PhD Student
Department of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne

Contact Info


Bahar Salehi
Department of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010, Australia

Office: Room 8.19, Level 8, Doug McDonell Building

emails:
bsalehi at-sign student.unimelb dot edu [dot] au
BaharSalehi at-sign gmail [dot] com


Publications


2016

Doris Hoogeveen, Huizhi Liang, Yitong Li, Bahar Salehi, Long Duong and Timothy Baldwin. 2016. UniMelb at SemEval-2016 Task 3: Identifying Similar Questions by Combining a CNN with String Similarity Measures. In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2016), San Diego, USA.

2015

Bahar Salehi, Nitika Mathur, Paul Cook and Timothy Baldwin. 2015. The Impact of Multiword Expression Compositionality on Machine Translation Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2015). Denver, USA.

Bahar Salehi, Paul Cook and Timothy Baldwin. 2015. A Word Embedding Approach to Predicting the Compositionality of Multiword Expressions. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2015), Denver, USA.

2014

Fei Liu, Afshin Rahimi, Bahar Salehi, Miji Choi, Ping Tan, and Long Duong. 2014. Automatic identification of expressions of locations in tweet messages using conditional random fields. In Gabriela Ferraro and Stephen Wan, editors, Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA 2014), Melbourne, Australia.

Bahar Salehi, Paul Cook and Timothy Baldwin. 2014. Detecting Non-compositional MWE Components using Wiktionary. In Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2014), Doha, Qatar.

Bahar Salehi, Paul Cook and Timothy Baldwin. 2014. Using Distributional Similarity of Multi-way Translations to Predict Multiword Expression Compositionality. In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2014), Gothenburg, Sweden.

2013

Bahar Salehi and Paul Cook. 2013. Predicting the Compositionality of Multiword Expressions Using Translations in Multiple Languages. In Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), Volume 1: Proceedings of the Main Conference and the Shared Task: Semantic Textual Similarity, pages 266275. Atlanta, Georgia.

Spandana Gella, Bahar Salehi, Marco Lui, Karl Grieser, Paul Cook and Timothy Baldwin. 2013. UniMelb_NLP-CORE: Integrating predictions from multiple domains and feature sets for estimating semantic textual similarity. In Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), Volume 1: Proceedings of the Main Conference and the Shared Task: Semantic Textual Similarity, pages 207215. Atlanta, Georgia.

Graham, Yvette, Bahar Salehi and Timothy Baldwin (2013) Umelb: Cross-lingual Textual Entailment with Word Alignment and String Similarity Features. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2013), Atlanta, USA, pp. 133137.

2012

Bahar Salehi, Narjes Askarian and Afsaneh Fazly. 2012. Automatic identification of Persian light verb constructions. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2012), New Delhi, India.

2011

Bahar Salehi, Afsaneh Fazly, Mansoor Zolghadri Jahromi. 2011. Extracting Non-Compositional Verb Particle Constructions Using a Bilingual Corpus. In Proceedings of the 14th IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2011), Crete, Greece.

Bahar Salehi, Borhan Kazimipour, Mansour Zolghadri Jahromi, Afsaneh Fazly. 2011. Classification of English Verb Particle Constructions. (In Persian) In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Computer Society of Iran Computer Conference, Tehran, Iran.

Ghazale Mirsharif, Mahsa Badami, Bahar Salehi, Zohreh Azimifar. 2011. Recognition of Farsi Handwritten Digits using a small Feature Set. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Signal Acquisition and Processing (ICSAP 2011), Singapore.

Mohammad Mahdi Nematollahi, Hamid Mahmoodi, Borhan Kazimipour, Bahar Salehi. 2011. Two Novel Class-Dependent Feature Selections and Their Application in Persian Handwritten Digit Recognition. (In Persian) In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2011), Tehran, Iran.

2010

Borhan Kazimipour, Bahar Salehi, Mansoor Zolghadri Jahromi. 2010. A Novel Combination of Genetic Algorithm and Divide and Conquer Techniques for Instance Reduction (In Persian). In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Computer Society of Iran Computer Conference (CSI 2010), Tehran, Iran.

Hamidreza Alvari, Seyed Mehdi Hazrati Fard, Bahar Salehi. 2010. A Decision Tree Based Method to Classify Persian Handwritten Numerals by Extracting Some Simple Geometrical Features. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2010), Hong Kong, China.

2008

Bahar Salehi. 2008. Multinational Evolutionary Algorithm. (in Persian). BSc project, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shiraz University




Education


2012-Now PhD Student, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2008-2011 MSc (Artificial Intelligence), Shiraz University, Iran
Thesis title: Investigating the Finite State Automata for the Machine Translation Of English to Farsi
2004-2008 BSc (Computer Science), Shiraz University, Iran
Project title: Multinational Evolutionary Algorithm

Research