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Research Output

2019

HCI for accurate, impartial and transparent journalism: Challenges and solutions

Aitamurto, T., Birnbaum, L. A., Hullman, J. R., Ananny, M., Diakopoulos, N. A., Ritchie, N., Anderson, C. W. & Hanson, M., May 2 2019, CHI EA 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, 3299007. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Identifying "horse race" stories in election news

Boon, M. & Birnbaum, L., Mar 16 2019, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 117-118 2 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thousands of small, constant rallies: A large-scale analysis of partisan Whatsapp groups

Bursztyn, V. S. & Birnbaum, L., Aug 27 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2019. Spezzano, F., Chen, W. & Xiao, X. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 484-488 5 p. (Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2018

Extracting commonsense properties from embeddings with limited human guidance

Yang, Y., Birnbaum, L. A., Wang, J. & Downey, D. C., Jan 1 2018, ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Short Papers). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 644-649 6 p. (ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Long Papers); vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Who is the hero, the villain, and the victim? Detection of roles in news articles using natural language techniques

Gomez-Zara, D., Boon, M. & Birnbaum, L. A., Mar 5 2018, IUI 2018 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 311-315 5 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2017

Definition modeling: Learning to define word embeddings in natural language

Noraset, T., Liang, C., Birnbaum, L. A. & Downey, D. C., Jan 1 2017, p. 3259-3266. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Scopus citations

Ranking content based on semantic dimensions: A multi-objective approach

Cohn, J., Muthukumaran, S. & Birnbaum, L. A., Jul 31 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 605-608 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

AttitudeBuzz: Using social media data to localize complex attitudes

Cohn, J., Kuntz, A. & Birnbaum, L. A., Aug 25 2015, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2015. Pei, J., Tang, J. & Silvestri, F. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 1569-1570 2 p. (Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The news context project

Birnbaum, L., Boon, M., Bradley, S. & Wilson, J., Mar 29 2015, IUI 2015 Companion - Companion of the 20th ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 5-8 4 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI; vol. 29-March-2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013

Finding the local angle in national news

O'Banion, S., Birnbaum, L. A. & Bradley, S., Mar 19 2013, IUI 2013 Companion - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Inteligent User Interfaces. p. 89-90 2 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Using explicit linguistic expressions of preference in social media to predict voting behavior

O'Banion, S. & Birnbaum, L. A., Jan 1 2013, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2013. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 207-214 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations
2012

Information Finding with Robust Entity Detection: The Case of an Online News Reader: The Agency Perspective

Iacobelli, F., Nichols, N., Birnbaum, L. & Hammond, K., 2012, Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective. Zacarias, M. & Oliveira, J. V. D. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Request Initiated Collateral Content Offering

Hammond, K. J. & Birnbaum, L., Sep 4 2012, Patent No. 8260874

Research output: Patent

Social media-driven news personalization

O'Banion, S., Birnbaum, L. A. & Hammond, K. J., Oct 19 2012, RSWeb'12 - Proceedings of the 4th ACM RecSys Workshop on Recommender Systems and the Social Web. p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Scopus citations
2010

Chaining Context-Sensitive Search Results

Hammond, K. & Birnbaum, L. A., Feb 2 2010, Patent No. 7657518

Research output: Patent

Finding new information via robust entity detection

Iacobelli, F., Nichols, N., Birnbaum, L. A. & Hammond, K. J., Dec 1 2010, Proactive Assistant Agents - Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, Technical Report. Vol. FS-10-07. p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

StatsMonkey: A data-driven sports narrative writer

Allen, N. D., Templon, J. R., McNally, P. S., Birnbaum, L. & Hammond, K., Dec 1 2010, Computational Models of Narrative - Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, Technical Report. p. 2-3 2 p. (AAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report; vol. FS-10-04).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

19 Scopus citations

Statsmonkey: Automatic generation of narrative from data

Allen, N., Templon, J., McNally, P., Birnbaum, L. & Hammond, K., 2010, Computational Models of Narrative: Papers from the 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Synergy between automatic content generation and social media

Iacobelli, F., Hammond, K. & Birnbaum, L., 2010, Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Mashups, Enterprise Mashups and Lightweight Composition on the Web, 19th International World Wide Web Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tell me more, not just "more of the same"

Iacobelli, F., Birnbaum, L. A. & Hammond, K. J., Apr 26 2010, IUI 2010 - Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. p. 81-90 10 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Scopus citations
2009

Displaying Context-Sensitive Ranked Search Results

Hammond, K. J. & Birnbaum, L., Nov 10 2009, Patent No. 7617200

Research output: Patent

Filtering Context-Sensitive Search Results

Hammond, K. J. & Birnbaum, L., Oct 27 2009, Patent No. 7610279

Research output: Patent

Modeling multiple-event situations across news articles

Wagner, E. J., Birnbaum, L. A. & Forbus, K. D., Nov 23 2009, K-CAP'09 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Knowledge Capture. p. 207-208 2 p. 1597785. (K-CAP'09 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Knowledge Capture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Organizing Context-Sensitive Search Results

Hammond, K. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2009, Patent No. 7627565

Research output: Patent

Rich interfaces for browsing news in blog posts

Wagner, E. J., Liu, J. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2009, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 443

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Rich interfaces for reading news on the web

Wagner, E. J., Liu, J., Birnbaum, L. A. & Forbus, K. D., Sep 21 2009, Proceedingsc of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI'09. p. 27-36 10 p. (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

Social media meets automatic content generation

Iacobelli, F., Hammond, K. & Birnbaum, L., 2009, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. AAAI Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spectrum: Retrieving different points of view from the blogosphere

Liu, J., Birnbaum, L. & Pardo, B., 2009, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. AAAI Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

There and back again: Building web-scale CBR

Wagner, E., Liu, J. & Birnbaum, L., 2009, Workshop Proceedings: Eighth International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2008

Categorizing blogger's interests based on short snippets of blog posts

Liu, J., Birnbaum, L. A. & Pardo, B. A., Dec 1 2008, Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'08. p. 1525-1526 2 p. (International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

LocalSavvy: Aggregating local points of view about news issues

Liu, J. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2008, LocWeb 2008 - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Location and the Web, in Conjunction with the WWW 2008 Conference. p. 33-40 8 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 300).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Scopus citations

Novel user interfaces via model-mediated information retrieval

Wagner, E., Liu, J. & Birnbaum, L., 2008, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pivot: Automatically offering information and services to real-world shoppers

Nichols, N., Hammond, K. J., Birnbaum, L. A. & Gandy, L., Dec 1 2008, Proceedings - The 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies, NGMAST 2008. p. 275-280 6 p. 4756445. (Proceedings - The 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies, NGMAST 2008).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

What do they think? aggregating local views about news events and topics

Liu, J. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 15 2008, Proceeding of the 17th International Conference on World Wide Web 2008, WWW'08. p. 1021-1022 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Scopus citations
2007

A prototype system that learns by reading simplified texts

Forbus, K. D., Riesbeck, C. K., Birnbaum, L. A., Livingston, K., Sharma, A. & Ureel, L., Dec 28 2007, Machine Reading - Papers from the 2007 AAAI Spring Symposium, Technical Report. Vol. SS-07-06. p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Characterizing Context-Sensitve Search Results as Non-Spam

Birnbaum, L. & Hammond, K. J., Aug 9 2007, Patent No. 7617199

Research output: Patent

Compare&contrast: Using the web to discover comparable cases for news stories

Liu, J., Wagner, E. & Birnbaum, L. A., Oct 22 2007, 16th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2007. p. 541-550 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations

Integrating natural language, knowledge representation and reasoning, and analogical processing to learn by reading

Forbus, K. D., Riesbeck, C. K., Birnbaum, L. A., Livingston, K., Sharma, A. & Ureel, L., Nov 28 2007, AAAI-07/IAAI-07 Proceedings: 22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 19th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference. Vol. 2. p. 1542-1547 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Scopus citations

Learning to gesture: Applying appropriate animations to spoken text

Nichols, N., Liu, J., Pardo, B. A., Hammond, K. J. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2007, Proceedings of the Fifteenth ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM'07. p. 827-830 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Measuring semantic similarity between named entities by searching the Web directory

Jiahui, L. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2007, Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI 2007. p. 461-465 5 p. 4427135. (Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI 2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

19 Scopus citations

TagAssist: Automatic tag suggestion for blog posts

Sood, S. C., Hammond, K. J., Sood, S. O. & Birnbaum, L. A., Dec 1 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

101 Scopus citations

Tacking quantity fluctuations using STT

Kahlert, R., Rode, B., Witbrock, M., Forbus, K., Birnbaum, L., Panton, K., Shah, P., Schneider, D., Belasco, A. & Crabbe, D., 2006, Papers from the 2006 AAAI Fall Symposium.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tracking quantity fluctuations using STT

Kahlert, R. C., Rode, B., Baxter, D., Witbrock, M., Forbus, K., Birnbaum, L., Shah, P., Schneider, D., Panton, K., Belasco, A. & Crabbe, D., Dec 1 2006, Capturing and Using Patterns for Evidence Detection - Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, Technical Report. p. 77-84 8 p. (AAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report; vol. FS-06-02).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations