Presentations

You can contact me for handouts or slides at obakay@umass.edu.

Psycholinguistics

(2022) C-command effects in binding third-person reflexives and pronoun in Turkish. Poster presentation w/ Brian Dillon at the 35th Annual HSP (CUNY) Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Santa Cruz (poster presentation at the satellite event at the University of Maryland).

(2021) Case interference and phrase length effects in processing Turkish center-embeddings. Virtual poster presentation w/ Nazik Dinçtopal Deniz at the 34th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Pennsylvania.

(2021) The role of animacy in processing ditransitive verbs in Turkish [in Turkish]. Virtual presentation w/ Didem Kurt at the 34th National Linguistics Congress (UDK) in Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

(2021) An investigation of late closure in adverb attachment preferences of L1 and L2 speakers of Turkish. Virtual presentation w/ Dr. Ayse Gürel at the 20th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics (ICTL) in Eskisehir, Turkey.

(2020) Missing-verb illusion in Turkish center-embeddings? An investigation of case interference and phrase lengths. Virtual poster presentation w/ Nazik Dinçtopal Deniz at the 24th AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing) Conference, University of Potsdam.

NLP in Turkish

(2021) The role of animacy in processing ditransitive verbs in Turkish [in Turkish]. Virtual presentation w/ Didem Kurt at the 34th National Linguistics Congress (UDK) in Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

(2021) HisNet: A Polarity Lexicon based on WordNet for Emotion Analysis. Virtual paper presentation w/ Merve Özçelik, Bilge Nas Arıcan, Elif Sarmış, Özlem Ergelen, Nilgün Güler Bayezit and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the 11th Global Wordnet Conference (GWC).

(2021) Turkish WordNet KeNet. Virtual paper presentation w/ Özlem Ergelen, Elif Sarmış, Selin Yıldırım, Bilge Nas Arıcan, Atilla Kocabalcıoğlu, Merve Özçelik, Ezgi Sanıyar, Oğuzhan Kuyrukçu, Begüm Avar and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the 11th Global Wordnet Conference (GWC).

(2020) An approach for automatic dependency parsing of Turkish [in Turkish]. Virtual poster presentation w/ Neslihan Kara, Büşra Marşan, Tugrul Ahmet Bayrak, Eyüp Erkan Özbek and Olcay Taner Yıldız at 28th Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference (SIU).

(2019) Integrating Turkish Wordnet KeNet to Princeton WordNet: The Case of One-to-Many Correspondences. Paper presentation w/ Özlem Ergelen and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the Conference on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (ASYU), in Izmir, Turkey.

(2019) Problems Caused by Semantic Drift in WordNet Synset Construction. Paper presentation w/ Özlem Ergelen and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the 4th International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering (UBMK), in Samsun, Turkey. 

(2019) English-Turkish Parallel Semantic Annotation of Penn-Treebank. Paper presentation w/ Bilge Naz Arıcan, Begüm Avar, Olcay Taner Yıldız and Özlem Ergelen at the 10th Global WordNet Conference (GWC), in Wroclaw, Poland.

(2019) Comparing Sense Categorization Between English PropBank and English WordNet. Paper presentation w/ Begüm Avar and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the 10th Global WordNet Conference (GWC), in Wroclaw, Poland.

(2019) User Interface for Turkish Word Network KeNet. Paper presentation w/ Rıza Özçelik and Olcay Taner Yıldız at 27th Signal Processing and Communication Applications Conference (SIU), in Sivas, Turkey.

(2018) Comparison of Turkish Proposition Banks by Frame Matching. Paper presentation w/ Koray Ak and Olcay Taner Yıldız at the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering (UBMK) in Sarajevo, Bosnia. 

(2018) The Current Status of the Laz Language and the Laz-Speaking Communities in Turkey [in Turkish]. Paper presentation w/ Belma Haznedar and İsmail Avcı at the 32th National Linguistics Congress (UDK) in İzmir, Turkey.

(2018) Non-native speakers’ perceptions of the intelligibility of Turkish in Turkey. Paper presentation w/ Elif Bozyiğit, Gülşah Sobucalı, Selin Yıldırım and Yasemin Bayyurt at the 19th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics (ICTL) in Astana, Kazakhstan. 

Laz

(2018) The Current Status of the Laz Language and the Laz-Speaking Communities in Turkey [in Turkish]. Paper presentation w/ Belma Haznedar and İsmail Avcı at the 32th National Linguistics Congress (UDK) in İzmir, Turkey.

Other

(2018) Non-native speakers’ perceptions of the intelligibility of Turkish in Turkey. Paper presentation w/ Elif Bozyiğit, Gülşah Sobucalı, Selin Yıldırım and Yasemin Bayyurt at the 19th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics (ICTL) in Astana, Kazakhstan.