
Don't Blame the ELBO! A Linear VAE Perspective on Posterior Collapse
Posterior collapse in Variational Autoencoders (VAEs) arises when the va...
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Similarity of Neural Network Representations Revisited
Recent work has sought to understand the behavior of neural networks by ...
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Your Classifier is Secretly an Energy Based Model and You Should Treat it Like One
We propose to reinterpret a standard discriminative classifier of p(yx)...
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A Simple Framework for Contrastive Learning of Visual Representations
This paper presents SimCLR: a simple framework for contrastive learning ...
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ContingencyAware Exploration in Reinforcement Learning
This paper investigates whether learning contingencyawareness and contr...
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NASA: Neural Articulated Shape Approximation
Efficient representation of articulated objects such as human bodies is ...
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SUMO: Unbiased Estimation of Log Marginal Probability for Latent Variable Models
Standard variational lower bounds used to train latent variable models p...
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Memory Augmented Policy Optimization for Program Synthesis with Generalization
This paper presents Memory Augmented Policy Optimization (MAPO): a novel...
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Optimal Completion Distillation for Sequence Learning
We present Optimal Completion Distillation (OCD), a training procedure f...
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Striving for Simplicity in Offpolicy Deep Reinforcement Learning
Reflecting on the advances of offpolicy deep reinforcement learning (RL...
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Efficient Exploration with SelfImitation Learning via TrajectoryConditioned Policy
This paper proposes a method for learning a trajectoryconditioned polic...
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TrustPCL: An OffPolicy Trust Region Method for Continuous Control
Trust region methods, such as TRPO, are often used to stabilize policy o...
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Device Placement Optimization with Reinforcement Learning
The past few years have witnessed a growth in size and computational req...
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Neural Audio Synthesis of Musical Notes with WaveNet Autoencoders
Generative models in vision have seen rapid progress due to algorithmic ...
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Filtering Variational Objectives
When used as a surrogate objective for maximum likelihood estimation in ...
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Neural Combinatorial Optimization with Reinforcement Learning
This paper presents a framework to tackle combinatorial optimization pro...
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Improving Policy Gradient by Exploring Underappreciated Rewards
This paper presents a novel form of policy gradient for modelfree reinf...
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Google's Neural Machine Translation System: Bridging the Gap between Human and Machine Translation
Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is an endtoend learning approach for ...
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Bridging the Gap Between Value and Policy Based Reinforcement Learning
We establish a new connection between value and policy based reinforceme...
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PixColor: Pixel Recursive Colorization
We propose a novel approach to automatically produce multiple colorized ...
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Deep Value Networks Learn to Evaluate and Iteratively Refine Structured Outputs
We approach structured output prediction by optimizing a deep value netw...
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Detecting Cancer Metastases on Gigapixel Pathology Images
Each year, the treatment decisions for more than 230,000 breast cancer p...
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Pixel Recursive Super Resolution
We present a pixel recursive super resolution model that synthesizes rea...
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Efficient nongreedy optimization of decision trees
Decision trees and randomized forests are widely used in computer vision...
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CO2 Forest: Improved Random Forest by Continuous Optimization of Oblique Splits
We propose a novel algorithm for optimizing multivariate linear threshol...
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Fast Exact Search in Hamming Space with MultiIndex Hashing
There is growing interest in representing image data and feature descrip...
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Ngram Language Modeling using Recurrent Neural Network Estimation
We investigate the effective memory depth of RNN models by using them fo...
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Neural Program Synthesis with Priority Queue Training
We consider the task of program synthesis in the presence of a reward fu...
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Smoothed Action Value Functions for Learning Gaussian Policies
Stateaction value functions (i.e., Qvalues) are ubiquitous in reinforc...
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QANet: Combining Local Convolution with Global SelfAttention for Reading Comprehension
Current endtoend machine reading and question answering (Q&A) models a...
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Embedding Text in Hyperbolic Spaces
Natural language text exhibits hierarchical structure in a variety of re...
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Discovery of Latent 3D Keypoints via Endtoend Geometric Reasoning
This paper presents KeypointNet, an endtoend geometric reasoning frame...
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Parallel Architecture and Hyperparameter Search via Successive Halving and Classification
We present a simple and powerful algorithm for parallel black box optimi...
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The Importance of Generation Order in Language Modeling
Neural language models are a critical component of stateoftheart syst...
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Sequence to Sequence Mixture Model for Diverse Machine Translation
Sequence to sequence (SEQ2SEQ) models often lack diversity in their gene...
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Understanding the impact of entropy in policy learning
Entropy regularization is commonly used to improve policy optimization i...
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Understanding the impact of entropy on policy optimization
Entropy regularization is commonly used to improve policy optimization i...
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Learning to Generalize from Sparse and Underspecified Rewards
We consider the problem of learning from sparse and underspecified rewar...
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Dream to Control: Learning Behaviors by Latent Imagination
Learned world models summarize an agent's experience to facilitate learn...
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Imputer: Sequence Modelling via Imputation and Dynamic Programming
This paper presents the Imputer, a neural sequence model that generates ...
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