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Four papers accepted at CLiC-it 2016

"LICO: A Lexicon of Italian Connectives", "Comparing State-of-the-art Dependency Parsers on the Italian Stanford Dependency Treebank", "Semantic Interpretation of Events in Live Soccer Commentaries", and "Grounding the Lexical Sets of Causative-Inchoative Verbs with Word Embedding"

Long paper accepted at IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics

Title: Exploiting a Bootstrapping Approach for Annotating Emotions in Texts Automatically
Authors: Lea Canales, Carlo Strapparava, Ester Boldrini and Patricio Martinez-Barco

Short paper accepted at EMNLP 2016

Title: Learning to Identify Metaphors from a Corpus of Proverbs
Authors: Gözde Özbal, Carlo Strapparava, Serra Sinem Tekiroglu and Daniele Pighin

Paper accepted in Natural Language Engineering

A transformation-driven approach for recognizing textual entailment

Roberto Zanoli and Silvia Colombo

Paper accepted in the DATABASE journal

A knowledge-poor approach to chemical-disease relation extraction
Firoj Alam, Anna Corazza, Alberto Lavelli, and Roberto Zanoli
Database Vol. 2016, baw071 doi:10.1093/database/baw071

FactA @ Evalita 2016

In the contest of Evalita 2016, we are co-organizing FactA (Event Factuality Annotation), the first evaluation exercise for factuality profiling of events in Italian.

One paper accepted at Q4APS, WWW 2016

Title: Identifying User Issues and Request Types in Forum Question Posts based on Discourse Analysis

Authors: Agnes Sandor, Nikolaos Lagos, Ngoc Phuoc An Vo, Caroline Brun.

Four papers accepted at LREC 2016

"MEANTIME, the NewsReader Multilingual Event and Time Corpus", "Annotating opposition relations among Italian verb senses using crowdsourcing", "Classifying Temporal Relations with Simple Features", and "Corpora for Learning the Mutual Relationship between Semantic Relatedness and Textual Entailment"

Journal Paper

Vivi Nastase and Carlo Strapparava. knoWitiary: A Machine Readable Incarnation of Wiktionary. International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. Vol. 6 No. 2 - December 2015

Three papers to be presented at CLIC-it 2015

- Cross-language projection of multilayer semantic annotation in the NewsReader Wikinews Italian Corpus (WItaC)
- FacTA: Evaluation of Event Factuality and Temporal Anchoring
- Annotating opposition among verb senses: a crowdsourcing experiment

HLT-NLP participation at the Google NLP PhD Summit 2015

Student Ngoc Phuoc An Vo has been selected for the Google NLP PhD Summit 2015, which will be held at Google Zurich on 23 - 26 Setember 2015.

Two Long papers accepted at IJCAI 2015

- Slogans are not forever: Adapting Linguistic Expressions to the News
- Looking at Mondrian's Victory Boogie-Woogie: What do I feel?

HLT-NLP participation at SemEval 2015

Four oral presentations (three task organization and one system description) three system description posters by HLT-NLP researchers

Long paper accepted at Metaphor in NLP 2015

Serra Sinem Tekiroğlu, Gözde Özbal and Carlo Strapparava. Exploring Sensorial Features for Metaphor Identification

Long paper accepted at NAACL 2015

Marco Guerini, Gözde Özbal and Carlo Strapparava. Echoes of Persuasion: The Effect of Euphony in Persuasive Communication

Book Chapter

Carlo Strapparava and Rada Mihalcea. Affect detection in texts. In R. Calvo et al. editors, Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing. Oxford University Press, December 2014.

Journal Paper

Octavian Popescu and Carlo Strapparava. Time corpora: Epochs, opinions and changes. Knowledge-Based Systems Journal, 69:3—13, October 2014.

Round table "Time and Language" in Genoa

Round table Time and Language at "Festival della Scienza" in Genoa

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