CS 5890: Computational Linguistics
Instructor: Jugal Kalita
- First week of lectures, Introduction to NLP: Chapter 1 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation adapted from Kathy McCoy's presentation at U. of Delware, downloaded from the Internet
- Second week of lectures, Morphology: Chapter 3 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation adapted from Kathy McCoy's presentation at U. of Delaware, downloaded from the Internet.
These are the papers we looked at.
- Karp, D., Schabes, Y., Zaidel, M. and Egedi, D. 1992. A Freely Available Wide Coverage Morphological Analyzer for English. COLING-92.
- Tomanek, K., Wertmer, J., and Hahn, U. 2007. Sentence and Token Splitting Based on Conditional Random Fields, Conference on Empirical Methods in NLP and Computational Natural Language Learning.
- Here are some tools that may be useful: Porter Stemmer
- Third week of lectures, Spelling Correction. We looked at the following papers.
- Pollock, J. and Zamora, A. 1984. Automatic Spelling Correction in Scientific and Scholarly Text, Communications of ACM.
- Nguyen, P., Ngo, T., Phan, D., Dinh, T., and Huynh, T. 2008. Vietnamese Spelling Detection and Correction, IEEE International Conference on Research, Innovation and Vision for the Future. RIVF 2008. Ho Chi Mihn City.
- Wikipedia article on the Soundex algorithm.
- Third and Fourth weeks of lectures, N-Grams: Chapter 4 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation adapted from Kathy McCoy's presentation at the University of Delaware, downloaded from the Web, Smoothing
- Fifth Week of classes, POS tagging: Chapter 5 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation adapted from Kathy McCoy's presentation at Stanford, downloaded from theh Web. We also looked at the following paper.
- Sixth and Seventh Weeks of lectures, Hidden Markov Models: Chapter 6 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation adapted from Dan Jurafsky's at Stanford, downloaded from the Web
- Eighth Week of lectures: An overview of Speech Processing, lecture by Nicholis Bufmack
- Eighth and Ninth Weeks of lectures, Formal grammars of English: Chapter 12 of Jurafsky and Martin, presentation material is what comes with the textbook; Syntactic Parsing: Chapter 13 of Jurafsky and Martin