Xinyu Lu


ISCAS at SemEval-2022 Task 10: An Extraction-Validation Pipeline for Structured Sentiment Analysis
Xinyu Lu | Mengjie Ren | Yaojie Lu | Hongyu Lin
Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2022)

ISCAS participated in both sub-tasks in SemEval-2022 Task 10: Structured Sentiment competition. We design an extraction-validation pipeline architecture to tackle both monolingual and cross-lingual sub-tasks. Experimental results show the multilingual effectiveness and cross-lingual robustness of our system. Our system is openly released on:


An Unsupervised Method for Building Sentence Simplification Corpora in Multiple Languages
Xinyu Lu | Jipeng Qiang | Yun Li | Yunhao Yuan | Yi Zhu
Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: EMNLP 2021

The availability of parallel sentence simplification (SS) is scarce for neural SS modelings. We propose an unsupervised method to build SS corpora from large-scale bilingual translation corpora, alleviating the need for SS supervised corpora. Our method is motivated by the following two findings: neural machine translation model usually tends to generate more high-frequency tokens and the difference of text complexity levels exists between the source and target language of a translation corpus. By taking the pair of the source sentences of translation corpus and the translations of their references in a bridge language, we can construct large-scale pseudo parallel SS data. Then, we keep these sentence pairs with a higher complexity difference as SS sentence pairs. The building SS corpora with an unsupervised approach can satisfy the expectations that the aligned sentences preserve the same meanings and have difference in text complexity levels. Experimental results show that SS methods trained by our corpora achieve the state-of-the-art results and significantly outperform the results on English benchmark WikiLarge.