Counterfactual Story Reasoning and Generation

  title={Counterfactual Story Reasoning and Generation},
  author={Lianhui Qin and Antoine Bosselut and Ari Holtzman and Chandra Bhagavatula and Elizabeth Clark and Yejin Choi},
Counterfactual reasoning requires predicting how alternative events, contrary to what actually happened, might have resulted in different outcomes. [] Key Method Additionally, we include 80,115 counterfactual "branches" without a rewritten storyline to support future work on semi- or un-supervised approaches to counterfactual story rewriting. Finally, we evaluate the counterfactual rewriting capacities of several competitive baselines based on pretrained language models, and assess whether common overlap…

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