We had several items at the Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop this year.
Improved Reordering for Shallow-n Grammar based Hierarchical Phrase-based Translation. Baskaran Sankaran and Anoop Sarkar. To appear at NAACL 2012.
Mixing Multiple Translation Models in Statistical Machine Translation. Majid Razmara, George Foster, Baskaran Sankaran and Anoop Sarkar. To appear at ACL 2012.
An Ensemble Model that Combines Syntactic and Semantic Clustering for Discriminative Dependency Parsing. Gholamreza Haffari, Marzieh Razavi and Anoop Sarkar. From ACL 2011.
Making the most of a distributed perceptron for NLP. Max Whitney, Ann Clifton, Anoop Sarkar and Alexandra Fedorova.