Best Paper

Paper Title: Open Intent Extraction from Natural Language Interactions
Authors: Nikhita Vedula (The Ohio State University), Nedim Lipka (Adobe), Pranav Maneriker (The Ohio State University) and Srinivasan Parthasarathy (The Ohio State University).

Best Student Paper

Paper Title: Mobile App Squatting
Authors: Yangyu Hu (BUPT), Haoyu Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Ren He (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Li Li (Monash University), Gareth Tyson (Queen Mary University of London), Ignacio Castro (Queen Mary University of London), Yao Guo (Peking University), Lei Wu (Zhejiang University) and Guoai Xu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications).

Honorable Mention Paper

Paper Title: NERO: A Neural Rule Grounding Framework for Label-Efficient Relation Extraction
Authors: Wenxuan Zhou (University of Southern California), Hongtao Lin (Pinterest Inc.), Bill Yuchen Lin (University of Southern California), Ziqi Wang (Tsinghua University), Junyi Du (University of Southern California), Leonardo Neves (Snapchat Inc.) and Xiang Ren (University of Southern California).

Honorable Mention Paper

Paper Title: Facebook Ads Monitor: An Independent Auditing System for Political Ads on Facebook
Authors: Márcio Silva (Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul), Lucas Santos de Oliveira (Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia), Athanasios Andreou (INSTITUTE EURECOM), Pedro Olmo Vaz de Melo (UFMG), Oana Goga (UPMC) and Fabricio Benevenuto (Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)).

Best Poster

Paper Title: Edgify: Resource Allocation Optimization for Edge Clouds Using Stable Matching
Authors: Jiaqi Wang (University of Washington Tacoma), Zac Lu (University of Washington Tacoma) and Eyhab Al-Masri (University of Washington Tacoma).

Honorable Mention Poster

Paper Title: A Knowledge-Enriched Model for Emotional Conversation Generation
Authors: Ao Zhang (Tianjin University), Shizhan Chen (Tianjin University), Xiaowang Zhang (Tianjin University), Rui Li (Tianjin University) and Xinzhi Zhang(Tianjin University).

Seoul Test of Time Award

Paper Title: Mining the Peanut Gallery: Opinion Extraction and Semantic Classification of Product Reviews
Authors: Kushal Dave (Scroll), Steve Lawrence (Xoo) and David Pennock (Rutgers University).

COVID-19 News and Resources


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Digital Social Innovation: Taiwan Can Help

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