17th AIAI 2021, 25 - 27 June 2021, Greece

Machine Learning Meets Natural Language Processing - The story so far

Nikolaos-Ioannis Galanis, Panagiotis Vafiadis, Kostas-Gkouram Mirzaev, George Papakostas


  Natural Language Processing (NLP) has evolved significantly over the last decade. This paper highlights the most important milestones of this period, while trying to pinpoint the contribution of each individual model and algorithm to the overall progress. Furthermore, it focuses on issues still remaining to be solved, emphasizing on the groundbreaking proposals of Transformers, BERT, and all the similar attention-based models  

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