I am a Senior Research Scientist at the Liulishuo (LingoChamp) Silicon Valley AI Lab. Liulishuo is a rapidly growing startup that builds AI technologies that teach English as a second language (ESL). I'm working on deep neural networks that create enjoyable and efficient learning experiences for ESL learners.

Computational Narrative Intelligence (CNI) aims to create intelligent machines that can understand and create stories, manage interactive narratives, and respond appropriately to stories told to them. I have made contributions to all major areas of CNI, ranging from story generation and interactive narratives to human cognition, from learning story knowledge to story understanding. [My Google Scholar Page]

From 2015 to 2017, I was a Research Scientist at Disney Research, leading a group of postdocs and interns. Prior to that, I worked as a postdoc with Leon Sigal and Jill Lehman. In 2014, I obtained my Ph.D. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, working with Mark Riedl.

[What's New]
Feb 2018: Released the LREC 2018 paper and the annotation dataset.
Feb 2018: One paper accepted at CVPR 2018. Preliminary draft.
Jan 2018: One journal paper accepted at IEEE TAC.

moc.ouhsiluil@il.trebla :liamE

Research Areas

Story Understanding

Acquiring Story Knowledge

Story Generation

Narrative and Cognition