CS-6390: Information Extraction from Text
Spring 2018 Schedule

(subject to change)

Day Date Topic Required Readings
Tuesday 1/9 Course Overview; Introduction to IE
Thursday 1/11 Fundamentals: Annotation, Evaluation, Machine Learning, Bootstrapping
Tuesday 1/16 Sequential Labeling I Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed., Chapter 9
(or Jurafsky & Martin 2nd Ed.: Chapter. 6)
Thursday 1/18 Sequential Labeling II Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed., Chapter 7.1-7.2
Tuesday 1/23 Named Entity Recognition Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed.: Ch. 21.1, Chieu & Ng, COLING02, Ratinov & Roth, CoNLL09
Thursday 1/25 Semantic Lexicon Induction I Thelen & Riloff, EMNLP02, McIntosh & Curran, ACL09
Tuesday 1/30 Semantic Lexicon Induction II McIntosh EMNLP 2010, Vyas & Pantel, NAACL 2009
Thursday 2/1 Semantic Learning from the Web Hearst, COLING92, Kozareva et al., ACL 2008
Tuesday 2/6 NO CLASS
Thursday 2/8 Relation Extraction I Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed.: Ch. 21.2, Agichtein & Gravano, DL 2000
Tuesday 2/13 Relation Extraction II Mintz et al., ACL 2009
Thursday 2/15 Exam I
Tuesday 2/20 Paraphrases & Inference Rules Lin & Pantel, KDD 2001, Bhagat et al., EMNLP 2007
Thursday 2/22 Event Extraction I Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed.: Ch. 21.5, Huang & Riloff, AAAI 2012
Tuesday 2/27 Event Extraction II Ji & Grishman, ACL 2008,
Liao & Grishman, ACL 2010
Thursday 3/1 Opinion Extraction I Kobayashi et al., EMNLP 2007
Tuesday 3/6 Opinion Extraction II Wiegand and Ruppenhofer, CoNLL 2015
Thursday 3/8 Temporal Information Extraction Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed.: Ch. 21.3, 21.4, Llorens et al., SemEval 2010
Tuesday 3/13 Coreference Resolution I Raghunathan et al., EMNLP 2010
Thursday 3/15 Coreference Resolution II Rahman & Ng, EMNLP 2009
Tuesday 3/20 SPRING BREAK
Thursday 3/22 SPRING BREAK
Tuesday 3/27 Open Information Extraction I Banko & Etzioni, ACL 2008
Thursday 3/29 Open Information Extraction II Etzioni et al., IJCAI 2011 (Invited Paper)
Tuesday 4/3 Knowledge Base Population Rajani et al., ACL 2015
Thursday 4/5 Narrative Event Chains Chambers & Jurafsky, ACL 2008; Chambers & Jurafsky, ACL 2009
Tuesday 4/10 Exam II
Thursday 4/12 Toward Script Learning Pichotta & Mooney, ACL 2016
Tuesday 4/17 Project Presentations I
Thursday 4/19 Project Presentations II
Tuesday 4/24 Discussion: Open Questions & Challenges for IE