Yashar Mehdad

According to our database1, Yashar Mehdad authored at least 72 papers between 2009 and 2022.

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2022
BiT: Robustly Binarized Multi-distilled Transformer.
CoRR, 2022

QUASER: Question Answering with Scalable Extractive Rationalization.
Proceedings of the SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11, 2022

Simple Local Attentions Remain Competitive for Long-Context Tasks.
Proceedings of the 2022 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2022

CONFIT: Toward Faithful Dialogue Summarization with Linguistically-Informed Contrastive Fine-tuning.
Proceedings of the 2022 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2022

Investigating Crowdsourcing Protocols for Evaluating the Factual Consistency of Summaries.
Proceedings of the 2022 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2022

Domain-matched Pre-training Tasks for Dense Retrieval.
Proceedings of the Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: NAACL 2022, 2022

UniK-QA: Unified Representations of Structured and Unstructured Knowledge for Open-Domain Question Answering.
Proceedings of the Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: NAACL 2022, 2022

2021
Salient Phrase Aware Dense Retrieval: Can a Dense Retriever Imitate a Sparse One?
CoRR, 2021

Investigating Crowdsourcing Protocols for Evaluating the Factual Consistency of Summaries.
CoRR, 2021

Domain-matched Pre-training Tasks for Dense Retrieval.
CoRR, 2021

EASE: Extractive-Abstractive Summarization with Explanations.
CoRR, 2021

Towards Understanding the Optimal Behaviors of Deep Active Learning Algorithms.
CoRR, 2021

RECONSIDER: Improved Re-Ranking using Span-Focused Cross-Attention for Open Domain Question Answering.
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2021

Improving Zero and Few-Shot Abstractive Summarization with Intermediate Fine-tuning and Data Augmentation.
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2021

Answering Complex Open-Domain Questions with Multi-Hop Dense Retrieval.
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Representations, 2021

Learning Better Structured Representations Using Low-rank Adaptive Label Smoothing.
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Representations, 2021

FiD-Ex: Improving Sequence-to-Sequence Models for Extractive Rationale Generation.
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2021

MTOP: A Comprehensive Multilingual Task-Oriented Semantic Parsing Benchmark.
Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Main Volume, 2021

Towards Understanding the Behaviors of Optimal Deep Active Learning Algorithms.
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, 2021

Do Explanations Help Users Detect Errors in Open-Domain QA? An Evaluation of Spoken vs. Visual Explanations.
Proceedings of the Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: ACL/IJCNLP 2021, 2021

ConvoSumm: Conversation Summarization Benchmark and Improved Abstractive Summarization with Argument Mining.
Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, 2021

Syntax-augmented Multilingual BERT for Cross-lingual Transfer.
Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, 2021

2020
FiD-Ex: Improving Sequence-to-Sequence Models for Extractive Rationale Generation.
CoRR, 2020

Human Evaluation of Spoken vs. Visual Explanations for Open-Domain QA.
CoRR, 2020

Unified Open-Domain Question Answering with Structured and Unstructured Knowledge.
CoRR, 2020

RECONSIDER: Re-Ranking using Span-Focused Cross-Attention for Open Domain Question Answering.
CoRR, 2020

Conversational Semantic Parsing.
CoRR, 2020

Answering Complex Open-Domain Questions with Multi-Hop Dense Retrieval.
CoRR, 2020


Efficient One-Pass End-to-End Entity Linking for Questions.
Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2020

Low-Resource Domain Adaptation for Compositional Task-Oriented Semantic Parsing.
Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2020

Conversational Semantic Parsing.
Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2020

2017
Rank-to-engage: New Listwise Approaches to Maximize Engagement.
CoRR, 2017

Lightweight Multilingual Entity Extraction and Linking.
Proceedings of the Tenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, 2017

DocTag2Vec: An Embedding Based Multi-label Learning Approach for Document Tagging.
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP, 2017

RIPML: A Restricted Isometry Property-Based Approach to Multilabel Learning.
Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, 2017

Online Article Ranking as a Constrained, Dynamic, Multi-Objective Optimization Problem.
Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, 2017

2016
Domain Adaptation for Named Entity Recognition in Online Media with Word Embeddings.
CoRR, 2016

Abusive Language Detection in Online User Content.
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web, 2016

Do Characters Abuse More Than Words?
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2016 Conference, 2016

A Low-Rank Approximation Approach to Learning Joint Embeddings of News Stories and Images for Timeline Summarization.
Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2016, 2016

Extractive Summarization under Strict Length Constraints.
Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation LREC 2016, 2016

2014
A Template-based Abstractive Meeting Summarization: Leveraging Summary and Source Text Relationships.
Proceedings of the INLG 2014, 2014

Abstractive Summarization of Product Reviews Using Discourse Structure.
Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2014

Abstractive Summarization of Spoken and Written Conversations Based on Phrasal Queries.
Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2014

2013
Dialogue Act Recognition in Synchronous and Asynchronous Conversations.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, 2013

Semeval-2013 Task 8: Cross-lingual Textual Entailment for Content Synchronization.
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2013

Towards Topic Labeling with Phrase Entailment and Aggregation.
Proceedings of the Human Language Technologies: Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2013

Abstractive Meeting Summarization with Entailment and Fusion.
Proceedings of the ENLG 2013, 2013

Combining Intra- and Multi-sentential Rhetorical Parsing for Document-level Discourse Analysis.
Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2013

2012
Match without a Referee: Evaluating MT Adequacy without Reference Translations.
Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, 2012

CoSyne: synchronizing multilingual wiki content.
Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, 2012

FBK: Machine Translation Evaluation and Word Similarity metrics for Semantic Textual Similarity.
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2012

Semeval-2012 Task 8: Cross-lingual Textual Entailment for Content Synchronization.
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2012

FBK: Cross-Lingual Textual Entailment Without Translation.
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2012

Chinese Whispers: Cooperative Paraphrase Acquisition.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2012

Detecting Semantic Equivalence and Information Disparity in Cross-lingual Documents.
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference, July 8-14, 2012, Jeju Island, Korea, 2012

2011
CoSyne: a framework for multilingual content synchronization of wikis.
Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, 2011

FBK Participation in the RTE-7 Main Task.
Proceedings of the Fourth Text Analysis Conference, 2011

Divide and Conquer: Crowdsourcing the Creation of Cross-Lingual Textual Entailment Corpora.
Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2011

Is it Worth Submitting this Run? Assess your RTE System with a Good Sparring Partner.
Proceedings of the Workshop on Textual Entailment, 2011

Using Bilingual Parallel Corpora for Cross-Lingual Textual Entailment.
Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2011

2010
FBK Participation in RTE6: Main and KBP Validation Task.
Proceedings of the Third Text Analysis Conference, 2010

Creating a Bi-lingual Entailment Corpus through Translations with Mechanical Turk: $100 for a 10-day Rush.
Proceedings of the 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk, 2010

Towards Cross-Lingual Textual Entailment.
Proceedings of the Human Language Technologies: Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2010

Syntactic/Semantic Structures for Textual Entailment Recognition.
Proceedings of the Human Language Technologies: Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2010

Mining Wikipedia for Large-scale Repositories of Context-Sensitive Entailment Rules.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2010

2009
SemKer: Syntactic/Semantic Kernels for Recognizing Textual Entailment.
Proceedings of the Second Text Analysis Conference, 2009

Using Lexical Resources in a Distance-Based Approach to RTE.
Proceedings of the Second Text Analysis Conference, 2009

Towards Extensible Textual Entailment Engines: The EDITS Package.
Proceedings of the AI*IA 2009: Emergent Perspectives in Artificial Intelligence, 2009

Optimizing Textual Entailment Recognition Using Particle Swarm Optimization.
Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Applied Textual Inference, 2009

Automatic Cost Estimation for Tree Edit Distance Using Particle Swarm Optimization.
Proceedings of the ACL 2009, 2009


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