Xing Shi (史兴)

I am a Ph.D. student at Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of University of Southern California (USC), adviced by Prof. Kevin Knight. Interested in Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation and Machine Learning. Prior to USC, I worked with Prof. Minlie Huang on Information Extraction and Sentence Compression at Tsinghua Univeristy. [Curriculum Vitae]


Hafez: an Interactive Poetry Generation System Marjan Ghazvininejad*, Xing Shi*, Jay Priyadarshi, and Kevin Knight; ACL 2017 Demonstrations (*:Equal contributions) [PDF] [DEMO] [Alexa Skill] [Alexa Demo Video] [R!CH]
Speeding up Neural Machine Translation Decoding by Shrinking Run-time Vocabulary Xing Shi and Kevin Knight; ACL 2017 [PDF]
Temporal Learning and Sequence Modeling for a Job Recommender System Kuan Liu, Xing Shi, Anoop Kumar, Linhong Zhu, Prem Natarajan; RecSys Challenge 2016 [ARXIV] [SLIDE]
Does String-Based Neural MT Learn Source Syntax? Xing Shi, Inkit Padhi and Kevin Knight; EMNLP 2016 [PDF] [POSTER]
Why Neural Translations are the Right Length Xing Shi, Kevin Knight and Deniz Yuret; EMNLP 2016 [PDF] [SLIDE]
Generating Topical Poetry Marjan Ghazvininejad, Xing Shi, Yejin Choi, and Kevin Knight; EMNLP 2016 [PDF] [SLIDE]
How to Speak a Language without Knowing It Xing Shi, Kevin Knight and Heng Ji; ACL 2014 [PDF] [SLIDE] [API] [DATA] [微信服务号]
Using First-Order Logic to Compress Sentences Minlie Huang, Xing Shi and Xiaoyan Zhu; AAAI 2012 [PDF]


University of Southern California, Los Angeles Ph.D. student in Computer Science ( 2012 - Present )
Tsinghua University, Beijing B.E. in Computer Science and Technology ( 2008 - 2012 )


First prize in PoetiX 2016 (a sonnets generation competition)


Email: Address: 4676 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292