Selected papers by Constantin Orasan
2014
  • Evans, R., Orasan, C. and Dornescu, I (2014) An evaluation of syntactic simplification rules for people with autism. In Proceedings of PITR 2014. (abs pdf)

  • 2013
  • Konstantinova, N. and Orasan, C. (2013) "Interactive Question Answering." In S. Bandyopadhyay, S. Naskar, & A. Ekbal (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Natural Language Processing: Concepts and New Research, IGI Global, pp. 149-169, doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2169-5.ch007 (abs bib )

  • C. Orasan, R. Evans, and I. Dornescu (2013) Text Simplification for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. In Dan Tufis, Vasile Rus and Corina Forascu (eds.), Towards Multilingual Europe 2020: A Romanian Perspective, Romanian Academy Publishing House, Bucharest, 2013, ISBN: 978-973-27-2282-4, pp. 287-312

  • Dornescu, I., Evans, R., & Orasan, C. (2013). A Tagging Approach to Identify Complex Constituents for Text Simplification. In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2013). Hissar, Bulgaria, pp. 221 – 229 (abs bib pdf)

  • Evans, R., & Orasan, C. (2013). Annotating signs of syntactic complexity to support sentence simplification. In I. Habernal & V. Matousek (Eds.), Text, Speech and Dialogue. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference TSD 2013. Plzen, Czech Republic: Springer. pp. 92 - 104 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2012
  • Sanja Štajner, Richard Evans, Constantin Orasan, and Ruslan Mitkov (2012) What can readability measures really tell us about text complexity?. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Improving Textual Accessibility (NLP4ITA), Istanbul, May 27, pp. 14 - 21 (abs bib pdf)

  • Temnikova, I., Orasan, C. and Mitkov, R. (2012) CLCM - A Linguistic Resource for Effective Simplification of Instructions in the Crisis Management Domain and its Evaluations. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Istanbul, Turkey, May, 23-25. pp. 3007 - 3014 (abs bib pdf)

  • Recasens, M., Antònia Martí, M. and Orasan, C. (2012) Annotating Near-Identity from Coreference Disagreements. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Istanbul, Turkey, May, 23-25. pp. 165 - 172 (abs bib pdf corpus)

  • Mitkov, R., Evans, R., Orasan, C., Dornescu, I., and Rios, M. (2012) Coreference Resolution: To What Extent Does It Help NLP Applications? In Text, Speech and Dialogue. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7499, 2012, pp 16-27

  • N. Konstantinova, C. Orasan and P. P. Balage (2012) A Corpus-Based Method for Product Feature Ranking for Interactive Question Answering Systems. In International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 57 - 70 (abs bib )

  • 2011
  • Ferrandez, O., Spurk, C., Kouylekov, M., Dornescu, I., Ferrandez, S., Negri, M., Izquierdo, R., Tomas, D., Orasan, C., Neumann, G., Magnini B., and Vicedo, J. L. (2011) The QALL-ME Framework: A specifiable-domain multilingual Question Answering architecture, Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web, Volume 9, Issue 2, Provenance in the Semantic Web, July, pp. 137 - 145, ISSN 1570-8268, (abs bib pdf)

  • Konstantinova, N. and Orasan, C. (2011) Issues in topic tracking in Wikipedia articles. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering, Principles and Techniques (KEPT2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 4–6 (abs )

  • Camargo de Souza, J. and Orasan, C. (2011) Coreference Resolution for Portuguese using Parallel Corpora Word Alignment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering, Principles and Techniques (KEPT2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 4–6 (abs )

  • Camargo de Souza, J. and Orasan, C. (2011) Can Projected Chains in Parallel Corpora Help Coreference Resolution? In Anaphora Processing and Applications. Springer. pp. 59 – 69 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2010
  • I. Dornescu and C. Orasan (2010) Interactive QA using the QALL-ME framework. In International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications, 1(1-2). pp. 233–247 (bib )

  • Dornescu I., Orasan C. and Lesnikova T. (2010) Cross-document coreference for WePS. In: CLEF Labs 2010, Web People Search (WePS3), Padua, Italy (abs bib pdf)

  • 2009
  • Orasan, C. (2009) Comparative Evaluation of Term-Weighting Methods for Automatic Summarization. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics 16(1). pp. 67 - 95 (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Hasler, L. and Mitkov, R. (2009) Corpora in Text Summarisation. Lüdeling, A. and Kytö, M. (eds.) Corpus Linguistics - an International Handbook. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1271-1286 (Volume 2).

  • Temnikova, I. and Orasan, C. (2009). Post-editing Experiments with MT for a Controlled Language. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Data and Sense Mining, Machine Translation and Controlled Languages (ISMTCL), Besancon, France, July 1-3, 2009. (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2009) The Influence of Pronominal Anaphora Resolution on Term-based Summarisation. In Nicolov, N.; Angelova, G. and Mitkov, R. (ed.) Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing V, John Benjamins, 309, 291-300 (abs bib pdf)

  • Ou, S., Mekhaldi, D., Orasan, C. (2009). An ontology-based question answering method with the use of textual entailment. In Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering 2009, pp. 212-219. Dalian, China, 24-27 September 2009. Publisher: IEEE. (bib )

  • Orasan, C., Dornescu, I. and Ponomareva, N. (2009) QALL-ME Needs AIR: a Portability Study. In Proceedings of Adaptation of Language Resources and Technology to New Domains (AdaptLRTtoND) Workshop, Borovets, Bulgaria, pp. 50-57 (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Dornescu, I. (2009) WLV: A Confidence-based Machine Learning Method for the GREC-NEG'09 Task. In Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Language Generation and Summarisation (UCNLG+Sum 2009), Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 107-108 (abs bib pdf)

  • Hasler, L. and Orasan. C (2009). Do coreferential arguments make event mentions coreferential? Proceedings of the 7th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium (DAARC 2009), Goa, India, 5-6 November 2009, pp 151-163. (abs bib pdf)

  • Varga, A.; Puscasu, G. and Orasan, C. (2009) Identification of temporal expressions in the domain of tourism. In Frentiu, M. and Pop H. F. (eds.) KEPT 2009 Knowledge Engineering Principles and Techniques Selected Papers. Cluj University Press. 61 – 68 (bib )

  • Varga, A., Puscasu, G. and Orasan, C. (2009). Identification of Temporal Expressions in the Domain of Tourism. In Frentiu, M. and Pop, H. (Eds.) KEPT 2009. Knowledge Engineering Principles and Techniques. Selected Papers. Cluj-Napoca: Cluj University Press, October 2009, pp. 61 -- 68 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2008
  • Ou, S., Pekar, V., Orasan, C., Spurk, C., Negri, M. (2008). Development and alignment of a domain-specific ontology for question answering. In Proceedings of the 6th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC-08). Marrakech, Morocco, May 28th-30th, (proceedings published on CD, 8 pages) (abs bib pdf)

  • Ou, S., Orasan, C., Mekhaldi, D. and Hasler, L. (2008) Automatic Question Pattern Generation for Ontology-based Question Answering. In Proceedings of the 21st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS2008). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press., pp. 183 – 188 (abs bib pdf)

  • Cabrio, E., Kouylekov, M., Magnini, B., Negri, M., Hasler, L., Orasan, C., Tomas, D., Vicedo, J.L., Neumann, G. and Weber, C. (2008) The QALL-ME benchmark: a Multilingual Resource of Annotated Spoken Requests for Question Answering. Proceedings of 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2008), Marrakesh, Morocco, 28 – 30 May (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Chiorean, O.A. (2008) Evaluation of a Crosslingual Romanian-English Multi-document Summariser. Proceedings of 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2008), Marrakesh, Morocco, 28 – 30 May (proceedings published on CD, 6 pages) (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Cristea, D., Mitkov, R. and Branco, A. (2008) Anaphora Resolution Exercise – an overview. Proceedings of 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2008), Marrakesh, Morocco, 28 – 30 May (abs bib pdf)

  • Puscasu, G. and Orasan, C. (2008): University of Wolverhampton at CLEF 2007, in Peters, C., Jijkoun, V., Mandl, Th., Müller, H., Oard, D.W., Peñas, A., Petras, V., Santos, D. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5152, pp. 300-307, Springer-Verlag (abs pdf)

  • Sacaleanu, B., Orasan, C., Spurk, C., Ou, S., Ferrandez, O., Kouylekov, M. and Negri, M. (2008) Entailment-based Question Answering for Structured Data. In Proceedings of Coling 2008: Companion volume: Posters and Demonstrations. Manchester, UK, August, pp. 29 - 32 (abs bib pdf demo)

  • Dornescu, I., Puşcaşu, G., and Orăsan, C. (2008) University of Wolverhampton at CLEF 2008. In Working Notes for the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2008), Aarhus, Denmark (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Hasler, L. and Mitkov, R. (2008). Corpora in text summarisation. In A. Luedeling, M. Kyto and T. McEnery (Eds) Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. Mouton de Gruyter

    2007
  • Orasan, C. and Evans, R (2007) NP animacy identification for anaphora resolution. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. Vol. 29 pp. 79 – 103 (abs bib pdf)

  • Mitkov, R., Evans, R.J., Orasan, C., Ha, L.A. and Pekar, V. (2007) Anaphora Resolution: To What Extent Does It Help NLP Applications? In A. Branco (ed.) Anaphora: Analysis, Algorithms and Applications, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 4410), Springer-Verlag, pp. 179 – 190 (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Ha, L.A., Evans, R., Hasler, L. and Mitkov, R. (2007) "Corpora for computational linguistics". Ilha Do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies. Special Issue in Corpus Linguistics, 52 (1), 65-102. (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2007) Pronominal anaphora resolution for text summarisation. In Proceedings of RANLP2007, 27 – 29 September, Borovets, Bulgaria (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2007) The role of linguistic information for shallow language processing. In Proceedings of Knowledge engineering principles and technologies conference (KEPT2007), 6 – 8 June, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (invited speech) (abs pdf)

  • Orãsan, C. and Hasler, L. (2007) Computer-Aided Summarisation: how much does it really help? Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2007). Borovets, Bulgaria, 27-29 September, 437--441 (abs bib pdf)

  • Puscasu, G. and Orasan, C. (2007): University of Wolverhampton at CLEF 2007, in Working Notes for the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2007), Budapest, Hungary (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Puscasu, G. (2007): A High Precision Information Retrieval Method for WiQA, in Peters, C.; Clough, P.; Gey, F. C.; Karlgren, J.; Magnini, B.; Oard, D. W.; de Rijke, M.; Stempfhuber, M. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4730, pp. 561-568, Springer-Verlag (abs pdf)

  • 2006
  • Puscasu, G., Iftene, A., Pistol, I., Trandabat, D., Tufis, D., Ceausu, A., Stefanescu, D., Ion, R., Orasan, C., Dornescu, I, Moruz, A., Cristea, D. (2006): Developing a Question Answering System for the Romanian-English Track at CLEF 2006, in Working Notes for the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2006), Alicante, Spain (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Puscasu, G. (2006): A High Precision Information Retrieval Method for WiQA, in Working Notes for the Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2006), Alicante, Spain (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Hasler, L. (2006) Computer-aided summarisation – what the user really wants. In Proceedings of the 5th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2006), Genoa, Italy (abs bib pdf)

  • Hasler, L., Orasan, C. and Naumann, K. (2006) NPs for Events: Experiments in coreference annotation. In Proceedings of the 5th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2006). Genoa, Italy, 24-26 May, 1167-1172 (abs bib pdf)

  • Postolache, O., Cristea, D. and Orasan, C. (2006) Transferring coreference chains through word alignment. In Proceedings of the 5th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2006), Genoa, Italy, May 24 – 26 (abs pdf)

  • 2005
  • Orasan, C. (2005) Automatic annotation of Corpora for Text Summarisation: A Comparative Study. In Proceedings of 6th International Conference, CICLing2005, Mexico City, Mexico, February, Springer-Verlag, pp. 670 -- 681 (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Marshall, T., Clark, R., Ha, L.A. and Mitkov, R. (2005) Building a WSD Module within an MT system to enable interactive resolution in the user’s source language, In Proceedings of EAMT2005, Budapest, Hungary, May 30 - 31 (abs pdf)

  • Ha, L.A. and Orasan, C. (2005) Concept-centred summarisation: producing glossary entries for terms using summarisation methods. In Proceedings of RANLP2005, Borovetz, Bulgaria, Sept 21 - 23, pp. 219 - 225 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2004
  • Mitkov, R. and Orasan, C. (2004) Discourse and Coherence: Revisiting Specific Conventions of the Centering Theory. In Proceedings of DAARC2004, Furnas, S. Migue, Azores, Protugal, September, 23 - 24, pp. 109 -- 114 (abs pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Pekar, V. and Hasler, L. (2004) A comparison of summarisation methods based on term specificity estimation. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-04). May, Lisbon, Portugal pp.1037-1041. (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2004) The influence of personal pronouns for automatic summarisation of scientific articles. In Proceedings of DAARC2004, Furnas, S. Migue, Azores, Protugal, September, 23 - 24, pp. 127 -- 132 (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. and Orasan, C. (2004) Discourse and coherence: revising the claims and conventions in centering theory. In Proceedings of DAARC2004, Furnas, S. Migue, Azores, Portugal, September, 23 – 24 (abs pdf)

  • Tutin, A., Haddara, M., Mitkov, R. and Orasan, C. (2004) Annotation of anaphoric expressions in an aligned bilingual corpus. In Proceedings of the 4th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2004), Lisbon, Portugal

    2003
  • Orasan, C., Mitkov, R., Hasler, L. (2003): CAST: a Computer-Aided Summarisation Tool. In Proceedings of Research Notes Sessions of the 10th Conference of The European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL2003), Budapest, Hungary (abs bib pdf demo)

  • Hasler, L., Orasan, C. and Mitkov, R. (2003): Building better corpora for summarisation. In Proceedings of Corpus Linguistics 2003, Lancaster, UK, March, pp. 309 -- 319 (bib pdf corpus)

  • Orasan, C., Tatar, D., Serban, G., Lupsa, D and Onet, A. (2003): How to build a QA system in your back-garden: application for Romanian. In Proceedings of Research Notes of the 10th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 139 -- 142 (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2003) Human centered evaluation of coherence and cohesion in automatic extracts. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing. Borovets, Bulgaria. 10 – 12 September, pp. 352 – 356

  • Orasan, C. (2003) An evolutionary approach for Improving the Quality of Automatic Summaries. In Proceedings of the Multilingual Summarisation and Question Answering – Machine Learning and Beyond Workshop. Sapporo, Japan, 11th July, pp. 37 – 45

  • Orasan, C. (2003) PALinkA: a highly customizable tool for discourse annotation. In Proceedings of the 4th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialog, Sapporo, Japan, 5 – 6 July, pp. 39 – 43 (abs bib pdf software)

  • 2002
  • Mitkov, R., Evans, R. and Orasan, C. (2002): A new, fully automatic version of Mitkov's knowledge-poor pronoun resolution method. In Proceedings of CICLing-2000, Mexico City, Mexico. (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Evans, R. (2002): Assessing the difficulty of finding people in texts. In Proceedings of LREC-2002, Las Palmas, Spain. (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. and Krishnamurthy, R. (2002): A corpus-based investigation of junk emails. In Proceedings of LREC-2002, Las Palmas, Spain (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C. (2002): Building annotated resources for automatic text summarisation. In Proceedings of LREC-2002, Las Palmas, Spain (abs bib pdf)

  • Constantin Orasan (2002): A study of anaphoric expressions in human produced abstracts. In Proceedings of the 4th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium, Lisbon, Portugal, 18 – 20 September, pp. 147 – 152 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2001
  • Orasan, C., and Evans, R. (2001): Learning to identify animate references. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Natural Language Learning. ACL-2001 (abs bib pdf demo)

  • Orasan, C. (2001): Patterns in scientific abstracts, in Proceedings of Corpus Linguistics 2001 Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, pp. 433 - 443. (bib pdf)

  • 2000
  • Orasan, C. (2000): CLinkA a Coreferential Links Annotator in Proceedings of LREC'2000, Athens, Greece, pp. 491 -- 496 (abs bib pdf soft)

  • Orasan, C. and Krishnamurthy, R. (2000): An Open Architecture for the Construction and Administration of Corpora in Proceedings of LREC'2000, Athens, Greece, pp. 793 -- 800 (abs bib pdf)

  • Orasan, C., Evans, R. and Mitkov, R. (2000): Enhancing Preference-Based Anaphora Resolution with Genetic Algorithms. In Christodoulakis (Ed.) Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Natural Language Processing, University of Patras, Greece, 2 - 4 June 2000, Springer-Verlag, Germany, pp. 185 - 195 (abs bib pdf)

  • Evans, R. and Orasan, C. (2000): Improving anaphora resolution by identifying animate entities in texts. In Proceedings of DAARC-2000, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK. (abs bib pdf demo)

  • Orasan, C. (2000): A hybrid method for clause splitting in unrestricted English texts, in Proceedings of ACIDCA '2000, Corpora and Natural Language Processing, March 22-24, Monastir, Tunisia, pp. 129 - 134 (abs bib pdf)

  • Mitkov, R., Evans, R., Orasan, C., Barbu, C., Jones L. and Sotirova, V. 2000. Coreference and anaphora: developing annotating tools, annotated resources and annotation strategies Proceedings of the Discourse Anaphora and Anaphora Resolution Colloquium (DAARC'2000)), 49-58. Lancaster, UK. (abs bib pdf corpora)

  • 1999
  • Mitkov, R., Orasan, C. and Evans, R. (1999): The importance of annotated corpora for NLP: the cases of anaphora resolution and clause splitting in Proceeding of "Corpora and NLP: Reflecting on Methodology Workshop", TALN'99 (abs bib pdf)

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