TALK: Automated Data Augmentation via Wikidata Relationships

October 20th, 2019

Automated Data Augmentation via Wikidata Relationships

Oyesh Singh, UMBC
10:30-11:30 Monday, 21 October 2019, ITE 346

With the increase in complexity of machine learning models, there is more need for data than ever. In order to fill this gap of annotated data-scarce situation, we look towards the ocean of free data present in Wikipedia and other WIkimedia resources. Wikipedia has an enormous amount of data in many languages along with the knowledge graph defined in Wikidata. In this presentation, I will explain how we utilized the Wikipedia/Wikidata data to boost the performance of BERT models for named entity recognition.