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courses:rg [2012/10/05 17:41]
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courses:rg [2016/10/06 08:54]
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-===== Reading Group =====+ 
 +===== Reading Group =====  
 Official name of this course is [[https://​is.cuni.cz/​studium/​predmety/​index.php?​do=predmet&​kod=NPFL095|NPFL095]] **Modern Methods in Computational Linguistics**. It is a continuation of informal Reading Group (RG) meetings. Requirements for getting credits: ​ Official name of this course is [[https://​is.cuni.cz/​studium/​predmety/​index.php?​do=predmet&​kod=NPFL095|NPFL095]] **Modern Methods in Computational Linguistics**. It is a continuation of informal Reading Group (RG) meetings. Requirements for getting credits: ​
   * presenting one paper,   * presenting one paper,
-    * Select a term (write your name to the schedule below) before ​Oct 8+    * Select a term (write your name to the schedule below) before ​October 13
-    * Suggest ​[[mailto:​popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz|me]] 2--3 papers you would like to present (with pdf links, and your preferences) before ​Oct 15+    * If no paper is assigned to the term, suggest ​[[mailto:​popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz|me]] 2--3 papers you would like to present (with pdf links, and your preferences) before ​October 20. Ideally, make a group of 2--4 students presenting papers on a common topic (starting from basics to more advance papers)
-    * Prepare your presentation and three quiz questions. +    * Prepare your presentation and 3--5 quiz questions. At least 3 of the questions should ask for a specific answer, e.g. "write an equation for...",​ "given training set X=([dog,​N],​[cat,​Y]),​ what is the number..."​ (Not "what do you think about..."​). The first question should be quite easy to answer for those who have read the whole paper. The last question may be a tricky one. Send me the questions two weeks before your presentation. We may discuss the paper and refine the questions. 
-    * One week ahead of the presentation, ​remind it to rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz ​([[http://​ufal.mff.cuni.cz/​mailman/​listinfo/​rg|subscribe]] first), you may add details and the quiz questions.+    * One week before ​the presentation, ​write the questions to a dedicated wiki page here. Send a reminder (questions and a link to the pdf of the paper) ​to rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz ​by Monday 15:45.
  
-  ​* writing a report about another presented paper (within one week deadline),​ +  * active participation in the discussions,​ which is conditioned by reading the papers in advance and attending the meetings
-  ​* active participation in the discussions,​ which is conditioned by reading the papers in advance and attending the meetings. +  * sending your answers to me and the presenter by Saturday 23:59 (so the presenter can go through all answers before the presentation and focus more on problematic parts)
-  * In case of more than three missed meetings or deadlines, additional reports ​are required.+  * In case of more than three missed meetings or deadlines, additional ​work (e.g. reports ​or answers to tricky questions) will be required.
  
-All 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.+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 | ^ Contact ​     | popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz |
 ^ Mailing list | rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz ​    | ^ Mailing list | rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz ​    |
-^ List Archive | [[http://​ufal.mff.cuni.cz/​mailman/​listinfo/​rg]] | +^ Meetings ​    ​| ​Tuesdays 15:40, S1 |
-^ Meetings ​    ​| ​Mondays 16:15room S1 |+
 ^ Past meetings| [[courses:​rg:​past|courses:​rg:​past]] | ^ Past meetings| [[courses:​rg:​past|courses:​rg:​past]] |
 ^ Inspiration ​ | [[courses:​rg:​wishlist|courses:​rg:​wishlist]] | ^ Inspiration ​ | [[courses:​rg:​wishlist|courses:​rg:​wishlist]] |
 +^ Other reading groups ​ | [[https://​github.com/​ufal/​rg/​wiki|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: [[http://​www.isi.edu/​natural-language/​people/​copiale-11.pdf|The Copiale Cipher]], BUCC 2011, you can watch a [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Eam0Tk-1FyI|trailer]] |
 +^ Oct 18 | Daniela Bodanská ​ | Kishore Papineni, Salim Roukos, Todd Ward, and Wei-Jing Zhu: [[http://​aclweb.org/​anthology-new/​P/​P02/​P02-1040.pdf|BLEU:​ a Method for Automatic Evaluation of Machine Translation]],​ ACL 2002. [[courses:​rg:​2014:​bleu|Questions]] |
 +^ Oct 25 |  | Michael Collins: [[http://​ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/​acl/​W/​W02/​W02-1001.pdf|Discriminative Training Methods for Hidden Markov Models: Theory and Experiments with Perceptron Algorithms]],​ EMNLP 2002. [[courses:​rg:​2014:​perceptron|Questions]]|
 +^ Nov 1  |  | Andrew McCallum, Dayne Freitag, Fernando Pereira: [[http://​www.ai.mit.edu/​courses/​6.891-nlp/​READINGS/​maxent.pdf|Maximum Entropy Markov Models for Information Extraction and Segmentation]],​ Conference on Machine Learning 2000, [[http://​courses.ischool.berkeley.edu/​i290-dm/​s11/​SECURE/​gidofalvi.pdf|slides]] [[courses:​rg:​2014:​memm|Question]]|
 +^ <​del>​Nov 8</​del>​ | --- | no RG (Dean'​s day)|
 +^ Nov 15 |  | John Lafferty, Andrew McCallum, Fernando Pereira: [[http://​www.cs.utah.edu/​~piyush/​teaching/​crf.pdf|Conditional Random Fields: Probabilistic Models for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data]], 2001. [[courses:​rg:​2014:​crf|Questions]] |
 +^ Nov 22 |  | Tomas Mikolov, Kai Chen, Greg Corrado, Jeffrey Dean: [[http://​arxiv.org/​pdf/​1301.3781.pdf|Efficient Estimation of Word Representations in Vector Space]], ICLR 2013 |
 +^ Nov 29  |  | |
 +^ Dec 6  |  | |
 +^ Dec 13 |  | |
 +
 +
  
-=== Autumn&​Winter 2012/2013 === 
-^ date   | **speaker** | **paper** | 
-^ Oct  1 |             | startup meeting| 
-^ Oct  8 | Rudolf Rosa | Hanna Béchara, Yanjun Ma, Josef van Genabith: [[http://​mt-archive.info/​MTS-2011-Bechara.pdf|Statistical Post-Editing for a Statistical MT System]], MT Summit 2011 | 
-^ Oct 15 | Ales Tamchyna |  | 
-^ Oct 22 | Jindra Helcl            |  | 
-^ Oct 29 | Matěj Korvas ​ |  | 
-^ Nov  5 | Lukas Zilka            |  | 
-^ Nov 12 | Karel Bílek ​ |  | 
-^ Nov 19 | Matous Machacek| ​ | 
-^ Nov 26 | Ondrej Dusek            |  | 
-^ Dec  3 | Honza Václ |  | 
-^ Dec 10 |             ​| ​ | 
-^ Dec 17 | |  | 
-^ Jan  7 | | last RG | 
  

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