Publications - Forthcoming
Not all contexts are created equal: Better word representations with variable attention. Wang Ling, Chu-Cheng Lin, Yulia Tsvetkov, Silvio Amir, Ramón Fernandez Astudillo, Chris Dyer, Alan W Black and Isabel Trancoso. Proc. EMNLP.
Finding function in form: Compositional character models for open vocabulary word representation. Wang Ling, Tiago Luís, Luís Marujo, Ramón Fernandez Astudillo, Silvio Amir, Chris Dyer, Alan W Black and Isabel Trancoso. Proc. EMNLP.
Cross-lingual bridges with models of lexical borrowing. Yulia Tsvetkov and Chris Dyer. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR).
Publications - 2015
Gaussian LDA for topic models with word embeddings. Rajarshi Das, Manzil Zaheer and Chris Dyer. Proc. ACL.
Unifying Bayesian inference and vector space models for improved decipherment. Qing Dou, Ashish Vaswani, Kevin Knight and Chris Dyer. Proc. ACL.
Publications - 2014
Automatic classification of communicative functions of definiteness. Archna Bhatia, Chu-Cheng Lin, Nathan Schneider, Yulia Tsvetkov, Fatima Talib Al-Raisi, Laleh Roostapour, Jordan Bender, Abhimanu Kumar, Lori Levin, Mandy Simons and Chris Dyer. Proc. COLING.
A unified annotation scheme for the semantic/Pragmatic components of definiteness. Archna Bhatia, Mandy Simons, Lori Levin, Yulia Tsvetkov, Chris Dyer and Jordan Bender. Proc. LREC.
Real time adaptive machine translation for post-editing with cdec and TransCenter. Michael Denkowski, Alon Lavie, Isabel Lacruz and Chris Dyer. Proc. the human in the loop workshop on humans and computer-assisted translation.
Leveraging heterogeneous data sources for relational semantic parsing. Meghana Kshirsagar, Nathan Schneider and Chris Dyer. Workshop on semantic parsing.
Latent variable synchronous CFGs for hierarchical translation. Avneesh Saluja, Chris Dyer and Shay B. Cohen. Proc. of EMNLP.
Discriminative lexical semantic segmentation with gaps: Running the MWE gamut. Nathan Schneider, Emily Danchik, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith. TACL.
Metaphor detection with cross-lingual model transfer. Yulia Tsvetkov, Leonid Boytsov, Anatole Gershman, Eric Nyberg and Chris Dyer. Proc. ACL.
Publications - 2013
The CMU machine translation systems at WMT 2013: Syntax, synthetic translation options, and pseudo-references. Waleed Ammar, Victor Chahuneau, Michael Denkowski, Greg Hanneman, Wang Ling, Austin Matthews, Kenton Murray, Nicola Segall, Yulia Tsvetkov, Alon Lavie and Chris Dyer. Proc. the eighth workshop on machine translation.
Knowledge-rich morphological priors for Bayesian language models. Victor Chahuneau, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith. Proc. NAACL 2013.
A simple, fast, and effective reparameterization of IBM model 2. Chris Dyer, Victor Chahuneau and Noah A. Smith. Proc. NAACL 2013.
A systematic exploration of diversity in machine translation. Kevin Gimpel, Dhruv Batra, Chris Dyer and Gregory Shakhnarovich. Proc. EMNLP.
Morphogen: Translation into morphologically rich languages with synthetic phrases. Eva Schlinger, Victor Chahuneau and Chris Dyer. Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, (100).
A framework for (under)specifying dependency syntax without overloading annotators. Nathan Schneider, Brendan O’Connor, Naomi Saphra, David Bamman, Manaal Faruqui, Jason Baldridge, Noah A. Smith and Chris Dyer. Proc. the linguistic annotation workshop.
Generating English determiners in phrase-based translation with synthetic translation options. Yulia Tsvetkov, Chris Dyer, Lori Levin and Archna Bhatia. Proc. the eighth workshop on machine translation.
Identifying the L1 of non-native writers: The CMU-Haifa system. Yulia Tsvetkov, Naama Twitto, Nathan Schneider, Noam Ordan, Manaal Faruqui, Victor Chahuneau, Shuly Wintner and Chris Dyer. Proc. the workshop on innovative use of NLP for building educational applications.
Publications - 2012
Transliteration by sequence labeling with lattice encodings and reranking. Waleed Ammar, Chris Dyer and Noah A. Smith. Proc. the NEWS workshop at ACL.
Learning semantics and selectional preference of adjective-noun pairs. Karl-Moritz Hermann, Chris Dyer, Phil Blunsom and Stephen Pulman. Proc. first joint conference on lexical and computational semantics.
A Bayesian model for learning SCFGs with discontiguous rules. Abby Levenberg, Chris Dyer and Phil Blunsom. Proc. EMNLP.
Publications - 2011
Unsupervised bilingual POS tagging with Markov random fields. Desai Chen, Chris Dyer, Shay B. Cohen and Noah A. Smith. Proc. the first workshop on unsupervised learning in NLP.
Publications - 2010
A formal model of ambiguity and its applications in machine translation. PhD thesis. University of Maryland. Chris Dyer.
Cdec: A decoder, alignment, and learning framework for finite-state and context-free translation models. Chris Dyer, Adam Lopez, Juri Ganitkevitch, Johnathan Weese, Ferhan Ture, Phil Blunsom, Hendra Setiawan, Vladimir Eidelman and Philip Resnik. Proc. ACL.
Discriminative word alignment with a function word reordering model. Hendra Setiawan, Chris Dyer and Philip Resnik. Proc. EMNLP.
Publications - 2009
The University of Maryland statistical machine translation system for the Fourth Workshop on Machine Translation. Chris Dyer, Hendra Setiawan, Yuval Marton and Philip Resnik. Proc. WMT.
Efficient minimum error rate training and minimum Bayes-risk decoding for translation hypergraphs and lattices. Shankar Kumar, Wolfgang Macherey, Chris Dyer and Franz Och. Proc. ACL.
Joshua: An open source toolkit for parsing-based machine translation. Zhifei Li, Chris Callison-Burch, Chris Dyer, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Lane Schwartz, Wren Thornton, Jonathan Weese and Omar Zaidan. Proc. WMT.
Publications - 2008
Fast, cheap, and easy: Construction of statistical machine translation models with MapReduce. Chris Dyer, Aaron Cordova, Alexander Mont and Jimmy Lin. Proc. WMT.
Publications - 2007
The University of Maryland translation system for IWSLT 2007. Chris Dyer. Proc. the iWSLT.
Moses: Open source toolkit for statistical machine translation. Philipp Koehn, Hieu Hoang, Alexandra Birch, Chris Callison-Burch, Marcello Federico, Niccola Bertoldi, Brooke Cowan, Wade Shen, Christine Moran, Richard Zens, Chris Dyer, Ondřej Bojar, Alexandra Constantin and Evan Herbst. Proc. ACL.
The time-course of anaphoric processing and syntactic reconstruction. Akira Omaki, Chris Dyer, Shiti Malhotra, Jon Sprouse, Jeff Lidz and Collin Phillips. Proc. cUNY.