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

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Session 2A

Meta-Learning based Deferred Optimisation for Sentiment and Emotion aware Multi-modal Dialogue Act Classification Tulika Saha, Aditya Prakash Patra, Sriparna Saha and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Persona or Context? Towards Building Context adaptive Personalized Persuasive Virtual Sales Assistant Abhisek Tiwari, Sriparna Saha, Shubhashis Sengupta, Anutosh Maitra, Roshni Ramnani and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Combining Argumentation Structure and Language Model for Generating Natural Argumentative Dialogue Koh Mitsuda, Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Kuniko Saito

CSS: Combining Self-training and Self-supervised Learning for Few-shot Dialogue State Tracking Haoning Zhang, Junwei Bao, Haipeng Sun, Huaishao Luo, Wenye Li and Shuguang Cui

Session 2B

AugCSE: Contrastive Sentence Embedding with Diverse Augmentations Zilu Tang, Muhammed Yusuf Kocyigit and Derry Tanti Wijaya

Affective Retrofitted Word Embeddings Sapan Shah, Sreedhar Reddy and Pushpak Bhattacharyya

SBERT studies Meaning Representations: Decomposing Sentence Embeddings into Explainable AMR Meaning Features Juri Opitz and Anette Frank

Not another Negation Benchmark: The NaN-NLI Test Suite for Sub-clausal Negation Thinh Hung Truong, Yulia Otmakhova, Timothy Baldwin, Trevor Cohn, Jey Han Lau and Karin Verspoor

Session 2C

SummVD : An efficient approach for unsupervised topic-based summarization Gabriel Shenouda, Aurélien Bossard, Oussama Ayoub and Christophe Rodrigues

SAPGraph: Structure-aware Extractive Summarization for Scientific Papers with Heterogeneous Graph Siya Qi, Lei Li, Yiyang Li, Jin Jiang, Dingxin Hu, Yuze Li, Yingqi Zhu, Yanquan Zhou, Marina Litvak and Natalia Vanetik

Towards Modeling Role-Aware Centrality for Dialogue Summarization Xinnian Liang, Chao Bian, Shuangzhi Wu and Zhoujun Li

Self-Repetition in Abstractive Neural Summarizers Nikita Salkar, Thomas Trikalinos, Byron Wallace and Ani Nenkova

Session 2D

Double Trouble: How to not explain a text classifier's decisions using counterfactuals synthesized by masked language models? Thang Minh Pham, Trung Bui, Long Mai and Anh Nguyen

Grammatical Error Correction Systems for Automated Assessment: Are They Susceptible to Universal Adversarial Attacks? Vyas Raina, Yiting Lu and Mark Gales

Cross-lingual Similarity of Multilingual Representations Revisited Maksym Del and Mark Fishel

Every word counts: A multilingual analysis of individual human alignment with model attention Stephanie Brandl and Nora Hollenstein

Automatic Readability Assessment: Can Linguistic Features Promote Pre-trained Language Models Shudi Hou, Simin Rao, Yu Xia and Sujian Li

Session 2E

An Empirical Study on Cross-X Transfer for Legal Judgment Prediction Joel Niklaus, Matthias Stürmer and Ilias Chalkidis

This Patient Looks Like That Patient: Prototypical Networks for Interpretable Diagnosis Prediction from Clinical Text Betty van Aken, Jens-Michalis Papaioannou, Marcel G. Naik, Georgios Eleftheriadis, Wolfgang Nejdl, Felix Alexander Gers and Alexander Loeser

CrowdChecked: Detecting Previously Fact-Checked Claims in Social Media Momchil Hardalov, Anton Chernyavskiy, Ivan Koychev, Dmitry Ilvovsky and Preslav Nakov

Multimodal Generation of Radiology Reports using Knowledge-Grounded Extraction of Entities and Relations Francesco Dalla Serra, William Clackett, Hamish MacKinnon, Chaoyang Wang, Fani Deligianni, Jeff Dalton and Alison Q. O'Neil

Poster Session 1

Characterizing and addressing the issue of oversmoothing in neural autoregressive sequence modeling Ilia Kulikov, Maksim Eremeev and Kyunghyun Cho

Whodunit? Learning to Contrast for Authorship Attribution Bo Ai, Yuchen Wang, Yugin Tan and Samson Tan

Underspecification in Scene Description-to-Depiction Tasks Ben Hutchinson, Jason Baldridge and Vinodkumar Prabhakaran

COFAR: Commonsense and Factual Reasoning in Image Search Prajwal Gatti, Abhirama Subramanyam Penamakuri, Anand Mishra, Revant Teotia, Shubhashis Sengupta and Roshni Ramnani

How Well Do Multi-hop Reading Comprehension Models Understand Date Information? Xanh Ho, Saku Sugawara and Akiko Aizawa

Dodging the Data Bottleneck: Automatic Subtitling with Automatically Segmented ST Corpora Sara Papi, Alina Karakanta, Matteo Negri and Marco Turchi

Learning with Data Sampling Biases for Natural Language Understanding Manoj Kumar, Anna Rumshisky and Rahul Gupta

CNN for Modeling Sanskrit Originated Bengali and Hindi Language Chowdhury Rahman, MD. Hasibur Rahman, Mohammad Rafsan, Mohammed Eunus Ali, Samiha Zakir and Rafsanjani Muhammod

Leveraging Key Information Modeling to Improve Less-Data Constrained News Headline Generation via Duality Fine-Tuning Zhuoxuan Jiang, Lingfeng Qiao, di yin, Shanshan Feng and Bo Ren

Graph-augmented Learning to Rank for Querying Large-scale Knowledge Graph Hanning Gao, Lingfei Wu, Po Hu, Zhihua Wei, Fangli Xu and Bo Long

WAX: A New Dataset for Word Association eXplanations Chunhua Liu, Trevor Cohn, Simon De Deyne and Lea Frermann

Missing Modality meets Meta Sampling (M3S): An Efficient Universal Approach for Multimodal Sentiment Analysis with Missing Modality Haozhe Chi, Minghua Yang, Junhao Zhu, Guanhong Wang and Gaoang Wang

SPARQL-to-Text Question Generation for Knowledge-Based Conversational Applications Gwénolé Lecorvé, Morgan Veyret, Quentin Brabant and Lina M. Rojas Barahona

S+PAGE: A Speaker and Position-Aware Graph Neural Network Model for Emotion Recognition in Conversation CHEN LIANG, JING XU, YANGKUN LIN, CHONG YANG and YONGLIANG WANG

Arabic Dialect Identification with a Few Labeled Examples Using Generative Adversarial Networks Mahmoud Yusuf, Marwan Torki and Nagwa El-Makky

Semantic Shift Stability: Efficient Way to Detect Performance Degradation of Word Embeddings and Pre-trained Language Models Shotaro Ishihara, Hiromu Takahashi and Hono Shirai

AGRank: Augmented Graph-based Unsupervised Keyphrase Extraction Haoran Ding and Xiao Luo

Towards Integrating Knowledge Graph and Expert Rules for Machine Learning and Reasoning Zhepei Wei, Yue Wang, Jinnan Li, Zhining Liu, Erxin Yu, Yuan Tian, Xin Wang and Yi Chang

Who did what to Whom? Language models and humans respond diversely to features affecting argument hierarchy construction Xiaonan Xu and Haoshuo Chen

Hate Speech and Offensive Language Detection in Bengali Mithun Das, Somnath Banerjee, Punyajoy Saha and Animesh Mukherjee

Learning Interpretable Latent Dialogue Actions With Less Supervision Vojtěch Hudeček and Ondřej Dušek

PInKS: Preconditioned Commonsense Inference with Minimal Supervision Ehsan Qasemi, Piyush Khanna, Qiang Ning and Muhao Chen

Prediction of People's Emotional Response towards Multi-modal News Ge Gao, Sejin Paik, Carley Reardon, Yanling Zhao, Lei Guo, Prakash Ishwar, Margrit Betke and Derry Tanti Wijaya

Seamlessly Integrating Factual Information and Social Content with Persuasive Dialogue Maximillian Chen, Weiyan Shi, Feifan Yan, Ryan Hou, Jingwen Zhang, Saurav Sahay and Zhou Yu

AVAST: Attentive Variational State Tracker in a Reinforced Navigator Je-Wei Jang, Mahdin Rohmatillah and Jen-Tzung Chien

RecInDial: A Unified Framework for Recommendation in Dialogues with Pretrained Language Models Lingzhi Wang, Huang Hu, Lei Sha, Can Xu, Daxin Jiang and Kam-Fai Wong

Director: Generator-Classifiers For Supervised Language Modeling Kushal Arora, Kurt Shuster, Sainbayar Sukhbaatar and Jason Weston

Dynamic Context Extraction for Citation Classification Suchetha Nambanoor Kunnath, David Pride and Petr Knoth

Is Encoder-Decoder Redundant for Neural Machine Translation? Yingbo Gao, Christian Herold, Zijian Yang and Hermann Ney

Towards Implicit References in Dialog Lindsey Vanderlyn, Talita Anthonio, Daniel Ortega, Michael Roth and Ngoc Thang Vu

A Decade of Knowledge Graphs in Natural Language Processing: A Survey Phillip Schneider, Tim Schopf, Juraj Vladika, Mikhail Galkin, Elena Simperl and Florian Matthes

The Lifecycle of "Facts": On Social Biases in Knowledge Graphs Angelie Kraft and Ricardo Usbeck

Food Knowledge Representation Learning with Adversarial Substitution Diya Li and Mohammed J Zaki

Construction Repetition Reduces Information Rate in Dialogue Mario Giulianelli, Arabella J. Sinclair and Raquel Fernandez

Analogy-Guided Evolutionary Pretraining of Binary Word Embeddings R. Alexander Knipper, Md. Mahadi Hassan, Mehdi Sadi and Shubhra Kanti Karmaker

Enhancing Tabular Reasoning with Pattern Exploiting Training Abhilash Reddy Shankarampeta, Vivek Gupta and Shuo Zhang

Re-contextualizing Fairness in NLP: The Case of India Shaily Bhatt, Sunipa Dev, Partha Talukdar, Shachi Dave and Vinodkumar Prabhakaran

Low-Resource Multilingual and Zero-Shot Multispeaker TTS Florian Lux, Julia Koch and Ngoc Thang Vu

Cross-lingual Few-Shot Learning on Unseen Languages Genta Winata, Shijie Wu, Mayank Kulkarni, Thamar Solorio and Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro

Domain-aware Self-supervised Pre-training for Label-Efficient Meme Analysis Shivam Sharma, Mohd Khizir Siddiqui, Md. Shad Akhtar and Tanmoy Chakraborty

A Prompt Array Keeps the Bias Away: Debiasing Vision-Language Models with Adversarial Learning Hugo Berg, Siobhan Hall, Yash Bhalgat, Hannah Kirk, Aleksandar Shtedritski and Max Bain

Unsupervised Single Document Abstractive Summarization using Semantic Units Jhen-Yi Wu, Ying-Jia Lin and Hung-Yu Kao