• Qingyu Zhou is a Senior Researcher at Tencent, Beijing, China. Currently, he is in the NLP lab of Tencent Cloud Xiaowei, working with Dr. Yunbo Cao. His research interests include text summarization, natural language generation, dialogue system and educational applications of NLP. He received his Ph.D. in a joint program of Harbin Institute of Technology and Microsoft Research Asia, advised by Prof. Ming Zhou. In MSRA, he worked closely with Dr. Furu Wei and Dr. Nan Yang. Before that, he received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Harbin Institute of Technology.

    More details can be found in my CV(Last update: ).

    Email

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    We are recruiting research interns for the NLP lab. If you are interested in working with us on NLP research (or application), please email me with your CV!

  • News

    • 2022-10-08: We have two papers accepted by EMNLP 2022.

    • 2022-08-17: We have one paper accepted by COLING 2022.

    • 2022-02-24: We have three papers accepted by ACL 2022.

    • 2022-02-24: We have one paper accepted by ICASSP 2022.

    • 2021-08-26: We have one paper accepted by EMNLP 2021.

    • 2021-05-11: I was selected as Top 100 Chinese New Stars in Artificial Intelligence (AI华人新星百强), by Baidu Scholar.

    • 2021-05-07: We have three papers accepted by ACL 2021.

  • Publications [Google Scholar]

    (#: Interns I (co-)mentored.)

    (*: Equal contribution)

    Conference

    • Learning from the Dictionary: Heterogeneous Knowledge Guided Fine-tuning for Chinese Spell Checking
      Yinghui Li#, Shirong Ma, Qingyu Zhou, Zhongli Li, Yangning Li, Shulin Huang, Ruiyang Liu, Chao Li, Yunbo Cao and Haitao Zheng.
      In Findings of EMNLP 2022 (Long Paper).

    • Linguistic Rules-Based Corpus Generation for Native Chinese Grammatical Error Correction
      Shirong Ma, Yinghui Li#, Rongyi Sun, Qingyu Zhou, Shulin Huang, Ding Zhang, Yangning Li, Ruiyang Liu, Zhongli Li, Yunbo Cao, Haitao Zheng and Ying Shen.
      In Findings of EMNLP 2022 (Long Paper).

    • Aim: Taking Answers in Mind to Correct Chinese Cloze Tests in Educational Applications
      Yusen Zhang, Zhongli Li, Qingyu Zhou, Ziyi Liu, Chao Li, Mina Ma, Yunbo Cao and Hongzhi Liu.
      In COLING 2022 (Long Paper).

    • Type-driven Multi-Turn Corrections for Grammatical Error Correction
      Shaopeng Lai#, Qingyu Zhou, Jiali Zeng, Zhongli Li, Chao Li, Yunbo Cao and Jinsong Su.
      In Findings of ACL 2022 (Long Paper).

    • The Past Mistake is the Future Wisdom: Error-driven Contrastive Probability Optimization for Chinese Spell Checking
      Yinghui Li#, Qingyu Zhou, Yangning Li, Zhongli Li, Ruiyang Liu, Rongyi Sun, Zizhen Wang, Chao Li, Yunbo Cao and Hai-Tao Zheng.
      In Findings of ACL 2022 (Long Paper).

    • Seeking Patterns, Not just Memorizing Procedures: Contrastive Learning for Solving Math Word Problems
      Zhongli Li, Wenxuan Zhang, Chao Yan, Qingyu Zhou, Chao Li, Hongzhi Liu and Yunbo Cao.
      In Findings of ACL 2022 (Long Paper).

    • A Non-hierarchical Attention Network with Modality Dropout for Textual Response Generation in Multimodal Dialogue Systems
      Rongyi Sun#, Borun Chen#, Qingyu Zhou, Yinghui Li, Yunbo Cao and Hai-Tao Zheng.
      In ICASSP 2022.

    • An Enhanced Span-based Decomposition Method for Few-Shot Sequence Labeling
      Peiyi Wang#*, Runxin Xu*, Tianyu Liu, Qingyu Zhou, Yunbo Cao, Baobao Chang, and Zhifang Sui.
      In NAACL 2022 (Long Paper).

    • Diversity and Consistency: Exploring Visual Question-Answer Pair Generation
      Sen Yang#, Qingyu Zhou, Dawei Feng, Yang Liu, Chao Li, Yunbo Cao, and Dongsheng Li.
      In Findings of EMNLP 2021 (Long Paper).

    • Read, Listen, and See: Leveraging Multimodal Information Helps Chinese Spell Checking
      Heng-Da Xu#*, Zhongli Li#*, Qingyu Zhou, Chao Li, Zizhen Wang, Yunbo Cao, Heyan Huang and Xian-Ling Mao.
      In Findings of ACL 2021 (Long Paper).

    • Improving BERT with Syntax-aware Local Attention
      Zhongli Li#, Qingyu Zhou, Chao Li, Ke Xu and Yunbo Cao.
      In Findings of ACL 2021 (Short Paper).

    • Dialogue Response Selection with Hierarchical Curriculum Learning
      Yixuan Su#, Deng Cai, Qingyu Zhou, Zibo Lin, Simon Baker, Yunbo Cao, Shuming Shi, Nigel Collier and Yan Wang.
      In ACL-IJCNLP 2021 (Long Paper).

    • At Which Level Should We Extract? An Empirical Analysis on Extractive Document Summarization
      Qingyu Zhou, Furu Wei, Ming Zhou.
      In COLING 2020 (Long Paper).

    • Neural Document Summarization by Jointly Learning to Score and Select Sentences
      Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Furu Wei, Shaohan Huang, Ming Zhou, Tiejun Zhao.
      In ACL 2018 (Long Paper).
      [paper][arxiv][code][bib]

    • Selective Encoding for Abstractive Sentence Summarization
      Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Furu Wei, Ming Zhou.
      In ACL 2017 (Long Paper).
      [paper][bib][arXiv][code]
      • Our development set and internal test set can be downloaded here.
    • Sequential Copying Networks
      Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Furu Wei, Ming Zhou.
      In AAAI 2018.
      [paper][arxiv][poster][bib]
      • Our sentence summarization test set can be downloaded here. It solves the problem that previous test sets contain UNK in the reference summary.
    • Neural Question Generation from Text: A Preliminary Study
      Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Furu Wei, Chuanqi Tan, Hangbo Bao, Ming Zhou.
      In NLPCC 2017.
      [bib][arXiv][NLPCC version][code]
    • Towards Generating Math Word Problems from Equations and Topics
      Qingyu Zhou *, Danqing Huang*. (Equal contribution)
      In INLG 2019 (Long Paper).
      [paper][bib]

    • Using Intermediate Representations to Solve Math Word Problems
      Danqing Huang, Jin-Ge Yao, Chin-Yew Lin, Qingyu Zhou, Jian Yin.
      In ACL 2018 (Long Paper).
    • I Know There Is No Answer: Modeling Answer Validation for Machine Reading Comprehension
      Chuanqi Tan, Furu Wei, Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Weifeng Lv, Ming Zhou.
      In NLPCC 2018.
  • Journal

    • A Joint Sentence Scoring and Selection Framework for Neural Extractive Document Summarization
      Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Furu Wei, Shaohan Huang, Ming Zhou, Tiejun Zhao.
      IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.
      [paper]

    • Context-Aware Answer Sentence Selection With Hierarchical Gated Recurrent Neural Networks
      Chuanqi Tan, Furu Wei, Qingyu Zhou, Nan Yang, Bowen Du, Weifeng Lv, Ming Zhou.
      IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.

    Preprint

    • Learning to Summarize Passages: Mining Passage-Summary Pairs from Wikipedia Revision Histories
      Qingyu Zhou, Furu Wei, Ming Zhou.
      [arxiv]
  • Professional Services

    • I have served as PC member for ACL, EMNLP, COLING, NAACL, AACL, AAAI, INLG.

    • I am a reviewer for TASLP, TALLIP.