Reading group on social aspects of language (Winter 2017)

Date Discussant paper
01/05/2017 Chenhao Tan Social aspects of language through Chenhao's lens
01/12/2017 Trang Tran Overcoming Language Variation in Sentiment Analysis with Social Attention, Yi Yang and Jacob Eisenstein
01/19/2017 Dallas Card No country for old members: user lifecycle and linguistic change in online communities, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Robert West, Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec and Christopher Potts
01/26/2017 Hannah Rashkin Man is to Computer Programmer as Woman is to Homemaker? Debiasing Word Embeddings, Tolga Bolukbasi, Kai-Wei Chang, James Zou, Venkatesh Saligrama, Adam Kalai
02/03/2017 Yi Zhu Identifying Dogmatism in Social Media: Signals and Models, Ethan Fast and Eric Horvitz
02/10/2017 George Mulcaire Anyone Can Become a Troll: Causes of Trolling Behavior in Online Discussions, Justin Cheng, Michael Bernstein, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Jure Leskovec
More on trolling or abusing:
02/17/2017 Lucy Lin Discovery of Treatments from Text Corpora, Christian Fong and Justin Grimmer
02/24/2017 Maarten Sap Multi-Task Learning for Mental Health Using Social Media Text, Adrian Benton, Margaret Mitchell and Dirk Hovy
03/02/2017 Kelvin Luu "You're Mr. Lebowski, I'm the Dude": Inducing Address Term Formality in Signed Social Networks, Vinodh Krishnan and Jacob Eisenstein
03/09/2017 Fei Xia Analyzing Biases in Human Perception of User Age and Gender from Text, Lucie Flekova, Jordan Carpenter, Salvatore Giorgi, Lyle Ungar and Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro
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