Papers in automatic text summarization, image captioning, comparable corpora collection, parallel phrase extraction and term alignment

  • Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, AR Balamurali, Monica Paramita, Emma Barker, Mark Hepple, and Rob Gaizauskas. 2016. A graph-based approach to topic clustering for online comments to news. In Advances in Information Retrieval, pages 15-29. Springer. Download
  • Emma Barker, Monica Paramita, Adam Funk, Emina Kurtic, Ahmet Aker, Jonathan Foster, Mark Hep- ple, and Robert Gaizauskas. 2016. What's the is- sue here?: Task-based evaluation of reader comment summarization systems. In Proceedings of LREC 2016. Download
  • Murad Abouammoh, Kashif Shah, Ahmet Aker. Creation of Comparable Corpora for English - {Urdu, Arabic, Persian}. In Proceedings of LREC 2016. Download
  • Nattapong Sanchan, Kalina Bontcheva, Ahmet Aker. Understanding Human Preferences for Summary Designs in Online Debates Domain. In Proceedings of CICLING 2016. Download
  • Robert Gaizauskas, Monica Paramita, Emma Barker, Marcis Pinnis, Ahmet Aker and Marta Pahisa. Extracting bilingual terms from the Web. Terminology across languages and domains Special Issue - Terminology 21(2), 2015.
  • Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple, Rob Gaizauskas, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio. Comment-to-Article Linking in the Online News Domain. Proceedings of MultiLing, SigDial 2015. Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Fabio Celli, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple, Rob Gaizauskas. Sheffield-Trento System for Comment-to-Article Linking and Argument Structure Annotation in the Online News Domain. Proceedings of MultiLing, SigDial 2015. Download
  • Josiah Wang, Fei Yan, Ahmet Aker, Robert Gaizauskas (2014). A Poodle or a Dog? Evaluating Automatic Image Annotation Using Human Descriptions at Different Levels of Granularity. The 3rd Workshop on Vision and Language (VL'14), COLING 2014. Download
  • Robert Gaizauskus, Emma Barker, Monica Lestari Paramita, Ahmet Aker (2014. Assigning Terms to Domains by Document Classification. CompuTerm 2014. 4th International Workshop on Computational Terminology (CompuTerm), COLING 2014. Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Monica Lestari Paramita, Marcis Pinnis, Robert Gaizauskus (2014). Bilingual dictionaries for all EU languages, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Monica Lestari Paramita, Emma Barker, Robert Gaizauskus (2014. Bootstraping Term Extractors for Multiple Languages, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) Download
  • Ahmet Aker (2014) Entity Type Modeling for Multi-Document Summarization: Generating Descriptive Summaries of Geo-Located Entities. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield. Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Robert Gaizauskas (2014): Generating Descriptive Multi-Document Summaries of Geo-Located Entities Using Entity Type Models. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi: 10.1002/asi.23211. Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Monica Paramita, Robert Gaizauskas (2013): Extracting bilingual terminologies from comparable corpora. In proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Download
  • Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Ahmet Aker, Robert J. Gaizauskas: Summarizing Online Reviews Using Aspect Rating Distributions and Language Modeling. IEEE Intelligent Systems 28(3): 28-37 (2013) Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Laura Plaza, Elena Lloret, Robert J. Gaizauskas: Do humans have conceptual models about geographic objects? A user study. JASIST 64(4): 689-700 (2013) Download
  • Elena Lloret, Laura Plaza, Ahmet Aker: Analyzing the capabilities of crowdsourcing services for text summarization. Language Resources and Evaluation 47(2): 337-369 (2013) Download
  • Aker, A. & Feng, Y. & Gaizauskas, R. (2012), Automatic bilingual phrase extraction from comparable corpora. 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2012. Download
  • Aker, A. & Cohn, T. & Gaizauskas, R. (2012), Redundancy reduction for multi-document summaries using A* search and discriminative training. Workshop on Automatic Text Summarization of the Future, Spain, 2012. Download
  • Aker, A. & Fan, X. & Sanderson, M. & Gaizauskas, R. (2012), Investigating summarization techniques for geo-tagged image indexing, in Proceedings of the International Conference on European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). Download
  • Aker, A. & El-Haj, M. & Albakour, M. & Kruschwitz, U. (2012), Assessing crowdsourcing quality through objective tasks, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Download
  • Aker, A. & Kanoulas, E. & Gaizauskas, R. (2012), A light way to collect comparable corpora from the web, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Download
  • Kurtic, E. & Wells, B. & Brown, G. & Kempton, T. & Aker, A. (2012), A corpus of spontaneous multi-party conversation in bosnian serbo-croatian and british english, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Download
  • Paramita, M. & Clough, P. & Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2012), Correlation between similarity measures for wikipedia, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Download
  • Skadina, I. & Aker, A., Mastropavlos, N., Su, F., Tufis, D., Verlic, M., Vasiljevs, A. Babych, B., Paramita, M., Clough, P., Gaizauskas, R. & Glaros, N. (2012), Collecting and using comparable corpora for statistical machine translation, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Download
  • Ahmet Aker, Laura Plaza, Elena Lloret, Robert Gaizauskas. 2012. Multi-document Summarization Techniques for Generating Image Descriptions: A Comparative Analysis. Multi-source, Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization (Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing). Editorial Website
  • Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2011), Understanding the types of information humans associate with geographic objects, in Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pp. 1929-1932. Download
  • Di Fabbrizio, G. & Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2011), Starlet: Multi-document summarization of service and product reviews with balanced rating distributions, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW), pp. 67- 74. Download
  • Lloret, E. & Plaza, L. & Aker, A. (2011), Multi-document summarization by capturing the information users are interested in, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP). Download
  • Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2010), Generating image descriptions using dependency relational patterns, in Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pp. 1250-1258. Download
  • Aker, A. & Cohn, T. & Gaizauskas, R. (2010), Multi-document summarization using A* search and discriminative training, in Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 482-491.Download
  • Fan, X. & Aker, A. & Tomko, M., Smart, P. & Sanderson, M. & Gaizauskas, R. (2010), Automatic image captioning from the web for gps photographs, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR), pp. 445-448. Download
  • Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2010), Model summaries for location-related images, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC).Download Download the model summaries.
  • Plaza, L. & Lloret, E. & Aker, A. (2010), Improving automatic image captioning using text summarization techniques, Proceedings of the International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD) pp. 165-172.
  • Skadina, I. & Aker, A. & Giouli, V. & Tufis, D. & Gaizauskas, R. & Mierina, M. & Mastropavlos, N. (2010), A collection of comparable corpora for under-resourced languages, in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference Baltic HLT, pp. 161-168. Download
  • Aker, A.& Gaizauskas, R. (2009), Summary generation for toponym-referenced images using object type language models, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP) pp. 6-11. Download
  • Gornostay, T. & Aker, A. (2009), Development and implementation of multilingual object type toponym-referenced text corpora for optimizing automatic image description, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computational Linguistics , May 27-31, Bekasovo, Russia. Download
  • Aker, A. & Gaizauskas, R. (2008), Evaluating automatically generated user-focused multi-document summaries for geo-referenced images, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-source Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization (MMIES), pp. 41-48. Download