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the small data of scholarly communication PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 19 December 2014 07:55
Min gave back to back keynotes on "the small data of scholarly documents" at the 2014 Web Science Summer School, held at NUS as well as the ADSC/I2R NLP Workshop held at Fusionopolis, both in Singapore. You can catch the recorded video on YouTube as well as flip through the slide deck on Speakerdeck.
Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014 08:00
A/P Tadashi Nomoto visits WING PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 December 2014 23:34
A/P Tadashi Nomoto, visited WING in early December 2014 to network and touch base with WING and gave a talk on his recent work on news article topic labeling. See the slides of his talk entitled "Exploration in Memory Based Topic Detection -- or Concept Generation with Distributional Semantics" here:
Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 23:36
Tao's VELDA in AAAI 15 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 29 November 2014 16:21
Tao's work on Image Tweets has been selected for presentation at the first winter AAAI conference in Austin, Texas, USA. Way to go Tao! Read the preprint here.
Scientific Summarization Corpus now available PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:23
WING.NUS's Muthu Kumar and previous research assistant Ankur Khanna have been collaborating with Dr Kokil Jaidka, alumnus of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), to annotate and release a development corpus for scientific document summarization. The dataset consists of 10 ACL Anthology papers and the neighborhood of papers that cite them. The annotations indicate the provenance (source) of a citing sentence's claim in the original paper and what facet it belongs to (from a fixed set) -- following the annotation guidelines for summarization set out by the TAC BioMedSumm task. You can find the corpus and more details on GitHub:
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:24
WING hosts Profs. Yutaka Matsuo and Arne Jönsson PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 22:28

The 2014 summer and fall sees WING benefiting from the long-term visits of Prof. Yutaka Matsuo (U. Tokyo, Japan) and Arne Jönsson (Linköping U., Sweden), visiting and working with at NUS.  Prof. Matsuo is collaborating with the NUS SNS group as well as WING and working with us on Madhav Kannan's Final Year Project and Prof. Jönsson is teaching a graduate level module on advanced artificial intelligence with a focus on dialogue systems.



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