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The Web Is Your Oyster -- Knowledge-Intensive NLP against a Very Large Web Corpus


Dec 18, 2021
Aleksandra Piktus, Fabio Petroni, Vladimir Karpukhin, Dmytro Okhonko, Samuel Broscheit, Gautier Izacard, Patrick Lewis, Barlas Oğuz, Edouard Grave, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel


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Boosted Dense Retriever


Dec 14, 2021
Patrick Lewis, Barlas Oğuz, Wenhan Xiong, Fabio Petroni, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel


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Simple Local Attentions Remain Competitive for Long-Context Tasks


Dec 14, 2021
Wenhan Xiong, Barlas Oğuz, Anchit Gupta, Xilun Chen, Diana Liskovich, Omer Levy, Wen-tau Yih, Yashar Mehdad


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CCQA: A New Web-Scale Question Answering Dataset for Model Pre-Training


Oct 14, 2021
Patrick Huber, Armen Aghajanyan, Barlas Oğuz, Dmytro Okhonko, Wen-tau Yih, Sonal Gupta, Xilun Chen


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UniPELT: A Unified Framework for Parameter-Efficient Language Model Tuning


Oct 14, 2021
Yuning Mao, Lambert Mathias, Rui Hou, Amjad Almahairi, Hao Ma, Jiawei Han, Wen-tau Yih, Madian Khabsa


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Salient Phrase Aware Dense Retrieval: Can a Dense Retriever Imitate a Sparse One?


Oct 13, 2021
Xilun Chen, Kushal Lakhotia, Barlas Oğuz, Anchit Gupta, Patrick Lewis, Stan Peshterliev, Yashar Mehdad, Sonal Gupta, Wen-tau Yih


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Domain-matched Pre-training Tasks for Dense Retrieval


Jul 28, 2021
Barlas Oğuz, Kushal Lakhotia, Anchit Gupta, Patrick Lewis, Vladimir Karpukhin, Aleksandra Piktus, Xilun Chen, Sebastian Riedel, Wen-tau Yih, Sonal Gupta, Yashar Mehdad


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On the Efficacy of Adversarial Data Collection for Question Answering: Results from a Large-Scale Randomized Study


Jun 02, 2021
Divyansh Kaushik, Douwe Kiela, Zachary C. Lipton, Wen-tau Yih

* Accepted at ACL-IJCNLP 2021 

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On the Influence of Masking Policies in Intermediate Pre-training


Apr 18, 2021
Qinyuan Ye, Belinda Z. Li, Sinong Wang, Benjamin Bolte, Hao Ma, Wen-tau Yih, Xiang Ren, Madian Khabsa


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On Unifying Misinformation Detection


Apr 12, 2021
Nayeon Lee, Belinda Z. Li, Sinong Wang, Pascale Fung, Hao Ma, Wen-tau Yih, Madian Khabsa

* Accepted to NAACL2021 

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Studying Strategically: Learning to Mask for Closed-book QA


Jan 01, 2021
Qinyuan Ye, Belinda Z. Li, Sinong Wang, Benjamin Bolte, Hao Ma, Wen-tau Yih, Xiang Ren, Madian Khabsa


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NeurIPS 2020 EfficientQA Competition: Systems, Analyses and Lessons Learned


Jan 01, 2021
Sewon Min, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Chris Alberti, Danqi Chen, Eunsol Choi, Michael Collins, Kelvin Guu, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Kenton Lee, Jennimaria Palomaki, Colin Raffel, Adam Roberts, Tom Kwiatkowski, Patrick Lewis, Yuxiang Wu, Heinrich Küttler, Linqing Liu, Pasquale Minervini, Pontus Stenetorp, Sebastian Riedel, Sohee Yang, Minjoon Seo, Gautier Izacard, Fabio Petroni, Lucas Hosseini, Nicola De Cao, Edouard Grave, Ikuya Yamada, Sonse Shimaoka, Masatoshi Suzuki, Shumpei Miyawaki, Shun Sato, Ryo Takahashi, Jun Suzuki, Martin Fajcik, Martin Docekal, Karel Ondrej, Pavel Smrz, Hao Cheng, Yelong Shen, Xiaodong Liu, Pengcheng He, Weizhu Chen, Jianfeng Gao, Barlas Oguz, Xilun Chen, Vladimir Karpukhin, Stan Peshterliev, Dmytro Okhonko, Michael Schlichtkrull, Sonal Gupta, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih

* 26 pages 

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Multi-task Retrieval for Knowledge-Intensive Tasks


Jan 01, 2021
Jean Maillard, Vladimir Karpukhin, Fabio Petroni, Wen-tau Yih, Barlas Oğuz, Veselin Stoyanov, Gargi Ghosh


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FiD-Ex: Improving Sequence-to-Sequence Models for Extractive Rationale Generation


Dec 31, 2020
Kushal Lakhotia, Bhargavi Paranjape, Asish Ghoshal, Wen-tau Yih, Yashar Mehdad, Srinivasan Iyer


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Joint Verification and Reranking for Open Fact Checking Over Tables


Dec 30, 2020
Michael Schlichtkrull, Vladimir Karpukhin, Barlas Oğuz, Mike Lewis, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel


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RECONSIDER: Re-Ranking using Span-Focused Cross-Attention for Open Domain Question Answering


Oct 21, 2020
Srinivasan Iyer, Sewon Min, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih


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Efficient One-Pass End-to-End Entity Linking for Questions


Oct 06, 2020
Belinda Z. Li, Sewon Min, Srinivasan Iyer, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih

* 9 pages, EMNLP 2020 

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Answering Complex Open-Domain Questions with Multi-Hop Dense Retrieval


Sep 27, 2020
Wenhan Xiong, Xiang Lorraine Li, Srini Iyer, Jingfei Du, Patrick Lewis, William Yang Wang, Yashar Mehdad, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel, Douwe Kiela, Barlas Oğuz


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Language Models as Fact Checkers?


Jun 07, 2020
Nayeon Lee, Belinda Z. Li, Sinong Wang, Wen-tau Yih, Hao Ma, Madian Khabsa

* Accepted in FEVER Workshop (ACL2020) 

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Retrieval-Augmented Generation for Knowledge-Intensive NLP Tasks


May 22, 2020
Patrick Lewis, Ethan Perez, Aleksandara Piktus, Fabio Petroni, Vladimir Karpukhin, Naman Goyal, Heinrich Küttler, Mike Lewis, Wen-tau Yih, Tim Rocktäschel, Sebastian Riedel, Douwe Kiela


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TaBERT: Pretraining for Joint Understanding of Textual and Tabular Data


May 17, 2020
Pengcheng Yin, Graham Neubig, Wen-tau Yih, Sebastian Riedel

* To Appear at ACL 2020 

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An Imitation Game for Learning Semantic Parsers from User Interaction


May 02, 2020
Ziyu Yao, Yiqi Tang, Wen-tau Yih, Huan Sun, Yu Su

* 17 pages, 6 figures 

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Dense Passage Retrieval for Open-Domain Question Answering


May 02, 2020
Vladimir Karpukhin, Barlas Oğuz, Sewon Min, Patrick Lewis, Ledell Wu, Sergey Edunov, Danqi Chen, Wen-tau Yih

* corrected typos in Table 3; add a paragraph in Sec. 6.2 

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Unsupervised Question Decomposition for Question Answering


Feb 22, 2020
Ethan Perez, Patrick Lewis, Wen-tau Yih, Kyunghyun Cho, Douwe Kiela


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Model-based Interactive Semantic Parsing: A Unified Framework and A Text-to-SQL Case Study


Oct 11, 2019
Ziyu Yao, Yu Su, Huan Sun, Wen-tau Yih

* 14 pages, 4 figures, accepted to EMNLP 2019 

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Everything Happens for a Reason: Discovering the Purpose of Actions in Procedural Text


Sep 18, 2019
Bhavana Dalvi Mishra, Niket Tandon, Antoine Bosselut, Wen-tau Yih, Peter Clark

* Accepted to EMNLP 2019 as a long paper. This revision fixed a typo in an author name in references 

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Be Consistent! Improving Procedural Text Comprehension using Label Consistency


Jun 21, 2019
Xinya Du, Bhavana Dalvi Mishra, Niket Tandon, Antoine Bosselut, Wen-tau Yih, Peter Clark, Claire Cardie

* NAACL 2019 

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