[Winter 2011] NLTK syn & sem
[Fall 2010] Quantifier Scope, Intro to GLMs and GLMMS
Plan: talk about the analysis of a subpart of the quantifier-scope-tagged corpus that Scott AnderBois, Robert Henderson and I have been working on over the last year; we will focus exclusively on sentences with 2 quantifiers.
Main goal: provide motivation for continuing the discussion of linear regression from last quarter …read more
[Spring 2010] Regression etc.
Corpus-based evaluation of centering theory: Centering: A Parametric Theory and Its Instantiations, Poesio et al (2004) (discussion led by Bern)
Intro to anaphora resolution algorithms (Hobbs 1978, Lappin & Leass 1994, Centering Theory): anaphora resolution.ppt
Tutorial on regression (see the references in the R scripts for sources):
Warm-up (skewness, histograms …
[Winter 2010] Tutorial on quantitative corpus linguistics and R
Why corpus linguistics? Here’s part of the conclusion of Abney (1996) (“Statistical methods and linguistics”); see also chapter 1 of Manning & Schuetze (1999) (“Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing”):
In closing, let me repeat the main line of argument as concisely as I can. Statistical methods—by which I …
List of UCSC corpora
From CLG to LaLoCo
The CLG materials (summaries, scripts etc.) have already been posted on the LaLoCo page:read more