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Homework assignments

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Course topics outline



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Tue 9/5: Introduction

Thu 9/7: class cancelled

Tue 9/12: Words and regular expressions

Thu 9/14 N-gram language models (annotated)

Tue 9/19: Naive Bayes and Text Classification

Thu 9/21: Logistic Regression Classification (annotated)

Tue 9/26: Datasets and Annotation (annotated)

Thu 9/28: Classification Evaluation (annotated)

Tue 10/3: Text Data Collection (annotated)

Thu 10/5: Final project overview

Tue 10/10: no class

Thu 10/12: Tagging (POS, NER) (annotated)

Tue 10/17: Context-Free Grammars (CFG) (annotated)

Thu 10/19: Constituency Parsing (annotated)

Tue 10/24: Probabilistic Context-Free Grammars (PCFG) (annotated)

Thu 10/26: Dependency Syntax (annotated)

Tue 10/31: Word embeddings

Thu 11/2: Word embeddings / Midterm review

Tue 11/7: In-class midterm

Thu 11/9: No class

Tue 11/14: Neural networks in NLP

Thu 11/16: Transformers and BERT

Tue 11/21: Statistics: Is my experimental result just a fluke?

Thu 11/23: no class

Tue 11/28, Thu 11/30: Generative Large Language Models

Some resources:

Note HW4 is due this weekend (link on top of page).

Tue 12/5, Thu 12/7: Final presentations

Final project reports are due by the last day of the final exam period (Dec 15; see project page). Late days cannot be used.