WCOMS4705-2: Natural Language Processing for Fall 2017

Days and Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:40 AM-12:55 PM

Allowed For:

  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Professional
  • PhD


COMS W3133, or W3134, or W3137, or W3139, or permission of the instructor.




Collins, Michael


Computational approaches to natural language generation and understanding. Recommended preparation: some previous or concurrent exposure to AI or Machine Learning. Topics include information extraction, summarization, machine translation, dialogue systems, and emotional speech. Particular attention is given to robust techniques that can handle understanding and generation for the large amounts of text on the Web or in other large corpora. Programming exercises in several of these areas.