Grants and Patents | Refereed Publications | Unrefereed Publications

  • Debanjan Ghosh, Alexander Fabbri, Smaranda Muresan (2017).The Role of Conversation Context for Sarcasm Detection in Online Interactions. Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2017 (best paper award).
  • Elena Musi, Debanjan Ghosh, Mark Aakhus, Smaranda Muresan and Nina Wacholder (2017). Building an ontology of (dis)agreement space for argument mining. SIGDIAL/SEMDIAL 2017 Joint Session on Negotiation Dialog. (position paper).
  • Elena Musi, Mark Aakhus, Smaranda Muresan, Andrea Rocci, Manfred Stede (2017).From Theory to practice: the annotation of argument schemes. Proceedings of the European Conference on Argumentation (ECA).
  • Elena Musi, Debanjan Ghosh, Smaranda Muresan (2016). Towards Feasible Guidelines for the Annotation of Argument Schemes. Proceedings of the Argumentation Mining Workshop at ACL 2016 .
  • Olivia Winn, Madhavan Kidambi, Smaranda Muresan (2016). Detecting Visually Descriptive Sentences for Fine-Grained Image Classification. Proceedings of the Vision and Language Workshop at ACL 2016
  • Mark Aakhus, Smaranda Muresan, Nina Wacholder (2016). An argument-ontology for a response centered approach to argumentation mining. Proceedings of the Computational Models of Natural Argument Workshop (CMNA) at IJCAI 2016.
  • Smaranda Muresan, Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez, Debanjan Ghosh, Nina Wacholder (2016). Identification of Non-literal Language in Social Media: A Case Study on Sarcasm. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).
  • Debanjan Ghosh, Aquila Khanam, Smaranda Muresan (2016). Coarse-grained Argumentation Features for Scoring Persuasive Essays. Proceedings of ACL 2016 (short papers)
  • Debanjan Ghosh, Weiwei Guo, Smaranda Muresan (2015). Sarcastic or Not: Word-Embeddings to Predict the Literal or Sarcastic Meaning of Words. In Proceedings of EMNLP , 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • J. MacGlashan, M. Babes-Vroman, M. desJardins, M. Littman, S. Muresan, S. Squire, S. Tellex, D. Arumugam, and L. Yang (2015). Grounding English commands to reward functions. In Robotics: Science and Systems , 2015
  • Travis Riddle, Sowmya Bhagavatula, Weiwei Guo, Smaranda Muresan, Geoff Cohen, Jonathan Cook and Valerie Purdie-Vaughns (2015). Mining a Written Values Affirmation Intervention to Identify the Unique Linguistic Features of Stigmatized Groups. Proceedings of Educational Data Mining , 2015.
  • Debanjan Ghosh, Smaranda Muresan, Nina Wacholder, Mark Aakhus, Matthew Mitsui (2014). Analyzing Argumentative Discourse Units in Online Interactions. First Workshop on Argumentation Mining at ACL 2014
  • Gaurav Kharkwal, Smaranda Muresan (2014). Surprisal as a Predicator of Essay Quality. The 9th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, at ACL 2014
  • Smaranda Muresan (2013). Ontology-based Semantic In- terpretation via Grammar Constraints. In A. Oltramari, L. Qin, P. Vossen, E. Hovy (eds) New Trends of Research in Ontologies and Lexical Resources . Theoryand Applications of Natural Language Processing. Springer pp 187-207 ( PDF ).
  • Smaranda Muresan, Judith Klavans (2013). Inducing Terminologies from Text: A Case Study for the Consumer Health Domain. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).64(4), pp 727-744.
  • Hao Li, Yu Chen, Heng Ji and Smaranda Muresan (2012). Combining Social Cognitive Theories with Linguistic Features for Multi-genre Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation (PACLIC 26). [best paper nomination]( PDF )
  • Smaranda Muresan (2012). Search Space Properties for Learning a Class of Constraint-based Grammars. Proceedings of TAG+11: The 11th International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammars and Related Formalisms , pp 171-179. ( PDF )
  • Choonkyu Lee, Smaranda Muresan, Karin Stromswold (2012). Computational Analysis of Referring Expresions in Narratives of Picture Books. NAACL-HLT 2012 Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Literature. ( PDF )
  • James MacGlashan, Monica Babes-Vroman, Kevin Winner, Ruoyuan Gao, Marie desJardins, Michael Littman, Smaranda Muresan (2012).Learning to Interpret Natural Language Instructions. Proceedings of AAAI-2012 Workshop on Grounding Language for Physical Systems. (extended version of NAACL-HTL Workshop paper).
  • Monica Babes-Vroman, James MacGlashan, Ruoyuan Gao, Kevin Winner, Marie desJardins, Michael Littman, Smaranda Muresan (2012). Learning to Interpret Natural Language Instructions. Proceedings of NAACL-HTL Workshop on Semantic Interpretation in an Actionable Context. (PDF)
  • Smaranda Muresan (2011). Learning for Deep Language Understanding. Proceedings of IJCAI 2011 .PDF
  • Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez, Smaranda Muresan, Nina Wacholder (2011). Identifying Sarcasm in Twitter: A Closer Look. Proceedings of ACL-HTL 2011 (short paper). PDF
  • Smaranda Muresan (2010). A Learnable Constraint-based Grammar Formalism. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING) 2010) (presented as poster) (PDF) .
  • Smaranda Muresan (2010). "Ontology-based Semantic Interpretation as Grammar Rule Constraints". Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume of the Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing .
  • Philip Resnik, Chris Dyer, Smaranda Muresan (2010). "Lattice Decoding for Hierarchical Model". in Joe Olive, ed., Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation, Springer.
  • Smaranda Muresan (2008). "Learning to Map Text to Graph-based Meaning Representations via Grammar Induction". In Proc. of TextGraphs-3: Graph-based Algorithms for Natural Language Processing. Workshop at Coling 2008. (PDF)
  • Christopher Dyer, Smaranda Muresan and Philip Resnik (2008)." Generalizing Word Lattice Translation." In Proceedings of ACL 2008 ( PDF )
  • Smaranda Muresan and Owen Rambow (2007)." Grammar Approximation by Representative Sublanguage: A New Model for Language Learning." In Proc. of ACL 2007. (PDF)
  • Smaranda Muresan (2004). "Inducing Constraint-based Grammars using a Domain Ontology." Proceedings of the Nineth AAAI/SIGART Doctoral Consortium. San Jose, CA, July 2004. (PDF)
  • Smaranda Muresan, Tudor Muresan and Judith Klavans (2004). "Inducing Constraint-based Grammars from a Small Semantic Treebank" AAAI Spring Symposium on Language Learning: An Interdisciplinary Perspective . Stanford University, March 2004. (PDF)
  • Smaranda Muresan, Samuel D. Popper, Peter T. Davis, and Judith L. Klavans (2003). "Building a Terminological Database from Heterogeneous Definitional Sources." Proceedings of the National Conference on Digital Government Research, Boston, Massachusett.
  • Smaranda Muresan and Judith L. Klavans (2002). "A method for automatically building and evaluating dictionary resources." Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2002), 2002.
  • Smaranda Muresan, Tudor Muresan, and Rodica Potolea (2002). "Data flow coherence constraints for pruning the search space in ILP tools." International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, volume 11(2), 2002. (PDF)
  • Judith Klavans and Smaranda Muresan (2001). "Evaluation of the DEFINDER System for Fully Automatic Glossary Construction." Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Symposium (AMIA 2001). (PDF)
  • Smaranda Muresan, Tudor Muresan, and Rodica Potolea (2001). "Data flow criteria in ILP tools." Proceedings of IEEE 13th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence 2001, 2001.
  • Judith Klavans and Smaranda Muresan (2001). "Evaluation of DEFINDER: A System to Mine Definitions from Consumer-oriented Medical Text". Proceedings of The First ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2001.
  • Smaranda Muresan, Evelyne Tzoukermann, and Judith Klavans (2001). "Combining Linguistic and Machine Learning Techniques for Email Summarization." Proceedings of CoNLL 2001 Workshop at ACL/EACL 2001 Conference, 2001. (PDF)
  • Noemie Elhadad, Min-Yen Kan, Simon Lok, Smaranda Muresan (2001). PERSIVAL: personalized summarization over multimedia health-care information. Proceedings of The First ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries,JCDL 2001 : 455.(demo prensentation)

  • Judith Klavans and Smaranda Muresan (2000). "DEFINDER: Rule-Based Methods for the Extraction of Medical Terminology and their Associated Definitions from On-line Text." Proceedings of AMIA Symposium 2000, 2000.
  • Smaranda Muresan, Tudor Muresan, and Rodica Potolea (1999). "An Automatic Logic Program Generation Kernel (ALPGK)." Scientific Journal of Automation, Computers and Applied Mathematics, 8(1), 1999.
  • Tudor Muresan, Rodica Potolea, and Smaranda Muresan (1998). "Amalgamating CCP with Prolog." Scientific Journal of Politechnics University, Timisoara, 43(4), 1998

Smaranda Muresan

Smaranda Muresan
Research Scientist
Data Science Institute & CS Department
Columbia University
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