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We are a group of researchers based at Oakland University studying Natural Language Processing (NLP). We are committed to:

  • working on socially relevant research problems using state-of-art NLP methodology;
  • learning from one another to become better researchers, engineers, and educators;
  • effectively communicating our findings to the research community and general public;
  • engaging in ethical research practice;
  • providing a supportive work environment for all team members.


  • 12/06/2023: Narrative Style and the Spread of Health Misinformation on Twitter by Achyutarama Ganti, Eslam Ali Hassan Hussein, Steven R. Wilson, Zexin Ma and Xinyan Zhao to appear at EMNLP 2023
  • 10/23/2023: ToxiSpanSE: An Explainable Toxicity Detection in Code Review Comments by Jaydeb Sarker, Sayma Sultana, Steven R. Wilson, and Amiangshu Bosu to appear at ESEM 2023
  • 08/16/2022: "SOS: Systematic Offensive Stereotyping Bias in Word Embeddings" by Fatma Elsafoury, Steven R. Wilson, Stamos Katsigiannis, and Naeem Ramzan to appear at COLING 2022
  • 08/04/2022: Don’t Take it Personally: Analyzing Gender and Age Differences in Ratings of Online Humor by J.A. Meaney, Steven R. Wilson, Luis Chiruzzo, and Walid Magdy to appear at SocInfo 2022
  • 07/16/2022: What Are You Anxious About? Examining Subjects of Anxiety during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Lucia Chen, Steven R. Wilson, Daniela Negraia, and Sophie Lohmann to appear at ICWSM 2023