My name is Cuong Duc Dao (a.k.a. Erik). I'm a machine learning developer. Currently, I'm working as a research intern at Image and Video Understanding Lab (IVUL) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. My supervisor is Professor Bernard Ghanem.
My general research interest leans toward the application of deep learning to solve real-world problems in computer vision and natural language understanding. I hack around with neural network architectures and algorithms to teach computer to understand visual data like we human do. Specifically, I have been working on human activity recoginition and detection recently.
Besides, I have also been a full-stack web developer over the past three years. I play with Python Django, Celery, ReactJS and Amazon AWS for my web development bussiness.
Guess Where? Actor-Supervision for Spatiotemporal Video Action LocalizationUnder review for Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2018.
A Novel Framework for Robustness Analysis of Visual QA ModelsUnder review for The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018)
Factors Influencing the Performance of Image Captioning Model: An Evaluationin Proceedings of The 14th International Conference on Multimedia and Mobile Computing (MoMM) 2016, Singapore.
Maritime Vessel Images Classification using Deep Convolutional Neural Networksin Proceedings of The 6th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technology (SoICT) 2015, Vietnam.
Bachelor in Computer Science
Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
2011 — 2017
Thesis: "Generating Image Captions with Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks"
Bachelor Exchange Student
Uppsala University, Sweden
2013 — 2014
Under Erasmus Mundus Exchange Scholarship awarded by the European Commission
- Framework: TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe
- Misc: Pandas, Scikit-learn, NLTK, matplotlib, seaborn
- Language: Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, JS, C
- Framework: Django, Bootstrap 4, ReactJS
- Tools: Git, VS Code, Sass, Gulp, Webpack
- Platforms: AWS, Heroku, Digital Ocean
- Graphic: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
- Office: Microsoft Office, Google Suite
- Vietnamese: Mother tongue
- English: Professional proficiency
- France: Basic reading and writing
- Chinese: Basic colloquial