Research activities

I got my PhD at University of Wolverhampton, from the Research Group in Computational Linguistics.

My research was supervised by Prof.Ruslan Mitkov and Dr.Constantin Orasan.

My thesis – Knowledge acquisition from user reviews for Interactive Question Answering.

Publications:

  • Panchenko, A., Loukachevitch, NV., Ustalov, D., Paperno, D., Meyer, CM., Konstantinova, N. (2015) RUSSE: The first workshop on russian semantic similarity. In Proceedings of Proceeding of the Dialogue 2015 Conference, Moscow, Russia, 2015. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. (2014) Review of Relation Extraction Methods: What is New Out There? In Proceedings of International data science conference AIST’14 (Analysis of images, social networks, and texts), 10-12 April, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2014. Language: English.

 

  • Ignatov, I., Kaminskaya, A., Konstantinova, N., Malukov, A., and Poelmans, J. (2014) FCA-based Recommender Models and Data Analysis for Crowdsourcing Platform Witology. In Proceedings of The International Conferences on Conceptual Structures (ICCS), 27-30 July, Iasi, Romania, 2014. Language: English.

 

  • Zhuk, R., Ignatov, I. and Konstantinova, N. (2014) Concept Learning from Triadic Data. In Proceedings of the second international conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management (ITQM 2014), 3-5 June, Moscow, Russia, 2014. Language: English.

 

  • Grebennikov, A. and Konstantinova, N. (2014) “Russian Lexicography.” In P. Hanks & G-M. de Schryver (Eds.), International Handbook of Modern Lexis and Lexicography, SpringerReference. (in review) Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. and Orasan, C. (2013) “Interactive Question Answering.” In S. Bandyopadhyay, S. Naskar, & A. Ekbal (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Natural Language Processing: Concepts and New Research, IGI Global, pp. 149-169. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N.; de Sousa, S. C.; Cruz, N. P.; MaƱa, M. J.; Taboada, M. & Mitkov, R. (2012) A review corpus annotated for negation, speculation and their scope. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’12), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 2012. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N., Orasan, C. and Balage, P. P. (2012) A Corpus-Based Method for Product Feature Ranking for Interactive Question Answering Systems. In International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Applications. Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 57-70. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. and C.M. de Sousa, S. (2011) Annotating Negation and Speculation: the Case of the Review Domain. In Proceedings of the Second Student Research Workshop associated with RANLP 2011, RANLP 2011 Organising Committee, 139-144. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. and Orasan, C. (2011) Issues in topic tracking in Wikipedia articles. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering, Principles and Techniques (KEPT2011), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 4-6. Available online here. Language: English.

 

  • Mitrofanova, O. and Konstantinova, N. (2008) “Ontologies as systems for knowledge storage.” In All-Russian competitive selection of analytical reviews on first-priority area “Informational and telecommunication systems”. – 54 pages. Available online here and also here. Language: Russian.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. (2008) Practical aspects of ontology building (on the material of financial management domain)// Language engineering: in search of senses. In Proceedings of workshop “Linguistic informational technologies in the Internet”: XI All-Russian joint conference “Internet and modern society”, Spb, pp. 55-74. Available online here. Language: Russian.

 

  • Konstantinova, N. (2008) Criteria for choice of means of ontology representation (on the material of financial management domain). In Proceedings of the International Conference “Corpus linguistics-2008”. SPb: Faculty of philology and arts, pp. 196-207. Language: Russian.

 

Reviewing:

Teaching:

  • LN4003 (Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course) Programming for corpus linguistics: NLTK (Python).
  • LN4005 (Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course) Computational Linguistics: Dialogue systems.
  • LN4004 (Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course) Machine Translation and other NLP applications: Machine Translation (rule-based and example based).
  • LN4004 (Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course) Machine Translation and other NLP applications: Dialogue systems and IQA.

Organising: