Anuj Kumar

Research Scientist Manager

I am an Engineering Manager in the Messenger Assistant group, helping with core relevancy, personalization and natural language understanding (NLU). Before joining Facebook, I was at Apple Siri, managing the machine learning efforts for the NLU group. I graduated from CMU with a PhD in language technologies and human-computer interaction.


Natural language understanding (NLU), personalization, and recommendation systems

Latest Publications

SIGDIAL - July 29, 2021

Getting to Production with Few-shot Natural Language Generation Models

Peyman Heidari, Arash Einolghozati, Shashank Jain, Soumya Batra, Lee Callender, Ankit Arun, Shawn Mei, Sonal Gupta, Pinar Donmez, Vikas Bhardwaj, Anuj Kumar, Michael White

COLING - December 8, 2020

Best Practices for Data-Efficient Modeling in NLG: How to Train Production-Ready Neural Models with Less Data

Ankit Arun, Soumya Batra, Vikas Bhardwaj, Ashwini Challa, Pinar Donmez, Peyman Heidari, Hakan Inan, Shashank Jain, Anuj Kumar, Shawn Mei, Karthik Mohan, Michael White

KDD - August 24, 2020

Information Extraction of Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria

Yitong Tseo, M. I. Salkola, Ahmed Mohamed, Anuj Kumar, Freddy Abnousi

EMNLP - November 5, 2019

Memory Grounded Conversational Reasoning

Shane Moon, Pararth Shah, Anuj Kumar, Rajen Subba

ACL - July 29, 2019

OpenDialKG: Explainable Conversational Reasoning with Attention-based Walks over Knowledge Graphs

Shane Moon, Pararth Shah, Anuj Kumar, Rajen Subba

Systems for Machine Learning Workshop at NeurIPS 2018 - December 3, 2018

Explore-Exploit: A Framework for Interactive and Online Learning

Honglei Liu, Anuj Kumar, Wenhai Yang, Benoit Dumoulin

EMNLP 2018 - October 31, 2018

Semantic Parsing for Task Oriented Dialog using Hierarchical Representations

Sonal Gupta, Rushin Shah, Mrinal Mohit, Anuj Kumar, Mike Lewis

ICASSP 2018 - April 15, 2018

Towards End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding

Dmitriy Serdyuk, Yongqiang Wang, Christian Fuegen, Anuj Kumar, Baiyang Liu, Yoshua Bengio