Advanced Topics in NLP 2009

Schedule of Lectures


1
January 22
Introduction

2
January 29
Name recognition and classification:  supervised methods

3
February 5
Named entities:  supervised and semi-supervised methods
Assignment #1:  NE tagging
4
February 12
Named entities:  semi-supervised methods and active learning

5
February 19
Hypernyms/hyponyms and lexico-syntactic patterns.
6
February 26
Lexico-syntactic patterns (cont'd). Assignment #2: Finding hyponyms
7
March 5
Lexico-syntactic patterns on the web.
8
March 12
Relation extraction. Assignment #3:  Relation Extraction
9
March 26
Relation extraction (cont'd).
10
April 2
Event extraction.
11
April 9
Event extraction (cont'd).
12
April 16
Coreference.
13
April 23
Coreference (cont'd).
14
April 30
Presentation of class projects.