Accepted Papers

The long papers, short papers, and demo papers listed below have been accepted at the AACL-IJCNLP 2020. Notice that some papers may have changed their exact title after acceptance.

Long Papers & Short Papers

  • A Cascade Approach to Neural Abstractive Summarization with Content Selection and Fusion
    Logan Lebanoff, Franck Dernoncourt, Doo Soon Kim, Walter Chang and Fei Liu

  • A General Framework for Adaptation of Neural Machine Translation to Simultaneous Translation
    Yun Chen, Liangyou Li, Xin Jiang, Xiao Chen and Qun Liu

  • A Mixture-of-Experts Model for Learning Multi-Facet Entity Embeddings
    Rana Alshaikh, Zied Bouraoui, Shelan Jeawak and Steven Schockaert

  • A Simple and Effective Usage of Word Clusters for CBOW Model
    Yukun Feng, Chenlong Hu, Hidetaka Kamigaito, Hiroya Takamura and Manabu Okumura

  • A Simple Text-based Relevant Location Prediction Method using Knowledge Base
    Mei Sasaki, Shumpei Okura and Shingo Ono

  • A Survey of the State of Explainable AI for Natural Language Processing
    Marina Danilevsky, Kun Qian, Ranit Aharonov, Yannis Katsis, Ban Kawas and Prithviraj Sen

  • A Systematic Characterization of Sampling Algorithms for Open-ended Language Generation
    Moin Nadeem, Tianxing He, Kyunghyun Cho and James Glass

  • A Transformer-based Approach for Predicting Chemical Compound Structures
    Yutaro Omote, Kyoumoto Matsushita, Tomoya Iwakura, Akihiro Tamura and Takashi Ninomiya

  • A Unified Framework for Multilingual and Code-Mixed Visual Question Answering
    Deepak Gupta, Pabitra Lenka, Asif Ekbal and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

  • All-in-One: A Deep Attentive Multi-task Learning Framework for Humour, Sarcasm, Offensive, Motivation, and Sentiment on Memes
    Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Dhanush S R, Asif Ekbal and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

  • AMR quality rating with a lightweight CNN
    Juri Opitz

  • An Empirical Study of Tokenization Strategies for Various Korean NLP Tasks
    Kyubyong Park, Joohong Lee, Seongbo Jang and Dawoon Jung

  • An Exploratory Study on Multilingual Quality Estimation
    Shuo Sun, Marina Fomicheva, Frédéric Blain, Vishrav Chaudhary, Ahmed El-Kishky, Adithya Renduchintala, Francisco Guzman and Lucia Specia

  • Analysis of Hierarchical Multi-Content Text Classification Model on B-SHARP Dataset for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
    Renxuan “Albert” Li, Ihab Hajjar, Felicia Goldstein and Jinho D. Choi

  • Answering Product-related Questions with Heterogeneous Information
    Wenxuan Zhang, Qian Yu and Wai Lam

  • Are scene graphs good enough to improve Image Captioning?
    Victor Siemen Janusz Milewski, Marie-Francine Moens and Iacer Calixto

  • Asking Crowdworkers to Write Entailment Examples: The Best of Bad Options
    Clara Vania, Ruijie Chen and Samuel R. Bowman

  • ÁTT#AC: A Benchmark for Low-Level Adversarial Attacks
    Steffen Eger and Yannik Benz

  • Autoencoding Improves Pre-trained Word Embeddings
    Masahiro Kaneko and Danushka Bollegala

  • BCTH: A Novel Text Hashing Approach via Bayesian Clustering
    Ying Wenjie, Yuquan Le and Hantao Xiong

  • BERT-Based Neural Collaborative Filtering and Fixed-Length Contiguous Tokens Explanation
    Reinald Adrian Pugoy and Hung-Yu Kao

  • Beyond Fine-tuning: Few-Sample Sentence Embedding Transfer
    Siddhant Garg, Rohit Kumar Sharma and Yingyu Liang

  • Bilingual Subword Segmentation for Neural Machine Translation
    Hiroyuki Deguchi, Masao Utiyama, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya and Eiichiro Sumita

  • Building Location Embeddings from Physical Trajectories and Textual Representations
    Laura Biester, Carmen Banea and Rada Mihalcea

  • Can Monolingual Pretrained Models Help Cross-Lingual Classification?
    Zewen Chi, Li Dong, Furu Wei, Xianling Mao and Heyan Huang

  • CharacterBERT: Reconciling ELMo and BERT for Word-Level Open-Vocabulary Representations From Characters
    Hicham El Boukkouri, Olivier Ferret, Thomas Lavergne, Hiroshi Noji, Pierre Zweigenbaum and Jun’ichi Tsujii

  • Chinese Content Scoring: Open-Access Datasets and Features on Different Segmentation Levels
    Yuning Ding, Andrea Horbach and Torsten Zesch

  • Chinese Grammatical Correction Using BERT-based Pre-trained Model
    Hongfei Wang, Michiki Kurosawa, Satoru Katsumata and Mamoru Komachi

  • Comparing Probabilistic, Distributional and Transformer-Based Models on Logical Metonymy Interpretation
    Giulia Rambelli, Emmanuele Chersoni, Alessandro Lenci, Philippe Blache and Chu-Ren Huang

  • Compressing Pre-trained Language Models by Matrix Decomposition
    Matan Ben Noach and Yoav Goldberg

  • Contextualized End-to-End Neural Entity Linking
    Haotian Chen, Xi Li, Andrej Zukov Gregoric and Sahil Wadhwa

  • Cue Me In: Content-Inducing Approaches to Interactive Story Generation
    Faeze Brahman, Alexandru Petrusca and Snigdha Chaturvedi

  • Curious case of Language Generation Evaluation Metrics: A Cautionary Tale
    Ozan Caglayan, Pranava Madhyastha and Lucia Specia

  • DAPPER: Learning Domain-Adapted Persona Representation Using Pretrained BERT and External Memory
    Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Eric Chu and Deb Roy

  • Deep Inside-outside Recursive Autoencoder with All-span Objective
    Ruyue Hong, Jiong Cai and Kewei Tu

  • Energy-based Self-attentive Learning of Abstractive Communities for Spoken Language Understanding
    Guokan Shang, Antoine Tixier, Michalis Vazirgiannis and Jean-Pierre Lorr?

  • English Intermediate-Task Training Improves Zero-Shot Cross-Lingual Transfer Too
    Jason Phang, Iacer Calixto, Phu Mon Htut, Yada Pruksachatkun, Haokun Liu, Clara Vania, Katharina Kann and Samuel R. Bowman

  • English-to-Chinese Transliteration with Phonetic Auxiliary Task
    Yuan He and Shay B. Cohen

  • Event Coreference Resolution with Rich Knowledge Sources
    Jing Lu and Vincent Ng

  • ExpanRL: Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Course Concept Expansion in MOOCs
    Jifan Yu, Chenyu Wang, Gan Luo, Lei Hou, Juanzi Li, Jie Tang, Minlie Huang and Zhiyuan Liu

  • Explaining Word Embeddings via Disentangled Representation
    Keng-Te Liao, Cheng-Syuan Lee, Zhong-Yu Huang and Shou-de Lin

  • Exploiting WordNet Synset and Hypernym Representations for Answer Selection
    Weikang Li and Yunfang Wu

  • FERNet: Fine-grained Extraction and Reasoning Network for Emotion Recognition in Dialogues
    Yingmei Guo, Zhiyong Wu and Mingxing Xu

  • Generating Commonsense Explanation by Extracting Bridge Concepts from Reasoning Paths
    Haozhe Ji, Pei Ke, Shaohan Huang, Furu Wei and Minlie Huang

  • Generating Sports News from Live Commentary: A Chinese Dataset for Sports Game Summarization
    Kuan-Hao Huang, Chen Li and Kai-Wei Chang

  • Graph Attention Network with Memory Fusion for Aspect-level Sentiment Analysis
    Li Yuan, Jin Wang, Liang-Chih Yu and Xuejie Zhang

  • Grounded PCFG Induction with Images
    Lifeng Jin and William Schuler

  • Happy Are Those Who Grade without Seeing: A Multi-Task Learning Approach to Grade Essays Using Gaze Behaviour
    Sandeep Mathias, Rudra Murthy, Diptesh Kanojia, Abhijit Mishra and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

  • Heads-up! Unsupervised Constituency Parsing via Self-Attention Heads
    Bowen Li, Taeuk Kim, Reinald Kim Amplayo and Frank Keller

  • Hidden Message Generation: A Task Challenge and a Corpus
    Gerardo Ocampo Diaz and Vincent Ng

  • High-order Refining for End-to-end Chinese Semantic Role Labeling
    Hao Fei, Yafeng Ren and Donghong Ji

  • Identifying Implicit Quotes for Unsupervised Extractive Summarization of Conversations
    Ryuji Kano, Yasuhide Miura, Tomoki Taniguchi and Tomoko Ohkuma

  • Improving Context Modeling in Neural Topic Segmentation
    Linzi Xing, Brad Hackinen, Giuseppe Carenini and Francesco Trebbi

  • IndoNLU: Benchmark and Resources for Evaluating Indonesian Natural Language Understanding
    Bryan Wilie, Karissa Vincentio, Genta Indra Winata, Samuel Cahyawijaya, Xiaohong Li, Zhi Yuan Lim, Sidik Soleman, Rahmad Mahendra, Pascale Fung, Syafri Bahar and Ayu Purwarianti

  • Intent Detection with WikiHow
    Li Zhang, Qing Lyu and Chris Callison-Burch

  • Investigating Learning Dynamics of BERT Fine-Tuning
    Yaru Hao, Li Dong, Furu Wei and Ke Xu

  • Knowledge-Enhanced Named Entity Disambiguation for Short Text
    Zhifan Feng, Qi Wang, Wenbin Jiang, Yajuan Lyu and Yong Zhu

  • Learning Goal-oriented Dialogue Policy with Opposite Agent Awareness
    Zheng Zhang, Lizi Liao, Xiaoyan Zhu, Tat-Seng Chua, Zitao Liu, Yan Huang and Minlie Huang

  • Leveraging Structured Metadata for Improving Question Answering on the Web
    Xinya Du, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Adam Fourney, Robert Sim, Paul Bennett and Claire Cardie

  • Lightweight Text Classifier using Sinusoidal Positional Encoding
    Byoung-Doo Oh and Yu-Seop Kim

  • Liputan6: A Large-scale Indonesian Dataset for Text Summarisation
    Fajri Koto, Jey Han Lau and Timothy Baldwin

  • MaP: A Matrix-based Prediction Approach to Improve Span Extraction in Machine Reading Comprehension
    Huaishao Luo, Yu Shi, Ming Gong, Linjun Shou and Tianrui Li

  • Massively Multilingual Document Alignment with Cross-lingualSentence-Mover’s Distance
    Ahmed El-Kishky

  • Measuring What Counts: The case of Rumour Stance Classification
    Carolina Scarton, Diego Silva and Kalina Bontcheva

  • Mixed-Lingual Pre-training for Cross-lingual Summarization
    Ruochen Xu, Chenguang Zhu, Yu Shi, Michael Zeng and Xuedong Huang

  • Modality-Transferable Emotion Embeddings for Low-Resource Multimodal Emotion Recognition
    Wenliang Dai, Zihan Liu, Tiezheng YU and Pascale Fung

  • Modeling Event Salience in a Narrative Based on Barthes’ Cardinal Function
    Takaki Otake, Sho Yokoi, Naoya Inoue, Ryo Takahashi, Tatsuki Kuribayashi and Kentaro Inui

  • More Data, More Relations, More Context and More Openness: A Review and Outlook for Relation Extraction
    Xu Han, Tianyu Gao, Yankai Lin, Hao Peng, Yaoliang Yang, Chaojun Xiao, Zhiyuan Liu, Peng Li, Jie Zhou and Maosong Sun

  • Multimodal Pretraining for Dense Video Captioning
    Gabriel Huang, Bo Pang, Zhenhai Zhu, Clara Rivera and Radu Soricut

  • Multi-Source Attention for Unsupervised Domain Adaptation
    Xia Cui and Danushka Bollegala

  • Multi-view Classification Model for Knowledge Graph Completion
    Wenbin Jiang, Mengfei Guo, Yufeng Chen, Ying Li, Jinan Xu, Yajuan Lyu and Yong Zhu

  • Named Entity Recognition in Multi-level Contexts
    Yubo Chen, Chuhan Wu, Tao Qi, Zhigang Yuan and Yongfeng Huang

  • Neural Gibbs Sampling for Joint Event Argument Extraction
    Xiaozhi Wang, Shengyu Jia, Xu Han, Zhiyuan Liu, Juanzi Li, Peng Li and Jie Zhou

  • Neural RST-based Evaluation of Discourse Coherence
    Grigorii Guz, Peyman Bateni, Darius Muglich and Giuseppe Carenini

  • Point-of-Interest Oriented Question Answering with Joint Inference of Semantic Matching and Distance Correlation
    Yifei Yuan, Jingbo Zhou and Wai Lam

  • Point-of-Interest Type Inference from Social Media Text
    Danae Sánchez Villegas, Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro and Nikolaos Aletras

  • Predicting and Using Target Length in Neural Machine Translation
    Zijian Yang, Yingbo Gao, Weiyue Wang and Hermann Ney

  • Recipe Instruction Semantics Corpus (RISeC): Resolving Semantic Structure and Zero Anaphora in Recipes
    Yiwei Jiang, Klim Zaporojets, Johannes Deleu, Thomas Demeester and Chris Develder

  • Reconstructing Event Regions for Event Extraction via Graph Attention Networks
    Pei Chen, Hang Yang, Kang Liu, Ruihong Huang, Yubo Chen, Taifeng Wang and Jun Zhao

  • Retrieving Skills from Job Descriptions: A Language Model Based Extreme Multi-label Classification Framework
    Akshay Bhola, Kishaloy Halder, Animesh Prasad and Min-Yen Kan

  • Robustness and Reliability of Gender Bias Assessment in Word Embeddings: The Role of Base Pairs
    Haiyang Zhang, Alison Sneyd and Mark Stevenson

  • Rumor Detection on Twitter Using Multiloss Hierarchical BiLSTM with an Attenuation Factor
    Yudianto Sujana, Jiawen Li and Hung-Yu Kao

  • Second-Order Neural Dependency Parsing with Message Passing and End-to-End Training
    Xinyu Wang and Kewei Tu

  • Self-Supervised Learning for Pairwise Data Refinement
    Gustavo Hernandez Abrego, Bowen Liang, Wei Wang, Zarana Parekh, Yinfei Yang and Yunhsuan Sung

  • Semi-Supervised Dependency Parsing with Arc-Factored Variational Autoencoding
    Ge Wang and Kewei Tu

  • SentiRec: Sentiment Diversity-aware Neural News Recommendation
    Chuhan Wu, Fangzhao Wu, Tao Qi and Yongfeng Huang

  • SimulMT to SimulST: Adapting Simultaneous Text Translation to End-to-End Simultaneous Speech Translation
    Xutai Ma, Juan Pino and Philipp Koehn

  • Sina Mandarin Alphabetical Words:A Web-driven Code-mixing Lexical Resource
    Rong Xiang, Mingyu WAN, Qi Su, Chu-Ren Huang and Qin Lu

  • STIL - Simultaneous Slot Filling, Translation, Intent Classification, and Language Identification: Initial Results using mBART on MultiATIS++
    Jack FitzGerald

  • Stronger Baselines for Grammatical Error Correction Using a Pretrained Encoder-Decoder Model
    Satoru Katsumata and Mamoru Komachi

  • Syntactically Aware Cross-Domain Aspect and Opinion Terms Extraction
    Oren Pereg, Daniel Korat and Moshe Wasserblat

  • Systematic Generalization on gSCAN with Language Conditioned Embedding
    Tong Gao, Qi Huang and Raymond Mooney

  • Systematically Exploring Redundancy Reduction in Summarizing Long Documents
    Wen Xiao and Giuseppe Carenini

  • The ApposCorpus: a new multilingual, multi-domain dataset for factual appositive generation
    Yova Kementchedjhieva, Di Lu and Joel Tetreault

  • Touch Editing: A Flexible One-Time Interaction Approach for Translation
    Qian Wang, Jiajun Zhang, Lemao Liu, Guoping Huang and Chengqing Zong

  • Towards a Better Understanding of Label Smoothing in Neural Machine Translation
    Yingbo Gao, Weiyue Wang, Christian Herold, Zijian Yang and Hermann Ney

  • Towards Non-task-specific Distillation of BERT via Sentence Representation Approximation
    Bowen Wu, Huan Zhang, MengYuan Li, Zongsheng Wang, Qihang Feng, Junhong Huang and Baoxun Wang

  • Toxic Language Detection in Social Media for Brazilian Portuguese: New Dataset and Multilingual Analysis
    João Augusto Leite, Diego Silva, Kalina Bontcheva and Carolina Scarton

  • Two-Level Classification using Recasted Data for Low Resource Settings
    Shagun Uppal, Vivek Gupta, Avinash Swaminathan, Haimin Zhang, Debanjan Mahata, Rakesh Gosangi, Rajiv Ratn Shah and Amanda Stent

  • Unifying Input and Output Smoothing in Neural Machine Translation
    Yingbo Gao, Baohao Liao and Hermann Ney

  • UnihanLM: Coarse-to-Fine Chinese-Japanese Language Model Pretraining with the Unihan Database
    Canwen Xu, Tao Ge, Chenliang Li and Furu Wei

  • Unsupervised Aspect-Level Sentiment Controllable Style Transfer
    Mukuntha Narayanan Sundararaman, Zishan Ahmad, Asif Ekbal and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

  • Unsupervised KB-to-Text Generation with Auxiliary Triple Extraction using Dual Learning
    Zihao Fu, Bei Shi, Lidong Bing and Wai Lam

  • Vocabulary Matters: A Simple yet Effective Approach to Paragraph-level Question Generation
    Vishwajeet Kumar, Manish Joshi, Ganesh Ramakrishnan and Yuan-Fang Li

  • You May Like This Hotel Because … : Identifying Evidence for Explainable Recommendations
    Shin Kanouchi, Masato Neishi, Yuta Hayashibe, Hiroki Ouchi and Naoaki Okazaki

Demo Papers

  • AutoNLU: An On-demand Cloud-based Natural Language Understanding System for Enterprises
    Nham Le, Tuan Lai, Trung Bui and Doo Soon Kim

  • ISA: An Intelligent Shopping Assistant
    Tuan Lai, Trung Bui and Nedim Lipka

  • metaCAT: A Metadata-based Task-oriented Chatbot Annotation Tool
    Ximing Liu, Wei Xue, Qi Su, Weiran Nie and Wei Peng

  • AMesure: a web platform to assist the clear writing of administrative texts
    Thomas François, Adeline Müller, Eva Rolin and Magali Norré

  • NLP Tools for Predictive Maintenance Records in MaintNet
    Farhad Akhbardeh, Travis Desell and Marcos Zampieri

  • fairseq S2T: Fast Speech-to-Text Modeling with fairseq
    Changhan Wang, Yun Tang, Xutai Ma, Anne Wu, Dmytro Okhonko and Juan Pino

  • NLPStatTest: A Toolkit for Comparing NLP System Performance
    Haotian Zhu, Denise Mak, Jesse Gioannini and Fei Xia