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In this class, you will learn fundamental algorithms and mathematical models for processing natural language, and how these can be used to solve practical problems.
The following topics will be covered in the first two weeks:
- Introduction and Overview:
- Basic Text Processing: J+M Chapters 2.1, 3.9; MR+S Chapters 2.1-2.2
- Minimum Edit Distance: J+M Chapter 3.11
- Language Modeling: J+M Chapter 4
- Spelling Correction: J+M Chapters 5.9, Peter Norvig (2007) How to Write a Spelling Corrector
- Christopher Manning
- Dan Jurafsky
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