Diana Inkpen

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Multi-modal and multi-lingual child safety application

2019/20 • $80,000 • PI
The widespread usage of social media by children has recently raised problems related to cyberbullying and other threats to their well-being. The main objective of this project is to identify details about childhood behaviours and life-circumstances within images, videos, short pieces of text,...

Learning from Social Media Texts

2018/19-2019/20 • $68,000 • PI
Applications in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) have become popular in recent years. This is due to the availability of data and evaluation benchmarks, to progress in the algorithms, and finally to an increased need for these applications in our daily...

Identification and validation of performance indicators for SMEs

2018/19 • $25,000 • PI
Klipfolio, the company partner in this application, provides a variety of indicators and measurements to*customers as an online dashboard. Klipfolio is committed to providing the most valuable indicators to*companies and places great emphasis on educating SMEs on the appropriate use of...

Social web mining and sentiment analysis for mental illness detection

2015/16-2017/18 • $464,100 • PI,CO
Social media are increasingly popular. Nowadays, Internet users are posting, blogging, tweeting and so on about almost everything, including health topics. Such communities support active discussions on a plethora of topics and have flourished on the Web over the past decade. In particular,...

Social media text mining for detecting behavioral and psychological conditions in children

2017/18 • $142,856 • PI
The widespread usage of social media by children has recently raised problems related to cyberbullying andother threats to their well-being. VISR.CO has an app that alerts parents to issues their kids are facing online.They analyze the social interactions kids are experiencing on social...

New innovation indicators - integrating survey methodology with web-based data analytics

2016/17-2017/18 • $67,050 • PI,CO
Innovation is a key driver of the competitiveness of companies and of economic growth. Based on the currently available indicators, the innovation performance of Canadian companies is a concern for business leaders and policy developers alike, and much effort is being expended into developing...

Learning from Social Media Texts

2017/18 • $23,000 • PI
Applications in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) have become popular in recent years. This is due to the availability of data and evaluation benchmarks, to progress in automated techniques, and finally to an increased need for these applications in our daily life and in commercial...

Natural Language Generation and Analysis

2012/13-2016/17 • $85,000 • PI
Recently, there was a lot of progress in the research area of Natural Language Processing, leading to many commercial applications. Tools such as grammar correctors, machine translators, and information extraction systems can now assist people and help saving time and costs. They are taking us...

Poetry Computational Graphs

2014/15-2015/16 • $54,080 • PI,CO
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Predictive models for customer attrition

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI
Research and development in the area of customer attrition or churn/defection is very new and not fully explored yet. More investigation is needed in order to enable businesses to take full advantage of artificial intelligence/machine learning (ML) capabilities to produce a qualitative causal...

Semantic correlation between documents and taxonomies

2015/16 • $12,500 • PI
We propose to develop smart algorithms for document generation, by innovating in the field of natural language processing and document intelligence. We envision the next generation of business applications able to parse and understand documents, to compose documents automatically, and to respond...

Semantic correlation between documents and taxonomies

2014/15 • $25,000 • PI
We propose to develop smart algorithms for document generation, by innovating in the field of natural language processing and document intelligence. We envision the next generation of business applications able to parse and understand documents, to compose documents automatically, and to respond...

Specialized search engine for R&D databases

2014/15 • $25,000 • PI
We propose to develop advanced retrieval models for specialized search engines, based on probabilistic modelsand language models instead of the standard vector-space models used in current search engines. We proposeto extend these advanced models with domain-specific knowledge and data mining...

Experimental Platform for Big Data and Text Mining

2013/14 • $59,146 • PI,CO
Our group of researchers from the University of Ottawa's Text Analysis and Machine Learning lab is involved in a research program on novel techniques for data mining and text mining from very large datasets available on the Web or from other sources (so-called "big data"). Examples include...

Content-based location detection in social media messages

2013/14 • $25,000 • PI
Semantic analysis in social media is important for applications such as understanding and enabling social networks, natural language interfaces and human behaviour on the web, e-learning environments, cyber communities and educational or online shared workspaces. These aspects are also important...

Automatic Risk Mining from Textual Search-and-Rescue Operator Reports

2012/13 • $25,000 • PI
In Search-and-Rescue (SAR) scenarios, the analysis of multi-source sensory data pertaining to an object or area of interest is an important step towards a reliable situational assessment and the coordination of the available resources to assist a potential object in distress. The overwhelming...

Automatic extraction of todo items from notes

2012/13 • $25,000 • PI
With the widespread adoption of tablet technology, led by Apple's iPad device, more and more people are moving from the traditional method of note taking using pen and paper to electronic note taking in business and academia. The value of electronic note taking is that it allows the note taker...

Natural language processing for speech information retrieval and computer-assisted language learning

2010/11-2011/12 • $34,000 • PI
Existing search engines allow a user to retrieve useful information from texts on the Internet, but not from audio documents such as broadcast news or other recordings. The user has to browse through long audio recordings to find relevant parts. Despite much progress both in commercial...

Analysis and Generation of Text with Personality and Emotions

2010/11 • $87,500 • PI,CO
Many computer systems nowadays require verbal or textual interaction with the users. Examples of such systems are interactive training simulations (serious games), service robots, and automatic help desks. Traditionally, the sentences used for these interactions are written manually. The use of...

Natural language descriptions for business intelligence

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI
NexJ Systems, a developer of enterprise customer relationship software, is interested in enhancing its business intelligence (BI) products with natural language processing (NLP) technologies. One function of NexJ's BI software allows users to build queries/filters that allow them to extract...

Focused keyword generation for search engine marketing campaigns

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI
This research project will allow our supporting organization to start developing an intelligent search engine marketing (SEM) keyword generation system. Currently, companies that have a product or service to sell manually-prepare lists of keywords / keyphrases and submit them to services such as...

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