Contact

Computational Linguistics Research Group
University of Wolverhampton
MB109 Stafford Street
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
WV1 1SB
Email: M.Rios@wlv.ac.uk

Research Interests

My research interests are in Semantic Textual Similarity, Recognizing Textual Entailment, Evaluation of Machine Translation, and Word Sense Disambiguation.

Degrees

MSc (Computer Science), June 2010
From: Centre for Computing Research, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Thesis: Word Sense Disambiguation and Recognizing Textual Entailment with Statistical Methods
Advisors: Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay

BEng (Computer Systems Engineering), June 2008
From: Superior School of Computing, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Thesis: Word Sense Disambiguation Using Synonyms
Advisors: Alexander Gelbukh and Macario Hernández-Cruz

Activities

Reviewer for the RANLP-2011.
Reviewer for CICLing-2012.

Publications

2014

M. Rios, L. Specia, A. Gelbukh and R. Mitkov. Statistical Relational Learning to Recognise Textual Entailment. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, CICLing 2014, ISSN 0302-9743, Springer, 2014, pp. 330–339.

2012

M. Rios, A. Gelbukh. Recognizing Textual Entailment with Similarity Metrics. Research in Computing Science, ISSN 1870-4069, Vol. 58, 2012, pp. 337–347.

M. Rios, A. Gelbukh. Recognizing Textual Entailment with a Semantic Edit Distance Metric. 2012 11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI), IEEE CS Press, 2012, ISBN 978-0-7695-4904-0, DOI 10.1109/MICAI.2012.29, pp. 15–20.

R. Mitkov, R. Evans, C. Orasan, I. Dornescu, M. Rios. Coreference Resolution: To What Extent Does It Help NLP Applications? Proceedings of Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD 2012). Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7499, 2012, pp. 16-27.

M. Rios, W. Aziz, and L. Specia. UOW: Semantically Informed Text Similarity. Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2012).

2011

M. Rios, W. Aziz, and L. Specia. TINE: A Metric to Assess MT Adequacy. In Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT-2011), Edinburgh, UK.

W. Aziz, M. Rios, and L. Specia. Shallow Semantic Trees for SMT. In Sixth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT-2011), Edinburgh, UK.

W. Aziz, M. Rios, and L. Specia. Improving Chunk-based Semantic Role Labeling with Lexical Features. In Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP-2011), Hissar, Bulgaria.

2010

M. Rios, A. Gelbukh, and S. Bandyopadhyay Recognizing Textual Entailment Using a Machine Learning Approach. Proceedings of MICAI 2010, 9th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

M. Rios, A. Gelbukh, and S. Bandyopadhyay Recognizing Textual Entailment with Statistical Methods. Proceedings of MCPR 2010, 2nd Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.

2009

M. Rios, A. Gelbukh, and S. Bandyopadhyay Web-based Variant of the Lesk Approach to Word Sense Disambiguation. Proceedings of MICAI 2009, 8th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ISBN 978-0-7695-3933-1, IEEE CS Press, 2009, pp. 103–107.

2008

M. Rios, S. Godoy Calderon, and A. Gelbukh Word Sense Disambiguation with the KORA-Ω Algorithm. Advances in Intelligent and Information Technologies. Special issue of Journal Research in Computing Science, ISSN 1870-4069, N 38, 2008, pp. 263–270.