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MasakhaNER: Named Entity Recognition for African Languages


Mar 22, 2021
David Ifeoluwa Adelani, Jade Abbott, Graham Neubig, Daniel D'souza, Julia Kreutzer, Constantine Lignos, Chester Palen-Michel, Happy Buzaaba, Shruti Rijhwani, Sebastian Ruder, Stephen Mayhew, Israel Abebe Azime, Shamsuddeen Muhammad, Chris Chinenye Emezue, Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende, Perez Ogayo, Anuoluwapo Aremu, Catherine Gitau, Derguene Mbaye, Jesujoba Alabi, Seid Muhie Yimam, Tajuddeen Gwadabe, Ignatius Ezeani, Rubungo Andre Niyongabo, Jonathan Mukiibi, Verrah Otiende, Iroro Orife, Davis David, Samba Ngom, Tosin Adewumi, Paul Rayson, Mofetoluwa Adeyemi, Gerald Muriuki, Emmanuel Anebi, Chiamaka Chukwuneke, Nkiruka Odu, Eric Peter Wairagala, Samuel Oyerinde, Clemencia Siro, Tobius Saul Bateesa, Temilola Oloyede, Yvonne Wambui, Victor Akinode, Deborah Nabagereka, Maurice Katusiime, Ayodele Awokoya, Mouhamadane MBOUP, Dibora Gebreyohannes, Henok Tilaye, Kelechi Nwaike, Degaga Wolde, Abdoulaye Faye, Blessing Sibanda, Orevaoghene Ahia, Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Kelechi Ogueji, Thierno Ibrahima DIOP, Abdoulaye Diallo, Adewale Akinfaderin, Tendai Marengereke, Salomey Osei

* Accepted at the AfricaNLP Workshop @EACL 2021 

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HateXplain: A Benchmark Dataset for Explainable Hate Speech Detection


Dec 18, 2020
Binny Mathew, Punyajoy Saha, Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann, Pawan Goyal, Animesh Mukherjee

* 12 pages, 7 figues, 8 tables. Accepted at AAAI 2021 

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Introducing various Semantic Models for Amharic: Experimentation and Evaluation with multiple Tasks and Datasets


Nov 02, 2020
Seid Muhie Yimam, Abinew Ali Ayele, Gopalakrishnan Venkatesh, Chris Biemann


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UHH-LT & LT2 at SemEval-2020 Task 12: Fine-Tuning of Pre-Trained Transformer Networks for Offensive Language Detection


Apr 23, 2020
Gregor Wiedemann, Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann


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Automatic Compilation of Resources for Academic Writing and Evaluating with Informal Word Identification and Paraphrasing System


Mar 05, 2020
Seid Muhie Yimam, Gopalakrishnan Venkatesh, John Sie Yuen Lee, Chris Biemann


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Analysis of the Ethiopic Twitter Dataset for Abusive Speech in Amharic


Dec 09, 2019
Seid Muhie Yimam, Abinew Ali Ayele, Chris Biemann


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A Multilingual Information Extraction Pipeline for Investigative Journalism


Sep 01, 2018
Gregor Wiedemann, Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann

* EMNLP 2018 Demo. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1807.05151 

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Demonstrating PAR4SEM - A Semantic Writing Aid with Adaptive Paraphrasing


Aug 21, 2018
Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann

* EMNLP Demo paper 

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New/s/leak 2.0 - Multilingual Information Extraction and Visualization for Investigative Journalism


Jul 13, 2018
Gregor Wiedemann, Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann

* Social Informatics 2018 

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Par4Sim -- Adaptive Paraphrasing for Text Simplification


Jun 21, 2018
Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann

* COLING 2018 main conference 

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A Report on the Complex Word Identification Shared Task 2018


Apr 24, 2018
Seid Muhie Yimam, Chris Biemann, Shervin Malmasi, Gustavo H. Paetzold, Lucia Specia, Sanja Štajner, Anaïs Tack, Marcos Zampieri

* Second CWI Shared Task co-located with the BEA Workshop 2018 at NAACL-HLT in New Orleans, USA 

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