I am a PhD candidate, supervised by Prof. Xu Sun, at MOE Key Laboratory of Computational Linguistics, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University. My research interest is Natural Language Generation. Currently I’m working on the style transfer task.


[2020-08] This poor girl is looking for a job. Feel free to contact if you are interested.


2018.09 - 2019.01 Research Intern of NLC group, Microsoft Reserach Asia; Focus on formality style transfer.


PKUSEG Toolkit: A multi-domain Chinese word segmentation toolkit; Received 5k stars in GitHub; Responsible for the post-processing of segmentation and testing.


Yi Zhang, Tao Ge, Xu Sun
Parallel Data augmentation for Formality Style Transfer
ACL 2020

Zhiyuan Zhang, Xiaoqian Liu, Yi Zhang, Qi Su, Xu Sun and Bin He
Pretrain-KGE: Learning Knowledge Representation from Pretrained Language Models
Findings of EMNLP 2020

Xu Sun, Shuming Ma, Yi Zhang, Xuancheng Ren
Towards Easier and Faster Sequence Labeling for Natural Language Processing: A Search-based Probabilistic Online Learning Framework (SAPO).
Information Sciences. Elsevier. 478:303-317, 2019 [doi][code]

Yi Zhang, Jingjing Xu, Pengcheng Yang, Xu Sun
Learning Sentiment Memories for Sentiment Modification without Parallel Data
EMNLP 2018 [pdf] [code]

Jingjing Xu, Xuancheng Ren, Yi Zhang, Qi Zeng, Xiaoyan Cai, Xu Sun
A Skeleton-Based Model for Promoting Coherence Among Sentences in Narrative Story Generation
EMNLP 2018

Yi Zhang, Xu Sun, Shuming Ma, Yang Yang, Xuancheng Ren
Does Higher Order LSTM Have Better Accuracy for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data
COLING 2018 [pdf] [code]

Yi Zhang, Xu Sun
A Chinese Dataset with Negative Full Forms for General Abbreviation Prediction
LREC 2018 [pdf] [data]

Shuming Ma, Xu Sun, Yi Zhang, Bingzhen Wei
Accelerating Graph-based Dependency Parsing with Lock-Free Parallel Perceptron
NLPCC 2018

Jingjing Xu, Shuming Ma, Yi Zhang, Bingzhen Wei, Xiaoyan Cai, and Xu Sun
Transfer Deep Learning for Low-Resource Chinese Word Segmentation with a Novel Neural Network.
NLPCC 2017 [pdf]