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Scientific publications

  1. Deschacht, Koen and Moens, Marie-Francine (2012) The Latent Words Language Model, Computer Speech and Language, Elsevier. (in press)
  2. Deschacht, Koen (2010) Weakly supervised methods for information extraction, PhD dissertation, K.U.Leuven.
  3. Deschacht, Koen and Moens, Marie-Francine (2007) Text Analysis for Automatic Image Annotation. In Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics.
  4. Deschacht, Koen & Moens Marie-Francine (2009) Using the Latent Words Language Model for Semi-Supervised Semantic Role Labeling. In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing.
  5. Deschacht, Koen & Moens Marie-Francine (2009) The Latent Words Language Model. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Belgian-Dutch Conference on Machine Learning.
  6. Deschacht, Koen & Moens Marie-Francine (2008) Finding the Best Picture: Cross-Media Retrieval of Content. In C. Macdonald, I.Ounis, V. Plachouras & I. Ruthven (Eds.) Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Retrieval. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4956 (pp.539-546). Springer.
  7. Deschacht, Koen, Moens, Marie-Francine and Robeyns, Wouter. (2007) Cross-Media Entity Recognition in Nearly Parallel Visual and Textual Documents, in Proceedings of the 8th RIAO conference on Large-Scale Semantic Access to Content (Text, Image, Video and Sound).
  8. Poulisse, Gert-Jan, Moens, Marie-Francine, Dekens, Tomas & Deschacht, Koen (2010) News Story Segmentation in Multiple Modalities, Multimedia Tools and Applications.
  9. Engels, Chris, Deschacht, Koen, Becker, Jan Hendrik, Tuytelaarts, Tinne, Van Gool, Luc & Moens, Marie-Fracine (2010) Automatic Annotation of Unique Locations from Video and Text. In Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference 2010.
  10. Arias, Javier, Deschacht, Koen & Moens, Marie-Francine (2009) Content Extraction from Multilingual Web Pages. In Aly R., Hauff, C. Hiemstra, D., Huybers, T. & De Jong, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Dutch-Belgium Information Retrieval Workshop.
  11. Deschacht, Koen and Moens, Marie-Francine (2006) Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classification Using Conditional Random Fields, Proc. o/t 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population.
  12. Pham, Phi The, Deschacht, Koen & Moens, Marie-Francine (2008) Document Clustering with User Feedback. In Eduard Hoenkamp, Martine De Cock & Véronique Hoste (Eds.). Proceedings of the 8th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (pp. 73-80).
  13. Boiy, Erik, Deschacht, Koen & Moens Marie-Francine (2008) Learning Visual Entities and their Visual Attributes from Text Corpora. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval. IEEE Computer Society Press.
  14. Boiy, Erik, Hens, Pieter, Deschacht, K. and Moens, Marie-Francine. (2007) Automatic Sentiment Analysis of On-line Text. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Electronic Publishing, Openness in Digital Publishing: Awareness, Discovery & Access, June 13-15, 2007, Vienna Austria.
  15. Vossen, Piek and Hoffman, Katja and De Rijke, Maarten and Tjong, Erik and Sang, Kim and Deschacht, Koen (2007) The Cornetto Database: Architecture and User-Scenarios, Proceedings of the 7th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2007).
  16. Koen Deschacht and Marie-Francine Moens (2007) Text Analysis for Automatic Image Annotation, In Proceedings of the 19th Belgian-Dutch Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Dastani, M. and de Jong, E., eds.), pp. 260-267.
  17. Deschacht, Koen and Moens, Marie-Francine (2006) Efficient Hierarchical Entity Classification Using Conditional Random Fields, 18th Belgian-Dutch Conference on Artificial Intelligence.


  1. US Patent 2011/0119050. Method for the automatic determination of context-dependent hidden word distributions, Koen Deschacht and Marie-Francine Moens.
  2. US Patent 61/546,409. Multilocal Implicit Social Networking, Gon Zifroni, Koen Deschacht and Yuval El-Hanany, filed on Oct 12, 2011.