Publications

A selection of our publications – see personal pages for more:

Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Record Type Lattices for Incremental Reference Processing. In Chatzikyriakidis & Luo (eds.), Modern Perspectives in Type-Theoretical Semantics, Springer, February 2017. pdf bib
Dimitri Kartsaklis and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Distributional Inclusion Hypothesis for Tensor-based Composition. Proceedings of COLING 2016, Osaka, Japan, December 2016. pdf
Dimitri Kartsaklis and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. A Compositional Distributional Inclusion Hypothesis. Proceedings of Conference on Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics (LACL 2016), Nancy, France, December 2016. pdf
Matej Dostal and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Many Valued Generalised Quantifiers for Natural Language in the DisCoCat Model.QMUL Technical Report, November 2016. pdf
 Jamie Forth, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Entraining IDyOT: Timing in the Information Dynamics of Thinking. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1575, 2016 pdf  bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Process Based Evaluation of Computer Generated Poetry. To appear in the INLG Workshop on Computational Creativity and Natural Language Generation, Edinburgh, UK, September 2016. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Robust Co-occurrence Quantification for Lexical Distributional Semantics. To appear in the ACL 2016 Student Research Workshop, Berlin, Germany, August 2016. pdf bib
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Karolina Rataj, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Modeling Metaphor Perception with Distributional Semantics Vector Space Models. To appear in the C3GI: Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf bib
Dimitri Kartsaklis, Matthew Purver and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Verb Phrase Ellipsis using Frobenius Algebras in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. DSALT: Distributional Semantics and Linguistic Theory workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Reinhard Muskens.
Lambdas and Vectors
. ESSLLI workshop on Distributional Semantics and Linguistics Theory (DSALT), Bolzano, August 2016.
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Reinhard Muskens. Context Update for Lambdas and Vectors. NASSLLI workshop on Statistical and Logical Models of Meaning (SaLMoM), Rutgers, NJ, July 2016.
Pat Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Structural Repetition in Restricted and Unrestricted Dialogue. To appear in the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Kassel, Germany, July 2016. pdf
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Quantifier Scope in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. Workshop on Semantic Spaces at the Intersection of NLP, Physics and Cognitive Sciene (co-located with QPL 2016), Glasgow, June 2016. pdf
Jules Hedges and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. A Generalised Quantifier Theory of Natural Language in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics with Bialgebras. Preprint.
Dimitri Kartsaklis. Coordination in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. Workshop on Semantic Spaces at the Intersection of NLP, Physics and Cognitive Sciene (co-located with QPL 2016), Glasgow, June 2016. pdf
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Words, Concepts, and the Geometry of Analogy. To appear in the Workshop on Semantic Spaces at the Intersection of NLP, Physics and Cognitive Science, Glasgow, UK, June 2016. pdf  bib
Esma Balkir, Dimitri Kartsaklis and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Sentence Entailment in Compositional Distributional Semantics. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics (ISAIM), Florida, USA, January 2016. pdf
Stephen McGregor, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces: A Novel Computational Method for Concept Creation. Journal of Artificial General Intelligence 6(1): 52-83, December 2015. pdf bib
Sascha Griffiths, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Phoneme to Morpheme: A Computational Model. In QITL-6, Tübingen, November 2015. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Thomas Roelleke. IR Meets NLP: On the Semantic Similarity Between Subject-Verb-Object Phrases. ICTIR 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, September 2015. pdf bib
Karolina Sylwester and Matthew Purver. Twitter language use reflects psychological differences between Democrats and Republicans. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137422, September 2015. pdf bib
Jianpeng Cheng and Dimitri Kartsaklis. Syntax-Aware Multi-Sense Word Embeddings for Deep Compositional Models of Meaning. EMNLP 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2015. pdf bib
Sascha Griffiths, Mariano Mora McGinity, Jamie Forth, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Information-Theoretic Segmentation of Natural Language. In AIC 2015, Turin, September 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Shifting Opinions: Experiments on Agreement and Disagreement in Dialogue. In SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Taking a Stance: a Corpus Study of Reported Speech. In SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Dimitri Kartsaklis and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. A Frobenius Model of Information Structure in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. In 14th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language (MoL), Chicago, USA, July 2015. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. An Emergent Model of Metaphors as Transformations of Vector Spaces. To appear in the 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, July 2015. pdf
Robin Piedeleu, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Bob Coecke and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Open System Quantum Semantics in Natural Language Processing. In 6th Conference on Algebra and Coalgebra in Computer Science (CALCO), Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 2015. pdf
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Conceptualizing Creativity: From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces. To appear in the 6th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), Park City, UT, June 2015. pdf
Dimitris Mylonas, Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Lindsay MacDonald and Lewis Griffin. The Use of English Colour Terms in Big Data. In Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the International Colour Association (AIC), Tokyo, May 2015. pdf
Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Feedback in Conversation as Incremental Semantic Update. In Proceedings of IWCS, London, April 2015. pdf bib
Edward Grefenstette and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Concrete Models and Empirical Evaluations for the Categorical Compositional Distributional Model of Meaning. Computational Linguistics 41(1):71-118, March 2015. pdf
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Strongly Incremental Repair Detection. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Evaluating Neural Word Representations in Tensor-Based Compositional Settings. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Divergence in Dialogue. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98598, June 2014. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Helping, I Mean Assessing Psychiatric Communication: An Application of Incremental Self-Repair Detection. In Proceedings of SemDial 2014 (DialWatt), Edinburgh, September 2014. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver. Ask Not What Semantics Can Do For Dialogue, Ask What Dialogue Can Do For Semantics. In Proceedings of SemDial 2014 (DialWatt), Edinburgh, September 2014.
Shauna Concannon and Matthew Purver. Inferring Cultural Preference of Arts Audiences Through Twitter Data. In Digital Intelligence, Nantes, September 2014. (best paper award) pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Lattice Theoretic Relevance in Incremental Reference Processing. In the RefNet Workshop on Psychological and Computational Models of Reference Comprehension and Production, Edinburgh, August 2014. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Linguistic Indicators of Severity and Progress in Online Text-based Therapy for Depression. In Proceedings of the ACL 2014 workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology (CLCP), Baltimore, MD, June 2014. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Geraint Wiggins and Matthew Purver. Computational Creativity: A Philosophical Approach, and an Approach to Philosophy. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), Ljubljana, June 2014. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. Dialogue and Compound Contributions. In A. Stent and S. Bangalore (eds.), Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems, pages 63-92, Cambridge University Press, June 2014. pdf bib
Shana Dacres, Hamed Haddadi and Matthew Purver. Topic and Sentiment Analysis on OSNs: a Case Study of Advertising Strategies on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 6th ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), Stanford, May 2014. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Type Theory for Incremental Dialogue Processing. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Type Theory and Natural Language Semantics (TTNLS), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs and Matthew Purver. Investigating the Contribution of Distributional Semantic Information for Dialogue Act Classification. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Continuous Vector Space Models and their Compositionality (CVSC), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib