Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Artem Sokolov

I am a research scientist at Amazon Berlin working on machine translation and other structured prediction problems for NLP. Simultaneously, I hold an Honorary Professor position at the Heidelberg University.

Before joining Amazon I was a postdoc at the Statistical NLP Group, lead by Prof. Stefan Riezler, and earlier at the LIMSI and the Orange Labs, R&D in France. I obtained a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the IRTCITS research center in Kyiv for a thesis on randomized representations for locality-sensitive sequence embeddings.


Recent Publications

  1. F. Hieber, T. Domhan, M. Denkowski, D. Vilar, A. Sokolov, A. Clifton, M. Post. Sockeye: A Toolkit for Neural Machine Translation, American Machine Translation Association (AMTA), 2018 [complete ArXiv version] [code]
  2. C. Lawrence, A. Sokolov, S. Riezler. Counterfactual Learning from Bandit Feedback under Deterministic Logging: A Case Study in Statistical Machine Translation, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017 [poster]
  3. A. Sokolov, J. Kreutzer, K. Sunderland, P. Danchenko, W. Szymaniak, H. Fürstenau, S. Riezler. A Shared Task on Bandit Learning for Machine Translation, Conference on Machine Translation (WMT), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017 [slides]
  4. J. Kreutzer, A. Sokolov, S. Riezler. Bandit Structured Prediction for Neural Sequence-to-Sequence Learning, Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vancouver, Canada, 2017 [poster]
  5. A. Sokolov, J. Kreutzer, C. Lo, S. Riezler. Stochastic Structured Prediction under Bandit Feedback, Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Barcelona, Spain, 2016 [poster]
  6. A. Sokolov, J. Kreutzer, C. Lo, S. Riezler. Learning Structured Predictors from Bandit Feedback for Interactive NLP, Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin, Germany, 2016 [slides] [code 1] [code 2]
  7. V. Boteva, D. Gholipour, A. Sokolov, S. Riezler. A Full-Text Learning to Rank Dataset for Medical Information Retrieval, European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Padova, Italy, 2016 [poster] [data] [bib]
  8. A. Sokolov, S. Riezler, T. Urvoy. Bandit Structured Prediction for Learning from Partial Feedback in Statistical Machine Translation, MT Summit, Miami, FL, USA, 2015
  9. A. Sokolov, S. Riezler, S. B. Cohen. A Coactive Learning View of Online Structured Prediction in Statistical Machine Translation. In Proc. of the Conference of Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Beijing, China, 2015. [slides]
  10. A. Sokolov, F. Hieber, S. Riezler. Learning to Translate Queries for CLIR. In Proc. of the ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR), Gold Coast, Australia, 2014. [poster]
See the full list on the publication page.


Institut für Computerlinguistik,
Universität Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 325, Room 107
69120 Heidelberg

E-mail sokolov(at)

Hobby - travel reports

Some of my trip accounts and travel articles (in ukrainian)
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