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Reading Group

Official name of this course is NPFL095 Modern Methods in Computational Linguistics. It is a continuation of informal Reading Group (RG) meetings. Requirements for getting credits:

All questions, reports and presented papers must be in English. The presentations are in English by default, but if all present people agree it may be in Czech.

Contact popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
Mailing list rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
Meetings Tuesdays 15:40, S1
Past meetings courses:rg:past
Inspiration courses:rg:wishlist
Other reading groups Machine Learning RG

Autumn&Winter 2016/2017

date speaker paper
Oct 4 startup meeting
Oct 11 Martin Popel Kevin Knight, Beáta Megyesi and Christiane Schaefer: The Copiale Cipher, BUCC 2011, you can watch a trailer
Oct 18 Daniela Bodanská Kishore Papineni, Salim Roukos, Todd Ward, and Wei-Jing Zhu: BLEU: a Method for Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation, ACL 2002. Questions
Oct 25 Michael Collins: Discriminative Training Methods for Hidden Markov Models: Theory and Experiments with Perceptron Algorithms, EMNLP 2002. Questions
Nov 1 Andrew McCallum, Dayne Freitag, Fernando Pereira: Maximum Entropy Markov Models for Information Extraction and Segmentation, Conference on Machine Learning 2000, slides Question
Nov 8 no RG (Dean's day)
Nov 15 John Lafferty, Andrew McCallum, Fernando Pereira: Conditional Random Fields: Probabilistic Models for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data, 2001. Questions
Nov 22 Tomas Mikolov, Kai Chen, Greg Corrado, Jeffrey Dean: Efficient Estimation of Word Representations in Vector Space, ICLR 2013
Nov 29
Dec 6
Dec 13

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