I am currently a postdoctoral associate focusing on NLP/ML/DL/HCI, working with Prof. Lawrence Carin at Duke University. Before that, I worked with Prof. Rebecca J. Passonneau at both Columbia University and Pennsylvania State University. I received my PhD in Computer Science from Tsinghua University in 2017, advised by Prof. Gerard de Melo. Prior to that, I received my Bachelor in Computer Science from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2012, with two papers indexed by SCI in the area of Quantum Information and Quantum Computation.
My current research focuses on a wide range of topics in natural language processing (especially text summarization, open information extraction, knowledge graph, machine translation), statistical machine learning, deep learning, and the intersection of AI and HCI.
Dear Students: Please contact me if you are interested in related research projects!
Email: laraqianyang[at]gmail[dot]com [Curriculum Vitae]
Graph-Driven Generative Models for Heterogeneous Multi-Task Learning.
Improving Textual Network Learning with Variational Homophilic Embeddings.
Learning Compressed Sentence Representations for On-Device Text Processing.
ACL, 2019. [Oral Presentation]
[Online] [BiBTeX] [Code]
Wise Crowd Content Assessment and Educational Rubrics.
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 10.1007/s40593-016-0128-6, 2016.
Research on the Key Management for AMI System.
Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation, Issue No. 2, 2016.
Semi-loss-tolerant Strong Quantum Coin-flipping Protocol Using Quantum Non-demolition Measurement.
Quantum Information Processing, 10.1007/s11128-014-0747-5, 2014.
Semi-loss-tolerant Strong Coin Flipping Protocol Using EPR Pairs.
Quantum Information and Computation, Vol. 12 No. 5 and 6, 2011.
We provide a Java implementation of PEAK, the first tool to automatically generate the pyramid models that enables the whole automatical assessment of both human and machine summaries.
[Enter PEAK's homepage]
Three-Party Secret Key Management Method Based on IEC62056 Data Transmission Safety Standard.
Filing date: Nov 6, 2014
Granted on July 10, 2018
2017.4 – 2017.5, Visiting Student, the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
Supervisor: Prof. Gerard de Melo
2016.5 – 2016.9, Visiting Student, the Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group, Computer Science Department, RWTH Aachen University
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hermann Ney
Jan 2020, Natural Language Processing Winter School
Up to 200 participants, Duke University (To appear)
Spring 2018, Natural Language Processing
Graduate Course, CSE 597, Penn State University, Instructor: Prof. Rebecca J. Passonneau
Spring 2014 – 2015, Speech Science, Technology and Innovative Applications
Tsinghua University, Instructors: Prof. P.C. Ching, Prof. Tan Lee, Prof. Ken Ma, Prof. Helen Meng, and Prof. William S.-Y. Wang, all from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Prof. Gerard de Melo, from Tsinghua University
Fall 2013 – 2014, Hot Topics in Computational Biology
Tsinghua University, Instructor: Prof. Jianyang (Michael) Zeng
Program Committee Member:
NAACL (2018), IJCAI-ECAI (2018), ACL (2018), COLING (2018), AAAI (2019), LDK (2019), NAACL (2019), IJCAI (2019), ACL (2019), EMNLP-IJCNLP(2019), WiML (2019), AAAI (2020)
Assigned to LINYANG Electronics Co., Ltd. by Tsinghua University, Jul. 2014
Topic: Data Encryption for Advanced Metering Infrastructure System
One publication in this area, which is not related to my PhD topic.
Awarded Outstanding Individual in Graduates' Summer Internship of Tsinghua University, 2014
Host for IIIS New Year Party 2013, 2014
You would never know the host is now very hungry.
Assistant for Graduate Students of IIIS, 2013
When organizing this autumn outing, some students wanted to go hiking but some only wanted to go to the KTV or play games, and the other preferred to eat delicious food just as me. Finally I found a place where we made all the ideas come true.
We organized a successful Doctoral Consortium with PhDs from both Computer Science and Physics.
This is a chorus competition host by Tsinghua University, but the judgers come from the top singers in China. As the assistant, I'm proud of the prize we won!
A sports enthusiast. The second picture records the first time our team won a competition!
Vice Minister of the Academic Ministry of Tsinghua University Graduate Association, 2013
League Secretary of IIIS Grad2, 2012
I'm one of the editors.Awarded Outstanding Student Leader of Tsinghua University, 2014
Interests: Go (from the age of five), Piano, Guitar.
Credits: Teaching icon from Icons8.