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Cuong Xuan Chu

Cuong Xuan Chu

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Department 5: Databases and Information Systems
 office: Campus E1 4, Room 426
Saarland Informatics Campus
66123 Saarbrücken
Germany
 email: cxchu@mpi-inf.mpg.de
 phone: +49 681 9325-5026
 fax: +49 681 9325-5099

Research Interests

  • Information Extraction and Retrieval
  • Knowledge Base Construction
  • Activity Commonsense
  • NLP, Text Mining

Publications

  • ENTYFI: Entity Typing in Fictional Texts [Homepage]
    Cuong Xuan Chu, Simon Razniewski, Gerhard Weikum
    Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, WSDM 2020 (to appear)
  • TiFi: Taxonomy Induction for Fictional Domains [Homepage]
    Cuong Xuan Chu, Simon Razniewski, Gerhard Weikum
    Proceedings of the Web Conference (the 28th International Conference on World Wide Web), WWW 2019
  • Distilling Task Knowledge from How-To Communities [Homepage]
    Cuong Xuan Chu, Niket Tandon, Gerhard Weikum
    Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2017
  • Sequence to Sequence Learning for Event Prediction
    Dai Quoc Nguyen, Dat Quoc Nguyen, Cuong Xuan Chu, Stefan Thater, Manfred Pinkal
    Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, IJCNLP 2017
  • Learning Based Approaches for Vietnamese Question Classification
    Using Keywords Extraction from the Web

    Dang Hai Tran, Cuong Xuan Chu, Son Bao Pham, Minh Le Nguyen
    Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, IJCNLP 2013

Experience

  • Research Intern, SUTD, Singapore, Nov 2014 - Feb 2015
    Neural Probabilistic Language Modelling: Examining the integration of word embeddings and neural probabilistic language model using deep neural networks.
  • Research Intern, NII, Japan, Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
    Mining spatio-temporal data: Building a graph between "special point" (intersection, most visiting places) from trajectories by first indexing a large data corpus by using R* tree, then using a hybrid approach which combines density-based approach and moving-based approach to cluster trajectory points.
  • Research Assistant, VNU UET, Vietnam, 2013-2014
    Social Media Monitoring: Building template for some applications from social media data such as brand watcher, event/person tracking (statistic, sentiment analysis, etc).

Teaching

Teaching Assistant

Other Activities

  • Conferences: External reviewer at CIKM 2018, KSE 2019, WSDM 2020

Education

Private

Hobbies

  • Badminton
  • Swimming
  • Symphonic/Soft Rock
  • Reading books