Publications

  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Modeling Arabic Subjectivity and Sentiment in Lexical Space. Information Processing and Management. 56(2), pp. 291-307 [pdf] [New!]
  • Kriegel, D., Abdul-Mageed, M., Robinson, D., Clark, J., Freeland, R., Heise, D., Rogers, K., and Smith-Lovin, L. (2017). A Multilevel Investigation of Arabic-Language Impression Change. International Journal of Sociology. 47(4). [pdf] [New!]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Diab, M., & Kuebler, S. (2014). SAMAR: Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis for Arabic Social Media. Computer Speech & Language. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Diab, M. (2011). Linguistically-motivated subjectivity and sentiment annotation and tagging of Modern Standard Arabic. International Journal on Social Media MMM: Monitoring, Measurement, and Mining. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2011). Automatic detection of Arabic non-anaphoric pronouns for improving anaphora resolution. ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), 10, 5:1-5:11. doi:10.1145/1929908.1929913. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2008). Online news sites and Journalism 2.0: Reader comments on Al Jazeera Arabic. TripleC-Cognition, Communication, Co-operation, 6(2), 59-76. [pdf]

Peer Reviewed Papers:

(2019)

  • Zhang, C., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Multi-Task Bidirectional TransformerRepresentations for Irony Detection. In ACM FIRE2019 Irony Detection in Arabic Tweets Shared Task (IDAT), Kolkata, India, December 12–15, 2019. [pdf] [New!]
  • Zhang, C., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). BERT-Based Arabic Social Media Author Profiling. In ACM FIRE2019 Arabic Author Profiling Shared Task, Kolkata, India, December 12–15, 2019. [pdf] [New!]
  • Hagen, L., Falling, M., Lisnichenko, A., Elmadany, A., Mehta, P., Abdul-Mageed, M., Costakis, J., & Keller, T. (2019, forthcoming). Emoji Use in Twitter White Nationalism Communication. Computer-supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2019).
  • Przystupa, M. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Neural Machine Translation of Low-Resource and Similar Languages with Backtranslation. In Proceedings of The Fourth Conference in Machine Translation (WMT19) Similar Languages Shared Task . co- located with ACL 2019. [pdf]
  • Saha, P., Abdul-Mageed, M. & Fels, S. (2019). SPEAK YOUR MIND! Towards Imagined Speech Recognition With Hierarchical Deep Learning. In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH 2019). . [pdf]
  • Zhang, C. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). No Army, No Navy: BERT Semi-Supervised Learning of Arabic Dialects. In The Fourth Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop. (WANLP 2019). co- located with ACL 2019, Florence, Italy, July 28-Aug 2, 2019. . [pdf coming soon] [Best System Paper!]
  • Przystupa, M., Schmidt, M. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Investigating the Impact of Normalizing Flows on Latent Variable Machine Translation. In Proceedings of The Workshop on Invertible Neural Nets and Normalizing Flows. International Conference of Machine Learning (ICML2019). [pdf] [New!]
  • Saha, P., Fels, S. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Deep Learning the EEG Manifold for Phonological Categorization From Active Thoughts. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP19). [pdf] [New!]
  • Rajendran, A., Zhang, C. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). UBC-NLP at SemEval-2019 Task 6: Ensemble Learning of Offensive Content With Enhanced Training Data. In Proceedings of ACL SemEval-2019 Task 6 (OffenseEval), MI, USA. [pdf] [New!]
  • Zhang, C., Rajendran, A. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). UBC-NLP at SemEval-2019 Task 4: Hyperpartisan News DetectionWith Attention-Based Bi-LSTMs. In Proceedings of ACL SemEval-2019 Task 4 (Hyperpartisan News Detection), MI, USA. [pdf] [New!]
  • Rajendran, A., Zhang, C. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2019). Happy Together: Learning and Understanding Appraisal From Natural Language. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Affective Content Analysis @AAAI (AffCon2019), Honolulu, Hawaii . [preprint-pdf] [Best System Paper!]

(2018)

  • Alhuzali, H., Elaraby, M., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2018). UBC-NLP at IEST 2018: Learning Implicit Emotion With an Ensemble of Language Models. In Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis. Brussels, Belgium: Association for Computational Linguistics. . [preprint-pdf]
  • Elaraby, M., Abdul-Mageed, M.(2018). Deep Models for Arabic Dialect Identification on Benchmarked Data. In COLING VarDial . [preprint-pdf]
  • Alhuzali, H., Abdul-Mageed, M., & Ungar, L (2018). Enabling Deep Learning of EmotionWith First-Person Seed Expressions. In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Computational Modeling of People’s Opinions, Personality, and Emotions in Social Media. NAACL HLT 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 6, 2018. . [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2018). Learning Subjective Language: Feature Engineerd vs. Deep Models. In The 3rd Workshop on Open-Source Arabic Corpora and Processing Tools (OSACT 2018), LREC2018. [pdf]
  • Alshehri, A., Nagoudi, A., Alhuzali, H., and Abdul-Mageed, M. (2018). Think Before You Click: Data and Models for Adult Content in Arabic Twitter. In The 2nd Text Analytics for Cybersecurity and Online Safety (TA-COS-2018), LREC 2018, May 12, Miyazaki, Japan.. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Alhuzali, H., and Elaraby, M. (2018). You Tweet What You Speak: A City-Level Dataset for Arabic Dialects. In LREC2018. [pdf]

(2017)

  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Ungar, L. (2017). EmoNet: Fine-Grained Emotion Detection with Gated Recurrent Neural Networks. In ACL 2017. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Buffone, A., Peng, H., Giorgi, S., Eichstaedt, J., & Ungar, L. (2017). Recognizing Pathogenic Empathy in Social Media. In Proceedings of The 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-17), May 15-18, Montreal, Canada. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2017). Not All Segments are Created Equal: Syntactically Motivated Sentiment Analysis in Lexical Space. In Proceedings of The Third Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop (WANLP2017), European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, April 3-7, Valencia, Spain. [pdf]

(2016)

  • Smith, L., Giorgi, S., Solanki, R., Eichstaedt, J., Andrew Schwartz, A., Abdul-Mageed, M., Buffone, A., and Ungar, L. (2016). Does ‘well-being’ translate on Twitter? . In Proceedings of Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP2016), November 1-5, Austin, Texas. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., AlHuzli, H., AbulHaija’, D. & Diab, M. (2016). DINA: A multi-dialect dataset for Arabic emotion analysis. The 2nd Workshop on Arabic Corpora and Processing Tools (OSACT2), held in conjunction with The 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2016), May 23-28, Portoroz, Slovenia. [pdf]
  • Tafreshi, S., Diab, M. & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2016). A Multi-Genre Corpus for English Affect Texts. The 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2016), May 23-28, Portoroz, Slovenia. [pdf]

(Before 2016)

  • Abdul-Mageed, M. (2015). Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Arabic as a Morphologically-Rich Language. Ph.D. Dissertation. Indiana University, Bloomington.
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Diab, M. T. (2014). SANA: A Large Scale Multi-Genre, Multi-Dialect Lexicon for Arabic Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis. In LREC (pp. 1162-1169). [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Diab, M., & Kuebler, S. (2013). ASMA: A System for Automatic Segmentation and Morpho-Syntactic Disambiguation of Modern Standard Arabic. The International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Sept. 7-13, Hissar, Bulgaria. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Brown, C., & Abu-Elhij’a, D. (2013). Twitter in the Context of the Arab Spring. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, 3.[pdf]
  • Jakaitis, L. B., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2013). Professionally Yours: Anonymity, Trust, and Self-Portrayal on the Deep Web. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, 3.[pdf]
  • Korayem, M., Crandall, D., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2012). Subjectivity and sentiment analysis of Arabic: A survey. The 1st International Conference on Advanced Machine Learning Technolgies and Applications, Dec. 8-10, Cairo, Egypt. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Kuebler, S. & Diab, M. (2012). SAMAR: A system for subjectivity and sentiment analysis of social media Arabic. In Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis (WASSA), held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, July 12, ICC Jeju, Republic of Korea. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Diab, M. (2012). AWATIF: A multi-genre corpus for Arabic subjectivity and sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2012), May 21-27, Istanbul, Turkey [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Diab, M. (2012). Toward building a large-scale Arabic sentiment lexicon. In Proceedings of the 6th International Global WordNet Conference, Jan. 9-13, Matsue, Japan. [pdf]
  • YoussefAgha, A., Lieberman, T., Abdul-Mageed, M., Jayawardene, W., & Lohrmann, D. (2012, January). Public Opinion on Health Care Reform: Difference between YouTube and Professional News. In Proceedings on the International Conference on Internet Computing (ICOMP) (p. 1). The Steering Committee of The World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing (WorldComp).[pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Korayem, M., & YoussefAgha, A. (2011). “Yes we can?”: Subjectivity annotation and tagging for the health domain. Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Sept. 12-14, Hissar, Bulgaria. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., Diab, M, & Korayem, M. (2011). Subjectivity and sentiment analysis of Modern Standard Arabic. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, June 19-24, Portland, Oregon, USA. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Diab, M. (2011). Subjectivity and sentiment annotation of Modern Standard Arabic newswire. Proceedings of the 5th Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW-V), Held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, June 19-24, Portland, Oregon, USA. [pdf]
  • Abdul-Mageed, M., & Korayem, M. (2010). Automatic identification of subjectivity in morphologically rich languages: The case of Arabic. In Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis (WASSA), Lisbon: Portugal. [pdf]
  • Abdul Mageed, M. M., & Herring, S. C. (2008). Arabic and English news coverage on aljazeera.net. In F. Sudweeks, H. Hrachovec, & C. Ess (Eds.), Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2008 (CATaC’08). Murdoch, Australia: Murdoch University Press. [preprint pdf]

Invited Talks:

1. Can we Create Social Machines? (March, 25, 2017)

18th Information Architecture Summit
IA Meets AI,
Vancouver, Canada.

Contact: Dave Cooksey

2. Learning from Social Data (Oct, 24, 2015)

Seventh Annual ILS Doctoral Student Forum
School of Informatics and Computing,
Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: Dr. Pnina Fichman

3. Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Arabic (Feb, 6, 2015)

Computational Linguistics Lunch (ClingDing)
Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: Dr. Markus Dickinson.

4. ASMA: A System for Aumtomatic Segmentation and Morpho-Syntactic Disambiguation of Arabic (Sept, 18, 2013)

Computational Linguistics Lunch (ClingDing)
Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: Dr. Markus Dickinson

5. Arabic Sentiment Analysis (April, 5, 2011)

Computational Linguistics Lunch (ClingDing)
Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: Dr. Markus Dickinson

6. Computational Sentiment Analysis (Jun., 22, 2011)

Center for Computational Learning Systems (CCLS),
Columbia University.

Contact: Dr. Mona Diab

7. Toward Analyzing Sentiment in Arabic Texts (Sept., 5, 2009)

Department of Sociology, Duke University,

     Contact: Dr. Lynn Smith-Lovin

8. Disciplinary Interactions in Wikipedia (With Susan C. Herring, Nov., 5, 2009)

School of Library & Information Science Friday Conversations,

Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: Dr. Elin Jacob

 

Conference Presentations:

  1. Day, K., Scrivner, O., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2016). Identifying user intent in public legal inquiries. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA), November 4-6, Bloomington, IN.
  2. Bourlai, E., Herring, S., & Abdul-Mageed, M. (2016). Distinguishing functional types of hashtags: A structural approach. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA), November 4-6, Bloomington, IN.
  3. Abdul-Mageed, M.. (2013). Social Media Mining with Natural Language Processing: Challenges and Initial Solutions. ILS Doctoral Student Forum, School of Informatics and Computing, Oct. 12, 2013, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  4. Abdul-Mageed, M. Brown, C., & Abul-Hij’a, D. (2013). Twitter in the context of Arab Spring. Paper to be presented at the 14th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (Internet Research 14.0 – Resistance + Appropriation), October 23-26, Denver, USA.
  5. A bdul-Mageed, M. (2013). Social Media Arabic. The 27th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Feb. 28 – March 2, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  6. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2012). Subjectivity and sentiment analysis of a morphologically rich language in the context of social media. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Student Colloquium on Speech, Language and Learning (MASC-SLL), October 9, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.
  7. Abdul-Mageed, M., & Abu Mostafa, H. (2012). Linguistic features, language variety, and sentiment in online Arabic. Pragmatics Festival, April 19-21, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. .
  8. Abdul-Mageed, M., Albogmi, H., Gerrio, A., Hamed, E., & Aldibasi, O. (2011). Tweeting in Arabic: What, how and whither. Paper presented at the 12th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (Internet Research 12.0 – Performance and Participation), October 10-13, Washington, Seattle, USA.
  9. Abdul-Mageed, M., AlAhmed, A., & Korayem, M. (2011). Linguistic features, language variety, and sentiment in Arabic comments on Aljazeera and Alarabiya YouTube Videos. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT2011): Language and New Media: Discourse 2.0, March 9-12, Washington DC, USA.
  10. Abdul-Mageed, M., Albogmi, H. (2011). Taghreed?: What Arabs say on Twitter and how they say it. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT2011): Language and New Media: Discourse 2.0, March 9-12, Washington DC, USA.
  11. Smith-Lovin, L., Rogers, B. K., Freeland, R., Abdul-Mageed, M., & Heise, D. (2010). Processing social events in Arabic: Preliminary results. Paper presented at The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, April 21-24, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  12. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2010). Automatic identification of non-referential pronouns in Arabic using memory-based learning. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Round Table on Arabic Language and Linguistics, March 12-14, Washington DC, USA.
  13. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2009). Socio-technical mining of Israeli and Lebanese media war blogs. Paper presented at School of Library and Information Science Annual Doctoral Student Forum, October 17th, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.
  14. Abdul-Mageed, M., & Ringrose, P. (2009). Media warblogs: Inside the Israeli and Lebanese blogosphere. Paper presented at the 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (Internet Research 10.0 – Internet: Critical), October 7-11, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
  15. Herring, C. H., Abdul-Mageed, M., Kutz, D. & Zelenkauskaite, A. (2009). Convergent media computer-mediated communication. Panel organized at the 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (Internet Research 10.0 – Internet: Critical), October 7-11, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
  16. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2009). Epistemic modality in Computer-mediated discourse: The case of Wikipedia’s Academic core. Paper presented at the Third Annual Linguistics Graduate Student Conference, March 27, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.
  17. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2008). Hey, I think perhaps we should: Disciplinary interactions in Wikipedia articles and talk pages. Paper presented at Wikimania 2008: The International Wikimedia Conference, July 17-19, Alexandria, Egypt.
  18. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2008). Wikipedia Arabic: Linguistic and community issues. Paper presented at Wikimania 2008: The International Wikimedia Conference, July 17-19, Alexandria, Egypt.
  19. Abdul-Mageed, M.(2008). Online news sites and Journalism 2.0: Reader comments on Al Jazeera Arabic. Paper presented at the International Students’ Conference, June 20-21, ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria.
  20. Abdul-Mageed, M. (2008). Metadiscourse in electronic L2 writing: The case of English e-mail shared among Egyptian academic e-groups’ participants. A paper presented at The Symposium on Second Language Writing, June 5-7, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA.