Research

 
 

Our scientists are leading experts in machine learning and natural language processing. We regularly publish in top ML and NLP conferences.

 
 
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Selected Papers


Machine Learning

Conditional Random Fields for Object Recognition
Ariadna. Quattoni, Michael Collins, Trevor Darrell
Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2005)

An Efficient Projection for L1-inf Regularization
Ariadna Quattoni, Xavier Carreras, Michael Collins, Trevor Darrell
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2009)

Local Loss Optimization in Operator Models: A New Insight Into Spectral Learning
Borja Balle, Ariadna Quattoni, Xavier Carreras
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2012)

Unsupervised Spectral Learning of WCFG as Low-Rank-Matrix Completion
Raphael Bailly, Xavier Carreras, Franco Luque, Ariadna Quattoni
Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2013)

Scalable Spectral Modeling of Sparse Sequence Functions via a Best-Matching Algorithm
Ariadna Quattoni, Xavier Carreras, Mathias Galle.
International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS 2017)

 

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Spectral Learning For Non-Deterministic Dependency Parsing
Franco Luque, Ariadna Quattoni, Borja Balle, Xavier Carreras
European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012, Best Paper Award)

Named entity extraction using Adaboost
Xavier Carreras, Lluís Màrquez, Lluís Padró
Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CONLL 2002)

TAG, dynamic programming, and the perceptron for efficient, feature-rich parsing
Xavier Carreras, Michael Collins, Terry Koo
Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CONLL 2008, Best Paper Award)

Simple semi-supervised dependency parsing
Terry Koo, Xavier Carreras, Michael Collins
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2008)

Semantic role labeling: an introduction to the special issue
Lluís Màrquez, Xavier Carreras, Kenneth C Litkowski, Suzanne Stevenson
Computational linguistics, Volume 34, Issue 2, pages 145-159, MIT Press, 2008

Multilingual Joint Parsing of syntactic and semantic dependencies with a latent variable model
James Henderson, Paula Merlo, Ivan Titov, Gabriele Musillo
Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CONLL 2013)

Semantic parsing for high-precision semantic role labelling
Paola Merlo, Gabriele Musillo
Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CONLL 2008)

Unlexicalised hidden variable model of split dependency grammars
Gabriele Musillo, Paola Merlo
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2008)

Low-rank regularization for sparse conjunctive feature spaces: An application to named entity classification
Audi Primadhanty, Xavier Carreras, Ariadna Quattoni
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2015)


Conference
Leadership

 

Recent Conferences:

  • Senior Area Chair, ACL 2019

  • Organizing Committee, ACL 2019 Workshop

  • Senior Area Chair for Machine Learning, EMNLP 2018

  • Area Chair, ICML 2018

  • Area Chair, ACL 2018

  • Area Chair, NIPS 2017

  • Area Chair, EMNLP 2016

  • Organizing Committee of Sequence Prediction Challenge, ICCGI 2016

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