ServiceNow Research

Dzmitry Bahdanau

Dzmitry Bahdanau

Research Lead

Human Machine Interaction Through Language

Dzmitry (Dima) Bahdanau is a Research Scientist and the Research Lead of the Human-Machine Interaction Through Language Program at ServiceNow Research. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Mila, Université de Montréal, where he was supervised by Yoshua Bengio. Dzmitry’s research interests include but are not limited to goal-driven dialogue, AI-based code modeling and semantic parsing, language understanding and systematic generalization, connecting symbolic AI with deep learning, semantic parsing and goal-driven dialogue. In addition to his position at ServiceNow Research, Dzmitry is an Adjunct Professor at McGill University and Industry Core Member at Mila, Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute.

Interests
  • Dialog
  • Large Language Models
  • Human Machine Interaction Through Language
  • Text2Code
  • Compositional Generalization
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Intent Classification
  • Symbolic Reasoning
  • Neurosymbolic AI
  • Semantic Parsing

Publications

SantaCoder: don't reach for the stars!. Workshop at the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR),  2023.

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Compositional Generalization in Dependency Parsing. Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL),  2022.

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LAGr: Labeling Aligned Graphs for Improving Systematic Generalization in Semantic Parsing. Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL),  2022.

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Systematic Generalization with Edge Transformers. Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS),  2021.

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DuoRAT: Towards Simpler Text-to-SQL Models. North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL),  2021.

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