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Supervised Learning of Universal Sentence Representations from Natural Language Inference Data
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It is shown how universal sentence representations trained using the supervised data of the Stanford Natural Language Inference datasets can consistently outperform unsupervised methods like SkipThought vectors on a wide range of transfer tasks.
Personalizing Dialogue Agents: I have a dog, do you have pets too?
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This work collects data and train models tocondition on their given profile information; and information about the person they are talking to, resulting in improved dialogues, as measured by next utterance prediction.
Poincaré Embeddings for Learning Hierarchical Representations
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This work introduces a new approach for learning hierarchical representations of symbolic data by embedding them into hyperbolic space -- or more precisely into an n-dimensional Poincare ball -- and introduces an efficient algorithm to learn the embeddings based on Riemannian optimization.
SentEval: An Evaluation Toolkit for Universal Sentence Representations
We introduce SentEval, a toolkit for evaluating the quality of universal sentence representations. SentEval encompasses a variety of tasks, including binary and multi-class classification, natural
Adversarial NLI: A New Benchmark for Natural Language Understanding
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This work introduces a new large-scale NLI benchmark dataset, collected via an iterative, adversarial human-and-model-in-the-loop procedure, and shows that non-expert annotators are successful at finding their weaknesses.
Retrieval-Augmented Generation for Knowledge-Intensive NLP Tasks
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A general-purpose fine-tuning recipe for retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) -- models which combine pre-trained parametric and non-parametric memory for language generation, and finds that RAG models generate more specific, diverse and factual language than a state-of-the-art parametric-only seq2seq baseline.
Learning Continuous Hierarchies in the Lorentz Model of Hyperbolic Geometry
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It is shown that an embedding in hyperbolic space can reveal important aspects of a company's organizational structure as well as reveal historical relationships between language families.
What makes a good conversation? How controllable attributes affect human judgments
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This work examines two controllable neural text generation methods, conditional training and weighted decoding, in order to control four important attributes for chit-chat dialogue: repetition, specificity, response-relatedness and question-asking, and shows that by controlling combinations of these variables their models obtain clear improvements in human quality judgments.
Learning Image Embeddings using Convolutional Neural Networks for Improved Multi-Modal Semantics
We construct multi-modal concept representations by concatenating a skip-gram linguistic representation vector with a visual concept representation vector computed using the feature extraction layers
HyperLex: A Large-Scale Evaluation of Graded Lexical Entailment
We introduce HyperLex—a data set and evaluation resource that quantifies the extent of the semantic category membership, that is, type-of relation, also known as hyponymy–hypernymy or lexical
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