ServiceNow Research

Nicolas Gontier

Nicolas Gontier

Research Scientist

Human Machine Interaction Through Language

Nicolas is a Visiting Researcher at ServiceNow Research, where he is exploring text-based games with large pre-trained language models. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the Mila institute and Polytechnique Montreal supervised by professor Christopher Pal. His research interest lies at the intersection of Natural Language Processing and multi-step reasoning (or as he likes to call it “Natural Language Reasoning”). Prior to his PhD, he did his Master’s degree at McGill University with Joelle Pineau during which he worked on Dialog Systems.

Interests
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Dialog
  • Large Language Models
  • Text2Code
  • Compositional Generalization
  • Multi Step Reasoning

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