Several papers by NLP group members have been accepted at upcoming 2019 conferences and workshops.
The paper “Fine-Grained Entity Typing in Hyperbolic Space” by Federico Lopez, Benjamin Heinzerling, and Michael Strube will by presented at the 4th RepL4NLP workshop on 2 August at ACL 2019.
Mehwish Fatima and Mark-Christoph Müller participated in the FinSBD shared task on sentence boundary detection in douments from the financial domain, and Mehwish will present “HITS-SBD at the FinSBD Task: Machine Learning vs. Rule-based Sentence Boundary Detection” at the FIN-NLP workshop at IJCAI 2019.
The demo paper “Off-The-Shelf Semantic Author Name Disambiguation for Bibliographic Data Bases” by Mark-Christoph Müller, Adam Bannister (zbMATH) , and Florian Reitz (dblp) has been accepted at TPDL 2019.
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