Publications

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2017

Journal

[107] Elnaz Davoodi, Leila Kosseim and Matthew Mongrain (to appear in 2017). On the Influence of Contextual Features for the Identification of Complex Words, International Journal of Semantic Computing.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[106] Majid Laali and Leila Kosseim (2017, to appear), Improving Discourse Relation Projection to Build Discourse Annotated Corpora.  In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2017), 10 pages, 4–6 September, Varna, Bulgaria. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.06357

[105] Sohail Hooda and Leila Kosseim (2017, to appear), Argument Labeling of Explicit Discourse Relations using LSTM Neural Networks.  In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2017), 9 pages, 4–6 September, Varna, Bulgaria. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.03425

[104] Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2017, to appear), Automatic Identification of AltLexes using Monolingual Parallel Corpora.  In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2017), 8 pages, 4–6 September, Varna, Bulgaria. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.03541

[103] Majid Laali and Leila Kosseim (2017, to appear), Automatic Mapping of French Discourse Connectives to PDTB Discourse Relations.  In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2017), pp 1-6. August 15–17, Saarbrucken, Germany. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.09856

[102]  Elnaz Davoodi, Leila Kosseim and Matthew Mongrain (2017). A Context-Aware Approach for the Identification of Complex Words in Natural Language Texts.  In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE ICSC 2017).  pages 97–100.   Jan 30-Feb 1. San Diego, USA. PDFPDF      [BibTeX]  


2016

Journal: 

[101] Majid Laali and Leila Kosseim (2016). Disambiguation of French Discourse Connectives, International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. vol. 7, no. 1, 2016, pp. 11–30.  ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.05162

[100]  Hayda Almeida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim and Adrian Tsang (2016) Data Sampling and Supervised Learning for HIV Literature Screening. IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience.  pp. 354-361. Volume:15. Issue:4. June 2016. PDFPDF    [BibTeX]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[99] Andre Cianflone and Leila Kosseim (2016). N-gram and Neural Language Models for Discriminating Similar Languages.  In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial3) – a workshop of The 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016). pp 243–250. December 12. Osaka, Japan.  ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.03421

[98]  Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2016). On the Contribution of Discourse Structure on Text Complexity Assessment.  In Proceedings of the 17th Annual SigDial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016).  pp 166-174. September 13-15. Los Angeles, USA. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.05800

[97]  Majid Laali, Andre Cianflone and Leila Kosseim (2016). The CLaC Discourse Parser at CoNLL-2016.  In Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Sameer Pradhan, Rashmi Prasad, Christopher Bryant, Attapol Rutherford. The CoNLL-2015 Shared Task on Shallow Discourse Parsing. In Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task.  pp 92-99. July 7-12. Berlin, Germany. ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.05798

[96]   Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2016),  CLaC at SemEval-2016 Task 11: Exploring linguistic and psycho-linguistic Features for Complex Word Identification. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016), a workshop of the  15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-2016)  pp 982-985. June 16-17, San Diego, California. ArXiv web.svg http://arxiv.org/abs/1709.02843

[95]   Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2016), CLaC @ QATS: Quality Assessment for Text Simplification. In  Proceedings of the Workshop Shared task on Quality Assessment for Text Simplification (QATS-2016), a workshop of the 10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC-2016), pp. 53-56, May 23-28, Portoroz, Slovenia.  ArXiv web.svg https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.05797

[94] Elnaz Davoodi, Leila Kosseim, Felix-Herve Bachand, Majid Laali and Emmanuel Argollo (2016). Classification of Textual Genres using Discourse Information. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2016), LNCS, 12 pages, April 3–9, Konya, Turkey. PDFPDF   [BibTex]

Refereed Poster:

[93] Marie-Jean Meurs, Hayda Almeida, Leila Kosseim and Adrian Tsang. Développement d’une base documentaire sur le VIH : l’intelligence artificielle au service de la recherche biomédicale,  Actes du 84e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas 2016), Montreal, QC, Canada, May 9-13.


2015

Journal: 

[92] Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2015). On the Influence of Text Complexity on Discourse-Level Choices, International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. pp. 27–42. Vol. 6 No. 1. January-June 2015.  PDFPDF  [BibTex]

[91] Kimchi Strasser, Erin McDonnell, Carol Nyaga, Min Wu, Sherry Wu, Hayda Almeida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim, Justin Powlowski, Greg Butler, Adrian Tsang (2015) mycoCLAP, the Database for Characterized Lignocellulose-Active Proteins of Fungal Origin: Resource and Text Mining Curation Support, DATABASE Mar 8;2015. Oxford Journals.   PDFPDF   [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[90]  Hayda Almeida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim, and Adrian Tsang (2015) Supporting HIV Literature Screening with Data Sampling and Supervised Learning.  In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM). 6 pages. Washington, DC.  November 2015.  [BibTex]

[89]  Majid Laali, Elnaz Davoodi, Leila Kosseim (2015) The CLaC Discourse Parser at CoNLL-2015. In Nianwen Xue, Hwee Tou Ng, Sameer Pradhan, Rashmi Prasad, Christopher Bryant, Attapol Rutherford. The CoNLL-2015 Shared Task on Shallow Discourse Parsing. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task. pp. 56-60. Beijing, China. July 2015. ArXiv web.svg http://arxiv.org/abs/1708.05857

Refereed Poster:

[88]  Hayda Almeida,  Marie‐Jean  Meurs,  Leila  Kosseim,  Greg  Butler,  Adrian  Tsang (2015) Data Undersampling for Scientific Literature.  Poster at High Performance Computing Symposium (HPCS-2015), June 17-19, Montreal, Canada. [BibTex]


 2014

Journal: 

[87]  Hayda Almaida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim, Greg Butler, Adrian Tsang (2014) Machine Learning for Biomedical Triage, PLOS ONE   [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[86] Hayda Almeida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim, Greg Butler, Adrian Tsang (2014) Biomedical Literature Triage using Supervised Learning, NIPS 2014 – ML4CHG, 2nd Workshop on Machine Learning for Clinical Data Analysis, Healthcare and Genomics, December, Montreal, Canada. [BibTex]

[85] Majid Laali and Leila Kosseim (2014) Inducing Discourse Connectives from Parallel Texts. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014) pp 610–619, August 23-29, Dublin, Ireland. [BibTex]

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[84] Hayda Almeida, Marie-Jean Meurs, Leila Kosseim, Greg Butler, Adrian Tsang (2014) AmycoSORT: A Machine Learning Approach for mycoCLAP Triage (poster) In Proceedings of The Seventh International Biocuration Conference (ISB2014) April 6-9, Toronto, Canada. [BibTex]

[83] Felix-Herve Bachand, Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim (2014). An Investigation on the Influence of Genres and Textual Organizations on the Use of Discourse Relations. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2014), LNCS 8404, pp 454-468, April 6–12, Kathmandu, Nepal. [BibTex]

[82] Prasad Perera and Leila Kosseim (2014). Evaluation of Sentence Compression Techniques Against Human Performance. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2014), LNCS 8404, pp 553-565, April 6–12, Kathmandu, Nepal. [BibTex]


 2013

Journal:

[81] I. Hussein, L. Kosseim and O. Ormandjieva (2013) Approximation of COSMIC Functional Size To Support Early Effort Estimation in Agile. Data & Knowledge Engineering, Volume 85, May 2013, pages 2–14, Elsevier. [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[80] Shamima Mithun and Leila Kosseim (2013). Measuring the Effect of Discourse Relations on Blog Summarization. In Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2013), pages 1401–1409, October, Nagoya, Japan. [BibTex]

[79] Reda Siblini and Leila Kosseim (2013). Using a Weighted Semantic Network for Lexical Semantic Relatedness. In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2013), pp. 610–618, September, Hissar, Bulgaria. [BibTex]

[78] Reda Siblini and Leila Kosseim (2013). ClaC: Semantic Relatedness of Words and Phrases. In Proceedings of the Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), Volume 2: Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2013),June, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, pp. 108-113. [BibTex]

[77] Prasad Perera and Leila Kosseim (2013). Evaluating Syntactic Sentence Compression for Text Summarisation. In Proceedings of Natural Language Processing and Information Systems – 18th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB-2013), LNCS 7934, June 2013, Manchester, UK. [BibTex]


2012

Book Editing:

[76] Leila Kosseim and Diana Inkpen (Eds) (2012). Advances in Artificial Intelligence – 25th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Volume 7310. Springer. Toronto, ON, Canada, May 28-30, 2012. [BibTex]

Journal:

[75] S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2012) On the Use of a Schema-based Framework to Improve Relevance and Discourse Coherence in Blog Summarization. Document Numérique. Volume 15/2, pages 91-120. Lavoisier, Paris. [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[74] Hussein, O. Ormandjieva and L. Kosseim (2012) LASR: A Tool For Large Scale Annotation of Software Requirements. In Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Empirical Requirements Engineering (EmpiRE 2012) , pp. 57-60. Chicago, Illinois, USA, September, 2012. [BibTex]

[73] S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2012) A Dependency Relation-based Method to Identify Attributive Relations and Its Application in Text Summarization. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Exploiting Large Knowledge Repositories and the 1st International Workshop on Automatic Text Summarization for the Future, Castellon de la Plana, Volume 882 of CEUR-WS.org: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-882/ pp. 68-77. Spain, September 2012. [BibTex]

[72]  PDFPDF  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2012) Discrepancy Between Automatic and Manual Evaluation of Summaries BlogSum. In NAACL-HLT 2012, Proceedings of the Workshop on Evaluation Metrics and System Comparison for Automatic Summarization, pp. 44-52, Montreal, Canada. June 2012. [BibTex]


2011

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[71]  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2011) Discourse Structures to Reduce Discourse Incoherence in Blog Summarization. In Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP-2011), September 2011, Hissar, Bulgaria. [BibTex]

[70]  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2011) BlogSum: A Blog Summarization Approach based on Discourse Relations. In Colloque Traitement automatique des langues : analyses et applications de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas-2011), May 2011, Sherbrooke, Canada. [BibTex]

[69]  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2011) Comparing Approaches to Tag Discourse Relations. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2011), pp. 328-339, February 2011, Tokyo, Japan. [BibTex]


2010

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[68]  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2010) A Hybrid Approach to Utilize Rhetorical Relations for Blog Summarization.  In Proceedings of TALN-2010. 10 pages, July 2010, Montreal, Canada. [BibTex]

[67]  Ishrar Hussain, Leila Kosseim and Olga Ormandjieva. Towards Approximating COSMIC Functional Size from User Requirements in Agile Development Processes Using Text Mining. In Proceedings of Natural Language Processing and Information Systems – 15th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB-2010), LNCS 6177, pp. 80-91, June 2010, Cardiff, UK. [BibTex]


2009

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[66]  O. El Demerdash, L. Kosseim and S. Bergler (2009) Semantic Inter-media Image Retrieval in Photographic Collections.  In Proceedings of IEEE International Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP-2009), Rio de Janeiro, October 2009. [BibTex]

[65]  PDFPDF  S. Mithun and L. Kosseim (2009) Summarizing Blog Entries versus News Texts. In Proceedings of Events in Emerging Text Types (eETTS). A Workshop of RANLP 2009. 8 pages, September 2009, Borovets, Bulgaria. [BibTex]

[64]  I. Hussain, O. Ormandjieva, L. Kosseim (2009) Mining and Clustering Textual Requirements to Measure Functional Size of Software with COSMIC. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP 2009), pp. 599-605, July 2009, Las Vegas, USA. [BibTex]

[63]  R. Siblini and L. Kosseim (2009) AORTE for Recognizing Textual Entailment. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, LNCS 5449, pp. 245–255, Mexico City, Mexico, March 2009. CICLing-2009. [BibTex]

[62]  O. El Demerdash, S Bergler, L Kosseim (2009) Image query expansion using semantic selectional restrictions. In Multilingual Information Access Evaluation II.  Multimedia Experiments. LNCS 6242.  pp 150-156. [BibTex]

Reports of Shared Task:

[61]  O. El Demerdash, L. Kosseim, and S. Bergler (2009) CLaC at ImageCLEF 2009. In C. Peters et al. (Eds). CLEF 2009 Workshop. pp. 605-611, September-October, Corfu, Greece. [BibTex]


2008

 Journal:

[60]  PDFPDF  Leila Kosseim and Jamileh Yousefi (2008) Improving the performance of question answering with semantically equivalent answer patterns. Data and Knowledge Engineering. 66(1): 53-67. [BibTex]

Report of Shared Task:

[59]  R. Siblini and L. Kosseim (2008) Using Ontology Alignment for the RTE Challenge. In Notebook Papers and Results of the Text Analysis Conference (TAC-2008), pp. 301-309, Gaithersburg, USA, November 2008. [BibTex]

[58]  M. Razmara and L. Kosseim (2008) Concordia University at the 2008 QA Track. In Notebook Papers and Results of the Text Analysis Conference (TAC-2008), pp. 125-131, Gaithersburg, USA, November 2008. [BibTex]

[60]  O. El Demerdash, L. Kosseim, and S. Bergler (2008) CLaC at ImageCLEFPhoto 2008. In Proceedings of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF-2008), 5 pages, Aarhus, Hungary, Denmark, 2008. [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[59]  PDFPDF  I. Hussain, L. Kosseim, and O. Ormandjieva (2008) Using Linguistic Knowledge to Classify Non-functional Requirements in SRS documents. In E. Kapetanios et al. (Eds). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5039, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB-2008), pp. 287-298. London, UK, June 2008. Springer-Verlag. [BibTex]

[58]  R. Siblini and L. Kosseim (2008) RoDEO: Reasoning over Dependencies Extracted Online. In Proceedings of the 4th Web as Corpus Workshop of Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2008), pp. 55-62, Marrakesh, Morocco, June 2008. [BibTex]

[57]  M. Razmara and L. Kosseim (2008) Answering List Questions using Co-occurrence and Clustering. In Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2008), pp. 3218-3222, Marrakesh, Morocco, June 2008. [BibTex]


 2007

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[56]  O. El Demerdash, L. Kosseim, and S. Bergler (2008) Text-Based Clustering of the ImageCLEFphoto Collection for Augmenting the Retrieved Results. In C. Peters et al. (Eds). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5152, Advances in Multilingual and Multimodal Information Retrieval, pp. 562-568. Springer-Verlag. [BibTex]

[55]  O. El Demerdash, L. Kosseim, and S. Bergler (2007) Experiments with Clustering the Collection at ImageCLEF 2007. In Proceedings of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF-2007) 4 pages, Budapest, Hungary, September 2007. [BibTex]

[54]  S. Mithun, L. Kosseim and V. Haarslev (2007) Resolving Quantifier and Number Restriction to Question OWL ontologies. In Proceedings of The First International Workshop on Question Answering (QA2007). a Workshop associated with The 3rd International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grid (SKG2007). 6 pages, October 2007, Xi’an, China. [BibTex]

[53] PDFPDF   [BibTeX]   I. Hussain, O. Ormandjieva and L. Kosseim (2007) Automatic Quality Assessment of SRS Text by Means of a Decision-Tree-Based Text Classifier. Proceedings of The Seventh International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC-2007). pp. 209-218. October 2007, Portland.

[52] A. K. Lamjiri, L. Kosseim and T. Radakrishnan (2007) A Syntactic Candidate Ranking Method for Answering Questions with a Main Content Verb. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP-2007). 7 pages, September 2007, Borovets Bulgaria. [BibTex]

[51] PDFPDF   [BibTeX]  O. Ormandjieva, L. Kosseim and I. Hussain (2007) Toward a Text Classification System for the Quality Assessment of Software Requirements Written in Natural Language. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Software Quality Assurance (SOQUA 2007), pp. 39-45, September 2007, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

[50] PDFPDF  A. K. Lamjiri, J. Dubuc, L. Kosseim and S. Bergler (2007) Indexing Low Frequency Information for Answering Complex Questions. In Proceedings of RIAO-2007, 6 pages, May 2007, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. [BibTex]

[49]  M. Razmara and L. Kosseim (2007) A little known fact is… Answering Other questions using interest-markers.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 4394, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2007), pp. 518-529, Mexico, February 2007. Springer-Verlag. [BibTex]

[48] A. K. Lamjiri, L. Kosseim and T. Radakrishnan (2007) A Hybrid Unification Method for Question Answering in Closed Domains. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions (KRAQ-2007) — A Workshop of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-2007), pp. 36-42. January 2007, Hyderabad, India. [BibTex]

[47] A. K. Lamjiri, L. Kosseim and T. Radakrishnan (2007) Comparing the Contribution of Syntactic and Semantic Features in Closed versus Open Domain Question Answering. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing ICSC2007, pp. 679-685, September 2007, Irvine, California, USA. [BibTex]

Report of Shared Task:

[46] M. Razmara, A. Fee and L. Kosseim (2007) Concordia University at the TREC 2007 QA Track. In Proceedings of the 16th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-16), 10 pages, November 2007, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. [BibTex]


2006

Refereed Journal:

[45] H. Doan-Nguyen and L. Kosseim (2006) Using Terminology and a Concept Hierarchy for Restricted-Domain Question-Answering. Research in Computing Science, Special issue on Advances in Natural Language Processing. Volume 18, pp. 183-194. A. Gelbukh (ed.) [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[44] L. Kosseim, R. Siblini, C. Baker and S. Bergler (2006) Using Selectional Restrictions to Query an OWL Ontology. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS-2006), pp. 360-372, Baltimore, Maryland (USA), November 2006. [BibTex]

[43] J. Yousefi and L. Kosseim (2006) Using Semantic Constraints to Improve Question Answering. C. Kop et al. (Eds). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3999, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB-2006), pp. 118-128. May 31 – June 2, 2006 Klagenfurt, Austria. Springer-Verlag. [BibTex]

[42] J. Chelin, L. Kosseim and T. Radakrishnan (2006) Using Natural Language Processing to Assist the Visually Handicapped in Writing Compositions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 4013, Proceedings of The Ninth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-2006), pp. 300-311, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. May 2006. [BibTex]

[41] J. Yousefi and L. Kosseim (2006) Automatic acquisition of question reformulations for question answering. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3878, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2006), pp. 441-452, Mexico, February 2006. Springer-Verlag. [BibTex]

Report of Shared Task:

[40] L. Kosseim, A. Beaudoin, A. K. Lamjiri and M. Razmara (2006) Concordia University at the TREC-15 QA Track. In Proceedings of the 15th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-15), 10 pages, November 2006, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. [BibTex]


2005

Journal:

[39] [pdf]  [BibTeX]  N. Stratica , L. Kosseim and B. Desai (2005). Using semantic templates for a natural language interface to the CINDI virtual library, Data & Knowledge Engineering Journal. Volume 55, Issue 1, October 2005, p. 4-19. Elsevier.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[38] O. El Demerdash, S. Bergler, L. Kosseim and PK Langshaw (2005) Developing AMIE: an Adaptive Multimedia Integrated Environment, In Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: User, Context, and Feedback. Third International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR 2005), July 28-29, Glasgow, UK. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 3877. M. Detyniecki, J.M. Jose, A. Nurnberger and C.J. van Rijsbergen (Eds). pp. 65-78. Springer. [BibTex]

[37] O. Demerdash, S. Bergler, L. Kosseim and PK Langshaw (2005) Generating Adaptive Multimedia Presentations Based on a Semiotic Framework. In Balázs Kégl, Guy Lapalme (Eds.): Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3501 Springer Proceedings of the 18th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, pp. 417-421, Canadian AI 2005, Victoria, Canada, May 9-11, 2005. [BibTex]


2004

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[36] A. K. Lamjiri, O. Demerdash and L. Kosseim (2004) Experiments in Statistical Word Sense Disambiguation: The CLaC System at Senseval-3.  In Proceedings of the Workshop Computational Linguistics in the North-East (CLiNE 2004). pp. 37-44, Montreal, Canada. August 2004. [BibTex]

[35] S. Methenitis and L. Kosseim (2004) Working Towards a Greek-English Cross-Language Question-Answering System. In Proceedings of the Workshop Computational Linguistics in the North-East (CLiNE2004). pp. 53-57, Montreal, Canada. August 2004. [BibTex]

[34] S. Winikoff and L. Kosseim (2004) Is Context Actually Helpful? Preliminary Experiments in Contextual Question Answering. In Proceedings of the Workshop Computational Linguistics in the North-East (CLiNE 2004). pp. 64-66, Montreal, Canada. August 2004. [BibTex]

[33] A. Lamjiri, O. El Demerdash and L. Kosseim (2004) Simple Features for Statistical Word Sense Disambiguation. I Proceedings the 2004 — Third International Workshop on the Evaluation of Systems for the Semantic Analysis of Text (Senseval-3). [BibTex]

[32] PDFPDF  H. Doan-Nguyen and L. Kosseim (2004) The Problem of Precision on Restricted-Domain Question Answering. Proceedings the 2004 Workshop on Question Answering in Restricted Domains (2004). A workshop of the ACL 2004 conference, Barcelona, Spain. [BibTex]

[31] H. Doan-Nguyen and L. Kosseim (2004) Using Semantic Information to Improve the Performance of a Restricted-Domain Question-Answering System. In Proceedings the QA workshop of Traitement Automatique de la Langue Naturelle (TALN-2004), pp. 441-450 (volume RECITAL), Fez, Morocco, April 2004. [BibTex]

[30] L. Kosseim and J. Yousefi (2004) Filtering Out Bad Answers with Semantic Relations in a Web-Based Question-Answering System. In Proceedings the QA workshop of Traitement Automatique de la Langue Naturelle (TALN-2004) , pp. 423-430 (volume RECITAL), Fez, Morocco, April 2004. [BibTex]

[29] H. Doan-Nguyen and L. Kosseim (2004) Improving the Precision of a Closed-Domain Question-Answering System with Semantic Information. In Proceedings of Recherche d’Information Assistée par Ordinateur (RIAO-2004), pp. 850-859, Avignon, France, April 2004. [BibTex]

[28] H. Doan-Nguyen and L. Kosseim (2004) Amélioration de la précision dans un système de question-réponse de domaine fermé. In Actes des 7èmes Journées internationales d’Analyse statistique des Données Textuelles (JADT-2004), pp. 325-333. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, March 2004. [BibTex]


2003

Journal

[27] L. Kosseim, Luc Plamondon et Guy Lapalme (2003) La réponse automatique comme solution à la gestion des relations avec la clientèle – Une application de la question-réponse. Revue des sciences et technologies de l’information. série Ingénierie des systèmes d’information (ISI) numéro spécial Système d’information et langage naturel, 8(3), 2003. E. Métais et I. Comyn-Wattiau (Ed.), Lavoisier, Paris. pp. 91-114. [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[26] O. El Dermerdash, PK Langshaw and L. Kosseim (2003) Toward the Production of Adaptive Multimedia Presentations. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2003). H. Thwaites (Ed.). pp. 428-436, Montreal, October 2003. [BibTex]

[25] L. Kosseim, L. Plamondon and L.J. Guillemette (2003) Answer Formulation for Question-Answering. Yang Xiang, Brahim Chaib-draa (Eds.): Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, AI 2003,Halifax , Canada, June 11-13, 2003, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2671 Springer 2003. [BibTex]

[24] G. B. Anaya and L. Kosseim (2003) Generation of natural responses through syntactic patterns. Actes de la 10ème conférence annuelle sur le Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN’2003). June 2003. Batz-sur-Mer. [BibTex]

[23] N. Stratica , L. Kosseim and B.C. Desai (2003) NLIDB Templates for Semantic Parsing. Proceedings of Applications of Natural Language to Data Bases (NLDB 2003). pp. 235-241, June 2003. [BibTex]

[22] L. Plamondon and L. Kosseim (2003) Le Web et la question-réponse: transformer une question en réponse. Actes des Journées Francophones de la Toile (JFT-2003). June 2003. Tours, France. [BibTex]

[21] G. Lapalme and L. Kosseim (2003) Mercure: Towards an Automatic E-mail Follow-up System. The IEEE Computational Intelligence Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 1, June 2003. [BibTex]


2002

Refereed Conference Proceedings: 

[20] [pdf]  [BibTeX]  L. Plamondon and L. Kosseim (2002) QUANTUM: A Function-Based Question Answering System. In Proceedings of The Fifteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI’2002), R. Cohen and B. Spencer (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence no. 2338, pp 281-292, Springer-Verlag. Berlin. May 2002.

Non-Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[19] L. Plamondon, G. Lapalme and L. Kosseim (2002) The QUANTUM Question-Answering System at TREC-11. In Proceedings the 11th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-11), November 2002. [BibTex]

[18] N. Stratica , L. Kosseim and B.C. Desai (2002) A Natural Language Processor for Querying Cindi. In Proceedings of International Conference Advances in Infrastructure for e-Business, e-Education, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet (SSGRR 2002s). [BibTex]


2001

Journal:

[17] PDFPDF   Poibeau, Thierry and Kosseim, Leila (2001). Proper Name Extraction from Non-Journalistic Texts. Language and Computers 37(1): 144–157. Rodopi. [BibTex]

[16] PDFPDF  L. Kosseim, S. Beauregard and G. Lapalme (2001) Using Information Extraction and Natural Language Generation to Answer E-mail. Data and Knowledge Engineering Journal (38) 2001. pp. 85-100. Elsevier. [BibTex]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[15] L. Kosseim and T. Poibeau (2001) Extraction de noms propres à partir de textes variés: problématique et enjeux. Actes de la 8ème conférence annuelle sur le Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN-2001), pp. 365-371, July 2001, Tours, France. [BibTex]

[14] L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (2001) Critères de sélection d’une approche pour le suivi automatique du courriel. Actes de la 8ème conférence annuelle sur le Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN-2001), pp. 357-363, July 2001, Tours, France. [BibTex]

Report of Shared Task:

[13]  PDFPDF  L. Plamondon, L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (2001) The QUANTUM Question-Answering System. Proceedings of the 10th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-X), November 2001. Gaithersburg,  Maryland, USA. [BibTex]


2000

Journal:

[13]  L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (2000) Choosing Rhetorical Structures to Plan Instructional Texts. Computational Intelligence: An International Journal. vol 16, no 3, pp. 408-445, August 2000. Blackwell.  PDF [pdf]  [BibTeX]

Report of Shared Task:

[12]  M. Laszlo , L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (2000) Goal-driven Answer Extraction. Proceedings of the 9th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-9). pp. 452-464, November 2000. [BibTex]

Techical Report:

[11]  L. Kosseim (2000) Systèmes de réponse automatique: État de l’art. Rapport interne, Département d’informatique et de recherche opérationnelle, Université de Montréal. 40 pages. March 2000. [BibTex]


1998

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[10] L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (1998) Exibum: Un système expérimental d’extraction d’information bilingue. Actes de la Rencontre Internationale sur l’extraction, le filtrage et le résumé automatiques (RIFRA-98). pp. 129-140. November. Sfax. Tunisia. [BibTex]


1997

Invited Paper:

[8] L. Kosseim (1997) Génération de structures sémantiques et rhétoriques dans les textes procéduraux. Actes du Workshop Le texte procédural: texte, action et cognition. pp. 249-263. May. Mons, France. [BibTex]


1996

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[8] L. Kosseim, A. Tutin, R. Kittredge and G. Lapalme (1996) Generating Grammatical and Lexical Anaphora in Assembly Instructional Texts. Trends in Natural Language Generation, An Artificial Intelligence Perspective, G. Adorni and M. Zock (Eds), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence no. 1036, pp 260-275, Pisa, Italy. [BibTex]


1995

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[7] L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (1995) Choosing Rhetorical Relations in Instructional Texts: The Case of Effects and Guidances. Proceedings of The Fifth European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp. 207-218. [BibTex]

PhD Thesis:

[6] L. Kosseim (1995) Planification de textes d’instructions: Sélection du contenu et de la structure rhétorique. Thèse de doctorat (PhD Thesis), Département d’informatique et de recherche opérationnelle. Université de Montréal. PDFPDF  [BibTex]


1994

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[5]  L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (1994) Content and Rhetorical Status Selection in Instructional Texts. Proceedings of The Seventh International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp. 53-60, Kennebunkport, Maine. PDFPDF  [BibTex]


1993

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[4] L. Kosseim, A. Tutin, R. Kittredge and G. Lapalme (1993) Generating Anaphora in Assembly Instruction Texts. Proceedings of The Fourth European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp. 43-54, Pisa, Italy. [BibTex]


1992

Master’s Thesis:

[3] L. Kosseim (1992) Génération de procédés anaphoriques dans les textes d’assemblage. Mémoire de maitrise (Master’s Thesis), Département d’informatique et de recherche opérationnelle. Université de Montréal. [BibTex]

Non-Refereed Conference Proceedings:

[2] L. Kosseim and G. Lapalme (1992) Un système de génération d’anaphores dans les textes d’assemblage. Texte et Ordinateur: Les Mutations du Lire–Ecrire. Anis J. et Lebrave J.-L. pp. 215-232. Volume hors série de la revue LINX.Publication du Centre de Recherches Linguistiques de Paris X Naterre. [BibTex]

[1] G. Lapalme, R. Kittredge, M. Fasciano, L. Kosseim, M. Gagnon, N. Tourigny and A. Tutin (1992). Le projet de génération de texte SCRIPTUM. ICO Intelligence Artificielle et Sciences Cognitives au Québec, 4(1-2):56-64. [BibTex]