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Name: Rik  De Busser
Institution: National Cheng Chi University
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State and/or Country: Taiwan   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Language description
Subject Language(s): Bunun
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Selected Publications: De Busser, Rik. 2011. Towards an analysis of argument alignment in Takivatan Bunun. Studies in Language 35 (3): 524–555.

Treis, Yvonne & Rik De Busser (eds.) 2010. Selected Papers from the 2009 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society. URL:

De Busser, Rik. 2009. Towards a Grammar of Takivatan: Selected Topics. PhD dissertation, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University.

Mehay, Dennis, Rik De Busser & Marie-Francine Moens. 2005. Labeling generic semantic roles. In Harry Bunt, Jeroen Geertzen & Elias Thijsse (eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS-6), p. 175-187. Tilburg: Tilburg University.

Moens, Marie-Francine, Roxana Angheluta, Rik De Busser & Patrick Jeuniaux. 2004. Summarizing text at various levels of detail. In Proceedings of RIAO 2004 Coupling Approaches, Coupling Media and Coupling Languages for Information Retrieval, p. 597-609. Vaucluse: University of Avignon.

Angheluta, Roxana, Marie-Francine Moens & Rik De Busser. 2003. K.U.Leuven summarization system – DUC 2003. In 2003 Document Understanding Conference (DUC). Draft papers – Day 2, p. 110-117. Gaithersburg: National Institute of Standards and Technology.

De Busser, Rik. 2003. Automated legislative drafting: An overview. In Marie-Francine Moens, Digitale Wetgeving. Digital Legislation, p.111-132. Brugge: Die Keure.

Moens, Marie-Francine, Roxana Angheluta & Rik De Busser. 2003. Summarization of texts found on the World Wide Web. In W. Abramowicz (ed.), Knowledge-Based Information Retrieval and Filtering from the Web, p. 101-120. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Angheluta, Roxana, Rik De Busser & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. The use of topic segmentation for automatic summarization. In Proceedings of the ACL-2002 Post-Conference Workshop on Automatic Summarization. New Brunswick, NJ: ACL.

De Busser, Rik, Roxana Angheluta & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. Semantic case role detection for information extraction. In COLING 2002 - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, p.1189-1202. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann.

De Busser, Rik, Dirk Keymis & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. Hoe maak ik een digitale wet? Een overzicht van opstelsystemen voor wetgeving (Transl: How to make digital laws. An overview of legislative drafting systems). Tijdschrift voor Wetgeving 7: 219-232.

Moens, Marie-Francine & Rik De Busser. 2002. First steps in building a model for the retrieval of court decisions. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 57(5): 429-446.

Moens, Marie-Francine, Rik De Busser, Djoerd Hiemstra & Wessel Kraaij (eds.). 2002. Proceedings of the Third Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, Catholic University of Leuven.

Moens, Marie-Francine & Rik De Busser. 2001. Generic Topic Segmentation of Document Texts. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGIR Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, p. 418-419. New York: ACM.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Structure and Environment
Dissertation Abstract: Towards a Grammar of Takivatan Bunun: Selected topics

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