Christiane D. Fellbaum

Senior Research Scholar

Department of Computer Science
35 Olden Street Princeton University
New Jersey 08540-5233

Phone: 609-258-2824
Fax: 609-258-1771

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Co-Founder and Co-President of the Global WordNet Association

Wolfgang Paul Prize

2006 Antonio Zampolli Prize (with George A. Miller)

Partner in the European Projects KYOTO, SIERA

Permanent Fellow and Member of the Center for Language, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
Member, Board of Directors, American Friends of the Humboldt Foundation

Work currently supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the European Union (Seventh Framework), the Frank Moss Foundation and the Tim Gill Foundation

Wall Street Journal article on corpora

LIN/TRA 308 Bilingualism
LIN201 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
FRS Evolution of Human Language

Selected publications from the 21st century

Fellbaum, C., (2000). Autotroponymy. In: Ravin, Y. and Leacock, C. (eds.): Polysemy, pp. 52-67. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fong, S., Fellbaum, C., and D. Lebeaux, (2000). Semantic Templates and Transitivity Alternations in the Lexicon. Proceedings of TALN 2000 , Lausanne, Switzerland.

Fong, S., Fellbaum, C., and D. Lebeaux, (2001). Ghosts, Shadows, and Resultatives: The Lexical Representation of Verbs. Traitement Automatique de Langue, Vol. 42. No. 3, 767-797.

Fellbaum, C. (2002). On the Semantics of Troponymy. In: Green, R., Bean, C., Myaeng, S. (eds.): Relations. Dordrecht, Holland: Kluwer.

Fellbaum, C. and Grabowski, A. (2002). Polysemy and the (Mental) Lexicon. In: Lenci, A., and di Tomaso, V. (Eds.) Exploring the Lexicon: Theory and Computation, 7-16. Alessandria, Italy: Edizione dell'Orso.

Fellbaum, C. (2002). Parallel Hierarchies in the Verb Lexicon. Proceedings of the OntoLex Workshop , LREC, Las Palmas, Spain (2002).

Fellbaum, C. (2002). VP Idioms in the Lexicon: Topics for Research Using a Very Large Corpus. In: Busemann, S., (Ed.), Proceedings of KONVENS 2002, Saarbruecken, Germany: DFKI

Fellbaum, C., Kramer, U., and Stantcheva, D. (2003). Etwas and eins in VP-Idiomen. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Institut fuer Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, Germany.

Fellbaum, C. (2003). Distinguishing Verb Types in a Lexical Ontology. Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon. ISSCO, Geneva.

Smith, B. and Fellbaum, C. (2004). Medical WordNet: A New Methodology for the Construction and Validation of Information Resources for Consumer Health. In: Proceedings of COLING, Geneva.

Neumann, G., Fellbaum, C., Geyken, A., Herold, A., Huemmer, C., Koerner, F., Kramer, U., Krell, K., Sokirko, A., Stantcheva, D., and Stathi, K. (2004). A Corpus-Based Lexical Resource of German Idioms. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Electronic Lexicons, eds. P. Saint Dizier and M. Zock, COLING, Geneva.

Geyken, A., Sokirko, A., Rehbein, I., and Fellbaum, C. (2004). What is the optimal corpus size for the study of idioms? Annual meeting of the German Linguistic Society, Mainz February 2004.

Sojka, Petr, Pala, Karel, Smrz, Pavel, Fellbaum, Christiane, and Vossen, Piek, Eds. (2004). Proceedings of the Second International WordNet Conference. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

Fellbaum, C. (2004). Idiome in einem Digitalen Lexikalischen System. Linguistik und Literatur, Vol. 34, no. 136, 56-71.

Fellbaum, C., Neumann, G., and Kramer, U. (2004). Corpusbasierte lexikographische Erfassung und linguistische Analyse deutscher Idiome. Proceedings of the 2004 Europhras conference, Basel, Switzerland.

Fellbaum, C., Delfs, L., Wolff, S., and Palmer, M. (2005). Word Meaning in Dictionaries, Corpora, and the Speaker's Mind., In: Barnbrook, G., Danielsson, P., and Mahlberg, M. (Eds.), Meaningful Texts: The Extraction of Semantic Information from Monolingual and Multilingual Corpora. Birmingham, UK: Birmingham University Press, 31-38.

Fellbaum, C. (2005). Examining the Constraints on the Benefactive Alternation by Using the World Wide Web as a Corpus. In: Reis, Marga and Kepser, Stephan (eds.), Evidence in Linguistics: Empirical, Theoretical, and Computational Perspectives. Mouton de Gruyter, 209-240.

Palmer, M., Dang, H., and Fellbaum, C. (2005). Making fine-grained and coarse-grained sense distinctions. Journal of Natural Language Engineering.

Kramer, U., Neumann, G., Stathi, K. and Fellbaum. C. (2005). Kollokationen im Woerterbuch:Das Wolfgang Paul-Preis Projekt an der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Zeitschrift fuer Germanistik.

Fellbaum, C. (2005). Theories of human semantic representation of the mental lexicon. In: Cruse, D. A. (Ed.), Handbook of Linguistics and Communication Science, Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter, 1749-1758.

Basu, C., Merrell, M.A., Fellbaum, C., Talbert, D., Kolpack, J., Honeycutt, M., Alonso, R., and Bloom, J. (2005) Automated Knowledge Discovery System: A Business Case Study in Ontology Development and Use. Proceedings of FOMI, Lago di Garda, Italy.

Fellbaum, C., and Stathi. E. (2006). Ididome in der Grammatik und im Kontext: We bruellt hier die Leviten? In: Proost, K., and Winkler, E. (Eds.) ``Von Intentionalitaet zur Bedeutung konventionalisierter Zeichen.'' Berlin:deGruyter, 125-146.

Boyd-Graber, J., Fellbaum, C., Osherson, D., and Schapire, R. (2006). Adding dense, weighted, connections to WordNet. In: Proceedings of the Third Global WordNet Meeting, Jeju Island, Korea, January 2006.

Keyvan, F., Borjian, H., Kasheff, M., and Fellbaum, C. (2006). Developing PersiaNet: The Persian WordNet. In: Proceedings of the Third Global WordNet Meeting, Jeju Island, Korea, January 2006.

Elkateb. S., Black, W., Farwell, D., Rodroguez, H., Alkhalifa, M., Pease, A., Vossen, P., and Fellbaum, C. (2006). Challenges of Building an Arabic WordNet. Sixth International Conference on Language Engineering, Cairo, Egypt.

Fellbaum. C. Ed. (2006) Corpus-Based Studies of German Idioms and Light Verbs. Special issue of the Journal of Lexicography, 19.4.

Fellbaum, C. Ed. (2007). Collocations and Idioms: Corpus-Based Linguistic and Lexicographic Studies. Continuum Press, Birmingham, UK.

Fellbaum, C. (2007). The Ontological Loneliness of Idioms. In: Schalley, A., and Zaefferer, D. (Eds.), Ontolinguistics, Mouton.

Fellbaum, C., Osherson, A., and Clark, P. (2007). Putting Semantics into WordNet's "Morphosemantic" Links. Proceedings of the Third Language and Technology Conference, Poznan (Poland). Reprinted in Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5603:350-358 (2009).

Firenze, A., and Fellbaum, C. (2008). Analyse sur corpus d'expressions figees de l'allemand. Linguisticae Investigationes 31:2, 158-172.

Clark, P., Fellbaum, C., Hobbs, J., Harrison, P., Murray, W. and J. Thompson. (2008). Augmenting WordNet for Deep Understanding of Text. ACL-SigSem, Venice, Italy.

Pala, Karel, Bosch, Sonja and Fellbaum, Christiane (2008). Building Resources for African Languages. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Language Resources and Evaluation, Paris: ELRA.

Fellbaum, C. (to appear). The syntax and grammar of idioms. In: Kiss, Tibor and Alexiadou, Artemis (eds.) Handbook of Syntax. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Fellbaum, C. (2011). Idioms and Collocations. In: Maienborn, C. et al. (eds.) Handbook of Semantics. Berlin: deGruyter.

Nikolova, S., Boyd-Graber, J., and Fellbaum, C. (2012). Collecting Semantic Similarity Ratings to Connect Concepts in Assistive Communication Tools. In: A. Storrer et al., Eds. Modeling, Learning and Processing of Text Technological Data Structures. Studies in Computational Intelligence. Heidelberg/New York: Springer, 81-93.

Bosch, Sonja and Fellbaum, Christiane (2009). A Comparative View of Noun Compounds in English and Zulu. In: Festschrift for Karel Pala, Brno, Czech Republic.

Agirre, E., Lopez de Lacalle, O., Fellbaum, C., Marchetti, A., Toral, A., and Vossen, P. (2009). SemEval-2010 Task 17: All-words Word Sense Disambiguation on a Specific Domain. Proceedings of NAACL workshop on Semantic Evaluations (SEW-2009), Boulder, CO.

Ma, Xiaojuan, Fellbaum, Christiane and Perry Cook (2010). Semantic Labeling of Non-Speech Audio Clips. EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.

Mathieu, Yvette Yannick and Christiane Fellbaum (2010). Verbs of Emotion in French and English. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWC-2010), Mumbai, India.

Ma, Xiaojuan, Fellbaum, Christiane and Cook, Perry (2010). SoundNet: Investigating a Language Composed of Environmental Sounds. Proceedings of ACM-CHI.

Pala, K., Fellbaum, C. and Bosch, S. (2010). Lexical Resources for Noun Compounds in Czech, English and Zulu. In: Proceedings of Lexical Resources in the European Community Malta, May 2010.

Fellbaum, C. and Vossen, P. (2012). The Challenge of Multilingual WordNets. Lexical Resources and Evaluation 46: 313-326.

Fellbaum, Christiane and Baker, Collin (2013). Representing verb meaning in complementary resources. Linguistics 54.1:707-728.

Passonneau, R., Baker, Collin, Fellbaum, Christiane and Ide, Nancy (2012). ``The MASC Word Sense Corpus.'' Proceedings of LREC, Istanbul.

de Melo, G., Baker, C., Ide, N., Passonneau, R. and Fellbaum, C. (2012). Empirical Comparisons of MASC Word Sense Annotations. Proceedings of LREC, Istanbul, Turkey

Fellbaum, C. (2012). Intransitives and Agentivity. In: Van Peteghem, M., Lauwers, P., Demol, A., Tobback, E. and De Wilde, L. (Eds.) Hommages a Dominique Willems. Academia Press, Ghent, Belgium.

Fellbaum, Christiane and Yvette Yannick Mathieu (2012). Scalar Properties of Emotion Verbs and Their Representation in WordNet. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWC-201)2, Matsue, Japan.

Fellbaum, C. (to appear 2013). WordNet. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, ed. C. A. Chapelle. Wiley/Blackwell.

Fellbaum, C. (2013). Purpose Verbs. In: Pustejovsky, J., Bouillon, P., Isahara, H., Kanzaki, K. and Lee, C. (eds.), Recent Trends in Generative Lexicon Theory. Berlin: Springer, 371-384.

Chiarcos, C., McCrae, J., Cimiano, P. and Fellbaum, C. (2013). Towards Open Data for Linguistics: Linguistic Linked Data. In: Oltramari, A., Qin. L., Vossen, P. and Hovy, E. (Eds.): New Trends in Research in Ontologies and Lexical Resources. New York: Springer, 7-25.

Sheinman, Vera, Fellbaum, Christiane, Julien, Isaac, Schulam, Peter and Tokunaga, Takenobu (2013). Large, huge or gigantic: Identifying and encoding intensity relations among adjectives in WordNet. Lexical Resources and Evaluation 47.3: 797-818.

Fellbaum, C. (to appear). ``Lexical Relations.'' The Oxford Handbook of the Word John Taylor (Ed.), Oxford University Press.

Fellbaum, C. (to appear). ``Treatment of Multi-Word Units. The Oxford Handbook of Lexicography P. Durkin (Ed.), Oxford University Press.

Fellbaum, C. and Felder, E. (2013). ``Faktivitaetsherstellung in Diskursen.'' In: Felder, Ekkehard (Ed.) Sprache und Wissen. New York: DeGruyter.

Hoffmann, Holger and Fellbaum, Christiane (2012). Machine learning-based classification of complex texts simplified by laymen. Proceedings of HICCS-46 (Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences).

Fellbaum, Christiane and Rapoport, Tova (2013). A Lexical and Information Structure Account of English Instrument-Subject Constructions. Proceedings of MTT13 (Meaning, Text and Translation) Charles University, Prague, 41-49.

Fellbaum, Christiane and Mathieu, Yannick (2014). A corpus-based construction of emotion verb scales. Linguistic Approaches to Emotions in Context . F. Baider and G. Cislaru, eds. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 99-112.

Mamoun Abu Helou, Matteo Palmonari, Mustafa Jarrar and Christiane Fellbaum (2014). Towards Building Lexical Ontology via Cross-Language Matching. Proceedings of the Seventh Global Wordnet Conference. Tartu, Estonia.

Non-scientific writings

Fellbaum, C. (2004). Klimavergleich D-US, oder: Die unertraegliche Leichtigkeit des akademischen Lebens. In : Gegenworte Vol. 14, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Reprinted in: Claudia Koepernik, Johannes Moes, and Sandra Tiefel (Eds.): Handbuch Promovieren mit Perspektive. Ein Ratgeber von und fuer DoktorandInnen. Bertelsmann: Bielefeld 2005.

Fellbaum, C. (2005). Einsteinsche Beruehrungsreliquien. In: Gegenworte Vol. 16, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Fellbaum, C. (2013). Obituary George A. Miller. Computational Linguistics.