2021

Raviteja Anantha, Svitlana Vakulenko, Zhucheng Tu, Shayne Longpre, Stephen Pulman, Srinivas Chappidi. Open-Domain Question Answering Goes Conversational via Question Rewriting. NAACL. [PDF] [Dataset]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Nikos Voskarides, Zhucheng Tu, Shayne Longpre. Leveraging Query Resolution and Reading Comprehension for Conversational Passage Retrieval. TREC. [PDF] [Code]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Nikos Voskarides, Zhucheng Tu, Shayne Longpre. A Comparison of Question Rewriting Methods for Conversational Passage Retrieval. ECIR. [PDF] [Slides] [Poster] [Video] [Resources]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Shayne Longpre, Zhucheng Tu, Raviteja Anantha. Question Rewriting for Conversational Question Answering. WSDM. [PDF] [Slides] [Poster] [Video]

2020

Svitlana Vakulenko, Vadim Savenkov, Maarten de Rijke. Conversational Browsing. arXiv. [PDF] [Dataset] [Code]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Shayne Longpre, Zhucheng Tu, Raviteja Anantha. A Wrong Answer or a Wrong Question? An Intricate Relationship between Question Reformulation and Answer Selection in Conversational Question Answering. SCAI (EMNLP). Best paper award [PDF] [Slides] [Poster] [Video]

Vera Provatorova, Svitlana Vakulenko, Evangelos Kanoulas, Koen Dercksen, Johannes M. van Hulst. Named Entity Recognition and Linking on Historical Newspapers: UvA.ILPS & REL at CLEF HIPE 2020. CLEF (Working Notes). [PDF] [Video]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Evangelos Kanoulas, Maarten de Rijke. An Analysis of Mixed Initiative and Collaboration in Information-Seeking Dialogues. SIGIR. [PDF] [Slides] [BibTeX]

Krisztian Balog, Lucie Flekova, Matthias Hagen, Rosie Jones, Martin Potthast, Filip Radlinski, Mark Sanderson, Svitlana Vakulenko, Hamed Zamani. Common Conversational Community Prototype: Scholarly Conversational Assistant. Conversational Search (Dagstuhl Seminar 19461). [PDF]

2019

Svitlana Vakulenko. Knowledge-based Conversational Search. PhD thesis. Technical University of Vienna. [PDF] [Slides] [BibTeX]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Javier D. Fernandez, Axel Polleres, Maarten de Rijke and Michael Cochez. Message Passing for Complex Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs. CIKM. [PDF] [Code] [Slides]

Kathrin Figl, Samuel Kiessling, Christiane Rank, Svitlana Vakulenko. The Effect of Fake News Flags on the Believability of Social Media Posts. ICIS. [PDF]

Sophia Keyner, Vadim Savenkov and Svitlana Vakulenko. Open Data Chatbot. ESWC. [PDF] [Code]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Kate Revoredo, Claudio Di Ciccio and Maarten de Rijke. QRFA: A Data-Driven Model of Information Seeking Dialogues. ECIR. Best paper award in the User track [PDF] [Code] [Blog]

2018

Svitlana Vakulenko, Maarten de Rijke, Michael Cochez, Vadim Savenkov and Axel Polleres. Measuring Semantic Coherence of a Conversation. ISWC. Spotlight paper [PDF] [Code] [Slides] [Blog] [Video]

2017

Svitlana Vakulenko, Ilya Markov and Maarten de Rijke. Conversational Exploratory Search via Interactive Storytelling. SCAI (ICTIR). [PDF] [Slides] [Poster]

Svitlana Vakulenko and Vadim Savenkov. TableQA: Question Answering on Tabular Data. SEMANTiCS (demo). Nominee for the best paper award in the Poster & Demo Track [HTML] [PDF] [Code] [Demo] [Slides]

Sebastian Neumaier, Vadim Savenkov and Svitlana Vakulenko. Talking Open Data. ESWC (demo). [PDF] [Chatbot Messenger] [Chatbot Skype]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Lyndon Nixon, and Mihai Lupu. Character-based Neural Embeddings for Tweet Clustering. SocialNLP (EACL). [PDF] [Code] [Slides]

Albert Weichselbraun, Stefan Gindl, Fabian Fischer, Svitlana Vakulenko, and Arno Scharl. Aspect-Based Extraction and Analysis of Affective Knowledge from Social Media Streams. IEEE Intelligent Systems. [PDF]

2016

Svitlana Vakulenko, Albert Weichselbraun, and Arno Scharl. Detection of valid sentiment-target pairs in online product reviews and news media articles. WI. [PDF] [Slides]

Svitlana Vakulenko, Max Goebel, Arno Scharl, Lyndon Nixon. Visualising the Propagation of News on the Web. NewsIR (ECIR). [PDF] [Slides]

2015

Gregory Katsios, Svitlana Vakulenko, Anastasia Krithara and Georgios Paliouras. Towards Open Domain Event Extraction from Twitter: REVEALing Entity Relations. DERIVE (ESWC). [PDF]

2014

Svitlana Vakulenko, Oliver Mueller, Jan vom Brocke. Enriching iTunes App Store Categories via Topic Modeling. ICIS. [PDF] [Poster] [Code] [Demo]

Nadine Reuter, Svitlana Vakulenko, Jan vom Brocke, Stefan Debortoli, Oliver Mueller. Identifying the Role of Information Systems in Achieving Energy-Related Environmental Sustainability using Text Mining. ECIS. [PDF]

Andrea Herbst, Alexander Simons, Jan vom Brocke, Oliver Mueller, Stefan Debortoli, Svitlana Vakulenko. Identifying and Characterizing Topics in Enterprise Content Management: a Latent Semantic Analysis of Vendor Case Studies. ECIS. [PDF]

2013

Peep Kungas, Siim Karus, Svitlana Vakulenko, Marlon Dumas, Cristhian Parra, Fabio Casati. Reverse-engineering Conference Rankings: What Does It Take to Make a Reputable Conference? Scientometrics. [PDF]

2012

Svitlana Vakulenko, Sudhir Agarwal. CoAggregator: User-Driven Approach to Web Aggregation. Technical report. AIFB/KIT. [PDF] [Video1] [Video2]

2011

Svitlana Vakulenko. Extraction of Process Models from Business Process Descriptions. Master thesis. University of Tartu. [PDF]