Tuan-Phong Nguyen
Tuan-Phong Nguyen
About

Tuan-Phong Nguyen (in Vietnamese: Nguyễn Tuấn Phong) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Databases and Information Systems at Max Planck Institute for Informatics under the supervision of Dr. Simon Razniewski and Prof. Gerhard Weikum. His research interests include Commonsense Knowledge Bases and Information Extraction.

Phong obtained his M.Sc. degree from Saarland University (2020) and his B.Sc. degree from Vietnam National University Hanoi (2016), both in Computer Science.


News
2022
  •    20-05  ·  🗣️ Will be attending ACL 2022 from 22 to 27-05.
  •    28-03  ·  🎉 Workshop paper accepted at CSRR @ ACL 2022.
2021
  •    10-12  ·  Preprint for the Ascent++ paper is available (submitted to TKDE).
  •    04-08  ·  🗣️ Attended ACL 2021 conference online.
  •    10-06  ·  🗣️ Talked about Ascent KB at NEC Labs Europe - slides.
  •    25-05  ·  🎉 Demo paper for the Ascent KB accepted at ACL 2021.
  •    11-05  ·  🔥 Ascent KB v1.0.0 is now accessible via 🤗 Datasets! (more info)
  •    19-04  ·  🗣️ Attended WWW 2021 conference online.
  •    15-01  ·  🎉 Full paper accepted at WWW 2021.
  •    04-01  ·  🏫 Started my PhD at D5-MPII.
2020
2019
  •    01-09  ·  👨‍💻 Started working on my Master's thesis with Simon Razniewski.
2018
  •    01-10  ·  🏫 Started pursuing my MSc. in CS at Saarland University.
  •    04-08  ·  🎉 I was awarded a Master's scholarship by the IMPRS-CS.
Publications
⭐ Commonsense (since 2020)

  • Refined Commonsense Knowledge from Large-Scale Web Contents
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Simon Razniewski, Julien Romero, Gerhard Weikum
    preprint, under review
    · code
    · demo

  • Materialized Knowledge Bases from Commonsense Transformers
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Simon Razniewski

  • Inside ASCENT: Exploring a Deep Commonsense Knowledge Base and its Usage in Question Answering
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Simon Razniewski, Gerhard Weikum
    ACL 2021 [demo paper]
    · demo

  • Advanced Semantics for Commonsense Knowledge Extraction
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Simon Razniewski, Gerhard Weikum
    WWW 2021
    · code
    · demo
🇻🇳 NLP for Vietnamese (before 2019)

  • Integrating Word Embeddings into IBM Word Alignment Models
    Anh-Cuong Le, Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Quoc-Long Tran, Dao Bao Linh
    IEEE KSE 2018

  • An Experimental Investigation of Part-Of-Speech Taggers for Vietnamese
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Quoc-Tuan Truong, Xuan-Nam Nguyen, Anh-Cuong Le
    VNU-JCSCE 2016

  • A Hybrid Approach to Vietnamese Word Segmentation
    Tuan-Phong Nguyen, Anh-Cuong Le
    IEEE RIVF 2016
    · code
Academic services
Teaching
  • 2022: TA for Automated Knowledge Base Construction course at Saarland University
  • 2016-2018: TA for several courses (Basics of Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms) at Vietnam National University Hanoi