Students supervision

CURRENT

PhD Students

  • Noé Casas, Industrial Doctoral thesis on the Hybridization of Rule and Neural-based Machine Translation, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Lucy Software, Barcelona, (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)
  • Magdalena Biesialska, Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Casimiro Carrino, Transfer Learning Methods for Cross-lingual Machine Reading Comprehension, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)
  • Christine Raouf, Gender bias in Natural Language Processing, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Carlos Escolano, Interlingua Machine Translation, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)
  • Bardia Rafieian, Neural Machine Translation and BabelNet, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Javier Ferrando, Interpretability in Neural Machine Translation, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Gerard Gallego, End-to-end Spoken Language Translation, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)

Master Students

  • Guillem Bonafonte, Active learning algorithms for multitopic classification, Master MATT, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Co-supervised with Asunción Moreno)
  • Jordi Armengol-Estapé, Retrieval-Augmented Reinforcement Learning, Master MAI, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Joan Llop, Linguistic-family-specific Encoders and Decoders for Multilingual Machine Translation, Master MAI, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Co-supervised with Carlos Escolano)
  • Ksenia Kharitonova  Linguistics4fairness: Neutralizing Gender Bias in Neural Machine Translation by Introducing Linguistic and Semantic Knowledge, Master MAI, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Oscar Hernández, Topic modeling and bias analysis in a large scale spanish text dataset, Master MAI, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Aram Villasana, Efficient training of text-to-sql translation models using NMT and data augmentation for new domains, Master MAI, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Luis Antonio Menendez Salazar, Traducción automática neuronal usando n-gramas sintácticos, Maestría en Ciencias de la Computación, Centro de Investigación en Computación, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico (Co-supervised with Grigori Sidorov)

Bachelor Students

  • Joan Muntaner, Exploring Reinforcement Learning in Neural Machine Translation,  Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona

PAST

PhD Students

  • Eduardo René Rodríguez, Determinación de tendencias de opinión y sus efectos acumulativos en el tiempo con base en el análisis de sentimientos, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico, Thesis Defense: 30/01/2018

Master Students

  • Adrià de Jorge, Mitigating Social Biases in MT using domain adaptation techniques, Master MET, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona. Grade 9.7/10 Thesis Defense: 09/09/2020
  • Julio Burgos, Adversarial strategies for Reducing Gender Bias in Neural Machine Translation, Master MET, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Grade 9/10 Thesis Defense: 09/09/2020
  • Guillem Cortès, Master MATT, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-University of Edinburgh (Co-supervised with Barry Haddow), Grade 9.7/10 Thesis Defense: 09/09/2020
  • Gerard Gallego, Closing the gap between end-to-end and cascade speech translation, Master MATT, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Grade: 10/10 Thesis Defense: 09/09/2020
  • Eudald Cumalat, Sentiment analysis on short Spanish and Catalan texts using contextual word embeddings, Master MATT, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Co-supervised with Asunción Moreno)
  • Pau Li, Resources for Effective Gender Bias Evaluation in Neural Machine Translation, Master in Artificial Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Thesis Defense: 01/2020 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Felipe Alfaro, Study and Experimentation of Gender Bias in Coreference Resolution, Master in Artificial Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Thesis Defense: 07/2019 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Elora Lacroux, Visually compare and explore intermediate representations of sentences (and words) in translation systems, Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Thesis Defense: 07/2019 (Co-supervised with Pere Pau Vàzquez)
  • Joel Escudé Font, Determining bias in Machine Translation , Master Thesis, Master in Advanced Mathematics and Mathematics Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 22/01/2018
  • Miguel García Ortegón, Machine Learning for Cancer Classification, Master Thesis, Master in Advanced Mathematics and Mathematics Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 15/10/2018, Grade: 10/10 (Co-supervised with Schaefer, Martin; Weber, Marc)
  • Carlos Escolano, Interlingua Machine Translation , Master Thesis, Master in Artificial Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 27/06/2018 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Nima Sanjabi, Neural-based Abstractive Text Summarization , Master Thesis, Master in Artificial Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 26/04/2018 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Han Yang, Neural Networks for Textual Entailment, Master Thesis, Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 06/07/2017 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Bashir Kazimi, Coverage Model for Character-based Neural Machine Translation, Master Thesis, Master in Artifical Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08/05/2017 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Miguel Betanzos,  A tool for automatic evaluation of human translation quality within a MOOC environment, Master Thesis, Master in Artificial Intelligence, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 23/10/2015 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Fabiano Ferreira Luz, Minor thesis on Ontologies, Universidade de São Paulo, 2012

Advanced Projects

  • Daniel Moreno Manzano, Speech-to-Sign Language, Advanced Projects, Master in Engineering of Telecommunication, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017

Bachelor Students

  • Kesudh Giri, Gender Bias in Neural Machine Translation: The case of Indian Languages , Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Thesis defense: 02/07/2020
  • Pere Vergés, Facing gender bias in neural natural language processing: correctly predicting reflexive possessive pronouns, Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Thesis defense: 29/06/2020, Grade: 9
  • Francesc Carles Cabrera Fernández, Deep Learning Based Textual Metadata Matcher, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 23/10/2019 (Co-supervised with Cortes Vaillo, Santiago)
  • Jordi Armengol, Neural MT with linked data, Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 03/07/2019 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Esther Gonzalez Benitez, Sentiment Analysis of Abusive Tweets, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 02/07/2019 (Co-supervised with Asunción Moreno)
  • Lluis Guardia, Similar Language Translation, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 02/07/2019
  • Gerard Gallego, Heart Failure Factors: a database approach, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 29/03/2019 (Co-supervised with Jordi Cortadella and Carlos Escolano)
  • Alex Kim, Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya & Incheon National University, Thesis defense: 07/02/2018, Grade: 5
  • Beatriz Pérez, Exploring Risk Factors for Heart Failure with Machine Learning, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense: 07/02/2018, Grade: 8.3. (Co-supervised with Jordi Cortadella and Carlos Escolano)
  • Gerard Casas, Measuring social stress to predict heart attack , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis defense:07/02/2018, Grade: 7.3 (Co-supervised with Jordi Cortadella and Carlos Escolano)
  • Laura Cross Vila, End-to-End Speech Translation System with attention-based mechanisms , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018 (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)
  • Brian Alcides Tubay Álvarez, Neural Machine Translation enhanced with paraphrasing techniques , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018
  • Chaofeng Wang, Chinese-Catalan Neural Machine Translation with OpenNMT , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018 (Co-supervised with José A. R. Fonollosa)
  • Sandra Roca, Speech2signs, Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018
  • Yang Yanxing, Visualization of intermediate representations for neural MT , Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018 (Co-supervised with Pere Pau Vázquez)
  • Rubén Ajenjo, Visualización de representaciones intermedias en traducciones realizadas por redes neuronales, Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 07/2018 (Co-supervised with Pere Pau Vázquez)
  • Janna Escur, Exploring Automatic Speech Recognition with TensorFlow , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 02/2017, Grade= Excel.lent (Co-supervised with Xavier Giró-Nieto)
  • Álvaro Nuez, Implementing Multilingual ChatBots using Sequence-to-Sequence Deep Learning Architecture , Final Degree Project, Telecommunication Technologies and Services Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis Defense: 02/2017, Grade: Cum Laudem
  • David Aldón,  Neural Machine Translation using bitmap fonts , Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Sergio Rodríguez, Bidirectional Neural Networks for Multimodal Machine Translation , Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Zhiwen Tang, Multimodal Neural Machine Translation , Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Carlos Escolano, Integración de conocimiento morfológico en un sistema de traducción estadístico chino-castellano, Final Degree Project, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016 (Co-supervised with Lluís Padró)
  • Jordi Centelles Sabater, End of course project on Machine Translation for Chinese-Spanish, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya & Institute for Infocomm Research, 2013
  • Enrique Montolar Cuartero, End of course project on Filtering and Categorization of a Bilingual Corpora, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008