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News

Upcoming

24.11.2017: I will be giving a guest lecture on Optimization for Deep Learning in the Advanced Topics in Computational Intelligence course at the Dublin Institute for Technology.

I am writing a book for Morgan & Claypool on cross-lingual learning, with Anders Søgaard, Ivan Vulić, and Manaal Faruqui.

Past

2017

13.10.2017: I gave a talk on transfer learning for NLP at Cambridge, UK and was invited by Alex Kendall.

12.10.2017: I gave a talk on transfer learning for NLP at The Alan Turing Institute and was invited by Pontus Stenetorp.

25.-27.09.2017: I attended the second Google NLP Summit in Zurich.

07.-11.09.2017: I attended EMNLP 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark and presented a poster.

01.07.2017: My paper with Barbara Plank Learning to select data for transfer learning with Bayesian Optimization was accepted to EMNLP 2017.

31.05.2017: I gave a talk on transfer learning for NLP at the Natural Language Processing Copenhagen meetup.

April - June 2017: I was visiting the NLP group at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen and was hosted by Anders Søgaard.

03.03.2017: I gave a talk on transfer learning at Accenture, Dublin and was invited by Diarmuid Cahalane.

01.03.2017: I gave a talk on transfer learning at LinkedIn, Dublin and was invited by Majid Yazdani.

2016

13.12.2016. I gave a talk on NIPS 2016 highlights at the NLP Dublin meetup.

05.-10.12.2016: I attended NIPS 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Here are my highlights.

01.-05.11.2016: I attended EMNLP 2016 in Austin, Texas. Here are my highlights.

02.11.2016: We've announced funded PhD and Master's opportunities at AYLIEN.

09.09.2016: My paper Towards a continuous modeling of natural language domains has been accepted at the Uphill Battles in Language Processing workshop at EMNLP 2016.

24.08.2016: I gave a talk on A Hierarchical Model of Reviews for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis at the Insight SIG NLP meeting at NUIG.

11.-12.08.2016: I attended the RepL4NLP and RepEval workshops at ACL 2016.

03.08.2016: I gave a talk on Softmax Approximations for Learning Word Embeddings and Language Modeling at the NLP Dublin meetup.

29.07.2016: My paper A Hierarchical Model of Reviews for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis has been accepted to EMNLP 2016.

21.-28.07.2016: I attended the 6th Lisbon Machine Learning School. Here are my highlights.

July 2016: I started organizing the NLP Dublin meetup.

21.-24.03.2016: I attended the 2nd Summer School on Integrating Vision and Language with a focus on Deep Learning in Malta.

February 2016: Two papers accepted at the SemEval-2016 tasks 4, Twitter Sentiment Analysis and 5, Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis.

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