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Reut Tsarfaty, Ilia Pogrebezky, Guy Weiss, Yaarit Natan, Smadar Szekely and David Harel. "Semantic Parsing Using Content and Context: A Case Study from Requirements Elicitation ". Proceedings of EMNLP, October, 2014.


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Tomer Cagan, Stefan Frank and Reut Tsarfaty. " Generating Subjective Responses to Opinionated Articles in Social Media: An Agenda-Driven Architecture and a Turing-Like Test ". Proceedings of ACL/NLPSD Workshop on NLP and Social Media, July, 2014.


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Djame Seddah, Reut Tsarfaty, Sandra Kuebler et al. "Overview of the SPMRL 2013 Shared Task: Cross-Framework Evaluation of Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages". In: Proceedings of EMNLP/SPMRL, October, 2013.


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Reut Tsarfaty. "A Unified Morpho-Syntactic Scheme of Stanford Dependencies" Proceedings of ACL, August, 2013.


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Nathan Schneider and Reut Tsarfaty. " Design Patterns in Fluid Construction Grammars: Book Review". In: Journal of Computational Linguistics (CL), volume 39:(2), The MIT Press, 2013.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Djame Seddah, Sandra Kuebler and Joakim Nivre. "Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages". In: Journal of Computational Linguistics (CL), volume 39:(1), The MIT Press, 2013.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Joakim Nivre and Evelina Andersson. "Joint Evaluation for Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing" In: Proceedings of the International meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL). Jeju, Korea, 2012.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Djame Seddah, Sandra Kuebler and Joakim Nivre.
Reut Tsarfaty, Joakim Nivre and Evelina Andersson. "Cross-Framework Evaluation For Statistical Parsing" In: Proceedings of the International meeting of the European Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (EACL). France, 2012.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Joakim Nivre and Evelina Andersson. "Evaluating Dependency Parsing: Robust and Heuristics-Free Cross-Annotation Evaluation" In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Empirical Methods of Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). Edinburgh, Scotland. July 27-29, 2011.


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Reut Tsarfaty. "Relational-Realizational Syntax: An Architecture for Specifying and Statistically Learning Morphosyntactic Descriptions". In: Proceedings of the 15th International LFG Conference (LFG10). CSLI Publications, 2010.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Djame Seddah, Yoav Goldberg, Sandra Kuebler, Marie Candito, Jennifer Foster, Yannick Versley, Ines Rehbein and Lamia Tounsi "Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages (SPMRL): What, How and Whither". In: Proceedings of the first workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages (SPMRL) at NA-ACL. Los Angeles, CA, USA, June 6, 2010.


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Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an. "Modeling Morphosyntactic Agreement for Constituency-Based Parsing of Modern Hebrew". In: Proceedings of the first workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages (SPMRL) at NA-ACL. Los Angeles, CA, USA, June 6, 2010.


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Reut Tsarfaty, Khalil Sima'an and Remko Scha. "An Alternative to Head-Driven Approaches for Parsing a (Relatively) Free Word-Order Language". In: Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). Singapore, August 6--7, 2009.


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Yoav Goldberg, Reut Tsarfaty, Meni Adler and Michael Elhadad. "Enhancing Unlexicalized Parsing Performance using a Wide Coverage Lexicon, Fuzzy Tag-set Mapping, and EM-HMM-based Lexical Probabilities". Proceedings of the 12th Meeting of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL). Athens, Greece, 30 March--3 April 2009.


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Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an. "Relational-Realizational Parsing". Proceedings of The 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (CoLing). Manchester, UK, August 18--22, 2008.


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Yoav Goldberg and Reut Tsarfaty. "A Single Generative Model for Joint Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing". Proceedings of ACL-HLT 2008, Colombus, Ohio, USA. June 16--18, 2008.


Reut Tsarfaty and Yoav Goldberg. "Word-Based or Morpheme-Based? Annotation Strategies for Modern Hebrew Clitics". Proceedings of LREC 2008, Marrakech, Morocco, May 28--30, 2008.


Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an. "Accurate Unlexicalized Parsing for Modern Hebrew". Text, Speech and Dialog (TSD). Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 2007. Proceedings of TSD, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Springer-Verlag


Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an. "Three-Dimensional Parametrization for Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages". To appear in Proceedings of the International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT). Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007.


Reut Tsarfaty. "The Interplay of Syntax and Morphology in Building Parsing Models for Modern Hebrew". In Janneke Huitink and Sophia Katrenko (eds.) Proceedings of ESSLLI Student Session 2006, Malaga, Spain, August 2006. [PDF] (Springer Best Paper Award)


Reut Tsarfaty. "Integrated Morphological and Syntactic Disambiguation for Modern Hebrew", In Proceedings of CoLing/ACL SRW 2006, Sydney, Australia, July 2006. (ACL SRW panelists: Shuly Wintner, Kemal Oflazer)


Reut Tsarfaty. "Participants in Action: Aspectual Meanings and Thematic Relations Interplay in the Semantics of Semitic Morphology". In Henk Zeevat and Balder Ten cate (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Batumi, Georgia. To Appear.


Reut Tsarfaty. "Connecting Causative Constructions and Aspectual Meanings: A Case Study from Semitic Derivational Morphology". In Paul Dekker and Michael Franke (eds.) Proceedings of the Fifteenth Amsterdam Colloquium, ILLC/Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. December 2005.

:books


Reut Tsarfaty. "Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages". Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, Morgan and Claypool Publishers. (Under development. For a proof copy please email me.)


Reut Tsarfaty. "Relational-Realizational Parsing". PhD Dissertation, University of Amsterdam. ILLC Dissertation Series DS-2010-01 ISBN:978-90-5776-205-5 (Available online from the ILLC archive. For a hard copy please email me.)

:book chapters


Reut Tsarfaty. "Syntax and Parsing of Semitic Languages". In: Imed Zitouni (ed), Semitic Languages Processing, Springer, Forthcoming.

:edited volumes


Reut Tsarfaty, Djame Seddah, Sandra Kuebler and Joakim Nivre. "Special Issue on Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages". Journal of Computational Linguistics (CL), volume 39:(1), The MIT Press, 2013.


Marianna Apidiansky, Ido Dagan, Jennifer Foster, Yuval Marton, Djame Seddah, Reut Tsarfaty. "Joint Workshop on Statistical Parsing and Semantic Processing of Morphologically Rich Languages". Proceedings of a meeting to be held at the 50th of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2012.


Djame Seddah, Reut Tsarfaty, Sandra Kuebler. "Second Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages". Proceedings of a meeting held at the 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT), The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2011.


Djame Seddah, Reut Tsarfaty, Jennifer Foster. "First Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages". Proceedings of a meeting held at the 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NA-ACL), The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2010.

:oral presentations


Reut Tsarfaty, "Relational-Realizational Syntax: An Architecture for Specifying and Learning Morphosyntactic Descriptions", The International Meeting on Lexical-Functional Grammar, (LFG'10), Ottawa, Canada. June 18-20, 2010.


Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an "Dimensions of Parametrization for Modern Hebrew Statistical Parsing", The Israeli Seminar for Computational Linguistics (ISCOL), Ramat Gan, Israel. June 20, 2007.


Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an "Modern Hebrew Statistical Parsing: Models and Challenges", The Israeli Seminar for Computational Linguistics (ISCOL), Haifa, Israel. June 29, 2006.


Reut Tsarfaty and Khalil Sima'an "Baseline Models for Modern Hebrew Parsing", Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLiN), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. December 16, 2005.


Reut Tsarfaty. "Connecting Causative Constructions and Aspectual Meanings: A case study from Semitic Derivational Morphology". Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. December 19, 2005.


Reut Tsarfaty. "Participants in Action: Aspectual Meanings and Thematic Relations Interplay in the Semantics of Semitic Morphology". Sixth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Batumi, Georgia. September 12--16, 2005.


Reut Tsarfaty. "Aspectual Choice in Modern Hebrew''. Workshop: The Roots of Pragmasemantics. Szklarska Poreba, Polland. February 26 -- March 1, 2005.

:poster presentations


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Yoav Goldberg and Reut Tsarfaty. "A Single Generative Model for Joint Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing". ACL-HLT 2008, Colombus, Ohio, USA. June 16--18, 2008.


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Reut Tsarfaty and Yoav Goldberg. "Word-Based or Morpheme-Based? Annotation Strategies for Modern Hebrew Clitics". LREC 2008, Marrakech, Morocco, May 28--30, 2008.


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Reut Tsarfaty. "Constructing Meanings: A Cognitive Approach to the Semantics of Semitic Morphology". Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP), Ghent, Belgium. September 7, 2005.

:invited talks


"Parsing with Paradigms: A Relational-Realizational Architecture for Specifying and Statistically Learning Morphosyntactic Descriptions". In: Quantitative Measures in Morphology and Morphological Development Workshop, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA. January 15-16, 2011.
"Relations and Realization in Syntax and Parsing". Columbia University. June 16, 2010. [slides]
"Morphology in Parsing: A Taxonomy-Based Approach". NL Seminar series, Information Sciences Institute at USC. June 8, 2010.
"Statistical Parsing for Morphologically Rich Languages: A Gentle Introduction". The First Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages, June 5, 2010. [slides]
"Between Typology and Technology: A Relational-Realizational Model for Parsing Rich Morphosyntax". Language and Computation Seminar, The Linguistics Department at Amherst UMass. January 26, 2010.
"How to and Not to Parse Nonconfigurational Phenomena". Panel on Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages, The International Conference on Parsing Technology (IWPT). October 8, 2009.
"Linguistic Typology and Language Technology: A Match Made in Statistical Parsing". Séminaire de l'école doctorale de Paris 7. October 5, 2009.
"Linguists, Spies and Dangerous Things". ILLC Open House and Alumni event. Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam. December 19, 2009.
"Probabilstic Modeling for Morphologically Rich Languages: A case study from Modern Hebrew". Paris Amsterdam Logic Meeting for Young Researchers (PALMYR). Paris, France, June 1--2, 2007. (Comments by Greg Kobele)
"Morphological Templates and Aspectual Meanings in Modern Hebrew". Linguistics Departmental Seminar, The Department of English, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. January 3, 2006.
"Aspectual Semantics of Morphological Templates in Modern Hebrew". Logic Tea, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 10, 2005.

:unpublished


Reut Tsarfaty. " Investigation of Aspect Semantics in Modern Hebrew" MSc. thesis, University of Amsterdam, 2005.