Research & Publications

Multilingualism, Computational Approaches to Linguistic & Sociolinguistic Analyses

  • Doğruöz, A.S., Sitaram, S. Yong, Z. (2023). Representativeness as a Forgotten Lesson for Multilingual and Code-switched Data Collection and Preparation. EMNLP’2023 Findings. Singapore. 
  • Our AACL’23 Tutorial (Current Status of NLP in Southeast Asia with Insights from Multilingualism & Linguistic Diversity). 
  • Arvan, M., Doğruöz, A.S., Parde N. (2023). Investigating Reproducibility at Interspeech Conferences: A Longitudinal and Comparative Perspective. INTERSPEECH’2023, Dublin, Ireland. 
  • Skantze, G. & Doğruöz, A.S., (2023). The Open-domain Paradox for Chatbots: Common Ground as the Basis for Human-like Dialogue. SIGDIAL’23. (arXiv:2303.11708)
  • Ojha, A. Kr., Doğruöz, A.S., da San Martino, G., Madabushi, H.T., Kumar, R., Sartori, E. (2023). Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2023), Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics’23, Toronto/Canada. 
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Sitaram, S. (2022). Language Technologies for Low Resource Languages: Sociolinguistic and Multilingual Insights. Proceedings of SIGUL at LREC’22. European Language Resources Association. 
  • Çöltekin, Ç., Doğruöz, A. S., & Çetinoğlu, Ö. (2022). Resources for Turkish Natural Language Processing: A critical survey. Language Resources and Evaluation (LRE). 
  • Doğruöz, A.S. (2022). Issues about analyzing multilingual communication in immigrant contexts, In: Salah, A.A. and Korkmaz, E.E. and Bircan, T. (eds.), Data Science for Migration and Mobility, British Academy / Oxford University Press, London/UK.
  • Jin, M., Preoțiuc-Pietro, D., Doğruöz, A.S., Aletras, N. (2022). Automatic Identification and Classification of Bragging in Social Media, Proceedings of The Annual Meeting of Computational Linguistics (ACL’2022), Dublin, Ireland. 
  • Doğruöz, A.S., Skantze, G. (2021). How open are the conversations with open-domain chatbots? A proposal for speech-event based evaluation. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL2021), Singapore.
  • Doğruöz, A.S., Sitaram, S., Bullock, B.E., Toribio, A.J. (2021). A Survey of Code-switching: Linguistic and Social Perspectives for Language Technologies, Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2021), Bangkok, Thailand. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award).
  • Parida, S., Panda, S., Dash, A.R., Villatoro-Tello, E., Doğruöz, A.S., Ortega-Mendoza, R.M., Hernandez, A., Sharma, Y., Motlicek, P. (2021). Open Machine Translation for Low Resource South American Languages (Americas NLP 2021 Shared Task Contribution). First Workshop on NLP for the Indigenous Languages of Americas. 2021 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL’21).
  • Frey, C., Stemle, E.W., Doğruöz, A.S. (2019). Comparison of Automatic vs. Manual Language Identification in Multilingual Social Media Texts. In Building Computer Mediated Corpora for Sociolinguistic Analysis (Eds. C.R. Wigham & E.W. Stemle), CLRL (Cahiers Labotoire de Rescherche sur de Langage) Series, University of Clermont Publications, France.
  • Lison, P. & Doğruöz, A.S. (2018). Detecting Machine-Translated Subtitles in Large Parallel Corpora. Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC’2018), Miyazaki, Japan.
  • Devineni, P., Papalexakis, E., Koutra, D., Doğruöz, A.S., Faloutsos, M.(2017). One size does not fit all: Profiling personalized time-evolving user behaviors. International Conference on Advances in Social Networks and Mining (ASONAM’17), Sydney, Australia.
  • Başkaya, O., Yıldız, E., Tuna, D., Eren, M.T., Doğruöz, A.S. (2017). Integrating meaning into Quality Evaluation of Multilingual Machine Translation. European Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL’17), Valencia, Spain
  • Nguyen, D., Doğruöz, A.S., Rose, C., de Jong, F. (2016). Computational Sociolinguistics: A Survey. Computational Linguistics, 42 (3), 491-525.
  • Bamman, D., Doğruöz, A.S., Eisenstein, J., Hovy, D., Jurgens, D., O’Connor, B., Oh, A., Tsur, O., Volkova, S. (2016). I. Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Computational Social Science, EMNLP, Austin, USA.
  • Papalexakis, E., Doğruöz, A.S. (2015). Understanding Multilingual Social Networks in Online Immigrant Communities. WWW’15, MWA Workshop, Florence, Italy.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Nakov, P. (2014). Predicting Dialect Variation in Immigrant Contexts Using Light Verb Constructions. Empirical Methods for Natural Language Processing Conference (EMNLP), Qatar.
  • Papalexakis, E., Nguyen, D., Doğruöz, A.S. (2014). Predicting code-switching in Multilingual Communication for Immigrant Communities. Empirical Methods for Natural Language Processing Conference (EMNLP), Qatar.
  • Nguyen, D., Trieschnigg, D., Doğruöz, A.S., Gravel, R., Theune, M, Meder, T., de Jong, F. (2014). Why Gender and Age Prediction from Tweets is Hard: Lessons from a Crowdsourcing Experiment. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), Dublin, Ireland.
  • Pellerini, M., Doğruöz, A.S., Gadde, P., Adamson, D., Rose, C. (2014). Modelling the Use of Graffiti Style Features to Signal Social Relations within Multi-Domain Learning Paradigm. European Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Göteborg, Sweden.
  • Nguyen, D. & Doğruöz, A.S. (2013). Word Level Language Identification in Online Multilingual Communication. Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Seattle, USA.

Multilingualism, Language Contact & Change, Turkish

  • Doğruöz, A.S. (2014). Borrowability of Subject Pronoun Constructions in Turkish-Dutch Contact. Constructions & Frames, 6, 143-69.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Gries, S. Th. (2012). Spread of on-going change in an immigrant speech community: Turkish in the Netherlands. Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 10, 401-426.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. (2012). Analyzing Language Change in Syntax and Multi-word Expressions: A case study of Turkish Spoken in The Netherlands. Proceedings of First Workshop on Language Resources and Technologies for Turkic Languages, 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’12).
  • Backus, A., Doğruöz, A.S. & Heine, B. (2011). Salient Stages in Contact-induced Grammatical Change: Evidence from Synchronic vs. Diachronic Contact Situations. Language Sciences, 35 (5), 738-752.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Backus, A. (2010). Turkish in the Netherlands: Development of a new variety? In M. Norde, B. Jonge & C. Hasselblat (Eds.) Language Contact: New Perspectives, 51-82, John Benjamins: Amsterdam.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Backus, A. (2009). Innovative constructions in Dutch Turkish: An assessment of on-going contact-induced change, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 12 (1), 41-63. (selected & promoted as “Editor’s Pick” on Cambridge Journals Online based on originality and impact).
  • Doğruöz, A.S. & Backus, A. (2007). Postverbal elements in immigrant Turkish: Evidence of change? International Journal of Bilingualism, 11 (2), 185-220.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. (2006). Comparison of communication strategies used by monolingual and bilingual EFL speakers in Turkey, In: A. Kavvadia, M, Joannopoulou & A. Tsagalidis (eds.) New Directions in Applied Linguistics. Proceedings from the 13th International Conference of the Greek Applied Linguistics Association, Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 305-315.
  • Doğruöz, A.S. (2005). Is there something wrong with Turkish in the Netherlands? A case study on unconventional constructions. Toegepaste Taalwetenschap in Artikelen, 74, 189-201.

Multi-Media & Recommendation Systems

  • Lehinevych, T., Kokkinis-Ntrenis, N. Siantikos, G., Doğruöz, A.S., Giannakopoulos, T. & Konstantopoulos, S. (2014). Discovering similarities for content-based recommendation and browsing in multimedia collections. Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS’14).

Multilingual Machine Translation

  • Lison, P. & Doğruöz, A.S. (2018). Detecting Machine-Translated Subtitles in Large Parallel Corpora. Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Miyazaki, Japan.
  • Başkaya, O., Yıldız, E., Tuna, D., Eren, M.T., Doğruöz, A.S. (2017). Integrating meaning into Quality Evaluation of Multilingual Machine Translation. European Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Valencia, Spain.

Social Robotics

  • Konstantapoulos, S. Dagioglou, M., Doğruöz, A.S., Kirstein, F. (2014). Human-Robot Interaction Strategies for Unobtrusively Acquiring Health Related Data. MOBIHEALTH, International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication in Health Care, Athens, Greece.