SI486i Spring AY2014
January 2015
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Week 1 
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What is NLP?

Read 1.4-7


Monday Schedule
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Lab 1: Hashtag Segmentation

Read 3.9-11
Homework Due!

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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

Ngrams and Language Models

Read 4.3-4.4

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lab period makeup from Thursday

homework due!

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Week 3 
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MLK 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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Sentiment and Language
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February 2015
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Week 5 
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Sentiment II

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

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lab continued
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Review Day
(Helpful handouts given out!)
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Week 6 
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6 Week Exam
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Lab 4: Twitter Sentiment
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Intro to Syntax

Project Released

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Week 7 
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Washington's BDay
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HW Twitter Labels Due
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lab continued
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Syntax Continued

Read 5-5.2
HW Due: POS Tags

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Week 8 
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CFGs to PCFGs

Read Ch 12-12.6,12.9
HW Due: Parsing

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Lab 5: PCFG Intro
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in lab

Project Proposals Due

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March 2015
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Week 9 
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Advanced Parsing

Read Ch 13-13.4.1
HW Due: Parsing 2

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Lab 6: CKY Parser

CANCELED SNOW

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Lab 6 Makeup Day
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Week 10 
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Lab 6 Makeup Day
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lab continued
Milestone: Completed table's diagonal including unary rules.
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Lexical Semantics

Read Ch 19-19.4


Early Schedule
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Week 11 
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Spring Break
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Spring Break
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Spring Break
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Spring Break
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Spring Break
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Week 12 
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Vector Space Models
Read Ch 20.6-7
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lab continued

HW Vectors Due

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Feature Models
Read Ch 6.6-6.7

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Week 13 
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Feature Models Recap

Project Datasets Due

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April 2015
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Final Project Work
Lab 6 CKY Due
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12 Week Exam
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Week 14 
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Information Extraction 1
Project Progress Due

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Final Project Work
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In-Class Workshop
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Week 15 
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Information Extraction 2
Read Ch 22-22.2

Bootstrapping Worksheet
Project Progress Due

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Final Project Work
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In Lab
Final Project Work
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Week 16 
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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?

HW Coref Due

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Project Presentations
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End of Term

Projects Due

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May 2015
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First Day of Exams
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Final Exam
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MI223
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That's all folks!