University of Rochester

Recent News

Schubert’s Group Updates

June 2019

Professor Len Schubert’s group in computer science has been actively working on semantic parsing, discourse inference, spatial relations, schema-based story processing, and managing casual dialogues in virtual humans. Recent papers include:

Gene Louis Kim, Benjamin Kane, Viet Duong, Muskaan Mendiratta, Graeme McGuire, Sophie Sackstein, Georgiy Platonov, and Lenhart Schubert. 2019. Generating discourse inferences from unscoped episodic logical formulas. First Int. Workshop on Designing Meaning Representations (DMR 2019, in conjunction with ACL 2019). Florence, Italy, August 2019.

Lane Lawley, Gene Louis Kim and Lenhart Schubert. 2019. Towards natural language story understanding with rich logical schemas. Workshop on Natural Language and Computer Science (NLCS) at the 13th Int. Conf. on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2019). Univ. of Gothenburg, Sweden, May 2019.

G.L. Kim and L.K. Schubert. 2019. A type-coherent, expressive representation as an initial step to language understanding. 13th Int. Conf. on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2019), Univ. of Gothenburg, Sweden, May 2019.

Zahra Razavi, Lenhart K. Schubert, Benjamin Kane, Mohammad Ali, Kimberly Van Orden, Tianyi Ma. 2019. Dialogue design and management for multi-session casual conversation with older adults. Workshop on User-Aware Conversational Agents (User2Agent) at the 24th Int. Conf. on Intelligent User Interfaces (ACM IUI 2019). Los Angeles, March 2019.

G. Platonov and L.K. Schubert. 2018. Computational models for spatial prepositions. Proc. of the 1st Int. Workshop on Spatial Language Understanding, pp. 21-30. New Orleans, June 2018.