Héctor Palacios

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Héctor Palacios

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About me

I'm a Senior Research Scientist at Nuance Communications, working in Question Answering from Natural Language Content.

More details in my Resume, or my publications. You could also be interested on my outdated CV (2016), or my Linkedin.

Before, I was a visiting professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in the Artificial Ingelligence Group. In 2009, I obtained a PhD student on Informatics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona/Spain, under supervision of Hector Geffner. Most of the software related to publications or the International Planning Competition is available below. If you needed something not listed or find any bug, email me.

Research Interest

  • Machine learning in combinatorial domains, including like natural language, reinforcement learning and supervised/unsupervised learning in rich domains.
  • High level Natural Language Task: question answering, dialogue, model adaptation
  • Awarded work on model-based automated planning under incomplete information: Conformant, contingent, probabilistic, non-deterministic planning.
  • Propositional modelling, Knowledge compilation languages: DNNF, OBDD
  • Tractability (theoretical and empirical) of crips models, including Planning, SAT and QBF

Highlights

Selected Publications

Software

Awards and Honors