Natural Language Processing - AA 2020/2021

Prof. Roberto Tedesco

News

2020-10-21
Today's lecture is suspended.

2020-10-16
The slide deck about affective computing has been modified a bit: just reordering of a few slides.

2020-10-15
On slide deck about summarization and QA, slides 11,12, and 18 have been fixed.

2020-10-5
Lecture of Wednesday October 7th is suspended.

2020-10-3
Following a good question I received about vocabularies in NLP, I put a new slide 80 into the deck "NLP3-WORDS-RT.pdf".

2020-09-30
Today's lecture will be held on-line.

2020-09-25
I'm so sorry for the issues during the today's lab about NLTK. So, no video. Just attend the lecture next Wednesday, where I'm going to repeat NTLK intro and examples (hoping no more issues... fingers crossed!)

2020-09-24
For the Lab 1 session, come with a computer and install NLTK (including corpora; see slide deck, about NLTK data). JupiterLab is also useful, although not compulsory.

2020-09-18
Due to graduation exams, the NLP lecture of Thursday 24th is suspended.

2020-09-18
Derivation of the alpha value, for the Katz backoff, added to file NLP3-derivations.zip

2020-09-17
Slide deck "Error correction, prediction, N-grams": fixed slide 20. Slide 67, instead, was correct (because it was (1+1)*(1/3))

2020-09-16
Slide deck "Introduction to NLP" fixed: group1 ODD numbers, group2 EVEN numbers

2020-09-14
Web site is on-line

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Teaching materials

Course Info

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2020-09-16 (classroom - for both group 1 and group 2): Introduction and Morphology

2020-09-17 (on-line): Words (morphology, error correction, prediction, n-grams)

2020-09-18 (on-line): POS tagging

2020-09-18 (classroom, group 2) / 2020-09-23 (classroom, group 1): chunking, formal grammars

2020-09-25 (on-line): full parsing

2020-10-8 (on-line) and 2020-10-9 (on-line): Semantics

2020-10-15 (on line): Summarization and question answering

2020-10-16 (on line): Pragmatics (discourse) / 2020-10-22 (on line): Pragmatics (dialogue and CA)

2020-10-16 (classroom, group 2): Sentiment analysis (2020-10-21 for classroom, group 1, was not hold)

2020-10-22 (on line) / 2020-10-22 (classroom, group 2) and 2020-10-28 (classroom, group 1): Voice

2020-10-29 (on line) / 2020-10-30 (on line) / 2020-10-30 (classroom, group 2) / 2020-11-4 (held online, group 1): Neural Networks and NLP

Laboratory sessions

The ARCSLab

At the ARCSLab laboratory, students and researchers study models ad technologies related to the development of adaptive and relational systems. Research topics include:

Theses are available on such topics! Have a look!