Dissertation

INDUCTION OF FINE-GRAINED LEXICAL PARAMETERS OF TREEBANK PCFGS WITH INSIDE-OUTSIDE ESTIMATION.

Advisor: Mats Rooth web
Committee members: Lillian Lee web John Whitman web

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Peer-reviewed articles

An Incremental Algorithm for Transition-based CCG Parsing.
Bharat Ram Ambati, Tejaswini Deoskar, Mark Johnson and Mark Steedman.
In Proceedings of NAACL 2015, Colorado, USA (To Appear).

Improving Dependency Parsers using Combinatory Categorial Grammar [pdf]
Bharat Ram Ambati, Tejaswini Deoskar, and Mark Steedman.
In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 2014

Generalizing a Strongly Lexicalized Parser using Unlabeled Data [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar, Christos Christodoulopoulos , Alexandra Birch, Mark Steedman.
Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 2014.

Using CCG categories to improve Hindi dependency parsing
Bharat Ram Ambati, Tejaswini Deoskar, and Mark Steedman.
Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2013.

Journal Version: Learning Structural Dependencies of Words in the Zipfian Tail [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar, Markos Mylonakis, and Khalil Sima'an.
Journal of Logic and Computation, Special issue on Grammars, Parsers and Recognisers. 12(24). 2012.
Pre-print copy

Learning Structural Dependencies of Words in the Zipfian Tail [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar, Markos Mylonakis, and Khalil Sima'an.
In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 2011), Dublin, Ireland, October 2011.

Simple semi-supervised learning for prepositional-phrase attachment [pdf]
Coppola, G. F., Birch, A., Deoskar, T., and Steedman, M. 2011.
In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 2011) , Dublin Ireland, October 2011.

Smoothing PCFG Lexicons [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar, Mats Rooth and Khalil Sima'an. 2009.
In Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT), Paris, France.

Re-estimation of Lexical Parameters for Treebank PCFGs [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar. 2008.
In Proceedings of COLING 2008, Manchester, UK.

Induction of Treebank-Aligned Lexical Resources [pdf]
Tejaswini Deoskar and Mats Rooth. 2008.
Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Marrakech. Morocco.

Marathi Light Verbs [pdf]
Deoskar, Tejaswini. 2006.
36th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society.

Manuscripts


Deoskar, Tejaswini and Rooth, Mats. Corpus Induction of Lexicons for Treebank PCFGs by Inside-Outside Estimation and Frequency Transformations. Ms. [pdf]

An empirical study on the phonological adaptation of speakers of Indian English when exposed to American English. Ms. [pdf]

A paper on Serial Verbs in Khoekhoe. Ms. [pdf]


Presentations/Posters

  • "Identifying fine-grained lexical categories: Supertaggers versus Parsers" August 2009, Invited Talk at Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India.
  • "Impact of lexical probabilities on adapting a PCFG to a new domain" at The 19th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN), Groningen.
  • "Induction of Treebank-Aligned Lexical Resources. LREC 2008
  • "Estimation of lexical probabilities for Treebank PCFGs" May 2008. Talk at Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam.
  • "Re-estimation of Lexical Parameters for Treebank PCFGs" COLING 2008
  • "EM-based clustering of Local Syntactic Contexts of words", Sept.2007 Talk at the NLP Seminar, Cornell University.
  • "Marathi Light Vers" Talk at Chicago Linguistics Society, CLS 42.
  • "Disambiguation of Small Clause versus Ditransitive Verbs in a Treebank PCFG" Talk at Department of Linguistics, Cornell University.