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Understanding by Understanding Not: Modeling Negation in Language Models


May 07, 2021
Arian Hosseini, Siva Reddy, Dzmitry Bahdanau, R Devon Hjelm, Alessandro Sordoni, Aaron Courville


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Linguistic dependencies and statistical dependence


Apr 18, 2021
Jacob Louis Hoover, Alessandro Sordoni, Wenyu Du, Timothy J. O'Donnell

* 8 pages, plus references and appendices 

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Recursive Top-Down Production for Sentence Generation with Latent Trees


Oct 09, 2020
Shawn Tan, Yikang Shen, Timothy J. O'Donnell, Alessandro Sordoni, Aaron Courville


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Exploring and Predicting Transferability across NLP Tasks


May 02, 2020
Tu Vu, Tong Wang, Tsendsuren Munkhdalai, Alessandro Sordoni, Adam Trischler, Andrew Mattarella-Micke, Subhransu Maji, Mohit Iyyer

* Preprint, 44 pages, 3 figures, 33 tables 

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Hybrid Generative-Retrieval Transformers for Dialogue Domain Adaptation


Mar 06, 2020
Igor Shalyminov, Alessandro Sordoni, Adam Atkinson, Hannes Schulz

* Presented at [email protected] 2020 

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Robust Natural Language Inference Models with Example Forgetting


Nov 10, 2019
Yadollah Yaghoobzadeh, Remi Tachet, T. J. Hazen, Alessandro Sordoni


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Ordered Memory


Nov 03, 2019
Yikang Shen, Shawn Tan, Arian Hosseini, Zhouhan Lin, Alessandro Sordoni, Aaron Courville

* Published in NeurIPS 2019 

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Metalearned Neural Memory


Jul 23, 2019
Tsendsuren Munkhdalai, Alessandro Sordoni, Tong Wang, Adam Trischler

* 24 pages 

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An Empirical Study of Example Forgetting during Deep Neural Network Learning


Dec 12, 2018
Mariya Toneva, Alessandro Sordoni, Remi Tachet des Combes, Adam Trischler, Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey J. Gordon


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Ordered Neurons: Integrating Tree Structures into Recurrent Neural Networks


Oct 22, 2018
Yikang Shen, Shawn Tan, Alessandro Sordoni, Aaron Courville

* Under review as a conference paper 

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VFunc: a Deep Generative Model for Functions


Jul 11, 2018
Philip Bachman, Riashat Islam, Alessandro Sordoni, Zafarali Ahmed

* To be presented at the ICML 2018 workshop on Prediction and Generative Modeling in Reinforcement Learning 

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Counting to Explore and Generalize in Text-based Games


Jun 29, 2018
Xingdi Yuan, Marc-Alexandre C么t茅, Alessandro Sordoni, Romain Laroche, Remi Tachet des Combes, Matthew Hausknecht, Adam Trischler


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Augmented CycleGAN: Learning Many-to-Many Mappings from Unpaired Data


Jun 18, 2018
Amjad Almahairi, Sai Rajeswar, Alessandro Sordoni, Philip Bachman, Aaron Courville

* ICML 2018 

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Focused Hierarchical RNNs for Conditional Sequence Processing


Jun 12, 2018
Nan Rosemary Ke, Konrad Zolna, Alessandro Sordoni, Zhouhan Lin, Adam Trischler, Yoshua Bengio, Joelle Pineau, Laurent Charlin, Chris Pal

* To appear at ICML 2018 

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Straight to the Tree: Constituency Parsing with Neural Syntactic Distance


Jun 11, 2018
Yikang Shen, Zhouhan Lin, Athul Paul Jacob, Alessandro Sordoni, Aaron Courville, Yoshua Bengio

* Published at ACL2018 

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Twin Networks: Matching the Future for Sequence Generation


Feb 23, 2018
Dmitriy Serdyuk, Nan Rosemary Ke, Alessandro Sordoni, Adam Trischler, Chris Pal, Yoshua Bengio

* 12 pages, 3 figures, published at ICLR 2018 

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Z-Forcing: Training Stochastic Recurrent Networks


Nov 16, 2017
Anirudh Goyal, Alessandro Sordoni, Marc-Alexandre C么t茅, Nan Rosemary Ke, Yoshua Bengio

* To appear in NIPS'17 

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Learning Algorithms for Active Learning


Jul 31, 2017
Philip Bachman, Alessandro Sordoni, Adam Trischler

* Accepted for publication at ICML 2017 

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Machine Comprehension by Text-to-Text Neural Question Generation


May 15, 2017
Xingdi Yuan, Tong Wang, Caglar Gulcehre, Alessandro Sordoni, Philip Bachman, Sandeep Subramanian, Saizheng Zhang, Adam Trischler


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NewsQA: A Machine Comprehension Dataset


Feb 07, 2017
Adam Trischler, Tong Wang, Xingdi Yuan, Justin Harris, Alessandro Sordoni, Philip Bachman, Kaheer Suleman


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Towards Information-Seeking Agents


Dec 08, 2016
Philip Bachman, Alessandro Sordoni, Adam Trischler

* Under review for ICLR 2017 

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Iterative Alternating Neural Attention for Machine Reading


Nov 09, 2016
Alessandro Sordoni, Philip Bachman, Adam Trischler, Yoshua Bengio


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A Hierarchical Latent Variable Encoder-Decoder Model for Generating Dialogues


Jun 14, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Alessandro Sordoni, Ryan Lowe, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau, Aaron Courville, Yoshua Bengio

* 15 pages, 5 tables, 4 figures 

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Building End-To-End Dialogue Systems Using Generative Hierarchical Neural Network Models


Apr 06, 2016
Iulian V. Serban, Alessandro Sordoni, Yoshua Bengio, Aaron Courville, Joelle Pineau

* 8 pages with references; Published in AAAI 2016 (Special Track on Cognitive Systems) 

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A Hierarchical Recurrent Encoder-Decoder For Generative Context-Aware Query Suggestion


Jul 08, 2015
Alessandro Sordoni, Yoshua Bengio, Hossein Vahabi, Christina Lioma, Jakob G. Simonsen, Jian-Yun Nie

* To appear in Conference of Information Knowledge and Management (CIKM) 2015 

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deltaBLEU: A Discriminative Metric for Generation Tasks with Intrinsically Diverse Targets


Jun 24, 2015
Michel Galley, Chris Brockett, Alessandro Sordoni, Yangfeng Ji, Michael Auli, Chris Quirk, Margaret Mitchell, Jianfeng Gao, Bill Dolan

* 6 pages, to appear at ACL 2015 

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A Neural Network Approach to Context-Sensitive Generation of Conversational Responses


Jun 22, 2015
Alessandro Sordoni, Michel Galley, Michael Auli, Chris Brockett, Yangfeng Ji, Margaret Mitchell, Jian-Yun Nie, Jianfeng Gao, Bill Dolan

* A. Sordoni, M. Galley, M. Auli, C. Brockett, Y. Ji, M. Mitchell, J.-Y. Nie, J. Gao, B. Dolan. 2015. A Neural Network Approach to Context-Sensitive Generation of Conversational Responses. In Proc. of NAACL-HLT. Pages 196-205 

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