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Previous talks of the Statistical Natural Language Processing Colloquium

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Winter Term 2019

Time Event Title
February 6 Invited talk
Sebastian Ruder
DeepMind
Cross-lingual Transfer Learning
[Abstract]

Summer Term 2019

Time Event Title
April 24 Talk: Interactive Lecture Translation project
May 08 Reading group
May 15 Reading group
May 22 Reading group
May 29 Mayumi Ohta
ICL, Heidelberg University
Differential Privacy
June 05 Reading group
June 12 Tsz Kin Lam
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning to learn Neural Machine Translation and Speech Translation
June 19 Reading group
June 26 Michael Staniek
ICL, Heidelberg University
Variance reduction properties of the reparameterization trick
July 03 Invited talk
Patrick Simianer
LILT Inc.
Adaptation for Interactive Neural Machine Translation [Abstract]
July 10 Raphael Schumann
ICL, Heidelberg University
(1) Medical Coding: Automatic ICD-10 code classification
(2) Transcription Errors in Context of Intent Detection and Filling
[Abstract]
July 17 No meeting (LxMLS)
July 26 Invited talk
Daniel Beck
University of Melbourne
Natural Language Generation in the Wildi [Abstract]

Winter Term 2018

Time Event Title
October 24 Reading Group
Tuesday, October 30
16:00-17:30
INF 205, SR 2/414 (2.OG)
Invited talk
George Foster
Google AI, Montreal
Revisiting Character-Based Neural Machine Translation with Capacity and Compression
[Abstract]
Monday, November 5
11:15-12:45
Conference room 5.OG, Mathematikon
Invited talk
Trevor Cohn
University of Melbourne, Australia
Translation on a shoestring
[Abstract]
November 14 Sariya Karimova
ICL, Heidelberg University
Exploring different approaches for the neural speech translation
[Abstract]
November 21 Reading Group
November 28
14:00-15:00
INF 325, SR 24
Invited talk
Wilker Aziz
ILLC, University of Amsterdam
Auto-Encoding Variational Neural Machine Translation
[Abstract]
December 5 Reading Group

December 12 Carolin Lawrence
ICL, Heidelberg University
Neural Sequence-to-Sequence Models from Weak Feedback with Bipolar Ramp Loss
[Abstract]
December 19 Simon Will
ICL, Heidelberg University
Parsing NLmaps Queries using Adversarial Neural Machine Translation
[Abstract]
January 9 Philipp Wiesenbach
ICL, Heidelberg University
Low Resource Translation for Middle Egyptian
[Abstract]
January 16 Reading Group
January 23 Tsz Kin Lam
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning by asking: a word-level based active strategy for interactive-predictive neural machine translation
[Abstract]
January 30 Invited talk
Christian Buck
Google AI, Zurich
Active Question Answering with Reinforcement Learning
[Abstract]
February 6 Shigehiko Schamoni
ICL, Heidelberg University
Topic-Aware Learning-to-Rank for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval
[Abstract]

Summer Term 2018

Time Event Title
April 18 Reading Group

April 25 Reading Group

May 2 Reading Group

May 9 Invited talk
Ramón Astudillo
Unbabel
The impact of deep learning in Spoken Language Translation
[Abstract]
May 16 TszKin Lam
ICL, Heidelberg University
A Reinforcement Learning Approach to Interactive-Predictive Neural Machine Translation
[Abstract]
May 23 Invited talk
Abhijeet Gupta
IMS, University of Stuttgart
Entities in Distributional Semantics
[Abstract]
June 13 Reading Group

June 20 Carolin Lawrence
ICL, Heidelberg University
Julia Kreutzer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Improving a Neural Semantic Parser by Counterfactual Learning from Human Bandit Feedback [Abstract]
Reliability and Learnability of Human Bandit Feedback for Sequence-to-Sequence Reinforcement Learning [Abstract]
June 27 Reading Group

July 4 Reading Group

July 11 Markus Zopf
TU Darmstadt
Pairwise Preferences between Summaries, Sentences, and n-Grams for Automatic Text Summarization
[Abstract]
July 18 Reading Group

July 25 Michael Staniek
ICL, Heidelberg University
Sariya Karimova
ICL, Heidelberg University
Discrete-output Deep Deterministic Policy Gradient [Abstract]
TBA

Winter Term 2017

Time Event Title
October 18 Reading Group

October 25 Invited talk
Iacer Calixto
Dublin City University
Using Images to Ground Machine Translation
[Abstract]
November 8 Mayumi Ohta
ICL, Heidelberg University
SAGA with perturbations
November 15 Reading Group

November 22 Julian Hitschler
ICL, Heidelberg University
Zeroth-Order Bandit Structured Prediction
November 29 Reading Group

December 6 Hiko Schamoni
ICL, Heidelberg University

December 13 Reading Group

December 20 Reading Group

January 10 Tsz Kin Lam
ICL, Heidelberg University

January 17 Julia Kreutzer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning from Real User Feedback
January 26 Invited talk
Alex Fraser

CIS, LMU Munich

January 31 Reading Group

February 7 Reading Group

Summer Term 2017

Time Event Title
April 26 Kick-off Meeting

May 3 SCIDATOS Briefing

May 17 Invited talk
Ryan Cotterell
Johns Hopkins University
Graphical Models over Strings
[Abstract]
May 24 Invited talk
André Martins
Unbabel, IST Lisbon
Sparse Attention with Sparsemax & Pushing the Limits of Translation Quality Estimation
[Abstract]
May 31 Julia Kreutzer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Bandit Structured Prediction for Neural Sequence-to-Sequence Learning
[Abstract]
June 7 Invited talk
Pratik Gajane
Orange-labs, Lannion, France
Multi-armed Bandit Problem with Unconventional Feedback
[Abstract]
June 14 Invited talk
Christian Wirth
Knowledge Engineering Group, TU Darmstadt
Efficient Preference-based Reinforcement Learning
Abstract ]
June 21 no colloquium today

June 28 Julian Hitschler
ICL, Heidelberg University
Talk postponed!
July 5 Carolin Lawrence
ICL, Heidelberg University
Counterfactual Learning from Bandit Feedback under Deterministic Logging
Abstract ]
July 12 Shigehiko Schamoni
ICL, Heidelberg University
A Model for Predicting Sepsis in Polytrauma Patients in the ICU
Abstract ]
July 19 Laura Jehl
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning to translate from graded and negative relevance information
Abstract ]
July 26 Sariya Karimova
ICL, Heidelberg University
The first experiments with real users for post-editing NMT output
Abstract ]

Winter Term 2016

Time Event Title
Oct 19 Patrick Simianer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Post-editing interface for immediate adaptation
[Abstract]
Oct 26Erich Schubert
DBS, Heidelberg University
Scalable Detection of Emerging Topics and Geo-spatial Events in Large Textual Streams
[Abstract]
Nov 2 Shigehiko Schamoni
ICL, Heidelberg University
Working with Electronic Health Records: Machine Learning for Data Analysis
[Abstract]
Nov 9 Johanna Geiß
DBS, Heidelberg University
Working with Electronic Health Records Part 2: The Data
[Abstract]
Nov 30 1. Julia Kreutzer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Stochastic Structured Prediction under Bandit Feedback (NIPS dry-run) [Abstract]
2. Carolin Lawrence
ICL, Heidelberg University
NLmaps: A Natural Language Interface to Query OpenStreetMap
(COLING dry-run) [Abstract]
Dec 21 Hui Li
DBS, Heidelberg University
Historical Correspondence Networks: Data Analysis
[Abstract]
Friday, Jan 13
14:15-15:45
SR 4, INF 205
Invited talk
Ulf Leser
Institut für Informatik, HU Berlin
Web-Scale Domain-Specific Information Extraction
[Abstract]
Jan 18 Leonard Henger
DBS, Heidelberg University
Extraktion von Patiententimelines aus der Mimic3 Datenbank
[Abstract]
Friday, Jan 20
11:15-12:45
SR 11, INF 205
Invited talk
Kevin Duh
Johns Hopkins University
Multi-objective Hyperparamater Optimization of Deep Neural Networks
[Abstract]
Feb 1 Sariya Karimova
ICL Heidelberg
Image caption translation experiments using images
[Abstract]

Summer Term 2016

Time Event Title
May 4 Patrick Simianer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning From Post-Edits
[Abstract]
Jun 1 Carolin Haas
ICL, Heidelberg University
A Corpus and Semantic Parser for Multilingual Natural Language Querying of OpenStreetMap
[Abstract] [Full Paper]
Jun 8Invited talk
Jannik Strötgen
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Saarbrücken
Temponym Tagging, Comprehensive Tagging of Textual Phrases with Temporal Scopes
[Abstract]
Jun 15Invited talk
Magdalena Wolska
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Experiments in computer-assisted scoring of content-oriented constructed response items
[Abstract]
Jun 22 Julian Hitschler
ICL Heidelberg
Multimodal Pivots for Image Caption Translation
[Abstract] [Full Paper]
Jul 6 Andreas Spitz
DBS, Heidelberg University
Terms over LOAD: Leveraging Named Entities for Cross-Document Extraction and Summarization of Events
[Abstract]
Jul 13 ENTFÄLLT WEGEN KRANKHEIT Invited talk
Katja Markert
ICL, Heidelberg University
Wikipedia enrichment via news sources
[Abstract]
Jul 20 Konferenzraum, Mathematikon Invited talk
Phil Blunsom
University of Oxford, DeepMind London
Memory, Reading, and Comprehension
[Abstract]
Jul 27 Sariya Karimova
ICL Heidelberg
t.b.a.
Friday, Aug 05 Invited talk
Tim Baldwin
The University of Melbourne
Scalable, General-purpose Semantic Learning
[Abstract]

Winter Term 2015

Time Event Title
October 22, 2015 Stefan Riezler
ICL, Heidelberg University
Bandit Structured Prediction for Learning from Partial Feedback in Statistical Machine Translation
[Abstract]
[Full Paper]
November 5, 2015
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Tanguy Urvoy
Orange Labs/France Telecom
Dueling Bandits and Other Partial-Feedback Learning Problems
[Abstract]
November 12, 2015 Julia Kreutzer and Laura Jehl
ICL, Heidelberg University
Recap of the Deep Learning for Machine Translation (DL4MT) Winter School, Dublin, Oct 2015
November 26, 2015
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Christian Bizer
Universität Mannheim
Web Data Search and Search Joins
[Abstract]
December 3, 2015 Christopher Lo
Tufts University, Boston, USA
Learning CRFs under Weak Supervision
[Abstract]
December 10, 2015 Hui Li
DBS, Heidelberg University
Social Network Extraction and Exploration from Historical Correspondences
[Abstract]
December 17, 2015 Patrick Simianer, Laura Jehl
ICL, Heidelberg University
The Heidelberg University English-German Translation System for IWSLT 2015
[Full Paper]
January 14, 2016
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Stefanie Jegelka
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Determinantal Point Processes in Machine Learning
[Abstract]
January 21, 2016 Shigehiko Schamoni
ICL, Heidelberg University
Learning Predictive Risk Scores to Improve Early Diagnosis of Sepsis
[Abstract]

Summer Term 2015

Time Event Title
December 11, 2014 Patrick Simianer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Large Scale Tuning for Statistical Machine Translation [Abstract]
January 15, 2015 Felix Hieber
ICL, Heidelberg University
Translation-based Ranking for Cross-Language Information Retrieval — A Bag-of-Words Forced Decoding Model. [Abstract]
April 17, 2015 One Minute Madness
April 24, 2015 Carolin Haas
ICL, Heidelberg University
OSM as an NLP Resource: A new Corpus for Semantic Parsing & Beyond [Abstract]
May 8, 2015 Katharina Wäschle
ICL, Heidelberg University
Integrating a Large, Monolingual Corpus as Translation Memory into Statistical Machine Translation [Abstract]
May 22, 2015
11:00 am1:00 pm
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Laura Dietz
UMASS, Amherst and Informatik, Mannheim
Network Topic Models
[Abstract]
May 29, 2015 Julian Hitschler
ICL, Heidelberg University
Multimodal Information for Statistical Machine Translation
[Abstract]
June 5, 2015 (NAACL conference)
June 12, 2015 Jannik Strötgen
DBS, Heidelberg University
T.B.A.
June 19, 2015
11:00 am1:00 pm
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Alexandre Klementiev
Amazon Research, Berlin
T.B.A.
June 26, 2015 Andreas Spitz
DBS, Heidelberg University
T.B.A.
July 3, 2015
11:00 am1:00 pm
INF 328, SR 25
Invited talk
Shay Cohen
University of Edinburgh
T.B.A.
July 10, 2015 Laura Jehl
ICL, Heidelberg University
T.B.A.
July 17, 2015 Johanna Geiß
DBS, Heidelberg University
T.B.A.
July 24, 2015

Winter Term 2014

Time Event Title
December 11, 2014 Patrick Simianer
ICL, Heidelberg University
Large Scale Tuning for Statistical Machine Translation [Abstract]
January 15, 2015 Felix Hieber
ICL, Heidelberg University
Translation-based Ranking for Cross-Language Information Retrieval — A Bag-of-Words Forced Decoding Model. [Abstract]
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