Publications of the Discourse Processing Lab

Older publications can be downloaded from Maite Taboada's page.

You can also check out our GitHub page.

Conference presentations

  • Taboada, M. (2019) Managing comments and misinformation online with text classification techniques. 32nd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Kingston, Ontario. May 2019. (Plenary presentation).
  • Taboada, M. (2019) Fantastic online comments and how to find them. 11th International Corpus Linguistics Conference. Valencia, Spain. May 2019. (Plenary presentation).
  • Ehret, K. and M. Taboada (2019) Variational dimensions of online comments: exploring a new register. ICLAVE 10, International Conference on Language Variation in Europe. Leeuwarden, Netherlands. June 2019.
  • Goddard, C., M. Taboada and R. Trnavac (2019). The English [adverb-ly adjective] construction: Classification and distribution across corpora and registers. CLA, Canadian Linguistics Association. Vancouver. June 2019.
  • Ehret, K. and M. Taboada (2019) Describing registers on the web: complexity and subjectivity in online comments and opinion articles. CAAL, Canadian Association for Applied Linguistics. Vancouver. June 2019.
  • Goddard, C., M. Taboada and R. Trnavac (2018) Hilariously ridiculous and other adverb-adjective combinations: Classification and frequency distribution across registers. 4th Meeting of the American Pragmatics Association. Albany, NY. November 2018.
  • Ehret, K. and M. Taboada (2018) Are online comments like conversations? A multi-dimensional exploration of online news comments. 4th Meeting of the American Pragmatics Association. Albany, NY. November 2018.
  • Kolhatkar, V. and M. Taboada (2018) A corpus for the analysis of online news comments. 2nd Workshop on Widening Natural Language Processing (WiNLP). New Orleans, LA. June 2018.

Other presentations/Posters

  • Gautam, V. and M. Taboada (2019) Automatic comment moderation: topics and toxicity in online news. SFU Linguistics. April 2019.
  • Taboada, M. (2019) Citizen trust in the disinformation age. Big Data Visionaries Panel. Vancouver. April 2019.
  • Taboada (2019) The Gender Gap Tracker. KEY: SFU’s Big Data Initiative. Vancouver. March 2019.
  • Taboada, M. (2019) Misinformation managed: How to have healthy conversations online. Language Sciences, University of British Columbia. March 2019.
  • Taboada, M. (2019) Fantastic online comments and how to find them. National Research Council, Ottawa. February 2019.
  • Taboada, M. and V. Gautam (2018) Content moderation in social media. Public discourse and data science symposium, Simon Fraser University. October 2018.
  • Taboada, M. (2018) Sentiment analysis and moderation for social media data. Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. September 2018.
  • Taboada, M. (2018) Fantastic online comments and how to find them. iSchool@UBC, University of British Columbia. June 2018.
  • Demos of two systems created by the Discourse Processing Lab: comment moderation and fake news detection. BCTech Summit, Vancouver. May 2018.
  • Taboada, M. (2018) Fantastic online comments and how to find them. Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University. April 2018.
  • Taboada, M. (2017) Discourse relations, discourse markers, and the interpretation of evaluation. Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia. June 2018.
  • Cavasso, L, J. Fest, E. Francis, V. Kolhatkar, M. Taboada and H. Wu (2017) The language of online commentary: Extracting information from online news comments. Cognitive Science Symposium, Simon Fraser University. June 2017.
  • Taboada, M. (2017) Sentiment analysis and online content: How to make sense of too much information. iSchool@UBC, University of British Columbia. March 2017.