My name is Kun Xu.
From 2018.09 to 2021.12, I was a Senior Researcher at Tencent AI Lab, Seattle, US. Prior to this, I was a postdoctoral researcher at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, US.
My research interests cover topics in NLP, such as Multi-Modal Natural Language Processing, Semantic Parsing, Knowledge Based Question Answering, Information Extraction, Natural Language Interface to Databases.
You can find me at: Google Scholar.
We are hiring Multiple Full-time and Intern Openings !!!
We are looking for highly-motivated talented NLP scientists/engineers to work in a world-class team on many high-impact projects. Please drop me a CV if interested!
ACL 2020, 2019, 2018
EMNLP 2020, 2019, 2018
NAACL 2021, 2020, 2019
AAAI 2020, 2019
IJCAI 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018
ICASSP 2020, 2019, 2018
NLPCC 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
[Oct. 2022] We have one paper accepted by EMNLP 2022.
[Apirl. 2022] We have one paper accepted by NAACL 2022.
[Mar. 2022] We have one paper accepted by ACL 2022.
[Sep. 2021] We have four papers accepted by EMNLP 2021.
[Aug. 2021] Our paper on Commonsense Knowledge Graph is accepted by TACL 2021.
[May. 2021] Our papers on Dialogue Understanding and Dialogue Generation are accepted by ACL 2021.
[Apirl. 2021] Our paper on Grammar Induction was accepted by NAACL2021 and won the BEST Long Paper Award !
[Mar. 2021] Our paper on Conversation Semantic Role Labeling is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing.
[Mar. 2021] Our paper on image grounding is accepted by CVPR 2021.
[Jan. 2021] Our paper on conversation Coreference Resolution is accepted by EACL 2021.
[Jan. 2021] The techinical report of our Tencent NLP tool TexSmart is published (https://arxiv.org/pdf/2012.15639.pdf) !
[Oct. 2020] Our team (Kun Xu, Linfeng Song and Liwei Wang) won the first prize in the JD multi-modal dialogue challenge among almost 400 teams and we are invited to give an online presentation in CCL 2020. More details could be found in https://jddc.jd.com/notification/detail/38.
[Sep. 2020] My paper on Dialogue Rewriting got accepted by EMNLP 2020.
[Sep. 2020] Our paper on TTS got accepted by InterSpeech 2020.
[Apirl. 2020] Our two papers got accepted by ACL 2020.
[Nov. 2019] Our two papers got accepted by AAAI 2019.
[Aug. 2019] Our paper got accepted by EMNLP 2019.
[May. 2019] Our three papers got accepted by ACL 2019.
[Apr. 2019] Our two papers got accepted by KDD 2019.
[Feb. 2019] My paper on KB-QA got accepted by NAACL 2019.
[Nov. 2018] Our paper on QA got accepted by AAAI 2019.
[Nov. 2018] Our paper get accepted by NIPS18' workshop on Relational Representation Learning.
[Aug. 2018] Our 3 papers got accepted by EMNLP 2018.
[Dec. 2017] Our papers got accepted to present at LREC 2018.
[Nov. 2016] My paper on a novel hybrid QA model got accepted by COLING 2016
[May 2016] My paper on hybrid QA over Freebase and Wikipedia got accepted by ACL 2016
[May 2016] We won the First Place in the QALD-6 (Question Answering over Linked Data) Evaluation
[Jul. 2015] Our short paper on relation extraction got accepted by EMNLP 2015
[Jul. 2015] We are invited to present our QA system (Best of the CLEF'14 Labs) at CLEF 2015
[Jun. 2015] Our short paper on semantic interpretations for superlative expressions got accepted by ACL 2015
[May. 2015] We won the First Place in the CLEF-QALD5 (Question Answering over Linked Data) Evaluation