Daniel Duma

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We propose an architecture for generating natural language from Linked Data that automatically learns sentence templates and statistical document planning from parallel RDF datasets and text. We have built a proof-of-concept system (LOD-DEF) trained on un-annotated text from the Simple English Wikipedia and RDF triples from DBpedia, focusing exclusively on(More)
Wouldn’t it be helpful if your text editor automatically suggested papers that are relevant to your research? Wouldn’t it be even better if those suggestions were contextually relevant? In this paper we name a system that would accomplish this a context-based citation recommendation (CBCR) system. We specifically present Citation Resolution, a method for(More)
Wouldn’t it be helpful if your text editor automatically suggested papers that are contextually relevant to your work? We concern ourselves with this task: we desire to recommend contextually relevant citations to the author of a paper. A number of rhetorical annotation schemes for academic articles have been developed over the years, and it has often been(More)
We present Edina, the University of Edinburgh’s social bot for the Amazon Alexa Prize competition. Edina is a conversational agent whose responses utilize data harvested from Amazon Mechanical Turk (AMT) through an innovative new technique we call self-dialogues. These are conversations in which a single AMT Worker plays both participants in a dialogue.(More)
How does scientific research affect the world around us? Being able to answer this question is of great importance in order to appropriately channel efforts and resources in science. The impact by scientists in academia is currently measured by citation based metrics such as h-index, i-index and citation counts. These academic metrics aim to represent the(More)
The task of recommending relevant scientific literature for a draft academic paper has recently received significant interest. In our effort to ease the discovery of scientific literature and augment scientific writing, we aim to improve the relevance of results based on a shallow semantic analysis of the source document and the potential documents to(More)
Project acronym:Robot-Era Project title:Implementation and integration of advanced Robotic systems and intelligent Environments in real scenarios for ageing population Funding scheme: Large-scale integrating project (IP) Call identifier: FP7-ICT-2011.7 Challenge: 5 – ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance Objective: ICT-2011.5.4 ICT for(More)
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