Conference Proceedings

 

  1. Lee, Sophia Yat Mei, Daming Dai, Shoushan Li and Kathleen Ahrens. 2011. Extracting Pseudo-labeled Samples for Sentiment Classification using Emotion Keywords. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Language Processing 2011 (IALP 2011). November 15-17, Penang, Malaysia: University Sains Malaysia.

  2. Gong, Shu-ping and Kathleen Ahrens. 2011. The Role of Prior Knowledge in Vague Text Comprehension. In the Proceedings of the 23rd Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2011). September 8-9, Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. Pp. 252-264.

  3. Hong, Jia-Fei, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2011. Event Structure of Transitive Verb: A MARVS perspective (及物動詞的事件結構:以 MARVS 理論出發). In the Proceedings of the 12th Chinese Lexical Semantic Workshop (CLSW 2011). May 3-5, Taipei: National Taiwan University. Pp. 108-115.

  4. Hong, Jia-Fei, Sue-Jin Ker, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Using Corpus-based Linguistic Approaches in Sense Prediction Study. In the Proceedings of The 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 24). November 4-7, Sendai, Japan: Tohoku University. Pp. 399-407.

  5. Hong, Jia-Fei, Sue-Jin Ker, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. Sense Prediction Study: Two corpus-driven linguistic Approaches. In the Proceedings of the 11th Chinese Lexical Semantic Workshop (CLSW 2010). May 21-23, Suzhou, China: SooChow University. Pp. 239-246.

  6. Ahrens, Kathleen. 2009. Finding What You Expect to See. In the Proceedings of Contextualizing and Understanding: New Advances from Multidisciplinary and Cross-cultural Approaches. October 18-19, Taipei, National Taiwan University.

  7. Hong, Jia-Fei, Sue-Jin Ker, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2009. Corpus-driven Linguistic Approaches to Sense Prediction. In the Proceedings of the 10th Chinese Lexical Semantic Workshop (CLSW 2009), July 27-31, China: Ludong University, pp 73-79. 

  8. Hong, Jia-Fei, Sue-Jin Ker, Chu-Ren Huang, Kathleen Ahrens and Guan-Xun Li. 2009. Corpus-driven Approaches to Sense Prediction. In the Proceedings of the 10th Chinese National Conference on computational Linguistics (CNCCL 2009), July 24-28, China: Ludong University, pp 167-172. 

  9. Chang, Y. J., and Ahrens, Kathleen. 2008. Towards a Model for the Prediction of Chinese Novel Verbs. In the Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC), November 20-22, The University of the Philippines Visayas Cebu College.

  10. Hong, Jia-Fei, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2008. The Polysemy of Da3: An ontology-based study. In the Proceedings of the 9th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW 2008). Singapore: National University of Singapore. July, 13-16. pp. 51-64. 

  11. Hong, Jia-Fei, Chu-Ren Huang and Kathleen Ahrens. 2007. Event Selection and Coercion of Two Verbs of Ingestion. In the Proceedings of the 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop 2007 (CLSW2007). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, May 21-23, pp. 59-65.

  12. Hong, Jia-Fei, Chu-Ren Huang and Kathleen Ahrens. 2007. The Polysemy of Da3: An ontology-based lexical semantic study. In the Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC), November 1-3, Seoul National University. pp. 155-162.

  13. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens, Chung-Ping Cheng, Chu-Ren Huang and Petr Šimon. 2007. Computing Thresholds of Linguistic Saliency. In the Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC). November 1-3, Seoul, Korea. pp. 126-135.

  14. Gong, Shu-Ping, Ahrens, Kathleen, & Huang, Chu-ren. 2007. Chinese Sketch Engine and Mapping Principles: A Corpus-Based Study of Conceptual Metaphors Using the BUILDING Source Domain. In the Proceedings of the 8th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop 2007 (CLSW 2007). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, May 21-23, pp.130-136.

  15. Chung, Siaw-Fong and Kathleen Ahrens. 2006. Source Domain Determination: WordNet-SUMO and Collocation. In the Proceedings of Theme Session of Cognitive-linguistic Approaches: What Can We Gain by Computational Treatment of Data? The Second International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association. pp. 1-4.

  16. Ahrens, Kathleen. 2005. People in the State of the Union: Viewing Social Change through the Eyes of Presidents. In the Proceedings of the 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC). Taipei: Academia Sinica. pp. 43-50.

  17. Ahrens, Kathleen. 2005. Embodying the Self: A Linguistic Analysis. In S. F. Huang (Ed.), In the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Body & Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. National Taiwan University, Taipei. June 4-5. pp. 22(1)-22(19).

  18. Chung, Siaw-Fong and Kathleen Ahrens. 2004. Teaching economy metaphors: A psycholinguistic perspective through the CMM. In the Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium and book Fair on English Teaching. Volume 2. Taipei: ROC English Teachers' Association-Republic of China.

  19. Gong, Shu-Ping and Kathleen Ahrens. 2004. Congruent and incongruent metaphorical sentences processing in discourse: A reaction-time study. In S.-F. Huang (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-9). Taipei: Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Taiwan University. pp. 367-382.  

  20. Ahrens, Kathleen, Siaw-Fong Chung and Chu-Ren Huang. 2004. From Lexical Semantics to Conceptual Metaphors: Mapping Principle Verification with WordNet and SUMO. In Ji Donghong, Lua Kim Teng, and Wang Hui (Eds.), Recent Advancement in Chinese Lexical Semantics: Proceedings of 5th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-5). Singapore: COLIPS. pp. 99-106.

  21. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2004a. Using WordNet and SUMO to Determine Source Domains of Conceptual Metaphors. In Ji Donghong, Lua Kim Teng, and Wang Hui (Eds.), Recent Advancement in Chinese Lexical Semantics: Proceedings of 5th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-5). Singapore: COLIPS. pp. 91-98. 

  22. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2004b. RECESSION: Defining Source Domains through WordNet and SUMO. In the Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of Korea (LSK) International Conference. Volume II: General Sessions. Seoul: The Linguistic Society of Korea (LSK) and Yonsei Institute of Language and Information Science (ILIS). pp. 43-52. 

  23. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Chu-Ren Huang and Kathleen Ahrens. 2003. ECONOMY IS A TRANSPORTATION DEVICE: Contrasting Representation of Source Domain Knowledge in English and Chinese. In the Proceedings of the Special Session for the International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (NLP-KE): Upper Ontology and Natural Language Processing (UONLP). Beijing. pp. 790-796. 

  24. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens and Sung Yahui. 2003. STOCK MARKETS AS OCEAN WATER: A Corpus-based, Comparative Study in Mandarin Chinese, English and Spanish. In the Proceedings of the 17th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC), Singapore. pp. 124-133.

  25. Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens and Huang Chu-Ren. 2003. ECONOMY IS A PERSON: A Chinese-English Corpora and Ontological-based Comparison Using the Conceptual Mapping Model. In the Proceedings of the 15th ROCLING Conference for the Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, National Tsing-Hwa University, Taiwan.  pp.87-110.

  26. Ahrens, Kathleen, Chung Siaw-Fong, Huang Chu-Ren. 2003. Conceptual Metaphors: Ontology-based Representation and Corpora Driven Mapping Principles. In the Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on the Lexicon and Figurative Language. Sapporo, Japan. pp. 35-41.

  27. Ahrens, Kathleen. 2002. When Love is not Digested: Underlying Reasons for Source to Target Domain Pairing in the Contemporary Theory of Metaphor. In Yu Chau E. Hsiao (ed.) Proceeding of the First Cognitive Linguistics Conference, pp 273-302. Taipei: Cheng-Chi University. *

  28. Lai, Tzuyin, V. & Kathleen Ahrens. 2001. Mappings from the Source Domain of Plant in Mandarin Chinese. In Benjamin K. T'sou, Olivia O.Y. Kwong and Tom B.Y. Lai (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Language Information and Computation. City University of Hong Kong. pp. 203-209. 

  29. Kathleen Ahrens & Chu-Ren Huang.  2001. A Comparative Study of English and Chinese Synonym Pairs: An Approach based on The Module-Attribute Representation of Verbal Semantics. In Benjamin K. T'sou, Olivia O.Y. Kwong and Tom B.Y. Lai (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Language Information and Computation. City University of Hong Kong. pp. 27-32.  

 

*Note: Please refer to the following book chapter as an updated version of the Ahrens' (2002) paper: 

Ahrens, Kathleen. (2010). Mapping principles for conceptual metaphors. In Cameron Lynne, Alice Deignan, Graham Low & Zazie Todd (Eds.), Researching and applying metaphor in the real world (pp. 185-207). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.*