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UnifiedQA: Crossing Format Boundaries With a Single QA System
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We use the latest advances in language modeling to build a single pre-trained QA model, UnifiedQA, that performs surprisingly well across 17 QA datasets spanning 4 diverse formats. Expand
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A Lightweight and High Performance Monolingual Word Aligner
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We introduce a discriminatively trained monolingual word aligner that is able to align tens to hundreds of sentence pairs per second, and needs access only to a POS tagger and WordNet. Expand
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Semi-Markov Phrase-Based Monolingual Alignment
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We introduce a novel discriminative model for phrase-based monolingual alignment using a semi-Markov CRF. Expand
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Higher-order Lexical Semantic Models for Non-factoid Answer Reranking
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We introduce a higher-order formalism that allows all these lexical semantic models to chain direct evidence to construct indirect associations between question and answer texts, by casting the task as the traversal of graphs that encode direct term associations. Expand
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Knowledge Patterns
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We have developed a knowledge engineering technique based on the explicit representation of these knowledge patterns, i.e., general templates denoting recurring theory schemata, and their transformation (through symbol renaming) to create specific theories. Expand
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Network QoS for Grid Systems
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A work-in-progress that uses a peer-to-peer approach to micro-manage network capacity allocations at the edge of the network, at end-sites, in a multi-domain scenario. Expand
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Transformers as Soft Reasoners over Language
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This paper investigates a modern approach to this problem where the facts and rules are provided as natural language sentences, thus bypassing a formal representation. Expand
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Backland activities in medieval Perth: excavations at Meal Vennel and Scott Street
Two excavations within the medieval burgh provided the opportunity to investigate an early industrial zone on the western side of Meal Vennel and a relatively rich undeveloped area in the backlandsExpand
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Fault transmissibility in clastic-argillaceous sequences controlled by clay smear evolution
The continuity of clay smears evolving in sealed direct shear experiments of initially intact sandstone-mudrock sequences was quantified to large displacements up to more than ten times the thicknessExpand
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How Do Atmospheric Rivers Form
AbstractThe term “atmospheric river” is used to describe corridors of strong water vapor transport in the troposphere. Filaments of enhanced water vapor, commonly observed in satellite imageryExpand
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