Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Selected Publications

2017

  • Counterfactual Learning from Bandit Feedback under Deterministic Logging: A Case Study in Statistical Machine Translation. Carolin Lawrence, Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). Copenhagen, Denmark. (.pdf)

  • A Shared Task on Bandit Learning for Machine Translation. Artem Sokolov, Julia Kreutzer, Kellen Sunderland, Pavel Danchenko, Witold Szymaniak, Hagen Fürstenau, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Machine Translation (WMT). Copenhagen, Denmark. (.pdf)

  • Bandit Structured Prediction for Neural Sequence-to-Sequence Learning. Julia Kreutzer, Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Vancouver, Canada. (.pdf)

2016

  • Stochastic Structured Prediction under Bandit Feedback. Artem Sokolov, Julia Kreutzer, Christopher Lo, Stefan Riezler. In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). Barcelona, Spain. (.pdf)

  • Learning to Translate from Graded and Negative Relevance Information. Laura Jehl and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Osaka, Japan. (.pdf)

  • NLMaps: A Natural Language Interface to Query OpenStreetMap. Carolin Lawrence and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Osaka, Japan. (.pdf)

  • A Post-editing Interface for Immediate Adaptation in Statistical Machine Translation. Patrick Simianer, Sariya Karimova, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Osaka, Japan. (.pdf)

  • Otedama: Fast Rule-based Pre-Ordering for Machine Translation. Julian Hitschler, Laura Jehl, Sariya Karimova, Mayumi Ohta, Benjamin Körner, Stefan Riezler. In Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, 106, 159-168. (.pdf)

  • Multimodal Pivots for Image Caption Translation. Julian Hitschler, Shigehiko Schamoni, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Berlin, Germany. (.pdf)

  • Learning Structured Predictors from Bandit Feedback for Interactive NLP. Artem Sokolov, Julia Kreutzer, Christopher Lo, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Berlin, Germany. (.pdf)

  • A Corpus and Semantic Parser for Multilingual Natural Language Querying of OpenStreetMap. Carolin Haas and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT). San Diego, CA. (.pdf)

  • A Full-Text Learning to Rank Dataset for Medical Information Retrieval. Vera Boteva, Demian Gholipour, Artem Sokolov and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). Padova, Italy. (.pdf)

2015

  • The Heidelberg University English-German translation system for IWSLT 2015. Laura Jehl, Patrick Simianer, Julian Hitscher, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT). Da Nang, Vietnam. (.pdf)

  • Response-Based Learning for Patent Translation. Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Patent and Scientific Literature Translation (PSLT). Miami, FL. (.pdf)

  • Bandit Structured Prediction for Learning from Partial Feedback in Statistical Machine Translation. Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler, Tanguy Urvoy. In Proceedings of MT Summit XV. Miami, FL. (.pdf)

  • QUality Estimation from ScraTCH (QUETCH): Deep Learning for Word-level Translation Quality Estimation. Julia Kreutzer, Shigehiko Schamoni, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Machine Translation (WMT). Lisbon, Portugal. (.pdf)

  • A Coactive Learning View of Online Structured Prediction in Statistical Machine Translation. Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler, Shay B. Cohen. In Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL). Beijing, China. (.pdf)

  • Combining Orthogonal Information in Large-Scale Cross-Language Information Retrieval. Shigehiko Schamoni, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. Santiago, Chile. (.pdf)

  • Coactive Learning for Interactive Machine Translation. Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler, Shay B. Cohen. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Machine Learning for Interactive Systems at ICML 2015. Lille, France. (.pdf)

  • Integrating a Large, Monolingual Corpus as Translation Memory into Statistical Machine Translation. Katharina W√§schle, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT 2015). Antalya, Turkey. (.pdf)

  • Bag-of-Words Forced Decoding for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval. Felix Hieber, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics ‚Äď Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2015). Denver, CO. (.pdf)

  • Response-based Learning for Machine Translation of Open-domain Database Queries. Carolin Haas, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics ‚Äď Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2015). Denver, CO. (.pdf)

2014

  • Offline Extraction of Overlapping Phrases for Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation. Sariya Karimova, Patrick Simianer, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT 2014). Lake Tahoe, CA. (.pdf)

  • Online Adaptation to Post-Edits for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. Nicola Bertoldi, Patrick Simianer, Mauro Cettolo, Katharina W√§schle, Marcello Federico, Stefan Riezler. In Machine Translation. 28:309-339. (.pdf)

  • Learning to Translate Queries for CLIR. Artem Sokolov, Felix Hieber, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014), Gold Coast, Australia. (.pdf)

  • Learning Translational and Knowledge-based Similarities from Relevance Rankings for Cross-Language Retrieval. Shigehiko Schamoni, Felix Hieber, Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014) , Baltimore, MD. (.pdf)

  • Response-Based Learning for Grounded Machine Translation. Stefan Riezler, Patrick Simianer, Carolin Haas. In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014) , Baltimore, MD. (.pdf)

  • On the Problem of Theoretical Terms in Empirical Computational Linguistics. Stefan Riezler. In Computational Linguistics, 40:1. 235-245.(.pdf)

2013

  • Task-driven Greedy Learning of Feature Hashing Functions. Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Big Learning at the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2013), Lake Tahoe, Nevada. (.pdf)

  • The Heidelberg University Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT2013. Patrick Simianer, Laura Jehl, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation 2013 (IWSLT 2013) , Heidelberg, Germany. (.pdf)

  • Boosting Cross-Language Retrieval by Learning Bilingual Phrase Associations from Relevance Rankings. Artem Sokolov, Laura Jehl, Felix Hieber and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2013) , Seattle, WA. (.pdf)

  • Multi-Task Learning for Improved Discriminative Training in SMT. Patrick Simianer and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT13), Sofia, Bulgaria. (.pdf)

  • Generative and Discriminative Methods for Online Adaptation in SMT. Katharina W√§schle, Patrick Simianer, Nicola Bertoldi, Stefan Riezler and Marcello Federico. In Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit XIV, Nice, France. (.pdf)

  • Task Alternation in Parallel Sentence Retrieval for Twitter Translation. Felix Hieber, Laura Jehl, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013), Sofia, Bulgaria. (.pdf)

  • The HDU Discriminative SMT System for Constrained Data PatentMT at NTCIR10. Patrick Simianer, Gesa Stupperich, Laura Jehl, Katharina W√§schle, Artem Sokolov, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the NTCIR-10 Workshop, June 2013, Tokyo, Japan. (.pdf)

  • High-Precision Sentence Alignment by Bootstrapping from Wood Standard Annotations. √Čva M√ļjdricza-Maydt, Huiqin K√∂rkel-Qu, Stefan Riezler, Sebastian Pad√≥. In The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, Number 99, April 2013.(.pdf)

2012

  • Twitter Translation using Translation-based Cross-Lingual Retrieval. Laura Jehl, Felix Hieber and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT 2012), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.(.pdf)

  • Joint Feature Selection in Distributed Stochastic Learning for Large-Scale Discriminative Training in SMT. Patrick Simianer, Stefan Riezler, Chris Dyer. In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2012), Jeju, Korea.(.pdf)

  • Structural and Topical Dimensions in Multi-Task Patent Translation. Katharina Wäschle and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012) , Avignon, France.(.pdf)

  • Analyzing Parallelism and Domain Similarities in the MAREC Patent Corpus. Katharina Wäschle and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 5th Information Retrieval Facility Conference (IRFC 2012), Vienna, Austria.(.pdf)

  • Statistical machine translation support for adjective translation in context. Gerhard Kremer and Matthias Hartung and Sebastian Padó and Stefan Riezler. Accepted for publication in journal Translation: Computation, Corpora, Cognition. (.pdf)

2011

  • Multi-Task Minimum Error Rate Training for SMT. Patrick Simianer, Katharina Wäschle, Stefan Riezler. In The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics, Number 96, October 2011(.pdf)

  • Improved Answer Ranking in Social Question-Answering Portals. Felix Hieber and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2011), Glasgow, Scotland, UK (.pdf)

2010

  • Query Rewriting using Monolingual Statistical Machine Translation. Stefan Riezler and Yi Liu. In Computational Linguistics, 36:3 (.pdf)

  • Learning Dense Models of Query Similarity from User Click Logs. Fabio DeBona, Stefan Riezler, Keith Hall, Massimiliano Ciaramita, Amac Herdagdelen, Maria Holmqvist. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2010), Los Angeles, CA. (.pdf)

  • Generalized syntactic and semantic models of query reformulation. Amac Herdagdelen, Massimiliano Ciaramita, Daniel Mahler, Maria Holmqvist, Keith Hall, Stefan Riezler, Enrique Alfonseca. In Proceedings of the 33rd ACM SIGIR Conference, Geneva, Switzerland. (.pdf)

2009

  • Simple Risk Bounds for Position-Sensitive Max-Margin Ranking Algorithms. Stefan Riezler and Fabio DeBona. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Advances in Ranking at the 23rd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS'09), Whistler, Canada. (.pdf paper / .pdf poster)

2008

  • Translating Queries into Snippets for Improved Query Expansion. Stefan Riezler, Yi Liu, Alexander Vasserman. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'08), Manchester, England. (.pdf)

  • Wide-Coverage Deep Statistical Parsing using Automatic Dependency Structure Annotation. Aoife Cahill, Michael Burke, Ruth O'Donovan, Stefan Riezler, Josef van Genabith, Andy Way. In Computational Linguistics, 34:1: 81-124. (.pdf)

2007

  • Statistical Machine Translation for Query Expansion in Answer Retrieval. Stefan Riezler, Alexander Vasserman, Ioannis Tsochantaridis, Vibhu Mittal, Yi Liu. In Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'07), Prague, Czech Republic. (.pdf)

2006

  • Book Review of New Developments in Parsing Technology , by Harry Bunt, John Carroll, and Giorgio Satta (eds.), Dortrecht (Kluwer), 2004. Stefan Riezler. In Computational Linguistics , Vol. 32, No. 3: 439-442. (.pdf)

  • Grammatical Machine Translation. Stefan Riezler and John Maxwell. In Proceedings of Human Language Technology conference - North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics annual meeting (HLT-NAACL'06) , New York, NY. (.pdf)
    (An extended version appeared in Miriam Butt, Mary Dalrymple, and Tracy Holloway King (Eds.) Intelligent Linguistic Structures: Variations on themes by Ronald M. Kaplan, CSLI Publications, Stanford, CA. (.pdf))

2005

  • On Some Pitfalls in Automatic Evaluation and Significance Testing for MT. Stefan Riezler and John Maxwell. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evaluation Methods for MT and Summarization (MTSE) at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'05), Ann Arbor, Michigan.(.pdf)

2004

  • Incremental Feature Selection and l1 Regularization for Relaxed Maximum-Entropy Modeling. Stefan Riezler and Alexander Vasserman. In Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP'04)), Barcelona, Spain. (.pdf)

  • Speed and Accuracy in Shallow and Deep Stochastic Parsing. Ron Kaplan, Stefan Riezler, Tracy King, John Maxwell, Alexander Vasserman, Richard Crouch. In Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference and the 4th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT-NAACL'04), Boston, MA.(.pdf)

2003

  • Statistical Sentence Condensation using Ambiguity Packing and Stochastic Disambiguation Methods for Lexical-Functional Grammar. Stefan Riezler, Tracy H. King, Richard Crouch, Annie Zaenen. In Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference and the 3rd Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT-NAACL'03), Edmonton, Canada. (.pdf)

  • The PARC 700 Dependency Bank. Stefan Riezler, Tracy H. King, Richard Crouch, Mary Dalrymple, Ronald M. Kaplan. In Proceedings of the Workshop on "Linguistically Interpreted Corpora" at the 10th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (LINC'03), Budapest, Hungary. (.pdf)

2002

  • Parsing the Wall Street Journal using a Lexical-Functional Grammar and Discriminative Estimation Techniques. Stefan Riezler, Tracy H. King, Ronald M. Kaplan, Richard Crouch, John T. Maxwell, Mark Johnson. In Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'02), Philadephia, PA. (.pdf)

  • A Comparison of Evaluation Metrics for a Broad Coverage Stochastic Parser. Richard Crouch, Ronald M. Kaplan, Tracy H. King, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the Workshop on "Parseval and Beyond" at the 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'02), 2000, Las Palmas, Spain. (.pdf)

2001

  • Statistical Grammar Models and Lexicon Acquisition. Stefan Riezler, Sabine Schulte im Walde, Helmut Schmid, Mats Rooth, Detlef Prescher. In Christian Rohrer, Anje Rossdeutscher, Hans Kamp (Eds.) Linguistic Form and its Computation, 2001, CSLI Publications, Stanford, CA. (.pdf)

  • Statistical Models of Language Learning and Use. Mark Johnson and Stefan Riezler. In Cognitive Science 26:3. (.pdf)

2000

  • Lexicalized Stochastic Modeling of Constraint-Based Grammars using Log-Linear Measures and EM Training. Stefan Riezler, Detlef Prescher, Jonas Kuhn, Mark Johnson. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'00) , 2000, Hong Kong. (.pdf)

  • Exploiting Auxiliary Distributions in Stochastic Unification-Based Grammars. Mark Johnson and Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 1st Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ANLP-NAACL 2000), 2000, Seattle, WA. (.pdf)

  • Using a Probabilistic Class-Based Lexicon for Lexical Ambiguity Resolution. Detlef Prescher, Stefan Riezler, Mats Rooth. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2000), 2000, Saarbrücken. (.pdf)

1999

  • Estimators for Stochastic Unification-Based Grammars. Mark Johnson, Stuart Geman, Stephen Canon, Zhiyi Chi, Stefan Riezler. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'99), 1999, College Park, MD. (.pdf)

  • Inducing a Semantically Annotated Lexicon via EM-Based Clustering. Mats Rooth, Stefan Riezler, Detlef Prescher, Glenn Carroll, Franz Beil. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'99), 1999, College Park, MD. (.pdf)

  • Inside-Outside Estimation of a Lexicalized PCFG for German. Franz Beil, Glenn Carroll, Detlef Prescher, Stefan Riezler, Mats Rooth. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'99), 1999, College Park, MD. (.pdf)

1997

  • Quantitative Constraint Logic Programming for Weighted Grammar Applications. Stefan Riezler. In Christian Retoré (Ed.), Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics (LACL'96) , pp. 346-365. 1997. Berlin:Springer. LNCS/LNAI 1328. 20 pp. ( .pdf ).

Dissertation

  • Probabilistic Constraint Logic Programming. Stefan Riezler. Ph. D. thesis, Universität Tübingen, 1998, AIMS Report 5(1), 1999, IMS, Universität Stuttgart ( .pdf)
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