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Syntax-augmented Multilingual BERT for Cross-lingual Transfer


Jun 03, 2021
Wasi Uddin Ahmad, Haoran Li, Kai-Wei Chang, Yashar Mehdad

* ACL 2021 (camera ready) 

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ConvoSumm: Conversation Summarization Benchmark and Improved Abstractive Summarization with Argument Mining


Jun 01, 2021
Alexander R. Fabbri, Faiaz Rahman, Imad Rizvi, Borui Wang, Haoran Li, Yashar Mehdad, Dragomir Radev

* ACL 2021 

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EASE: Extractive-Abstractive Summarization with Explanations


May 14, 2021
Haoran Li, Arash Einolghozati, Srinivasan Iyer, Bhargavi Paranjape, Yashar Mehdad, Sonal Gupta, Marjan Ghazvininejad


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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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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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Human Evaluation of Spoken vs. Visual Explanations for Open-Domain QA


Dec 30, 2020
Ana Valeria Gonzalez, Gagan Bansal, Angela Fan, Robin Jia, Yashar Mehdad, Srinivasan Iyer

* pre-print 

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Towards Understanding the Optimal Behaviors of Deep Active Learning Algorithms


Dec 29, 2020
Yilun Zhou, Adi Renduchintala, Xian Li, Sida Wang, Yashar Mehdad, Asish Ghoshal

* 17 pages, 17 figures 

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Unified Open-Domain Question Answering with Structured and Unstructured Knowledge


Dec 29, 2020
Barlas Oguz, Xilun Chen, Vladimir Karpukhin, Stan Peshterliev, Dmytro Okhonko, Michael Schlichtkrull, Sonal Gupta, Yashar Mehdad, Scott Yih


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Improving Zero and Few-Shot Abstractive Summarization with Intermediate Fine-tuning and Data Augmentation


Oct 24, 2020
Alexander R. Fabbri, Simeng Han, Haoyuan Li, Haoran Li, Marjan Ghazvininejad, Shafiq Joty, Dragomir Radev, Yashar Mehdad


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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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Low-Resource Domain Adaptation for Compositional Task-Oriented Semantic Parsing


Oct 07, 2020
Xilun Chen, Asish Ghoshal, Yashar Mehdad, Luke Zettlemoyer, Sonal Gupta

* EMNLP 2020 

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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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Conversational Semantic Parsing


Sep 28, 2020
Armen Aghajanyan, Jean Maillard, Akshat Shrivastava, Keith Diedrick, Mike Haeger, Haoran Li, Yashar Mehdad, Ves Stoyanov, Anuj Kumar, Mike Lewis, Sonal Gupta


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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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MTOP: A Comprehensive Multilingual Task-Oriented Semantic Parsing Benchmark


Aug 21, 2020
Haoran Li, Abhinav Arora, Shuohui Chen, Anchit Gupta, Sonal Gupta, Yashar Mehdad


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DocTag2Vec: An Embedding Based Multi-label Learning Approach for Document Tagging


Jul 14, 2017
Sheng Chen, Akshay Soni, Aasish Pappu, Yashar Mehdad

* 10 pages 

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Online Article Ranking as a Constrained, Dynamic, Multi-Objective Optimization Problem


May 16, 2017
Jeya Balaji Balasubramanian, Akshay Soni, Yashar Mehdad, Nikolay Laptev

* 7 pages 

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Rank-to-engage: New Listwise Approaches to Maximize Engagement


Feb 24, 2017
Swayambhoo Jain, Akshay Soni, Nikolay Laptev, Yashar Mehdad


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RIPML: A Restricted Isometry Property based Approach to Multilabel Learning


Feb 16, 2017
Akshay Soni, Yashar Mehdad

* 6 pages 

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Domain Adaptation for Named Entity Recognition in Online Media with Word Embeddings


Dec 01, 2016
Vivek Kulkarni, Yashar Mehdad, Troy Chevalier

* 12 pages, 3 figures, 8 tables arxiv preprint 

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