About

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Chen's name in Chinese is: , and she is known as "Vivian".

Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She earned a Ph.D. degree in the Language Technologies Institute (LTI) of School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in 2015. Chen also holds an M.S. degree in Language Technologies from CMU SCS, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science & Information Engineering (CSIE) from National Taiwan University (NTU).

Chen's research interests mainly focus on spoken language understanding, machine intelligence, spoken dialogue system, multimodal application, natural language processing, and deep learning. She fortunately received Best Student Paper Awards at IEEE ASRU 2013 and IEEE SLT 2010, a Best Student Paper Shortlist at ISCA INTERSPEECH 2012, and the Distinguished Master Thesis Award from ACLCLP.

In addition, Chen enjoys dancing, such as hip-hop, free style and girl style.
To know Vivian better, you can visit her CMU website.

Curriculum Vitae: pdf (Sep 2017)
Academic Links: google scholar research gate

:: Education ::

Carnegie Mellon University Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science - Language & Information Technologies
Master of Science in Computer Science - Language Technologies
Advisor: Professor Alexander I. Rudnicky
National Taiwan University Master of Science in Computer Science & Information Engineering
Advisor: Professor Lin-Shan Lee
National Taiwan University Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Information Engineering

:: Award ::

2017 NVIDIA Best Scientific Research Award Top 1 poster in the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC)
Award rate: 1/140; 0.7%
2017 Google Faculty Research Awards 143 granted projects among 876 proposals covering 44 countries
Awarded in the Natural Language Processing field [blog] [recipient]

:: Thesis Committee ::

曾國豪 Video Titling and Question-Answering (2017/07)
Advisor: Dr. Min Sun
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University
胡厚寧 Piloting through 360 Sports Videos via Deep Learning Agent (2017/07)
Advisor: Dr. Min Sun
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University
陳增鴻 Generating Cross-domain Visual Description via Adversarial Learning (2017/07)
Advisor: Dr. Min Sun
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University
Hong-Min Chu Dynamic Principal Projection for Cost-sensitive Online Multi-label Classification (2017/06)
Advisor: Dr. Hsuan-Tien Lin
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
Yu-Lin Tsou Annotation Cost-sensitive Active Learning by Tree Sampling (2017/06)
Advisor: Dr. Hsuan-Tien Lin
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University