Maite Taboada


María Teresa (Maite) Taboada



Professor - Department of Linguistics
Associate Member - School of Computing Science
Robert C. Brown (RCB) Building 8109
8888 University Dr.
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

Tel: +1-778-782-5585
E-mail: mtaboada "insert AT sign here"




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July 2016
New paper with Farah Benamara and Yannick Mathieu on sentiment analysis, beyond bags of words. To appear in Computational Linguistics. Pre-print available from my publications page.

July 2016
Tutorial on affect detection and sentiment analysis at IJCAI.

April 2016
I am hiring a postdoc in corpus/computational linguistics.

February 2016
I have created a web page and posted a template to facilitate editing tasks in Microsoft Word, especially for linguists.

October 2015
I am now Associate Editor for the journal Dialogue and Discourse. Please consider submitting relevant work.

September 2015
Talk at the 5th Workshop on RST and Discourse Studies, part of the Conference of the Spanish NLP Society, in Alicante, Spain.

July 2015
RST Signalling Corpus now available through the LDC.

July 2015
Plenary at the International Systemic Functional Congress in Aachen, Germany.

June 2015
Between July and December 2015 I will be on study leave, visiting the Department of English Philology I at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. If you need a postal address, please get in touch. I'll check my email semi-regularly.

January 2015
Plenary talk at the Conference of the COST Action TextLink: Structuring Discourse in Multilingual Europe in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

September, 2014
Summary of my new SSHRC project on opinion and subjectivity. If you are considering graduate studies at SFU, please get in touch for opportunities to participate.

September 1, 2014
I am now a full professor!

June 20, 2014
Debopam Das successfully defends his PhD dissertation, "Signalling of coherence relations in discourse". Supplementary material is available.

May 2014
Pre-print of our RST evaluation method paper is available. Paper published in Language Resources and Evaluation

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