[Answer.AI] A little pooling goes a long way for multi-vector representations

Blog post offering a quick overview of ColBERT and how it works, and introducing an efficient pooling trick to alleviate the issues it faces.

April 8, 2024 · Ben

Questions & Answer(s): thoughts and joining Answer.AI

If you’re old school, you can find a raw HTML version of this post here This is a fairly long, stream-of-thought post about how I currently (Sunday Feb 4, 2024) feel about the broader ML/NLP/IR ecosystem and its future. Everything here’s on-the-fly opinion and can & will change. In summary: I think ML developments are incredibly exciting, and we need to continue to work on bridging the gap between ML-as-a-commodity-for-ML-practitioners to ML-as-a-commodity-for-everyone....

February 6, 2024 · Ben