Some recent publications
- Phonological factors in social media writing. Eisenstein. Workshop on Language Analysis in Social Media, at NAACL 2013.
- Phonological variation is transcribed into social media, including systematic contextual phenomena.
- What to do about bad language on the internet. Eisenstein. NAACL 2013.
- A critical review of NLP work in social media analysis, and relevant theoretical perspectives from sociolinguistics.
- Discourse Connectors for Latent Subjectivity in Sentiment Analysis.Trivedi and Eisenstein. NAACL 2013.
- Subjectivity is treated a latent variable, allowing the role of discourse connectors to be learned via distant supervision from document-level sentiment labels.
- Gender in Twitter: Styles, Stances, and Social Networks. Bamman, Eisenstein, and Schnoebelen. In review.
- An analysis of the relationship between gender, writing style, and social network homophily on Twitter.
We combine quantitative methods with a more pluralistic theoretical approach to gender.
(Our submission version is now very different from the arXiv paper. Please ask for a draft if you are interested.)
Bootstrapping a Unified Model of Lexical and Phonetic Acquisition. Elsner, Goldwater, and Eisenstein. Proceedings of ACL 2012.
- A Bayesian model of how children learn a vocabulary in the face of variable pronunciation by their teachers.
- Document Hierarchies from Text and Links. Ho, Eisenstein, and Xing.
Proceedings of WWW 2012.
- Automatically induce taxonomies for large sets of documents, where each branch is coherent with respect to both
text and inter-document links.
- TopicViz: Semantic Navigation of Document Collections. Eisenstein, Chau, Kittur, and Xing. Supplemental
Proceedings of CHI 2012.
- A system for exploring and visualizing topic models of large document collections. [2011 arXiv tech report]
[mp4 of 2011 system]
Recent and upcoming presentations
- Conference on Computational Issues in Studying Language Diversity, Groningen, Netherlands, July 2013
- North American Association of Computational Lingusitics (NAACL), Atlanta, June 2013
- Workshop on Big Data and Language Technology, Copenhagen Business School, May 2013
- Keynote at the Symposium about Language and Society, University of Texas, April 2013
- Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading
in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices, December 2012.
- NIPS Workshop on Social Network and Social Media Analysis, December 2012.
- Guest lecture to Georgia Tech LING 2001: Introduction to Linguistics, November 2012. Viterbi for civilians!
- Georgia Tech GVU Brown Bag Seminar, September 2012
- Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School, July 2012
- University of Texas, May 2012
- University of Maryland CLIP colloquium, May 2012
- Emory University, May 2012
- Student awards coordinator, ICML 2013
- Student volunteer chair, NAACL 2013
- Tutorial co-chair, NAACL 2012
- Program committees (past 12 months): NAACL, EACL, CONLL, EMNLP, COLING, ICML, AISTATS, NIPS
- Journal Reviewing: Communications of the ACM, Computational Linguistics, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Machine Learning Journal, Transactions of the Association of Computational Linguistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, ...
- (All this reviewing takes a lot of time! Please don't be offended if I decline additional requests.)
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