Towards Robust NLP
Dr. Abdul Rafae Khan will be talking about “Towards Robust NLP” in the next Computer Science (CS) Research Seminar on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 4pm PKST.
Join us via Zoom meeting link: https://lums-edu-pk.zoom.us/j/8353602730?pwd=emFaM21hNGtWNHhHZ0dmZm5ueFZqUT09
About the speaker:
Dr. Abdul Rafae Khan has been working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey since 2020. He completed his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in Robust Neural Machine Translation. Dr. Khan holds a Master's degree from Lahore University of Management Sciences. His research interests are in Neural Network-based Natural Language Processing with a focus on improving the quality and robustness of noisy/informal text (commonly used in social media and text messages). His research has been published in leading Natural Language Processing venues including JNLE, EMNLP, and NAACL. He has participated in and won Natural Language Processing competitions including WMT 2018 Biomedical Machine Translation Task and SemEval 2019 Cross-lingual Semantic Parsing task. The SemEval organizers awarded Dr. Khan a student scholarship. Apart from his research duties, Dr. Khan has also supervised several undergraduate and graduate students in their Bachelor's and Master's theses respectively.