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Ouyang, Jessica

Dr. Jessica Ouyang

Assistant Professor

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Columbia University, 2019
  • MSc, Computer Science, Columbia University, 2015
  • BS Computer Science and BA Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Research Interests:

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Automatic Summarization
  • Text Generation

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Notable Data Set Award, Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) 2015

Representative Publications:

  • Jessica Ouyang and Kathleen McKeown. Neural network alignment for sentential paraphrases. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2019), Florence, Italy, 2019.
  • Jessica Ouyang, Boya Song, and Kathleen McKeown. A robust abstractive system for cross-lingual summarization. In Proceedings of the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2019), Minneapolis, MN, 2019.
  • Jessica Ouyang, Serina Chang, and Kathleen McKeown. Crowd-sourced iterative annotation for narrative summarization corpora. In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Valencia, Spain, 2017.
  • Jessica Ouyang and Kathleen McKeown. Modeling reportable events as turning points in narrative. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015.
  • Jessica Ouyang and Kathleen McKeown. Towards automatic detection of narrative structure. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2014.

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