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Xuezhe Ma

Research Assistant

Department of Linguistics,

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195, USA

E-mail: at

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, taken on September 9th, 2012

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2010.9-2013.3 Master of Philosophy, Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Advisor: Hai Zhao

2006.9-2010.6 Bachelor, ACM Honored Class, Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.




Research Interest

l  Natural Language Processing

  Dependency Parsing Algorithm

  POS Tagging

  Unsupervised Grammar Induction

l  Domain Adaptation

l  Machine Learning





2012.12-2013.12 Research Assistant, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

Advisor: Prof. Fei Xia.

2009.7-2009.10 Full-time Intern, Speech Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China.

Advisors: Yao Qian and Frank Soong.

2008.7-2012.11 Research Assistant, Center for Brain-like Computing and Machine Intelligence (BCMI), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Advisors: Prof. Bao-liang Lu and Hai Zhao.





  • Xuezhe Ma and Fei Xia
    Dependency Parser Adaptation with Subtrees from Auto-Parsed Target Domain Data
    Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013), pages 585-590, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2013.


  • Xuezhe Ma and Hai Zhao
    Fourth-Order Dependency Parsing
    Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), pages 785-796, Mumbai, India, December 2012.


  • Xuezhe Ma, Xiaotian Zhang, Hai Zhao, Bao-Liang Lu
    Dependency Parser for Chinese Constituent Parsing
    Proceedings of CIPS-SIGHAN-2010, August, 2010, Beijing, China.
  • Yao Qian, Zhizheng Wu, Xuezhe Ma and Frank Soong
    Automatic Prosody Prediction and Detection with Conditional Random Fields (CRF) Models
    Proceedings of ISCSLP 2010, November, 2010, Tainan, Taiwan.




MaxParser: Graph-based Dependency Parser with Different Orders. [Download]

An implement of graph-based dependency parser in c++ with algorithms from first order to fourth order.

For more details, please see my paper published in COLING 2012.


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