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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.
-  * presenting one paper, +
-    * Select a term (write your name to the schedule below) before October 13. +
-    * 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 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 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.+
  
-  * active participation in the discussions,​ which is conditioned by reading the papers in advance and attending the meetings, +Since 2016, the wiki is moved to https://​github.com/​ufal/​NPFL095/wiki and the mailing list to [[https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/npfl095|npfl095@googlegroups.com]]. 
-  * 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). +See also [[courses:​rg:​past|an overview of past meetings], [[courses:​rg:​wishlist|an outdated wishlist]] and [[https://github.com/ufal/rg/wiki|Machine Learning RG (active in 2014)]].
-  * In case of more than three missed meetings or deadlines, additional work (e.g. reports or answers to tricky questions) will be required. +
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-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. +
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-^ Contact ​     | popel@ufal.mff.cuni.cz | +
-^ Mailing list | rg@ufal.mff.cuni.cz ​    | +
-^ Meetings ​    | Tuesdays 15:40, S1 | +
-^ Past meetings| [[courses:​rg:​past|courses:​rg:​past]] | +
-^ Inspiration ​ | [[courses:​rg:​wishlist|courses:​rg:​wishlist]] | +
-^ Other reading groups ​ | [[https://​github.com/​ufal/​rg/wiki|Machine Learning RG]] | +
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-=== Autumn&​Winter 2016/2017 === +
-^ date   | **speaker** ​              | **paper** | +
-^ Oct  4 |   | startup meeting |  +
-^ Oct 11 |   | 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]]| +
-^ 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]] | +
-^ <​del>​Nov 8</​del>​ | --- | no RG (Dean's day)+
-^ 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 |  | |+
  
  
  
  

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