hierarchical text classification: external knowledge and auxiliary tasks
Kervy Rivas Rojas, Gina Bustamante, Arturo Oncevay and Marco Antonio Sobrevilla Cabezudo

Embarrassingly Simple Unsupervised Aspect Extraction
Stéphan Tulkens and Andreas van Cranenburgh

Enabling Language Models to Fill in the Blanks
Chris Donahue, Mina Lee and Percy Liang

Encoder-Decoder Models Can Benefit from Pre-trained Masked Language Models in Grammatical Error Correction
Masahiro Kaneko, Masato Mita, Shun Kiyono, Jun Suzuki and Kentaro Inui

ENGINE: Energy-Based Inference Networks for Non-Autoregressive Machine Translation
Lifu Tu, Richard Yuanzhe Pang, Sam Wiseman and Kevin Gimpel

Enhancing Machine Translation with Dependency-Aware Self-Attention
Emanuele Bugliarello and Naoaki Okazaki

Enhancing Pre-trained Chinese Character Representation with Word-aligned Attention
Yanzeng Li, Bowen Yu, Xue Mengge and Tingwen Liu

Enriched In-Order Linearization for Faster Sequence-to-Sequence Constituent Parsing
Daniel Fernández-González and Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez

Entity-Aware Dependency-Based Deep Graph Attention Network for Comparative Preference Classification
Nianzu Ma, Sahisnu Mazumder, Hao Wang and Bing Liu

Estimating Mutual Information Between Dense Word Embeddings
Vitalii Zhelezniak, Aleksandar Savkov and Nils Hammerla

Evaluating Dialogue Generation Systems via Response Selection
Shiki Sato, Reina Akama, Hiroki Ouchi, Jun Suzuki and Kentaro Inui

Evaluating Robustness to Input Perturbations for Neural Machine Translation
Xing Niu, Prashant Mathur, Georgiana Dinu and Yaser Al-Onaizan

Every Document Owns Its Structure: Inductive Text Classification via Graph Neural Networks
Yufeng Zhang, Xueli Yu, Zeyu Cui, Shu Wu, Zhongzhen Wen and Liang Wang

ExpBERT: Representation Engineering with Natural Language Explanations
Shikhar Murty, Pang Wei Koh and Percy Liang

Exploiting Personal Characteristics of Debaters for Predicting Persuasiveness
Khalid Al Khatib, Michael Völske, Shahbaz Syed, Nikolay Kolyada and Benno Stein

Exploring Content Selection in Summarization of Novel Chapters
Faisal Ladhak, Bryan Li, Yaser Al-Onaizan and Kathy McKeown

Fact-based Content Weighting for Evaluating Abstractive Summarisation
Xinnuo Xu, Ondřej Dušek, Jingyi Li, Verena Rieser and Ioannis Konstas

Fatality Killed the Cat or: BabelPic, a Multimodal Dataset for Non-Concrete Concepts
Agostina Calabrese, Michele Bevilacqua and Roberto Navigli

Few-Shot NLG with Pre-Trained Language Model
Zhiyu Chen, Harini Eavani, Wenhu Chen, Yinyin Liu and William Yang Wang

FLAT: Chinese NER Using Flat-Lattice Transformer
Xiaonan Li, Hang Yan, Xipeng Qiu and Xuanjing Huang

GAN-BERT: Generative Adversarial Learning for Robust Text Classification with a Bunch of Labeled Examples
Danilo Croce, Giuseppe Castellucci and Roberto Basili

Geometry-aware domain adaptation for unsupervised alignment of word embeddings
Pratik Jawanpuria, Mayank Meghwanshi and Bamdev Mishra

Give Me Convenience and Give Her Death: Who Should Decide What Uses of NLP are Appropriate, and on What Basis?
Kobi Leins, Jey Han Lau and Timothy Baldwin

Glyph2Vec: Learning Chinese Out-of-Vocabulary Word Embedding from Glyphs
Hong-You Chen, SZ-HAN YU and Shou-de Lin

GPT-too: A language-model-first approach for AMR-to-text generation
Manuel Mager, Ramón Fernandez Astudillo, Tahira Naseem, Md Arafat Sultan, Young-Suk Lee, Radu Florian and Salim Roukos

How Can We Accelerate Progress Towards Human-like Linguistic Generalization?
Tal Linzen

Hypernymy Detection for Low-Resource Languages via Meta Learning
Changlong Yu, Jialong Han, Haisong Zhang and Wilfred Ng

Identifying Principals and Accessories in a Complex Case based on the Comprehension of Fact Description
Yakun Hu, Zhunchen Luo and Wenhan Chao

Implicit Discourse Relation Classification: We Need to Talk about Evaluation
Najoung Kim, Song Feng, Chulaka Gunasekara and Luis Lastras

Improved Speech Representations with Multi-Target Autoregressive Predictive Coding
Yu-An Chung and James Glass

Improving Entity Linking through Semantic Reinforced Entity Embeddings
Feng Hou, Ruili Wang, Jun He and Yi Zhou

Improving Low-Resource Named Entity Recognition using Joint Sentence and Token Labeling
Canasai Kruengkrai, Thien Hai Nguyen, Sharifah Mahani Aljunied and Lidong Bing

Improving Non-autoregressive Neural Machine Translation with Monolingual Data
Jiawei Zhou and Phillip Keung

Incorporating External Knowledge through Pre-training for Natural Language to Code Generation
Frank F. Xu, Zhengbao Jiang, Pengcheng Yin, Bogdan Vasilescu and Graham Neubig

Instance-Based Learning of Span Representations: A Case Study through Named Entity Recognition
Hiroki Ouchi, Jun Suzuki, Sosuke Kobayashi, Sho Yokoi, Tatsuki Kuribayashi, Ryuto Konno and Kentaro Inui

Interpretable Operational Risk Classification with Semi-Supervised Variational Autoencoder
Fan Zhou, Shengming Zhang and Yi Yang

Interpreting Twitter User Geolocation
Ting Zhong, Tianliang Wang, Fan Zhou, Goce Trajcevski, Kunpeng Zhang and Yi Yang

Is Your Classifier Actually Biased? Measuring Fairness under Uncertainty with Bernstein Bounds
Kawin Ethayarajh

It’s Easier to Translate out of English than into it: Measuring Neural Translation Difficulty by Cross-Mutual Information
Emanuele Bugliarello, Sabrina J. Mielke, Antonios Anastasopoulos, Ryan Cotterell and Naoaki Okazaki

Keyphrase Generation for Scientific Document Retrieval
Florian Boudin, Ygor Gallina and Akiko Aizawa

Knowledge Supports Visual Language Grounding: A Case Study on Colour Terms
Simeon Schüz and Sina Zarrieß

Language-aware Interlingua for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation
Changfeng Zhu, Heng Yu, Shanbo Cheng and Weihua Luo

Learning an Unreferenced Metric for Online Dialogue Evaluation
Koustuv Sinha, Prasanna Parthasarathi, Jasmine Wang, Ryan Lowe, William L. Hamilton and Joelle Pineau

Learning Implicit Text Generation via Feature Matching
Inkit Padhi, Pierre Dognin, Ke Bai, Cícero Nogueira dos Santos, Vijil Chenthamarakshan, Youssef Mroueh and Payel Das

Learning Low-Resource End-To-End Goal-Oriented Dialog for Fast and Reliable System Deployment
Yinpei Dai, Hangyu Li, Chengguang Tang, Yongbin Li, Jian Sun and Xiaodan Zhu

Learning Robust Models for e-Commerce Product Search
Thanh Nguyen, Nikhil Rao and Karthik Subbian

Learning Spoken Language Representations with Neural Lattice Language Modeling
Chao-Wei Huang and Yun-Nung Chen

Learning to Tag OOV Tokens by Integrating Contextual Representation and Background Knowledge
Keqing He, Yuanmeng Yan and Weiran XU

Learning to Understand Child-directed and Adult-directed Speech
Lieke Gelderloos, Grzegorz Chrupała and Afra Alishahi

Let Me Choose: From Verbal Context to Font Selection
Amirreza Shirani, Franck Dernoncourt, Jose Echevarria, Paul Asente, Nedim Lipka and Thamar Solorio

Leveraging Monolingual Data with Self-Supervision for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation
Aditya Siddhant, Ankur Bapna, Yuan Cao, Orhan Firat, Mia Chen, Sneha Kudugunta, Naveen Arivazhagan and Yonghui Wu

Lexically Constrained Neural Machine Translation with Levenshtein Transformer
Raymond Hendy Susanto, Shamil Chollampatt and Liling Tan

Lipschitz Constrained Parameter Initialization for Deep Transformers
Hongfei Xu, Qiuhui Liu, Josef van Genabith, Deyi Xiong and Jingyi Zhang

Logic-Guided Data Augmentation and Regularization for Consistent Question Answering
Akari Asai and Hannaneh Hajishirzi

Low Resource Sequence Tagging using Sentence Reconstruction
Tal Perl, Sriram Chaudhury and Raja Giryes

Make Up Your Mind! Adversarial Generation of Inconsistent Natural Language Explanations
Oana-Maria Camburu, Brendan Shillingford, Pasquale Minervini, Thomas Lukasiewicz and Phil Blunsom

Masking Actor Information Leads to Fairer Political Claims Detection
Erenay Dayanik and Sebastian Padó

Meta-Transfer Learning for Code-Switched Speech Recognition
Genta Indra Winata, Samuel Cahyawijaya, Zhaojiang Lin, Zihan Liu, Peng Xu and Pascale Fung

Mitigating Gender Bias Amplification in Distribution by Posterior Regularization
Shengyu Jia, Tao Meng, Jieyu Zhao and Kai-Wei Chang

Modeling Label Semantics for Predicting Emotional Reactions
Radhika Gaonkar, Heeyoung Kwon, Mohaddeseh Bastan, Niranjan Balasubramanian and Nathanael Chambers

Modeling Long Context for Task-Oriented Dialogue State Generation
Jun Quan and Deyi Xiong

Modeling Word Formation in English–German Neural Machine Translation
Marion Weller-Di Marco and Alexander Fraser

MOOCCube: A Large-scale Data Repository for NLP Applications in MOOCs
Jifan Yu, Gan Luo, Tong Xiao, Qingyang Zhong, Yuquan Wang, Wenzheng Feng, Junyi Luo, Chenyu Wang, Lei Hou, Juanzi Li, Zhiyuan Liu and Jie Tang

Multimodal and Multiresolution Speech Recognition with Transformers
Georgios Paraskevopoulos, Srinivas Parthasarathy, Aparna Khare and Shiva Sundaram

Multimodal Quality Estimation for Machine Translation
Shu Okabe, Frédéric Blain and Lucia Specia

Multimodal Transformer for Multimodal Machine Translation
Shaowei Yao and Xiaojun Wan

Named Entity Recognition as Dependency Parsing
Juntao Yu, Bernd Bohnet and Massimo Poesio

Negated and Misprimed Probes for Pretrained Language Models: Birds Can Talk, But Cannot Fly
Nora Kassner and Hinrich Schütze

Neural Graph Matching Networks for Chinese Short Text Matching
Lu Chen, Yanbin Zhao, Boer Lv, Lesheng Jin, Zhi Chen, Su Zhu and Kai Yu

Neural Temporal Opinion Modelling for Opinion Prediction on Twitter
Lixing Zhu, Yulan He and Deyu Zhou

Neural-DINF: A Neural Network based Framework for Measuring Document Influence
Jie Tan, Changlin Yang, Ying Li, Siliang Tang, Chen Huang and Yueting Zhuang

Non-Linear Instance-Based Cross-Lingual Mapping for Non-Isomorphic Embedding Spaces
Goran Glavaš and Ivan Vulić

“None of the Above”: Measure Uncertainty in Dialog Response Retrieval
Yulan Feng, Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi and Tiancheng Zhao

On Exposure Bias, Hallucination and Domain Shift in Neural Machine Translation
Chaojun Wang and Rico Sennrich

On Forgetting to Cite Older Papers: An Analysis of the ACL Anthology
Marcel Bollmann and Desmond Elliott

On Importance Sampling-Based Evaluation of Latent Language Models
Robert L Logan IV, Matt Gardner and Sameer Singh

On the Importance of Diversity in Question Generation for QA
Md Arafat Sultan, Shubham Chandel, Ramón Fernandez Astudillo and Vittorio Castelli

On the Spontaneous Emergence of Discrete and Compositional Signals
Nur Geffen Lan, Emmanuel Chemla and Shane Steinert-Threlkeld

OpinionDigest: A Simple Framework for Opinion Summarization
Yoshihiko Suhara, Xiaolan Wang, Stefanos Angelidis and Wang-Chiew Tan

Opportunistic Decoding with Timely Correction for Simultaneous Translation
Renjie Zheng, Mingbo Ma, Baigong Zheng, Kaibo Liu and Liang Huang

Overestimation of Syntactic Representation in Neural Language Models
Jordan Kodner and Nitish Gupta

Parallel Data Augmentation for Formality Style Transfer
Yi Zhang, Tao Ge and Xu SUN

Parallel Sentence Mining by Constrained Decoding
Pinzhen Chen, Nikolay Bogoychev, Kenneth Heafield and Faheem Kirefu

Posterior Calibrated Training on Sentence Classification Tasks
Taehee Jung, Dongyeop Kang, Hua Cheng, Lucas Mentch and Thomas Schaaf

Predicting Degrees of Technicality in Automatic Terminology Extraction
Anna Hätty, Dominik Schlechtweg, Michael Dorna and Sabine Schulte im Walde

Pretrained Transformers Improve Out-of-Distribution Robustness
Dan Hendrycks, Xiaoyuan Liu, Eric Wallace, Adam Dziedzic, Rishabh Krishnan and Dawn Song

Quantifying Attention Flow in Transformers
Samira Abnar and Willem Zuidema

Query Graph Generation for Answering Multi-hop Complex Questions from Knowledge Bases
Yunshi Lan and Jing Jiang

R4C: A Benchmark for Evaluating RC Systems to Get the Right Answer for the Right Reason
Naoya Inoue, Pontus Stenetorp and Kentaro Inui

Recollection versus Imagination: Exploring Human Memory and Cognition via Neural Language Models
Maarten Sap, Eric Horvitz, Yejin Choi, Noah A. Smith and James Pennebaker

Recursive Template-based Frame Generation for Task Oriented Dialog
Rashmi Gangadharaiah and Balakrishnan Narayanaswamy

Regularized Context Gates on Transformer for Machine Translation
Xintong Li, Lemao Liu, Rui Wang, Guoping Huang and Max Meng

Relation Extraction with Explanation
Hamed Shahbazi, Xiaoli Fern, Reza Ghaeini and Prasad Tadepalli

Representations of Syntax [MASK] Useful: Effects of Constituency and Dependency Structure in Recursive LSTMs
Michael Lepori, Tal Linzen and R. Thomas McCoy

Returning the N to NLP: Towards Contextually Personalized Classification Models
Lucie Flek

Reverse Engineering Configurations of Neural Text Generation Models
Yi Tay, Dara Bahri, Che Zheng, Clifford Brunk, Donald Metzler and Andrew Tomkins

Revisiting Higher-Order Dependency Parsers
Erick Fonseca and André F. T. Martins

Revisiting Unsupervised Relation Extraction
Thy Thy Tran, Phong Le and Sophia Ananiadou

SAFER: A Structure-free Approach for Certified Robustness to Adversarial Word Substitutions
Mao Ye, Chengyue Gong and Qiang Liu

Self-Attention Guided Copy Mechanism for Abstractive Summarization
Song Xu, Haoran Li, Peng Yuan, Youzheng Wu, Xiaodong He and Bowen Zhou

Self-Attention with Cross-Lingual Position Representation
Liang Ding, Longyue Wang and Dacheng Tao

Sentence Meta-Embeddings for Unsupervised Semantic Textual Similarity
Nina Poerner, Ulli Waltinger and Hinrich Schütze

Shape of synth to come: Why we should use synthetic data for English surface realization
Henry Elder, Robert Burke, Alexander O’Connor and Jennifer Foster

Shaping Visual Representations with Language for Few-Shot Classification
Jesse Mu, Percy Liang and Noah Goodman

Showing Your Work Doesn’t Always Work
Raphael Tang, Jaejun Lee, Ji Xin, Xinyu Liu, Yaoliang Yu and Jimmy Lin

Simple and Effective Retrieve-Edit-Rerank Text Generation
Nabil Hossain, Marjan Ghazvininejad and Luke Zettlemoyer

Simultaneous Translation Policies: From Fixed to Adaptive
Baigong Zheng, Kaibo Liu, Renjie Zheng, Mingbo Ma, Hairong Liu and Liang Huang

Single Model Ensemble using Pseudo-Tags and Distinct Vectors
Ryosuke Kuwabara, Jun Suzuki and Hideki Nakayama

Smart To-Do: Automatic Generation of To-Do Items from Emails
Sudipto Mukherjee, Subhabrata Mukherjee, Marcello Hasegawa, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah and Ryen White

Social Biases in NLP Models as Barriers for Persons with Disabilities
Ben Hutchinson, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Emily Denton, Kellie Webster, Yu Zhong and Stephen Denuyl

Soft Gazetteers for Low-Resource Named Entity Recognition
Shruti Rijhwani, Shuyan Zhou, Graham Neubig and Jaime Carbonell

Span-ConveRT: Few-shot Span Extraction for Dialog with Pretrained Conversational Representations
Samuel Coope, Tyler Farghly, Daniela Gerz, Ivan Vulić and Matthew Henderson

Stolen Probability: A Structural Weakness of Neural Language Models
David Demeter, Gregory Kimmel and Doug Downey

Successfully Applying the Stabilized Lottery Ticket Hypothesis to the Transformer Architecture
Christopher Brix, Parnia Bahar and Hermann Ney

SUPERT: Towards New Frontiers in Unsupervised Evaluation Metrics for Multi-Document Summarization
Yang Gao, Wei Zhao and Steffen Eger

Supervised Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion of Orthographic Schwas in Hindi and Punjabi
Aryaman Arora, Luke Gessler and Nathan Schneider

Syntactic Data Augmentation Increases Robustness to Inference Heuristics
Junghyun Min, R. Thomas McCoy, Dipanjan Das, Emily Pitler and Tal Linzen

Tagged Back-translation Revisited: Why Does It Really Work?
Benjamin Marie, Raphael Rubino and Atsushi Fujita

tBERT: Topic Models and BERT Joining Forces for Semantic Similarity Detection
Nicole Peinelt, Dong Nguyen and Maria Liakata

Template-Based Question Generation from Retrieved Sentences for Improved Unsupervised Question Answering
Alexander Fabbri, Patrick Ng, Zhiguo Wang, Ramesh Nallapati and Bing Xiang

Tetra-Tagging: Word-Synchronous Parsing with Linear-Time Inference
Nikita Kitaev and Dan Klein

Text Classification with Negative Supervision
Sora Ohashi, Junya Takayama, Tomoyuki Kajiwara, Chenhui Chu and Yuki Arase

To Pretrain or Not to Pretrain: Examining the Benefits of Pretrainng on Resource Rich Tasks
Sinong Wang, Madian Khabsa and Hao Ma

Topological Sort for Sentence Ordering
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Ruslan Salakhutdinov and Alan W Black

Toward Better Storylines with Sentence-Level Language Models
Daphne Ippolito, David Grangier, Douglas Eck and Chris Callison-Burch

Towards Better Non-Tree Argument Mining: Proposition-Level Biaffine Parsing with Task-Specific Parameterization
Gaku Morio, Hiroaki Ozaki, Terufumi Morishita, Yuta Koreeda and Kohsuke Yanai

Towards end-2-end learning for predicting behavior codes from spoken utterances in psychotherapy conversations
Karan Singla, Zhuohao Chen, David Atkins and Shrikanth Narayanan

Towards Faithfully Interpretable NLP Systems: How should we define and evaluate faithfulness?
Alon Jacovi and Yoav Goldberg

Towards Open Domain Event Trigger Identification using Adversarial Domain Adaptation
Aakanksha Naik and Carolyn Rose

Transformers to Learn Hierarchical Contexts in Multiparty Dialogue for Span-based Question Answering
Changmao Li and Jinho D. Choi

Treebank Embedding Vectors for Out-of-domain Dependency Parsing
Joachim Wagner, James Barry and Jennifer Foster

Tree-Structured Neural Topic Model
Masaru Isonuma, Junichiro Mori, Danushka Bollegala and Ichiro Sakata

TriggerNER: Learning with Entity Triggers as Explanations for Named Entity Recognition
Bill Yuchen Lin, Dong-Ho Lee, Ming Shen, Ryan Moreno, Xiao Huang, Prashant Shiralkar and Xiang Ren

Two Birds, One Stone: A Simple, Unified Model for Text Generation from Structured and Unstructured Data
Hamidreza Shahidi, Ming Li and Jimmy Lin

Uncertain Natural Language Inference
Tongfei Chen, Zhengping Jiang, Adam Poliak, Keisuke Sakaguchi and Benjamin Van Durme

Understanding Advertisements with BERT
Kanika Kalra, Bhargav Kurma, Silpa Vadakkeeveetil Sreelatha, Manasi Patwardhan and Shirish Karande

Unsupervised FAQ Retrieval with Question Generation and BERT
Yosi Mass, Boaz Carmeli, Haggai Roitman and David Konopnicki

Using Context in Neural Machine Translation Training Objectives
Danielle Saunders, Felix Stahlberg and Bill Byrne

Variational Neural Machine Translation with Normalizing Flows
Hendra Setiawan, Matthias Sperber, Udhyakumar Nallasamy and Matthias Paulik

Verbal Multiword Expressions for Identification of Metaphor
Omid Rohanian, Marek Rei, Shiva Taslimipoor and Le An Ha

Video-Grounded Dialogues with Pretrained Generation Language Models
Hung Le and Steven C.H. Hoi

What Does BERT with Vision Look At?
Liunian Harold Li, Mark Yatskar, Da Yin, Cho-Jui Hsieh and Kai-Wei Chang

What is Learned in Visually Grounded Neural Syntax Acquisition
Noriyuki Kojima, Hadar Averbuch-Elor, Alexander Rush and Yoav Artzi

Why Overfitting Isn’t Always Bad: Retrofitting Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings to Dictionaries
Mozhi Zhang, Yoshinari Fujinuma, Michael J. Paul and Jordan Boyd-Graber

Will-They-Won’t-They: A Very Large Dataset for Stance Detection on Twitter
Costanza Conforti, Jakob Berndt, Mohammad Taher Pilehvar, Chryssi Giannitsarou, Flavio Toxvaerd and Nigel Collier

Words aren’t enough, their order matters: On the Robustness of Grounding Visual Referring Expressions
Arjun Akula, Spandana Gella, Yaser Al-Onaizan, Song-Chun Zhu and Siva Reddy

Worse WER, but Better BLEU? Leveraging Word Embedding as Intermediate in Multitask End-to-End Speech Translation
Shun-Po Chuang, Tzu-Wei Sung, Alexander H. Liu and Hung-yi Lee

Would you Rather? A New Benchmark for Learning Machine Alignment with Cultural Values and Social Preferences
Yi Tay, Donovan Ong, Jie Fu, Alvin Chan, Nancy Chen, Anh Tuan Luu and Chris Pal

You Don’t Have Time to Read This: An Exploration of Document Reading Time Prediction
Orion Weller, Jordan Hildebrandt, Ilya Reznik, Christopher Challis, E. Shannon Tass, Quinn Snell and Kevin Seppi

``You Sound Just Like Your Father’’ Commercial Machine Translation Systems Include Stylistic Biases
Dirk Hovy, Federico Bianchi and Tommaso Fornaciari

ZPR2: Joint Zero Pronoun Recovery and Resolution using Multi-Task Learning and BERT
Linfeng Song, Kun Xu, Yue Zhang, Jianshu Chen and Dong Yu

System Demonstrations

ADVISER: A Toolkit for Developing Multi-modal, Multi-domain and Socially-engaged Conversational Agents
Chia-Yu Li, Daniel Ortega, Dirk Väth, Florian Lux, Lindsey Vanderlyn, Maximilian Schmidt, Michael Neumann, Moritz Völkel, Pavel Denisov, Sabrina Jenne, Zorica Kacarevic and Ngoc Thang Vu

BENTO: A Visual Platform for Building Clinical NLP Pipelines Based on CodaLab
Yonghao Jin, Fei Li and Hong Yu

Clinical-Coder: Assigning Interpretable ICD-10 Codes to Chinese Clinical Notes
Pengfei Cao, Chenwei Yan, xiangling fu, Yubo Chen, Kang Liu, Jun Zhao, Shengping Liu and Weifeng Chong

CLIReval: Evaluating Machine Translation as a Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Task
Shuo Sun, Suzanna Sia and Kevin Duh

Conversation Learner - A Machine Teaching Tool for Building Dialog Managers for Task-Oriented Dialog Systems
Swadheen Shukla, Lars Liden, Shahin Shayandeh, Eslam Kamal, Jinchao Li, Matt Mazzola, Thomas Park, Baolin Peng and Jianfeng Gao

ConvLab-2: An Open-Source Toolkit for Building, Evaluating, and Diagnosing Dialogue Systems
Qi Zhu, Zheng Zhang, Yan Fang, Xiang Li, Ryuichi Takanobu, Jinchao Li, Baolin Peng, Jianfeng Gao, xiaoyan zhu and Minlie Huang

DIALOGPT : Large-Scale Generative Pre-training for Conversational Response Generation
Yizhe Zhang, Siqi Sun, Michel Galley, Yen-Chun Chen, Chris Brockett, Xiang Gao, Jianfeng Gao, Jingjing Liu and Bill Dolan

Embedding-based Scientific Literature Discovery in a Text Editor Application
Onur Gökçe, Jonathan Prada, Nikola Nikolov, Nianlong Gu and Richard Hahnloser

ESPnet-ST: All-in-One Speech Translation Toolkit
Hirofumi Inaguma, Shun Kiyono, Kevin Duh, Shigeki Karita, Nelson Yalta, Tomoki Hayashi and Shinji Watanabe

EVIDENCEMINER: Textual Evidence Discovery for Life Sciences
Xuan Wang, Yingjun Guan, Weili Liu, Aabhas Chauhan, Enyi Jiang, Qi Li, David Liem, Dibakar Sigdel, John Caufield, Peipei Ping and Jiawei Han

exBERT: A Visual Analysis Tool to Explore Learned Representations in Transformer Models
Benjamin Hoover, Hendrik Strobelt and Sebastian Gehrmann

GAIA: A Fine-grained Multimedia Knowledge Extraction System
Manling Li, Alireza Zareian, Ying Lin, Xiaoman Pan, Spencer Whitehead, BRIAN CHEN, Bo Wu, Heng Ji, Shih-Fu Chang, Clare Voss, Daniel Napierski and Marjorie Freedman

Interactive Task Learning from GUI-Grounded Natural Language Instructions and Demonstrations
Toby Jia-Jun Li, Tom Mitchell and Brad Myers

jiant: A Software Toolkit for Research on General-Purpose Text Understanding Models
Yada Pruksachatkun, Phil Yeres, Haokun Liu, Jason Phang, Phu Mon Htut, Alex Wang, Ian Tenney and Samuel R. Bowman

Label Noise in Context
Michael Desmond, Catherine Finegan-Dollak, Jeff Boston and Matt Arnold

LEAN-LIFE: A Label-Efficient Annotation Framework Towards Learning from Explanation
Dong-Ho Lee, Rahul Khanna, Bill Yuchen Lin, Seyeon Lee, Qinyuan Ye, Elizabeth Boschee, Leonardo Neves and Xiang Ren

LinggleWrite: a Coaching System for Essay Writing
Chung-Ting Tsai, Jhih-Jie Chen, Chingyu Yang and Jason Chang

MixingBoard: a Knowledgeable Stylized Integrated Text Generation Platform
Xiang Gao, Michel Galley and Bill Dolan

MMPE: A Multi-Modal Interface using Handwriting, Touch Reordering, and Speech Commands for Post-Editing Machine Translation
Nico Herbig, Santanu Pal, Tim Düwel, Kalliopi Maria Meladaki, Mahsa Monshizadeh, Vladislav Hnatovskiy, Antonio Krüger and Josef van Genabith

Multilingual Universal Sentence Encoder for Semantic Retrieval
Yinfei Yang, Daniel Cer, Amin Ahmad, Mandy Guo, Jax Law, Noah Constant, Gustavo Hernandez Abrego, Steve Yuan, Chris Tar, Yun-hsuan Sung, Brian Strope and Ray Kurzweil

Nakdan: Professional Hebrew Diacritizer
Avi Shmidman, Shaltiel Shmidman, Moshe Koppel and Yoav Goldberg

NLP Scholar: An Interactive Visual Explorer for Natural Language Processing Literature
Saif Mohammad

NSTM: Real-Time Query-Driven News Overview Composition at Bloomberg
Joshua Bambrick, Minjie Xu, Andy Almonte, Igor Malioutov, Guim Perarnau, Vittorio Selo and Iat Chong Chan

OpusFilter: A Configurable Parallel Corpus Filtering Toolbox
Mikko Aulamo, Sami Virpioja and Jörg Tiedemann

Penman: An Open-Source Library and Tool for AMR Graphs
Michael Wayne Goodman

Personalized PageRank with Syntagmatic Information for Multilingual Word Sense Disambiguation
Federico Scozzafava, Marco Maru, Fabrizio Brignone, Giovanni Torrisi and Roberto Navigli

Photon: A Robust Cross-Domain Text-to-SQL System
Jichuan Zeng, Xi Victoria Lin, Steven C.H. Hoi, Richard Socher, Caiming Xiong, Michael Lyu and Irwin King

Prta: A System to Support the Analysis of Propaganda Techniques in the News
Giovanni Da San Martino, Shaden Shaar, Yifan Zhang, Seunghak Yu, Alberto Barrón-Cedeño and Preslav Nakov

pyBART: Evidence-based Syntactic Transformations for IE
Aryeh Tiktinsky, Yoav Goldberg and Reut Tsarfaty

Stanza: A Python Natural Language Processing Toolkit for Many Human Languages
Peng Qi, Yuhao Zhang, Yuhui Zhang, Jason Bolton and Christopher D. Manning

Stimulating Creativity with FunLines: A Case Study of Humor Generation in Headlines
Nabil Hossain, John Krumm, Tanvir Sajed and Henry Kautz

SUPP.AI: finding evidence for supplement-drug interactions
Lucy Wang, Oyvind Tafjord, Arman Cohan, Sarthak Jain, Sam Skjonsberg, Carissa Schoenick, Nick Botner and Waleed Ammar

Syntactic Search by Example
Micah Shlain, Hillel Taub-Tabib, Shoval Sadde and Yoav Goldberg

SyntaxGym: An Online Platform for Targeted Evaluation of Language Models
Jon Gauthier, Jennifer Hu, Ethan Wilcox, Peng Qian and Roger Levy

Tabouid: a Wikipedia-based word guessing game
Timothée Bernard

Talk to Papers: Bringing Neural Question Answering to Academic Search
Tiancheng Zhao and Kyusong Lee

TextBrewer: An Open-Source Knowledge Distillation Toolkit for Natural Language Processing
Ziqing Yang, Yiming Cui, Zhipeng Chen, Wanxiang Che, Ting Liu, Shijin Wang and Guoping Hu

The Microsoft Toolkit of Multi-Task Deep Neural Networks for Natural Language Understanding
Xiaodong Liu, Yu Wang, Jianshu Ji, Hao Cheng, Xueyun Zhu, Emmanuel Awa, Pengcheng He, Weizhu Chen, Hoifung Poon, Guihong Cao and Jianfeng Gao

Torch-Struct: Deep Structured Prediction Library
Alexander Rush

Trialstreamer: Mapping and Browsing Medical Evidence in Real-Time
Benjamin Nye, Ani Nenkova, Iain Marshall and Byron C. Wallace

Usnea: An Authorship Tool for Interactive Fiction using Retrieval Based Semantic Parsing
Ben Swanson and Boris Smus

What’s The Latest? A Question-driven News Chatbot
Philippe Laban, John Canny and Marti A. Hearst

Xiaomingbot: A Multilingual Robot News Reporter
Runxin Xu, Jun Cao, Mingxuan Wang, Jiaze Chen, Hao Zhou, Ying Zeng, Yuping Wang, Li Chen, Xiang Yin, Xijin Zhang, Songcheng Jiang, Yuxuan Wang and Lei Li

Student Research Workshop

#NotAWhore! A Computational Linguistic Perspective of Rape Culture and Victimization on Social Media
Ashima Suvarna and Grusha Bhalla

A Geometry-Inspired Attack for Generating Natural Language Adversarial Examples
Zhao Meng and Roger Wattenhofer

A Simple and Effective Dependency parser for Telugu
Sneha Nallani, Manish Shrivastava and Dipti Sharma

Adaptive Transformers for Learning Multimodal Representations
Prajjwal Bhargava

AraDIC: Arabic Document Classification Using Image-Based Character Embeddings and Class-Balanced Loss
Mahmoud Daif, Shunsuke Kitada and Hitoshi Iyatomi

Building a Japanese Typo Dataset from Wikipedia’s Revision History
Yu Tanaka, Yugo Murawaki, Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi

Checkpoint Reranking: An Approach To Select Better Hypothesis For Neural Machine Translation Systems
Vinay Pandramish and Dipti Misra Sharma

Combining Subword Representations into Word-level Representations in the Transformer Architecture
Noe Casas, Marta R. Costa-jussà and José A. R. Fonollosa

Compositional generalization by factorizing alignment and translation
Jacob Russin, Jason Jo, Randall O’Reilly and Yoshua Bengio

Considering Likelihood in NLP Classification Explanations with Occlusion and Language Modeling
David Harbecke and Christoph Alt

Crossing the Line: Where do Demographic Variables Fit into Humor Detection?
J. A. Meaney

Cross-Lingual Disaster-related Multi-label Tweet Classification with Manifold Mixup
Jishnu Ray Chowdhury, Cornelia Caragea and Doina Caragea

Dominance as an Indicator of Rapport and Learning in Human-Agent Communication
Amanda Buddemeyer, Xiaoyi Tian and Erin Walker

Effectively Aligning and Filtering Parallel Corpora under Sparse Data Conditions
Steinþór Steingrímsson

Efficient Neural Machine Translation for Low-Resource Languages via Exploiting Related Languages
Vikrant Goyal, Sourav Kumar and Dipti Misra Sharma

Embeddings of Label Components for Sequence Labeling: A Case Study of Fine-grained Named Entity Recognition
Takuma Kato, Kaori Abe, Hiroki Ouchi, Shumpei Miyawaki, Jun Suzuki and Kentaro Inui

Enhancing Word Embeddings with Knowledge Extracted from Lexical Resources
Magdalena Biesialska, bardia rafieian and Marta R. Costa-jussà

Exploring Interpretability in Event Extraction: Multitask Learning of a Neural Event Classifier and an Explanation Decoder
Zheng Tang, Gus Hahn-Powell and Mihai Surdeanu

Exploring the Role of Context to Distinguish Rhetorical and Information-Seeking Questions
Yuan Zhuang and Ellen Riloff

Feature Difference Makes Sense: A medical image captioning model exploiting feature difference and tag information
Hyeryun Park, Kyungmo Kim, Jooyoung Yoon, Seongkeun Park and Jinwook Choi

Grammatical Error Correction Using Pseudo Learner Corpus Considering Learner’s Error Tendency
Yujin Takahashi, Satoru Katsumata and Mamoru Komachi

HGCN4MeSH: Hybrid Graph Convolution Network for MeSH Indexing
Miaomiao Yu, Yujiu Yang and Chenhui Li

How much complexity does an RNN architecture need to learn syntax-sensitive dependencies?
Gantavya Bhatt, Hritik Bansal, Rishubh Singh and Sumeet Agarwal

υBLEU: Uncertainty-Aware Automatic Evaluation Method for Open-Domain Dialogue Systems
Tsuta Yuma, Naoki Yoshinaga and Masashi Toyoda

Inducing Grammar from Long Short-Term Memory Networks by Shapley Decomposition
Yuhui Zhang and Allen Nie

Let’s be Humorous: Knowledge Enhanced Humor Generation
Hang Zhang, Dayiheng Liu, Jiancheng Lv and Luo Cheng

Logical Inferences with Comparatives and Generalized Quantifiers
Izumi Haruta, Koji Mineshima and Daisuke Bekki

Media Bias, the Social Sciences, and NLP: Automating Frame Analyses to Identify Bias by Word Choice and Labeling
Felix Hamborg

Multi-Task Neural Model for Agglutinative Language Translation
Yirong Pan, Xiao Li, Yating Yang and Rui Dong

Noise-Based Augmentation Techniques for Emotion Datasets: What do we Recommend?
Mimansa Jaiswal and Emily Mower Provost

Non-Topical Coherence in Social Talk: A Call for Dialogue Model Enrichment
Alex Lưu and Sophia A. Malamud

Pointwise Paraphrase Appraisal is Potentially Problematic
Hannah Chen, Yangfeng Ji and David Evans

Pre-training via Leveraging Assisting Languages for Neural Machine Translation
Haiyue Song, Raj Dabre, Zhuoyuan Mao, Fei Cheng, Sadao Kurohashi and Eiichiro Sumita

Preventing Critical Scoring Errors in Short Answer Scoring with Confidence Estimation
Hiroaki Funayama, Shota Sasaki, Yuichiroh Matsubayashi, Tomoya Mizumoto, Jun Suzuki, Masato Mita and Kentaro Inui

Reflection-based Word Attribute Transfer
Yoichi Ishibashi, Katsuhito Sudoh, Koichiro Yoshino and Satoshi Nakamura

Research on Task Discovery for Transfer Learning in Deep Neural Networks
Arda Akdemir

Research Replication Prediction Using Weakly Supervised Learning
Tianyi Luo, Xingyu Li, Hainan Wang and Yang Liu

RPD: A Distance Function Between Word Embeddings
Xuhui Zhou, Shujian Huang and Zaixiang Zheng

SCAR: Sentence Compression using Autoencoders for Reconstruction
Chanakya Malireddy, Tirth Maniar and Manish Shrivastava

Self-Attention is Not Only a Weight: Analyzing BERT with Vector Norms
Goro Kobayashi, Tatsuki Kuribayashi, Sho Yokoi and Kentaro Inui

Story-level Text Style Transfer: A Proposal
Yusu Qian

To compress or not to compress? A Finite-State approach to Nen verbal morphology
Saliha Muradoglu, Nicholas Evans and Hanna Suominen

Topic balancing with additive regularization of topic models
Eugeniia Veselova and Konstantin Vorontsov

Transferring Monolingual Model to Low-Resource Language: The Case of Tigrinya
Abrhalei Frezghi Tela, Abraham Woubie Zewoudie and Ville Hautamäki

Understanding Points of Correspondence between Sentences for Abstractive Summarization
Logan Lebanoff, John Muchovej, Franck Dernoncourt, Doo Soon Kim, Lidan Wang, Walter Chang and Fei Liu

Unsupervised Multilingual Sentence Embeddings for Parallel Corpus Mining
Ivana Kvapilíková, Mikel Artetxe, Gorka Labaka, Eneko Agirre and Ondřej Bojar

Unsupervised Paraphasia Classification in Aphasic Speech
Sharan Pai, Nikhil Sachdeva, Prince Sachdeva and Rajiv Ratn Shah

Why is penguin more similar to polar bear than to sea gull? Analyzing conceptual knowledge in distributional models
Pia Sommerauer

Zero-shot North Korean to English Neural Machine Translation by Character Tokenization and Phoneme Decomposition
Hwichan Kim, Tosho Hirasawa and Mamoru Komachi