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Citizen Participation and Machine Learning for a Better Democracy


Feb 28, 2021
M. Arana-Catania, F. A. Van Lier, Rob Procter, Nataliya Tkachenko, Yulan He, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata

* 19 pages, 5 figures, 4 tables, to appear in Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV) 

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Modelling Paralinguistic Properties in Conversational Speech to Detect Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder


Feb 18, 2021
Bo Wang, Yue Wu, Nemanja Vaci, Maria Liakata, Terry Lyons, Kate E A Saunders


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Boosting Low-Resource Biomedical QA via Entity-Aware Masking Strategies


Feb 16, 2021
Gabriele Pergola, Elena Kochkina, Lin Gui, Maria Liakata, Yulan He

* EACL 2021 - Short Paper - European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics 

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CD2CR: Co-reference Resolution Across Documents and Domains


Jan 29, 2021
James Ravenscroft, Arie Cattan, Amanda Clare, Ido Dagan, Maria Liakata

* 9 pages, 5 figures, accepted at EACL 2021 

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QMUL-SDS @ DIACR-Ita: Evaluating Unsupervised Diachronic Lexical Semantics Classification in Italian


Nov 06, 2020
Rabab Alkhalifa, Adam Tsakalidis, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata


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QMUL-SDS @ DIACR-ITA2020: Evaluating Unsupervised Diachronic Lexical Semantics Classification in Italian


Nov 05, 2020
Rabab Alkhalifa, Adam Tsakalidis, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata


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GiBERT: Introducing Linguistic Knowledge into BERT through a Lightweight Gated Injection Method


Oct 23, 2020
Nicole Peinelt, Marek Rei, Maria Liakata


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QMUL-SDS at CheckThat! 2020: Determining COVID-19 Tweet Check-Worthiness Using an Enhanced CT-BERT with Numeric Expressions


Aug 30, 2020
Rabab Alkhalifa, Theodore Yoong, Elena Kochkina, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata


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Learning to Detect Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder with Language and Speech in Non-Clinical Interviews


Aug 08, 2020
Bo Wang, Yue Wu, Niall Taylor, Terry Lyons, Maria Liakata, Alejo J Nevado-Holgado, Kate E A Saunders


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Measuring prominence of scientific work in online news as a proxy for impact


Jul 28, 2020
James Ravenscroft, Amanda Clare, Maria Liakata

* 13 pages, 5 figures 

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Better Early than Late: Fusing Topics with Word Embeddings for Neural Question Paraphrase Identification


Jul 22, 2020
Nicole Peinelt, Dong Nguyen, Maria Liakata


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Estimating predictive uncertainty for rumour verification models


May 14, 2020
Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata

* Accepted to the Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2020 

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Autoencoding Word Representations through Time for Semantic Change Detection


Apr 28, 2020
Adam Tsakalidis, Maria Liakata


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How we do things with words: Analyzing text as social and cultural data


Jul 02, 2019
Dong Nguyen, Maria Liakata, Simon DeDeo, Jacob Eisenstein, David Mimno, Rebekah Tromble, Jane Winters


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RumourEval 2019: Determining Rumour Veracity and Support for Rumours


Sep 18, 2018
Genevieve Gorrell, Kalina Bontcheva, Leon Derczynski, Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata, Arkaitz Zubiaga


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Nowcasting the Stance of Social Media Users in a Sudden Vote: The Case of the Greek Referendum


Aug 26, 2018
Adam Tsakalidis, Nikolaos Aletras, Alexandra I. Cristea, Maria Liakata

* Preprint accepted for publication in the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2018) 

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Can We Assess Mental Health through Social Media and Smart Devices? Addressing Bias in Methodology and Evaluation


Jul 19, 2018
Adam Tsakalidis, Maria Liakata, Theo Damoulas, Alexandra I. Cristea

* Preprint accepted for publication in the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2018 Applied Data Science Track) 

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All-in-one: Multi-task Learning for Rumour Verification


Jun 10, 2018
Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata, Arkaitz Zubiaga


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Detection and Resolution of Rumours in Social Media: A Survey


Apr 03, 2018
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Ahmet Aker, Kalina Bontcheva, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter

* ACM Computing Surveys 51, 2, Article 32 (February 2018), 36 pages 
* ACM Computing Surveys 

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Political Homophily in Independence Movements: Analysing and Classifying Social Media Users by National Identity


Mar 21, 2018
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Bo Wang, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter

* Accepted for publication in IEEE Intelligent Systems 

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Discourse-Aware Rumour Stance Classification in Social Media Using Sequential Classifiers


Dec 06, 2017
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter, Michal Lukasik, Kalina Bontcheva, Trevor Cohn, Isabelle Augenstein

* Information Processing & Management, Volume 54, Issue 2, March 2018, Pages 273-290 

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Towards Real-Time, Country-Level Location Classification of Worldwide Tweets


Apr 25, 2017
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Alex Voss, Rob Procter, Maria Liakata, Bo Wang, Adam Tsakalidis

* Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (IEEE TKDE) 

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Turing at SemEval-2017 Task 8: Sequential Approach to Rumour Stance Classification with Branch-LSTM


Apr 24, 2017
Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata, Isabelle Augenstein

* SemEval 2017 RumourEval: Determining rumour veracity and support for rumours (SemEval 2017 Task 8, Subtask A) 

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SemEval-2017 Task 8: RumourEval: Determining rumour veracity and support for rumours


Apr 20, 2017
Leon Derczynski, Kalina Bontcheva, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter, Geraldine Wong Sak Hoi, Arkaitz Zubiaga


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Learning Reporting Dynamics during Breaking News for Rumour Detection in Social Media


Oct 24, 2016
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter


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SentiHood: Targeted Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis Dataset for Urban Neighbourhoods


Oct 12, 2016
Marzieh Saeidi, Guillaume Bouchard, Maria Liakata, Sebastian Riedel

* Accepted at COLING 2016 

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Stance Classification in Rumours as a Sequential Task Exploiting the Tree Structure of Social Media Conversations


Oct 11, 2016
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Elena Kochkina, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter, Michal Lukasik

* COLING 2016 

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Using Gaussian Processes for Rumour Stance Classification in Social Media


Sep 07, 2016
Michal Lukasik, Kalina Bontcheva, Trevor Cohn, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter


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Leveraging Textual Features for Best Answer Prediction in Community-based Question Answering


Jun 17, 2015
George Gkotsis, Maria Liakata, Carlos Pedrinaci, John Domingue

* 1 figure, 2 tables 

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