Publications

2002

C. Barrière and M. Hermet
Causality taking root in Terminology
to appear in Proceedings of TKE'2002 (Terminology and Knowledge Engineering), Nancy, France, August 2002

C. Barrière and L. Duquette
A Cognitive-based Model for the Development of a reading tool in FSL
to appear in CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning), Fall 2002

C. Barrière
Hierarchical Refinement and Representation of the Causal Relation
to appear in Terminology, vol. 8, no. 1

C. Barrière
SeRT - A tool for Knowledge Extraction from Text
Presented at CLiNE (Computational Linguistics in the North East), Montreal, May 2002, (slides)
 

2001

C. Barrière
Investigating the Causal Relation in Informative Texts
Terminology, vol. 7 no. 2

C. Barrière and Terry Copeck
Building domain knowledge from specialized texts
TIA'2001 : Terminologie et Intelligence Artificielle, France, May 2001, p. 109-118

C. Barrière and L. Duquette
Reading comprehension: CALL and NLP
Proceedings of Call -- The challenge of Change, Elm Bank Publications, Exeter, September 2001

C. Barrière and S. Zaki
Revision d'une hypothèse fausse pour les mesures de similarité des mots dans les corpus
rapport technique, TR-2001-03, SITE, Université d'Ottawa

C. Barrière and J. Tétreault
Automatic MT evaluation in bi-directional systems
technical report, TR-2001-04, SITE, University of Ottawa
 

2000

C. Barrière and F. Popowich
Expanding the type hierarchy with non-lexical concepts
Proceedings of Canadian AI,  Best Paper Award, May 2000, p. 53-68
Springer Verlag
 

1999

C. Barrière and  F. Popowich
An iterative construction approach for Lexical Knowledge Bases  (postcript)
provisionnaly accepted (May 2000) in Computational Intelligence Journal but not resubmitted

I. Meyer and K. Mackintosh and C. Barrière and T. Morgan
Conceptual Sampling for Terminographical Corpus Analysis
Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on Terminology and Knowledge Engineering (TKE99)
Innsbruck, Austria, August 1999, p. 256-267

Caroline Barrière
A clustering method for the automatic definition of contexts
Recueil du Colloque du CREAL (Centre de Recherche en Enseignement et Apprentissage des Langues) de l'universite d'Ottawa
Invited Paper, Ottawa, Canada, May 1999, p. 47-52
 

1998

Caroline Barrière
Redundancy: helping semantic disambiguation
Proceedings of ACL-COLING'98, p. 103-109
Montreal, Canada, August 1998

Caroline Barrière and Dan Fass.
Dictionary validation through a clustering technique
Proceedings of Euralex'98 conference,Liège, Belgium, August 1998, p. 67-76

Caroline Barrière and R. Plamondon.
Human Identification of Letters in Mixed Script Handwriting: An Upper Bound on Recognition Rates
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, February 1998, vol. 28, no. 1, Part B, p. 78-82

1997

Caroline Barrière.
From a Children's First Dictionary to a Lexical Knowledge Base of Conceptual Graphs
Ph.D. Thesis, completed in June 1997, 323 pages, Postcript file available online

1996

Caroline Barrière and Fred Popowich.
Building a noun taxonomy from a children's dictionary.
In Euralex'96: Seventh EURALEX International Congress on Lexicography, pages 27-35, Goteborg, Sweden, August 1996.

Caroline Barrière and Fred Popowich.
Concept clustering and knowledge integration from a children's dictionary.
In Proc. of the 16th COLING, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1996, p. 65-70

Caroline Barrière and Fred Popowich.
A dynamic lexical knowledge base for natural language processing.
In AAAI-96 Fall Symposium: Knowledge Representation Systems Based on Natural Language, Cambridge, MA, November 1996.

Caroline Barrière.
Including Certainty Terms into a Knowledge Base of Conceptual Graphs.
In Actes du premier colloque étudiant de linguistique informatique de Montréal, Montreal, Juin 1996.
 
 

1995

Caroline Barrière.
From machine readable dictionaries to a lexical knowledge base of conceptual graphs.
In Supplementary Proceedings of the International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'95), August 1995.
Awarded Best Student Research Proposal.
 
 

1994

R. Plamondon, S. Clergeau, and C. Barrière.
Handwritten sentence recognition: from signal to syntax.
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR'94, 1994.
 
 

1993

R. Plamondon, C.Y. Suen, M. Bourdeau, and C. Barrière.
Methodologies for evaluating thinning algorithms for character recognition.
International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 7(5):1247-1270, October 1993.

C. Barrière and R. Plamondon.
Analyzing overlapping patterns to recognize letters in handwritten words.
In A. Basu and X. Li, editors, Computer Vision: Systems, Theory and Applications, pages 77-98. World Scientific, 1993.
 
 

1992

C. Barrière and R. Plamondon.
Réealisation d'un logiciel pour la reconnaissance de symboles discrets.
Technical Report EPM/RT-92/38, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, 1992.

C. Barrière and R. Plamondon.
Recognizing sequences of letters in mixed-script handwriting.
In Proceedings of the Vision Interface Conference, VI'92, 1992.

C. Barrière and R. Plamondon.
Réseaux neuronaux et mesure de similarité pour la reconnaissance d'écriture cursive.
In Colloque National sur l'Ecrit et le Document, CNED'92, pages 178-186, 1992.
 
 

1991

Caroline Barrière.
Exploration de l'approche par réseaux neuronaux pour la reconnaissance de symboles manuscrits.
Master's thesis, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Decembre 1991.