The natural language processing group at UMass Amherst is made up of faculty and students from the College of Information & Computer Sciences, as well as affiliated members in linguistics, social sciences and humanities. Our research spans a diverse range of topics, including computational social science, information extraction, neural language modeling and representation learning, question answering, and digital humanities.
|Nov 1, 2022||All four UMass NLP core faculty are recruiting PhD students for Fall 2023! If you’re interested, please see here for application instructions.|
|Nov 1, 2022||Seven papers from UMass NLP to appear at EMNLP 2022, and four additional papers from UMass NLP affiliates! Papers on decoding with large ranking models, zero-shot cross-lingual summarization, retrieval-augmented LMs, document-level literary translation, nearest neighbour search for with matrix factorization, and datasets for analyzing Chinese LMs and MT metrics.|
|Apr 7, 2022||Four papers to appear at ACL 2022 on a retrieval benchmark for literary analysis, word2box, softmax bottleneck in LMs and event-event relation extraction.|
|Apr 7, 2022||Five papers to appear at NAACL 2022 on long-form QA, challege dataset for long-range LMs, dataset of discourse in peer reviews, AMR parsing and entity linking.|