bill noble meaning in flux

publications and presentations

2021

  • Noble, B., Viloria, K., Larsson, S., & Sayeed, A. (2021, September). What do you mean by negotiation? Annotating social media discussions about word meaning. Proceedings of the 25th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue. [Paper] [slides] [talk]

  • Maraev, V., Noble, B., Mazzocconi, C., & Howes, C. (2021, September). Dialogue act classification is a laughing matter. Proceedings of the 25th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue. [Paper] [talk]

  • Noble, B., & Maraev, V. (2021). Large-scale text pre-training helps with dialogue act recognition, but not without fine-tuning. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computational Semantics, 166–172. [Paper] [talk

  • Noble, B., Sayeed, A., Fernández, R., & Larsson, S. (2021). Semantic shift in social networks. Proceedings of *SEM 2021: The Tenth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics. [Paper] [Poster] [talk] [Slides]

  • CLASP Seminar, 26 Feb 2021. Distributional semantics for lexical semantic varition and change [Abstract] [Slides]

2020

  • Noble, B., Breitholtz, E., Cooper, R. (2020) Personae under uncertainty: The case of topoi. Probability and Meaning (PaM 2020) [Paper] [Talk]
  • CLASP Seminar, 26 Feb 2020. The effect of laughter on dialogue act recognition [Abstract]
  • Workshop on Computational Detection of Language Change 2020. Conditional language models for linguistic variation and change [Workshop] [Abstract] [Slides]

2019

  • Noble, B. Towards a formal model of word meaning negotiation. Proceedings of the 23rd Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue - Poster Abstracts. (SemDial 2019 - LondonLogue) [Abstract] [Poster]
  • Noble, B., Maraev, V. (2019) Neural dialogue act recognition with transformer pre-training. Proceedings of the IWCS Workshop Vector Semantics for Discourse and Dialogue. [Abstract] [Poster]

2018

  • Noble, B. Does semantic adaptation predict semantic change? Proceedings of the 22nd Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue - Poster Abstracts. (SemDial 2018 - AixDial) [Abstract] [Poster]

Before that

  • Noble, B., & Fernández, R. (2016). Semantic approximation and its effect on the development of lexical conventions. The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANGX11). [Paper]
  • Noble, B., & Fernández, R. (2015). Centre stage: How social network position shapes linguistic coordination. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics. Best student paper. [Paper]
  • Noble, B. (2015). All together now… This time with meaning: A hierarchical lexicon for semantic coordination. University of Amsterdam. [MsC Thesis]