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Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Enhancing Question Answering with World and Domain Knowledge.


Goodwin T, Demner-Fushman D

arXiv preprint arXiv:1910.07429

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In this paper we present OSCAR (Ontology-based Semantic Composition Augmented Regularization), a method for injecting task-agnostic knowledge from an Ontology or knowledge graph into a neural network during pretraining. We evaluated the impact of including OSCAR when pretraining BERT with Wikipedia articles by measuring the performance when fine-tuning on two question answering tasks involving world knowledge and causal reasoning and one requiring domain (healthcare) knowledge and obtained 33:3%, 18:6%, and 4% improved accuracy compared to pretraining BERT without OSCAR and obtaining new state-of-the-art results on two of the tasks.


Goodwin T, Demner-Fushman D Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Enhancing Question Answering with World and Domain Knowledge. 
arXiv preprint arXiv:1910.07429

URL: https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.07429