Publications:

Book Chapters:

  • 2011, Lavie, A., A. Agarwal, M. Denkowski, M. Snover, N. Madnani, B. Dorr, R. Schwartz, N. Habash, J. Kahn, M. Ostendorf, B. Roark, S. Kulick, M. Marcus, S. Pado, M. Galley and C. Manning, "Chapter 5.6: Searching for Better Automatic MT Metrics". In Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation: DARPA Global Autonomous Language Exploitation, J. Olive, C. Christianson and J. McCary (ed.). Pages 818-837. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4419-7712-0, 2011.
  • 2011, Pitrelli, J. F., S. Roukos, E. A. Epstein, D. Ferrucci, G. Hanneman, K. Heafield, D. Kiecza, A. Lavie, B. L. Lewis, A. Srivastava and P. Virga, "Chapter 6.2.4: "Chapter 6.2.4: System Combination of Distributed Speech-to-Text, Translation, and Information Extraction Engines: The GALE Interoperability Demo (IOD)". In Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation: DARPA Global Autonomous Language Exploitation, J. Olive, C. Christianson and J. McCary (ed.). Pages 887-904. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4419-7712-0, 2011.
  • 2008, Lavie, A., "Stat-XFER: A General Search-based Syntax-driven Framework for Machine Translation". Invited paper in Proceedings of CICLing-2008, Haifa, Israel, February 2008. Gelbuch (ed.), Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, LNCS 4919, Springer. Pages 362-375.
  • 2005, Carbonell, J. G., A. Lavie, L. Levin and A. Black, "Language Technologies for Humanitarian Aid". In Technology for Humanitarian Action, K. M. Cahill (ed.), pp. 111-138, Fordham University Press, ISBN 0-8232-2393-0, 2005.
  • 2004, Lavie, A. and Rose, C. P., "Optimal Ambiguity Packing in Context-Free Parsers with Interleaved Unification". In New Developments in Parsing Technology , H. Bunt, J. Carroll and G. Satta (eds.), Text Speech and Language Technology Book Series (vol.23), Ch. 15, Kluwer Academic Press, ISBN 1-4020-2293-X, June 2004.
  • 2001, Rose, C.P. and Lavie, A., "Balancing Robustness and Efficiency in Unification-augmented Context-Free Parsers for Large Practical Applications". In Robustness in Language and Speech Technology, van Noord and Junqua (eds.), ELSNET series, Kluwer Academic Press. 2001.
  • 1997, Lavie, A., D. Gates, N. Coccaro and L. Levin. "Input Segmentation of Spontaneous Speech in JANUS: a Speech-to-speech Translation System". In Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems: Revised Papers from ECAI-96 Workshop, E. Maier, M. Mast and S. LuperFoy (eds.), LNCS series, Springer Verlag, June 1997.
  • 1997, Gates, D., A. Lavie, L. Levin, A. Waibel, M. Gavalda, M. Woszczyna and P. Zhan. "End-to-end Evaluation in JANUS: a Speech-to-speech Translation System". In Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems: Revised Papers from ECAI-96 Workshop, E. Maier, M. Mast and S. LuperFoy (eds.), LNCS series, Springer Verlag, June 1997.
  • 1997, Qu, Y., B. DiEugenio, A. Lavie, L. Levin and C.P. Rose. "Minimizing Cumulative Error in Discourse Context". In Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems: Revised Papers from ECAI-96 Workshop, E. Maier, M. Mast and S. LuperFoy (eds.), LNCS series, Springer Verlag, June 1997.
  • 1996, Lavie, A. and M. Tomita. "GLR* - An Efficient Noise-Skipping Parsing Algorithm for Context-Free Grammars". In Recent Advances in Parsing Technology, H. Bunt and M. Tomita (eds.), Text Speech and Language Technology Book Series (vol. 1), Ch. 10, Kluwer Academic Press, ISBN 0-7923-4152-X, August 1996.
  • Journal Articles:

  • 2010, Sagae, K., E. Davis, A. Lavie, B. MacWhinney and S. Wintner, "Morphosyntactic Annotation of CHILDES Transcripts". Journal of Child Language, Volume 37, Special Issue 03, June 2010, Pages 731-766. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000909990407. Published Online by Cambridge University Press, 25 Mar 2010.
  • 2010, Clark, J.H., J. Weese, B. G. Ahn, A. Zollmann, Q. Gao, K. Heafield and A. Lavie, "The Machine Translation Toolpack for LoonyBin: Automated Management of Experimental Machine Translation Hyperworkflows". The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, 93. January 2010. Pages 117-126. Versita, Warsaw. DOI: 10.2478/v10108-010-0002-x
  • 2009, Lavie, A. and M. Denkowski, "The METEOR Metric for Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation". Machine Translation Journal, 23(2-3). 2009. Pages 105-115. DOI: 10.1007/s10590-009-9059-4. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
  • 2006, Lavie, A., F. Pianesi and L. Levin, "The NESPOLE! System for Multilingual Speech Communication over the Internet". IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, 14(5). September 2006. Pages 1664-1673.
  • 2004, Sagae, K., B. MacWhinney and A. Lavie, "Automatic Parsing of Parental Verbal Input". Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 36(1). 2004. Pages 113-126
  • 2004, Han, B. and A. Lavie, "A Framework for Resultion of Time in Natural Language". ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), 3(1). March 2004. Pages 11-32.
  • 2003, Lavie, A., S. Vogel, L. Levin, E. Peterson, K. Probst, A. Font Llitjos, R. Reynolds, J. Carbonell, and R. Cohen, "Experiments with a Hindi-to-English Transfer-based MT System under a Miserly Data Scenario". ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), 2(2). June 2003. Pages 143-163.
  • 2002, Probst, K., L. Levin, E. Peterson, A. Lavie, and J. Carbonell, "MT for Minority Languages Using Elicitation-Based Learning of Syntactic Transfer Rules". Machine Translation, 17(4). Pages 245-270.
  • 2000, Levin, L., A. Lavie, M. Woszczyna, and A. Waibel, "The JANUS-III Translation System". Machine Translation, 15(1-2). Pages 3-25.
  • 1997, Waibel, A., A. Lavie and L. Levin. "JANUS: A System for Translation of Conversational Speech". Kuenstliche Intelligenz (KI), 97(4). (Invited system overview).
  • 1994, Bates, J. and A. Lavie. "Recognizing Substrings of LR(k) Languages in Linear Time" . ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems (TOPLAS), 16(3), May 1994. Pages 1051-1077.
  • Conference and Workshop Papers:

  • 2013, Ammar, W., V. Chahuneau, M. Denkowski, G. Hanneman, W. Ling, A. Matthews, K. Murray, N. Segall, Y. Tsvetkov, A. Lavie and C. Dyer. "The CMU Machine Translation Systems at WMT 2013: Syntax, Synthetic Translation Options, and Pseudo-References" . In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2013 Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2013), Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2013. Pages 70-77.
  • 2013, Heafield, K., P. Koehn and A. Lavie. "Grouping Language Model Boundary Words to Speed K-Best Extraction from Hypergraphs". In Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting of the North-American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT-2013), Atlanta, GA, June 2013. Pages 958-968.
  • 2013, Hanneman, G. and A. Lavie. "Improving Syntax-Augmented Machine Translation by Coarsening the Label Set". In Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting of the North-American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT-2013), Atlanta, GA, June 2013. Pages 288-297.
  • 2012, Clark, J. H., A. Lavie and C. Dyer. "Single System, Multiple Domain Adaptation via Feature Induction" . In Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Meeting of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2012), San Diego, CA, October 2012.
  • 2012, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "Challenges in Predicting Machine Translation Utility for Human Post-Editors" . In Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Meeting of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2012), San Diego, CA, October 2012.
  • 2012, Heafield, K., P. Koehn and A. Lavie. "Language Model Rest Costs and Space-Efficient Storage" . In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, Jeju Island, Korea, July 2012. Pages 1169-1178.
  • 2012, Denkowski, M., G. Hanneman and A. Lavie. "The CMU-Avenue French-English Translation System" . In Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2012 Conference of the North-American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-2012), Montreal, Canada, June 2012. Pages 261-266.
  • 2011, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "Meteor 1.3: Automatic Metric for Reliable Optimization and Evaluation of Machine Translation Systems" . In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2011. Pages 85-91.
  • 2011, Heafield, K. and A. Lavie. "CMU System Combination in WMT 2011" . In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2011. Pages 145-151.
  • 2011, Hanneman, G. and A. Lavie. "CMU Syntax-Based Machine Translation at WMT 2011" . In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2011. Pages 365-371.
  • 2011, Clark, J. H., C. Dyer, A. Lavie and N. A. Smith. "Better Hypothesis Testing for Statistical Machine Translation: Controlling for Optimizer Instability" . In Proceedings of the 49th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies Conference (ACL-HLT-2011), Portland, OR, June 2011. Pages 176-181.
  • 2011, Dyer, C., J. Clark, A. Lavie and N. A. Smith. "Unsupervised Word Alignment with Arbitrary Features" . In Proceedings of the 49th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies Conference (ACL-HLT-2011), Portland, OR, June 2011. Pages 409-419.
  • 2011, Hanneman, G. and A. Lavie. "Automatic Category Label Coarsening for Syntax-Based Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of Fifth Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-5) at the 49th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies Conference (ACL-HLT-2011), Portland, OR, June 2011. Pages 98-106.
  • 2011, Hanneman, G., M. Burroughs and A. Lavie. "A General-Purpose Rule Extractor for SCFG-Based Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of Fifth Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-5) at the 49th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies Conference (ACL-HLT-2011), Portland, OR, June 2011. Pages 135-144.
  • 2010, Al-Haj, H. and A. Lavie. "The Impact of Arabic Morphological Segmentation on Broad-coverage English-to-Arabic Statistical Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2010), Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • 2010, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "Choosing the Right Evaluation for Machine Translation: an Examination of Annotator and Automatic Metric Performance on Human Judgment Tasks" . In Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2010), Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • 2010, Heafield, K. and A. Lavie. "Voting on N-grams for Machine Translation System Combination" . In Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2010), Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • 2010, Mohit, B., Hwa, R. and A. Lavie. "Using Variable Decoding Weight for Language Model in Statistical Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2010), Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • 2010, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "METEOR-NEXT and the METEOR Paraphrase Tables: Improved Evaluation Support for Five Target Languages" . In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2010 Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2010), Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010. Pages 339-342.
  • 2010, Heafield, K. and A. Lavie. "CMU Multi-Engine Machine Translation for WMT 2010" . In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2010 Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2010), Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010. Pages 301-306.
  • 2010, Hanneman, G., J. Clark and A. Lavie. "Improved Features and Grammar Selection for Syntax-Based MT" . In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2010 Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2010), Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010. Pages 82-87.
  • 2010, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "Exploring Normalization Techniques for Human Judgments of Machine Translation Adequacy Collected Using Amazon Mechanical Turk" . In Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk, Los Angeles, CA, June 2010. Pages 57-61.
  • 2010, Denkowski, M., H. Al-Haj and A. Lavie. "Turker-Assisted Paraphrasing for English-Arabic Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk, Los Angeles, CA, June 2010. Pages 66-70.
  • 2010, Denkowski, M. and A. Lavie. "Extending the METEOR Machine Translation Evaluation Metric to the Phrase Level" . In Proceedings of the 2010 Meeting of the North-American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT-2010), Los Angeles, CA, June 2010. Pages 250-253.
  • 2010, Clark, J.H. and A. Lavie. "LoonyBin: Keeping Language Technologists Sane through Automated Management of Experimental (Hyper)Workflows" . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010), Malta, May 2010.
  • 2009, Ambati, V., A. Lavie and J. Carbonell. "Extraction of Syntactic Translation Models from Parallel Data using Syntax from Source and Target Languages" . In Proceedings of MT Summit XII, Ottawa, Canada, August 2009.
  • 2009, Hanneman, G. and A. Lavie. "Decoding with Syntactic and Non-Syntactic Phrases in a Syntax-Based Machine Translation System" . In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation at the 2009 Meeting of the North-American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT-2009), Boulder, CO, June 2009. Pages 1-9.
  • 2009, Heafield, K., G. Hanneman and A. Lavie. "Machine Translation System Combination with Flexible Word Ordering" . In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2009 Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-2009), Athens, Greece, March 2009. Pages 56-60.
  • 2009, Hanneman, G., V. Ambati, J. H. Clark, A. Parlikar and A. Lavie. "An Improved Statistical Transfer System for French-English Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 2009 Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-2009), Athens, Greece, March 2009. Pages 140-144.
  • 2008, Ambati, V. and A. Lavie. "Improving Syntax-Driven Translation Models by Re-structuring Divergent and Non-isomorphic Parse Tree Structures" . In Proceedings of Student Research Workshop at Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2008). Waikiki, Hawaii. October 2008.
  • 2008, Monson, C., J. Carbonell, A. Lavie and L. Levin, "ParaMor and Morpho Challenge 2008" . In CLEF 2008 Working Notes: CLEF at Morpho Challenge 2008, Aarhus, Denmark, September 2008.
  • 2008, Lavie, A., A. Parlikar and V. Ambati. "Syntax-driven Learning of Sub-sentential Translation Equivalents and Translation Rules from Parsed Parallel Corpora" . In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation at the 46th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2008), Columbus, OH, June 2008. Pages 87-95.
  • 2008, Agarwal, A. and A. Lavie. "METEOR, M-BLEU and M-TER: Evaluation Metrics for High-Correlation with Human Rankings of Machine Translation Output" . In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 46th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2008), Columbus, OH, June 2008. Pages 115-118.
  • 2008, Hanneman, G., E. Huber, A. Agarwal, V. Ambati, A. Parlikar, E. Peterson and A. Lavie. "Statistical Transfer Systems for French-English and German-English Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 46th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2008), Columbus, OH, June 2008. Pages 163-166.
  • 2008, Monson, C., A. Lavie, J. Carbonell and L. Levin, "Evaluating an Agglutinative Segmentation Model for ParaMor" . In Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Morphology and Phonology, Workshop held at the 46th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2008), Columbus, OH, June 2008. Pages 49-58.
  • 2008, Monson, C., A. Font Llitjós, V. Ambati, L. Levin, A. Lavie, A. Alvarez, R. Aranovich, J. Carbonell, R. Frederking, E. Peterson and K. Probst, "Linguistic Structure and Bilingual Informants Help Induce Machine Translation of Lesser-Resourced Languages". In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2008), Marrakech, Morocco, May 2008.
  • 2007, Hewavitharana, S., A. Lavie and S. Vogel, "Experiments with a Noun-Phrase driven Statistical Machine Translation System" . In Proceedings of MT Summit XI, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2007.
  • 2007, Font Llitjós, A., J. Carbonell and A. Lavie, "Improving Transfer-Based MT Systems with Automatic Refinements" . In Proceedings of MT Summit XI, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2007.
  • 2007, Monson, C., J. Carbonell, A. Lavie and L. Levin, "ParaMor: Finding Paradigms across Morphology" . In CLEF 2007 Working Notes: CLEF at Morpho Challenge 2007, Budapest, Hungary, September 2007.
  • 2007, Lavie, A. and A. Agarwal, "METEOR: An Automatic Metric for MT Evaluation with High Levels of Correlation with Human Judgments" . In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation at the 45th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. Pages 228-231.
  • 2007, Sagae, K., E. Davis, A. Lavie, B. MacWhinney and S. Wintner, "High-accuracy Annotation and Parsing of CHILDES Transcripts" . In Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition at the 45th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. Pages 25-32.
  • 2007, Monson, C., J. Carbonell, A. Lavie and L. Levin, "ParaMor: Minimally Supervised Induction of Paradigm Structure and Morphological Analysis" . In Proceedings of the Ninth Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group in Computational Morphology and Phonology, Workshop held at the 45th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. Pages 117-125.
  • 2007, Szpektor, I., I. Dagan, A. Lavie, D. Shacham and S. Wintner, "Cross Lingual and Semantic Retrieval for Cultural Heritage Appreciation" . In Proceedings of the Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage Data at the 45th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. Pages 65-72.
  • 2006, Monson, C., A. Font-Llitjos, R. Aranovich, L. Levin, R. Brown, E. Peterson, J. Carbonell and A. Lavie, "Building NLP Systems for Two Resource-Scarce Indigenous Languages: Mapudungun and Quechua". In Proceedings of the 18th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI-2006). Malaga, Spain, August 2006.
  • 2006, Sagae, K. and A. Lavie, "A Best-First Probabilistic Shift-Reduce Parser" . In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and the 44th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - posters (COLING/ACL-2006), Sydney, Australia, July 2006. Pages 691-698.
  • 2006, Sagae, K. and A. Lavie, "Parser Combination by Reparsing" . In Proceedings of the 2006 Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - short papers (HLT-NAACL-2006). New York, NY, June 2006. Pages 129-132.
  • 2005, Sagae, K. and A. Lavie, "A Classifier-Based Parser with Linear Run-Time Complexity" . In Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2005), Vancouver, Canada, October 2005. Pages 125-132.
  • 2005, Lita, L. V., M. Rogati and A. Lavie, "BLANC: Learning Evaluation Metrics for MT" . In Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Human Language Technologies and Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (HLT/EMNLP-2005), Vancouver, Canada, October 2005. Pages 740-747.
  • 2005, Sagae, K., A. Lavie and B. MacWhinney, "Automatic Measurement of Syntactic Development in Child Language" . In Proceedings of the 43th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2005), Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2005. Pages 197-204.
  • 2005, Banerjee, S. and A. Lavie, "METEOR: An Automatic Metric for MT Evaluation with Improved Correlation with Human Judgments" . In Proceedings of Workshop on Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evaluation Measures for MT and/or Summarization at the 43th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2005), Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2005. Pages 65-72.
  • 2005, Jayaraman, S. and A. Lavie. "Multi-Engine Machine Translation Guided by Explicit Word Matching" . In Companion Volume of Proceedings of the 43th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2005), Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2005. Pages 101-104.
  • 2005, Jayaraman, S. and A. Lavie. "Multi-Engine Machine Translation Guided by Explicit Word Matching" . In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT-2005), Budapest, Hungary, May 2005. Pages 143-152.
  • 2005, Font-Llitjos, A., J.G. Carbonell and A. Lavie. "A Framework for Interactive and Automatic Refinement of Transfer-based Machine Translation" . In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT-2005), Budapest, Hungary, May 2005.
  • 2004, Lavie, A., S. Wintner, Y. Eytani, E. Peterson and K. Probst. "Rapid Prototyping of a Transfer-based Hebrew-to-English Machine Translation System". In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Machine Translation (TMI-2004), Baltimore, MD, October 2004. Pages 1-10.
  • 2004, Lavie, A., K. Sagae and S. Jayaraman. "The Significance of Recall in Automatic Metrics for MT Evaluation". In Proceedings of the 6th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2004), Washington, DC, September 2004.
  • 2004, Probst, K. and A. Lavie. "A Structurally Diverse Minimal Corpus for Eliciting Structural Mappings between Languages". In Proceedings of the 6th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2004), Washington, DC, September 2004.
  • 2004, Monson, C., A. Lavie, J. Carbonell and L. Levin "Unsupervised Induction of Natural Language Morphology Inflection Classes". In Proceedings of Workshop on Current Themes in Computational Phonology and Morphology at the 42th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2004), Barcelona, Spain, July 2004.
  • 2004, Sagae, K., B. MacWhinney and A. Lavie "Adding Syntactic Annotations to Transcripts of Parent-Child Dialogs". In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2004), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2004.
  • 2004, Monson, C., L. Levin, R. Vega, R. Brown, A. Font Llitjos, A. Lavie, J. Carbonell, E. Cañulef, R. Huisca. "Data Collection and Analysis of Mapudungun Morphology for Spelling Correction". In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2004), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2004.
  • 2004, Lavie, A., K. Probst, E. Peterson, S. Vogel, L.Levin, A. Font-Llitjos and J. Carbonell. "A Trainable Transfer-based Machine Translation Approach for Languages with Limited Resources". In Proceedings of Workshop of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT-2004), Valletta, Malta, April 2004.
  • 2003, Waibel, A., A. Badran, A. W. Black, R. Frederking, D. Gates, A. Lavie, L. Levin, K. Lenzo, L. Mayfield-Tomokiyo, J.Reichert, Ta. Schultz, D. Wallace, M. Woszczyna and J. Zhang. "Speechalator: Two-Way Speech-to-Speech Translation on a Consumer PDA". In Proceedings of the European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EuroSpeech-2003), Geneva, Switzerland, September 2003. Pages 369-372.
  • 2003, Levin, L., C. Langley, A. Lavie, D. Gates, D. Wallace and K. Peterson. "Domain Specific Speech Acts for Spoken Language Translation". In Proceedings of 4th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2003), Sapporo, Japan, July 2003.
  • 2003, Sagae, K., and A. Lavie. "Combining Rule-Based and Data-Driven Techniques for Grammatical Relation Extraction in Spoken Language". In Proceedings of 8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2003), Nancy, France, April 2003.
  • 2003, Langley, C., and A. Lavie. "Parsing Domain Actions with Phrase-Level Grammars and Memory-Based Learners". In Proceedings of 8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2003), Nancy, France, April 2003.
  • 2002, Carbonell, J., K. Probst, E. Peterson, C. Monson, A. Lavie, R. Brown and L. Levin. "Automatic Rule Learning for Resource Limited MT". In Proceedings of 5th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2002), Tiburon, CA, October 2002.
  • 2002, Taddei, L., E. Costantini and A. Lavie. "The NESPOLE! Multimodal Interface for Cross-lingual Communication: Experience and Lessons Learned". In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI-2002), Pittsburgh, PA, October 2002.
  • 2002, Lavie, A., F. Metze, R. Cattoni and E. Costantini. "A Multi-Perspective Evaluation of the NESPOLE! Speech-to-Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of Speech-to-Speech Translation Workshop at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2002), Philadelphia, PA, July 2002.
  • 2002, Langley, C., A. Lavie, L. Levin, D. Wallace, D. Gates and K. Peterson. "Spoken Language Parsing using Phrase-level Grammars and Trainable Classifiers". In Proceedings of Speech-to-Speech Translation Workshop at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2002), Philadelphia, PA, July 2002.
  • 2002, Levin, L., D. Gates, D. Wallace, K. Peterson, A. Lavie, F. Pianesi, E. Pianta, R. Cattoni and N. Mana. "Balancing Expressiveness and Simplicity in an Interlingua for Task-based Dialogue". In Proceedings of Speech-to-Speech Translation Workshop at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-2002), Philadelphia, PA, July 2002.
  • 2002, Levin, L., R. Vega, J. Carbonell, R. Brown, A. Lavie, E. Canulef and C. Huenchullan. "Data Collection and Language Technologies for Mapudungun". In Proceedings of International Workshop on Resources and Tools in Field Linguistics at the Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2002), Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain, June 2002.
  • 2002, Lavie, A., F. Metze, F. Pianesi, S. Burger, D. Gates, L. Levin, C. Langley, K. Peterson, T. Schultz, A. Waibel, D. Wallace, J. McDonough, H. Soltau, R. Cattoni, G. Lazzari, N. Mana, E. Pianta, E. Costantini, L. Besacier, H. Blanchon, D. Vaufreydaz and L. Taddei. "Enhancing the Usability and Performance of NESPOLE! - a Real-world Speech-to-Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of the 2002 Human Language Technology Conference (HLT-2002), San Diego, CA, March 2002.
  • 2002, Metze, F., J. MacDonough, H. Soltau, A. Waibel, A. Lavie, S. Burger, C. Langley, L. Levin, T. Schultz, F. Pianesi, R. Cattoni, G. Lazzari, N. Mana and E. Pianta. "The Nespole! Speech-to-Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of the 2002 Human Language Technology Conference (HLT-2002), San Diego, CA, March 2002.
  • 2001, Cattoni, R., M. Federico and A. Lavie, "Robust Analysis of Spoken Input Combining Statistical and Knowledge-based Information Sources". In Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Conference on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU-2001), Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, December 2001.
  • 2001, Sagae, K., A. Lavie and B. MacWhinney. "Parsing the CHILDES Database: Methodology and Lessons Learned". In Proceedings of 7th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2001), Beijing, China, October 2001.
  • 2001, Probst, K., R. Brown, J. Carbonell, A. Lavie, L. Levin, and E. Peterson. "Design and Implementation of Controlled Elicitation for Machine Translation of Low-density Languages". In Proceedings of the MT-2010 Workshop at MT-Summit VIII, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 2001.
  • 2001, Zhang, Y., R. Brown, R. Frederking and A. Lavie. "Pre-processing of Bilingual Corpora for Mandarin-English EBMT". In Proceedings of MT-Summit VIII, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 2001.
  • 2001, Zechner, K. and A. Lavie. "Increasing the Coherence of Spoken Dialogue Summaries by Cross-Speaker Information Linking". In Proceedings of NAACL-2001 Workshop on Automatic Summarization, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2001.
  • 2001, Lavie, A., C. Langley, A. Waibel, F. Pianesi, G. Lazzari, P. Coletti, L. Taddei and F. Balducci. "Architecture and Design Considerations in NESPOLE!: a Speech Translation System for E-commerce Applications". In Proceedings of the 2001 Human Language Technology Conference (HLT-2001), San Diego, CA, March 2001.
  • 2001, Lavie, A., L. Levin, T. Schultz, C. Langley, B. Han, A. Tribble, D. Gates, D. Wallace and K. Peterson. "Domain Portability in Speech-to-Speech Translation". In Proceedings of the 2001 Human Language Technology Conference (HLT-2001), San Diego, CA, March 2001.
  • 2000, Levin, L., B. Bartlog, A. Font-Llitjos, D. Gates, A. Lavie, D. Wallace, T. Watanabe and M. Woszczyna, "Lessons Learned from a Task-Based Evaluation of Speech-to-Speech Machine Translation". In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2000), Athens, Greece, June 2000.
  • 2000, Klaus Ries, L. Levin, L. Valle, A. Lavie and A. Waibel "Shallow Discourse Genre Annotation in Call-Home Spanish". In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2000), Athens, Greece, June 2000.
  • 2000, Levin, L., D. Gates, A. Lavie, F. Pianesi, D. Wallace, T. Watanabe and M. Woszczyna, "Evaluation of a Practical Interlingua for Task-Oriented Dialogue". In Proceedings of ANLP/NAACL-2000 Workshop on Applied Interlinguas, Seattle, WA, April 2000.
  • 2000, Lavie, A. and Rose, C.P., "Optimal Ambiguity Packing in Context-Free Parsers with Interleaved Unification". In Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2000), Trento, Italy, February 2000.
  • 1999, Levin, L., K. Ries, A. Thyme-Gobbel and A. Lavie, "Tagging of Speech Acts and Dialogue Games in Spanish Call Home". In Proceedings of ACL-1999 Workshop on Discourse Tagging, College Park, MD, June 1999.
  • 1998, Levin, L., D. Gates, A. Lavie and A. Waibel, "An Interlingua Based on Domain Actions for Machine Translation of Task-Oriented Dialogues". In Proceedings of ICSLP-1998, Sydney, Australia, November 1998.
  • 1998, Levin, L., A. Thyme-Gobbel, A. Lavie, K. Ries and K. Zechner, "A Discourse Coding Scheme for Conversational Spanish". In Proceedings of ICSLP-1998, Sydney, Australia, November 1998.
  • 1998, Woszczyna, M., M. Broadhead, D. Gates, M. Gavalda, A. Lavie, L. Levin and A. Waibel. "A Modular Approach to Spoken Language Translation for Large Domains". In Proceedings of AMTA-1998, Langhorn, PA, October, 1998.
  • 1998, Finke M., M. Lapata, A. Lavie, L. Levin, L. Mayfield Tomokiyo, T. Polzin, K. Ries, A. Waibel and K. Zechner. "Clarity: Inferring Discourse Structure from Speech". In Proceedings of Workshop on Applying Machine Learning to Discourse Processing. AAAI-1998 Spring Symposium Series, Stanford University, CA, March 1998.
  • 1997, Rose, C.P., and A. Lavie. "An Efficient Distribution of Labor in a Two-Stage Robust Interpretation Process". In Proceedings of EMNLP-1997, Providence, RI, August 1997.
  • 1997, Lavie, A., L. Levin, P. Zhan, M. Taboada, D. Gates, M. Lapata, C. Clark, M. Broadhead and A. Waibel. "Expanding the Domain of a Multi-lingual Speech-to-Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of Workshop on Spoken Language Translation, Joint Meeting of ACL/EACL-1997, Madrid, Spain, July 1997.
  • 1997, Lavie, A., A. Waibel, L. Levin, M. Finke, D. Gates, M. Gavalda, T. Zeppenfeld and P. Zhan. "JANUS-III: Speech-to-Speech Translation in Multiple Languages". In Proceedings of ICASSP-1997, Munich, Germany, April 1997.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., L. Levin, Y. Qu, A. Waibel, D. Gates, M. Gavalda, L. Mayfield and M. Taboada. "Dialogue Processing in a Conversational Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of ISSD, ICSLP-1996, Philadelphia, PA, October 1996.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., A. Waibel, L. Levin, D. Gates, M. Gavalda, T. Zeppenfeld, P. Zhan and O. Glickman, "Translation of Conversational Speech with JANUS-II". In Proceedings of ICSLP-1996, Philadelphia, PA, October 1996.
  • 1996, Zhan, P., K. Ries, M. Gavalda, D. Gates, A. Lavie and A. Waibel. "JANUS II: Towards Spontaneous Spanish Speech Recognition". In Proceedings of ICSLP-1996, Philadelphia, PA, October 1996.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., "GLR*: a Robust Parser for Spontaneously Spoken Language". In Proceedings of ESSLLI-1996 workshop on Robust Parsing, Prague, Czech Republic, August 1996.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., D. Gates, N. Coccaro and L. Levin. "Input Segmentation of Spontaneous Speech in JANUS: a Speech-to-speech Translation System". In Proceedings of ECAI-1996 Workshop on Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems, Budapest, Hungary, August 1996.
  • 1996, Gates, D., A. Lavie, L. Levin, A. Waibel, M. Gavalda, M. Woszczyna and P. Zhan. "End-to-end Evaluation in JANUS: a Speech-to-speech Translation System". In Proceedings of ECAI-1996 Workshop on Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems, Budapest, Hungary, August 1996.
  • 1996, Qu, Y., B. DiEugenio, A. Lavie, L. Levin and C.P. Rose. "Minimizing Cumulative Error in Discourse Context". In Proceedings of ECAI-1996 Workshop on Dialogue Processing in Spoken Language Systems, Budapest, Hungary, August 1996.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., D. Gates, M. Gavalda, L. Mayfield, A. Waibel and L. Levin. "Multi-lingual Translation of Spontaneously Spoken Language in a Limited Domain", In Proceedings of COLING-1996, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1996.
  • 1996, Woszczyna, M., M. Finke, T. Kemp, A. McNair, A. Lavie, L. Mayfield, M. Maier, I. Rogina, T. Sloboda, A. Waibel, T. Zeppenfeld and P. Zhan. "JANUS II: Advances in Spontaneous Speech Translation". In Proceedings of ICASSP-1996, Atlanta, GA, May 1996.
  • 1996, Lavie, A., L. Levin, A. Waibel, D. Gates, M. Gavalda and L. Mayfield. "JANUS: a Multi-lingual Speech-to-speech Translation System for Spontaneously Spoken Language in a Limited Domain". In Proceedings of AMTA-1996, Montreal, Canada, 1996.
  • 1995, Levin, L., O. Glickman, Y. Qu, D. Gates, A. Lavie, C.P. Rose, C. Van Ess-Dykema and A. Waibel. "Using Context in Machine Translation of Spoken Language". In Proceedings of TMI-1995. Leuven, Belgium, 1995.
  • 1995, Suhm, B., P. Geutner, T. Kemp, A. Lavie, L.J. Mayfield, A.E. McNair, I. Rogina, T. Sloboda, W. Ward, M. Woszczyna and A. Waibel. "JANUS: Towards Multi-lingual Spoken Language Translation". In Proceedings of ARPA Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, 1995.
  • 1994, Lavie, A., "An Integrated Heuristic Scheme for Partial Parse Evaluation". In Proceedings of ACL-1994 (Student Session), Las Cruces, NM, June 1994.
  • 1994, Suhm, B., L. Levin, N. Coccaro, J. Carbonell, K. Horiguchi, R. Isotani, A. Lavie, L. Mayfield, C. Rose, C. Van Ess-Dykema and A. Waibel. "Speech-Language Integration in a Multi-Lingual Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of AAAI-1994 Workshop on Integration of Natural Language and Speech Processing, Seattle, WA, 1994.
  • 1994, Woszczyna, M., N. Aoki-Waibel, F.D. Buø, N. Coccaro, K. Horiguchi, T. Kemp, A. Lavie, A. McNair, T. Polzin, I. Rogina, C.P. Rose, T. Schultz, B. Suhm, M. Tomita and A. Waibel. "JANUS 93: Towards Spontaneous Speech Translation". In Proceedings of ICASSP-1994, Adelaide, Australia, April 1994.
  • 1993, Woszczyna, M., N. Coccaro, A. Eisele, A. Lavie, A. McNair, T. Polzin, I. Rogina, C.P. Rose, T. Sloboda, M. Tomita, J. Tsutsumi, N. Aoki-Waibel, A. Waibel and W. Ward. "Recent Advances in JANUS: A Speech Translation System". In Proceedings of EuroSpeech-1993, Berlin, Germany, September 1993.
  • 1993, Lavie, A. and M. Tomita. "GLR* - An Efficient Noise-Skipping Parsing Algorithm for Context-Free Grammars". In Proceedings of IWPT-1993, Tilburg, The Netherlands, August 1993.
  • 1992, Bates, J. and A. Lavie. "Recognizing Substrings of LR(k) Languages in Linear Time" . In Proceedings of POPL-1992, Albuquerque, NM, January 1992. (Also available as Technical Report CMU-CS-91-188).
  • 1988, Lavie, A., A. Itai, U. Ornan and M. Rimon, ``On the Applicability of Two Level Morphology to the Inflection of Hebrew Verbs''. In Proceedings of the Association of Literary and Linguistic Computing conference, Jerusalem, June 1988. (Also published as Computer Science Dept., Technion Technical Report no. 513, July 1988).
  • Conference Presentations without Proceedings:

  • 1993, Lavie, A. and M. Tomita, "Efficient Generalized LR Parsing of Word Lattices". Presented at BISFAI-1993, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, June 1993.
  • Technical Reports and Distributed Papers:

  • 1996, Lavie, A., "GLR* : A Robust Grammar-Focused Parser for Spontaneously Spoken Language. PhD dissertation, Technical Report CMU-CS-96-126, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1996.
  • PhD Dissertation Research:

    Title: "GLR* : A Robust Grammar-Focused Parser for Spontaneously Spoken Language"
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    Alon Lavie
    Language Technologies Institute
    School of Computer Science
    Carnegie Mellon University
    5000 Forbes Avenue
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