Dr Scott Piao

Senior Research Associate

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A time-sensitive historical thesaurus-based semantic tagger for deep semantic annotation
Piao, S.S., Dallachy, F., Baron, A., Demmen, J.E., Wattam, S., Durkin, P., McCracken, J., Rayson, P.E., Alexander, M. 11/2017 In: Computer Speech and Language. 46, p. 113-135. 23 p.
Journal article

Creating and validating multilingual semantic representations for six languages: expert versus non-expert crowds
El-Haj, M., Rayson, P., Piao, S., Wattam, S. 3/04/2017 In: Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Sense, Concept and Entity Representations and their Applications. Association for Computational Linguistics p. 61-71. 11 p. ISBN: 9781945626500.
Conference contribution

Building a Spanish lexicon for corpus analysis
Jiménez, R., Sanjurjo-González, H., Rayson, P.E., Piao, S.S. 15/02/2017 In: The 35th International Conference of AESLA.
Conference contribution

Towards a Welsh semantic tagger: creating lexicons for a resource poor language
Piao, S.S., Rayson, P.E., Knight, D., Watkins, G., Donnelly, K. 1/02/2017
Conference paper

Discourses around climate change in the news media
Dayrell , C., Caimotto, M.C., Muller, M., Piao, S.S. 30/06/2016
Conference paper

Reversing the polarity with emoticons
Teh, P.L., Rayson, P.E., Pak, I., Piao, S.S., Yeng , S.M. 17/06/2016 In: Natural Language Processing and Information Systems. Springer p. 453-458. 6 p. ISBN: 9783319417530. Electronic ISBN: 9783319417547.
Conference contribution

Lexical coverage evaluation of large-scale multilingual semantic lexicons for twelve languages
Piao, S.S., Rayson, P.E., Archer, D., Bianchi, F., Dayrell , C., El-Haj, M., Jiménez, R., Knight, D., Křen, M., Lofberg, L., Nawab, R.M.A., Shafi, J., Teh, P.L., Mudraya, O. 23/05/2016 In: LREC 2016, Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. European Language Resources Association (ELRA) p. 2614-2619. 6 p. ISBN: 9782951740891.
Conference contribution

Sentiment analysis tools should take account of the number of exclamation marks!!!
Teh, P.L., Rayson, P.E., Pak, I., Piao, S.S. 11/12/2015 In: iiWAS '15 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services. New York : ACM 6 p.
Paper

Metaphor, popular science and semantic tagging: distant reading with the Historical Thesaurus of English
Alexander, M., Dallachy, F., Piao, S., Baron, A., Rayson, P. 1/12/2015 In: Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 30, Suppl. 1, p. i16-i27. 12 p.
Journal article

Exploring fine-grained sentiment values in online product reviews
Teh, P.L., Rayson, P., Pak, I., Piao, S. 24/08/2015 In: 2015 IEEE Conference on Open Systems. IEEE p. 114-118. 5 p.
Paper

Semantic tagging and early modern collocates
Alexander, M., Baron, A., Dallachy, F., Piao, S., Rayson, P., Wattam, S. 22/07/2015
Abstract

Development of the multilingual semantic annotation system
Piao, S., Bianchi, F., Dayrell, C., D'egidio, A., Rayson, P. 1/06/2015 In: The 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics : Human Language Technologies. Association for Computational Linguistics p. 1268-1274. 7 p.
Paper

Large-scale time-sensitive semantic analysis of historical corpora
Rayson, P., Baron, A., Piao, S., Wattam, S. 27/05/2015
Abstract

Towards a semantic tagger for analysing contents of Chinese corporate reports
Piao, S.S., Hu, X., Rayson, P.E. 2015
Conference paper

Developing the Historical Thesaurus Semantic Tagger
Piao, S., Dallachy, F., Baron, A., Rayson, P., Alexander, M. 2014
Abstract

Metaphor, popular science and semantic tagging: distant reading with the Historical Thesaurus of English
Alexander, M., Anderson, J., Dallachy, F., Kay, C., Piao, S., Rayson, P. 2014
Conference paper

Metaphor, popular science, and semantic tagging: distant reading with the historical thesaurus of English
Alexander, M., Anderson, J., Baron, A., Dallachy, F., Kay, C., Piao, S., Rayson, P. 2014 In: Digital Humanities 2014 Conference Abstracts.
Conference contribution

A Pilot Study: Deriving a Users' Goal Framework from a Corpus of Interviews and Diaries
Piao, S., Bental, D., Whittle, J., Aylett, R., Makri, S., Sun, X. 05/2012
Conference paper

A Feasibility Study on Extracting Twitter Users' Interests Using NLP Tools for Serendipitous Connections
Piao, S., Whittle, J. 2011 In: Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT), 2011 IEEE Third International Conference on and 2011 IEEE Third International Confernece on Social Computing (SocialCom). IEEE p. 910-915. 6 p.
Paper

Understanding Serendipity to Inform Novel Processes, Methods and Technologies for the Researcher
Woods, M., Sharples, S., Sun, X., Aylett, R., Stewart, R., Bental, D., Makri, S., Blandford, A., Forth, J., Wiggins, G., Piao, S., Whittle, J. 2011 In: Digital Engagement 2011 Conference. Newcastle
Conference contribution

A corpus-based approach to text reuse in the newsbooks of the Commonwealth
McEnery, T., Hardie, A., Piao, S. 2010 In: The dissemination of news and the emergence of contemporaneity in early modern Europe . Farnham : Ashgate p. 251-286. 36 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Classification of Short Text Comments by Sentiment and Actionability for VoiceYourView
Simm, W., Ferrario, M., Piao, S., Whittle, J., Rayson, P. 2010 In: IEEE Second International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), 2010 . IEEE p. 552-557. 6 p.
Paper

Evaluating Tools for Automatic Concept Extraction: a Case Study from the Musicology Domain
Piao, S., Forth, J., Gacitua, R., Whittle, J., Wiggins, G. 2010 In: Proceedings of The Digital Economy All Hands Meeting - Digital Futures 2010 Conference. Nottingham, UK
Conference contribution

Improving full text search with text mining tools
Piao, S., Rea, B., McNaught, J., Ananiadou, S. 2010 In: Natural language processing and information systems. Berlin : Springer p. 301-302. 2 p. ISBN: 9783642125492. Electronic ISBN: 9783642125508.
Chapter

Multiword expressions: hard going or plain sailing?
Rayson, P., Piao, S., Sharoff, S., Evert, S., Moiron, B. 2010 In: Language Resources and Evaluation. 44, 1-2, p. 1-5. 5 p.
Journal article

Sentiment analysis with knowledge resource and NLP tools
Piao, S., Tsuruoka, Y., Ananiadou, S. 2009 In: The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 4, 5, p. 17-28. 12 p.
Journal article

The development of a semantic annotation scheme for Chinese kinship
Qian, Y., Piao, S. 2009 In: Corpora. 4, 2, p. 189–208. 20 p.
Journal article

Automatic Extraction of Translation Equivalents of Phrasal and Light Verbs in English and Russian
Mudraya, O., Piao, S., Rayson, P., Sharoff, S., Babych, B., Lofberg, L. 2008 In: Phraseology : an interdisciplinary perspective. Amsterdam : Benjamins p. 293-309. 17 p.
Chapter

Clustering related terms with definitions
Piao, S., McNaught, J., Ananiadou, S. 2008 In: The Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008). Marrakech, Morocco
Conference contribution

Compositional enrichment of Bio-Ontologies
Splendiani, A., Piao, S., Sasaki, Y., Ananiadou, S., McNaught, J., Burgun, A. 2008 In: The Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology 2008 Conference (ISMB). Toronto, Canada
Conference contribution

An annotation type system for a data-driven NLP pipeline
Hahn, U., Buyko, E., Tomanek, K., Piao, S., McNaught, J., Tsuruoka, Y., Ananiadou, S. 2007 In: The Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW) in ACL 2007. Prague, Czech Republic
Conference contribution

BootStrep annotation scheme encoding information for text mining
Piao, S., Buyko, E., Tsuruoka, Y., Tomanek, K., Kim, J., McNaught, J., Hahn, U., Su, J., Ananiadou, S. 2007 In: The Corpus Linguistics Conference 2007. Birmingham, UK p. Article 198.
Conference contribution

Integrating annotation tools into UIMA for interoperability
Piao, S., Ananiadou, S., McNaught, J. 2007 In: The UK e-Science AHM Conference 2007. Nottingham, UK p. 575-582. 8 p.
Conference contribution

Mining opinion polarity relations of citations
Piao, S., Ananiadou, S., Tsuruoka, Y., Sasaki, Y., McNaught, J. 2007 In: The 7th International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS-7). Tilburg, Netherland p. 366-371. 6 p.
Conference contribution

Ontology Acquisition Process: A Framework for Experimenting with Different NLP Techniques
Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P., Piao, S., Rayson, P. 2007
Conference paper

Developing a Russian semantic tagger for automatic semantic annotation
Mudraya, O., Babych, B., Piao, S., Rayson, P., Wilson, A. 10/2006
Conference paper

Measuring MWE compositionality using semantic annotation
Piao, S., Rayson, P., Mudraya, O., Wilson, A., Garside, R. 07/2006 In: MWE '06 Proceedings of the Workshop on Multiword Expressions. Stroudsburg : Association for Computational Linguistics p. 2-11. 10 p.
Paper

ASSIST: Automated Semantic Assistance for Translators
Sharoff, S., Babych, B., Rayson, P., Mudraya, O., Piao, S. 04/2006 In: EACL '06 Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Posters & Demonstrations. p. 139-142. 4 p.
Paper

Automatic extraction of Chinese multiword expressions with a statistical tool
Piao, S., Sun, G., Rayson, P., Yuan, Q. 04/2006
Conference paper

Measuring MWE compositionality using semantic annotation.
Piao, S.L., Rayson, P., Mudraya, O., Wilson, A., Garside, R. 2006 In: Proceedings of COLING/ACL Workshop on Multiword Expressions: Identifying and Exploiting Underlying Properties.
Chapter

Comparing and combining a semantic tagger and a statistical tool for MWE extraction.
Songlin Piao, S., Rayson, P., Archer, D., McEnery, T. 1/10/2005 In: Computer Speech and Language. 19, 4, p. 378-397. 20 p.
Journal article

A semantic tagger for the Finnish language
Löfberg, L., Piao, S., Rayson, P., Juntunen, J., Nykanen, A., Varantola, K. 07/2005
Conference paper

English-Russian-Finnish cross-language comparison of phrasal verb translation equivalents
Mudraya, O., Piao, S., Lofberg, L., Rayson, P., Archer, D. 01/2005
Conference paper

A large semantic lexicon for corpus annotation : Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2005 Conference, July 14-17, Birmingham, UK.
Piao, S., Archer, D., Mudraya, O., Rayson, P., Garside, R., McEnery, T., Wilson, A. 2005 In: Proceedings from the Corpus Linguistics Conference Series. 1, 1
Journal article

A large semantic lexicon for corpus annotation.
Piao, S.S.L., Archer, D., Mudraya, O., Rayson, P., Garside, R., McEnery, A.M., Wilson, A. 2005 In: Proceedings of the corpus linguistics 2005 conference.. Birmingham
Paper

Alignment, annotation and application of parallel corpora
Piao, S., Wang, K. 01/2004 In: EPRINTS-BOOK-TITLE.
Chapter

Comparing the UCREL semantic annotation scheme with lexicographical taxonomies.
Archer, D., Rayson, P., Piao, S., McEnery, A.M. 2004 In: Proceedings of the EURALEX-2004 conference. France p. 817-827. 11 p.
Paper

Evaluating lexical resources for a semantic tagger
Piao, S., Rayson, P., Archer, D., McEnery, A.M. 2004 In: Proceedings of LREC 2004. p. 499-502. 4 p.
Paper

The UCREL semantic analysis system.
Rayson, P., Archer, D., Piao, S., McEnery, A.M. 2004 In: Proceedings of the beyond named entity recognition semantic labelling for NLP tasks workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, 2004. Lisbon p. 7-12. 6 p.
Paper

Extracting Multiword Expressions with a Semantic Tagger
Piao, S., Rayson, P., Archer, D., Wilson, A., McEnery, T. 07/2003
Conference paper

A corpus of seventeenth-century English news reportage: construction, encoding and applications.
Archer, D., Hardie, A., McEnery, T., Piao, S. 2003 In: Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2003 conference.. Lancaster University : Department of Linguistics
Chapter

A tool for text comparison.
Piao, S.S.L., McEnery, A.M. 2003 In: Proceedings of the corpus linguistics 2003 conference. Lancaster : Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language Technical Papers, Lancaster University p. 637-646. 10 p.
Chapter

Porting an English semantic tagger to the Finnish language
Löfberg, L., Archer, D., Piao, S., Rayson, P., McEnery, A.M., Varantola, K., Juntunen, J. 2003 In: Proceedings of the corpus linguistics 2003 conference.. Lancaster : Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language Technical Papers, University of Lancaster p. 457-464. 8 p.
Paper

Using the XARA XML-Aware corpus query tool to investigate the METER Corpus
Gaizauskas, R., Burnard, L., Clough, P., Piao, S. 2003 In: Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2003 conference. . Lancaster, UK : Lancaster University p. 227-236. 10 p. ISBN: 1 86220 131 5..
Conference contribution

Word alignment in English-Chinese parallel corpora
Piao, S. 06/2002 In: Literary and Linguistic Computing. 17, 2, p. 207-230. 24 p.
Journal article

A multilingual corpus toolkit
Piao, S., Wilson, A., McEnery, T. 2002 In: AAACL-2002 Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Conference contribution

Building and annotating a corpus for the study of journalistic text reuse
Piao, S., Clough, P., Gaizauskas, R. 2002 In: 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2002). Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain p. 1678-1691. 14 p.
Conference contribution

METER: MEasuring TExt Reuse
Clough, P., Gaizauskas, R., Piao, S., Wilks, Y. 2002 In: ACL 2002. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA p. 152-159. 8 p.
Conference contribution

Multi-word unit alignment in English-Chinese parallel corpora
Piao, S., McEnery, T. 2001 In: The Corpus Linguistic 2001 Conference. Lancaster p. 466-475. 10 p.
Conference contribution

The METER corpus: a corpus for analysing journalistic text reuse
Gaizauskas, R., Foster, J., Wilks, Y., Arundel, J., Clough, P., Piao, S. 2001 In: The Corpus Linguistics 2001 Conference. Lancaster p. 214-223. 10 p.
Conference contribution

Parallel alignment in English and Chinese
McEnery, A.M., Piao, S.L., Xu, X. 2000 In: Multilingual corpora: teaching and research. Amsterdam : Rodopi p. 177-191. 15 p.
Chapter

Sentence and word alignment between Chinese and English
Piao, S. 2000 Lancaster University.
Doctoral Thesis