CS 690N, Spring 2018, UMass Amherst


Schedule and Readings

Topic Readings
Language modeling and EM
1/23, 1/25
Log-linear models
1/30 2/1
Neural models (2/6, 2/8),
Recurrent NNs (2/13, 2/15)
  • Ch. 2, Eisenstein (2018) book draft, "Nonlinear classification"
  • Bengio et al. (2003), on a Markov multilayer perceptron language model - reading for Feb 6.
  • Linzen et al. (2016), Assessing the Ability of LSTMs to Learn Syntax-Sensitive Dependencies - reading for Feb 13.
Optional:
Distributional lexical semantics (2/20, 2/22) (No reading assignment this week.)
Statistical testing and annotations (2/22, 2/27)