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ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), Volume 12 Issue 2, June 2013

Learning Abbreviations from Chinese and English Terms by Modeling Non-Local Information
Xu Sun, Naoaki Okazaki, Jun’ichi Tsujii, Houfeng Wang
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2461316.2461317

The present article describes a robust approach for abbreviating terms. First, in order to incorporate non-local information into abbreviation generation tasks, we present both implicit and explicit solutions: the latent variable model and the...

Design and Evaluation of Soft Keyboards for Brahmic Scripts
Lauren Hinkle, Albert Brouillette, Sujay Jayakar, Leigh Gathings, Miguel Lezcano, Jugal Kalita
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2461316.2461318

Despite being spoken by a large percentage of the world, Indic languages in general lack user-friendly and efficient methods for text input. These languages have poor or no support for typing. Soft keyboards, because of their ease of installation...

Word Sense Disambiguation by Combining Labeled Data Expansion and Semi-Supervised Learning Method
Sanae Fujita, Akinori Fujino
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2461316.2461319

Lack of labeled data is one of the severest problems facing word sense disambiguation (WSD). We overcome the problem by proposing a method that combines automatic labeled data expansion (Step 1) and semi-supervised learning (Step 2). The Step 1...