Publications 2018

Journal Papers

  • Yang Zhao, Xiaoyu Shen, Senuma Hajime, and Akiko Aizawa: “A Comprehensive Study: Sentence Compression with Linguistic Knowledge-Enhanced Gated Neural Network.” Journal: Data & Knowledge Engineering (accepted)

Conference/Workshop Papers

  • Saku Sugawara, Kentaro Inui, Satoshi Sekine, and Akiko Aizawa: “What Makes Reading Comprehension Questions Easier?” 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2018), Brussels, Belgium, November 2-4, 2018. (accepted)
  • Kenichi Iwatsuki, Akiko Aizawa: “Using Formulaic Expressions in Writing Assistance Systems.” The 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018), pp.2678-2689, Santa Fe, New-Mexico, USA, August 20-26, 2018. [link]
  • Yang Zhao, Zhiyuan Luo, Akiko Aizawa: “A Simple Language Model based Evaluator for Sentence Compression.” The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018), pp.170-175, Melbourne, Australia, July 15-20, 2018. [link]
  • Kazutoshi Shinoda, Akiko Aizawa: “Query-focused Scientific Paper Summarization with Localized Sentence Representation.”  The 3rd Joint Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing for Digital Libraries (BIRNDL 2018), workshop at ACM SIGIR 2018, pp.24-31, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, July 12, 2018. [link]
  • Hajime Senuma, Akiko Aizawa: “Universal Dependencies for Ainu.” 11th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018), pp.133-139, Miyazaki, Japan, May 7-12, 2018. [link]


  • Akiko Aizawa, Takeshi Sagara, Goran Topic and Kenichi Iwatsuki: “Bridging the Gap between Layout, Logical, and Semantic Structures of Documents,” READ2018: International Interdisciplinary Symposium on Reading Experience & Analysis of Documents, Oct 2018 (accepted)
  • Akiko Aizawa: “Natural language processing techniques for mathematical formula search.” The 11th Conference on Intelligent Computer Mathematics (CICM 2018). August 13-17, 2018. KeyNote Speech