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Introduction to computational linguistics, Spring 2012: Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

Assignments are due at the end of their due date (midnight).

Readings can be done either before or after class; they are chosen to support the material covered in class.

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

Date

Feb 28

Mar 1

Topic

Language models

Reading

J&M ch. 4, pp 83-97

J&M ch. 5 pp. 123-135, NLTK book ch. 5, sec. 5.1, 5.2, 5.4

Assignments

Part-of-speech tagging

Week 8

Week 9

Spring break

Week 10

Week 11

Week 12

Week 13

Date

April 10

April 12

Topic

Semantics: Describing the meaning of natural language

Using machine learning to deal with word meaning ambiguity

Reading

Assignments

HW 5 due

J&M ch. 20 pp. 637-645

Week 14

Week 15

Week 16

Final exam

Saturday, May 12, 2:00-5:00 pm