Tags: natural language processing

Research Areas

  1. Language technology

Active Projects

  1. Accelerated Cybersecurity

Refereed Publications

2018

  1. M. M. Rahman and T. Finin, "Understanding and representing the semantics of large structured documents", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Semantic Deep Learning (SemDeep-4, ISWC), October 2018, 111 downloads.
  2. J. Sleeman, T. Finin, and M. Halem, "Ontology-Grounded Topic Modeling for Climate Science Research", InCollection, Emerging Topics in Semantic Technologies. ISWC 2018 Satellite Events, October 2018, 73 downloads.
  3. A. Padia, A. Roy, T. W. Satyapanich, F. Ferraro, S. Pan, Y. Park, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "UMBC at SemEval-2018 Task 8: Understanding Text about Malware", InProceedings, Proceedings of International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2018), June 2018, 210 downloads.
  4. A. Nagar and K. P. Joshi, "A Semantically Rich Knowledge Representation of PCI DSS for Cloud Services", InProceedings, 6th International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICACON 2018, Japan, May 2018, 121 downloads.

2017

  1. M. M. Rahman and T. Finin, "Deep Understanding of a Document's Structure", InProceedings, 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies, December 2017, 366 downloads.
  2. B. Van Durme, T. Lippincott, K. Duh, D. Burchfield, A. Poliak, C. Costello, T. Finin, S. Miller, J. Mayfield, P. Koehn, C. Harmon, D. Lawrie, C. May, M. Thomas, A. Carrell, and J. Chaloux, "CADET: Computer Assisted Discovery Extraction and Translation", InProceedings, 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (System Demonstrations), November 2017, 143 downloads.
  3. T. Finin, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, and C. Costello, "Participation in TAC KBP 2017: Cold Start TEDL and Low-resource EDL", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2017 Text Analysis Workshop, November 2017, 114 downloads.
  4. S. Saha and K. P. Joshi, "Cognitive Assistance for Automating the Analysis of the Federal Acquisition Regulations System", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2017, November 2017, 354 downloads.
  5. A. Padia, "Cleaning Noisy Knowledge Graphs", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium at the 16th International Semantic Web Conference, October 2017, 224 downloads.
  6. M. M. Rahman and T. Finin, "Understanding the Logical and Semantic Structure of Large Documents", Article, arXiv e-print, September 2017, 252 downloads.
  7. F. Ferraro, A. Poliak, R. Cotterell, and B. Van Durme, "Frame-Based Continuous Lexical Semantics through Exponential Family Tensor Factorization and Semantic Proto-Roles", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Sixth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), August 2017, 90 downloads.
  8. J. Sleeman, "Dynamic Data Assimilation for Topic Modeling (DDATM)", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, July 2017.
  9. S. Mittal, A. Gupta, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "A Question and Answering System for Management of Cloud Service Level Agreements", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, June 2017, 421 downloads.
  10. S. Saha, K. P. Joshi, and A. Gupta, "A Deep Learning Approach to Understanding Cloud Service Level Agreements ", InProceedings, Fifth International IBM Cloud Academy Conference, May 2017, 573 downloads.
  11. C. Grasso, "A Semantically Rich Cognitive Search Assistant For Clinical Notes", PhdThesis, UMBC, April 2017, 261 downloads.
  12. M. M. Rahman, "Understanding the Logical and Semantic Structure of Large Documents", Proceedings, SDM 2016 Doctoral Forum, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining , April 2017, 192 downloads.

2016

  1. T. Finin, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, J. Laspesa, and M. Latman, "HLTCOE Participation in TAC KBP 2016: Cold Start and EDL", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2016 Text Analysis Workshop, November 2016, 527 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, A. Gupta, S. Mittal, C. Pearce, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "ALDA : Cognitive Assistant for Legal Document Analytics", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium 2016, September 2016, 580 downloads.
  3. S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "Automatic Extraction of Metrics from SLAs for Cloud Service Management", InProceedings, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E 2016), April 2016, 755 downloads.
  4. A. L. Kashyap, L. Han, R. Yus, J. Sleeman, T. W. Satyapanich, S. R. Gandhi, and T. Finin, "Robust Semantic Text Similarity Using LSA, Machine Learning and Linguistic Resources", Article, Language Resources and Evaluation, March 2016, 1091 downloads.
  5. F. Ferraro and B. Van Durme, "A Unified Bayesian Model of Scripts, Frames and Language.", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, February 2016, 53 downloads.

2015

  1. S. Mittal, K. P. Joshi, C. Pearce, and A. Joshi, "Parallelizing Natural Language Techniques for Knowledge Extraction from Cloud Service Level Agreements", InProceedings, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 2015, 737 downloads.
  2. C. Grasso, A. Joshi, and E. Siegel, "Beyond NER: Towards Semantics in Clinical Text", InProceedings, Biomedical Data Mining, Modeling, and Semantic Integration (BDM2I); co-located with the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015), Bethlehem, PA (USA), October 2015, 481 downloads.
  3. T. Wolfe, M. Dredze, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, C. Harmon, T. Finin, and B. Van Durme, "Interactive Knowledge Base Population", Proceedings, arXiv:1506.00301 [cs.AI], May 2015, 531 downloads.

2014

  1. J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, C. Harmon, T. Finin, and D. Lawrie, "KELVIN: Extracting Knowledge from Large Text Collections", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Natural Language Access to Big Data, November 2014, 794 downloads.
  2. T. Finin, P. McNamee, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, and C. Harmon, "Hot Stuff at Cold Start: HLTCOE participation at TAC 2014", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 7th Text Analysis Conference, October 2014, 583 downloads.
  3. A. L. Kashyap, L. Han, R. Yus, J. Sleeman, T. W. Satyapanich, S. R. Gandhi, and T. Finin, "Meerkat Mafia: Multilingual and Cross-Level Semantic Textual Similarity systems", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, August 2014, 2008 downloads.

2013

  1. P. McNamee, T. Finin, D. Lawrie, and J. Mayfield, "HLTCOE Participation at TAC 2013", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Sixth Text Analysis Conference, November 2013, 528 downloads.
  2. D. Lawrie, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and P. McNamee, "Comparing and Evaluating Semantic Data Automatically Extracted from Text,", InProceedings, AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium on Semantics for Big Data, November 2013, 662 downloads.
  3. J. Martineau, D. Cheng, and T. Finin, "TISA: Topic Independence Scoring Algorithm", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 9th Internastional Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, July 2013, 553 downloads.
  4. L. Han, A. L. Kashyap, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and J. Weese, "UMBC_EBIQUITY-CORE: Semantic Textual Similarity Systems", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, June 2013, 2946 downloads.
  5. P. McNamee, J. Mayfield, T. Finin, T. Oates, D. Lawrie, T. Xu, and D. Oard, "KELVIN: a tool for automated knowledge base construction", InProceedings, Proc. Conf. of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, June 2013, 801 downloads.
  6. R. Lal, "Information Extraction of Security related entities and concepts from unstructured text.", MastersThesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, May 2013, 956 downloads.

2012

  1. M. M. Rahman, "Mining social data to extract intellectual knowledge", Article, arXiv eprint , September 2012.
  2. J. Mayfield and T. Finin, "Evaluating the Quality of a Knowledge Base Populated from Text", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 2471 downloads.
  3. v. Stoyanov, J. Mayfield, T. Xu, D. Oard, D. Lawrie, T. Oates, and T. Finin, "A Context-Aware Approach to Entity Linking", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 1728 downloads.

2011

  1. A. Gupta, K. Viswanathan, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and P. Kumaraguru, "Integrating Linked Open Data with Unstructured Text for Intelligence Gathering Tasks", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web, March 2011, 1193 downloads.

2010

  1. M. Dredze, P. McNamee, D. Rao, A. Gerber, and T. Finin, "Entity Disambiguation for Knowledge Base Population", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, August 2010, 1541 downloads, 17 citations.
  2. W. Murnane, "Improving Accuracy of Named Entity Recognition on Social Media Data", MastersThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 2010, 4520 downloads, 3 citations.
  3. A. Karandikar, "Clustering short status messages: A topic model based approach", MastersThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, July 2010, 8890 downloads.
  4. Z. Syed and T. Finin, "Unsupervised techniques for discovering ontology elements from Wikipedia article links", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Formalisms and Methodology for Learning by Reading , June 2010, 2135 downloads.
  5. T. Finin, W. Murnane, A. Karandikar, N. Keller, J. Martineau, and M. Dredze, "Annotating named entities in Twitter data with crowdsourcing", InProceedings, Proceedings of the NAACL Workshop on Creating Speech and Text Language Data With Amazon's Mechanical Turk, June 2010, 1938 downloads.
  6. Z. Syed and E. Viegas, "A Hybrid Approach to Unsupervised Relation Discovery Based on Linguistic Analysis and Semantic Typing", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Formalisms and Methodology for Learning by Reading , June 2010, 1375 downloads.
  7. Z. Syed, E. Viegas, and S. Parastatidis, "Automatic Discovery of Semantic Relations using MindNet", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, May 2010, 1871 downloads.

2009

  1. J. Martineau, T. Finin, A. Joshi, and S. Patel, "Improving Binary Classification on Text Problems using Differential Word Features", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November 2009, 3785 downloads, 4 citations.
  2. D. Chinavle, P. Kolari, T. Oates, and T. Finin, "Ensembles in Adversarial Classification for Spam", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November 2009, 3145 downloads, 1 citation.
  3. P. McNamee, M. Dredze, A. Gerber, N. Garera, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, C. Piatko, D. Rao, D. Yarowsky, and M. Dreyer, "HLTCOE Approaches to Knowledge Base Population at TAC 2009", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2009 Text Analysis Conference, November 2009, 951 downloads, 6 citations.
  4. L. Han, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "Finding Semantic Web Ontology Terms from Words", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Eigth International Semantic Web Conference, October 2009, 1744 downloads, 3 citations.
  5. J. Martineau and T. Finin, "Delta TFIDF: An Improved Feature Space for Sentiment Analysis", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Third AAAI Internatonal Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, May 2009, 5907 downloads, 5 citations.
  6. T. Finin, Z. Syed, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, and C. Piatko, "Using Wikitology for Cross-Document Entity Coreference Resolution", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, March 2009, 2286 downloads, 7 citations.
  7. J. Mayfield and e., "Cross-Document Coreference Resolution: A Key Technology for Learning by Reading", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, March 2009, 2520 downloads, 6 citations.

2008

  1. J. Mayfield, B. J. Dorr, T. Finin, D. Oard, and C. Piatko, "Knowledge Base Evaluation for Semantic Knowledge Discovery", InProceedings, Proceedings of the NSF Sponsored Symposium Semantic Knowledge Discovery, Organization and Use, November 2008, 1769 downloads.
  2. Y. Shi, "An Investigation of Linguistic Information for Speech Recognition Error Detection", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, October 2008, 2798 downloads.
  3. C. Fink, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and C. Piatko, "OWL as a Target for Information Extraction Systems", InProceedings, OWLED 2008 DC, OWL: Experiences and Directions, April 2008, 1640 downloads.

2007

  1. A. Java, S. Nirenburg, M. McShane, T. Finin, J. English, and A. Joshi, "Using a Natural Language Understanding System to Generate Semantic Web Content", Article, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, November 2007, 2820 downloads, 13 citations.

2006

  1. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "SemNews: A Semantic News Framework", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06), February 2006, 4809 downloads, 15 citations.
  2. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "Text understanding agents and the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 39th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2006, 6693 downloads, 19 citations.

2005

  1. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "Integrating Language Understanding Agents Into the Semantic Web", InProceedings, First International Symposium on Agents and the Semantic Web, November 2005, 5095 downloads, 10 citations.

1998

  1. M. A. Grasso, D. Ebert, and T. Finin, "The Integrality of Speech in Multimodal Interfaces", Article, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, November 1998, 2964 downloads, 69 citations.

1993

  1. M. Palmer, C. Weir, R. J. Passonneau, and T. Finin, "The Kernel Natural Language Processing System", Article, Artificial Intelligence, October 1993, 1858 downloads, 45 citations.

1988

  1. R. Kass and T. Finin, "The Need for User Models in Generating Expert System Explanations", Article, International Journal of Expert Systems, October 1988, 787 downloads.
  2. R. Kass and T. Finin, "Modeling the user in natural language systems", Article, Computational Linguistics , January 1988, 2295 downloads, 126 citations.

1986

  1. T. Finin, A. K. Joshi, and B. Webber, "Natural language interactions with artificial experts", Article, Proceedings of the IEEE, July 1986, 1613 downloads, 30 citations.
  2. T. Finin, A. K. Joshi, and B. Webber, "Natural language interactions with artificial experts", Article, Proceedings of the IEEE, June 1986, 454 downloads.

1980

  1. T. Finin, "The Semantic Interpretation of Nominal Compounds", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First Annual National Conf. on Artificial Intelligence , August 1980, 2091 downloads, 51 citations.
  2. T. Finin, "The Semantic Interpretation of Compound Nominals", PhdThesis, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, February 1980, 1195 downloads, 85 citations.

1979

  1. T. Finin, B. Goodman, and H. Tennant, "JETS: Achieving Completeness through Coverage and Closure", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-79), August 1979, 668 downloads.

1977

  1. T. Finin and G. D. Hadden, "Augmenting ATNs", InProceedings, Fifth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 1977, 315 downloads.

Non-Refereed Publications

2006

  1. A. Java, S. Nirenburg, M. McShane, J. English, and A. Joshi, "Using a Natural Language Understanding System to Generate Semantic Web Content", TechReport, October 2006, 2334 downloads.
  2. A. Java, J. English, and S. Nirenburg, "Automated Fact Repository Construction through Ontology Filtering and Natural Language Processing", TechReport, March 2006, 68 downloads.