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Does Vision-and-Language Pretraining Improve Lexical Grounding?

Sep 21, 2021
Tian Yun, Chen Sun, Ellie Pavlick

* Camera ready for Findings of EMNLP 2021 

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Frequency Effects on Syntactic Rule Learning in Transformers

Sep 14, 2021
Jason Wei, Dan Garrette, Tal Linzen, Ellie Pavlick

* Camera ready for EMNLP 2021 

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Can Language Models Encode Perceptual Structure Without Grounding? A Case Study in Color

Sep 14, 2021
Mostafa Abdou, Artur Kulmizev, Daniel Hershcovich, Stella Frank, Ellie Pavlick, Anders Søgaard

* CoNLL 2021 

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Do Prompt-Based Models Really Understand the Meaning of their Prompts?

Sep 02, 2021
Albert Webson, Ellie Pavlick

* Code available at 

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The MultiBERTs: BERT Reproductions for Robustness Analysis

Jun 30, 2021
Thibault Sellam, Steve Yadlowsky, Jason Wei, Naomi Saphra, Alexander D'Amour, Tal Linzen, Jasmijn Bastings, Iulia Turc, Jacob Eisenstein, Dipanjan Das, Ian Tenney, Ellie Pavlick

* Checkpoints and example analyses: 

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Which Linguist Invented the Lightbulb? Presupposition Verification for Question-Answering

Jan 02, 2021
Najoung Kim, Ellie Pavlick, Burcu Karagol Ayan, Deepak Ramachandran

* Preprint 

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Spatial Language Understanding for Object Search in Partially Observed Cityscale Environments

Dec 04, 2020
Kaiyu Zheng, Deniz Bayazit, Rebecca Mathew, Ellie Pavlick, Stefanie Tellex

* 7 pages, 7 figures, 1 table. Preprint. Under review 

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A Visuospatial Dataset for Naturalistic Verb Learning

Oct 28, 2020
Dylan Ebert, Ellie Pavlick

* 9 pages, 3 figures, starsem 2020 

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Are "Undocumented Workers" the Same as "Illegal Aliens"? Disentangling Denotation and Connotation in Vector Spaces

Oct 25, 2020
Albert Webson, Zhizhong Chen, Carsten Eickhoff, Ellie Pavlick

* Published at EMNLP 2020. Recorded talk available at . Code and data available at 

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Measuring and Reducing Gendered Correlations in Pre-trained Models

Oct 12, 2020
Kellie Webster, Xuezhi Wang, Ian Tenney, Alex Beutel, Emily Pitler, Ellie Pavlick, Jilin Chen, Slav Petrov

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Self-play for Data Efficient Language Acquisition

Oct 10, 2020
Charles Lovering, Ellie Pavlick

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Robot Object Retrieval with Contextual Natural Language Queries

Jun 23, 2020
Thao Nguyen, Nakul Gopalan, Roma Patel, Matt Corsaro, Ellie Pavlick, Stefanie Tellex

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When does data augmentation help generalization in NLP?

Apr 30, 2020
Rohan Jha, Charles Lovering, Ellie Pavlick

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What Happens To BERT Embeddings During Fine-tuning?

Apr 29, 2020
Amil Merchant, Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Ellie Pavlick, Ian Tenney

* 9 pages (not including references), 5 figures 

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Planning with State Abstractions for Non-Markovian Task Specifications

May 28, 2019
Yoonseon Oh, Roma Patel, Thao Nguyen, Baichuan Huang, Ellie Pavlick, Stefanie Tellex

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What do you learn from context? Probing for sentence structure in contextualized word representations

May 15, 2019
Ian Tenney, Patrick Xia, Berlin Chen, Alex Wang, Adam Poliak, R Thomas McCoy, Najoung Kim, Benjamin Van Durme, Samuel R. Bowman, Dipanjan Das, Ellie Pavlick

* ICLR 2019 camera-ready version, 17 pages including appendices 

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BERT Rediscovers the Classical NLP Pipeline

May 15, 2019
Ian Tenney, Dipanjan Das, Ellie Pavlick

* Accepted to ACL 2019 

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Probing What Different NLP Tasks Teach Machines about Function Word Comprehension

Apr 25, 2019
Najoung Kim, Roma Patel, Adam Poliak, Alex Wang, Patrick Xia, R. Thomas McCoy, Ian Tenney, Alexis Ross, Tal Linzen, Benjamin Van Durme, Samuel R. Bowman, Ellie Pavlick

* Accepted to *SEM 2019 

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Right for the Wrong Reasons: Diagnosing Syntactic Heuristics in Natural Language Inference

Feb 04, 2019
R. Thomas McCoy, Ellie Pavlick, Tal Linzen

* 8 pages plus references and appendices 

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Looking for ELMo's friends: Sentence-Level Pretraining Beyond Language Modeling

Dec 28, 2018
Samuel R. Bowman, Ellie Pavlick, Edouard Grave, Benjamin Van Durme, Alex Wang, Jan Hula, Patrick Xia, Raghavendra Pappagari, R. Thomas McCoy, Roma Patel, Najoung Kim, Ian Tenney, Yinghui Huang, Katherin Yu, Shuning Jin, Berlin Chen

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Collecting Diverse Natural Language Inference Problems for Sentence Representation Evaluation

Aug 29, 2018
Adam Poliak, Aparajita Haldar, Rachel Rudinger, J. Edward Hu, Ellie Pavlick, Aaron Steven White, Benjamin Van Durme

* To be presented at EMNLP 2018. 15 pages 

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WikiAtomicEdits: A Multilingual Corpus of Wikipedia Edits for Modeling Language and Discourse

Aug 28, 2018
Manaal Faruqui, Ellie Pavlick, Ian Tenney, Dipanjan Das

* Proc. of EMNLP 2018 

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