Trung Bui

Senior Research Scientist & Research Manager

San Jose

Trung is a researcher and research manager at Creative Intelligence Lab, Adobe Research. He joined Adobe from North Side Inc. in Montreal where he led the language team to develop dialog management technologies for the Bot Colony game. He conducted his PhD research at Human Media Interaction Group, University of Twente, the Netherlands and spent one and a half years as a research associate at Stanford University in the Center for the Study of Language and Information. He also worked at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland.

He has been working in various research projects in the domain of dialogue management, natural language processing, joint vision and language, AI and machine learning.

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My Publications

Published February 8, 2020

DSTC8-AVSD: Multimodal Semantic Transformer Network with Retrieval Style Word Generator

AAAI 2020 Dialog System Technology Challenge (DSTC8)

Seunghyun David Yoon, Hwanhee Lee, Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Bui, Kyomin Jung
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Natural Language Processing

Published November 8, 2019

A Markov Network Model for Natural Language Semantic Matching

ICDM 2019 Autonomous Machine Learning Workshop

Lidan Wang, Trung Bui, Franck Dernoncourt, Natwar Modani
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Published November 7, 2019

A Compare-Aggregate Model with Latent Clustering for Answer Selection

CIKM 2019

Seunghyun Yoon, Franck Dernoncourt, Doo Soon Kim, Trung Bui, Kyomin Jung
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Published November 7, 2019

Bayesian Optimization for Selecting Efficient Machine Learning Models

CIKM 2019 MoST-Rec Workshop

Lidan Wang, Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Bui
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Published November 5, 2019

A Gated Self-attention Memory Network for Answer Selection

EMNLP 2019

Tuan Lai, Quan Tran, Trung Bui, Daisuke Kihara
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Published September 20, 2019

Exploiting semi-supervised training through a dropout regularization in end-to-end speech recognition

Interspeech 2019

Subhadeep Dey, Petr Motlicek, Trung Bui, Franck Dernoncourt
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Audio
  • Natural Language Processing

Published July 28, 2019

Modeling Visual Relationships in Language

Proc. of ACL

Hao Tan, Franck Dernoncourt, Zhe Lin, Trung Bui, Mohit Bansal
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Natural Language Processing

Published December 17, 2018

Supervised Transfer Learning for Product Information Question Answering

Proc. of ICMLA

Tuan Manh Lai, Trung Bui, Nedim Lipka, Sheng Li
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants

Published December 13, 2018

A Multimodal Dialogue System for Conversational Image Editing

Proc. of 2nd Conversational AI Workshop - NIPS

Tzu-Hsiang Lin, Trung Bui, Doo Soon Kim, Jean Oh
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published September 9, 2018

Visually Indicated Sound Generation by Perceptually Optimized Classification

Proc. of the 1st Multimodal Learning and Applications Workshop (MULA 2018)

Kan Chen, Chuanxi Zhang, Chen Fang, Zhaowen Wang, Trung Bui, Ram Nevatia
Best Paper Award
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Audio
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video

Published September 2, 2018

A Framework for Speech Recognition Benchmarking

Proc. of Interspeech 2018

Franck Dernoncourt, Trung Bui, Walter Chang
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Audio

Published August 20, 2018

A Review on Deep Learning Techniques Applied to Answer Selection

Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018)

Tuan Manh Lai, Trung Bui, Sheng Li
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published July 12, 2018

Conversational Image Editing: Incremental Intent Identification in a New Dialogue Task

Proc. of SIGDIAL 2018

Ramesh Manuvinakurike, Trung Bui, Walter Chang, Kallirroi Georgila
Best Paper Award
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published June 18, 2018

Visual to Sound: Generating Natural Sound for Videos in the Wild

Proc. of CVPR 2018

Yipin Zhou, Zhaowen Wang, Chen Fang, Trung Bui, Tamara L. Berg
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Audio
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video

Published June 1, 2018

The Context-dependent Additive Recurrent Neural Net

Proceedings of NAACL-HLT 2018

Quan Hung Tran, Tuan Manh Lai, Gholamreza Haffari, Ingrid Zukerman, Trung Bui, Hung Bui
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published June 1, 2018

A Discourse-Aware Attention Model for Abstractive Summarization of Long Documents

Proceedings of NAACL-HLT 2018

Arman Cohan, Franck Dernoncourt, Doo Soon Kim, Trung Bui, Seokhwan Kim, Walter Chang, Nazli Goharian
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Document Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing

Published May 7, 2018

PhotoshopQuiA: A Corpus of Non-Factoid Questions and Answers for Why-Question Answering

Proc. of LREC 2018

Andrei Dulceanu, Thang Le Dinh, Walter Chang, Trung Bui, Doo Soon Kim, Manh Chien Vu, Seokhwan Kim
  • Natural Language Processing

Published May 7, 2018

Edit me: A Corpus and a Framework for Understanding Natural Language Image Editing

Proc. of LREC 2018

Ramesh Manuvinakurike, Jacqueline Brixey, Trung Bui, Walter Chang, Doo Soon Kim, Ron Artstein, Kallirroi Georgila
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Natural Language Processing

Published July 21, 2017

Attention guided Multi-modal Correlation Learning for Image Search

Proc. of CVPR 2017

Kan Chen, Trung Bui, Chen Fang, Zhaowen Wang, Ram Nevatia
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Natural Language Processing

Published July 9, 2016

Practical Linear Models for Large-Scale One-Class Collaborative Filtering

25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Suvash Sedhain, Hung Bui, Jaya Kawale, Nikos Vlassis, Branislav Kveton, Aditya Menon, Trung Bui, Scott Sanner
  • AI & Machine Learning

Published January 13, 2016

Spoken Language Understanding for DSTC 4

The 7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2016), Finland

Franck Dernoncourt, J. Lee, Trung Bui, H. Bui
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published January 1, 2016

Robust Dialog State Tracking for Large Ontologies

International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2016, Finland

Franck Dernoncourt, J. Lee, Trung Bui, H. Bui
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published December 1, 2014

A Speech-drive E-book Technology Prototype Demo

In Proceedings of the 2014 Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT 2014) , South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.

S. Peters, Trung Bui

Published June 26, 2014

A Multi-core Fitted Q Iteration Algorithm for Customer Lifetime Value Optimization

Proceedings of the ICML-2014 Workshop on Customers Value Optimization in Digital Marketing, Beijing, China

Trung Bui

Published January 31, 2010

Decision Detection using Hierarchical Graphical Models

In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2010) , Uppsala, Sweden.

Trung Bui, S. Peters

Published January 1, 2010

Affective Dialogue Management Using Factored POMDPs

In Interactive Collaborative Information Systems, SCI 281, pages 207-236, Springer-Verlag Berlin

Trung Bui, J. Zwiers, M. Poel, A. Nijholt
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published September 11, 2009

Extracting Decisions from multi-party Dialog using Directed Graphical Models and Semantic Similarity

In Proceedings of the 10th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial 09), London, UK.

Trung Bui, M. Frampton, J. Dowding, S. Peters
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published August 6, 2009

Real-time Decision Detection in Multi-party Dialogue

In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 1133–1141, Singapore.

M. Frampton, J. Huang, Trung Bui, S. Peters
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published February 3, 2009

A Tractable Hybrid DDN-POMDP Approach to Affective Dialogue Modeling for Probabilistic Frame-based Dialogue Systems

In Natural Language Engineering, 15(2), pages 273-307, Cambridge University Press

Trung Bui, M. Poel, A. Nijholt, J. Zwiers
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published September 1, 2007

Practical Dialogue Manager Development using POMDPs

In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 215–218, Antwerp, Belgium

Trung Bui, B. van Schooten, D. Hofs
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published July 1, 2006

Generic Dialogue Modeling for Multi-application Dialogue Systems

In Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction, LNCS 3866, 2006, pp 174-186

Trung Bui, J. Zwiers, A. Nijholt, M. Poel
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing

Published September 1, 2004

Rapid Dialogue Prototyping Methodology

In Text, Speech and Dialogue, LNCS 3206, 2004, pp 579-586

Trung Bui, M. Rajman, M. Melichar
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Natural Language Processing