Welcome back Georgia and Dasuni..
LT4SG welcome back Georgia Zhang as a Honors student and Dasuni Jayawickrama as an Advanced Topic CS student to work in research related to Emotion-Cause modeling from unstructured text. Georgia worked with LT4SG in her previous two research projects and contributed lot to the advancement of cyberbullying research. She currently works at DSTO while conducting her studies at the University…Keep reading
Congratulations Menasha for submitting thesis..!!
Huge congratulations to LT4SG PhD student Menasha Thilakaratne for submitting her thesis on her amazing research on ‘Literature Based Discovery (LBD)’. Menasha joined LT4SG in 2017 and established LBD research area within LT4SG. She has published her research in many highly-ranked venues. In Search of a Common Thread: Enhancing the LBD Workflow with a view to Widespread Applicability Literature-Based Discovery…Keep reading
Dr Thushari Atapattu is one of the finalists in the Women in AI awards
Congratulations to Dr Thushari Atapattu from the Language Technology for Social Good (LT4SG) group who has been confirmed as a finalist in the Women in AI Awards for Australia and New Zealand. There are 11 categories in the Women in AI Awards , covering different sectors and applications of AI (e.g. Health, Defence, Mining, Cyber Security etc), and Dr Atapattu is…Keep reading
Join our talk in ALTA Workshop!
LT4SG researchers are excited to present their work on “Automatic Detection of Cyberbullying against Women and Immigrants and Cross-domain Adaptability” in upcoming Australasian Language Technology Association 2020. “Cyberbullying is a prevalent and growing social problem due to the surge of social media technology usage. Minorities, women, and adolescents are among the common victims of cyberbullying. Despite the advancement of NLP…Keep reading
See you @COLING!
LT4SG researchers have competed for the SemEval 2020 challenge on ‘Offensive Language Classification (Task 12). We are thrilled to achieve over 0.9 of F-measure for offensive language identification sub task. Our paper titled “AdelaideCyC at SemEval-2020 Task 12: Ensemble of Classifiers for Offensive Language Detection in Social Media” will be presented in the International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation at COLING2020.…Keep reading
Check out our talk @EMNLP!
LT4SG researchers presented their work on “Enhancing the detection of Cyberbullying through participant roles” in the Workshop on Online Abuse and Harm at EMNLP2020. “Cyberbullying is a prevalent social problem that inflicts detrimental consequences to the health and safety of victims such as psychological distress, anti-social behaviour, and suicide. The automation of cyberbullying detection is a recent but widely researched…Keep reading
Grant success – Defence Innovation Partnership
LT4SG researchers Dr Thushari Atapattu and Menasha Thilakaratne were successfully awarded $20,000 from the South Australian Defence Innovation Partnership under the initiative on ‘AI for decision making’. This research will lead to develop a novel and intelligent glossary generation system to help scientists to explore the knowledge in scientific literature. In novel areas of interest (e.g. COVID-19), extracting the right…Keep reading