2001 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 
(EMNLP 2001)

Sponsored by the Intelligent Information Systems Institute
(a joint Cornell University/Air Force Research Laboratory organization)

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Contact info: Lillian Lee, (Chair), or Donna Harman, donna.harman@nist.gov (Co-chair)

SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics' special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, held EMNLP 2001 in McConomy Auditorium in University Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA USA on June 3 and 4, immediately preceding the meeting of the North American Chapter of the ACL (NAACL 2001). We had an exciting program devoted to advances in all areas of traditional interest to the SIGDAT and related fields, as well as to this year's theme, What Works and What Doesn't: Successes and Challenges.


We had two days of paper presentations, plus:

Program Committee

Program Chair: Lillian Lee, Cornell University ()
Program Co-Chair: Donna Harman, NIST (donna.harman@nist.gov)
Publication Chair: David Yarowsky, Johns Hopkins University (yarowsky@cs.jhu.edu)

Regina Barzilay, Columbia University  Marc Light, MITRE 
Thorsten Brants, Xerox PARC  Dekang Lin, University of Alberta 
Chris Brew, Ohio State University  Kim-Teng Lua, National University of Singapore 
Eugene Charniak, Brown University  Lluís Màrquez, Technical University of Catalonia 
Key-Sun Choi, KAIST  Diana McCarthy, University of Sussex 
Kenneth Church, AT&T Labs-Research  Helen Meng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
Stephen Clark, University of Edinburgh  Paola Merlo, University of Geneva 
Michael Collins, AT&T Labs-Research  Rada Mihalcea, Southern Methodist University 
Eric Gaussier, Xerox  Guenter Neumann, DFKI 
Marti Hearst, UC Berkeley  Jian-Yun Nie, University of Montreal 
Don Hindle, AnswerLogic  Franz Josef Och, RWTH Aachen 
Changning Huang, Microsoft  Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota, Duluth 
Rebecca Hwa, University of Maryland  Roni Rosenfeld, Carnegie Mellon University 
Hitoshi Iida, Sony  Anoop Sarkar, University of Pennsylvania 
Paul Jacobs, AnswerLogic  Erik Tjong Kim Sang , University of Antwerp 
Christian Jacquemin, LIMSI  Paola Velardi, University of Rome "La Sapienza" 
Maghi King, University of Geneva  Atro Voutilainen, Conexor 
Wessel Kraaij, TNO TPD  Kiri Wagstaff, Cornell University 
Maria Lapata, Saarland University/University of Edinburgh  Roman Yangarber, New York University 
Elizabeth Liddy, Syracuse University  Joe Zhou, Intel 


Preliminary call for papers
Final call for papers
List of accepted papers
Instructions for authors
Home page pre-conference
Author index (links to program)

Conference URL


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