Conference + Journal

Adversarial Learning for Neural Dialogue Generation
Jiwei Li, Will Monroe, Tianlin Shi, S├ębastien Jean, Alan Ritter, Dan Jurafsky
Proceedings of EMNLP 2017
"i have a feeling trump will win..................": Forecasting Winners and Losers from User Predictions on Twitter
Sandesh Swamy, Alan Ritter and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe
Proceedings of EMNLP 2017
[Slides] [Video - starts at 2:55]
Learning to Extract Events from Knowledge Base Revisions
Alexander Konovalov, Benjamin Strauss, Alan Ritter and Brendan O'Connor
Proceedings of WWW 2017
A Minimally Supervised Method for Recognizing and Normalizing Time Expressions in Twitter
Jeniya Tabassum, Alan Ritter, Wei Xu.
Proceedings of EMNLP 2016
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Dialogue Generation
Jiwei Li, Will Monroe, Alan Ritter, Michel Galley, Jianfeng Gao, Dan Jurafsky.
Proceedings of EMNLP 2016
Developing a successful SemEval task in sentiment analysis of Twitter and other social media texts
Preslav Nakov, Sara Rosenthal, Svetlana Kiritchenko, Saif M. Mohammad, Zornitsa Kozareva, Alan Ritter, Veselin Stoyanov, Xiaodan Zhu
Language Resources and Evaluation 2016
Sense Discovery via Co-Clustering on Images and Text.
Xinlei Chen, Alan Ritter, Abhinav Gupta, Tom Mitchell.
Proceedings of CVPR 2015
Weakly Supervised Extraction of Computer Security Events from Twitter
Alan Ritter, Evan Wright, William Casey and Tom Mitchell
Proceedings of WWW 2015
Never Ending Learning
Tom Mitchell, William Cohen, Estevam Hruschka, Partha Talukdar, Justin Betteridge, Andrew Carlson, Bhavana Dalvi, Matt Gardner, Bryan Kisiel, Jayant Krishnmurthy, Ni Lao, Kathryn Mazaitis, Tahir Mohammad, Ndapa Nakashole, Emmanouil Antonios Platanios, Alan Ritter, Mehdi Samadi, Burr Settles, Richard Wang, Derry Wijaya, Abhinav Gupta, Xinlei Chen, Abulhair Saparov, Malcolm Greaves and Joel Welling
Proceedings of AAAI 2015
Extracting Lexically Divergent Paraphrases from Twitter
Wei Xu, Alan Ritter, Chris Callison-Burch, William B. Dolan and Yangfeng Ji
Proceedings of TACL 2014
Major Life Event Extraction from Twitter based on Congratulations/Condolences Speech Acts
Jiwei Li, Alan Ritter, Claire Cardie and Eduard Hovy
Proceedings of EMNLP 2014
Weakly Supervised User Profile Extraction from Twitter
Jiwei Li, Alan Ritter and Eduard Hovy
Proceedings of ACL 2014
Assuming Facts Are Expressed More Than Once
Justin Betteridge, Alan Ritter and Tom Mitchell
Proceedings of FLAIRS 2014
Modeling Missing Data in Distant Supervision for Information Extraction
Alan Ritter, Luke Zettlemoyer, Mausam and Oren Etzioni
Proceedings of TACL 2013
[Slides]
Twitter Part-of-Speech Tagging for All: Overcoming Sparse and Noisy Data
Leon Derczynski, Alan Ritter, Sam Clark and Kalina Bontcheva
Proceedings of RANLP 2013
Open Domain Event Extraction from Twitter
Alan Ritter, Mausam, Oren Etzioni, Sam Clark
Proceedings of KDD 2012
[Slides] [Demo] [Talk]
Paraphrasing for Style
Wei Xu, Alan Ritter, William B. Dolan, Ralph Grishman, Colin Cherry
Proceedings of Coling 2012
[Code and Data]
Named Entity Recognition in Tweets: An Experimental Study
Alan Ritter, Sam Clark, Mausam, Oren Etzioni
Proceedings of EMNLP 2011
[Slides] [Code]
Data-Driven Response Generation in Social Media
Alan Ritter, Colin Cherry, Bill Dolan
Proceedings of EMNLP 2011
[Slides] [Data - Moses files]
A Latent Dirichlet Allocation Method for Selectional Preferences
Alan Ritter, Mausam, Oren Etzioni
Proceedings of ACL 2010
[Slides] [Code]
Unsupervised Modeling of Twitter Conversations
Alan Ritter, Colin Cherry, Bill Dolan
Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2010
[Slides]
Learning to Generalize for Complex Selection Tasks
Alan Ritter and Sumit Basu
Best Student Paper Award
Proceedings of IUI 2009
[Video] [Slides]
It's a Contradiction -- No, It's Not: A Case Study using Functional Relations
Alan Ritter, Doug Downey, Stephen Soderland, and Oren Etzioni
Proceedings of EMNLP 2008
[Slides]

Workshop + Other

Results of the WNUT16 Named Entity Recognition Shared Task.
Benjamin Strauss, Bethany Toma, Alan Ritter, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Wei Xu
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text
Shared Tasks of the 2015 Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text: Twitter Lexical Normalization and Named Entity Recognition.
Timothy Baldwin, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Bo Han, Young-Bum Kim, Alan Ritter and Wei Xu
Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text
Combining Non-Expert and Expert Crowd Work to Convert Web APIs to Dialog Systems.
Ting-Hao K. Huang, Walter S. Lasecki, Alan L. Ritter, Jeffrey P. Bigham
Work-in-Progress paper in the Proceeding of Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2014)
Powering Spoken Language Interactions With the Crowd.
Lasecki, W.S., Ritter, A., and Bigham, J.P.
Proceedings of the CHI Workshop on Designing Speech and Language Interactions (DSLI 2014). Toronto, Canada, 2014.
Extracting Knowledge from Twitter and the Web
Alan Ritter
Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington 2013
Gathering and Generating Paraphrases from Twitter with Application to Normalization
Wei Xu, Alan Ritter, Ralph Grishman
ACL 2013 Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora
A Preliminary Study of Tweet Summarization using Information Extraction
Wei Xu, Ralph Grishman, Adam Meyers, Alan Ritter
Proceedings of NAACL 2013 Workshop on Language Analysis in Social Media
Filter, Rank, and Transfer the Knowledge: Learning to Chat
Sina Jafarpour and Chris Burges, Alan Ritter
NIPS Workshop on Advances in Ranking, Vancouver, Canada, 2009
What Is This, Anyway: Automatic Hypernym Discovery
Alan Ritter, Stephen Soderland, and Oren Etzioni
2009 AAAI Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read

Distributional Word Clustering in Parallel
Alan Ritter, James Hearne, Philip Nelson
ISCA PDCS 2006

Machine Learning Approach to Tuning Distributed Operating System Load Balancing Algorithms
Michael Meehan, Alan Ritter
ISCA PDCS 2006

NDIS Network Driver
Alan Ritter
Dr. Dobb's Journal, January 2006