Sampreeth’s Paper Exploring Conditional Text Generation for Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis got accepted at PACLIC 35 (2021). Congratulations!
Multiple papers by RiTUAL members accepted at EMNLP/Findings
Multiple papers by RiTUAL members have been accepted at EMNLP 2021 and Findings of EMNLP! Shuguang’s paper titled Data Augmentation for Cross-Domain Named Entity Recognition has been accepted at EMNLP 2021. Gustavo’s paper titled Char2Subword: Extending the Subword Embedding Space with Character Compositionality has been accepted at Findings of EMNLP.…
Shuguang’s Paper accepted at SocialNLP at NAACL 2021
Shuguang’s Paper titled Mitigating Temporal-Drift: A Simple Approach to Keep NER Models Crisp got accepted at SocialNLP at NAACL 2021. Congratulations! Please find the paper at the following link: https://arxiv.org/abs/2104.09742
Sudipta won the Best PhD Student Award
Sudipta Kar was awarded the Best PhD Student of 2019 from the Department of Computer Science @ UH.
Gustavo got the 2019 Snap Inc. Research Fellowship award! See the list of winners: https://snapresearchfs.splashthat.com/
Gustavo got the 2018 Best Junior PhD Student Award from the UH CS Department
Sudipta’s work was featured in KHOU News.
Prasha obtains the Cullen Travel Grant
Congratulations to Prasha for obtaining the Cullen Travel Grant to present her work at the EACL’17 conference. More details about the Cullen Travel Grant can be found here.
Prasha wins the PhD showcase!
Prasha secured the first position in UH CS PhD showcase with her poster titled “Convolutional Neural Networks for Authorship Attribution of Short Texts”. The poster can be accessed here.
Gustavo and Suraj get first place in The 3rd Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (WNUT)
Gustavo and Suraj have obtained the first place on the 2017 3rd Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (WNUT).This shared task focuses on identifying unusual, previously-unseen entities in the context of emerging discussions. Novel entities and surface forms are problems that many systems struggle with. Take for example the tweet “so.. kktny in…