Syllabus for Information Extraction 10-707 in Fall 2010
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This is the syllabus for Information Extraction 10-707 in Fall 2010. The slides available may be out of date (from the last version of the class) but will be updated after each lecture.
- Wed 9/8: Organizational meeting and overview of IE
- Mon 9/13: Overview of Relation Extraction and Some Case Studies
- Wed 9/15: NER via classification
- Mon 9/20: HMMs, CMMs, and MEMMs
- Wed 9/22: Linear-chain CRFs
- Mon 9/27: Meta-learning: Stacking and Sequential Models
- Wed 9/29: Meta-learning: Searn for Sequential Classification
- Thus 9/30: no, class but
- Your three wiki pages for September should be complete, and you should email links to them to William.
- Mon 10/4: Perceptrons as margin learners
- Wed 10/6: Ranking perceptrons and NER
- Due today: sign up for a slot to give your presentation. -- i.e., put your name in one of the student presentation slots below.
- Fri 10/8: no class, but
- Mon 10/11: Long-range dependencies and general CRFs
- Student presentation
- Wed 10/13: Relation extraction with kernels
- Student presentation - Kevin Dela Rosa
- Mon 10/18: More relation and fact extraction
- Student presentation - Xuehan Xiong
- Wed 10/20: Overview of Bootstrapping; the KnowItAll system
- Student presentation - Rushin Shah
- Mon 10/25: The TextRunner system
- Student presentation - Shuguang Wang slides
- Wed 10/27: The Read-the-Web System
- Student presentation - Reyyan Yeniterzi
- Sun 10/31: no, class but
- Your three wiki pages for October should be complete, and you should email links to them to William. Also, Happy Halloween.
- Mon 11/1: IE and Reasoning 1 - WHIRL 1
- Student presentation - James Dang
- Wed 11/3: IE and Reasoning 2 - WHIRL 2 and Database Hardening
- Student presentation - Hyeju Jang
- Mon 11/8: Project status reports
- Wed 11/10: Project status updates
- Mon 11/15: IE and Reasoning 3 - Joint Inference and MLNs
- Student presentation - Bo Lin
- Wed 11/17: IE and Reasoning 4 - Joint Inference and MLNs
- Mehdi Samadi will present OpinionMiner
- Mon 11/22: Graph-based methods for set expansion 1
- Wed 11/24: Thanksgiving--no class
- Mon 11/29: Corpus-based approaches to relations and analogy
- Tues 11/30: no, class but
- Your three wiki pages for November should be complete, and you should email links to them to William.
- Wed 12/1: TBD
- Mon 12/6: Project presentations.
- Wed 12/8: Project presentations.
- Fri 12/10: Final project writeup is due.
- Your writeup should be submitted in the format used by the ICML 2009 Conference, which is 8 pp double-column. You should send your paper to me via email by midnight Samoa time on 12/11.