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Do we still need inductive biases after Transformer language models?
Siva Reddy

In this talk, I will explore the role of inductive biases when fine-tuning large Transformer language models in three different scenarios: when output space is structured, for example, semantic parsing from language to code; when performing multi-task learning where tasks may share some latent structure, e.g., different semantic tasks like question answering and text entailment may share common reasoning skills; when the input involves a higher-order (latent) structure such as negation. It is not always the case that inductive biases help. Come with your wisest/wildest answers.

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Siva Reddy (McGill University)

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