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William Yang Wang
Works at Microsoft Research Redmond
Attends Carnegie Mellon University
Lives in Redmond, WA
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If you are at CIKM in Shanghai, I will talk about structure learning for knowledge graphs Thu morning at 10am. http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~yww/papers/structure_learning_CIKM_2014.pdf 
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At #emnlp2014 ? I will talk about a new Chinese Weibo Treebank & efficient probabilistic first-order logic dependency parsing tomorrow 1:30pm.
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Together with +Bundhit Chucherdwatanasak, we are the 2013-2014 Intramural Badminton Men's Double Champions. This year we ranked 1/15 in the regular season, and won the championship in the playoff.
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Well, I started playing badminton when I was in junior high. So it's been more than 10 years. :)
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Unsupervised Induction and Filling of Semantic Slots for Spoken Dialogue Systems using Frame-Semantic Parsing http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~yww/papers/asru2013.pdf
 
ASRU 2013 Best Student Paper Award!! The first prize of three!!! Thanks my co-author +William Yang Wang and my advisor Prof. +Alexander Rudnicky!!
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honored to receive the best paper honorable mention award at #cikm2013. Very fortunate to be advised by +William Cohen  & working with +Kathryn Mazaitis. Thank all the chairs. Come to my talk tomorrow 11am. 
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do you like coffee & nlp? i will present a paper on laplacian structured sparsity model for computational branding analysis of coffeeshop brands. 
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ACL folks, I will present our work on semiparametric Gaussian copula for financial risk prediction from text Tuesday 4:50. 
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just donated to the Ben Taskar Family Benefit Fund.
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don't know what labels to pick for multidomain learning? no problem! look at our recent #emnlp paper for a simple automatic domain partitioning algorithm. 
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will be giving a talk on probabilistic logic inference tomorrow at UMBC. Come to the talk if you are in DC/Baltimore area (especially those of you who are furloughed).
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Graduate Research Assistant
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  • Microsoft Research Redmond
    Research Intern, 2012 - present
  • Columbia University SIPA
    Graduate Research Assistant, 2011
  • Microsoft
    Software Development Intern
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Visiting Research Assitant
  • University of Southern California
    Visiting Research Assitant
  • Columbia Engineering
    Graduate Research Assistant
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Redmond, WA
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New York City, NY - Shenzhen, China - Pittsburgh, PA - Los Angeles, CA - Wollongong, Australia
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PhD research fellow at Carnegie Mellon. http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~yww/
Introduction
I am a PhD student at the School of Computer ScienceCarnegie Mellon University. I have broad interests in Computational Linguistics, Spoken Dialog Systems, Machine Learning and Virtual Humans. Previously, I received my M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University, focusing on speech and language processing. 
Education
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Computer Science - Language and Information Technologies, 2011 - present
  • Columbia University
    Computer Science - Natural Language Processing, 2009 - 2011
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong/Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Computer-assisted Language Learning, 2008 - 2009
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