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Back-Training excels Self-Training at Unsupervised Domain Adaptation of Question Generation and Passage Retrieval


Apr 18, 2021
Devang Kulshreshtha, Robert Belfer, Iulian Vlad Serban, Siva Reddy


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Comparative Study of Learning Outcomes for Online Learning Platforms


Apr 15, 2021
Francois St-Hilaire, Nathan Burns, Robert Belfer, Muhammad Shayan, Ariella Smofsky, Dung Do Vu, Antoine Frau, Joseph Potochny, Farid Faraji, Vincent Pavero, Neroli Ko, Ansona Onyi Ching, Sabina Elkins, Anush Stepanyan, Adela Matajova, Laurent Charlin, Yoshua Bengio, Iulian Vlad Serban, Ekaterina Kochmar

* 14 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables, accepted at AIED 2021 (2021 Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education) 

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Automated Personalized Feedback Improves Learning Gains in an Intelligent Tutoring System


May 07, 2020
Ekaterina Kochmar, Dung Do Vu, Robert Belfer, Varun Gupta, Iulian Vlad Serban, Joelle Pineau

* To be published in Proceedings of the the 21st International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2020) 

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A Large-Scale, Open-Domain, Mixed-Interface Dialogue-Based ITS for STEM


May 06, 2020
Iulian Vlad Serban, Varun Gupta, Ekaterina Kochmar, Dung D. Vu, Robert Belfer, Joelle Pineau, Aaron Courville, Laurent Charlin, Yoshua Bengio

* 6 pages, 1 figure, 1 table, accepted for publication in the 21st International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2020) 

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The Bottleneck Simulator: A Model-based Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach


Jul 12, 2018
Iulian Vlad Serban, Chinnadhurai Sankar, Michael Pieper, Joelle Pineau, Yoshua Bengio

* 26 pages, 2 figures, 4 tables 

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A Survey of Available Corpora for Building Data-Driven Dialogue Systems


Mar 21, 2017
Iulian Vlad Serban, Ryan Lowe, Peter Henderson, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* 56 pages including references and appendix, 5 tables and 1 figure; Under review for the Dialogue & Discourse journal. Update: paper has been rewritten and now includes several new datasets 

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Generative Deep Neural Networks for Dialogue: A Short Review


Nov 18, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Ryan Lowe, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* 6 pages, 1 figure, 3 tables; NIPS 2016 workshop on Learning Methods for Dialogue 

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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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Multiresolution Recurrent Neural Networks: An Application to Dialogue Response Generation


Jun 14, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Tim Klinger, Gerald Tesauro, Kartik Talamadupula, Bowen Zhou, Yoshua Bengio, Aaron Courville

* 21 pages, 2 figures, 10 tables 

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Generating Factoid Questions With Recurrent Neural Networks: The 30M Factoid Question-Answer Corpus


May 29, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Alberto García-Durán, Caglar Gulcehre, Sungjin Ahn, Sarath Chandar, Aaron Courville, Yoshua Bengio

* 13 pages, 1 figure, 7 tables 

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Theano: A Python framework for fast computation of mathematical expressions


May 09, 2016
The Theano Development Team, Rami Al-Rfou, Guillaume Alain, Amjad Almahairi, Christof Angermueller, Dzmitry Bahdanau, Nicolas Ballas, Frédéric Bastien, Justin Bayer, Anatoly Belikov, Alexander Belopolsky, Yoshua Bengio, Arnaud Bergeron, James Bergstra, Valentin Bisson, Josh Bleecher Snyder, Nicolas Bouchard, Nicolas Boulanger-Lewandowski, Xavier Bouthillier, Alexandre de Brébisson, Olivier Breuleux, Pierre-Luc Carrier, Kyunghyun Cho, Jan Chorowski, Paul Christiano, Tim Cooijmans, Marc-Alexandre Côté, Myriam Côté, Aaron Courville, Yann N. Dauphin, Olivier Delalleau, Julien Demouth, Guillaume Desjardins, Sander Dieleman, Laurent Dinh, Mélanie Ducoffe, Vincent Dumoulin, Samira Ebrahimi Kahou, Dumitru Erhan, Ziye Fan, Orhan Firat, Mathieu Germain, Xavier Glorot, Ian Goodfellow, Matt Graham, Caglar Gulcehre, Philippe Hamel, Iban Harlouchet, Jean-Philippe Heng, Balázs Hidasi, Sina Honari, Arjun Jain, Sébastien Jean, Kai Jia, Mikhail Korobov, Vivek Kulkarni, Alex Lamb, Pascal Lamblin, Eric Larsen, César Laurent, Sean Lee, Simon Lefrancois, Simon Lemieux, Nicholas Léonard, Zhouhan Lin, Jesse A. Livezey, Cory Lorenz, Jeremiah Lowin, Qianli Ma, Pierre-Antoine Manzagol, Olivier Mastropietro, Robert T. McGibbon, Roland Memisevic, Bart van Merriënboer, Vincent Michalski, Mehdi Mirza, Alberto Orlandi, Christopher Pal, Razvan Pascanu, Mohammad Pezeshki, Colin Raffel, Daniel Renshaw, Matthew Rocklin, Adriana Romero, Markus Roth, Peter Sadowski, John Salvatier, François Savard, Jan Schlüter, John Schulman, Gabriel Schwartz, Iulian Vlad Serban, Dmitriy Serdyuk, Samira Shabanian, Étienne Simon, Sigurd Spieckermann, S. Ramana Subramanyam, Jakub Sygnowski, Jérémie Tanguay, Gijs van Tulder, Joseph Turian, Sebastian Urban, Pascal Vincent, Francesco Visin, Harm de Vries, David Warde-Farley, Dustin J. Webb, Matthew Willson, Kelvin Xu, Lijun Xue, Li Yao, Saizheng Zhang, Ying Zhang

* 19 pages, 5 figures 

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