CS 4740 - Introduction to Natural Language Processing

Spring 2011


Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:25-2:40
Place: 203 Phillips
Instructor: Professor Claire Cardie, 5161 Upson Hall
Office hours: Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am; Fridays 11am-12pm

Anshumali Shrivastava (email: anshu@X, replace X with cs.cornell.edu)
    Office hours: Tuesday 3:00pm-4:00pm; Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm
    Office location: 5132 Upson Hall
Lu Wang (email: luwang@X, replace X with cs.cornell.edu)
    Office hours: Monday 4:00pm-5:00pm; Wednesdays 3:00pm-4:00pm
    Office location: 4144 Upson Hall

Course Materials:

Course Management System (CMS): We'll be using the CS department course management system for submission of assignments, grading, etc.  You can get to CMS via the above link.  You'll need your Cornell netid and password.
If you do not have access to the CMS, please contact us.


Links to packages:
  • nltk toolkit
  • Weka
  • OpenNLP
  • SVM-multiclass

  • Links to packages for Project 3:
  • Mallet
  • TnT
  • Links to the other packages can be found : statistical NLP resourses

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