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Boxing Chen

 
  
        

Senior Research Scientist

iDST, Alibaba Group
              
E-mail: chenboxing (at) gmail.com
 




Boxing Chen is a Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Data Science and Technology (iDST), Alibaba Group.
His research interests include Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing,  and Machine Learning.


Professional Experience
  • Dec. 2017 ~ present        Senior Research Scientist
                                                        Institute of Data Science and Technology (iDST), Alibaba Group
                                                        Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Feb. 2009 ~ Dec. 2017    Research Officer
                                                        Information and Communication Technology (ICT),
                                                        National Research Council (NRC), ON, Canada.
  • Apr. 2007 ~ Feb. 2009      Senior Research Fellow
                                                        Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore.
  • Jan. 2005 ~ Mar. 2007       Postdoctoral Fellow
                                                        Institute for Scientific and Technological Research,
                                                       
ITC-IRST (FBK-IRST), Trento, Italy.
  • Sep. 2003 ~ Dec. 2004      Postdoctoral Fellow
                                                         LIDILEM, University of Grenoble 3, Grenoble, France.


MT Related Competition

  • 2017             Reranked No. 3 WMT-2017 Machine Translation evaluation (Chi-to-Eng task)

  • 2015             Ranked No. 1 in WMT-2015 MT Evaluation metric task (Fin-to-Eng, system-level)

  • 2014             Part of consortium (ASTRAL)
   Ranked No. 1 in BOLT-2014 Machine Translation evaluation (Chi-to-Eng task) 
   
  • 2013             Part of consortium (ASTRAL)
                              Ranked No. 1 in BOLT-2013 Machine Translation evaluation (Chi-to-Eng task) 

  • 2012              Ranked No. 1 in NIST-2012 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng task)
  • 2012              Ranked No. 2 in NIST-2012 Machine Translation Competition (Ara-to-Eng task)

  • 2012             Ranked No. 2  in WMT 2012 MT Evaluation metric task (into-English, system-level)
  • 2012             Ranked No. 2  in WMT 2012 MT Evaluation metric task (out-of-English, segment-level)
  • 2012             Ranked No. 3  in WMT 2012 MT Evaluation metric task (into-English,  segment-level)

  • 2011             Ranked No. 1 in WMT 2011 MT Evaluation metric task (Out-of-English, segment-level)

  • 2010             Ranked No. 2 in WMT-2010 Machine Translation Competition (Fre-to-Eng task)

  • 2009             Ranked No. 3 in NIST-2009 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng progress task)

  • 2008             Ranked No. 3 in IWSLT-2008 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng task)
  • 2008             Ranked No. 3 in IWSLT-2008 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng-to-Spa task)

  • 2007             Ranked No. 1 in IWSLT-2007 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng task)
  • 2007             Ranked No. 1 in the 3rd TC-STAR SLT Machine Translation Campaign (Chi-to-Eng task)

  • 2005             Ranked No. 1 in IWSLT-2005 Machine Translation Competition (Chi-to-Eng task)
  • 2005             Ranked No. 1 in IWSLT-2005 Machine Translation Competition (Jap-to-Eng task)
  • 2005             Ranked No. 2 in IWSLT-2005 Machine Translation Competition (Ara-to-Eng task)


Publications

  • Boxing Chen, Colin Cherry, George Foster, Samuel Larkin. 2017. Cost Weighting for Neural Machine Translation Domain Adaptation. In: Proceedings of the first workshop of Neural Machine Translation. Vancouver, Canada. August.
  • Chi-kiu Lo, Boxing Chen, Colin Cherry, George Foster, Samuel Larkin, Darlene Stewart, Roland Kuhn. 2017. NRC Machine Translation System for WMT 2017. In: Proceedings of the Second Conference on Machine Translation (WMT). Copenhagen, Denmark. September.


  • Boxing Chen, Roland Kuhn, George Foster, Colin Cherry and Fei Huang. 2016. Bilingual Methods for Adaptive Training Data Selection for Machine Translation. In: Proceedings of AMTA. Austin, US. Oct.
  • Boxing Chen and Fei Huang. 2016. Semi-supervised Convolutional Networks for Translation Adaptation with Tiny Amount of In-domain Data. In: Proceedings of CONLL. Berlin, Germany. August.

  • Boxing Chen, Hongyu Guo and Roland Kuhn. 2015. Multi-level Evaluation for Machine Translation. In: Proceedings of WMT. Lisbon, Portugal. September.







  • Maxim Khalilov, Marta R. Costa-jussà, Carlos A. Henríquez, José A. R. Fonollosa, Adolfo Hernández, José B. Mariño, Rafael E. Banchs, Boxing Chen, Min Zhang, Aiti Aw and Haizhou Li. 2008. The TALP & I2R SMT Systems for IWSLT 2008. In: Proceeding of IWSLT 2008. pp.116-123. Oct. Hawaii, US.








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