Some recent publications
- Diffusion of lexical variation in online social media. Eisenstein, O'Connor, Smith, and Xing. PLOS-ONE, November 2014.
- An analysis of changes in word popularity over time and space, correlated with macro-level demographic features of American metropolitan areas.
- Identifying regional dialects in online social media. Eisenstein. To be published in the Handbook of Dialectology, 2015.
- A survey of my work on computational analysis of social media to better understand dialect variation.
- Gender Identity and Lexical Variation in Social Media. Bamman, Eisenstein, and Schnoebelen. Journal of Sociolinguistics, April 2014.
- A reexamination of the role of gender and language, combining critical and computational perspectives. [published version] [submission pdf]
- Representation Learning for Text-level Discourse Parsing. Ji and Eisenstein. ACL 2014.
- Jointly induce word representations that support incremental discourse parsing in rhetorical structure theory.
Recent and upcoming presentations and visits
- Stanford Linguistics Colloquium, February 2015
- American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Feburary 2015 in San Jose [slides]
- NIPS Workshop on Modern Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing, Montreal, December 2014 [slides]
- Atlanta Workshop on Computational Social Science, November 2014
- Symposium on Computation and Journalism, New York, October 2014
- Methods in Dialectology (Keynote), Groningen, August 2014
- Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore, June 2014
- Stanford Conference on Computational Social Science, April 2014. [video]
- Facebook, April 2014
- Microsoft Research NYC, February 2014
- Co-chair: 2014 ACL Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science
- Co-chair: 2013, 2014 Atlanta Workshop on Computational Social Science
- Area chair: EACL 2013, ACL 2014
- Student awards coordinator: ICML 2013
- Student volunteer chair: NAACL 2013
- Tutorial co-chair: NAACL 2012
- Program committees (past 12 months): NAACL, CONLL, EMNLP, COLING, ICML, NIPS. All these venues are open-access (OA).
- Editorial boards: Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (OA), Language Variation series at Language Science Press (OA)
- Journal Reviewing: Communications of the ACM, Computational Linguistics (OA), Journal of Machine Learning Research (OA), Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (OA), Machine Learning Journal, Transactions of the Association of Computational Linguistics (OA), Journal of the American Statistical Association, Language in Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, ...
All this reviewing takes a lot of time! Please don't be offended if I decline additional requests, particularly from non-OA venues.
Georgia Tech affiliations
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