Adnen Abdessaied

I am a second-year Ph.D. student at Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems (HCI-CS) research group at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, advised by Prof. Andreas Bulling. My research focuses on multi-modal explainable deep models at the intersection of Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing . In my work, I specifically develop novel (neuro-symbolic) AI models with higher-order reasoning capabilities especially geared towards conversational tasks such as VQA, VideoQA, visual dialog, and video dialog. Furthermore, I research efficient mechanisms of integrating graph neural networks into large language and multimodal transformer-based models.
I hold a bachelor's and a master's degree in the elite study program Simulation Technology at the University of Stuttgart. The latter was obtained with distinction and received the outstanding work award from the Industrial Consortium SimTech (IC SimTech). During my studies, I did two AI-centric internships at Bosch.

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Adnen Abdessaied, Mihai B√Ęce, Andreas Bulling
Neuro-Symbolic Visual Dialog
COLING 2022 / Gyeongju, Republic of Korea

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Adnen Abdessaied, Ekta Sood, Andreas Bulling
Video Language Co-Attention with Multimodal
Fast-Learning Feature Fusion for VideoQA

RepL4NLP @ ACL 2022 / Dublin, Ireland

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