Bonnie Webber's Home Page
"Gillian Parkin sighed. She was an intelligent, enthusiastic 24-year old,
and it always depressed her when people hadn't heard of her thesis
[Robert Barnard, A Gathering of Vultures]
This is me comparing apples and oranges at Reading Terminal Market in
where I lived for many years before moving to Edinburgh.
- Bonnie Webber
- Institute for Language,
Cognition and Computation
- School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh
10 Crichton Street
My most recent papers are:
on the Penn Discourse TreeBank, Comparable Corpora and Complementary Annotation.
Rashmi Prasad, Bonnie Webber and Aravind Joshi.
Computational Linguistics, doi:10.1162/COLI_a_00204.
excludes an Alternative in Coherence Relations?
Proc. 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics,
Potsdam, Germany. March 2013.
and Unstructured Cache Models for Domain Adaptation.
Annie Louis and Bonnie Webber.
Proc. Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2014.
the semantics of negation to SMT through n-best list re-ranking.
Federico Fancellu and Bonnie Webber.
Proc. Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2014,
Structure and Language Technology
Bonnie Webber, Markus Egg and Valia Kordoni.
Language Engineering, 18(4), October 2012, pp. 437-490.
Structure and Computation: Past, Present and Future.
Bonnie Webber and Aravind Joshi.
Proc. 50th Annual Meeting, Association for Computational Linguistics,
Workshop on Rediscovering Fifty Years of Discoveries, Jeju Island,
Korea. August 2012.
Pointers to other recent papers can be found
Pointers to some of my favorite quotes can be found
At Edinburgh, I work on discourse phenomena, collaborating
on the development and use of the Penn Discourse TreeBank.
I am also interested in
in the context of machine translation
and the stability of
language technology tools across changes in genre.
My current PhD students are:
Recently graduated PhD students include: