Senior Manager (Joint appointment)
Salesforce AI Research
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Short Biography

  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore [Jul'17 - ]
  • Senior Manager, Salesforce AI Research, Singapore [Feb'19 - ]
  • Research Scientist, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Doha [Jan'14 - Jul'17]
  • PhD in Computer Science, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver [Sep'08 - Dec'13]

  • Research Interests

    Natural Language Processing

  • Discourse Processing
  • Machine Translation
  • Image-Text Translation
  • Question Answering
  • Text Summarization
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Machine Learning

  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Deep Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Representation Learning

  • News

    • 10 Nov 19 Will serve as an area chair for ACL-2020 (Discourse & Pragmatics track)
    • 2 Apr 19 Will teach grad-level course on Deep Learning for NLP
    • 2 Apr 19 Invited talk at AI Singapore Summer School
    • 2 Apr 19 Invited talk at TU Darmstadt on Deep Learning for NLP

    Selected Papers

    This list contains only journal papers. For full list of papers see the Papers tab.
    “Unsupervised Word Translation with Adversarial Autoencoder
    Tasnim Mohiuddin, and Shafiq Joty. In Computational Linguistics (Special Issue of Computational Linguistics on Multilingual and Interlingual Semantic Representations for Natural Language Processing) : pages (Conditionally accepted) XXX - XXX, 2020.
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    Data Diversification: An Elegant Strategy For Neural Machine Translation
    Xuan-Phi Nguyen, Shafiq Joty, Wu Kui, and Ai Ti. In arXiv (* not peer reviewed) 2019.
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    Resurrecting Submodularity in Neural Abstractive Summarization
    Simeng Han, Xiang Lin, and Shafiq Joty. In arXiv (* not peer reviewed) 2019.
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    Speech Act Modeling of Written Asynchronous Conversations: A Neural CRF Approach
    Shafiq Joty, and Tasnim Mohiuddin. In Computational Linguistics (Special Issue on Language in Social Media, Exploiting discourse and other contextual information) : pages 859 - 894, 2018.
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    Phrase-Based Attentions
    Phi Xuan, and Shafiq Joty. In arXiv (* not peer reviewed) 2018.
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    Machine translation evaluation with neural networks
    Francisco Guzmán, Shafiq Joty, Lluís Màrquez, and Preslav Nakov. In Computer Speech & Language (Special Issue on Deep Learning for Machine Translation) : pages 180-200, 2017.
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    Domain Adaptation Using Neural Network Joint Model
    Shafiq Joty, Nadir Durrani, Hassan Sajjad, and Ahmed Abdelali. In Computer Speech & Language (Special Issue on Deep Learning for Machine Translation) : pages 161-179, 2017.
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    Discourse Structure in Machine Translation Evaluation
    Shafiq Joty, Francisco Guzmán, Lluís Màrquez, and Preslav Nakov. In Computational Linguistics : pages 683-722, 2017.
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    Sleep Quality Prediction From Wearable Data Using Deep Learning
    Aarti Sathyanarayana, Shafiq Joty, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Ferda Ofli, Jaideep Srivastava, Ahmed Elmagarmid, Shahrad Taheri, and Teresa Arora. In JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU) 2016.
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    CODRA: A Novel Discriminative Framework for Rhetorical Analysis
    Shafiq Joty, Giuseppe Carenini, and Raymond T Ng. In Computational Linguistics : pages 385-435, 2015.
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    Topic Segmentation and Labeling in Asynchronous Conversations
    Shafiq Joty, Giuseppe Carenini, and Raymond Ng. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research : pages 521-573, 2013.
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    Complex Question Answering: Unsupervised Learning Approaches and Experiments
    Yllias Chali*, Shafiq Joty*, and Sadid Hasan*. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research : pages 1-47, 2009.
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