Peer reviewed publications




"Brainprint: identifying individuals from Magnetoencephalography"
S. Wu, A. Ramdas and L. Wehbe.
in review.
bioarXiv



"Syntactic representations in the human brain: beyond effort-based metrics"
A. Reddy L. Wehbe.
in review.
bioarXiv

"Incremental language comprehension difficulty predicts activity in the language network but not the multiple demand network"
L. Wehbe , I. Blank, C. Shain, R. Futrell, R. Levy, T. von der Malsburg, N. Smith, E. Gibson, E. Fedorenko.
in review.
bioarXiv

"Inducing brain-relevant bias in natural language processing models"
D. Schwartz, M. Toneva and L. Wehbe.
Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2019.
NeurIPS arXiv bibtex

"Neural Taskonomy: Inferring the Similarity of Task-Derived Representations from Brain Activity"
A. Wang, M. Tarr and L. Wehbe.
Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2019.
NeurIPS bioarXiv bibtex



"Interpreting and improving natural-language processing (in machines) with natural language-processing (in the brain)"
M. Toneva and L. Wehbe .
Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2019.
NeurIPS arXiv bibtex



"Self-Discriminative Learning for Unsupervised Document Embedding"
H. Chen, C. Hu, L. Wehbe and S. Lin.
Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL (NAACL), oral presentation.
pdf bibtex


"The lexical semantics of adjective–noun phrases in the human brain"
A. Fyshe, G. Sudre, L. Wehbe, N. Rafidi, T. M. Mitchell
Human Brain Mapping, 2019.
Journal bioRXiv bibtex



"Mapping neural activity to language meaning"
L. Wehbe, A. Fyshe, T. Mitchell
Human Language: from Genes and Brains to Behavior, MIT Press, 2019.
book

"Decoding Language from the Brain"
B. Murphy, L. Wehbe, A. Fyshe
Language, Cognition, and Computational Models, Cambridge University Press, 2018.
book


"Regularized Brain Reading with Shrinkage and Smoothing"
L. Wehbe, A. Ramdas, R. C. Steorts, C. R. Shalizi
Annals of Applied Statistics, 2015.
pdf journal website arXiv bibtex


"Nonparametric Independence Testing for Small Sample Sizes"
L. Wehbe*, A. Ramdas* (equal contribution)
Proceedings of the 2015 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI, oral presentation).
pdf arXiv bibtex


"A Compositional and Interpretable Semantic Space"
A. Fyshe, L. Wehbe, P. Talukdar, B. Murphy and T. Mitchell
Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL, chosen for oral presentation (NAACL 2015).
pdf bibtex



"Aligning context-based statistical models of language with
brain activity during reading"

L. Wehbe, A. Vaswani, K. Knight, T. Mitchell
Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP, long paper).
supporting website pdf conference talk video bibtex



"Simultaneously uncovering the patterns of brain regions involved in
different story reading subprocesses"

L. Wehbe, B. Murphy, P. Talukdar, A. Fyshe, A. Ramdas, T. Mitchell
PLOS ONE, 2014.
supporting website (data) journal website pdf supplementary material bibtex



"Tracking neural coding of perceptual and semantic features of concrete nouns"
G. Sudre, D. Pomerleau, M. Palatucci, L. Wehbe, A. Fyshe, R. Salmelin and T. Mitchell
NeuroImage, 2012.
journal website pdf bibtex

posters, workshop papers and demos




"Deep multi-view representation learning of brain responses to natural stimuli"
L. Wehbe*, A. Nunex-Elizalde*, A. Huth, F. Deniz, N. Bilenko, J. Gallant.
Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, CCN 2017 poster.


"BOLD predictions: automated simulation of fMRI experiments"
L. Wehbe, A. Huth, F. Deniz, M. Kieseler, J. Gallant.
Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2017 poster and talk..
NIPS 2016 demonstration track.
online engine

"Neural activity in the fronto-temporal language system predicts online language comprehension difficulty"
L. Wehbe, I. Blank, K. Mahowald, R. Furell, S. Piantadosi, H. Tily, J. Gallee, A. Vishnevetsky, E. Gibson, N. Kanwisher, E. Fedorenko
Society for the Neurobiology of Language, SNL 2015 poster.


"The dynamics of information integration in the brain during story reading"
L. Wehbe, A. Vaswani, K. Knight, T. Mitchell
Society for the Neurobiology of Language, SNL 2014 poster.


"Tracking story reading in the brain"
L. Wehbe, P. Talukdar, B. Murphy, A. Fyshe, G. Sudre, T. Mitchell
NIPS 2012 Workshop in Machine Learning and Interpretation in NeuroImaging, paper, chosen for oral presentation.


"Decoding Word Semantics from Magnetoencephalography Time Series Transformations"
A. Fyshe L. Wehbe, B. Murphy, T. Mitchell
NIPS 2012 Workshop in Machine Learning and Interpretation in NeuroImaging, paper.