Ryan McDonald

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Google Publications

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    Morpho-syntactic Lexicon Generation Using Graph-based Semi-supervised Learning

    Manaal Faruqui, Ryan McDonald, Radu Soricut

    TACL (2016)

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    A Linear-Time Transition System for Crossing Interval Trees

    Emily Pitler, Ryan McDonald

    NAACL (2015), 662–-671

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    Adapting taggers to Twitter with not-so-distant supervision

    Barbara Plank, Dirk Hovy, Anders Sogaard, Ryan McDonald

    International Conference on Computational Linguistics (2014)

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    Constrained Arc-Eager Dependency Parsing

    Joakim Nivre, Yoav Goldberg, Ryan McDonald

    Computational Linguistics (2014)

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    Enforcing Structural Diversity in Cube-pruned Dependency Parsing

    Hao Zhang, Ryan McDonald

    ACL (2014)

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    Online Learning for Inexact Hypergraph Search

    Hao Zhang, Liang Huang, Kai Zhao, Ryan McDonald

    Proc. of EMNLP (2013)

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    Target Language Adaptation of Discriminative Transfer Parsers

    Oscar Tackstrom, Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre

    Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Association for Computational Linguistics (2013)

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    Token and Type Constraints for Cross-Lingual Part-of-Speech Tagging

    Oscar Tackstrom, Dipanjan Das, Slav Petrov, Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre

    Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (2013), 1–-12

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    Universal Dependency Annotation for Multilingual Parsing

    Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre, Yoav Goldberg, Yvonne Quirmbach-Brundage, Dipanjan Das, Kuzman Ganchev, Keith Hall, Slav Petrov, Hao Zhang, Oscar Tackstrom, Claudia Bedini, Nuria Bertomeu Castello, Jungmee Lee

    Association for Computational Linguistics, Association for Computational Linguistics (2013)

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    A Universal Part-of-Speech Tagset

    Slav Petrov, Dipanjan Das, Ryan McDonald

    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC '12) (2012)

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    Cross-lingual Word Clusters for Direct Transfer of Linguistic Structure

    Oscar Tackstrom, Ryan McDonald, Jakob Uszkoreit

    North American Association for Computational Linguistics, Association for Computational Linguistics (2012)

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    Generalized Higher-Order Dependency Parsing with Cube Pruning

    Hao Zhang, Ryan McDonald

    EMNLP (2012)

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    Overview of the 2012 Shared Task on Parsing the Web

    Slav Petrov, Ryan McDonald

    Notes of the First Workshop on Syntactic Analysis of Non-Canonical Language (SANCL) (2012)

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    Using Search-Logs to Improve Query Tagging

    Kuzman Ganchev, Keith B. Hall, Ryan McDonald, Slav Petrov

    Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Volume 2: Short Papers (ACL '12) (2012)

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    Analyzing and Integrating Dependency Parsers

    Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre

    Computational Linguistics, vol. 37 (2011)

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    Discovering fine-grained sentiment with latent variable structured prediction models

    Oscar Tackstrom, Ryan McDonald

    European Conference on Information Retrieval (2011)

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    Multi-Source Transfer of Delexicalized Dependency Parsers

    Ryan McDonald, Slav Petrov, Keith B. Hall

    Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP '11)

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    Semi-supervised Latent Variable Models for Fine-grained Sentiment Analysis

    Oscar Tackstrom, Ryan McDonald

    Association for Computational Linguistics (2011)

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    Training Structured Prediction Models with Extrinsic Loss Functions

    Keith Hall, Ryan McDonald, Slav Petrov

    Domain Adaptation Workshop at NIPS 2011

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    Training a Parser for Machine Translation Reordering

    Jason Katz-Brown, Slav Petrov, Ryan McDonald, Franz Och, David Talbot, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Masakazu Seno

    Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP '11)

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    Training dependency parsers by jointly optimizing multiple objectives

    Keith B. Hall, Ryan McDonald, Jason Katz-Brown, Michael Ringgaard

    Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

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    Distributed Training Strategies for the Structured Perceptron

    Ryan McDonald, Keith Hall, Gideon Mann

    North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) (2010)

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    Evaluation of Dependency Parsers on Unbounded Dependencies

    Joakim Nivre, Laura Rimell, Ryan McDonald, Carlos Gómez Rodríguez

    International Conference on Computational Linguistics (2010)

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    The Viability of Web-derived Polarity Lexicons

    Leonid Velikovich, Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Kerry Hannan, Ryan McDonald

    North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (2010)

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    What’s great and what’s not: learning to classify the scope of negation for improved sentiment analysis

    Isaac Councill, Ryan McDonald, Leonid Velikovich

    Workshop on Negation and Speculation in Natural Language Processing (2010)

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    Contrastive summarization: An experiment with consumer reviews

    Kevin Lerman, Ryan McDonald

    North American Association for Computational Linguistics (2009)

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    Dependency Parsing

    Sandra Kubler, Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre

    Morgan & Claypool (2009)

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    Efficient Large-Scale Distributed Training of Conditional Maximum Entropy Models

    Gideon Mann, Ryan McDonald, Mehryar Mohri, Nathan Silberman, Daniel Walker IV

    Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) (2009)

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    Sentiment Summarization: Evaluating and Learning User Preferences

    Kevin Lerman, Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Ryan McDonald

    European Association for Computational Linguistics (2009)

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    A Joint Model of Text and Aspect Ratings for Sentiment Summarization

    Ivan Titov, Ryan McDonald

    Association for Computational Linguistics (2008)

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    Building a Sentiment Summarizer for Local Service Reviews

    Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Kerry Hannan, Ryan McDonald, Tyler Neylon, George Reis, Jeff Reynar

    WWW Workshop on NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX) (2008)

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    Integrating Graph-based and Transition-based Dependency Parsers

    Joakim Nivre, Ryan McDonald

    Association for Computational Linguistics (2008)

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    Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-Grain Topic Models

    Ivan Titov, Ryan McDonald

    17th International World Wide Web Conference (2008)

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    A Study of Global Inference Algorithms in Multi-Document Summarization

    Ryan McDonald

    European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) (2007)

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    Characterizing the Errors of Data-Driven Dependency Parsers

    Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre

    Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (2007)

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    On the Complexity of Non-Projective Data-Driven Dependency Parsing

    Ryan McDonald, Giorgio Satta

    International Conference on Parsing Technologies (2007), pp. 121-132

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    Structured Models for Fine-to-Coarse Sentiment Analysis

    Ryan McDonald, Kerry Hannan, Tyler Neylon, Mike Wells, Jeff Reynar

    45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2007)

Previous Publications

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    An automated procedure to identify biomedical articles that contain cancer-associated gene variants

    Ryan McDonald, R Scott Winters, Claire K Ankuda, Joan A Murphy, Amy E Rogers, Fernando Pereira, Marc S Greenblatt, Peter S White

    Human Mutation, vol. 27 (2006), pp. 957-64

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    Automated recognition of malignancy mentions in biomedical literature

    Yang Jin, Ryan T. McDonald, Kevin Lerman, Mark A. Mandel, Steven Carroll, Mark Y. Liberman, Fernando C. Pereira, Raymond S. Winters, Peter S. White

    BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 7 (2006), pp. 492

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    Discriminative Sentence Compression with Soft Syntactic Constraints

    Ryan McDonald

    Proceedings of EACL (2006)

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    Domain Adaptation with Structural Correspondence Learning

    John Blitzer, Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira

    EMNLP 2006: 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 120-128

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    Multilingual Dependency Parsing with a Two-Stage Discriminative Parser

    Ryan McDonald, Kevin Lerman, Fernando Pereira

    Tenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-X) (2006)

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    Online Learning of Approximate Dependency Parsing Algorithms

    Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira

    11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: EACL 2006, pp. 81-88

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    Online Learning of Approximate Dependency Parsing Algorithms

    Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira

    Proceedings of EACL (2006)

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    Automatically annotating documents with normalized gene lists

    Jeremiah Crim, Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira

    BMC Bioinformatics (2005)

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    Flexible Text Segmentation with Structured Multilabel Classification

    Ryan McDonald, Koby Crammer, Fernando Pereira

    Proceedings of HLT-EMNLP (2005)

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    Identifying gene and protein mentions in text using conditional random fields

    Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira

    BMC Bioinformatics (2005)

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    Non-Projective Dependency Parsing using Spanning Tree Algorithms

    Ryan T. McDonald, Fernando Pereira, Kiril Ribarov, Jan Hajic

    HLT/EMNLP (2005)

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    Non-Projective Dependency Parsing using Spanning Tree Algorithms

    Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira, Kiril Ribarov, Jan Hajic

    Proceedings of HLT-EMNLP (2005)

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    Online Large-Margin Training of Dependency Parsers

    Ryan McDonald, Koby Crammer, Fernando Pereira

    43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2005)

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    Online Large-Margin Training of Dependency Parsers

    Ryan McDonald, Koby Crammer, Fernando Pereira

    Proceedings of ACL (2005)

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    Simple Algorithms for Complex Relation Extraction with Applications to Biomedical IE

    Ryan McDonald, Seth Kulick, Fernando Pereira, Scott Winters, Yang Jin, Pete White

    Proceedings of ACL (2005)

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    Simple Algorithms for Complex Relation Extraction with Applications to Biomedical IE

    Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira, Seth Kulick, Scott Winters, Yang Jin, Pete White

    43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2005)

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    An entity tagger for recognizing acquired genomic variations in cancer literature

    Ryan McDonald, Scott Winters, Mark Mandel, Yang Jin, Pete White, Fernando Pereira

    Bioinformatics (2004)

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    Integrated Annotation for Biomedical Information Extraction

    Seth Kulick, Anne Bies, Mark Liberman, Mark Mandel, Ryan McDonald, Martha Palmer, Andrew Schein, Lyle Ungar, Scott Winters, Pete White

    Proceedings of BioLink (2004)

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    Flexible Web Document Analysis for Delivery to Narrow-Bandwidth Devices

    Gerald Penn, Jianying Hu, Hengbin Luo, Ryan McDonald

    Proceedings if ICDAR (2001)