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Female Faculty Focus - Kathleen McKeown - Shared screen with speaker view
jmaddouri
37:58
Hi my name is Jizel. I graduated in 2019 and I currently work as a data scientist focusing on NLP. You talked about the data science for social equity program. What advice would you give on handling bias in the data?
Julia Guo
41:14
Hi Professor McKeown! I have a question. Much of my initial attraction to ML/AI/NLP was the exciting and fast-growing nature of the field -- how there are new developments going on every day. However, now that progress seems to have slowed, and we're reconsidering the major pipeline in place (Collect a lot of data, train models like BERT), it feels a bit frustrating, like my research (I'm in Julia Hirschberg's lab!) is not making a lot of progress. Any tips for dealing with and overcoming these inevitable roadblocks?
Julia Guo
41:17
Haha sorry, long question
Julia Guo
45:42
Thank you!
Adithya N
46:23
Due you see the current large language models like gpt3 leading to agi?
Royston Soares
50:39
Hi professor, Its great to hear about your journey and is definitely one that I find extremely exciting! I am a masters student currently working on a summarization project focussed on trying to summarize lecture transcripts (Trying to develop an abstractive summarizer that sort of replicates note-taking by students where we simplify the concept and note down summaries). Oftentimes due to the large size of the lecture and/or the esoteric nature of the class it is a hard challenge to solve. How could we go about this ? Would love to hear about your research on the chapter summarization as well, as I believe this problem might benefit from some of the approaches employed there.
Adithya N
50:51
Thanks!
Royston Soares
53:16
Thank you so much !
Aaron McKeever
53:19
Are there any actions of male allyship that would be specifically helpful in promoting equality in the field? Or at least actions that you would have found been helpful when you were an undergrad? I always try to send opportunities to friends and other things like that, but I know there is so much more that could be done.
David Carrera
55:39
Hi Professor McKeown! I’m planning on taking NLP next semester. I was wondering if you would recommend taking ML or AI before NLP. I have taken Data Structures and Advanced Programming and want to make sure I’m not behind on any assumed knowledge.
Aaron McKeever
56:41
Thank you!
David Carrera
58:38
Thank you!
jmaddouri
59:03
Thank you so much for taking the time and all your insight :)
Priyal Aggarwal
01:00:57
Hi Professor McKeown! I am a Master’s student, working on summarization as well. What would be your suggestion on reaching out to people (especially Professors who are doing relevant research) to get suggestions/advice about the project we are working on?
Priyal Aggarwal
01:02:52
Thank you so much! :)
Yu-Chen Huang
01:06:19
Thank you!! :)
Adiba Ejaz
01:06:23
Thank you so much!!
Anuva Banwasi
01:06:25
Thank you!
David Carrera
01:06:25
Thank you!
Royston Soares
01:06:26
Thank you ! :D
Priyal Aggarwal
01:06:26
Thanks a lot for taking the time Professor!
Julia Guo
01:06:28
thank you!
Megan Fleurine St. Hilaire
01:06:32
Thank you!