NLP Reading Group, Dhaka


Winter 2022 - Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing

Date Presenter Title
2022-01-19 Zannatul Naim Shanto, Nusrat Jahan Tutorial 1 - Deep Neural Network An Introduction
2022-01-23 Tahnik Ahmed Tutorial 2 - Training Deep Neural Networks
2022-01-30 Toshiba Zaman, Shahad Mahmud, Zannatul Naim Shanto Tutorial 3 - Optimization in Deep Learning
2022-02-15 Rabiul Awal Tutorial 4 - Regularization in Deep Neural Nets
2022-02-20 Rabiul Awal Visualizing and Understanding Convolutional Networks, Zeiler 2013
2022-02-27 Rabiul Awal Deep residual learning for image recognition, He 2013
2022-03-13 TBA Distilling the knowledge in a neural network, Hinton NeurIPS 2015
2022-03-20 Tahsin Mayeesha Language Models are Few-Shot Learners, Brown 2020
2022-03-27 TBA ERNIE Enhanced Language Representation with Informative Entities, Zhang 2019

Fall 2021 - Advanced Natural Language Processsing

Date Presenter Title
2021-12-26 Rabiul Awal Bidirectional Attention Flow for Machine Comprehension, Seo et al. ICLR 2017
2021-12-12 Rabiul Awal SQuAD 100,000+ Questions for Machine Comprehension of Text, Rajpurkar et al. EMNLP 2016
2021-11-28 Rabiul Awal EMLO + ULMFiT
2021-11-21 TBA Effective Approaches to Attention-based Neural Machine Translation, Luong et al. EMNLP 2015
2021-09-26 Rabiul Awal Neural Machine Translation and Sequence-to-sequence Models A Tutorial, Graham Neubig 2017
2021-09-12 Rabiul Awal Tutorial Sequence Prediction, NER and POS tagging
2021-09-07 Rabiul Awal Bidirectional LSTM-CRF Models for Sequence Tagging
2021-08-22 Zannatul Naim Shanto, Nusrat Jahan Supervised and Semi-Supervised Text Categorization using LSTM for Region Embeddings, Johnson et al. 2016
2021-08-15 Sakira Hassan, Rabiul Awal A Sensitivity Analysis of (and Practitioners’ Guide to) Convolutional Neural Networks for Sentence Classification, Zhang et al. IJCNLP 2017
2021-08-08 Shadman Rohan Character-level Convolutional Networks for Text Classification
2021-08-01 Rabiul Awal CHARAGRAM Embedding Words and Sentences via Character n-grams
Sentence Classification
Sequence Labeling
Seq2seq and Attention
Pre-trained Language Models & Fine-tuning
Question answering
Convolutional Neural Networks
Deep Learning