Search Results for author: Mahmoud Azab

Found 10 papers, 1 papers with code

Fighting FIRe with FIRE: Assessing the Validity of Text-to-Video Retrieval Benchmarks

no code implementations10 Oct 2022 Pedro Rodriguez, Mahmoud Azab, Becka Silvert, Renato Sanchez, Linzy Labson, Hardik Shah, Seungwhan Moon

Owing to the lack of a purpose-built dataset for text-to-video retrieval, video captioning datasets have been re-purposed to evaluate models by (1) treating captions as positive matches to their respective videos and (2) all other videos as negatives.

Retrieval Text to Video Retrieval +2

Representing Movie Characters in Dialogues

no code implementations CONLL 2019 Mahmoud Azab, Noriyuki Kojima, Jia Deng, Rada Mihalcea

We introduce a new embedding model to represent movie characters and their interactions in a dialogue by encoding in the same representation the language used by these characters as well as information about the other participants in the dialogue.

Question Answering Relation Classification +1

Towards Extracting Medical Family History from Natural Language Interactions: A New Dataset and Baselines

no code implementations IJCNLP 2019 Mahmoud Azab, Stephane Dadian, Vivi Nastase, Larry An, Rada Mihalcea

We introduce a new dataset consisting of natural language interactions annotated with medical family histories, obtained during interactions with a genetic counselor and through crowdsourcing, following a questionnaire created by experts in the domain.

Relation Extraction

A Comparative Analysis of Content-based Geolocation in Blogs and Tweets

no code implementations19 Nov 2018 Konstantinos Pappas, Mahmoud Azab, Rada Mihalcea

The geolocation of online information is an essential component in any geospatial application.

Speaker Naming in Movies

no code implementations NAACL 2018 Mahmoud Azab, Mingzhe Wang, Max Smith, Noriyuki Kojima, Jia Deng, Rada Mihalcea

We propose a new model for speaker naming in movies that leverages visual, textual, and acoustic modalities in an unified optimization framework.

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