Yoav Goldberg's Publications

Note: for the most recent stuff, see my Google Scholar page.

New Stuff

Template Kernels for Dependency Parsing [pdf]
NAACL-2015 (Short)
Hillel Taub-Tabib, Yoav Goldberg and Amir Globerson
kernels, parsing, dependency, graph-based

Neural Word Embedding as Implicit Matrix Factorization [pdf]
NIPS-2014
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
word representation, matrix factorization, word2vec, negative sampling

Linguistic Regularities in Sparse and Explicit Word Representations [pdf]
CoNLL-2014 Best Paper Award
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
word representation, buzz-busting, analogies

word2vec explained: deriving Mikolov et al.'s negative-sampling word-embedding method [pdf]
Tech-report
Yoav Goldberg and Omer Levy
word-embeddings

Training Deterministic Parsers with Non-Deterministic Oracles. [pdf] [code]
TACL. 1(October):403--414, 2013
Yoav Goldberg and Joakim Nivre
Deterministic-decoding, Dynamic-oracles

Journal Papers

A Tabular Method for Dynamic Oracles in Transition-Based Parsing. [pdf]
TACL. 2(April):119--130, 2014.
Yoav Goldberg, Francesco Sartorio and Giorgio Satta
Deterministic-decoding, Dynamic-oracles, Dynamic-Programming, Arc-Standard

Constrained Arc-Eager Dependency Parsing.
Computational Linguistics. (Accepted for publication October 2013.
Joakim Nivre, Yoav Goldberg and Ryan McDonald
Deterministic-decoding, Constrained-parsing

Training Deterministic Parsers with Non-Deterministic Oracles. [pdf] [code]
TACL. 1(October):403--414, 2013
Yoav Goldberg and Joakim Nivre
Deterministic-decoding, Dynamic-oracles

Word Segmentation, Unknown-word Resolution, and Morphological Agreement in a Hebrew Parsing System. [pdf]
Computational Linguistics. 1(March):121--160, 2013
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, Consituency-parsing, Agreement

Rich Parameterization improves RNA Structure Prediction.
Journal of Computational Biology. November 2011: 1525--1542.
Shay Zakov, Yoav Goldberg, Michael Elhadad and Michal Ziv-Ukelson
Structured Prediction, Feature Representation, RNA Folding

Conferences

Template Kernels for Dependency Parsing [pdf]
NAACL-2015 (Short)
Hillel Taub-Tabib, Yoav Goldberg and Amir Globerson
kernels, parsing, dependency, graph-based

Neural Word Embedding as Implicit Matrix Factorization [pdf]
NIPS-2014
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
word representation, matrix factorization, word2vec, negative sampling

Dependency Based Word Embeddings [pdf] [code] [demo_and_data]
ACL-2014 (Short)
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
word representations, syntax, word2vec

Linguistic Regularities in Sparse and Explicit Word Representations [pdf]
CoNLL-2014 Best Paper Award
Omer Levy and Yoav Goldberg
word representation, buzz-busting, analogies

Dynamic-oracle Transition-based Parsing with Calibrated Probabilistic Output [pdf] [code]
IWPT-2013
Yoav Goldberg
transition-parsing, dynamic-oracle, prob-output, adagrad

Efficient Implementation of Beam-Search Incremental Parsers [pdf] [poster]
ACL-2013 (Short)
Yoav Goldberg, Kai Zhao and Liang Huang
transition-parsing, beam, efficiency, tree-structured-stack, feature-sharing

Universal Dependency Annotation For Multilingual Parsing [pdf] [data]
ACL-2013 (Short)
Ryan McDonald, Joakim Nivre, Yvonne Quirmbach-Brundage, Yoav Goldberg, Dipanjan Das, Kuzman Ganchev, Keith Hall, Slav Petrov, Hao Zhang, Oscar Täckström, Claudia Bedini, Nuria Bertomeu Castello and Jungmee Lee
dependency-parsing, representation, multilingual, universal

A Non-Monotonic Arc-Eager Transition System for Dependency Parsing [pdf]
CoNLL-2013
Matthew Honnibal, Yoav Goldberg and Mark Johnson
greedy-parsing, dynamic-oracle, repairs, arc-eager

Syntactic-Ngrams over Time from a Very Large Corpus of English Books [slides] [pdf] [data] [blog-post]
*SEM-2013
Yoav Goldberg and Jon Orwant
dataset, syntax, syntactic-ngrams, cool-resource, change-over-time

A Dynamic Oracle for Arc-Eager Dependency Parsing [slides] [pdf]
CoLING-2012
Yoav Goldberg and Joakim Nivre
Deterministic-decoding, Dynamic-oracles, Parsing

Language-Independent Parsing with Empty Elements [pdf]
ACL-2011 (Short Paper)
Shu Cai, David Chiang and Yoav Goldberg
Constituency, Parsing, Lattice, PCFGLA, Null Element Recovery

Joint Hebrew Segmentation and Parsing using a PCFGLA Lattice Parser [pdf]
ACL-2011 (Short Paper)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Constituency, Parsing, Lattice, PCFGLA, Hebrew

Rich Parameterization Improves RNA Structure Prediction [pdf] [code]
RECOMB-2011 (best paper award)
Shay Zakov, Yoav Goldberg, Michael Elhadad and Michal Ziv-Ukelson
The presented method provides the best results for RNA secondary structure prediction to date.
Structured Prediction, Feature Representation, RNA Folding

Inspecting the Structural Biases of Dependency Parsing Algorithms [slides] [pdf] [code]
CoNLL-2010
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Structural Bias, Dependency Parsing, Errors

An Efficient Algorithm for Easy-First Non-Directional Dependency Parsing [slides] [pdf] [code]
NAACL-2010
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Easy First, Dependency Parsing, Efficient

Easy-First Dependency Parsing of Modern Hebrew [pdf] [code]
SPMRL-2010 (an NAACL/HLT workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Easy First, Dependency Parsing, Efficient, Hebrew, Agreement, Morpholgy

Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages: What, How and Whither [pdf]
SPMRL-2010 (an NAACL/HLT workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages)
Reut Tsarfaty, Djame Seddah, Yoav Goldberg, Sandra Kubler, Marie Candito, Jennifer Foster, Yannick Versley, Ines Rehbein and Lamia Tounsi
Parsing, Agreement, Morpholgy, Evaluation

Hebrew Dependency Parsing: Initial Results [slides] [pdf] [poster]
IWPT-2009 (Short Paper)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, Dependency Parsing

On the Role of Lexical Features in Sequence Labeling [pdf] [poster]
EMNLP-2009
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
SVM, Chunking, NER, Lexical Features, Evaluation

Gaiku : Generating Haiku with Word Associations Norms [slides] [pdf] [more-slides]
CALC-2009 (NAACL Workshop on Computational Approaches to Linguistic Creativity)
Yael Netzer, David Gabbay, Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Generation, Poetry, Haiku, Word Association Norms, Fun

Enhancing Unlexicalized Parsing Performance using a Wide Coverage Lexicon, Fuzzy Tag-set Mapping, and EM-HMM-based Lexical Probabilities [slides] [pdf]
EACL-2009
Yoav Goldberg, Reut Tsarfaty, Meni Adler and Michael Elhadad
PCFG, Parsing, Segmentation, Morphology, Hebrew, Lexicon, Semisupervised Learning

EM Can Find Pretty Good HMM POS-Taggers (When Given a Good Start) [slides] [pdf]
ACL-2008
Yoav Goldberg, Meni Adler and Michael Elhadad
Semisupervised Learning, POS Tagging, Hebrew, English

A Single Generative Model for Joint Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing [pdf] [poster]
ACL-2008
Yoav Goldberg and Reut Tsarfaty
Hebrew, Parsing, PCFG

Unsupervised Lexicon-Based Resolution of Unknown Words for Full Morphological Analysis [slides] [pdf]
ACL-2008
Meni Adler, Yoav Goldberg, David Gabbay and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, Semisupervised Learning, POS Tagging, Unknown Words

splitSVM: Fast, Space-Efficient, non-Heuristic, Polynomial Kernel Computation for NLP Applications [slides] [pdf] [code]
ACL-2008 (Short Paper)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Machine Learning, SVM, Fast, Software

Tagging a Hebrew Corpus: The Case of Participles [pdf] [poster]
LREC-2008
Meni Adler, Yael Netzer, Yoav Goldberg, David Gabbay and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, POS Tagging, Annotation

Word-Based or Morpheme-Based? Annotation Strategies for Modern Hebrew Clitics [pdf] [poster]
LREC-2008
Reut Tsarfaty and Yoav Goldberg
Hebrew, Parsing, Annotation

Identification of Transliterated Foreign Words in Hebrew Script [slides] [pdf]
CiCLing-2008
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, Transliteration, Unsupervised

SVM Model Tampering and Anchored Learning: A Case Study in Hebrew NP Chunking [pdf] [ppt]
ACL-2007
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, SVM, Chunking, Lexicalization?, Model Analysis

Noun Phrase Chunking in Hebrew Influence of Lexical and Morphological Features [pdf] [ppt]
ACL-2006
Yoav Goldberg, Meni Adler and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, Chunking, SVM, Morphology

Generating Language from BlissSymbols Using Semantic Authoring [doc]
ISSAC-2006
Yael Netzer, Ofer Biller, Michael Elhadad and Yoav Goldberg
Blissymbolics, AAC, Generation

Strategic Intelligence Analysis: From Information Processing to Meaning-Making
IEEE-ISI 2006
Yair Neuman, Liran Elihay, Meni Adler, Yoav Goldberg and Amir Viner
NLP Applications

Unpublished papers and tech-reports

Learning Sparser Perceptron Models [reviews] [pdf] [why-not-published]
Tech-report (rejected from ACL-2011 short papers)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Sparse models, Perceptron, Hacks

Precision-biased Parsing and High-Quality Parse Selection [reviews] [pdf] [why-not-published]
Tech-report (rejected from EMNLP-2012 (among others))
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Precision-biased Parsing, Ensembles, Edge-riskiness estimation

Task-specific Word-Clustering for Part-of-Speech Tagging [reviews] [pdf] [why-not-published]
Tech-report (rejected from ACL-2012 short papers)
Yoav Goldberg
Word Representation, Clusters, POS-tagging

Notes

word2vec explained: deriving Mikolov et al.'s negative-sampling word-embedding method [pdf]
Tech-report
Yoav Goldberg and Omer Levy
word-embeddings

A note on Latent Semantic Analysis [pdf]
Tech-report
Yoav Goldberg
dimensionality-reduction, LSA, SVD

Peer-Reviewd Talks

Toward Better Understanding of Hebrew NP Chunks [pdf] [ppt]
ISCOL/BISFAI 2007 (This is a version of the ACL-2007 paper, with more emphasis on Hebrew related issues)
Yoav Goldberg and Michael Elhadad
Hebrew, SVM, Chunking, Lexicalization?, Model Analysis