Hi! My name is Soňa [read as Sonia]. I am a student of the CDT in Data Science programme at the University of Edinburgh.
In my PhD I work on Neural Machine Translation under the supervision of Kenneth Heafield.
Before coming to Edinburgh, I obtained a BA degree in Mathematics at Downing College, University of Cambridge.
|2016 - present||
PhD in Machine Translation at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Topic: Coarse-to-fine decoding in neural machine translation.
|2015 - 2016||
MSc by Research in Data Science at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Distinction (96.8% in the taught courses). Won the Data Science MSc(R) Class Prize.
Thesis topic: Analysis of techniques for coarse-to-fine decoding in neural machine translation. Download (2.7MB)
|2012 - 2015||
BA Hons in Mathematics at Downing College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Upper second class (69/100). Was awarded the Graystone Scholarship and Jan Hruska Book Prize in 2013 and 2014.
|2010 - 2012||
International Baccalaureate Diploma programme at Gymnazium Jura Hronca, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Total score: 43/45. Higher levels: Maths (7), Computer Science (7), English (6)
|2016 / 2017||
Teaching Assistant, Demonstrator and Marker at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Courses: Extreme Computing, Machine Translation, Modern Optimization Methods for Big Data Problems.
|summer 2015||Software Engineering internship in Facebook, Menlo Park, CA, USA.|
|summer 2014||Software Engineering internship in Softwire, London, United Kingdom.|
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