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Keynote speech at the COLING 2016 workshop on Computational Modeling of People's Opinions, Personality, and Emotions in Social Media (PEOPLES 2016), December 12, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
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Keynote speech at the 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2016), November 21-23, 2016, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.
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Invited talk at the 2016 IR Workshop at the Academia Sinica, November 24, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan.
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Metaphor as a Medium for Emotion: An Empirical Study. Invited talk at the TAMALE seminar series, September 15, 2016, University of Ottawa.
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Sentiment and Emotions in Tweets. Department of Geography & Geoinformation Science at George Mason University. May 29, 2016, FairFax, Virginia.
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The Words are Alive: Associations with Sentiment, Emotions, Colours, and Music. Invited talk at Language Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September 2014, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
Words: Evaluative, Emotional, Colourful, Musical!
Keynote speech at the
ACL 2014 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment, and Social Media (WASSA), June 27, 2014, Baltimore, MD.
 

Crowdsourcing Word-Emotion Associations.

  • October 2013, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Sentiment Analysis with Social Media Text.

  • June 2013, MediaMiser, Ottawa.
  • June 2013, Thales.

Analyzing Electoral Tweets for Affect, Style, and Purpose, Saif Mohammad, Xiaodan Zhu, Svetlana Kiritchenko, Joel Martin.

  • April 2013, University of Ottawa.
From Once Upon a Time to Happily Ever After: Tracking Emotions in Books and Mail.
  • February, 2012: Big Data and Social Media Workshop, Communications Security Establishment Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
  • July 2011: Amazon, Social Media group and Digital Books group, Seattle, OR.
  • June 2011: Social Media - "Big Data" Analysis Workshop, Defence R&D Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

Crowdsourcing the creation of an emotion lexicon. Saif Mohammad and Peter Turney.

  • July 2010: Department of Computational Linguistics at the University of Heidelberg and the NLP group from HITS gGmbH, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • July 2010: Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • August 2010: Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India.
  • August 2010: IBM Research, Bangalore, India.
"Hybrid approaches to semantic closeness and oppositeness", Saif Mohammad and Graeme Hirst.
  • June 2009: The Text Analysis and Machine Learning Group, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.
  • June 2009: National Research Council - The Institute for Information Technology (NRC-IIT), Ottawa, Canada.
"Semantic distance measures with distributional profiles of coarse-grained concepts", Graeme Hirst and Saif Mohammad.
  • May 2009: Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
  • May 2009: Centre for Research in Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • November 2008: Center for Cognitive Science, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
"Hybrid approaches to semantic closeness and semantic oppositeness", Saif Mohammad and Graeme Hirst. Yahoo! Research, Santa Clara, CA. October 2008.
  • October 2008: Text Mining Sciences, Yahoo! Research, Santa Clara, CA.
  • October 2008: Human Language Technology Research Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX.
  • October 2008: University of North Texas, Dallas, TX.
"Lexical chains and semantic distance, within and across languages", Graeme Hirst and Saif Mohammad. Division of Chinese, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. April 2008.
 
"Semantic distance measures with distributional profiles of coarse-grained concepts", Graeme Hirst and Saif Mohammad. Conference on Processing Text-Technological Resources, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. March 2008.
 
"TTO3 Update: Representational Analysis, Consensus, Utility," Bonnie Dorr, Saif Mohammad, David Yarowsky, and Keith Hall. Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLT/COE) Quarterly Technical Exchange, Johns Hopkins HLT/COE, Baltimore, MD. March 2008.
 
"Determining Degree of Antonymy: Step 1 for Detecting Erroneous Coreference Links by Contradiction," Saif Mohammad and Bonnie Dorr. Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLT/COE) Quarterly Technical Exchange, Johns Hopkins HLT/COE, Baltimore, MD. March 2008.
 
 
Last Updated: March 2014