Chiori Hori

Chiori Hori
  • Biography

    Chiori has been a member of MERL's research team since 2015. Her work is focused on spoken dialog and audio visual scene-aware dialog technologies toward human-robot communications. She's on the editorial board of "Computer Speech and Language" and is a technical committee member of "Speech and Language Processing Group" of IEEE Signal Processing Society. Prior to joining MERL, Chiori spent 8 years at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), where she held the position of Research Manager of the Spoken Language Communication Laboratory. She also spent time researching at Carnegie Mellon and the NTT Communication Science Laboratories, prior to NICT.

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  • Research Highlights

  • MERL Publications

    •  Shi, L., Geng, S., Shuang, K., Hori, C., Liu, S., Gao, P., Su, S., "Multi-Layer Content Interaction Through Quaternion Product For Visual Question Answering", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9053595, April 2020, pp. 4412-4416.
      BibTeX TR2020-046 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Shi2020apr,
      • author = {Shi, Lei and Geng, Shijie and Shuang, Kai and Hori, Chiori and Liu, Songxiang and Gao, Peng and Su, Sen},
      • title = {Multi-Layer Content Interaction Through Quaternion Product For Visual Question Answering},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2020,
      • pages = {4412--4416},
      • month = apr,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9053595},
      • issn = {2379-190X},
      • isbn = {978-1-5090-6631-5},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-046}
      • }
    •  D’Haro, L.F., Yoshino, K., Hori, C., Marks, T., Polymenakos, L., Kummerfeld, J.K., Galley, M., Gao, X., "Overview of the seventh Dialog System Technology Challenge: DSTC7", Computer Speech and Language, DOI: 10.1016/j.csl.2020.101068, Vol. 62, March 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-029 PDF
      • @article{D’Haro2020mar,
      • author = {D’Haro, Luis, Fernando and Yoshino, Koichiro and Hori, Chiori and Marks, Tim and Polymenakos, Lazaros and Kummerfeld, Jonathan, k. and Galley, Michel and Gao, Xiang},
      • title = {Overview of the seventh Dialog System Technology Challenge: DSTC7},
      • journal = {Computer Speech and Language},
      • year = 2020,
      • volume = 62,
      • month = mar,
      • doi = {10.1016/j.csl.2020.101068},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-029}
      • }
    •  Cherian, A., Wang, J., Hori, C., Marks, T., "Spatio-Temporal Ranked-Attention Networks for Video Captioning", IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), February 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-016 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Cherian2020feb,
      • author = {Cherian, Anoop and Wang, Jue and Hori, Chiori and Marks, Tim},
      • title = {Spatio-Temporal Ranked-Attention Networks for Video Captioning},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = feb,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-016}
      • }
    •  Hori, C., Cherian, A., Marks, T., Hori, T., "Joint Student-Teacher Learning for Audio-Visual Scene-Aware Dialog", Interspeech, September 2019, pp. 1886-1890.
      BibTeX TR2019-097 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Hori2019sep,
      • author = {Hori, Chiori and Cherian, Anoop and Marks, Tim and Hori, Takaaki},
      • title = {Joint Student-Teacher Learning for Audio-Visual Scene-Aware Dialog},
      • booktitle = {Interspeech},
      • year = 2019,
      • pages = {1886--1890},
      • month = sep,
      • publisher = {ISCA},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-097}
      • }
    •  Alamri, H., Cartillier, V., Das, A., Wang, J., Lee, S., Anderson, P., Essa, I., Parikh, D., Batra, D., Cherian, A., Marks, T.K., Hori, C., "Audio-Visual Scene-Aware Dialog", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2019.00774, June 2019, pp. 7550-7559.
      BibTeX TR2019-048 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Alamri2019jun,
      • author = {Alamri, Huda and Cartillier, Vincent and Das, Abhishek and Wang, Jue and Lee, Stefan and Anderson, Peter and Essa, Irfan and Parikh, Devi and Batra, Dhruv and Cherian, Anoop and Marks, Tim K. and Hori, Chiori},
      • title = {Audio-Visual Scene-Aware Dialog},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)},
      • year = 2019,
      • pages = {7550--7559},
      • month = jun,
      • doi = {10.1109/CVPR.2019.00774},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-048}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Method and System for Multi-Modal Fusion Model"
      Inventors: Hori, Chiori; Hori, Takaaki; Hershey, John R.; Marks, Tim
      Patent No.: 10,417,498
      Issue Date: Sep 17, 2019
    • Title: "Method and System for Training Language Models to Reduce Recognition Errors"
      Inventors: Hori, Takaaki; Hori, Chiori; Watanabe, Shinji; Hershey, John R.
      Patent No.: 10,176,799
      Issue Date: Jan 8, 2019
    • Title: "Method and System for Role Dependent Context Sensitive Spoken and Textual Language Understanding with Neural Networks"
      Inventors: Hori, Chiori; Hori, Takaaki; Watanabe, Shinji; Hershey, John R.
      Patent No.: 9,842,106
      Issue Date: Dec 12, 2017
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