Xuan-Son Vu

Vũ Xuân Sơn

About Me

Hey there, welcome!

I am a Senior Researcher at WASP Media & Language Arena funded by WASP, working with Assoc. Prof. Johanna, Co-PI, and founder at DeepTensor AB. I received my Ph.D in Privacy-aware Machine Learning under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Lili Jiang and Prof. Erik Elmroth. Previously I have worked with Assis. Prof. Monowar, Prof. Iryna Gurevych on NLP, Prof. Seong-Bae Park on Machine Learning, and Assoc. Prof. Ha-Quang Thuy on Opinion Mining.

Before that, I obtained a M.Sc. degree in the Computer Science Department at School of Computer Sci. and Eng., Kyungpook National University, with focus on NLP and Machine Learning. I also obtained a bachelor's degree from the Department of Information Technology at University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University.

Research Interest

My research interest has been primarily focused on privacy enhancing tech - both for free text and multimodal data to power downstream applications. My awards and honours include the 3rd place for best paper awards at CICLING 2019, best student paper award and best inquisitive mind award at CICLING 2018. I received the best paper award at the 40th Conference of the Korea Information Processing Society in 2014. I am also a co-founder in multiple projects such as AIcovidVN, AIHUB.ML, MLOpsVN.

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You can find some of my project code at my github homepage.


I do enjoy a bit of teaching:

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