Homa B. Hashemi


PhD Candidate
Intelligent Systems Program
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Email : Hashemi at cs.pitt.edu


About me

I 'm a sixth year PhD student at Intelligent Systems Program of University of Pittsburgh working with Dr. Rebecca Hwa.
I have completed my Master's studies at ECE Department of University of Tehran under supervision of Dr. Azadeh Shakery in Intelligent Information Systems Laboratory.

For more information please review my C.V.

Research Interests

I am interested in several related fields of research dealing with Machine Learning and Data Mining in general and in particular Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, Information Retrieval and Text Mining.

Education


Publications (Google Scholar)

  • Homa B. Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa, "An Evaluation of Parser Robustness for Ungrammatical Sentences", in proceedings of Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2016. [PDF] [Slides] [Poster] [Code]
    (Acceptance Rate: 24%)

  • Homa B. Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa, "Parse Tree Fragmentation of Ungrammatical Sentences", in proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016. [PDF] [Slides] [Poster]
    (Acceptance Rate: 24%)

  • Homa B. Hashemi, Amir Asiaee and Reiner Kraft, "Query Intent Detection using Convolutional Neural Networks", International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Workshop on Query Understanding, 2016. [PDF] [Slides]

  • Homa B. Hashemi and Rebecca Hwa, "A Comparison of MT Errors and ESL Errors", in proceedings of the 9th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2014. [PDF]

  • Homa B. Hashemi and Christian D. Schunn, "A Tool for Summarizing Students' Changes across Drafts", in proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS), 2014. [PDF]

  • Homa B. Hashemi and Azadeh Shakery, "Mining a Persian-English Comparable Corpus for Cross-Language Information Retrieval", Information Processing & Management journal, 2013. [PDF] [Version 1.1]

  • Zahra Rahimi, Homa B. Hashemi, "Turn-Taking Behavior in a Human Tutoring Corpus", in proceedings of 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED), pp. 778-782, 2013. [PDF]

  • Homa B. Hashemi, Azadeh Shakery, and Heshaam Faili, "Creating a Persian-English Comparable Corpus", in proceedings of Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation (CLEF), Padua, Italy, pp. 27-39, 2010. [PDF] [Slides] [Version 1.0]

  • Homa B. Hashemi, Naser Yazdani, Azadeh Shakery, and Mahdi Pakdaman Naeini, "Application of Ensemble Models in Web Ranking", in proceedings of fifth International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), Tehran, Iran, 2010. [PDF] [Slides]

  • M. Pakdaman Naeini, H. Taromian, and Homa B. Hashemi, "Stock Market Vaule Prediction using Neural Networks", in proceedings of International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications (CISIM), Krakow, Poland, pp. 132-136, 2010. [PDF]

  • Homa B. Hashemi, Azadeh Shakery, and Mahdi Pakdaman Naeini, "Protein Fold Pattern Recognition Using Bayesian Ensemble of RBF Neural Networks", in proceedings of International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR), pp. 436-441, 2009. [PDF]