Our weekly meetings will be at 408H HRBB, on Fridays, from 4-5 p.m

Fall 2020 Schedule

Date Presenter Topic
09/04/2020 Wenlin Weakly-supervised Learning Approaches for Event Knowledge Acquisition and Event Detection
09/11/2020 Prafulla Beyond Accuracy: Behavioral testing of NLP Models with checkList
09/18/2020 Zeyu Cancelled
09/25/2020 Zeyu Climbing towards NLU: On Meaning, Form, and Understanding in the Age of Data
10/02/2020 Mu Dataset Cartography: Mapping and Diagnosing Datasets with Training Dynamics
10/09/2020 Patrick TBD
10/16/2020 Ayesha TBD
10/23/2020 Sanjeev TBD
10/30/2020 Prafulla TBD
11/06/2020 Rizu TBD
11/13/2020 Patrick TBD
11/20/2020 Yuanyuan TBD

Spring 2020 Schedule

Date Presenter Topic
01/24/2020 Prafulla How to solve non-differentiable problems? Gumbel-Softmax and Policy Gradient methods for NLP
01/31/2020 Wenlin Weakly-supervised Fine-grained Event Recognition on Social Media Texts for Disaster Management
02/07/2020 Zeyu Skipped
02/14/2020 Sanuj Task Oriented Dialog Systems
02/21/2020 Maitreyi Skipped
02/28/2020 Prafulla Unsupervised Discrete Sentence Representation Learning for Interpretable Neural Dialog Generation
03/06/2020 Zeyu Knowledge Enhanced Contextual Word Representations
03/20/2020 Patrick Graph Transformer Networks
03/27/2020 Sanjeev Can Unconditional Language Models Recover Arbitrary Sentences?
04/03/2020 Ajit Sketching NLP: A Case Study of Exploring the Right Things To Design with Language Intelligence
04/10/2020 Wenlin To Tune or Not to Tune? Adapting Pretrained Representations to Diverse Tasks
04/17/2020 Patrick Heterogeneous Graph Attention Network
04/24/2020 Sanuj Designing and Interpreting Probes with Control Tasks