Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  
Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner
  
 

Natural Language Processing

General information

  • Overall responsibility: Dr. Mariana Neves
  • Location: HS3
  • Time: Mon 13:30 - 15:00
  • First lecture: Mon April 11th, 2016
  • 2 Semesterwochenstunden (SWS)
  • 3 ECTS (graded)

Grading

60% project (in teams)

40% final exam

Book

Speech and Natural Language Processing, Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin, Prentice Hall, 2nd edition (29. April 2008) or Prentice Hall International, Pearson New International Edition (17. Juli 2013)

Program

(Program is subject to change)

 

Session Date Topic
1 April 11, 2016 Lecture: Introduction to Natural Language Processing
2 April 18, 2016 (no lecture)
3 April 25, 2016 Lecture: Regular Expressions, Automata, Morphology and Transducers
4 May 2, 2016

Project presentation: introduction; Lecture: Words and Language Model

5 May 9, 2016 Lecture: Part-of-Speech Tagging
6 May 16, 2016 (Pfingstmontag - no lecture)
7 May 23, 2016

Project update: POS tags; Lecture: Syntactic Parsing

8 May 30, 2016 Lecture: Lexical Semantics
9 June 6, 2016 Lecture: Discourse analysis 
10 June 13, 2016

(**room HE.52**) Project update: Parsing & Semantics; Lecture: Text Classification

11 June 20, 2016

Guest presentation: "Using NLP techniques to enable process mining" by Thomas Baier from Lana Labs; Lecture: Sentiment Analysis; Named-entity Recognition

12 June 27, 2016

Project update: Discourse & NER; Lecture: Information Extraction

13 July 4, 2016 Lecture: Question Answering and Summarization
14 July 11, 2016 Project final Presentation (15 minutes for each team)
15 July 18, 2016 (no lecture - overlap with TuK)
16 July 22, 2016 Final exam (room A2.1, 10:00)