Workshop Papers


Fionn Delahunty, Robert Johansson, Mihael Arcan (2019). Passive Diagnosis Incorporating the PHQ-4 for Depression and Anxiety. Social Media Mining for Health Applications (SMM4H) Workshop, co-located with ACL, Florence, Italy.

Daniel Torregrosa and Mihael Arcan and Sina Ahmadi and John P. McCrae (2019). TIAD 2019 Shared Task: Leveraging Knowledge Graphs with Neural Machine Translation for Automatic Multilingual Dictionary Generation. Proceedings of the Translation Inference Across Dictionaries Workshop (TIAD 2019), Leipzig, Germany.

Mihael Arcan and Daniel Torregrosa and Sina Ahmadi, John P. McCrae (2019). Inferring Translation Candidates for Multilingual Dictionary Generation. Proceedings of the Translation Inference Across Dictionaries Workshop (TIAD 2019), Leipzig, Germany.


Sina Ahmadi, Mihael Arcan and John McCrae (2018) On Lexicographical Networks. Workshop on eLexicography: Between Digital Humanities and Artificial Intelligence, 2018, Galway, Ireland.

Tobias Daudert, Paul Buitelaar (2018). Linking News Sentiment to Microblogs: A Distributional Semantics Approach to Enhance Microblog Sentiment Classification, 9th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis – co-located with Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) 2018, Brussels, Belgium.

Tobias Daudert, Paul Buitelaar, Sapna Negi (2018). Leveraging News Sentiment to Improve Microblog Sentiment Classification in the Financial Domain, First Workshop on Economics and Natural Language Processing – co-located with Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2018, Melbourne, Australia.

Adrian Doyle, John P. McCrae, Clodagh Downey (2018). Preservation of Original Orthography in the Construction of an Old Irish Corpus. Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Collaboration and Computing for Under-Resourced Languages (CCURL 2018). Miyazaki, Japan.

Omnia Zayed, John P. McCrae, Paul Buitelaar (2018). Phrase-Level Metaphor Identification using Distributed Representations of Word Meaning. The Workshop on Figurative Language Processing (FigLang 2018) in conjunction with NAACL 2018. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.


Tobias Daudert (2017). Analysing Market Sentiments: Utilising Deep Learning to Exploit Relationships within the Economy, Student Research Workshop associated with International Conference Recent Advances In Natural Language Processing (RANLP) 2017, Varna, Bulgaria.

Vladimir Andryushechkin, Ian D. Wood, James O’ Neill, NUIG at EmoInt-2017: BiLSTM and SVR Ensemble to Detect Emotion Intensity, 8th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis – co-located with EMNLP 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.

John P. McCrae, Mihael Arcan and Paul Buitelaar (2017). Linking Knowledge Graphs across Languages with Semantic Similarity and Machine Translation. First Workshop on Multi-Language Processing in a Globalising World (MLP2017), Dublin, Ireland.

James O’ Neill, Cecile Robin, Leona O’ Brien and Paul Buitelaar (2017). An Analysis of Topic Modelling for Legislative Texts.  2nd Workshop on Automatic Semantic Analysis of Information in Legal Text (ASAIL), London, UK, 2017.


Filip Povolny, Pavel Matejka, Michal Hradis, Anna Popková, Lubomir Otrusina, Pavel Smrz, Ian Wood, Cécile Robin, Lori Lamel (2016). Multimodal Emotion Recognition for AVEC 2016 Challenge. Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Audio/Visual Emotion Challenge, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Maja Popović, Mihael Arcan, Filip Klubička (2016). Language related issues for machine translation between closely related South Slavic languages. Third Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects – co-located with COLING 2016, Osaka, Japan.

John P. McCrae, Georgeta Bordea and Paul Buitelaar (2016). Linked Data and Text Mining as an Enabler for Reproducible Research. 1st Workshop on Cross-Platform Text Mining and Natural Language Processing Interoperability, Portoroz, Slovenia, 2016.

Georgeta Bordea, Els Lefever, Paul Buitelaar (2016) SemEval-2016 Task 13: Taxonomy Extraction Evaluation (TExEval-2) at SemEval-2016, NAACL-HLT, San Diego, USA, 2016.

Joel Pocostales (2016) NUIG-UNLP at SemEval-2016 Task 13: A Simple Word Embedding-based Approach for Taxonomy Extraction at SemEval-2016, NAACL-HLT, San Diego, USA, 2016.

John P. McCrae, Kartik Asooja, Nitish Aggarwal and Paul Buitelaar (2016) NUIG-UNLP at SemEval-2016 Task 1: Soft Alignment and Deep Learning for Semantic Textual Similarity at SemEval-2016, NAACL-HLT, San Diego, USA, 2016.

John P. McCrae, Philipp Cimiano, Paul Buitelaar and Georgeta Bordea. Representing Multiword Expressions on the Web with the OntoLex-Lemon modelPARSEME/ENeL workshop on MWE e-lexicons, Skopje, Macedonia.

Ian D. Wood and Sebastian Ruder (2016). Emoji as Emotion Tags for Tweets, ESA 2016 workshop at LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia.

Ian D. Wood. Thinspiration and Anorexic Tweets, demonstrator at MMC workshop at LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia.


Nitish Aggarwal, Peter Mika, Roi Blanco and Paul Buitelaar (2015). Insights into Entity Recommendation in Web Search, IESD workshop at The 14th International Semantic Web Conference, USA

Kartik Asooja, Georgeta Bordea, Gabriela Vulcu, Leona O’Brien, Angelina Espinoza, Elie Abi-Lahoud, Paul Buitelaar, and Tom Butler (2015). Semantic Annotation of Finance Regulatory Text using Multilabel Classification, LeDASWAn workshop 2015, co-located with ESWC 2015, Portorož, Slovenia

Georgeta Bordea, Paul Buitelaar, Stefano Faralli and Roberto Navigli (2015). SemEval-2015 Task 17: Taxonomy Extraction Evaluation (TExEval) SemEval 2015, co-located with NAACL HLT 2015, Denver, Colorado, USA

Nitish Aggarwal, Kartik Asooja and Paul Buitelaar (2015). Distributional Semantics for Entity Relatedness Advances in Distributional Semantics Workshop Co-located with 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS) 2015, London, UK


Nitish Aggarwal, Justin Tonra and Paul Buitelaar (2014). Using Distributional Semantics to Trace Influence and Imitation in Romantic Orientalist Poetry. AHA- 2014, co-located with COLING 2014, Dublin, Ireland

Mihael Arcan, Claudio Giuliano, Marco Turchi and Paul Buitelaar  (2014). Identification of Bilingual Terms from Monolingual Documents for Statistical Machine Translation. Computerm 2014, co-located with COLING 2014, Dublin, Ireland

Sapna Negi and Paul Buitelaar (2014). INSIGHT_Galway: Syntactic and Lexical Features for Aspect Based Sentiment AnalysisSemEval 2014, co-located with COLING 2014, Dublin, Ireland

Georgeta Bordea, Paul Buitelaar, Kartik Asooja, and Leona O’Brien (2014). Gaining insights into the Global Financial Crisis using Saffron. NLP Unshared Task in PoliInformatics

Gabriela Vulcu, Raul Lario Monje, Mario Munoz, Paul Buitelaar, Carlos A. Iglesias (2014)
Linked-Data based Domain-Specific Sentiment Lexicons Linguistic Linked Data Challenge, co-located with LREC 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland

Gabriela Vulcu, Paul Buitelaar, Sapna Negi, Bianca Pereira, Mihael Arcan, Barry Coughlan, J. Fernando Sanchez, Carlos A. Iglesias (2014) Generating Linked-Data based Domain-Specific Sentiment Lexicons from Legacy Language and Semantic Resources 5th International Workshop on EMOTION, SOCIAL SIGNALS, SENTIMENT & LINKED OPEN DATA, co-located with LREC 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland

Kartik Asooja, Sindhu Kiranmai Ernala, Paul Buitelaar (2014). UNLP at the MediaEval 2014 C@merata Task. MediaEval-2014, Barcelona, Spain.

Bianca Pereira, Georgeta Bordea, Paul Buitelaar (2014). Insight at TAC-KBP Entity Linking Track 2014. Text Analytics Conference.


Paul Buitelaar, Mihael Arcan, Carlos A. Iglesias, J. Fernando Sánchez, Carlo Strapparava (2013) Linguistic Linked Data for Sentiment Analysis 2nd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics (LDL 2013): Representing and linking lexicons, terminologies and other language data. Collocated with the Conference on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, Pisa, Italy

Georgeta Bordea, Toine Bogers and Paul Buitelaar Benchmarking Domain-Specific Expert Search Using Workshop Program Committees In Proceedings of the workshop on Computational Scientometrics: Theory and Applications, at the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013)

Bianca Pereira and Paul Buitelaar Entity Detection and Consolidation: How to Make Your Content Smarter? In NUI Galway – UL Alliance Engineering, Informatics and Science Research Day 2013 – Book of Abstracts. 2013 (Poster)

Mihael Arcan and Paul Buitelaar Ontology Label Translation In Student Research Workshop at NAACL 2013, Atlanta, USA


Kartik Asooja, Jorge Gracia, Nitish Aggarwal, Asuncion Gomez Perez Using Cross-Lingual Explicit Semantic Analysis for Improving Ontology Translation In Second Workshop on Applying Machine Learning Techniques to Optimise the Division of Labour in Hybrid MT (ML4HMT-12) at Coling, 2012, Mumbai, India

Nitish Aggarwal, Kartik Asooja, Paul Buitelaar, Tamara Polajanar, Jorge Gracia Cross-Lingual Linking of News Stories using ESA In CL!NSS – Cross-Language !ndian News Story Search, at FIRE, 2012, Kolkata, India

Thierry Declerck, Paul Buitelaar Ontologies as a Source for the Automatic Generation of Grammars for Information Extraction Systems In Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic Web and Information Extraction (SWAIE 2012), 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2012), Galway, Ireland, October 9, 2012

Nitish Aggarwal, Paul Buitelaar Query Expansion using Wikipedia and DBpedia. In The Cultural Heritage in CLEF (CHiC) Workshop at CLEF: Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum Information Access Evaluation meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Visual Analytics, Rome, Italy, Sept. 2012.

Nitish Aggarwal, Kartik Asooja, Paul Buitelaar DERI&UPM: Pushing Corpus Based Relatedness to Similarity: Shared Task System Description In SemEval-2012, Association for Computational Linguistics Workshop at SEM, First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, and co-located with NAACL, Montreal, Canada, June 2012

Nitish Aggarwal, Paul Buitelaar A System Description of Natural Language Query over DBpedia In Interacting with Linked Data (ILD 2012) Workshop at 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference, May 2012

Mihael Arcan, Christian Federmann, Paul Buitelaar (2012) Using Domain-specific and Collaborative Resources for Term Translation Sixth workshop on Syntax, Structure and Semantics in Statistical Translation (SSST-6), Jeju, South Korea, July 2012


Paul Buitelaar, Philip Cimiano, John McCrae, Elena Montiel-Ponsada and Thierry Declerck (2011) Ontology Lexicalisation: The lemon Perspective Proceedings of Ontology and Lexicon: new insights, a workshop collocated with the 9th International Conference on Terminology and Artificial Intelligence (TIA 2011), Paris, France, November 10th, 2011

Nitish Aggarwal, Kartik Asooja, Paul Buitelaar Cross Lingual Text Reuse using machine translation & similarity measures In Third Workshop of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2011

Nitish Aggarwal, Tobias Wunner, Mihael Arcan, Paul Buitelaar, Sean O’Riain (2011) A Similarity Measure based on Semantic, Terminological and Linguistic Information Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Ontology Matching, collocated with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-2011) Bonn, Germany

Brian Davis, Fadi Badra, Paul Buitelaar, Tobias Wunner, Siegfried Handschuh (2011) Squeezing Lemon with GATE Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web (MSW2), collocated with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-2011) Bonn, Germany

Kelli de Faria Cordeiro, Fabricio Firmino de Faria, Bianca de Oliveira Pereira, André Freitas, João Vitor Villas Boas Freitas, Ana Christina Bringuente, Lucas de Oliveira Arantes, Rodrigo Calhaus. (2011) An approach for managing and semantically enriching the publication of Linked Open Governmental Data Proceedings of the 3rd Brazil Workshop in Applied Computing for Electronic Government (WCGE), SBBD.

Thierry Declerck, Piroska Lendvai, Tobias Wunner. (2011) Linguistic and Semantic Features of Textual Labels in Knowledge Representation Systems Harry Bunt (ed.) Proceedings of the 6th Joint ISO – ACL/SIGSEM Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation, collocated with the 9th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2011), Oxford, United Kingdom


Tobias Wunner, Paul Buitelaar, Sean O’Riain. (2010) Semantic, Terminological and Linguistic Interpretation of XBRL Workshop on Reuse and Adaptation of Ontologies and Terminologies workshop at the 17th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW), Lisbon, Portugal

Georgeta Bordea, Paul Buitelaar. (2010) DERIUNLP: A Context Based Approach to Automatic Keyphrase Extraction 4th Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval) at ACL, Uppsala, Sweden


Paul Buitelaar, Thomas Eigner (2009) Mining Expertise Topics from Scientific Literature Semantic Authoring, Annotation and Knowledge Markup Workshop (SAAKM) at the 5th International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP09), Redondo Beach CA, USA

Chris Fowler, Behrang Qasemizadeh (2009) Towards a Common Event Model for an Integrated Sensor Information System 1st International Workshop on the Semantic Sensor Web (SemSensWeb) at the 6th European Semantic Web Conference, Crete, Greece