Jiehan Zheng

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In this paper, we present work on extracting social networks from unstructured text. We introduce novel features derived from semantic annotations based on FrameNet. We also introduce novel semantic tree kernels that help us improve the performance of the best reported system on social event detection and classification by a statistically significant(More)
The Bechdel test is a sequence of three questions designed to assess the presence of women in movies. Many believe that because women are seldom represented in film as strong leaders and thinkers, viewers associate weaker stereotypes with women. In this paper, we present a computational approach to automate the task of finding whether a movie passes or(More)
In this paper, we present a formalization of the task of parsing movie screenplays. While researchers have previously motivated the need for parsing movie screenplays, to the best of our knowledge, there is no work that has presented an evaluation for the task. Moreover, all the approaches in the literature thus far have been regular expression based. In(More)
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