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On Continual Model Refinement in Out-of-Distribution Data Streams


May 04, 2022
Bill Yuchen Lin, Sida Wang, Xi Victoria Lin, Robin Jia, Lin Xiao, Xiang Ren, Wen-tau Yih

* Accepted to ACL 2022; Project website: https://cmr-nlp.github.io/ 

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Unsupervised Cross-Task Generalization via Retrieval Augmentation


Apr 17, 2022
Bill Yuchen Lin, Kangmin Tan, Chris Miller, Beiwen Tian, Xiang Ren

* Project website: https://inklab.usc.edu/ReCross/ 

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On the Robustness of Reading Comprehension Models to Entity Renaming


Oct 16, 2021
Jun Yan, Yang Xiao, Sagnik Mukherjee, Bill Yuchen Lin, Robin Jia, Xiang Ren


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RockNER: A Simple Method to Create Adversarial Examples for Evaluating the Robustness of Named Entity Recognition Models


Sep 12, 2021
Bill Yuchen Lin, Wenyang Gao, Jun Yan, Ryan Moreno, Xiang Ren

* Accepted to EMNLP 2021 as a short paper. Project website: https://inklab.usc.edu/rockner/ 

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AutoTriggER: Named Entity Recognition with Auxiliary Trigger Extraction


Sep 10, 2021
Dong-Ho Lee, Ravi Kiran Selvam, Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, Bill Yuchen Lin, Mahak Agarwal, Fred Morstatter, Jay Pujara, Elizabeth Boschee, James Allan, Xiang Ren

* 10 pages, 12 figures, Best paper at [email protected] 2021 and presented at [email protected] 2021 

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Common Sense Beyond English: Evaluating and Improving Multilingual Language Models for Commonsense Reasoning


Jun 13, 2021
Bill Yuchen Lin, Seyeon Lee, Xiaoyang Qiao, Xiang Ren

* Accepted to ACL-IJCNLP 2021 (long paper at main conference). Project website: https://inklab.usc.edu/XCSR/ 

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Probing Causal Common Sense in Dialogue Response Generation


Apr 21, 2021
Pei Zhou, Pegah Jandaghi, Bill Yuchen Lin, Justin Cho, Jay Pujara, Xiang Ren

* This article has been withdrawn by the authors. The submitted version was an early draft that has errors in the results which renders the analysis invalid 

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CrossFit: A Few-shot Learning Challenge for Cross-task Generalization in NLP


Apr 18, 2021
Qinyuan Ye, Bill Yuchen Lin, Xiang Ren


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FedNLP: A Research Platform for Federated Learning in Natural Language Processing


Apr 18, 2021
Bill Yuchen Lin, Chaoyang He, Zihang Zeng, Hulin Wang, Yufen Huang, Mahdi Soltanolkotabi, Xiang Ren, Salman Avestimehr

* Github link: https://github.com/FedML-AI/FedNLP 

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RiddleSense: Answering Riddle Questions as Commonsense Reasoning


Jan 02, 2021
Bill Yuchen Lin, Ziyi Wu, Yichi Yang, Dong-Ho Lee, Xiang Ren

* 10 pages, 6 figures; Project page: https://inklab.usc.edu/RiddleSense 

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Differentiable Open-Ended Commonsense Reasoning


Oct 24, 2020
Bill Yuchen Lin, Haitian Sun, Bhuwan Dhingra, Manzil Zaheer, Xiang Ren, William W. Cohen

* Work in progress. Project page: https://yuchenlin.xyz/opencsr/ 

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FreeDOM: A Transferable Neural Architecture for Structured Information Extraction on Web Documents


Oct 21, 2020
Bill Yuchen Lin, Ying Sheng, Nguyen Vo, Sandeep Tata

* in Proc. of KDD 2020 (Research Track). Figure 5 updated 

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IsoBN: Fine-Tuning BERT with Isotropic Batch Normalization


May 02, 2020
Wenxuan Zhou, Bill Yuchen Lin, Xiang Ren


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Can BERT Reason? Logically Equivalent Probes for Evaluating the Inference Capabilities of Language Models


May 02, 2020
Pei Zhou, Rahul Khanna, Bill Yuchen Lin, Daniel Ho, Xiang Ren, Jay Pujara

* 15 pages, 11 figures. Work in progress 

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Birds have four legs?! NumerSense: Probing Numerical Commonsense Knowledge of Pre-trained Language Models


May 02, 2020
Bill Yuchen Lin, Seyeon Lee, Rahul Khanna, Xiang Ren

* Project page: http://inklab.usc.edu/NumerSense/ 

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Scalable Multi-Hop Relational Reasoning for Knowledge-Aware Question Answering


May 01, 2020
Yanlin Feng, Xinyue Chen, Bill Yuchen Lin, Peifeng Wang, Jun Yan, Xiang Ren

* 13 pages, 8 figures, Project page: https://github.com/INK-USC/MHGRN 

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TriggerNER: Learning with Entity Triggers as Explanations for Named Entity Recognition


Apr 24, 2020
Bill Yuchen Lin, Dong-Ho Lee, Ming Shen, Ryan Moreno, Xiao Huang, Prashant Shiralkar, Xiang Ren

* Accepted to the ACL 2020. Camera-ready version. The first two authors contributed equally. Code and data: https://github.com/INK-USC/TriggerNER 

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LEAN-LIFE: A Label-Efficient Annotation Framework Towards Learning from Explanation


Apr 16, 2020
Dong-Ho Lee, Rahul Khanna, Bill Yuchen Lin, Jamin Chen, Seyeon Lee, Qinyuan Ye, Elizabeth Boschee, Leonardo Neves, Xiang Ren

* Accepted to the ACL 2020 (demo). The first two authors contributed equally. Project page: http://inklab.usc.edu/leanlife/ 

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CommonGen: A Constrained Text Generation Dataset Towards Generative Commonsense Reasoning


Nov 09, 2019
Bill Yuchen Lin, Ming Shen, Yu Xing, Pei Zhou, Xiang Ren

* Work in process; 10 pages, Table 4 is on the last page ; The data and code can be found at http://inklab.usc.edu/CommonGen/ 

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Learning to Contextually Aggregate Multi-Source Supervision for Sequence Labeling


Oct 09, 2019
Ouyu Lan, Xiao Huang, Bill Yuchen Lin, He Jiang, Liyuan Liu, Xiang Ren

* 13 pages, 7 figures 

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KagNet: Knowledge-Aware Graph Networks for Commonsense Reasoning


Sep 04, 2019
Bill Yuchen Lin, Xinyue Chen, Jamin Chen, Xiang Ren

* 11 pages, 4 figures, in Proc. of EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 

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Neural Adaptation Layers for Cross-domain Named Entity Recognition


Oct 15, 2018
Bill Yuchen Lin, Wei Lu

* 11 pages, accepted as a long paper in EMNLP 2018 

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Automatic Extraction of Commonsense LocatedNear Knowledge


May 13, 2018
Frank F. Xu, Bill Yuchen Lin, Kenny Q. Zhu

* Accepted by ACL 2018. A preliminary version is presented on [email protected]'17 

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