WANG Shan (王珊)

CONTACT INFORMATION

E-mail:  swang  a.t.  ied.edu.hk  

Phone:  (+852) 2948 7946

Affiliation: Department of Chinese Language Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Mailing Address: B3-1/F-19, Department of Chinese Language Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, TaiPo, New Territories, Hong Kong

 

DEGREE

Ph.D,  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong  (with Brandeis University, USA)

    -- Distinguished Ph.D thesis award, the only one in the Faculty that year 

    -- QS World University Rankings 2014--Linguistics: 23 in the world

 

VISITING PROFESSORSHIP

Visiting Scientist, Brandeis University, USA

Short-term Scholar, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA


WORK EXPERIENCE

    Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


 

RESEARCH INTERESTS        

        Applied Linguistics      

        Corpus Linguistics

        Semantics  

        Syntax 

        Lexicology and Lexicography

        Computational Linguistics

        Translation     

        

RESOURCES

        lead developer, Chinese Open Wordnet (COW)

        

PUBLICATIONS


Journal Papers and Book Chapters (with ISBN/ISSN)


   (1)          Wang, Shan. 2007. Explorations of Dictionary Users Guides. Lexicographical Studies (5). pp. 78-80.  [ISSN: 1000-6125; CN: 31-1997/G2]

   (2)          Wang, Shan. 2008. A Study on Vocabulary Interpretation of CFL (Chinese as a Foreign Language) Comprehensive Textbooks--Taking Boya Chinese as an Example. Word Meaning and Computing, ed. by Hui Wang, Min Zhang, Minghui Dong & Kim Teng Lua. National University of Singapore, Singapore: Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society (COLIPS) Publication. pp. 449-464. [ISBN: 978-981-08-0972-0]

   (3)          Wang, Shan. 2010. A Study on Interpretation Languages of the Glossary in Boya Chinese. Journal of Jiangxi Science & Technology Normal University (4). pp. 41-46. [ISSN: 1007-3558; CN: 36-1325/Z]

    - Cooperation Journal of National Language Monitoring and Research Center, Ministry of Education and Xiamen University

   (4)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Adjectival Modification to Nouns in Mandarin Chinese: Case Studies on “cháng+noun” and “adjective+túshūguǎn. Proceedings of The 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC-24), ed. by Ryo Otoguro, Kiyoshi Ishikawa, Hiroshi Umemoto, Kei Yoshimoto & Yasunari Harada. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. pp. 701-705. [ISBN: 978-4-905166-00-9] (EI index)

   (5)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Compositional Operations of Mandarin Chinese Perception Verb “kàn”: A Generative Lexicon Approach. Proceedings of The 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC-24), ed. by Ryo Otoguro, Kiyoshi Ishikawa, Hiroshi Umemoto, Kei Yoshimoto & Yasunari Harada. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. pp. 707-714. [ISBN: 978-4-905166-00-9] (EI index)

   (6)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Sense Representation in MARVS--A Case Study on the Polysemy of chī. Proceedings of The 11th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, ed. by Qiaoming  Zhu, Donghong  Ji & Guodong Zhou. Singapore: Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society (COLIPS) Publications. pp.22-29. [ISBN: 978-981-08-8260-0] (Inspec index)

   (7)          Wang, Shan. 2011. The Role of Corpora in Vocabulary Assessment of Chinese as a Foreign Language Textbooks. Proceedings of Language Use of Educational and Teaching Materials, ed. by Zhonghua Xia. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press. pp. 103-113. [ISBN: 9787500494669]

   (8)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Compound Event Nouns of the ‘Modifier-head’ Type in Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of The 25th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC-25), ed. by Helena Hong Gao & Minghui Dong. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. pp. 511-518. [ISBN: 978-4-905166-02-3] (EI index)

   (9)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Sense Representation in MARVS: A Case Study on the Polysemy of chī. International Journal of Computer Processing Of Languages (IJCPOL) 23 (3). pp. 285-306. [Print ISSN: 1793-8406; Online ISSN: 2010-0205]  [index: DBLP Computer Science Bibliography; INSPEC; Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (CSA)]

    - on the Journal List for Faculty Evaluation at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

(10)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. Type Construction of Event Nouns in Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of The First Workshop on Generative Lexicon for Asian Languages (GLAL-1), Workshop of The 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC-26). Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia. pp. 582-591. [ISBN: 978-979-1421-17-1] (EI index)

(11)          Wang, Shan, Chu-Ren Huang & Hongzhi Xu. 2012. Compositionality of NN Compounds: A Case Study on [N1+Artifactual-Type Event Nouns]. Proceedings of The 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC-26). Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia. pp. 70-79. [ISBN: 978-979-1421-17-1] (EI index)

(12)          Wang, Shan. 2013. Corpus-based Assessment of New Words in Textbooks of Chinese as a Foreign Language. Newsletter of Chinese Language. pp.91-102. [ISSN: 1726-9245]

    - on the Journal List for Faculty Evaluation at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

(13)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. Towards an Event-Based Classification System for Non-Natural Kind Nouns. Chinese Lexical Semantics, ed. by Donghong Ji & Guozheng Xiao. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. pp.381-395.  [Print ISBN: 978-3-642-36336-8; Online ISBN: 978-3-642-36337-5; Series ISSN: 0302-9743] (EI index)

(14)          Wang, Shan & Francis Bond. 2013. Building the Chinese Open Wordnet (COW): Starting from Core Synsets. Proceedings of The 11th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, Workshop of The 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-6). Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing.  [ISBN: 978-4-9907348-4-8]

(15)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. The Semantic Type System of Event Nouns. Increased Empiricism: Recent Advances in Chinese Linguistics, ed. by Schmidt Zhuo Jing. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. pp.205-221. [ISBN: 9789027201812; 9789027271419]

(16)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. A Generative Lexicon Approach to Possessive Relations in Mandarin Chinese. Towards the Contemporary Cutting-edge Science of Modern Chinese Grammar, ed. by Yang Shen. Beijing: The Commercial Press. pp.329-353. [ISBN: 978-7-100-09289-0]

(17)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. Inchoative State of Emotions. Chinese Lexical Semantics, ed. by Pengyuan Liu & Qi Su. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. pp.135-142. [ISBN: 978-3-642-45184-3] (EI index)

(18)          National Language Monitoring and Research Center. 2008. An Investigation of the Usage of Characters and Phrases in the New Curriculum-based Chinese Textbooks. Language Situation in China: 2007 (II), ed. by National Language Monitoring and Research Center. Beijing: The Commercial Press. pp. 437-474. [ISBN: 9787100059053] 

(19)          National Language Monitoring and Research Center. 2008. 3000 Basic Words of the New Curriculum-based Chinese Textbooks. Language Situation in China: 2007 (II), ed. by National Language Monitoring and Research Center. Beijing: The Commercial Press. pp.475-515. [ISBN: 9787100059053] 

(20)          Bond, Francis, Shan Wang, Huini Gao, Shuwen Mok & Yiwen Tan. 2013. Developing Parallel Sense-tagged Corpora with Wordnets. Proceedings of the 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse, Workshop of The 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-51). Sofia, Bulgaria. pp.149-158. [ISBN: 978-1-937284-58-9]

(21)          Bond, Francis & Shan Wang. 2014. Issues in Building English-Chinese Parallel Corpora with WordNets. Proceedings of The Seventh Global WordNet Conference (GWC-7), ed. by Heili Orav, Christiane Fellbaum & Piek Vossen. Tartu, Estonia. pp.391-399.

(22)          Wang, Shan & Francis Bond. 2014. Building The Sense-Tagged Multilingual Parallel Corpus. Proceedings of The 9th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC). Reykjavik, Iceland. pp.2403-2409.

(23)          Ho, Wan-Yu, Christine Kng, Shan Wang & Francis Bond. 2014. Identify Idioms in Chinese Translations. Proceedings of The 9th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC). Reykjavik, Iceland. pp.716-721.

 

Dictionaries:


(24)          Sentence Making Dictionary for Students. Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House. 2006. [ISBN: 7532620557]

(25)          Sentence Making Dictionary of Modern Chinese. Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House. 2009.  [ISBN: 9787532628520]

(26)           A Thesaurus of Modern Chinese / Modern Chinese Concept Dictionary. Beijing: The Commerical Press. 2013. [ISBN: 9787100088688]


Conference Proceedings (without ISBN)

(27)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Sense Representation in MARVS--A Case Study on the Polysemy of chī. Proceedings of The 11th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-11), Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

(28)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. A Generative Lexicon Perspective to Possessive Relation in Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of The 12th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-12). National Taiwan University, Taiwan. pp.201-213.

(29)          Wang, Shan, Sophia Lee & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. A Corpus-based Analysis of Semantic Type System of Event Nouns: A Case Study on huìyì. Proceedings of the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Lingusitics (NACCL-23), ed. by Schmidt Zhuo Jing. Eugene, Oregon, USA. pp. 18-34.

(30)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. A Preliminary Study of An Event-based Noun Classification System. The 13th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-13), ed. by Yanxiang He & Donghong Ji. Wuhan University, China. pp. 4-9.

(31)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. Apply Chinese Word Sketch Engine to Facilitate Lexicography. Lexicography and Dictionaries in the Information Age: Selected papers from the 8th ASIALEX International Conference, ed. by Deny A. Kwary, Nur Wulan & Lilla Musyahda. Bali, Indonesia. pp.285-292.

(32)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. Inchoation of Emotions. Proceedings of The 14th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-14). Zhengzhou University, China. pp.195-202.

(33)          Su, Xinchun, Jingjing Du, Junhong Guan, Yangtao Liu, Meilin Zhou, Yanbin Dong, Jinzhan Lin, Ran Yuan, Shan Wang, Yan Yang, Liyun Ke, Libao Tian & An Li. 2006. Research on Language Use of Educational and Teaching Materials Revisited. Proceedings of The First National Symposium on Language Use of Educational and Teaching Materials. Xiamen, China. pp.6-10.

(34)          Yuan, Ran, Meiling Zhou & Shan Wang. 2007. A Statistical Study on Character Use Condition of Chinese Textbooks for Primary Schools. Proceedings of The Summit Forum on National Language Resources and Applied Linguistics. Beijing, China.

(35)          Zhou, Meiling, Jie Han, Ran Yuan & Shan Wang. 2007. Statistical Analysis and Reflection on the Distribution of New Characters and New Words in the First Stage of Elementary Schools: A Study on New Curriculum-based Chinese Textbooks of People's Education Press and Jiangsu Education Press. Proceedings of The Summit Forum on National Language Resources and Applied Linguistics. Beijing, China.


Conference Presentations (Only Conferences that do not have full-paper Proceedings are listed.)


(36)          Wang, Shan. 2008. Ideas on Improving Sense Definitions of Chinese as a Foreign Language Dictionaries. Paper presented at The Fifth Lexicography Symposium for Young and Middle-aged Researchers, Chongwen Publishing House, Wuhan, China.

(37)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. A Generative Lexicon Approach to Possessive Relation of Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at The Symposium Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Prof. Dexi Zhu and the 50th Anniversary of Prof. Jianming  Lu’s Teaching, Peking University, Beijing, China.

(38)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Mechanism of Composition of Mandarin Perception Verb kàn. Paper presented at The 16th Symposium on Modern Chinese Grammar, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

(39)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Semantic and Temporal Features of Event Nouns. Paper presented at Annual Research Forum, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK-ARF), Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

(40)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Sense Representation in MARVS: A Case Study on the Polysemy of chī. Paper presented at The 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium: Language and Cultural Studies  in  the Pearl River Delta, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

(41)          Wang, Shan. 2011. A New Practice on Lexicon System Construction: A Case Study on the “Economy and Trade” Category. Paper presented at The 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-19), Nankai University, Tianjin, China.

(42)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Derived Event Nouns in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at The 7th LSHK Postgraduate Research Forum on Linguistics (PRFL-7), City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

(43)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Domain Relevance of Event Coercion in Compound Nouns. Paper presented at The 6th International Conference on Contemporary Chinese Grammar (ICCCG-6), I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

(44)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Event Classifiers and Their Selected Nouns. Paper presented at The 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-19), Nankai University, Tianjin, China.

(45)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. A Constraint-based Linguistic Model for Event Nouns. Paper presented at Forum on "Y. R. Chao and Linguistics", Workshop of The 20th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-20), The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.

(46)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. Qualia Structure of Event Nouns in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at The Second International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse,  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

(47)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. Temporal Properties of Event Nouns in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at The 57th Annual International Linguistic Association Conference  (ILA-57) ,  New York, USA.

(48)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2012. Light Verbs and Their Selected Nouns. Paper presented at XIX Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS-19), Paris, France.

(49)          Wang, Shan & Chu-Ren Huang. 2013. Aspectualizers and Their Selected Nouns. Paper presented at The 21st Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-21), National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

(50)          Wang, Shan & Francis Bond. 2013. Theoretical and Practical Issues in Creating Chinese Open Wordnet (COW). Paper presented at The 7th International Conference on Contemporary Chinese Grammar (ICCCG-7), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

 

LINKS

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shan_Wang5/publications/

http://scholar.google.com.sg/citations?user=D8kS3pIAAAAJ&hl=en