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Topics for 2009—10
To be scheduled
- Web usage mining (Sharhida)
- Anawiki Presentation (Jon)
Autumn Term 2009
Language and Computation Day
Week One, Thursday, 8th October 2009, all day - 5A.332
Details available from
Spring Term 2009
Monday, 22nd February 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406
Regression analysis with R.
Monday, 1st March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406
Mini "Language and Computation Day" with talks by PhD students.
Monday, 8th March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406
Presentation by Adela Gánem
Topic: JISC funded project on the evaluation of SIMiLLE (System for an Immersive and Mixed reality Language Learning Environment), a 3D Virtual World. More information can be found at http://chimera69.essex.ac.uk/SIMiLLE_Project
Monday, 15th March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406
We will be reviewing papers for ACL, the ACL Student Research Workshop and ECAI.
(This can be a very informative experience, and may help us write better papers, as well as giving a preview of the current trends in NLP research.)
Monday, 22nd March 2010, 11am-1pm in 3.406
Assume there is no meeting this week unless you hear otherwise by email.
Resuming meetings in the Summer Term.
Following topics to be picked up next term
- Analysis of real data in R
- Presentation by Deirdre
- Doug on BAe message analysis project