Publications

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2019 (to appear)

  • R. Baly, G. Karadzhov, A. Saleh, J. Glass, and P. Nakov, “Multi-Task Ordinal Regression for Jointly Predicting the Trustworthiness and the Leading Political Ideology of News Media,” in Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT’2019), Minneapolis, MN, 2019 (to appear).
    [BibTeX]
    @InProceedings{Factuality:ordinal:2019,
    author = "Baly, Ramy and
    Karadzhov, Georgi and
    Saleh, Abdelrhman and
    Glass, James and
    Nakov, Preslav",
    title = "Multi-Task Ordinal Regression for Jointly Predicting the Trustworthiness and the Leading Political Ideology of News Media",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT'2019)",
    series = {NAACL'19},
    year = "2019 (to appear)",
    address = "Minneapolis, MN",
    }
  • A. Barrón-Cedeño, G. Da San Martino, I. Jaradat, and P. Nakov, “Proppy: Organizing News Coverage on the Basis of Their Propagandistic Content,” Information Processing and Management, 2019 (to appear).
    [BibTeX]
    @article{Barron:19,
    author = {Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~no, Alberto and
    Da San Martino, Giovanni and
    Jaradat, Israa and
    Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {Proppy: Organizing News Coverage on the Basis of Their Propagandistic Content},
    journal = {Information Processing and Management},
    year = {2019 (to appear)}
    }
  • T. Elsayed, P. Nakov, A. Barrón-Cedeño, M. Hasanain, R. Suwaileh, P. Atanasova, and G. Da San Martino, “CheckThat! at CLEF 2019: Automatic Identification and Verification of Claims,” in Proceedings of the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR’19), Cologne, Germany, 2019 (to appear).
    [BibTeX]
    @InProceedings{clef2019checkthat:ECIR2019,
    author = {Elsayed, Tamer and Nakov, Preslav and Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~{n}o, Alberto and Hasanain, Maram and Suwaileh, Reem and Atanasova, Pepa and Da San Martino, Giovanni},
    title = {{CheckThat}! at {CLEF} 2019: Automatic Identification and Verification of Claims},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR'19)},
    address = {Cologne, Germany},
    month = {April},
    year = {2019 (to appear)},
    }
  • T. Staykovski, A. Barrón-Cedeño, G. Da San Martino, and P. Nakov, “Dense vs. Sparse Representations for News Stream Clustering,” in Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2story), Cologne, Germany., 2019 (to appear).
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Staykovski:19,
    author={Staykovski, Todor and
    Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~no, Alberto and
    Da San Martino, Giovanni and
    Nakov, Preslav},
    title={Dense vs. Sparse Representations for News Stream Clustering},
    booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2story)},
    address = {Cologne, Germany. },
    year={2019 (to appear)}
    }

2019

  • A. Barrón-Cedeño, G. Da San Martino, I. Jaradat, and P. Nakov, “Proppy: A System to Unmask Propaganda in Online News,” in Proceedings of the Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’19), Honolulu, HI, USA, 2019.
    [BibTeX]
    @InProceedings{AAAI2019:proppy,
    author = {Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~no, Alberto and
    Da San Martino, Giovanni and
    Jaradat, Israa and
    Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {Proppy: A System to Unmask Propaganda in Online News},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'19)},
    series = {AAAI'19},
    year = {2019},
    address = {Honolulu, HI, USA},
    month = {January},
    }
  • P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, A. Barrón-Cedeño, P. Gencheva, G. Karadzhov, T. Mihaylova, M. Mohtarami, and J. Glass, “Automatic Fact Checking Using Context and Discourse Information,” ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality (ACM JDIQ), 2019.
    [BibTeX]
    @article{JDIQ2019,
    author = {Preslav Nakov and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}­s and Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~{n}o, Alberto and Pepa Gencheva and Georgi Karadzhov and Tsvetomila Mihaylova and Mitra Mohtarami and James Glass},
    title = {Automatic Fact Checking Using Context and Discourse Information},
    journal = {ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality (ACM JDIQ)},
    year = {2019},
    }

2018

  • J. An, H. Kwak, and Y. Ahn, “SemAxis: A Lightweight Framework to Characterize Domain-Specific Word Semantics Beyond Sentiment,” in Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), Melbourne, Australia, 2018, p. 2450–2461.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{P18-1228,
    author = "An, Jisun
    and Kwak, Haewoon
    and Ahn, Yong-Yeol",
    title = "SemAxis: A Lightweight Framework to Characterize Domain-Specific Word Semantics Beyond Sentiment",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers)",
    year = "2018",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    pages = "2450--2461",
    address = "Melbourne, Australia",
    url = "http://aclweb.org/anthology/P18-1228"
    }
  • P. Atanasova, L. Màrquez, A. Barrón-Cedeño, T. Elsayed, R. Suwaileh, W. Zaghouani, S. Kyuchukov, G. Da San Martino, and P. Nakov, “Overview of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims, Task 1: Check-Worthiness,” in CLEF 2018 Working Notes. Working Notes of CLEF 2018 – Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF’18), Avignon, France, 2018.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{clef2018checkthat:task1,
    author = {Atanasova, Pepa and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~{n}o, Alberto and Elsayed, Tamer and Suwaileh, Reem and Zaghouani, Wajdi and Kyuchukov, Spas and Da San Martino, Giovanni and Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {Overview of the {CLEF-2018 CheckThat}! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims, Task 1: Check-Worthiness},
    booktitle = {CLEF 2018 Working Notes. Working Notes of CLEF 2018 - Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF'18)},
    series = {{CEUR} Workshop Proceedings},
    publisher = {CEUR-WS.org},
    editor = {Cappellato, Linda and Ferro, Nicola and Nie, Jian-Yun and Soulier, Laure},
    address = {Avignon, France},
    month = {September},
    url = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2125/invited_paper_13.pdf},
    year = {2018},
    }
  • R. Baly, G. Karadzhov, D. Alexandrov, J. Glass, and P. Nakov, “Predicting Factuality of Reporting and Bias of News Media Sources,” in Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP’18), Brussels, Belgium, 2018, p. 3528–3539.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{D18-1389,
    author = "Baly, Ramy
    and Karadzhov, Georgi
    and Alexandrov, Dimitar
    and Glass, James
    and Nakov, Preslav",
    title = "Predicting Factuality of Reporting and Bias of News Media Sources",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP'18)",
    year = "2018",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    pages = "3528--3539",
    address = "Brussels, Belgium",
    url = "http://aclweb.org/anthology/D18-1389"
    }
  • R. Baly, M. Mohtarami, J. Glass, L. Màrquez, A. Moschitti, and P. Nakov, “Integrating Stance Detection and Fact Checking in a Unified Corpus,” in Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT’18), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018, p. 21–27.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{baly-EtAl:2018:N18-2,
    author = {Baly, Ramy and Mohtarami, Mitra and Glass, James and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}­s and Moschitti, Alessandro and Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {Integrating Stance Detection and Fact Checking in a Unified Corpus},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT'18)},
    series = {NAACL-HLT'18},
    month = {June},
    year = {2018},
    address = {New Orleans, LA, USA},
    publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
    pages = {21--27},
    url = {http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/N18-2004}
    }
  • A. Barrón-Cedeño, G. Da San Martino, Y. Zhang, A. Ali, and F. Dalvi, “Qlusty: Quick and Dirty Generation of Event Videos from Written Media Coverage,” in Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval, Grenoble, France, 2018, p. 27–32.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @inproceedings{Barron:18,
    author = "Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~no, Alberto and
    Da San Martino, Giovanni and
    Zhang, Yifan and
    Ali, Ahmed and
    Dalvi, Fahim",
    title = "{Qlusty: Quick and Dirty Generation of Event Videos from Written Media Coverage}",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval",
    pages = "27--32",
    url = "http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2079/paper7.pdf",
    address = "Grenoble, France",
    year = 2018
    }
  • A. Barrón-Cedeño, T. Elsayed, R. Suwaileh, L. Màrquez, P. Atanasova, W. Zaghouani, S. Kyuchukov, G. Da San Martino, and P. Nakov, “Overview of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims, Task 2: Factuality,” in CLEF 2018 Working Notes. Working Notes of CLEF 2018 – Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF’18), Avignon, France, 2018.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{clef2018checkthat:task2,
    author = {Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~{n}o, Alberto and Elsayed, Tamer and Suwaileh, Reem and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Atanasova, Pepa and Zaghouani, Wajdi and Kyuchukov, Spas and Da San Martino, Giovanni and Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {Overview of the {CLEF-2018 CheckThat}! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims, Task 2: Factuality},
    booktitle = {CLEF 2018 Working Notes. Working Notes of CLEF 2018 - Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF'18)},
    series = {{CEUR} Workshop Proceedings},
    publisher = {CEUR-WS.org},
    editor = {Cappellato, Linda and Ferro, Nicola and Nie, Jian-Yun and Soulier, Laure},
    address = {Avignon, France},
    month = {September},
    url = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2125/invited_paper_14.pdf},
    year = {2018},
    }
  • I. Jaradat, P. Gencheva, A. Barrón-Cedeño, L. Màrquez, and P. Nakov, “ClaimRank: Detecting Check-Worthy Claims in Arabic and English,” in Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT’18), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018, pp. 26-30.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{NAACL2018:claimrank,
    author = {Jaradat, Israa and Gencheva, Pepa and Barr\'on-Cede{\~n}o, Alberto and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Nakov, Preslav},
    title = {{ClaimRank}: Detecting Check-Worthy Claims in {A}rabic and {E}nglish},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT'18)},
    series = {NAACL-HLT'18},
    year = {2018},
    pages = {26-30},
    address = {New Orleans, LA, USA},
    month = {June},
    url = "http://aclweb.org/anthology/N18-5006"
    }
  • T. Mihaylov, T. Mihaylova, P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, G. Georgiev, and I. Koychev, “The Dark Side of News Community Forums: Opinion Manipulation Trolls,” Internet Research, vol. 28, iss. 5, p. 1292–1312, 2018. doi:10.1108/IntR-03-2017-0118
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @article{InternetResearchJournal:2018,
    author = {Mihaylov, Todor and Mihaylova, Tsvetomila and Nakov, Preslav and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Georgiev, Georgi and Koychev, Ivan},
    title = {The Dark Side of News Community Forums: Opinion Manipulation Trolls},
    journal = {Internet Research},
    year = {2018},
    volume = {28},
    number = {5},
    pages = {1292--1312},
    url = {http://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-03-2017-0118},
    doi = {10.1108/IntR-03-2017-0118}
    }
  • T. Mihaylova, P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, A. Barrón-Cedeño, M. Mohtarami, G. Karadjov, and J. Glass, “Fact Checking in Community Forums,” in Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’18), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018, p. 5309–5316.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{AAAI2018:factchecking,
    author = {Tsvetomila Mihaylova and Preslav Nakov and Llu\'{i}s M\`{a}rquez and Alberto Barr\'on-Cede{\~n}o and Mitra Mohtarami and Georgi Karadjov and James Glass},
    title = {Fact Checking in Community Forums},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'18)},
    series = {AAAI'18},
    year = {2018},
    address = {New Orleans, LA, USA},
    pages = {5309--5316},
    month = {February},
    url = "https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/AAAI/AAAI18/paper/viewFile/16780/16082"
    }
  • M. Mohtarami, R. Baly, J. Glass, P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, and A. Moschitti, “Automatic Stance Detection Using End-to-End Memory Networks,” in Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT’18), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018, p. 767–776.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{NAACL2018:stance,
    author = {Mitra Mohtarami and Ramy Baly and James Glass and Preslav Nakov and Llu\'{i}s M\`{a}rquez and Alessandro Moschitti},
    title = {Automatic Stance Detection Using End-to-End Memory Networks},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT'18)},
    series = {NAACL-HLT'18},
    year = {2018},
    address = {New Orleans, LA, USA},
    pages = {767--776},
    month = {June},
    url = "http://aclweb.org/anthology/N18-1070"
    }
  • P. Nakov, A. Barrón-Cedeño, T. Elsayed, R. Suwaileh, L. Màrquez, W. Zaghouani, P. Atanasova, S. Kyuchukov, and G. Da San Martino, “Overview of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims,” in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference of the CLEF Association: Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction (CLEF’18), Avignon, France, 2018, p. 372–387.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{clef2018checkthat:overall,
    author = {Nakov, Preslav and Barr\'{o}n-Cede\~{n}o, Alberto and Elsayed, Tamer and Suwaileh, Reem and M\`{a}rquez, Llu\'{i}s and Zaghouani, Wajdi and Atanasova, Pepa and Kyuchukov, Spas and Da San Martino, Giovanni},
    title = {Overview of the {CLEF}-2018 {CheckThat}! Lab on Automatic Identification and Verification of Political Claims},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference of the CLEF Association: Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction (CLEF'18)},
    series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    publisher = {Springer},
    editor = {Patrice Bellot, Chiraz Trabelsi, Josiane Mothe, Fionn Murtagh, Jian Yun Nie, Laure Soulier, Eric Sanjuan, Linda Cappellato, Nicola Ferro},
    address = {Avignon, France},
    month = {September},
    year = {2018},
    pages = {372--387},
    url = {http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-98932-7_32}
    }

2017

  • K. Darwish, D. Alexandrov, P. Nakov, and Y. Mejova, “Seminar Users in the Arabic Twitter Sphere,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo’17), Oxford, UK, 2017, p. 91–108. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-67217-5_7
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @inproceedings{SeminarUsers2017,
    author = {Kareem Darwish and
    Dimitar Alexandrov and
    Preslav Nakov and
    Yelena Mejova},
    title = {Seminar Users in the {A}rabic {T}witter Sphere},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo'17)},
    series = {SocInfo'17},
    address = {Oxford, UK},
    pages = {91--108},
    year = {2017},
    url = {http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67217-5_7},
    doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-67217-5_7},
    }
  • P. Gencheva, P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, A. Barrón-Cedeño, and I. Koychev, “A Context-Aware Approach for Detecting Worth-Checking Claims in Political Debates,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP’17), Varna, Bulgaria, 2017, p. 267–276.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @inproceedings{RANLP2017:debates,
    title={A Context-Aware Approach for Detecting Worth-Checking Claims in Political Debates},
    author={Pepa Gencheva and Preslav Nakov and Llu\'{i}s M\`{a}rquez and Alberto Barr\'on-Cede{\~n}o and Ivan Koychev},
    booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'17)},
    series = {RANLP'17},
    address = {Varna, Bulgaria},
    pages = {267--276},
    year={2017},
    url="http://doi.org/10.26615/978-954-452-049-6_037",
    }
  • G. Karadzhov, P. Nakov, L. Màrquez, A. Barrón-Cedeño, and I. Koychev, “Fully Automated Fact Checking Using External Sources,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP’17), Varna, Bulgaria, 2017, p. 344–353.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @inproceedings{RANLP2017:factchecking:external,
    title={Fully Automated Fact Checking Using External Sources},
    author={Georgi Karadzhov and Preslav Nakov and Llu\'{i}s M\`{a}rquez and Alberto Barr\'on-Cede{\~n}o and Ivan Koychev},
    booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'17)},
    series = {RANLP'17},
    address = {Varna, Bulgaria},
    year={2017},
    pages = {344--353},
    URL="http://doi.org/10.26615/978-954-452-049-6_046"
    }
  • P. Nakov, T. Mihaylova, L. Màrquez, Y. Shiroya, and I. Koychev, “Do Not Trust the Trolls: Predicting Credibility in Community Question Answering Forums,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP’17), Varna, Bulgaria, 2017, p. 551–560.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @inproceedings{RANLP2017:credibility:trolls,
    title={Do Not Trust the Trolls: Predicting Credibility in Community Question Answering Forums},
    author={Preslav Nakov and Tsvetomila Mihaylova and Llu\'is M\`arquez and Yashkumar Shiroya and Ivan Koychev},
    booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'17)},
    series = {RANLP'17},
    address = {Varna, Bulgaria},
    year={2017},
    pages = {551--560},
    url="http://doi.org/10.26615/978-954-452-049-6_072",
    }