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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...

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...