Recent Submissions

  • On the Use of Parsing for Named Entity Recognition 

    Alonso, Miguel A.; Gómez-Rodríguez, Carlos; Vilares, Jesús (MDPI, 2021-01-25)
    [Abstract] Parsing is a core natural language processing technique that can be used to obtain the structure underlying sentences in human languages. Named entity recognition (NER) is the task of identifying the entities ...
  • Sentiment Analysis for Fake News Detection 

    Alonso, Miguel A.; Vilares, David; Gómez-Rodríguez, Carlos; Vilares, Jesús (MDPI, 2021)
    [Abstract] In recent years, we have witnessed a rise in fake news, i.e., provably false pieces of information created with the intention of deception. The dissemination of this type of news poses a serious threat to cohesion ...
  • Discovering topics in Twitter about the COVID-19 outbreak in Spain 

    Agüero-Torales, Marvin M.; Vilares, David; López-Herrera, Antonio G. (Sociedad Española de Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural, 2021)
    [Resumen] En este trabajo, analizamos lo que los usuarios han estado discutiendo en Twitter durante el comienzo de la pandemia causada por el COVID-19. Concretamente, analizamos tres fases diferenciadas de la crisis del ...
  • Towards Robust Word Embeddings for Noisy Texts 

    Doval, Yerai; Vilares, Jesús; Gómez-Rodríguez, Carlos (MDPI, 2020)
    [Abstract] Research on word embeddings has mainly focused on improving their performance on standard corpora, disregarding the difficulties posed by noisy texts in the form of tweets and other types of non-standard writing ...
  • Developing Open-Source Roguelike Games for Visually-Impaired Players by Using Low-Complexity NLP Techniques 

    Fernández-Núñez, Luis; Penas, Darío; Viteri Letamendía, Jorge; Vilares, Jesús (MDPI, 2020-08-19)
    [Abstract] The prominent graphic component of video games greatly limits the accessibility of thistype of entertainment by visually impaired users. We make here an overview of the first gamesdeveloped within an initiative ...

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