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An Evaluation Exercise for Romanian Word Sense Disambiguation

Description: This paper discusses an evaluation exercise for Romanian word sense disambiguation.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Nastase, Vivi; Chklovski, Timothy A. (Timothy Anatolievich), 1977-; Tatar, Doina; Tufis, Dan & Hristea, Florentina T.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Co-training and Self-training for Word Sense Disambiguation

Description: This paper investigates the application of co-training and self-training to word sense disambiguation. Optimal and empirical parameter selection methods for co-training and self-training are investigated, with various degrees of error reduction. A new method that combines co-training with majority voting is introduced, with the effect of smoothing the bootstrapping learning curves, and improving the average performance.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Finding Semantic Associations on Express Lane

Description: This paper introduces a new codification scheme for efficient computation of measures in semantic networks. The scheme is particularly useful for fast computation of semantic associations between words and implementation of an informational retrieval operator for efficient search in semantic spaces. Other applications may also be possible.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Nastase, Vivi & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Graph-based Ranking Algorithms for Sentence Extraction, Applied to Text Summarization

Description: Abstract: This paper presents an innovative unsupervised method for automatic sentence extraction using graph-based ranking algorithms. We evaluate the method in the context of a text summarization task, and show that the results obtained compare favorably with previously published results on established benchmarks.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Making Sense Out of the Web

Description: This paper discusses the main lines of research in deriving efficient Word Sense Disambiguation.
Date: November 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

SenseLearner: Minimally Supervised Word Sense Disambiguation for All Words in Open Text

Description: This paper introduces SenseLearner - a minimally supervised sense tagger that attempts to disambiguate all content words in a text using the sense from WordNet. SenseLearner participated in the SENSEVAL-3 English all words task, and achieved an average accuracy of 64.6%.
Date: 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Faruque, Ehsanul
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

TextRank: Bringing Order into Texts

Description: In this paper, the authors introduce TextRank, a graph-based ranking model for text processing, and show how this model can be successfully used in natural language applications.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Tarau, Paul
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

The SENSEVAL-3 English Lexical Sample Task

Description: This paper presents the task definition, resources, participating systems, and comparative results for the English lexical sample task, which was organized as part of the SENSEVAL-3 evaluation exercise.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Chklovski, Timothy A. (Timothy Anatolievich), 1977- & Kilgarriff, Adam
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

The SENSEVAL-3 Multilingual English-Hindi Lexical Sample Task

Description: This paper describes the English-Hindi Multilingual lexical sample task in SENSEVAL-3.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Chklovski, Timothy A. (Timothy Anatolievich), 1977-; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Pedersen, Ted & Purandare, Amruta
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

The University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History: Archival Challenges and Solutions

Description: This paper discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History's archival challenges and solutions. The UNT Texas History Portal Project strives to balance the goals of accessibility of information and long-term preservation of digital objects. This poster details the system that automates the collection of metadata records to coordinate access to web-viewable files and preservation of archived master files.
Date: 2004
Creator: Nordstrom, Kurt; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife

Description: Paper for the 2004 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper discusses issues related to digital resource management when capturing and preserving web-based, heterogeneous digital materials produced by a variety of software in various versions.
Date: 2004
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Hastings, Samantha Kelly & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mixing Weak Learners in Semantic Parsing

Description: This paper shows results from the application of a novel variant of Random Forests to the shallow semantic parsing problem.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Nielsen, Rodney D. & Pradhan, Sameer
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Turning Students On To Your Library's Web Site: using web site usability techniques to improve student use of your library's site

Description: This paper introduces the concept of web site usability, provides a brief introduction to the techniques, offers examples from two “real life” studies that show how the techniques of formal usability studies, focus groups, and card sorts can be used and offers tips and tricks for employing these techniques.
Date: February 5, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Partner: UNT Libraries