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WANLP 2021: Arabic Empathetic Conversational Agents and Pre-Trained Language Models
We are pleased to announce that we have 3 papers accepted to The Sixth Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop (WANLP 2021) co-located with EACL 2021. Auth (More)
Paper Abstract: Empathy-driven Arabic Conversational Chatbot
We are excited to share a preview of the paper titled “Empathy-driven Arabic Conversational Chatbot” by Tarek Naous, Christian Hokayem, and Prof. Hazem Hajj. The paper will be published at WANLP 2020 at COLING'2020, Barcelona, Spain, 12 Dec. 2020. (More)
State of the Art Models for Fake News Detection Tasks
Authors: Wissam Antoun ; Fady Baly ; Rim Achour ; Amir Hussein ; Hazem Hajj Abstract: This paper presents state of the art methods for addressing three important challenges in automated fake news detection: fake news detection, domain identificat (More)
Paper Abstract: A Link Prediction Approach for Accurately Mapping a Large-Scale Arabic Lexical Resource to English WordNet
We are excited to share a preview of Gilbert Badaro's (Ph.D.) paper titled "A Link Prediction Approach for Accurately Mapping a Large-Scale Arabic Lexical Resource to English WordNet". The paper will be published at the prestigious ACM Transactions o (More)
hULMonA: tHe first Universal Language MOdel iN Arabic
Authors: Obeida ElJundi, Wissam Antoun, Nour El Droubi, Hazem Hajj, Wassim El-Hajj, Khaled Shaban Paper: https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W19-4608 Source Code Repository: More)
AraBERT : Pre-training BERT for Arabic Language Understanding
Authors: Wissam Antoun, Fady Baly, Hazem Hajj   AraBERT is an Arabic pretrained language model based on Google’s BERT architecture. AraBERT uses the same BERT-Base config. More detail (More)
Resources and End-to-End Neural Network Models for Arabic Image Captioning
Authors: Obeida ElJundi, Mohamad Dhaybi, Kotaiba Mokadam, Hazem Hajj, and Daniel Asmar {oae15, mad45, kam38, hh63, da20}@aub.edu.lb   Introduction Image Captioning refers to the art of describing the content of an image by computers. It is a (More)
AUB MIND Lab at OSACT 4 Shared Task on Offensive Language Detection
The use of social media platforms has become more prevalent, which has provided tremendous opportunities for people to connect but has also opened the door for misuse with the spread of hate speech and offensive language. This phenomenon has been dri (More)