BOOK: Semantic Relations Between Nominals. Vivi Nastase, Preslav Nakov, Diarmuid O Seaghdha, Stan Szpakowicz. Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. [Amazon]
ACM TSLP: Semantic Interpretation of Noun Compounds Using Verbal and Other Paraphrases. Preslav Nakov and Marti Hearst, ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, 10(3):13:1-13:51, July 2013.
NLE: On the Interpretation of Noun Compounds: Syntax, Semantics, and Entailment. Preslav Nakov, Natural Language Engineering, 19(3):192-330, July 2013.
ACL'2013: A Tale about PRO and Monsters. Preslav Nakov, Francisco Guzman and Stephan Vogel
ICML'2013: A non-IID Framework for Collaborative Filtering with Restricted Boltzmann Machines. Kostadin Georgiev, Preslav Nakov
RANLP'2013: Analyzing the Use of Character-Level Translation with Sparse and Noisy Datasets. Jorg Tiedemann, Preslav Nakov
RANLP'2013: Parameter Optimization for Statistical Machine Translation: It Pays to Learn from Hard Examples. Preslav Nakov, Fahad Al Obaidli, Francisco Guzman and Stephan Vogel
IWSLT'2013: QCRI at IWSLT 2013: Experiments in Arabic-English and English-Arabic Spoken Language Translation. Hassan Sajjad, Francisco Guzman, Preslav Nakov, Ahmed Abdelali, Kenton Murray, Fahad Al Obaidli, Stephan Vogel
SemEval'2013: SemEval-2013 Task 2: Sentiment Analysis in Twitter. Preslav Nakov, Sara Rosenthal, Zornitsa Kozareva, Veselin Stoyanov, Alan Ritter, Theresa Wilson
SemEval'2013: SemEval-2013 Task 4: Free Paraphrases of Noun Compounds. Iris Hendrickx, Zornitsa Kozareva, Preslav Nakov, Diarmuid O Seaghdha, Stan Szpakowicz, Tony Veale
JAIR: Improving Statistical Machine Translation for a Resource-Poor Language Using Related Resource-Rich Languages Preslav Nakov, Hwee Tou Ng, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), vol. 44, pp. 179-222, May 2012.
Advances in Bioinformatics: Do Peers See More in a Paper than its Authors? Anna Divoli, Preslav Nakov, and Marti Hearst, Advances in Bioinformatics, 2012.
EMNLP'2012: Source Language Adaptation for Resource-Poor Machine Translation Pidong Wang, Preslav Nakov, Hwee Tou Ng
ACL'2012: Combining Word-Level and Character-Level Models for Machine Translation Between Closely-Related Languages Preslav Nakov, Jorg Tiedemann
EACL'2012: Feature-rich Part-of-speech Tagging for Morphologically Complex Languages: Application to Bulgarian Georgi Georgiev, Valentin Zhikov, Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova, Preslav Nakov
COLING'2012: Optimizing for Sentence-Level BLEU+1 Yields Short Translations Preslav Nakov, Francisco Guzman, Stephan Vogel *** The proposed fix to PRO has been implemented (i) in Rampion, see also this Adendum to (Gimpel&Smith,2012) ***; (ii) in Moses: just add this when calling mert-moses.perl:
WMT'2012: QCRI at WMT12: Experiments in Spanish-English and German-English Machine Translation of News Text Francisco Guzman, Preslav Nakov, Ahmed Thabet, Stephan Vogel