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The 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Student Research Workshop


Monday, June 7, 2021 (all times PDT, UTC-7)

 09:00–10:20 SRW Session 1
 Session chair: Vivek Gupta (University of Utah)
 Sampling and Filtering of Neural Machine Translation Distillation Data
Vilém Zouhar
 Towards Multi-Modal Text-Image Retrieval to improve Human Reading
Florian Schneider, Özge Alacam, Xintong Wang and Chris Biemann
 IceSum: An Icelandic Text Summarization Corpus
Jón Daðason, Hrafn Loftsson, Salome Sigurðardóttir and Þorsteinn Björnsson
 Negation typology and general representation models for cross-lingual zero-shot negation scope resolution in Russian, French, and Spanish.
Anastassia Shaitarova and Fabio Rinaldi
 Representations of Meaning in Neural Networks for NLP: a Thesis Proposal
Tomáš Musil
 Towards Layered Events and Schema Representations in Long Documents
Hans Ole Hatzel and Chris Biemann
 Parallel Text Alignment and Monolingual Parallel Corpus Creation from Philosophical Texts for Text Simplification
Stefan Paun
 11:40–13:00 SRW Session 2
 Session chair: Nelson Liu (Stanford University)
 Syntax-Based Attention Masking for Neural Machine Translation
Colin McDonald and David Chiang
 Multi-Modal Image Captioning for the Visually Impaired
Hiba Ahsan, Daivat Bhatt, Kaivan Shah and Nikita Bhalla
 Open-Domain Question Answering with Pre-Constructed Question Spaces
Jinfeng Xiao, Lidan Wang, Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Bui, Tong Sun and Jiawei Han
 A Character-and-Event-Based Framework for Detecting Literary Allusion in Internet Humor
Emily Shen
 A Sliding-Window Approach to Automatic Creation of Meeting Minutes
Jia Jin Koay, Alexander Roustai, Xiaojin Dai and Fei Liu
 Exploration and Discovery of the COVID-19 Literature through Semantic Visualization
Jingxuan Tu, Marc Verhagen, Brent Cochran and James Pustejovsky
 Shuffled-token Detection for Refining Pre-trained RoBERTa
Subhadarshi Panda, Anjali Agrawal, Jeewon Ha and Benjamin Bloch
 Morphology-Aware Meta-Embeddings for Tamil
Arjun Sai Krishnan and Seyoon Ragavan
 18:20–19:40 SRW Session 3
 Session chair: Yu Su (Ohio State University)
 Seed Word Selection for Weakly-Supervised Text Classification with Unsupervised Error Estimation
Yiping Jin, Akshay Bhatia and Dittaya Wanvarie
 Multi-Task Learning of Generation and Classification for Emotion-Aware Dialogue Response Generation
Tatsuya Ide and Daisuke Kawahara
 Comparison of Grammatical Error Correction Using Back-Translation Models
Aomi Koyama, Kengo Hotate, Masahiro Kaneko and Mamoru Komachi
 Parallel sentences mining with transfer learning in an unsupervised setting
Yu Sun, Shaolin Zhu, Feng Yifan and Chenggang Mi
 Sentence Concatenation Approach to Data Augmentation for Neural Machine Translation
Seiichiro Kondo, Kengo Hotate, Tosho Hirasawa, Masahiro Kaneko and Mamoru Komachi
 Emotion Classification in a Resource Constrained Language Using Transformer-based Approach
Avishek Das, Omar Sharif, Mohammed Moshiul Hoque and Iqbal H. Sarker
 Hie-BART: Document Summarization with Hierarchical BART
Kazuki Akiyama, Akihiro Tamura and Takashi Ninomiya