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deberta-v3-large for QA

This is the deberta-v3-large model, fine-tuned using the SQuAD2.0 dataset. It's been trained on question-answer pairs, including unanswerable questions, for the task of Question Answering.


Language model: deberta-v3-large
Language: English
Downstream-task: Extractive QA
Training data: SQuAD 2.0
Eval data: SQuAD 2.0
Code: See an example QA pipeline on Haystack
Infrastructure: 1x NVIDIA A10G


batch_size = 2
grad_acc_steps = 32
n_epochs = 6
base_LM_model = "microsoft/deberta-v3-large"
max_seq_len = 512
learning_rate = 7e-6
lr_schedule = LinearWarmup
warmup_proportion = 0.2


In Haystack

Haystack is an NLP framework by deepset. You can use this model in a Haystack pipeline to do question answering at scale (over many documents). To load the model in Haystack:

reader = FARMReader(model_name_or_path="deepset/deberta-v3-large-squad2")
# or 
reader = TransformersReader(model_name_or_path="deepset/deberta-v3-large-squad2",tokenizer="deepset/deberta-v3-large-squad2")

In Transformers

from transformers import AutoModelForQuestionAnswering, AutoTokenizer, pipeline

model_name = "deepset/deberta-v3-large-squad2"

# a) Get predictions
nlp = pipeline('question-answering', model=model_name, tokenizer=model_name)
QA_input = {
    'question': 'Why is model conversion important?',
    'context': 'The option to convert models between FARM and transformers gives freedom to the user and let people easily switch between frameworks.'
res = nlp(QA_input)

# b) Load model & tokenizer
model = AutoModelForQuestionAnswering.from_pretrained(model_name)
tokenizer = AutoTokenizer.from_pretrained(model_name)


Evaluated on the SQuAD 2.0 dev set with the official eval script.

"exact": 87.6105449338836,
"f1": 90.75307008866517,

"total": 11873,
"HasAns_exact": 84.37921727395411,
"HasAns_f1": 90.6732795483674,
"HasAns_total": 5928,
"NoAns_exact": 90.83263246425568,
"NoAns_f1": 90.83263246425568,
"NoAns_total": 5945

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