Author: Marina Santini

Computational Linguist, PhD

Lecture: Question Answering

Question Answering

Topics: IBM’s Watson, Apple’s Siri, WolframAlpha, factoid questions, complex questions, narrative questions, IR-based approaches, knowledge-based approaches, hybrid approaches, IR-based question answering, answer type taxonomy, passage retrieval,mean reciprocal rank, MRR, semantic analysis in language technology Lecture: Question Answering from Marina Santini

Lecture: IE – Named Entity Recognition (NER)

Named Entity Recognition

Topics: Information Extraction, Named Entity Recognition, NER, text analytics, text mining, e-discovery, unstructured data, structured data, calendaring, standard evaluation per entity, standard evaluation per token, sequence classifier, sequence labeling, word shapes, semantic analysis in language technology IE: Named Entity Recognition…

Lecture: Vector/Distributional Semantics

Distributional Semantics

Topics: term-context matrix, distributional models, Zellig Harris, John Rupert Firth, PMI, Pointwise Mutual Information, PPMI, Positive Pointwise Mutual Information, joint probability, marginals, smoothing, cosine metric, cosine similarity measure, dot product, vectors. Lecture: Vector Semantics (aka Distributional Semantics) from Marina Santini

Lecture: Word Sense Disambiguation

similarity metric

Topics: word sense disambiguation, wsd, thesaurus-based methods, dictionary-based methods, supervised methods, lesk algorithm, michael lesk, simplified lesk, corpus lesk, graph-based methods, word similarity, word relatedness, path-based similarity, information content, surprisal, resnik method, lin method, elesk, extended lesk, semcor, collocational features,…

Lecture: Word Senses

bass: wordnet

Outline: word senses, lexical semantics, homonymy, polysemy, metonymy, meronymy, antonomy, synonmy, hyponymy, hypernymy, wordnet, mesh, babelnet, lemma, wordform, zeugma test, senseval, selectional restrictions, membership meronymy, part-whole meronymy, semantic analysis, language technology Lecture: Word Senses from Marina Santini

Lecture: Sentiment Analysis

polarity similarity

Topics: sentiment analysis, affective meaning, connotational aspects, sentiment lexicons, naive bayes baseline algorithm, mutual information, pointwise mutual information, computational semantics, likelihood, Scherer’s typology, emotion classification, opinion mining, sentiment mining, subjectivity analysis, manually-built sentiment lexicons, semi-supervised methods, SentiWordnet, General Enquirer, earning…

Lecture: Semantic Role Labeling

Semantic Role Labeling

Topics: Semantic Role Labeling, Thematic Roles, Semantic Roles, PropBank, FrameNet, Selectional Restrictions, Shallow semantics, Shallow semantic representation, Predicate-Argument structure, Computational semantics Semantic Role Labeling from Marina Santini

Lecture: Semantics and Computational Semantics

Semantics and Computational Semantics

Topics: logic and language, formal theories, formal semantics, unification, first-order logic, predicate logic, propositional logic, semantics, computational semantics, meaning representation, connotation, denotation. Semantics and Computational Semantics from Marina Santini

Course Start: Semantic Analysis in Language Technology

Spring 2016 Semantic Analysis in Language Technology at Uppsala University (Sweden) Topics: Semantics and Computational Semantics Semantic Role Labelling/Predicate-Argument Structure Sentiment Analysis Word Sense Disambiguation Vector Semantics Information Extraction (I & II) Question Answering (I & II) Ontologies and…