Publications

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2021

QAConv: Question Answering on Informative Conversations
C Wu, A Madotto, W Liu, P Fung, C Xiong. Arxiv. [PDF] [BibTeX] [Code] [Blog]

Controllable Abstractive Dialogue Summarization withSketch Supervision
C Wu*, L Liu*, W Liu, P Stenetorp, C Xiong. ACL-Findings 2021 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX] [Code]

GraPPa: Grammar-Augmented Pre-Training for Table Semantic Parsing
T Yu, C Wu, X Lin, B Wang, Y Tan, X Yang, D Radev, R Socher, C Xiong. ICLR 2021. [PDF] [BibTeX]

2020

ToD-BERT: Pre-trained Natural Language Understanding for Task-Oriented Dialogues
C Wu, S Hoi, R Socher, and C Xiong. EMNLP 2020 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX] [Code] [Slide]

Probing Task-Oriented Dialogue Representation from Language Models
C Wu and C Xiong. EMNLP 2020 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX]

DISCERN: Discourse-Aware Entailment Reasoning Network for Conversational Machine Reading
Y Gao, C Wu, J Li, S Joty, S Hoiu, C Xiong, I King, and M Lyu. EMNLP 2020 (long). [PDF][BibTeX] [Code]

Discriminative Nearest Neighbor Few-Shot Intent Detection by Transferring Natural Language Inference
J Zhang, K Hashimoto, W Liu, C Wu, Y Wan, P Yu, R Socher and C Xiong. EMNLP 2020 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX]

Improving Limited Labeled Dialogue State Tracking with Self-Supervision
C Wu, S Hoi and C Xiong. EMNLP-findings 2020 (long). [PDF] [PDF] [BibTeX]

A Simple Language Model for Task-Oriented Dialogue
E Hosseini-Asl, B McCann, C Wu, S Yavuz, and R Socher. NeurIPS 2020 (long, Spotlight). [PDF] [BibTeX] Code

Explicit Memory Tracker with Coarse-to-Fine Reasoning for Conversational Machine Reading
Y Gao, C Wu, S Joty, C Xiong, R Socher,I King, M Lyu, and S Hoi. ACL 2020 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX]

Getting To Know You: User Attribute Extraction from Dialog
C Wu, A Madotto, Z Lin, P Xu, P Fung. LREC, 2020 (Oral, long) . [PDF] [BibTeX]

2019

Attention over Parameters for Dialogue Systems
A Madotto, Z Lin, C Wu, J Shin, P Fung. NeurIPS ConvAI Workshop, 2019 (Oral, long, Best Paper Award) [1 out of 30 accepted papers]. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Code-switched language models using neural based synthetic data from parallel sentences
G Winata, A Madotto, C Wu, P Fung. CoNLL 2019 (long). [PDF] [BibTeX]

Clickbait? Sensational Headline Generation with Auto-tuned Reinforcement Learning
P Xu, C Wu, A Madotto, P Fung. EMNLP 2019 (long). [PDF] [Code] [BibTeX]

Transferable Multi-Domain State Generator for Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems
C Wu, A Madotto, E Hosseini-Asl, C Xiong, R Socher, P Fung. ACL 2019 (Oral, long, Outstanding Paper Award) [top 1% accepted papers]. [PDF] [Code] [BibTeX] [Slides] [Video]

Personalizing Dialogue Agents via Meta-Learning
A Madotto, Z Lin, C Wu, P Fung. ACL 2019 (short). [PDF] [Code] [BibTeX]

Global-to-local Memory Pointer Networks for Task-Oriented Dialogue
C Wu, C Xiong, R Socher. NeurIPS Workshop on Conversational AI 2018 (Oral) and ICLR 2019. [PDF] [Slide] [Code] [BibTeX]

Learning to Memorize in Neural Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems
C Wu. HKUST MPhil Thesis 2019.
[PDF] [Slides]

Code-switched language models using neural based synthetic data from parallel sentences
G Winata, A Madotto, C Wu, P Fung. ACL 2019. [PDF]

2018

Improving Large-Scale Fact-Checking using Decomposable Attention Models and Lexical Tagging
C Wu*, N Lee*, P Fung. EMNLP 2018 (short). [PDF] [Poster] [BibTeX]

Mem2Seq: Effectively Incorporating Knowledge Bases into End-to-End Task-Oriented Dialog Systems
C Wu*, A Madotto*, P Fung. ACL 2018 (long). [PDF] [Poster] [Code] [BibTeX]

Empathetic Dialog Systems
P Fung, D Bertero, P Xu, J Park, C Wu, A Madotto. LREC 2018. [PDF]

End-to-End Dynamic Query Memory Network for Entity-Value Independent Task-oriented Dialog
C Wu, A Madotto, G Winata, P Fung. ICASSP 2018. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Emo2Vec: Learning Generalized Emotion Representation by Multi-task Training
P Xu, A Madotto, C Wu, J Park, P Fung. EMNLP Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis, 2018. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Bilingual Character Representation for Efficiently Addressing Out-of-Vocabulary Words in Code-Switching Named Entity Recognition
G Winata, C Wu, A Madotto, P Fung. ACL Code-Switching Workshop, 2018. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Code-Switching Language Modeling using Syntax-Aware Multi-Task Learning
G Winata, A Madotto, C Wu, P Fung. ACL Code-Switching Workshop, 2018. [PDF] [BibTeX]

End-to-end Automatic Code-Switching Speech Recognition
G Winata, A Madotto, C Wu, P Fung. [PDF]

- 2017

End-to-End Recurrent Entity Network for Entity-Value Independent Goal-Oriented Dialog Learning
C Wu*, A Madotto*, G Winata, P Fung. DSTC6. [PDF] [Code] [BibTeX]

Zara: A Virtual Interactive Dialogue System Incorporating Emotion, Sentiment and Personality Recognition
P Fung, A Dey, F Siddique, R Lin, Y Yang, D Bertero, W Yan, R Yin, C Wu. COLING Demo 2016. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Real-Time Speech Emotion and Sentiment Recognition for Interactive Dialogue Systems
D Bertero, F Siddique, C Wu, Y Wan, R Chan and P Fung. EMNLP 2016 (short). [PDF] [BibTeX]

Towards Empathetic Human-Robot Interactions
P Fung, D Bertero, Y Wan, A Dey, R Chan, F Siddique, Y Yang, C Wu, R Lin. CICLing 2016. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Simulations for Time-Optimal Trajectory Planning along Parametric Polynomial Lane-Change Curves for a Unicycle
C Wu, ZY Chiu, JS Liu. IEEE ROBIO 2017. [PDF] [BibTeX]

JointRF/Baseband Grouping-based Codebook Design for Hybrid Beamforming in mmWave MIMO Systems
C Wu, CH Chen, CR Tsai, and AY Wu. ICSPCC 2016. [PDF] [BibTeX]