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Salesforce Research at ICLR 2022

Conference Overview This year marks the Tenth International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), one of the premier academic conferences dedicated to advancing research in representation learning - a type of machine learning also referred to as feature learning or deep learning. ICLR features the latest advancements in cutting-edge deep learning

25 Apr 2022 • Mia Ferrer #ICLR

Salesforce Research at EMNLP 2020

This year marks the 24th annual Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference reimagined for the first time ever in a fully virtual format. EMNLP is a leading conference in the area of Natural Language Processing covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational

11 Nov 2020 • Denna Mafie #research

How Salesforce Infuses Ethics into its AI

For all the good that AI can bring, responsible tech companies understand they must recognize, prepare for, and mitigate the potential unintended, harmful effects. That’s why Salesforce sees ethics as foundational to AI — and why we’re sharing a closer look at how we infuse an ethical process into

14 Aug 2020 • Katherine Siu #artificial intelligence

Explaining Solutions to Physical Reasoning Tasks

We show that deep neural models can describe common sense physics in a valid and sufficient way that is also generalizable. Our ESPRIT framework is trained on a new dataset with physics simulations and descriptions that we collected and have open-sourced.

05 May 2020 • Nazneen Rajani #research

Q&A with Salesforce Research Intern Kevin (Chih-Yao) Ma on Self-Monitoring Navigation Agent via Auxiliary Progress Estimation

For some, the world we live in today can be represented as data in high-dimensional spatiotemporal space—which we humans typically use language to describe, interpret, and reason about. For Salesforce Research Intern, Kevin (Chih-Yao) Ma, this topic became a key focal point in his research “Self-Monitoring Navigation Agent via

01 May 2019 • Alexandria Murray #news

Salesforce Research at ICLR 2019

May 6th - May 9th @ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans ABOUT:Salesforce is excited to be a diamond sponsor of the Seventh International Conference on Learning Representations happening Monday, May 6th through Thursday, May 9th in New Orleans, Louisiana. We encourage you to stop by our Salesforce Booth

22 Apr 2019 • Alexandria Murray #news

Q&A with Salesforce Research Intern Akhilesh Gotmare on how "Optimization and Machine Learning" led him to ICLR.

In the research paper, “A Closer Look at Deep Learning Heuristics: Learning rate restarts, Warmup and Distillation” Futureforce PhD Intern Akhilesh Gotmare, worked with Research Scientist Nitish Shirish Keskar, Director of Research Caiming Xiong, and Salesforce Chief Scientist Richard Socher, to leverage recent tools built specifically for analyzing deep networks,

16 Apr 2019 • Alexandria Murray #news

Ethics in AI research papers and articles

This is my obsessively curated list of research papers and articles on ethics in AI that I have been collecting over the years. Ones in bold are those that I refer back to and found particularly useful. Let me know if I am missing your favorites.

20 Jan 2019 • Kathy Baxter #ethics