Readings and Materials for Class


Presenter(s), Topic/Paper

Thurs 1/26 Claire
Introduction to the class
Tues 1/31 Claire
Opinion analysis
An exercise in opinion frame annotation. Readings and sample text to annotate are on Piazza.
Thurs 2/2 Claire
Opinion analysis
Opinion Mining with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks. Ozan Irsoy and Claire Cardie. EMNLP 2014.
Tues 2/7 No class. ACL deadline and Claire at WSDM 2017.
Thurs 2/9 Arzoo Katiyar
Opinion analysis
Investigating LSTMs for Joint Extraction of Opinion Entities and Relations. Arzoo Katiyar and Claire Cardie. ACL 2016.
Tues 2/14 Claire
Argumentation extraction
Introduction to the topic and in-class exercises. Slides available on Piazza.
Thurs 2/16 Claire
Argumentation extraction
Here’s My Point: Argumentation Mining with Pointer Networks. Peter Potash, Alexey Romanov & Anna Rumshisky. ICLR 2017 submission on arXiv.
Tues 2/21 February Break
Thurs 2/23 Claire
Question answering
SQuAD: 100,000+ Questions for Machine Comprehension of Text. Rajpurkar et al. EMNLP 2016.
Tues 2/28 Maria
Word embeddings
Quantifying and Reducing Stereotypes in Word Embeddings. Bolukbasi et al. 2016 ICML Workshop on #Data4Good: Machine Learning in Social Good Applications.
Swivel: Improving Embeddings by Noticing What's Missing. Shazeer et al. arXiv:1602.02215v1. Feb, 2016.
Thurs 3/2 Andrew
Learning to Compose Neural Networks for Question Answering. Andreas et al., NAACL 2015.
Tues 3/7 Project proposal discussions
Thurs 3/9 Project proposal discussions
Tues 3/14

snow day!!!

Thurs 3/16 Project proposal discussions
Tues 3/21

Word embeddings
Dependency Based Word-Embeddings. Levy & Goldberg, ACL, 2014

Sentence/paragraph embeddings
Distributed representations of sentences and documents. Le and Mikolov, ICML 2014

Thurs 3/23 Davis
Tues 3/28



Thurs 3/30



Tues 4/4 Spring Break
Thurs 4/6 Spring Break
Tues 4/11



Thurs 4/13

Show and Tell: A Neural Image Caption Generator.

Tues 4/18 Pracheth
Thurs 4/20 Ria
Word embeddings
Diachronic Word Embeddings Reveal Statistical Laws of Sematic Change
Tues 4/25


Thurs 4/27 Shuhan
Tues 5/2 Project presentations
Thurs 5/4 Project presentations
Tues 5/9 Project presentations