Pushpendre Rastogi

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Introduction

I joined the Dialog State Tracking in Amazon Alexa in April 2019. I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science at The Center For Language and Speech Processing, Johns Hopkins University. My advisor was Benjamin Van Durme. I TA'd graduate courses on representation learning and machine learning for three semesters during my Phd studies, and I received the George Sommerman Graduate Teaching Assistant Award with a cash award of $1000. I have reviewed for Transactions On Signal Processing-19, NEURIPS-19, ICML-19, ICLR-19, EMNLP-19, ACL-19, TPAMI-18, NeurIPS-18, KG4IR-18, EMNLP-18, ACL-18.

Selected Publications

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Education

Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer ScienceJohns Hopkins University2013-193.75/4.0
Thesis Topic: Representation Learning for Words and Entities. I presented new methods for unsupervised learning of word and entity embeddings from texts and knowledge bases.
Courses and Grades: Natural Language Processing (A), Machine Learning in Complex Domains (A), Stochastic Search & Optimization (B), Parallel Programming (A-), Principles of Programming Languages (A-), Combinatorial Optimization (A+), Introduction to Convexity (A-)
M.Tech. in Information and Communication TechnologyIIT Delhi2010-118.77/10
B.Tech. in Electrical Engg.IIT Delhi2006-108.86/10

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