Laure Thompson


Assistant Professor
Manning College of Information & Computer Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Email: laurejt at cs.umass.edu
Twitter: @thompson_laure
Office: A217F LGRC

Publications

Journal Articles & Conference Papers

Modifying Exemplification in Long-form Question Answering via Retrieval.
Shufan Wang, Fangyuan Xu, Laure Thompson, Eunsol Choi, and Mohit Iyyer. NAACL 2022.
[pdf]

Phrase-BERT: Improved Phrase Embeddings from BERT with an Application to Corpus Exploration.
Shufan Wang, Laure Thompson, and Mohit Iyyer.
EMNLP 2021.
[pdf] [code]

Computational Cut-Ups: The Influence of Dada.
Laure Thompson and David Mimno.
The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies Vol.8, No.2, 2018, pp. 179-195.
[JSTOR] [Project MUSE] [preprint]

Authorless Topic Models: Biasing Models Away from Known Structure.
Laure Thompson and David Mimno.
COLING 2018.
Best Paper Award: Best NLP Engineering Experiment.
[pdf] [code]

The Strange Geometry of Skip-Gram with Negative Sampling.
David Mimno and Laure Thompson.
EMNLP 2017.
Outstanding Paper (Best Paper Honorable Mention).
[pdf]

Quantifying the Effects of Text Duplication on Semantic Models.
Alexandra Schofield, Laure Thompson, and David Mimno.
EMNLP 2017.
[pdf] [code]

Vale: Verifying High-Performance Crytographic Assembly Code.
Barry Bond, Chris Hawblitzel, Manos Kapritsos, Rustan Leino, Jay Lorch, Bryan Parno,
Ashay Rane, Srinath Setty, and Laure Thompson.
USENIX Security 2017.
Distinguished Paper Award.
[pdf]

A Coalgebraic Decision Procedure for NetKAT.
Nate Foster, Dexter Kozen, Mae Milano, Alexandra Silva, and Laure Thompson.
POPL 2015.
[pdf]

Other

Humanities and Human-Centered Machine Learning.
Laure Thompson and David Mimno.
Book Chapter, Forthcoming.

Topic Modeling with Contextualized Word Representation Clusters.
Laure Thompson and David Mimno.
[preprint]

Progressive Fusion for Multimodal Integration.
Shiv Shankar, Laure Thompson, and Madalina Fiterau.
[preprint]

Last updated October 2022.