Artificial Intelligence

An Introduction to Transfer Learning in NLP and HuggingFace

When:
Thursday, December 10, 2020, 11:00am - 12:00pm PSTiCal
Where:
VIRTUAL: https://usc.zoom.us/j/97107924205
This event is open to the public.
Type:
NL Seminar
Speaker:
Thomas Wolf (Hugging Face)
Video:
https://youtu.be/sKfRlPD8DhU
Description:

Abstract:

In this talk I'll start by introducing the recent breakthroughs in NLP that resulted from the combination of Transfer Learning schemes and Transformer architectures. The second part of the talk will be dedicated to an introduction of the open-source tools released by HuggingFace, in particular our Transformers, Tokenizers and Datasets libraries and our models.
 

Bio:
Thomas Wolf is co-founder and Chief Science Officer of HuggingFace. His team is on a mission to catalyze and democratize NLP research. Prior to HuggingFace, Thomas gained a Ph.D. in physics, and later a law degree. He worked as a physics researcher and a European Patent Attorney.
https://thomwolf.io/
 

 

 

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