Hi All, In my haste, I put the wrong weekday on this email. The showcase will be on Monday this month, not Wednesday.
Kindly, On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 3:46 PM Sarah R <srodl...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi Everyone, > > The next Wikimedia Research Showcase will be live-streamed Wednesday, > August 13 2018 at 11:30 AM (PDT) 18:30 UTC. > > YouTube stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGPMS4YGDMk > > As usual, you can join the conversation on IRC at #wikimedia-research. > And, you can watch our past research showcases here. > <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research/Showcase#Upcoming_Showcase> > > Hope to see you there! > > This month's presentations is: > > *Quicksilver: Training an ML system to generate draft Wikipedia articles > and Wikidata entries simultaneously* > > John Bohannon and Vedant Dharnidharka, Primer > > The automatic generation and updating of Wikipedia articles is usually > approached as a multi-document summarization task: Given a set of source > documents containing information about an entity, summarize the entity. > Purely sequence-to-sequence neural models can pull that off, but getting > enough data to train them is a challenge. Wikipedia articles and their > reference documents can be used for training, as was recently done > <https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.10198> by a team at Google AI. But how do you > find new source documents for new entities? And besides having humans read > all of the source documents, how do you fact-check the output? What is > needed is a self-updating knowledge base that learns jointly with a > summarization model, keeping track of data provenance. Lucky for us, the > world’s most comprehensive public encyclopedia is tightly coupled with > Wikidata, the world’s most comprehensive public knowledge base. We have > built a system called Quicksilver uses them both. > > > -- Sarah R. Rodlund Technical Writer, Developer Advocacy <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Developer_Advocacy> srodl...@wikimedia.org *“I am a jug filled with water both magic and plain; I have only to lean over, and a stream of beautiful thoughts flows out of me.” * ― Bohumil Hrabal, Too Loud a Solitude _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>