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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
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tuning
scenario
evaluation
experiment
language
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Experiments
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
54 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

Collaborative filtering
rating
evaluation
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Search engines
Linguistics
9 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

acceptance
cause
learning
time
Cut

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

Genomics

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
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
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
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Classifiers
Semantics
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

9 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
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

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

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
17 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

Classifiers
Learning systems
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

13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Syntactics
13 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

Syntactics
Linguistics
Experiments
37 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

manipulation
Classifiers
news
Testing
proliferation
12 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

Metadata
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
28 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

Inductive logic programming (ILP)
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
43 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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Vector spaces
Glossaries
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
13 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

Linguistics
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

14 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

Semantics
Statistics
Processing
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Latent Semantic Analysis
Semantics
Alike
Person
Experiments
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Semantics
semantics
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Syntactics
Linguistics
Semantics
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
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Semantics
Malaria
Apple
Stem Cells
Stem cells
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
25 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

ranking
penalty
trend
Electric grounding
scaling
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

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
24 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

Neural networks
Multilayer neural networks
Syntactics
Semantics
2 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

Surface mount technology
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
1 Citation (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

Experiments