Schedule as of “Last modified” date at bottom. Subject to change.
Assignments are due by class time (12pm) on their due date. Project proposal, progress report, and final report are due midnight (12am) at the end of the day that is the due date.
Aug 25: Introduction to working with corpora and to programming in Python
Sep 1: Python functions, conditionals, loops, and lists
Sep 8: Making corpora
Sep 15: Annotating corpora
Sep 22: Working with Python strings and files
Sep 29: Python data structures
Oct 6: Sample Python programs
Oct 20: Regular expressions
Oct 27: Searching annotated corpora
Nov 3: Automatic analysis of text with the Natural Language Toolkit
Nov 10: Finishing up the use of NLTK for using and writing language processing tools. Then: Statistical analysis of linguistic data: a very short introduction.
Nov 17: Finishing up the short introduction to statistical analyses of linguistic data. Then: Analyzing linguistic data: a short glimpse at the R statistics package
Dec 1: Project presentations