Curriculum Vitae

Joakim Nivre

Born August 21, 1962 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Uppsala University
Department of Linguistics and Philology
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SE 75126 Uppsala
Sweden

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E-mail: joakim.nivre-at-lingfil.uu.se

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Qualifications


Research Activities

Publications

203 scientific publications, consisting of

Lectures and Seminars

Over 110 contributed papers at national and international conferences; over 80 invited lectures and seminars in Sweden and elsewhere.

Software and Language Resources

Research Projects

Participation in 18 externally funded research projects, ten as project leader. Current projects:

Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate education

Extensive experience of teaching and supervision on all levels of undergraduate education in

Graduate Education

Main supervisor for PhD students in Assistant supervisors for PhD students in Teaching of PhD level courses in

Pedagogical Texts and Software

One textbook on formal syntax (with Björn Beskow and Torbjörn Lager), one textbook on dependency parsing (with Sandra Kübler and Ryan McDonald), and several pedagogical texts for courses in general linguistics and computational linguistics.

Pedagogical software, developed in cooperation with Björn Beskow and Torbjörn Lager, include the following four grammar laboratories:

Development of a web-based course on statistical natural language processing, with support from ELSNET and the Socrates Thematic Network Project Advanced Computing in the Humanities (ACO*HUM), involving the development of software and other digital resources.

Publications

Books

  1. Beskow, B., Lager, T. and Nivre, J. (1996) Elementa i generativ grammatik. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
  2. Nivre, J. (2006) Inductive Dependency Parsing. Springer.
  3. Kübler, S., McDonald, R. and Nivre, J. (2009) Dependency Parsing. Morgan and Claypool.

Journal Articles

  1. Allwood, J., Nivre, J. and Ahlsén, E. (1990) Speech Management - On the Non-Written Life of Speech. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 13, 3-48.
  2. Allwood, J., Nivre, J. and Ahlsén, E. (1992) On the Semantics and Pragmatics of Linguistic Feedback. Journal of Semantics 9, 1-26.
  3. Nivre, J. (2000) Sparse Data and Smoothing in Statistical Part-of-Speech Tagging. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 7(1), 1-17.
  4. Nivre, J. and Grönqvist, L. (2001) Tagging a Corpus of Spoken Swedish. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 6(1), 47-78.
  5. Nivre, J. (2002) Three Perspectives on Swedish Indefinite Determiners. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 25, 3-47.
  6. Nivre, J., Hall, J., Nilsson, J., Chanev, A., Eryigit, G., Kübler, S., Marinov, S. and Marsi, E. (2007) MaltParser: A language-independent system for data-driven dependency parsing. Natural Language Engineering, 13(2), 95-135.
  7. Eryigit, G., Nivre, J. and Oflazer, K. (2008) Dependency Parsing of Turkish. Computational Linguistics 34(3), 357-389.
  8. Nivre, J. (2008) Algorithms for Deterministic Incremental Dependency Parsing. Computational Linguistics 34(4), 513-553.
  9. Nivre, J. (2010) Dependency Parsing. Language and Linguistics Compass 4(3), 138-152.
  10. Kuhlmann, M. and Nivre, J. (2010) Transition-Based Techniques for Non-Projective Dependency Parsing. In Northern European Journal of Language Technology 2(1), 1-19.
  11. Pettersson, N., Löwe, W. and Nivre, J. (2010) Evaluation of Accuracy in Design Pattern Occurrence Detection. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 36(4), 575-590.
  12. McDonald, R. and Nivre, J. (2011) Analyzing and Integrating Dependency Parsers. Computational Linguistics 37(1), 197-230.
  13. Seraji, M., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) Bootstrapping a Persian Treebank. Linguistic Issues in Language Technology 7 (18).
  14. Ballesteros, M., Gómez-Rodríguez, C. and Nivre, J. (2012) Optimizing Planar and 2-Planar Parsers with MaltOptimizer. Revista de Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN) 49, 171-178.
  15. Ballesteros, M. and Nivre, J. (2013) Going to the Roots of Dependency Parsing. Computational Linguistics 39(1): 5-13.
  16. Tsarfaty, R., Seddah, D., Kübler, S. and Nivre, J. (2013) Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages: Introduction to the Special Issue. Computational Linguistics 39(1): 15-22.
  17. Täckström, O., Das, D., Petrov, S., McDonald, R. and Nivre, J. (2013) Token and Type Constraints for Cross-Lingual Part-of-Speech Tagging. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics 1(Mar):1-12.
  18. Nilsson, M and Nivre, J. (2013) Proportional Hazards Modeling of Saccadic Response Times During Reading. Topics in Cognitive Science 5(3): 541-563.
  19. Goldberg, Y. and Nivre, J. (2013) Training Deterministic Parsers with Non-Deterministic Oracles. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1(Oct): 403-414.
  20. Bohnet, B., Nivre, J., Boguslavsky, I., Farkas, R. and Hajic, J. (2013) Joint Morphological and Syntactic Analysis for Richly Inflected Languages. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1(Oct): 429-440.
  21. Gómez-Rodríguez, C. and Nivre, J. (2013) Divisible Transition Systems and Multiplanar Dependency Parsing. Computational Linguistics, 39(4): 799-845.

Book Chapters

  1. Nivre, J. (1991) PLUS - ett projekt om datorer, pragmatik och språkförståelse. In Profiler och projekt. Göteborg University: Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
  2. Maho, J. and Nivre, J. (1995) Världens språk. I Allwood, J. and Ahlsén, E. (eds) Om språk och kommunikation. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
  3. Nivre, J. (1995) Communicative Action and Feedback. In Beun, R.-J., Baker, M. and Reiner, M. (eds) Dialogue and Instruction. Heidelberg: Springer, 231-240.
  4. Nivre, J. (1996) Virtuella översättare och arbetslösa surfare - om automatisk översättning av platsannonser på Internet. In Tyst, nu talar jag! Tradition, information och humanister. Humanistdag-boken Nr 9. Göteborgs universitet: Humanistiska fakultetsnämnden.
  5. Nivre, J. (2004) Nordiskt trädbanksnätverk. In Holmboe, H. (ed.) Nordisk sprogteknologi. Museum Tusculanums Forlag, 199-206.
  6. Nivre, J., de Smedt, K. and Volk, M. (2005) Treebanking in Northern Europe: A White Paper. In Holmboe, H. (ed.) Nordisk Sprogteknologi 2004. Museum Tusculanums Forlag, 97-112.
  7. Nivre, J. (2005) Nordic Treebank Network: Interim Report. In Holmboe, H. (ed.) Nordisk sprogteknologi 2005. Museum Tusculanums Forlag.
  8. Nivre, J. (2005) Two Notions of Parsing. In Arppe, A., Carlson, L., Heinämäki, O., Lindén, K., Miestamo, M, Piitulainen, J., Tupakka, J., Westerlund, H. and Yli-Jyrä, A. (red) A Finnish Computer Linguist: Kimmo Koskenniemi. Festschrift on the 60th Birthday. CSLI Publications, 111-120.
  9. Nivre, J. (2006) Two Strategies for Text Parsing. In Suominen, M., Arppe, A., Airola, A., Heinämäki, O., Miestamo, M., Määttä, U., Niemi, J., Pitkänen, K. K. and Sinnemäki, K. (eds.) A Man of Measure: Festschrift in Honour of Fred Karlsson on his 60th Birthday. A special supplement to SKY Journal of Linguistics 19, 440-448.
  10. Allwood, J., Ahlsén, E. and Nivre, J. (2006) Feedback in Different Social Activities. In Toivanen, J. and Henrichsen, P. J. (eds.) Current Trends in Research on Spoken Language in the Nordic Countries. Oulu University Press, 26-44.
  11. Nivre, J. (2007) Dependency Parsing of Spoken Swedish. In Ahlsén, E., Henrichsen, P. J., Hirsch, R., Nivre, J., Abelin, Å, Strömqvist, S., Nicholson, S. and Dorriots, B. (eds.) Communication - Action - Meaning. A Festschrift to Jens Allwood. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics, 203-211.
  12. Nivre, J., Megyesi, Gustafson-Capková, S., Salomonsson, F. and Dahlqvist, B. (2008) Cultivating a Swedish Treebank. In Nivre, J., Dahllöf, M. and Megyesi, B. (eds.) Resourceful Language Technology. A Festschrift in Honor of Anna Sågvall Hein. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Linguistica Upsaliensia 7, 111-120.
  13. Megyesi, B., Dahlqvist, B., Pettersson, E., Gustafson-Capková, S. and Nivre, J. (2008) Supporting Research Environment for Less Explored Languages: A Case Study of Swedish and Turkish. In Nivre, J., Dahllöf, M. and Megyesi, B. (eds.) Resourceful Language Technology. A Festschrift in Honor of Anna Sågvall Hein. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Linguistica Upsaliensia 7, 96-110.
  14. Nivre, J. (2008) Treebanks. In Kytö, M. and Lüdeling, A. (eds.) Corpus Linguistics: An International Handbook. Mouton de Gruyter, 225-241.
  15. Nivre, J. (2010) Statistical Parsing. In Indurkhya, N. and Damerau, F.~J. (eds.) Handbook of Natural Language Processing. Second Edition. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 237-266.
  16. Merlo, P., Bunt, H. and Nivre, J. (2010) Current Trends in Parsing Technology. In Bunt, H., Merlo, P. and Nivre, J. (eds.) New Trends in Parsing Technology: Dependency Parsing, Domain Adaptation and Deep Parsing. Springer, 1-17.
  17. Hall, J., Nilsson, J. and Nivre, J. (2010) Single Malt or Blended? A Study in Multilingual Parser Optimization. In Bunt, H., Merlo, P. and Nivre, J. (eds.) New Trends in Parsing Technology: Dependency Parsing, Domain Adaptation and Deep Parsing. Springer, 19-33.
  18. Nivre, J. (2011) Bare-Bones Dependency Parsing. In Bouvry, P., Klopotek, M.A., Leprevost, F., Marciniak, M., Mykowiecka, A., Rybinski, H. (eds.) Security and Intelligent Information Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7053, Springer, 20-32.
  19. Nivre, J. (2012) Storage in Deterministic Dependency Parsing. In Borin, L. and Larsson, S. (eds.) From Quantification to Conversation. Festschrift for Robin Cooper on the occasion of his 65th birthday. College Publications, London.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Black, W., Allwood, J., Bunt, H., Dols, F., Donzella, C., Ferrari,G., Gallagher, J., Haidan, R., Imlah, B., Jokinen, K., Lancel, J-M., Nivre, J., Sabah, G., and Wachtel, T. (1991) A Pragmatics Based Language Understanding System. In Proceedings of the ESPRIT Conference 1991.
  2. Nivre, J. (1991) Verb Second in Categorial Grammar. In Sigurdsson, H. A. (ed.) Papers from the 12th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. University of Iceland: Linguistic Institute, 314-325.
  3. Nivre, J. (1994) A Situation Theoretic Analysis of Meaning as Communicative Intention. In Allwood, J., Ralph, B., Andersson, P., Kós-Dienes, D. and Wengelin, Å. (eds) Proceedings of the XIVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics and the VIIIth Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics, 311-321.
  4. Nivre, J. (1994) Dialogue Management through Context Management. In Eklund, R. (ed) NODALIDA '93. Proceedings of `9:e Nordiska Datalingvistikdagarna'. Stockholm 3-5 June 1993. Stockholm University: Department of Linguistics, 165-174.
  5. Nivre, J. (1995) Empty Categories and Syntactic Ontology. In Moen, I., Gram Simonsen, H. and Lødrup, H. (eds) Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Oslo, January 13-15, 1995. University of Oslo: Department of Linguistics.
  6. Nivre, J. and Nordgård, T. (1995) Two Ways of Eliminating Empty Categories. Short Paper Presented at the 10th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA-95), Helsinki, 29-30 May 1995. Compiled by K. Koskenniemi.
  7. Nivre, J., Grönqvist, L., Gustafsson, M., Lager, T. & Sofkova, S. (1996) Tagging Spoken Language Using Written Language Statistics. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Computational Linguistics (COLING-96). Copenhagen: Center for Language Technology.
  8. Somers, H., Black, B., Ellman, J., Gilardoni, L., Lager, T., Multari, A., Nivre, J. and Rogers, A. (1997) Multilingual Generation and Summarization of Job Adverts: The TREE Project. In Proceedings of the Fifth Applied Natural Language Processing Conference, Washington D. C., April 1997.
  9. Nivre, J., Allwood, J., Holm, J., Lopez-Kästen, D., Tullgren, K., Ahlsén, E., Grönqvist, L. & Sofkova, S. (1998) Towards Multimodal Spoken Language Corpora: TransTool and SyncTool. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Partially Automated Techniques for Transcribing Naturally Occurring Speech, COLING-ACL '98, Montreal, Canada.
  10. Nivre, J. and Nordgård, T. (1998) Semantic Anchoring of Syntactic Theories. In Haukioja, T. (ed) Papers from the 16th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics. Publications of the Department of Finnish and General Linguistics of the University of Turku 60, 320-331.
  11. Nivre, J. (2000) Existential Indefinites in Spoken Swedish. In Byrman, G., Lindquist, H. and Levin, M. (eds) Corpora in Research and Teaching. Papers from the ASLA symposium Corpora in Research and Teaching. Växjö, 11-12 November 1999, 242-254.
  12. Lager, T. and Nivre, J. (2001) Part of Speech Tagging from a Logical Point of View. In de Groote, P., Morrill, G., Retoré, C. (eds.) Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, 212-227.
  13. Nivre, J. (2001) A Scandinavian Perspective on Swedish Indefinite Determiners. In Proceedings of the 18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Volume 2, Lund University, 81-92.
  14. Nivre, J. (2002) On Statistical Methods in Natural Language Processing. In Bubenko, Janis jr and Wangler, Benkt (eds) Promote IT. Second Conference for the Promotion of Research in IT at New Universities and University Colleges in Sweden, University of Skövde, 684-694.
  15. Nivre, J. (2002) What kinds of trees grow in Swedish soil? A comparison of four annotation schemes for Swedish. In Hinrichs, E. and Simov, K. (eds) Proceedings of the First Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT2002), 20-21 September 2002, Sozopol, Bulgaria.
  16. Pettersson, N., Andersson, J. and Nivre, J. (2002) Architectural Mismatch Detection Using Feature Logic. In Proceedings of Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERPS).
  17. Nivre, J. (2003) An Efficient Algorithm for Projective Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 03), Nancy, France, 23-25 April 2003, 149-160.
  18. Nivre, J. (2003) Optimizing a Deterministic Dependency Parser for Unrestricted Swedish Text. In Proceedings of Promote IT, Gotland University, 3-5 May 2003.
  19. Nivre, J. (2003) Theory-Supporting Treebanks. In Nivre, J. and Hinrichs, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT 2003), Växjö University Press, 117-128. Also in Holmboe, H. (ed.) (2004) Nordisk sprogteknologi. Museum Tusculanums Forlag, 199-206.
  20. Nivre, J., Hall, J. and Nilsson, J. (2004) Memory-Based Dependency Parsing. In Ng, H. T. and Riloff, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the Eighth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), May 6-7, 2004, Boston, Massachusetts, 49-56.
  21. Nivre, J. and Nilsson, J. (2004) Multiword Units in Syntactic Parsing. In Dias, G., Lopes, J. G. P. and Vintar, S. (eds.) MEMURA 2004 - Methodologies and Evaluation of Multiword Units in Real-World Applications, Workshop at LREC 2004, May 25, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal, 39-46.
  22. Nivre, J. (2004) Incrementality in Deterministic Dependency Parsing. In Incremental Parsing: Bringing Engineering and Cognition Together. Workshop at ACL-2004, July 25, 2004, Barcelona, Spain, 50-57.
  23. Nivre, J. and Scholz, M. (2004) Deterministic Dependency Parsing of English Text. In Proceedings of COLING 2004, August 23-27, 2004, Geneva, Switzerland, 64-70.
  24. Nivre, J. (2005) Bootstrapping Lexical Models in Deterministic Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of Promote IT 2005. Studentlitteratur, 327-336.
  25. Nilsson, J., Hall, J. and Nivre, J. (2005) MAMBA Meets TIGER: Reconstructing a Swedish Treebank from Antiquity. In Proceedings from the special session on treebanks at NODALIDA 2005, 119-132.
  26. Hall, J. and Nivre, J. (2005) A Generic Architecture for Data-Driven Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 15th NODALIDA Conference, 47-56.
  27. Nivre, J. and Nilsson, J. (2005) Pseudo-Projective Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 99-106.
  28. Nivre, J. and Hall, J. (2005) MaltParser: A Language-Independent System for Data-Driven Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, Barcelona, 9-10 December 2005, 137-148.
  29. Marinov, S. and Nivre, J. (2005) A Data-Driven Parser for Bulgarian. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, Barcelona, 9-10 December 2005, 89-100.
  30. Nivre, J. (2006) Constraints on Non-Projective Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 73-80.
  31. Nivre, J., Hall, J. and Nilsson, J. (2006) MaltParser: A Data-Driven Parser-Generator for Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of LREC, 2216-2219.
  32. Nivre, J., Nilsson, J. and Hall, J. (2006) Talbanken05: A Swedish Treebank with Phrase Structure and Dependency Annotation. In Proceedings of LREC, 1392-1395.
  33. Nivre, J., Hall, J., Nilsson, J., Eryigit, G. and Marinov, S. (2006) Labeled Pseudo-Projective Dependency Parsing with Support Vector Machines. In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), 221-225.
  34. Nilsson, J., Nivre, J. and Hall, J. (2006) Graph Transformations in Data-Driven Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING-ACL), 257-264.
  35. Hall, J., Nivre, J. and Nilsson, J. (2006) Discriminative Classifiers for Deterministic Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING-ACL) Main Conference Poster Sessions, 316-323.
  36. Kuhlmann, M. and Nivre, J. (2006) Mildly Non-Projective Dependency Structures. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING-ACL) Main Conference Poster Sessions, 507-514.
  37. Eryigit, G., Nivre, J. and Oflazer, K. (2006) The incremental use of morphological information and lexicalization in data-driven dependency parsing. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on the Computer Processing of Oriental Languages, 498-507.
  38. Pettersson, N., Löwe, W., and Nivre, J. (2006) On Evaluation of Accuracy in Pattern Detection. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Design Pattern Detection for Reverse Engineering (DPD4RE).
  39. Nivre, J. (2007) Incremental Non-Projective Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT), 396-403.
  40. Ekeklint, S. and Nivre, J. (2007) A Dependency-Based Conversion of PropBank. In Proceedings of FRAME 2007: Building Frame Semantics Resources for Scandinavian and Baltic Languages, 19-25.
  41. Hall, J., Nivre, J. and Nilsson, J. (2007) A Hybrid Constituency-Dependency Parser for Swedish. In Proceedings of the 16th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA), 284-287.
  42. Nivre, J. (2007) Data-Driven Dependency Parsing across Languages and Domains: Perspectives from the CoNLL 2007 Shared Task. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Parsing Technologies, 168-170.
  43. Nilsson, J., Nivre, J. and Hall, J. (2007) Tree Transformations for Inductive Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 968-975.
  44. McDonald, R. and Nivre, J. (2007) Characterizing the Errors of Data-Driven Dependency Parsing Models. In Proceedings of the 2007 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL), 122-131.
  45. Nivre, J., Hall, J., Kübler, S., McDonald, R., Nilsson, J., Riedel, S. and Yuret, D. (2007) The CoNLL 2007 Shared Task on Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the CoNLL Shared Task Session of EMNLP-CoNLL 2007, 915-932.
  46. Hall, J., Nilsson, J., Nivre, J., Eryigit, G., Megyesi, B., Nilsson, M. and Saers, M. (2007) Single Malt or Blended? A Study in Multilingual Parser Optimization. In Proceedings of the CoNLL Shared Task Session of EMNLP-CoNLL 2007, 933-939.
  47. Øvrelid, L. and Nivre, J. (2007) When word order and part-of-speech tags are not enough - Swedish dependency parsing with rich linguistic features. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), 447-451.
  48. Nivre, J. and Megyesi, B. (2007) Bootstrapping a Swedish Treeebank Using Cross-Corpus Harmonization and Annotation Projection. In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, 97-102.
  49. Nilsson, J. and Nivre, J. (2008) MaltEval: An Evaluation and Visualization Tool for Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 161-166.
  50. Megyesi, B., Dahlqvist, B., Pettersson, E. and Nivre, J. (2008) Swedish-Turkish Parallel Treebank. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 470-473.
  51. Nivre, J. and McDonald, R. (2008) Integrating Graph-Based and Transition-Based Dependency Parsers. In Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-08: HLT), 950-958.
  52. Hall, J. and Nivre, J. (2008) A Dependency-Driven Parser for German Dependency and Constituency Representations. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Parsing German, 47-54.
  53. Surdeanu, M., Johansson, R., Meyers, A., Marquez, L. and Nivre, J. (2008) The CoNLL-2008 Shared Task on Joint Parsing of Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies. In Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2008), 159-177.
  54. Nivre, J., Boguslavsky, I. M. and Iomdin, L. K. (2008) Parsing the SynTagRus Treebank of Russian. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), 641-648.
  55. Nivre, J. (2008) Sorting Out Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (GoTAL), 16-27.
  56. Hall, J. and Nivre, J. (2008) Parsing Discontinuous Phrase Structure with Grammatical Functions. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (GoTAL), 169-180.
  57. Nilsson, J. and Nivre, J. (2008) Dependency Parsing by Transformation and Combination In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (GoTAL), 348-359.
  58. Calacean, M. and Nivre, J. (2009). A Data-Driven Dependency Parser for Romanian. In Proceedings the Seventh International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, 65-76.
  59. Fishel, M. and Nivre, J. (2009) Voting and Stacking in Data-Driven Dependency Parsing. In Jokinen, K. and Bick, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA).
  60. Nilsson, M. and Nivre, J. (2009) Learning Where to Look: Modeling Eye Movements in Reading. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), 93-101.
  61. Hajic, J., Ciaramita, M., Johansson, R., Kawahara, D., Marti, M. A., Marquez, L., Meyers, A., Nivre, J., Pado, S., Stepanek, J., Stranak, P., Surdeanu, M., Xue, N. and Zhang, Y. (2009) The CoNLL-2009 Shared Task: Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies in Multiple Languages. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL 2009): Shared Task, 1-18.
  62. Nivre, J. (2009) Non-Projective Dependency Parsing in Expected Linear Time. In Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP, 351-359.
  63. Saers, M., Nivre, J. and Wu, D. (2009) Learning Stochastic Bracketing Inversion Transduction Grammars with a Cubic Time Biparsing Algorithm. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT), 29-32.
  64. Nilsson, J., Löwe, W., Hall, J. and Nivre, J. (2009) Parsing Formal Languages using Natural Language Parsing Techniques. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT), 49-60.
  65. Nivre, J., Kuhlmann, M. and Hall, J. (2009) An Improved Oracle for Dependency Parsing with Online Reordering. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Parsing Technologies (IWPT), 73-76.
  66. Lavelli, A., Hall, J., Nilsson, J. and Nivre, J. (2009) MaltParser at the EVALITA 2009 Dependency Parsing Task. In Proceedings of EVALITA 2009.
  67. Nivre, J. (2009) Parsing Indian Languages with MaltParser. In Proceedings of the ICON09 NLP Tools Contest: Indian Language Dependency Parsing, 12-18.
  68. Bosco, C., Montemagni, S., Mazzei, A., Lombardo, V., Dell'Orletta, F., Lenci, A., Lesmo, L., Attardi, G., Simi, M., Lavelli, A., Hall, J., Nilsson, J. and Nivre, J. (2010) Comparing the Influence of Different Treebank Annotations on Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 1794-1801.
  69. Megyesi, B., Dahlqvist, B., Csato, E. A. and Nivre, J. (2010) The English-Swedish-Turkish Parallel Treebank. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 3393-3397.
  70. Saers, M., Nivre, J. and Wu, D. (2010) Word Alignment with Stochastic Bracketing Linear Inversion Transduction Grammar. In Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 341-344.
  71. Ambati, B.~R., Husain, S., Nivre, J. and Sangal, R. (2010) On the Role of Morphosyntactic Features in Hindi Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 First Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically-Rich Languages, 94-102.
  72. Gómez-Rodríguez, C. and Nivre, J. (2010) A Transition-Based Parser for 2-Planar Dependency Structures. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1492-1501.
  73. Nilsson, M. and Nivre, J. (2010) Towards a Data-Driven Model of Eye Movement Control in Reading. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics, 63-71.
  74. Saers, M., Nivre, J. and Wu, D. (2010) Linear Inversion Transduction Grammar Alignments as a Second Translation Path. Proceedings of the Joint Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation and MetricsMATR, 167-171.
  75. Nivre, J., Rimell, L., McDonald, R. and Gómez Rodríguez, C. (2010) Evaluation of Dependency Parsers on Unbounded Dependencies. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2010), 833-841.
  76. Candito, M., Nivre, J., Denis, P. and Henestroza Anguiano, E. (2010) Benchmarking of Statistical Dependency Parsers for French. Coling 2010: Posters, 108-116.
  77. Saers, M., Nivre, J. and Wu, D. (2010) A Systematic Comparison between Inversion Transduction Grammar and Linear Transduction Grammar for Word Alignment. Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation, 10-18.
  78. Nivre, J. (2011) Bare-Bones Dependency Parsing - A Case for Occam's Razor? Proceedings of the 18th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA), 6-11.
  79. Zhang, Y. and Nivre, J. (2011) Transition-Based Dependency Parsing with Rich Non-Local Features. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 188-193.
  80. Agirre, E., Bengoetxea, K., Gojenola, K. and Nivre, J. (2011) Improving Dependency Parsing with Semantic Classes. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 699-703.
  81. Nilsson, M. and Nivre, J. (2011) A Survival Analysis of Fixation Times in Reading. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (ACL 2011), 107-115.
  82. Pettersson, E. and Nivre, J. (2011) Automatic Verb Extraction from Historical Swedish Texts. Proceedings of the 5th ACL-HLT Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities, 87-95.
  83. Wang, L., Lui, M., Kim, S.~N., Nivre, J. and Baldwin, T. (2011) Predicting Thread Discourse Structure over Technical Web Forums. Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 13-25.
  84. Tsarfaty, R., Nivre, J. and Andersson, E. (2011) Evaluating Dependency Parsing: Robust and Heuristics-Free Cross-Annotation Evaluation. Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 385-396.
  85. Foster, J., Cetinoglu, O., Wagner, J., Le Roux, J., Nivre, J., Hogan, D. and van Genabith, J. (2011) From News to Comment: Resources and Benchmarks for Parsing the Language of Web 2.0. In Proceedings of 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, 893-901.
  86. Husain, S., Gadde, P., Nivre, J. and Sangal, R. (2011) Clausal Parsing helps Data-Driven Dependency Parsing: Experiments with Hindi. In Proceedings of 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, 1279-1287.
  87. Foster, J., Cetinoglu, O., Wagner, J., Le Roux, J., Hogan, S., Nivre, J., Hogan, D. and van Genabith, J. (2011) # hardtoparse: POS Tagging and Parsing the Twitterverse. In Proceedings of the Workshop On Analyzing Microtext (AAAI 2011), 20-25.
  88. Tsarfaty, R., Nivre, J. and Andersson, E. (2012) Cross-Framework Evaluation for Statistical Parsing. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 44-54.
  89. Ballesteros, M. and Nivre, J. (2012) MaltOptimizer: An Optimization Tool for MaltParser. In Proceedings of the Demonstrations at the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 58-62.
  90. Pettersson, E., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) Parsing the Past - Identification of Verb Constructions in Historical Text. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities, 65-74.
  91. Ballesteros, M. and Nivre, J. (2012) MaltOptimizer: A System for MaltParser Optimization. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC).
  92. Seraji, M., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) A Basic Language Resource Kit for Persian. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), 2245-2252.
  93. Tsarfaty, R., Nivre, J. and Andersson, E. (2012) Joint Evaluation of Morphological Segmentation and Syntactic Parsing. In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers), 6-10.
  94. Bohnet, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) A Transition-Based System for Joint Part-of-Speech Tagging and Labeled Non-Projective Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, 1455-1465.
  95. Hardmeier, C., Nivre, J. and Tiedemann, J. (2012) Document-Wide Decoding for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, 1179-1190.
  96. Pettersson, E., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) Rule-Based Normalisation of Historical Text – a Diachronic Study. In Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: Proceedings of the Conference on Natural Language Processing 2012 (KONVENS 2012), 333-341.
  97. Hardmeier, C., Nivre, J. and Tiedemann, J. (2012) Tree Kernels for Machine Translation Quality Estimation. In Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, 109-113.
  98. Goldberg, Y. and Nivre, J. (2012) A Dynamic Oracle for Arc-Eager Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 959-976.
  99. Zhang, Y. and Nivre, J. (2012) Analyzing the Effect of Global Learning and Beam-search on Transition-based Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Posters, 1391-1400.
  100. Seraji, M., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2012) Dependency Parsers for Persian. In Proceedings of 10th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, 35-44.
  101. Pettersson, E., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2013) Normalisation of Historical Text Using Context-Sensitive Weighted Levenshtein Distance and Compound Splitting. In Proceedings of the 19th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA), 163-180.
  102. Stymne, S., Tiedemann, J., Hardmeier, C. and Nivre, J. (2013) Statistical Machine Translation with Readability Constraints. In Proceedings of the 19th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA), 375-386.
  103. Täckström, O., McDonald, R. and Nivre, J. (2013) Target Language Adaptation of Discriminative Transfer Parsers. In Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 1061-1071.
  104. Sartorio, F., Satta, G. and Nivre, J. (2013) A Transition-Based Dependency Parser Using a Dynamic Parsing Strategy. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), 135-144.
  105. McDonald, R., Nivre, J., Quirmbach-Brundage, Y., Goldberg, Y., Das, D., Ganchev, K., Hall, K., Petrov, S., Zhang, H., Täckström, O., Bedini, C., Bertomeu Castell\'{o}, N. and Lee, J. (2013) Universal Dependency Annotation for Multilingual Parsing. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers), 92-97.
  106. Hardmeier, C., Stymne, S., Tiedemann, J. and Nivre, J. (2013) Docent: A Document-Level Decoder for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation. I Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations, 193-198.
  107. Stymne, S., Hardmeier, C., Tiedemann, J. and Nivre, J. (2013) Tunable Distortion Limits and Corpus Cleaning for SMT. In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, 225-231.
  108. Stymne, S., Hardmeier, C., Tiedemann, J. and Nivre, J. (2013) Feature Weight Optimization for Discourse-Level SMT. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Discourse in Machine Translation, 60-69.
  109. Kapociute-Dzikiene, J., Nivre, J. and Krupavicius, A. (2013) Lithuanian Dependency Parsing with Rich Morphological Features. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically-Rich Languages, 12-21.
  110. Seddah, D., Tsarfaty, R., Kübler, S., Candito, M., Choi, J. D., Farkas, R., Foster, J., Goenaga, I., Gojenola Galletebeita, K., Goldberg, Y., Green, S., Habash, N., Kuhlmann, M., Maier, W., Nivre, J., Przepiórkowski, A., Roth, R., Seeker, W., Versley, Y., Vincze, V., Wolinski, M. and Wróblewska, A. (2013) Overview of the SPMRL 2013 Shared Task: A Cross-Framework Evaluation of Parsing Morphologically Rich Languages. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically-Rich Languages, 146-182.
  111. Hardmeier, C., Tiedemann, J. and Nivre, J. (2013) Latent Anaphora Resolution for Cross-Lingual Pronoun Prediction. In Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 380-391.

Dissertations

  1. Nivre, J. (1984) Etude sur la place du complément circonstanciel dans la phrase française. Göteborg University: Department of Romance Languages. (BA)
  2. Nivre, J. (1986) La disjonction du complément adnominal en français moderne. (MA) Göteborg University: Department of Romance Languages.
  3. Nivre, J. (1987) Jag tror - jag vet - jag beklagar. Om de propositionella attitydverbens semantik. Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics S9. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics. (BA)
  4. Nivre, J. (1992) Situations, Meaning and Communication: A Situation Theoretic Approach to Meaning in Language and Communication. Gothenburg Monographs in Linguistics 11. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics. (PhD)
  5. Nivre, J. (2000) Logic Programming Tools for Probabilistic Part-of-Speech Tagging. Växjö University: MSI Report 0062. (MSc)
  6. Nivre, J. (2005) Inductive Dependency Parsing of Natural Language Text. MSI Report 05132, Växjö University. (PhD)

Edited Volumes

  1. Nivre, J. and Hinrichs, E. (eds.) (2003) Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT 2003). Växjö University Press.
  2. Kübler, S., Nivre, J., Hinrichs, E. and Wunsch, H. (eds.) (2004) Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories. 10-11 December 2004, Tübingen, Germany.
  3. Hajic, J. and Nivre, J. (eds.) (2006) Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT 2006), December, 1-2, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic.
  4. Nivre, J. Kaalep, H.-J., Muischnek, K. and Koit, M. (eds.) (2007) Proceedings of the 16th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA), 24-26 maj, 2007, Tartu, Estland.
  5. Nivre, J., Hall, J., Kübler, S., McDonald, R., Nilsson, J., Riedel, S. and Yuret, D. (eds.) (2007) Proceedings of the CoNLL Shared Task Session of EMNLP-CoNLL 2007, Prag, Tjeckien.
  6. Ahlsén, E., Henrichsen, P. J., Hirsch, R., Nivre, J., Abelin, Å., Strömqvist, S., Nicholson, S. and Dorriots, B. (eds.) (2008) Communication - Action - Meaning. A Festschrift to Jens Allwood. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  7. Nivre, J., Dahllöf, M. and Megyesi, B. (eds.) (2008) Resourceful Language Technology. A Festschrift in Honor of Anna Sågvall Hein. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Linguistica Upsaliensia 7.
  8. Bunt, H., Merlo, P. and Nivre, J. (eds.) (2010) Trends in Parsing Technology: Dependency Parsing, Domain Adaptation and Deep Parsing. Springer.

Book Reviews

  1. Nivre, J. (1990) Review of Herslund, M. (ed.) (1989) Linguistic Data and Linguistic Theory: Three Essays on Linguistic Methodology. Copenhagen: Handelshøjskolens Forlag. Moderna Språk LXXXIV, 185.
  2. Nivre, J. (2001) Review of Steedman, M. (2000) The Syntactic Process. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Computational Linguistics 27(1), 146-148.
  3. Nivre, J. (2004) Review of Abeillé, A. (ed.) Treebanks: Building and Using Parsed Corpora, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Machine Translation 18(4), 373-376.

Technical Reports

  1. Nivre, J. (1988) Grammatical Functions in GB. Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics 53. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  2. Nivre, J. and Richthoff, U. (1988) Återkoppling och turtagning i två typer av samtal. En jämförande studie av samtal ansikte mot ansikte och telefonsamtal. Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics S10. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  3. Nivre, J. (1989) Från ord till frasstruktur. Några anmärkningar om Otto Jespersens grammatiska teori. Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics S 13. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  4. Nivre, J. (1991) Elementa i generativ grammatik. Gothenburg University Linguistics (GULING) 16. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  5. Nivre, J. (1991) Feedback and Situation Theory. Gothenburg Papers of Theoretical Linguistics 62. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  6. Nivre, J. (1991) Marcus Terentius Varros språkteori. Gothenburg University Linguistics (GULING) 17. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  7. Nivre, J. (1991) Semantik i klassisk kategorialgrammatik. Gothenburg University Linguistics (GULING) 19. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  8. Nivre, J. (1991) Situationsteori och situationssemantik. Gothenburg University Linguistics (GULING) 21. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics, 1991.
  9. Bunt, H., Godin, C., Jokinen, K., Kraaij, W., Meyer, R., Nivre, J. and Pernel, D. (1992) Pragmatic Knowledge in PLUS. Part II: Discourse Model. ESPRIT P5254 PLUS. Internal Report.
  10. Nivre, J. (ed) (1992) Corpus Collection and Analysis. ESPRIT P5254 PLUS. Deliverable D2.1.
  11. Nivre, J. (ed), Cavalli, V., Guessoum, A., Lager, T., Meyer, R. and Underwood, N. (1992) Pragmatic Knowledge in PLUS. Part I: World and Application Model. ESPRIT P5254 PLUS. Internal Report.
  12. Allwood, J. and Nivre, J. (1994) Formalisering. In Allwood and Boyd (eds) Lingvistisk metod. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  13. Allwood, J., Lager, T. and Nivre, J. (1994) Korpusmetoder. In Allwood and Boyd (eds) Lingvistisk metod. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  14. Beskow, B. and Nivre, J. (1994) Datorsimulering. In Allwood and Boyd (eds) Lingvistisk metod. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  15. Dorriots, B. and Nivre, J.. (1994) Transkription. In Allwood and Boyd (eds) Lingvistisk metod. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  16. Nivre, J. (1994) Klassificering och kodning. In Allwood and Boyd (eds) Lingvistisk metod. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  17. Beskow, N. and Nivre, J. (1995) Kompositionell logisk semantik. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  18. Allwood, J., Ahlsén, E., Nivre, J. & Larsson, S. (1997) Own Communication Management: Kodningsmanual. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  19. Nivre, J. (1997) Formal and Truth-Conditional Semantics. Lecture Notes. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  20. Nivre, J., Allwood, J. and Ahlsén, E. (1998) Interactive Communication Management: Coding Manual. Version 1.0. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  21. Nivre, J. (1999) Transcription Standard. Version 6.0. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  22. Nivre, J. (1999) Modifierad standardortografi. Version 6.0. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  23. Nivre, J. (1999) On Swedish Indefinites. NORDSEM Report 5. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  24. Nivre, J. (2000) Three Perspectives on Swedish Indefinites Determiners. NORDSEM Report 8. Göteborg University: Department of Linguistics.
  25. Nivre, J. (2002) Two Models of Stochastic Dependency Grammar. MSI Report 02118. Växjö University: School of Mathematics and Systems Engineering.
  26. Nivre, J. and Lager, T. (2002) Constraint-Based Text Realization. MSI Report 02119. Växjö University: School of Mathematics and Systems Engineering.
  27. Nivre, J. (2004) Inductive Dependency Parsing. MSI Report 04070. Växjö University: School of Mathematics and Systems Engineering.
  28. Nivre, J. (2004) Bootstrapping Lexical Models in Deterministic Dependency Parsing. MSI report 04071. Växjö University: School of Mathematics and Systems Engineering.
  29. Nivre, J. (2005) Dependency Grammar and Dependency Parsing. MSI report 05133. Växjö University: School of Mathematics and Systems Engineering.
  30. Seraji, M., Jahani, C., Megyesi, B. and Nivre, J. (2013) Uppsala Persian Dependency Treebank Annotation Guidelines. Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University.

Other Publications

  1. Nivre, J. (2002) Hur ska vi lära datorer att prata som folk? Smålandsposten, 14 September 2002.
  2. Nivre, J. (2002) Språkligt skogsbruk lär datorer att prata som folk. Teknik och vetenskap 18(4), 53.