The 2nd Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 12th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing

November 20-23, 2022

Online only

Session 1A

Examining the Effectiveness of Debiasing Methods under Different Data Conditions Xudong Han, Aili Shen, Trevor Cohn, Timothy Baldwin and Lea Frermann

An Embarrassingly Simple Approach for Intellectual Property Rights Protection on Recurrent Neural Networks Zhi Qin Tan, Hao Shan Wong and Chee Seng Chan

VLStereoSet: A Study of Stereotypical Bias in Pre-trained Vision-Language Models Kankan Zhou, Eason Lai and Jing Jiang

Delivering Fairness in Human Resources AI: Mutual Information to the Rescue leo hemamou and William Coleman

What's Different between Visual Question Answering for Machine "Understanding” Versus for Accessibility? Yang Trista Cao, Kyle Seelman, Kyungjun Lee and Hal Daumé III

Session 1B

Transferring Knowledge via Neighborhood-aware Optimal Transport for Low-resource Hate Speech Detection Tulika Bose, Irina Illina and Dominique Fohr

Dead or Murdered? Predicting Responsibility Perception in Femicide News Reports Gosse Minnema, Sara Gemelli, Chiara Zanchi, Tommaso Caselli and Malvina Nissim

Dual-Encoder Transformers with Cross-modal Alignment for Multimodal Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis Zhewen Yu, Jin Wang, Liang-Chih Yu and Xuejie Zhang

KESA: A Knowledge Enhanced Approach To Sentiment Analysis Qinghua Zhao, Shuai Ma and Shuo Ren

Session 1C

Neural Text Sanitization with Explicit Measures of Privacy Risk Anthi Papadopoulou, Yunhao Yu, Pierre Lison and Lilja Øvrelid

Hengam: An Adversarially Trained Transformer for Persian Temporal Tagging Sajad Mirzababaei, Amir Hossein Kargaran, Hinrich Schütze and Ehsaneddin Asgari

Unsupervised Domain Adaptation for Sparse Retrieval by Filling Vocabulary and Word Frequency Gaps Hiroki Iida and Naoaki Okazaki

An Improved Baseline for Sentence-level Relation Extraction Wenxuan Zhou and Muhao Chen

Session 1D

Contrastive Video-Language Learning with Fine-grained Frame Sampling Zixu Wang, Yujie Zhong, Yishu Miao, Lin Ma and Lucia Specia

Some Languages are More Equal than Others: Probing Deeper into the Linguistic Disparity in the NLP World Surangika Ranathunga and Nisansa de Silva

Bag-of-Vectors Autoencoders for Unsupervised Conditional Text Generation Florian Mai and James Henderson

FAD-X: Fusing Adapters for Cross-lingual Transfer to Low-Resource Languages Jaeseong Lee, Seung-won Hwang and Taesup Kim

Plug and Play Knowledge Distillation for kNN-LM with External Logits Xuyang Jin, Tao Ge and Furu Wei

Robust Hate Speech Detection via Mitigating Spurious Correlations Kshitiz Tiwari, Shuhan Yuan and Lu Zhang

Session 1E

Named Entity Recognition in Twitter: A Dataset and Analysis on Short-Term Temporal Shifts Asahi Ushio, Francesco Barbieri, Vitor Silva Sousa, Leonardo Neves and Jose Camacho-Collados

Evaluating Summary Quality with Hallucination Risk Seonil (Simon) Son, Junsoo Park, Jeong-in Hwang, Junghwa Lee, Hyungjong Noh and Yeonsoo Lee

Neural Readability Pairwise Ranking for Sentences in Italian Administrative Language Martina Miliani, Serena Auriemma, Fernando Alva-Manchego and Alessandro Lenci

Benchmarking the Covariate Shift Robustness of Open-world Intent Classification Approaches Sopan Khosla and Rashmi Gangadharaiah

BanglaParaphrase: A High-Quality Bangla Paraphrase Dataset Ajwad Akil, Najrin Sultana, Abhik Bhattacharjee and Rifat Shahriyar

CoFE: A New Dataset of Intra-Multilingual Multi-target Stance Classification from an Online European Participatory Democracy Platform Valentin Barriere, Guillaume Guillaume Jacquet and Leo Hemamou