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The following paper(s) describe the research work and technical details of Photon.

Photon: A Robust Cross-Domain Text-to-SQL System. Jichuan Zeng*, Xi Victoria Lin*, Caiming Xiong, Richard Socher, Michael R. Lyu, Irwin King, Steven C.H. Hoi. ACL 2020 System Demonstration.
*: Equal Contribution.

Keywords: natural language interface to data systems, text-to-SQL, natural langauge interaction, deep learning
    title = "{P}hoton: A Robust Cross-Domain Text-to-{SQL} System",
    author = "Zeng, Jichuan  and
      Lin, Xi Victoria  and
      Xiong, Caiming  and
      Socher, Richard  and
      Lyu, Michael  and
      King, Irwin and
      Hoi, Steven C.H."
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations",
    month = jul,
    year = "2020",
    address = "Online",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    url = "",
    pages = "204--214"


We thank Melvin Gruesbeck for providing consultancy and mock-ups on the front-end design of the demo.