Language Understanding Systems ( 2018-2019)

Basic Machine Learning is a prerequisite.
In particular:

Mandatory Prerequisites
Basic Discrete Probability
Bayes’ Decision Theory
Generative Models
Naive Bayes’s Classifier
Maximum Likelihood Training
Supervised Learning Framework

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Links below require UNITN credentials

-Lecture 1: Intro to the Course

-Lecture 2: Sequence and Language Modeling

-Lecture 3: Weighted Finite State Transducers ( 1 , 2 )

-Lecture 4: NLU with Weighted Finite State Transducers

-MidTerm Project

GUEST Lecture : "Breaking the NLP Pipeline" Prof. Frederic Bechet ( U. Aix-Marseille, FR )
April 1, 2019

-Lecture 5: Meaning Representations

GUEST Lectures : "Vocal Interactions with Intelligent Machines" Prof. Roger Moore ( U. of Sheffield , UK)
April 9 2019

-Lecture 6: NLU with Conditional Random Fields

-Lecture 7: NLU with Neural Networks
  • Lab 6    : RNN

-Lecture 8: Linguistics of Conversations

-Lecture 9: Dialogue Models & Evaluation

-Lecture 10: Automatic Speech Recognition and Confidence Measures

-Lecture 11: Deconstructing Bot Technology & Platforms