On the Limitations of Cross-lingual Encoders as Exposed by Reference-Free Machine Translation Evaluation

May 08, 2020
Wei Zhao, Goran Glavaš, Maxime Peyrard, Yang Gao, Robert West, Steffen Eger

* ACL2020 Camera Ready (v2: several small fixes, e.g., Unicode errors) 

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A Ladder of Causal Distances

May 05, 2020
Maxime Peyrard, Robert West

* 13 pages, 8 figures 

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Behavior Cloning in OpenAI using Case Based Reasoning

Feb 23, 2020
Chad Peters, Babak Esfandiari, Mohamad Zalat, Robert West


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Learning High Order Feature Interactions with Fine Control Kernels

Feb 09, 2020
Hristo Paskov, Alex Paskov, Robert West


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Robust Cross-lingual Embeddings from Parallel Sentences

Dec 28, 2019
Ali Sabet, Prakhar Gupta, Jean-Baptiste Cordonnier, Robert West, Martin Jaggi


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Deep Learning for Prostate Pathology

Oct 16, 2019
Okyaz Eminaga, Yuri Tolkach, Christian Kunder, Mahmood Abbas, Ryan Han, Rosalie Nolley, Axel Semjonow, Martin Boegemann, Sebastian Huss, Andreas Loening, Robert West, Geoffrey Sonn, Richard Fan, Olaf Bettendorf, James Brook, Daniel Rubin


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Privacy-Preserving Classification with Secret Vector Machines

Jul 08, 2019
Valentin Hartmann, Konark Modi, Josep M. Pujol, Robert West

* 10 pages, 7 figures 

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Privacy-Preserving Distributed Learning with Secret Gradient Descent

Jun 27, 2019
Valentin Hartmann, Robert West

* 13 pages, 1 figure 

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Crosslingual Document Embedding as Reduced-Rank Ridge Regression

Apr 08, 2019
Martin Josifoski, Ivan S. Paskov, Hristo S. Paskov, Martin Jaggi, Robert West

* In The Twelfth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM '19) 

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Expanding the Text Classification Toolbox with Cross-Lingual Embeddings

Mar 26, 2019
Meryem M'hamdi, Robert West, Andreea Hossmann, Michael Baeriswyl, Claudiu Musat


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Reverse-Engineering Satire, or "Paper on Computational Humor Accepted Despite Making Serious Advances"

Jan 10, 2019
Robert West, Eric Horvitz

* Proceedings of the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2019 

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Churn Intent Detection in Multilingual Chatbot Conversations and Social Media

Aug 25, 2018
Christian Abbet, Meryem M'hamdi, Athanasios Giannakopoulos, Robert West, Andreea Hossmann, Michael Baeriswyl, Claudiu Musat

* 10 pages 

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Quootstrap: Scalable Unsupervised Extraction of Quotation-Speaker Pairs from Large News Corpora via Bootstrapping

Apr 07, 2018
Dario Pavllo, Tiziano Piccardi, Robert West

* Accepted at the 12th International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2018 

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Exploiting Social Network Structure for Person-to-Person Sentiment Analysis

Sep 08, 2014
Robert West, Hristo S. Paskov, Jure Leskovec, Christopher Potts


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