NLDS Publications

Marilyn Walker: http://users.soe.ucsc.edu/~maw/

 

NLDS Lab Software and Corpora: https://nlds.soe.ucsc.edu/software

 

Lab Publications by Year:

  1. Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Ernesto Hernandez and Marilyn Walker. Learning Fine-Grained Knowledge about Contingent Relations between Everyday Events.Proc. of the SIGDIAL Conference, 2016. (Best Paper Award)

  2. Zhichao Hu, Michelle Dick, Chung-Ning Chang, Kevin Bowden, Michael Neff, Jean E. Fox Tree, Marilyn A. Walker. A Corpus of Gesture – Annotated Dialogues for Monologue-to-Dialogue Generation from Personal Narratives. in Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portoroz, Slovenia, 2016.

  3. Kevin K. Bowden, Grace I. Lin, Lena I. Reed, Jean E. Fox Tree, and Marilyn A. Walker. M2D: Monolog to Dialog Generation for Conversational Storytelling. ICIDS 2016

  4. Amita Misra, Brian Ecker and Marilyn Walker. “Measuring the Similarity of Sentential Arguments in Dialogue”. Proc. of the SIGDIAL Conference, 2016.

  5. Amita Misra, Brian Ecker, Theodore Handleman, Nicolas Hahn and Marilyn Walker. “NLDS-UCSC at SemEval-2016 Task 6: A Semi-Supervised Approach to Detecting Stance in Tweets”. Proc. of the International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2016.

  6. Lukin, Stephanie M., Bowden, Kevin, Barackman, Casey, and Walker, Marilyn A. PersonaBank: A Corpus of Personal Narratives and their Story Intention Graphs.Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (2016).

  7. S. Oraby, V. Harrison, E. Hernandez, L. Reed, E. Riloff, and M. Walker, Creating and Characterizing a Diverse Corpus of Sarcasm in Dialogue, in Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDial), pp. 31–41. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2016.

  8. Marta Recasens, Zhichao Hu, and Olivia Rhinehart. "Sense Anaphoric Pronouns: Am I One?," to appear in Workshop on Coreference Resolution Beyond OntoNotes (CORBON), San Diego, CA, USA, 2016.

  9. Amita Misra, Pranav Anand, Jean E. Fox Tree and Marilyn Walker. “Using Summarization to Discover Argument Facets in Online Ideological Dialog”. Proc. of the NAACL-HLT 2015 Conference, 2015.

  10. S. Oraby, L. Reed, R. Compton, E. Riloff, M. Walker and S. Whittaker, And That’s A Fact: Distinguishing Factual and Emotional Argumentation Styles in Online Dialogue, in Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Argumentation Mining at the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, NAACL HLT 2015.

  11. Lukin, Stephanie M., Walker, Marilyn A. Generating Sentence Planning Variations for Story Telling. 16th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (2015).

  12. Lukin, Stephanie M., Walker, Marilyn A. Narrative Variations in a Virtual Storyteller 15th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (2015).

  13. Zhichao Hu, Marilyn A. Walker, Michael Neff, Jean E. Fox Tree. "Storytelling Agents with Personality and Adaptivity," Intelligent Virtual Agents: 15th International Conference, IVA 2015, Delft, Netherlands, 2015.

  14. Lukin, Stephanie M., Ryan, James O., Walker, Marilyn A. Automating Direct Speech Variations in Stories and Games. 3rd Workshop on Games and NLP (2014).

  15. Lukin, Stephanie M., Eisenberg, Luke, Corcoran, Thomas, Walker, Marilyn A. Identifying Subjective and Figurative Language in Online Dialogue. 3rd Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop (2014).

  16. Lukin, Stephanie M., Youngblood, G.M., Du, Honglu, Walker, Marilyn A. Building Community & Commitment with a Virtual Coach in Mobile Wellness Programs. 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (2014).

  17. Swanson, Reid, Lukin, Stephanie, Eisenberg, Luke, Corcoran, Thomas, Walker, Marilyn A. Getting Reliable Annotations for Sarcasm in Online Dialogues. LREC (2014).

  18. Justo, Raquel, Corcoran, Thomas, Lukin, Stephanie, Walker, Marilyn, Torres, M Ines.Extracting Relevant Knowledge for the Detection of Sarcasm and Nastiness in the Social Web. Knowledge-Based Systems (2014)

  19. Nunes, Bruno Astuto A., Kerry Veenstra, William Ballenthin, Stephanie Lukin, and Katia Obraczka. A Machine Learning Framework for TCP Rount-Trip Time Estimation. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2014).

  20. Swanson, R., Rahimtoroghi, E., Corcoran, T., Walker, M. A., "Identifying Narrative Clause Types in Personal Stories", Proceedings of the 15th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2014), Philadelphia, PA, 2014. (Best paper award)

  21. Rahimtoroghi, E., Corcoran, T., Swanson, R., Walker, M. A., Sagae, K., Gordon, A. S., "Minimal Narrative Annotation Schemes and Their Applications", Proceedings of 7th Workshop on Intelligent Narrative Technologies (INT7), Milwaukee, WI, 2014.

  22. Swanson, R., Rahimtoroghi, E., Corcoran, T., Walker, M. A., "Identifying Simple Narrative Structure in Personal Narratives", The Northwest NLP Workshop (NW-NLP 2014), Redmond, WA, 2014. [pdf]

  23. Zhichao Hu, Gabrielle Halberg, Carolynn R. Jimenez and Marilyn A. Walker. "Entrainment in Pedestrian Direction Giving: How many kinds of entrainment?" Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems (IWSDS'14), Napa, CA, USA, 2014.

  24. Amita Misra and Marilyn Walker. Topic independent identification of agreement and disagreement in social media dialogue. Proc. of the SIGDIAL conference, 2013.

  25. Lukin, Stephanie, and Marilyn Walker. Really? Well. Apparently Bootstrapping Improves the Performance of Sarcasm and Nastiness Classifiers for Online Dialogue. North American Association for Computational Linguistics (2013).

  26. Rishes, Elena, Lukin Stephanie M., Elson, David K., Walker, Marilyn A. Generating Different Story Tellings from Semantic Representations of Narrative. International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (2013).

  27. S. Oraby, Y. El-Sonbaty, and M. Abou El-Nasr, Finding Opinion Strength Using Rule-Based Parsing for Arabic Sentiment Analysis, in Advances in Soft Computing and Its Applications, pp. 509–520, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

  28. S. Oraby, Y. El-Sonbaty, and M. Abou El-Nasr, Exploring the Effects of Word Roots for Arabic Sentiment Analysis, in Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, (Nagoya, Japan), pp. 471–479, Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, October 2013.

  29. Rahimtoroghi, E., Swanson, R., Walker, M. A., and Corcoran, T., "Evaluation, Orientation, and Action in Interactive StoryTelling", Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Intelligent Narrative Technologies (INT6), Boston, MA, 2013.

  30. Zhichao Hu, Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Larissa Munishkina, Reid Swanson and Marilyn A. Walker. "Unsupervised Induction of Contingent Event Pairs from Film Scenes," Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP '13), Seattle, WA, USA, 2013. [pdf]

  31. Marilyn A. Walker, Jennifer Sawyer, Carolynn Jimenez, Elena Rishes, Grace I. Lin, Zhichao Hu, Jane Pinckard and Noah Wardip-Fruin. "Using Expressive Language Generation to Increase Authorial Leverage," The Intelligent Narrative Technologies (INT) Workshop, Boston, MA, USA, 2013. [pdf]

  32. Walker, M., Anand, P., Fox Tree, J. E., Abbott, R., & King, J. "A corpus for research on deliberation and debate." Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). 2012

  33. Walker, M., Anand, P., Abbott, R., & Grant, R. "Stance Classification using Dialogic Properties of Persuasion." North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT/NAACL). 2012

  34. Rahimtoroghi, E. and Shakery, A., "Wikipedia-Based Smoothing for Enhancing Text Clustering",Proceedingos of 7th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS), pp. 327-339, Dubai, UAE, 2011.

  35. Abbott, R., Walker, M., Anand, P., Fox Tree, J. E., Bowmani, R., & King, J. "How can you say such things?!?: Recognizing Disagreement in Informal Political Argument." Workshop on Languages in Social Media, Association for Computational Linguistics (LSM). 2011

  36. Anand, P., Walker, M., Abbott, R., Fox Tree, J. E., Bowmani, R., & Minor, M. "Cats rule and dogs drool!: Classifying stance in online debate." Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis, Association for Computational Linguistics (WASSA). 2011

  37. Rahimtoroghi, E., Faili, H., and Shakery, A., "A Structural Rule-Based Stemmer for Persian", Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), pp. 574-578, Tehran, Iran, 2010.

  38. Neff, M., Wang, Y., Abbott, R., & Walker, M. "Evaluating the effect of gesture and language on personality perception in conversational agents." Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA). 2010.