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Assistant Research Fellow  |  Ma, Wei-Yun  
 
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Dr. Wei-Yun Ma is an assistant research fellow in the Institute of Information Science at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He is the principal investigator of the NLP lab at Academia Sinica, a.k.a CKIP lab. His research interests include natural language processing, deep learning, dialogue systems, and knowledge graph construction.

Dr. Ma has published more than 35 papers at refereed conferences and journals, including ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, IJCNLP, COLING, WWW, etc. His work received several awards, including the best paper of IALP 2017, the best demo - special mention of WWW 2017, Top1 on the shard task of phrasal arousal prediction held in IJCNLP 2017, Top1 in a Chatbot competition held by PIXNET in 2017, and Top1 in the contest of Chinese word segmentation held by SIGHAN in 2003. His Chinese word segmentation system has being one of the most popular NLP services in Taiwan and has processed several million documents online. Dr. Ma earned his Ph.D. degree from Computer Science Department at Columbia University, New York in 2014. During his studies, he worked on multilingual question answering and machine translation, and also participated in some prestigious projects in the US, such as GALE and STAGES.

 
 
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