Publications

Thesis

  • Hassan, Samer. Measuring Semantic Relatedness Using Salient Encyclopedic Concepts. Doctor of Philosophy, August 2011 pdf

Journals

  • Samer Hassan and Rada Mihalcea, Learning to Identify Educational Materials, ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing Journal, 2011 pdf.
  • Samer Hassan, Rada Mihalcea and Carmen Banea, Random-Walk Term Weighting for Improved Text Classification, in the IEEE I International Journal of Semantic Computing (IJSC 2007), Volume 1, Number 4, December 2007. pdf

Proceedings

  • Carmen Banea, Yoonjung Choiz, Lingjia Dengz, Samer Hassan, Michael Mohler, Bishan Yang, Claire Cardie, Rada Mihalcea, Janyce Wiebe CPN-CORE: A Text Semantic Similarity System Infused with Opinion Knowledge, *SEM 2013: The First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, Atlanta, US, 13-14 June, 2013 pdf
  • Chee Wee Leong, Samer Hassan, Ruiz Miguel and Rada Mihalcea, Improving Query Expansion for Image Retrieval via Saliency and Picturability, in Proceedings of the Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation (CLEF 2011) , Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2011 pdf.
  • Erwin Fernandez-Ordonez, Rada Mihalcea and Samer Hassan, Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation with Multilingual Representations, in Proceedings of the eighth international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012 pdf.
  • Carmen Banea, Samer Hassan, Michael Mohler, and Rada Mihalcea, UNT: A Supervised Synergistic Approach to Semantic Text Similarity, Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation SemEval 2012 pdf.
  • Ruiz Miguel, Ben Leong and Samer Hassan, UNT at ImageCLEF 2011: Relevance Models and Salient Semantic Analysis for Image Retrieval, Wikipedia image retrieval task at ImageCLEF 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2011 pdf.
  • Ben Leong, Samer Hassan, Ruiz Miguel and Rada Mihalcea, Improving Query Expansion for Image Retrieval via Saliency and Picturability, in Proceedings of Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation (CLEF) , Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2011 pdf.
  • Samer Hassan, Rada Mihalce, Semantic Relatedness Using Salient Semantic Analysis, in Proceedings of the Twenty-fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11), San Francisco, August 2011 pdf.
  • Samer Hassan, Carmen Banea, and Rada Mihalcea, Measuring Semantic Relatedness using Multilingual Representations, *SEM 2011: The First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, Montreal, Canada, 7-8 June, 2012 pdf
  • Animesh Mukherjee, Monojit Choudhury, Samer Hassan, Smaranda Muresan, Network based models of cognitive and social dynamics of human languages, Computer Speech & Language 25(3): 635-638 (2011)
  • Chee Wee Leong, Rada Mihalcea and Samer Hassan, Text Mining for Automatic Image Tagging, in Proceedings of The 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), Beijing, China, August 2010 pdf
  • Samer Hassan and Rada Mihalcea, Learning to Identify Educational Materials, in Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Borovets, Bulgaria, September 2009 pdf data.
  • Samer Hassan and Rada Mihalcea, Cross-Lingual Semantic Relatedness using Encyclopedic Knowledge, in Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Suntec, Singapore August 2009.pdf data
  • Carmen Banea, Rada Mihalcea, Janyce Wiebe and Samer Hassan, Multilingual Subjectivity Analysis Using Machine Translation, in Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2008), Honolulu, Hawaii, October 2008. pdf
  • Ben Leong and Samer Hassan, “Exploiting Wikipedia for Directional Inferential Text Similarity”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), Track on Natural Language Processing, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008 pdf.
  • Samer Hassan, Rada Mihalcea and Carmen Banea, Random-Walk Term Weighting for Improved Text Classification, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2007), Irvine, CA, September 2007. Best paper award pdf
  • Samer Hassan, Andras Csomai, Carmen Banea, Ravi Sinha and Rada Mihalcea, UNT: SubFinder: Combining Knowledge Sources for Automatic Lexical Substitution, In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on the Semantic Evaluations (SemEval 2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. pdf
  • Rada Mihalcea and Samer Hassan, Text Summarization for Improved Text Classification, Book chapter to appear in Current Issues in Linguistic Theory: Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, Editors Nicolas Nicolov and Ruslan Mitkov, John Benjamins Publishers, 2006.
  • Samer Hassan and Carmen Banea, Random-Walk Term Weighting for Improved Text Classification, Proceedings of the TextGraphs Workshop: Graph-based algorithms for Natural Language Processing (HLT-NAACL 2006), NYC, 2006. pdf
  • Rada Mihalcea and Samer Hassan, Using the Essence of Texts to Improve Document Classification, In Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Borovetz, Bulgaria, September 2005. pdf 
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