Models, code, and papers for "Ruiqing Zhang":

Cross-Lingual Contextual Word Embeddings Mapping With Multi-Sense Words In Mind

Sep 18, 2019
Zheng Zhang, Ruiqing Yin, Jun Zhu, Pierre Zweigenbaum

Recent work in cross-lingual contextual word embedding learning cannot handle multi-sense words well. In this work, we explore the characteristics of contextual word embeddings and show the link between contextual word embeddings and word senses. We propose two improving solutions by considering contextual multi-sense word embeddings as noise (removal) and by generating cluster level average anchor embeddings for contextual multi-sense word embeddings (replacement). Experiments show that our solutions can improve the supervised contextual word embeddings alignment for multi-sense words in a microscopic perspective without hurting the macroscopic performance on the bilingual lexicon induction task. For unsupervised alignment, our methods significantly improve the performance on the bilingual lexicon induction task for more than 10 points.

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DeepTransport: Learning Spatial-Temporal Dependency for Traffic Condition Forecasting

Sep 27, 2017
Xingyi Cheng, Ruiqing Zhang, Jie Zhou, Wei Xu

Predicting traffic conditions has been recently explored as a way to relieve traffic congestion. Several pioneering approaches have been proposed based on traffic observations of the target location as well as its adjacent regions, but they obtain somewhat limited accuracy due to lack of mining road topology. To address the effect attenuation problem, we propose to take account of the traffic of surrounding locations(wider than adjacent range). We propose an end-to-end framework called DeepTransport, in which Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) are utilized to obtain spatial-temporal traffic information within a transport network topology. In addition, attention mechanism is introduced to align spatial and temporal information. Moreover, we constructed and released a real-world large traffic condition dataset with 5-minute resolution. Our experiments on this dataset demonstrate our method captures the complex relationship in temporal and spatial domain. It significantly outperforms traditional statistical methods and a state-of-the-art deep learning method.


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DuTongChuan: Context-aware Translation Model for Simultaneous Interpreting

Aug 16, 2019
Hao Xiong, Ruiqing Zhang, Chuanqiang Zhang, Zhongjun He, Hua Wu, Haifeng Wang

In this paper, we present DuTongChuan, a novel context-aware translation model for simultaneous interpreting. This model allows to constantly read streaming text from the Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) model and simultaneously determine the boundaries of Information Units (IUs) one after another. The detected IU is then translated into a fluent translation with two simple yet effective decoding strategies: partial decoding and context-aware decoding. In practice, by controlling the granularity of IUs and the size of the context, we can get a good trade-off between latency and translation quality easily. Elaborate evaluation from human translators reveals that our system achieves promising translation quality (85.71% for Chinese-English, and 86.36% for English-Chinese), specially in the sense of surprisingly good discourse coherence. According to an End-to-End (speech-to-speech simultaneous interpreting) evaluation, this model presents impressive performance in reducing latency (to less than 3 seconds at most times). Furthermore, we successfully deploy this model in a variety of Baidu's products which have hundreds of millions of users, and we release it as a service in our AI platform.

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