Selected papers by Ruslan Mitkov
2014
  • Štajner, S., Mitkov, R. and Leech, G. 2014. Natural Language Processing Methodology for Tracking Diachronic Changes in the 20th Century English Language. Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science, Vol 1, No 1, pp.1-42 (abs pdf)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Ilisei, I., Inkpen, D., Corpas, G., and Mitkov, R. (2012) Romanian Translational Corpora: Building Comparable Corpora for Translation Studies, in Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora (5th BUCC), Istanbul, Turkey

  • 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)

  • Štajner, S and Mitkov R. 2012. Diachronic Changes in Text Complexity in 20th Century English Language: An NLP Approach. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) 2012. Istanbul, Turkey, May 21-27 (abs bib pdf)

  • Štajner, S and Mitkov, R. 2012. Using Comparable Corpora to Track Diachronic and Synchronic Changes in Lexical Density and Lexical Richness. In Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora (5th BUCC), held in conjunction with LREC 2012. Istanbul, Turkey, May 26. (abs bib pdf)

  • Štajner, S. and Mitkov, R. 2012. Style of Religious Texts in 20th Century. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Language Resource and Evaluation for Religious Texts (LRE-Rel), held in conjunction with LREC 2012. Istanbul, Turkey, May 23 (abs bib pdf)

  • Konstantinova, N.; de Sousa, S. C.; Cruz, N. P.; Mańa, M. J.; Taboada, M. & Mitkov, R. (2012). A review corpus annotated for negation, speculation and their scope. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 2012 (abs bib pdf)

  • 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

  • Skalban, Y., Ha, L. A., Specia, L., Mitkov, R. (2012). Automatic Question Generation in multimedia-based learning. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2012), Mumbai, India. pp. 1151–1160 (pdf)

  • 2011
  • Afzal N., Mitkov R., Farzindar A. (2011). Unsupervised Relation Extraction using Dependency Trees for Automatic Generation of Multiple-Choice Questions. (To appear) In Proceedings of the C. Butz and P. Lingras (Eds.): Canadian AI 2011, LNAI 6657, pp. 32-43. Springer, Heidelberg

  • Ilisei, I., Mihaila, C., Inkpen, D., and Mitkov, R. (2011) The Impact of Zero Pronominal Anaphora on Translational Language: A Study on Romanian Newspapers. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering, Principles and Techniques (KEPT2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 4–6 (pdf)

  • Štajner, S.and Mitkov, R. 2011. Diachronic Stylistic Changes in British and American Varieties of 20th Century Written English Language. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Language Technologies for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, held in conjunction with RANLP 2011. Hissar, Bulgaria, September 16 (abs bib pdf)

  • 2010
  • Ilisei, I., Inkpen, D., Pastor, G., and Mitkov, R. (2010) Identification of Translationese: A Supervised Learning Approach, in A. Gelbukh (Ed.): CICLing 2010, LNCS 6008, pp. 503-511. Springer, Heidelberg (abs bib pdf published version)

  • Chong, M., Specia, L. & Mitkov, R. (2010) Using Natural Language Processing for Automatic Detection of Plagiarism. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Plagiarism Conference (IPC-2010), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. (abs pdf)

  • Cardey, S., Bogacki, K., Blanco, X. and Mitkov, R. (2010). Resources for Controlled Languages for Alert Messages and Protocols in the European Perspective. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10) 19-21 May 2010, Valletta, Malta

  • Rello, L., Suárez, P. & Mitkov, R. (2010) A Machine Learning Method for Identifying Impersonal Constructions and Zero Pronouns in Spanish. Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural, 45, 281-287. (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. (2010). "Discourse processing". In A. Clark, C. Fox and S. Lappin (Eds). Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Handbook, Blackwell Publishers

    2009
  • 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).

  • Mitkov, R., Ha, L.A., Varga, A. and Rello, L. (2009). Semantic Similarity of Distractors in Multiple-Choice Tests: Extrinsic Evaluation. In Proceedings of EACL 2009 Workshop on GEometrical Models of Natural Language Semantics (GEMS 2009), Athens, Greece, March 2009. pp. 49–56 (abs bib pdf)

  • Ilisei, I., Inkpen, D., Pastor, G., and Mitkov, R. (2009) Towards Simplification: A Supervised Learning Approach, in Proceedings of Machine Translation 25 Years On, London, United Kingdom, November 21-22, 2009. (pdf)

  • Sobha, L; Branco, A; Mitkov, R (Eds.) (2009). Anaphora Processing and Applications

  • Aldabe I., Maritxalar M. and Mitkov R. (2009). A Study on the Automatic Selection of Candidate Sentences and Distractors. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2009). Brighton, UK. (abs bib pdf)

  • 2008
  • Corpas, G., Mitkov R., Afzal, N. And Garcia Moya, L. (2008). "Translation universals: do they exist? A corpus-based and NLP approach to convergence". Proceedings of the LREC’2008 Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora. (abs pdf)

  • Arnaudov, T. and Mitkov, R. (2008) "Smarty – Extendable Framework for Bilingual and Multilingual Comprehension Assistants". Proceedings of LREC’2008. (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. and Corpas, G. (2008). "Improving Third Generation Translation Memory systems through identification of rhetorical predicates". Proceedings of LangTech’2008. Rome.

  • Ha, L. A., Fernandez, G., Mitkov, R. and Corpas, G. (2008). Mutual bilingual terminology extraction. In Proceedings of LREC, Marrakesh, Morocco (abs pdf)

  • Ha, L. A., Mitkov, R. and Corpas, G. (2008). Mutual terminology extraction using a statistical framework. In Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural, 41, pp. 162-178. (abs 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)

  • Pekar, V., Mitkov, R., Blagoev, D., Mulloni, A. (2008). Finding Translations for Low-Frequency Words in Comparable Corpora. Machine Translation, 20 (4). pp.247-266 (abs pdf)

  • Corpas, G., Mitkov, R., Afzal, N., Garcia Moya, L. and Pekar, V. (2008) Translation universals: do they exist? A corpus-based NLP study of convergence and simplification. In Proceedings of the Eighth Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-08). Waikiki, Hawaii (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R., Pekar, V., Blagoev, D. and Mulloni, A. (2008). Methods for extracting and classifying pairs of cognates and false friends. Machine Translation

  • Mitkov, R. (2008). The role of corpora in anaphora resolution. In A. Lüdeling, M. Kyto and T. McEnery (Eds) Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. Mouton de Gruyter.

  • 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
  • Mulloni, A., Pekar, V., Mitkov, R. and Blagoev, D. (2007). Semantic Evidence for Automatic Identification of Cognates. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Acquisition and Management of Multilingual Lexicons, Borovets, Bulgaria, 49-54. (abs pdf)

  • Pekar, V., Mitkov, R., Blagoev, D. and Mulloni, A. (2007). Finding Translations for Low-Frequency Words in Comparable Corpora. Proceedings of the CONTEXT-07 Workshop on "Contextual Information in Semantic Space Models" (CoSMo-2007), Roskille, Denmark. (abs 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)

  • Mitkov R., Pekar V. , Blagoev D. and Mulloni A. (2007). " Methods for Extracting and Classifying Pairs of Cognates and False Friends". Machine Translation. (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. and Hallett, C. (2007). "Comparing pronoun resolution algorithms". Computational Intelligence, 23 (2), 262-297 (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)

  • Pekar V. and Mitkov R. (2007). "New Generation Translation Memory: Content-Sensivite Matching". Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary Congress of the Swiss Association of Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters. Bern: ASTTI, 2007 (abs pdf)

  • Nicolov, N, Botcheva, K. Angelova, G. And Mitkov, R. (Ed.) (2007). Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing IV: Selected Papers from RANLP’2005. John Benjamins Publishers.

    2006
  • Puscasu, G., Mitkov, R. (2006): If it were then, then when was it? Establishing the anaphoric role of then, in Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2006), Genoa, Italy (abs pdf)

  • Karamanis, N., Ha, L. A. and Mitkov, R. (2006). Generating Multiple-Choice Test Items from Medical Text: A Pilot Study. In Proceedings of INLG 2006. Sydney, Australia

  • Mitkov, R., Ha, L. A. and Karamanis, N. (2006): A computer-aided environment for generating multiple-choice test items. Natural Language Engineering 12(2). 177-194. Cambridge University Press. (abs pdf)

  • 2005
  • Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing IV: Selected Papers from RANLP’2005. John Benjamins Publishers. (abs 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)

  • 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)

  • Pekar, V., Evans, R. and Mitkov, R. (2004). Categorizing web pages as a preprocessing step for information extraction. LREC-04. Lisbon. pp.723-727. (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)

  • Mitkov, R. and Ha, L.A. (2003): Computer-Aided Generation of Multiple-Choice Tests. In Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 Workshop on Building Educational Applications Using Natural Language Processing, Edmonton, Canada, May, pp. 17 -- 22 (abs bib pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. (Ed). (2003). Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

  • Nicolov, N., Boncheva K, Angelova G. and Mitkov R. (Eds). 2003. Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing Part III. John Benjamin Publishers

    2002
  • Mitkov, R. and Barbu, C. (2002): Using corpora to improve pronoun resolution Languages in context, 4(1). (pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. (2002): Anaphora Resolution. Longman (info)

  • Cristea, D., Dima, G., Postolache, O.D. and Mitkov, R. (2002): Handling complex cases of anaphora resolution In Proceedings of the 4th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium (DAARC-2002), 51-56, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Tanev, H. and Mitkov, R. (2002): Shallow language processing architecture for Bulgarian In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2002), 995-1001. Tapei, Taiwan.

  • Barbu, C., Evans R. and Mitkov R. (2002): A corpus based analysis of morphological disagreement in anaphora resolution. In Proceedings of LREC'02, Las Palmas, Spain (abs pdf)

  • 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)

  • 2001
  • Mitkov, R. (2001) Outstanding issues in anaphora resolution. In Al. Gelbukh (Ed.). Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, 110-125. Springer (keynote speech) (abs doc)

  • Barbu, C. and Mitkov, R. (2001): Evaluation tool for rule-based anaphora resolution methods In Proceedings of ACL'01, Toulouse, France (pdf)

  • Mitkov, R. (2001). Towards a more consistent and comprehensive evaluation of anaphora resolution algorithms and systems, in Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal, 15, 253-276.

    2000
  • Nicolov, N. and Mitkov, R. (Eds) (2000): Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing - Part II. John Benjamin Publishers (info)

  • Mitkov, R. (2000): Pronoun resolution: the practical alternative In S. Botley and T. McEnery (Eds), Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution, 129-143. John Benjamin Publishers

  • Tanev, H. and Mitkov, R. (2000). LINGUA - a robust architecture for text processing and anaphora resolution in Bulgarian In Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Translation and Multilingual Applications (MT-2000), 20-1-20-8, Exeter, UK

  • Mitkov, R. (Keynote speech) (2000): Towards a more consistent and comprehensive evaluation of anaphora resolution algorithms and systems In Proceedings of the Discourse Anaphora and Anaphora Resolution Colloquium (DAARC-2000), 96-107, Lancaster, UK (abs pdf)

  • Fukumoto, F., Yamada, H. and Mitkov, R. (2000): Resolving overt pronouns in Japanese using hierarchical VP structures In Proceedings of the Workshop on Corpora and NLP, 152-157, Monastir, Tunisia

  • Mitkov, R. (2000): Towards a more consistent and comprehensive evaluation in anaphora resolution. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2000), 1309-1314, Athens, Greece

  • 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)

  • Mitkov, R. (2000): Addressing the challenges in anaphora resolution: the Wolverhampton projects In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Logic and Language (JoLL-2000), 205-214, Seville, Spain.

  • Barbu, C. and Mitkov, R. (2000): Evaluation environment for Anaphora Resolution In Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Translation and Multilingual Applications in the New Millenium (MT2000), Exeter, UK

  • Mitkov, R. and Barbu, C. (2000): Improving pronoun resolution in two languages by means of bilingual corpora. In Proceedings of the Discourse Anaphora and Reference Resolution Conference (DAARC2000). Lancaster, UK. 133-137

  • 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. (1999): Anaphora resolution: the state of the art, Working paper, (Based on the COLING'98/ACL'98 tutorial on anaphora resolution), University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton. (pdf)

  • 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)

  • Mitkov, R. 1999. "Multilingual anaphora resolution". Machine Translation, 14 (3-4), 281-299.

  • Mitkov, R. 1999. "Towards automatic annotation of anaphoric links in corpora". International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 4-2, 261-280

    1998
  • Mitkov, R. (1998): Robust pronoun resolution with limited knowledge, in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'98)/ACL'98 Conference, 869-875. Montreal, Canada (abs bib pdf)

  • Mitkov, R., Belguith, L. and Stys, M. (1998): Multilingual robust anaphora resolution in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-3), 7-16, Granada, Spain. (abs bib pdf)

  • 1997
  • Mitkov, R. and Nicolov, N. (Eds). 1997. Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing. John Benjamin Publishers.

  • Mitkov, R. (1997). "Factors in anaphora resolution: they are not the only things that matter. A case study based on two different approaches". In Proceedings of the ACL'97/EACL'97 workshop on Operational factors in practical, robust anaphora resolution, 14-21. Madrid, Spain. (abs pdf)

  • Mitkov, R., Lee, K.H, Kim, H.G. and Choi, K.S. (1997). "English-to-Korean Machine Translation and the problem of anaphora resolution". Journal of Literary and Linguistics Computing, Volume 12, No. 1.

  • Mitkov, R. (1997). "A new approach to center tracking". In D. Jones and H. Somers (Eds), New Methods in Language Processing, 282-287. University College London Press.

    1996
  • Mitkov, R. (1996). " A corpus-based approach to automatic abstracting". In Proceedings of the AISB Workshop on Language Engineering for contents analysis and information retrieval, Brighton, UK

    1995
  • Mitkov, R., Choi, S.K. and Sharp, R. (1995). "Anaphora resolution in Machine Translation". In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Machine Translation (TMI-95), Leuven, Belgium.

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