SI485i Fall 2012
August 2012
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Week 1 
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What is NLP?

Read 1.4-7

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Lab 1: Hashtag Segmentation

Read 3.9-11

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more lab
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Week 2 
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Probability Review

Read 4.1-4.2

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Lab 2: Email Recovery
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Ngrams and Language Models

Read 4.3-4.4
QUIZ!

 

September 2012
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Week 3 
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Labor Day
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Smoothing Language Models

Read 4.5-4.6


Monday Schedule
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lab continued
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Smoothing Continued
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Week 4 
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Naive Bayes and Features
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Lab 3: Author Identification
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lab continued
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Week 5 
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Sentiment and Language

Sentiment Paper (Read pages 1-6)
QUIZ!

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lab continued
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Sentiment II
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Week 6 
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Review Day
(Helpful handouts given out!)
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Lab 4: Twitter Sentiment
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6 Week Exam
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Week 7 
           

October 2012
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Intro to Syntax

Project Released

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lab continued

HW 1

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CFGs and Parsing
Read Ch 12-12.6,12.9
Homework Due
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Week 8 
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Columbus Day
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Project Proposals Due
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Lab 5: PCFG Intro

HW 2

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PCFGs and CKY
Read Ch 13-13.4.1
Homework Due
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Week 9 
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Advanced Parsing
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Lab 6: CKY Parser
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Lexical Semantics
Read Ch 19-19.4

HW 3

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Week 10 
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Vector Space Models
Read Ch 20.6-7
Homework Due

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lab continued
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Exercise Review
Project Datasets Due

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Week 11 
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Extra Lab Day
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November 2012
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CKY continued
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12 Week Exam
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Week 12 
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Feature Models
Lab 6 Due
Read Ch 6.6-6.7

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Final Project Work
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Information Extraction 1
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Week 13 
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Veterans Day
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Project Progress Due
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Final Project Work
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Information Extraction 2
Read Ch 22-22.2

Bootstrapping Worksheet

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Week 14 
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In-Class Workshop
Project Progress Due

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Early Schedule
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Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving
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Week 15 
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Coreference
Read Ch 21.3-21.8
Project Progress Due

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Final Project Work
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Where does NLP go from here?
Homework due on Coreference
 

December 2012
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Week 16 
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In Lab
Project Progress Due
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Final Project Work

Project Presentations

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Review for Final Exam

Last Day of Class
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Final Exam (8:30am, MI 212)
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Christmas
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Rose Bowl Tomorrow Jan 1st
         

That's all folks!