Tuan M. Lai
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Research


Selected Publications (1 ACL / 1 EMNLP / 2 NAACL / 2 Findings / 3 COLING / 2 ICASSP / 1 CG&A / 3 *ACL Demo)

For a complete list, refer to Google Scholar. [Rank A] tag is used to mark papers that appear in CS conferences of rank A.
2022

    [Rank A] Improving Candidate Retrieval with Entity Profile Generation for Wikidata Entity Linking
    Tuan Manh Lai, Heng Ji, and ChengXiang Zhai
    Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2022) Findings
    [Paper Link][Code]

    [Rank A] RESIN-11: Schema-guided Event Prediction for 11 Newsworthy Scenarios
    Xinya Du, Zixuan Zhang, Sha Li, Pengfei Yu, Hongwei Wang, Tuan Manh Lai, Xudong Lin, Ziqi Wang, Iris Liu, Ben Zhou, Haoyang Wen, Manling Li, Darryl Hannan, Qi Zeng, Qing Lyu, Charles Yu, Carl Edwards, Xiaomeng Jin, Yizhu Jiao, Ghazaleh Kazeminejad, Rotem Dror, Zhenhailong Wang, Chris Callison-Burch, Mohit Bansal, Carl Vondrick, Jiawei Han, Dan Roth, Shih-Fu Chang, Martha Palmer and Heng Ji
    Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2022) Demo
    [Paper Link][Code]

    [Rank A] COVID-19 Claim Radar: A Structured Claim Extraction and Tracking System
    Manling Li, Revanth Gangi Reddy, Ziqi Wang, Yi-Shyuan Chiang, Tuan M. Lai, Pengfei Yu, Zixuan Zhang and Heng Ji
    Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2022) Demo
    [Paper Link][Code]

    [Rank A] End-to-end Neural Coreference Resolution Revisited: A Simple yet Effective Baseline
    Tuan Manh Lai, Trung Bui, and Doo Soon Kim
    International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2022)
    [Paper Link]

2021
  • [Rank A] BERT might be Overkill: A Tiny but Effective Biomedical Entity Linker based on Residual Convolutional Neural Networks
    Tuan Lai, Heng Ji, and ChengXiang Zhai
    Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2021) Findings
    [Paper Link] [Code]

  • [Rank A] Joint Biomedical Entity and Relation Extraction with Knowledge-Enhanced Collective Inference
    Tuan Lai, Heng Ji, ChengXiang Zhai, and Quan Hung Tran
    Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2021)
    [Paper Link] [Code]

  • [Rank A] A Context-Dependent Gated Module for Incorporating Symbolic Semantics into Event Coreference Resolution
    Tuan Lai, Heng Ji, Trung Bui, Quan Hung Tran, Franck Dernoncourt and Walter Chang
    Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2021)
    [Paper Link][Code][Poster]

  • [Rank A] RESIN: A Dockerlized Schema-Guided Cross-document Cross-lingual Cross-media Information Extraction and Event Tracking System
    Haoyang Wen, Ying Lin, Tuan M. Lai, Xiaoman Pan, Sha Li, Xudong Lin, Ben Zhou, Manling Li, Haoyu Wang, Hongming Zhang, Xiaodong Yu, Alexander Dong, Zhenhailong Wang, Yi R. Fung, Piyush Mishra, Qing Lyu, Dídac Surís, Brian Chen, Susan W. Brown, Martha Palmer, Chris Callison-Burch, Carl Vondrick, Jiawei Han, Dan Roth, Shih-Fu Chang and Heng Ji
    Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2021) Demo
    [Paper Link][Code]

2020
  • [Rank A] A Joint Learning Approach based on Self-Distillation for Keyphrase Extraction from Scientific Documents
    Tuan Manh Lai, Trung Bui, Doo Soon Kim and Quan Hung Tran.
    International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020)
    [Paper Link]

  • [Rank A] Explain by Evidence: An Explainable Memory-based Neural Network for Question Answering
    Quan Hung Tran, Nhan Dam, Tuan Lai, Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Le, Nham Le and Dinh Phung.
    International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020)
    [Paper Link]

  • [Rank A] A Simple but Effective BERT Model for Dialog State Tracking on Resource-Limited Systems
    Tuan Manh Lai, Quan Hung Tran, Trung Bui, Daisuke Kihara.
    International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2020)
    [Paper Link][Code][Video][Certificate of Presentation]

2019
  • [Rank A] A Gated Self-attention Memory Network for Answer Selection
    Tuan Lai*, Quan Hung Tran*, Trung Bui, Daisuke Kihara.
    Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2019)
    [Paper Link] [Poster]

  • [Journal] DeepCompare: Visual and Interactive Comparison of Deep Learning Model Performance
    Sugeerth Murugesan, Sana Malik, Fan Du, Eunyee Koh, Tuan Manh Lai.
    IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 2019 (IEEE CG&A 2019)
    [Paper Link] [Video]

2018
  • [Rank A] The Context-Dependent Additive Recurrent Neural Net
    Quan Hung Tran, Tuan Lai, Gholamreza Haffari, Ingrid Zukerman, Trung Bui, Hung Bui.
    Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2018)
    [Paper Link] [Poster]

  • [Rank A] A Review on Deep Learning Techniques Applied to Answer Selection
    Tuan Manh Lai, Trung Bui, Sheng Li.
    International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018)
    [Paper Link] [Poster]