My name is Kun Xu. I'm 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 Semantic Parsing, Knowledge Based Question Answering, Information Extraction, Natural Language Interface to Databases.
You can find me at: Google Scholar.
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
[May. 2021] Our papers on Dialogue Understanding and Dialogue Generation are accepted by ACL 2021.
[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