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Extracting last timestep outputs from PyTorch RNNs

Here's some code I've been using to extract the last hidden states from an RNN with variable length input....

Self-hosted CI for Research, Part 1: Running Jenkins builds in Docker Containers

This post is part of my series on setting up a self-hosted continuous integration server. Part 0 has a table of contents. Using Docker containers for Jenkins builds is attractive...

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/...

Research Update: Extracting Phonesthemes From Word Vectors

In the fall, I was awarded a Mary Gates Research Scholarship for a project seeking to extract phonesthemes (submorphemic sound clusters that seem to have meaning, more on what this...