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. Currenty I’m working on style transfer task.


Research Intern of NLC group, Microsoft Reserach Asia, 2018.09 - 2018.12


  • 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]