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Schedule
Examination
Reading List


Syntactic Parsing

Credits: 7,5 hp
Teacher: Joakim Nivre

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Schedule

Date Time Room Content Reading
1
9/2
12-14
9-2029
Basic issues in syntactic parsing
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Jurafsky and Martin (2009), Ch. 12-13;
Kübler, McDonald and Nivre (2009), Ch. 1;
Nive (2009b)
2
11/2
12-14
9-2029
Parsing with PCFGs
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Jurafsky and Martin (2009), Ch. 14.1-14.5;
Charniak (1996); Collins (2012b); Collins (2012c)
3
23/2
12-14
9-2029
Advanced PCFG models
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Jurafsky and Martin (2009), Ch. 14.5-14.6;
Collins (2003); Klein and Manning (2003);
Petrov et al. (2006); Collins (2012a)
4
25/2
12-14
9-2029
Discriminative models
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Jurafsky and Martin (2009), Ch. 14.8;
Ratnaparkhi (1999); Charniak and Johnson (2005);
Clark and Curran (2007)
5
2/3
12-14
9-2029
Dependency parsing
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Kübler, McDonald and Nivre (2009), Ch. 2;
Eisner (1996); McDonald et al. (2005a);
McDonald et al. (2005b)
6
4/3
12-14
9-2029
Graph-based parsing
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Kübler, McDonald and Nivre (2009), Ch. 4;
McDonald and Pereira (2006);
Koo and Collins (2010); Koo et al. (2010)
7
9/3
12-14
9-2029
Transition-based parsing
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)
Kübler, McDonald and Nivre (2009), Ch. 3;
Nivre (2008); Zhang and Clark (2008);
Nivre (2009); Bohnet and Nivre (2012)
8
12/3
12-14
9-2029
Conclusion and outlook
(Notes, Slides, Lecture)

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Examination

The course is examined by means of two assignments: In order to pass the course, a student must pass all three assignments. The deadline is March 31 for the literature review and April 30 for the term paper.

Reading List

NB: The reading list is subject to change.