Dr. Annalina Caputo

Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Dublin City University
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Research Group: 
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ADAPT Research Centre
Research Interests: 
  • Intelligent Information Access
  • Text Representation and Information Retrieval
    • Temporal Dynamics
    • Personalised Information Retrieval
    • Semantic IR
    • Quantum IR
    • Cross-Language
    • Question Answering
  • Natural Language Processing
    • Word Sense Disambiguation
    • Distributional semantic models
    • Entity Linking
    • Diachronic Analysis


Selected Publications: 
My full list of pubblication on Google Scholar.
Bayomi, M., Caputo, A., Nicholson, M., Chakraborty, A. and Lawless, S. 2019. CoRE: A Cold-start Resistant and Extensible Recommender System. Proceedings of the 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (New York, NY, USA, 2019), 1679–1682.
Caputo, A., Munnelly, G. and Lawless, S. 2018. Temporal Entity Random Indexing. Digital Humanities 2018, DH 2018, Book of Abstracts, El Colegio de México, UNAM, and RedHD, Mexico City, Mexico, June 26-29, 2018 (2018), 460–461.
Basile, P., Caputo, A., Ciano, M.D., Grasso, G., Rossiello, G. and Semeraro, G. 2017. SEPIR: a semantic and personalised information retrieval tool for the public administration based on distributional semantics. International Journal of Electronic Governance. 9, 1–2 (2017), 132–155.
Basile, P. and Caputo, A. 2017. Entity linking for tweets. Encyclopedia with Semantic Computing and Robotic Intelligence. 01, 01 (2017), 1630020.
Caputo, A., Basile, P., Gemmis, M. de, Lops, P., Semeraro, G. and Rossiello, G. 2017. SABRE: A Sentiment Aspect-Based Retrieval Engine. Information Filtering and Retrieval: DART 2014: Revised and Invited Papers (Cham, 2017), 63–78.
Narducci, F., Basile, P., Musto, C., Lops, P., Caputo, A., Gemmis, M. de, Iaquinta, L. and Semeraro, G. 2016. Concept-based item representations for a cross-lingual content-based recommendation process. Information Sciences. 374, (2016), 15–31.
Basile, P., Caputo, A. and Semeraro, G. 2014. An Enhanced Lesk Word Sense Disambiguation Algorithm through a Distributional Semantic Model. Proceedings of COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers (Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 2014), 1591–1600.
Basile, P., Caputo, A. and Semeraro, G. 2015. Temporal Random Indexing: A System for Analysing Word Meaning over Time. Italian Journal of Computational Linguistics. 1, 1 (2015), 55–68.
Basile, P., Caputo, A. and Semeraro, G. 2012. A Study on Compositional Semantics of Words in Distributional Spaces. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2012), Palermo, Italy, September 19-21, 2012 (2012), 154–161. [url] [presentation]

Molino, P., Basile, P., Caputo, A., Lops, P. and Semeraro, G. 2012. Exploiting Distributional Semantic Models in Question Answering. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2012), Palermo, Italy, September 19-21, 2012 (2012), 146–153. [url] [presentation]

Basile, P., Caputo, A. and Semeraro, G. 2011. Negation for Document Re-ranking in Ad-hoc Retrieval. Advances in Information Retrieval Theory - Third International Conference, ICTIR 2011, Bertinoro, Italy, September 12-14, 2011. Proceedings (2011), 285–296.
Caputo, A., Basile, P. and Semeraro, G. 2009. Boosting a Semantic Search Engine by Named Entities. Foundations of Intelligent Systems, 18th International Symposium, ISMIS 2009, Prague, Czech Republic, September 14-17, 2009. Proceedings (2009), 241–250. [url]