City University of Hong Kong
The Dialogue Systems Group

Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics

Dr. Cecilia Jing Cao
PhD

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Information: PhD (City University of Hong Kong, HK)
MA (Wuhan University, China)


Research Interests Corpus Linguistics
Terminology


Research Projects 1. Adjectives in Terminology
2. Investigating the Etymological Composition of Contemporary British English (with Alex Fang, Claire Li, John Li, and Maggie Xing)
3. Evaluating Text Categories by Word Classes (with Alex Fang and Nancy Ide)
4. Corpus-based Study of Learners' English


Selected Publications:
2011
Cao, J., A.C. Fang, Q. Cao and G.Y. Li. 2011. Corpus Linguistics: A Practical Introduction. Beijing: Beijing Institute of Technology Press. 151 pages.

Fang, A.C., W.-Y. Li and J. Cao. 2011. In search of poetic discourse of classical Chinese poetry: An imagery-based stylistic analysis of Liu Yong and Su Shi. Chinese Language and Discourse. pp 232-249.

Fang, A.C. and J. Cao. 2011. The Lexical Features of English Dialogue Acts: A Corpus-based Perspective. Presented at International Joint Symposium on the Interfaces of Grammar, 19-21 October 2011, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China.

Fang, A.C. and J. Cao. 2011. A Corpus-Based Investigation of the Lexical Characteristics of Dialogue Acts. The American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL-2011), Atlanta, USA, October 7-9, 2011.

Fang, A.C., H. Bunt, J. Cao and X. Liu. 2011. Relating the Semantics of Dialogue Acts to Linguistic Properties: A machine learning perspective through lexical cues. In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 18-21, 2011, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

2010
Fang, A.C. and J. Cao. 2010. A Corpus-Based Quantitative Survey of the Etymological Composition of Contemporary British English: The Case of Latin, Greek and French. Grottotheory, 3(1). 49-64.

Fang, A.C. and J. Cao. 2010. Harmonizing Annotations of Syntax and Terms for the Study of Adjectives in Terminological Expressions. In Fang, Ide and Webster (Eds). pp 63-66.

Fang, A. C. and J. Cao. 2010. Enhanced Genre Classification through Linguistically Fine-Grained POS Tags. In Proceedings of the 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation. Sendai, Japan, 4-7 November 2010.

Fang, A. C. and J. Cao. 2010. Use of Terms and Term-Related Units as Feature Sets for Automatic Text Classification. In Proceedings of EKAW2010 Workshop: Reuse and Adaptation of Ontologies and Terminologies. Lisbon, Portugal, 15 October 2010.

2009
Cao, J. and A. C. Fang. 2009. Investigating Variations in Adjective Use across Different Text Categories. Advances in Computational Linguistics, Journal of Research in Computing Science, Vol. 41. pp 207-216.

Fang, A. C. and J. Cao. 2009. Adjective Density as a Text Formality Characteristic for Automatic Text Classification: A Study Based on the British National Corpus. In Proceedings of the 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation, 3-5 December, Hong Kong. pp 130-139.

Fang, A.C., J. Cao and Y. Song. 2009. A New Corpus Resource for Studies in the Syntactic Characteristics of Terminologies in Contemporary English. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Terminology and Artificial Intelligence. 18-20 November 2009, Toulouse, France.

Fang, A.C., J. Cao and N. Ide. 2009. A Corpus-Based Study of Latinate Words in Contemporary English. In Proceedings of the 6th Journées de la Linguistique de Corpus, 10-12 September 2009, Lorient, France.

Fang, A.C., J. Cao, N. Ide, H.-H. Li, W.-Y. Li and X. Zhang. 2009. A Survey of French, Latin and Greek Words in the British National Corpus. 2009. In Proceedings of the 5th Corpus Linguistics Conference, 20-23 July 2009, Liverpool.

Fang, A.C. and J. Cao. 2009. Measuring Similarities of Adjective Use in Problematic Text Categories. In Proceedings of ICAME 30, Lancaster, 27-31 May 2009.

 
 
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