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current events

  • Program Committee member in 2017: ACL, EACL, EMNLP, IJCAI, IWCS, NIPS, CAp, CORBON workshop

past events

  • Area Chair/Senior PC:
    • Senior PC for IJCAI 2016 (Natural Language Processing)
    • Area Chair for ACL 2015 (Discourse, Coreference, Pragmatics)
  • Program Committee member:
    • ACL: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007
    • AAAI: 2012
    • COLING: 2014, 2012, 2010
    • EACL: 2014, 2012
    • EMNLP: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009
    • IJCAI: 2015
    • IJCNLP: 2011
    • NAACL: 2016, 2015
    • *SEM: 2013
    • TALN: 2012, 2011
    • Misc: CAp 2016, 2015; CICLING 2008; CID 2011; IEEE-ICSC 2009; LSRL 2005; SuB 2008 TLS 2008; TAL Special Issue on Processing of Temporal and Spatial Information in Language; ATALA 2010 Workshop on CRFs; ATALA 2010 Workshop on Corpus Annotation; NAACL/HLT 2009 Workshop on ILP for NLP; ...
  • Organizing Committee member:
    • CID 2011
    • Tempeval-2: Evaluating Events, Time Expressions, and Temporal Relations; TLS 2004



research projects

Below is a list of some of the research projects that I am, or have been, involved with.

ongoing


past

  • ASFALDA: Analyzing Semantics with Frames: Annotation, Lexicon, Discourse and Automation, ANR, 2012-2016. PI: Marie Candito, Université Paris-Diderot. Role: Project Member.
  • EDyLex: Dynamically Enriching Lexical resources in multilingual and multimodal applications. ANR, 2010-2012. PI: Benoît Sagot, INRIA Paris. Role: Project Member.
  • SEQUOIA: Large coverage probabilistic syntactic parsing of French. ANR, 2009-2011. PI: Alexis Nasr, University of Marseille. Role: Project Member.
  • SCRIBO: Semi-automatic and Collaborative Retrieval of Information Based on Ontologies, System@tic Paris-Region, 2008-2010. PI: Eric de la Clergerie, INRIA Paris. Role: Project Member.
  • DiSCoR: Extracting and Using Discourse Structure to Resolve Anaphoric Dependencies: Combining Logico-Semantics and Statistical Approaches. NSF, 2006-2008. PIs: Nicholas Asher and Jason Baldridge, University of Texas at Austin. Role: Research Assistant.



students

current

  • PhD students
    • Thibault Liétard (2016-, co-supervised with A. Bellet), Adaptive Graph Learning with Applications to Natural Language Processing
    • Mathieu Dehouck (2015-, co-supervised with M. Tommasi), Graph-based Semi-supervised Multi-lingual Dependency Parsing
    • David Chatel (PhD, 2012-, co-supervised with M. Tommasi), Semi-supervised Clustering in Graphs

past

  • PhD students
  • Master students
    • Thibault Liétard (Master, 2016, ENS Rennes)
    • Mathieu Dehouck (Master, 2015, Univesity of Lille 1)
    • Chloé Braud (Master, 2011, Univesity Paris-Diderot)
    • Emmanuel Lassalle (Master, 2010, Univesity Paris-Diderot)
  • Interns
    • Altaf Rahman (Summer intern, 2011), now at Yahoo! Labs
    • Alexis Vanacker (Summer intern, 2009), now at now at Exalead R&D.



open-source software and resources

I have contributed to a number of open source software and resources that are freely available to the NLP community.

  • CoRTex: Python suite implementing various state-of-the-art coreference resolution systems. LGPL.
  • FreDist: Distributional thesauri for French.
  • MElt: high-precision MEMM POS tagger for French. LGPL. Available from INRIA Forge
  • StatGram: state-of-the-art dependency parsers for French. LGPL.