Search Results for author: William Held

Found 6 papers, 2 papers with code

Multi-VALUE: A Framework for Cross-Dialectal English NLP

no code implementations15 Dec 2022 Caleb Ziems, William Held, Jingfeng Yang, Diyi Yang

First, we use this system to build stress tests for question answering, machine translation, and semantic parsing tasks.

Data Augmentation Machine Translation +3

On Second Thought, Let's Not Think Step by Step! Bias and Toxicity in Zero-Shot Reasoning

no code implementations15 Dec 2022 Omar Shaikh, Hongxin Zhang, William Held, Michael Bernstein, Diyi Yang

Generating a chain of thought (CoT) can increase large language model (LLM) performance on a wide range of tasks.

Language Modelling

DAMP: Doubly Aligned Multilingual Parser for Task-Oriented Dialogue

1 code implementation15 Dec 2022 William Held, Christopher Hidey, Fei Liu, Eric Zhu, Rahul Goel, Diyi Yang, Rushin Shah

Modern virtual assistants use internal semantic parsing engines to convert user utterances to actionable commands.

Semantic Parsing XLM-R

Shapley Head Pruning: Identifying and Removing Interference in Multilingual Transformers

no code implementations11 Oct 2022 William Held, Diyi Yang

However, as a fixed-size model acquires more languages, its performance across all languages degrades, a phenomenon termed interference.

Sentence Classification

Focus on what matters: Applying Discourse Coherence Theory to Cross Document Coreference

1 code implementation EMNLP 2021 William Held, Dan Iter, Dan Jurafsky

We model the entities/events in a reader's focus as a neighborhood within a learned latent embedding space which minimizes the distance between mentions and the centroids of their gold coreference clusters.

coreference-resolution Coreference Resolution +3

The Effectiveness of Simple Hybrid Systems for Hypernym Discovery

no code implementations ACL 2019 William Held, Nizar Habash

Hypernymy modeling has largely been separated according to two paradigms, pattern-based methods and distributional methods.

Hypernym Discovery

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