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Nizar Habash

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Program Head of Computer Science at NYUAD, Director of the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab

  • NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, A2-189

    00000 Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates

19982020

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Research Output

2020

The Paradigm Discovery Problem

Erdmann, A., Elsner, M., Wu, S., Cotterell, R. & Habash, N., 2020, In : Proceedings of ACL 2020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

ADIDA: Automatic Dialect Identification for Arabic

Obeid, O., Salameh, M., Bouamor, H. & Habash, N., Jun 1 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Demonstrations). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 6-11 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adversarial multitask learning for joint multi-feature and multi-dialect morphological modeling

Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., 2019, ACL 2019 - 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1775-1786 12 p. (ACL 2019 - 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adversarial Multitask Learning for Joint Multi-Feature and Multi-Dialect Morphological Modeling

Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Jul 1 2019, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1775-1786 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adversarial Multitask Learning for Joint Multi-Feature and Multi-Dialect Morphological Modeling

Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Sep 12 2019. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A Little Linguistics Goes a Long Way: Unsupervised Segmentation with Limited Language Specific Guidance

Erdmann, A., Khalifa, S., Oudah, M., Habash, N. & Bouamor, H., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 113-124 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A survey of opinion mining in Arabic: A comprehensive system perspective covering challenges and advances in tools, resources, models, applications, and visualizations

Badaro, G., Baly, R., Hajj, H., El-Hajj, W., Shaban, K. B., Habash, N., Al-Sallab, A. & Hamdi, A., May 2019, In : ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing. 18, 3, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Automatic Gender Identification and Reinflection in Arabic

Habash, N., Bouamor, H. & Chung, C., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of the First Workshop on Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 155-165 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Morphologically Annotated Corpora for Seven Arabic Dialects: Taizi, Sanaani, Najdi, Jordanian, Syrian, Iraqi and Moroccan

Alshargi, F., Dibas, S., Alkhereyf, S., Faraj, R., Abdulkareem, B., Yagi, S., Kacha, O., Habash, N. & Rambow, O., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of the Fourth Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Morphologically Annotated Corpora for Seven Arabic Dialects: Taizi, Sanaani, Najdi, Jordanian, Syrian, Iraqi and Moroccan

Alshargi, F., Dibas, S., Alkhereyf, S., Faraj, R., Abdulkareem, B., Yagi, S., Kacha, O., Habash, N. & Rambow, O., Sep 12 2019. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Portable spelling corrector for a less-resourced language: Amharic

Bouamor, H., Habash, N., Salameh, M., Zaghouani, W., Rambow, O., Abdulrahim, D., Obeid, O., Khalifa, S., Eryani, F., Erdmann, A. & Oflazer, K., 2019, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 4127-4132 6 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Simple Automatic Post-editing for Arabic-Japanese Machine Translation

Noll, E., Oudah, M. & Habash, N., 2019, In : arXiv.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effectiveness of simple hybrid systems for hypernym discovery

Held, W. & Habash, N., 2019, ACL 2019 - 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 3362-3367 6 p. (ACL 2019 - 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The Effectiveness of Simple Hybrid Systems for Hypernym Discovery

Held, W. & Habash, N., Sep 12 2019. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The Effectiveness of Simple Hybrid Systems for Hypernym Discovery

Held, W. & Habash, N., Jul 1 2019, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 3362-3367 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The Impact of Preprocessing on Arabic-English Statistical and Neural Machine Translation

Oudah, M., Almahairi, A. & Habash, N., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of Machine Translation Summit XVII Volume 1: Research Track. Dublin, Ireland: European Association for Machine Translation, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The MADAR Shared Task on Arabic Fine-Grained Dialect Identification

Bouamor, H., Hassan, S. & Habash, N., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of the Fourth Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 199-207 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The MADAR Shared Task on Arabic Fine-Grained Dialect Identification

Bouamor, H., Hassan, S. & Habash, N., Sep 12 2019. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Towards variability resistant dialectal speech evaluation

Ali, A., Khalifa, S. & Habash, N., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. 2019-September, p. 336-340 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Towards variability resistant dialectal speech evaluation

Ali, A., Khalifa, S. & Habash, N., 2019. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Utilizing Character and Word Embeddings for Text Normalization with Sequence-to-Sequence Models

Watson, D., Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Jun 29 2019. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2018

A Bilingual Interactive Human Avatar Dialogue System

Abu Ali, D., Ahmad, M., Al Hassan, H., Dozsa, P., Hu, M., Varias, J. & Habash, N., Jul 12 2018. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A Cross-lingual Messenger with Keyword Searchable Phrases for the Travel Domain

Khan, S., Kim, J., Zulfikarpasic, T., Chen, P. & Habash, N., 2018. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Addressing noise in multidialectal word embeddings

Erdmann, A., Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Jan 1 2018, ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Short Papers). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 558-565 8 p. (ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Long Papers); vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A leveled reading corpus of modern standard Arabic

Saddiki, H., Habash, N., Alfalasi, L. & Al-Khalil, M., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 2317-2321 5 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A morphologically annotated corpus of Emirati Arabic

Khalifa, S., Habash, N., Eryani, F., Obeid, O., Abdulrahim, D. & Kaabi, M. A., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3839-3846 8 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An Arabic Dependency Treebank in the Travel Domain

Taji, D., El Gizuli, J. & Habash, N., May 1 2018, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018). Al-Khalifa, H., University, K. S., Magdy, KSA. W., Edinburgh, U. O., Darwish, UK. K., Institute, Q. C. R., Elsayed, Q. T., University, Q. & Q. (eds.). Paris, France: European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An Arabic Morphological Analyzer and Generator with Copious Features

Taji, D., Khalifa, S., Obeid, O., Eryani, F. & Habash, N., Oct 1 2018, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology. Brussels, Belgium: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 140-150 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A parallel corpus of Arabic-Japanese news articles

Inoue, G., Habash, N., Matsumoto, Y. & Aoyama, H., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 918-924 7 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ArSEL: A Large Scale Arabic Sentiment and Emotion Lexicon

Badaro, G., Jundi, H., Hajj, H., El-Hajj, W. & Habash, N., May 1 2018, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018). Al-Khalifa, H., University, K. S., Magdy, KSA. W., Edinburgh, U. O., Darwish, UK. K., Institute, Q. C. R., Elsayed, Q. T., University, Q. & Q. (eds.). Paris, France: European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Complementary Strategies for Low Resourced Morphological Modeling

Erdmann, A. & Habash, N., Oct 1 2018, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology. Brussels, Belgium: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 54-65 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Conll-UL: Universal morphological lattices for universal dependency parsing

More, A., Çetinoglu, Ö., Çöltekin, Ç., Habash, N., Sagot, B., Seddah, D., Taji, D. & Tsarfaty, R., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3847-3853 7 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feature Optimisation for Predicting Readability of Arabic L1 and L2

Al-Khalil, M., Saddiki, H., Habash, N. & Cavalli-Sforza, V., Jul 2018, Association for Computational Linguistics: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Natural Language Processing Techniques for Educational Applications. Melbourne, Australia, p. 20-29

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feature Optimization for Predicting Readability of Arabic L1 and L2

Saddiki, H., Habash, N., Cavalli-Sforza, V. & Al Khalil, M., Jun 29 2018. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fine-Grained Arabic Dialect Identification

Salameh, M., Bouamor, H. & Habash, N., 2018, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, p. 1332-1344 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Improving domain independent question parsing with synthetic treebanks

Boukaram, H. A., Habash, N., Ziadee, M. & Sakr, M., Jan 1 2018, LAW-MWE-CxG 2018 - Joint Workshop on Linguistic Annotation, Multiword Expressions and Constructions, Proceedings of the Workshop. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 214-221 8 p. (LAW-MWE-CxG 2018 - Joint Workshop on Linguistic Annotation, Multiword Expressions and Constructions, Proceedings of the Workshop).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Improving Domain Independent Question Parsing with Synthetic Treebanks

Boukaram, H-A., Habash, N., Ziadee, M. & Sakr, M., Aug 1 2018, Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Linguistic Annotation, Multiword Expressions and Constructions (LAW-MWE-CxG-2018). Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Madari: A web interface for joint Arabic morphological annotation and spelling correction

Obeid, O., Khalifa, S., Habash, N., Bouamor, H., Zaghouani, W. & Oflazer, K., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 2616-2622 7 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

NLP for Arabic and related languages

Diab, M., Habash, N. & Zitouni, I., Jan 1 2018, In : Revue Traitement Automatique des Langues. 58, 3, p. 9-13 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Noise-robust morphological disambiguation for dialectal arabic

Zalmout, N., Erdmann, A. & Habash, N., Jan 1 2018, Long Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 953-964 12 p. (NAACL HLT 2018 - 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies - Proceedings of the Conference; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Noise-Robust Morphological Disambiguation for Dialectal Arabic

Zalmout, N., Erdmann, A. & Habash, N., May 30 2018. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

OMAM at SemEval-2017 Task 4: English Sentiment Analysis with Conditional Random Fields

Onyibe, C. & Habash, N., 2018. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Palmyra: A platform independent dependency annotation tool for morphologically rich languages

Javed, T., Habash, N. & Taji, D., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 2185-2188 4 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The madar Arabic dialect corpus and lexicon

Bouamor, H., Habash, N., Salameh, M., Zaghouani, W., Rambow, O., Abdulrahim, D., Obeid, O., Khalifa, S., Eryani, F., Erdmann, A. & Oflazer, K., 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3387-3396 10 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Unified guidelines and resources for Arabic dialect orthography

Habash, N., Eryani, F., Khalifa, S., Rambow, O., Abdulrahim, D., Erdmann, A., Faraj, R., Zaghouani, W., Bouamor, H., Zalmout, N., Hassan, S., Al-Shargi, F., Alkhereyf, S., Abdulkareem, B., Eskander, R., Salameh, M. & Saddiki, H., May 7 2018, LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Isahara, H., Maegaard, B., Piperidis, S., Cieri, C., Declerck, T., Hasida, K., Mazo, H., Choukri, K., Goggi, S., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Calzolari, N., Odijk, J. & Tokunaga, T. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3628-3637 10 p. (LREC 2018 - 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Utilizing character and word embeddings for text normalization with sequence-to-sequence models

Watson, D., Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, EMNLP 2018. Riloff, E., Chiang, D., Hockenmaier, J. & Tsujii, J. (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 837-843 7 p. (Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, EMNLP 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

A Characterization Study of Arabic Twitter Data with a Benchmarking for State-of-the-Art Opinion Mining Models

Baly, R., Badaro, G., El-Khoury, G., Moukalled, R., Aoun, R., Hajj, H., El-Hajj, W., Habash, N. & Shaban, K., Apr 1 2017, Proceedings of the Third Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop. Valencia, Spain: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A Morphological Analyzer for Gulf Arabic Verbs

Khalifa, S., Hassan, S. & Habash, N., Apr 1 2017, Proceedings of the Third Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop. Valencia, Spain: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 35-45 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A parallel corpus for evaluating machine translation between Arabic and european languages

Habash, N., Zalmout, N., Taji, D., Hieu, H. & Alzate, M., Jan 1 2017, Short Papers. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 235-241 7 p. (15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, EACL 2017 - Proceedings of Conference; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution