2017 / to appear

Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Chris Howes, Matthew Purver, Ruth Kempson, Arash Eshghi, Ronnie Cann, Patrick Healey and Gregory Mills. Completability vs (In)completeness.. To appear in the BICLCE 2017 workshop Approaches to Fragments and Ellipsis in Spoken and Written English, Vigo, September 2017. pdf
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Distributional Semantics for Dynamic Syntax. In the 1st Dynamic Syntax Conference, London, April 2017. pdf
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Record Type Lattices for Incremental Reference Processing. In Chatzikyriakidis & Luo (eds.), Modern Perspectives in Type-Theoretical Semantics, Springer, 2017. pdf bib

2016

Jamie Forth, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Entraining IDyOT: Timing in the Information Dynamics of Thinking. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1575, 2016. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Process Based Evaluation of Computer Generated Poetry. In the INLG Workshop on Computational Creativity and Natural Language Generation, Edinburgh, UK, September 2016. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Robust Co-occurrence Quantification for Lexical Distributional Semantics. In the ACL 2016 Student Research Workshop, Berlin, Germany, August 2016. pdf bib
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Karolina Rataj, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Modeling Metaphor Perception with Distributional Semantics Vector Space Models. In the C3GI: Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf bib
Dimitri Kartsaklis, Matthew Purver and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Verb Phrase Ellipsis using Frobenius Algebras in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. In the DSALT: Distributional Semantics and Linguistic Theory workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf
Pat Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Structural Repetition in Restricted and Unrestricted Dialogue. In the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Kassel, Germany, July 2016. pdf
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. How Natural is Argument in Natural Dialogue?. In the 16th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA XVI), New York, July 2016. pdf
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Words, Concepts, and the Geometry of Analogy. In the Workshop on Semantic Spaces at the Intersection of NLP, Physics and Cognitive Science, Glasgow, UK, June 2016. pdf bib
Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Tim Weyrich and Peter McOwan. Interactivity and User Engagement in Art Presentation Interfaces. In Curating the Digital: Space for Art and Interaction, Springer, June 2016. pdf bib
Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Tim Weyrich and Peter McOwan. Investigating Design and Evaluation Guidelines for Interactive Presentation of Visual Art. In Curating the Digital: Space for Art and Interaction, Springer, June 2016. pdf bib
Pat Healey, Christine Howes, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Better late than Now-or-Never: The case of interactive repair phenomena. Commentary on Christiansen & Chater, The Now-or-Never bottleneck: A fundamental constraint on language, Behavioural and Brain Sciences 39 (e76). January 2016. pdf bib

2015

Stephen McGregor, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces: A Novel Computational Method for Concept Creation. Journal of Artificial General Intelligence 6(1): 55-86, 2015. pdf bib
Karolina Sylwester and Matthew Purver. Twitter language use reflects psychological differences between Democrats and Republicans. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137422, 2015. pdf bib
Sascha Griffiths, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Phoneme to Morpheme: A Computational Model. In Proceedings of QITL-6, Tübingen, November 2015. pdf pdf
Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann, Arash Eshghi, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Matthew Purver. Ellipsis. In S. Lappin and C. Fox (eds.), Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory, 2nd edition. Wiley, September 2015. pdf bib
Sascha Griffiths, Mariano Mora McGinity, Jamie Forth, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Information-Theoretic Segmentation of Natural Language. In Proceedings of AIC 2015, Turin, September 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Shifting Opinions: Experiments on Agreement and Disagreement in Dialogue. In Proceedings of SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Taking a Stance: a Corpus Study of Reported Speech. In Proceedings of SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. An Emergent Model of Metaphors as Transformations of Vector Spaces. In the 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, July 2015. pdf bib
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Conceptualizing Creativity: From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), Park City, UT, June 2015. pdf bib
Zheng Yuan and Matthew Purver. Predicting Emotion Labels for Chinese Microblog Texts. In M. Gaber et al. (eds.), Advances in Social Media Analysis, pages 129-149, Studies in Computational Intelligence 602, Springer, June 2015. bib
Dimitris Mylonas, Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Lindsay MacDonald and Lewis Griffin. The Use of English Colour Terms in Big Data. In Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the International Colour Association (AIC), Tokyo, May 2015. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Feedback in Conversation as Incremental Semantic Update. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), London, April 2015. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. From Distributional Semantics to Distributional Pragmatics?. In the IWCS 2015 workshop on Interactive Meaning Construction, London, April 2015. pdf bib

2014 selection (click here for all)

Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Strongly Incremental Repair Detection. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Evaluating Neural Word Representations in Tensor-Based Compositional Settings. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Divergence in Dialogue. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98598, 2014. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Helping, I Mean Assessing Psychiatric Communication: An Application of Incremental Self-Repair Detection. In Proceedings of SemDial 2014 (DialWatt), Edinburgh, September 2014. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon and Matthew Purver. Inferring Cultural Preference of Arts Audiences Through Twitter Data. In Digital Intelligence, Nantes, September 2014. (best paper award) pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Linguistic Indicators of Severity and Progress in Online Text-based Therapy for Depression. In Proceedings of the ACL 2014 workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology (CLCP), Baltimore, MD, June 2014. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. Dialogue and Compound Contributions. In A. Stent and S. Bangalore (eds.), Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems, pages 63-92, Cambridge University Press, June 2014. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Type Theory for Incremental Dialogue Processing. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Type Theory and Natural Language Semantics (TTNLS), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs and Matthew Purver. Investigating the Contribution of Distributional Semantic Information for Dialogue Act Classification. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Continuous Vector Space Models and their Compositionality (CVSC), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib
Jeni Maleshkova and Matthew Purver. Beyond the White Cube: Presentation of Visual Art in Interactive 3D Environments. In Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA), London, July 2014. pdf bib
Christine Farion and Matthew Purver. Did you Pack your Keys? Smart Objects And Forgetfulness. In ACM CHI, Toronto, April 2014. pdf bib

2013 selection (click here for all)

Arash Eshghi, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver. Incremental Grammar Induction from Child-Directed Dialogue Utterances. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL) pags 94-103, Sofia, August 2013. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe. Using Conversation Topics for Predicting Therapy Outcomes in Schizophrenia. Biomedical Informatics Insights 6(Suppl. 1), pages 39-50, 2013. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough. Probabilistic Induction for an Incremental Semantic Grammar. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Potsdam, March 2013. pdf bib

2012 selection (click here for all)

Zheng Yuan and Matthew Purver. Predicting Emotion Labels for Chinese Microblog Texts. In the 1st International Workshop on Sentiment Discovery from Affective Data (SDAD), Bristol, September 2012. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Processing Self-Repairs in an Incremental Type-Theoretic Dialogue System. In SemDial 2012 (SeineDial), Paris, September 2012. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe, Patrick Healey and Mary Lavelle. Helping the Medicine Go Down: Repair and Adherence in Patient-Clinician Dialogues. Poster, in SemDial 2012 (SeineDial), Paris, September 2012. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe, Patrick Healey and Mary Lavelle. Predicting Adherence to Treatment for Schizophrenia from Dialogue Transcripts. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2012 Conference, Seoul, July 2012. pdf bib
Nanda Khaorapapong and Matthew Purver. Designing Unobtrusive Interfaces to Increase Naturalness of First Time Face-To-Face Interaction. In the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experience (SAME 2012), Newcastle, June 2012. pdf
Matthew Purver and Stuart Battersby. Experimenting with Distant Supervision for Emotion Classification. In Proceedings of EACL 2012, Avignon, France, April 2012. pdf bib

2011 selection (click here for all)

Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver and Julian Hough. DyLan: Parser for Dynamic Syntax. Technical Report EECSRR-11-05, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London, October 2011. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Patrick Healey, Greg Mills and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. On Incrementality in Dialogue: Evidence from Compound Contributions. Dialogue & Discourse 2(1), pages 279-311, 2011. pdf bib
Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Ruth Kempson, Matthew Purver, Greg Mills, Ronnie Cann, Wilfried Meyer-Viol and Patrick Healey. Incrementality and Intention-Recognition in Utterance Processing. Dialogue & Discourse 2(1), pages 199-233, 2011. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. Topic Segmentation. In Tur & de Mori (eds.), Spoken Language Understanding: Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech, Wiley, 2011. (Available via Amazon US and UK) pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Arash Eshghi and Julian Hough. Incremental Semantic Construction in a Dialogue System. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Oxford, January 2011. pdf bib

2010 selection (click here for all)

Gokhan Tur, Andreas Stolcke, Lynn Voss, Stanley Peters, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, John Dowding, Benoit Favre, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Michael Frandsen, Clint Frederickson, Martin Graciarena, Donald Kintzing, Kyle Leveque, Shane Mason, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver, Korbinian Riedhammer, Elizabeth Shriberg, Jing Tien, Dimitra Vergyri and Fan Yang. The CALO Meeting Assistant System. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 18(6), pages 1601-1611, August 2010. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey and Matthew Purver. Tracking Lexical and Syntactic Alignment in Conversation. In CogSci 2010, Portland, OR, August 2010. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Wilfried Meyer-Viol and Ronnie Cann. Splitting the Is and Crossing the Yous: Context, Speech Acts and Grammar. In SemDial 2010 (PozDial), Poznań, Poland, June 2010. pdf bib

2009 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton and Stanley Peters. Cascaded Lexicalised Classifiers for Second-Person Reference Resolution. In Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2009, London, September 2009. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Patrick Healey. Split Utterances in Dialogue: a Corpus Study. In Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2009, London, September 2009. pdf bib
Andrew Gargett, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Ruth Kempson, Matthew Purver and Yo Sato. Grammar Resources for Modelling Dialogue Dynamically. Cognitive Neurodynamics 3(4), pages 347-363, 2009. pdf bib

2008 selection (click here for all)

Mike Dowman, Virginia Savova, Tom Griffiths, Konrad Koerding, Josh Tenenbaum and Matthew Purver. A Probabilistic Model of Meetings that Combines Words and Discourse Features. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 16(7), pages 1238-1248, September 2008. ©2008 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. pdf bib
Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver and Stanley Peters. Modelling and Detecting Decisions in Multi-Party Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Columbus, OH, June 2008. pdf bib

2007 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver, John Dowding, John Niekrasz, Patrick Ehlen, Sharareh Noorbaloochi and Stanley Peters. Detecting and Summarizing Action Items in Multi-Party Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Surabhi Gupta, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver and Dan Jurafsky. Resolving "You" in Multi-Party Dialog. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Fuliang Weng, Baoshi Yan, Zhe Feng, Florin Ratiu, Madhuri Raya, Brian Lathrop, Annie Lien, Rohit Mishra, Sebastian Varges, Feng Lin, Matthew Purver, Yao Meng, Harry Bratt, Tobias Scheideck, Zhaoxia Zhang, Badri Raghunathan and Stanley Peters. CHAT To Your Destination. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson and Matthew Purver. Context and Well-formedness: the Dynamics of Ellipsis. Research on Language and Computation 5(3), pages 333-358, September 2007. pdf bib
Surabhi Gupta, Matthew Purver and Dan Jurafsky. Disambiguating Between Generic and Referential "You" in Dialog. In Proceedings of ACL 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. pdf bib
Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver and John Niekrasz. A Meeting Browser that Learns. In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium 'Interaction Challenges for Artificial Assistants', Stanford, CA, March 2007. pdf bib

2006 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver, Florin Ratiu and Lawrence Cavedon. Robust Interpretation in Dialogue by Combining Confidence Scores with Contextual Features. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (Interspeech/ICSLP), pages 1-4, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006. pdf bib
Fuliang Weng, Sebastian Varges, Badri Raghunathan, Florin Ratiu, Heather Pon-Barry, Brian Lathrop, Qi Zhang, Tobias Scheideck, Harry Bratt, Kui Xu, Matthew Purver, Rohit Mishra, Madhuri Raya, Stanley Peters, Yao Meng, Lawrence Cavedon and Liz Shriberg. CHAT: A Conversational Helper for Automotive Tasks. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (Interspeech/ICSLP), pages 1061-1064, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Konrad Körding, Tom Griffiths and Josh Tenenbaum. Unsupervised Topic Modelling for Multi-Party Spoken Discourse. In Proceedings of COLING/ACL 2006, pages 17-24, Sydney, Australia, July 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. CLARIE: Handling Clarification Requests in a Dialogue System. Research on Language and Computation 4(2-3), pages 259-288, October 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Ronnie Cann and Ruth Kempson. Grammars as Parsers: Meeting the Dialogue Challenge. Research on Language and Computation 4(2-3), pages 289-326, October 2006. pdf bib

2005 selection (click here for all)

Alexander Gruenstein, John Niekrasz and Matthew Purver. Meeting Structure Annotation: Data and Tools. In Proceedings of the 6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005. pdf bib

2004 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver. The Theory and Use of Clarification Requests in Dialogue. PhD Thesis, University of London, 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incrementality, Alignment and Shared Utterances. In Proceedings of the 8th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog), pages 85-92, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Raquel Fernández and Matthew Purver. Information State Update: Semantics or Pragmatics?. In Proceedings of the 8th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog), pages 20-27, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Parsing, or Incremental Grammar?. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Incremental Parsing, pages 74-81, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Context-Based Incremental Generation for Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG04), Careys Manor, UK, July 2004. (Published as Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 3123, pages 151-160, Springer-Verlag). pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Jonathan Ginzburg. Clarifying Noun Phrase Semantics. Journal of Semantics 21(3), pages 283-339, 2004. pdf bib

2003 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Patrick Healey. On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue. In J. van Kuppevelt and R. Smith (eds.), Current and New Directions in Discourse and Dialogue, pages 235-255, (Text, Speech and Language Technology series vol 22), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Raquel Fernández. Utterances as Update Instructions. In Proceedings of the 7th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (DiaBruck), pages 115-122, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 2003. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver, James King, Jonathan Ginzburg and Greg Mills. Experimenting with Clarification in Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2003), Boston, MA, August 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Patrick Healey, James King, Jonathan Ginzburg and Greg Mills. Answering Clarification Questions. In Proceedings of the 4th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 23-33, Association for Computational Linguistics, Sapporo, Japan, July 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Masayuki Otsuka. Incremental Generation by Incremental Parsing: Tactical Generation in Dynamic Syntax. In Proceedings of the 9th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG-2003), pages 79-86, Association for Computational Linguistics, Budapest, Hungary, April 2003. pdf bib

2002 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver. Processing Unknown Words in a Dialogue System. In Proceedings of the 3rd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 174-183, Association for Computational Linguistics, Philadelphia, PA, July 2002. pdf bib

2001 selection (click here for all)

Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Patrick Healey. On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 2nd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 116-125, Association for Computational Linguistics, Aalborg, Denmark, September 2001. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. SCoRE: A Tool for Searching the BNC. Technical Report TR-01-07, Department of Computer Science, King's College London, October 2001. pdf bib


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