Emily Dinan

Emily is a Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research in New York. She graduated with a Master's degree in Mathematics from the University of Washington. Emily's research interests include conversational AI, natural language processing, and fairness in these fields.

Emily's Publications



Build it Break it Fix it for Dialogue Safety: Robustness from Adversarial Human Attack

The detection of offensive language in the context of a dialogue has become an increasingly important application of natural language processing. The detection of trolls in public forums (Galan-García et al., 2016), and the deployment of…

Emily Dinan, Samuel Humeau, Bharath Chintagunta, Jason Weston,



Learning to Speak and Act in a Fantasy Text Adventure Game

We introduce a large-scale crowdsourced text adventure game as a research platform for studying grounded dialogue. In it, agents can perceive, emote, and act whilst conducting dialogue with other agents. Models and humans can both act as…

Jack Urbanek, Angela Fan, Siddharth Karamcheti, Saachi Jain, Samuel Humeau, Emily Dinan, Tim Rocktäschel, Douwe Kiela, Arthur Szlam, Jason Weston,



Retrieve and Refine: Improved Sequence Generation Models For Dialogue

Sequence generation models for dialogue are known to have several problems: they tend to produce short, generic sentences that are uninformative and unengaging. Retrieval models on the other hand can surface interesting responses, but are…

Jason Weston, Emily Dinan, Alexander H. Miller,