Some recent publications
- 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.
- Discriminative Improvements to Distributional Sentence Similarity. Ji and Eisenstein. EMNLP 2013.
- We beat state-of-the-art results on paraphrase recognition by 3% raw accuracy, using a new discriminative approach to computing distributional representations for sentences.
- A Log-Linear Model for Unsupervised Text Normalization.Yang and Eisenstein. EMNLP 2013.
- We formulate unsupervised text normalization as a locally-normalized log-linear model, with a novel sequential Monte Carlo training algorithm.
- 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.
Recent and upcoming presentations
- 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
- University of Alabama-Birmingham, December 2013
- Emory University, Atlanta Computational Social Science Workshop, November 2013
- University of Washington, October 2013
- IEEE Workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics, Keynote, Atlanta, October 2013
- National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Project Directors Meeting, October 2013
- 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
- Co-chair: 2014 ACL Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science
- Co-chair: 2013 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, WWW. All these venues are open-access (OA).
- Editorial boards: Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (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 ...
All this reviewing takes a lot of time! Please don't be offended if I decline additional requests, particularly from non-OA venues.
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