Current Activity

Tutorials and Invited Talks

Tutorial @ EMNLP 2016: Continuous Vector Spaces for Cross-language NLP Applications, Austin, Texas

Keynote Speech @ The 17th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2016): Continuous Space Models and the Mathematics of Semantics, Singapore

Invited Talk @ Spanish Language and Book Day: Are language technologies a Nemesis for human languages?, Singapore

Workshops and Conferences

RE-WOCHAT: Workshop on Collecting and Generating Resources for Chatbots and Conversational Agents - Development and Evaluation, at LREC 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia

Co-organizer, NEWS 2016: Named Entities Workshop, at the 54rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2016), Berlin, Germany

Co-organizer, WOCHAT: Second Workshop on Chatbots and Conversational Agent Technologies, at the Sixteenth International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2016), Los Angeles, California

Co-organizer, DSTC5: the Fifth Dialog State Tracking Challenge, at 2016 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Lanuage Technology, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Recent Publications

P. Gupta, R.E. Banchs, P. Rosso (2016)
"Squeezing bottlenecks: Exploring the limits of autoencoder semantic representation capabilities", Neurocomputing, Vol. 175-B, 29 January 2016, pp. 1001-1008

R.E. Banchs, L.F. D'Haro, H Li (2015) "Adequacy - Fluency Metrics: Evaluating MT in the Continuous Space Model Framework", IEEE/ACM TASLP, Vol.23, No.3, pp.472-482

R.E. Banchs (2013) Text Mining with MATLAB, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4614-4150-2

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