Transformation-Based Learning Bibliography

This is a bibliography of papers related to the theory, use and implementation of Transformation-Based Learning. Whenever possible, links are included to take you directly to any papers that are available on-line. If you can suggest corrections and additions to this bibliography, please mail them to Torbjörn Lager.

  1. Atwell E, Demetriou G, Hughes J, Schiffrin A, Souter C, and Wilcock S. 2000. A comparative evaluation of modern English corpus grammatical annotation schemes. ICAME Journal, volume 24, pages 7-23, International Computer Archive of Modern and medieval English, Bergen. (.pdf)
  2. Becker, Markus (1998) Unsupervised Part of Speech Tagging with Extended Templates. In Proceedings of ESSLLI 1998, student session. (.ps)
  3. Becker, Markus (2000) Unsupervised Training of a Rule-Based Part of Speech Tagger. Diploma thesis. (.ps)
  4. Black, William J. and Argyrios Vasilakopoulos, Language-Independent Named Entity Classification by Modified Transformation-Based Learning and by Decision Tree Induction. In: Dan Roth and Antal van den Bosch (eds.), Proceedings of CoNLL-2002, Taipei, Taiwan, 2002, pp. 159-162. (.ps,.pdf)
  5. Bouma, Gosse (2000) A Finite State and Data-Oriented Method for Grapheme to Phoneme Conversion. In Proceedings of NAACL-2000, Seattle, WA. (.ps)
  6. Brill, Eric (1992) A Simple Rule-Based Part of Speech Tagger. In Proceedings of the Third ACL Applied NLP, Trento, Italy, 1992.
  7. Brill, Eric (1993) A Corpus-Based Approach to Language Learning. PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1993. (.ps)
  8. Brill, Eric (1993) Automatic Grammar Induction and Parsing Free Text: A Transformation-Based Approach. In Proceedings of ACL 1993. (.ps)
  9. Brill, Eric and Philip Resnik (1994) A Rule-Based Approach To Prepositional Phrase Attachment Disambiguation. In Proceedings of COLING'94, Kyoto, Japan. (.ps)
  10. Brill, Eric (1994) Some Advances In Rule-Based Part of Speech Tagging. In Proceedings of AAAI 1994. (.ps)
  11. Brill, Eric (1995) Transformation-Based Error-Driven Learning and Natural Language Processing: A Case Study in Part of Speech Tagging. Computational Linguistics, December 1995. (.ps)
  12. Brill, Eric (1996) Learning to Parse With Transformations. In Recent Advances in Parsing Technology, Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1996. (.ps)
  13. Brill, Eric (1997) Unsupervised Learning of Disambiguation Rules for Part of Speech Tagging. In Natural Language Processing Using Very Large Corpora. Kluwer Academic Press. 1997. (.ps)
  14. Brill, Eric and Jun Wu (1998) Classifier Combination for Improved Lexical Disambiguation. In Proceedings of COLING-ACL'98, pp 191-195, August 10-14 Montreal Canada. (.ps)
  15. Brill, Eric (2000) Pattern-Based Disambiguation for Natural Language Processing. In Proceedings of Joint Sigdat Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora (EMNLP/VLC-2000). Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. October 7-8, 2000.
  16. Brill, Eric, John C. Henderson and Grace Ngai (2000) Automatic Grammar Induction: Combining, Reducing and Doing Nothing, In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 2000). 23-25 February, 2000 Trento, Italy. (.ps)
  17. Bringmann B., Kramer S., Neubarth F., Pirker H., Widmer G. (2002) Transformation-Based Regression. Technical Report, Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Artificial Intelligence, Wien, TR-2002-08. (.pdf, .ps.gz)
  18. Carberry, Sandra, Ken Samuel, K. Vijay-Shanker, and Andrew Wilson. Randomized Rule Selection in Transformation-Based Learning: A Comparative Study. Natural Language Engineering. Volume 7 - Issue 02 - June 2001. Cambridge University Press.
  19. Curran, James R. and R.K. Wong. Formalisation of Transformation-Based Learning
    In Proceedings of the 2000 Australian Computer Science Conference (ACSC2000), Canberra, Australia, 2000 (.ps, .pdf)
  20. Curran, James R. Transformation-Based Learning in Shallow Natural Language Processing Honours Thesis, Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1999(.ps, pdf)
  21. Curran, James R. and R.K. Wong. Transformation-Based Learning for Automatic Translation from HTML to XML. In Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS99), Coffs Harbour, Australia, 1999 (.pdf)
  22. Curran, James R. and R.K. Wong. Transformation-Based Learning in Document Format Processing In Working notes of the AAAI 1999 Fall Syposium on Using Layout for the Generation, Understanding or Retrieval of Documents, North Falmouth, MA, 1999 (.pdf)
  23. Day, David, John Aberdeen, Lynette Hirschman, Robyn Kozierok, Patricia Robinson and Marc Vilain (1997) Mixed-Initiative Development of Language Processing Systems. In Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing, 1997, Association for Computational Linguistics, 31 March – 3 April, Washington D.C., USA. (.html)
  24. Dehaspe, Luc and Maarten Forrier (1999) Transformation-Based Learning meets Frequent Pattern Discovery. In Proceedings of Learning Language in Logic (LLL) Workshop, Bled, Slovenia. (.ps)
  25. Dini, Luca, Vittorio Di Tomaso and Frédérique Segond. Error-Driven Word sense disambiguation. In Proceedings of ACL-COLING-98, Montreal, August 98. (.ps)
  26. Ferro, Lisa, Marc Vilain and Alexander Yeh (1999) Learning Transformation Rules to Find Grammatical Relations. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL'99), Bergen, 1999. (.ps)
  27. Florian, Radu, John Henderson and Grace Ngai (2000) Coaxing Confidence from an Old Friend: Probabilistic Classifications from Transformation Rule Lists. In Proceedings of Joint Sigdat Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora (EMNLP/VLC-2000). Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. October 7-8, 2000. (.ps)
  28. Florian, Radu and Grace Ngai (2001) Multidimensional Transformation-Based Learning. In Proceedings of the 5th Computational Natural Language Learning Workshop (CoNNL-2001), Toulouse, France. (.ps)
  29. Fordyce, C. (1998). Prosody Prediction for Speech Synthesis using Transformational Rule-based Learning. Master of Science Thesis. Boston University, College of Engineering. (.ps)
  30. Fordyce, C. and Ostendorf, M. (1998). Prosody Prediction for Speech Synthesis using Transformational Rule-based Learning. In Proceedings of ICSLP, Sydney, Australia. Vol. 3, p. 843.
  31. Hardt, Daniel (1998) Improving Ellipsis Resolution with Transformation-Based Learning. To appear, AAAI Fall Symposium. (.ps)
  32. Hardt, Daniel (2001) Transformation-Based Learning of Danish Grammar Correction. Proceedings of RANLP 2001. (.pdf)
  33. Hardt, Daniel (2002) Dansk Grammatikontrol med Transformation-Based Learning. Proceedings of 1st Copenhagen Colloquium in Corpus Linguistics, pp.68-88 (Akademisk Forlag: NyS 30/2002). (.pdf)
  34. Hepple, Mark (2000) Independence and Commitment: Assumptions for Rapid Training and Execution of Rule-based Part-of-Speech Taggers. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2000). Hong Kong, October 2000. (.ps)
  35. Hockenmaier, Julia and Chris Brew (1998) Error-Driven Learning of Chinese Word Segmentation, Communications of COLIPS 8 (1), pp 69-84, June 1998. (.html)
  36. Kavallieratou, E., E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis (2000) Handwritten Character Segmentation using Transformation-based Learning. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2000). Barcelona, September 3-8, 20000. (.ps)
  37. Lager, Torbjörn (1999) The µ-TBL System: Logic Programming Tools for Transformation-Based Learning. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL'99), Bergen, 1999. (.ps)
  38. Lager, Torbjörn (1999) µ-TBL Lite: A Small, Extensible Transformation-Based Learner. Poster paper presented at the Ninth Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL'99), Bergen, June 8-12, 1999. (.ps)
  39. Lager, Torbjörn and Natalia Zinovjeva (1999) Training a Dialogue Act Tagger with the µ-TBL System. Paper presented at the Third Swedish Symposium on Multimodal Communication, Linköping University Natural Language Processing Laboratory (NLPLAB), October 16-17, 1999. (.ps)
  40. Lager, Torbjörn (2000) A Logic Programming Approach to Word Expert Engineering. In Proceedings of ACIDCA 2000: Workshop on Corpora and Natural Language Processing, Monastir, Tunisia, March 22-24 2000. (.ps)
  41. Lager, Torbjörn (2001) Transformation-Based Learning of Rules for Constraint Grammar Tagging. Paper presented at The 13th Nordic Conference in Computational Linguistics, Uppsala, May 21-22, 2001. (.ps)
  42. Lager, Torbjörn and Joakim Nivre (2001) Part of Speech Tagging from a Logical Point of View. In Groote, P.de; Morrill, G.; Retore, C., (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics (LACL 2001) June 27-29, 2001 Port-aux-Rocs, Le Croisic, France. Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. VOL. 2099 (.ps, .pdf)
  43. Lager, Torbjörn (2001) Shallow Processing and Cautious Incrementality in a Dialogue System Front End: Two Steps Towards Robustness and Reactivity. In Matousek, V.; Mautner, P.; Moucek, R.; Tauser, K. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD 2001), Zelezná Ruda - Špičák, Czech Republic, September 10-13, 2001. Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. VOL. 2166. (.ps)
  44. Lager, Torbjörn and Natalia Zinovjeva (2001) Sense and Deduction: The Power of Peewees Applied to the SENSEVAL-2 Swedish Lexical Sample Task. In Proceedings of SENSEVAL-2: Second International Workshop on Evaluating Word Sense Disambiguation Systems. July 5-6, 2001, Toulouse, France. (.ps)
  45. Mangu, Lidia and Eric Brill (1997) Automatic Rule Acquisition for Spelling Correction. In Proceedings of The Fourteenth International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 97, Morgan Kaufmann. (.ps)
  46. Megyesi, Beáta (1999) Improving Brill's PoS Tagger for an Agglutinative Language. Joint Sigdat Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora (EMNLP/VLC '99). University of Maryland, USA, June 21-22, 1999. (.ps)
  47. Megyesi, Beáta (1999) Brill's PoS Tagger with Extended Lexical Templates for Hungarian. Workshop (W01) on Machine Learning in Human Language Technology, ACAI'99, Chania, Crete, Greece July 5 - July 16, 1999. (.ps)
  48. Megyesi, B. 2002. Data-Driven Syntactic Analysis - Methods and Applications for Swedish. Ph.D.Thesis. Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. (.ps,.pdf)
  49. Nepil, Miloslav (200?) Learning to Parse from a Treebank: Combining TBL and ILP (technical report - draft). (.ps)
  50. Ngai, Grace and Radu Florian (2001) Transformation-Based Learning in the Fast Lane. In Proceedings of the Second Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), Pittsburgh, PA. (.ps)
  51. Oflazer, Kemal and Gökhan Tür (1996) Combining Hand-crafted Rules and Unsupervised Learning in Constraint-based Morphological Disambiguation. In Proceedings of the ACL-SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, May 1996, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (.ps)
  52. Oflazer, Kemal and Sergei Nirenburg (1999) Practical Bootstrapping of Morphological Analyzers. Paper presented at the Third International Workshop on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL'99), Bergen, 1999. (.ps)
  53. Palmer, David (1997) A Trainable Rule-Based Algorithm for Word Segmentation. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL '97), Madrid, 1997.
  54. Petasis, Georgios, Georgios Paliouras, Vangelis Karkaletsis, Constantine D. Spyropoulos and Ion Androutsopoulos (1999) Resolving Part of Speech Ambiguity in the Greek Language Using Learning Techniques. In Proceedings of the ECCAI Advanced Course on Artificial Intelligence (ACAI'99), Chania, Greece, July 1999.
  55. Ramshaw, Lance and Mitchell Marcus (1995) Text Chunking using Transformation-Based Learning. In Proceedings of the ACL Third Workshop on Very Large Corpora, June 1995, pp. 82-94. (.ps)
  56. Ramshaw, Lance and Mitchell Marcus (1996) Exploring the Statistical Derivation of Transformational Rule Sequences for Part of Speech Tagging. In Klavans, J. and Resnik, P. (Eds) The Balancing Act: Combining Symbolic and Statistical Approaches to Language, MIT Press 1996. (.ps)
  57. Roche, Emmanuel and Yves Schabes (1995) Deterministic Part of Speech Tagging with Finite-State Transducers. In Emmanuel Roche and Yves Schabes, eds. 1997. Finite-State Language Processing. 1997. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  58. Samuel, Ken, Sandra Carberry and K. Vijay-Shanker (1998) An Investigation of Transformation-Based Learning in Discourse. In Machine Learning: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference. (.ps)
  59. Samuel, Ken (1998) Lazy Transformation-Based Learning. In Proceedings of the 11th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium Conference. (.ps)
  60. Samuel, Ken, Sandra Carberry and K. Vijay-Shanker (1998) Computing Dialogue Acts from Features with Transformation-Based Learning. In Applying Machine Learning to Discourse Processing: Papers from the 1998 AAAI Spring Symposium. (.ps)
  61. Samuel, Ken, Sandra Carberry and K. Vijay-Shanker (1998) Dialogue Act Tagging with Transformation-Based Learning. In Proceedings of COLING/ACL'98, pp. 1150-1156. (.ps)
  62. Satta, Giorgio and Eric Brill (1996) Efficient Transformation-Based Parsing. In Proceedings of ACL 1996. (.ps)
  63. Satta, Giorgio and John Henderson (1997) String Transformation Learning. In Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1997.
  64. Schneider, Gerold and Martin Volk (1998) Adding Manual Constraints and Lexical Look-up to a Brill-Tagger for German. In: ESSLLI-98 Workshop on Recent Advances in Corpus Annotation. Saarbrücken. 1998. (.ps)
  65. Stamatatos, E., N.Fakotakis and G.Kokkinakis Automatic Extraction of Rules for Sentence Boundary Disambiguation. Workshop (W01) on Machine Learning in Human Language Technology, ACAI'99, Chania, Crete, Greece July 5 - July 16, 1999. (.ps)
  66. Tianhao Wu, Faisal M. Khan, Todd A. Fisher, Lori A. Shuler and William M. Pottenger. (2002) Posting Act Tagging Using Transformation-Based Learning. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Foundations of Data Mining and Discovery, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'02). December 2002. (.ps)
  67. Tianhao Wu, Faisal M. Khan, Todd A. Fisher, Lori A. Shuler and William M. Pottenger (2002) Error-Driven Boolean-Logic-Rule-Based Learning for Mining Chat-room Conversations, Lehigh CSE Technical Report LU-CSE-02-008. (.pdf)
  68. Vasilakopoulos, A. (2003) Improved Unknown Word Guessing by Decision Tree Induction for POS Tagging with TBL. In: Proceedings of CLUK 2003, Edinburgh 2003. (.pdf)
  69. Vilain, Marc B. and David D. Palmer (1996) Transformation-based bracketing: fast algorithms and experimental results. In Proceedings of Workshop on Robust Parsing (at ESSLLI-96), Prague, Czech Republic, August, 1996. (.ps)
  70. Volk, Martin and Gerold Schneider: (1998) Comparing a statistical and a rule-based tagger for German. In: Proceedings. of KONVENS-98. Bonn. 1998, 125-137.(.ps)
  71. Yeh, Alexander (2000) Comparing two trainable grammatical relations finders. In Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2000), pages 1146-1150, Saarbruecken, Germany, July, 2000. (.ps)
  72. Yeh, Alexander (2000) Using existing systems to supplement small amounts of annotated grammatical relations training data. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2000). Hong Kong, October, 2000. (.ps)
  73. Zinovjeva, Natalia (1999) Automatisk inlärning av regler för annotering av rysk text: Experiment och iakttagelser. Kandidatuppsats, Institutionen för slaviska språk, Uppsala Universitet. (.ps)
  74. Zinovjeva, Natalia (2000) Learning sense disambiguation rules for machine translation. Master's thesis in language engineering. Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University. (.ps)


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