Dr Diana Maynard

Department of Computer Science

Senior Research Fellow

Member of the Natural Language Processing research group

d.maynard@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1938

Full contact details

Dr Diana Maynard
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court (DCS)
211 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Research interests
  • Information extraction
  • GATE
  • Social media analysis
  • Sentiment analysis
  • Online abuse and misinformation detection
  • Term recognition
  • Ontologies and semantic web
  • Freedom of the media
  • NLP for scientometrics
Publications

Books

  • Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Augenstein I (2016) Natural Language Processing for the Semantic Web. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K, Tablan V, Aswani N, Roberts I, Gorrell G, Funk A, Roberts A & Damljanovic D (2011) Text Processing with Gate (Version 6). GATE. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bernstein A, Karger DR, Maynard D, Feigenbaum L, Heath T & Motta E (2009) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics): Preface. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sheth A, Staab S, Maynard D, Dean M, Paolucci M & Finin T (2008) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics): Preface. RIS download Bibtex download

Journal articles

Chapters

  • Blomqvist E, Maynard D & Gangemi A (2017) Preface (pp. V-VII). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG (2014) Challenges in Analysing Social Media. In Dusa A, Nelle D, Stock G & Wagner G (Ed.), Facing the Future: European Research Infrastructures for the Humanities and Social Sciences Berlin: SCIVERO Verlag. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Bontcheva K (2014) Natural language processing, Perspectives on Ontology Learning (pp. 51-67). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG, Risse T, Senellart P & peters W (2013) Documenting Contemporary Society by Preserving Relevant Information from Twitter In Weller K, Bruns A, Burgess J, Mahrt M & Puschmann C (Ed.), Twitter and Society USA: Peter Lang. RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Jiang Y, Petrak J, Song X, Bontcheva K & Maynard D (2019) Team Bertha von Suttner at SemEval-2019 Task 4: Hyperpartisan News Detection using ELMo Sentence Representation Convolutional Network. Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, June 2019 - June 2019. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Lepori B & Laredo P (2019) Using ontologies to map between research and policy data: opportunities and challenges. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics, Vol. 1 (pp 535-540). Rome, Italy, 2 September 2019 - 5 September 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jiang Y, Petrak J, Song X, Bontcheva K & Maynard D (2019) Team Bertha von Suttner at SemEval-2019 Task 4: Hyperpartisan News Detection using ELMo Sentence Representation Convolutional Network. Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 6 June 2019 - 7 June 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lepori B, Laredo P, Scherngell T, Maynard D & Guerini M (2019) Exploring knowledge production in Europe. The KNOWMAK tool. 17th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, ISSI 2019 - Proceedings, Vol. 2 (pp 2561-2562) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Zhang Z, Petrak J & Maynard D (2018) Adapted TextRank for Term Extraction: A generic method of improving automatic term extraction algorithms. Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 137 (pp 102-108), 10 September 2018 - 13 September 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Khare P, Burel G, Maynard D & Alani H (2018) Cross-Lingual Classification of Crisis Data. The Semantic Web – ISWC 2018, Vol. 11136 (pp 617-633). Monterey, CA, USA,, 8 October 2018 - 12 October 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gorrell G, Greenwood MA, Roberts I, Maynard D & Bontcheva K (2018) Twits, twats and twaddle: Trends in online abuse towards UK politicians. 12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2018 (pp 600-603) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG & Lepori B (2017) Ontologies as bridges between data sources and user queries: the KNOWMAK project experience.. Proc. of STI 2017 View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jiang Y, Song X, Harrison J, Quegan S & Maynard D (2017) Comparing Attitudes to Climate Change in the Media using sentiment analysis based on Latent Dirichlet Allocation. Proceedings of the 2017 EMNLP Workshop: Natural Language Processing meets Journalism, September 2017 - September 2017. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG, Funk J & Lepori B (2017) Towards an Infrastructure for Understanding and Interlinking Knowledge Co-Creation in European research. Proceedings of ESWC 2017 Workshop on Scientometrics. Portoroz, 28 May 2017 - 1 June 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • (2017) The Semantic Web View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Derczynski L, Strötgen J, Maynard D, Greenwood MA & Jung M (2016) GATE-time: Extraction of temporal expressions and events. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2016 (pp 3702-3708) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fernandez M, Piccolo LSG, Maynard D, Wippoo M, Meili C & Alani H (2016) Talking climate change via social media. Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science - WebSci '16, 22 May 2016 - 25 May 2016. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG & Bontcheva K (2016) Challenges of Evaluating Sentiment Analysis Tools on Social Media. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 23 May 2016 - 28 May 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hasbullah SS, Maynard D, Chik RZW, Mohd F & Noor M (2016) Automated Content Analysis. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication - IMCOM '16, 4 January 2016 - 6 January 2016. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Augenstein I, Vlachos A & Maynard D (2015) Extracting relations between non-standard entities using distant supervision and imitation learning. Conference Proceedings - EMNLP 2015: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (pp 747-757) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Greenwood MA, Roberts I, Windsor G & Bontcheva K (2015) Real-time Social Media Analytics through Semantic Annotation and Linked Open Data. Proceedings of the ACM Web Science Conference on ZZZ - WebSci '15, 28 June 2015 - 1 July 2015. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Bontcheva K (2015) Understanding climate change tweets: an open source toolkit for social media analysis. Proceedings of EnviroInfo and ICT for Sustainability 2015, 7 September 2015 - 9 September 2015. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard DG & Greenwood MA (2014) Who cares about sarcastic tweets? Investigating the impact of sarcasm on sentiment analysis.. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, 26 May 2014 - 31 May 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Augenstein I, Maynard D & Ciravegna F (2014) Relation Extraction from the Web Using Distant Supervision (pp 26-41) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Dupplaw D & Hare J (2013) Multimodal sentiment analysis of social media. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 1110 (pp 47-58) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Nunes BP, Kawase R, Fetahu B, Dietze S, Casanova MA & Maynard D (2013) Interlinking documents based on semantic graphs. Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 22 (pp 231-240) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bontcheva K, Derczynski L, Funk A, Greenwood MA, Maynard D & Aswani N (2013) TwitIE: An Open-Source Information Extraction Pipeline for Microblog Text. Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing RIS download Bibtex download
  • Derczynski L, Maynard D, Aswani N & Bontcheva K (2013) Microblog-genre noise and impact on semantic annotation accuracy. HT 2013 - Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (pp 21-30) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Dietze S, Peters W & Hare J (2012) Knowledge extraction and consolidation from social media (KECSM 2012) :Preface. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 895 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dietze S, Maynard D, Demidova E, Risse T, Peters W, Doka K & Stavrakas Y (2012) Entity extraction and consolidation for social web content preservation. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 912 (pp 18-29) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Greenwood MA (2012) Large Scale Semantic Annotation, Indexing, and Search at The National Archives. LREC 2012 - EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE RESOURCES AND EVALUATION (pp 3487-3494) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Risse T, Dietze S, Maynard D, Tahmasebi N & Peters W (2011) Using events for content appraisal and selection in Web archives. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 779 (pp 98-107) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Laclavík M & Maynard D (2009) Motivating intelligent email in business: An investigation into current trends for email processing and communication research. 2009 IEEE Conference on Commerce and Enterprise Computing, CEC 2009 (pp 476-482) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Association ELR (2008) Benchmarking Textual Annotation Tools for the Semantic Web. SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE RESOURCES AND EVALUATION, LREC 2008 (pp 20-25) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Peters W & Li Y (2008) Evaluating Evaluation Metrics for Ontology-Based Applications: Infinite Reflection.. LREC RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saggion H, Funk A, Maynard D & Bontcheva K (2007) Ontology-based information extraction for business intelligence. SEMANTIC WEB, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 4825 (pp 843-856) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Saggion H, Yankova M, Bontcheva K & Peters W (2007) Natural language technology for information integration in business intelligence. BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 4439 (pp 366-380) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tablan V, Peters W, Maynard D & Cunningham H (2006) Creating tools for morphological analysis of sumerian. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2006 (pp 1762-1765) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Peters W & Li Y (2006) Metrics for evaluation of ontology-based information extraction. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 179 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Peters W & Li Y (2006) Metrics for evaluation of ontology-based information extraction. EON 2006 - Evaluation of Ontologies for the Web: 4th International Workshop - Located at the 15th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2006 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Yankova M, Kourakis A & Kokossis A (2005) Ontology-based information extraction for market monitoring and technology watch. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 137 (pp 33-42) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wang T, Maynard D, Peters W, Bontcheva K & Cunningham H (2005) Extracting a domain ontology from linguistic resource based on relatedness measurements. 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Proceedings (pp 345-351) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saggion H, Cunningham H, Bontcheva K, Maynard D, Hamza O & Wilks Y (2004) Multimedia indexing through multi-source and multi-language information extraction: the MUMIS project. DATA & KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING, Vol. 48(2) (pp 247-264) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Popov B, Kirilov A, Maynard D & Manov D (2004) Creation of reusable components and language resources for Named Entity Recognition in Russian. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2004 (pp 309-312) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Cunningham H (2004) Automatic language-independent induction of gazetteer lists. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2004 (pp 709-712) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wood MM, Lydon SJ, Tablan V, Maynard D & Cunningham H (2004) Populating a database from parallel texts using ontology-based information extraction. NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Vol. 3136 (pp 254-264) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dimitrov M, Bontcheva K, Cunningham H & Maynard D (2004) A lightweight approach to coreference resolution for named entities in text. Anaphora Processing, Vol. 263 (pp 97-111) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wood MM, Lydon SJ, Tablan V, Maynard D & Cunningham H (2004) Using parallel texts to improve recall in botany. Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing III, Vol. 260 (pp 237-246) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Yankova M, Aswani N & Cunningham H (2004) Automatic creation and monitoring of semantic metadata in a dynamic knowledge portal. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: METHODOLOGY, SYSTEMS, AND APPLICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 3192 (pp 65-74) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Manov D, Kiryakov A, Popov B, Bontcheva K, Maynard D & Cunningham H (2003) Experiments with geographic knowledge for information extraction. Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 workshop on Analysis of geographic references -, 31 May 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tablan V, Bontcheva K, Maynard D & Cunningham H (2003) OLLIE. Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 workshop on Software engineering and architecture of language technology systems - SEALTS '03, 31 May 2003 - 31 May 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bontcheva K, Maynard D, Tablan V & Cunningham H (2003) GATE: A Unicode-based Infrastructure Supporting Multilingual Information Extraction. Proceedings of Workshop on Information Extraction for Slavonic and other Central and Eastern European Languages (IESL’03). Borovets, Bulgaria RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Tablan V & Cunningham H (2003) NE recognition without training data on a language you don’t speak. ACL Workshop on Multilingual and Mixed-language Named Entity Recognition: Combining Statistical and Symbolic Models. Sapporo, Japan RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Cunningham H (2003) Multilingual adaptations of ANNIE, a reusable information extraction tool. Proceedings of the tenth conference on European chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - EACL '03, 12 April 2003 - 17 April 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Tablan V, Bontcheva K & Cunningham H (2003) Rapid customization of an information extraction system for a surprise language.. ACM Trans. Asian Lang. Inf. Process., Vol. 2 (pp 295-300) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Tablan V (2002) GATE: A Framework and Graphical Development Environment for Robust NLP Tools and Applications. Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL’02). Philadelphia, USA RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Bontcheva K, Saggion H, Cunningham H & Hamza O (2002) Using a text engineering framework to build an extendable and portable IE-based summarisation system. Proceedings of the ACL-02 Workshop on Automatic Summarization -, 11 July 2002 - 12 July 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pastra K, Maynard D, Hamza O, Cunningham H & Wilks Y (2002) How feasible is the reuse of grammars for Named Entity Recognition?. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2002 (pp 1412-1418) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saggion H, Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K, Hamza O, Ursu C & Wilks Y (2002) Extracting information for automatic indexing of multimedia material. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2002 (pp 669-676) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bontcheva K, Cunningham H, Tablan V, Maynard D & Hamza O (2002) Using GATE as an environment for teaching NLP. Proceedings of the ACL-02 Workshop on Effective tools and methodologies for teaching natural language processing and computational linguistics -, 7 July 2002 - 7 July 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tablan V, Ursu C, Bontcheva K, Cunningham H, Maynard D, Hamza O, Mcenery T, Baker P & Leisher M (2002) A unicode-based environment for creation and use of language resources. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2002 (pp 66-71) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bontcheva K, Maynard D, Cunningham H & Saggion H (2002) Using Human Language Technology for Automatic Annotation and Indexing of Digital Library Content (pp 613-625) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Tablan V (2002) A framework and graphical development environment for robust NLP tools and applications.. ACL (pp 168-175) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Tablan V (2002) GATE: an architecture for development of robust HLT applications. 40TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE (pp 168-175) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bontcheva K, Cunningham H, Maynard D, Tablan V & Saggion H (2002) Developing reusable and robust language processing components for information systems using GATE. 13TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON DATABASE AND EXPERT SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS (pp 223-227) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Cunningham H, Bontcheva K & Dimitrov M (2002) Adapting a robust multi-genre NE system for automatic content extraction. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: METHODOLOGY, SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 2443 (pp 264-273) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saggion H, Cunningham H, Bontcheva K, Maynard D, Ursu C, Hamza O & Wilks Y (2002) Access to multimedia information through multisource and multilanguage information extraction. NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Vol. 2553 (pp 160-171) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K & Tablan V (2001) GATE. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics - ACL '02, 7 July 2002 - 12 July 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D, Tablan V, Ursu C, Cunningham H & Wilks Y (2001) Named Entity Recognition from Diverse Text Types. Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2001 Conference (pp 257-274-257-274). Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Ananiadou S (2000) Identifying terms by their family and friends. Proceedings of the 18th conference on Computational linguistics -, 31 July 2000 - 4 August 2000. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Ananiadou S (2000) Creating and using domain-specific ontologies for terminological applications. 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2000 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cunningham H, Maynard D, Bontcheva K, Tablan V & Wilks Y (2000) Experience of using GATE for NLP R&D. Proceedings of the Workshop on Using Toolsets and Architectures To Build NLP Systems at COLING-2000. Luxembourg RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jiang Y, Wang Y, Maynard D & Song X () Comparing Topic-Aware Neural Networks for Bias Detection of News. Proceedings of ECAI 2020, 29 August 2020 - 2 September 2020. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Dietzel A () Climate Change: A Chance for Political Re-Engagement?. Political Studies Association 65th Annual International Conference. Sheffield View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maynard D & Funk J () Combining expert knowledge with NLP for specialised applications.. Proc. of 23rd International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue. Brno, 29 August 2020 - 2 September 2020. RIS download Bibtex download

Working papers

  • Derczynski L, Meesters K, Bontcheva K & Maynard D (2018) Helping crisis responders find the informative needle in the tweet haystack. Proceedings of the International ISCRAM Conference, 2018-May, 649-662. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download

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