Gemma Boleda

Post-doctoral researcher
GLiF group
Department of Translation and Language Sciences
Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Department of Translation and Language Sciences
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Roc Boronat, 138
08018 Barcelona (Spain)

Phone: (+34) 93 542 22 44
Fax: (+34) 93 542 16 17

You will find me in
Office: 53.608


Check out the Master's program on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at UPF.

Selected recent publications. See complete list, my Google Scholar profile.

G. Boleda, K. Erk. 2015. Distributional Semantic Features as Semantic Primitives – or Not. Knowledge Representation and Reasoning: Integrating Symbolic and Neural Approaches. Papers from the AAAI Spring Symposium, 2-5. Palo Alto, California: AAAI Press. ISBN 978-1-57735-707-0.

McNally, L., G. Boleda. 2014. Conceptual vs. Referential Affordance in Concept Composition. Submitted to Yoad Winter & James Hampton (eds.) Concept Composition and Experimental Semantics/Pragmatics, Springer. Note: this is a first draft - comments and corrections welcome.

Boleda, G., M. Baroni, N. The Pham, L. McNally. 2013. Intensionality was only alleged: On adjective-noun composition in distributional semantics. Proceedings of IWCS 2013, Potsdam, Germany, pp. 35-46. [paper, slides, data, bib]

Bruni, E., G. Boleda, M. Baroni, N. K. Tran. 2012. Distributional semantics in technicolor. Proceedings of ACL 2012, pp. 136-145, Jeju Island, Korea. [paperslidesdatabib]

Boleda, G., S. Schulte im Walde, T. Badia. 2012. Modeling regular polysemy: A study of the semantic classification of Catalan adjectives. Computational Linguistics 38:3, pp. 575-616. [paperjournal pagedata, bib]