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The Natural Language Processing (NLP) Group at Warwick is comprised of PhD and postdoctoral students, professors and others who are interested in solving computational problems related to the understanding of human language. This encompasses a wide range of topics including sentiment analysis, topic/event extraction, question answering, cross-modal retrieval, text illustration, social media analysis and many more, typically approached with machine learning.


  • August 2021, Dr. Lin Gui has a paper on understanding patient reviews accepted by Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.
  • August 2021, 4 papers accepted by EMNLP 2021 (3 main, 1 Findings).
  • August 2021, Wenjia Zhang has a paper on multimodal fake news detection accepted by CIKM 2021.
  • August 2021, Prof. Yulan He delivered a tutorial on recent developments in sentiment analysis in the Oxford Machine Learning Summer School.
  • June 2021, Rilwan Adewoyin has a paper accepted by the Machine Learning journal.
  • May 2021, Dr. Lin Gui has been promoted to Senior Research Fellow.
  • May 2021, 5 papers accepted by ACL 2021 (3 main, 2 Findings).
  • March 2021, we have a paper accepted by NAACL 2021.
  • January 2021, we have a paper accepted by WWW 2021, in collaboration with Harbin Institute of Technology.
  • January 2021, 2 papers accepted by EACL 2021.
  • December 2020, 2 papers accepted by AAAI 2021, in collaboration with Southeast University.
  • November 2020, Prof. Yulan He was among 15 UK academics to win a Turing AI Acceleration Fellowship.
  • October 2020, Prof. Yulan He and her then PhD student Chenghua Lin won the Test of Time Award in CIKM 2020 for their paper on sentiment analysis published in CIKM 2009,
  • September 2020, 2 papers accepted by COLING 2020.
  • June 2020, Lin Gui won the "The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine Post-Doctoral Research Prize". Congratulations, Lin!
  • May 2020, Lin Gui has a paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
  • April 2020, Lixing Zhu has a paper accepted by Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL).
  • April 2020, 3 papers accepted by ACL 2020.