Natural Language Processing And Text Mining

Module 1: Introduction to NLP
Dr. Sergio Jiménez, National University of Colombia.
Basic Text Processing, language models, collocations, textual and lexical similarity, word sense desambiguation.

Module 2: Parsing and translation
Dr. Thamar Solorio, University of Houston, USA.
POS tagging & formal grammars of english, syntactic and statistical parsing, semantic role labeling, machine translation, code switching.

Module 3: Text Classification and authorship analysis
Dr. Manuel Montes, National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico.

Module 4: Advanced machine learning models for NLP
Dr. Fabio González, National University of Colombia.
Neural networks, deep learning, word embeddings, recurrent neural networks.