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Bvarian Oberland

👋 Hi there

I'm currently working on the awesome Flair library and love contributing to various open source projects.

📰 Latest news

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

  • 04.07.2024: Flair fine-tuned NER models on the awesome CleanCoNLL dataset are now available on the Model Hub.

  • 28.03.2024: New project: NER models on the recently released CO-Fun NER dataset. Repo is here with a lot of fine-tuned models on the Model Hub.

  • 23.12.2023: New project: NER Datasets for Historical German (HisGermaNER) is out and available on the Model Hub here.

  • 11.10.2023: New launch of hmBench project: it benchmarks Historical Multilingual Language Models such as hmBERT, hmTEAMS and hmByT5, see here.

  • 25.05.2023: New project: Historical Multilingual and Monolingual ELECTRA Models is released here.

  • 25.05.2023: Several ByT5 Historical Language Models are released under hmByT5 Preliminary and hmByT5 are released on the Hugging Face Model Hub. More information can be found in this repository.

  • 06.03.2023: Updated Ukrainian ELECTRA repository, see here.

  • 05.02.2023: New repository on experiments for XLM-V 🤗 Transformers Integeration, see here.

  • 03.02.2023: New repository for on-going evaluation of German T5 models on the GermEval 2014 NER task is up now! See here.

  • 28.01.2023: Start of new language models trained on the British Library corpus (model size ranges from 110M to 1B!), repository is here.

  • 23.01.2023: New German T5 models are released (trained on the the head and middle of GC4 corpus) and are available here.

  • 09.06.2022: Preprint of our upcoming HIPE-2022 Working Notes paper is now available here: hmBERT: Historical Multilingual Language Models for Named Entity Recognition.

  • 20.02.2022: Check out our new GermanT5 organization - expect new T5 models for German soon!

  • 14.12.2021: New badge: Member of Hugging Face Supporter org now 🎉

  • 13.12.2021: Release of Historical Language Model for Dutch (trained on Delpher corpus) - see repo here.

  • 06.12.2021: Release of smaller multilingual Historical Language Models (ranging from 2-8 layers) - see repo here.

  • 18.11.2021: Release of new multilingual and monolingual Historical Language Models - as preparation for upcoming CLEF-HIPE 2022 - see repo here.

  • 23.09.2021: Release of ConvBERTurk (cased and uncased) and ELECTRA (uncased) trained on Turkish part of mC4 corpus - see repo here.

  • 07.09.2021: Release of new larger German GPT-2 model - see model hub card here.

  • 17.08.2021: Release of new re-trained German GPT-2 model - see repo here.

  • 05.07.2021: Preprint of the ICDAR 2021 paper "Data Centric Domain Adaptation for Historical Text with OCR Errors" together with Luisa März, Nina Poerner, Benjamin Roth and Hinrich Schütze is out now!

  • 24.06.2021: Turkish Language Model Zoo repo got a new logo from Merve Noyan, please follow her! Additionally, a new Turkish ELECTRA model was released, that was trained on the Turkish part of multilingual C4 dataset. More details here.

  • 03.05.2021: GC4LM: A Colossal (Biased) language model for German was released. Repo with more details here.

  • 27.04.2021: Our paper "Data Centric Domain Adaptation for Historical Text with OCR Errors" was accepted at ICDAR 2021. More details soon!

  • 16.03.2021: Turkish model zoo is still growing! Public release of ConvBERTurk - see repo here.

  • 07.02.2021: Public release of German Europeana DistilBERT and ConvBERT models. Repo with more information is here.

  • 28.01.2021: Expect a new German Europeana ELECTRA Large model incl. a distilled German Europeana BERT model soon 🤗

  • 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 Historical newspapers from Europeana: find the model here and the corresponding repository here.

📃 Publications

📃 Preprints

💬 Contact

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

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  1. turkish-bert turkish-bert Public

    Turkish BERT/DistilBERT, ELECTRA and ConvBERT models

    Python 481 42

  2. hmByT5 hmByT5 Public

    Upcoming Historical Multilingual and Monolingual ByT5 Models

    Python 6

  3. europeana-bert europeana-bert Public

    BERT and ELECTRA models trained on Europeana Newspapers

    Python 35 1

  4. ukrainian-electra ukrainian-electra Public

    Ukrainian ELECTRA model

    Python 12

  5. gc4lm gc4lm Public

    GC4LM: A Colossal (Biased) language model for German


  6. xlm-v-experiments xlm-v-experiments Public

    Experiments for XLM-V Transformers Integeration

    Python 13 3