Khalid Al-Khatib

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Bauhausstraße 11 · Room 109
99423 Weimar, Germany

Email: khalid.alkhatib[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0)3643 - 58 3720

Research

My main research interests are Natural Language Processing and Information Extraction.

I mainly work on:

  • Argumentation Strategies.
  • Domain-robust Argumentation Mining.
  • Automatic Detection of Offensive Language.
  • Knowledge Extraction from the web.

Publications

Henning Wachsmuth, Manfred Stede, Roxanne El Baff, Khalid Al-Khatib, Maria Skeppstedt and Benno Stein. Argumentation Synthesis following Rhetorical Strategies. In Proceedings of The 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018) (to appear) , 2018. Association for Computational Linguistics. [paper] [bib]
Khalid Al-Khatib, Henning Wachsmuth, Kevin Lang, Jakob Herpel, Matthias Hagen, and Benno Stein. Modeling Deliberative Argumentation Strategies on Wikipedia. In Proceedings of 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 18) (to appear) , July 2018. Association for Computational Linguistics. [paper] [bib]
Khalid Al-Khatib, Henning Wachsmuth, Matthias Hagen, and Benno Stein. Patterns of Argumentation Strategies across Topics. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 17), pages 1362-1368, September 2017. Association for Computational Linguistics. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Henning Wachsmuth, Martin Potthast, Khalid Al-Khatib, Yamen Ajjour, Jana Puschmann, Jiani Qu, Jonas Dorsch, Viorel Morari, Janek Bevendorff, and Benno Stein. Building an Argument Search Engine for the Web. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Argument Mining (ArgMining 17), pages 49-59, September 2017. [paper] [bib] [demo] [slides]
Johannes Kiesel, Henning Wachsmuth, Khatib Al-Khatib, and Benno Stein. WAT-SL: A Customizable Web Annotation Tool for Segment Labeling. In Proceedings of the Software Demonstrations at the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 17), pages 13-16, April 2017. [publisher] [paper] [bib] [code]
Henning Wachsmuth, Khalid Al-Khatib, and Benno Stein. Using Argument Mining to Assess the Argumentation Quality of Essays. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 16), pages 1680-1692, December 2016. [publisher] [paper] [bib] [code] [demo] [poster]
Khalid Al-Khatib, Henning Wachsmuth, Johannes Kiesel, Matthias Hagen, and Benno Stein. A News Editorial Corpus for Mining Argumentation Strategies. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 16), pages 3433-3443, December 2016. [publisher] [paper] [corpus] [bib] [code] [poster]
Khalid Al-Khatib, Henning Wachsmuth, Matthias Hagen, Jonas Köhler, and Benno Stein. Cross-Domain Mining of Argumentative Text through Distant Supervision. In 15th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL 16), pages 1395-1404, June 2016. Association for Computational Linguistics. [doi] [paper] [bib]
Johannes Kiesel, Khalid Al-Khatib, Matthias Hagen, and Benno Stein. A Shared Task on Argumentation Mining in Newspaper Editorials. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Argumentation Mining, pages 35-38, Denver, Colorado, June 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Khalid Al-Khatib, Hinrich Schütze, and Cathleen Kantner. Automatic Detection of Point of View Differences in Wikipedia. In Martin Kay and Christian Boitet, editors, COLING 2012, 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference: Technical Papers, December 8-15, 2012, Mumbai, India, pages 33-50, 2012. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. [paper] [bib]

Teaching

Awards

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award for research in the area of cognitive computing.