Combining BERT with Categorical & Numerical Features - Ep. 1

Weekly Research Group, June 17th, 2021

You can view this week’s recording here:

This week, we began our discussion of combining text with categorical and numerical features using BERT. We looked at some example datasets for this problem, as well as the Multimodal-Toolkit from georgian.io as a source of inspiration for strategies.

You can view our notes from the discussion here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NGBtUurxT4COhbq_2g50YZxqmTNJPtsoYxC-FJcUUKs/edit#heading=h.60i9021hvriw

Next week, we’ll be switching back to Question Answering systems, and Nick will give us an overview of popular choices for the “Reader” component. Sign up here:
https://www.chrismccormick.ai/weekly-discussion-group