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. MultiMix: A Robust Data Augmentation Strategy for Cross-Lingual NLP. preprint, 2020.

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. Conversational agents in healthcare: a scoping review and conceptual analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research (forthcoming) 2020, 2020.

. An Attention-based Rumor Detection Model with Tree-structured Recursive Neural Networks. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 2020.

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. EMT: Explicit Memory Tracker with Coarse-to-Fine Reasoning for Conversational Machine Reading. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL’20), 2020.

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. VD-BERT: A Unified Vision and Dialog Transformer with BERT. preprint, 2020.

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. It's 'Morphin' Time! Combating Linguistic Discrimination with Inflectional Perturbations. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2020.

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. Finding It at Another Side: A Viewpoint-Adapted Matching Encoder for Change Captioning. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2020.

. Mind Your Inflections! Improving NLP for Non-Standard English with Base-Inflection Encoding. Prepring, 2020.

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. Zero-Resource Cross-Lingual Named Entity Recognition. Proceedings of the 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2020.

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. Hierarchical Pointer Net Parsing. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP), 2019.

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. Evaluating Pronominal Anaphora in Machine Translation: An Evaluation Measure and a Test Suite. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP), 2019.

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. A Unified Neural Coherence Model. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP), 2019.

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. Sentence-Level Evidence Embedding for End-to-End Claim Verification with Hierarchical Attention Networks. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL, 2019.

. A Unified Linear-Time Framework for Sentence-Level Discourse Parsing. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL, 2019.

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. Unpaired Image Captioning via Scene Graph Alignments. In arXiv (* not peer reviewed)., 2019.

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. Revisiting Adversarial Autoencoder for Unsupervised Word Translation with Cycle Consistency and Improved Training. In Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL), 2019.

. NEURON: Query Execution Plan Meets Natural Language Processing For Augmenting DB Education (Demo). In Proceedings of 45th ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), 2019.

. Adversarial Unsupervised Representation Learning for Activity Time-Series. In Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2019.

. Adaptation of Hierarchical Structured Models for Speech Act Recognition in Asynchronous Conversation.. In Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL), 2019.

. A Fatorial Deep Markov Model For Unsupervised Disentangled Representation Learning From Speech. In International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2019.

. Aspect-based Neural Recommender. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM’18), 2018.

. Coherence Modeling of Asynchronous Conversations: A Neural Entity Grid Approach. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL’18), 2018.

. SegBot: A Generic Neural Text Segmentation Model with Pointer Network. Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence), (IJCAI-ECAI-2018), 2018.

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. Joint Multitask Learning for Community Question Answering Using Task-Specific Embeddings . In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP’18), 2018.

. VQA-E: Explaining, Elaborating, and Enhancing Your Answers for Visual Questions.. European Conference on Computer Vision, 2018.

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. Unpaired Image Captioning by Language Pivoting.. European Conference on Computer Vision, Munich-Germany, ECCV’18, 2018.

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. Distributed Representations of Tuples for Entity Resolution. The Forty-fourth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, VLDB, 2018.

. Graph Based Semi-supervised Learning with Convolutional Neural Networks to Classify Crisis Related Tweets. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM’18), 2018.

. Domain Adaptation with Adversarial Training and Graph Embeddings. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL’18), 2018.

. Speech Act Modeling of Written Asynchronous Conversations: A Neural CRF Approach. Computational Linguistics (Special Issue on Language in Social Media), 2018.

. Sentiment Analysis by Capsules. The Web Conference (WWW), 2018.

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. Look, Imagine and Match: Improving Textual-Visual Cross-Modal Retrieval with Generative Models. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR-2018), Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2018.

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. CON-S2V: A Generic Framework for Incorporating Extra-Sentential Context into Sen2Vec. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML-PKDD-2017), Macedonia, Skopje, 2017.

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. Machine Translation Evaluation with Neural Networks. Journal of Computer Speech and Language (CSL-2017), Elsevier, 2017.

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. Domain Adaptation Using Neural Network Joint Model. Journal of Computer Speech and Language (CSL-2017),Elsevier, 2017.

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. Discourse Structure in Machine Translation Evaluation. Computational Linguistics (CL’2017), MIT press, 2017.

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. Cross-Language Question Re-ranking. In The 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-2017), Tokyo, Japan (short paper), 2017.

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. Cross-language Learning with Adversarial Neural Networks: Application to Community Question Answering. In Proceedings of The SIGNLL Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2017), Vancouver, Canada, 2017.

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. A Neural Local Coherence Model. In Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2017), Vancouver, Canada, 2017.

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. Robust Classification of Crisis-Related Data on Social Networks using Convolutional Neural Networks. In 11-th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) 2017, Montreal, Canada (short paper), 2017.

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. CQAVis: Visual Text Analytics for Community Question Answering. In Proceedings of ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI-2017), Limassol, Cyprus, 2017.

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. An Interactive System for Exploring Community Question Answering Forums. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2016), Osaka, Japan. (demo paper), 2016.

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. A Deep Fusion Model for Domain Adaptation in Phrase-based MT. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2016), Osaka, Japan, 2016.

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. Sleep Quality Prediction From Wearable Data Using Deep Learning. JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU-2016) 4(4):e125, JMIR, 2016.

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. Applications of Online Deep Learning for Crisis Response Using Social Media Information. In the 4th International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (co-located with CIKM).(SWDM 2016), Indianapolis, USA, 2016.

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. Speech Act Modeling of Written Asynchronous Conversations with Task-Specific Embeddings and Conditional Structured Models. In Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2016), Berlin, Germany, 2016.

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. Joint Learning with Global Inference for Comment Classification in Community Question Answering. In Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT-2016), San Diego, USA, 2016.

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. ConvKN at SemEval-2016 Task 3: Answer and Question Selection for Question Answering on Arabic and English Fora. In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2016), San Diego, USA, 2016.

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. Using Joint Models for Domain Adaptation in Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2015), Miami, USA, 2015.

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. CODRA: A Novel Discriminative Framework for Rhetorical Analysis. Computational Linguistics (CL-2015) Vol. 41, No. 3: 385–435, MIT press, 2015.

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. Thread-level Information for Comment Classification in Community Question Answering. In Proceedings of the 53rd annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and The 7th International Joint Conference of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-2015), Beijing, China, 2015.

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. How to Avoid Unwanted Pregnancies: Domain Adaptation using Neural Network Models. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015.

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. Global Thread-level Inference for Comment Classification in Community Question Answering. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015.

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. Fine-grained Opinion Mining with Recurrent Neural Networks and Word Embeddings. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015.

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. Pairwise Neural Machine Translation Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 53rd annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and The 7th International Joint Conference of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-2015), Beijing, China, 2015.

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. QCRI: Answer Selection for Community Question Answering - Experiments for Arabic and English. In Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2015), Denver, Colorado, 2015.

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. Semantic Kernels for Semantic Parsing.. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2014), Doha, Qatar. (short paper), 2014.

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. Learning to Differentiate Better from Worse Translations.. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2014), Doha, Qatar. (short paper), 2014.

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. A Study of Using Syntactic and Semantic Structures for Concept Segmentation and Labeling.. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014), Dublin, Ireland., 2014.

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. Interactive Exploration of Asynchronous Conversations: Applying a User-centered Approach to Design a Visual Text Analytic System.. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Interactive Language Learning, Visualization, and Interfaces (ILLVI 2014), Baltimore, USA., 2014.

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. DiscoTK: Using Discourse Structure for Machine Translation Evaluation.. In Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT 2014), Baltimore, USA., 2014.

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. Using Discourse Structure Improves Machine Translation Evaluation.. In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014), Baltimore, USA., 2014.

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. Discriminative Reranking of Discourse Parses Using Tree Kernels.. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2014), Doha, Qatar., 2013.

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. Dialogue Act Recognition in Synchronous and Asynchronous Conversations.. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2013), Metz, France., 2013.

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. Combining Intra- and Multi-sentential Rhetorical Parsing for Document-level Discourse Analysis.. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013), Sofia, Bulgaria., 2013.

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. Topic Segmentation and Labeling in Asynchronous Conversations. Journal of AI Research (JAIR-2013) Vol. 47, Page 521-573, 2013.

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. Towards Topic Labeling with Phrase Entailment and Aggregation.. In Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2013), Atlanta, USA., 2013.

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. A Novel Discriminative Framework for Sentence-Level Discourse Analysis.. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the Conference on Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL 2012), Jeju, Korea., 2012.

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. Detecting Informative Blog Comments using Tree Structured Conditional Random Fields.. The Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop (NW-NLP 2012), Microsoft Research, Redmond., 2012.

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. Automatic Topic Labeling in Asynchronous Conversations.. The Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop (NW-NLP 2012), Microsoft Research, Redmond., 2012.

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. Improving graph-based random walks for complex question answering using syntactic, shallow semantic and extended string subsequence kernels. Information Processing and Management (IPM-2010) Elsevier, 2011.

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. Unsupervised Modeling of Dialog Acts in Asynchronous Conversations.. In Proceedings of the twenty second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2011. Barcelona, Spain., 2011.

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. Supervised Topic Segmentation of Email Conversations.. In Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) 2011, Barcelona, Spain, AAAI. (short paper)., 2011.

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. Exploiting Conversational Features to Detect High-Quality Blog Comments.. In Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CAI) 2011. St. Johns, Newfoundland. (short paper), 2011.

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. Exploiting Conversation Structure in Unsupervised Topic Segmentation for Emails.. In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2010), MIT, Massachusetts, USA., 2010.

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. Exploiting Conversation Features for Finding Topics in Emails.. The Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop (NW-NLP 2010), Microsoft Research, Redmond, 2010.

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. Finding Topics in Emails: Is LDA enough?. NIPS-2009 workshop on applications for topic models: text and beyond. Whistler, Canada (poster paper), 2009.

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. Supervised Approaches to Complex Question Answering.. In Proceedings of Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING 2009), Sapporo, Japan, September 2009, 2009.

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. Do Automatic Annotation Techniques Have Any Impact on Supervised Complex Question Answering?. In Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2009. Singapore, August, 2009, ACL (short paper), 2009.

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. Complex Question Answering: Unsupervised Learning Approaches and Experiments. Journal of AI Research (JAIR-2009) Vol. 35, Page 1-47, 2009.

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. A SVM-Based Ensemble Approach to Multi-Document Summarization.. In Proceedings of the 22th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CAI 2009), Kelowna, May 2009. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag., 2009.

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. Selecting Sentences for Answering Complex Questions. . In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2008), Hawaii, October, 2008, 2008.

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. Unsupervised Approach for Selecting Sentences in Query-based Summarization.. In Proceedings of the 21st FLAIRS conference (FLAIRS 2007), Coconut Grove, Florida, May, 2008, AAAI, 2008.

. Exploiting Syntactic and Shallow Semantic Kernels to Improve Random Walks for Complex Question Answering.. In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE Int’l Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2008). Dayton, OH, November, 2008, IEEE, 2008.

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. Answering Complex Questions Using Query-focused Summarization Technique.. In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE Int’l Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2008). Dayton, OH, Novermber, 2008, IEEE, 2008.

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. UofL at TAC 2008 Update Summarization and Question Answering.. In Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference (TAC 2008), Rochester, NY, November, 2008, NIST., 2008.

. The University of British Columbia at TAC 2008.. In Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference (TAC 2008), Rochester, NY, November, 2008, NIST., 2008.

. Improving the Performance of the Random Walk Model for Answering Complex Questions.. In Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2008). OH, June, 2008, ACL (short paper), 2008.