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Shubham Agarwal

Currently in Edinburgh, UK

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“Science is not only a discipline of reason but also of passion and love” - Stephen Hawking


[Oct 2020] Serving on Program Committee for Neurips’20 workshops Human in the Loop (HLDS) and Wordplay.
[Oct 2020] I am reviewing for ICLR’21, ACL’20 demo, IJCAI’20, COLING’20, HAI’20.
[Oct 2020] Our proposal for ReproGen shared task accepted at INLG’20. More details soon.
[Sept 2020] We are organizing 1st Workshop on Evaluating NLG Evaluation (EvalNLGEval) at INLG’20
[July 2020] I will be presenting our work at Virutal ACL 2020. 1 paper accepted at ACL 2020
[June 2020] I am doing another remote intern at Adobe Research
[Nov 2019] Another proposal for Adobe gift funding ($7k) accepted
[Sept 2019] Proposal for Adobe gift funding ($5k) accepted
[May 2019] I’ll be starting my research intern at Adobe Research, San Jose, CA, US.
[Nov 2018] I am attending Amazon AWS Summit’18 in Las Vegas. Team Alana places third at Amazon Alexa Prize Challenge’18. Wohoo
[Nov 2018] I’ll be attending INLG 2018 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. 2 papers accepted as poster presentations in INLG 2018.
[Oct 2018] I’ll be attending EMNLP 2018 to present my work at SCAI-EMNLP’18
[Sept 2018] I’ll be attending ECCV 2018. Team Pikabot among top-3 teams at Visual Dialog Challenge in SiVL, ECCV 2018 .

Research Interest

Deep Learning, Vision and Language, Multimodal Dialog Generation, Conversational AI, Visual Dialog
I am particularly interested in Deep Learning and its interdisciplinary applications (V&L). Check out github for my latest activity.

Fun fact: My Erdős number is 4. See here.


Alana @ Alexa Prize Socialbot Challenge’ 18 | Pikabot @ Visual Dialog Challenge’ 18 | NLE @ E2E NLG Challenge’ 17

Past: @AdobeResearch | @GSoC | @XRCE | @IITDelhi


Refer the timeline tab for graphic visualization!

UK (2017-Present)

I am a PhD student at the Interaction Lab , Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. My PhD is funded by the Canadian startup Adeptmind Inc.

US (Summers 2019)

I recently spent nice summers’19 in beautiful California at Adobe Research, San Jose, CA

France (2016-17)

I did one year masters pursuing Data Science specialization (2016-17) in MSIAM at Grenoble INP, Grenoble, France. My stay was supported by the IDEX scholarship.

I did an internship for my Master thesis at Xerox Research Center Europe (XRCE) (now Naver Labs Europe), Grenoble, France under the supervision of Dr. Marc Dymetman and Dr. Eric Gaussier .

India (1992-2016)

I graduated with 5 year Integrated M.Tech in Mathematics and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (2010-15).

Thereafter, I worked as a Data Scientist for 2015-16 in TrulyMaldy Matchmakers Pvt. Ltd., in the online dating domain.

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