Gerber and Chai receive ACL Best Long Paper Award

Matthew Gerber (Ph.D. student) and Joyce Chai (Associate Professor) of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering received the Best Long Paper Award ( at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) (, held in Uppsala Sweden, July 11-16, 2010. Their paper, titled "Beyond Nombank: A Study of Implicit Arguments for Nominal Predicates", examines a novel problem of recovering implicit arguments for nominal predicates from textual discourse. Matthew Gerber gave the plenary presentation at the conference.

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(Date Posted: 2010-07-15)