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Rui WANG (王 瑞)

Researcher (研究員), Ph.D.

Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Kyoto, Japan.

E-mail: wangrui (as we know) nict (dot) go (dot) jp

Taken in Shanghai, 2014
 



    

News

2-7 Feb. 2018: I would present our paper "Syntax-based Attention for NMT" in AAAI-2018, New Orleans, USA. [Preprint Paper].

There are positions for 1-2 research interns from April, 2018. Self-motived Ph.D. (or master) students, who aim at top-tier NLP conferences or other significant contributions to machine translation community, are welcome to send me your CV. [Instruction Link]



    

Research Interest

Natural language processing, especially machine translation.


    

Experience

Researcher, Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory, NICT, Kyoto, Japan, 2016-now

    --aims at related reasearch for the Tokyo Olympic 2020 machine translation systems, such as VoiceTra.

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), supervised by: Bao-Liang Lu and Hai Zhao, Shanghai, China, 2012-2016

    --Joint PH.D., CNRS-University Lyon1, Supervised by Sabine Ploux, Lyon, France, 2014

    --Internship Research Fellow, NICT, Supervised by Masao Utiyama and Eiichiro Sumita, worked with Isao Goto and a funny friend Andrew Finch, Kyoto, Japan, 2013

Master in Computer Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China, 2009-2012

    -- research assistant, XJIPC of CAS, Xinjiang, China, 2010-2012

Bachelor in Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin, China, 2005-2009

    

Research Activities

Co-organization chair of PACLIC-29 and YCCL-2012

PC member/Reviewer of ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, IJCNLP, AAAI, and IWSLT et al.

Reviewer of ACM Trans. on ALLIP, Natural Language Engineering, Neural Processing Letters et al.


    

Supervising, Collaborating

Research Interns

Zhisong Zhang, Master candidate of SJTU, co-supervised with Masao Utiyama, NICT, 2017-2018.

Kehai Chen, Ph.D. candidate of HIT, co-supervised with Masao Utiyama, Akihiro Tamura (now with Ehime University) and Lemao Liu (now with Tencent AI Lab), NICT, 2017-2018.


    

Selected Publications (* indicates the corresponding author)[Google Scholar]

Ph.D. thesis



Title: Continuous-Space based Statistical Machine Translation

Chair of defense committee: Sabine Ploux (CNRS-University Lyon1)

Review committee: Min Zhang, Xuanjing Huang, Chunyu Kit, and James Kwok



Journals



A Neural Approach to Source Dependency-Based Context Model for Statistical Machine Translation

Kehai Chen, Tiejun Zhao, Muyun Yang, Lemao Liu*, Akihiro Tamura, Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama, and Eiichro Sumita

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (TASLP), 2017

[Paper and bib]



Converting Continuous-Space Language Models into N-gram Language Models with Efficient Bilingual Pruning for Statistical Machine Translation

Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama*, Isao Goto, Eiichro Sumita, Hai Zhao* and Bao-Liang Lu

ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP) (Volume 15, Issue 3), 2016

[Open Access Paper][Bib]



Bilingual Continuous-Space Language Model Growing for Statistical Machine Translation

Rui Wang, Hai Zhao*, Bao-Liang Lu, Masao Utiyama, and Eiichro Sumita

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (TASLP) (Volume:23, Issue:7), 2015

[Paper][Bib]



Conferences



2018



Syntax-Directed Attention for Neural Machine Translation

Kehai Chen, Rui Wang*, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Tiejun Zhao

The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), New Orleans, Lousiana, USA.

[Preprint Paper]


2017

-- Domain adaptation and syntactic representation for NMT.



Context-Aware Smoothing for Neural Machine Translation

Kehai Chen, Rui Wang*, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Tiejun Zhao

The 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2017), Chinese Taipei.

[Paper][bib][slides]



Instance Weighting for Neural Machine Translation Domain Adaptation

Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama, Lemao Liu, Kehai Chen and Eiichro Sumita

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2017), Copenhagen, Denmark.

[Paper][Poster][Bib]



Neural Machine Translation with Source Dependency Representation

Kehai Chen, Rui Wang*, Masao Utiyama, Lemao Liu, Akihiro Tamura, Eiichiro Sumita and Tiejun Zhao

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2017), Copenhagen, Denmark.

[Paper][Bib][Slides]



Sentence Embedding for Neural Machine Translation Domain Adaptation

Rui Wang, Andrew Finch, Masao Utiyama, and Eiichro Sumita

The 55th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2017), Vancouver, Canada

[Paper][Poster][Bib]




Before 2016

-- A series of continuous-space works, such as language modeling, bilingual word embedding and domain adaptation, for SMT.



Connecting Phrase based Statistical Machine Translation Adaptation

Rui Wang, Hai Zhao*, Bao-Liang Lu Masao Utiyama*, and Eiichro Sumita

The 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2016), Osaka, Japan

[Paper][Bib]



A Bilingual Graph-based Semantic Model for Statistical Machine Translation

Rui Wang, Hai Zhao*, Sabine Ploux*, Bao-Liang Lu, and Masao Utiyama

25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), New York, USA

[Paper][Slides][Bib]



English to Chinese Translation: How Chinese Character Matters?

Rui Wang , Hai Zhao* and Bao-Liang Lu

The 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation(PACLIC-2015), Shanghai, China

[Paper]



Neural Network Based Bilingual Language Model Growing for Statistical Machine Translation

Rui Wang, Hai Zhao*, Bao-Liang Lu, Masao Utiyama, and Eiichro Sumita

Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2014), Doha, Qatar

[Paper][Poster][Bib][Code_beta]



Converting Continuous-Space Language Models into N-gram Language Models for Statistical Machine Translation

Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama, Isao Goto, Eiichro Sumita, Hai Zhao, and Bao-Liang Lu

Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2013), Seattle, USA

[Paper][Poster][Bib][Code_beta]



Arxiv, Non-refereed



Structural Stability of Lexical Semantic Spaces: Nouns in Chinese and French

Sabine Ploux*, Rui Wang, ZhengFeng Zhong, Hai Zhao, Yang Xin, and Bao-Liang Lu

Arxiv

[Paper]



A Novel Bilingual Word Embedding Method for Lexical Translation Using Bilingual Sense Clique

Rui Wang, Hai Zhao, Sabine Ploux, Bao-Liang Lu, Masao Utiyama, and Eiichro Sumita

Arxiv

[Paper]



Patent



複数分野で同時に高精度なNMT (submitted)

Rui Wang and Masao Utiyama



Miscellaneous



An NMT reading list from Zhisong[Link].



Fortunes



Don't be evil.

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