Rabiul Awal

MS Student

University of Saskatchewan

mda219@usask.ca

Saskatchewan, Canada

BIO

I am a CS master’s student at University of Saskatchewan, supervised by Professor Michael Horsch and Roy Ka-wei Lee. Before moving to Canada, I worked at Goava as a software engineer. I completed bachelor in Computer Science at Noakhali Science and Technology University. This site double as my personal blog. Posts range from computer science to my perspectives on life and absurdity. In my free hours, I like reading paperbacks, cooking, and blogging sometimes.

Research

I conduct research in the machine learning and natual language processing.

  • Transfer Learning
  • Learning from small data and weak supervision
  • Multilinguality and Low-resource NLP

Pointers

[click here] To access my about-me in Bengali.
Summer NLP Reading 21 – I am running a reading group on NLP this summer. Find details here.
Applying for MS/Phd? Check Misc section for resources.
Tired of surfing? Grab some coffee and listen this track or this.

Books I read in 2021

  1. #Novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  2. #Tech The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda
  3. #Tech The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman