Trung Bui

Senior Research Scientist

Creative Intelligence Lab, San Jose

Trung is a researcher at Imagination 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 and natural language processing.

His publications are available here.



My Publications

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

Sedhain, S., Bui, H., Kawale, J., Vlassis, N., Kveton, B., Menon, A., Bui, T., Sanner, S. (Jul. 9, 2016)
25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Spoken Language Understanding for DSTC 4

Dernoncourt, F., Lee, J., Bui, T., Bui, H. (Jan. 13, 2016)
The 7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2016), Finland

Robust Dialog State Tracking for Large Ontologies

Dernoncourt, F., Lee, J., Bui, T., Bui, H. (Jan. 1, 2016)
International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2016, Finland

A Speech-drive E-book Technology Prototype Demo

Peters, S., Bui, T. (Dec. 1, 2014)
In Proceedings of the 2014 Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT 2014) , South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.

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

Bui, T. (Jun. 26, 2014)
Proceedings of the ICML-2014 Workshop on Customers Value Optimization in Digital Marketing, Beijing, China

Decision Detection using Hierarchical Graphical Models

Bui, T., Peters, S. (Jan. 31, 2010)
In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2010) , Uppsala, Sweden.

Affective Dialogue Management Using Factored POMDPs

Bui, T., Zwiers, J., Poel, M., Nijholt, A. (Jan. 1, 2010)
In Interactive Collaborative Information Systems, SCI 281, pages 207-236, Springer-Verlag Berlin

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

Bui, T., Frampton, M., Dowding, J., Peters, S. (Sep. 11, 2009)
In Proceedings of the 10th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial 09), London, UK.

Real-time Decision Detection in Multi-party Dialogue

Frampton, M., Huang, J., Bui, T., Peters, S. (Aug. 6, 2009)
In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 1133–1141, Singapore.

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

Bui, T., Poel, M., Nijholt, A., Zwiers, J. (Feb. 3, 2009)
In Natural Language Engineering, 15(2), pages 273-307, Cambridge University Press

Practical Dialogue Manager Development using POMDPs

Bui, T., van Schooten, B., Hofs, D. (Sep. 1, 2007)
In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 215–218, Antwerp, Belgium

Generic Dialogue Modeling for Multi-application Dialogue Systems

Bui, T., Zwiers, J., Nijholt, A., Poel, M. (Jul. 1, 2006)
In Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction, LNCS 3866, 2006, pp 174-186

Rapid Dialogue Prototyping Methodology

Bui, T., Rajman, M., Melichar, M. (Sep. 1, 2004)
In Text, Speech and Dialogue, LNCS 3206, 2004, pp 579-586