Hong Wang


I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Computer Science at UCSB. I am co-advised by Prof. William Wang and Prof. Xifeng Yan. Prior to UCSB, I received my bachelor degree from Nanjing University as a member of LAMDA Group. Currently, I am interested in Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning and Deep Learning.

Email: hongwang600@cs.ucsb.edu

[GitHub]   [Google Scholar]   [CV]

Publications


TabFact: A Large-scale Dataset for Table-based Fact Verification
Wenhu Chen, Hongmin Wang, Jianshu Chen, Yunkai Zhang, Hong Wang, Shiyang Li, Xiyou Zhou and William Yang Wang
ICLR 2020 [Paper]

Simple yet Effective Bridge Reasoning for Open-Domain Multi-Hop Question Answering
Wenhan Xiong, Mo Yu, Xiaoxiao Guo, Hong Wang, Shiyu Chang, Murray Campbell and William Wang.
MRQA workshop at EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019, Hong Kong, China. [Paper]

Self-Supervised Learning for Contextualized Extractive Summarization
Hong Wang, Xin Wang, Wenhan Xiong, Mo Yu, Xiaoxiao Guo, Shiyu Chang and William Wang.
ACL 2019, Florence, Italy. [Paper] [Code]

TweetQA: A Social Media Focused Question Answering Dataset
Wenhan Xiong, Jiawei Wu, Hong Wang, Vivek Kulkarni, Mo Yu, Xiaoxiao Guo, Shiyu Chang and William Wang.
ACL 2019, Florence, Italy. [Paper] [Website]

Sentence Embedding Alignment for Lifelong Relation Extraction
Hong Wang, Wenhan Xiong, Mo Yu, Xiaoxiao Guo, Shiyu Chang and William Wang.
NAACL-HLT 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA. [Paper] [Code]

Noisy derivative-free optimization with value suppression
Hong Wang, Hong Qian and Yang Yu.
AAAI 2018, New Orleans, LA, USA. [Paper]

Preprints


Meta Reasoning over Knowledge Graphs
Hong Wang, Wenhan Xiong, Mo Yu, Xiaoxiao Guo, Shiyu Chang and William Wang.
Technical Report, 2019 [Paper]

Fine-tune Bert for DocRED with Two-step Process
Hong Wang, Christfried Focke, Rob Sylvester, Nilesh Mishra and William Wang
Technical Report, 2019 [Paper] [Code]

Experience


Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
  Software Engineer Intern, supervised by Dr. Tao Qin
  Oct. 2017 -- Jan. 2018

LAMDA Group, Nanjing, China
  Research Assistant, supervised by Prof. Yang Yu
  Sep. 2016 -- Jun. 2018

Awards


Chancellor's Fellowship, UC Santa Barbara, 2018
Outstanding Undergraduate Award, Nanjing University, 2018
Excellent Bachelor Thesis Award, Nanjing University, 2018
National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, China, 2016 - 2017
National Endeavor Scholarship, Ministry of Education, China, 2014 - 2016

Service


Committee Member & Reviewer: EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019, AAAI 2020

Invited Talk


05/28/2019  IBM invited online talk: Sentence Embedding Alignment for Lifelong Relation Extraction.