Jian Wang (王健)

PhD Student

Department of Computing,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Email: jian-dylan.wang (at) connect.polyu.hk   or
               jwanglvy (at) gmail.com

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I am a second-year PhD student at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), advised by Prof. Maggie Wenjie Li. Previously, I was a visiting student at SIAT, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2018 to 2019, advised by Prof. Min Yang. I received my M.Eng. degree and B.Eng. degree from the School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology (SCUT) in 2020 and 2017, respectively.


I have broad interests in natural language processing (NLP), particularly in dialogue systems and natural language generation. I have the following long-term research goals:

Recently, I've become interested in goal-directed dialogue systems, which aim to proactively direct a dialogue toward a pre-determined target.

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2021 and Before



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