Hao Peng is a second year Ph.D. student in Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, advised by Prof. Noah Smith. His research interests include natural language processing and machine learning.

Before coming to UW, he was an undergraduate at Peking University. He also interned at Microsoft Research Asia and the University of Edinburgh.

Email: hapeng at cs.washington.edu

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Publications

Rational Recurrences
Hao Peng, Roy Schwartz, Sam Thomson, and Noah A. Smith
In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2018

Backpropagating through Structured Argmax using a SPIGOT
Hao Peng, Sam Thomson, and Noah A. Smith
In Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistic (ACL), 2018
Best Paper Honorable Mention
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Learning Joint Semantic Parsers from Disjoint Data
Hao Peng, Sam Thomson, Swabha Swayamdipta, and Noah A. Smith
In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2018
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"You are no Jack Kennedy": On Media Selection of Highlights from Presidential Debate
Chenhao Tan, Hao Peng, and Noah A. Smith
In Proceedings of The Web Conference (WWW), 2018
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Deep Multitask Learning for Semantic Dependency Parsing
Hao Peng, Sam Thomson, and Noah A. Smith
In Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistic (ACL), 2017
[bib] [code] [poster]


Older Publications

News Citation Recommendation with Implicit and Explicit Semantics
Hao Peng, Jing Liu, and Chin-Yew Lin
In Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2016
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A Convolutional Attention Network for Extreme Summarization of Source Code
Miltiadis Allamanis, Hao Peng, and Charles Sutton
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2016
[bib] [code by Miltos] [data]

Discriminative Neural Sentence Modeling by Tree-based Convolution
Lili Mou*, Hao Peng*, Ge Li, Yan Xu, Lu Zhang, and Zhi Jin. (*: Equal contribution)
In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2015
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Classifying Relations via Long Short Term Memory Networks along Shortest Dependency Paths
Yan Xu, Lili Mou, Ge Li, Yunchuan Chen, Hao Peng, and Zhi Jin
In Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2015
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Miscellany

Hao plays the violin, and enjoys traveling. He loves Gustav Mahler (see also: Mahleria) and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.