Sergey Volokhin


Bio


I am a second-year Computer Science PhD student in Intelligent Information Access Lab working with Dr. Eugene Agichtein at Emory University.
My research interests are in conversational recommender systems, information retrieval, and machine learning.

I took part in AlexaPrize2018 as a team member, where I developed Music and Movies conversational recommendation components.

In 2019 I worked at Yandex Machine Translation team for 6 months as a junior software developer, where I trained models for parallel corpus filtering and developed data augmentation techniques.

Before starting my PhD, I received B.S. in Mathematics at Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia.