Aoife Cahill

Computational Linguist

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2016

  • Courtney Napoles, Aoife Cahill and Nitin Madnani (2016). The Effect of Multiple Grammatical Errors on Processing Non-Native Writing In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 1-11, San Diego, CA, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Nitin Madnani, Michael Heilman and Aoife Cahill (2016) Model Combination for Correcting Preposition Selection Errors In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 136-141, San Diego, CA, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Anastassia Loukina and Aoife Cahill (2016) Automated scoring across different modalities In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 130-135, San Diego, CA, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Nitin Madnani, Aoife Cahill and Brian Riordan (2016) Automatically Scoring Tests of Proficiency in Music Instruction In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 217-222, San Diego, CA, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Radu Tudor Ionescu, Marius Popescu and Aoife Cahill (2016) String Kernels for Native Language Identification: Insights from Behind the Curtains To appear in Computational Linguistics

  • James V. Bruno, Aoife Cahill and Binod Gyawali (2016). A protocol for annotating parser differences (Research Report No. RR-16-02). Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ets2.12086 [pdf]

2015

  • Aoife Cahill (2015) Parsing Learner Text: to Shoehorn or not to Shoehorn Proceedings of The 9th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, pages 144-147, Denver, Colorado, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Shervin Malmasi and Aoife Cahill (2015) Measuring Feature Diversity in Native Language Identification Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 49-55, Denver, Colorado, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Torsten Zesch, Michael Heilman and Aoife Cahill (2015) Reducing Annotation Efforts in Supervised Short Answer Scoring Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 124-132, Denver, Colorado, USA [pdf] [bib]
  • Nitin Madnani, Martin Chodorow, Aoife Cahill, Melissa Lopez, Yoko Futagi and Yigal Attali (2015) Preliminary Experiments on Crowdsourced Evaluation of Feedback Granularity Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 162-171, Denver, Colorado, USA [pdf] [bib]

2014

  • Radu Tudor Ionescu, Marius Popescu and Aoife Cahill (2014) Can characters reveal your native language? A language-independent approach to native language identification Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 1363-1373, Doha, Qatar [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill, Binod Gyawali and James V. Bruno (2014) Self-Training for Parsing Learner Text In Proceedings of the First Joint Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages and Syntactic Analysis of Non-Canonical Languages (SPMRL-SANCL), pages 66-73, Dublin, Ireland. [pdf] [bib]
  • Michael Heilman, Aoife Cahill, Nitin Madnani, Melissa Lopez, Matthew Mulholland and Joel Tetreault (2014) Predicting Grammaticality on an Ordinal Scale Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers), pages 174-180, Baltimore, MD. [pdf] [bib] [data set]
  • Nitin Madnani and Aoife Cahill (2014) An Explicit Feedback System for Preposition Errors based on Wikipedia Revisions Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 79-88, Baltimore, MD. [pdf] [bib]
  • Fabienne Cap, Alexander Fraser, Marion Weller and Aoife Cahill (2014) How to Produce Unseen Teddy Bears: Improved Morphological Processing of Compounds in SMT Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), pages 579-587, Gothenburg, Sweden. [pdf] [bib]
  • Derrick Higgins, Chris Brew, Michael Heilman, Ramon Ziai, Lei Chen, Aoife Cahill, Michael Flor, Nitin Madnani, Joel Tetreault, Daniel Blanchard, Diane Napolitano, Chong Min Lee and John Blackmore (2014) Is getting the right answer just about choosing the right words? The role of syntactically-informed features in short answer scoring arXiv preprint arXiv:1403.0801 [pdf]

2013

  • Aoife Cahill, Nitin Madnani, Joel Tetreault and Diane Napolitano (2013) Robust Systems for Preposition Error Correction Using Wikipedia Revisions In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, pages 507-517, Atlanta, GA [pdf] [bib] [download preposition error corpus]
  • Aoife Cahill, Martin Chodorow, Susanne Wolff and Nitin Madnani (2013) Detecting Missing Hyphens in Learner Text In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 300-305, Atlanta GA [pdf] [bib]
  • Joel Tetreault, Daniel Blanchard and Aoife Cahill (2013) A Report on the First Native Language Identification Shared Task In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, pages 48-57, Atlanta GA [pdf] [bib]
  • Daniel Blanchard, Joel Tetreault, Derrick Higgins, Aoife Cahill and Martin Chodorow (2013) TOEFL11: A Corpus of Non-Native English Educational Testing Service Research Report No. RR-13-24 [pdf] [LDC download link]
  • Lili Kotlerman, Nitin Madnani and Aoife Cahill (2013) ParaQuery: Making Sense of Paraphrase Collections Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations, pages 145-150, Sofia, Bulgaria [pdf] [bib]
  • Alexander Fraser, Marion Weller, Aoife Cahill and Fabienne Cap (2013) NECTAR: Modeling Inflection and Word-Formation in SMT In Proceedings of the International Conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology, Darmstadt, Germany.

2012

  • Aoife Cahill and Arndt Riester (2012) Automatically Acquiring Fine-Grained Information Status Distinctions in German In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 232-236, Seoul, South Korea [pdf] [bib]
  • Joel Tetreault, Daniel Blanchard, Aoife Cahill and Martin Chodorow (2012) Native Tongues;Lost and Found: Resources and Empirical Evaluations in Native Language Identification In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, pages 2585-2602, Mumbai, India [pdf] [bib]
  • Michael Heilman, Aoife Cahill and Joel Tetreault (2012) Precision Isn't Everything: A Hybrid Approach to Grammatical Error Detection In Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Building Educational Applications Using NLP, pages 233-241, Montreal, Canada [pdf] [bib]
  • Alex Fraser, Marion Weller, Aoife Cahill, and Fabienne Cap (2012) Modeling Inflection and Word-Formation in SMT In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 664-674, Avignon, France [pdf] [bib]
  • Sina Zarrieß, Aoife Cahill and Jonas Kuhn (2012) To what extent does sentence-internal realisation reflect discourse context? A study on word order In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 767-776, Avignon, France [pdf] [bib]

2011

  • Sina Zarrieß, Aoife Cahill and Jonas Kuhn (2011) Underspecifying and Predicting Voice for Surface Realisation Ranking In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011), pages 1007-1017, Portland, Oregon. [pdf] [bib]

2010

  • Özlem Çetinoğlu , Jennifer Foster , Joakim Nivre, Deirdre Hogan, Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith (2010) LFG without C-structures In Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories. Tartu, Estonia [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill and Martin Forst (2010) Human Evaluation of a German Surface Realisation Ranker In Emiel Krahmer and Mariet Theune (eds.), Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation, pages 201 - 221. Springer, 2010. [download link]
  • Sina Zarrieß, Aoife Cahill, Jonas Kuhn and Christian Rohrer (2010) Cross-Lingual Induction for Deep Broad-Coverage Syntax: A Case Study on German Participles In Proceedings of COLING 2010, pages 1426 - 1434, Beijing, China [pdf] [bib]
  • Sina Zarrieß, Aoife Cahill, Jonas Kuhn and Christian Rohrer (2010) A Cross-Lingual Induction Technique for German Adverbial Participles In Proceedings of the ACL 2010 Workshop on NLP and Linguistics: Finding the Common Ground, pages 34 - 42, Uppsala, Sweden [pdf] [bib]

2009

  • Aoife Cahill and Arndt Riester (2009) Incorporating Information Status into Generation Ranking In Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP (ACL-IJCNLP 2009), pages 817-825, Singapore [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill (2009) Correlating Human and Automatic Evaluation of a German Surface Realiser In Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2009 Conference Short Papers (ACL-IJCNLP 2009), pages 97--100, Singapore [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill, Uli Heid, Christian Rohrer, and Marion Weller (2009) Using tri-lexical dependencies in LFG parse disambiguation In the Proceedings of the LFG 09 Conference. Cambridge, England, pages 208-221. [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill and Martin Forst (2009) Human Evaluation of a German Surface Realisation Ranker In Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL 2009), pages 112 - 120, Athens, Greece, March. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf] [bib]

2008

  • Aoife Cahill, Michael Burke, Ruth O'Donovan, Stefan Riezler, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2008) Wide-Coverage Deep Statistical Parsing using Automatic Dependency Structure Annotation in Computational Linguistics, Vol. 34, No. 1, pages 81-124 [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, John T. Maxwell III, Paul Meurer, Christian Rohrer and Victoria Rosén (2008) Speeding up LFG Parsing using C-Structure Pruning , in Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Grammar Engineering Across Frameworks, pages 33 - 40, Manchester, England [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill (2008) Treebank-Based Probabilistic Phrase Structure Parsing in Language and Linguistics Compass 2 (1), 18-40. [download link]

2007

  • Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Michael Burke, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2007) Deriving Quasi-Logical Forms from F-Structures for the Penn Treebank, in (eds.) Harry Bunt et. al. Computing Meaning, Vol-3, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pages 33-54 (based on revised and extended version of Cahill et al. 2003) [download link]
  • Aoife Cahill, Tracy Holloway King and John T. Maxwell III (2007) Pruning the Search Space of a Hand-Crafted Parsing System with a Probabilistic Parser In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Deep Linguistic Processing, pages 65-72, Prague, Czech Republic [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill, Martin Forst and Christian Rohrer (2007) Stochastic Realisation Ranking for a Free Word Order Language In Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, pages 17-24 [pdf] [bib]
  • Deirdre Hogan, Conor Cafferkey, Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith (2007) Exploiting Multi-Word Units in History-Based Probabilistic Generation In Proceedings of The 2007 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, pages 267-276, Prague, Czech Republic [pdf] [bib]
  • Aoife Cahill, Martin Forst and Christian Rohrer (2007) Designing Features for Parse Disambiguation and Realisation Ranking In Proceedings of the 12th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference, pages 128 - 147, Stanford, CA [pdf]

2006

  • Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith (2006) Robust PCFG-Based Generation using Automatically Acquired LFG Approximations, In Proceedings of the joint conference of the International Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for Computational Linguistics 2006, Sydney, Australia, pages 1033-1040 [pdf] [bib]
  • John Judge, Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith (2006) QuestionBank: Creating a Corpus of Parse-Annotated Questions, In Proceedings of the joint conference of the International Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for Computational Linguistics 2006, Sydney, Australia, pages 497-504 [pdf] [bib]

2005

  • Ruth O'Donovan, Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2005) Large-Scale Induction and Evaluation of Lexical Resources from the Penn-II and Penn-III Treebanks, Computational Linguistics, pages 329 - 366, 2005 [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, Martin Forst, Michael Burke, Mairéad McCarthy, Ruth O'Donovan, Christian Rohrer, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2005) Treebank-Based Acquisition of Multilingual Unification Grammar Resources In Journal of Research on Language and Computation; Special Issue on "Shared Representations in Multilingual Grammar Engineering", (eds.) E. Bender, D. Flickinger, F. Fouvry and M. Siegel, Kluwer Academic Press, pages 247 - 279 [download link]
  • Ruth O'Donovan, Aoife Cahill, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2005) Automatic Acquisition of Spanish LFG Resources from the CAST3LB Treebank In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on LFG, Bergen, Norway, pages 334-352 [pdf]
  • John Judge, Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Ruth O'Donovan, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2005) Strong Domain Variation and Treebank-Induced LFG Resources In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on LFG, Bergen, Norway, pages 186-204 [pdf]
  • Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2005) Evaluating Automatically Acquired F-structures against PropBank In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on LFG, Bergen, Norway, pages 84-99 [pdf]

2004

  • Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Ruth O'Donovan, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2004) Evaluating Automatic F-Structure Annotation for the Penn-II Treebank In Journal of Language and Computation; Special Issue on "Treebanks and Linguistic Theories", (eds.) E. Hinrichs and K.Simov, Kluwer Academic Press. 2004. pages 523-547 [download link]
  • Aoife Cahill (2004) Parsing with Automatically Acquired, Wide-Coverage, Robust, Probabilistic LFG Approximations Ph.D. Thesis. School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland [pdf]
  • Michael Burke, Olivia Lam, Aoife Cahill, Rowena Chan, Ruth O'Donovan, Adams Bodomo, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2004) Treebank-Based Acquisition of a Chinese Lexical-Functional Grammar In Proceedings of the PACLIC-18 Conference, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, pages 161-172 [pdf]
  • Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Ruth O'Donovan, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2004) The Evaluation of an Automatic Annotation Algorithm against the PARC 700 Dependency Bank In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on LFG, Christchurch, New Zealand, pages 101-121 [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, Michael Burke, Ruth O'Donovan, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2004) Long-Distance Dependency Resolution in Automatically Acquired Wide-Coverage PCFG-Based LFG Approximations, In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-04), July 21-26, pages 320-327, Barcelona, Spain [pdf] [bib]
  • Ruth O'Donovan, Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Josef van Genabith, and Andy Way (2004) Large-Scale Induction and Evaluation of Lexical Resources from the Penn-II Treebank, In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-04), July 21-26, pages 368-375, Barcelona, Spain [pdf] [bib]
  • Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Ruth O'Donovan, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2004) Treebank-Based Acquisition of Wide-Coverage, Probabilistic LFG Resources: Project Overview, Results and Evaluation, In Proceedings of The First International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-04), Workshop "Beyond shallow analyses - Formalisms and statistical modeling for deep analyses"; March 22-24, 2004 Sanya City, Hainan Island, China [pdf]

2003

  • Aoife Cahill, Martin Forst, Mairéad McCarthy, Ruth O'Donovan, Christian Rohrer, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2003) Treebank-Based Multilingual Unification-Grammar Development, In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Ideas and Strategies for Multilingual Grammar Development, at the 15th European Summer School in Logic Language and Information, Vienna, Austria, 18th - 29th August 2003 [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2003) Quasi-Logical Forms for the Penn Treebank, In (eds.) Harry Bunt, Ielka van der Sluis and Roser Morante; Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Computational Semantics, IWCS-05, January 15-17, 2003, Tilburg, The Netherlands, ISBN: 90-74029-24-8, pp.55-71 [pdf]

2002

  • Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2002) Evaluating Automatic F-Structure Annotation for the Penn-II Treebank, In Proceedings of TLT 2002, Treebanks and Linguistic Theories 2002, 20th and 21st September 2002, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (eds.) E. Hinrichs and K. Simov, Proceedings of the First Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT 2002), pp. 42-60, http://www.bultreebank.org/Proceedings.html [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2002) Parsing with PCFGs and Automatic F-Structure Annotation, In M. Butt and T. Holloway-King (eds.): Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on LFG CSLI Publications, Stanford, CA., pp.76--95. [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, and Josef van Genabith (2002) TTS - A Treebank Tool, In LREC 2002, The Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Las Palmas de Grand Canaria, Spain, May 27th--June 2nd, 2002, Proceedings of the Conference, Volume V, (eds.) M.G.Rodriguez and C.P. Suarez Arnajo, ISBN 2-9517408-0-8, pp. 1712-1717 [pdf]
  • Aoife Cahill, Mairéad McCarthy, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way (2002) Automatic Annotation of the Penn-Treebank with LFG F-Structure Information, LREC 2002 workshop on Linguistic Knowledge Acquisition and Representation - Bootstrapping Annotated Language Data, LREC 2002, Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, post-conference workshop, June 1st, 2002, proceedings of the workshop, (eds.) A. Lenci, S. Montemagni and V. Pirelli, ELRA - European Language Resources Association, Paris France, pp. 8-15 [pdf]