Reading Group

The UBC NLP reading group (nlp-rg) is organized to discuss recent research papers in NLP. See below for our current reading list and schedule.

Term: 2018 Winter Term 2
Time: Fridays 11 am - 12 pm
Location:  ICCS 238
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Reading Schedule

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2019-02-08Amon GeVisual Analytics for Topic Model Optimization based on User-Steerable Speculative ExecutionINFOVIS2018
2019-02-01Linzi XingAttention-based Neural Text SegmentationECIR2018
2019-01-25Wen Xiao Improving Abstraction in Text SummarizationEMNLP2018
2018-12-13Wen XiaoContent Selection in Deep Learning Models of SummarizationEMNLP2018
2018-12-06Linzi XingCoherence Modeling of Asynchronous Conversations: A Neural Entity Grid ApproachACL2018
2018-11-29Patrick HuberHow much progress have we made on RST discourse parsing? A replication study of recent results on the RST-DTEMNLP2017
2018-11-22Patrick BoutetLanguage-Based Automatic Assessment of Cognitive and Communicative Functions Related to Parkinson’s DiseaseLCCM2018
2018-11-08Weirui KongVector-space topic models for detecting Alzheimer’s diseaseACL2016
2018-11-01Amon GeTask-Driven Comparison of Topic ModelsTVCG2016
2018-10-18Xing ZengInfrequent Discourse Relation Identification using Data ProgrammingNWNLP2018
2018-10-11Patrick HuberA Hierarchical Approach to Neural Context-Aware Modeling
2018-10-04Linzi XingDiagnosing and Improving Topic Models by Analyzing Posterior VariabilityAAAI2018
2018-08-15Xing ZengModeling Discourse Cohesion for Discourse Parsing via Memory NetworkACL2018
2018-08-08Nadia StratonLeveraging Intra-User and Inter-User Representation Learning for Automated Hate Speech Detection NAACL2018
2018-07-25Hassan Alhuzali Deep contextualized word representations NAACL2018
2018-07-04Nadia StratonEngagement with public health care content on social media Paper 1 Paper 2
2018-06-27Mohamed SalemUniversal Language Model Fine-tuning for text classificationACL2018
2018-06-13Wen XiaoAbstractive Text Summarization Using Sequence-to-Sequence RNNs and BeyondCoNLL2016
2018-06-06Weirui KongA Neural Local Coherence ModelACL2017
2018-05-30Patrick BoutetBeyond the Words: Predicting User Personality from Heterogeneous informationWSDM2017
2018-05-23Amon GeInteractive topic hierarchy revision for exploring a collection of online conversationsInternational Journal of Speech-Language Pathology2017
2018-05-16Xing Zeng Learning Structured Text RepresentationsTACL2018
2018-05-09Hyeju JangMeasuring discourse coherence in anomic aphasia using Rhetorical Structure TheoryInternational Journal of Speech-Language Pathology2017
2018-04-18Patrick BoutetComputational Personality Recognition in Social MediaUser Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction2016
2018-04-11Hyeju JangDiscourse Mode Identification in EssaysACL2017
2018-04-04Amon GeDeep Learning-Based Document Modeling for Personality Detection from TextIEEE Intelligent Systems2017
2018-03-28Lironne KurzmanA Computational Model of Linguistic Humor in PunsCognitive Science2016
2018-03-21Jordon Johnson ACL2017
2018-03-14Xing ZengNeural Discourse Structure for Text CategorizationACL2017
2018-03-07Siddhesh KhandelwalDeep Learning Basics
2018-02-28Iris RenContext-Dependent Sentiment Analysis in User-Generated VideosACL2017
2018-02-14Patrick BoutetBinary classifiers and latent sequence models for emotion detection in suicide notesBiomedical Informatics Insights2012
2018-02-07Siddhesh KhandelwalLearning Symmetric Collaborative Dialogue Agents with Dynamic Knowledge Graph EmbeddingsACL2017
2018-01-31Hyeju JangEmoNet: Fine-Grained Emotion Detection with Gated Recurrent Neural NetworksACL2017
2018-01-24Xing ZengGet to the Point: Summarization with Pointer-Generator NetworksACL2017
2018-01-17Hyeju JangTopical Analysis of Interactions between News and Social MediaAAAI2016