SI425 Fall AY2018
August 2017
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Week 1 
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What is NLP?

Read 1.4-7 (optional)
Online Draft Textbook

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Probability Review

2nd ed: 3.9-3.11
Online 3rd: Read 2.2-2.4

homework

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Lab 1: Hashtag Segmentation

Read 3.9-11

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Week 2 
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more lab
Homework Due!
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Ngrams and Language Models

2nd ed: Read 4.3-4.4
Online 3rd: Read 4.0-4.1

Homework NGrams

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Lab 2: Email Recovery
   

September 2017
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HW NGrams Due
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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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Smoothing Continued
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lab continued
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Week 4 
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extra lab day
Meet in MI392
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Naive Bayes and Features
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Lab 3: Author Identification
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Week 5 
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Sentiment and Language

HW Proof Handed out
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in lab
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lab continued
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HW Proof Due
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Week 6 
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Sentiment + Review Day
(helpful handouts!)

Sentiment Paper (Read pages 1-6)
Quiz on Reading

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6 Week Exam
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Lab 4: Twitter Sentiment
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October 2017
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Week 7 
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Intro to Syntax

Project Released

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Syntax Continued

Read 5-5.2
Online 3rd: Read 10-10.2

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lab continued
HW Due: POS Tags
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Week 8 
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Columbus Day
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CFGs to PCFGs

Read Ch 12-12.6,12.9
Online 3rd: Read 11-11.6

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Lab 5: PCFG Intro
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HW Due: Parsing
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Week 9 
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CKY Algorithm

Project Proposals Due

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CKY and Practice

Read Ch 13-13.4.1
Online 3rd: Read 12-12.2

HW Due: Parsing 2

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Lab 6: CKY Parser
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Week 10 
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in lab
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Advanced Parsing
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lab continued
Milestone: Completed table's diagonal including unary rules.
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Week 11 
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Lexical Semantics

Read Ch 19-19.4
Online 3rd: Read 17-17.3,17.9

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November 2017
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12 Week Exam
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lab continued
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Week 12 
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Lexical Semantics Continued

Read Ch 19-19.4
Online 3rd: Read 17-17.3

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Vector Space Models
Read Ch 20.6-7
Online 3rd: Read 15-15.4
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Final Project Work
Lab 6 CKY Due
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Veterans Day
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Week 13 
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Feature Models
Read Ch 6.6-6.7

Project Datasets Due

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Feature Models Recap

HW Vectors Due

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Final Project Work
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Week 14 
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Information Extraction 1
Project Progress Due

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In-Class Workshop
Project Progress Due

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Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving
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Week 15 
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Information Extraction 2
Read Ch 22-22.2
Online 3rd: Read 21-21.2

Bootstrapping Worksheet

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Coreference
Read Ch 21.3-21.8
(not yet online 3rd)
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Final Project Work
Project Progress Due
   

December 2017
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In Lab: Projects

HW Coref Due
Project Progress Due

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Where does NLP go from here?
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Project Presentations
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Project Writeups and Code Due
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Final Exam
MI223 at 0755
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That's all folks!