Publications

Journal Articles

Bruce, Rebecca F. & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1999). Recognizing subjectivity: a case study in manual tagging. Natural Language Engineering 5 (2). Data

O'Hara, Thomas, Wiebe, Janyce, & Bruce, Rebecca F.   (1999). Selecting decomposable models for word-sense disambiguation. Computing in the Humanities 34 (1-2).

Bruce, Rebecca F. & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1999) Decomposable modeling in natural language processing. Computational Linguistics 25 (2): 195-208.

Wiebe, Janyce, O'Hara, Tom, Ohrstrom-Sandgren, Thorsten, & McKeever, Kenneth (1998). An empirical approach to temporal reference resolution. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 9: 247-293.

Rapaport, William J., Shapiro, Stuart C., & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1997). Quasi-indicators and knowledge reports. Cognitive Science 21 (1), 63-107.

Wiebe, Janyce, Hirst, Graeme, & Horton, Diane (1996). Language use in context. Communications of the ACM (Special issue on natural language processing), 39 (1): 102-111.

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1994). Tracking point of view in narrative. Computational Linguistics 20 (2): 233-287.

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1991a). References in narrative text. Noûs (Special issue on Cognitive Science and AI) 25 (4): 457-486.

Wiebe, Janyce M. & Rapaport, William J. (1986). Representing De Re and De Dicto belief reports in discourse and narrative. Proceedings of the IEEE (Special Issue on Knowledge Representation) 74: 1405-13.

Book Chapters

Wiebe, Janyce M. & Bruce, Rebecca F.  Probabilistics event categorization.
To appear in Nicolas Nicolov & Ruslan Mitkov (eds.) Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing. John Benjamins: Amsterdam and Philadelphia. Revised version of Wiebe, Bruce, & Duan 1997.

Wiebe, Janyce & Bruce, Rebecca. Probabilistic Classifiers for Tracking Point of View. To appear in Barnet, George A. (ed.) New Directions in Computer Content Analysis. New York: Ablex, Advances in Communication Research Series. Revised version of Wiebe & Bruce 1995.

Rapaport, William J., Shapiro, Stuart C., & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1998). Quasi-indicators and knowledge reports. In F. Orilia and W.J. Rapaport (eds.), Thought, Language, and Ontology, Netherlands, Kluwer Academic, pp. 235-294. Reprint of Rapaport, Shapiro, & Wiebe 1997.

Wiebe, Janyce (1995). References in narrative text. In Judy Duchan, Gail Bruder, and Lynne Hewitt (eds.) Deixis in Narrative: A Cognitive Science Perspective. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Reprint of Wiebe 1991a.

Bruder, Gail & Wiebe, Janyce (1995). Recognizing subjectivity and identifying subjective characters in third-person fictional narrative. In Judy Duchan, Gail Bruder, and Lynne Hewitt (eds.) Deixis in Narrative: A Cognitive Science Perspective. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Refereed Conferences and Workshops

Wiebe, Janyce (2000). Learning Subjective Adjectives from Corpora. Proc. 17th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2000). American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Austin, Texas, July 2000. Postscript version. PDF version.

Hatzivassiloglou, Vasileios and Wiebe, Janyce (2000). Effects of Adjective Orientation and Gradability on Sentence Subjectivity. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2000).

Wiebe, Janyce M., Bruce, Rebecca F., & O'Hara, Thomas P. (1999). Development and use of a gold standard data set for subjectivity classifications. In Proc. 37th Annual Meeting of the Assoc. for Computational Linguistics (ACL-99). Association for Computational Linguistics, University of Maryland, June, pp. 246-253.
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ACL99 Transparencies (postscript) ,
ANLP-NAACL 2000 Meeting on Large Corpus Annotation and Software Standards Transparencies (postscript) ,
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Wiebe, Janyce, McKeever, Kenneth, & Bruce, Rebecca. (1998). Mapping collocational properties into machine learning features. Proc. 6th Workshop on Very Large Corpora (WVLC-98). Association for Computational Linguistics SIGDAT, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 1998, pp. 225-233.

Bruce, Rebecca & Wiebe, Janyce. (1998). Word sense distinguishability and inter-coder agreement. In Proc. 3rd Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-98). Association for Computational Linguistics SIGDAT, Granada, Spain, June, pp. 53-60.

Pontelli, Enrico, Gupta, Gopal, Wiebe, Janyce, & Farwell, David. (1998). Natural Language Multiprocessing: A case study. In Proc. 15th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-98). American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Madison, WI., July 1998, pp. 76-82.

Wiebe, Janyce, O'Hara, Tom, & Rebecca Bruce (1998). Constructing bayesian networks from WordNet for word sense disambiguation: representation and processing issues. In Proc. COLING-ACL '98 Workshop on the Usage of WordNet in Natural Language Processing Systems, Association for Computational Linguistics, Montreal, Canada, August 1998.

Wiebe, Janyce & McKeever, Kenneth (1998). Collocational properties in probabilistic classifiers for discourse categorization. Proc. AAAI-98 Spring Symposium Series Workshop on Applying Machine Learning to Discourse Processing, Stanford, California, March 1998.

Wiebe, Janyce, O'Hara, Tom, McKeever, Kenneth, and Öhrström-Sandgren, Thorsten (1997). An empirical approach to temporal reference resolution. In Proc. 2nd Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-97). Association for Computational Linguistics SIGDAT, Providence, R.I., August 1997, pp. 174-186.

Wiebe, Janyce, Bruce, Rebecca, & Duan, Lei. (1997). Probabilistic event categorization. In Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP-97). Tsigov Chark, Bulgaria, Sept. 1997, pp. 163-170.

Wiebe, Janyce, Maples, Julie, Duan, Lei, & Bruce, Rebecca (1997). Experience in WordNet sense tagging in the Wall Street Journal. In Proc. ANLP-97 Workshop, Tagging Text with Lexical Semantics: Why, What, and How? Association for Computational Linguistics SIGLEX, Washington, D.C., April 1997, pp. 8-11.

Pedersen, Ted, Bruce, Rebecca, & Wiebe, Janyce (1997). Sequential model selection for word sense disambiguation. In Proc. the 1997 Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing (ANLP-97). Washington, D.C., April 1997, pp. 388-395.

Bruce, Rebecca, Wiebe, Janyce, & Pedersen, Ted (1996). The measure of a model. In Proc. Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-96), Association for Computational Linguistics SIGDAT, Philadelphia, PA, May 1996, pp. 101-112.

Guillén, Rocio, Farwell, David, and Wiebe, Janyce (1996). Handling temporal relations in scheduling dialogues for an MT system. In Proc. of Third International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME-96). IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 217-221.

Wiebe, Janyce & Bruce, Rebecca (1995). Probabilistic classifiers for tracking point of view. In Proc. Symposium on Empirical Methods in Discourse Interpretation and Generation, AAAI 1995 Spring Symposium Series, pp. 181-187.

Bruce, Rebecca & Wiebe, Janyce (1995). Towards the acquisition and representation of a broad-coverage lexicon. Symposium on Representation and Acquisition of Lexical Knowledge: Polysemy, Ambiguity, and Generativity, AAAI 1995 Spring Symposium Series, pp. 15-20.

Bruce, Rebecca & Wiebe, Janyce (1994). Word-sense disambiguation using decomposable models. In Proc. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Assoc. for Computational Linguistics (ACL-94), pp. 139-146.
The data is here.

Bruce, Rebecca & Wiebe, Janyce (1994). A new approach to word-sense disambiguation. In Proc. 1994 ARPA Human Language Technology Workshop, pp. 236-241.

Japkowicz, Nathalie & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1991). Translating spatial prepositions using conceptual information. In Proc. 29th Annual Meeting of the Assoc. for Computational Linguistics (ACL-91), pp. 153-160.

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1990). Identifying subjective characters in narrative. In Proc. 13th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-90), pp. 401-408.

Bruder, Gail A. & Wiebe, Janyce M. (1990). A psychological test of an algorithm for recognizing subjectivity in narrative text. In Proc. 12th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 947-952.

Wiebe, Janyce M. & Rapaport, William J. (1988). A computational theory of perspective and reference in narrative. In Proc. 26th Annual Meeting of the Assoc. for Computational Linguistics (ACL-88), pp. 131-138.

Other Conferences and Workshops

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1993). Issues in linguistic segmentation. In Proc. 1993 SIG ACL workshop, Intentionality and Structure in Discourse Relations, pp. 148-151.

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1991b). Point of view and discourse processing. Working Notes of the 1991 AAAI Fall Symposium on Discourse Structure in Natural Language Understanding and Generation, pp. 136-137. Paper (short) or Transparencies (more complete).

Invited Papers

Wiebe, Janyce, O'Hara, Tom, & Rebecca Bruce (1998). Constructing bayesian networks from WordNet for word sense disambiguation: representation and processing issues. In Proc. U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics , Army Research Laboratory Special Report (number not yet available), Las Cruces, New Mexico, October 1998. Reprint of Wiebe, O'Hara, & Bruce 1998.

Wiebe, Janyce (1997). Writing annotation instructions. Position paper for leading a working session on writing annotation instructions. In Proc. ANLP-97 Workshop, Tagging Text with Lexical Semantics: Why, What, and How?, Association for Computational Linguistics SIGLEX, Washington, D.C., April 1997, pp. 87.

Dissertation

Wiebe, Janyce M. (1990). Recognizing Subjective Sentences: A Computational Investigation of Narrative Text. (Ph.D. dissertation) Technical Report 90-03. (Buffalo: SUNY Buffalo Dept. of Computer Science). Body, all chapters. Or: Potential Subjective Element chapter.