news

06-30-2017

Benjamin S. Meyers, Cissi O. Alm, and Emily Prud'hommeaux are co-authors for a paper accepted at EMNLP 2017.

06-07-2017

Cissi O. Alm is the author of a paper with Reynold Bailey (CS), accepted at FIE 2017.

05-15-2017

Emily Prud'hommeaux is Co-PI on a grant from the Hearing Health Foundation with Joe Bochner (NTID), VInce Samar (NTID), and Matt Huenerfauth (GCCIS).


05-05-2017

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Language Science & Computational Linguistics Student Excellence Award: Ben, Doug, and Preethi!


05-05-2017

Cissi O. Alm is PI on a CoLA FEAD grant and Co-PI on a GCCIS award with Reynold Bailey.


04-18-2017

Benjamin S. Meyers, Emily Prud'hommeaux, and Cissi O. Alm are co-authors for a paper accepted at ESSoS 2017.

Nuthan Munaiah, Benjamin S. Meyers, Cecilia O. Alm, Andrew Meneely, Pradeep K. Murukannaiah, Emily Prud'hommeaux, Josephine Wolff, and Yang Yu. Natural language insights from code reviews that missed a vulnerability: A large scale study of Chromium. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium for Engineering Secure Software and Systems (ESSoS 2017). Accepted.


04-07-2017

Emily Prud'hommeaux and Douglas Gliner are co-authors for a paper accepted at ACL 2017.

Emily Prud'hommeaux, Jan van Santen, and Douglas Gliner. Vector space models for evaluating semantic fluency in autism. Proceedings of the 2017 Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Accepted.


03-08-2017

Alex Calderwood, Beth Pruett, and Cissi O. Alm are co-authors for a paper accepted at SemBEar 2017.

Alexander Calderwood, Elizabeth A. Pruett, Raymond Ptucha, Christopher Homan, and Cecilia O. Alm. Understanding the semantics of narratives of interpersonal violence through reader annotations and physiological reactions. Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Semantics beyond Events and Roles (at EACL 2017). Accepted.



02-05-2017

Applications invited at cs.rit.edu/~reu for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Computational Sensing. PI: Alm, Co-PI: Bailey, and team.


01-12-2017

Ashley Edwards, Anthony Massicci, and Cissi O. Alm are co-authors of a paper accepted for SmartLearn'17.

Ashley Edwards, Anthony Massicci, Srinivas Sridharan, Joe Geigel, Linwei Wang, Reynold Bailey, and Cecilia O. Alm. Sensor-based methodological observations for studying online learning. In Proceedings of the SmartLearn Workshop: Intelligent Interfaces for Ubiquitous and Smart Learning (at IUI 2017). Accepted.


12-12-2016

Aliya Gangji, Trevor Walden, Preethi Vaidyanathan, Emily Prud'hommeaux, and Cissi O. Alm are co-authors on a paper accepted for 2017 Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence.

Aliya Gangji, Trevor Walden, Preethi Vaidyanathan, Emily Prud'hommeaux, Reynold Bailey and Cissi O. Alm. Using Co-captured Face, Gaze and Verbal Reactions to Images of Varying Emotional Content for Analysis and Semantic Alignment. Human-Aware AI Workshop at AAAI 2017. Accepted.


9-23-2016

Andy Terkik, Emily Prud'hommeaux, and Cissi O. Alm are co-authors of a paper accepted for COLING 2016.



8-30-2016

Cissi Ovesdotter Alm is a co-author on a paper in Int J Data Science and Analytics.

Guo, X., Yu, Q., Li, R. et al. Intelligent medical image grouping through interactive learning. Int J Data Sci Anal (2016). doi:10.1007/s41060-016-0021-2. Springer Nature.


5-30-2016

Tong Liu, Chris Homan, and Cissi Ovesdotter Alm are collaborators on a paper accepted to ACL 2016.

Tong Liu, Christopher Homan, Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Megan Lytle, Ann Marie White and Henry Kautz​. Understanding Discourse on Work and Job-Related Well-Being in Public Social Media​. To appear at ACL 2016.



5-14-2016

Congratulations to to all our May BS and MS graduates!


5-14-2016

Work of CLaSP members will appear at CLPsych 2016.

Link to CLPsych 2016


5-14-2016

The Pastafarians team was recognized with Best Poster for senior project Linguine.

The application is available at nlp.rit.edu/linguine/ and this is a link to the poster.


5-14-2016

Ben Meyers is presenting a conference poster.


3-17-2016

Congratulations to Preethi Vaidyanathan, first author of the paper recognized with the Best Paper Award at ETRA 2016.

ETRA '16: Proceedings of the Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications Publisher: ACM. Best paper award.


3-06-2016

Cissi O. Alm is one of the co-authors of a paper accepted for Computer Vision and Image Understanding.

Rui Li, Pengcheng Shi, Jeff Pelz, Cecilia O. Alm, and Anne R. Haake. Forthcoming. Modeling eye movement patterns to characterize perceptual skills in image-based diagnostic reasoning processes. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. Accepted.


3-06-2016

Preethi Vaidyanathan, Emily Prud'hommeaux, and Cissi O. Alm are collaborators on a paper at ETRA 2016.


2-17-2016

Congratulation to Will Paul on being notified that he will be recognized among RIT's 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars.


2-9-2016

Applications invited at cs.rit.edu/~reu for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Computational Sensing. PI: Alm, Co-PI: Bailey, and team.


12-14-2015

Cissi Ovesdotter Alm is one of the co-authors on a paper accepted for PAKDD 2016, with Xuan Guo (first author), Qi Yu, Rui Li, Cara Calvelli, Pengcheng Shi, and Anne Haake.


11-29-2015

Cissi Alm is the author of a paper accepted to appear in Language & Linguistics Compass: Computational & Mathematical.

Alm, Cecilia O. (Forthcoming). Language as sensor in human-centered computing: Clinical contexts as use cases. To appear in Language & Linguistics Compass: Computational & Mathematical.


11-29-2015

Cissi Alm has been awarded, with Chris Homan and Ray Ptucha, an RIT Faculty Mentoring Grant sponsored by the Provost's Office and Faculty Career Development Services.


10-07-2015

Dr. Joel Tetreault, senior research scientist at Yahoo! Labs, will be presenting on Analyzing Formality in Online Communication, on Thursday, October 15th at 12:30pm in the Golisano Auditorium.

Complete description available here.



07-27-2015

Ben Meyers is presenting the poster Exploring Discourse of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium (August 7, 2015). Faculty: Emily Prud'hommeaux and Cissi Ovesdotter Alm.



06-20-2015

Emily Prud'hommeaux is an author on a paper accepted to ACL 2015.

Masoud Rouhizadeh, Emily Prud'hommeaux, Jan van Santen, and Richard Sproat. 2015. Measuring idiosyncratic interests in children with autism. To appear in Proceedings of 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).


06-19-2015

Will Paul and Cissi Alm collaborated on a paper accepted to the Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing conference, Face-speech sensor fusion for non-invasive stress detection.

Bethamcherla, Vasudev P., Paul, Will, Alm, Cecilia O., Bailey, Reynold, Geigel, Joe, Wang, Linwei (Forthcoming, 2015). Face-speech sensor fusion for non-invasive stress detection. Proceedings of 1st Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation & Auditory-Visual Speech Processing. Accepted.


06-01-2015

Will Paul and Cissi Alm collaborated on a paper accepted to Interspeech 2015, Stressed out: What speech tells us about stress.

Paul, Will, Alm, Cecilia O., Bailey, Reynold, Geigel, Joe, Wang, Linwei (Forthcoming, 2015). Stressed out: What speech tells us about stress. Proceedings of Interspeech 2015: Towards a better understanding of the most important biosignal. Accepted.


05-04-2015

Emily Prud'hommeaux is first author on a paper to appear in Computational Linguistics.

Prud'hommeaux, E. and Roark, B. (Forthcoming). Graph-based word alignment for clinical language evaluation. To appear in Computational Linguistics.


05-03-2015

The Rigatoni team (with Dan Lavoie, Mike Wideman, Kristen Mills, and Peter Mikitsh) presented their senior project Linguine: A Web Application for Linguistic Analysis.

The application is available at linguine.rit.edu/ and this is a link to their project poster.


04-15-2015

Emily Prud'hommeaux has been awarded a CLA-BCN grant.

COLA Sponsored Research Services, Building Collaborative Networks grant: Investigating the cross-linguistic validity of speech and language markers for Alzheimer's disease.


04-15-2015

Emily Prud'hommeaux has been awarded OVPR BootCamp Seed Funding.

RIT Sponsored Research Services OVPR BootCamp Seed Funding Award: Automated language analysis for dementia screening.


03-29-2015

Cissi Alm is the Co-PI on an RIT subaward of a grant from AFSP.

Subward PI: C. Homan/Co-PI: C. O. Alm. Using text messages to predict depression and suicidal behavior among LGBT individuals. Main PI: M. Lytle. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)/University of Rochester - HE (UofR).


02-21-2015

Nick Schrading is the first author of a paper accepted to NAACL 2015.

Schrading, N., et al. (Forthcoming). #WhyIStayed, #WhyILeft: Microblogging to make sense of domestic abuse. Proceedings of 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics – Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2015). Accepted.

Link to accepted papers.


02-10-2015

Preethi Vaidyanathan is the first author of a paper accepted to IWCS 2015.

Vaidyanathan, P., et al. (Forthcoming). Alignment of eye movements and spoken language for semantic image understanding. International Conference of Computational Semantics 2015. Accepted.

Link to accepted papers.


02-10-2015

Cissi Alm is a collaborator on a tutorial accepted for EMNLP 2015.

Computational Analysis of Affect and Emotion in Language. Saif Mohammad and Cecilia O. Alm.

Link to accepted tutorials.


01-31-2015

Cissi Alm gave a talk on "Language and multimodal meaning" to researchers at Xerox PARC, Rochester, on January 31.


01-30-2015

Prud'hommeaux and Alm have been awarded a joint CLA-PDP grant.

Prud'hommeaux and Alm have been awarded a joint CLA-PDP grant for "Computational analysis of trajectories of linguistic development in autism"


01-30-2015

Joseph Bullard presented a paper at the Informs Computing Society Conference in January 2015.

Joseph Bullard presented a paper at the Informs Computing Society Conference in January 2015. Full reference: Bullard, J. et al. (January, 2015). Inference from structured and unstructured electronic medical data for early dementia detection. INFORMS Computing Society Conference 2015.


 events