Talks and Publications

  • Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Granular Causality: Discovering Causality in Natural Language, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012), (ISBN 10:3847324470, ISBN 13:978-3847324478) Available from
Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Granular Causality for Learning by Reading, University of Southern California
Book Chapters
  • Jerry R. Hobbs, Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Toward a Formal Theory of Information Structure, Stefan Artmann (ed.), Evolution of Semantic Systems, Springer, 2012 (To appear)
  • Ekaterina Ovchinnikova, Niloofar Montazeri, Theodore Alexandrov, Jerry R. Hobbs, Michael C. McCord, and Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Abductive Reasoning with a Large Knowledge Base for Discourse Processing, Computing Meaning, Volume 4, edited by Harry Bunt, Johan Bos and Stephen Pulman, Springer 2012, (To Appear)
Refereed Journal Articles
  • Feng Pan, Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Jerry Hobbs, Annotating and Learning Event Durations in Text, Computational Linguistics, Volume 37, Number 4, 2011
  • Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Granular Causality Applications: Using Part-of Relations to Discover Causality, The International Journal of Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence (IJCINI), To Appear
Refereed Conference Papers
  • Emily Silgard, Melissa Tharp, Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Temporal Relation Extraction from Medical Discharge Summaries, In the Second IEEE Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging, and Systems Biology (HISB 2012), UCSD, La Jolla, CA
  • Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Jerry Hobbs, Causal Markers across Domains and Genres of Discourse, In The Sixth International Conference on Knowledge Capture, 2011 [Poster]
  • Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Christopher Welty, Jerry R. Hobbs, Eduard Hovy, Using Part-Of Relations for Discovering Causality, In Proceedings of The 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, 2011 (Nominated for Best Student Paper Award)  [PPT]

Refereed Workshop Papers

  • Jerry R. Hobbs, Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, Using Abduction for Video-Text Coreference, In Proceedings of BOEMIE 2008 Workshop on Ontology Evolution and Multimedia Information Extraction [PPT]
  • Rutu Mulkar, Jerry R. Hobbs, Eduard Hovy, Hans Chalupsky, Chin-Yew Lin, Learning by reading: Two experiments, In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Question Answering (KRAQ’07) colocated with IJCAI, Hyderabad, India, January 6, 2007. [PPT]
  • Feng Pan, Rutu Mulkar, Jerry R. Hobbs, Extending TimeML with Typical Durations of Events, In Proceedings of Annotating and Reasoning about Time and Events workshop at the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and the 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING-ACL), 2006
Other Talks, Papers and Posters