Research Interests

Discourse Relation Parsing, Sentiment Analysis, Relation Extraction, Deep Learning.


July, 2016 - Present
Ph.D Candidate, Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany.
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg.

Sept., 2013 - June, 2016
M.Sc, Computer Science, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hongwei Hao and Prof. Dr. Bo Xu

Sept., 2008 - June, 2012
B.Eng, Automation, Department of Power and Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University, Hubei, China.
Advisor: Dr. Li Ding


Using Explicit Discourse Relation Connectives in Translation for Implicit Discourse Relation Classification. [paper] [data]
Wei Shi, Frances Yung, Raphael Rubino and Vera Demberg
In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2017), page 484-495, Novermber 27- December 1, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan

On the Need of Cross Validation for Discourse Relation Classification. [paper]
Wei Shi and Vera Demberg
In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-2017), page 150-156, April 3-7, 2017, Valencia, Spain.

Attention-based Bidirectional Long Short-term Memory Networks for Relation Classification. [paper]
Peng Zhou, Wei Shi, Jun Tian, Zhenyu Qi, Bingchen Li, Hongwei Hao, and Bo Xu.
In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2016), page 207-212, August 07-12, 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Last updated: 24-Dec-2017