Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Text Analytics|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||HT (2nd Semester)|
2 lecture hours per week
|Module Personnel||Associate Professor Carl Vogel|
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to::
IS4LO1 Grasp the scope and limitations of finite state methods;
IS4LO2 Apply concepts from model theorywithin content analytics;
IS4LO3 Analyze, using qualitative and quantitative methods, entailments in natural language texts, distinguishing entailments from suggestions and associations;
IS4LO4 Comprehend and apply methods of sentiment analysis and metaphor understanding;
IS4LO5 Demonstrate ability to collaborate within a designated team;
IS4LO6 Provide constructive criticism within a scholarly peer review exercise;
IS4LO7 Collaboratively compose a scholarly research article informed by the literature, novel exercises in text analytics and responding to peer review.
This module aims to provide students with a deep appreciation of the theory and practice of text analysis techniques.
Specific topics addressed in this module include:
|Recommended Reading List|
Ido Dagan, Dan Roth, Mark Sammons, Fabio Massimo Zanzotto (2013)
Recognizing Textual Entailment: Models and Applications. Morgan
Vivi Nastase, Preslav Nakov, Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha, Stan Szpakowicz (2013)
Semantic Relations Between Nominals. Morgan Claypool
Beth Levin (1993) English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary
Investigation. University of Chicago Press
Bing Liu (2014). Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
CD Manning and H. Schutze, Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999
An essay on an agreed topic will be due at the start of the final week of the semester. The essay will be constructed as a candidate submission to the International Workshop on Computational Semantics.
Assessment in the Supplemental session will be based on 100% coursework.
|Academic Year of Data||2018/19|