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Working with Corpora: Assignments

LIN392 Working with Corpora: Assignments

Homework assignment 1

Homework 1 is available here. This is a zipped archive containing (1) the homework file, corpora_hw1.pdf, (2) a file lastname_firstname_hw1.py in which you can record your answers, and (3) a file wells.txt with data for this homework. The homework is due on Thursday September 18. Please submit your solution on Canvas.


Homework assignment 2

Homework 2 is available here. This is a zipped archive containing the homework file, corpora_hw2.pdf, a file lastname_firstname_hw2.py in which you can record your answers, and some data files for this homework. This homework is due on Tuesday October 7. Please submit your solution on Canvas.

Homework assignment 3

Homework 3 is available here. This is a directory containing the homework file, corpora_hw3.pdf, and a file lastname_firstname_hw3.py in which you can record your answers. This homework is due on Tuesday October 28. Please submit your solution on Canvas.

Homework assignment 4

Homework 4 is available here. This is a directory containing the homework file, corpora_hw4.pdf,  a file lastname_firstname_hw4.py in which you can record your answers, and two data files for the homework. This homework is due on Tuesday November 18. Please submit your solution on Canvas.




Course project information

All course project documents should include information about the following:

  • Motivation: Why is it interesting and important to address this topic?
  • Discussion of the approach
  • Discussion of data used
  • Background concepts
  • Related work

Project proposal

Describe the project, and relevant background. Project ideas are discussed in class prior to the project proposal draft due date. Students interested in working in pairs on their projects are welcome to do so, but should discuss this with the instructor.

Requirements:

  • Length: 2 pages (single column, single spaced) + 1 page for references
  • contains at least 4 references
The draft will be evaluated primarily on written expression, coherence of argument, and originality of research topic. Feedback will be given both on writing and content.

Progress report

The progress report is a revision and extension of the proposal. It should take into account all comments given on the proposal. Expect it to require significant rewriting, as opposed to just editing of the proposal. In addition, it should include an update on progress to date.

Requirements:

  • Length: 2-3 pages (single column, single spaced) + 1 page for references
  • contains at least 8 references
It will be graded primarily on written expression and coherence of argument and evidence of progress in implementation and execution. Feedback will be given both on writing and content.

Project paper

The final report builds on the progress report and presents the project results and conclusions

Requirements:

  • 8 pages in length (single column, single spaced) +1 page for references
  • contains at least 10 references
The grade will be based on the written report and the final product (program, corpus, etc).

Presentation

Each student will give a presentation on his or her project. Requirements:

  • Duration of talk: tba
  • Question period: tba
  • Powerpoint or PDF slides submitted to the instructor by 10:30am on the day of presentation.

The presentation schedule will be given on the schedule page. It will be created by a random shuffle. Students are allowed to swap presentation slots, but need to notify me in advance of the changes.


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corpora_hw1.zip
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Katrin Erk,
Sep 18, 2012, 9:33 AM
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corpora_hw2.zip
(96k)
Katrin Erk,
Sep 28, 2012, 12:52 PM
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corpora_hw3.zip
(102k)
Katrin Erk,
Oct 19, 2012, 11:56 AM
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corpora_hw4.zip
(89k)
Katrin Erk,
Nov 9, 2012, 12:31 PM
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