Allen Institute for AI

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Architecture of vision-language tasks
Allen Institute for AI

One Model for Vision-Language: A general purpose AI for vision and language tasks.

Researchers have proposed task-agnostic architectures for image classification tasks and language tasks. New work proposes a single architecture for vision-language tasks.
Data showing how new pretrained language models might learn facts like weight and cost
Allen Institute for AI

The Measure of a Muppet: How NLP models learn attributes of pretrained embeddings.

The latest pretrained language models have shown a remarkable ability to learn facts. A new study drills down on issues of scale, showing that such models might learn the approximate weight of a dog or cost of an apple, at least to the right order of magnitude.
Screen capture of a Semantic Scholar search with TLDR summaries generated by AI
Allen Institute for AI

Very Short, Did Read: TLDR generates short summaries of scientific articles.

A new summarization model boils down AI research papers to a single sentence. TLDR from Allen Institute for AI creates at-a-glance summaries of scientific research papers. It’s up and running at Semantic Scholar, a research database, where searches now return its pithy precis.
Oren Etzioni
Allen Institute for AI

Oren Etzioni — Tools For Equality: How AI can help improve accessibility

In 2020, I hope the AI community will grapple with issues of fairness in ways that tangibly and directly benefit disadvantaged populations.
Sesame Street characters together
Allen Institute for AI

Inside AI’s Muppet Empire: Why Are So Many NLP Models Named After Muppets?

As language models show increasing power, a parallel trend has received less notice: The vogue for naming models after characters in the children’s TV show Sesame Street.
Pipeline for identifying sentences containing evidence of SDIs and SSIs
Allen Institute for AI

Hidden Findings Revealed

Drugs undergo rigorous experimentation and clinical trials to gain regulatory approval, while dietary supplements get less scrutiny. Even when a drug study reveals an interaction with supplements, the discovery tends to receive little attention.

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