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2000

Latent semantic analysis of textual data

Nakov, P., 1 Jun 2000, Proceedings of the Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies, CompSysTech 2000. Smrikarov, A. & Rachev, B. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 5031-5035 5 p.

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

Web personalization using extended boolean operations with latent semantic indexing

Nakov, P., 2000, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 1904. p. 189-198 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 1904).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2001

Latent semantic analysis for german literature investigation

Nakov, P., 1 Dec 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 2206 LNCS. p. 834-841 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2206 LNCS).

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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2005

A study of using search engine page hits as a proxy for n-gram frequencies

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 2005, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2005-January. p. 347-353 7 p.

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

16 Citations (Scopus)

Search engine statistics beyond the n-gram: Application to noun compound bracketing

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, CoNLL 2005 - Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. p. 17-24 8 p.

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

44 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting annotation layers for natural language processing

Nakov, P., Schwartz, A., Wolf, B. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, ACL-05 - 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 65-68 4 p.

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Using the web as an implicit training set: Application to structural ambiguity resolution

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 1 Dec 2005, HLT/EMNLP 2005 - Human Language Technology Conference and Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 835-842 8 p.

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

49 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Biotext team report for the TREC 2006 genomics track

Divoli, A., Hearst, M. A., Nakov, P., Schwartz, A. & Ksikes, A., 2006, NIST Special Publication.

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

Using verbs to characterize noun-noun relations

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M., 30 Oct 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4183 LNCS. p. 233-244 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 4183 LNCS).

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

33 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Improved word alignments using the Web as a corpus

Nakov, P., Nakov, S. & Paskaleva, E., 2007, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2007-January. p. 400-405 6 p.

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Noun compound interpretation using paraphrasing verbs: Feasibility study

Nakov, P., 25 Sep 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 5253 LNAI. p. 103-117 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5253 LNAI).

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

24 Citations (Scopus)

Solving relational similarity problems using the web as a corpus

Nakov, P. & Hearst, M. A., 1 Dec 2008, ACL-08: HLT - 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 452-460 9 p.

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

41 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Feature-rich named entity recognition for bulgarian using conditional random fields

Georgiev, G., Nakov, P., Ganchev, K., Osenova, P. & Simov, K., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 113-117 5 p.

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Improved statistical machine translation for resource-poor languages using related resource-rich languages

Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2009, EMNLP 2009 - Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: A Meeting of SIGDAT, a Special Interest Group of ACL, Held in Conjunction with ACL-IJCNLP 2009. p. 1358-1367 10 p.

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

44 Citations (Scopus)

Language-independent sentiment analysis using subjectivity and positional information

Raychev, V. & Nakov, P., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 360-364 5 p.

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Unsupervised extraction of false friends from parallel bi-texts using the Web as a corpus

Nakov, S., Nakov, P. & Paskaleva, E., 2009, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 292-298 7 p.

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

2010

A hybrid morpheme-word representation for machine translation of morphologically rich languages

Luong, M. T., Nakov, P. & Kan, M. Y., 1 Dec 2010, EMNLP 2010 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 148-157 10 p.

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

18 Citations (Scopus)

SemEval-2010 task 8: Multi-way classification of semantic relations between pairs of nominals

Hendrickx, I., Kim, S. N., Kozareva, Z., Nakov, P., Séaghdha, D. O., Padó, S., Pennacchiotti, M., Romano, L. & Szpakowicz, S., 1 Jan 2010, ACL 2010 - SemEval 2010 - 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 33-38 6 p.

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

98 Citations (Scopus)

SemEval-2010 task 9: The interpretation of noun compounds using paraphrasing verbs and prepositions

Butnariu, C., Seaghdha, D. O., Kim, S. N., Szpakowicz, S., Nakov, P. & Veale, T., 1 Jan 2010, ACL 2010 - SemEval 2010 - 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 39-44 6 p.

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

17 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Combining relational and attributional similarity for semantic relation classification

Nakov, P. & Kozareva, Z., 2011, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 323-330 8 p.

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

8 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale noun compound interpretation using bootstrapping and the web as a corpus

Kim, S. N. & Nakov, P., 3 Oct 2011, EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 648-658 11 p.

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

Translating from morphologically complex languages: A paraphrase-based approach

Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2011, ACL-HLT 2011 - Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. Vol. 1. p. 1298-1307 10 p.

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

10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Combining word-level and character-level models for machine translation between closely-related languages

Nakov, P. & Tiedemann, J., 1 Dec 2012, 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2012 - Proceedings of the Conference. Vol. 2. p. 301-305 5 p.

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

33 Citations (Scopus)

Feature-rich part-of-speech tagging for morphologically complex languages: Application to bulgarian

Georgiev, G., Zhikov, V., Osenova, P., Simov, K. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2012, EACL 2012 - 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 492-502 11 p.

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing for sentence-level BLEU+1 yields short translations

Nakov, P., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 1 Dec 2012, 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics - Proceedings of COLING 2012: Technical Papers. p. 1979-1994 16 p.

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

27 Citations (Scopus)

Source language adaptation for resource-poor machine translation

Wang, P., Nakov, P. & Ng, H. T., 1 Dec 2012, EMNLP-CoNLL 2012 - 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings of the Conference. p. 286-296 11 p.

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

10 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Analyzing the use of character-level translation with sparse and noisy datasets

Tiedemann, J. & Nakov, P., 2013, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 676-684 9 p.

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

7 Citations (Scopus)

A non-IID framework for collaborative filtering with Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Georgiev, K. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2013, 30th International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2013. PART 3 ed. International Machine Learning Society (IMLS), p. 2185-2193 9 p.

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

53 Citations (Scopus)

A tale about PRO and monsters

Nakov, P., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 1 Jan 2013, ACL 2013 - 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 12-17 6 p.

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

9 Citations (Scopus)

Parameter optimization for statistical machine translation: It pays to learn from hard examples

Nakov, P., Khalid Al Obaidli, F., Guzmán, F. & Vogel, S., 2013, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. p. 504-510 7 p.

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Learning to differentiate better from worse translations

Guzmán, F., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L., Moschitti, A., Nakov, P. & Nicosia, M., 2014, EMNLP 2014 - 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 214-220 7 p.

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

6 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting dialect variation in immigrant contexts using light verb constructions

Doʇruöz, A. S. & Nakov, P., 2014, EMNLP 2014 - 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1391-1395 5 p.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Semantic kernels for semantic parsing

Saleh, I., Moschitti, A., Nakov, P., Marques, L. & Rayhan Joty, S., 2014, EMNLP 2014 - 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 436-442 7 p.

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Study of using syntactic and semantic structures for concept segmentation and labeling

Saleh, I., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L., Moschitti, A., Nakov, P., Cyphers, S. & Glass, J., 2014, COLING 2014 - 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2014: Technical Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL Anthology, p. 193-202 10 p.

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Using discourse structure improves machine translation evaluation

Guzmán, F., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2014, 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2014 - Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 687-698 12 p.

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

25 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Analyzing optimization for statistical machine translation: MERT learns verbosity, PRO learns length

Guzmán, F., Nakov, P. & Vogel, S., 1 Jan 2015, CoNLL 2015 - 19th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 62-72 11 p. (CoNLL 2015 - 19th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings).

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Exposing paid opinion manipulation trolls

Mihaylov, T., Koychev, I., Georgiev, G. D. & Nakov, P., 2015, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2015-January. p. 443-450 8 p.

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

17 Citations (Scopus)

Finding opinion manipulation trolls in news community forums

Mihaylov, T., Georgiev, G. D. & Nakov, P., 1 Jan 2015, CoNLL 2015 - 19th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 310-314 5 p. (CoNLL 2015 - 19th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings).

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

38 Citations (Scopus)

Fine-grained sentiment analysis for movie reviews in Bulgarian

Kapukaranov, B. & Nakov, P., 2015, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2015-January. p. 266-274 9 p.

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

12 Citations (Scopus)

Global thread-level inference for comment classification in community question answering

Rayhan Joty, S., Barron, A., Martino, G., Filice, S., Marques, L., Moschitti, A. & Nakov, P., 2015, Conference Proceedings - EMNLP 2015: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 573-578 6 p.

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

28 Citations (Scopus)

Pairwise neural machine translation evaluation

Guzman, F., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L. & Nakov, P., 2015, ACL-IJCNLP 2015 - 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 805-814 10 p.

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

24 Citations (Scopus)

Sentiment analysis in twitter for Macedonian

Jovanoski, D., Pachovski, V. & Nakov, P., 2015, International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2015-January. p. 249-257 9 p.

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

18 Citations (Scopus)

Thread-level information for comment classification in community question answering

Barron, A., Filice, S., Martino, G., Rayhan Joty, S., Marques, L., Nakov, P. & Moschitti, A., 2015, ACL-IJCNLP 2015 - 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 687-693 7 p.

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

33 Citations (Scopus)

Web as a Corpus: Going beyond the n-gram

Nakov, P., 2015, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer Verlag, Vol. 505. p. 185-228 44 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 505).

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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

3 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

28 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

27 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

6 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

15 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

20 Citations (Scopus)