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Van Durme, Benjamin

Associate Professor
Computer Science
cs.jhu.edu/~vandurme

Hackerman Hall 226
(410) 516-4237
vandurme@jhu.edu

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 2009, University of Rochester
Experience
  • 2014 - Present:  Professor, A&S Cognitive Science

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Zhang S, Rudinger R, Duh K, Van Durme B (2017).  Ordinal Common-sense Inference.  Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics.  5.  379--395.
  • Travis Wolfe, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Feature Generation for Robust Semantic Role Labeling.
  • Chandler May, Kevin Duh, Benjamin Van Durme, Ashwin Lall (2017).  Streaming Word Embeddings with the Space-Saving Algorithm.  CoRR.  abs/1704.07463.
  • May C, Cotterell R, Van Durme B (2016).  Analysis of Morphology in Topic Modeling.  ArXiv e-prints.
Other Publications
  • David Etter, Francis Ferraro, Ryan Cotterell, Olivia Buzek, Benjamin Van Durme (2013).  Nerit: Named Entity Recognition for Informal Text.
  • Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Jerboa: A Toolkit for Randomized and Streaming Algorithms.
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Daniel Gildea (2009).  Topic Models for Corpus-centric Knowledge Generalization.
  • Benjamin Van Durme (2008).  Notes on the Acquisition of Conditional Knowledge.
Conference Proceedings
  • Rachel Rudinger, Jason Naradowsky, Brian Leonard, Benjamin Van Durme (2018).  Gender Bias in Coreference Resolution.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Rachel Rudinger, Aaron Steven White, Benjamin Van Durme (2018).  Neural Models of Factuality.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Adam Poliak, Yonatan Belinkov, James Glass, Benjamin Van Durme (2018).  Evaluating Fine-grained Semantic Phenomena in Neural Machine Translation Encoders Using Entailment.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Ferraro F, Poliak A, Cotterell R, Van Durme B (2017).  Frame-Based Continuous Lexical Semantics through Exponential Family Tensor Factorization and Semantic Proto-Roles.  Proceedings of the 6th Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM 2017).
  • Adam Teichert, Adam Poliak, Benjamin Van Durme, Matthew Gormley (2017).  Semantic Proto-Role Labeling.  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
  • Rachel Rudinger, Chandler May, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Social Bias in Elicited Natural Language Inferences.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL): Workshop on Ethics in NLP.
  • Aaron Steven White, Kyle Rawlins, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  The Semantic Proto-Role Linking Model.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Adam Poliak, Pushpendre Rastogi, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Efficient, Compositional, Order-sensitive n-gram Embeddings.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Sheng Zhang, Kevin Duh, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  MT/IE: Cross-lingual Open Information Extraction with Neural Sequence-to-Sequence Models.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Ryan Cotterell, Adam Poliak, Benjamin Van Durme, Jason Eisner (2017).  Explaining and Generalizing Skip-Gram through Exponential Family Principal Component Analysis.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Tongfei Chen, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Discriminative Information Retrieval for Question Answering Sentence Selection.  The 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Travis Wolfe, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Pocket Knowledge Base Population.  The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Nicholas Andrews, Benjamin Van Durme, Mark Dredze, Jason Eisner (2017).  Bayesian Modeling of Lexical Resources for Low-Resource Settings.  The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Keisuke Sakaguchi, Matt Post, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Error-repair Dependency Parsing for Ungrammatical Texts.  The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Keisuke Sakaguchi, Kevin Duh, Matt Post, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Robsut Wrod Reocginiton via semi-Character Recurrent Neural Network.  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
  • Sheng Zhang, Rachel Rudinger, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  An Evaluation of PredPatt and Open IE via Stage 1 Semantic Role Labeling.  The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS).
  • Aaron Steven White, Pushpendre Rastogi, Kevin Duh, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Inference is Everything: Recasting Semantic Resources into a Unified Evaluation Framework.  The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP).
  • Pushpendre Rastogi, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Predicting Asymmetric Transitive Relations in Knowledge Bases.  Proceedings of the First Workshop on Knowledge Graphs and Semantics for Text Retrieval and Analysis (KG4IR).
  • Keisuke Sakaguchi, Matt Post, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Grammatical Error Correction with Neural Reinforcement Learning.  The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP).
  • Sheng Zhang, Kevin Duh, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Selective Decoding for Cross-Lingual Open Information Extraction.  The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP).
  • Rachel Rudinger, Kevin Duh, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Skip-Prop: Representing Sentences with One Vector Per Proposition.  The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS).
  • Van Durme, Lippincott, Duh, Burchfield, Poliak, Costello, Finin, Miller, Mayfield, Koehn, Harman, Lawrie, May, Thomas, Chaloux, Carrell, Chen, Comerford, Dredze, Glass, Hao, Martin, Sankepally, Rastogi, Wolfe, Tran, Zhang (2017).  CADET: Computer Assisted Discovery Extraction and Translation.  The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP): System Demonstrations.
  • Pushpendre Rastogi, Adam Poliak, Benjamin Van Durme (2017).  Training Relation Embeddings under Logical Constraints.  Proceedings of the First Workshop on Knowledge Graphs and Semantics for Text Retrieval and Analysis (KG4IR).
  • Al-Badrashiny, Bolton, Chaganty, Clark, Harman, Huang, Lamm, Lei, Lu, Pan, Paranjape, Pavlick, Peng, Qi, Rastogi, See, Sun, Thomas, Tsai, Wu, Zhang, Callison-Burch, Cardie, Ji, Manning, Muresan and. Rambow, Roth, Sammons, Van Durme (2017).  TinkerBell: Cross-lingual Cold-Start Knowledge Base Construction.  Text Analysis Conference (TAC).
  • Travis Wolfe, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  A Study of Imitation Learning Methods for Semantic Role Labeling.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Workshop on Structured Prediction for NLP.
  • Svitlana Volkova, Yoram Bachrach, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  Mining User Interests to Predict Perceived Psycho-Demographic Traits on Twitter.  IEEE Big Data Service.
  • Rebecca Mason, Benjamin Gaska, Benjamin Van Durme, Pallavi Choudhury, Ted Hart, Bill Dolan, Kristina Toutanova, Margaret Mitchell (2016).  Microsummarization of Online Reviews: An Experimental Study.  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
  • Francis Ferraro, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  A Unified Bayesian Model of Scripts, Frames and Language.  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
  • Tom Lippincott, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  Fluency Detection on Communication Networks.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Svitlana Volkova, Ilia Chetviorkin, Dustin Arendt, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  Contrasting Public Opinion Dynamics and Emotional Response during Crisis.  International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo16).
  • Aaron Steven White, Drew Reisinger, Keisuke Sakaguchi, Tim Vieira, Sheng Zhang, Rachel Rudinger, Kyle Rawlins, Benjamin Van Durme (2016).  Universal Decompositional Semantics on Universal Dependencies.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Keith Levin, Aren Jansen, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Segmental Acoustic Indexing for Zero Resource Keyword Search.  IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
  • Nanyun Peng, Francis Ferraro, Mo Yu, Nicholas Andrews, Jay DeYoung, Max Thomas, Matthew R. Gormley, Travis Wolfe, Craig Harman, Benjamin Van Durme, Mark Dredze (2015).  A Concrete Chinese NLP Pipeline.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL), Demonstration Track.
  • Svitlana Volkova, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Online Bayesian Models for Personal Analytics in Social Media.  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
  • Rachel Rudinger, Vera Demberg, Ashutosh Modi, Benjamin Van Durme, Manfred Pinkal (2015).  Learning to predict script events from domain-specific text.  Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (StarSem).
  • Travis Wolfe, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Predicate Argument Alignment using a Global Coherence Model.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Pushpendre Rastogi, Benjamin Van Durme, Raman Arora (2015).  Multiview LSA: Representation Learning via Generalized CCA.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Chandler May, Francis Ferraro, Alan McCree, Jonathan Wintrode, Daniel Garcia-Romero, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Topic Identification and Discovery on Text and Speech.  Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Ellie Pavlick, Pushpendre Rastogi, Juri Ganitkevitch, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2015).  PPDB 2.0: Better paraphrase ranking, fine-grained entailment relations, word embeddings, and style classification.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Ellie Pavlick, Juri Ganitkevitch, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2015).  Domain-Specific Paraphrase Extraction.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Ellie Pavlick, Travis Wolfe, Pushpendre Rastogi, Chris Callison-Burch, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  FrameNet+: Fast Paraphrastic Tripling of FrameNet.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Ellie Pavlick, Johan Bos, Malvina Nissim, Charley Beller, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2015).  Adding Semantics to Data-Driven Paraphrasing.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Drew Reisinger, Rachel Rudinger, Francis Ferraro, Craig Harman, Kyle Rawlins, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Semantic Proto-roles.  Transactions of the Association of Computational Linguistics.
  • Rachel Rudinger, Pushpendre Rastogi, Francis Ferraro, Benjamin Van Durme (2015).  Script Induction as Language Modeling.  Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Jennifer Drexler, Pushpendre Rastogi, Jacqueline Aguilar, Benjamin Van Durme, Matt Post (2014).  A Wikipedia-based Corpus for Contextualized Machine Translation.  The International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC).
  • Charley Beller, Craig Harman, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Predicting Fine-grained Social Roles with Selectional Preferences.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: LACSS.
  • Pushpendre Rastogi, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Augmenting FrameNet Via PPDB.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: EVENTS.
  • Rachel Rudinger, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Is the Stanford Dependency Representation Semantic?.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: EVENTS.
  • Charley Beller, Rebecca Knowles, Craig Harman, Shane Bergsma, Margaret Mitchell, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  I'm a Belieber: Social Roles via Self-identification and Conceptual Attributes.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Keisuke Sakaguchi, Matt Post, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Efficient Elicitation of Annotations for Human Evaluation of Machine Translation.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: WMT.
  • Xuchen Yao, Jonathan Berant, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Freebase QA: Information Extraction or Semantic Parsing?.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: Semantic Parsing.
  • Jacqueline Aguilar, Charley Beller, Paul McNamee, Benjamin Van Durme, Stephanie Strassel, Zhiyi Song, Joe Ellis (2014).  A Comparison of the Events and Relations Across ACE, ERE, TAC-KBP, and FrameNet Annotation Standards.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop: EVENTS.
  • Alex Fine, Austin Frank, T. Florian Jaeger, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Biases in Predicting the Human Language Model.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Chandler May, Alex Clemmer, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Particle Filter Rejuvenation and Latent Dirichlet Allocation.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Svitlana Volkova, Glen Coppersmith, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Inferring User Political Preferences from Streaming Communications.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Matthew R. Gormley, Margaret Mitchell, Benjamin Van Durme, Mark Dredze (2014).  Low-Resource Semantic Role Labeling.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Information Extraction over Structured Data: Question Answering with Freebase.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Adrian Benton, Jay Deyoung, Adam Teichert, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Stephen Mayhew, Max Thomas (2014).  Faster (and Better) Entity Linking with Cascades.  NIPS Workshop on Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC).
  • Francis Ferraro, Max Thomas, Matthew R. Gormley, Travis Wolfe, Craig Harman, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Concretely Annotated Corpora.  NIPS Workshop on Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC).
  • Miles Osborne, Ashwin Lall, Benjamin Van Durme (2014).  Exponential Reservoir Sampling for Streaming Language Models.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme, Peter Clark (2013).  Automatic Coupling of Answer Extraction and Information Retrieval.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Juri Ganitkevitch, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2013).  PPDB: The Paraphrase Database.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme, Peter Clark, Chris Callison-Burch (2013).  Answer Extraction as Sequence Tagging with Tree Edit Distance.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Travis Wolfe, Benjamin Van Durme, Mark Dredze, Nicholas Andrews, Charley Beller, Chris Callison-Burch, Jay DeYoung, Justin Snyder, Jonathan Weese, Tan Xu, Xuchen Yao (2013).  PARMA: A Predicate Argument Aligner.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Shane Bergsma, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Theresa Wilson, David Yarowsky (2013).  Broadly Improving User Classification via Communication-Based Name and Location Clustering on Twitter.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch, Peter Clark (2013).  A Lightweight and High Performance Monolingual Word Aligner.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Jonathan Gordon, Benjamin Van Durme (2013).  Reporting Bias and Knowledge Extraction.  Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC) 2013: The 3rd Workshop on Knowledge Extraction, at CIKM.
  • Francis Ferraro, Benjamin Van Durme, Yanif Ahmad (2013).  Evaluating Progress in Probabilistic Programming through Topic Models.  NIPS Workshop on Topic Models: Computation, Application, and Evaluation.
  • Margaret Mitchell, Jacqui Aguilar, Theresa Wilson, Benjamin Van Durme (2013).  Open Domain Targeted Sentiment.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch, Peter Clark (2013).  Semi-Markov Phrase-based Monolingual Alignment.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Shane Bergsma, Benjamin Van Durme (2013).  Using Conceptual Class Attributes to Characterize Social Media Users.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2012).  Expectations of Word Sense in Parallel Corpora.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Michael Bloodgood, Mona Diab, Bonnie Dorr, Lori Levin, Christine D. Piatko, Owen Rambow, Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Statistical Modality Tagging from Rule-based Annotations and Crowdsourcing.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Workshop: ExProM.
  • Frank Ferraro, Matthew Post, Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Judging Grammaticality with Count-Induced Tree Substitution Grammars.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL) Workshop: BEA.
  • Brian Kjersten, Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Space Efficiencies in Discourse Modeling via Conditional Random Sampling.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Jason Eisner (2012).  Shared Components Topic Models.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL).
  • Francis Ferraro, Benjamin Van Durme, Matt Post (2012).  Toward Tree Substitution Grammars with Latent Annotations.  The Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL), Workshop: Inducing Linguistic Structure.
  • Juri Ganitkevitch, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2012).  Monolingual Distributional Similarity for Text-to-Text Generation.  Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (STARSEM).
  • Aren Jansen, Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Indexing Raw Acoustic Features for Scalable Zero Resource Search.  Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (InterSpeech).
  • Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Streaming Analysis of Discourse Participants.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Courtney Napoles, Matthew R. Gormley, Benjamin Van Durme (2012).  Annotated Gigaword.  NAACL Workshop: AKBC-WEKEX.
  • Aren Jansen, Benjamin Van Durme, Pascal Clark (2012).  The JHU-HLTCOE Spoken Web Search System for MediaEval 2012.  MediaEval Workshop.
  • Byung Gyu Ahn, Benjamin Van Durme, Chris Callison-Burch (2011).  WikiTopics: What is popular on Wikipedia and why.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Workshop on Summarization.
  • Shane Bergsma, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Learning Bilingual Lexicons using the Visual Similarity of Labeled Web Images.  International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-11).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Ashwin Lall (2011).  Efficient Online Locality Sensitive Hashing via Reservoir Counting.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Aren Jansen, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Efficient Spoken Term Discovery using Randomized Algorithms.  Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU).
  • Courtney Napoles, Chris Callison-Burch, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Evaluating sentence compression: Pitfalls and suggested remedies.  The Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), Workshop on Monolingual Text-To-Text Generation.
  • Xuchen Yao, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Nonparametric Bayesian Word Sense Induction.  The Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), Workshop: Textgraphs.
  • Tsz Ping Chan, Chris Callison-Burch, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Reranking Bilingually Extracted Paraphrases Using Monolingual Distributional Similarity.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) Workshop: GEMS.
  • Courtney Napoles, Chris Callison-Burch, Juri Ganitkevitch, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Paraphrastic Sentence Compression with a Character-based Metric: Tightening without Deletion.  The Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), Workshop on Monolingual Text-To-Text Generation.
  • Matthew R. Gormley, Mark Dredze, Benjamin Van Durme, Jason Eisner (2011).  Shared Components Topic Models with Application to Selectional Preference.  NIPS Workshop: Learning Semantics.
  • Juri Ganitkevitch, Chris Callison-Burch, Courtney Napoles, Benjamin Van Durme (2011).  Learning Sentential Paraphrases from Bilingual Parallel Corpora for Text-to-Text Generation.  Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • Lenhart K. Schubert, Benjamin Van Durme, Marzieh Bazrafshan (2010).  Entailment Inference in a Natural Logic-like General Reasoner.  AAAI Fall Symposium on Commonsense Knowledge (CSK10).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Ashwin Lall (2010).  Online Generation of Locality Sensitive Hash Signatures.  The Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Ashwin Lall (2009).  Streaming Pointwise Mutual Information.  Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Ashwin Lall (2009).  Probabilistic Counting with Randomized Storage.  International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09).
  • Ting Qian Benjamin Van Durme, Lenhart K. Schubert (2009).  Building a Semantic Lexicon of English Nouns via Bootstrapping.  North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT), Student Research Workshop.
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Phil Michalak, Lenhart K. Schubert (2009).  Deriving Generalized Knowledge from Corpora using WordNet Abstraction.  The 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Austin Frank, T. Florian Jaeger (2009).  Comparing Sources of Corpus Frequency Information.  The 22nd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing (CUNY).
  • Lenhart K. Schubert, Benjamin Van Durme (2009).  Open Extraction of General Knowledge through Compositional Semantics.  NSF Symposium on Semantic Knowledge Discovery, Organization and Use.
  • Marius Pasca, Benjamin Van Durme (2008).  Weakly-Supervised Acquisition of Open-Domain Classes and Class Attributes from Web Documents and Query Logs.  The 46th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-08: HLT).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Ting Qian, Lenhart K. Schubert (2008).  Class-Driven Attribute Extraction.  The 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Marius Pasca (2008).  Finding Cars, Goddesses and Enzymes: Parametrizable Acquisition of Labeled Instances for Open-Domain Information Extraction.  Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-08).
  • Dekang Lin, Shaojun Zhao, Benjamin Van Durme, Marius Pasca (2008).  Mining Parenthetical Translations from the Web by Word Alignment.  The 46th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-08: HLT).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Lenhart K. Schubert (2008).  Open Knowledge Extraction through Compositional Language Processing.  Semantics in Text Processing.
  • Marius Pasca, Benjamin Van Durme (2007).  What You Seek is What You Get: Extraction of Class Attributes from Query Logs.  International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07).
  • Marius Pasca, Benjamin Van Durme, Nikesh Garera (2007).  The Role of Documents vs. Queries in Extracting Class Attributes from Text.  ACM Sixteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM).
  • Anna Kupsc, Teruko Mitamura, Benjamin Van Durme, Eric Nyberg (2004).  Pronominal Anaphora Resolution for Unrestricted Text.  The International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-04).
  • Benjamin Van Durme, Yifen Huang, Anna Kupsc, Eric Nyberg (2003).  Towards Light Semantic Processing for Question Answering.  Human Language Technology and North American Chapter of Association of Computational Linguistics (HLT/NAACL-03), Workshop on Text Meaning.
  • E. Nyberg, T. Mitamura, J. Callan, J. Carbonell, R. Frederking, K. Collins-Thompson, L. Hiyakumoto, Y. Huang, C. Huttenhower, S. Judy, J. Ko, A. Kupsc, L. Lita, V. Pedro, D. Svoboda, B. Van Durme (2003).  The JAVELIN Question-Answering System at TREC 2003: A Multi-Strategy Approach with Dynamic Planning.  12th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-12).
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