WING NUS Natural Language Processing (NLP) Seminar

Our group will be running our first NLP seminar in 2021 summer, tentatively from 20th May to 20th July (8 weeks). Invited speakers will talk about the latest breakthrough in their research. We will have eight invited speakers, each speaker for each week.

For interested public participants, please send Min an email at kanmy@comp.nus.edu.sg.

Schedule

The schedule below is preliminary (last updated 15th May 2021). We may make slight changes on the timing and talk details.

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10:00 AM May 27th SGT


When is SGT?

Muhao Chen: Understanding Event Processes in Natural Language

Muhao is an Assistant Professor @ University of Southern California

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21:00 PM June 1st SGT

Diyi Yang: Natural Language Processing with Less Data and More Structures

Diyi is an Assistant Professor @ Georgia Institute of Technology

Speaker's Bio & Talk Overview ]

16:00 PM June 10th SGT

Patrick Lewis: PAQ: 65 Million Probably-Asked Questions and What You Can Do With Them

Patrick Lewis is a PhD Student @ University College London and Facebook AI Research

Speaker's Bio & Talk Overview ]

10:00 AM June 17th SGT

Zhiting Hu: Text Generation with No (Good) Data: New Reinforcement Learning and Causal Frameworks

Zhiting is an Assistant Professor @ UC San Diego

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10:00 AM June 24th SGT

Jason C.S. Wu: Conversations as Knowledge: from Question Answering to Summarization

Jason is a Senior Research Scientist @ Salesforce AI Research

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10:00 AM July 1st SGT

Jacob Andreas: Implicit Representations of Meaning in Neural Language Models

Jacob is the X Consortium Assistant Professor @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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9:00 AM July 8th SGT

Speaker: He He, Assistant Professor @ New York University
Topic: TBA
Support Staff: whole class

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July 15th SGT

Speaker: Vered Shwartz, Postdoctoral Researcher @ Allen Institute for AI and University of Washington
Topic: TBA
Support Staff: whole class

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Organizing Team


Min-Yen Kan
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Liangming Pan
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Taha Aksu
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Samson Tan
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Yisong Miao
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