DROP: A Reading Comprehension Benchmark Requiring Discrete Reasoning Over Paragraphs

  title={DROP: A Reading Comprehension Benchmark Requiring Discrete Reasoning Over Paragraphs},
  author={Dheeru Dua and Yizhong Wang and Pradeep Dasigi and Gabriel Stanovsky and Sameer Singh and Matt Gardner},
  booktitle={North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics},
Reading comprehension has recently seen rapid progress, with systems matching humans on the most popular datasets for the task. However, a large body of work has highlighted the brittleness of these systems, showing that there is much work left to be done. We introduce a new reading comprehension benchmark, DROP, which requires Discrete Reasoning Over the content of Paragraphs. In this crowdsourced, adversarially-created, 55k-question benchmark, a system must resolve references in a question… 

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