Advanced Topics in NLP 2011

(Tentative) Schedule of Lectures


1
January 25
Introduction

2
February 1
Name recognition and classification:  supervised methods

3
February 8
Named entities:  supervised and semi-supervised methods
Assignment #1:  NE tagging
4
February 15
Named entities:  semi-supervised methods and active learning

5
February 22
Hypernyms/hyponyms and lexico-syntactic patterns.
6
March 1
Lexico-syntactic patterns (cont'd). Assignment #2: Finding hyponyms
7
March 8
Lexico-syntactic patterns on the web.
8
March 22
Relation extraction. Assignment #3:  Relation Extraction
9
March 29
Relation extraction (cont'd).
10
April 5
Event extraction.
11
April 12
Event extraction (cont'd).
12
April 19
Coreference.
13
April 26
Coreference (cont'd).
14
May 3
Presentation of class projects.