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2018

Will it Blend? Weak and Manual Labeled Data in a Neural Network for Argumentation Mining
Eyal Shnarch, Carlos Alzate, Lena Dankin, Martin Gleize, Yufang Hou, Leshem Choshen, Ranit Aharonov and Noam Slonim
ACL, 2018
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Learning Thematic Similarity Metric from Article Sections Using Triplet Networks
liat Ein Dor, Yosi Mass, Alon Halfon, Elad Venezian, Ilya Shnayderman, Ranit Aharonov and Noam Slonim
to appear in ACL 2018
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Semantic Relatedness of Wikipedia Concepts - Benchmark Data and a Working Solution
Liat Ein Dor, Alon Halfon, Yoav Kantor, Ran Levy, Yosi Mass, Ruty Rinot, Eyal Shnarch, and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 11th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2018
To appear.

A Recorded Debating Dataset
Shachar Mirkin, Michal Jacovi, Tamar Lavee, Hong-Kwang Kuo, Samuel Thomas, Leslie Sager, Lili Kotlerman, Elad Venezian, and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 11th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2018
To appear.

What did you Mention? A Large Scale Mention Detection Benchmark for Spoken and Written Text
Yosi Mass, Lili Kotlerman, Shachar Mirkin, Elad Venezian, Gera Witzling, Noam Slonim
arXiv:1801.07507, 2018

SLIDE - a Sentiment Lexicon of Common Idioms
Charles Jochim, Francesca Bonin, Roy Bar-Haim, Noam Slonim
LREC (to appear), 2018

Emphatic Speech Prosody Prediction with Deep LSTM Networks
Slava Shechtman, Moran Mordechay
ICASSP 2018, IEEE
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2017

Improving Claim Stance Classification with Lexical Knowledge Expansion and Context Utilization
Roy Bar-Haim, Lilach Edelstein, Charles Jochim and Noam Slonim
4th Workshop on Argument Mining at EMNLP, 2017

GrASP: Rich Patterns for Argumentation Mining
Eyal Shnarch, Ran Levy, Vikas Raykar, and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 17th conference on Empirical Methods in NLP (EMNLP), 2017
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Argumentation Quality Assessment: Theory vs. Practice
Henning Wachsmuth, Nona Naderi, Ivan Habernal, Yufang Hou, Graeme Hirst, Iryna Gurevych, Benno Stein
ACL 2017

Argument Relation Classification Using a Joint Inference Model
Yufang Hou, Charles Jochim
The 4th Workshop on Argument Mining at EMNLP 2017

Weakly-Supervised Phrase Assignment from Text in a Speech-Synthesis System Using Noisy Labels
A. Rendel, R. Fernandez, Z. Kons, A. Rosenberg, R. Hoory, B. Ramabhadran
Interspeech, 2017

Joint Learning of Correlated Sequence Labelling Tasks Using Bidirectional Recurrent Neural Networks
Vardaan Pahuja, Anirban Laha, Shachar Mirkin, Vikas C. Raykar, Lili Kotlerman, Guy Lev
Interspeech, 2017

Unsupervised corpus--wide claim detection
Ran Levy, Shai Gretz, Benjamin Sznajder, Shay Hummel, Ranit Aharonov, Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Argument Mining, pp. 79--84, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2017
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Computational Argumentation Quality Assessment in Natural Language
Henning Wachsmuth, Nona Naderi, Yufang Hou, Yonatan Bilu, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Graeme Hirst, Benno Stein
EACL, 2017

Stance Classification of Context-Dependent Claims
Roy Bar-Haim, Indrajit Bhattacharya, Francesco Dinuzzo, Amrita Saha and Noam Slonim
EACL, 2017


2016

Semantic Documents Relatedness using Concept Graph Representation
Yuan Ni, Qiong Kai Xu, Feng Cao, Yosi Mass, Dafna Sheinwald, Huijia Zhu, Shao Sheng Cao
WSDM - Web Search and Data Mining, 2016
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An Empirical Evaluation of various Deep Learning Architectures for Bi-Sequence Classification Tasks
Anirban Laha, Vikas Raykar
Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers, pp. 2762--2773, The COLING 2016 Organizing Committee

Claim Synthesis via Predicate Recycling
Yonatan Bilu and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 54 Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2016

Expert Stance Graphs for Computational Argumentation
Orith Toledo-Ronen, Roy Bar-Haim, Noam Slonim
Third Workshop on Argument Mining, ACL, 2016

On the Retrieval of Wikipedia Articles Containing Claims on Controversial Topics
Haggai Roitman, Shay Hummel, Ella Rabinovich, Benjamin Sznajder, Noam Slonim, Ehud Aharoni
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2016, Montreal, Canada, April 11-15, 2016, Companion Volume, pp. 991--996


2015

Show Me Your Evidence - an Automatic Method for Context Dependent Evidence Detection
Ruty Rinott, Lena Dankin, Carlos Alzate Perez, Mitesh M. Khapra, Ehud Aharoni, Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 440--450, Association for Computational Linguistics

Automatic Claim Negation: Why, How and When
Yonatan Bilu, Daniel Hershcovich, and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the second Workshop on Argumentation Mining, NAACL, 2015

TR9856: A Multi-word Term Relatedness Benchmark
Ran Levy, Liat Ein-Dor, Shay Hummel, Ruty Rinott and Noam Slonim
The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL, 2015


2014

A Benchmark Dataset for Automatic Detection of Claims and Evidence in the Context of Controversial Topics
Ehud Aharoni*, Anatoly Polnarov*, Tamar Lavee, Daniel Hershcovich, Ran Levy, Ruty Rinott, Dan Gutfreund, and Noam Slonim
Proceedings of the First Workshop on Argumentation Mining, ACL, pp. 64--68, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2014

Context Dependent Claim Detection
Ran Levy, Yonatan Bilu, Daniel Hershcovich, Ehud Aharoni and Noam Slonim
The 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING, 2014

Claims on demand -- an initial demonstration of a system for automatic detection and polarity identification of context dependent claims in massive corpora
Noam Slonim, Ehud Aharoni, Carlos Alzate, Roy Bar-Haim, Yonatan Bilu, Lena Dankin, Iris Eiron, Daniel Hershcovich, Shay Hummel, Mitesh Khapra, Tamar Lavee, Ran Levy, Paul Matchen, Anatoly Polnarov, Vikas Raykar, Ruty Rinott, Amrita Saha, Naama Zwerdling,
Proceedings of COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations, pp. 6--9, Dublin City University and Association for Computational Linguistics