Kurt Shuster

Kurt is a Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research. He studied computer science at Cornell University, where he obtained both a Master of Engineering and B.A. degree. He primarily works in dialogue research, with the ultimate goal of making engaging, knowledgeable, and powerful conversational agents.

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December 08, 2019



Engaging Image Captioning via Personality

Standard image captioning tasks such as COCO and Flickr30k are factual, neutral in tone and (to a human) state the obvious (e.g., “a man playing a guitar”). While such tasks are useful to verify that a machine understands the content of an…

Kurt Shuster, Samuel Humeau, Hexiang Hu, Antoine Bordes, Jason Weston,

December 08, 2019