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

Natural Language Processing

General information

  • Overall responsibility: Dr. Mariana Neves
  • Location: HS3 Villa room 1.15
  • Time: Mon 11:00 - 12:30 Wed 9:00-10:30
  • First lecture: Mon April 24th, 2017
  • 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). Draft of the third edition.

Deep Learning, Ian Goodfellow and Yoshua Bengio and Aaron Courville, MIT Press, 2016 (section 12.4)

Other books in Best NLP books  

Program

(Program is subject to change)

 

Session Date Topic
1 April 24, 2017 Introduction to Natural Language Processing
2 May 1, 2017 (no lecture - Maifeiertag)
3 May 8, 2017 Morphology, Morphological parsing
4 May 15, 2017

Tokenization and Segmentation; Language Model

5 May 22, 2017 Part-of-Speech Tagging and Syntactic Parsing
6 May 29, 2017 Lexical Semantics
7 June 5, 2017

(no lecture - Pfingstmontag)

8 June 12, 2017 Discourse Analysis
9June 21, 2017 Project: mid-term presentation (15 minutes for each team)
10 June 28, 2017

Named-entity Recognition and Information Extraction   (Villa room 2.16!)

11 July 5, 2017

Question Answering 

12 July 12, 2017 (no lecture)
13 July 19, 2017 Project: final presentation (15 minutes for each team)
14 July 21, 2017 Final exam (9:00, Villa room 2.16!)