Steven Abney. Semisupervised Learning for Computational Linguistics. Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis Series 8. CRC Press. 2007.

Steven Abney. Understanding the Yarowsky Algorithm. Computational Linguistics 30(3). 2004.
Note: this supersedes the draft that was previously posted here as "under review".

Martin Jansche and Steven Abney. Information Extraction from Voicemail Transcripts. Proceedings of EMNLP. 2002.

Steven Abney. Bootstrapping. 40th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of the Conference. 2002.

Steven Abney. Statistical methods. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Nature Publishing Group, Macmillian. To appear.

Steven Abney, Michael Collins, and Amit Singhal. Answer Extraction. Applied Natural Language Processing (ANLP): Proceedings of the Conference. 2000.

Philipp Koehn, Steven Abney, Julia Hirschberg and Michael Collins. Improving intonational phrasing with syntactic information. 25th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal processing (ICASSP). 2000.

Steven Abney, David McAllester, and Fernando Pereira. Relating Probabilistic Grammars and Automata. 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of the Conference, pp. 542-549. 1999.

Steven Abney, Robert E. Schapire, and Yoram Singer. Boosting Applied to Tagging and PP Attachment. In: Pascale Fung and Joe Zhou (eds.), Proceedings of the 1999 Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora, pp. 38-45. 1999.

Steven Abney and Marc Light. Hiding a Semantic Class Hierarchy in a Markov Model In A. Kehler and A. Stolcke (eds.), Proceedings of ACL Workshop on Unsupervised Learning in Natural Language Processing, pp. 1-8. 1999.

Steven Abney. Stochastic Attribute-Value Grammars. Computational Linguistics 23(4):597-618. 1997.

Steven Abney. Partial Parsing via Finite-State Cascades. J. of Natural Language Engineering, 2(4): 337-344. 1996.

Steven Abney. Statistical Methods and Linguistics. In: Judith Klavans and Philip Resnik (eds.), The Balancing Act: Combining Symbolic and Statistical Approaches to Language. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1996.

Addendum: the Great Vowel Shift anecdote is due to James D. McCawley, "Dates in the Month of May that are of Interest to Linguists." Thanks to John Lawler for finding the citation!

Steven Abney. Partial Parsing via Finite-State Cascades. In Proceedings of the ESSLLI '96 Robust Parsing Workshop. 1996.

Steven Abney. Tagging and Partial Parsing. In: Ken Church, Steve Young, and Gerrit Bloothooft (eds.), Corpus-Based Methods in Language and Speech. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 1996.

Steven Abney. Chunks and Dependencies: Bringing Processing Evidence to Bear on Syntax. In: Computational Linguistics and the Foundations of Linguistic Theory. CSLI. 1995.

Steven Abney. Reliability. In: Abstracts. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft. 1993.

Steven Abney. Measures and Models for Phrase Recognition. In: Proceedings, ARPA Human Language Technologies Workshop. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, San Mateo, CA. 1993.

Steven Abney. Prosodic Structure, Performance Structure and Phrase Structure. In: Proceedings, Speech and Natural Language Workshop, pp.425-428. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, San Mateo, CA. 1992.

Steven Abney. Review of Giorgi and Longobardi, The Syntax of Noun Phrases. Journal of Linguistics, 28(2). 1992.

Laurence Brothers, James D. Hollan, Jakob Nielsen, Scott Stornetta, Steven Abney, George Furnas, and Michael Littman. Supporting informal communication via ephemeral interest groups. In Proceedings of: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW'92). 1992.

Kevin Mark, Michael Miller, Ulf Grenander, and Steven Abney. Parameter estimation for constrained context-free language models. In Proceedings of the Fifth DARPA Workshop on Speech and Natural Language. Morgan Kaufman, San Mateo, CA. 1992.

E. Black, S. Abney, D. Flickinger, C. Gdaniec, R. Grishman, P. Harrison, D. Hindle, R. Ingria, F. Jelinek, J. Klavans, M. Liberman, M. Marcus, S. Roukos, B. Santorini, and T. Strzalkowski. A procedure for quantitatively comparing the syntactic coverage of English grammars. In Proceedings of the DARPA Speech and Natural Language Workshop, 306-311. Morgan Kaufman, San Mateo, CA. 1991.

Steven Abney and Mark Johnson. Memory Requirements and Local Ambiguities of Parsing Strategies. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 20(3):233-250. 1991.

Steven Abney. Parsing By Chunks. In: Robert Berwick, Steven Abney and Carol Tenny (eds.), Principle-Based Parsing. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 1991.

Robert Berwick, Steven Abney, and Carol Tenny, editors. Principle-Based Parsing. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1991.

Charles Clifton, Jr., Shari Speer, and Steven Abney. Parsing arguments: Phrase structure and argument structure as determinants of initial parsing decisions. Journal of Memory and Language, 30:251--271. 1991.

Steven Abney. Syntactic Affixation and Performance Structures. In: D. Bouchard and K. Leffel (eds.), Views on Phrase Structure. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 1990.

Steven Abney. Rapid Incremental Parsing with Repair. In: Proceedings of the 6th New OED Conference: Electronic Text Research, pp.1-9. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. 1990.

Steven Abney. Principle-based parsing. In Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science, Hillsdale NJ. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 1990.

Steven Abney. Parsing By Chunks. In: Carol Tenny (ed.), The MIT Parsing Volume, 1988-89. Center for Cognitive Science, MIT. 1989.

Steven Abney, editor. The MIT Parsing Volume, 1987-88. Center for Cognitive Science, MIT. 1989.

Steven Abney. A Computational Model of Human Parsing. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 18(1). 1989.

Steven Abney. On the Notions `GB Parser' and `Psychological Reality'. In: Steven Abney (ed.), MIT Parsing Volume, 1987-88. Center for Cognitive Science, MIT. 1988.

Steven Abney. Extraction and Pseudo-Objects in Berber. In: Mohamed Guerssel and Kenneth Hale (eds.), Studies in Berber Syntax, pp.21-33. Center for Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA. 1987.

Steven Abney. Licensing and Parsing. In: Proceedings of NELS 17, pp.1-15. Graduate Students Linguistics Association (GLSA), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 1987.

Steven Abney and Jennifer Cole. A Government-Binding Parser. In: Proceedings of NELS 16, pp.1-17. Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 1986.


Steven Abney. A Grammar of Projections. Manuscript. 1996.

Steven Abney. Chunk Stylebook. Manuscript. 1996.

Steven Abney. Dependency Grammars and Context-Free Grammars. Manuscript. Presented at meeting of Linguistic Society of America, January 1995.

Steven Abney and Mats Rooth. Partial Parsing and the Acquisition of Lexical Syntax and Semantics. Project proposal (approved), DFG SFB 340/B7. 1994.

Steven Abney. The English Noun Phrase in its Sentential Aspect. Doctoral dissertation, MIT, Cambridge, MA. 1987.

Steven Abney. Functional Elements and Licensing. Paper presented at GLOW, Gerona, Spain. 1986.

Steven Abney. The Design of an Actor-Based Government-Binding Parser. Internal memo, Apiary Project, MIT AI Lab. 1986.

Steven Abney. Functor Theory and Licensing Conditions: Toward elimination of the base. Manuscript. 1985.

Talks - Viewgraphs

Steven Abney. Cascaded Finite-State Parsing. Viewgraphs for a talk given at Xerox Research Centre, Grenoble, France. 1996.

Steven Abney. Chunks and Dependencies and Human Sentence Processing. Viewgraphs for talk given at sentence processing workshop, Freiburg. 1995.

Steven Abney. Partial Parsing. Tutorial given at ANLP-94, Stuttgart. 1994.

Steven Abney. Consonant strengthening in Soninke. 13th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Montreal. 1982.