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Professor Massimo Poesio

Visiting Professor
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Professor Massimo Poesio

Teaching and supervision

Previous supervision

Clifford Emmett O'Reilly
Clifford Emmett O'Reilly
Thesis title: Computational Linguistic Models of Mental Spaces
Degree subject: Computer Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 25/11/2016
Kevin John Glover
Kevin John Glover
Thesis title: The Genitive Ratio and its Applications
Degree subject: Computer Science
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 19/4/2016
Ander Soraluze
Ander Soraluze
Degree subject: Occasional Study: Computing and Electronic Systems (Research)
Degree type: Occasional Postgraduate Study
Awarded date: 7/7/2013

Publications

Journal articles (41)

Uryupina, O., Artstein, R., Bristot, A., Cavicchio, F., Delogu, F., Rodriguez, KJ. and Poesio, M., (2019). Annotating a broad range of anaphoric phenomena, in a variety of genres: the ARRAU Corpus. Natural Language Engineering, 1-34

Paun, S., Carpenter, B., Chamberlain, JD., Hovy, D., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2018). Comparing Bayesian Models of Annotation. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics. 6 (2018), 571-585

Ginzburg, J. and Poesio, M., (2016). Grammar Is a System That Characterizes Talk in Interaction. Frontiers in Psychology. 7 (DEC), 1938-

Rieser, H. and Poesio, M., (2016). Pandora’s Box Opened. Theoretical Linguistics. 42 (3-4), 305-318

Ginzburg, J. and Poesio, M., (2016). Grammar Is a System That Characterizes Talk in Interaction. Frontiers in Psychology. 7 (1938)

Anderson, AJ., Bruni, E., Lopopolo, A., Poesio, M. and Baroni, M., (2015). Reading visually embodied meaning from the brain: Visually grounded computational models decode visual-object mental imagery induced by written text. NeuroImage. 120, 309-322

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). Combining Minimally-supervised Methods for Arabic Named Entity Recognition.. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics. 3 (2015), 243-256

Cavicchio, F., Melcher, D. and Poesio, M., (2014). The effect of linguistic and visual salience in visual world studies. Frontiers in Psychology. 5 (MAR), 176-

Sikdar, UK., Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Uryupina, O. and Poesio, M., (2014). Differential evolution-based feature selection technique for anaphora resolution. Soft Computing. 19 (8), 2149-2161

Anderson, AJ., Murphy, B. and Poesio, M., (2014). Discriminating Taxonomic Categories and Domains in Mental Simulations of Concepts of Varying Concreteness. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 26 (3), 658-681

Akama, H., Murphy, B., Lei, M. and Poesio, M., (2014). Cross-participant modelling based on joint or disjoint feature selection: an fMRI conceptual decoding study. Applied Informatics. 1 (1), creators-Poesio=3AMassimo=3A=3A

Gu, Y., Celli, F., Steinberger, J., Anderson, AJ., Poesio, M., Strapparava, C. and Murphy, B., (2014). Using Brain Data for Sentiment Analysis.. JLCL. 29, 79-94

Cavicchio, F., Melcher, D. and Poesio, M., (2014). The effect of linguistic and visual salience in visual world studies. Frontiers in Psychology. 5, creators-Poesio=3AMassimo=3A=3A

Sikdar, UK., Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Uryupina, O. and Poesio, M., (2013). Anaphora resolution for bengali: An experiment with domain adaptation. Computacion y Sistemas. 17 (2), 137-146

Fornaciari, T. and Poesio, M., (2013). Automatic deception detection in Italian court cases. Artificial Intelligence and Law. 21 (3), 303-340

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Robaldo, L. and Ducceschi, L., (2013). Phrase detectives: Utilizing collective intelligence for internet-scale language resource creation. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. 3 (1), 1-44

Gu, Y., Cazzolli, G., Murphy, B., Miceli, G. and Poesio, M., (2013). EEG study of the neural representation and classification of semantic categories of animals vs tools in young and elderly participants. BMC Neuroscience. 14 (Suppl), creators-Poesio=3AMassimo=3A=3A

Akama, H., Murphy, B., Na, L., Shimizu, Y. and Poesio, M., (2012). Decoding semantics across fMRI sessions with different stimulus modalities: a practical MVPA study. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics. 6 (JULY 2012), 24-

Cavicchio, F. and Poesio, M., (2012). The Rovereto Emotion and Cooperation Corpus: a new resource to investigate cooperation and emotions. Language Resources and Evaluation. 46 (1), 117-130

Cavicchio, F. and Poesio, M., (2012). (Non)cooperative Dialogues. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 54 (4), 546-559

Murphy, B., Poesio, M., Bovolo, F., Bruzzone, L., Dalponte, M. and Lakany, H., (2011). EEG decoding of semantic category reveals distributed representations for single concepts. Brain and Language. 117 (1), 12-22

Poesio, M. and Rieser, H., (2011). An Incremental Model of Anaphora and Reference Resolution Based on Resource Situations.. D&D. 2, 235-277

Baroni, M., Murphy, B., Barbu, E. and Poesio, M., (2010). Strudel: A Corpus-Based Semantic Model Based on Properties and Types. Cognitive Science. 34 (2), 222-254

Poesio, M. and Rieser, H., (2010). Completions, Coordination, and Alignment in Dialogue.. D&D. 1, 1-89

Karamanis, N., Mellish, C., Poesio, M. and Oberlander, J., (2009). Evaluating Centering for Information Ordering Using Corpora. Computational Linguistics. 35 (1), 29-46

Artstein, R. and Poesio, M., (2008). Inter-Coder Agreement for Computational Linguistics. Computational Linguistics. 34 (4), 555-596

Poesio, M. and Almuhareb, A., (2008). Extracting concept descriptions from the web: The importance of attributes and values. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. 167 (1), 29-44

Poesio, M. and Artstein, R., (2008). Introduction to the Special Issue on Ambiguity and Semantic Judgments. Research on Language and Computation. 6 (3-4), 241-245

Steinberger, J., Poesio, M., Kabadjov, MA. and Ježek, K., (2007). Two uses of anaphora resolution in summarization. Information Processing & Management. 43 (6), 1663-1680

Sanchez-Graillet, O. and Poesio, M., (2007). Negation of protein–protein interactions: analysis and extraction. Bioinformatics. 23 (13), i424-i432

Poesio, M., Sturt, P., Artstein, R. and Filik, R., (2006). Underspecification and Anaphora: Theoretical Issues and Preliminary Evidence. Discourse Processes. 42 (2), 157-175

Poesio, M., (2005). Domain modelling and NLP: Formal ontologies? Lexica? Or a bit of both?. Applied Ontology. 1, 27-33

Poesio, M., Stevenson, R., Eugenio, BD. and Hitzeman, J., (2004). Centering: A Parametric Theory and Its Instantiations. Computational Linguistics. 30 (3), 309-363

Wright Hastie, H., Poesio, M. and Isard, S., (2002). Automatically predicting dialogue structure using prosodic features. Speech Communication. 36 (1-2), 63-79

Garrod, S. and Poesio, M., (2002). Plumbing semantic depths in Amsterdam. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6 (4), 150-151

Vieira, R. and Poesio, M., (2000). An empirically based system for processing definite descriptions. Computational Linguistics. 26 (4), 538-593

Poesio, M. and Vieira, R., (1998). A Corpus-based Investigation of Definite Description Use. Computational Linguistics. 24 (2), 183-216

Poesio, M. and Traum, DR., (1997). Conversational Actions and Discourse Situations. Computational Intelligence. 13 (3), 309-347

Traum, DR., Schubert, LK., Martin, NG., Hwang, CH., Heeman, P., Ferguson, G., Allen, JF., Poesio, M. and Light, M., (1996). Knowledge representation in the TRAINS-93 conversation system. International Journal of Expert Systems. 9 (1), 173-223

ALLEN, JAMESF., SCHUBERT, LENHARTK., FERGUSON, GEORGE., HEEMAN, PETER., HWANG, CHUNGHEE., KATO, TSUNEAKI., LIGHT, MARC., MARTIN, NATHANIEL., MILLER, BRADFORD., POESIO, MASSIMO. and TRAUM, DAVIDR., (1995). The TRAINS project: a case study in building a conversational planning agent. Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence. 7 (1), 7-48

Poesio, M. and Rullent, C., (1987). MODIFIED CASEFRAME PARSING FOR SPEECH UNDERSTANDING SYSTEMS.. CSELT Technical Reports. 15 (6), 441-446

Books (1)

Poesio, M., Stuckardt, R. and Versley, Y., (2016). Anaphora Resolution: Algorithms, Resources, and Applications. Springer. 3-662-47908-7. 978-3-662-47908-7

Book chapters (5)

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2013). Methods for Engaging and Evaluating Users of Human Computation Systems. In: Handbook of Human Computation. Editors: . Springer New York. 679- 694. 9781461488057

Chamberlain, J., Fort, K., Kruschwitz, U., Lafourcade, M. and Poesio, M., (2013). Using Games to Create Language Resources: Successes and Limitations of the Approach. In: The People?s Web Meets NLP : Collaboratively Constructed Language Resources. Editors: Gurevych, I. and Kim, J., . Springer. 3- 44. 9783642350849

Poesio, M., Diewald, N., Stührenberg, M., Chamberlain, J., Jettka, D., Goecke, D. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Markup Infrastructure for the Anaphoric Bank: Supporting Web Collaboration. In: Modeling, Learning, and Processing of Text Technological Data Structures. Editors: . Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 175- 195. 9783642226120

Cavicchio, F. and Poesio, M., (2009). Multimodal Corpora Annotation: Validation Methods to Assess Coding Scheme Reliability. In: Multimodal Corpora. Editors: . Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 109- 121. 3642047920. 9783642047923

Poesio, M., (2008). Linguistic Claims Formulated in Terms of Centering A Re‐Examination Using Parametric CB‐Tracking Techniques. In: Reference. Oxford University Press. 216- 245. 9780195331639

Conferences (68)

Madge, C., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2017). Experiment-Driven Development of a GWAP for Marking Segments in Text

Riccardi, G., Bechet, F., Danieli, M., Favre, B., Gaizauskas, R., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2016). The SENSEI Project: Making Sense of Human Conversations

Poesio, M., Alhelbawy, A., Fox, C. and Kruschwitz, U., (2016). Exploiting social media to address fundamental human rights issues

Kabadjov, M., Kruschwitz, U., Poesio, M., Steinberger, J., Poch, M. and Zaragoza, H., (2016). The OnForumS corpus from the shared task on Online Forum Summarisation at MultiLing 2015

Chamberlain, J., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2016). Phrase detectives corpus 1.0 crowdsourced anaphoric coreference

Alhelbawy, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2016). Towards a corpus of violence acts in Arabic social media

Uryupina, O., Artstein, R., Bristot, A., Cavicchio, F., Rodriguez, KJ. and Poesio, M., (2016). ARRAU: Linguistically-motivated annotation of anaphoric descriptions

Martinez-Alvarez, M., Kruschwitz, U., Hall, W. and Poesio, M., (2015). Signal: Advanced Real-Time Information Filtering

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Robaldo, L. and Ducceschi, L., (2015). Phrase detectives: Utilizing collective intelligence for internet-scale language resource creation

Kabadjov, M., Steinberger, J., Barker, E., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). OnForumS

Giannakopoulos, G., Steinberger, J., Kubina, J., Favre, B., Conroy, JM., Kabadjov, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). MultiLing 2015: Multilingual summarization of single and multi-documents, on-line fora, and call-center conversations

Fornaciari, T. and Poesio, M., (2014). Identifying fake Amazon reviews as learning from crowds

Alghamdi, A., Bonin, F., Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Cavulli, F., Tonelli, S., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2014). Active Expert Learning for the Digital Humanities

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). AraNLP: A Java-based library for the processing of Arabic text

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). Automatic Creation of Arabic Named Entity Annotated Corpus Using Wikipedia.

Paun, S., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). A Model for Automatic Extraction of Slowdowns From Traffic Sensor Data

Tao, Y., Anderson, A. and Poesio, M., (2014). What is concrete and abstract and read all over?'' An fMRI study of type coercion in inherent polysemy

Uryupina, O. and Poesio, M., (2013). Evalita 2011: Anaphora Resolution Task

Fung, P. and Poesio, M., (2013). Preface: Programme committee co-chairs

Anderson, AJ., Bruni, E., Bordignon, U., Poesio, M. and Baroni, M., (2013). Of words, eyes and brains: Correlating image-based distributional semantic models with neural representations of concepts

Fornaciari, T., Celli, F. and Poesio, M., (2013). The Effect of Personality Type on Deceptive Communication Style

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2013). A semi-supervised learning approach to arabic named entity recognition

Fornaciari, T., Celli, F. and Poesio, M., (2013). The Effect of Personality Type on Deceptive Communication Style

Bonin, F., Cavulli, F., Noriller, A., Poesio, M. and Stemle, EW., (2012). Annotating archaeological texts: An example of domain-specific annotation in the humanities

Krčmář, L., Ježek, K. and Poesio, M., (2012). Detection of Semantic Compositionality Using Semantic Spaces

Saha, S., Ekbal, A., Verma, M., Sikdar, U. and Poesio, M., (2012). Active learning technique for biomedical named entity extraction

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2012). Identifying named entities on a University intranet

Uryupina, O. and Poesio, M., (2012). Domain-specific vs. uniform modeling for coreference resolution

Fornaciari, T. and Poesio, M., (2012). DECOUR: A corpus of DEceptive statements in Italian COURts

Uryupina, O., Poesio, M., Giuliano, C. and Tymoshenko, K., (2011). Disambiguation and Filtering Methods in Using Web Knowledge for Coreference Resolution

Iida, R. and Poesio, M., (2011). A cross-lingual ILP solution to zero anaphora resolution

Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Uryupina, O. and Poesio, M., (2011). Multiobjective Simulated Annealing Based Approach for Feature Selection in Anaphora Resolution

Uryupina, O., Poesio, M., Giuliano, C. and Tymoshenko, K., (2011). Disambiguation and filtering methods in using web knowledge for coreference resolution

Robaldo, L., Poesio, M., Ducceschi, L., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Italian Anaphoric Annotation with the Phrase Detectives Game-with-a-Purpose

Kabadjov, M., Steinberger, J., Steinberger, R., Poesio, M. and Pouliquen, B., (2010). Enhancing N-gram-based summary evaluation using information content and a taxonomy

Poesio, M., Baroni, M., Lanz, O., Lenci, A., Potamianos, A., Schütze, H., Schulte Im Walde, S. and Surian, L., (2010). BabyExp: Constructing a huge multimodal resource to acquire commonsense knowledge like children do

Rodríguez, KJ., Delogu, F., Versley, Y., Stemle, EW. and Poesio, M., (2010). Anaphoric annotation of wikipedia and blogs in the live memories corpus

Broscheit, S., Ponzetto, SP., Versley, Y. and Poesio, M., (2010). Extending BART to provide a coreference resolution system for German

Broscheit, S., Poesio, M., Ponzetto, SP., Rodriguez, KJ., Romano, L., Uryupina, O., Versley, Y. and Zanoli, R., (2010). BART: A multilingual anaphora resolution system

Recasens, M., Márquez, L., Sapena, E., Martí, MA., Taulé, M., Hoste, V., Poesio, M. and Versley, Y., (2010). SemEval-2010 task 1: Coreference resolution in multiple languages

Poesio, M., Uryupina, O. and Versley, Y., (2010). Creating a Coreference Resolution System for Italian

Barbu, E. and Poesio, M., (2009). Unsupervised knowledge extraction for taxonomies of concepts from Wikipedia

Rieser, H. and Poesio, M., (2009). Interactive gesture in dialogue: A PTT model

Murphy, B., Baroni, M. and Poesio, M., (2009). EEG responds to conceptual stimuli and corpus semantics

Chamberlain, J., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2009). A demonstration of human computation using the Phrase Detectives annotation game

Versley, Y., Moschitti, A., Poesio, M. and Yang, X., (2008). Coreference systems based on kernels methods

Cavicchio, F. and Poesio, M., (2008). Annotation of Emotion in Dialogue: The Emotion in Cooperation Project

Versley, Y., Ponzetto, SP., Poesio, M., Eidelman, V., Jern, A., Smith, J., Yang, X. and Moschitti, A., (2008). BART: A modular toolkit for coreference resolution

Poesio, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Chamberlain, J., (2008). ANAWIKI: Creating anaphorically annotated resources through Web cooperation

Day, D., Hitzeman, J., Wick, M., Crouch, K. and Poesio, M., (2008). A corpus for cross-document Co-reference

Poesio, M. and Artstein, R., (2008). Anaphoric annotation in the ARRAU corpus

Barbu, E. and Poesio, M., (2007). A comparison of feature norms and WordNet

Rodríguez, KJ., Dipper, S., Götze, M., Poesio, M., Riccardi, G., Raymond, C. and Wisniewska, J., (2007). Standoff coordination for multi-tool annotation in a dialogue corpus

Sutcliffe, RFE., Steinberger, J., Kruschwitz, U., Alexandrov-Kabadjov, M. and Poesio, M., (2007). Identifying Novel Information Using Latent Semantic Analysis in the WiQA Task at CLEF 2006

Sanchez-Graillet, O. and Poesio, M., (2007). Discovering contradicting protein-protein interactions in text

Almuhareb, A. and Poesio, M., (2006). MSDA: Wordsense discrimination using context vectors and attributes

Tesar, R., Strnad, V., Jezek, K. and Poesio, M., (2006). Extending the single words-based document model

Poesio, M., Patel, A. and Eugenio, BD., (2006). Discourse Structure and Anaphora in Tutorial Dialogues: An Empirical Analysis of Two Theories of the Global Focus

Sutcliffe, RFE., Steinberger, J., Kruschwitz, U., Alexandrov-Kabadjov, M. and Poesio, M., (2006). Identifying novel information using Latent Semantic Analysis in the WiQA task at CLEF 2006

Poesio, M., Kabadjov, MA., Goux, P., Kruschwitz, U., Bishop, E. and Corti, L., (2006). An anaphora resolution-based anonymization module

Steinberger, J., Kabadjov, MA., Poesio, M. and Sanchez-Graillet, O., (2005). Improving LSA-based summarization with anaphora resolution

Poesio, M. and Artstein, R., (2005). The reliability of anaphoric annotation, reconsidered

Goweder, A., Poesio, M. and De Roeck, A., (2004). Broken plural detection for arabic information retrieval

Karamanis, N., Mellish, C., Oberlander, J. and Poesio, M., (2004). A Corpus-Based Methodology for Evaluating Metrics of Coherence for Text Structuring

Poesio, M. and Kabadjov, MA., (2004). A general-purpose, off-the-shelf anaphora resolution module: Implementation and preliminary evaluation

Sanchez-Graillet, O. and Poesio, M., (2004). Acquiring Bayesian networks from text

Poesio, M., Ishikawa, T., Im Walde, SS. and Vieira, R., (2002). Acquiring lexical knowledge for anaphora resolution

Poesio, M., (2000). Annotating a corpus to develop and evaluate discourse entity realization algorithms: Issues and preliminary results

Reports and Papers (2)

Poesio, M., Cheng, H., Hitzeman, J., Stevenson, R. and di Eugenio, B., (2002). A Corpus-based Evaluation of Centering Theory

Poesio, M., di Eugenio, B. and Keohane, G., (2002). Discourse Structure and Anaphora: An Empirical Study

Contact

poesio@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus