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.
1. Sergey Volokhin and Eugene Agichtein. Understanding Music Listening Intents During Daily Activities with Implications for Contextual Music Recommendation. Short paper in proceedings of the Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR), 2018.
2. Sergey Volokhin and Eugene Agichtein. Towards Intent-Aware Contextual Music Recommendation: Initial Experiments. Short paper in proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval, 2018.
3. Ali Ahmadvand et al. Emory IrisBot: An Open-Domain Conversational Bot for Personalized Information Access. Technical report in proceedings of Amazon Alexa Prize 2018