Publications


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  1. Lei Sha, Lili Mou, Tianyu Liu, Pascal Poupart, Sujian Li, Baobao Chang, Zhifang Sui. Order-planning neural text generation from structured data. arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.00155, 2017. [pdf]

  2. Nabiha Asghar, Pascal Poupart, Jesse Hoey, Xin Jiang, Lili Mou. Affective Neural Response Generation. arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.03968, 2017. [pdf]

  3. Lili Mou, Zhengdong Lu, Hang Li, Zhi Jin. Coupling distributed and symbolic execution for natural language queries. In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), pages 2518--2526, 2017. Also presented in ICLR Workshop, 2017. [pdf, slides]

  4. Zhiliang Tian, Rui Yan, Lili Mou, Yiping Song, Yansong Feng, Dongyan Zhao. How to make context more useful? An empirical study on context-aware neural conversational models. In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-short), volume 2, pages 231--236, 2017. [pdf]

  5. Zhao Meng, Lili Mou, Zhi Jin. Hierarchical RNN with Static Sentence-Level Attention for Text-Based Speaker Change Detection. To appear in CIKM (short), 2017. [pdf]

  6. Zhao Meng, Lili Mou, Zhi Jin. Towards Neural Speaker Modeling in Multi-Party Conversation: The Task, Dataset, and Models. arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.03152, 2017. [pdf]

  7. Chongyang Tao, Lili Mou, Dongyan Zhao, Rui Yan. RUBER: An unsupervised method for automatic evaluation of open-domain dialog systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1701.03079, 2016. [pdf]

  8. Lili Mou, Yiping Song, Rui Yan, Ge Li, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. Sequence to backward and forward sequences: A content-introducing approach to generative short-text conversation. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), pages 3349--3358, 2016. [pdf, slides]

  9. Yan Xu,1 Ran Jia,1 Lili Mou, Ge Li, Yunchuan Chen, Yangyang Lu, Zhi Jin. Improved relation classification by deep recurrent neural networks with data augmentation. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), pages 1461--1470, 2016. [pdf]

  10. Lili Mou, Zhao Meng, Rui Yan, Ge Li, Yan Xu, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. How transferable are neural networks in NLP applications? In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 478--489, 2016. [pdf]

  11. Lili Mou, Ran Jia, Yan Xu, Ge Li, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. Distilling word embeddings: An encoding approach. In Proceedings of the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM-short), pages 1977--1980, 2016. Also presented in RL4NLP Workshop @ACL, 2016. [pdf]

  12. Yiping Song, Lili Mou, Rui Yan, Li Yi, Zinan Zhu, Xiaohua Hu. Dialogue session segmentation by embedding-enhanced TextTiling. In Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), pages 2706--2710, 2016. [pdf]

  13. Zhao Meng, Lili Mou, Ge Li, Zhi Jin. Context-aware tree-cased convolutional neural networks for natural language inference. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management, 2016.

  14. Yunchuan Chen, Lili Mou, Yan Xu, Ge Li, Zhi Jin. Compressing neural language models by sparse word representations. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pages 226--235, 2016. [pdf]

  15. Lili Mou,1 Rui Men,1 Ge Li, Yan Xu, Lu Zhang, Rui Yan, Zhi Jin. Natural language inference by tree-based convolution and heuristic matching. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-short), volume 2, pages 130--136, 2016. [pdf]

  16. Xiang Li, Lili Mou, Rui Yan, Ming Zhang. StalemateBreaker: A proactive content-introducing approach to automatic human-computer conversation. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pages 2845--2851, 2016. [pdf, Reported by UK Daily Mail, China Computer Federation (CCF), Peking University, and several other media]

  17. Lili Mou, Ge Li, Lu Zhang, Tao Wang, Zhi Jin. Convolutional neural networks over tree structures for programming language processing. In Proceedings of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), pages 1287--1293, 2016. [pdf, poster]

  18. Lili Mou, Rui Yan, Ge Li, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. Backward and forward language modeling for constrained sentence generation. arXiv preprint arXiv:1512.06612, 2015. [pdf, slides]

  19. Lili Mou, Rui Men, Ge Li, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. On end-to-end program generation from user intention by deep neural networks. arXiv preprint arXiv:1510.07211, 2015. [pdf, Note: This is a visionary paper.]

  20. Lili Mou,1 Hao Peng,1 Ge Li, Yan Xu, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. Discriminative neural sentence modeling by tree-based convolution. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 2315--2325, 2015. [pdf, slides]

  21. Hao Peng,1 Lili Mou,1 Ge Li, Yunchuan Chen, Yangyang Lu, Zhi Jin. A comparative study on regularization strategies for embedding-based neural networks. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-short), pages 2106--2111, 2015. [pdf]

  22. Yan Xu, Lili Mou, Ge Li, Yunchuan Chen, Hao Peng and Zhi Jin. Classifying relations via long short term memory networks along shortest dependency paths. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 1785--1794, 2015. [pdf]

  23. Hao Peng,1 Lili Mou,1 Ge Li, Yuxuan Liu, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. Building program vector representations for deep learning. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management, pages 547--553, 2015. [extended version: pdf, slides]

  24. Yan Xu, Ge Li, Lili Mou, Yangyang Lu. Learning non-taxomomic relations on demand for ontology extension. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, vol. 24, no. 8, pages 1159--1175, 2014.

  25. Lili Mou, Ge Li, Zhi Jin, Lu Zhang. Verification based on hyponymy hierarchical characteristics for Web-based hyponymy discovery. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management, pages 81--92, 2014.

  26. Yiyang Hao, Ge Li, Lili Mou, Lu Zhang, Zhi Jin. MCT: A tool for commenting programs by multimedia comments. In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE-demo), pages 1339--1342, 2013.

  27. Lili Mou, Ge Li, Zhi Jin. Domain hyponymy hierarchy discovery by iterative Web searching and inferable semantics based concept selecting. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, pages 387--392, 2013.

  28. Lili Mou Ge Li, Zhi Jin, Yangyang Lu, Yiyang Hao. Discovering domain concepts and hyponymy relations by text relevance classifying based iterative Web searching. In Proceedings of 19th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, pages 213--222, 2012.

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