Recent Projects

(-) Exploiting language models to recognize actions in still images (ongoing)

(-) Query classification via topic modelling, named entity recognition in queries: Galateas project


(-) Master thesis: Named entity disambiguation in digital libraries (using topic analysis and clustering) [PDF]

(-) Bachelor thesis: On the analysis of large-scale datasets towards online contextual advertising [PDF]


(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Jasper Uijlings, Raffaella Bernardi, "TUHOI: The Universal Human Object Interaction Dataset", COLING'14 workshop on Vision and Language (VL'14), Dublin, Ireland, 2014 [Data]

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Jasper Uijlings, Raffaella Bernardi "Exploiting language models for visual recognition", Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing EMNLP, Seattle, USA, 2013 [PDF] [Data]

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Raffaella Bernardi, Jasper Uijlings, "Exploiting language models to recognize actions in still images", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval ICMR, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2013

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Raffaella Bernardi, "Query classification using topic models and support vector machine", the student research workshop, Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL, Republic of Korea, 2012 [PDF] [Data]

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Raffaella Bernardi, Edwin Vald, "Query classification via Topic Models for an art image archive", In Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP, Bulgaria, 2011 [PDF] [Slide]

(-) Raffaella Bernardi, Dieu-Thu Le, "Metadata Enrichment via Topic Models for Author Name Disambiguation", Advanced Language Technologies for Digital Libraries, Hot Topic series, Springer, 2011 [PDF] [Data] [Source]

(-) Xuan-Hieu Phan, Cam-Tu Nguyen, Dieu-Thu Le, Le-Minh Nguyen, Susumu Horiguchi, Quang-Thuy Ha, “A Hidden Topic-Based Framework Towards Building Applications with Short Web Documents”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineer- ing, 04 Feb. 2010. IEEE computer Society Digital Library. IEEE Computer Society, [PDF] [Data]

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Cam-Tu Nguyen, Quang-Thuy Ha, Xuan-Hieu Phan, Susumu Horiguchi, “Matching and Ranking with Hidden Topics towards Online Contextual Advertising”, wi-iat, vol. 1, pp.888-891, 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, 2008 [PDF] [Data] [Source]

(-) Dieu-Thu Le, Thi-Ngan Tran, Cam-Tu Nguyen, Thu-Trang Nguyen (2008). “A Vietnamese Ontology for semantic searching on the field of Medical Health Care”, The 11th National Conference on Information Technology of Vietnam, Hue, June 12-13, 2008

Recent Talks

(-) "Action recognition in still images", Sato-lab in computer vision, Osaka university, Japan, 08/2012 [Slides]

(-) "Topic models and applications to short documents", CLIC, CIMEC, Rovereto, Italy, 04/2011 [Slides]


(-) Research collaborator at Free University of Bolzano (October, 2010)

Disambiguating author name in digital libraries using language technologies

(-) Internship at LORIA (Lorraine Laboratory of IT Research and its Applications), France (summer 2009)

Recipe parsing and action clustering in the Taaable project [Slides]