LIL Reading Group

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This is the wiki page for topics to be discussed in the LIL group meetings. While one person will be officially leading the group in each session, the meeting will be structured in the form of a discussion.

When: Friday, 1:30pm

Where: CSE 303

Course number: CSE 591T

We also have a mailing list lil-group (

Contact: yoav@cs

Schedule: Winter 2013

Date Paper Authors Venue Leader Info
1/11/13 Multiple Choice Learning: Learning to Produce Multiple Structured Outputs A Guzman-Rivera, D Batra, P Kohli NIPS 2012 Yoav
1/18/13 Supervised Noun Phrase Coreference Research: The First Fifteen Years V Ng ACL 2010 Mark
1/25/13 A Multi-Pass Sieve for Coreference Resolution (optional: K Raghunathan, H Lee, S Rangarajan, N Chambers, M Surdeanu, D Jurafsky, C Manning EMNLP 2010 Leila
2/1/13 No meeting
2/8/13 Learning-based Multi-Sieve Co-reference Resolution with Knowledge L Ratinov and D Roth ACL 2012 Luke
2/15/13 Coreference Resolution with World Knowledge Altaf Rahman and Vincent Ng ACL 2011 Hanna
2/22/13 UW-MSR CL Symposium (at MSR)
3/1/13 Unsupervised Models for Coreference Resolution V Ng ACL 2008 Hanna
3/8/13 A Discriminative Hierarchical Model for Fast Coreference at Large Scale M Wich, S Singh, A McCallum ACL 2012 Mitchell
3/15/13 Spectral fest... TBA Tom

Potential Papers

(in no particular order)

  • Highlights from ICML 2012 (mostly ML/Structured Prediction, not NLP per se)
  • Character-based Kernels for Novelistic Plot Structure. Micha Elsner. Proceedings of the Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012).

Previous Quarters

Spring 2012

Date Paper Authors Link Leader Info
3/30/12 A Bayesian Approach to Unsupervised Semantic Role Induction Ivan Titov, Alexandre Klementiev Tom Kwiatkowski
4/6/12 Multi-Source Transfer of Delexicalized Dependency Parsers McDonald, Petrov and Hall Yoav Artzi
4/13/12 Learning Determinantal Point Processes A. Kulesza and B. Taskar Luke
4/20/12 Learning Accurate, Compact, and Interpretable Tree Annotation Slav Petrov, Leon Barrett, Romain Thibaux and Dan Klein Mark Yatskar
4/27/12 Spectral Learning for Non-Deterministic Dependency Parsing Franco M. Luque, Ariadna Quattoni, Borja Balle, Xavier Carreras Raphael Hoffmann
5/4/12 Dual Decomposition with Many Overlapping Components Andre F. T. Martins, Noah A. Smith, Pedro M. Q. Aguiar, Mario A. T. Figueiredo Yoav Artzi
5/11/12 NW-NLP Conference
5/18/12 You had me at hello: How phrasing affects memorability Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil Justin Cheng Jon Kleinberg Lillian Lee Mark Yatskar
5/25/12 (no reading group; go to Yoav's Generals Talk!)
6/1/12 Parsing Time: Learning to Interpret Time Expressions Gabor Angeli, Chris Manning, Dan Jurafsky Alan Ritter

Summer 2012

Date Paper Authors Venue Leader Info
6/15/12 Weakly Supervised Training of Semantic Parsers Jayant Krishnamurthy and Tom M. Mitchell EMNLP 2012 Luke
7/5/12 Structured Perceptron with Inexact Search L. Huang, S. Fayong and Y. Guo NAACL 2012 Yoav
7/12/12 Distributional semantics in technicolor Bruni, Boleda and Baroni ACL 2012 Tony
7/19/12 Ensemble of Exemplar-SVMs for Object Detection and Beyond Tomasz Malisiewicz, Abhinav Gupta, Alexei A. Efros ICCV 2011 Nicholas
7/26/12 Midge: Generating Image Descriptions From Computer Vision Detections Margaret Mitchell, Jesse Dodge, Amit Goyal, Kota Yamaguchi, Karl Sratos, Xufeng Han, Alysssa Mensch, Alexander C. Berg, Tamara L. Berg, Hal Daumé III EACL 2012 Jesse
8/2/12 String Re-writing Kernel Fan Bu, Hang Li, Xiaoyan Zhu ACL 2012 Tom
8/9/12 Intel retreat (no reading group)
8/16/12 Raphael's final exam practice talk
8/23/12 Unsupervised Concept-to-text Generation with Hypergraphs I. Konstas and M. Lapata NAACL 2012 Yoav
8/30/12 Joint Entity and Event Coreference Resolution across Documents Heeyoung Lee, Marta Recasens, Angel Chang, Mihai Surdeanu, Dan Jurafsky. EMNLP 2012 Luke
9/6/12 Inverting Grice’s Maxims to Learn Rules from Natural Language Extractions Mohammad Shahed Sorower, Thomas G. Dietterich, Janardhan Rao Doppa, Walker Orr, Prasad Tadepalli, and Xiaoli Fern NIPS 2011 Alan
9/13/12 Improved Parsing and POS Tagging Using Inter-Sentence Consistency Constraints Alexander M. Rush, Roi Reichert, Michael Collins, and Amir Globerson EMNLP 2012 Xiao

Autumn 2012

Date Paper Authors Venue Leader Info
9/28/12 NLP Showcase: CS students presenting their research in a series of short talks [CSE 303, lunch served at 12:00, talks start at 12:30]
10/5/12 Learning High-Level Planning from Text S.R.K. Branavan; Nate Kushman; Tao Lei; Regina Barzilay ACL 2012 Yoav
10/12/12 Phrase-based Statistical Language Generation using Graphical Models and Active Learning Franc¸ois Mairesse, Milica Gasiˇ c´, Filip Jurcˇ´ıcek ˇ , Simon Keizer, Blaise Thomson, Kai Yu and Steve Young ACL 2010 Nicholas
10/19/12 An Empirical Investigation of Statistical Significance in NLP Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick David Burkett Dan Klein EMNLP 2012 Mark
10/26/12 UW/MSR Machine Learning Workshop (no reading group)
11/2/12 Learning to “Read Between the Lines” using Bayesian Logic Programs Sindhu Raghavan, Raymond J. Mooney and Hyeonseo Ku ACL 2012 Chloé
11/9/12 Vine Pruning for Efficient Multi-Pass Dependency Parsing A. Rush and S. Petrov NAACL 2012 Gabe
11/16/12 Selective Sharing for Multilingual Dependency Parsing Tahira Naseem; Regina Barzilay; Amir Globerson ACL 2012 Yoav
11/23/12 No reading group (Thanksgiving holiday)
11/30/12 Talk: Paul Pham, Quantum Computing and Machine Learning
12/7/12 Climbing the Tower of Babel: Unsupervised Multilingual Learning Benjamin Snyder and Regina Barzilay ICML 2010 Nath