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Poster
Pretrained Generalized Autoregressive Model with Adaptive Probabilistic Label Clusters for Extreme Multi-label Text Classification
Hui Ye · Zhiyu Chen · Da-Han Wang · Brian D Davison

Wed Jul 15 08:00 AM -- 08:45 AM & Wed Jul 15 07:00 PM -- 07:45 PM (PDT) @ Virtual #None

Extreme multi-label text classification (XMTC) is a task for tagging a given text with the most relevant labels from an extremely large label set. We propose a novel deep learning method called APLC-XLNet. Our approach fine-tunes the recently released generalized autoregressive pretrained model (XLNet) to learn a dense representation for the input text. We propose Adaptive Probabilistic Label Clusters (APLC) to approximate the cross entropy loss by exploiting the unbalanced label distribution to form clusters that explicitly reduce the computational time. Our experiments, carried out on five benchmark datasets, show that our approach significantly outperforms existing state-of-the-art methods. Our source code is available publicly at https://github.com/huiyegit/APLC_XLNet.

Author Information

Hui Ye (Lehigh University)
Zhiyu Chen (Lehigh University)
Da-Han Wang (Xiamen University of Technology)
Brian D Davison (Lehigh University)