Publications

2016

  • Zalmout, Nasser, Hind Saddiki, and Nizar Habash. Analysis of Foreign Language Teaching Methods: An Automatic Readability Approach. NLPTEA 2016, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Shahrour, Anas, Salam Khalifa, Dima Taji, and Nizar Habash. CamelParser: A System for Arabic Syntactic Analysis and Morphological Disambiguation. In Proceedings of the COLING, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Khalifa, Salam, Nasser Zalmout, and Nizar Habash. YAMAMA: Yet Another Multi-Dialect Arabic Morphological Analyzer. In Proceedings of the COLING, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Ali, Dana Abu, and Nizar Habash. Botta: An Arabic Dialect Chatbot. In Proceedings of the COLING, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Eskander, Ramy, Nizar Habash, Owen Rambow, and Arfath Pasha. Creating Resources for Dialectal Arabic from a Single Annotation: A Case Study on Egyptian and Levantine. In Proceedings of the COLING, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Guzmán, Francisco, Houda Bouamor, Ramy Baly, and Nizar Habash. Machine Translation Evaluation for Arabic using Morphologically-Enriched Embeddings. In Proceedings of the COLING, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • Al Zaatari, Ayman, Reem El Ballouli, Shady ELbassouni, Wassim El-Hajj, Hazem Hajj, Khaled Shaban and Nizar Habash. Arabic Corpora for Credibility Analysis. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Habash, Nizar, Anas Shahrour and Muhamed Al-Khalil. Exploiting Arabic Diacritization for High Quality Automatic Annotation. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Kaplan, Aidan, Faisal Al Shargi, Ramy Eskander, Nizar Habash and Owen Rambow.  A Morphologically Annotated Corpus and a Morphological Analyzer for Moroccan and San'ani Yemeni Arabic. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Khalifa, Salam, Houda Bouamor and Nizar Habash. DALILA: The Dialectal Arabic Linguistic Learning Assistant. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Khalifa, Salam, Nizar Habash and Dana Abdulrahim. A Large Scale Corpus of Gulf Arabic. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Temnikova, Irina, Wajdi Zaghouani, Stephan Vogel and Nizar Habash.  Adapting the Cognitive MT Evaluation Approach to Arabic. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Zaghouani, Wajdi, Nizar Habash, Ossama Obeid, Behrang Mohit and Kemal Oflazer.  Building an Arabic Machine Translation Post-Edited Corpus: Guidelines and Annotation. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portorož, Slovenia, 2016.
  • Douglas W. Oard, Jerome White, Rashmi Sankepally, Craig Harman. Vapor Engine: Demonstrating an Early Prototype of a Language-Independent Search Engine for Speech. In Proceedings of CHIIR, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, 2016

2015

  • Douglas W. Oard, Rashmi Sankepally, Jerome White, Aren Jansen, Craig Harman. A Test Collection for Spoken Gujarati Queries. In Proceedings of SIGIR, Santiago, Chile, 2015.
  • Jerome White, Douglas W. Oard, Jiaul Paik, Rashmi Sankepally, Aren Jansen. Using Zero-Resource Spoken Term Discovery for Ranked Retrieval. In Proceedings of  NAACL, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2015.
  • Masmoudi, Abir, Nizar Habash, Mariem Ellouze, Yannick Estève, Lamia Hadrich Belguith. Arabic Transliteration of Romanized Tunisian Dialect Text: A Preliminary Investigation. In Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 9041, 2015, pp 608-619.
  • El Kholy, Ahmed, and Nizar Habash. Morphological Constraints for Phrase Pivot Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit. Miami, 2015.
  • Shahrour, Anas, Salam Khalifa and Nizar Habash. Improving Arabic Diacritization through Syntactic Analysis. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Lisbon, 2015.
  • Jermsurawong, Jermsak and Nizar Habash. Predicting the structure of Cooking Recipes. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Lisbon, 2015.
  • Saadane, Houda, and Nizar Habash. A Conventional Orthography for Algerian Arabic.  In Proceedings of the Second Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, ACL, Beijing, 2015.
  • Hamdi, Ahmed, Alexis Nasr, Nizar Habash, and Núria Gala. POS-tagging of Tunisian Dialect Using Standard Arabic Resources and Tools.  In Proceedings of the Second Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, ACL, Beijing, 2015.
  • Rozovskaya, Alla, Houda Bouamor, Nizar Habash, Wajdi Zaghouani, Ossama Obeid, Behrang Mohit. The Second QALB Shared Task on Automatic Text Correction for Arabic.  In Proceedings of the Second Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, ACL, Beijing, 2015.
  • Farra, Nourra, Kathleen McKeown, Nizar Habash. Annotating Targets of Opinions in Arabic using Crowdsourcing.  In Proceedings of the Second Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, ACL, Beijing, 2015.
  • Zaghouani, Wajdi, Nizar Habash, Houda Bouamor, Alla Rozovskaya, Behrang Mohit, Abeer Heider and Kemal Oflazer. Correction Annotation for Non-Native Arabic Texts: Guidelines and Corpus. In Proceedings of The 9th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, NAACL, pp. 129-139. 2015.
  • Sajjad, Hassan, Nadir Durrani, Francisco Guzman, Preslav Nakov, Ahmed Abdelali, Stephan Vogel, Wael Salloum, Ahmed El Kholy, Nizar Habash. QCN System Description for NIST OpenMT15. In Proceedings of the Open Machine Translation Evaluation Workshop, Washington DC, 2015.

2014

  • Salloum, Wael and Nizar Habash. ADAM: Analyzer for Dialectal Arabic Morphology. Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences. Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2014, Pages 372–378.
  • Arts, Tressy, Yonatan Belinkov, Nizar Habash, Adam Kilgarriff, and Vit Suchomel. arTenTen: Arabic Corpus and Word Sketches. Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences. Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2014, Pages 357–371.
  • Eskander, Ramy, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny, Nizar Habash and Owen Rambow. Foreign Words and the Automatic Processing of Arabic Social Media Text Written in Roman Script.  In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Computational Approaches to Code Switching, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Badaro, Gilbert, Ramy Baly, Hazem Hajj, Nizar Habash and Wassim El-Hajj. A Large Scale Arabic Sentiment Lexicon for Arabic Opinion Mining.  In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Bies, Ann, Zhiyi Song, Mohamed Maamouri, Stephen Grimes, Haejoong Lee, Jonathan Wright, Stephanie Strassel, Nizar Habash, Ramy Eskander, and Owen Rambow. Transliteration of Arabizi into Arabic Orthography: Developing a Parallel Annotated Arabizi-Arabic Script SMS/Chat Corpus. In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Jarrar, Mustafa, Nizar Habash, Diyam Akra and Nasser Zalmout. Building a Corpus for Palestinian Arabic: a Preliminary Study. In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Jeblee, Serena, Weston Feely, Houda Bouamor, Alon Lavie, Nizar Habash and Kemal Oflazer.Domain and Dialect Adaptation for Machine Translation into Egyptian Arabic. In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Mohit , Behrang, Alla Rozovskaya, Nizar Habash, Wajdi Zaghouani and Ossama Obeid. The First shared Task on Automatic Text Correction for Arabic.  In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Rozovskaya, Alla, Nizar Habash, Ramy Eskander, Noura Farra and Wael Salloum. The Columbia System in the QALB-2014 Shared Task on Arabic Error Correction.  In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.
  • Tomeh, Nadi, Nizar Habash, Ramy Eskander and Joseph Le Roux. A Pipeline Approach to Supervised Automatic Error Correction. In Proceedings of the Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop, EMNLP, Doha, 2014.