Publications


Book
  • Dahlgren, Kathleen. Native Semantics for Natural Language Understanding. Kluwer Academic Press. Norwell, Massachusetts, 1988
Journal Articles & Contributions to Books:
  1. and C. Lord. Participant and Event Anaphora in Newspaper articles. In J. Bybee, J. Haiman and S. Thompson (eds.), Essays on Language Function and Language Type Dedicated to T. Givon, John Benjamins, 1997.
  2. Discourse, Coherence and Segmentation. In E. Hovy and D. Scott, eds., Burning Issues in Coherence, Kluwer, 1996.
  3. Convergent Evidence for a Set of Coherence Relations. In D. Stein, ed., Cooperating with Written Texts, Mouton, 1992.
  4. Interpretation of Textual Queries Using a Cognitive Model. In T.W. Lauer, E. Peacock, and A.C. Graesser, eds., Questions and Information Systems, Ehrlbaum, 1992.
  5. J. McDowell and E.P. Stabler. Knowledge Representation for Commonsense Reasoning with Text. Computational Linguistics, 15: 149 170, 1989.
  6. Using Commonsense Knowledge to Disambiguate Word Senses. In F. St. Dizier and V. Dahl eds., Natural Language Understanding and Logic Programming, Amsterdam: North Holland, 1987.
  7. The Cognitive Structure of Social Categories. Cognitive Science 9: 379 398, 1985.
  8. Social Terms and Social Reality. Folia Linguistica Historica 6: 107 126, 1985.
  9. The Nature of Linguistic Stereotypes. Papers from Parasession on the Lexicon, Chicago Linguistic Society, April, 1978.
  10. Referential Semantics. In J. Emonds ed., Proposals for Syntactic and Semantic Theory, UCLA, 1976.
  11. The Pragmatics of Presupposition. In G. Bedell ed., UCLA Papers in Syntax #5, UCLA, 1974.
  12. Two Object Verbs in a Montague Grammar. Papers in Montague Grammar, edited by R. Rodman, UCLA, 1972.
Technical Reports:
  • A survey of Pattern-Matching Approaches to Document Retrieval Compared with a Natural Language Understanding Technique, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, 1994.
  • Naïve Semantics for Natural Language Understanding, Report No. 1987 2817, IBM Los Angeles Scientific Center, 1987.
Proceedings:
In Preparation:
  • Goldsmith, E.J., Taylor, R.C., Akella, R. and Kathleen Dahlgren. Natural Language Query in the Molecular Biology Domain on medQuester

Courses


  1. UCLA, Linguistics
    Adjunct Professor 2001 to present
  2. UCLA, Linguistics
    Visiting Professor 1998-2001
  3. Summer Linguistic Institute, City University of New York.
    Lecturer, 1986
  4. Pitzer College, Claremont Colleges, Linguistics.
    Lecturer, 1980 84.
  5. California State University, Northridge, Computer Science
    Lecturer, 1979.
  6. UCLA Extension, Linguistics.
    Lecturer, 1978.

Presentations


  1. Understand the Voice of the Customer, Don’t Guess. Text Analytics Summit West, San Jose, CA, 2011.
  2. Managing Free Text Archives with Linguistic Semantics. Semantic Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
  3. Mining Unstructured Data: Breaking Through With Semantic NLP. Text Analytics Summit, Boston, MA, 2011.
  4. Auto categorization with Cognition. Semantic Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2010.
  5. Using the many aspects of semantics for search and question answering. Semantic Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, 2009.
  6. Improving Precision and Recall with Linguistic Semantics. Search Engine, Boston, MA, April, 2009.
  7. Goldsmith, E.J., Taylor, R.C., Akella, R. and Kathleen Dahlgren. Natural Language Query in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Domains Based on Cognition Search™ AMIA 2009 Translational Bioinformatics Symposium. San Francisco, CA, March, 2009.
  8. Improving Precision and Recall with Linguistic Semantics. Semantic Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, 2008.
  9. Semantic NLP. Search Engine Strategies. Chicago, IL, December, 2008.
  10. Panel on Natural Language Search Engines. Alternative Search Engines Conference. San Francisco, CA. April, 2008
  11. Goldsmith, E.J., Mendiratta, S. Akella, R. and K. Dahlgren. Natural Language Query in the Molecular Biology Domain with CognitionSearch. Intelligent Data Analysis in Biomedicine and Pharmacology. Washington, D.C., November, 2008.
  12. Improving Precision and Recall with Linguistic Semantics. Semantic Technology Conference, San Jose, 2007.
  13. Goldsmith, E.J., Taylor, R.C., Akella, R. and K. Dahlgren . Natural Language Query in the Molecular Biology Domain Based on CognitionSearch. Center for Machine Learning, Columbia University, April, 2007.
  14. Computational Semantic Applications. West Coast Conference on Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2003.
  15. Computational Semantics. Southern California Linguistic Society Meeting, UCLA, 1999.
  16. Computational Word Sense Disambiguation. UCLA Colloquium, 1999.
  17. Lexical Marking and the Recovery of Discourse Structure. International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Session on Discourse Markers, Montreal, 1998.
  18. Relevance Reasoning for Text Retrieval. Society for Text and Discourse, Washington, D.C., 1994.
  19. Finding Relevant Texts. AAAI Symposium, New Orleans, 1984.
  20. Computational Linguistics or Statistics? Los Angeles ACM, TAC on Artificial Intelligence. 1992.
  21. Topic Extraction. Society for Text and Discourse, 1990.
  22. A Naïve Semantic Lexicon for Computational Linguistics. Arizona State University Cognitive Science Colloquium, 1990.
  23. Philosophical Bases of Coherence Relations. Winter Text Conference, 1990.
  24. Large-Scale Natural Language Processing. Computer Science Colloquium, U.C. Irvine, 1989.
  25. Natural Language Processing. IBM Technology Seminar Series on CENET.
  26. Discourse Coherence and Discourse Representation Theory. LILOG Project Colloquium, IBM Germany, Stuttgart, 1989.
  27. Discourse, Coherence and Naïve Semantics. Symposium on Cognitive Linguistics, Duisberg, Germany, 1989.
  28. Coherence Relations and Discourse Segmentation. Conference on Modelling Discourse Segments and Discourse Relations at the University of Texas, Austin, February, 1988.
  29. A Computational Approach to Coherence. IBM Natural Language Conference, 1988.
  30. Coherence Relation Assignment. West Coast Conference on Linguistics, Fresno, California, 1988.
  31. Ontological Similarity. Linguistics Seminar, IBM Germany, 1987.
  32. Naïve Semantics and Lexical Semantics. Conference on Conceptual Graphs, Paris, 1987.
  33. Discourse Relations. Cognitive Science Colloquium, University of Texas, Austin, 1987.
  34. Using Commonsense Knowledge to Disambiguate. Southern California Artificial Intelligence Society, San Diego, April, 1986.
  35. Kinds as Metaconcepts in Knowledge Representation. Southern California Artificial Intelligence Society, 1985.