Xing Wang (王 星)

E-mail: xingwsuda@gmail.com

Biography

  • I am a senior researcher at Tencent AI Lab, Shenzhen, China. I received my Ph.D. degree from Soochow University in 2018, under the supervision of Prof. Min Zhang.
  • My research interests include neural/statistical machine translation, large language models (for machine translation), sign language translation and biomedical NLP.

Selected Publication

(full list, Google Scholar, * denotes corresponding author )

Large Language Model

  • Zhiwei He, Binglin Zhou, Hongkun Hao, Aiwei Liu, Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Zhuosheng Zhang, Rui Wang. Can Watermarks Survive Translation? On the Cross-lingual Consistency of Text Watermark for Large Language Models. ACL 2024. (pdf)[code]
  • Tian Liang, Zhiwei He, Jen-tse Huang, Wenxuan Wang, Wenxiang Jiao, Rui Wang, Yujiu Yang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi, Xing Wang*. Leveraging Word Guessing Games to Assess the Intelligence of Large Language Models. arxiv 2023. (pdf)[code]
  • Tian Liang, Zhiwei He, Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang*, Yan Wang, Rui Wang, Yujiu Yang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi. Encouraging Divergent Thinking in Large Language Models through Multi-Agent Debate. arxiv 2023. (pdf)[code]
  • Zhiwei He, Tian Liang, Wenxiang Jiao, Zhuosheng Zhang, Yujiu Yang, Rui Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi, Xing Wang. Exploring Human-Like Translation Strategy with Large Language Models. Accepted by Transaction of ACL. (pdf)[code]{media coverage}
  • Wenxiang Jiao, Jen-tse Huang, Wenxuan Wang, Zhiwei He, Tian Liang, Xing Wang, Shuming Shi, Zhaopeng Tu. ParroT: Translating during Chat using Large Language Models tuned with Human Translation and Feedback. Findings of EMNLP 2023. (pdf)[code]
  • Wenxiang Jiao, Wenxuan Wang, Jen-tse Huang, Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu. Is ChatGPT A Good Translator? A Preliminary Study. arxiv 2023. (pdf)[code]{media coverage}

Neural Machine Translation

  • Tian Liang, Xing Wang, Mingming Yang, Yujiu Yang, Shuming Shi, Zhaopeng Tu. Addressing Entity Translation Problem via Translation Difficulty and Context Diversity . Findings of ACL 2024.
  • Zhiwei He, Xing Wang*, Wenxiang Jiao, Zhuosheng Zhang, Rui Wang, Shuming Shi, Zhaopeng Tu. Improving Machine Translation with Human Feedback: An Exploration of Quality Estimation as a Reward Model. NAACL 2024. (pdf)[code]
  • Zhiwei He, Xing Wang, Rui Wang, Shuming Shi, Zhaopeng Tu. Bridging the Data Gap between Training and Inference for Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation. ACL 2022. (pdf)[code]
  • Zhiwei He, Xing Wang*, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi and Rui Wang. Tencent AI Lab - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Low-Resource Translation System for the WMT22 Translation Task . WMT 2022. (pdf)[code]
  • Wenxuan Wang, Wenxiang Jiao, Yongchang Hao, Xing Wang, Shuming Shi, Zhaopeng Tu, Michael Lyu. Understanding and Improving Sequence-to-Sequence Pretraining for Neural Machine Translation. ACL 2022. (pdf)
  • Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Shuming Shi, Michael Lyu and Irwin King. Self-training Sampling with Monolingual Data Uncertainty for Neural Machine Translation. ACL 2021. (pdf)[code]
  • Yongchang Hao, Shilin He, Wenxiang Jiao, Zhaopeng Tu, Michael Lyu, Xing Wang. Multi-Task Learning with Shared Encoder for Non-Autoregressive Machine Translation. NAACL 2021. (pdf)[code]
  • Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang, Shilin He, Irwin King, Michael Lyu and Zhaopeng Tu. Data Rejuvenation: Exploiting Inactive Training Examples for Neural Machine Translation. EMNLP 2020. (pdf)[code]
  • Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Deyi Xiong, Min Zhang. Translating Phrases in Neural Machine Translation. EMNLP 2017. (pdf)
  • Xing Wang, Zhengdong Lu, Zhaopeng Tu, Hang Li, Deyi Xiong, Min Zhang. Neural Machine Translation Advised by Statistical Machine Translation. AAAI 2017. (pdf)

Multimodal (Speech/Sign) Language Translation

  • Zhengsheng Guo, Zhiwei He, Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang, Rui Wang, Kehai Chen, Zhaopeng Tu, Yong Xu, Min Zhang. Unsupervised Sign Language Translation and Generation. Findings of ACL 2024. (arxiv)
  • Yichao Du, Zhengsheng Guo, Jinchuan Tian, Zhirui Zhang, Xing Wang, Jianwei Yu, Zhaopeng Tu, Tong Xu, Enhong Chen. The MineTrans Systems for IWSLT 2023 Offline Speech Translation and Speech-to-Speech Translation Tasks. IWSLT 2023. (pdf)[code]
  • Jinhui Ye, Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang*, Zhaopeng Tu, Hui Xiong. Cross-modality Data Augmentation for End-to-End Sign Language Translation. Findings of EMNLP 2023. (arxiv)[code]
  • Jinhui Ye, Wenxiang Jiao, Xing Wang*, Zhaopeng Tu. Scaling Back-Translation with Domain Text Generation for Sign Language Gloss Translation. EACL 2023. (arxiv)[code]

Biomedical NLP

  • Jinghang Gu, Emmanuele Chersoni, Xing Wang, Chu-Ren Huang, Longhua Qian, Guodong Zhou. LitCovid ensemble learning for COVID-19 multi-label classification. Database 2022. (html)[code] [impact factor: 4.462]
  • Jinghang Gu, Rong Xiang, Xing Wang, Jing Li, Wenjie Li, Longhua Qian, Guodong Zhou and Chu-Ren Huang. Multi-probe attention neural network for COVID-19 semantic indexing. BMC Bioinformatics 2022. (html)[code] [impact factor: 3.169]
  • Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu and Shuming Shi. Tencent AI Lab Machine Translation Systems for the WMT21 Biomedical Translation Task. WMT 2021. (pdf)
  • Xing Wang, Zhaopeng Tu, Longyue Wang and Shuming Shi. Tencent AI Lab Machine Translation Systems for the WMT20 Biomedical Translation Task. WMT 2020. (pdf)[code]

Talk

  • Invited Talk at School of Computer Science & Technology of Soochow University, 2022/09
  • Invited Talk at 2022 Tencent Academic and Industrial Conference, 2022/06

Shared Task

  • IWSLT 2023
    • Speech-to-Speech Translation: ranked No.1 for the end-to-end English to Chinese task. (project page)
  • WMT 2022
    • General Translation: ranked No.1 for the extremely low-resource task Livonian-English. (project page)
  • WMT 2021
    • Biomedical Translation: ranked No.1 for the German/French/Spanish-English tasks.
    • News Translation: ranked No.1 for the Chinese-English task, ranked No.2 for the German-English task.
  • WMT 2020
    • Biomedical Translation: ranked No.1 for the German-English task, ranked No.3 for the English-German task. (project page, system report)
    • News Translation: ranked No.2 for the Chinese-English task, ranked No.2 for the English-Chinese task. (system report)
    • Chats Translation: ranked No.2 for the German-English task. (system report)

Experience


Project


Research Intern (co-supervised)

  • Jie Hao (PhD student from Florida State University, 2018/07 - 2019/05)
  • Shilin He (PhD student from Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2019/04 - 2019/06)
  • Wenxiang Jiao (PhD student from Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2019/09 - 2021/08)
  • Yongchang Hao (Undergraduate student from Soochow University, 2020/02 - 2021/07)
  • Jiaqing Zhang (Master student from University of Florida, 2020/08 - 2021/08)
  • Zhiwei He (Undergraduate student from South China University of Technology, PhD student from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2021/03 - present)
  • Jinhui Ye (Undergraduate student from South China University of Technology, Master student from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), 2021/08 - 2022/09)
  • Tian Liang (Master student from Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, 2022/03 - present) Tencent Rhino-Bird Elite Training Program 2022-2023
  • Junjie Yu (PhD student from Soochow University, 2021/05 - present)
  • Xiaolin Xing (Master student from Soochow University, 2023/06 - present)
  • Haoyu Xu (Master student from Soochow University, 2023/06 - present)
  • Jiahui Li (Master student from Soochow University, 2023/06 - present)

Professional Service

  • Area Chair: ACL(2024), CCL(2024).
  • Conference PC Member or Reviewer: ACL, ACL ARR, NeurIPS, ICML, EMNLP, NAACL, AAAI, IJCAI, COLING, CCL, NLPCC, CWMT.
  • Journal Reviewer: Artificial Intelligence, Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Neurocomputing, Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, Pattern Recognition Letters, Journal of Computer Science and Technology.

*Last updated on 2024/5/16.