Robert Dale

Professor

  • 1551 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
1990 …2019
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Research Outputs 1990 2019

2019

Law and word order: NLP in legal tech

Dale, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Natural Language Engineering. 25, 1, p. 211-217 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Law
Processing
language
legal profession
Natural Language Processing

NLP commercialisation in the last 25 years

Dale, R., 1 May 2019, In : Natural Language Engineering. 25, 3, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
commercialization
Processing
language
anniversary
engineering
2018

Text analytics APIs, Part 1: the bigger players

Dale, R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Natural Language Engineering. 24, 2, p. 317-324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Application programming interfaces (API)
artificial intelligence
Industry
market
software

Text analytics APIs, part 2: the smaller players

Dale, R., 1 Sep 2018, In : Natural Language Engineering. 24, 5, p. 797-803 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Application programming interfaces (API)
programming
market
search engine
industry
2017

NLP in a post-truth world

Dale, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : Natural Language Engineering. 23, 2, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Natural Language Processing

The commercial NLP landscape in 2017

Dale, R., 1 Jul 2017, In : Natural Language Engineering. 23, 4, p. 641-647 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
artificial intelligence
commercialization
Artificial intelligence
industry
Processing

The pros and cons of listening devices

Dale, R., 1 Nov 2017, In : Natural Language Engineering. 23, 6, p. 969-973 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Speech recognition
privacy
ability
Natural Language Processing
Privacy
2016

Checking in on grammar checking

Dale, R., 1 May 2016, In : Natural Language Engineering. 22, 3, p. 491-495 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

grammar
Processing
town
language
Grammar

How to make money in the translation business

Dale, R., 1 Mar 2016, In : Natural Language Engineering. 22, 2, p. 321-325 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
money
Internet
market
Industry
Machine Translation

The return of the chatbots

Dale, R., 1 Sep 2016, In : Natural Language Engineering. 22, 5, p. 811-817 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Technology transfer
technology transfer
Application programs
website
Websites
2015

Industry Watch: The limits of intelligent personal assistants

Dale, R., 21 Mar 2015, In : Natural Language Engineering. 21, 2, p. 325-329 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

science fiction
Intelligent agents
Watches
facebook
spoken language

NLP meets the cloud

Dale, R., 23 Aug 2015, In : Natural Language Engineering. 21, 4, p. 653-659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Application programming interfaces (API)
commodity
Commodities
Natural Language Processing
Sentiment
2014

Referring in dialogue: alignment or construction?

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2014, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 29, 8, p. 950-974 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Psycholinguistics
dialogue
Linguistics
psycholinguistics
serial production

Temporal expression recognition using dependency trees

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2014, Human Language Technology Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics - 5th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2011, Revised Selected Papers. Vetulani, Z. & Mariani, J. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 8387 LNAI. p. 213-225 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8387 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Syntactics
Functional Dependency
Trigger
Syntax
2012

A framework for evaluating text correction

Dale, R. & Narroway, G., 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. 3015-3018 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Processing

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 paperResearchpeer-review

Syntax
Complex Predicates
Language
Australian Aboriginal Languages
Clause

HOO 2012: a report on the preposition and determiner error correction shared task

Dale, R., Anisimoff, I. & Narroway, G., 2012, Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 54-62 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Error correction
Error detection

Improving future research communication and e-scholarship: a summary of findings

Bourne, P. E., Clark, T., Dale, R., De Waard, A., Herman, I., Hovy, E. & Shotton, D., 2012, In : Informatik-Spektrum. 35, 1, p. 56-58 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Facsimile
Ink
Economics
Communication

Preface

Yvon, F. & Dale, R., 2012, In : TAL Traitement Automatique des Langues. 53, 3, p. 7-10 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Temporal expression recognition using dependency trees

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2012, Proceedings of the 5th language and technology conference (LTC). Poznan, Poland: Adam Mickiewicz University Press, p. 141-145 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Syntactics

Using edit distance to analyse errors in a natural language to logic translation corpus

Barker-Plummer, D., Dale, R. & Cox, R., 2012, EDM 2012: proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining : Chania, Greece, June 19-21 2012. Yacef, K., Zaïane, O., Hershkovitz, A., Yudelson, M. & Stamper, J. (eds.). International Educational Data Mining Society, p. 134-141 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Students
2011

Building an audio-visual corpus of Australian English: large corpus collection with an economical portable and replicable Black Box

Burnham, D., Estival, D., Fazio, S., Viethen, J., Cox, F., Dale, R., Cassidy, S., Epps, J., Togneri, R., Wagner, M., Kinoshita, Y., Goecke, R., Arciuli, J., Onslow, M., Lewis, T., Butcher, A. & Hajek, J., 2011, 12th annual conference of the international speech communication association 2011 (interspeech 2011), Vols 1-5. Cosi, P., De Mori, R., Di Fabbrizio, G. & Pieraccini, R. (eds.). Baixas, France: ISCA-INT SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC, p. 848-851 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Black Box
Hardware
Software
Speech
Vision

Collocations in multilingual natural language generation: Lexical functions meet Lexical functional grammar

Lareau, F., Dras, M., Borschinger, B. & Dale, R., 2011, In : Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2011. 9, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Linguistics

Computational linguistics

Dale, R., 2011, Oxford bibliographies online. Linguistics. Aronoff, M. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-1 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

Computational linguistics
Linguistics
Processing
Speech synthesis
Speech recognition

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.

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

Open Access
File
sports reporting
event
time series

Generating subsequent reference in shared visual scenes: Computation vs. re-use

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Edinburgh,UK: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1158-1167 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Redundancy
Learning systems

GRE3D7: A Corpus of distinguishing descriptions for objects in visual scenes

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2011, Proceedings of the UCNLG+Eval: Language Generation and Evaluation Workshop. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 12-22 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Helping our own: the HOO 2011 pilot shared task

Dale, R. & Kilgarriff, A., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 242-249 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

language
community
Natural Language Processing

Human communication science: a compendium

Dale, R. (ed.), Burnham, D. (ed.) & Stevens, C. J. (ed.), 2011, [Sydney]: HCSNet. 588 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearch

Communication Science
Music
Compendium
Psychology
Human Communication

Impedance effects of visual and spatial content upon language-to-logic translation accuracy

Barker-Plummer, D., Dale, R. & Cox, R., 2011, Cogsci 2011: 33rd Conference of Cognitive Science Society : 20-23 July 2011, Boston, Massachusetts : proceedings. Curran Associates, Vol. 4. p. 3259-3264 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

language
student
resources

Introdutction

Dale, R., Burnham, D. & Stevens, C. J., 2011, Human communication science: a compendium. Dale, R., Burnham, D. & Catherine J (eds.). Sydney: HCSNet, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

LTIMEX: representing the local semantics of temporal expressions

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2011, 2011 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS 2011. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 201-208 8 p. 6078263

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Semantics
Information retrieval

Preface

Colineau, N., Paris, Ć., Wan, S. & Dale, R., 2011, In : COLING/ACL 2006: INLG-06 - 4th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Proceedings of the Conference. p. v 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Serial dependency: is it a characteristic of human referring expression generation?

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions (PRE-CogSci 2011): Bridging the gap between computational, empirical and theoretical approaches to reference. Cognitive Science Society, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Serials
Inclusion
Factors
Machine learning

Student translations of natural language into logic: the grade grinder corpus release 1.0

Barker-Plummer, D., Cox, R. & Dale, R., 2011, EDM 2011 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining. Pechenizkiy, M., Calders, T., Conati, C., Ventura, S., Romero, C. & Stamper, J. C. (eds.). Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 51-60 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Grinding mills
Students
Linguistics
Curricula
Data mining

The impact of visual context on the content of referring expressions

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 44-52 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
scenario
Referring Expressions
Referential
Scenarios
Referent
2010

Attribute-centric referring expression generation

Dale, R. & Viethen, J., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation: Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Krahmer, E. & Theune, M. (eds.). Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 163-179 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 5790).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Attribute
Alternatives
Human

Classical approaches to natural language processing

Dale, R., 2010, Handbook of natural language processing, second edition. Indurkhya, N. & Damerau, F. J. (eds.). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 3-7 5 p. (Chapman & Hall: CRC machine learning & pattern recognition series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Detecting emails containing requests for action

Lampert, A., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2010, NAACL HLT 2010 - Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Main Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 984-992 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

speech act
zoning
assistance
recipient
Electronic Mail

Detecting speech repairs incrementally using a noisy channel approach

Zwarts, S., Johnson, M. & Dale, R., 2010, Coling 2010 - 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Beijing, China: Press of Tsinghua University, Vol. 2. p. 1371-1378 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Repair
performance
spoken language
evaluation
Processing

Dialogue reference in a visual domain

Viethen, J., Zwarts, S., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2010, Proceedings of the 7th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. Valetta, Malta: European Language Resources Association, p. 2457-2462 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

dialogue
discourse
history
time

Helping Our Own: text massaging for computational linguistics as a new shared task

Dale, R. & Kilgarriff, A., 2010, Proceedings of the Sixth International Natural Language Generation Conference. PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 261-265 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Computational linguistics
Availability
Feedback

Report on the second NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE-2)

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Gargett, A., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J. & Oberlander, J., 2010, INLG 2010 - Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 243-250 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Virtual reality
Internet

Repurposing Corpora for Speech Repair Detection: Two Experiments

Zwarts, S., Johnson, M. & Dale, R., 2010, In : Australasian Language Technology Workshop. p. 99-106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Spanning tree approaches for statistical sentence generation

Wan, S., Dras, M., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation - Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5790 LNAI. p. 13-44 32 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5790 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Spanning tree
Task Model
Graph Matching
Language Model
Summarization

Speaker-dependent variation in content selection for referring expression generation

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2010, In : Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2010 : proceedings of the workshop. 8, p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Experiments
Learning systems
Semantics

Supporting browsing-specific information needs: Introducing the Citation-Sensitive In-Browser Summariser

Wan, S., Paris, C. & Dale, R., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Web Semantics. 8, 2-3, p. 196-202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Feedback

The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC)

Wagner, M., Tran, D., Togneri, R., Rose, P., Powers, D., Onslow, M., Loakes, D., Lewis, T., Kuratate, T., Kinoshita, Y., Kemp, N., Ishihara, S., Ingram, J., Hajek, J., Grayden, D., Gocke, R., Fletcher, J., Estival, D., Epps, J., Dale, R. & 11 othersCutler, A., Cox, F., Chetty, G., Cassidy, S., Butcher, A., Burnham, D., Bird, S., Best, C., Bennamoun, M., Arciuli, J. & Ambikairajah, E., 2010, Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology. Australia: Australian Speech Science and Technology Association, p. 166-170 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

The first challenge on generating instructions in virtual environments

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J. & Oberlander, J., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation - Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5790 LNAI. p. 328-352 25 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5790 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Virtual Environments
Virtual reality
Internet
Natural Language
Experiments