2021 / to appear

Yujian Gan, Xinyun Chen and Matthew Purver. Exploring Underexplored Limitations of Cross-Domain Text-to-SQL Generalization. To appear in EMNLP, November 2021.
Yujian Gan, Xinyun Chen, Jinxia Xie, Matthew Purver, John Woodward, John Drake and Qiaofu Zhang. Natural SQL: Making SQL Easier to Infer from Natural Language Specifications. To appear in Findings of EMNLP, November 2021.
Stephen McQuistin, Mladen Karan, Prashant Khare, Colin Perkins, Gareth Tyson, Matthew Purver, Patrick Healey, Waleed Iqbal, Junaid Qadir and Ignacio Castro. Characterising the IETF Through the Lens of RFC Deployment. To appear in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference, November 2021.
Jorge Del-Bosque-Trevino, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Communicative Grounding of Analogical Explanations in Dialogue. To appear in ReInAct, October 2021.
Elaine Zosa, Ravi Shekhar, Mladen Karan and Matthew Purver. Not All Comments are Equal: Insights into Comment Moderation from a Topic-Aware Model. To appear in RANLP, September 2021.
George Wright and Matthew Purver. Evaluating Natural Language Descriptions Generated in a Workspace-Based Architecture. To appear in ICCC, online, September 2021.
Shamila Nasreen, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Detecting Alzheimer's Disease using Interactional and Acoustic features from Spontaneous Speech. To appear in Interspeech, August 2021. pdf
Morteza Rohanian, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Alzheimer's Dementia Recognition using Acoustic, Lexical, Disfluency and Speech Pause Features Robust to Noisy Inputs. To appear in Interspeech, August 2021. pdf
Yujian Gan, Xinyun Chen, Qiuping Huang, Matthew Purver, John Woodward, Jinxia Xie and Pengsheng Huang. Towards Robustness of Text-to-SQL Models against Synonym Substitution. To appear in ACL-IJCNLP, August 2021. pdf bib
George Wright and Matthew Purver. Parsing Text in a Workspace for Language Generation. To appear in ST&D, online, August 2021. pdf bib
Mladen Karan, Prashant Khare, Patrick Healey and Matthew Purver. Mitigating Topic Bias when Detecting Decisions in Dialogue. Proceedings of SIGDIAL, July 2021. pdf bib
Shamila Nasreen, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Rare-Class Dialogue Act Tagging for Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis. Proceedings of SIGDIAL, July 2021. pdf bib
Andraž Pelicon, Ravi Shekhar, Blaž Škrlj, Matthew Purver and Senja Pollak. Investigating Cross-Lingual Training for Offensive Language Detection. PeerJ Computer Science 7:e559, 2021. pdf bib
Shamila Nasreen, Morteza Rohanian, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Alzheimer's Dementia Recognition from Spontaneous Speech using Disfluency and Interactional Features. Frontiers in Computer Science 3:49, 2021. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Gijs Wijnholds, Ruth Kempson and Julian Hough. Incremental Composition in Distributional Semantics. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 30(2): 379-306, 2021. pdf bib
Andraž Pelicon, Ravi Shekhar, Matej Martinc, Blaž Škrlj, Matthew Purver and Senja Pollak. Zero-shot Cross-lingual Content Filtering: Offensive Language and Hate Speech Detection. Proceedings of the EACL workshop on News Media Content Analysis and Automated Report Generation, Kyiv, April 2021. pdf bib
Senja Pollak, Marko Robnik-Šikonja, Matthew Purver, Michele Boggia, Ravi Shekhar, Marko Pranjić, Salla Salmela, Ivar Krustok, Tarmo Paju, Carl-Gustav Linden, Leo Leppänen, Elaine Zosa, Matej Ulčar, Linda Freiental, Silver Traat, Luis Adrián Cabrera-Diego, Matej Martinc, Nada Lavrač, Blaž Škrlj, Martin Žnidaršič, Andraž Pelicon, Boshko Koloski, Vid Podečan, Janez Kranjc, Shane Sheehan, Emanuela Boros, Jose Moreno, Antoine Doucet and Hannu Toivonen. EMBEDDIA Tools, Datasets and Challenges: Resources and Hackathon Contributions. Proceedings of the EACL workshop on News Media Content Analysis and Automated Report Generation, Kyiv, April 2021. pdf bib

2020

Jey Han Lau, Carlos Armendariz, Shalom Lappin, Matthew Purver and Chang Shu. How Furiously Can Colourless Green Ideas Sleep? Sentence Acceptability in Context. Transactions of the ACL 8: 296-310, 2020. pdf bib
Carlos Armendariz, Matthew Purver, Senja Pollak, Nikola Ljubešić, Matej Ulčar, Ivan Vulić and Mohammad Taher Pilehvar. SemEval2020 Task3: Graded Word Similarity in Context. Proceedings of SemEval, Barcelona, December 2020. pdf bib
Yujian Gan, Matthew Purver and John Woodward. A Review of Cross-Domain Text-to-SQL Models. Proceedings of the AACL-IJCNLP Student Research Workshop, December 2020. pdf bib
Tom Tabak and Matthew Purver. Temporal Mental Health Dynamics on Social Media. Proceedings of the NLP COVID-19 workshop at EMNLP, November 2020. pdf bib
Morteza Rohanian, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Multi-modal Fusion with Gating using Audio, Lexical and Disfluency Features for Alzheimer's Dementia Recognition from Spontaneous Speech. Proceedings of Interspeech, Shanghai, October 2020. pdf bib
Ravi Shekhar, Marko Pranjić, Senja Pollak, Andraž Pelicon and Matthew Purver. Automating News Comment Moderation with Limited Resources: Benchmarking in Croatian and Estonian. Journal for Language Technology and Computational Linguistics (JLCL) 34:1, 2020. pdf bib
George Wright and Matthew Purver. Creative Language Generation in a Society of Engagement and Reflection. Proceedings of ICCC, Coimbra, Portugal, September 2020. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Metaphor Generation through Context Sensitive Distributional Semantics. Producing Figurative Expression: Theoretical, experimental and practical perspectives pp.419-448, John Benjamins, 2020. pdf bib
Jorge Del-Bosque-Trevino, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Investigating the Semantic Wave in Tutorial Dialogues: An Annotation Scheme and Corpus Study on Analogy Components. Proceedings of SemDial, Waltham MA, July 2020. pdf bib
Carlos Armendariz, Matthew Purver, Matej Ulčar, Senja Pollak, Nikola Ljubešić, Marko Robnik-Šikonja, Mark Granroth-Wilding and Kristiina Vaik. CoSimLex: A Resource for Evaluating Graded Word Similarity in Context. Proceedings of LREC, Marseille, May 2020. pdf bib
Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Gregory Mills, Chris Howes, Arash Eshghi, Stergios Chatzikyriakidis, Matthew Purver, Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann and Patrick Healey. Completability vs (In)completeness. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, 2020. pdf bib

2019

Anka Supej, Marko Plahuta, Matthew Purver, Michael Mathioudakis and Senja Pollak. Gender, Language and Society - Word Embeddings as a Reflection of Social Inequalities in Linguistic Corpora. In the Slovene Sociological Society, Bled, October 2019. pdf bib
Shamila Nasreen, Matthew Purver and Julian Hough. Interaction Patterns in Conversations with Alzheimer's Patients. Poster, in SLSP, Ljubljana, October 2019. pdf bib
Morteza Rohanian, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Detecting Depression with Word-Level Multimodal Fusion. Proceedings of Interspeech, Graz, September 2019. pdf bib
Shamila Nasreen, Matthew Purver and Julian Hough. A Corpus Study on Questions, Responses and Misunderstanding Signals in Conversations with Alzheimer's Patients. Proceedings of SemDial, London, September 2019. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Kat Agres, Karolina Rataj, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Re-Representing Metaphor: Modelling Metaphor Perception Using Dynamically Contextual Distributional Semantics. Frontiers in Psychology 10:765, 2019. pdf bib
Gijs Wijnholds, Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Semantic Judgements. In the 3rd Dynamic Syntax Conference, Valletta, May 2019. pdf bib
Mariano Mora McGinity, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. The Influence of Cost on the Emergence of a Common Language among Cooperating Agents. In the AISB Symposium on Language Learning for Artificial Agents (L2A2), Falmouth, 2019.
Maximilian Droog-Hayes, Geraint Wiggins and Matthew Purver. A Creative, Cognitively Inspired Approach to Text Summarization. In the 6th AISB Symposium on Computational Creativity, Falmouth, 2019.
Jorge Del-Bosque-Trevino, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Long- and Short-term Common Ground for Tailored Explanations in Voice User Interfaces. In the CHI Workshop on Understanding Speech Interface Interactions, Glasgow, 2019. pdf bib
Maximilian Droog-Hayes, Geraint Wiggins and Matthew Purver. Detecting Summary-worthy Sentences: the Effect of Discourse Features. In the 13th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Newport Beach, 2019. pdf bib
Ping Xiao, Hannu Toivonen, Oskar Gross, Amílcar Cardoso, João Correia, Penousal Machado, Pedro Martins, Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira, Rahul Sharma, Alexandre Pinto, Alberto Díaz, Virginia Francisco, Pablo Gervás, Raquel Hervás, Carlos León, Jamie Forth, Matthew Purver, Geraint Wiggins, Dragana Miljković, Vid Podpečan, Senja Pollak, Jan Kralj, Martin Žnidaršič, Marko Bohanec, Nada Lavrač, Tanja Urbančič, Frank van der Velde and Stuart Battersby. Conceptual Representations for Concept Creation. ACM Computing Surveys 52(1), 2019. pdf bib

2018 selection (click here for all)

Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Ruth Kempson. Exploring Semantic Incrementality with Dynamic Syntax and Vector Space Semantics. In the 2nd Symposium on Compositional Structures (SYCO 2), Glasgow, December 2018.
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Ruth Kempson. Exploring Semantic Incrementality with Dynamic Syntax and Vector Space Semantics. Proceedings of AixDial: the 22nd SemDial Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Aix-en-Provence, November 2018. pdf bib
Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Self-Repetition in Dialogue and Monologue. Poster, in AixDial: the 22nd SemDial Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Aix-en-Provence, November 2018. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Christine Howes. Computational Models of Miscommunication Phenomena. Topics in Cognitive Science 10(2): 425-451, 2018. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Julian Hough. What do we Clarify and Why?. In the Symposium on Communication and Miscommunication at ST&D, 2018. slides
Matthew Purver, Aljoša Valentinčič, Marko Pahor and Senja Pollak. Diachronic Lexical Changes In Company Reports: An Initial Investigation. In the 1st Financial Narrative Processing Workshop at LREC, 2018. pdf bib
Maximilian Droog-Hayes, Geraint Wiggins and Matthew Purver. Automatic Detection of Narrative Structure for High-Level Story Representation. In the 5th AISB Symposium on Computational Creativity, 2018.
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. A Tensor-Based Vector Space Semantics for Dynamic Syntax. In the 2nd Dynamic Syntax Conference, Edinburgh, April 2018. pdf bib
Julian Hough, Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver and Graham White. Proposals to Generalise Dynamic Syntax for Wider Application. In the 2nd Dynamic Syntax Conference, Edinburgh, April 2018. pdf bib
Claire Kelleher, Sherif Clinch and Matthew Purver. Analysing Dialogue to Support Detection of Alzheimer's Disease. In the 2nd Human Brain Project Student Conference, Ljubljana, 2018. pdf bib

2017 selection (click here for all)

Stephen McGregor, Elisabetta Jezek, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. A Geometric Method for Detecting Semantic Coercion. In the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Montpellier, September 2017. pdf bib
Sophie Chesney, Maria Liakata, Massimo Poesio and Matthew Purver. Incongruent Headlines: Yet Another Way to Mislead Your Readers. In the EMNLP 2017 workshop Natural Language Processing Meets Journalism (NLPJ), Copenhagen, September 2017. pdf bib
Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Chris Howes, Matthew Purver, Ruth Kempson, Arash Eshghi, Ronnie Cann, Patrick Healey and Gregory Mills. Completability vs (In)completeness. In the BICLCE 2017 workshop Approaches to Fragments and Ellipsis in Spoken and Written English, Vigo, September 2017. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Opening Up and Closing Down Discussion: Experimenting with Epistemic Status in Conversation. In the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), London, July 2017. pdf bib
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Distributional Semantics for Dynamic Syntax. In the 1st Dynamic Syntax Conference, London, April 2017. pdf bib
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 selection (click here for all)

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
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 bib
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
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 selection (click here for all)

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
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
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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