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Silviu Cucerzan

The MSR System for Entity Linking at TAC 2013

Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, 2013

Best Accuracy, Best B-cubed+ F-measure

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Avirup Sil and Silviu Cucerzan

The MSR System for Temporal Slot Filling at TAC 2013

Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, 2013

Best Score

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Silviu Cucerzan

The MSR System for Entity Linking at TAC 2012

Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, 2012

Best Accuracy, Best B-cubed+ F-measure

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Chee Wee Leong and Silviu Cucerzan

Supporting Factual Statements with Evidence from the Web

The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Maui, 2012

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Silviu Cucerzan

TAC Entity Linking by Performing Full-document Entity Extraction and Disambiguation

Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, 2011

Best Accuracy, 2nd Best B-cubed+ F-measure

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Niranjan Balasubramanian and Silviu Cucerzan
Beyond Ranked Lists in Web Search: Aggregating Web Content into Topic Pages

International Journal of Semantic Computing, 4 (4)

World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010

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Niranjan Balasubramanian and Silviu Cucerzan
Topic Pages: An Alternative to the Ten Blue Links

IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE-ICSC), Pittsburgh, 2010

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Silviu Cucerzan
Does Capitalization Matter in Web Search?

International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (KDIR), Valencia, 2010 

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Silviu Cucerzan
A Case Study of Using Web Search Statistics: Case Restoration

CICLing, Iasi, 2010
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6008
Springer, 2010

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Niranjan Balasubramanian and Silviu Cucerzan
Automatic Generation of Topic Pages using Query-based Aspect Models

The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Hong Kong, 2009

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Mandar Rahurkar and Silviu Cucerzan
Using the Current Browsing Context to Improve Search Relevance

The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Napa Valley, 2008

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Ryen W. White, Mikhail Bilenko, and Silviu Cucerzan
Leveraging Popular Destinations to Enhance Web Search Interaction

ACM Transactions on The Web, 2 (3)
ACM, 2008

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Ziming Zhuang and Silviu Cucerzan
Exploiting Semantic Query Context to Improve Search Ranking
IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE-ICSC), Santa Clara, 2008 
 The Best Paper Award
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Mandar Rahurkar and Silviu Cucerzan
Predicting when Browsing Context Is Relevant to Search
The 31st ACM SIGIR Conference, Singapore, 2008
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Wisam Dakka and Silviu Cucerzan
Augmenting Wikipedia with Named Entity Tags
The Third International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), Hyderabad, 2008
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Alpa Jain, Silviu Cucerzan, and Saliha Azzam
Acronym-Expansion Recognition and Ranking on the Web
The IEEE Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE-IRI), Las Vegas, 2007
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Silviu Cucerzan
Large Scale Named Entity Disambiguation Based on Wikipedia Data
The EMNLP-CoNLL Joint Conference, Prague, 2007
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Ryen W. White, Mikhail Bilenko, and Silviu Cucerzan
Studying the Use of Popular Destinations to Enhance Web Search Interaction
The 30th ACM SIGIR Conference, Amsterdam, 2007 
 The Best Paper Award
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Silviu Cucerzan and Ryen W. White
Query Suggestion Based on User Landing Pages
The 30th ACM SIGIR Conference, Amsterdam, 2007
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Ryen W. White, Charles L. A. Clarke, and Silviu Cucerzan
Comparing Query Logs and Pseudo-Relevance Feedback for Web-Search Query Refinement
The 30th ACM SIGIR Conference, Amsterdam, 2007
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Ziming Zhuang and Silviu Cucerzan
Re-ranking Search Results Using Query Logs
The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Washington, DC, 2006
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Ziming Zhuang, Silviu Cucerzan, and C. Lee Giles
Network Flow for Collaborative Ranking

ECML/PKDD, Berlin, 2006
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4213
Springer, 2006

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Silviu Cucerzan and Eugene Agichtein
Factoid Question Answering over Unstructured and Structured Content on the Web
The Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), Washington, DC, 2005
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Eugene Agichtein and Silviu Cucerzan
Predicting Accuracy of Extracting Information from Unstructured Text Collections
The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Bremen, 2005
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Eugene Agichtein, Silviu Cucerzan, and Eric Brill
Analysis of Factoid Questions for Effective Relation Extraction
The 28th ACM SIGIR Conference, Salvador, 2005
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Silviu Cucerzan and Eric Brill
Spelling Correction as an Iterative Process that Exploits the Collective Knowledge of Web Users
The 2004 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Barcelona, 2004
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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Minimally Supervised Induction of Grammatical Gender
The Human Language Technology Conference (HLT/NAACL), Edmonton, 2003
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Radu Florian, Silviu Cucerzan, Charles Schafer, and David Yarowsky
Combining Classifiers for Word Sense Disambiguation
Journal of Natural Language Engineering, 8 (4)
Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Bootstrapping a Multilingual Part-of-speech Tagger in One Person-day
The 6th Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Taipei, 2002
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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Language Independent NER using a Unified Model of Internal and Contextual Evidence
The 6th Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Taipei, 2002
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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Augmented Mixture Models for Lexical Disambiguation
The 2002 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Philadelphia, 2002
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David Yarowsky, Silviu Cucerzan, Radu Florian, Charles Schafer, and Rich Wicentowski
The Johns Hopkins Senseval2 System Descriptions

Senseval-2, Toulouse, 2001

Best Accuracy for English Lexical Choice (main task)

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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Language Independent Minimally Supervised Induction of Lexical Probabilities
The 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Hong Kong, 2000

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Silviu Cucerzan and David Yarowsky
Language Independent Named Entity Recognition Combining Morphological and Contextual Evidence
The 1999 Joint SIGDAT Conference on EMNLP and VLC, College Park, 1999

 

Unpublished Drafts

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Silviu Cucerzan and Eric Brill
Extracting Semantically Related Queries by Exploiting User Session Information
Unpublished Draft (submitted to WWW-2006, November 2005)