I'm Viv, and this website is for my Summer 2018 adventures at the ArticuLab, where I'm conducting research through the DREU program.
research project I'm working on natural language generation, specifically content planning, for a socially-aware virtual agent who recommends movies. (I'm also working to the improve general functionality of and the architectural stucture behind said agent.)
final report I'm submitting to research conferences, but I'll share a copy soon!
And last but not least, some quick info:
The ArticuLab This is where I work! It's full of fun and exciting projects and people. Official website is here.
My Mentor Justine Cassell is a human-computer interaction researcher under the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (though right now, she's on sabbatical doing exciting work in France).
MeI'm Vivian Tsai, and I just finished my third year at Johns Hopkins University, where I study computer science and applied math in the Whiting School of Engineering.