Dawei Li


C3KG: A Chinese Commonsense Conversation Knowledge Graph
Dawei Li | Yanran Li | Jiayi Zhang | Ke Li | Chen Wei | Jianwei Cui | Bin Wang
Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: ACL 2022

Existing commonsense knowledge bases often organize tuples in an isolated manner, which is deficient for commonsense conversational models to plan the next steps. To fill the gap, we curate a large-scale multi-turn human-written conversation corpus, and create the first Chinese commonsense conversation knowledge graph which incorporates both social commonsense knowledge and dialog flow information. To show the potential of our graph, we develop a graph-conversation matching approach, and benchmark two graph-grounded conversational tasks. All the resources in this work will be released to foster future research.

Fine-grained Contrastive Learning for Definition Generation
Hengyuan Zhang | Dawei Li | Shiping Yang | Yanran Li
Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 12th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 1: Long Papers)

Recently, pre-trained transformer-based models have achieved great success in the task of definition generation (DG). However, previous encoder-decoder models lack effective representation learning to contain full semantic components of the given word, which leads to generating under-specific definitions. To address this problem, we propose a novel contrastive learning method, encouraging the model to capture more detailed semantic representations from the definition sequence encoding. According to both automatic and manual evaluation, the experimental results on three mainstream benchmarks demonstrate that the proposed method could generate more specific and high-quality definitions compared with several state-of-the-art models.


YUN-HPCC at SemEval-2019 Task 3: Multi-Step Ensemble Neural Network for Sentiment Analysis in Textual Conversation
Dawei Li | Jin Wang | Xuejie Zhang
Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

This paper describes our approach to the sentiment analysis of Twitter textual conversations based on deep learning. We analyze the syntax, abbreviations, and informal-writing of Twitter; and perform perfect data preprocessing on the data to convert them to normative text. We apply a multi-step ensemble strategy to solve the problem of extremely unbalanced data in the training set. This is achieved by taking the GloVe and Elmo word vectors as input into a combination model with four different deep neural networks. The experimental results from the development dataset demonstrate that the proposed model exhibits a strong generalization ability. For evaluation on the best dataset, we integrated the results using the stacking ensemble learning approach and achieved competitive results. According to the final official review, the results of our model ranked 10th out of 165 teams.