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2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing the use of character-level translation with sparse and noisy datasets

Tiedemann, J. & Nakov, P., 2013, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 676-684 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
54 Citations (Scopus)

A non-IID framework for collaborative filtering with Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Georgiev, K. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2013, 30th International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2013. PART 3 ed. International Machine Learning Society (IMLS), p. 2185-2193 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Collaborative filtering
rating
evaluation
9 Citations (Scopus)

A tale about PRO and monsters

Nakov, P., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 1 Jan 2013, ACL 2013 - 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

acceptance
cause
learning
time
Cut
2 Citations (Scopus)

Parameter optimization for statistical machine translation: It pays to learn from hard examples

Nakov, P., Khalid Al Obaidli, F., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 2013, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 504-510 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface mount technology
2012
31 Citations (Scopus)

Combining word-level and character-level models for machine translation between closely-related languages

Nakov, P. & Tiedemann, J., 1 Dec 2012, 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2012 - Proceedings of the Conference. Vol. 2. p. 301-305 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations (Scopus)

Feature-rich part-of-speech tagging for morphologically complex languages: Application to bulgarian

Georgiev, G., Zhikov, V., Osenova, P., Simov, K. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2012, EACL 2012 - 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 492-502 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Syntactics
Linguistics
Experiments
25 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing for sentence-level BLEU+1 yields short translations

Nakov, P., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 1 Dec 2012, 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics - Proceedings of COLING 2012: Technical Papers. p. 1979-1994 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ranking
penalty
trend
Electric grounding
scaling
10 Citations (Scopus)

Source language adaptation for resource-poor machine translation

Wang, P., Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2012, EMNLP-CoNLL 2012 - 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 286-296 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

Combining relational and attributional similarity for semantic relation classification

Nakov, P. & Kozareva, Z., 2011, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 323-330 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Classifiers
Semantics
14 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale noun compound interpretation using bootstrapping and the web as a corpus

Kim, S. N. & Nakov, P., 3 Oct 2011, EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 648-658 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
Statistics
Processing
10 Citations (Scopus)

Translating from morphologically complex languages: A paraphrase-based approach

Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2011, ACL-HLT 2011 - Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. Vol. 1. p. 1298-1307 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

language
experiment
evaluation
Paraphrase
Translating
2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid morpheme-word representation for machine translation of morphologically rich languages

Luong, M. T., Nakov, P. & Kan, M. Y., 1 Dec 2010, EMNLP 2010 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 148-157 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

96 Citations (Scopus)

SemEval-2010 task 8: Multi-way classification of semantic relations between pairs of nominals

Hendrickx, I., Kim, S. N., Kozareva, Z., Nakov, P., Séaghdha, D. O., Padó, S., Pennacchiotti, M., Romano, L. & Szpakowicz, S., 1 Jan 2010, ACL 2010 - SemEval 2010 - 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 33-38 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Categorical or nominal
Semantics
Testbeds
Testbed
Standards
17 Citations (Scopus)

SemEval-2010 task 9: The interpretation of noun compounds using paraphrasing verbs and prepositions

Butnariu, C., Seaghdha, D. O., Kim, S. N., Szpakowicz, S., Nakov, P. & Veale, T., 1 Jan 2010, ACL 2010 - SemEval 2010 - 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Malaria
Interpretation
Meaning
Background
Form
2009
13 Citations (Scopus)

Feature-rich named entity recognition for bulgarian using conditional random fields

Georgiev, G., Nakov, P., Ganchev, K., Osenova, P. & Simov, K., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 113-117 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Syntactics
43 Citations (Scopus)

Improved statistical machine translation for resource-poor languages using related resource-rich languages

Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2009, EMNLP 2009 - Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: A Meeting of SIGDAT, a Special Interest Group of ACL, Held in Conjunction with ACL-IJCNLP 2009. p. 1358-1367 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations (Scopus)

Language-independent sentiment analysis using subjectivity and positional information

Raychev, V. & Nakov, P., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 360-364 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Linguistics

Unsupervised extraction of false friends from parallel bi-texts using the Web as a corpus

Nakov, S., Nakov, P. & Paskaleva, E., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 292-298 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
Glossaries
Search engines
Statistics
Experiments
2008
24 Citations (Scopus)

Noun compound interpretation using paraphrasing verbs: Feasibility study

Nakov, P., 25 Sep 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 5253 LNAI. p. 103-117 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5253 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
Malaria
Apple
Stem Cells
Stem cells
41 Citations (Scopus)

Solving relational similarity problems using the web as a corpus

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M. A., 1 Dec 2008, ACL-08: HLT - 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 452-460 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
semantics
Linguistics
Classifiers
linguistics
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Improved word alignments using the Web as a corpus

Nakov, P., Nakov, S. & Paskaleva, E., 2007, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2007-January. p. 400-405 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vector spaces
Glossaries
2006

Biotext team report for the TREC 2006 genomics track

Divoli, A., Hearst, M. A., Nakov, P., Schwartz, A. & Ksikes, A., 2006, NIST Special Publication.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Genomics
33 Citations (Scopus)

Using verbs to characterize noun-noun relations

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 30 Oct 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4183 LNCS. p. 233-244 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 4183 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Search Engine
Search engines
Semantics
Web Search
Predicate
2005
16 Citations (Scopus)

A study of using search engine page hits as a proxy for n-gram frequencies

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 2005, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2005-January. p. 347-353 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Search engines
Linguistics
44 Citations (Scopus)

Search engine statistics beyond the n-gram: Application to noun compound bracketing

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, CoNLL 2005 - Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

gold standard
Syntactics
Search engines
search engine
Semantics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting annotation layers for natural language processing

Nakov, P., Schwartz, A., Wolf, B. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, ACL-05 - 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

language
flexibility
Natural Language Processing
Layer
Annotation
49 Citations (Scopus)

Using the web as an implicit training set: Application to structural ambiguity resolution

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, HLT/EMNLP 2005 - Human Language Technology Conference and Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 835-842 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Labels
Search engines
2001
6 Citations (Scopus)

Latent semantic analysis for german literature investigation

Nakov, P., 1 Dec 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 2206 LNCS. p. 834-841 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2206 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Latent Semantic Analysis
Semantics
Alike
Person
Experiments
2000
10 Citations (Scopus)

Latent semantic analysis of textual data

Nakov, P., 1 Jun 2000, Proceedings of the Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies, CompSysTech 2000. Smrikarov, A. & Rachev, B. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 5031-5035 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
semantics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Web personalization using extended boolean operations with latent semantic indexing

Nakov, P., 2000, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 1904. p. 189-198 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 1904).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Latent Semantic Indexing
Boolean Operation
Personalization
Semantics
Information retrieval