Schedule subject to change.
All assignments are due at the end of the day that is the due date.
Aug 28: Introduction to working with corpora and programming in Python
Sep 2: Using programming to explore corpora -- a lightning tour. We use chapter 1 of the NLTK book.
Sep 9: What corpora are available? Some examples, and uses
Sep 11: Strings and functions in Python
Sep 16: Python lists and loops
Sep 18: Python lists and loops continued. Also, Python files
Sep 23: Text formats and text encoding
Sep 25:Python list comprehensions
Sep 30:Making corpora
Oct 2:Annotating corpora: formats
Oct 7: Annotating corpora: quality control
Oct 9: Sample Python programs
Oct 14: Guest lecture
Oct 16: Guest lecture
Oct 21: Python dictionaries
Oct 23: Regular expressions
Oct 28: Regular expressions continued
Oct 30: Searching annotated corpora
Nov 4: Searching annotated corpora, continued.
Nov 6: Automatic analysis of text with the Natural Language Toolkit
Nov 11: Sample programs for text analysis.
Nov 13: A glimpse at the R statistics package.
Nov 18: A very short introduction to some concepts from statistics.
Nov 20: A very short introduction to some concepts from statistics, continued
Nov 25: A very short introduction to some concepts from statistics, continued.Nov 27: Thanksgiving
Dec 2: Project presentations
Dec 4: Project presentations
Final report due: Monday December 8, end of the day