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ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), Volume 5 Issue 2, June 2006

Aligning word senses using bilingual corpora
Marine Carpuat, Pascale Fung, Grace Ngai
Pages: 89-120
DOI: 10.1145/1165255.1165256
The growing importance of multilingual information retrieval and machine translation has made multilingual ontologies extremely valuable resources. Since the construction of an ontology from scratch is a very expensive and time-consuming undertaking,...

Alignment of bilingual named entities in parallel corpora using statistical models and multiple knowledge sources
Chun-Jen Lee, Jason S. Chang, Jyh-Shing R. Jang
Pages: 121-145
DOI: 10.1145/1165255.1165257
Named entity (NE) extraction is one of the fundamental tasks in natural language processing (NLP). Although many studies have focused on identifying NEs within monolingual documents, aligning NEs in bilingual documents has not been investigated...

Using Japanese honorific expressions: A psychological study
Tamotsu Shirado, Satoko Marumoto, Masaki Murata, Hitoshi Isahara
Pages: 146-164
DOI: 10.1145/1165255.1165258
We investigated, via experiment, knowledge of normative honorific expressions as used in textbooks and in practice by people. Forty subjects divided into four groups according to age (younger/older) and gender (male/female) participated in the...

Emotion recognition from text using semantic labels and separable mixture models
Chung-Hsien Wu, Ze-Jing Chuang, Yu-Chung Lin
Pages: 165-183
DOI: 10.1145/1165255.1165259
This study presents a novel approach to automatic emotion recognition from text. First, emotion generation rules (EGRs) are manually deduced from psychology to represent the conditions for generating emotion. Based on the EGRs, the emotional state of...