Statistics and Probability Common Core, M. Alikhani, Cliffs Notes, 2016.


Refereed Papers and Journals

Cross-modal Coherence Modeling for Caption Generation confidential, M. Alikhani, P. Sharma, S. Li, R. Soricut, M. Stone, In Proceedings of ACL-2020.

Discourse Coherence, Reference Grounding, and Goal-Oriented Dialogue, B. Khalid, M. Alikhani, M. Fellner,  B. McMahan, M. Stone, In Proceedings of SemDial-2020.

Intention and Attention in Image-Text Presentations: A Coherence Approach, I. Torres, K. Slusarczyk M. Alikhani, M. Stone, In Proceedings of ELM-2020.

That and There: Judging the Intent of Pointing Actions with Robotic Arms, M. Alikhani, B. Khalid, R. Shome, C. Mitash, K. Bekris, M. Stone, In Proceedings of AAAI-2020.

CITE: A Corpus of Image-Text Discourse Relations, M. Alikhani, S. Nag Chowdhury, G. de Melo, M. Stone, In Proceedings of NAACL19. 

"Caption" as a Coherence Relation: Evidence and Implications, M. Alikhani, M. Stone, In Proceedings of NAACL19, Workshop on Shortcomings in Vision and Language.

A Coherence Approach to Data-Driven Inference in Visual Communication, M. Alikhani, T.Hiippala, M. Stone, CVPR2019 Workshop on Language and Vision.

AI2D-RST: A multimodal corpus of 1000 primary school science diagrams, T. Hiippala, M. Alikhani, J. Haverinen, T. Kalliokoski, E. Logacheva, S. Orekhova, A. Tuomainen, M. Stone, J. Bateman, Language Resources and Evaluation Journal.

Arrows are the Verbs of Diagrams, M. Alikhani, M. Stone, In Proceedings of COLING2018, the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. 

Exploring Coherence in Visual Explanations, M. Alikhani, M. Stone, In Proceedings of IEEE First International Workshop on Multimedia Pragmatics. 

When is Likely Unlikely: Investigating Variability of Vagueness, K. Persaud, B. McMahan, M. Alikhani, K. Pei, P. Hemmer, M. Stone, In Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society Conference. 

Pricing complexity options, M. Alikhani, B. Kjos-Hanssen, Algorithmic Finance 2015. 


(In submission)


Aspect as a communicative category, M. Alikhani, B. Alhafni, Y. Chen, S. Raji, M. Stone, Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics.

Modeling Aspectual Classes of Verbs with Distributional Semantics, T. Kobber, M. Alikhani, M. Stone, M. Steedman, TACL. 

The Influence of Alternative Terms on Speakers’ Choice of Vague Description, M. Alikhani, K. Persaud, K. Pei, B. McMahan, M. Stone, Discourse Processes. 

Tracking Context change in Persian Poetry, M. Alikhani, S. Raji, G. de Melo, M. Stone, ACL 2020.

Multimodal Strategies for Ambiguity Resolution in Conversational Systems, M. Alikhani, E. Selfridge, M. Stone, M. Johnston. 

Please contact me for a copy of any of the papers that are currently under review.