Accepted Papers

Main Conference

TITA: A Two-stage Interaction and Topic-Aware Text Matching Model
Xingwu Sun, Yanling Cui, Hongyin Tang, Qiuyu Zhu, Fuzheng Zhang and Beihong Jin

Neural Quality Estimation with Multiple Hypotheses for Grammatical Error Correction
Zhenghao Liu, Xiaoyuan Yi, Maosong Sun, Liner Yang and Tat-Seng Chua

Masked Conditional Random Fields for Sequence Labeling
Tianwen Wei, Qi Jianwei, Shenghuan He and Songtao Sun

Mediating Effects in Probing or What Tasks does BERT Perform First?
aviv slobodkin, Leshem Choshen and Omri Abend

Customizing Triggers with Concealed Data Poisoning
Eric Wallace, Tony Zhao, Shi Feng and Sameer Singh

A Survey on Recent Approaches for Natural Language Processing in Low-Resource Scenarios
Michael A. Hedderich, Lukas Lange, Heike Adel, Jannik Strötgen and Dietrich Klakow

TR-BERT: Dynamic Token Reduction for Accelerating BERT Inference
Deming Ye, Yankai Lin, Yufei Huang and Maosong Sun

Self-Supervised Contrastive Learning for Efficient User Satisfaction Prediction in Conversational Agents
Mohammad Kachuee, Hao Yuan, Young-Bum Kim and Sungjin Lee

ASAP: A Chinese Review Dataset Towards Aspect Category Sentiment Analysis and Rating Prediction
Jiahao Bu, Lei Ren, Zheng Shuang, Yang Yang, Jingang Wang, Fuzheng Zhang and wei wu

RTFE: A Recursive Temporal Fact Embedding Framework for Temporal Knowledge Graph Completion
Youri Xu, Haihong E, Meina Song, wenyu song, Xiaodong Lv, wang haotian and yang jinrui

Supertagging-based Parsing with Linear Context-free Rewriting Systems
Thomas Ruprecht and Richard Mörbitz

On the Transferability of Minimal Prediction Preserving Inputs in Question Answering
Shayne Longpre, Yi Lu and Chris DuBois

Integrating Lexical Information into Entity Neighbourhood Representations for Relation Prediction
Ian Wood, Mark Johnson and Stephen Wan

SGG: Learning to Select, Guide, and Generate for Keyphrase Generation
Jing Zhao, Junwei Bao, Yifan Wang, Youzheng Wu, Xiaodong He and Bowen Zhou

Multilingual Multimodal Pre-training for Zero-Shot Cross-Lingual Transfer of Vision-Language Models
Po-Yao Huang, Mandela Patrick, Junjie Hu, Graham Neubig, Florian Metze and Alexander Hauptmann

Almost Free Semantic Draft for Neural Machine Translation
Xi Ai and Bin Fang

Noisy Self-Knowledge Distillation for Text Summarization
Yang Liu, Sheng Shen and Mirella Lapata

Pre-training with Meta Learning for Chinese Word Segmentation
Zhen Ke, Liang Shi, Songtao Sun, Erli Meng, Bin Wang and Xipeng Qiu

Implicitly Abusive Language – What does it actually look like and why are we not getting there?
Michael Wiegand, Josef Ruppenhofer and Elisabeth Eder

KILT: a Benchmark for Knowledge Intensive Language Tasks
Fabio Petroni, Aleksandra Piktus, Angela Fan, Patrick Lewis, Majid Yazdani, Nicola De Cao, James Thorne, Yacine Jernite, Vladimir Karpukhin, Jean Maillard, Vassilis Plachouras, Tim Rocktäschel and Sebastian Riedel

Finding Concept-specific Biases in Form–Meaning Associations
Tiago Pimentel, Brian Roark, Søren Wichmann, Ryan Cotterell and Damian Blasi

StylePTB: A Compositional Benchmark for Fine-grained Controllable Text Style Transfer
Yiwei Lyu, Paul Pu Liang, Hai Pham, Eduard Hovy, Barnabas Poczos, Ruslan Salakhutdinov and Louis-Philippe Morency

GSum: A General Framework for Guided Neural Abstractive Summarization
Zi-Yi Dou, Pengfei Liu, Hiroaki Hayashi, Zhengbao Jiang and Graham Neubig

Reading and Acting while Blindfolded: The Need for Semantics in Text Game Agents
Shunyu Yao, Karthik Narasimhan and Matthew Hausknecht

Neural Network Surgery: Injecting Data Patterns into Pre-trained Models with Minimal Instance-wise Side Effects
Zhiyuan Zhang, Xuancheng Ren, Qi Su, Xu SUN and Bin He

Knowledge Guided Metric Learning for Few-Shot Text Classification
Dianbo Sui, Yubo Chen, Binjie Mao, Delai Qiu, Kang Liu and Jun Zhao

A Non-Linear Structural Probe
Jennifer C. White, Tiago Pimentel, Naomi Saphra and Ryan Cotterell

Ab Antiquo: Neural Proto-language Reconstruction
Carlo Meloni, Shauli Ravfogel and Yoav Goldberg

Blow the Dog Whistle: A Dataset for Cant Creation, Understanding and Decryption in Chinese
Canwen Xu, Wangchunshu Zhou, Tao Ge, Ke Xu, Julian McAuley and Furu Wei

EnSidNet: Enhanced Hybrid Siamese-Deep Network for grouping clinical trials into drug-development pathways
Lucia Pagani

It’s Not Just Size That Matters: Small Language Models Are Also Few-Shot Learners
Timo Schick and Hinrich Schütze

APo-VAE: Text Generation in Hyperbolic Space
Shuyang Dai, Zhe Gan, Yu Cheng, Chenyang Tao, Lawrence Carin and Jingjing Liu

Self-Training for Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation in Unbalanced Training Data Scenarios
Haipeng Sun, Rui Wang, Kehai Chen, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Tiejun Zhao

Rethinking Perturbations in Encoder-Decoders for Fast Training
Sho Takase and Shun Kiyono

Did they answer? Subjective acts and intents in conversational discourse
Elisa Ferracane, Greg Durrett, Junyi Jessy Li and Katrin Erk

Aspect-Controlled Neural Argument Generation
Benjamin Schiller, Johannes Daxenberger and Iryna Gurevych

User-Generated Text Corpus for Evaluating Japanese Morphological Analysis and Lexical Normalization
Shohei Higashiyama, Masao Utiyama, Taro Watanabe and Eiichiro Sumita

Improving Zero and Few-Shot Abstractive Summarization with Intermediate Fine-tuning and Data Augmentation
Alexander Fabbri, Simeng Han, Haoyuan Li, Haoran Li, Marjan Ghazvininejad, Shafiq Joty, Dragomir Radev and Yashar Mehdad

Outside Computation with Superior Functions
Parker Riley and Daniel Gildea

On learning and representing social meaning in NLP: a sociolinguistic perspective
Dong Nguyen, Laura Rosseel and Jack Grieve

Harnessing Multilinguality in Unsupervised Machine Translation for Rare Languages
Xavier Garcia, Aditya Siddhant, Orhan Firat and Ankur Parikh

Self-training Improves Pre-training for Natural Language Understanding
Jingfei Du, Edouard Grave, Beliz Gunel, Vishrav Chaudhary, Onur Celebi, Michael Auli, Veselin Stoyanov and Alexis Conneau

Semantic Frame Forcast
Chieh-Yang Huang and Ting-Hao Huang

DART: Open-Domain Structured Data Record to Text Generation
Linyong Nan, Dragomir Radev, Rui Zhang, Amrit Rau, Abhinand Sivaprasad, Chiachun Hsieh, Xiangru Tang, Aadit Vyas, Neha Verma, Pranav Krishna, YANGXIAOKANG LIU, Nadia Irwanto, Jessica Pan, Faiaz Rahman, Ahmad Zaidi, Mutethia Mutuma, Yasin Tarabar, Ankit Gupta, Tao Yu, Yi Chern Tan, Xi Victoria Lin, Caiming Xiong, Richard Socher and Nazneen Fatema Rajani

Towards Continual Learning for Multilingual Machine Translation via Vocabulary Substitution
Xavier Garcia, Noah Constant, Ankur Parikh and Orhan Firat

MediaSum: A Large-scale Media Interview Dataset for Dialogue Summarization
Chenguang Zhu, Yang Liu, Jie Mei and Michael Zeng

Improving Neural RST Parsing Model with Silver Agreement Subtrees
Naoki Kobayashi, Tsutomu Hirao, Hidetaka Kamigaito, Manabu Okumura and Masaaki Nagata

Do RNN States Encode Abstract Phonological Processes?
Miikka Silfverberg, Francis Tyers, Garrett Nicolai and Mans Hulden

SOrT-ing VQA Models : Contrastive Gradient Learning for Improved Consistency
Sameer Dharur, Purva Tendulkar, Dhruv Batra, Devi Parikh and Ramprasaath Ramasamy Selvaraju

MUSER: MUltimodal Stress detection using Emotion Recognition as an Auxiliary Task
Yiqun Yao, Michalis Papakostas, Mihai Burzo, Mohamed Abouelenien and Rada Mihalcea

How (Non-)Optimal is the Lexicon?
Tiago Pimentel, Irene Nikkarinen, Kyle Mahowald, Ryan Cotterell and Damian Blasi

Template Filling with Generative Transformers
Xinya Du, Alexander Rush and Claire Cardie

Knowledge Router: Learning Disentangled Representations for Knowledge Graphs
Shuai Zhang, Xi Rao, Yi Tay and Ce Zhang

Enhancing Factual Consistency of Abstractive Summarization
Chenguang Zhu, William Hinthorn, Ruochen Xu, Qingkai Zeng, Michael Zeng, Xuedong Huang and Meng Jiang

Cultural and Geographical Influences on Image Translatability of Words across Languages
Nikzad Khani, Isidora Chara Tourni, Mohammad Sadegh Rasooli, Chris Callison-Burch and Derry Tanti Wijaya

FUDGE: Controlled Text Generation With Future Discriminators
Kevin Yang and Dan Klein

Variance-reduced First-order Meta-learning for Natural Language Processing Tasks
Lingxiao Wang, Kevin Huang, Tengyu Ma, Quanquan Gu and Jing Huang

Video Question Answering with Phrases via Semantic Roles
Arka Sadhu, Kan Chen and Ram Nevatia

SPLAT: Speech-Language Joint Pre-Training for Spoken Language Understanding
Yu-An Chung, Chenguang Zhu and Michael Zeng

Structure-Aware Abstractive Conversation Summarization via Discourse and Action Graphs
Jiaao Chen and Diyi Yang

Open Hierarchical Relation Extraction
Kai Zhang, Yuan Yao, Ruobing Xie, Xu Han, Zhiyuan Liu, Fen Lin, Leyu Lin and Maosong Sun

QA-GNN: Reasoning with Language Models and Knowledge Graphs for Question Answering
Michihiro Yasunaga, Hongyu Ren, Antoine Bosselut, Percy Liang and Jure Leskovec

SentSim: Crosslingual Semantic Evaluation of Machine Translation
Yurun Song, Junchen Zhao and Lucia Specia

How low is too low? A monolingual take on lemmatisation in Indian languages
Kumar Saunack, Kumar Saurav and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Revisiting the Ethical Implications of Crowdsourced NLP Tasks
Boaz Shmueli, Jan Fell, Lun-Wei Ku and Soumya Ray

OCID-Ref: A 3D Robotic Dataset With Embodied Language For Clutter Scene Grounding
Ke-Jyun Wang, Yun-Hsuan Liu, Hung-Ting Su, Jen-Wei Wang, Yu-Siang Wang, Winston Hsu and Wen-Chin Chen

Breadth First Reasoning Graph for Multi-hop Question Answering
Yongjie Huang and Meng Yang

Modeling the Severity of Complaints in Social Media
Mali Jin and Nikolaos Aletras

Decompose, Fuse and Generate: A Formation-Informed Method for Chinese Definition Generation
Hua Zheng, Damai Dai, Lei Li, Tianyu Liu, Zhifang Sui, Baobao Chang and Yang Liu

Grounded clarifications: a crowdsourcing recipe
Luciana Benotti and Patrick Blackburn

Counterfactual Data Augmentation for Neural Machine Translation
Qi Liu, Matt Kusner and Phil Blunsom

Do Syntactic Probes Probe Syntax? Experiments with Jabberwocky Probing
Rowan Hall Maudslay and Ryan Cotterell

RST Parsing from Scratch
Thanh-Tung Nguyen, Xuan-Phi Nguyen, Shafiq Joty and Xiaoli Li

Multi-Adversarial Learning for Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings
Haozhou Wang, James Henderson and Paola Merlo

Towards Modeling the Style of Translators in Neural Machine Translation
Yue Wang, Cuong Hoang and Marcello Federico

SPARTA: Efficient Open-Domain Question Answering via Sparse Transformer Matching Retrieval
Tiancheng Zhao, Xiaopeng Lu and Kyusong Lee

Self Promotion in the US Congressional Tweets
Jun Wang, Kelly Cui and Bei Yu

Evaluating the Impact of a Hierarchical Discourse Representation on Entity Coreference Resolution Performance
Sopan Khosla and Carolyn Rose

Unsupervised Multi-hop Question Answering by Question Generation
Liangming Pan, Wenhu Chen, Wenhan Xiong, Min-Yen Kan and William Yang Wang

Case Study: Deontological Ethics in NLP
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Brendon Boldt, Ruslan Salakhutdinov and Alan W Black

Quality Estimation for Image Captions Based on Large-scale Human Evaluations
Tomer Levinboim, Ashish V. Thapliyal, Piyush Sharma and Radu Soricut

Causal Effects of Linguistic Properties
Reid Pryzant, Dallas Card, Dan Jurafsky, Victor Veitch and Dhanya Sridhar

On Transferability of Bias Mitigation Effects in Language Model Fine-Tuning
Xisen Jin, Francesco Barbieri, Brendan Kennedy, Aida Mostafazadeh Davani, Leonardo Neves and Xiang Ren

Multi-view Subword Regularization
Xinyi Wang, Sebastian Ruder and Graham Neubig

Controllable Text Simplification with Explicit Paraphrasing
Mounica Maddela, Fernando Alva-Manchego and Wei Xu

Leveraging Deep Representations of Radiology Reports in Survival Analysis for Predicting Heart Failure Patient Mortality
Hyun Gi Lee, Evan Sholle, Ashley Beecy, Subhi Al’Aref and Yifan Peng

Smart-Start Decoding for Neural Machine Translation
Jian Yang, Shuming Ma, Dongdong Zhang, Juncheng Wan, Zhoujun Li and Ming Zhou

Weakly-Supervised VisualBERT: Pre-training Vision-and-Language Representations Without Parallel Images and Captions
Liunian Harold Li, Haoxuan You, zhecan wang, Alireza Zareian, Shih-Fu Chang and Kai-Wei Chang

Multitasking Inhibits Semantic Drift and Improves Sample Efficiency in Communication Games
Athul Paul Jacob, Mike Lewis and Jacob Andreas

Code-Mixing on Sesame Street: Dawn of the Adversarial Polyglots
Samson Tan and Shafiq Joty

Semi-Supervised Policy Initialization for Playing Games with Language Hints
Tsu-Jui Fu and William Yang Wang

Low-Complexity Probing via Finding Subnetworks
Victor Sanh and Alexander Rush

Privacy Regularization: Joint Privacy-Utility Optimization in LanguageModels
Fatemehsadat Mireshghallah, Huseyin Inan, Marcello Hasegawa, Victor Rühle, Taylor Berg-Kirkpatrick and Robert Sim

Dynabench: Rethinking Benchmarking in NLP
Douwe Kiela, Max Bartolo, Yixin Nie, Divyansh Kaushik, Atticus Geiger, Zhengxuan Wu, Bertie Vidgen, Grusha Prasad, Amanpreet Singh, Zhiyi Ma, Tristan Thrush, Sebastian Riedel, Zeerak Waseem, Pontus Stenetorp, Robin Jia, Mohit Bansal, Christopher Potts and Adina Williams

Linguistic Complexity Loss in Text-Based Therapy
Jason Wei, Kelly Finn, Emma Templeton, Thalia Wheatley and Soroush Vosoughi

MelBERT: Metaphor Detection via Contextualized Late Interaction using Metaphorical Identification Theories
Minjin Choi, Heesoo Park, Sunkyung Lee, Eunseong Choi, Junhyuk Lee, Dongwon Lee and Jongwuk Lee

Probing Word Translations in the Transformer and Trading Decoder for Encoder Layers
Hongfei Xu, Josef van Genabith, Qiuhui Liu and Deyi Xiong

Self-Supervised Test-Time Learning for Reading Comprehension
Pratyay Banerjee, Tejas Gokhale and Chitta Baral

InfoXLM: An Information-Theoretic Framework for Cross-Lingual Language Model Pre-Training
Zewen Chi, Li Dong, Furu Wei, Nan Yang, Saksham Singhal, Wenhui Wang, Xia Song, Xianling Mao, Heyan Huang and Ming Zhou

The Importance of Modeling Social Factors of Language: Theory and Practice
Dirk Hovy and Diyi Yang

Sliding Selector Network with Dynamic Memory for Extractive Summarization of Long Documents
Peng Cui and Le Hu

Learning to Organize a Bag of Words into Sentences with Neural Networks: An Empirical Study
Chongyang Tao, Shen Gao, Juntao Li, Yansong Feng, Dongyan Zhao and Rui Yan

Pruning-then-Expanding Model for Domain Adaptation of Neural Machine Translation
Shuhao Gu, Yang Feng and Wanying Xie

Extract and Transfer, Your BERT is Vulnerable!
Xuanli He, Lingjuan Lyu, Lichao Sun and Qiongkai Xu

Heterogeneous Graph Neural Networks for Concept Prerequisite Relation Learning in Educational Data
Chenghao Jia, Yongliang Shen, Yechun Tang, Lu Sun and Weiming Lu

KPQA: A Metric for Generative Question Answering Using Keyphrase Weights
Hwanhee Lee, Seunghyun Yoon, Franck Dernoncourt, Doo Soon Kim, Trung Bui, Joongbo Shin and Kyomin Jung

Word Complexity is in the Eye of the Beholder
Sian Gooding, Ekaterina Kochmar, Seid Muhie Yimam and Chris Biemann

Context Tracking Network: Graph-based Context Modeling for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition
Yingxue Zhang, Fandong Meng, Peng Li, Ping Jian and Jie Zhou

DA-Transformer: Distance-aware Transformer
Chuhan Wu, Fangzhao Wu and Yongfeng Huang

Scalable and Interpretable Semantic Change Detection
Syrielle Montariol, Matej Martinc and Lidia Pivovarova

Active$^2$ Learning: Actively reducing redundancies in Active Learning methods for Sequence Tagging and Machine Translation
Rishi Hazra, Parag Dutta, Shubham Gupta, Mohammed Abdul Qaathir and Ambedkar Dukkipati

Double Perturbation: On the Robustness of Robustness and Counterfactual Bias Evaluation
Chong Zhang, Jieyu Zhao, Huan Zhang, Kai-Wei Chang and Cho-Jui Hsieh

MM-AVS: A Full-Scale Dataset for Multi-modal Summarization
Xiyan Fu, Jun Wang and Zhenglu Yang

UniDrop: A Simple yet Effective Technique to Improve Transformer without Extra Cost
Zhen Wu, Lijun Wu, Qi Meng, Yingce Xia, Shufang Xie, Tao QIN, Xinyu Dai and Tie-Yan Liu

XOR QA: Cross-lingual Open-Retrieval Question Answering
Akari Asai, Jungo Kasai, Jonathan Clark, Kenton Lee, Eunsol Choi and Hannaneh Hajishirzi

Generating An Optimal Interview Question Plan Using A Knowledge Graph And Integer Linear Programming
Soham Datta, Prabir Mallick, Sangameshwar Patil, Indrajit Bhattacharya and Girish Palshikar

Automatic Generation of Contrast Sets from Scene Graphs: Probing the Compositional Consistency of GQA
Yonatan Bitton, Gabriel Stanovsky, Roy Schwartz and Michael Elhadad

Lifelong Learning of Hate Speech Classification on Social Media
Jing Qian, Hong Wang, Mai ElSherief and Xifeng Yan

Constructing Taxonomies from Pretrained Language Models
Catherine Chen, Kevin Lin and Dan Klein

Incorporating Syntax and Semantics in Coreference Resolution with Heterogeneous Graph Attention Network
Fan Jiang and Trevor Cohn

Data Filtering using Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings
Christian Herold, Jan Rosendahl, Joris Vanvinckenroye and Hermann Ney

Probing Contextual Language Models for Common Ground with Visual Representations
Gabriel Ilharco, Rowan Zellers, Ali Farhadi and Hannaneh Hajishirzi

Open Domain Question Answering over Tables via Dense Retrieval
Jonathan Herzig, Thomas Müller, Syrine Krichene and Julian Eisenschlos

WEC: Deriving a Large-scale Cross-document Event Coreference dataset from Wikipedia
Alon Eirew, Arie Cattan and Ido Dagan

Event Representation with Sequential, Semi-Supervised Discrete Variables
Mehdi Rezaee and Francis Ferraro

Backtranslation Improves Users Confidence in MT, Not Quality
Vilém Zouhar, Michal Novák, Ondřej Bojar, Mateo Obregón, Robin L. Hill, Frédéric Blain, Marina Fomicheva, Lucia Specia and Lisa Yankovskaya

Few-Shot Text Classification with Triplet Networks, Data Augmentation, and Curriculum Learning
Jason Wei, Chengyu Huang, Soroush Vosoughi, Yu Cheng and Shiqi Xu

AdaptSum: Towards Low-Resource Domain Adaptation for Abstractive Summarization
Tiezheng Yu, Zihan Liu and Pascale Fung

Larger-Context Tagging: When and Why Does It Work?
Jinlan Fu, Liangjing Feng, Qi Zhang, Xuanjing Huang and Pengfei Liu

Knowledge Graph Based Synthetic Corpus Generation for Knowledge-Enhanced Language Model Pre-training
Oshin Agarwal, Heming Ge, Siamak Shakeri and Rami Al-Rfou

Neural Sequence Segmentation as Determining the Leftmost Segments
Yangming Li, Lemao Liu and Kaisheng Yao

Differentiable Open-Ended Commonsense Reasoning
Bill Yuchen Lin, Haitian Sun, Bhuwan Dhingra, Manzil Zaheer, Xiang Ren and William Cohen

Meta-Learning for Domain Generalization in Semantic Parsing
Bailin Wang, Mirella Lapata and Ivan Titov

Adaptable and Interpretable Neural MemoryOver Symbolic Knowledge
Pat Verga, Haitian Sun, Livio Baldini Soares and William Cohen

SWORD: Improving Data Coverage and Quality for Lexical Substitution
Mina Lee, Chris Donahue, Robin Jia, Alexander Iyabor and Percy Liang

COVID-19 named entity recognition for Vietnamese
Thinh Hung Truong, Mai Hoang Dao and Dat Quoc Nguyen

Introducing CAD: the Contextual Abuse Dataset
Bertie Vidgen, Dong Nguyen, Helen Margetts, Patricia Rossini and Rebekah Tromble

Capturing Row and Column Semantics in Transformer Based Question Answering over Tables
Michael Glass, Mustafa Canim, Rishav Chakravarti, Alfio Gliozzo, Nicolas Rodolfo Fauceglia, Saneem Ahmed Chemmengath, vishwajeet kumar and Avi Sil

Learning Syntax from Naturally-Occurring Bracketings
Tianze Shi, Ozan Irsoy, Igor Malioutov and Lillian Lee

Stay Together: A System for Single and Split-antecedent Anaphora Resolution
Juntao Yu, Nafise Sadat Moosavi, Silviu Paun and Massimo Poesio

A Simple Approach for Handling Out-of-Vocabulary Identifiers in Deep Learning for Source Code
Nadezhda Chirkova and Sergey Troshin

Are NLP Models really able to Solve Simple Math Word Problems?
Arkil Patel, Satwik Bhattamishra and Navin Goyal

Identifying Helpful Sentences in Product Reviews
Iftah Gamzu, Hila Gonen, Gilad Kutiel, Ran Levy and Eugene Agichtein

Static Embeddings as Efficient Knowledge Bases?
Philipp Dufter, Nora Kassner and Hinrich Schütze

Neural Machine Translation without Embeddings
Uri Shaham and Omer Levy

Language in a (Search) Box: Grounding Language Learning in Real-World Human-Machine Interaction
Federico Bianchi, Ciro Greco and Jacopo Tagliabue

Identifying inherent disagreement in natural language inference
Xinliang Frederick Zhang and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe

What About the Precedent: An Information-Theoretic Analysis of Common Law
Josef Valvoda, Tiago Pimentel, Niklas Stoehr, Ryan Cotterell and Simone Teufel

Suicide Ideation Detection via Social and Temporal User Representations using Hyperbolic Learning
Ramit Sawhney, Harshit Joshi, Rajiv Ratn Shah and Lucie Flek

Translational NLP: A New Paradigm and General Principles for Natural Language Processing Research
Denis Newman-Griffis, Jill Fain Lehman, Carolyn Rose and Harry Hochheiser

CaSiNo: A Corpus of Campsite Negotiation Dialogues for Automatic Negotiation Systems
Kushal Chawla, Jaysa Ramirez, Rene Clever, Gale Lucas, Jonathan May and Jonathan Gratch

Game-theoretic Vocabulary Selection for Text Classification Tasks
Roma Patel, Marta Garnelo, Ian Gemp and Yoram Bachrach

Learning to Recognize Dialect Features
Dorottya Demszky, Devyani Sharma, Jonathan Clark, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran and Jacob Eisenstein

DATE: Detecting Anomalies in Text via Self-Supervision of Transformers
Andrei-Marian Manolache, Florin Brad and Elena Burceanu

An Empirical Comparison of Instance Attribution Methods for NLP
Pouya Pezeshkpour, Sarthak Jain, byron wallace and Sameer Singh

Probing for Bridging Inference in Transformer Language Models
Onkar Pandit and Yufang Hou

Learning to Decompose and Organize Complex Tasks
Yi Zhang, Sujay Kumar Jauhar, Julia Kiseleva, Ryen White and Dan Roth

On the Embeddings of Variables in Recurrent Neural Networks for Source Code
Nadezhda Chirkova

Diversity-Aware Batch Active Learning for Dependency Parsing
Tianze Shi, Adrian Benton, Igor Malioutov and Ozan Irsoy

Universal Adversarial Attacks with Natural Triggers for Text Classification
Liwei Song, Xinwei Yu, Hsuan-Tung Peng and Karthik Narasimhan

Multitask Learning for Emotionally Analyzing Sexual Abuse Disclosures
Ramit Sawhney, Puneet Mathur, Taru Jain, Akash Kumar Gautam and Rajiv Ratn Shah

Does BERT Pretrained on Clinical Notes Reveal Sensitive Data?
Eric Lehman, Sarthak Jain, Karl Pichotta, Yoav Goldberg and byron wallace

CoRT: Complementary Rankings from Transformers
Marco Wrzalik and Dirk Krechel

News Headline Grouping As A Challenging NLU Task
Philippe Laban, Lucas Bandarkar and Marti A. Hearst

Designing a Minimal Retrieve-and-Read System for Open-Domain Question Answering
Sohee Yang and Minjoon Seo

On the Use of Context for Predicting Citation Worthiness of Sentences in Scholarly Articles
Rakesh Gosangi, Ravneet Arora, Mohsen Gheisarieha, Debanjan Mahata and Haimin Zhang

Explicit Alignment Objectives for Multilingual Bidirectional Encoders
Junjie Hu, Melvin Johnson, Orhan Firat, Aditya Siddhant and Graham Neubig

Open-Domain Question Answering Goes Conversational via Question Rewriting
Raviteja Anantha, Svitlana Vakulenko, Zhucheng Tu, Shayne Longpre, Stephen Pulman and Srinivas Chappidi

FLIN: A Flexible Natural Language Interface for Web Navigation
Sahisnu Mazumder and Oriana Riva

ENTRUST: Argument Reframing with Language Models and Entailment
Tuhin Chakrabarty, Christopher Hidey and Smaranda Muresan

Get Your Vitamin C! Robust Fact Verification with Contrastive Evidence
Tal Schuster, Adam Fisch and Regina Barzilay

A New Approach to Overgenerating and Scoring Abstractive Summaries
Kaiqiang Song, Bingqing Wang, Zhe Feng and Fei Liu

Recent advances in neural metaphor processing: A linguistic, cognitive, and social perspective
Xiaoyu Tong, Ekaterina Shutova and Martha Lewis

Improving Faithfulness in Abstractive Summarization with Contrast Candidate Generation and Selection
Sihao Chen, Fan Zhang, Kazoo Sone and Dan Roth

Machine Translated Text Detection Through Text Similarity with Round-Trip Translation
Hoang-Quoc Nguyen-Son, Phuong Thao Tran, Seira Hidano, Ishita Gupta and Shinsaku kiyomoto

Unified Pre-training for Program Understanding and Generation
Wasi Ahmad, Saikat Chakraborty, Baishakhi Ray and Kai-Wei Chang

Hurdles to Progress in Long-form Question Answering
Kalpesh Krishna, Aurko Roy and Mohit Iyyer

Detoxifying Language Models Risks Marginalizing Minority Voices
Albert Xu, Eshaan Pathak, Eric Wallace, Suchin Gururangan, Maarten Sap and Dan Klein

Supporting Clustering with Contrastive Learning
Dejiao Zhang, Feng Nan, Xiaokai Wei, Shang-Wen Li, Henghui Zhu, Kathleen McKeown, Ramesh Nallapati, Andrew O. Arnold and Bing Xiang

On Biasing Transformer Attention Towards Monotonicity
Annette Rios, Chantal Amrhein, Noëmi Aepli and Rico Sennrich

MERMAID: Metaphor Generation with Symbolism and Discriminative Decoding
Tuhin Chakrabarty, Xurui Zhang, Smaranda Muresan and Nanyun Peng

From Masked-Language Modeling to Translation: Non-English Auxiliary Tasks Improve Zero-shot Spoken Language Understanding
Rob van der Goot, Ibrahim Sharaf, Aizhan Imankulova, Ahmet Üstün, Marija Stepanović, Alan Ramponi, Siti Oryza Khairunnisa, Mamoru Komachi and Barbara Plank

Topic Model or Topic Twaddle? Re-evaluating Semantic Interpretability Measures
Caitlin Doogan and Wray Buntine

Generalization in Instruction Following Systems
Soham Dan, Michael Zhou and Dan Roth

Continual Learning for Text Classification with Information Disentanglement Based Regularization
Yufan Huang, Yanzhe Zhang, Jiaao Chen, Xuezhi Wang and Diyi Yang

On the Impact of Random Seeds on the Fairness of Clinical Classifiers
Silvio Amir, Jan-Willem van de Meent and byron wallace

mT5: A Massively Multilingual Pre-trained Text-to-Text Transformer
Linting Xue, Noah Constant, Adam Roberts, Mihir Kale, Rami Al-Rfou, Aditya Siddhant, Aditya Barua and Colin Raffel

Challenging distributional models with a conceptual network of philosophical terms
Yvette Oortwijn, Jelke Bloem, Pia Sommerauer, Francois Meyer, Wei Zhou and Antske Fokkens

Clustering-based Inference for Biomedical Entity Linking
Rico Angell, Nicholas Monath, Sunil Mohan, Nishant Yadav and Andrew McCallum

Universal Semantic Tagging for English and Mandarin Chinese
Wenxi Li, Yiyang Hou, Yajie Ye, Li Liang and Weiwei Sun

Align-Refine: Non-Autoregressive Speech Recognition via Iterative Realignment
Ethan A. Chi, Julian Salazar and Katrin Kirchhoff

ER-AE: Differentially-private Text Generation for Authorship Anonymization
Haohan Bo, Steven H. H. Ding, Benjamin C. M. Fung and Farkhund Iqbal

Learning from Executions for Semantic Parsing
Bailin Wang, Mirella Lapata and Ivan Titov

D2S: Automated slide generation with query-based text summarization from documents
Edward Sun, Yufang Hou, Dakuo Wang, Yunfeng Zhang and Nancy Xin Ru Wang

LightningDOT: Pre-training Visual-Semantic Embeddings for Real-Time Image-Text Retrieval
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Explaining Neural Network Predictions on Sentence Pairs via Learning Word-Group Masks
Hanjie Chen, Song Feng, Jatin Ganhotra, Hui Wan, Chulaka Gunasekara, Sachindra Joshi and Yangfeng Ji

Targeted Adversarial Training for Natural Language Understanding
Lis Pereira, Xiaodong Liu, Hao Cheng, Jianfeng Gao and Ichiro Kobayashi

Improving the Lexical Ability of Pretrained Language Models for Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation
Alexandra Chronopoulou, Dario Stojanovski and Alexander Fraser

Text Generation from Discourse Representation Structures
Jiangming Liu, Shay B. Cohen and Mirella Lapata

QMSum: A New Benchmark for Query-based Multi-domain Meeting Summarization
Ming Zhong, Da Yin, Tao Yu, Ahmad Zaidi, Mutethia Mutuma, Rahul Jha, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Asli Celikyilmaz, Yang Liu, Xipeng Qiu and Dragomir Radev

Understanding by Understanding Not: Modeling Negation in Language Models
Arian Hosseini, Siva Reddy, Alessandro Sordoni, Dzmitry Bahdanau, R Devon Hjelm and Aaron Courville

RocketQA: An Optimized Training Approach to Dense Passage Retrieval for Open-Domain Question Answering
Yingqi Qu, Yuchen Ding, Jing Liu, KAI LIU, Ruiyang Ren, Wayne Xin Zhao, Daxiang Dong, Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang

Revisiting Document Representations for Large-Scale Zero-Shot Learning
Jihyung Kil and Wei-Lun Chao

Olá, Bonjour, Salve! XFORMAL: A Benchmark for Multilingual Formality Style Transfer
Eleftheria Briakou, Di Lu, Ke Zhang and Joel Tetreault

GPT Perdetry Test: Generating new meanings for new words
Nikolay Malkin, Sameera Lanka, Pranav Goel, Sudha Rao and Nebojsa Jojic

Fine-Tuning Pre-trained Language Model with Weak Supervision: A Contrastive-Regularized Self-Training Approach
Yue Yu, Simiao Zuo, Haoming Jiang, Wendi Ren, Tuo Zhao and Chao Zhang

Nutribullets Hybrid: Multi-document Health Summarization
Darsh Shah, Lili Yu, Tao Lei and Regina Barzilay

Towards a Comprehensive Understanding and Accurate Evaluation of Societal Biases in Pre-Trained Transformers
Andrew Silva, Pradyumna Tambwekar and Matthew Gombolay

Negative language transfer in learner English: A new dataset
Leticia Farias Wanderley, Nicole Zhao and Carrie Demmans Epp

Explainable Multi-hop Verbal Reasoning Through Internal Monologue
Zhengzhong Liang, Steven Bethard and Mihai Surdeanu

On Learning Text Style Transfer with Direct Rewards
Yixin Liu, Graham Neubig and John Wieting

AVA: an Automatic eValuation Approach for Question Answering Systems
Thuy Vu and Alessandro Moschitti

Looking Beyond Short-Premise Natural Language Inference for Downstream Tasks
Anshuman Mishra, Dhruvesh Patel, Aparna Vijayakumar, Xiang Lorraine Li, Pavan Kapanipathi and Kartik Talamadupula

RECONSIDER: Improved Re-Ranking using Span-Focused Cross-Attention for Open Domain Question Answering
Srinivasan Iyer, Sewon Min, Yashar Mehdad and Wen-tau Yih

Exploring the Relationship Between Algorithm Performance, Vocabulary, and Run-Time in Text Classification
Wilson Fearn, Orion Weller and Kevin Seppi

Focused Attention Improves Document-Grounded Generation
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Kazuma Hashimoto, Yingbo Zhou, Alan W Black and Ruslan Salakhutdinov

SpanPredict: Extraction of Predictive Document Spans with Neural Attention
Vivek Subramanian, Matthew Engelhard, Sam Berchuck, Liqun Chen, Ricardo Henao and Lawrence Carin

Factual Probing Is [MASK]: Learning vs. Learning to Recall
Zexuan Zhong, Dan Friedman and Danqi Chen

SOCCER: An Information-Sparse Discourse State Tracking Collection in the Sports Commentary Domain
Ruochen Zhang and Carsten Eickhoff

Does Structure Matter? Encoding Documents for Machine Reading Comprehension
Hui Wan, Song Feng, Chulaka Gunasekara, Siva Patel, Sachindra Joshi and Luis Lastras

Efficient Attentions for Long Document Summarization
Luyang Huang, Shuyang Cao, Nikolaus Parulian, Heng Ji and Lu Wang

Modeling Human Mental States with an Entity-based Narrative Graph
I-Ta Lee, Maria Pacheco and Dan Goldwasser

Non-parametric Few-Shot Learning for Word Sense Disambiguation
Howard Chen, Mengzhou Xia and Danqi Chen

Compositional Generalization for Neural Semantic Parsing via Span-level Supervised Attention
Pengcheng Yin, Hao Fang, Graham Neubig, Adam Pauls, Emmanouil Antonios Platanios, Yu Su, Sam Thomson and Jacob Andreas

MetaXL: Meta Representation Transformation for Low-resource Cross-lingual Learning
Mengzhou Xia, Guoqing Zheng, Subhabrata Mukherjee, Milad Shokouhi, Graham Neubig and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

Posterior Differential Regularization with f-divergence for Improving Model Robustness
Hao Cheng, Xiaodong Liu, Lis Pereira, Yaoliang Yu and Jianfeng Gao

The structure of online social networks modulates the rate of lexical change
Jian Zhu and David Jurgens

Graph Convolutional Networks for Event Causality Identification with Rich Document-level Structures
Minh Tran Phu and Thien Huu Nguyen

Robust Question Answering Through Sub-part Alignment
Jifan Chen and Greg Durrett

Text Editing by Command
Felix Faltings, Michel Galley, Gerold Hintz, Chris Brockett, Chris Quirk, Jianfeng Gao and Bill Dolan

TABBIE: Pretrained Representations of Tabular Data
Hiroshi Iida, Dung Thai, Varun Manjunatha and Mohit Iyyer

ReinforceBug: A Framework to Generate Adversarial Textual Examples
Bushra Sabir, Muhammad Ali Babar and Raj Gaire

Evaluating Saliency Methods for Neural Language Models
Shuoyang Ding and Philipp Koehn

Contextualized Perturbation for Textual Adversarial Attack
Dianqi Li, Yizhe Zhang, Hao Peng, Liqun Chen, Chris Brockett, Ming-Ting Sun and Bill Dolan

A Deep Metric Learning Approach to Account Linking
Aleem Khan, Elizabeth Fleming, Noah Schofield, Marcus Bishop and Nicholas Andrews

Mask Attention Networks: Rethinking and Strengthen Transformer
Zhihao Fan, Yeyun Gong, Dayiheng Liu, Zhongyu Wei, Siyuan Wang, Jian Jiao, Nan Duan, Ruofei Zhang and Xuanjing Huang

Macro-Average: Rare Types Are Important Too
Thamme Gowda, Weiqiu You, Constantine Lignos and Jonathan May

Predicting Discourse Trees from Transformer-based Neural Summarizers
Wen Xiao, Patrick Huber and Giuseppe Carenini

An Empirical Study on Neural Keyphrase Generation
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Measuring Social Biases in Grounded Vision and Language Embeddings
Candace Ross, Boris Katz and Andrei Barbu

Data and Model Distillation as a Solution for Domain-transferable Fact Verification
Mitch Paul Mithun, Sandeep Suntwal and Mihai Surdeanu

Multi-Task Learning with Shared Encoder for Non-Autoregressive Machine Translation
Yongchang Hao, Shilin He, Wenxiang Jiao, Zhaopeng Tu, Michael Lyu and Xing Wang

Framing Unpacked: A Semi-Supervised Interpretable Multi-View Model of Media Frames
Shima Khanehzar, Trevor Cohn, Gosia Mikolajczak, Andrew Turpin and Lea Frermann

Distantly Supervised Transformers For E-Commerce Product QA
Happy Mittal, Aniket Chakrabarti, Belhassen Bayar, Animesh Anant Sharma and Nikhil Rasiwasia

Choose Your Own Adventure: Paired Suggestions in Collaborative Writing for Evaluating Story Generation Models
Elizabeth Clark and Noah Smith

Assessing Reference-Free Peer Evaluation for Machine Translation
Sweta Agrawal, George Foster, Markus Freitag and Colin Cherry

TaxoClass: Hierarchical Multi-Label Text Classification Using Only Class Names
Jiaming Shen, Wenda Qiu, Yu Meng, Jingbo Shang, Xiang Ren and Jiawei Han

RefSum: Refactoring Neural Summarization
Yixin Liu, Zi-Yi Dou and Pengfei Liu

Adapting Coreference Resolution for Processing Violent Death Narratives
Ankith Uppunda, Susan Cochran, Jacob Foster, Alina Arseniev-Koehler, Vickie Mays and Kai-Wei Chang

Modular Networks for Compositional Instruction Following
Rodolfo Corona, Daniel Fried, Coline Devin, Dan Klein and trevor darrell

Discourse Probing of Pretrained Language Models
Fajri Koto, Jey Han Lau and Timothy Baldwin

BBAEG: Towards BERT-based Biomedical Adversarial Example Generation for Text Classification
Ishani Mondal

MIMOQA: Multimodal Input Multimodal Output Question Answering
Hrituraj Singh, Anshul Nasery, Denil Mehta, Aishwarya Agarwal, Jatin Lamba and Balaji Vasan Srinivasan

Text Modular Networks: Learning to Decompose Tasks in the Language of Existing Models
Tushar Khot, Daniel Khashabi, Kyle Richardson, Peter Clark and Ashish Sabharwal

Multi-Hop Transformer for Document-Level Machine Translation
Long Zhang, Tong Zhang, Haibo Zhang, Baosong Yang, Wei Ye and Shikun Zhang

DirectProbe: Studying Representations without Classifiers
Yichu Zhou and Vivek Srikumar

Time-Stamped Language Model: Teaching Language Models to Understand The Flow of Events
Hossein Rajaby Faghihi and Parisa Kordjamshidi

Automatic Classification of Neutralization Techniques in the Narrative of Climate Change Scepticism
Shraey Bhatia, Jey Han Lau and Timothy Baldwin

Aligning Datasets and Models for Evaluating Factuality in Generation
Tanya Goyal and Greg Durrett

Cross-lingual Cross-modal Pretraining for Multimodal Retrieval
Hongliang Fei, tan yu and Ping Li

NeuroLogic Decoding: (Un)supervised Neural Text Generation with Predicate Logic Constraints
Ximing Lu, Peter West, Rowan Zellers, Ronan Le Bras, Chandra Bhagavatula and Yejin Choi

Worldly Wise (WoW) - Cross-Lingual Knowledge Fusion for Fact-based Visual Spoken-Question Answering
Kiran Ramnath, Leda Sari, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson and Chang Yoo

Plot-guided Adversarial Example Construction for Evaluating Open-domain Story Generation
Sarik Ghazarian, Zixi Liu, Akash S M, Ralph Weischedel, Aram Galstyan and Nanyun Peng

A Global Past-Future Early Exit Method for Accelerating Inferenceof Pre-trained Language Models
Kaiyuan Liao, Yi Zhang, Xuancheng Ren, Qi Su, Xu SUN and Bin He

Improving Vision Language Navigation with Syntax Information
Jialu Li, Hao Tan and Mohit Bansal

Structure-Grounded Pretraining for Text-to-SQL
Xiang Deng, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Christopher Meek, Oleksandr Polozov, Huan Sun and Matthew Richardson

Improving Factual Completeness and Consistency of Image-to-Text Radiology Report Generation
Yasuhide Miura, Yuhao Zhang, Emily Tsai, Curtis Langlotz and Dan Jurafsky

Efficiently Summarizing Text and Graph Encodings of Multi-Document Clusters
Ramakanth Pasunuru, Mengwen Liu, Mohit Bansal, Sujith Ravi and Markus Dreyer

If You Want to Go Far Go Together: Unsupervised Joint Candidate Evidence Retrieval for Multi-hop Question Answering
Vikas Yadav, Steven Bethard and Mihai Surdeanu

Noisy-Labeled NER with Confidence Estimation
Kun Liu, Yao Fu, Chuanqi Tan, Mosha Chen, Ningyu Zhang, Songfang Huang and Sheng GAO

Effective Gated Gazetteer Representations for Recognizing Challenging Entities in Low-context Input
Tao Meng, Shervin Malmasi, Anjie Fang and Oleg Rokhlenko

Understanding Hard Negatives in Noise Contrastive Estimation
Wenzheng Zhang and Karl Stratos

Enriching the Transformers with Structured Representations for Abstractive Summarization
Yichen Jiang, Asli Celikyilmaz, Paul Smolensky, Paul Soulos, Sudha Rao, Mohit Bansal, Hamid Palangi, Roland Fernandez, Caitlin Smith and Jianfeng Gao

Certified Robustness to Word Substitution Attack with Differential Privacy
Wenjie Wang, Pengfei Tang, Jian Lou and Li Xiong

Latent-Optimized Adversarial Neural Transfer for Sarcasm Detection
Xu Guo, Boyang Li, Han Yu and Chunyan Miao

Disentangling Semantics and Syntax in Sentence Embeddings with Pre-trained Language Models
James Y. Huang, Kuan-Hao Huang and Kai-Wei Chang

Evaluating the Values of Sources in Transfer Learning
Md Rizwan Parvez and Kai-Wei Chang

Improved Pre-Training from Noisy Instructional Videos via Dense Captions and Entropy Minimization
Zineng Tang, Jie Lei and Mohit Bansal

Multi-Style Transfer with Discriminative Feedback on Disjoint Corpus
Navita Goyal, Balaji Vasan Srinivasan, Anandhavelu N and Abhilasha Sancheti

What’s in a Summary? Laying the Groundwork for Advances in Hospital-Course Summarization
Griffin Adams, Emily Alsentzer, Mert Ketenci, Jason Zucker and Noémie Elhadad

Representing Numbers in NLP: a Survey and a Vision
Avijit Thawani, Jay Pujara, Filip Ilievski and Pedro Szekely

Incremental Few-shot Text Classification with Multi-round New Classes: Formulation, Dataset and System
Congying Xia, Wenpeng Yin, Yihao Feng and Philip Yu

Improving Generation and Evaluation of Visual Stories via Semantic Consistency
Adyasha Maharana, Darryl Hannan and Mohit Bansal

Ask what’s missing and what’s useful: Improving Clarification Question Generation using Global Knowledge
Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder, Sudha Rao, Michel Galley and Julian McAuley

Frustratingly Easy Edit-based Linguistic Steganography with a Masked Language Model
Honai Ueoka, Yugo Murawaki and Sadao Kurohashi

SPARTQA: A Textual Question Answering Benchmark for Spatial Reasoning
Roshanak Mirzaee, Hossein Rajaby Faghihi, Qiang Ning and Parisa Kordjamshidi

On Unifying Misinformation Detection
Nayeon Lee, Belinda Z. Li, Sinong Wang, Pascale Fung, Hao Ma, Wen-tau Yih and Madian Khabsa

Continual Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Yue Cao, Hao-Ran Wei, Boxing Chen and Xiaojun Wan

Paragraph-level Simplification of Medical Texts
Ashwin Devaraj, Iain Marshall, byron wallace and Junyi Jessy Li

End-to-end ASR to jointly predict transcriptions and linguistic annotations
Motoi Omachi, Yuya Fujita, Shinji Watanabe and Matthew Wiesner

Field Embedding: A Unified Grain-Based Framework for Word Representation
Junjie Luo, Xi Chen, Jichao Sun, YueJia Xiang, Ningyu Zhang and Xiang Wan

Extending Multi-Document Summarization Evaluation to the Interactive Setting
Ori Shapira, Ramakanth Pasunuru, Hadar Ronen, Mohit Bansal, Yael Amsterdamer and Ido Dagan

Cross-Lingual Word Embedding Refinement via Manhattan Norm Optimisation
Xutan Peng, Chenghua Lin and Mark Stevenson

Generative Imagination Elevates Machine Translation
Quanyu Long, Mingxuan Wang and Lei Li

MTAG: Modal-Temporal Attention Graph for Unaligned Human Multimodal Language Sequences
Jianing Yang, Yongxin Wang, Ruitao Yi, Yuying Zhu, Azaan Rehman, Amir Zadeh, Soujanya Poria and Louis-Philippe Morency

Bidirectional Source and Target Knowledge Distillation for End-to-end Speech Translation
Hirofumi Inaguma, Tatsuya Kawahara and Shinji Watanabe

EaSe: A Diagnostic Tool for VQA based on Answer Diversity
Shailza Jolly, Sandro Pezzelle and Moin Nabi

Discrete Argument Representation Learning for Interactive Argument Pair Identification
Lu Ji, Zhongyu Wei, Jing Li, Qi ZHANG and Xuanjing Huang

Towards Few-shot Fact-Checking via Perplexity
Nayeon Lee, Yejin Bang, Andrea Madotto and Pascale Fung

Incorporating External Knowledge to Enhance Tabular Reasoning
J. Neeraja, Vivek Gupta and Vivek Srikumar

“I’m Not Mad”: Commonsense Implications of Negation and Contradiction
Liwei Jiang, Antoine Bosselut, Chandra Bhagavatula and Yejin Choi

Improving Zero-Shot Cross-lingual Transfer for Multilingual Question Answering over Knowledge Graph
Yucheng Zhou, Xiubo Geng, Tao Shen, Wenqiang Zhang and Daxin Jiang

Profiling of Intertextuality in Latin Literature Using Word Embeddings
Patrick J. Burns, James Brofos, Kyle Li, Pramit Chaudhuri and Joseph P. Dexter

WRIME: A New Dataset for Emotional Intensity Estimation with Subjective and Objective Annotations
Tomoyuki Kajiwara, Chenhui Chu, Noriko Takemura, Yuta Nakashima and Hajime Nagahara

Attention Head Masking for Inference Time Content Selection in Abstractive Summarization
Shuyang Cao and Lu Wang

Hyperparameter-free Continuous Learning for Domain Classification in Natural Language Understanding
Ting Hua, Yilin Shen, Changsheng Zhao, Yen-Chang Hsu and Hongxia Jin

Modeling Event Plausibility with Consistent Conceptual Abstraction
Ian Porada, Kaheer Suleman, Adam Trischler and Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

Multimodal End-to-End Sparse Model for Emotion Recognition
Wenliang Dai, Samuel Cahyawijaya, Zihan Liu and Pascale Fung

Inference Time Style Control for Summarization
Shuyang Cao and Lu Wang

Context-aware Decoder for Neural Machine Translation using a Target-side Document-Level Language Model
Amane Sugiyama and Naoki Yoshinaga

Is Incoherence Surprising? Targeted Evaluation of Coherence Prediction from Language Models
Anne Beyer, Sharid Loáiciga and David Schlangen

Be Careful about Poisoned Word Embeddings: Exploring the Vulnerability of the Embedding Layers in NLP Models
Wenkai Yang, Lei Li, Zhiyuan Zhang, Xuancheng Ren, Xu SUN and Bin He

Rethinking Network Pruning – under the Pre-train and Fine-tune Paradigm
Dongkuan Xu, Ian En-Hsu Yen, Jinxi Zhao and Zhibin Xiao

Progressive Generation of Long Text with Pretrained Language Models
Bowen Tan, Zichao Yang, Maruan Al-Shedivat, Eric Xing and Zhiting Hu

“What is Love? BERT Don’t Hurt Me, No More’’ Hurtful Sentence Completion in Language Models
Debora Nozza, Federico Bianchi and Dirk Hovy

Hierarchical Transformer for Task Oriented Dialog Systems
Bishal Santra, Potnuru Anusha and Pawan Goyal

Learning to Learn to be Right for the Right Reasons
Pride Kavumba, Benjamin Heinzerling, Ana Brassard and Kentaro Inui

Extracting a Knowledge Base of Mechanisms from COVID-19 Papers
Tom Hope, Aida Amini, David Wadden, Madeleine van Zuylen, Sravanthi Parasa, Eric horvitz, Daniel Weld, Roy Schwartz and Hannaneh Hajishirzi

PCFGs Can Do Better: Inducing Probabilistic Context-Free Grammars with Many Symbols
Songlin Yang, Yanpeng Zhao and Kewei Tu

Understanding Factuality in Abstractive Summarization with FRANK: A Benchmark for Factuality Metrics
Artidoro Pagnoni, Vidhisha Balachandran and Yulia Tsvetkov

Scalar Adjective Identification and Multilingual Ranking
Aina Garí Soler and Marianna Apidianaki

Dynamically Disentangling Social Bias from Task-Oriented Representations with Adversarial Attack
Liwen Wang, Yuanmeng Yan, Keqing He, Yanan Wu and Weiran XU

Restoring and Mining the Records of the Joseon Dynasty via Neural Language Modeling and Machine Translation
Kyeongpil Kang, Kyohoon Jin, Soyoung Yang, Soojin Jang, Jaegul Choo and YoungBin Kim

The Curious Case of Hallucinations in Neural Machine Translation
Vikas Raunak, Arul Menezes and Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt

Paragraph-level Rationale Extraction through Regularization: A case study on European Court of Human Rights Cases
Ilias Chalkidis, Manos Fergadiotis, Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis, Nikolaos Aletras, Ion Androutsopoulos and Prodromos Malakasiotis

Multi-source Neural Topic Modeling in Multi-view Embedding Spaces
Pankaj Gupta, Yatin Chaudhary and Hinrich Schütze

Training Data Augmentation for Code-Mixed Translation
Abhirut Gupta, Aditya Vavre and Sunita Sarawagi

Highly Efficient Knowledge Graph Embeddings Learning via Closed-form Orthogonal Procrustes Analysis
Xutan Peng, Guanyi Chen, Chenghua Lin and Mark Stevenson

Constrained Learning for End-to-End Event Reference Interpretation
Jing Lu and Vincent Ng

Inductive Topic Variational Graph Auto-Encoder
Qianqian Xie, Jimin Huang, Pan Du, Min Peng and Jian-Yun NIE

An Empirical Investigation of Bias in the Multimodal Analysis of Financial Earnings Calls
Ramit Sawhney, Arshiya Aggarwal and Rajiv Ratn Shah

Bridging Anaphora Resolution: Making Sense of the State of the Art
Hideo Kobayashi and Vincent Ng

A Million Tweets Are Worth a Few Points: Tuning Transformers for Customer Support Tasks
Amir Hadifar, Sofie Labat, Veronique Hoste, Chris Develder and Thomas Demeester

Searchable Hidden Intermediates for End-to-End Models of Decomposable Sequence Tasks
Siddharth Dalmia, Brian Yan, Vikas Raunak, Florian Metze and Shinji Watanabe

WikiTalkEdit: A Dataset for modeling Editors’ behaviors on Wikipedia
Kokil Jaidka, Andrea Ceolin, Iknoor Singh, Niyati Chhaya and Lyle Ungar

A Dataset of Information-Seeking Questions and Answers Anchored in Research Papers
Pradeep Dasigi, Kyle Lo, Iz Beltagy, Arman Cohan, Noah Smith and Matt Gardner

Too Much in Common: Shifting of Embeddings in Transformer Language Models and its Implications
Daniel Bis, Maksim Podkorytov and XIUWEN LIU

Modeling Diagnostic Label Correlation for Automatic ICD Coding
Shang-Chi Tsai, Chao-Wei Huang and Yun-Nung Chen

Non-Autoregressive Translation by Learning Target Categorical Codes
Yu Bao, Shujian Huang, Tong Xiao, Dongqi Wang, Xinyu Dai and Jiajun CHEN

Preregistering NLP research
Emiel van Miltenburg, Chris van der Lee and Emiel Krahmer

Fool Me Twice: Entailment from Wikipedia Gamification
Julian Eisenschlos, Bhuwan Dhingra, Jannis Bulian, Benjamin Börschinger and Jordan Boyd-Graber

Adding Chit-Chat to Enhance Task-Oriented Dialogues
Kai Sun, Seungwhan Moon, Paul Crook, Stephen Roller, Becka Silvert, Bing Liu, Zhiguang Wang, Honglei Liu, Eunjoon Cho and Claire Cardie

DAGN: Discourse-Aware Graph Network for Logical Reasoning
Yinya Huang, Meng Fang, Yu Cao, Liwei Wang and Xiaodan Liang

Self-alignment Pretraining for Biomedical Entity Representations
Fangyu Liu, Ehsan Shareghi, Zaiqiao Meng, Marco Basaldella and Nigel Collier

Bot-Adversarial Dialogue for Safe Conversational Agents
Jing Xu, Da JU, Margaret Li, Y-Lan Boureau, Jason Weston and Emily Dinan

Non-Autoregressive Semantic Parsing for Compositional Task-Oriented Dialog
Arun Babu, Akshat Shrivastava, Armen Aghajanyan, Ahmed Aly, Angela Fan and Marjan Ghazvininejad

DReCa: A General Task Augmentation Strategy for Few-Shot Natural Language Inference
Shikhar Murty, Tatsunori Hashimoto and Christopher D. Manning

A Disentangled Adversarial Neural Topic Model for Separating Opinions from Plots in User Reviews
Gabriele Pergola, Lin Gui and Yulan He

On the Transformer Growth for Progressive BERT Training
Xiaotao Gu, Liyuan Liu, Hongkun Yu, Jing Li, Chen Chen and Jiawei Han

Video-aided Unsupervised Grammar Induction
Songyang Zhang, Linfeng Song, Lifeng Jin, Kun Xu, Dong Yu and Jiebo Luo

Towards Zero-Shot Relation Extraction with Attribute Representation Learning
Chih-Yao Chen and Cheng-Te Li

Learning Paralinguistic Features from Audiobooks through Style Voice Conversions
Zakaria Aldeneh, Matthew Perez and Emily Mower Provost

Example-Driven Intent Prediction with Observers
Shikib Mehri and Mihail Eric

Faithfully Explainable Recommendation via Neural Logic Reasoning
Yaxin Zhu, Yikun Xian, Zuohui Fu, Gerard de Melo and Yongfeng Zhang

Document-Level Event Argument Extraction by Conditional Generation
Sha Li, Heng Ji and Jiawei Han

Imperfect also Deserves Reward: Multi-Level and Sequential Reward Modeling for Better Dialog Management
Zhengxu Hou, Bang Liu, Ruihui Zhao, Zijing Ou, Yafei Liu, Xi Chen and Yefeng Zheng

ESC: Redesigning WSD with Extractive Sense Comprehension
Edoardo Barba, Tommaso Pasini and Roberto Navigli

Everything Has a Cause: Leveraging Causal Inference in Legal Text Analysis
Xiao Liu, Da Yin, Yansong Feng, Yuting Wu and Dongyan Zhao

Leveraging Slot Descriptions for Zero-Shot Cross-Domain Dialogue StateTracking
Zhaojiang Lin, Bing Liu, Seungwhan Moon, Paul Crook, Zhenpeng Zhou, Zhiguang Wang, Zhou Yu, Andrea Madotto, Eunjoon Cho and Rajen Subba

Smoothing and Shrinking the Sparse Seq2Seq Search Space
Ben Peters and André F. T. Martins

Adversarial Self-Supervised Learning for Out-of-Domain Detection
Zhiyuan Zeng, Keqing He, Yuanmeng Yan, Hong Xu and Weiran XU

How to Motivate Your Dragon: Teaching Goal-Driven Agents to Speak and Act in Fantasy Worlds
Prithviraj Ammanabrolu, Jack Urbanek, Margaret Li, arthur szlam, Tim Rocktäschel and Jason Weston

What Will it Take to Fix Benchmarking in Natural Language Understanding?
Samuel R. Bowman and George Dahl

ConVEx: Data-Efficient and Few-Shot Slot Labeling
Matthew Henderson and Ivan Vulić

Action-Based Conversations Dataset:A Corpus for Building More In-Depth Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems
Derek Chen, Howard Chen, Yi Yang, Alexander Lin and Zhou Yu

CREAD: Combined Resolution of Ellipses and Anaphora in Dialogues
Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Shruti Bhargava, Jiarui Lu, Joel Ruben Antony Moniz, Dhivya Piraviperumal, Lin Li and Hong Yu

On the Inductive Bias of Masked Language Modeling: From Statistical to Syntactic Dependencies
Tianyi Zhang and Tatsunori Hashimoto

When Being Unseen from mBERT is just the Beginning: Handling New Languages With Multilingual Language Models
Benjamin Muller, Antonios Anastasopoulos, Benoît Sagot and Djamé Seddah

Controlling Dialogue Generation with Semantic Exemplars
Prakhar Gupta, Jeffrey Bigham, Yulia Tsvetkov and Amy Pavel

DuoRAT: Towards Simpler Text-to-SQL Models
Torsten Scholak, Raymond Li, Dzmitry Bahdanau, Harm de Vries and Chris Pal

Wikipedia Entities as Rendezvous across Languages: Grounding Multilingual Language Models by Predicting Wikipedia Hyperlinks
Iacer Calixto, Alessandro Raganato and Tommaso Pasini

Cross-Task Instance Representation Interactions and Label Dependencies for Joint Information Extraction with Graph Convolutional Networks
Minh Van Nguyen, Viet Dac Lai and Thien Huu Nguyen

Few-shot Intent Classification and Slot Filling with Retrieved Examples
Dian Yu, Luheng He, Yuan Zhang, Xinya Du, Panupong Pasupat and Qi Li

Measuring the ‘I don’t know’ Problem through the Lens of Gricean Quantity
Huda Khayrallah and João Sedoc

How many data points is a prompt worth?
Teven Le Scao and Alexander Rush

mPRover: Generating Proof Sets for Interpretable Rule Reasoning
Swarnadeep Saha, Prateek Yadav and Mohit Bansal

Knowledge-Driven Slot Constraints for Goal-Oriented Dialogue Systems
Piyawat Lertvittayakumjorn, Daniele Bonadiman and Saab Mansour

Revisiting the Weaknesses of Reinforcement Learning for Neural Machine Translation
Samuel Kiegeland and Julia Kreutzer

“Nice Try, Kiddo”: Ad Hominems in Dialogue Systems
Emily Sheng, Kai-Wei Chang, Prem Natarajan and Nanyun Peng

Adapting BERT for Continual Learning of a Sequence of Aspect Sentiment Classification Tasks
Zixuan Ke, Hu Xu and Bing Liu

Human-like informative conversations via conditional mutual information
Ashwin Paranjape and Christopher D. Manning

Quantitative Day Trading from Natural Language using Time-aware Reinforcement Learning
Ramit Sawhney, Arnav Wadhwa, Shivam Agarwal and Rajiv Ratn Shah

A Simple and Efficient Multi-Task Learning Approach for Conditioned Dialogue Generation
Yan Zeng and Jian-Yun NIE

Adversarial Learning for Zero-Shot Stance Detection on Social Media
Emily Allaway, Malavika Srikanth and Kathleen McKeown

Towards Sentiment and Emotion aided Multi-modal Speech Act Classification in Twitter
Tulika Saha, Apoorva Upadhyaya, Sriparna Saha and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Revisit Exact Lexical Match in Information Retrieval with Contextualized Inverted List
Luyu Gao, Zhuyun Dai and Jamie Callan

Generating Negative Samples by Manipulating Golden Responses for Unsupervised Learning of a Response Evaluation Model
ChaeHun Park, Eugene Jang, Wonsuk Yang and Jong Park

Supervised Neural Clustering via Latent Structured Output Learning: Application to Question Intents
Iryna Haponchyk and Alessandro Moschitti

Knowing How to Ask: Querying LMs with Mixtures of Soft Prompts
Guanghui Qin and Jason Eisner

Jointly Extracting Explicit and Implicit Relational Triples with Reasoning Pattern Enhanced Binary Pointer Network
Yubo Chen, Yunqi Zhang, Changran Hu and Yongfeng Huang

Unifying Cross-Lingual Semantic Role Labeling with Heterogeneous Linguistic Resources
Simone Conia, Andrea Bacciu and Roberto Navigli

Multi-Step Reasoning Over Unstructured Text with Beam Dense Retrieval
Chen Zhao, Chenyan Xiong, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Hal Daumé III

Multi-Grained Knowledge Distillation for Named Entity Recognition
Xuan Zhou, Xiao Zhang, Chenyang Tao, JUNYA CHEN, Bing Xu, Wei Wang and Jing Xiao

A Comparative Study on Schema-Guided Dialogue State Tracking
Jie Cao and Yi Zhang

How Robust are Fact Checking Systems on Colloquial Claims?
Byeongchang Kim, Hyunwoo Kim, Seokhee Hong and Gunhee Kim

Augmented SBERT: Data Augmentation Method for Improving Bi-Encoders for Pairwise Sentence Scoring Tasks
Nandan Thakur, Nils Reimers, Johannes Daxenberger and Iryna Gurevych

QuadrupletBERT: An Efficient Model For Embedding-Based Large-Scale Retrieval
Peiyang Liu, Sen Wang, Xi Wang, Wei Ye and shikun zhang

Ensemble of MRR and NDCG models for Visual Dialog
Idan Schwartz

Multilingual BERT Post-Pretraining Alignment
Lin Pan, Chung-Wei Hang, Haode Qi, Abhishek Shah, Mo Yu and Saloni Potdar

Abstract Meaning Representation Guided Graph Encoding and Decoding for Joint Information Extraction
Zixuan Zhang and Heng Ji

Fast and Scalable Dialogue State Tracking with Explicit Modular Decomposition
Dingmin Wang, Chenghua Lin, Qi Liu and Kam-Fai Wong

A Context-Dependent Gated Module for Incorporating Symbolic Semantics into Event Coreference Resolution
Tuan Lai, Heng Ji, Trung Bui, Quan Hung Tran, Franck Dernoncourt and Walter Chang

TuringAdvice: A Generative and Dynamic Evaluation of Language Use
Rowan Zellers, Ari Holtzman, Elizabeth Clark, Lianhui Qin, Ali Farhadi and Yejin Choi

Augmenting Knowledge-grounded Dialog Generation with Sequential Knowledge Transition
Haolan Zhan, Hainan Zhang, Hongshen Chen, zhuoye Ding, Yongjun Bao and Yanyan Lan

UDALM: Unsupervised Domain Adaptation through Language Modeling
Constantinos Karouzos, Georgios Paraskevopoulos and Alexandros Potamianos

A Unified Span-Based Approach for Opinion Mining with Syntactic Constituents
Qingrong Xia, Bo Zhang, Rui Wang, Zhenghua Li, Yue Zhang, Fei Huang, Luo Si and Min Zhang

Towards Interpreting and Mitigating Shortcut Learning Behavior of NLU models
Mengnan Du, Varun Manjunatha, Rajiv Jain, Ruchi Deshpande, Franck Dernoncourt, Jiuxiang Gu, Tong Sun and Xia Hu

Target-Aware Data Augmentation for Stance Detection
Yingjie Li and Cornelia Caragea

Multilingual language models predict human reading behavior
Nora Hollenstein, Federico Pirovano, Ce Zhang, Lena Jäger and Lisa Beinborn

ERNIE-Gram: Pre-Training with Explicitly N-Gram Masked Language Modeling for Natural Language Understanding
Dongling Xiao, Yu-Kun Li, Han Zhang, Yu Sun, Hao Tian, Hua Wu and Haifeng Wang

FlowPrior: Learning Expressive Priors for Latent Variable Sentence Models
Xiaoan Ding and Kevin Gimpel

Improving Pretrained Models for Zero-shot Multi-label Text Classification through Reinforced Label Hierarchy Reasoning
Hui Liu, Danqing Zhang, Bing Yin and Xiaodan Zhu

Spoken Language Understanding for Task-oriented Dialogue Systems with Augmented Memory Networks
Jie Wu, Ian Harris and Hongzhi Zhao

Grey-box Adversarial Attack And Defence For Sentiment Classification
Ying Xu, Xu Zhong, Antonio Jimeno Yepes and Jey Han Lau

Target-specified Sequence Labeling with Multi-head Self-attention for Target-oriented Opinion Words Extraction
Yuhao Feng, Yanghui Rao, Yuyao Tang, Ninghua Wang and He Liu

Counterfactual Supporting Facts Extraction for Explainable Medical Record Based Diagnosis with Graph Network
Haoran Wu, Wei Chen, Shuang Xu and Bo Xu

SmBoP: Semi-autoregressive Bottom-up Semantic Parsing
Jonathan Berant and Ohad Rubin

ShadowGNN: Graph Projection Neural Network for Text-to-SQL Parser
Zhi Chen, Lu Chen, Yanbin Zhao, Ruisheng Cao, Zihan Xu, Su Zhu and Kai Yu

Answering Product-Questions by Utilizing Questions from Other Contextually Similar Products
Ohad Rozen, David Carmel, Avihai Mejer, Vitaly Mirkis and Yftah Ziser

Temporal Knowledge Graph Completion using a Linear Temporal Regularizer and Multivector Embeddings
Chengjin Xu, Yung-Yu Chen, Mojtaba Nayyeri and Jens Lehmann

Does Syntax Matter for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis?
Junqi Dai, Hang Yan, Tianxiang Sun, Pengfei Liu and Xipeng Qiu

Multi-task Learning of Negation and Speculation for Targeted Sentiment Classification
Andrew Moore and Jeremy Barnes

Domain Divergences: A Survey and Empirical Analysis
Abhinav Ramesh Kashyap, Devamanyu Hazarika, Min-Yen Kan and Roger Zimmermann

X-Class: Text Classification with Extremely Weak Supervision
Zihan Wang, Dheeraj Mekala and Jingbo Shang

Context-Interactive Pre-Training for Document Machine Translation
Pengcheng Yang, Pei Zhang, Boxing Chen, Jun Xie and Weihua Luo

AMR Parsing with Action-Pointer Transformer
Jiawei Zhou, Tahira Naseem, Ramón Fernandez Astudillo and Radu Florian

Autoregressive Modeling is Misspecified for Some Sequence Distributions
Chu-Cheng Lin, Aaron Jaech, Xin Li, Matthew R. Gormley and Jason Eisner

Domain Adaptation for Arabic Cross-Domain and Cross-Dialect Sentiment Analysis from Contextualized Word Embedding
Abdellah El Mekki, Abdelkader El Mahdaouy, Ismail Berrada and Ahmed Khoumsi

SGL: Speaking the Graph Languages of Semantic Parsing via Multilingual Translation
Luigi Procopio, Rocco Tripodi and Roberto Navigli

NL-EDIT: Correcting Semantic Parse Errors through Natural Language Interaction
Ahmed Elgohary, Christopher Meek, Matthew Richardson, Adam Fourney, Gonzalo Ramos and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

Grouping Words with Semantic Diversity
Karine Chubarian, Abdul Rafae Khan, Anastasios Sidiropoulos and Jia Xu

A Frustratingly Easy Approach for Entity and Relation Extraction
Zexuan Zhong and Danqi Chen

Can Latent Alignments Improve Autoregressive Machine Translation?
Adi Haviv, Lior Vassertail and Omer Levy

Event Time Extraction and Propagation via Graph Attention Networks
Haoyang Wen, Yanru Qu, Heng Ji, Qiang Ning, Jiawei Han, Avi Sil, Hanghang Tong and Dan Roth

Linking Entities to Unseen Knowledge Bases with Arbitrary Schemas
Yogarshi Vyas and Miguel Ballesteros

Fine-tuning Encoders for Improved Monolingual and Zero-shot Polylingual Neural Topic Modeling
Aaron Mueller and Mark Dredze

Redefining Absent Keyphrases and their Effect on Retrieval Effectiveness
Florian Boudin and Ygor Gallina

UmlsBERT: Clinical Domain Knowledge Augmentation of Contextual Embeddings Using the Unified Medical Language System Metathesaurus
George Michalopoulos, Yuanxin Wang, Hussam Kaka, Helen Chen and Alexander Wong

Unsupervised Concept Representation Learning for Length-Varying Text Similarity
Xuchao Zhang, Bo Zong, Wei Cheng, Jingchao Ni, Yanchi Liu and Haifeng Chen

Learning to Synthesize Data for Semantic Parsing
Bailin Wang, Wenpeng Yin, Xi Victoria Lin and Caiming Xiong

Temporal Reasoning on Implicit Events from Distant Supervision
Ben Zhou, Kyle Richardson, Qiang Ning, Tushar Khot, Ashish Sabharwal and Dan Roth

Leaving No Valuable Knowledge Behind: Weak Supervision with Self-training and Domain-specific Rules
Giannis Karamanolakis, Subhabrata Mukherjee, Guoqing Zheng and Ahmed Hassan Awadallah

Why Do Document-Level Polarity Classifiers Fail?
Karen Martins, Pedro O.S Vaz-de-Melo and Rodrygo Santos

Neural Language Modeling for Contextualized Temporal Graph Generation
Aman Madaan and Yiming Yang

X-METRA-ADA: Cross-lingual Meta-Transfer learning Adaptation to Natural Language Understanding and Question Answering
Meryem M’hamdi, Doo Soon Kim, Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Bui, Xiang Ren and Jonathan May

Explicitly Modeling Syntax in Language Models with Incremental Parsing and a Dynamic Oracle
Yikang Shen, Shawn Tan, Alessandro Sordoni, Siva Reddy and Aaron Courville

Graph Ensemble Learning over Multiple Dependency Trees for Aspect-level Sentiment Classification
Xiaochen Hou, Peng Qi, Guangtao Wang, Rex Ying, Jing Huang, Xiaodong He and Bowen Zhou

Emotion-Infused Models for Explainable Psychological Stress Detection
Elsbeth Turcan, Smaranda Muresan and Kathleen McKeown

CLEVR_HYP: A Dataset and Baselines for Visual Question Answering with Hypothetical Actions over Images
Shailaja Keyur Sampat, Akshay Kumar, Yezhou Yang and Chitta Baral

Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis with Type-aware Graph Convolutional Networks and Layer Ensemble
Yuanhe Tian, Guimin Chen and Yan Song

Revisiting Simple Neural Probabilistic Language Models
Simeng Sun and Mohit Iyyer

Seq2Emo: A Sequence to Multi-Label Emotion Classification
Chenyang Huang, Amine Trabelsi, Xuebin Qin, Nawshad Farruque, Lili Mou and Osmar Zaiane

Edge: Enriching Knowledge Graph Embeddings with External Text
Saed Rezayi, Handong Zhao, Sungchul Kim, Ryan Rossi, Nedim Lipka and Sheng Li

Clipping Loops for Sample-Efficient Dialogue Policy Optimisation
Yen-chen Wu and Carl Edward Rasmussen

Noise Stability Regularization for Improving BERT Fine-tuning
Hang Hua, Xingjian Li, Dejing Dou, Chengzhong Xu and Jiebo Luo

Modeling Framing in Immigration Discourse on Social Media
Julia Mendelsohn, Ceren Budak and David Jurgens

Lattice-BERT: Leveraging Multi-Granularity Representations in ChinesePre-trained Language Models
Yuxuan Lai, Yijia Liu, Yansong Feng, Songfang Huang and Dongyan Zhao

Refining Targeted Syntactic Evaluation of Language Models
Benjamin Newman, Kai-Siang Ang, Julia Gong and John Hewitt

HTCInfoMax: A Global Model for Hierarchical Text Classification via Information Maximization
Zhongfen Deng, Hao Peng, Dongxiao He, Jianxin Li and Philip Yu

On Attention Redundancy: A Comprehensive Study
Yuchen Bian, Jiaji Huang, Xingyu Cai, Jiahong Yuan and Kenneth Church

Knowledge Enhanced Masked Language Model for Stance Detection
Kornraphop Kawintiranon and Lisa Singh

ReadTwice: Reading Very Large Documents with Memories
Yury Zemlyanskiy, Joshua Ainslie, Michiel de Jong, Philip Pham, Ilya Eckstein and Fei Sha

You Sound Like Someone Who Watches Drama Movies: Towards Predicting Movie Preferences from Conversational Interactions
Sergey Volokhin, Joyce Ho, Oleg Rokhlenko and Eugene Agichtein

Fusing Structured Information into LSTM for Named Entity Recognition
Lu Xu, Zhanming Jie, Wei Lu and Lidong Bing

Grounding Open-Domain Instructions to Automate Web Support Tasks
Nancy Xu, Sam Masling, Michael Du, Giovanni Campagna, Larry Heck, James Landay and Monica Lam

SCRIPT: Self-Critic Pre-Training of Transformers
Erik Nijkamp, Bo Pang, Ying Nian Wu and Caiming Xiong

Beyond Black & White: Leveraging Annotator Disagreement via Soft-Label Multi-Task Learning
Tommaso Fornaciari, Alexandra Uma, Silviu Paun, Barbara Plank, Dirk Hovy and Massimo Poesio

Stance Detection is not Classification: Increasing the Role of Target Entities for Detecting Stance
Ayush Kaushal, Avirup Saha and Niloy Ganguly

Contextualized and Generalized Sentence Representations by Contrastive Self-Supervised Learning
Hirokazu Kiyomaru and Sadao Kurohashi

Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction with Sentence Reconstruction and Knowledge Base Priors
Fenia Christopoulou, Makoto Miwa and Sophia Ananiadou

Fine-grained Post-training for Improving Retrieval-based Dialogue Systems
Janghoon Han, Taesuk Hong, Byoungjae Kim, Youngjoong Ko and Jungyun Seo

Learning to Generate Code Comments from Class Hierarchies
Jiyang Zhang, Sheena Panthaplackel, Pengyu Nie, Raymond Mooney, Junyi Jessy Li and Milos Gligoric

System Demonstrations

PhoNLP: A joint multi-task learning model for Vietnamese part-of-speech tagging, named entity recognition and dependency parsing
Linh The Nguyen and Dat Quoc Nguyen

Machine-Assisted Script Curation
Manuel R. Ciosici, Joseph Cummings, Mitchell DeHaven, Alex Hedges, Yash Kankanampati, Dong-Ho Lee, Ralph Weischedel and Marjorie Freedman

NAMER: A Node-Based Multitasking Framework for Multi-Hop Knowledge Base Question Answering
Minhao Zhang, Ruoyu Zhang, Lei Zou, Yinnian Lin and Sen Hu

Multifaceted Domain-Specific Document Embeddings
Julian Risch, Philipp Hager and Ralf Krestel

Improving Evidence Retrieval for Automated Explainable Fact-Checking
Chris Samarinas, Wynne Hsu and Mong Li Lee

Interactive Plot Manipulation using Natural Language
Yihan Wang, Yutong Shao and Ndapa Nakashole

DiSCoL: Toward Engaging Dialogue Systems through Conversational Line Guided Response Generation
Sarik Ghazarian, Zixi Liu, Tuhin Chakrabarty, Xuezhe Ma, Aram Galstyan and Nanyun Peng

ActiveAnno: General-Purpose Document-Level Annotation Tool with Active Learning Integration
Max Wiechmann, Seid Muhie Yimam and Chris Biemann

TextEssence: A Tool for Interactive Analysis of Semantic Shifts Between Corpora
Denis Newman-Griffis, Venkatesh Sivaraman, Adam Perer, Eric Fosler-Lussier and Harry Hochheiser

Supporting Spanish Writers using Automated Feedback
Aoife Cahill, James Bruno and Tamar Lavee

Alexa Conversations: An Extensible Data-driven Approach for Building Task-oriented Dialogue Systems
Anish Acharya, Suranjit Adhikari, Sanchit Agarwal, Vincent Auvray, Nehal Belgamwar, Arijit Biswas, Shubhra Chandra, Tagyoung Chung, Maryam Fazel-Zarandi, Raefer Gabriel, Shuyang Gao, Rahul Goel, Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Jan Jezabek, Abhay Jha, Jiun-Yu Kao, Prakash Krishnan, Peter Ku, Anuj Goyal, Chien-Wei Lin, Qing Liu, Arindam Mandal, Angeliki Metallinou, Vishal Naik, Yi Pan, Shachi Paul, Vittorio Perera, Abhishek Sethi, Minmin Shen, Nikko Strom and Eddie Wang

FITAnnotator: A Flexible and Intelligent Text Annotation System
Yanzeng Li, Bowen Yu, Li Quangang and Tingwen Liu

Robustness Gym: Unifying the NLP Evaluation Landscape
Karan Goel, Nazneen Fatema Rajani, Jesse Vig, Zachary Taschdjian, Mohit Bansal and Christopher Ré

RESIN: A Dockerlized Schema-Guided Cross-document Cross-lingual Cross-media Information Extraction and Event Tracking System
Haoyang Wen, Ying Lin, Tuan Lai, Xiaoman Pan, Sha Li, Xudong Lin, Ben Zhou, Manling Li, Haoyu Wang, Hongming Zhang, Xiaodong Yu, Alexander Dong, Zhenhailong Wang, Yi Fung, Piyush Mishra, Qing Lyu, Dídac Surís, Brian Chen, Susan Windisch Brown, Martha Palmer, Chris Callison-Burch, Carl Vondrick, Jiawei Han, Dan Roth, Shih-Fu Chang and Heng Ji

EventPlus: A Temporal Event Understanding Pipeline
Mingyu Derek Ma, Jiao Sun, Mu Yang, Kung-Hsiang Huang, Nuan Wen, Shikhar Singh, Rujun Han and Nanyun Peng

MUDES: Multilingual Detection of Offensive Spans
Tharindu Ranasinghe and Marcos Zampieri

Industry Track

Contextual Domain Classification with Temporal Representations
Tzu-Hsiang Lin, Yipeng Shi, Chentao Ye, Yang Fan, Weitong Ruan, Emre Barut, Wael Hamza and Chengwei Su

Cross-lingual Supervision Improves Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation
Mingxuan Wang, Hongxiao Bai, Lei Li and Hai Zhao

Pretrain-Finetune Based Training of Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems in a Real-World Setting
Manisha Srivastava, Yichao Lu, Riley Peschon and Chenyang Li

Identifying and Resolving Annotation Changes for Natural Language Understanding
Jose Garrido Ramas, Giorgio Pessot, Abdalghani Abujabal and Martin Rajman

An Emotional Comfort Framework for Improving User Satisfaction in E-Commerce Customer Service Chatbots
Shuangyong Song, Chao Wang, Haiqing Chen and Huan Chen

Should we find another model?: Improving Neural Machine Translation Performance with ONE-Piece Tokenization Method without Model Modification
chanjun park, Sugyeong Eo, Hyeonseok Moon and Heuiseok Lim

Graph-based Multilingual Product Retrieval in E-Commerce Search
Hanqing Lu, Youna Hu, Tong Zhao, Tony Wu, Yiwei Song and Bing Yin

Auto Correcting in the Process of Translation — Multi-task Learning Improves Dialogue Machine Translation
Tao Wang, Chengqi Zhao, Mingxuan Wang, Lei Li and Deyi Xiong

Training Language Models under Resource Constraints for Adversarial Advertisement Detection
Eshwar Shamanna Girishekar, Shiv Surya, Nishant Nikhil, Dyut Kumar Sil, Sumit Negi and Aruna Rajan

Ad Headline Generation using Self-Critical Masked Language Model
Yashal Shakti Kanungo, Sumit Negi and Aruna Rajan

Addressing the Vulnerability of NMT in Input Perturbations
Weiwen Xu, AiTi Aw, Yang Ding, Kui Wu and Shafiq Joty

A HYBRID APPROACH TO SCALABLE AND ROBUST SPOKEN LANGUAGE UNDERSTANDING IN ENTERPRISE VIRTUAL AGENTS
Ryan Price, Mahnoosh Mehrabani, Narendra Gupta, Yeon-Jun Kim, Shahab Jalalvand, Minhua Chen, Yanjie Zhao and Srinivas Bangalore

Combining Weakly Supervised ML Techniques for Low-Resource NLU
Victor Soto and Konstantine Arkoudas

Practical Transformer-based Multilingual Text Classification
Cindy Wang and Michele Banko

Technical Question Answering across Tasks and Domains
Wenhao Yu, Lingfei Wu, Yu Deng, Qingkai Zeng, Ruchi Mahindru, Sinem Guven and Meng Jiang

Coherent and Concise Radiology Report Generation via Context Specific Image Representations and Orthogonal Sentence States
Litton J Kurisinkel, Nancy Chen and Aw Ai Ti

When does text prediction benefit from additional context? An exploration of contextual signals for chat and email messages
Stojan Trajanovski, Chad Atalla, Kunho Kim, Vipul Agarwal, Milad Shokouhi and Chris Quirk

Bootstrapping a Music Voice Assistant with Weak Supervision
Sergio Oramas, Massimo Quadrana and Fabien Gouyon

When and Why a Model Fails? A Human-in-the-loop Error Detection Framework for Sentiment Analysis
Zhe Liu, Yufan Guo and Jalal Mahmud

Continuous Model Improvement for Language Understanding with Machine Translation
Abdalghani Abujabal, Claudio Delli Bovi, Sungho Ryu, Turan Gojayev, Fabian Triefenbach and Yannick Versley

Proteno: Text Normalization with Limited Data for Fast Deployment in Text to Speech Systems
Shubhi Tyagi, Antonio Bonafonte, Jaime Lorenzo-Trueba and Javier Latorre

Language Scaling for Universal Suggested Replies Model
Qianlan Ying, Payal Bajaj, Budhaditya Deb, Yu Yang, Wei Wang, Bojia Lin, Milad Shokouhi, Xia Song, Yang Yang and Daxin Jiang

Query2Prod2Vec: Grounded Word Embeddings for eCommerce
Federico Bianchi, Jacopo Tagliabue and Bingqing Yu

Industry Scale Semi-Supervised Learning for Natural Language Understanding
Luoxin Chen, Francisco Garcia, Varun Kumar, He Xie and Jianhua Lu

LATEX-Numeric: Language Agnostic Text Attribute Extraction for Numeric Attributes
Kartik Mehta, Ioana Oprea and Nikhil Rasiwasia

Label-Guided Learning for Item Categorization in e-Commerce
Lei Chen and Hirokazu Miyake

An Architecture for Accelerated Large-Scale Inference of Transformer-Based Language Models
Amir Ganiev, Anderson De Andrade and Colton Chapin

Optimizing NLU Reranking Using Entity Resolution Signals in Multi-domain Dialog Systems
Tong Wang, Jiangning Chen, Mohsen Malmir, Shuyan Dong, Xin He, Han Wang, Chengwei Su, Yue Liu and Yang Liu

Noise Robust Named Entity Understanding for Voice Assistants
Deepak Muralidharan, Joel Ruben Antony Moniz, Sida Gao, Xiao Yang, Lin Li, Justine Kao, Stephen Pulman, Atish Kothari, Ray Shen, Yinying Pan, Vivek Kaul, Mubarak Seyed Ibrahim, Gang Xiang, Nan Dun, Yidan Zhou, Andy O, Yuan Zhang, Pooja Chitkara, Xuan Wang, Alkesh Patel, Kushal Tayal, Roger Zheng, Peter Grasch and Jason D Williams

OodGAN: Generative Adversarial Network for Out-of-Domain Data Generation
Petr Marek, Vishal Ishwar Naik, Anuj Goyal and Vincent Auvray

Benchmarking Commercial Intent Detection Services with Practice-Driven Evaluations
Haode Qi, Lin Pan, Atin Sood, Abhishek Shah, Ladislav Kunc, Mo Yu and Saloni Potdar

Entity Resolution in Open-domain Conversations
Mingyue Shang, Tong Wang, Mihail Eric, Jiangning Chen, Jiyang Wang, Matthew Welch, Tiantong Deng, Akshay Grewal, Han Wang, Yue Liu, Yang Liu and Dilek Hakkani-Tur

HPIT: A High Performance Inference Library for Transformers
Xiaohui Wang, Ying Xiong, Yang Wei, Mingxuan Wang and Lei Li

Goodwill Hunting: Analyzing and Repurposing Off-the-Shelf Named Entity Linking Systems
Karan Goel, Laurel Orr, Nazneen Fatema Rajani, Jesse Vig and Christopher Ré

Discovering Better Model Architectures for Medical Query Understanding
Wei Zhu, Yuan Ni, Xiaoling Wang and Guotong Xie

Intent Features for Rich Natural Language Understanding
Brian Lester, Sagnik Ray Choudhury, Rashmi Prasad and Srinivas Bangalore

Development of an Enterprise-Grade Contract Understanding System
Arvind Agarwal, Laura Chiticariu, Poornima Chozhiyath Raman, Marina Danilevsky, Diman Ghazi, Ankush Gupta, Shanmukha Guttula, Yannis Katsis, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Yunyao Li, Shubham Mudgal, Vitobha Munigala, Nicholas Phan, Dhaval Sonawane, Sneha Srinivasan, Sudarshan R. Thitte, mitesh vasa, Ramiya Venkatachalam, Vinitha Yaski and Huaiyu Zhu

Cost-effective Deployment of BERT Models in Serverless Environment
Marek Suppa, Katarína Benešová and Andrej Švec

An Empirical Study of Generating Texts for Search Engine Advertising
Hidetaka Kamigaito, Peinan Zhang, Hiroya Takamura and Manabu Okumura