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In modern artificial intelligence systems for understanding natural language, there’s something of a tension — between understanding the nature of language, on the one hand, and performing computer tricks that improve test-taking by manipulating data, on the other.
Or, at least, that’s the sense one gets from Google’s latest contribution to natural language understanding, a new neural network unveiled on Wednesday called “XLNet.” The authors, who have appointments that include Google Brain and Carnegie Mellon University, showed performance by XLNet that had a meaningful improvement over several previous approaches on standardized tests that include question answering.
The secret is a new way to set objectives for the computer program, so it…