Curriculum Vitae

Research Assistant Professor

Ford Center for Global Citizenship

Kellogg School of Management

Northwestern University


Education

Research Interests

  • Language and Discourse Processing
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Analogical Reasoning and Comparison
  • Computational Modeling
  • Corpus Statistics
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Jacobs Center, Room 5237
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Email: eyal@u.northwestern.edu
Cell: (312) 927-3424
Fax: (847) 467-1220

Publications

Journal Articles

In Press
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Sagi, E., & Rips, L. J. (In Press). Identity, Causality, and Pronoun Ambiguity. Topics in Cognitive Science. doi:10.1111/tops.12105
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2014
Sagi, E., & Dehghani, M. (2014). Measuring Moral Rhetoric in Text. Social Science Computer Review, 32(2), 132-144. doi:10.1177/0894439313506837
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2013
Sagi, E., Diermeier, D., & Kaufmann, S. (2013). Identifying Issue Frames in Text. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e69185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069185
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2012
Sagi, E., Gentner, D., & Lovett, A. (2012). What Difference Reveals About Similarity. Cognitive Science, 36(6), 1019 - 1050. doi:10.1111/j.1551-6709.2012.01250.x
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Book Chapters

2011
German, J., Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2011). The role of speaker beliefs in determining accent placement. In A. Bentz, Ebert, C., Jager, G., & van Rooij, R., Language, games, and evolution (pp. 92–116). New York, NY: Springer.
Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2011). Tracing semantic change with Latent Semantic Analysis. In K. Allan & Robinson, J. A., Current Methods in Historical Semantics (pp. 161-183). Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.
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Refereed Conference Papers & Other Publications

2014
Sagi, E., & Dehghani, M. (2014). Moral Rhetoric in Twitter: A Case Study of the U.S. Federal Shutdown of 2013. In P. Bello, Guarini, M., McShane, M., & Scassellati, B., Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1347-1352).
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2013
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Sagi, E., & Diermeier, D. (2013). The Time Course of Language Use in Multiparty Negotiations. In M. Knauff, Pauen, M., Sebanz, N., & Wachsmuth, I., Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3343-3347).
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2010
Sagi, E. (2010). Discourse Structure Effects on the Global Coherence of Texts. In M. Finlayson, Computational Models of Narrative, Papers from the 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium (Vol. AAAI Technical report FS-10-04). Retrieved from http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/FSS/FSS10/paper/view/2275
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2009
Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2009). Culture in the Mirror of Language: A Latent Semantic Analysis Approach to Culture. In N. Taatgen, van Rijn, H., Schomaker, L., & Nerbonne, J., Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 637-642). Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Lovett, A., Gentner, D., Sagi, E., & Forbus, K. (2009). Modeling Perceptual Similarity as Analogy Resolves the Paradox of Difference Detection. In B. Kokinov, Holyoak, K., & Gentner, D., Proceedings of the 2nd International Analogy Conference (pp. 320-329). Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Boussidan, A., Sagi, E., & Ploux, S. (2009). Phonaesthemic and Etymological effects on the Distribution of Senses in Statistical Models of Semantics. In Y. Peirsman, Versley, Y., & Van de Cruys, T., Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Conference 2009 Workshop on Distributional Semantics beyond Concrete Concepts (pp. 35-40). Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2009). Semantic Density Analysis: Comparing Word Meaning across Time and Phonetic Space. In R. Basili & Pennacchiotti, M., Proceedings of the EACL 2009 Workshop on GEMS: Geometrical Models of Natural Language Semantics (pp. 104-111). Athens, Greece.
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2008
Otis, K., & Sagi, E. (2008). Phonaesthemes: A Corpus-Based Analysis. In B. C. Love, McRae, K., & Sloutsky, V. M., Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 65-70).
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2007
Lovett, A., Sagi, E., & Gentner, D. (2007). Analogy as a mechanism for comparison. In A. Schwering, Krumnack, U., Kühnberger, K. - U., & Gust, H., Proceedings of Analogies: Integrating Multiple Cognitive Abilities (pp. 27-30).
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2006
Sagi, E. (2006). Context and the Processing of Discourse: Priming and Genre Effects on Discourse Comprehension. In R. Sun & Miyake, N., Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2071-2076).
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Gentner, D., & Sagi, E. (2006). Does "Different" Imply a Difference? A Comparison of Two Tasks. In R. Sun & Miyake, N., Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 261-266). Vancouver, BC.
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Posters & Presentations

2010
Sagi, E. (2010). Nouns are more stable than Verbs: Patterns of semantic change in 19th century English. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, OR.
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Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., Clark, B., & Diermeier, D. (2010). Tracking Changes in Word Meaning and Use. Workshop on Interactive Visual Analysis for Natural Language Processing. Stuttgart, Germany.
2009
Sagi, E. (2009). The perceived importance of explanations in narrative and procedural texts. 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2009). Tracing semantic change with Latent Semantic Analysis. The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. San Francisco, CA.
2008
Sagi, E. (2008). Discourse Relations in Context: Structural effects in the comprehension of texts. The 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, DC.
Sagi, E. (2008). Effects of Hierarchical Discourse Structures on the Processing and Comprehension of Texts. The 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL.
Sagi, E., & Otis, K. (2008). Semantic Glimmers: Phonaesthemes facilitate access to sentence meaning. The 9th conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse & Language. Cleveland, OH.
Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2008). Tracing semantic change with Latent Semantic Analysis. The 15th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics. Munich, Germany.
Sagi, E., & Otis, K. (2008). Using Latent Semantic Analysis to Examine the Relationship between Sound and Meaning. The 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology. Washington, DC.
2007
Sagi, E., & Gentner, D. (2007). Does “Different” Imply a Difference? A Comparison of Two Tasks. The annual Northwestern-University of Chicago Psychology Graduate Students Conference. Evanston, IL.
German, J., Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., Clark, B., & Kim, M. - J. (2007). The Effect of the Speaker’s Motivation on the Interpretation of Logical Connectives. The 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Nashville, TN.
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2006
Sagi, E. (2006). Are Coherence relations computed during reading? Evidence from a priming experiment. The 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse. Minneapolis, MN.
2005
Sagi, E. (2005). Coherence: A psychological perspective. The annual Northwestern-University of Chicago Psychology Graduate Students Conference. Evanston, IL.

Invited Talks

2009
Sagi, E., Kaufmann, S., & Clark, B. (2009). Tracing semantic change with Latent Semantic Analysis. Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) weekly seminar series, Evanston, IL.


Last modified July 27th, 2014