Xuhui Zhou


GHC 5705

4902 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

I am a first-year PhD student at the Language Technologies Institute at CMU working with Maarten Sap Markdown Monster icon . I am interested in socially intelligent human language technology. More specifically (yet still vague), I am interested in the following Qs:

  1. How do we define and build language technology that interacts with humans/society positively?
  2. How do we create better (socially) grounded language technology with commonsense?
  3. How does (social) language intelligence emerge through human language communication?


Jul 26, 2023 New work on website navigation! WebArena: A Realistic Web Environment for Building Autonomous Agents!
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Jun 16, 2023 New preprint: Clever Hans or Neural Theory of Mind? Stress Testing Social Reasoning in Large Language Models!
Jun 16, 2023 New preprint: β€œDon’t Take This Out of Context!” On the Need for Contextual Models and Evaluations for Stylistic Rewriting!
May 16, 2023 Our paper COBRA 🐍 Frames: Contextual Reasoning about Effects and Harms of Offensive Statements appears at Findings of ACL 2023!
Apr 16, 2023 Our ToM Workshop has been accepted to ICML 2023! :star:
Apr 2, 2023 Our team won the second place in the CMU LTI LLM hackathon! :tada: :tada: :tada: We focus on inversing the ChatGPT workflow!
Jan 11, 2021 Our paper: Challenges in Automated Debiasing for Toxic Language Detection will appear at EACL 2021!
Dec 14, 2020 Accept two intern offers from Apple! One happens at the Siri Info Intel team for the spring quarter, another happens at the Machine Translation team for the summer quarter :tada:
Oct 20, 2020 Our paper: Linguistically-Informed Transformations (LIT): A Method for Automatically Generating Contrast Sets will appear at BlackboxNLP 2020.
Oct 2, 2020 Our paper: Multilevel Text Alignment with Cross-Document Attention will appear at EMNLP 2020.
Apr 20, 2020 My undergraduate thesis: RPD: A Distance Function Between Word Embeddings get accepted by ACL SRW 2020.