Sara Couture

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We present the IUCL system, based on supervised learning, for the shared task on stance detection. Our official submission, the random forest model, reaches a score of 63.60, and is ranked 6th out of 19 teams. We also use gradient boosting decision trees and SVM and merge all classifiers into an ensemble method. Our analysis shows that random forest is good(More)
Language use in the broadest sense encompasses sociolinguistics Thomason: I've served on various Linguistic Society of America committees (as a member. Chinese Linguistics offers a broad and comprehensive coverage of the entire field from a multidisciplinary perspective. All chapters. This is the first Handbook on Chinese linguistics which offers a broad(More)
6.1 Introduction Critical loads have been widely accepted in Europe as a basis for the development of air pollution control strategies, as evidenced by the Second Sulphur Protocol and the Gothenburg Protocol (see Gregor et al., 2001). The concept owes its origin to the 'target loading' concept proposed by Canadian scientists, in relation to deposition of(More)
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