Alane Suhr

Alane Suhr

A random picture either of me or that I took.

PhD Student
Computer Science / Cornell Tech
Cornell University

I am a PhD student in Computer Science at Cornell University, based in New York City at Cornell Tech. My advisor is Yoav Artzi. I am currently supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, and I recently received AI2 Key Scientific Challenges award. In 2016, I graduated from Ohio State University with a BS in Computer Science and Engineering and a minor in Linguistics. For more information, you can see my CV.

Email: suhr@cs.cornell.edu
Desk: NW 3-7-03, Bloomberg Center

Research

I study natural language processing. Recently, I have been building datasets for reasoning about language grounded in complex environments, and developing models and learning algorithms for language understanding in interactions.

Publications

Situated Mapping of Sequential Instructions to Actions with Single-step Reward Observation. Alane Suhr and Yoav Artzi. To appear in Proceedings of the Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2018.
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Learning to Map Context-Dependent Sentences to Executable Formal Queries. Alane Suhr, Srinivasan Iyer, and Yoav Artzi. In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2018.
[paper] [code] [slides]

A Corpus of Natural Language for Visual Reasoning. Alane Suhr, Mike Lewis, James Yeh, and Yoav Artzi. In Proceedings of the Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2017.
[paper] [supplementary] [webpage] [slides] [bib] [podcast interview]

Visual Reasoning with Natural Language. Stephanie Zhou*, Alane Suhr*, and Yoav Artzi. In AAAI Fall Symposium on Natural Communication for Human-Robot Collaboration, 2017.
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*Authors contributed equally.

Misc

  • I'm from the Midwest USA and grew up in Athens, Ohio.
  • My name is pronounced /əˈleɪn ˈsuəɹ/.
  • You can call me she/her.