Abstract This paper describes the functionality of MEAD, a comprehensive, public domain, open source, multidocument multilingual summarization environment that has been thus far downloaded by more… Expand
We present a large-scale meta evaluation of eight evaluation measures for both single-document and multi-document summarizers. To this end we built a corpus consisting of (a) 100 Million automatic… Expand
Lexical simplification is the task of replacing a word in a given context by an easier-to-understand synonym. Although a number of lexical simplification approaches have been developed in recent… Expand
Comunicacio presentada a la 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, celebrada els dies 3 a 7 d'abril de 2017 a Valencia, Espanya.
Automatic detection of figurative language is a challenging task in computational linguistics. Recognising both literal and figurative meaning is not trivial for a machine and in some cases it is… Expand
Comunicacio presentada a la Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016), celebrada els dies 23 a 28 de maig de 2016 a Portorož, Eslovenia.
Choosing the right emoji to visually complement or condense the meaning of a message has become part of our daily life. Emojis are pictures, which are naturally combined with plain text, thus… Expand
We present a user study for two different automatic strategies that simplify text content for people with dyslexia. The strategies considered are the standard one (replacing a complex word with the… Expand
Irony and humour are just two of many forms of figurative language. Approaches to identify in vast volumes of data such as the internet humorous or ironic statements is important not only from a… Expand