Convolutional Neural Networks for Sentence Classification

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We report on a series of experiments with convolutional neural networks (CNN) trained on top of pre-trained word vectors for sentence-level classification tasks. We show that a simple CNN with little hyperparameter tuning and static vectors achieves excellent results on multiple benchmarks. Learning task-specific vectors through fine-tuning offers further gains in performance. We additionally propose a simple modification to the architecture to allow for the use of both task-specific and static vectors. The CNN models discussed herein improve upon the state of the art on 4 out of 7 tasks, which include sentiment analysis and question classification.

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@inproceedings{Kim2014ConvolutionalNN, title={Convolutional Neural Networks for Sentence Classification}, author={Yoon Kyung Kim}, booktitle={EMNLP}, year={2014} }