### Recent Submissions

• #### Semantic Specialisation of Distributional Word Vector Spaces using Monolingual and Cross-Lingual Constraints ﻿

(ACL, 2017-06-02)
We present Attract-Repel, an algorithm for improving the semantic quality of word vectors by injecting constraints extracted from lexical resources. Attract-Repel facilitates the use of constraints from mono- and cross-lingual ...
• #### The grammaticalization of epistemicity in Ibero-Romance: Alike processes, unlike outcomes ﻿

Typologically-unexpected overt expletives can be found in a restricted number of non-standard Ibero-Romance null-subject varieties. Historical data suggest that these overt expletives, which in today’s varieties show both ...
• #### Towards a Seamless Integration of Word Senses into Downstream NLP Applications ﻿

Lexical ambiguity can impede NLP systems from accurate understanding of semantics. Despite its potential benefits, the integration of sense-level information into NLP systems has remained understudied. By incorporating a ...
• #### A neural network multi-task learning approach to biomedical named entity recognition ﻿

(BioMed Central, 2017-08-15)
$\textbf{Background}$ Named Entity Recognition (NER) is a key task in biomedical text mining. Accurate NER systems require task-specific, manually-annotated datasets, which are expensive to develop and thus limited in ...