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Tracking State Changes in Procedural Text: a Challenge Dataset and Models for Process Paragraph Comprehension
We present a new dataset and models for comprehending paragraphs about processes (e.g., photosynthesis), an important genre of text describing a dynamic world. The new dataset, ProPara, is the firstExpand
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A Dataset of Peer Reviews (PeerRead): Collection, Insights and NLP Applications
Peer reviewing is a central component in the scientific publishing process. We present the first public dataset of scientific peer reviews available for research purposes (PeerRead v1) providing anExpand
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Reasoning about Actions and State Changes by Injecting Commonsense Knowledge
Comprehending procedural text, e.g., a paragraph describing photosynthesis, requires modeling actions and the state changes they produce, so that questions about entities at different timepoints canExpand
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Structure, tie persistence and event detection in large phone and SMS networks
The effect of the network structure on the dynamics of social and communication networks has been of interest in recent years. It has been observed that network properties such as neighborhoodExpand
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What Happened? Leveraging VerbNet to Predict the Effects of Actions in Procedural Text
Our goal is to answer questions about paragraphs describing processes (e.g., photosynthesis). Texts of this genre are challenging because the effects of actions are often implicit (unstated),Expand
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Hierarchical Semi-supervised Classification with Incomplete Class Hierarchies
In an entity classification task, topic or concept hierarchies are often incomplete. Previous work by Dalvi et al. [12] has showed that in non-hierarchical semi-supervised classification tasks, theExpand
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IKE - An Interactive Tool for Knowledge Extraction
Recent work on information extraction has suggested that fast, interactive tools can be highly effective; however, creating a usable system is challenging, and few publically available tools exist.Expand
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Pretrained Language Models for Sequential Sentence Classification
As a step toward better document-level understanding, we explore classification of a sequence of sentences into their corresponding categories, a task that requires understanding sentences in contextExpand
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Integrating Energy Storage in Electricity Distribution Networks
Electricity generation combined with its transmission and distribution form the majority of an electric utility's recurring operating costs. These costs are determined, not only by the aggregateExpand
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A Tale of Two Entity Linking and Discovery Systems
The long-term research agenda of our group is to evaluate the potential of probabilistic logics for complex, large-scale problems which require data resources naturally encoded as relations. InExpand
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