Marcos Garcia González

Postdoctoral Researcher (Juan de la Cierva formación grant) in Natural Language Processing
LyS (Language and Information Society) Group - University of A Coruna
Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction, Phonetics, Phonology & Speech

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Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics (Natural Language Processing) at the University of Santiago de Compostela (2014). (Best PhD Dissertation Award at PROPOR 2016 and Best PhD Award in Arts and Humanities 2014/2015 at the USC).
D.E.A. in Galician and Portuguese Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (2009).
MA in Linguistics at the University of Lisbon (2008).
Licenciatura in Portuguese Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (2005).

Affiliations

Member of the LyS Group, since 2016.
Former CiTIUS researcher (2011-2015).
Former member of the GE / ProLNat Group (2009-2015).
Visiting professor of the Voice Science Postgraduate at the ISAVE (2009).
Former member of the Galabra Group (2007-2008).
Former member of the Natural Language and Speech Group, NLX (2006-2007).

Publications

Natural Language Processing and Linguistics

  • García-Salido, Marcos and Marcos Garcia, 2017. Comparing learners’ and native speakers’ use of collocations in written Spanish. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL), in press.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Iván Rodríguez-Torres and Marcos Garcia, 2017. A Web Interface for Diachronic Semantic Search in Spanish. In Proceedings of the Demonstrations at the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2017), Valencia.
  • Garcia, Marcos, Marcos García-Salido and Margarita Alonso-Ramos, 2017. Using bilingual word-embeddings for multilingual collocation extraction. In Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2017) at the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2017), Valencia.
  • Gamallo, Pablo and Marcos Garcia, 2015. Multilingual Open Information Extraction. In Francisco Pereira, Penousal Machado, Ernesto Costa and Amílcar Cardoso (eds.): EPIA 2015, Progress in Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9273. Berlin: Springer-Verlag: 711-722.
  • Garcia, Marcos and Pablo Gamallo, 2015. Exploring the Effectiveness of Linguistic Knowledge for Biographical Relation Extraction. Natural Language Engineering, 21(4), p. 519-551.
  • Garcia, Marcos and Pablo Gamallo, 2015. Yet Another Suite of Multilingual NLP Tools. In José-Luis Sierra-Rodríguez, José Paulo Leal and Alberto Simões (eds.), Languages, Applications and Technologies. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 563. Switzerland: Springer: 65-75. Revised Selected Papers of the Symposium on Languages, Applications and Technologies (SLATE 2015), Madrid.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Marcos Garcia, Iria del Río and Isaac González López, 2015. Avalingua: Natural language processing for automatic error detection. In Marcus Callies and Sandra Götz (eds.), Learner Corpora in Language Testing and Assessment. Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 70, p. 35-58. John Benjamins Publishing Company. (draft)
  • Garcia, Marcos and Pablo Gamallo, 2013. Exploring the Effectiveness of Linguistic Knowledge for Biographical Relation Extraction. Natural Language Engineering, CJO2013. doi:10.1017/S1351324913000314.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Marcos Garcia and Santiago Fernández-Lanza, 2013. A Naive-Bayes strategy for sentiment analysis on Spanish tweets. In Alberto Díaz Esteban, Iñaki Alegria and Julio Villena Román (eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Sentiment Analysis (TASS 2013) at the XXIX Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN 2013), Madrid: 126-132.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Marcos Garcia and José Ramom Pichel, 2013. A Method to Lexical Normalisation of Tweets. In Alberto Díaz Esteban, Iñaki Alegria and Julio Villena Román (eds.), Proceedings of the Tweet Normalization Workshop at the XXIX Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN 2013), Madrid: 81-85.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Marcos Garcia, Isaac González, Marta Muñoz and Iria del Río, 2013. An evaluation of Avalingua based on learner corpora. In Proceedings of the Workhsop on (Learner) Corpora and their application in language testing and assessment at English corpus linguistics on the move: Applications and implications (ICAME 34), Santiago de Compostela: 52-53.
  • Gamallo, Pablo and Marcos Garcia, 2013. FreeLing e TreeTagger: um estudo comparativo no âmbito do Português. Technical Report, ProLNat Group, University of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Gamallo, Pablo, Marcos Garcia, Isaac González, Marta Muñoz and Iria del Río, 2013. Learning verb inflection using Cilenis conjugators. In Ana Gimeno (ed.), The Eurocall Review, 21(1), p. 12-19.

Culture and Identity

  • Garcia, Marcos, 2009. Como somos vistos em Portugal? A visão da Galiza através dos visitantes portugueses. In Actas do IX Congreso Internacional de Estudos Galegos. Novas achegas ao estudo da cultura galega II. Enfoques socio-históricos e lingüístico-literarios. Capítulo III, 345-352 (2012).
  • Garcia, Marcos, 2009. A imagem da Galiza através dos visitantes portugueses. Literatura, Turismo e Identidade. TIT, University of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Garcia, Marcos, 2008. Turismo e Identidade. As motivações culturais dos visitantes portugueses à Galiza. Primeiras aproximações. In Helena Rebelo (coord.), Actas do IX Congresso da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas (vol. 1), p. 265-270 (2011).

Resources and Tools

Here you can find some probably outdated NLP resources and tools developed during my PhD at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Contact

marcos.garcia.gonzalez at udc dot gal
Sala 4 - Faculdade de Filologia.
Campus da Sapateira - 15008 - Corunha.