Study title: Achieving compositionality of sentence embeddings through data augmentation.
Lead researcher: Arseny Moskvichev, Graduate Student. Department of Cognitive Sciences. Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Faculty Sponsor: Mark Steyvers, PhD. Department of Cognitive Sciences. Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org
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