Search Results for author: Ryan Eloff

Found 4 papers, 1 papers with code

If dropout limits trainable depth, does critical initialisation still matter? A large-scale statistical analysis on ReLU networks

no code implementations13 Oct 2019 Arnu Pretorius, Elan van Biljon, Benjamin van Niekerk, Ryan Eloff, Matthew Reynard, Steve James, Benjamin Rosman, Herman Kamper, Steve Kroon

Our results therefore suggest that, in the shallow-to-moderate depth setting, critical initialisation provides zero performance gains when compared to off-critical initialisations and that searching for off-critical initialisations that might improve training speed or generalisation, is likely to be a fruitless endeavour.

Towards Automating Healthcare Question Answering in a Noisy Multilingual Low-Resource Setting

no code implementations ACL 2019 Jeanne E. Daniel, Willie Brink, Ryan Eloff, Charles Copley

We discuss ongoing work into automating a multilingual digital helpdesk service available via text messaging to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in South Africa.

Answer Selection Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings +1

Multimodal One-Shot Learning of Speech and Images

2 code implementations9 Nov 2018 Ryan Eloff, Herman A. Engelbrecht, Herman Kamper

Imagine a robot is shown new concepts visually together with spoken tags, e. g. "milk", "eggs", "butter".

Dynamic Time Warping One-Shot Learning

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