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Henry Mao

Entrepreneur | AI Researcher
M.S./B.S. in Computer Science
University of California, San Diego

Bio

I am a technology entrepreneur with expertise in deep learning, music generation and natural language processing. I am also a hobbyist musician who enjoys playing the guitar.

In 2010, I founded Calclavia to develop computer games and mods, reaching over 5 million downloads from Minecraft mods and releasing two games (RelayStackable) on iOS and Android.

I co-founded a startup in 2016 called Altum with the mission to usher in a new era of human creativity through artificial intelligence. We are currently developing Jenni, an AI content writer.

Research

Huanru Henry Mao (2020) A Survey on Self-supervised Pre-training for Sequential Transfer Learning in Neural Networks. Arxiv.

Huanru Henry Mao, Shuyang Li, Julian McAuley, Garrison Cottrell (2020) Speech Recognition and Multi-Speaker Diarization of Long Conversations. INTERSPEECH 2020.

Thomas Bachlechner*, Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder*, Huanru Henry Mao*, Garrison W. Cottrell, Julian McAuley (2020) ReZero is All You Need: Fast Convergence at Large Depth. Arxiv.
* Equal contribution

Huanru Henry Mao, Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder, Julian McAuley, Garrison W. Cottrell (2019) Improving Neural Story Generation by Targeted Common Sense Grounding. In the2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing.

Chris Donahue, Henry Mao, Ethan Yiting, Garrison W Cottrell, Julian McAuley (2019) LakhNES: Improving multi-instrumental music generation with cross-domain pre-training. In the19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference.

Chris Donahue, Henry Mao, Julian McAuley (2018) The NES Music Database: A symbolic music dataset with expressive performance attributes. InProceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR-19).

Huanru Henry Mao, Taylor Shin, and Garrison W. Cottrell (2018) DeepJ: Style-Specific Music Generation. In the12th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing.

Relay is an action game that tests your reflex skills! Your mission is to relay the circle to the goal. How many relays can you complete?

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Minecraft Mods

NOVA (Neatly Organized Voxel API) is a modding framework for voxel games.
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Electrodynamics is a Minecraft mod that features realistic, world-based tech progression.
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