Rohan Taori

I am a final year PhD student in the CS department at Stanford University, advised by the wonderful Tatsu Hashimoto. I like studying the foundations of machine learning in the context of real-world data and systems. I am supported by the NSF GRFP and OSV Fellowship.

Previously, I graduated with my BS in EECS from UC Berkeley. I am very fortunate to have worked with Ludwig Schmidt during my time there. I also had an amazing time teaching at and interacting with the Machine Learning @ Berkeley community.

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Email: rtaori_at_cs_dot_stanford_dot_edu

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Research
An Interactive Agent Foundation Model
Zane Durante, Bidipta Sarkar, Ran Gong, Rohan Taori, Yusuke Noda, Paul Tang, Ehsan Adeli, Shrinidhi Kowshika Lakshmikanth, Kevin Schulman, Arnold Milstein, Demetri Terzopoulos, Ade Famoti, Noboru Kuno, Ashley Llorens, Hoi Vo, Katsu Ikeuchi, Fei-Fei Li, Jianfeng Gao, Naoki Wake, Qiuyuan Huang
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Agent AI: Surveying the Horizons of Multimodal Interaction
Zane Durante, Qiuyuan Huang, Naoki Wake, Ran Gong, Jae Sung Park, Bidipta Sarkar, Rohan Taori, Yusuke Noda, Demetri Terzopoulos, Yejin Choi, Katsushi Ikeuchi, Hoi Vo, Fei-Fei Li, Jianfeng Gao
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Benchmarking Multi-Domain Active Learning on Image Classification Use
Jiayi Li, Rohan Taori, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
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VisIT-Bench: A Benchmark for Vision-Language Instruction Following Inspired by Real-World Use
Yonatan Bitton*, Hritik Bansal*, Jack Hessel*, Rulin Shao, Wanrong Zhu, Anas Awadalla, Josh Gardner, Rohan Taori, Ludwig Schimdt
Benchmarks and Datasets Track, NeurIPS, 2023.
Paper  /  Website  /  Code & Data
AlpacaEval: An Automatic Evaluator for Instruction-following Language Models
Tianyi Zhang*, Xuechen Li*, Yann Dubois*, Rohan Taori*, Ishaan Gulrajani, Jimmy Ba, Carlos Guestrin, Percy Liang, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
Website  /  Code & Data
AlpacaFarm: A Simulation Framework for Methods that Learn from Human Feedback
Yann Dubois*, Xuechen Li*, Rohan Taori*, Tianyi Zhang*, Ishaan Gulrajani, Jimmy Ba, Carlos Guestrin, Percy Liang, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
Spotlight at Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2023.
Paper  /  Blog Post  /  Code & Data
Stanford Alpaca: A Strong, Replicable Instruction-Following Model
Rohan Taori*, Ishaan Gulrajani*, Tianyi Zhang*, Yann Dubois*, Xuechen Li*, Carlos Guestrin, Percy Liang, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
Blog Post  /  Code & Data
Data Feedback Loops: Model-driven Amplification of Dataset Biases
Rohan Taori, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
Oral at International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2023. Spotlight at NeurIPS Workshop on Distribution Shifts, 2022.
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Is a Caption Worth a Thousand Images? A Controlled Study for Representation Learning
Shibani Santurkar, Yann Dubois, Rohan Taori, Percy Liang, Tatsunori B Hashimoto
International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2023.
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OpenCLIP: An Open-Soure Implementation of OpenAI's CLIP
Gabriel Ilharco, Mitchell Wortsman, Ross Wightman, Cade Gordon, Nicholas Carlini, Rohan Taori, Achal Dave, Vaishaal Shankar, Hongseok Namkoong, John Miller, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Ali Farhadi, Ludwig Schmidt
Code
On the Opportunities and Risks of Foundation Models
Rishi Bommasani, Drew A. Hudson, ...<et al>..., Rohan Taori, ...<et al>..., Percy Liang
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Are We Learning Yet? A Meta Review of Evaluation Failures Across Machine Learning
Thomas Liao, Rohan Taori, Inioluwa Deborah Raji, Ludwig Schmidt
Benchmarks and Datasets Track, NeurIPS, 2021.
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Accuracy on the Line: on the Strong Correlation Between Out-of-Distribution and In-Distribution Generalization
John Miller, Rohan Taori, Aditi Raghunathan, Shiori Sagawa, Pang Wei Koh, Vaishaal Shankar, Percy Liang, Yair Carmon, Ludwig Schmidt
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2021.
Paper  /  Talk  /  Interactive Plotting
Measuring Robustness to Natural Distribution Shifts in Image Classification
Rohan Taori, Achal Dave, Vaishaal Shankar, Nicholas Carlini, Benjamin Recht, Ludwig Schmidt
Spotlight at Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2020.
Paper  /  Website  /  Talk  /  Code & Data  /  Interactive Plotting
Transposer: Universal Texture Synthesis Using Feature Maps as Transposed Convolution Filter
Guilin Liu, Rohan Taori, Ting-Chun Wang, Zhiding Yu, Shiqiu Liu, Fitsum Reda, Karan Sapra, Andrew Tao, Bryan Catanzaro
Paper  /  Short Video  /  Long Video
Targeted Adversarial Examples for Black Box Audio Systems
Rohan Taori, Amog Kamsetty, Brenton Chu, Nikita Vemuri
IEEE Deep Learning and Security Workshops, 2019.
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Teaching

I ran or was heavily involved with Machine Learning @ Berkeley's Data Science Class for a number of semesters. You can find complete course content (lecture slides, demos, & homeworks) from those semesters online: Fall '17, Spring '18, Fall '18. Some lectures I gave:


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