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20052019
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2019

Correlating Neural and Symbolic Representations of Language

Chrupala, G. & Alishahi, A., 1 Jul 2019, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 2952-2962 11 p.

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Open Access
Chemical activation
Semantics
Deep learning

On the difficulty of a distributional semantics of spoken language

Chrupała, G., Gelderloos, L., Kádár, Á. & Alishahi, A., 2019, Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics. Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Semantics
Unsupervised learning
Speech processing
2018

Lessons Learned in Multilingual Grounded Language Learning

Kádár, Á., Elliott, D., Côte, M-A., Chrupala, G. & Alishahi, A., 2018, Proceedings of the 22nd Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 402-412 11 p.

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Revisiting the Hierarchical Multiscale LSTM

Kádár, Á., Côté, M-A., Chrupala, G. & Alishahi, A., 2018, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 3215-3227 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
2017

Encoding of phonology in a recurrent neural model of grounded speech

Alishahi, A., Barking, M. & Chrupala, G., 2017, Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL 2017). Levy, R. & Specia, L. (eds.). Vancouver, Canada: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 368-378 11 p.

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Open Access
Recurrent neural networks
Linguistics
Decoding
Chemical activation
Semantics

Representations of language in a model of visually grounded speech signal

Chrupala, G., Gelderloos, L. & Alishahi, A., 2017, Proceedings of the 55th of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 613–622

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Open Access
Semantics
Linguistics
2016

A connectionist model for automatic generation of child-adult interaction patterns

Haque, M. M., Vogt, P., Alishahi, A. & Krahmer, E., 2016, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D. & Trueswell, J. C. (eds.). Austin, TX: The Cognitive Science Society

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Exploring patterns in children's interactions using neural network methods

Haque, M. M., Vogt, P., Alishahi, A. & Krahmer, E., 2016, Proceedings of ICT Open 2016.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2015

Distributional determinants of learning argument structure constructions in first and second language

Matusevych, Y., Alishahi, A. & Backus, A., 2015, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D. & Maglio, P. P. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 1547-1552 5 p.

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Learning language through pictures

Chrupala, G., Kadar, A. & Alishahi, A., 2015, Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 2: Short Papers). Zong, C. & Strube, M. (eds.). Beijing, China: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 112-118 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
Semantics

Modelling children's natural interactions from a video corpus

Vogt, P., Haque, M. M., Alishahi, A. & Krahmer, E., 2015, Workshop on Extensive and Intensive Recordings of Children's Language Environment (WEIRCLE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2014

Isolating second language learning factors in a computational study of bilingual construction acquisition

Matusevych, Y., Alishahi, A. & Backus, A. M., 2014, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M. & Scassellati, B. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 988-993 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Linguistics
2013

Automatic generation of naturalistic child-adult interaction data

Matusevych, Y., Alishahi, A. & Vogt, P., 2013, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci). Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N. & Wachsmuth, I. (eds.). Austin, TX: The Cognitive Science Society, p. 2996-3001

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Computational simulations of second language construction learning

Matusevych, Y., Alishahi, A. & Backus, A., 2013, Proceedings of the fourth annual workshop on cognitive modeling and computational linguistics. Demberg, V. & Levy, R. (eds.). Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 47-56

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
2012

Concurrent acquisition of word meaning and lexical categories

Alishahi, A. & Chrupala, G. A., 2012, Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning. Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 643-654

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2011

Robust semantic analysis for unseen data in FrameNet

Palmer, A., Alishahi, A. & Sporleder, C. E., 2011, Proceedings of the Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP). Angelova, G., Bontcheva, K., Mitkov, R. & Nikolov, N. (eds.). Hissar, Bulgaria: Incoma Ltd., Shoumen, Bulgaria, p. 628-633

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

The onset of syntactic bootstrapping in word learning: Evidence from a computational study

Alishahi, A. & Pyykkonen, P., 2011, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci). Carlson, L., Hoelscher, C. & Shipley, T. (eds.). Boston: Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 587-592

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2010

Cross-situational learning of low frequency words: The role of context familiarity and age of exposure

Fazly, A., Ahmadi-Fakhr, F., Alishahi, A. & Stevenson, S., 2010, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Vol. 10.

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Integrating syntactic knowledge into a model of cross-situational word learning

Alishahi, A. & Fazly, A., 2010, Proc. of CogSci. Vol. 10.

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Online entropy-based model of lexical category acquisition

Chrupala, G. & Alishahi, A., 2010, Fourteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. p. 182-191 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2009

Lexical category acquisition as an incremental process

Alishahi, A. & Chrupala, G., 2009, Proceedings of the CogSci 2009 Workshop on Psycho Computational Models of Human Language Acquisition.

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2008

A probabilistic incremental model of word learning in the presence of referential uncertainty

Fazly, A., Alishahi, A. & Stevenson, S., 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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Fast mapping in word learning: What probabilities tell us

Alishahi, A., Fazly, A. & Stevenson, S., 2008, Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning. p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2007

A computational usage-based model for learning general properties of semantic roles

Alishahi, A. & Stevenson, S., 2007, Proceedings of the 2nd European Cognitive Science Conference. Vol. 425. p. 430 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2005

The acquisition and use of argument structure constructions: A Bayesian model

Alishahi, A. & Stevenson, S., 2005, Proceedings of the Workshop on Psychocomputational Models of Human Language Acquisition. p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review