Language Understanding Systems ( 2016-2017)

Machine Learning or equivalent course 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 ( Training/Test/Evaluation)

Optional and Recommended
Discriminative Models
Logistic Regression

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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
-Lecture 5: Meaning Representations
-Lecture 6: Automatic Speech Recognition And Text-To-Speech Synthesis
-Lecture 7: NLU with Conditional Random Fields
-Lecture 8: NLU with Neural Networks
-Lecture 9: Linguistics of Conversations
-Lecture 10: Confidence Measures
-Lecture 11: Dialogue Models & Evaluation
-Lecture 12: Deconstructing Bot Technology & Platforms