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pdf Jeremie Tafforeau, Frederic Bechet, Thierry Artiere, Benoit Favre,"Joint syntactic and semantic analysis with a multitask Deep Learning Framework for Spoken Language Understanding".  Interspeech, San Francisco (USA), 2016


pdf Bayer A. O. and Riccardi G., "Semantic language models with deep neural networks". Computer Speech and Language, May , v. 40, pp. 1-22, 2016.


pdf Riccardi G., Bechet F., Danieli M., Favre B., Gaizauskas R., Kruschwitz and Poesio M., "The SENSEI Project: Making Sense of Human Conversations". Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence, Lectured Notes in Artificial Intelligence, J.F. Quesada et al. ( Eds) , LNAI 9577, pp. 10-33, 2016.


pdf Jérémy Trione, Benoit Favre, Frédéric Béchet, "Beyond utterance extraction: summary recombination for speech summarization". Interspeech, San Francisco (USA), 2016


pdf Balamurali A R, Frédéric Béchet, Benoit Favre, "CallAn: A Tool to Analyze Call Center Conversations". International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2016


pdf Jeremie Tafforeau, Frederic Bechet, Benoit Favre, Thierry Artieres, "Lexical embedding adaptation for open-domain spoken language understanding". NIPS Workshop on Spoken Language Understanding (SLUNIPS), 2015


pdf Firoj Alam, Morena Danieli, Giuseppe Riccardi "Can We Detect Speakers’ Empathy?: A Real-Life Case Study". Proc. of 7th IEEE International Conference Cognitive InfoCommunications, 2016.


pdf Celli F., Stepanov A. E., Poesio M.  and Riccardi G. "Predicting Brexit: Classifying Agreement is Better than Sentiment and Pollsters". Proc. PEOPLES Workshop at COLING, Osaka 2016.


pdf Alam F., Celli F., Stepanov A. E., Ghosh A.  and Riccardi G. "The Social Mood of News: Self-reported Annotations to Design Automatic Mood Detection Systems". Proc. PEOPLES Workshop at COLING, Osaka 2016.


pdf Alam F. , Chowdhury S. ,  Danieli M.. and Riccardi G. "How Interlocutors Coordinate with each other within Emotional Segments?". Proc. COLING, Osaka, 2016.


pdf Evgeny A. Stepanov and Giuseppe Riccardi. "UniTN End-to-End Discourse Parser for CoNLL 2016 Shared Task". CoNLL, 2016


pdf Fabio Celli and Evgeny A. Stepanov and Giuseppe Riccardi. "Tell me who you are, I’ll tell whether you agree or disagree: Prediction of agreement/disagreement in news blogs". NLPmJ, 2016


pdf Shammur Absar Chowdhury, Evgeny A. Stepanov, Giuseppe Riccardi. "Predicting User Satisfaction from Turn-Taking in Spoken Conversations". INTERSPEECH 2016 September 8–12, 2016, San Francisco, USA


pdf Giuseppe Riccardi, Evgeny A. Stepanov, Shammur Absar Chowdhury. "Discourse Connective Detection In Spoken Conversations". ICASSP, 2016


pdf Aker, A., Kurtic, E., Balamurali, A.R., Paramita, M., Barker, E., Hepple, M., and Gaizauskas, R. 2016. "A Graph-based Approach to Topic Clustering for Online Comments to News". In Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016).


pdf Barker, E., and Gaizauskas, R. 2016. "Summarizing Multi-Party Argumentative Conversations in Reader Comment on News". In Proceedings of the ACL 2016 3rd Workshop on Argument Mining.


pdf Aker, A., Paramita, M., Kurtic, E., Funk, A., Barker, E., Hepple, M., and Gaizauskas, R. 2016. "Automatic label generation for news comment clusters". In Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG16)


pdf Barker, E., Paramita, M., Aker, A., Kurtic, E., Hepple, M., and Gaizauskas, R. 2016. "The SENSEI Annotated Corpus: Human Summaries of Reader Comment Conversations in On-line News". In Proceedings of the 17th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016)


pdf Celli F., Riccardi G. and Alam F., “Multilevel Annotation of Agreement and Disagreement in Italian News Blogs”, Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016. 


pdf Chowdhury S., Stepanov A. E. and Riccardi G., “Transfer of Corpus-Specific Dialogue Act Annotation to ISO Standard: Is it worth it ?”, Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016. 


pdf Danieli M., Balamurali A. R., Stepanov A. E., Favre B., Bechet F. and Riccardi G., “Summarizing Behaviors: An Experiment on the Annotation of Call-Centre Conversations”, Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016.


pdf Barker, E., Funk, A., Paramita, M., Kurtic, E., Aker A., Foster, J., Hepple M. and  Gaizauskas, R., " What’s the Issue Here?: Task-based Evaluation of Reader Comment Summarization Systems", Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016


pdf Funk, A., Gaizauskas, R. and  Favre, B., "A Document Repository for Social Media and Speech Conversations", Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016.


pdf Kabadjov, M., Kruschwitz, U., Poesio, M., Steinberger, J., Poch, M., Zaragoza, H., "The OnForumS corpus from the Shared Task on Online Forum Summarisation at MultiLing 2015", Proc. LREC, Portroz, 2016.


pdf Frederic Bechet, "Poster presenting the SENSEI project", JEP-TALN, Paris, France 2016.


pdf Mijail Kabadjov, Josef Steinberger, Emma Barker, Udo Kruschwitz, Massimo Poesio, "OnForumS: The Shared Task on Online Forum Summarisation at MultiLing’15", FIRE ’15, December 04-06, 2015, Gandhinagar, India


pdf Evgeny A. Stepanov, Giuseppe Riccardi. Sentiment Polarity Classification with Low-level Discourse-based Features. CLIC-it, 2015


pdf Stepanov E. A., Favre B., Alam F., Chowdhury S., Singla K., Trione J., Bechet F. and Riccardi G. "Automatic Summarization of Call-Center Conversations".  IEEE ASRU, Scottsdale, 2015. ( Demo )


pdf Mickael Rouvier, Benoit Favre, Balamurali Andiyakkal Rajendran. "TALEP @ DEFT’15 : Le plus cooool des systèmes d’analyse de sentiment". 22ème Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles, Caen, 2015


pdf Shammur Absar Chowdhury, Morena Danieli, and Giuseppe Riccardi. "The Role of Speakers and Context in Classifying Competition in Overlapping Speech". in Proc. of Interspeech-2015, Dresden, Germany. 


pdf Danieli M. , Riccardi G. and Alam F. "Emotion Unfolding and Affective Scenes: A Case Study in Spoken Conversations". Proc. ICMI Workshop on Representations and Modelling for Companion Systems, Seattle, 2015. VIDEO


pdf Celli F., Ghosh A., Alam F. and Giuseppe Riccardi, "In the mood for Sharing Contents: Emotions, personality and interaction styles in the diffusion of news". Information Processing and Management, Nov 2015


pdf Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple, Rob Gaizauskas, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio. "Comment-to-Article Linking in the Online News Domain". Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, pages 245–249, Prague, Czech Republic, 2-4 September 2015.


pdf Jeremie Tafforeau, Thierry Artieres, Benoit Favre, Frederic Bechet. "Adapting lexical representation and OOV handling from written to spoken language with word embedding".


pdf Rangel, F; Celli, F; Rosso, Potthast M.; Stein, B; Daelemans, W. (2015). "Overview of the 3rd Author Profiling Task at PAN 2015". In Linda Cappellato and Nicola Ferro and Gareth Jones and Eric San Juan (eds.): CLEF 2015 Labs and Workshops, Notebook Papers, 8-11 September, Toulouse, France. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. ISSN 1613-0073,


pdf Aker, A; Celli, F; Kurtic, E; Hepple, M; Gaizauskas, R. (2015). "Sheffield-Trento System for Comment-to-Article Linking and Argument Structure Annotation in the Online News Domain". In Proceedings of MultiLing2015, in conjunction with SigDial 2015.


pdf Ali Orkan Bayer and Giuseppe Riccardi​ "Deep Semantic Encodings for Language Modeling", 2015


pdf Shammur Absar Chowdhury, Morena Danieli, Giuseppe Riccardi​ "ANNOTATING AND CATEGORIZING COMPETITION IN OVERLAP SPEECH", ICASSP 2015




pdf George Giannakopoulos, Jeff Kubina, John M. Conroy, Josef Steinberger, Benoit Favre, Mijail Kabadjov, Udo Kruschwitz, Massimo Poesio​ "MultiLing 2015: Multilingual Summarization of Single and Multi-Documents, On-line Fora, and Call-center Conversations"  Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, pages 270–274, Prague, Czech Republic, 2-4 September 2015


pdf Benoit Favre, Evgeny Stepanov, Jérémy Trione, Frédéric Béchet, Giuseppe Riccardi "Call Centre Conversation Summarization: A Pilot Task at Multiling 2015"  Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, pages 232–236, Prague, Czech Republic, 2-4 September 2015


pdf Evgeny A. Stepanov Giuseppe Riccardi Ali Orkan Bayer​ "The UniTN Discourse Parser in CoNLL 2015 Shared Task: Token-level Sequence Labeling with Argument-specific Models" Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task, pages 25–31, Beijing, China, July 26-31, 2015


pdf Jeremy Trione, Frederic Bechet, Benoit Favre, Alexis Nasr​ "Rapid FrameNet annotation of spoken conversation transcripts", Proceedings of the 11th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-11) London, UK, April 14, 2015


pdf Vinciarelli A., Esposito A., Andre’ E., Bonin F., Chetouani M., Cohn F. J., Cristani M., Fuhrmann F., Gilmartin E., Hammal Z., Heylen D., Kaiser R., Koutsombogera M., Potamianos A., Renals S., Riccardi G., Salah A. G., "Open Challenges in Modelling, Analysis and Synthesis of Human Behaviour in Human-Human and Human-Machine Interactions". Cognitive Computation, pp. 1-17, April 2015.


pdf Fabio Celli, Bruno Lepri, Joan-Isaac Biel, Daniel Gatica-Perez, Giuseppe Riccardi, Fabio Pianesi. "The Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition 2014". 


pdf Danieli M. , Riccardi G. and Alam F. "Annotation of Complex Emotions in Real-Life Dialogues: The Case of Empathy"  Conferenza di Linguistica Computazionale, Pisa, 2014.


pdf Celli F., Riccardi G. and Ghosh A. "CorEA: Italian News Corpus with Emotions and Agreement"  Conferenza di Linguistica Computazionale, Pisa, 2014.

pdf Alam F. and Riccardi G. "Predicting Personality Traits using Multimodal Information". ACM International Conference on Multimedia, Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition, Orlando, 2014.

pdf Bayer O. and Riccardi G. "Semantic Language Models for Automatic Speech Recognition"  IEEE/ACL Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Lake Tahoe, 2014.


pdf Chowdhury A, and Riccardi G. "Unsupervised Recognition and Clustering of Speech Overlaps in Spoken Conversations"  Workshop on Speech, Language and Audio in Multimedia, Penang, Malaysia, 2014.


pdf Alam F. and Riccardi G. "Fusion of Acoustic, Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Features for Speaker Personality Traits Recognition ICASSP2014 – Speech and Language Processing (ICASSP2014 – SLTC), 04-09 May 2014, Florence, Italy.


pdf Frederic Bechet, Alexis Nasr, Benoit Favre "Adapting dependency parsing to spontaneous speech for open domain spoken language understandingINTERSPEECH, Singapore, 2014.


pdf Jérémie Tafforeau "Réseau de neurones profond pour l’étiquetage morpho-syntaxique" 21ème Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles, Marseille, 2014.


pdf Evgeny A. Stepanov and Giuseppe Riccardi "Towards Cross-Domain PDTB-Style Discourse Parsing" Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis (Louhi) @ EACL 2014.


pdf Jérémy Trione "Méthodes par extraction pour le résumé automatique de conversations parlées provenant de centres d’appels" 21ème Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles, Marseille, 2014.


pdf Frederic Bechet, Alexis Nasr and Benoit Favre, "Adapting dependency parsing to spontaneous speech for open domain spoken language understanding", Interspeech, Singapore – 2014



















Relevant Publications


pdf Favre B, Cheung K, Kazemian S, Lee A, Liu Y, Munteanu C, Nenkova A, Ochei D, Penn G, Tratz S, Voss C. and Zelle F. "Automatic Human Utility Evaluation of ASR Systems: does WER Really predict Performance?" INTERSPEECH, Lyon, 2013.


pdf Alam F. and Riccardi G. "Comparative Study of Speaker Personality Traits Recognition in Conversational and Broadcast News Speech"  INTERSPEECH, Lyon, 2013.


pdf Stepanov E. and Riccardi G. “Comparative Evaluation of Argument Extraction Algorithms in Discourse Relation Parsing”, International Conference on Parsing Technologies, Nara, 2013.


pdf Alam F. and Riccardi G., “Comparative Study of Speaker Personality Traits Recognition in Conversational and Broadcast News Speech”, INTERSPEECH, Lyon, 2013.


pdf Alam F, Stepanov E. and Riccardi G., “Personality Traits Recognition on Social Network – Facebook”, ICWSM, Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition, Boston, 2013.


pdf Celli F. and Rossi L. "Long Chains or Stable Communities? the role of Emotional Stability in Twitter Conversations". Computational Intelligence – Special Issue on Social Media. John Wiley & Sons, US. 2013.


pdf Uryupina, O., A. Moschitti and M. Poesio "BART goes multilingual: The UniTN / Essex submission to the CoNLL-2012 Shared Task".  In Proc. of CONLL Shared Task, Jeju, Korea, 2012


pdf Bechet F, Maza B, Bigouroux N, Bazillon T, El-Bèze M, De Mori R. and Arbillot E. "DECODA: a call-center human-human spoken conversation corpus". LREC, Istanbul, 2012.


pdf Firas Hmida and Benoit Favre "LIF at TAC Multiling: Towards a Truly Language Independent Summarizer". Proc. of the Text Analysis Conference workshop, Gaithersburg, MD (USA), 2011.


pdf George Giannakopoulos and Mahmoud El-Haj and Benoit Favre and Marianna Litvak and Josef Steinberger and Vasudeva Varma "TAC2011 MultiLing Pilot Overview". Proc. of the Text Analysis Conference workshop, Gaithersburg, MD (USA), 2011.


pdf Riedhammer, K. and Favre, B. and Hakkani-Tur, D. "Long story short-Global unsupervised models for keyphrase based meeting summarization". Elsevier, Speech Communication, Vol. 52, N. 10, Pages 801-815, 2010.


pdf Ivanov A. V., Riccardi G. , Ghosh S.,Tonelli S. and E. Stepanov, "Acoustic Correlates of Meaning Structure in Conversational Speech", INTERSPEECH, Makuhari, 2010.


pdf J. Steinberger, M. Kabadjov, M. Poesio, B. Pouliquen and R. Steinberger "WB-JRC-UT's Participation in TAC 2009: Update Summarization and AESOP tasks". In Proc. of TAC, Washington, November, 2009.


pdf Coppola B., Moschitti A., Riccardi G.,"Shallow Semantic Parsing for Spoken Language Understanding". NAACL,  Boulder, Colorado, 2009.


pdf Coppola B., Moschitti A., Tonelli S., Riccardi G., "Automatic FrameNet-Based Annotation of Conversational Speech". IEEE/ACL Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Goa,  2008


pdf Josef Steinberger, Massimo Poesio, Mijail Kabadjov and Karel Jezek "Two uses of anaphora resolution in summarization".  Information Processing and Management, v. 43, n. 6, 1663-1680. Special issue on Summarization (Donna Harman, ed.), 2007





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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 610916 – SENSEI.