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Prof. dr. K. (Khalil) Sima'an

Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
ILLC

Bezoekadres
  • Science Park 904
  • Kamernummer: F2.06
Postadres
  • Postbus 94242
    1090 GE Amsterdam
  • Publicaties

    2018

    • Rios, M., Aziz, W., & Sima'an, K. (2018). Deep Generative Model for Joint Alignment and Word Representation. In M. Walker, H. Ji, & A. Stent (Eds.), NAACL-HLT 2018 : The 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies: proceedings of the conference : June 1-June 6, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana (Vol. 1, pp. 1011-1023). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/N18-1092 [details]

    2017

    • Bastings, J., Titov, I., Aziz, W., Marcheggiani, D., & Sima'an, K. (2017). Graph Convolutional Encoders for Syntax-aware Neural Machine Translation. In M. Palmer, R. Hwa, & S. Riedel (Eds.), Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: emnlp20017 : Copenhagen, Denmark, September 7-11, 2017 : conference proceedings: September 9-11, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark (pp. 1957-1967). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/D17-1209 [details]
    • Cuong, H., & Sima'an, K. (2017). A survey of domain adaptation for statistical machine translation. Machine Translation, 31(4), 187-224. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10590-018-9216-8 [details]
    • Cuong, H., & Sima'an, K. (2017). Induction of latent domains in heterogeneous corpora: a case study of word alignment. Machine Translation, 31(4), 225-249. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10590-018-9215-9 [details]
    • Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2017). Alternative objective functions for training MT evaluation metrics. In R. Barzilay, & M-Y. Kan (Eds.), The 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: proceedings of the Conference : July 30-August 4, 2017, Vancouver, Canada (Vol. 2, pp. 20-25). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/P17-2004 [details]

    2016

    • Arnoult, S. I., & Sima'an, K. (2016). Factoring Adjunction in Hierarchical Phrase-Based SMT. In Proceedings of the 2nd Deep Machine Translation Workshop
    • Daiber, J., Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2016). Universal Reordering via Linguistic Typology. In Y. Matsumoto, & R. Prasad (Eds.), Proceedings of COLING 2016: technical papers: the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics : Osaka, Japan, December 11-17 2016 (pp. 3167-3176). The COLING 2016 Organizing Committee. [details]
    • Daiber, J., Stanojević, M., Aziz, W., & Sima'an, K. (2016). Examining the Relationship between Preordering and Word Order Freedom in Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the First Conference on Machine Translation: Berlin, Germany, August 11-12, 2016 (Vol. 1, pp. 118-130). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/W16-2213 [details]
    • Schulz, P., Aziz, W., & Sima'an, K. (2016). Word Alignment without NULL words. In K. Erk, & N. A. Smith (Eds.), The 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics : ACL 2016: proceedings of the conference : August 7-12, 2016, Berlin Germany (Vol. 2, pp. 169-174). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/P16-2028 [details]

    2015

    • Arnoult, S. I., & Sima'an, K. (2015). Modelling the Adjunct/Argument Distinction in Hierarchical Phrase-Based SMT. In Proceedings of the 1st Deep Machine Translation Workshop (DMTW 2015) (pp. 2-11). Praha, Czech Republic,.
    • Cuong, H., & Simaan, K. (2015). Latent Domain Word Alignment for Heterogeneous Corpora. In R. Mihalcea, J. Chai, & A. Sarkar (Eds.), NAACL HLT 2015: The 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies: Proceedings of the Conference : May 31-June 5, 2015, Denver, Colorado, USA (pp. 398-408). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Daiber, J., & Sima'an, K. (2015). Machine Translation with Source-Predicted Target Morphology. In Y. Al-Onaizan, & W. Lewis (Eds.), Proceedings of MT Summit XV. - Vol. 1: MT Researchers' Track: MT Summit XV : October 30-November 3, 2015, Miami, FL, USA (pp. 283-296). Association for Machine Translation in the Americas. [details]
    • Daiber, J., & Simaan, K. (2015). Delimiting Morphosyntactic Search Space with Source-Side Reordering Models. In Jan Hajič, & António Branco (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Deep Machine Translation Workshop (Vol. 1, pp. 29-38). Prague, Czech Republic: Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Praha, Czech Republic.
    • Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2015). Reordering Grammar induction. In L. Márquez, C. Callison-Burch, & J. Su (Eds.), EMNLP 2015 Lisbon : conference proceedings: September 17-21 : Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (pp. 44-54). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]

    2014

    • Arnoult, S., & Sima'an, K. (2014). How Synchronous are Adjuncts in Translation Data? In D. Wu, M. Carpuat, X. Carreras, & E. M. Vecchi (Eds.), Proceedings of SSST-8 : Eighth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation: EMNLP 2014/SIGMT/SIGLEX Workshop : 25 October, 2014, Doha, Qatar (pp. 157-165). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Bastings, J., & Sima'an, K. (2014). All Fragments Count in Parser Evaluation. In N. Calzolari, K. Choukri, T. Declerck, H. Loftsson, B. Maegaard, J. Mariani, A. Moreno, J. Odijk, ... S. Piperidis (Eds.), Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) 2014: May 26-31, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland : proceedings (pp. 78-82). Paris: European Language Resources Association (ELRA). [details]
    • Cuong, H., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Latent Domain Phrase-based Models for Adaptation. In A. Moschitti, B. Pang, & W. Daelemans (Eds.), EMNLP 2014: the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods In Natural Language Processing: proceedings of the conference: October 25-29, 2014, Doha, Qatar (pp. 566-576). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Cuong, H., & Simaan, K. (2014). Latent Domain Translation Models in Mix-of-Domains Haystack. In J. Tsujii, & J. Hajic (Eds.), COLING 2014: the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: proceedings of COLING 2014 : technical papers: August 23-29, 2014, Dublin, Ireland (pp. 1928-1939). Sroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Deoskar, T., Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Learning structural dependencies of words in the Zipfian Tail. Journal of Logic and Computation, 24(2), 433-453. https://doi.org/10.1093/logcom/exs062 [details]
    • Maillette de Buij Wenniger, G., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Bilingual Markov Reordering Labels for Hierarchical SMT. In D. Wu, M. Carpuat, X. Carreras, & E. M. Vecchi (Eds.), Proceedings of SSST-8 : Eighth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation: EMNLP 2014/SIGMT/SIGLEX Workshop : 25 October, 2014, Doha, Qatar (pp. 11-21). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Maillette de Buy Wenniger, G., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Visualization, Search and Analysis of Hierarchical Translation Equivalence in Machine Translation Data. The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, 101(1), 43-54. https://doi.org/10.2478/pralin-2014-0003 [details]
    • Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2014). BEER: BEtter Evaluation as Ranking. In O. Bojar, C. Buck, C. Federmann, B. Haddow, P. Koehn, C. Monz, M. Post, ... L. Specia (Eds.), ACL 2014: Ninth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation: proceedings of the workshop: June 26-27, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (pp. 414-419). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Evaluating Word Order Recursively over Permutation-Forests. In D. Wu, M. Carpuat, X. Carreras, & E. M. Vecchi (Eds.), Proceedings of SSST-8 : Eighth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation: EMNLP 2014/SIGMT/SIGLEX Workshop : 25 October, 2014, Doha, Qatar (pp. 138-147). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Stanojević, M., & Sima'an, K. (2014). Fitting Sentence Level Translation Evaluation with Many Dense Features. In A. Moschitti, B. Pang, & W. Daelemans (Eds.), EMNLP 2014: the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods In Natural Language Processing: proceedings of the conference: October 25-29, 2014, Doha, Qatar (pp. 202-206). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]

    2013

    • Maillette de Buij Wenniger, G., & Sima'an, K. (2013). A Formal Characterization of Parsing Word Alignments by Synchronous Grammars with Empirical Evidence to the ITG Hypothesis. In M. Carpuat, L. Specia, & D. Wu (Eds.), Proceedings of SSST-7 : Seventh Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation: SIGMT/SIGLEX Workshop : The 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (pp. 58-67). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Maillette de Buij Wenniger, G., & Sima'an, K. (2013). Hierarchical Alignment Decomposition Labels for Hiero Grammar Rules. In M. Carpuat, L. Specia, & D. Wu (Eds.), Proceedings of SSST-7 : Seventh Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation: SIGMT/SIGLEX Workshop : The 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (pp. 19-28). Stroudsburg, PA: The Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]

    2012

    • Arnoult, S., & Sima'an, K. (2012). Adjunct alignment in translation data with an application to phrase-based statistical machine translation. In M. Cettolo, M. Federico, L. Specia, & A. Way (Eds.), EAMT 2012: proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation: Trento, Italy, May 28th-30th 2012 (pp. 287-294). [S.l.]: Fondazione Bruno Kessler. [details]
    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'An, K. (2012). Statistical translation after source reordering: Oracles, context-aware models, and empirical analysis. Natural Language Engineering, 18(4), 491-519. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1351324912000162 [details]

    2011

    • Deoskar, T., Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2011). Learning Structural Dependencies of Words in the Zipfian Tail. In H. Bunt, J. Nivre, & Ö. Çetinoğlu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies: IWPT 2011 : October 5-7, 2011, Dublin City University (pp. 80-91). New Brunswick, NJ: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2011). Efficient accurate syntactic direct translation models: one tree at a time. Machine Translation, 26(1-2), 121-136. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10590-011-9116-7 [details]
    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2011). Context-sensitive syntactic source-reordering by statistical transduction. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP'11): Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 8-13, 2011 (pp. 38-46). Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing. [details]
    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2011). ILLC-UvA translation system for EMNLP-WMT 2011. In 6th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation 2011: (WMT 2011), held at EMNLP 2011: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 30-31 July 2011 (pp. 413-419). Red Hook, NY: Curran. [details]
    • Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2011). Learning Hierarchical Translation Structure with Linguistic Annotations. In Y. Matsumoto, & R. Mihalcea (Eds.), ACL HLT 2011 : The 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies: proceedings of the conference : 19-24 June, 2011, Portland, Oregon, USA (Vol. 1, pp. 642-652). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]

    2010

    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2010). A discriminative syntactic model for source permutation via tree transduction. In D. Wu (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-4), Beijing, China (pp. 92-100) [details]
    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2010). Source reordering using MaxEnt classifiers and supertags. In F. Yvon, & V. Hansen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT'10) (pp. 292-299) [details]
    • Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2010). The ILLC-UvA SMT System for IWSLT 2010. In M. Federico, I. Lane, M. Paul, F. Yvon, & J. Mariani (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT'10): Paris, December 2nd and 3rd, 2010 (pp. 197-203) [details]
    • Maillette de Buy Wenniger, G., Khalilov, M., & Sima'an, K. (2010). A toolkit for visualizing the coherence of tree-based reordering with word-alignments. The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, 94, 97-106. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10108-010-0024-4 [details]
    • Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2010). Learning probabilistic synchronous CFGs for phrase-based translation. In CoNLL-2010 : Fourteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: proceedings of the conference : 15-16 July 2010, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (pp. 117-125). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]
    • Tsarfaty, R., & Sima'an, K. (2010). Modeling morphosyntactic agreement in constituency-based parsing of modern Hebrew. In Proceedings of the first workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages (SPMRL 2010) at NAACL HLT 2010, Los Angeles, CA (pp. 40-48). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]

    2009

    • Deoskar, T., Rooth, M., & Sima'an, K. (2009). Smoothing fine-grained PCFG lexicons. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT) (pp. 214-217). Morristown, NJ: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]
    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2009). A syntactified direct translation model with linear-time decoding. In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2009): Volume 3 (pp. 1182-1191). Morristown, NJ: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]
    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2009). Lexicalized semi-incremental dependency parsing. In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2009), 14-16 September 2009, Borovets, Bulgaria [details]
    • Tsarfaty, R., Sima'an, K., & Scha, R. (2009). An alternative to head-driven approaches for parsing a (relatively) free word-order language. In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: a meeting of SIGDAT, a special interest group of ACL : 6-7 August 2009, Singapore, held in conjunction with ACL-IJCNLP 2009 (Vol. 2, pp. 842-851). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]

    2008

    • Bar-Haim, R., Sima'an, K., & Winter, Y. (2008). Part-of-speech tagging of Modern Hebrew text. Natural Language Engineering, 14(2), 223-251. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135132490700455X [details]
    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2008). A syntactic language model based on incremental CCG parsing. In SLT 2008: 2008 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology: Proceedings (pp. 205-208). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/SLT.2008.4777876 [details]
    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2008). Syntactically lexicalized phrase-based SMT. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 16(7), 1260-1273. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASL.2008.925870 [details]
    • Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2008). Phrase translation probabilities with ITG priors and smoothing as learning objective. In EMNLP 2008: 2008 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: Proceedings of the conference (pp. 630-639). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]
    • Plank, B., & Sima'an, K. (2008). Parsing with subdomain instance weighting from raw corpora. Interspeech, 9, 2540. [details]
    • Plank, B., & Sima'an, K. (2008). Subdomain sensitive statistical parsing using raw corpora. In LREC 2008: Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation: Proceedings (pp. 465-469). European Language Resources Association (ELRA). [details]
    • Sima'an, K., & Mylonakis, M. (2008). Better statistical estimation can benefit all phrases in phrase-based statistical machine translation. In SLT 2008: 2008 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology: Proceedings (pp. 237-240). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/SLT.2008.4777884 [details]
    • Tsarfaty, R., & Sima'an, K. (2008). Relational-realizational parsing. In Coling 2008: 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of the conference: Volume 1 (pp. 889-896). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]

    2007

    • Hassan, H., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2007). Supertagged Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computional Linguistics (ACL'07) (pp. 288-295). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). [details]
    • Mansour, S., Sima'an, K., & Winter, Y. (2007). Smoothing a Lexicon-based POS tagger for Arabic and Hebrew. In Proceedings of ACL 2007 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages: Common Issues and Resources (pp. 97-103). Prague, Czech Republic: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Mylonakis, M., & Sima'an, K. (2007). Translation Lexicon Estimates from Non-Parallel Corpora Pairs. In D. J. E. Dastani, M. (Ed.), Proceedings Belgian-Netherlands AI Conference (BNAIC) (pp. 237-244). Utrecht. [details]
    • Mylonakis, M., Sima'an, K., & Hwa, R. (2007). Unsupervised Estimation for Noisy-Channel Models. ACM International Conference Proceedings Series, 227, 665-672. [details]
    • Tsarfaty, R., & Sima'an, K. (2007). Accurate Unlexicalized Parsing for Modern Hebrew. In V. Matoušek, & P. Mautner (Eds.), Text, Speech and Dialogue: 10th International Conference, TSD 2007, Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 3-7, 2007 : proceedings (pp. 39-47). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 4629), (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence). Berlin: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74628-7_8 [details]
    • Tsarfaty, R., & Sima'an, K. (2007). Three-Dimensional Parametrization for Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT'07). (pp. 156-167). Prague, Czech Republic: Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]

    2006

    • Bar-Haim, R., Sima'an, K., & Winter, Y. (2006). Choosing an Optimal Architecture for Segmentation and POS-Tagging of Modern Hebrew. In Proceedings of ACL 2005 Association for Computational Linguistics. [details]
    • Hassan, H., Hearne, M., Sima'an, K., & Way, A. (2006). Syntactic Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings IEEE/ACL first International Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT) Aruba. [details]
    • Hwa, R., Nichols, C., & Sima'an, K. (2006). Corpus Variations for Translation Lexicon Induction. In Proceedings of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA 2006) (pp. 74-81). Cambridge, ,USA. [details]
    • Prescher, D. H. J. K., Scha, R. J. H., Sima'an, K., & Zollman, A. (2006). What are Treebank Grammars? In proceedings of the Belgian-Netherlands Artificial Intelligence Conference (BNAIC) Namur, Belgium. [details]

    2007

    • Tsarfaty, R., & Sima'an, K. (2007). Dimensions of Parameterization for Modern Hebrew Statistical Parsing. In Proceedings Bar Ilan Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (BISFAI 2007) Tel Aviv, Israel. [details]

    2006

    • Chiang, D., Diab, R. M., Habash, N., Hwa, R., Levy, R., Rambow, O., & Sima'an, K. (2006). Parsing Arabic Dialects. (The Johns Hopkins Summer Workshop Series on Natural Language Engineering). Baltimore, U.S.A.: Johns Hopkins University. [details]
    • Sima'an, K., de Rijke, M., Scha, R. J. H., & van Son, R. J. J. H. (2006). Proceedings of the 16th CLIN. (Proceedings of CLIN). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

    2017

    • Hoàng, C. (2017). Latent domain models for statistical machine translation. [details]
    • Stanojević , M. (2017). Permutation forests for modeling word order in machine translation. [details]
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