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Date Class Notes
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 Introduction slides
(pdf version)
A relevant WSJ article
Mon, Jan 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed (no classes)
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 Introduction slides
(pdf version)
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 Introduction slides
(pdf version)
Wed, Jan 29, 2020 Introduction slides
(pdf version)
Mon, Feb 3, 2020
Wed, Feb 5, 2020 The Art and Science of Cause and Effect (Paper)
Sihao Chen (Slides)
Some Philosophical Problems From The Standpoint of Artificial Intelligence (Paper)
Xiaodong Yu (Slides)
Mon, Feb 10, 2020 No Class - Dan away
Wed, Feb 12, 2020 No Class - Dan away
Mon, Feb 17, 2020 Learning in Order to Reason: The Approach (Paper)
Aditya Kashyap (Slides)
Intelligence without representation (Paper)
Arun Kirubarajan (Slides)
Wed, Feb 19, 2020 Learning to Compose Neural Networks for Question Answering (Paper)
Kaifu Wang (Slides)
Global Reasoning over Database Structures for Text-to-SQL Parsing (Paper)
George Tolkachev (Slides)
Fri, Feb 21, 2020 Drop Deadline
Mon, Feb 24, 2020 Compositional Attention Networks for Machine Reasoning (Paper)
Weiyu Du (Slides)
Ask Me Anything: Dynamic Memory Networks for Natural Language Processing (Paper)
Yijie Zhao (Slides)
Wed, Feb 26, 2020 No Class
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 A Linear Programming Formulation for Global Inference in Natural Language Tasks (Paper)
Aditya Kashyap (Slides)
Neural Symbolic Machines: Learning Semantic Parsers on Freebase with Weak Supervision (Paper)
Qiao Han (Slides)
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 Joint Reasoning for Temporal and Causal Relations (Paper)
Haoyu Wang (Slides)
Question Answering as Global Reasoning over Semantic Abstractions (Paper)
Xiaodong Yu (Slides)
Mon, Mar 9, 2020 No Lecture - Spring Break
Wed, Mar 11, 2020 No Lecture - Spring Break
Mon, Mar 16, 2020 No Lecture - Spring Break
Wed, Mar 18, 2020 No Lecture - Spring Break
Mon, Mar 23, 2020 Representing Meaning with a Combination of Logical and Distributional Models (Paper)
Michal Porubcin (Slides)
Structured Learning with Constrained Conditional Models (Paper)
Sihao Chen (Slides)
Wed, Mar 25, 2020 Logical Rule Induction and Theory Learning Using Neural Theorem Proving (Paper)
Kaifu Wang (Slides)
A Semantic Loss Function for Deep Learning with Symbolic Knowledge (Paper)
Qiao Han (Slides)
Mon, Mar 30, 2020 Project 1 Presentation
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 The Winograd Schema Challenge (Paper)
Harry Zhang (Slides)
Towards AI-Complete Question Answering: A Set of Prerequisite Toy Tasks (Paper)
Arun Kirubarajan (Slides)
Fri, Apr 3, 2020 Withdrawn Deadline
Mon, Apr 6, 2020 What Can Neural Networks Reason About? (Paper)
Anushree Hede (Slides)
Measuring abstract reasoning in neural networks (Paper)
Xinran Han (Slides)
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 Harnessing Deep Neural Networks with Logic Rules (Paper)
Weiyu Du (Slides)
Combining Natural Logic and Shallow Reasoning for Question Answering (Paper)
Saket Karve (Slides)
Mon, Apr 13, 2020 Final Project Milestone Presentation (Tentative) Question Answering via Integer Programming over Semi-Structured Knowledge (Paper)
Haoyu Wang (Slides)
Discussants: Leon, Aditya
Wed, Apr 15, 2020 Multi-hop Reading Comprehension through Question Decomposition and Rescoring (Paper)
George Tolkachev (Slides)
Discussants: Leon, Saket
Exploring Markov Logic Networks for Question Answering (Paper)
Liyang Zhou (Slides)
Discussants: George, Haoyu, Michal
Mon, Apr 20, 2020 What’s Missing: A Knowledge Gap Guided Approach for Multi-hop Question Answering (Paper)
Krunal Shah (Slides)
Discussants: Saket, Aditya
Graph-Based Reasoning over Heterogeneous External Knowledge for Commonsense Question Answering (Paper)
Anushree Hede (Slides)
Discussants: Xinran, Aditya
Differentiable Reasoing Over a Virtual Knowledge Base (Paper)
Michal Porubcin
Discussants: Leon, Weiyu (Slides)
Wed, Apr 22, 2020 Mapping to Declarative Knowledge for Word Problem Solving (Paper)
Yijie Zhao
Discussants: Arun, George, Harry
Giving BERT a Calculator: Finding Operations and Arguments with Reading Comprehension (Paper)
Krunal Shah
Discussants: Arun, Xinran, Harry
Analysing Mathematical Reasoning Abilities of Neural Models (Paper)
Xinran Han
Discussants: Kaifu, Aditya, Harry
Mon, Apr 27, 2020 Joint Concept Learning and Semantic Parsing from Natural Language Explanations (Paper)
Saket Karve
Discussants: Kaifu, Haoyu, Harry
Extracting Commonsense Properties from Embeddings with Limited Human Guidance (Paper)
Harry Zhang
Discussants: Arun, Xinran
A Joint Model for Extended Semantic Role Labeling (Paper)
Liyang Zhou
Wed, Apr 29, 2020 Final Project Presentation