Sourabh Majumdar

FBK
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning

I am a 4th year Undergraduate Student majoring in Computer Science from BITS-Pilani (Goa).

I am completing my undergraduate thesis under the supervision of Dr. Marco Guerini. The topic of my thesis is “Neural Approaches toward domain independent Dialog systems.”

Summary of my thesis :

 

Today end-to-end dialog systems have shown promising results in the task oriented dialog domain.However we always face two challenges when dealing with such systems.

1. When training such system for a new domain (say, customer service for e-commerce company), we face a shortage of training data.

2. Such Dialog Systems are highly restricted in their respective domain i.e We can’t expect a restaurant reservation to purchase movie tickets. But we aim to develop such a system.

My thesis attempts to solve both these problems by exploring a neural net architecture (Based on Memory Networks) and Dialog Construction Pipeline that creates instant reliable training data for new domain with minimum effort.

 

Link to my work can be found at Under_Grad_Thesis. .

 

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