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Legal Systems & Artificial Intelligence

Personal background

Helena Xie joined the Centre for Business Research as a Research Assistant in 2022. Helena’s research examines the prediction of dispute outcomes and the extraction of applicable statutes and cases in English court cases.

Prior to joining the Centre, Helena did her PhD in the NLIP group at the University of Cambridge. Her PhD work focused on robust evaluation of NLG tasks, such as image captioning, sports news generation, and open-domain dialogue systems.

Selected publications

Xie, H, Zhenghao Liu, Chenyan Xiong, Zhiyuan Liu, and Ann Copestake, “TIAGE: A Benchmark for Topic-Shift Aware Dialog Modeling”, in Findings of Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (Findings of EMNLP 2021).

Xie, H, “Going Beneath the Surface: Evaluating Image Captioning for Grammaticality, Truthfulness and Diversity”. Huiyuan Xie, Tom Sherborne, Alexander Kuhnle, Ann Copestake in Workshop on Evaluating Evaluation of AI Systems (AAAI 2020).

Xie, H. “Perceptual-Sensitive GAN for Generating Adversarial Patches”. Aishan Liu, Xianglong Liu, Jiaxin Fan, Yuqing Ma, Anlan Zhang, Huiyuan Xie, Dacheng Tao in Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019).

Kuhnle, A. “How clever is the FiLM model, and how clever can it be?”. Alexander Kuhnle, Huiyuan Xie, Ann Copestake in Workshop on Shortcomings in Vision and Language (ECCV 2018).

Contact details

Helena Xie
Centre for Business Research
University of Cambridge
11-12 Trumpington Street