Teresa Gonçalves

Also published as: Teresa Goncalves


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ECHR: Legal Corpus for Argument Mining
Prakash Poudyal | Jaromir Savelka | Aagje Ieven | Marie Francine Moens | Teresa Goncalves | Paulo Quaresma
Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Argument Mining

In this paper, we publicly release an annotated corpus of 42 decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The corpus is annotated in terms of three types of clauses useful in argument mining: premise, conclusion, and non-argument parts of the text. Furthermore, relationships among the premises and conclusions are mapped. We present baselines for three tasks that lead from unstructured texts to structured arguments. The tasks are argument clause recognition, clause relation prediction, and premise/conclusion recognition. Despite a straightforward application of the bidirectional encoders from Transformers (BERT), we obtained very promising results F1 0.765 on argument recognition, 0.511 on relation prediction, and 0.859/0.628 on premise/conclusion recognition). The results suggest the usefulness of pre-trained language models based on deep neural network architectures in argument mining. Because of the simplicity of the baselines, there is ample space for improvement in future work based on the released corpus.


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Vista.ue at SemEval-2019 Task 5: Single Multilingual Hate Speech Detection Model
Kashyap Raiyani | Teresa Gonçalves | Paulo Quaresma | Vitor Nogueira
Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

This paper shares insight from participating in SemEval-2019 Task 5. The main propose of this system-description paper is to facilitate the reader with replicability and to provide insightful analysis of the developed system. Here in Vista.ue, we proposed a single multilingual hate speech detection model. This model was ranked 46/70 for English Task A and 31/43 for English Task B. Vista.ue was able to rank 38/41 for Spanish Task A and 22/25 for Spanish Task B.


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A Multi- versus a Single-classifier Approach for the Identification of Modality in the Portuguese Language
João Sequeira | Teresa Gonçalves | Paulo Quaresma | Amália Mendes | Iris Hendrickx
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018)

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Fully Connected Neural Network with Advance Preprocessor to Identify Aggression over Facebook and Twitter
Kashyap Raiyani | Teresa Gonçalves | Paulo Quaresma | Vitor Beires Nogueira
Proceedings of the First Workshop on Trolling, Aggression and Cyberbullying (TRAC-2018)

Paper presents the different methodologies developed & tested and discusses their results, with the goal of identifying the best possible method for the aggression identification problem in social media.


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JU-Evora: A Graph Based Cross-Level Semantic Similarity Analysis using Discourse Information
Swarnendu Ghosh | Nibaran Das | Teresa Gonçalves | Paulo Quaresma
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2014)


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Classifying Questions in Question Answering System Using Finite State Machines with a Simple Learning Approach
Mohammad Moinul Hoque | Teresa Goncalves | Paulo Quaresma
Proceedings of the 27th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation (PACLIC 27)