Alla Rozovskaya

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In this paper, we present a corrected and errortagged corpus of essays written by non-native speakers of English. The corpus contains 63000 words and includes data by learners of English of nine first language backgrounds. The annotation was performed at the sentence level and involved correcting all errors in the sentence. Error classification includes(More)
This paper describes a supervised, knowledge-intensive approach to the automatic identification of semantic relations between nominals in English sentences. The system employs different sets of new and previously used lexical, syntactic, and semantic features extracted from various knowledge sources. At SemEval 2007 the system achieved an F-measure of 72.4%(More)
The CoNLL-2014 shared task is an extension of last year’s shared task and focuses on correcting grammatical errors in essays written by non-native learners of English. In this paper, we describe the Illinois-Columbia system that participated in the shared task. Our system ranked second on the original annotations and first on the revised annotations. The(More)
We describe the University of Illinois (UI) system that participated in the Helping Our Own (HOO) 2012 shared task, which focuses on correcting preposition and determiner errors made by non-native English speakers. The task consisted of three metrics: Detection, Recognition, and Correction, and measured performance before and after additional revisions to(More)
We present a summary of the first shared task on automatic text correction for Arabic text. The shared task received 18 systems submissions from nine teams in six countries and represented a diversity of approaches. Our report includes an overview of the QALB corpus which was the source of the datasets used for training and evaluation, an overview of(More)
This paper presents Illinois-Coref, a system for coreference resolution that participated in the CoNLL-2011 shared task. We investigate two inference methods, Best-Link and All-Link, along with their corresponding, pairwise and structured, learning protocols. Within these, we provide a flexible architecture for incorporating linguistically-motivated(More)
In this paper, we describe the University of Illinois system that participated in Helping Our Own (HOO), a shared task in text correction. We target several common errors, such as articles, prepositions, word choice, and punctuation errors, and we describe the approaches taken to address each error type. Our system is based on a combination of classifiers,(More)