For a more up to date list of my publications, please see my Google Scholar.


Conference

Global-Locally Self-Attentive Encoder for Dialogue State Tracking

To appear in the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018)

Victor Zhong, Caiming Xiong, and Richard Socher

@inproceedings{zhong2018global,
  title={Global-Locally Self-Attentive Encoder for Dialogue State Tracking},
  author={Zhong, Victor and Xiong, Caiming and Socher, Richard},
  booktitle={ACL 2018},
  year={2018}
}

Efficient and Robust Question Answering from Minimal Context over Documents

To appear in the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018)

Sewon Min, Victor Zhong, Caiming Xiong, and Richard Socher

@inproceedings{min2018efficient,
  title={Efficient and Robust Question Answering from Minimal Context over Documents},
  author={Min, Sewon and Zhong, Victor and Xiong, Caiming and Socher, Richard},
  booktitle={ACL 2018},
  year={2018}
}

DCN+: Mixed Objective and Deep Residual Coattention for Question Answering

International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2018)

Victor Zhong^, Caiming Xiong^, and Richard Socher (^Equal contribution)

Arxiv

@inproceedings{xiong2018mixed,
  title={DCN+: Mixed Objective and Deep Residual Coattention for Question Answering},
  author={Xiong, Caiming and Zhong, Victor and Socher, Richard},
  booktitle={ICLR 2018},
  year={2018}
}

Position-aware Attention and Supervised Data Improve Slot Filling

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (Oral, Outstanding Paper Award, EMNLP 2017)

Yuhao Zhang, Victor Zhong, Danqi Chen, Gabor Angeli, and Christopher D. Mannning.

PDF

@inproceedings{zhang2017tacred,
 author = {Zhang, Yuhao and Zhong, Victor and Chen, Danqi and Angeli, Gabor and Manning, Christopher D.},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2017)},
 title = {Position-aware Attention and Supervised Data Improve Slot Filling},
 year = {2017}
}

Dynamic coattention networks for question answering

International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2017)

Victor Zhong^, Caiming Xiong^, and Richard Socher (^Equal contribution)

Arxiv Blog Venture Beat Fast Company

@inproceedings{xiong2017dynamic,
  title={Dynamic Coattention Networks For Question Answering},
  author={Xiong, Caiming and Zhong, Victor and Socher, Richard},
  booktitle={ICLR 2017},
  year={2017}
}

Ask me anything: Dynamic memory networks for natural language processing

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2016)

Ankit Kumar, Ozan Irsoy, Jonathan Su, James Bradbury, Robert English, Brian Pierce, Peter Ondruska, Ishaan Gulrajani, Victor Zhong, Romain Paulus, and Richard Socher

Arxiv Blog Wired MIT Technology Review

@inproceedings{kumar2016ask,
  title={Ask me anything: Dynamic memory networks for natural language processing},
  author={Kumar, Ankit and Irsoy, Ozan and Su, Jonathan and Bradbury, James and English, Robert and Pierce, Brian and Ondruska, Peter and Gulrajani, Ishaan and Zhong, Victor and Paulus, Romain and others},
  booktitle={ICML 2016},
  year={2016}
}

Bootstrapped self training for knowledge base population

Proceedings of the Eighth Text Analysis Conference (TAC2015)

Gabor Angeli, Victor Zhong, Danqi Chen, Arun Chaganty, Jason Bolton, Melvin Johnson Premkumar, Pasupat Panupong, Sonal Gupta and Christopher D Manning

PDF (NIST)

@inproceedings{angeli2015bootstrapped,
  title={Bootstrapped self training for knowledge base population},
  author={Angeli, Gabor and Zhong, Victor and Chen, Danqi and Chaganty, Arun and Bolton, Jason and Premkumar, Melvin Johnson and Pasupat, Panupong and Gupta, Sonal and Manning, Christopher D},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth Text Analysis Conference (TAC2015)},
  year={2015}
}

Preprints

Seq2SQL: Generating Structured Queries from Natural Language using Reinforcement Learning

Victor Zhong, Caiming Xiong, and Richard Socher

Arxiv Blog Venture Beat Techcrunch

The WikiSQL dataset can be found here.

@article{zhongSeq2SQL2017,
  author={Zhong, Victor and Xiong, Caiming and Socher, Richard},
  title={Seq2SQL: Generating Structured Queries from Natural Language using
               Reinforcement Learning},
  journal={CoRR},
  volume={abs/1709.00103},
  year={2017}
}