Raphael Schumann, M.A.

PhD student at the Statistical NLP Group under supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Riezler.

News

  • 2020 April: ACL 2020 paper accepted
  • 2019 November: Will attend and present at CoNLL 2019 in Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Conversational AI
  • Sequence-to-Sequence
  • Text Summarization

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2019- PhD Student Computational Linguistics
Heidelberg University, Germany
2019 Master Computational Linguistics
Heidelberg University, Germany
2019 Visiting Graduate Researcher
University of Waterloo, Canada
2015 Bachelor Computational Linguistics with Minor Computer Science
Heidelberg University, Germany

Employment

04/2018 - 10/2018 Research Intern
Nuance, Montréal, Canada
07/2017 - 10/2017 Research Intern
Bosch, Palo Alto, US
04/2017 - 06/2017 Research Intern
Nuance, Aachen, Germany
05/2016 - 03/2017 Research Assistant
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany
10/2015 - 04/2016 Machine Learning Intern
IBM, Böblingen, Germany

Teaching

2020 summer Grounded NLP for Spatial Navigation

Publications

  1. Raphael Schumann, Lili Mou, Yao Lu, Olga Vechtomova and Katja Markert
    Discrete Optimization for Unsupervised Sentence Summarization with Word-Level Extraction
    Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Seattle, WA, US, 2020
    @inproceedings{schumann2020,
      author = {Schumann, Raphael and Mou, Lili and Lu, Yao and Vechtomova, Olga and Markert, Katja},
      title = {Discrete Optimization for Unsupervised Sentence Summarization with Word-Level Extraction},
      journal = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
      journal-abbrev = {ACL},
      year = {2020},
      city = {Seattle, WA},
      country = {US}
    }
    
  2. Raphael Schumann and Ines Rehbein
    Active Learning via Membership Query Synthesis for Semi-supervised Sentence Classification
    Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Hong Kong, 2019
    @inproceedings{schumann2019,
      author = {Schumann, Raphael and Rehbein, Ines},
      title = {Active Learning via Membership Query Synthesis for Semi-supervised Sentence Classification},
      journal = {Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning},
      journal-abbrev = {CoNLL},
      year = {2019},
      city = {Hong Kong},
      url = {https://www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de/~rehbein/slides/MQS_conll2019.pdf}
    }
    
  3. Raphael Schumann and Pongtep Angkititrakul
    Incorporating ASR Errors with Attention-based, Jointly RNN for Intent Detection and Slot Filling
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, Canada, 2018
    @inproceedings{schumann2018,
      author = {Schumann, Raphael and Angkititrakul, Pongtep},
      title = {Incorporating ASR Errors with Attention-based, Jointly RNN for Intent Detection and Slot Filling},
      journal = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing},
      journal-abbrev = {ICASSP},
      year = {2018},
      city = {Calgary},
      country = {Canada},
      url = {https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8461598}
    }
    
  4. Marilisa Amoia, Frank Diehl, Jesus Gimenez, Joel Pinto, Raphael Schumann, Fabian Stemmer, Paul Vozila and Yi Zhang
    Scalable Wide and Deep Learning for Computer Assisted Coding
    Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies - Industry Track (NAACL-HLT), New Orleans, LA, US, 2018
    @inproceedings{amoia2018,
      author = {Amoia, Marilisa and Diehl, Frank and Gimenez, Jesus and Pinto, Joel and Schumann, Raphael and Stemmer, Fabian and Vozila, Paul and Zhang, Yi},
      title = {Scalable Wide and Deep Learning for Computer Assisted Coding},
      journal = {Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies - Industry Track},
      journal-abbrev = {NAACL-HLT},
      year = {2018},
      city = {New Orleans, LA},
      country = {US},
      url = {https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/N18-3001.pdf}
    }