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Pushing the Vanguard of Natural Language Generation (NLG) using Language Models as Discriminators

“For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.” ― T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Intro to Modern Bayesian Learning and Probabilistic Programming

What is Bayesian machine learning? To answer this question, it is helpful to first take a look at what happens in typical machine learning procedures (even non-Bayesian ones). In nearly all cases,...

Symbolic Graph Reasoning Meets Convolutions, NeurIPS 2018

Despite significant advances made by convolution networks in standard recognition tasks such as image classification and segmentation, deeper and more complicated local convolutions are the...

Getting to Know Nick Pazzaglia

Our team at Petuum is made up of incredibly talented people. This series features the engineers, managers, and creators that keep our company moving forward and make us proud of the work we do...

Are you ready for NeurIPS 2018?

We mentioned in a previous post how excited we are that eight papers by Petuum authors were accepted to NeurIPS 2018, the 32nd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. They’ll be...

Connecting the Dots Between MLE and RL for Sequence Generation

Crossposted on the Texar blog. Sequence generation is a ubiquitous problem in many applications, such as machine translation, text summarization, image captioning, and so forth. Recently, we...

Introduction to Interpretable Machine Learning

By Seojin Bang We have witnessed the rise of sophisticated, autonomous task-performing systems such as self-driving cars, product recommendations, language translators, and targeted...

Petuum Named AI Innovator of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is well-known as a regional hub of talent and innovation. As one of the city’s leading technology companies — according to the Pittsburgh Business Times, Petuum...

Petuum’s Pengtao Xie Named a Pittsburgh 2018 Innovator — Congratulations, Pengtao!

Our Senior Director of Data Solutions and Service, Pengtao Xie, has been selected as a winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times’ Innovator Awards 2018! We are proud to share the news and...