Vésteinn Snæbjarnarson

Vésteinn Snæbjarnarson

NLP Researcher

Miðeind ehf

University of Iceland

Vésteinn Snæbjarnarson is a researcher in Natural Language Processing. In the last couple of years his work has focused on question answering, neural machine translation and language modeling with down stream tasks. Currently he is interested in natural language underesting, investigating the logical and causal reasoning capabilities of language models as well as multi modal settings. He works at Miðeind ehf, an Icelandic language technology startup focusing on keeping Icelandic relevant as natural language is increasingly used to interface our devices. He is also a member of the Natural Language processing lab at the University of Iceland.

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Interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Reasoning capabilities of language models
Education
  • MSc in Computer Science, 2021

    University of Iceland

  • BA in Philosophy, 2012

    University of Iceland

  • BSc in Mathematics, 2011

    University of Iceland