About

I am Xiangyu Peng, Ph.D. in Machine Learning @ Georgia Institute of Technology. I am advised by Dr. Mark Riedl, and my research focused on Natural language generation, Game AI, Explainable AI, and Deep reinforcement learning.

You can reach me at xpeng62 at gatech dot edu.

Update

Jan 4th, 2024 Successfully defended my dissertation.

July 17th, 2023 Acceptance of my Paper: Story Shaping: Teaching Agents Human-like Behavior with Stories by Proceedings of AIIDE-23

May 8th, 2023 Work as Research Intern in Microsoft Research.

May 1st, 2023 Pass my thesis proposal.

Jan 21st, 2023 Acceptance of my Paper: Model Ensemble Instead Of Prompt Fusion: A Sample-Specific Knowledge Transfer Method For Few-Shot Prompt Tuning by Proceedings of ICLR-23

Oct 6th, 2022 Acceptance of my Paper: Guiding Neural Story Generation with Reader Models by Findings of EMNLP-22

Oct 6th, 2022 Acceptance of my Paper: Inferring the Reader: Guiding Automated Story Generation with Commonsense Reasoning by Findings of EMNLP-22

Sep 14, 2022 Acceptance of my Paper: Inherently Explainable Reinforcement Learning in Natural Language by NeurIPS-22

May 16, 2022 Work as Research Intern in Salesforce Research.

March 18, 2022 Acceptance of my Paper: Inherently Explainable Reinforcement Learning in Natural Language by RLDM 2022

OCT 9, 2021 Give a talk on Explainable Reinforcement Learning Agent With Stacked Hierarchical Attention in Explainable Graph-Based Machine Learning Workshop in AKBC-21

OCT 9, 2021 Give a talk on Explainable Reinforcement Learning Agent With Stacked Hierarchical Attention in Explainable Graph-Based Machine Learning Workshop in AKBC-21

SPT 10, 2021 Acceptance of my Paper: Explainable Reinforcement Learning Agent With Stacked Hierarchical Attention by the Explainable Graph-Based Machine Learning Workshop in AKBC-21

May 17, 2021 Work as PhD intern in Salesforce~ Focus on NLG reserach.

APR 15, 2021 Acceptance of my Paper: Augmented Neural Story Generation with Commonsense Inference by The 3rd Workshop On Narrative Understanding in NAACL-21

APR 15, 2021 Acceptance of my Paper: Automatic Story Generation: Challenges and Attempts by The 3rd Workshop On Narrative Understanding in NAACL-21

DEC 01, 2020 Acceptance of my Paper: Detecting and Adapting to Novelty in Games by Reinforcement Learning in Games workshop at AAAI 2021.

OCT 30, 2020 Acceptance of my Paper: Detecting and Adapting to Novelty in Games by Creativity and Robotics workshop at ICSR 2020.

OCT 23, 2020 Acceptance of my Paper: Improving Neural Storytelling with Commonsense Inferences by NeurIPS WiML 2020.

OCT 12, 2020 Acceptance of my Paper: Reducing Non-Normative Text Generation from Language Models Reducing Non-Normative Text Generation from Language Models by INLG 2020.