14 June 2019 - Sebastian Ruder: Seminar
Transfer learning in NLP and beyond
Over the last two years, the field of Natural Language Processing has witnessed the emergence of several transfer learning methods and architectures which significantly improved upon the state-of-the-art on a wide range of NLP tasks. In this talk, I will present an overview of the current state of transfer learning and provide an outlook into the future.
Sebastian Ruder a research scientist at DeepMind, London. He completed his PhD in Natural Language Processing at the Insight Research Centre for Data Analytics, while working as a research scientist at Dublin-based text analytics startup AYLIEN. He studied Computational Linguistics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and at Trinity College, Dublin.