Search Results for author: Leonardo Zilio

Found 15 papers, 2 papers with code

PLOD: An Abbreviation Detection Dataset for Scientific Documents

1 code implementation LREC 2022 Leonardo Zilio, Hadeel Saadany, Prashant Sharma, Diptesh Kanojia, Constantin Orăsan

This paper presents PLOD, a large-scale dataset for abbreviation detection and extraction that contains 160k+ segments automatically annotated with abbreviations and their long forms.

AbbreviationDetection Information Retrieval +3

Challenges in Translation of Emotions in Multilingual User-Generated Content: Twitter as a Case Study

no code implementations20 Jun 2021 Hadeel Saadany, Constantin Orasan, Rocio Caro Quintana, Felix Do Carmo, Leonardo Zilio

In this research, we assess whether automatic translation tools can be a successful real-life utility in transferring emotion in user-generated multilingual data such as tweets.

Machine Translation Translation

A Lexical Simplification Tool for Promoting Health Literacy

no code implementations LREC 2020 Leonardo Zilio, Liana Braga Paraguassu, Luis Antonio Leiva Hercules, Gabriel Ponomarenko, Laura Berwanger, Maria Jos{\'e} Bocorny Finatto

This paper presents MedSimples, an authoring tool that combines Natural Language Processing, Corpus Linguistics and Terminology to help writers to convert health-related information into a more accessible version for people with low literacy skills.

Lexical Simplification

Investigating Productive and Receptive Knowledge: A Profile for Second Language Learning

no code implementations COLING 2018 Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, C{\'e}drick Fairon

We also attempted to automatically attribute a score to texts produced by learners, and the correlation results were encouraging, but there is still a good amount of room for improvement in this task.

Language Acquisition

Using NLP for Enhancing Second Language Acquisition

no code implementations RANLP 2017 Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, C{\'e}drick Fairon

This study presents SMILLE, a system that draws on the Noticing Hypothesis and on input enhancements, addressing the lack of salience of grammatical infor mation in online documents chosen by a given user.

Language Acquisition

VerbLexPor: a lexical resource with semantic roles for Portuguese

no code implementations LREC 2016 Leonardo Zilio, Maria Jos{\'e} Bocorny Finatto, Aline Villavicencio

The sentences from both corpora were annotated separately, so that it is possible to access sentences either from the Cardiology or from the newspaper corpus.

B2SG: a TOEFL-like Task for Portuguese

no code implementations LREC 2016 Rodrigo Wilkens, Leonardo Zilio, Eduardo Ferreira, Aline Villavicencio

They can be used as the basis for evaluating the accuracy of the similarity relations on distributional thesauri by comparing the proximity of the target word with the related and unrelated options and observing if the related word has the highest similarity value among them.

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