Neural Database Operator Model

West Coast NLP Summit (WeCNLP)


Our goal is to answer queries over facts stored in a text memory. The key challenge in NeuralDBs (Thorne et al., 2020), compared to open-book NLP such as question answering (Rajpurkar et al., 2016, inter alia), is that possibly thousands of facts must be aggregated to provide a single answer, without direct supervision. The challenges represented in NeuralDBs are important for both the NLP and database communities alike: discrete reasoning over text (Dua et al., 2019), retriever-based QA (Dunn et al., 2017) and multi-hop QA (Welbl et al., 2018; Yang et al., 2018) are common components.

Latest Publications

Sustainable AI: Environmental Implications, Challenges and Opportunities

Carole-Jean Wu, Ramya Raghavendra, Udit Gupta, Bilge Acun, Newsha Ardalani, Kiwan Maeng, Gloria Chang, Fiona Aga Behram, James Huang, Charles Bai, Michael Gschwind, Anurag Gupta, Myle Ott, Anastasia Melnikov, Salvatore Candido, David Brooks, Geeta Chauhan, Benjamin Lee, Hsien-Hsin S. Lee, Bugra Akyildiz, Max Balandat, Joe Spisak, Ravi Jain, Mike Rabbat, Kim Hazelwood

MLSys - 2022