Research

Publications

  • Infusing Knowledge into the Textual Entailment Task Using Graph Convolutional Networks
Pavan Kapanipathi, Veronika Thost, Siva Sankalp Patel, Spencer Whitehead, Ibrahim Abdelaziz, Avinash Balakrishnan, Maria Chang, Kshitij Fadnis, Chulaka Gunasekara, Bassem Makni, Nicholas Mattei, Kartik Talamadupula, and Achille FokoueIn Proc. of AAAI, 2020 (pdf)
  • GAIA at SM-KBP 2019 - A Multi-media Multi-lingual Knowledge Extraction and Hypothesis Generation System
Manling Li, Ying Lin, Ananya Subburathinam, Spencer Whitehead, Xiaoman Pan, Di Lu, Qingyun Wang, Tongtao Zhang, Lifu Huang, Heng Ji, Alireza Zareian, Hassan Akbari, Brian Chen, Bo Wu, Emily Allaway, Shih-Fu Chang, Kathleen McKeown, Yixiang Yao, Jennifer Chen, Eric Berquist, Kexuan Sun, Xujun Peng, Ryan Gabbard, Marjorie Freedman, Pedro Szekely, T.K. Satish Kumar, Arka Sadhu, Ram Nevatia, Miguel Rodriguez, Yifan Wang, Yang Bai, Ali Sadeghian, and Daisy Zhe WangIn Proc. of Text Analysis Conference, 2019 (TAC2019) (pdf)
  • Multilingual Entity, Relation, Event and Human Value Extraction
Manling Li, Ying Lin, Joseph Hoover, Spencer Whitehead, Clare R. Voss, Morteza Dehghani, and Heng JiIn Proc. of NAACL-HLT, 2019 Demo Track (pdf) (demo)
  • Incorporating Background Knowledge into Video Description Generation
Spencer Whitehead, Heng Ji, Mohit Bansal, Shih-Fu Chang, and Clare R. VossIn Proc. of EMNLP, 2018 (pdf)
  • Entity-aware Image Caption Generation
Di Lu, Spencer Whitehead, Lifu Huang, Heng Ji, and Shih-Fu ChangIn Proc. of EMNLP, 2018 (pdf)
  • Global Attention for Name Tagging
Boliang Zhang, Spencer Whitehead, Lifu Huang, and Heng JiIn Proc. of CONLL, 2018 (pdf)
  • GAIA - A Multi-media Multi-lingual Knowledge Extraction and Hypothesis Generation System
Tongtao Zhang, Ananya Subburathinam, Ge Shi, Lifu Huang, Di Lu, Xiaoman Pan, Manling Li, Boliang Zhang, Qingyun Wang, Spencer Whitehead, Heng Ji, Alireza Zareian, Hassan Akbari, Brian Chen, Ruiqi Zhong, Steven Shao, Emily Allaway, Shih-Fu Chang, Kathleen McKeown, Dongyu Li, Xin Huang, Xujun Peng, Ryan Gabbard, Marjorie Freedman, Ali Sadeghian, Mayank Kejriwal, Ram Nevatia, Pedro Szekely, Ali Sadeghian, and Daisy Zhe WangIn Proc. of Text Analysis Conference, 2018 (TAC2018) (pdf)
  • Paper Abstract Writing through Editing Mechanism
Qingyun Wang, Zhihao Zhou, Lifu Huang, Spencer Whitehead, Boliang Zhang, Heng Ji and Kevin KnightIn Proc. of ACL, 2018 (pdf)
  • ELISA System Description for LoReHLT 2018
Ronald Ahmed Cardenas Acosta, Thamme Gowda, Ulf Hermjakob, Nima Pourdamghani, Michael Pust, Jibiao Shen, Tian Xie, Jonathan May, Nikolaos Malandrakis, Victor Martinez, Pavlos Papadopoulos, Anil Ramakrishna, Karan Singla, Ruchir Travadi, Colin Vaz, Shrikanth Narayanan, Kenton Murray, Toan Nguyen, David Chiang, Boliang Zhang, Xiaoman Pan, Ying Lin, Di Lu, Lifu Huang, Tongtao Zhang, Kevin Blissett, Ni Zhang, Spencer Whitehead, Ananya Subburathinam, Diya Li, Qingyun Wang, Zhiying Jiang, Heng Ji, Ondrej Glembek, Murali Karthick Baskar, Santosh Kesiraju, Lukas Burget, Karel Benes, Igor Szoke, Karel Vesely, Jan Honza Cernocky, Derry Wijaya, Chris Callison-Burch, Hongzhi Xu, Charles Yang, Mitch Marcus, Brian Moran, Leanne Rolston, Gina-Anne Levow, Wenda Chen, Camille Goudeseune, Leda Sari, and Mark Hasegawa-JohnsonIn Proc. of LoReHLT, 2018 (pdf)
  • Improving Event Extraction via Cross-Model Integration
Tongtao Zhang, Spencer Whitehead, Hanwang Zhang, Hongzhi Li, Joseph Ellis, Lifu Huang, Wei Liu, Heng Ji, and Shih-Fu Chang.In Proc. of ACM Multimedia, 2017 (pdf)
  • RPI BLENDER TAC-KBP2017 13 Languages EDL System
Boliang Zhang, Xiaoman Pan, Ying Lin, Tongtao Zhang, Kevin Blissett, Samia Kazemi, Spencer Whitehead, Lifu Huang, and Heng JiIn Proc. of Text Analysis Conference, 2017 (TAC2017) (pdf)
  • RPI blender TAC-KBP 2016 System Description
Dian Yu, Xiaoman Pan, Boliang Zhang, Lifu Huang, Di Lu, Spencer Whitehead, and Heng JiIn Proc. of Text Analysis Conference, 2016 (TAC2016) (pdf)
  • Mathematical Models of the Desulfurization of Natural Gas in Packed Beds
Spencer Whitehead and Donald SchwendemanSenior Thesis in Mathematics, 2015
  • Creating and Reasoning Over Scene Descriptions in a Physically Realistic Simulation
Nicholas Marton, Spencer Whitehead, John Licato, and Selmer BringsjordOral presentation at the RPI Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2015