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Research Output 2000 2019

2019

Arabic community question answering

Nakov, P., Marques, L., Moschitti, A. & Mubarak, H., 1 Jan 2019, In : Natural Language Engineering. 25, 1, p. 5-41 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntactics
Formal languages
Learning algorithms
community
Learning systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automatic fact-checking using context and discourse information

Atanasova, P., Nakov, P., Màrquez, L., Barrón-Cedeño, A., Karadzhov, G., Mihaylova, T., Mohtarami, M. & Glass, J., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Data and Information Quality. 11, 3, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Support vector machines
Neural networks
Discourse
Kernel
Evaluation
5 Citations (Scopus)

CheckThat! at CLEF 2019: Automatic identification and verification of claims

Elsayed, T., Nakov, P., Barron, A., Hasanain, M., Suwaileh, R., Martino, G. & Atanasova, P., 1 Jan 2019, Advances in Information Retrieval - 41st European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2019, Proceedings. Stein, B., Mayr, P., Azzopardi, L., Fuhr, N., Hauff, C. & Hiemstra, D. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 309-315 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11438 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Websites
Evaluation
Ranking
Predict
Language

Dense vs. Sparse representations for news stream clustering

Staykovski, T., Barron, A., Martino, G. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2342, p. 47-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Evaluating variable-length multiple-option lists in chatbots and mobile search

Atanasova, P., Nakov, P., Karadzhov, G., Kiprov, Y. & Sebastiani, F., 18 Jul 2019, SIGIR 2019 - Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 997-1000 4 p. (SIGIR 2019 - Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mobile devices
Evaluation
Question Answering
Proliferation
Incentives

Machine reading comprehension for answer re-ranking in customer support chatbots

Hardalov, M., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Information (Switzerland). 10, 3, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Information retrieval
Semantics
Sampling
Data storage equipment
Deep neural networks
5 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the CLEF-2019 Checkthat! LAB: Automatic identification and verification of claims. Task 2: Evidence and factuality

Hasanain, M., Suwaileh, R., Elsayed, T., Barron, A. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2380

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Websites
Classifiers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the CLEF-2019 Checkthat! LAB: Automatic identification and verification of claims. Task 1: Check-worthiness

Atanasova, P., Nakov, P., Karadzhov, G., Mohtarami, M. & Martino, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2380

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Logistics
Neural networks

Overview of the CLEF-2019 CheckThat! Lab: Automatic Identification and Verification of Claims

Elsayed, T., Nakov, P., Barron, A., Hasanain, M., Suwaileh, R., Martino, G. & Atanasova, P., 1 Jan 2019, Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction - 10th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2019, Proceedings. Crestani, F., Braschler, M., Savoy, J., Rauber, A., Müller, H., Losada, D. E., Heinatz Bürki, G., Cappellato, L. & Ferro, N. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 301-321 21 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11696 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Websites
Logistics
Classifiers
Evaluation
Neural networks
1 Citation (Scopus)
Metadata
Acoustics
Gold
Annotation
YouTube

Preface

Zampieri, M. & Nakov, P., 1 Sep 2019, In : Natural Language Engineering. 25, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Proppy: Organizing the news based on their propagandistic content

Barron, A., Jaradat, I., Martino, G. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Information Processing and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

news
propaganda
journalist
Learning algorithms
public opinion
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

An ensemble-rich multi-aspect approach for robust style change detection: Notebook for PAN at CLEF-2018

Zlatkova, D., Kopev, D., Mitov, K., Atanasov, A., Hardalov, M., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2125

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Adaptive boosting

Bi-text alignment of movie subtitles for spoken english-arabic statistical machine translation

Al-Obaidli, F., Cox, S. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing - 17th International Conference, CICLing 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Verlag, p. 127-139 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9624 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Statistical Machine Translation
Alignment
Resources
Machine Translation
Fragment

Enabling medical translation for low-resource languages

Musleh, A., Durrani, N., Temnikova, I., Nakov, P., Vogel, S. & Alsaad, O., 1 Jan 2018, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing - 17th International Conference, CICLing 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Verlag, p. 3-16 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9624 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Resources
Communication
Machine Translation
Annotation
Language
9 Citations (Scopus)

Fact checking in community forums

Mihaylova, T., Nakov, P., Marques, L., Barron, A., Mohtarami, M., Karadzhov, G. & Glass, J., 1 Jan 2018, 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2018. AAAI press, p. 5309-5316 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

18 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the CLEF-2018 checkthat! lab on automatic identification and verification of political claims

Nakov, P., Barron, A., Elsayed, T., Suwaileh, R., Marques, L., Zaghouani, W., Atanasova, P., Kyuchukov, S. & Martino, G., 1 Jan 2018, Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction - 9th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2018, Proceedings. SanJuan, E., Murtagh, F., Nie, J. Y., Soulier, L., Cappellato, L., Bellot, P., Mothe, J., Trabelsi, C. & Ferro, N. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 372-387 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11018 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Evaluation
Neural networks
Retrieval
Neural Networks
Predict
3 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims. Task 2: Factuality

Barron, A., Elsayed, T., Suwaileh, R., Marques, L., Atanasova, P., Zaghouani, W., Kyuchukov, S., Martino, G. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2125

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Classifiers

Recursive style breach detection with multifaceted ensemble learning

Kopev, D., Zlatkova, D., Mitov, K., Atanasov, A., Hardalov, M., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, and Applications - 18th International Conference, AIMSA 2018, Proceedings. van Genabith, J., Agre, G. & Declerck, T. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 126-137 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11089 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ensemble Learning
Adaptive boosting
Classifiers
Change Detection
Random Forest
8 Citations (Scopus)

The dark side of news community forums: opinion manipulation trolls

Mihaylov, T., Mihaylova, T., Nakov, P., Marques, L., Georgiev, G. D. & Koychev, I. K., 2 Oct 2018, In : Internet Research. 28, 5, p. 1292-1312 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

manipulation
Classifiers
news
accused
community
3 Citations (Scopus)

Towards automated customer support

Hardalov, M., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, and Applications - 18th International Conference, AIMSA 2018, Proceedings. van Genabith, J., Agre, G. & Declerck, T. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 48-59 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11089 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Customers
Transformer
Machine Translation
Model
Question Answering

Towards constructing a corpus for studying the effects of treatments and substances reported in pubMed abstracts

Stefchov, E., Angelova, G. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2018, Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, and Applications - 18th International Conference, AIMSA 2018, Proceedings. van Genabith, J., Agre, G. & Declerck, T. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 115-125 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11089 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Terminology
Classifiers
Semantics
Processing
Abbreviation
4 Citations (Scopus)

WERD: Using social text spelling variants for evaluating dialectal speech recognition

Ali, A., Nakov, P., Bell, P. & Renals, S., 24 Jan 2018, 2017 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, ASRU 2017 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-January. p. 141-148 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Speech recognition
Experiments
2017
21 Citations (Scopus)

A context-aware approach for detecting worth-checking claims in political debates

Gencheva, P., Nakov, P., Marques, L., Barron, A. & Koychev, I., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 267-276 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Moderators
Learning systems
Experiments
2 Citations (Scopus)

Building chatbots from forum data: Model selection using question answering metrics

Boyanov, M., Koychev, I., Nakov, P., Moschitti, A. & Martino, G., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data structures
7 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-language learning with adversarial neural networks: Application to community question answering

Rayhan Joty, S., Nakov, P., Marques, L. & Jaradat, I., 1 Jan 2017, CoNLL 2017 - 21st Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 226-237 12 p. (CoNLL 2017 - 21st Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

neural network
Neural networks
language
learning
community
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-language question re-ranking

Martino, G., Romeo, S., Barron, A., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L., Moschitti, A. & Nakov, P., 7 Aug 2017, SIGIR 2017 - Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 1145-1148 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks
Feedforward neural networks
Syntactics
Glossaries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discourse structure in machine translation evaluation

Rayhan Joty, S., Guzmán, F., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Computational Linguistics. 43, 4, p. 683-722 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
evaluation
Rhetorical Structure Theory
Evaluation
Discourse Structure
8 Citations (Scopus)

Do not trust the trolls: Predicting credibility in community question answering forums

Nakov, P., Mihaylova, T., Marques, L., Shiroya, Y. & Koychev, I., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 551-560 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Labels
Classifiers
Experiments
18 Citations (Scopus)

Fully automated fact checking using external sources

Karadzhov, G., Nakov, P., Marques, L., Barron, A. & Koychev, I., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 344-353 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
Deep neural networks
4 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale goodness polarity lexicons for community question answering

Mihaylov, T., Balchev, D., Kiprov, Y., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 7 Aug 2017, SIGIR 2017 - Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 1185-1188 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robust tuning datasets for statistical machine translation

Nakov, P. & Vogel, S., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 543-550 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tuning
10 Citations (Scopus)

Seminar users in the arabic twitter sphere

Darwish, K., Alexandrov, D., Nakov, P. & Mejova, Y., 1 Jan 2017, Social Informatics - 9th International Conference, SocInfo 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 91-108 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10539 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Technical presentations
Social Media
Minor
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Case for being average: A mediocrity approach to style masking and author obfuscation: (Best of the Labs Track at CLEF-2017)

Karadzhov, G., Mihaylova, T., Kiprov, Y., Georgiev, G., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2017, Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction - 8th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 173-185 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10456 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Obfuscation
Masking
Semantics
Anonymity
Person
9 Citations (Scopus)

We built a fake news & click-bait filter: What happened next will blow your mind!

Karadzhov, G., Gencheva, P., Nakov, P. & Koychev, I., 1 Jan 2017, International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2017-September. p. 334-343 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics
Neural networks
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

An interactive system for exploring community question answering forums

Hoque, E., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L., Barron, A., Martino, G., Moschitti, A., Nakov, P., Romeo, S. & Carenini, G., 1 Jan 2016, COLING 2016 - 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2016: System Demonstrations. Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL Anthology, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Graphical user interfaces
User interfaces
user interface
community
Qatar

Computational semantic analysis of language: SemEval-2014 and beyond

Nakov, P. & Zesch, T., 1 Mar 2016, In : Language Resources and Evaluation. 50, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
language
Semantic Analysis
Language
Computational
39 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a successful SemEval task in sentiment analysis of Twitter and other social media texts

Nakov, P., Rosenthal, S., Kiritchenko, S., Mohammad, S. M., Kozareva, Z., Ritter, A., Stoyanov, V. & Zhu, X., 1 Mar 2016, In : Language Resources and Evaluation. 50, 1, p. 35-65 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twitter
social media
semantics
evaluation
computational linguistics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Experiments in authorship-link ranking and complete author clustering

Zmiycharov, V., Alexandrov, D., Georgiev, H., Kiprov, Y., Georgiev, G., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2016, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 1609, p. 1018-1023 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Experiments
28 Citations (Scopus)

Hunting for troll comments in news community forums

Mihaylov, T. & Nakov, P., 2016, 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2016 - Short Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 399-405 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Classifiers
news
community
Bulgaria
Eastern Europe
26 Citations (Scopus)

In search of credible news

Hardalov, M., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 2016, Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, and Applications - 17th International Conference, AIMSA 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9883 LNAI. p. 172-180 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9883 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Linguistics
Semantics
Credibility
N-gram
Social Media
6 Citations (Scopus)

It takes three to tango: Triangulation approach to answer ranking in community question answering

Nakov, P., Marques, L. & Guzmán, F., 1 Jan 2016, EMNLP 2016 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1586-1597 12 p. (EMNLP 2016 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Triangulation
Syntactics
Semantics
Neural networks
Network architecture
15 Citations (Scopus)

Joint learning with global inference for comment classification in community question answering

Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 2016, 2016 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, NAACL HLT 2016 - Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 703-713 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

learning
community
normalization
Classifiers
Inference
20 Citations (Scopus)

Machine translation evaluation meets community question answering

Guzmán, F., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 2016, 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2016 - Short Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 460-466 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Network architecture
Neural networks
Syntactics
evaluation
neural network
7 Citations (Scopus)

MTE-NN at SemEval-2016 task 3: Can machine translation evaluation help community question answering?

Guzman, F., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2016, SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 887-895 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Machine Translation
Question Answering
Pairwise
Evaluation
Syntactics
3 Citations (Scopus)

On the impact of seed words on sentiment polarity lexicon induction

Jovanoski, D., Pachovski, V. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2016, COLING 2016 - 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2016: Technical Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL Anthology, p. 1557-1567 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

induction
Seed
resources
Induction
Sentiment
5 Citations (Scopus)

PANcakes team: A composite system of genre-Agnostic features for author profiling

Gencheva, P., Boyanov, M., Deneva, E., Nakov, P., Kiprov, Y., Koychev, I. & Georgiev, G., 1 Jan 2016, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 1609, p. 874-880 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Large scale systems
Classifiers
8 Citations (Scopus)

PMI-cool at SemEval-2016 task 3: Experiments with PMI and goodness polarity lexicons for community question answering

Balchev, D., Kiprov, Y., Koychev, I. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2016, SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 844-850 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Question Answering
Polarity
Thread
Sentiment Analysis
Bootstrapping
24 Citations (Scopus)

SemanticZ at SemEval-2016 task 3: Ranking relevant answers in community Question Answering using semantic similarity based on fine-tuned word embeddings

Mihaylov, T. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2016, SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 879-886 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantic Similarity
Question Answering
Ranking
Semantics
Community
95 Citations (Scopus)

SemEval-2016 Task 3: Community question answering

Nakov, P., Marques, L., Moschitti, A., Magdy, W., Mubarak, H., Freihat, A. A., Glass, J. & Randeree, B., 1 Jan 2016, SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 525-545 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Question Answering
Baseline
Similarity
Community