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TimeML: Robust Specification of Event and Temporal Expressions in Text
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We provide a description of TimeML, a rich specification language for event and temporal expressions in natural language text, developed in the context of the AQUAINT program on Question Answering Systems. Expand
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SemEval-2007 Task 15: TempEval Temporal Relation Identification
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The TempEval task proposes a simple way to evaluate automatic extraction of temporal relations. Expand
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The Specification Language TimeML
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We provide a description of TimeML, a rich specification language for event and temporal expressions in natural language text, developed in the context of the AQUAINT program on Question Answering Systems. Expand
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'Beating the news' with EMBERS: forecasting civil unrest using open source indicators
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We describe the design, implementation, and evaluation of EMBERS, an automated, 24x7 continuous system for forecasting civil unrest across 10 countries of Latin America using open source indicators such as tweets, news sources, blogs, economic indicators, and other data sources. Expand
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Automatic Identification of Non-Compositional Multi-Word Expressions using Latent Semantic Analysis
Making use of latent semantic analysis, we explore the hypothesis that local linguistic context can serve to identify multi-word expressions that have non-compositional meanings. We propose thatExpand
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Annotating, Extracting and Reasoning About Time and Events
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The main focus of the seminar was on TimeML-based temporal annotation and reasoning. Expand
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Toward Fine-grained Annotation of Modality in Text
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We present a linguistically-informed schema for annotating modal expressions and describe its application to a subset of the MPQA corpus of English texts. Expand
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The Non-Subject Bias of German Demonstrative Pronouns
This paper presents evidence from both corpus studies and psycholinguistic experiments regarding the referential preferences of German personal pronouns (er sie, es) and demonstrative pronouns (der,Expand
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Event arguments, adverb selection, and the Stative Adverb Gap ∗
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The central issue here is how to account for a particular case of verb-adverb selection in which stative verbs combine with so few types of adverbials because they lack an eventuality argument. Expand
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A Modal Account of the English Present Perfect Puzzle
There is, however, a pragmatic distinction between ( 1a) and ( lb) , which is some­ times described as ( la) 's having a sort of "current relevance." In contrast to simple past tense sentences,Expand
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