Parallel session 6: NLP for Social Sciences and Literary Studies

Session Chair: Ivan Koychev, Galata hall

11.00-11.20 ConfliBERT-Arabic: A Pre-trained Arabic Language Model for Politics, Conflicts and Violence (Sultan Alsarra, Luay Abdeljaber, Wooseong Yang, Niamat Zawad, Latifur Khan, Patrick Brandt, Javier Osorio and Vito D’Orazio)

11.20-11.40 Detecting Text Formality: A Study of Text Classification Approaches (Daryna Dementieva, Nikolay Babakov and Alexander Panchenko)

11.40-12.00 Are you not moved? Incorporating Sensorimotor Knowledge to Improve Metaphor Detection (Ghadi Alnafesah, Phillip Smith and Mark Lee)

12.00-12.20 Using Wikidata for Enhancing Compositionality in Pretrained Language Models (Meriem Beloucif, Mihir Bansal and Chris Biemann)

12.20-12.40 Deep Learning Methods for Identification of Multiword Flower and Plant Names (Damith Premasiri, Amal Haddad Haddad, Tharindu Ranasinghe and Ruslan Mitkov)