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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 Mondays 16:00, S1
Past meetings courses:rg:past
Inspiration courses:rg:wishlist
Other reading groups Machine Learning RG

Autumn&Winter 2015/2016 (preliminary plan)

date speaker paper
Oct 5 startup meeting
Oct 12 Lukáš Žilka, Milan Straka Programming hackaton, based on The Modern Algorithmic Toolbox, read in advance lecture 1 and 2
Oct 19 Martin Popel Mark Johnson: A brief introduction to kernel classifiers, 2009. You can also read a chapter from ciml.info. Questions
Oct 26 Lukáš Žilka, Milan Straka hands-on tutorial on using some neural network toolkit
Nov 2 Michael Collins: Discriminative Training Methods for Hidden Markov Models: Theory and Experiments with Perceptron Algorithms, EMNLP 2002.
Nov 9 no RG, dean's day
Nov 16 Andrew McCallum, Dayne Freitag, Fernando Pereira: Maximum Entropy Markov Models for Information Extraction and Segmentation, Conference on Machine Learning 2000, slides
Nov 23 John Lafferty, Andrew McCallum, Fernando Pereira: Conditional Random Fields: Probabilistic Models for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data, 2001. Questions
Nov 30
Dec 7
Dec 14

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