Nelson Liu's Blog

Newer PyTorch Binaries for Older GPUs

After recently upgrading some code to a newer version of PyTorch, I found that it would no longer successfully execute on NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPUs. In particular, I was seeing...

NSF GRFP Application Materials

I've been pretty liberal about sharing my NSF GRFP materials with folks who email me, so in the interest of open and equal access, I'm putting them here for anyone...

Fixing system permissions when writing to Docker volumes

I've been using Docker a lot recently, it's a great way to run old code (think 2016-era Theano code) and ensure reproducible setups across machines. I typically mount my source...

Student Perspectives on Applying to NLP PhD Programs

This post was written by: Akari Asai, John Hewitt, Sidd Karamcheti, Kalpesh Krishna, Nelson Liu, Roma Patel, and Nicholas Tomlin. Thanks to our amazing survey respondents: Akari Asai, Aishwarya Kamath,...

Software Archaeology: Re-generating the CoNLL 2000 Chunking Data

I've been using the data from the CoNLL 2000 shared task on syntactic chunking for some ongoing work, but the original dataset is tiny by modern standards. The train set...