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Machine learning and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the way businesses operate and people live. The TWIML AI Podcast brings the top minds and ideas from the world of ML and AI to a broad and influential community of ML/AI researchers, data scientists, engineers and tech-savvy business and IT leaders.

Hosted by Sam Charrington, a sought after industry analyst, speaker, commentator and thought leader.

Oct 29, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by Sebastian Ruder, a PhD student studying natural language processing at the National University of Ireland and a Research Scientist at text analysis startup Aylien.

In our conversation, Sebastian and I discuss recent milestones in neural NLP, including multi-task learning and pretrained language models. We also discuss the use of attention-based models, Tree RNNs and LSTMs, and memory-based networks. Finally, Sebastian walks us through his recent ULMFit paper, short for “Universal Language Model Fine-tuning for Text Classification,” which he co-authored with Jeremy Howard of fast.ai who I interviewed in episode 186.

For the complete show notes for this episode, visit https://twimlai.com/talk/195.