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A game-theoretic analysis of networked system control for common-pool resource management using multi-agent reinforcement learning


Oct 15, 2020
Arnu Pretorius, Scott Cameron, Elan van Biljon, Tom Makkink, Shahil Mawjee, Jeremy du Plessis, Jonathan Shock, Alexandre Laterre, Karim Beguir

* 17 pages, 16 Figures, to appear in Advances of Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) conference, 2020 

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Participatory Research for Low-resourced Machine Translation: A Case Study in African Languages


Oct 05, 2020
Wilhelmina Nekoto, Vukosi Marivate, Tshinondiwa Matsila, Timi Fasubaa, Tajudeen Kolawole, Taiwo Fagbohungbe, Solomon Oluwole Akinola, Shamsuddee Hassan Muhammad, Salomon Kabongo, Salomey Osei, Sackey Freshia, Rubungo Andre Niyongabo, Ricky Macharm, Perez Ogayo, Orevaoghene Ahia, Musie Meressa, Mofe Adeyemi, Masabata Mokgesi-Selinga, Lawrence Okegbemi, Laura Jane Martinus, Kolawole Tajudeen, Kevin Degila, Kelechi Ogueji, Kathleen Siminyu, Julia Kreutzer, Jason Webster, Jamiil Toure Ali, Jade Abbott, Iroro Orife, Ignatius Ezeani, Idris Abdulkabir Dangana, Herman Kamper, Hady Elsahar, Goodness Duru, Ghollah Kioko, Espoir Murhabazi, Elan van Biljon, Daniel Whitenack, Christopher Onyefuluchi, Chris Emezue, Bonaventure Dossou, Blessing Sibanda, Blessing Itoro Bassey, Ayodele Olabiyi, Arshath Ramkilowan, Alp Öktem, Adewale Akinfaderin, Abdallah Bashir

* Findings of EMNLP 2020 

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On Optimal Transformer Depth for Low-Resource Language Translation


Apr 14, 2020
Elan van Biljon, Arnu Pretorius, Julia Kreutzer


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On optimal transformer depth for low-resource language translation


Apr 09, 2020
Elan van Biljon, Arnu Pretorius, Julia Kreutzer


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Masakhane -- Machine Translation For Africa


Mar 13, 2020
Iroro Orife, Julia Kreutzer, Blessing Sibanda, Daniel Whitenack, Kathleen Siminyu, Laura Martinus, Jamiil Toure Ali, Jade Abbott, Vukosi Marivate, Salomon Kabongo, Musie Meressa, Espoir Murhabazi, Orevaoghene Ahia, Elan van Biljon, Arshath Ramkilowan, Adewale Akinfaderin, Alp Öktem, Wole Akin, Ghollah Kioko, Kevin Degila, Herman Kamper, Bonaventure Dossou, Chris Emezue, Kelechi Ogueji, Abdallah Bashir

* Accepted for the AfricaNLP Workshop, ICLR 2020 

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If dropout limits trainable depth, does critical initialisation still matter? A large-scale statistical analysis on ReLU networks


Oct 13, 2019
Arnu Pretorius, Elan van Biljon, Benjamin van Niekerk, Ryan Eloff, Matthew Reynard, Steve James, Benjamin Rosman, Herman Kamper, Steve Kroon

* 8 pages, 6 figures, preliminary work 

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Unsupervised acoustic unit discovery for speech synthesis using discrete latent-variable neural networks


Apr 16, 2019
Ryan Eloff, André Nortje, Benjamin van Niekerk, Avashna Govender, Leanne Nortje, Arnu Pretorius, Elan van Biljon, Ewald van der Westhuizen, Lisa van Staden, Herman Kamper

* 5 pages, 2 figures, 2 tables 

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