Here is a list of presentations I have given here and there.

  • Building a default knowledge base of objects (and other stories of robots) University of Turin, 16/11/2016 PDF

  • Meaning Banking and Beyond University of Montreal, 18/11/2015 PDF

  • From Semantics to… Semantics: Adventures in Meaning Banking and other stories INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, 2/10/2015 PDF

  • Sentiment Analysis on Twitter: The Case of Italian Language EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, 28/8/2015 HTML

  • Linguistic Games for Semantic Annotation: the Case of Wordrobe Digital Humanities Seminar, FBK Trento, 15/12/2014

  • Bad habits in academic code [PyGrunn], Groningen, 9/5/2014 PDF

  • Giochi linguistici per annotazione semantica (Italian) Digital Culture seminar, University of Pisa, 28/4/2014 PDF

  • You tweet, I vote. A computer-assisted analysis of the political communication of 2012 Dutch political election Talk at the Digital Humanities pitches, University of Groningen, 17/4/2014 PDF

  • The Groningen Meaning Bank Talk at TALN, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 27/11/2013 PDF

  • Offspring from Reproduction Problems: What Replication Failure Teaches Us. (2013) From the paper by Antske Fokkens, Marieke van Erp, Marten Postma, Ted Pedersen, Piek Vossen, Nuno Freire Informatiekunde Reading Group on 6/9/2013. PDF

  • Valerio Basile, Johan Bos (2013): Aligning Formal Meaning Representations with Surface Strings for Wide-Coverage Text Generation. Talk at the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp 1–9, Sofia, Bulgaria PDF

  • Deep Meaning Annotation Project. For the Interchange seminar held by the Graduate School of Humanities, University of Groningen 31/5/2013. PDF

  • V. Basile, M. Nissim (2013): Sentiment analysis on Italian tweets. Talk at the 4th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis. PDF

  • A General-Purpose Machine Learning Method for Tokenization and Sentence Boundary Detection (2013) Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands, Enschede, Netherlands PDF

  • Tokenization: Returning to a long solved problem: A survey, Contrastive Experiment, Recommendations, and Toolkit (2012) From the paper by Rebecca Dridan & Stephan Oepen Informatiekunde Reading Group on 15/6/2012. PDF

  • Entailment above the word level in distributional semantics. (2012) From the paper by Marco Baroni, Raffaella Bernardi, Ngoc-Quynh Do, Chung-chieh Shan Informatiekunde Reading Group on 14/9/2012. PDF

  • Clustering for Massive Datasets. (2012) From the book Mining of Massive Datasets, by Rajaraman & Ullman, Chapter 7. Informatiekunde Reading Group on 24/2/2012. PDF

  • V. Basile, J. Bos (2011): Towards Surface Realisation from Discourse Representation Structures. Computational Linguistics In the Netherlands, Tilburg, Netherlands. PDF


  • WordNet as an Ontology for Generation PDF

  • A Lesk-inspired Unsupervised Algorithm for Lexical Choice from WordNet Synsets PDF

  • Gamification for Word Sense Labeling PDF

  • Elephant: Sequence Labeling for Word and Sentence Segmentation PDF