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    • Dublin City University and Partners' participation in the INS and VTT Tracks at TRECVid 2016 

      Marsden, Mark; Mohedano, Eva; McGuinness, Kevin; Calafell, Andrea; Giro-i-Nieto, Xavier; O'Connor, Noel E.; Zhou, Jiang; Azavedo, Lucas; Daudert, Tobias; Davis, Brian; Hürlimann, Manuela; Afli, Haithem; Du, Jinhua; Ganguly, Debasis; Li, Wei; Way, Andy; Smeaton, Alan F. (2016-11-14)
      Dublin City University participated with a consortium of colleagues from NUI Galway and Universitat Polit`ecnica de Catalunya in two tasks in TRECVid 2016, Instance Search (INS) and Video to Text (VTT). For the INS task ...
    • FinSentiA: sentiment analysis in English financial microblogs 

      Gaillat, Thomas; Sousa, Annanda; Zarrouk, Manel; Davis, Brian (NUI Galway, 2018-05-14)
      The objective of this paper is to report on the building of a Sentiment Analysis (SA) system dedicated to financial microblogs in English. The purpose of our work is to build a financial classifier that predicts the sentiment ...
    • From simplified text to knowledge representation using controlled natural language 

      Safwat, Hazem; Zarrouk, Manel; Davis, Brian (2017-04-17)
      Knowledge based systems provide means to store data and perform reasoning on top of it. Controlled Natural Language (CNL) is considered as an engineered subset of natural language. CNLs aim to abstract the complexity ...
    • Implicit and explicit aspect extraction in financial microblogs 

      Gaillat, Thomas; Stearns, Bernardo; McDermott, Ross; Sridhar, Gopal; Zarrouk, Manel; Davis, Brian (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2018-07-15)
      This paper focuses on aspect extraction which is a sub-task of Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis. The goal is to report an extraction method of financial aspects in microblog messages. Our approach uses a stock-investment ...
    • In or out? Real-time monitoring of BREXIT sentiment on Twitter 

      Vasiliu, Laurentiu; Freitas, André; Caroli, Frederico; McDermott, Ross; Zarrouk, Manel; Hürlimann, Manuela; Davis, Brian; Daudert, Tobias; Khaled, Malek Ben; Byrne, David; Fernández, Sergio; Cavallini, Angelo (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2016-09-12)
      The SSIX (Social Sentiment analysis financial IndeXes) project is a European Innovation Project sponsored by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 framework. SSIX aims to provide European SMEs with a collection ...
    • Infrastructure for Dynamic Knowledge Integration -- Automated Biomedical Ontology Extension Using Textual Resources 

      Nováček, Vít; Handschuh, Siegfried; Davis, Brian (Elsevier, 2008)
      We present a novel ontology integration technique that explicitly takes the dynamics and data-intensiveness of e-health and biomedicine application domains into account. Changing and growing knowledge, possibly contained ...
    • On developing extraction rules for mining informal scientific references from Altmetric data sources 

      Khawaja, Waqas; Taylor, Michael; Davis, Brian (Springer Verlag, 2015-06-04)
      Altmetrics measure scientific impact outside of traditional scientific literature. We identify mentions of scientific research or entities like researchers, academic or research organizations in a corpus containing blogs, ...
    • Personalized Question Answering: A Use Case for Business Analysis 

      Thai, VinhTuan; O'Riain, Sean; Davis, Brian; O'Sullivan, David (2006)
      In this paper, we introduce the Personalized Question Answering framework, which aims at addressing certain limitations of existing domain specific Question Answering systems. Current development efforts are ongoing to ...
    • Predicting citations from mainstream news, weblogs and discussion forum 

      Timilsina, Mohan; Davis, Brian; Taylor, Mike; Hayes, Conor (ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), 2017-08-23)
      The growth in the alternative digital publishing is widening the breadth of scholarly impact beyond the conventional bibliometric community. Thus, research is becoming more reachable both inside and outside of academic ...
    • Rewriting simplified text into a controlled natural language 

      Safwat, Hazem; Zarrouk, Manel; Davis, Brian (IOS Press, 2018-08-27)
      While machine processable Controlled Natural Languages (CNLs) as a natural language interface have proven a popular, unambiguous and user friendly method for non experts to engineer formal knowledge-bases, human-oriented ...
    • Semantic relation classification: task formalisation and refinement 

      Silva, Vivian S.; Hürliman, Manuela; Davis, Brian; Handschuh, Siegfried; Freitas, André (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2016-12-12)
      The identification of semantic relations between terms within texts is a fundamental task in Natural Language Processing which can support applications requiring a lightweight semantic interpretation model. Currently, ...
    • Semantically Enhanced Passage Retrieval for Business Analysis Activity 

      Thai, VinhTuan; Davis, Brian; O'Riain, Sean; O'Sullivan, David; Handschuh, Siegfried (2008)
      Business analysis activity often involves the identification and extraction of information from business reports. The unstructured content of business reports poses a challenge to current Business Intelligence technologies. ...
    • SemEval-2017 Task 5: Fine-grained sentiment analysis on financial microblogs and news 

      Cortis, Keith; Freitas, André; Daudert, Tobias; Huerlimann, Manuela; Zarrouk, Manel; Handschuh, Siegfried; Davis, Brian (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2017-08-03)
      This paper discusses the “Fine-Grained Sentiment Analysis on Financial Microblogs and News” task as part of SemEval-2017, specifically under the “Detecting sentiment, humour, and truth” theme. This task contains two ...
    • SemR-11: a multi-lingual gold-standard for semantic similarity and relatedness for eleven languages 

      Barzegar, Siamak; Davis, Brian; Zarrouk, Manel; Handschuh, Siegfried; Freitas, André (European Language Resources Association, 2018-05-07)
      This work describes SemR-11, a multi-lingual dataset for evaluating semantic similarity and relatedness for 11 languages (German, French, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, Swedish, Spanish, Arabic and Persian). ...
    • Social impact assessment of scientist from mainstream news and weblogs 

      Timilsina, Mohan; Khawaja, Waqas; Davis, Brian; Taylor, Mike; Hayes, Conor (Springer Verlag, 2017-10-14)
      Research policy makers, funding agencies, universities and government organizations evaluate research output or impact based on the traditional citation count, peer review, h-index and journal impact factors. These impact ...
    • Social sentiment indices powered by X-scores 

      Davis, Brian; Cortis, Keith; Vasiliu, Laurentiu; Koumpis, Adamantios; McDermott, Ross; Handschuh, Siegfried (INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics, NUI Galway, Ireland, 2016-05)
      Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores (SSIX) seeks to address the challenge of extracting relevant and valuable economic signals in a cross-lingual fashion from the vast variety of and increasingly influential social ...
    • The SSIX corpora: three gold standard corpora for sentiment analysis in English, Spanish and German financial microblogs 

      Gaillat, Thomas; Zarrouk, Manel; Freitas, André; Davis, Brian (European Language Resources Association, 2018-05-07)
      This paper introduces the three SSIX corpora for sentiment analysis. These corpora address the need to provide annotated data for supervised learning methods. They focus on stock-market related messages extracted from two ...
    • Towards predicting academic impact from mainstream news and weblogs: A heterogeneous graph based approach 

      Timilsina, Mohan; Davis, Brian; Taylor, Mike; Hayes, Conor (IEEE, 2016-11-24)
      The realization that scholarly publications are discussed and have influence on discourse outside scientific and academic domains has given rise to area of scientometrics called alternative metrics or “altmetrics”. ...
    • Trust Models for Community Aware Identity Management 

      Choi, Hee Chul; Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Davis, Brian; Breslin, John (2006)
      The contemporary Web is heading towards its next stage of evolution. From a clump of unorganised information spaces, the Web is becoming more focused on the meaning of information (the Semantic Web) and on community awareness ...
    • A Twitter sentiment gold standard for the Brexit referendum 

      Hürlimann, Manuela; Davis, Brian; Cortis, Keith; Freitas, André; Handschuh, Siegfried; Fernández, Sergio (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2016-09-12)
      A Twitter Sentiment Gold Standard for the Brexit Referendum Manuela Hürlimann, Brian Davis Insight Centre for Data Analytics National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland {first.last}@insight-centre.org Keith Cortis, André ...