6.864 | Fall 2005 | Graduate
Advanced Natural Language Processing

Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction and Overview

2 Parsing and Syntax I

3 Smoothed Estimation, and Language Modeling

4 Parsing and Syntax II

5 The EM Algorithm

6 The EM Algorithm Part II

7 Lexical Similarity Homework 1 due
8 Lexical Similarity (cont.)

9 Log-Linear Models

10 Tagging and History-based Models

11 Grammar Induction Homework 2 due
12 Computational Modeling of Discourse

13 Text Segmentation

Midterm

14 Local Coherence and Coreference Homework 3 due
15 Machine Translation

16 Machine Translation (cont.)

17 Machine Translation (cont.)

18 Graph-based Methods for NLP Applications Homework 4 due
19 Word Sense Disambiguation

20 Global Linear Models

21 Global Linear Models Part II Homework 5 due
22 Dialogue Processing

23 Dialogue Processing (cont.)

24 Guest Lecture: Stephanie Seneff Homework 6 due
25 Text Summarization

Final Exam