Yue Zhang

Phone: +65 64994516
Fax: +65 67705161
Email: yue_zhang@sutd.edu.sg

Talks, Tutorials and Consultancy

  • 2016. Yue Zhang and Duy-Tin Vo. Neural Network for Sentiment Analysis. A conference tutorial at Empirical Methods for Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).
  • 2016. Wanxiang Che and Yue Zhang. Deep Learning for Syntactic and Semantic Analysis. A conference tutorial at China Conference on Computational Linguistics (CCL).
  • 2016. Invited talk to Deep Learning Summit Singapore on sentiment analysis.
  • 2016. Invited talk to SmartConnected.World and ICEC 2016, Suwon, Korea on keep learning.
  • 2016. Invited talk to Heilongjiang University (China) on stock market prediction.
  • 2016. Invited talk to National University of Singapore on deep learning for parsing.
  • 2016. Invited talk to University of Berkeley for neural network structured prediction.
  • 2016. Invited talk to University of South California, Information Science Institute for neural network structured prediction.
  • 2016. Invited talk to Singapore Actuary Society on text mining.
  • 2016. Invited talk to Zhengzhou University (China) on Chinese syntactic parsing.
  • 2015. Invited talk National University of Singapore, School of Computing, on deep learning for stock market prediction.
  • 2015. Yue Zhang. Deep learning for stock market prediction. An invited talk to ADSM Deep learning workshop, Singapore.
  • 2015. Invited talk to Harbin Institute of Technology on deep learning for parsing.
  • 2015. Invited talk to Leshan Normal University (China) on stock market prediction.
  • 2015. Invited talk to Chinese Academy of Sciences on stock market prediction.
  • 2015. Invited talk to Global Innovators Forum on Technology and Society, Harbin, China, on text mining.
  • 2015. Invited talks to Soochow University (China) on stock market prediction and deep learning methods for POS tagging.
  • 2014. Yue Zhang. Statistical Machine Translation Using Text Generation. An invited talk to Singapore NLP research workshop 2014.
  • 2014. Invited talk to Tsinghua University (China) on CCG parsing.
  • 2014. Yue Zhang. Syntactic machine translation based on discriminative text synthesis. An invited talk to ADSM NLP workshop, Singapore.
  • 2014. Invited talk to Nanjing University (China) on stock market predication.
  • 2014. Invited talk to Harbin Instatute of Technology (China) on deep learning.
  • 2014. Invited talk to Ludong University (China) on statistical machine translation.
  • 2014. Yue Zhang , Meishan Zhang, and Ting Liu. Syntactic Processing Using Global Discriminative Learning and Beam-Search Decoding. A conference tutorial at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Baltimore, USA, June.
  • 2014. Invited talks to Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain) on statistical text generation.
  • 2014. Invited talks to University of A Coruna (Spain), Chinese Academy of Sciences (Institute of Computing Technology), Peking University (China) and Tsinghua University (China) on Chinese syntactic analysis.
  • 2013. Yue Zhang. Semantics Based Statistical Machine Translationand Partial Tree Linearization. An invited talk to Chinese Workshop of Machine Translation (CWMT).
  • 2013. Invited talks to Tsinghua University (China) and Northeast University (China) on dependency parsing.
  • 2013. Invited talks to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Institute of Automation), Baidu Inc (China) and Harbin Institute of Technology on word ordering.
  • 2012. Invited talk to the Institute of Infocomm Research (Singapore) on CCG parsing.
  • 2011. Stephen Clark and Yue Zhang. Surprisingly Efficient Parsing for a Wide-Coverage Lexicalised-Grammar Parser. Cambridge NLIP seminar.
  • 2010. Invited talk at Uppsala University (Sweden) on dependency parsing.
  • 2010. Qin Iris Wang and Yue Zhang. Recent Advances in DependencyParsing. A conference tutorial at Human Language Technologies: The 11th Annual Conference ofthe North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT:NAACL).
  • 2009. Invited talk to the NLIP group seminar, University of Cambridge on dependency parsing.
  • 2008. Invited talk to the School of Informatics (ICCS), University of Edinburgh on dependency parsing.
  • 2008. Consultancy for Sharp Research Europe Ltd. on word segmentation.

Research grants

  • PI. Temasek Laboratory seed grant. Deep learning for Singlish parsing. Aug 2016 – Aug 2017
    • Research Assistant: Homgmin Wang (BSc from National University of Singapore; Aug. 2016 – Aug. 2017).
  • PI for WP2. MINDEF grant. Cross-functional information systems for decision making. Dec 2014 - Dec 2017
    • Aug. 2015 - Jul. 2016. Research assistant Lin Li (MSc from Chinese Academy of Sciences).
    • Mar. 2015 - Feb. 2016. Post-doctoral research fellow Chingyun Chang (PhD from University of Cambridge).
    • Jan. 2015 - Sep. 2015. Host research visit of Xiao Ding from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
  • PI. Singapore MOE Tier2 grant. Statistical machine translation by syntactic transfer. Jun 2013 - Jun 2016
    • May. 2015 - May. 2016. Research assistant Jiangming Liu (MSc from Beijing Jiao-Tong University, (China).
    • Nov. 2014 - Nov. 2015. Post-doctoral research fellow Meishan Zhang (PhD from Harbin Institute of Technology, China).
    • May. 2013 - Feb. 2014. Research assistant Zhongye Jia (BEng from Shanghai Jiao-Tong University, China).
    • Jan. 2014 - Jan. 2015 Post-doctoral research fellow Likun Qiu (PhD from Peking university, China)
    • Nov. 2013 - Nov. 2014. Research assistant Yijia Liu (BEng from Harbin Institute of Technology, China).
  • PI. SUTD startup research grant. Statistical parsing and machine translation. Jul 2012 - Jul 2015
    • Nov. 2013 - Feb. 2014. Host research visit of Linfeng Song from Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
    • Nov. 2013 - Feb. 2014. Host research visit of Xiao Ding from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
    • Oct. 2013 - May. 2014. Host research visit of Kai Song from Northeastern University, China.
    • Sep. 2013 - Jun. 2014. Host research visit of Ji Ma from Northeastern University, China.
    • May. 2013 - Jun. 2013. Host research visit of Miguel Ballesteros from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
    • Feb. 2013 - Jun. 2013. Host research visit of Yanxia Qin from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
    • Jan. 2013 - Mar. 2013. Host research visit of Muhua Zhu from Northeastern University, China.
    • Dec. 2012 - Feb. 2013. Host research visit of Meishan Zhang from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.

Students

  • Jan. 2015 - . PhD advisor of Shuailong Liang (SUTD).
  • Jan. 2015 - . PhD advisor of Zhiyang Teng (SUTD).
  • Sep. 2014 - . PhD advisor of Jie Yang (SUTD).
  • Sep. 2014 - . PhD advisor of Thieu Ni Ni (SUTD).
  • Sep. 2013 - . PhD advisor of Vo Duy Tin (SUTD).
  • Jun. 2013 - . External PhD co-advisor of Cher Pei Hua (University of Queensland, Australia).
  • Sep. 2013 - Sep. 2014. MSc co-supervisor of Hussan Dugum (SUTD/MIT).

Other research activities

  • Apr. 2016 – Mar. 2017. Research visitor Associate Prof. Yupeng Liu from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
  • Sep. 2013 - Oct. 2013. Host visit of Associate Prof. Carlos Gomez-Rodriguez from University of A Coruna, Spain.
  • Dec. 2012 - Nov. 2013. Host visit from Prof. Haoliang Qi (Longjiang Scholar 2013; provincial distinguished professor) from China.
  • Sep. 2010 - Jan. 2011. MPhil thesis (which won distinction) supervisor of Yang Liu (University of Cambridge).
  • Sep. - Oct. 2010. Research visit to Uppsala University, Sweden (Prof. Joakim Nivre).
  • Jul. - Aug. 2009. Participant of the six-week Johns Hopkins University NLP Workshop (competitive entry), on the project Parsing the Web.