Search Results for author: Abdalghani Abujabal

Found 10 papers, 1 papers with code

Continuous Model Improvement for Language Understanding with Machine Translation

no code implementations NAACL 2021 Abdalghani Abujabal, Claudio Delli Bovi, Sungho Ryu, Turan Gojayev, Fabian Triefenbach, Yannick Versley

Scaling conversational personal assistants to a multitude of languages puts high demands on collecting and labelling data, a setting in which cross-lingual learning techniques can help to reconcile the need for well-performing Natural Language Understanding (NLU) with a desideratum to support many languages without incurring unacceptable cost.

Machine Translation Natural Language Understanding +1

TEQUILA: Temporal Question Answering over Knowledge Bases

no code implementations9 Aug 2019 Zhen Jia, Abdalghani Abujabal, Rishiraj Saha Roy, Jannik Stroetgen, Gerhard Weikum

An important case, addressed here, is that of temporal questions, where cues for temporal relations need to be discovered and handled.

Question Answering

ComQA: A Community-sourced Dataset for Complex Factoid Question Answering with Paraphrase Clusters

no code implementations NAACL 2019 Abdalghani Abujabal, Rishiraj Saha Roy, Mohamed Yahya, Gerhard Weikum

To bridge the gap between the capabilities of the state-of-the-art in factoid question answering (QA) and what users ask, we need large datasets of real user questions that capture the various question phenomena users are interested in, and the diverse ways in which these questions are formulated.

Question Answering

Neural Named Entity Recognition from Subword Units

no code implementations22 Aug 2018 Abdalghani Abujabal, Judith Gaspers

Named entity recognition (NER) is a vital task in spoken language understanding, which aims to identify mentions of named entities in text e. g., from transcribed speech.

named-entity-recognition Named Entity Recognition +2

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