Research and Publications

Here you can find my papers and other academia-related projects I’ve been a part of. You can see the talks and presentations I’ve given here.

First Author Papers

  • Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Simon Dobnik, Elena Volodina. “Harnessing GPT to Study Second Language Learner Essays: Can We Use Perplexity to Determine Linguistic Competence?”. BEA 2024 Workshop, co-located with NAACL 2024.

  • Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez. “When Hieroglyphs Meet Technology: A Linguistic Journey through Ancient Egypt Using Natural Language Processing”. LT4HALA 2024 Workshop, co-located with LREC-COLING 2024. (link)

  • Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Simon Dobnik, Maria Irena Szawerna, Therese Lindström Tiedemann, Elena Volodina. “Did the Names I Used within My Essay Affect My Score? Diagnosing Name Biases in Automated Essay Scoring”. CALD-Pseudo Workshop, co-located with EACL 2024. (link)

  • Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez*, Eric Johansson*, Shakila Tayefeh*, Shreyash Kad*. “A First Attempt at Unreliable News Detection in Swedish”. Rest-UP 2 Workshop, co-located with LREC 2022. (link, presentation)

  • Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant*, Rebecca Marchant*, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez*, Mugdha Pandya*, Adam Lopez. “Intrinsic Bias Metrics Do Not Correlate with Application Bias”. ACL-IJCNLP 2021. (link)

* equal contributions

Other Papers

  • Maria Irena Szawerna, Simon Dobnik, Therese Lindström Tiedemann, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Xuan-Son Vu, Elena Volodina. “Pseudonymization Categories across Domain Boundaries”. LREC-COLING 2024. (link)

  • Maria Irena Szawerna, Simon Dobnik, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Therese Lindström Tiedemann, Elena Volodina. “Detecting Personal Identifiable Information in Swedish Learner Essays”. CALD-Pseudo Workshop, co-located with EACL 2024. (link)

  • Dimitrios Kokkinakis, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Mia-Marie Hammarlin. “Scaling-up the Resources for a Freely Available Swedish VADER (svVADER)”. NoDaLiDa 2023. (link)

  • Dimitrios Kokkinakis, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Sebastianus Bruinsma, Mia-Marie Hammarlin.”Investigating the Effects of MWE Identification in Structural Topic Modelling”. 19th Workshop on Multiword Expressions, co-located with EACL 2023. (link)


  • MSc dissertation project: “Exploring the Relationship Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Bias Metrics in Spanish Word Embeddings”. Advisors: Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant and Adam Lopez. (link)

  • BSc dissertation project: “Maximal Chains of Isomorphic Substructures of the Random Graph”. Advisor: David Meza Alcántara. (link)

Blog Posts

  • Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Arianna Masciolini. “Språkbanken Students at LREC-COLING 2024” in the Språkbanken Text blog (June 10th, 2024). (link)
    • The students from Språkbanken Text were heavily represented at LREC-COLING 2024, both on-site and on-line. Here we talk about our experiences during the conference.
  • Maria Irena Szawerna, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez. “The Lions, the Words, and the Workshops: Språkbanken Text at EACL 2024” in the Språkbanken Text blog (April 11th, 2024). (link)
    • Maria and I talk about our experience at EACL 2024.
  • Tanja Seppälä, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Márton András Tóth. “Neighbours with different practices - Doctoral education in Finland and in Sweden in the linguistics” in Kielingua (December 10th, 2021). (link)
    • A blog post in which we compare our experiences as PhD stundents in Finland and in Sweden.

Other Stuff

  • Elena Volodina, David Alfter, Simon Dobnik, Therese Lindström Tiedemann, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez, Maria Irena Szawerna, Xuan-Son Vu (Eds.). “Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Approaches to Language Data Pseudonymization (CALD-pseudo 2024)”. Association for Computational Linguistics, St. Julian’s, Malta. (link)
    • I was one of the editors of the proceedings for the CALD-Pseudo Workshop, co-located with EACL 2024.
  • Stian Rødven-Eide, Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez. “Detecting fake papers with the latent algorithm for recursive search” in Elena Volodina, Dana Dannélls, Aleksandrs Berdicevskis, Markus Forsberg, Shafqat Virk (Eds.) LIVE and LEARN - Festschrift in honor of Lars Borin (2022). (link)
    • As part of a festschrift for Lars Borin’s 65th birthdat celebration, me and another PhD colleague wrote a tongue-in-cheek paper about a system that detects fake papers, but it detects its own paper as a fake one.

Master Thesis Supervision

  • Tom Södahl. “Don’t Mention the Norm”. Advisors: Ricardo Muñoz Sánchez and Elena Volodina. (link)


  • CALD-Pseudo Workshop 2024, organizing co-chair (link)

  • Workshop on ethics for research and teaching in natural language processing, local organizer (link)

  • Open House at Mormor Karl’s 2024, co-organizer (link)

  • Kickoff for Grandma Karl’s 2023, co-organizer (link)


  • NAACL 2024 (link)

  • LREC-COLING 2024 (link)

  • Huminfra Conference 2024 (link)

  • ACL-IJCNLP 2021, online (link)

  • NAACL 2021, online (link)


I have reviewed for the following venues:

  • BEA Workshop: 2024
  • CALD-Pseudo Workshop: 2024
  • EMNLP: 2023
  • RaPID Workshop: 2022, 2024