I'm a Senior Researcher in AI Cognitive Services Research Group at Microsoft. I work on machine learning, including interactive machine learning, preference learning, natural language processing, and deep learning. Previously I have done research on computer vision and game theory.
Contact: Yichong.Xu [at] microsoft.com
I'm looking for talented intern students to work with me on NLP/knowledge/graph topics.
If you are interested, just drop me an email!
11/2021: Paper on Long Dialogue Pretraining accepted to AAAI 2021.
09/2021: Paper on GPT-3 Labeling accepted to EMNLP Findings 2021.
05/2021: Two papers on commonsense reasoning accepted to ACL Findings 2021.
Selected Publications (Full Publication List)
Multi-task Learning with Sample Re-weighting for Machine Reading Comprehension
Yichong Xu, Xiaodong Liu, Yelong Shen, Jingjing Liu and Jianfeng Gao.
North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) 2019. Long Oral.
Preference-based Reinforcement Learning with Finite-Time Guarantees
Yichong Xu, Ruosong Wang, Lin F. Yang, Aarti Singh and Artur Dubrawski.
Thirty-fourth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2020). Spotlight presentation.
Regression with Comparisons: Escaping the Curse of Dimensionality with Ordinal Information
Yichong Xu, Sivaraman Balakrishnan, Aarti Singh, Artur Dubrawski
Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), 2020.