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Our NIPS*2008 (workshop) paper!
Machine Learning with Annotator Rationales to Reduce Annotation Cost
Omar F. Zaidan, Jason Eisner, and Christine Piatko
((Note: This paper is just a synthesis of the two papers below for a machine learning audience; there are no new results.))

Paper: in PDF.
Presentation: here (used for second author's NIPS*2008 talk).
Poster: as a PowerPoint slide and a 12'' x 9'' PDF. (The actual poster was printed from this 4' x 3' PDF (2.7MB).)

BibTeX entry:
@InProceedings{zaidan-eisner-piatko-2008:nips,
  author    =  {Omar F. Zaidan  and  Jason Eisner  and  Christine Piatko},
  title     =  {Machine Learning with Annotator Rationales to Reduce Annotation Cost},
  booktitle =  {Proceedings of the NIPS*2008 Workshop on Cost Sensitive Learning},
  month     =  {December},
  year      =  {2008}
}
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Our EMNLP 2008 paper:
Modeling Annotators: A Generative Approach to Learning from Annotator Rationales
Omar F. Zaidan and Jason Eisner

Paper: in PDF and PS.
Presentation: here (used for first author's EMNLP 2008 talk).
Handout PDF: here (a trimmed down version of the presentation, converted to a 4 slides/page PDF).

BibTeX entry:
@InProceedings{zaidan-eisner:2008:gen,
  author    = {Omar F. Zaidan  and  Jason Eisner},
  title     = {Modeling Annotators: {A} Generative Approach to Learning from Annotator Rationales},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of EMNLP 2008},
  month     = {October},
  year      = {2008},
  pages     = {31--40}
}
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Our NAACL HLT 2007 paper:
Using "Annotator Rationales" to Improve Machine Learning for Text Categorization
Omar F. Zaidan, Jason Eisner, and Christine Piatko

Paper: in PDF and PS.
Presentation: here (used for first author's NAACL HLT 2007 talk).
Handout PDF: here (a trimmed down version of the presentation, converted to a 4 slides/page PDF).
Dataset: here (~7 MB; here's a small sample, or just the README file).

BibTeX entry:
@InProceedings{zaidan-eisner-piatko:2007:disc,
  author    = {Omar F. Zaidan  and  Jason Eisner  and  Christine Piatko},
  title     = {Using ``Annotator Rationales'' to Improve Machine Learning for Text Categorization},
  booktitle = {NAACL HLT 2007; Proceedings of the Main Conference},
  month     = {April},
  year      = {2007},
  pages     = {260--267}
}
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