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2014

New papers at ACL 2014: zero-shot entity extraction, dual decomp Chinese segmentation, grounded deep compositional semantics, robust logistic regr., faster MT decoding, informal Arabic word segmentation, CoreNLP demo, cross lingual NER, & semantic parsing by paraphrasing.

New papers at LREC2014: Universal Stanford Dependencies, SD web data treebank, event extraction & stock price prediction.

Congratulations to Dan Jurafsky for being named the next Chair of the Linguistics Department!

The Stanford NLP Group is looking for a postdoc!

Version 3.3.1 of Stanford NLP software has been released (dependencies changes, bugfixes; 3.3.0 included RNN sentence sentiment).

2013

Congratulations to Val Spitkovsky for winning the EMNLP 2013 best paper award for his work on unsupervised dependency parsing.   [Older news]

All Stanford NLP software updated to v3.2.0 (unifying version numbers, and improving it).

Recasens, de Marneffe & Potts' paper on identifying singleton mentions has won the NAACL 2013 Best Short Paper Award!

Spence Green's paper, The Efficacy of Human Post-Editing for Language Translation has won a best paper award at CHI 2013.

The Stanford NLP Group is looking for postdocs!

2012

Stanford CoreNLP v. 1.3.4 and updates to our other software tools have been released.

Percy Liang has joined the Stanford CS faculty and the Stanford NLP Group.

Socher, Bengio, and Manning gave a tutorial on Deep Learning for NLP at ACL 2012.

Papers at NAACL 2012: interpreting time expressions, cross lingual entity clustering, animacy classification.

The Mar 2012 Stanford NLP software release includes uncased models.

Dan Jurafsky and Chris Manning's free online course on Natural Language Processing starts Jan 23. Come join us!

2011

The new Stanford NLP software releases are threadsafe! Particularly, this changes the parser and Stanford CoreNLP.

In January, Dan Jurafsky and Chris Manning will teach a free online course on Natural Language Processing. Come join us!

Stanford CoreNLP version 1.2 has been released, now including SUTime, a new time phrase recognizer.

Code for the Stanford Biomedical Event Parser (Stanford's entry in the BioNLP 2011 shared task) has been released!

Our system won the CoNLL 2011 shared task on coreference resolution by a good margin. It's downloadable, reproducible research.

All of our software releases are now updated and compatible!

We're updating all our software releases: New versions of the parser, tagger, Tregex, and CoreNLP released.

2010

Version 1.6.5 of the Stanford Parser is out: better English Stanford Dependencies and bio text support (for BioNLP 2011...).

Stanford CoreNLP has been released, tying together our NER, parsing, and coreference for English.

Version 1.6.4 of the Stanford Parser is out: better question parsing and Stanford Dependencies.

Stanford POS tagger Version 3.0 has a sensible API and works multi-threaded. Oh my!

Version 1.6.2 of the Stanford Parser has been released.

The greatly improved version 2.0 of the Stanford Part-Of-Speech Tagger has been released.

2009

We have an open job for a research programmer. The Stanford NLP Group needs you!

The new version of Tregex is available as a Mac application.

4 of the top 5 systems for Task 1 and the top system for each task in the BioNLP 2009 Shared Task used the Stanford Dependencies representation from the Stanford Parser.

New NAACL papers are available: Jurafsky on social meaning, Finkel on joint and hierarchical Bayesian models, Chang on discriminative reordering.

Former NLP Group Research Programmer and undergraduate, Chris Cox smiles from the front page of the Business section of the Sunday New York Times.

A new version of the Stanford Named Entity Recognizer is available, with an improved API.

2008

A new version of the Stanford Parser is available, with improved Stanford Dependencies, Arabic, and German.

Our EMNLP 2008 papers on temporal ordering, MT, non-expert annotation, and more are now available on our publications page.

A new version of our part-of-speech tagger is available.

Bill MacCartney won the Springer Best Paper award at Coling 2008. [Photos]

Manning, Raghavan & Schütze, Introduction to Information Retrieval is now available!

The second edition of Jurafsky & Martin, Speech and Language Processing is now available!

Our ACL 2008 papers on narratives, parsing, speech recognition, and contradictions are now available on our publications page.

Stanford had 5 full papers accepted at ACL-08: Chambers & al. on narratives, Finkel & al. on parsing, Goldwater & al. on speech, de Marneffe & al. on contradictions, Vickrey & al. on SRL ... papers available in April.

New versions of our part-of-speech tagger, named entity recognizer, and tregex tree search and viewing GUI are now available on our software page.

2007

The Stanford Parser version 1.6 has been released, featuring parsing of Arabic, k best PCFG parsing, improved typed dependencies output, and sundry other bug fixes.

The Stanford Classifier, a maxent classifier package, has been updated, and now includes a command-line interface.

Missed the LSA Linguistic Institute 2007? You can nevertheless look at and use our lectures on Speech Recognition and Synthesis and Statistical Parsing.

New ACL paper: Finkel, Grenager and Manning. 2007. The Infinite Tree. ACL 2007.