Minjoon Seo (서민준)

PhD Student
Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington

Office: CSE 386
minjoon@cs.washington.edu
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Min Joon Seo, UW CSE

I am interested in natural language understanding and question answering. I am advised by Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Ali Farhadi, and Oren Etzioni. I received BS in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UC Berkeley. Before coming to UW, I was a software engineer at Oracle.

Keywords: NLP, Machine Learning, AI, Deep Learning, Language & Vision


News

Jun 2017

"Zero-shot relation extraction via reading comprehension" is accepted to CoNLL 2017.

Jun 2017

I started my internship at the NLU Team of Google Research (NYC).

May 2017

I gave talks at Kakao Brain [slides], Seoul National University [slides], Qualcomm [slides], Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology [slides], and Naver Labs [slides] (Korea).

Mar 2017

I gave a talk at Rework Machine Intelligence Summit (San Francisco).

Feb 2017

"Are you smarter than a sixth grader? Textbook question answering for multimodal machine comprehension" is accepted to CVPR 2017 (spotlight).

Feb 2017

"Bidirectional attention flow for machine comprehension" and "Query-reduction networks for question answering" are accepted to ICLR 2017. I also received Travel Award (Mar 12).

Dec 2016

I gave a talk at UW/MSR NLP Symposium (Seattle).

Sep 2016

I gave talks at SK T-Brain [slides] and Samsung AI Lab [slides] (Korea).


Publications

Refereed

  • Zero-shot relation extraction via reading comprehension
    Omer Levy, Minjoon Seo, Eunsol Choi, Luke Zettlemoyer
    CoNLL 2017 (to appear)
    [paper] [website]

  • Question answering through transfer learning from large fine-grained supervision data
    Sewon Min, Minjoon Seo, Hannaneh Hajishirzi
    ACL 2017 (to appear)
    [paper]

  • Are you smarter than a sixth grader? Textbook question answering for multimodal machine comprehension
    Aniruddha Kembhavi, Minjoon Seo, Dustin Schwenk, Jonghyun Choi, Ali Farhadi, Hannaneh Hajishirzi
    CVPR 2017 (to appear)
    [paper]

  • Bidirectional attention flow for machine comprehension
    Minjoon Seo, Aniruddha Kembhavi, Ali Farhadi, Hannaneh Hajishirzi
    ICLR 2017
    [paper] [code] [website] [demo]

  • Query-reduction networks for question answering
    Minjoon Seo, Sewon Min, Ali Farhadi, Hannaneh Hajishirzi
    ICLR 2017
    [paper] [code]

  • A diagram is worth a dozen images
    Aniruddha Kembhavi, Mike Salvato, Eric Kolve, Minjoon Seo, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Ali Farhadi
    ECCV 2016
    [paper] [dqa-net code]

  • Solving geometry problems: combining text and diagram interpretation
    Minjoon Seo, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Ali Farhadi, Oren Etzioni, Clint Malcolm
    EMNLP 2015
    [paper] [code] [slides] [website] [demo]

  • BiliCam: using mobile phones to monitor newborn jaundice best paper nomination
    Lilian de Greef, Mayank Goel, Minjoon Seo, Eric Larson, James Stout, James Taylor, Shwetak Patel
    UbiComp 2014
    [paper] [website]

  • Diagram understanding in geometry questions
    Minjoon Seo, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Ali Farhadi, Oren Etzioni
    AAAI 2014
    [paper] [code] [slides] [website]


Personal

I enjoy bouldering, playing soccer and playing drum. I love trying out new restaurants with my wonderful fiancé.