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👋 Hi there

I'm working at Bavarian State Library 📚 now and please visit, watch and star our pre-trained language models repo!

I'm currently working on the awesome Flair library and love contributing to 🤗 Transformers.

📰 Latest news

Latest news of new language models, PRs and many more!

  • 16.11.2020: Public release of French Europeana BERT and ELECTRA models - see repository here.

  • 16.11:2020: Public release of a German GPT-2 model (incl. fine-tuned model on Faust I and II). Repo with more information is available here.

  • 11.11.2020: Public release of Ukrainian ELECTRA model. Repo is now available here.

  • 11.11.2020: New workstation build (RTX 3090 and Ryzen 9 5900X) has completed! Expect a lot of new Flair/Transformers models in near future!

  • 02.11.2020: Public release of Italian XXL ELECTRA model. New repo for Italian BERT and ELECTRA models is now available here 🎉

  • 22.10.2020: Preprint of "German's Next Language Model" is now available here. Models are also available on the Hugging Face model hub 🎉

  • 22.10.2020: Our shared task paper Triple E - Effective Ensembling of Embeddings and Language Models for NER of Historical German together with Luisa März is released 🎉

  • 30.09.2020: "German's Next Language Model" together with Branden Chan and Timo Möller was accepted at COLING 2020! Expect new language models for German on the Hugging Face model hub soon 🤗

  • 23.09.2020: Flair in version 0.6.1 is out now!

  • 02.09.2020: Slow response time - I'm currently focussing on EACL 2021. Expect great new things 😎

  • 18.08.2020: French BERT model, trained on Historic newspapers from Europeana: find the model here and the corresponding repository here.

📃 Publications

📃 Publications (currently arXiv-only)

💬 Contact

Please open an issue in the corresponding repository or tag me (@stefan-it) in issues/prs/commits on GitHub :)

You can also find me on the 🤗 Discussion forum.


  1. Turkish BERT/DistilBERT and ELECTRA models

    Python 205 15

  2. DBMDZ BERT and ELECTRA models

    75 5

  3. Experiments with Zalando's flair library

    Python 31 5

  4. Language Models for Zalando's flair library

    42 5

  5. Repository for "Towards Robust Named Entity Recognition for Historic German"

    Python 9 3

  6. General-Purpose Neural Networks for Sentence Boundary Detection

    Python 52 5

947 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

January 2021

Reviewed 14 pull requests in 11 repositories
dbmdz/cudami 4 pull requests
huggingface/transformers 1 pull request
huggingface/blog 1 pull request
dbmdz/imageio-jnr 1 pull request
dbmdz/pathfinder 1 pull request
dbmdz/iiif-server-demo 1 pull request
dbmdz/flusswerk-example 1 pull request
dbmdz/streaming-server-euphoria 1 pull request
dbmdz/iiif-bookshelf-webapp 1 pull request
dbmdz/iiif-apis 1 pull request
dbmdz/solr-ocrhighlighting 1 pull request
Opened 1 issue in 1 repository
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