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Academic Papers

2019

  • Doug Beeferman, William Brannon, and Deb Roy. RadioTalk: A large-scale corpus of talk radio transcripts. 20th Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH 2019). 2019. Machine Learning Natural Language Processing
  • Eric Chu*, Peter J. Liu*. MeanSum: A Neural Model for Unsupervised Multi-Document Abstractive Summarization. International Conference on Machine Learning. 2019. *Equal Contribution. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing
  • Nabeel Gillani, Roger Levy. (2019). Simple dynamic word embeddings for mapping perceptions in the public sphere. In Proceedings of the 3rd workshop on NLP and CSS at the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing
  • Belen Saldias F., Rosalind Picard. Tweet Moodifier: Towards giving emotional awareness to Twitter users. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2019). Cambridge, UK. pdf Natural Language Processing Randomized Experiment Social Networks

2018

  • Eric Chu*, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, and Deb Roy. Learning Personas from Dialogue with Attentive Memory Networks. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. 2018. *Equal Contribution. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing
  • Nabeel Gillani*, Ann Yuan*, Martin Saveski, Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2018). Me, My Echo Chamber, and I: Introspection on Social Media Polarization. In WWW 2018: The 2018 Web Conference, April 23–27, 2018, Lyon France. *Equal Contribution. pdf Randomized Experiment Social Networks Visualization
  • S. Vosoughi, D. Roy, S. Aral. (2018). The spread of true and false news online. Science. Vol 359, Iss 6380. Mar 09 2018. Social Networks

2017

  • Eric Chu and Deb Roy, Audio-Visual Sentiment Analysis for Learning Emotional Arcs in Movies, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), New Orleans, LA, 2017, pp. 829-834. pdf Machine Learning
  • Soroush Vosoughi*, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Ann Yuan, and Deb Roy. (2017). Mapping Twitter Conversation Landscapes. In Proceedings of the 11th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2017). Montreal, Canada. *Equal Contribution. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Soroush Vosoughi, Ann Yuan, and Deb Roy. (2017). TweetVista: An AI-Powered Interactive Tool for Exploring Conversations on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion, pp. 145-148. ACM, 2017. pdf Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosoughi, Mostafa ‘Neo’ Mohsenvand, and Deb Roy. (2017). Rumor Gauge: Predicting the Veracity of Rumors on Twitter. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 36 pages. pdf Machine Learning Social Networks
  • Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Soroush Vosoughi*, and Deb Roy. (2017). Twitter Demographic Classification Using Deep Multi-modal Multi-task Learning. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 6 pages. *Equal Contribution pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks

2016

  • Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Ivan Sysoev, Soroush Vosoughi and Deb Roy. (2016). DeepStance at SemEval-2016 Task 6: Detecting Stance in Tweets Using Character and Word-Level CNNs. In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016). San Diego, California. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosough and Deb Roy. (2016). A Semi-automatic Method for Efficient Detection of Stories on Social Media. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany. pdf Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosough*, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan* and Deb Roy. (2016). Tweet2Vec: Learning Tweet Embeddings using Character-level CNN-LSTM Encoder-Decoder. Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2016). Pisa, Italy. *Equal Contribution. pdf Machine Learning Social Networks
  • Martin Saveski, Sophie Chou, and Deb Roy. (2016). Tracking the Yak: An Empirical Study of Yik Yak. In proceedings of 10th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (ICWSM’16). Cologne, Germany. pdf Social Networks
  • Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Soroush Vosoughi*, and Deb Roy. (2016). Automatic Detection and Categorization of Election-Related Tweets. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany. *Equal Contribution. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • David Alvarez-Melis and Martin Saveski. (2016). Topic Modeling in Twitter: Aggregating Tweets by Conversations. In proceedings of 10th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (ICWSM’16). Cologne, Germany. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2016). Tweet Acts: A Speech Act Classifier for Twitter. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany. Cologne, Germany. pdf Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosoughi, Russell Stevens, and Deb Roy. (2016). Addressing the Demographic Bias on Twitter. The 71st Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). Austin, Texas. pdf Social Networks

2015

  • Soroush Vosoughi, Helen Zhou, and Deb Roy. (2015). Digital Stylometry: Linking Profiles Across Social Networks. In proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2015). Beijing, China. pdf Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosoughi and Deb Roy. (2015). A Human-Machine Collaborative System for Identifying Rumors on Twitter. In proceedings of the IEEE ICDM 2015 workshop on Event Analytics using Social Media Data (EASM). Atlantic City, New Jersey. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Soroush Vosoughi, Helen Zhou, and Deb Roy. (2015). Enhanced Twitter Sentiment Classification Using Contextual Information. In proceedings of the EMNLP 2015 workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA). Lisboa, Portugal. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Pau Perng-Hwa Kung, and Deb Roy. (2015). Measuring Responsiveness in the Online Public Sphere for the 2016 US Election: Concepts. Workshop on Networks in the Social and Information Sciences NIPS. pdf Machine Learning Social Networks

Theses

Ph.D.

  • Soroush Vosoughi. (2015). Automatic Detection and Verification of Rumors on Twitter. Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks

M.Sc / M.Eng.

  • Pau Perng-Hwa Kung. (2016). Detecting and Analyzing Bursty Events on Twitter. M.Sc. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. pdf Machine Learning Social Networks
  • Sophie Chou. (2016). Reading Between the (Party) Lines: How Political News is Seen and Shared. M.Sc. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. pdf Natural Language Processing Social Networks
  • Prashanth Vijayaraghavan. (2016). Automatic Identification of Representative Content on Twitter. M.Sc. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. pdf Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Social Networks