Gabriella Lapesa


Journal Papers

Disambiguation of newly derived nominalizations in context: A Distributional Semantics approach. Gabriella Lapesa, Lea Kawaletz, Ingo Plag, Marios Andreou, Max Kisselew, and Sebastian Pado (in press). Word Structure, 11(3). [draft]

A Large Scale Evaluation of Distributional Semantic Models: Parameters, Interactions and Model Selection. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2014). Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2, 531-545. [paper] [web appendix]


Proceedings Papers

Integrating lexical-conceptual and distributional semantics: a case report. Tillmann Pross, Antje Rossdeutscher, Gabriella Lapesa, Max Kisselew and Sebastian Padó. (2017). Proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium, pp. 75-84. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 2017. [paper]

Evaluating and Improving a Derivational Lexicon with Graph-theoretical Methods. Sean Papay, Gabriella Lapesa, and Sebastian Padó (2017). Proceedings of DeriMo 2017. Milan, Italy, October 2017. [paper]

DErivCelex: Development and Evaluation of a German Derivational Morphology Lexicon based on CELEX. Elnaz Shafaei Bajestan, Diego Frassinelli, Gabriella Lapesa, and Sebastian Padó (2017). Proceedings of DeriMo 2017. Milan, Italy, October 2017. [paper]

Are doggies cuter than dogs? Emotional valence and concreteness in German derivational morphology. Gabriella Lapesa, Sebastian Padó, Tillmann Pross and Antje Rossdeutscher (2017). Proceedings of IWCS. Montpellier, France, September 2017. [paper]

Modeling Derivational Morphology in Ukrainian. Mariia Melymuka, Gabriella Lapesa, Max Kisselew and Sebastian Padó (2017). Proceedings of IWCS. Montpellier, France, September 2017. [paper]

Large-scale evaluation of dependency-based DSMs: Are they worth the effort?. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2017). Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL). pp 394-400. Valencia, Spain, April 2017 [paper]

SemantiKLUE: Semantic Similarity Using Maximum Weight Matching. Nataliia Plotnikova, Gabriella Lapesa, Thomas Proisl, Stefan Evert (2015). Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2015). Denver, Colorado, June 2015. [paper]

Contrasting Syntagmatic and Paradigmatic Relations: Insights from Distributional Semantic Models. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert, Sabine Schulte im Walde (2014). In Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM). Dublin, Ireland, August 2014. [paper]

NaDiR: Naive Distributional Response Generation. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2014). In Proceedings of the Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon Workshop (CogALex IV). Dublin, Ireland, August 2014. [paper]

Evaluating Neighbor Rank and Distance Measures as Predictors of Semantic Priming. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2013). In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL 2013), pp. 66-74. Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2013. [paper]

LexIt: A Computational Resource on Italian Argument Structure. Alessandro Lenci, Gabriella Lapesa and Giulia Bonansinga (2012). In Proceedings of LREC 2012, pp. 3712-3718. Istanbul, Turkey, 2012. [paper]

Italian Verbs of Manner of Motion at the Syntax-semantic Interface: A Distributional Analysis. Gabriella Lapesa, Alessandro Lenci (2012). Linguistic Evidence. Tuebingen, Germany, February 2012. [paper]

Building an Italian FrameNet through Semi-automatic Corpus Analysis. Alessandro Lenci, Martina Johnson, Gabriella Lapesa (2010). In Proceedings of LREC 2010, pp. 12-19. La Valletta, Malta, May 2010. [paper]

Là dove il Sì suona. Un’analisi parametrica delle sibilanti di Carrara. Massimiliano Barbera, Marlen Barth, Diego Frassinelli, Gabriella Lapesa (2007). In La fonetica sperimentale, metodo e applicazioni. Proceedings of the Fourth national conference of the Italian Association of Speech Sciences, pp. 105-125. Cosenza, Italia, 2007. [paper]

Peer-reviewed Abstracts

Type disambiguation of English -ment derivatives. Gabriella Lapesa, Lea Kawaletz, Marios Andreou, Max Kisselew, Sebastian Padó, and Ingo Plag (2017). In Proceedings of the 11th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting. Nicosia, Cyprus. [poster]

Instance-based disambiguation of English -ment derivatives. Marios Andreou, Lea Kawaletz, Max Kisselew, Gabriella Lapesa, Sebastian Padó, and Ingo Plag (2016). In Proceedings of the conference on cognitive structures: Linguistic, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives. Düsseldorf, Germany. [abstract]

Characterizing the pragmatic component of distributional vectors in terms of polarity: Experiments on German über verbs. Gabriella Lapesa, Max Kisselew, Sebastian Padó, Tilmann Pross, Antje Rossdeutscher (2016). ESSLLI DSALT Workshop: Distributional Semantics and Semantic Theory Bolzano, Italy. [abstract]

'Over reference': A comparative study on German prefix verbs. Tilmann Pross, Antje Rossdeutscher, Sebastian Padó, Gabriella Lapesa, Max Kisselew (2016). ESSLLI SemRefPlus Workshop: Referential semantics one step further: Incorporating insights from conceptual and distributional approaches to meaning. Bolzano, Italy. [abstract]

Quantifying regularity in morphological processes: An ongoing study on nominalization in German. Rossella Varvara, Gabriella Lapesa, Sebastian Padó (2016). ESSLLI DSALT Workshop: Distributional Semantics and Semantic Theory. Bolzano, Italy. [abstract] [poster]

Judging Paradigmatic Relations: A Collection of Ratings for English. Gabriella Lapesa, Sabine Schulte im Walde, Stefan Evert (2014). Architecture and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLAP-2014) Edinburgh, September 3-6, 2014. [abstract] [poster]

Thematic Roles and Semantic Space. Insights from Distributional Semantic Models. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2013). Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL-5) Leuven, September 12-14, 2013. [abstract] [slides]

Item-based Prediction of Reaction Times in Priming: an Evaluation of Distributional Semantic Models. Gabriella Lapesa, Stefan Evert (2013). Architecture and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLAP-2013) Marseille, September 2-4, 2013. [poster]

Modeling Subcategorization through Co-occurrence: A Computational Lexical Resource for Italian Verbs. Gabriella Lapesa, Alessandro Lenci (2011). Explorations in Syntactic Government and Subcategorisation. Cambridge, August 31 - September 3, 2011. [abstract] [slides]

Talks

Large Scale Evaluation of Distributional Semantic Models. Korpuslinguistik Oberseminar. May 21, 2014. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Distributional Semantic Models and Generalized Event Knowledge: an Evaluation Study. Korpuslinguistik Oberseminar. May 15, 2013. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

How to Use Corpora to Explore (verb) Argument Structure. Empirical Methods in Linguistics seminar. January 25, 2012. University of Stuttgart.

Resources

LexIt : a corpus- based resource to explore distributional profiles of Italian nouns, verbs and adjectives.
http://sesia.humnet.unipi.it/lexit/

Theses

Starting Where the Dictionaries Stop: a Distributional Resource for the Study of Italian Verbs at the Syntax-Semantics Interface. [summary]
MA in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Pisa.
Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Lenci
Subjects: Corpus-based Semantics, Subcategorization, Computational Lexicography, Motion Verbs

The Semantic Classification of Proper Nouns in a Text: Linguistic and Computational Issues
BA in Humanities Computing, University of Pisa.
Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Lenci
Subjects: Named Entity Recognition, Machine Learning