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Course: Probability and Statistics for Language Technology

Course: Probability and Statistics for Language Technology

Uppsala University – Department of Linguistics and Philology Topics: elementary concepts in probability theory, such as unconditional and conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem, and the law of total probability; elementary concepts in statistics such as sample, estimation, and hypothesis testing. … Read entire article »

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Book in Preparation: A Computational Theory of Digital Genre

Book in preparation: A Computational Theory of Digital Genre by Marina Santini The book lists, examines and develops the key concepts necessary to build a novel, intuitive and robust definition of digital genre for computational purposes. The newly proposed definition is the tenet of the computational theory underlying computational models for automatic digital genre classification. The book is divided into six parts, each one discussing exhaustively issues that have been neglected or considered to be too controvertial to find any theoretical or pragmatic agreement among scholars or researchers. The book provides not only theoretical foundations, but also a number of use cases, corpora/datasets, and computational models that readers can re-use for their own experiments to evaluate the validity of the theoretical and practical solutions proposed in this book. Preliminary Table of Contents PART … Read entire article »

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