Shahbaz Syed

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Bauhausstraße 11 · Room 204
99423 Weimar, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)3643 - 58 3811

Short Curriculum Vitae

Shahbaz joined the Webis group in 2017. His interests include Information Retrieval, Deep Learning for NLP, Big Data and Web Search.


Henning Wachsmuth, Shahbaz Syed, and Benno Stein. Retrieval of the Best Counterargument without Prior Topic Knowledge. In Proceedings of 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 18) (to appear) , July 2018. Association for Computational Linguistics. [paper] [bib]
Shahbaz Syed, Tim Gollub, Marcel Gohsen, Nikolay Kolyada, Benno Stein, and Matthias Hagen. Cross-Reading News. In Dyaa Albakour et al, editors, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR 18) co-located with 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 18) volume 2079 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, pages 24-26, March 2018. ISSN 1613-0073. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Michael Völske, Martin Potthast, Shahbaz Syed, and Benno Stein. TL;DR: Mining Reddit to Learn Automatic Summarization. In Proceedings of the EMNLP 2017 Workshop on New Frontiers in Summarization, September 2017. [paper] [bib]