Arthur Szlam

Research Scientist

Prior to joining Facebook, I was an assistant professor at CCNY in the math department. I did my PhD under R. Coifman at Yale.


Machine learning, harmonic analysis on graphs, and data

Latest Publications

ACL-IJCNLP - August 2, 2021

Dialogue in the Wild: Learning from a Deployed Role-Playing Game with Humans and Bots

Kurt Shuster, Jack Urbanek, Emily Dinan, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston

ICML - July 17, 2021

Not All Memories are Created Equal: Learning to Forget by Expiring

Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Spencer Poff, Stephen Roller, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston, Angela Fan

ACL - July 7, 2020

CraftAssist Instruction Parsing: Semantic Parsing for a Voxel-World Assistant

Kavya Srinet, Yacine Jernite, Jonathan Gray, Arthur Szlam

ICLR - April 1, 2020

Residual Energy-Based Models for Text Generation

Yuntian Deng, Anton Bakhtin, Myle Ott, Arthur Szlam, Marc'Aurelio Ranzato

The Springer Series on Challenges in Machine Learning - December 12, 2019

The Second Conversational Intelligence Challenge (ConvAI2)

Emily Dinan, Varvara Logacheva, Valentin Malykh, Alexander Miller, Kurt Shuster, Jack Urbanek, Douwe Kiela, Arthur Szlam, Iulian Serban, Ryan Lowe, Shrimai Prabhumoye, Alan W. Black, Alexander Rudnicky, Jason Williams, Joelle Pineau, Jason Weston

EMNLP - November 1, 2019

Learning to Speak and Act in a Fantasy Text Adventure Game

Jack Urbanek, Angela Fan, Siddharth Karamcheti, Saachi Jain, Samuel Humeau, Emily Dinan, Tim Rocktäschel, Douwe Kiela, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston

ICCV - October 27, 2019

Order-Aware Generative Modeling Using the 3D-Craft Dataset

Zhuoyuan Chen, Demi Guo, Tong Xiao, Saining Xie, Xinlei Chen, Haonan Yu, Jonathan Gray, Kavya Srinet, Haoqi Fan, Jerry Ma, Charles R. Qi, Shubham Tulsiani, Arthur Szlam, Larry Zitnick

arXiv - July 18, 2019

Why Build an Assistant in Minecraft?

Arthur Szlam, Jonathan Gray, Kavya Srinet, Yacine Jernite, Armand Joulin, Gabriel Synnaeve, Douwe Kiela, Haonan Yu, Zhuoyuan Chen, Siddharth Goyal, Demi Guo, Danielle Rothermel, Larry Zitnick, Jason Weston

July 17, 2019

CraftAssist: A Framework for Dialogue-enabled Interactive Agents

Jonathan Gray, Kavya Srinet, Yacine Jernite, Haonan Yu, Zhuoyuan Chen, Demi Guo, Siddharth Goyal, Larry Zitnick, Arthur Szlam

ICLR - May 6, 2019

Hierarchical RL Using an Ensemble of Proprioceptive Periodic Policies

Kenneth Marino, Abhinav Gupta, Rob Fergus, Arthur Szlam

ACL 2018 - July 15, 2018

Personalizing Dialogue Agents: I have a dog, do you have pets too?

Saizheng Zhang, Emily Dinan, Jack Urbanek, Arthur Szlam, Douwe Kiela, Jason Weston

ICML 2018 - July 10, 2018

Modeling Others using Oneself in Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning

Roberta Raileanu, Emily Denton, Arthur Szlam, Rob Fergus

ICML 2018 - July 10, 2018

Optimizing the Latent Space of Generative Networks

Piotr Bojanowski, Armand Joulin, David Lopez-Paz, Arthur Szlam

ICML 2018 - July 9, 2018

Composable Planning with Attributes

Amy Zhang, Adam Lerer, Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Rob Fergus, Arthur Szlam

CVPR 2018 - June 18, 2018

Low-shot learning with large-scale diffusion

Matthijs Douze, Arthur Szlam, Bharath Hariharan, Hervé Jégou

ICLR 2018 - April 30, 2018

Mastering the Dungeon: Grounded Language Learning by Mechanical Turker Descent

Zhilin Yang, Saizheng Zhang, Jack Urbanek, Will Feng, Alexander H. Miller, Arthur Szlam, Douwe Kiela, Jason Weston

ICLR 2018 - April 30, 2018

Intrinsic Motivation and Automatic Curricula via Asymmetric Self-Play

Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Zeming Lin, Ilya Kostrikov, Gabriel Synnaeve, Arthur Szlam, Rob Fergus

ICLR 2017 - April 24, 2017

Automatic Rule Extraction from Long Short Term Memory Networks

W. James Murdoch, Arthur Szlam

ICLR 2017 - April 24, 2017

Tracking the World State with Recurrent Entity Networks

Mikael Henaff, Jason Weston, Arthur Szlam, Antoine Bordes, Yann LeCun

ICML 2016 - June 19, 2016

Recurrent Orthogonal Networks and Long-Memory Tasks

Mikael Henaff, Arthur Szlam, Yann LeCun

ICLR - April 19, 2016

Evaluating Prerequisite Qualities for Learning End-to-end Dialog Systems

Jesse Dodge, Andreea Gane, Xiang Zhang, Antoine Bordes, Sumit Chopra, Alexander Miller, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston

ArXiv - December 7, 2015

Simple Bag-of-Words Baseline for Visual Question Answering

Bolei Zhou, Yuandong Tian, Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Arthur Szlam, Rob Fergus

ArXiv - November 23, 2015

MazeBase: A Sandbox for Learning from Games

Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Arthur Szlam, Gabriel Synnaeve, Soumith Chintala, Rob Fergus

ArXiv - June 25, 2015

Scale-Invariant Learning and Convolutional Networks

Mark Tygert, Arthur Szlam, Soumith Chintala, Marc'Aurelio Ranzato, Yuandong Tian, Wojciech Zaremba

ArXiv - June 22, 2015

Deep Generative Image Models using a Laplacian Pyramid of Adversarial Networks

Emily Denton, Soumith Chintala, Arthur Szlam, Rob Fergus

ArXiv - June 22, 2015

An Implementation of a Randomized Algorithm for Principal Component Analysis

Arthur Szlam, Mark Tygert, Yuval Kluger

NIPS - June 22, 2015

End-To-End Memory Networks

Sainbayar Sukhbaatar, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston, Rob Fergus

ArXiv - June 22, 2015

A Theoretical Argument for Complex-Valued Convolutional Networks

Joan Bruna, Soumith Chintala, Yann LeCun, Serkan Piantino, Arthur Szlam, Mark Tygert

ArXiv - December 19, 2014

Video (language) Modeling: a Baseline for Generative Models of Natural Videos

Marc'Aurelio Ranzato, Arthur Szlam, Joan Bruna, Michael Mathieu, Ronan Collobert, Sumit Chopra