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HLT-NLP participation at SemEval 2015

News date: 
Monday, 8 June, 2015

Last week, on June 4-5, 2015 (co-located with NAACL-2015) the SemEval 2015 workshop took place in Denver, Colorado.

This year, our contribution to the success of SemEval has been remarkable, with HLT-NLP researchers involved in the organization of three tasks:

As far as task participation is concerned, the  best runs of the HLT-FBK system ranked 1st in all the three domains proposed within Task 5 (Evaluating Temporal Information Understanding with Question Answering) and was selected for an oral presentation:

Ngoc Phuoc An Vo, Simone Magnolini, and Octavian Popescu participated and obtained competitive results in SemEval 2015 Task 1 (Paraphrase and Semantic Similarity in Twitter), Task 2 (Semantic Textual Similarity, English, Spanish and Pilot on Interpretability), and Task 3 (Answer Selection in Community Question Answering). They have presented their systems at the workshop as posters: