Neural Polysynthetic Language Modelling
Lane Schwartz, Francis Tyers, Lori Levin, Christo Kirov, Patrick Littell, Chi-kiu Lo, Emily Prud’hommeaux, Hyunji Hayley Park, Kenneth Steimel, Rebecca Knowles, Jeffrey Micher, Lonny Strunk, Han Liu, Coleman Haley, Katherine J. Zhang, Robbie Jimmerson, Vasilisa Andriyanets, Aldrian Obaja Muis, Naoki Otani, Jong Hyuk Park, Zhisong Zhang
Final Report of the Neural Polysynthetic Language Modelling Team at the 2019 Frederick Jelinek Memorial Summer Workshop
Montréal, Canada, May 2020.
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Improved Finite-State Morphological Analysis for St. Lawrence Island Yupik Using Paradigm Function Morphology
Emily Chen, Hayley Park, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020)
Marseille, France, May 2020.
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Multidirectional leveraging for computational morphology and language documentation and revitalization
Sylvia L.R. Schreiner, Lane Schwartz, Benjamin Hunt, Emily Chen
Language Documentation & Conservation
January 2020.
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Community-focused language documentation in support of language education and revitalization for St. Lawrence Island Yupik
Lane Schwartz, Sylvia Schreiner, Emily Chen
Études Inuit Studies
Vol. 43, 2019.
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Language Shift, Language Technology, and Language Revitalization: Challenges and Possibilities for St. Lawrence Island Yupik
Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the International Conference Language Technologies for All (LT4All):
Enabling Linguistic Diversity and Multilingualism Worldwide

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, December 2019.
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St. Lawrence Island Yupik Language Technology for Documentation & Revitalization
Lane Schwartz, Emily Chen, Hayley Park, Sylvia L.R. Schreiner, Benjamin Hunt
Proceedings of the International Conference Language Technologies for All (LT4All):
Enabling Linguistic Diversity and Multilingualism Worldwide

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, December 2019.
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Initiating a tool-building infrastructure for the use of the St. Lawrence Island Yupik language community
Lane Schwartz, Sylvia L.R. Schreiner, Peter Zukerman, Giulia Masella Soldati, Emily Chen, Benjamin Hunt
Presentation at the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives (IYIL 2019) Conference
Fort Wayne, Indiana, October 2019.
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2019 JSALT Workshop on Neural Polysynthetic Language Modelling
Lane Schwartz, Francis Tyers, Hayley Park, Kenneth Steimel, Lonny Strunk, Coleman Haley, Katherine Zhang, Christo Kirov, Rebecca Knowles, Lori Levin, Patrick Littell, Jackie Lo, Emily Prud’hommeaux, Robbie Jimmerson
Montréal, Canada, June-August 2019.
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Unsupervised Learning of PCFGs with Normalizing Flow
Lifeng Jin, Finale Doshi-Velez, Timothy Miller, Lane Schwartz, William Schuler
Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'19)
Florence, Italy, July 2019.
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Community lexical access for an endangered polysynthetic language: An electronic dictionary for St. Lawrence Island Yupik
Benjamin Hunt, Emily Chen, Sylvia Schreiner, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT; Demonstrations)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2019.
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Bootstrapping a Neural Morphological Analyzer for St. Lawrence Island Yupik from a Finite-State Transducer
Lane Schwartz, Emily Chen, Benjamin Hunt, Sylvia Schreiner
Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages (ComputEL-3)
Mānoa, Hawaiʻi, Feb 2019.
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Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages (ComputEL-3)
Antti Arppe, Jeff Good, Mans Hulden, Jordan Lachler, Alexis Palmer, Lane Schwartz, Miikka Silfverberg, editors.
Mānoa, Hawaiʻi, Feb 2019.
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Depth-bounding is effective: Improvements and Evaluation of Unsupervised PCFG Induction
Lifeng Jin, Finale Doshi-Velez, Timothy Miller, William Schuler, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP'18)
Brussels, Belgium, November 2018.
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A Morphological Analyzer for St. Lawrence Island / Central Siberian Yupik
Emily Chen and Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 11th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'18)
Miyazaki, Japan, May 2018.
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DLVM: A modern compiler infrastructure for deep learning systems
Richard Wei, Lane Schwartz, Vikram Adve
International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2018), Workshop Track
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 2018.
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Unsupervised Grammar Induction with Depth-bounded PCFG
Lifeng Jin, Finale Doshi-Velez, Timothy Miller, William Schuler, Lane Schwartz
Transaction of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Vol. 6, Apr 2018.
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The History and Promise of Machine Translation
Lane Schwartz
Innovation and Expansion in Translation Process Research
American Translators Association Scholarly Monograph Series, XVIII, John Benjamins
Isabel Lacruz and Riitta Jääskeläinen, editors. Jan 2018.
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A Modern Compiler Infrastructure for Deep Learning Systems with Adjoint Code Generation in a Domain-specific IR
Richard Wei, Lane Schwartz, Vikram Adve
Autodiff Workshop (NIPS 2017)
Long Beach, California, Dec 2017.
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DLVM: A Modern Compiler Framework for Neural Network DSLs
Richard Wei, Lane Schwartz, Vikram Adve
Workshop on ML Systems at NIPS 2017
Long Beach, California, Dec 2017.
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DLVM: A Compiler Framework for Deep Learning DSLs
Richard Wei, Vikram Adve, Lane Schwartz
Presentation at the 2017 LLVM Developers' Meeting
Winner of the 2017 LLVM Student Research Competition
San Jose, California, Oct 2017.
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Liinnaqumalghiit: A Web-based Tool for Addressing Orthographic Transparency in St. Lawrence Island / Central Siberian Yupik
Lane Schwartz and Emily Chen
Language Documentation & Conservation
Vol. 11:275-288, Sept 2017.
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Modeling syntax acquisition via cognitively-constrained unsupervised grammar induction
Cory Shain, William Bryce, Lifeng Jin, Victoria Krakovna, Finale Doshi-Velez, Timothy Miller, William Schuler, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing
MIT, March 2017.
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Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages (ComputEL-2)
Antti Arppe, Jeff Good, Mans Hulden, Jordan Lachler, Alexis Palmer, Lane Schwartz, editors.
Mānoa, Hawaiʻi, Mar 2017.
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Memory-Bounded Left-Corner Unsupervised Grammar Induction on Child-Directed Input
Cory Shain, William Bryce, Lifeng Jin, Victoria Krakovna, Finale Doshi-Velez, Timothy Miller, William Schuler, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'16)
Osaka, Japan, Dec 2016.
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Fast, Scalable Phrase-Based SMT Decoding
Hieu Hoang, Nikolay Bogoychev, Lane Schwartz, Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt
Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas, Volume 1: MT Researchers’ Track (AMTA’16)
Austin, Texas, Oct 2016.
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A Taxonomy of Weeds: A Field Guide for Corpus Curators to Winnowing the Parallel Text Harvest
Katherine Young, Jeremy Gwinnup, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas, Volume 2: MT Users’ Track (AMTA’16)
Austin, Texas, Oct 2016.
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Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA’16)
Spence Green and Lane Schwartz, editors.
Austin, Texas, Oct 2016.
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Normalized Log-Linear Interpolation of Backoff Language Models is Efficient
Kenneth Heafield, Chase Geigle, Sean Massung, Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'16)
Berlin, Germany, Aug 2016.
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Effects of Word Alignment Visualization on Post-Editing Quality & Speed
Lane Schwartz, Isabel Lacruz, Tatyana Bystrova
Proceedings of the 15th Machine Translation Summit, Volume 1: MT Researchers’ Track (MT Summit XV)
Miami, Florida, Nov 2015.
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The University of Illinois submission to the WMT 2015 Shared Translation Task
Lane Schwartz, Bill Bryce, Chase Geigle, Sean Massung, Yisi Liu, Haoruo Peng, Vignesh Raja, Subhro Roy, Shyam Upadhyay
Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT’15)
Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 2015.
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Automated Translation of a Literary Work: A Pilot Study
Laurent Besacier and Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Literature (CLfL’15)
Denver, Colorado, June 2015.
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Interviewed for New York Times Magazine story on machine translation
Gideon Lewis-Kraus, New York Times Magazine, June 2015.

Interviewed for Time magazine story on machine translation (followup story)
Dan Kedmey, TIME.com, March 2015.

Monolingual Post-Editing by a Domain Expert is Highly Effective for Translation Triage
Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the The Third Workshop on Post-editing Technology and Practice (WPTP'14)
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2014.
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Invited talk: The Human Language Model: A Re-examination of the Proper Role of Humans and Machines in Interactive Language Translation 34 years after Kay (1980)
Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the Workshop on Interactive and Adaptive Machine Translation (IAMT'14)
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2014.
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Machine Translation and Monolingual Postediting: The AFRL WMT-14 System
Lane Schwartz, Timothy Anderson, Jeremy Gwinnup, Katherine Young
Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT'14)
Baltimore, Maryland, June 2014.
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The MIT-LL/AFRL IWSLT-2013 MT System
Michaeel Kazi, Michael Coury, Elizabeth Salesky, Jessica Ray, Wade Shen, Terry Gleason, Tim Anderson, Grant Erdmann, Lane Schwartz, Brian Ore, Raymond Slyh, Jeremy Gwinnup, Katherine Young, Michael Hutt
Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT'13)
Heidelberg, Germany, Dec 2013.
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Better Splitting Algorithms for Parallel Corpus Processing
Lane Schwartz
The Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics
Vol. 98:109-119, Oct 2012.
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An Incremental Syntactic Language Model for Statistical Phrase-based Translation
Ph.D. Thesis, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2012.
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Incremental Syntactic Language Models for Phrase-based Translation
Lane Schwartz, Chris Callison-Burch, William Schuler, Stephen Wu
Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL'11)
Portland, Oregon, June 2011.
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Joshua 2.0: A Toolkit for Parsing-Based Machine Translation with Syntax, Semirings, Discriminative Training and Other Goodies
Zhifei Li, Chris Callison-Burch, Chris Dyer, Juri Ganitkevitch, Ann Irvine, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Lane Schwartz, Wren Thornton, Ziyuan Wang, Jonathan Weese, Omar Zaidan
Proceedings of the Joint Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR (WMT'10)
Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010.
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Reproducible Results in Parsing-Based Machine Translation: The JHU Shared Task Submission
Lane Schwartz
Proceedings of the Joint Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR (WMT'10)
Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010.
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Demonstration of Joshua: An Open Source Toolkit for Parsing-Based Machine Translation
Zhifei Li, Chris Callison-Burch, Chris Dyer, Juri Ganitkevitch, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Lane Schwartz, Wren Thornton, Jonathan Weese, Omar Zaidan
Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Software Demonstrations
Singapore, August 2009.
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Joshua: An Open Source Toolkit for Parsing-Based Machine Translation
Zhifei Li, Chris Callison-Burch, Chris Dyer, Juri Ganitkevitch, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Lane Schwartz, Wren Thornton, Jonathan Weese, Omar Zaidan
Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation
Athens, Greece, March 2009.
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