BLENDEET: Cross-document Cross-lingual Event Extraction and Tracking

 


  » Overview

  » Publications

  » Presentations
  » Demos
  » Softwares  » Awards


Invited Talks and Keynote Speech

  • 2016

    "Liberal Information Extraction", Invited Talk at University College London.

    "Biomedical Knowledge Discovery", Panel at SciDataCon2016 and invited talk at DARPA Smile Workshop.

    "Information Extraction and Knowledge Base Population", Invited course for the 10th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. 200 slides or 300 slides.

    "Scientific Knowledge Discovery", Round Table at World Economic Forum 2016.

    "It's Coach, Not Chanel  - Deep Learning for IE", Panelist at NAACL2016 Panel on Deep Learning and Its Implications for NLP.

    "Information Exploration and Intelligence Analysis Room", Invited talk at IBM-RPI CISL Center Opening Ceremony.

    "Information Extraction: the Gap between Academic Requirement and User Requirement", Panelist at DHS Retreat.

    "Automatic Entity Recognition and Typing in Massive Text Data", Tutorial at SIGMOD2016.

    "Liberal Information Extraction on the Fly", Invited talk at Chinese Academy of Sciences.

    "Cross-lingual Cross-media Knowledge Extraction, Linking, Inference and Transfer", Invited talks at eBay Machine Learning and Data Science Conference and IBM Research.

  • 2015

    "Automatic Cross-media Event Schema Construction and Knowledge Population", Keynote speech at NIPS2015 Multimodal Machine Learning Workshop, and
    Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.

    "Cross-lingual Cross-media Knowledge Extraction, Linking, Inference and Transfer", Invited talk at Tsinghua University.

    "Knowledge Base Population: From Conservative to Liberal", Invited talk at University of Notre Dame, and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.

    "Overview of KBP2015 Tri-lingual Entity Discovery and Linking", Overview talk at NIST TAC-KBP Meeting.

    "Cross-genre Knowledge Networks Construction", Overview talk at ARL NS-CTA Review Meeting.

    “Creating Appropriate and Fun Language in Social Media", Invited talk at Tencent.

    "Morph Encoding and Decoding", Invited talk at Columbia University.

    "Successful Data Mining Methods for NLP", Tutorial at ACL2015.

    "From Mono-lingual to Cross-lingual Slot Filling", Overview talk at DARPA DEFT PI Meeting.

    "Tri-lingual Entity Discovery and Linking", Overview talk at DARPA DEFT PI Meeting.

    "From Mono-lingual to Cross-lingual: State-of-the-art Entity Discovery and Linking", Invited talk at JHU HLT-COE.

  • 2014

    "Knowledge Base Population: Looking Back and Looking Ahead", Invited talk at Alibaba and Zhejiang University.

    "Slot Filling Validation by Truth Finding", Invited talk at Peking University.

    "Information Extraction", Invited lecture at Tsinghua University.

    "Wikification and Beyond: The Challenges of Entity and Concept Grounding", Tutorial at ACL2014 and Advanced Disciplines Lecture at NLPCC2014.

    "Morphing: a New Communication Way in New Media", Invited talk at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • 2013

Heng Ji. "Decoding and Encoding Morphs", Invited talk at UTDallas, CS Colloquium.

Heng Ji. "Information Extraction: Techniques, Advances and Challenges", Invited talk at Union College CS Seminar Series.

Heng Ji. "From Big Data to Information, From Information to Knowledge", Invited talk at RPI Dean’s Seminar Series, Chinese Academy of Social Science, and Keynote speech at the 12th China National Conference on Computational Linguistics.

Heng Ji. "Resolving Information Morphs in Censored Data", Invited talks at Educational Testing Service (ETS), Peking University.

Heng Ji. "Morphed Information Extraction, Resolution and Translation", Invited talks at Tsinghua University and Chinese academy of Sciences.

Heng Ji. "Information Extraction: From Single-source to Cross-Source", Invited talk at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing Information Science and Technology University.

Heng Ji. “Joint Event Extraction via Structured Prediction with Global Features”, Invited talk at Suzhou University.

Heng Ji. “Capturing Global Coherence for Cross-source Information Extraction”, Invited talks at Emory University, Florida International University, Florida State University, Georgia State University, George Washington University, Indiana University, Ohio State University, South Florida University, Information Science Institute/USC, UNC Charlotte, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Baidu Inc..

  • 2012

    Heng Ji. "Temporal Information Extraction and Shallow Temporal Reasoning", Tutorial at COLING2012, December 2012.

    Heng JI. "Temporal Knowledge Base Population", Invited talk at Intelligent Automation, Inc., November 2012.

    Heng Ji. "What's New with BLENDER Knowledge Base Population", Invited talk at Army Research Lab, November 2012.

    Heng Ji. "Temporal Knowledge Base Population", Invited talk at Rakuten NY, October 2012.

    Heng Ji. "Cross-source Information Extraction", CUNY Junior Faculty Award Reception, October 2012.

    Heng Ji. "Temporal Knowledge Base Population", Invited talk at Columbia University, October 2012.

    Heng Ji. "Information Extraction: Techniques, Advances and Challenges ". Invited Lecture at NAACL Summer School, June 2012.

Heng Ji. “From News to Tweets: Adapting Information Processing Techniques”. Invited talk at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, June 2012.

Heng Ji. “Research Career in Natural Language Processing: Excitement, Challenges and Beyond”.  Invited talk at CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program, June 2012.

  • 2011

Heng Ji. Cross-document Temporal Information Extraction. Yahoo Data Sciences Seminar Series, Rutgers University. October 2011.

Heng Ji. Constructing Information Networks from Texts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. September 2011.

Heng Ji. What's New with Knowledge Base Population. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. September 2011.

Heng Ji. Leveraging Redundancy for Cross-Source Information Extraction, Fusion and Inference. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Seminar. September 2011.

Heng Ji. Leveraging Redundancy for Cross-Source Information Extraction. CUNY-NLP Seminar. September 2011.

Qi Li and Taylor Cassidy. Syntactic Approach vs. Semantic Approach to Temporal Slot Filling. CUNY-NLP Seminar. September 2011.

Heng Ji. Web-Scale Knowledge Discovery and Information Extraction from Unstructured Data. Invited Talk at Web Seminar, Army Research Lab Information Network Academic Research Center. June 2011.

Heng Ji. Knowledge Base Extraction and Population from Natural Languages. Invited Talk at Baruch College, CUNY. May 2011.

Heng Ji. Cross-lingual Knowledge Base Population. Invited Talk at Army Research Lab. May 2011.

Heng Ji. Natural Language Processing: An Interdisciplinary Major in Computer Science. Invited Talk at Woman in Math Conference. March 2011.

  • 2010

Heng Ji. Web-Scale Knowledge Discovery and Population from Unstructured Data. Keynote Speech at ACLCLP 2010 IR workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, December 2010.

Heng Ji. Overview of the TAC2010 Knowledge Base Population Track, Keynote Speech at Web People Search (WePS-3) Conference, Padua, Italy, September 2010.

Heng Ji. Knowledge and Resources for Multi-lingual Temporal Event Tracking”. Invited talk at NAACL 2010 Chinese temporal/discourse annotation workshop, Los Angels, USA, June 2010.

Heng Ji. Cross-Media Cross-document Cross-domain Cross-lingual Information Extraction and Fusion. Invited talk at Army Research Lab, March 2010.

Heng Ji. Information Extraction and Knowledge Discovery from Scientific Literatures. Invited talk at University of Rhode Island . March 2010.

Heng Ji. Cross-document Coreference Resolution. Invited talk at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. February 2010.

Adam Lee. Enhancing Multi-lingual Information Extraction via Cross-Media Inference and Fusion. CUNY-NLP Seminar, October 2010.

Suzanne Tamang. Adding Smarter Systems Instead of Human Annotators: A Case Study in Slot Filling. CUNY-NLP Seminar, October 2010.