Mark Dras

Associate Professor

1994 …2020

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Research Outputs

  • 79 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 21 Conference paper
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Paper
2020

Automatic recognition of student engagement using deep learning and facial expression

Mohamad Nezami, O., Dras, M., Hamey, L., Richards, D., Wan, S. & Paris, C., 2020, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML PKDD 2019, Würzburg, Germany, September 16–20, 2019, Proceedings, Part III. Brefeld, U., Fromont, E., Hotho, A., Knobbe, A., Maathuis, M. & Robardet, C. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 273-289 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11908 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2019

A fast and accurate Vietnamese word segmenter

Nguyen, D. Q., Nguyen, D. Q., Vu, T., Dras, M. & Johnson, M., 1 Jan 2019, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Goggi, S., Hasida, K., Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Mazo, H., Moreno, A., Odijk, J., Piperidis, S. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). Luxemburg: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 2582-2587 6 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Face-Cap: image captioning using facial expression analysis

Mohamad Nezami, O., Dras, M., Anderson, P. & Hamey, L., 2019, Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML-PKDD 2018. Proceedings, Part I. Berlingerio, M., Bonchi, F., Gärtner, T., Hurley, N. & Ifrim, G. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 226-240 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 11051).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Generalised differential privacy for text document processing

Fernandes, N., Dras, M. & McIver, A., 1 Jan 2019, Principles of Security and Trust: 8th International Conference, POST 2019, Held as Part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2019, Proceedings. Nielson, F. & Sands, D. (eds.). Cham: Springer-VDI-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, p. 123-148 26 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11426 LNCS).

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2 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

Improved deep learning-based classification of mine-like contacts in sonar images from autonomous underwater vehicles

Bouzerdoum, A., Chapple, P. B., Dras, M., Guo, Y., Hamey, L., Hassanzadeh, T., Le, T. H., Mohamad Nezami, O., Orgun, M., Phung, S. L., Ritz, C. & Shahpasand, M., 2019, 5th Underwater Acoustics Conference and Exhibition 2019, Conference Proceedings. Papadakis, J. S. (ed.). Heraklion: Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics (IACM), p. 179-186 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

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Towards generating stylized image captions via adversarial training

Mohamad Nezami, O., Dras, M., Wan, S., Paris, C. & Hamey, L., 1 Jan 2019, PRICAI 2019: Trends in Artificial Intelligence - 16th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings, Part I. Nayak, A. C. & Sharma, A. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer-VDI-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, p. 270-284 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11670 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Native Language Identification with classifier stacking and ensembles

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., Sep 2018, In : Computational Linguistics. 44, 3, p. 403-446 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting accuracy on large datasets from smaller pilot data

Johnson, M., Anderson, P., Dras, M. & Steedman, M., 1 Jan 2018, ACL 2018 The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of the Conference, Vol. 2 (Short Papers). Gurevych, I. & Miyao, Y. (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 450-455 6 p. P18-2073

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Processing text for privacy: an information flow perspective

Fernandes, N., Dras, M. & McIver, A., 1 Jan 2018, Formal Methods: 22nd International Symposium, FM 2018, Held as Part of the Federated Logic Conference, FloC 2018, Proceedings. Havelund, K., Peleska, J., Roscoe, B. & de Vink, E. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 3-21 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10951 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

A novel neural network model for joint POS tagging and graph-based dependency parsing

Nguyen, D. Q., Dras, M. & Johnson, M., 2017, Proceedings of the CoNLL 2017 Shared Task: Multilingual Parsing from Raw Text to Universal Dependencies. Stroudsburg PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 134-142 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

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Feature hashing for language and dialect identification

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2017, ACL 2017: Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Short Papers). Barzilay, R. & Kan, M-Y. (eds.). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 399-403 5 p.

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Morphological features of the Irish Universal Dependency Treebank

Lynn, T., Foster, J. & Dras, M., 2017, In : TLT 2017 : Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories. 1779, p. 111-122 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Multilingual native language identification

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 1 Mar 2017, In : Natural Language Engineering. 23, 2, p. 163-215 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Unsupervised text segmentation based on native language characteristics

Malmasi, S., Dras, M., Johnson, M., Du, L. & Wolska, M., 2017, ACL 2017: Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Long Papers). Barzilay, R. & Kan, M-Y. (eds.). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 1457-1469 13 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

An empirical study for Vietnamese dependency parsing

Nguyen, D. Q., Dras, M. & Johnson, M., 1 Dec 2016, Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2016: proceedings of the workshop. Cohn, T. (ed.). Melbourne, Australia: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 143-149 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

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Arabic dialect identification using a parallel multidialectal corpus

Malmasi, S., Refaee, E. & Dras, M., 2016, Computational Linguistics - 14th International Conference of the Pacific Association for Computaitonal Linguistics, PACLING 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Hasida, K. & Purwarianti, A. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 593. p. 35-53 19 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 593).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)

Location mention detection in tweets and microblogs

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2016, Computational Linguistics - 14th International Conference of the Pacific Association for Computaitonal Linguistics, PACLING 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Hasida, K. & Purwarianti, A. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 593. p. 123-134 12 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 593).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

LTG at SemEval-2016 task 11: Complex Word Identification with Classifier Ensembles

Malmasi, S., Dras, M. & Zampieri, M., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 996-1000 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling language change in historical corpora: the case of Portuguese

Zampieri, M., Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2016, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016). Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Goggi, S., Grobelnik, M., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Mazo, H., Moreno, A., Odijk, J. & Piperidis, S. (eds.). Paris, France: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 4098-4104 7 p. 706

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting post severity in mental health forums

Malmasi, S., Zampieri, M. & Dras, M., 2016, Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: from linguistic signal to clinical reality. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 133-137 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Open Access

Predicting word choice in affective text

Gardiner, M. & Dras, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Natural Language Engineering. 22, 1, p. 97-134 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Automatic Language Identification for Persian and Dari texts

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2015, p. 53-58. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evaluating human pairwise preference judgments

Dras, M., 19 Jun 2015, In : Computational Linguistics. 41, 2, p. 337-345 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Language identification using classifier ensembles

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2015, Joint Workshop on Language Technology for Closely Related Languages, Varieties and Dialects: proceedings of the workshop. Melbourne, Australia: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Large-scale Native Language Identification with cross-corpus evaluation

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2015, 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, NAACL HLT 2015: Proceedings of the Conference. Red Hook, NY: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1403-1409 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

Norwegian Native Language Identification

Malmasi, S., Dras, M. & Temnikova, I. P., 2015, In : RANLP 2015 : International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing : proceedings. p. 404-412 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Oracle and human baselines for native language identification

Malmasi, S., Tetreault, J. & Dras, M., 2015, NAACL HLT 2015: The Tenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications : proceedings of the workshop. Red Hook, New York: The Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 172-178 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2014

Arabic Native Language Identification

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2014, EMNLP 2014: the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods In Natural Language Processing : proceedings of the conference. Stroudsburg, PA, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 180-186 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Chinese Native Language Identification

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2014, EACL 2014: 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics : proceedings of the conference. Stroudsburg, PA, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 95-99 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Cross-lingual transfer parsing for low-resourced languages: an Irish case study

Lynn, T., Foster, J., Dras, M. & Tounsi, L., 2014, Proceedings of the Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW). Judge, J., Lynn, T., Ward, M. & Raghallaigh, B. Ó. (eds.). Dublin, Ireland: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 41-49 9 p.

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From visualisation to hypothesis construction for Second Language Acquisition

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2014, TextGraphs-9: graph-based methods for Natural Language Processing : proceedings of the workshop. Stroudsburg, PA, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 56-64 9 p.

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Language transfer hypotheses with linear SVM weights

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2014, EMNLP 2014 - 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1385-1390 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

20 Citations (Scopus)
2013

NLI shared task 2013: MQ submission

Malmasi, S., Wong, S-M. J. & Dras, M., 2013, Proceedings of the eighth workshop on innovative use of NLP for building educational applications (BEA-8). Rochester, N.Y.: Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester, p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Working with a small dataset - semi-supervised dependency parsing for Irish

Lynn, T., Foster, J., Dras, M. & van Genabith, J., 2013, SPMRL 2013: Fourth Workshop on Statistical Parsing of Morphologically Rich Languages : proceedings of the the workshop. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 1-11 11 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Active learning and the Irish treebank

Lynn, T., Foster, J., Dras, M. & Uí Dhonnchadha, E., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2012 : ALTA 2012. 10, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Complex predicates in Arrernte

Dras, M., Lareau, F., Börschinger, B., Dale, R., Motazedi, Y., Rambow, O., Turpin, M. & Ulinski, M., 2012, In : Proceedings of the LFG12 Conference. p. 177-197 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Exploring adaptor grammars for native language identification

Wong, S. M. J., Dras, M. & Johnson, M., 2012, EMNLP-CoNLL 2012 - 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 699-709 11 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing lexical functions in XLE

Lareau, F., Dras, M., Börschinger, B. & Turpin, M., 2012, In : Proceedings of the LFG12 Conference. p. 362-382 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Irish treebanking and parsing: a preliminary evaluation

Lynn, T., Çetinoğlu, Ö., Foster, J., Dhonnchadha, E. U., Dras, M. & van Genabith, J., 2012, Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Uğur Doğan, M., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Odijk, J. & Piperidis, S. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1939-1946 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Is bad structure better than no structure? unsupervised parsing for realisation ranking

Motazedi, Y., Dras, M. & Lareau, F., 2012, 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of COLING 2012: Technical Papers. Kay, M. & Boitet, C. (eds.). Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology, p. 1811-1830 20 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Tree edit distance as a baseline approach for paraphrase representation

Vila, M. & Dras, M., Mar 2012, In : Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural. 48, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Valence shifting: is it a valid task?

Gardiner, M. & Dras, M., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2012 : ALTA 2012. 10, p. 42-51 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

2011

Clause restructuring for SMT not absolutely helpful

Howlett, S. & Dras, M., 2011, Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL-HLT 2011: Human Language Technologies. Portland, OR: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 2. p. 384-388 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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23 Downloads (Pure)

Detecting interesting event sequences for sports reporting

Lareau, F., Dras, M. & Dale, R., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 200-205 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Exploiting parse structures for native language identification

Wong, S. M. J. & Dras, M., 2011, EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Edinburgh,UK: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1600-1610 11 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)