Nelson Liu's Blog

Self-hosted CI for Research, Part 0: Introduction and Motivation

This month, I'll be writing about how I set up my self-hosted continuous integration setup (powered by Jenkins and Docker). In this initial post, I wanted to provide some motivation...

Some work I liked at ACL 2017

I was fortunate to attend ACL 2017 last week in Vancouver. There was a lot of great work on a variety of topics, and I'll quickly mention some papers/talks/...

Discovering the World of Academic Podcasts

I was never a big TV-watcher or radio-listener, so I assumed podcasts weren't for me. However, I decided to give it a go after AI2 (specifically Waleed Ammar and Matt...

Paraphrase Identification Models in Tensorflow

I've been loosely hacking on the Quora Question Pairs dataset in my free time to get some more experience working with vanilla Tensorflow for NLP in a practical setting. Yesterday,...

Research Update: Extracting Phonesthemes From Word Vectors

Edit (June 8th, 2018): this work was presented at the NAACL 2018 Workshop on Subword and Character Level Models in NLP, the paper is here. In the fall, I was...