Matteo Palmonari


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SWEAT: Scoring Polarization of Topics across Different Corpora
Federico Bianchi | Marco Marelli | Paolo Nicoli | Matteo Palmonari
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

Understanding differences of viewpoints across corpora is a fundamental task for computational social sciences. In this paper, we propose the Sliced Word Embedding Association Test (SWEAT), a novel statistical measure to compute the relative polarization of a topical wordset across two distributional representations. To this end, SWEAT uses two additional wordsets, deemed to have opposite valence, to represent two different poles. We validate our approach and illustrate a case study to show the usefulness of the introduced measure.


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TWINE: A real-time system for TWeet analysis via INformation Extraction
Debora Nozza | Fausto Ristagno | Matteo Palmonari | Elisabetta Fersini | Pikakshi Manchanda | Enza Messina
Proceedings of the Software Demonstrations of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

In the recent years, the amount of user generated contents shared on the Web has significantly increased, especially in social media environment, e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google+. This large quantity of data has generated the need of reactive and sophisticated systems for capturing and understanding the underlying information enclosed in them. In this paper we present TWINE, a real-time system for the big data analysis and exploration of information extracted from Twitter streams. The proposed system based on a Named Entity Recognition and Linking pipeline and a multi-dimensional spatial geo-localization is managed by a scalable and flexible architecture for an interactive visualization of micropost streams insights. The demo is available at


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Towards Building Lexical Ontology via Cross-Language Matching
Mamoun Abu Helou | Matteo Palmonari | Mustafa Jarrar | Christiane Fellbaum
Proceedings of the Seventh Global Wordnet Conference