Procedural Reading Comprehension with Attribute-Aware Context Flow

@article{Amini2020ProceduralRC,
  title={Procedural Reading Comprehension with Attribute-Aware Context Flow},
  author={Aida Amini and Antoine Bosselut and Bhavana Dalvi and Yejin Choi and Hannaneh Hajishirzi},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2003.13878}
}
Procedural texts often describe processes (e.g., photosynthesis and cooking) that happen over entities (e.g., light, food). In this paper, we introduce an algorithm for procedural reading comprehension by translating the text into a general formalism that represents processes as a sequence of transitions over entity attributes (e.g., location, temperature). Leveraging pre-trained language models, our model obtains entity-aware and attribute-aware representations of the text by joint prediction… 

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