Peter Potash

Graduated: Jul 2013

Degree: PhD

Current position: Microsoft Research Maluuba

Peter Potash

I received a Masters in Mathematics and a PhD in Computer Science. My dissertation focused on deep learning strategies for argument mining. I currently work at MSR Maluuba.

Programming

Python

Machine Learning

TensorFlow scikit-learn PyTorch

Languages

English
P. Potash A. Romanov A. Rumshisky GhostWriter: Using an LSTM for Automatic Rap Lyric Generation. Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Association for Computational Linguistics. 2015

@inproceedings{potash_ghostwriter:_2015, author = "Potash, Peter and Romanov, Alexey and Rumshisky, Anna", address = "Lisbon, Portugal", title = "{GhostWriter}: {Using} an {LSTM} for {Automatic} {Rap} {Lyric} {Generation}", doi = "10.18653/v1/D15-1221", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2015 {Conference} on {Empirical} {Methods} in {Natural} {Language} {Processing}", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2015", pages = "1919--1924" }

P. Potash A. Rumshisky Recommender System Incorporating User Personality Profile through Analysis of Written Reviews. Proceedings of EMPIRE workshop at the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. 2016

@article{potash_recommender_2016, author = "Potash, Peter and Rumshisky, Anna", title = "Recommender System Incorporating User Personality Profile through Analysis of Written Reviews", language = "en", journal = "Proceedings of EMPIRE workshop at the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems", year = "2016", pages = "7" }

P. Potash A. Romanov A. Rumshisky Here's My Point: Joint Pointer Architecture for Argument Mining. Association for Computational Linguistics. 2017

@inproceedings{potash_heres_2017, author = "Potash, Peter and Romanov, Alexey and Rumshisky, Anna", title = "Here's {My} {Point}: {Joint} {Pointer} {Architecture} for {Argument} {Mining}", shorttitle = "Here's {My} {Point}", doi = "10.18653/v1/D17-1143", language = "en", urldate = "2018-07-16", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2017", pages = "1364--1373" }

P. Potash R. Bhattacharya A. Rumshisky Length, Interchangeability, and External Knowledge: Observations from Predicting Argument Convincingness. Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. 2017

@inproceedings{potash_length_2017, author = "Potash, Peter and Bhattacharya, Robin and Rumshisky, Anna", address = "Taipei, Taiwan", title = "Length, {Interchangeability}, and {External} {Knowledge}: {Observations} from {Predicting} {Argument} {Convincingness}", booktitle = "Proceedings of the {Eighth} {International} {Joint} {Conference} on {Natural} {Language} {Processing} ({Volume} 1: {Long} {Papers})", publisher = "Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing", year = "2017", pages = "342--351" }

P. Potash A. Romanov A. Rumshisky SemEval-2017 Task 6: HashtagWars: Learning a Sense of Humor. Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2017), Association for Computational Linguistics. 2017

@inproceedings{potash_semeval-2017_2017, author = "Potash, Peter and Romanov, Alexey and Rumshisky, Anna", address = "Vancouver, Canada", title = "{SemEval}-2017 {Task} 6: \#{HashtagWars}: {Learning} a {Sense} of {Humor}", doi = "10.18653/v1/S17-2004", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 11th {International} {Workshop} on {Semantic} {Evaluation} ({SemEval}-2017)", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2017", pages = "49--57" }

P. Potash A. Rumshisky Towards Debate Automation: a Recurrent Model for Predicting Debate Winners. Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Association for Computational Linguistics. 2017

@inproceedings{potash_towards_2017, author = "Potash, Peter and Rumshisky, Anna", address = "Copenhagen, Denmark", title = "Towards {Debate} {Automation}: a {Recurrent} {Model} for {Predicting} {Debate} {Winners}", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2017 {Conference} on {Empirical} {Methods} in {Natural} {Language} {Processing}", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2017", pages = "2465--2475" }

P. Potash A. Romanov M. Gronas A. Rumshisky M. Gronas Tracking Bias in News Sources Using Social Media: the Russia-Ukraine Maidan Crisis of 2013-2014. Proceedings of the 2017 EMNLP Workshop: Natural Language Processing meets Journalism, Association for Computational Linguistics. 2017

@inproceedings{potash_tracking_2017, author = "Potash, Peter and Romanov, Alexey and Gronas, Mikhail and Rumshisky, Anna and Gronas, Mikhail", address = "Copenhagen, Denmark", title = "Tracking {Bias} in {News} {Sources} {Using} {Social} {Media}: the {Russia}-{Ukraine} {Maidan} {Crisis} of 2013–2014", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2017 {EMNLP} {Workshop}: {Natural} {Language} {Processing} meets {Journalism}", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2017", pages = "13--18" }

P. Potash A. Romanov A. Rumshisky Evaluating Creative Language Generation: The Case of Rap Lyric Ghostwriting. Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Stylistic Variation, Association for Computational Linguistics. 2018

@inproceedings{potash_evaluating_2018, author = "Potash, Peter and Romanov, Alexey and Rumshisky, Anna", address = "New Orleans", title = "Evaluating {Creative} {Language} {Generation}: {The} {Case} of {Rap} {Lyric} {Ghostwriting}", booktitle = "Proceedings of the {Second} {Workshop} on {Stylistic} {Variation}", publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics", year = "2018", pages = "29--38" }