Recent & Upcoming Talks
Automatic Evaluation of Sentence Simplification
I present the first meta-evaluation of automatic metrics for Automatic Sentence Simplification focused on simplicity.
Mar 16, 2022 12:00
Queen Mary University of London (online)
Automatic Evaluation of Simplified Texts
I provide an overview of how automatically-simplified texts are currently evaluated, highlighting issues with resources and metrics for automatic evaluation, and proposing solutions based on recent work.
Feb 22, 2022 16:00
University of Wolverhampton (online)
Challenges in Evaluation of Automatic Text Simplification
I discuss how evaluating automatic simplifications is difficult, since we do not have metrics that measure simplicity with high confidence, nor human judgements majorly agree in what simple is.
Sep 24, 2021 09:00
ELRC Technical Workshop (online)
Multi-Operation Automatic Text Simplification
I present work that attempts to incorporate the multi-operation nature of Text Simplication into automatic models and evaluation resources.
Jul 5, 2021 14:00
The (Un)Suitability of Automatic Metrics for Sentence Simplification
I present the results of the first meta-evaluation of automatic metrics for Sentence Simplification, focused on simplicity judgements.
Mar 11, 2021 12:00
University of Sheffield (online)
Challenges in Automatic Evaluation of Text Simplification
I explain the limitations of evaluation resources for Text Simplification when assessing multi-operation simplifications, and present some of our latest work on overcoming them.
Nov 25, 2020 14:00
NLP with Friends (online)
Text Simplification Beyond Sentence-Level
I review our results on a manual analysis of professionally-produced simplifications, which sheds light on the transformation operations that humans perform at the document-level.
Oct 31, 2017 17:00