Recent Submissions

  • A term extraction approach to survey analysis in health care 

    Robin, Cécile; Isazad Mashinchi, Mona; Ahmadi Zeleti, Fatemeh; Ojo, Adegboyega; Buitelaar, Paul (European Language Resources Association, 2020-05)
    The voice of the customer has for a long time been a key focus of businesses in all domains. It has received a lot of attention from the research community in Natural Language Processing (NLP) resulting in many approaches ...
  • Challenges of word sense alignment: Portuguese language resources 

    Salgado, Ana; Ahmadi, Sina; Simões, Alberto; McCrae, John P.; Costa, Rute (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-05-16)
    This paper reports on an ongoing task of monolingual word sense alignment in which a comparative study between the Portuguese Academy of Sciences Dictionary and the Dicionario Aberto ´ is carried out in the context of the ...
  • A corpus of the Sorani Kurdish folkloric lyrics 

    Ahmadi, Sina; Hassani, Hossein; Abedi, Kamaladdin (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-05-16)
    Kurdish poetry and prose narratives were historically transmitted orally and less in a written form. Being an essential medium of oral narration and literature, Kurdish lyrics have had a unique attribute in becoming a ...
  • A multilingual evaluation dataset for monolingual word sense alignment 

    Ahmadi, Sina; McCrae, John P.; Nimb, Sanni; Khan, Fahad; Monachini, Monica; Pedersen, Bolette S.; Declerck, Thierry; Wissik, Tanja; Bellandi, Andrea; Pisani, Irene; Troelsgård, Thomas; Olsen, Sussi; Krek, Simon; Lipp, Veronika; Váradi, Tamás; Simon, László; Gyorffy, Andras; Tiberius, Carole; Schoonheim, Tanneke; Moshe, Yifat Ben; Rudich, Maya; Ahmad, Raya Abu; Lonke, Dorielle; Kovalenko, Kira; Langemets, Margit; Kallas, Jelena; Oksana, Dereza; Fransen, Theodorus; Cillessen, David; Lindemann, David; Alonso, Mikel; Salgado, Ana; Sancho, Jose Luis; Urena-Ruiz, Rafael-J.; Zamorano, Jordi Porta; Simov, Kiril; Osenova, Petya; Kancheva, Zara; Radev, Ivaylo; Stankovic, Ranka; Perdih, Andrej; Gabrovsek, Dejan (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-05-16)
    Aligning senses across resources and languages is a challenging task with beneficial applications in the field of natural language processing and electronic lexicography. In this paper, we describe our efforts in manually ...
  • Defying Wikidata: Validation of terminological relations in the web of data 

    Martín-Chozas, Patricia; Ahmadi, Sina; Montiel-Ponsoda, Elena (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-05-16)
    In this paper we present an approach to validate terminological data retrieved from open encyclopaedic knowledge bases. This need arises from the enrichment of automatically extracted terms with information from existing ...
  • Biological applications of knowledge graph embedding models 

    Mohamed, Sameh K.; Nounu, Aayah; Nováček, Vít (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020-02-17)
    Complex biological systems are traditionally modelled as graphs of interconnected biological entities. These graphs, i.e. biological knowledge graphs, are then processed using graph exploratory approaches to perform different ...
  • Taxonomy extraction for customer service knowledge base construction 

    Pereira, Bianca; Robin, Cécile; Daudert, Tobias; McCrae, John P.; Mohanty, Pranab; Buitelaar, Paul (Springer, 2019-11-04)
    Customer service agents play an important role in bridging the gap between customers vocabulary and business terms. In a scenario where organisations are moving into semi-automatic customer service, se- mantic technologies ...
  • Detecting bot behaviour in social media using digital DNA compression 

    Pasricha, Nivranshu; Hayes, Conor (AICS (Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science) 2019, 2019-12-05)
    A major challenge faced by online social networks such as Facebook and Twitter is the remarkable rise of fake and automated bot accounts over the last few years. Some of these accounts have been reported to engage in ...
  • Back-translation approach for code-switching machine translation: A case study 

    Masoud, Maraim; Torregrosa, Daniel; Buitelaar, Paul; Arčan, Mihael (AICS2019, 2019-12-05)
    Recently, machine translation has demonstrated significant progress in terms of translation quality. However, most of the research has focused on translating with pure monolingual texts in the source and the target side ...
  • Veritas annotator: Discovering the origin of a rumour 

    Azevedo, Lucas; Moustafa, Mohamed (Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2019-11-03)
    Defined as the intentional or unintentional spread of false information (K et al., 2019) through context and/or content manipulation, fake news has become one of the most serious problems associated with online ...
  • Truth or lie: Automatically fact checking news 

    Azevedo, Lucas (ACM, 2018-04-23)
    In the actual scenario of ever-growing data consumption speed and quantity, factors like news source decentralization, citizen journalism and democratization of media, make the task of manually checking and correcting ...
  • Creating a multilingual terminological resource using linked data:the case of archaeological domain in the Italian language 

    Carlino, Carola; Ahmadi, Sina; Speranza, Giulia (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2019-11-13)
    The lack of multilingual terminological resources in specialized domains constitutes an obstacle to the access and reuse of information. In the technical domain of cultural heritage and, in particular, archaeology, such ...
  • Towards electronic lexicography for the Kurdish language 

    Ahmadi, Sina; Hassani, Hossein; McCrae, John P. (eLex 2019, 2019-10-01)
    This paper describes the development of lexicographic resources for Kurdish and provides a lexical model for this language. Kurdish is considered a less-resourced language, and currently, lacks machine-readable lexical ...
  • The ELEXIS interface for interoperable lexical resources 

    McCrae, John P.; Tiberius, Carole; Khan, Anas Fahad; Kernerman, Ilan; Declerck, Thierry; Krek, Simon; Monachini, Monica; Ahmadi, Sina (eLex 2019, 2019-10-01)
    ELEXIS is a project that aims to create a European network of lexical resources, and one of the key challenges for this is the development of an interoperable interface for different lexical resources so that further ...
  • A decade of Semantic Web research through the lenses of a mixed methods approach 

    Kirrane, Sabrina; Sabou, Marta; Fernandez, Javier D.; Osborne, Francesco; Robin, Cécile; Buitelaar, Paul; Motta, Enrico; Polleres, Axel (IOS Press, 2019-06-20)
    The identification of research topics and trends is an important scientometric activity, as it can help guide the direction of future research. In the Semantic Web area, initially topic and trend detection was primarily ...
  • Towards sharing task environments to support reproducible evaluations of interactive recommender systems 

    Barraza-Urbina, Andrea; d'Aquin, Mathieu (NUI Galway, 2019-09-20)
    Beyond sharing datasets or simulations, we believe the Recommender Systems (RS) community should share Task Environments. In this work, we propose a high-level logical architecture that will help to reason about the core ...
  • BEARS: Towards an evaluation framework for bandit-based interactive recommender systems 

    Barraza-Urbina, Andrea; Koutrika, Georgia; d'Aquin, Mathieu,; Hayes, Conor (NUI Galway, 2018-10-06)
    Recommender Systems (RS) deployed in fast-paced dynamic scenarios must quickly learn to adapt in response to user evaluative feedback. In these settings, the RS faces an online learning problem where each decision should ...
  • WordNet gloss translation for under-resourced languages using multilingual neural machine translation 

    Chakravarthi, Bharathi Raja; Arcan, Mihael; McCrae, John P. (European Association for Machine Translation, 2019-08-19)
    In this paper, we translate the glosses in the English WordNet based on the expand approach for improving and generating wordnets with the help of multilingual neural machine translation. Neural Machine Translation (NMT) ...
  • Multilingual multimodal machine translation for Dravidian languages utilizing phonetic transcription 

    Chakravarthi, Bharathi Raja; Priyadharshini, Ruba; Stearns, Bernardo; Jayapal, Arun; Sridevy, S.; Arcan, Mihael; Zarrouk, Manel; McCrae, John P. (European Association for Machine Translation, 2019-08-19)
    Multimodal machine translation is the task of translating from a source text into the target language using information from other modalities. Existing multimodal datasets have been restricted to only highly resourced ...
  • Neural machine translation of literary texts from English to Slovene 

    Kuzman, Taja; Vintar, Špela; Arčan, Mihael (Machine Translation Summit 2019, 2019-08-19)
    Neural Machine Translation has shown promising performance in literary texts. Since literary machine translation has not yet been researched for the English-toSlovene translation direction, this paper aims to fulfill ...

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