Dr Chenghua Lin

Department of Computer Science

Senior Lecturer in Natural Language Processing

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Member of the Natural Language Processing research group

c.lin@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1859

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Dr Chenghua Lin
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court
211 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Profile

Dr Chenghua Lin is a Senior Lecturer in Natural Language Processing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield. Prior to joining Sheffield, he was a SICSA Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen.

He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Exeter.

Research interests

Dr Chenghua Lin's research is centred around machine learning, natural language processing, data and text mining. Currently, he is particularly interested in the development of algorithms and models for sentiment analysis, text summarisation, natural language generation and cognitive inspired context learning.

Publications

Journal articles

  • Ibeke E, Lin C, Wyner A & Barawi MH (2020) A unified latent variable model for contrastive opinion mining. Frontiers of Computer Science, 14(2), 404-416. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liao W & Lin C (2019) Deep Ensemble Learning for News Stance Detection. arXiv preprint arXiv:1909.12233. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Yu X, Yu Z, Wu L, Pang W & Lin C (2019) Data-driven two-layer visual dictionary structure learning. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 28, 023006-023006. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, Liu D, Pang W & Wang Z (2015) Sherlock: A semi-automatic framework for quiz generation using a hybrid semantic similarity measure. Cognitive Computation, 7, 667-679. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, Ibeke E, Wyner A & Guerin F (2015) Sentiment–topic modeling in text mining. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 5, 246-254. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li X, van Deemter K & Lin C (2015) Expressing Quantities in Words: Towards a Computational Model. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C & He Y (2014) Sentiment Analysis in Social Media. Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, 1688-1699. RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C, Gao W & Wong K-F (2013) Dynamic joint sentiment-topic model. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 5, 6-6. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, He Y, Everson R & Ruger S (2011) Weakly supervised joint sentiment-topic detection from text. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data engineering, 24, 1134-1145. RIS download Bibtex download

Chapters

  • Yusof NFBA, Lin C & He Y (2018) Sentiment Analysis in Social Media, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining Springer RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Lin C, He Y, Pedrinaci C & Domingue J (2019) Feature LDA: a Supervised Topic Model for Automatic Detection of Web API Documentations from the Web. Proceedings of the 11th International Semantic Web Conference RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mao R, Lin C & Guerin F (2019) End-to-End Sequential Metaphor Identification Inspired by Linguistic Theories. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (pp 3888-3898). Florence, Italy, 28 July 2019 - 2 August 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li R, Lin C, Collinson M, Li X & Chen G (2019) A Dual-Attention Hierarchical Recurrent Neural Network for Dialogue Act Classification. Proceedings of the SIGNLL Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chen G, van Deemter K & Lin C (2019) Generating Quantified Descriptions of Abstract Visual Scenes. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li R, Li X, Lin C, Collinson M & Mao R (2019) A Stable Variational Autoencoder for Text Modelling. The 12th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2019). ACL Anthology RIS download Bibtex download
  • LIAO W & LIN C (2019) Deep Ensemble Learning for News Stance Detection. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mao R, Lin C & Guerin F (2018) Word embedding and wordnet based metaphor identification and interpretation. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (pp 1222-1231). Melbourne, Australia, 15 July 2018 - 20 July 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wibowo AT, Siddharthan A, Masthoff J & Lin C (2018) Incorporating Constraints into Matrix Factorization for Clothes Package Recommendation. Proceedings of the 26th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (pp 111-119). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mao R, Chen G, Li R & Lin C (2018) ABDN at SemEval-2018 Task 10: recognising discriminative attributes using context embeddings and WordNet. Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (pp 1017-1021). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li X, Van Deemter KJ & Lin C (2018) Statistical NLG for Generating the Content and Form of Referring Expressions. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Natural Language Generation. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chen G, van Deemter CJ & Lin C (2018) SimpleNLG-ZH: A linguistic realisation engine for Mandarin. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (pp 57-66). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wibowo AT, Siddharthan A, Masthoff J & Lin C (2018) Understanding how to Explain Package Recommendations in the Clothes Domain.. IntRS@ RecSys (pp 74-78) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Yusof NFA, Lin C & Guerin F (2018) Assessing the effectiveness of affective lexicons for depression classification. International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (pp 65-69). Springer RIS download Bibtex download
  • Su J, Lin C, Zhou M, Dai Q & Lv H (2018) Generating Description for Sequential Images with Local-Object Attention Conditioned on Global Semantic Context. Proceedings of the Workshop on Intelligent Interactive Systems and Language Generation (2IS&NLG) (pp 3-8) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chen G, van Deemter CJ & Lin C (2018) Modelling Various Kinds of Specifications. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics ( RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chen G, Van Deemter K & Lin C (2018) Modelling Pro-drop with the Rational Speech Acts Model. Proceedings of The 11th International Natural Language Generation Conference RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wibowo AT, Siddharthan A, Lin C & Masthoff J (2017) Matrix Factorization for Package Recommendations. Proceedings of the RecSys 2017 Workshop on Recommendation in Complex Scenarios (ComplexRec 2017). CEUR-WS RIS download Bibtex download
  • Ibeke E, Lin C, Wyner A & Barawi MH (2017) Extracting and understanding contrastive opinion through topic relevant sentences. Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 2: Short Papers) (pp 395-400) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barawi MH, Lin C & Siddharthan A (2017) Automatically labelling sentiment-bearing topics with descriptive sentence labels. International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (pp 299-312). Springer RIS download Bibtex download
  • Yusof NFA, Lin C & Guerin F (2017) Analysing the causes of depressed mood from depression vulnerable individuals. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Digital Disease Detection using Social Media 2017 (DDDSM-2017) (pp 9-17) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wibowo AT (2016) Generating pseudotransactions for improving sparse matrix factorization. Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (pp 439-442). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • Ibeke EE, Lin C, Coe CD, Wyner AZ, Liu D, Barawi MHB & Abd Yusof NF (2016) A curated corpus for sentiment-topic analysis. Emotion and Sentiment Analysis RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li X, van Deemter K & Lin C (2016) Statistics-based lexical choice for NLG from quantitative information. Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation conference (pp 104-108) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cepukenas J, Lin C & Sleeman D (2015) Applying rule extraction & rule refinement techniques to (blackbox) classifiers. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Capture (pp 27-27). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, Liu D, Pang W & Apeh E (2015) Automatically Predicting Quiz Difficulty Level Using Similarity Measures. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Capture (pp 1-1). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • Han X, Ioris AAR & Lin C (2015) Web as Corpus Supporting Natural Language Generation for Online River Information Communication. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web (pp 363-364). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • Luo C, Pang W, Wang Z & Lin C (2014) Hete-cf: Social-based collaborative filtering recommendation using heterogeneous relations. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (pp 917-922). Shenzhen, China, 14 December 2014 - 17 December 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Luo C, Guan R, Wang Z & Lin C (2014) Hetpathmine: A novel transductive classification algorithm on heterogeneous information networks. Advances in Information Retrieval: 36th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 13-16, 2014, Proceedings, Vol. 8416 (pp 210-221). Springer, 13 April 2014 - 16 April 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liu D & Lin C (2014) Sherlock: a Semi-Automatic Quiz Generation System using Linked Data.. International Semantic Web Conference (Posters & Demos) (pp 9-12) RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C, Gao W & Wong K-F (2012) Tracking sentiment and topic dynamics from social media. Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, He Y, Pedrinaci C & Domingue J (2012) Feature lda: a supervised topic model for automatic detection of web api documentations from the web. International Semantic Web Conference (pp 328-343) RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C & Cano AE (2012) Online sentiment and topic dynamics tracking over the streaming data. 2012 International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2012 International Confernece on Social Computing (pp 258-266). IEEE RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pedrinaci C, Liu D, Lin C & Domingue J (2012) Harnessing the crowds for automating the identification of web apis. 2012 AAAI Spring Symposium Series RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C, Gao W & Wong K-F (2012) Tracking sentiment and topic dynamics from social media. Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C, Gao W & Wong K-F (2012) Tracking sentiment and topic dynamics from social media. Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y, Lin C & Alani H (2011) Automatically extracting polarity-bearing topics for cross-domain sentiment classification. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies-Volume 1 (pp 123-131). Association for Computational Linguistics RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, He Y & Everson R (2011) Sentence subjectivity detection with weakly-supervised learning. Proceedings of 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (pp 1153-1161) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, He Y & Everson R (2010) A comparative study of Bayesian models for unsupervised sentiment detection. Proceedings of the fourteenth conference on computational natural language learning (pp 144-152). Association for Computational Linguistics RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C & He Y (2009) Joint sentiment/topic model for sentiment analysis. Proceedings of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management (pp 375-384). ACM RIS download Bibtex download
  • He Y & Lin C (2009) Protein-Protein interactions classification from text via local learning with class priors. International Conference on Application of Natural Language to Information Systems (pp 182-191). Springer RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liu K, Lin C & Qiao B (2008) A multi-agent system for intelligent pervasive spaces. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Vol. 1 (pp 1005-1010) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lin C, Liu K & Wei H (2008) Review of computer vision in intelligent environment design RIS download Bibtex download

Theses / Dissertations

  • Lin C (2011) Probabilistic topic models for sentiment analysis on the Web. RIS download Bibtex download
Professional activities

Member of the Natural Language Processing research group