An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, session 1

Friday, March 31, 2023 10:00to12:00

[This is session 1 in the series Introduction to Natural Language Processing]


This 3-part workshop provides an overview of the natural language processing (NLP) domain and its applications. The first session provides an introduction to NLP and its position with respect to other domains, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. We will also cover basic concepts about applications and tasks in NLP and their challenges. We will also have a glimpse at chatGPT.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to
- Understand what natural language processing is with respect to other artificial intelligence domains.
- Identify tasks that can be carried out by applying natural language processing.
- Familiarize yourself with chatGPT.

[This is a 3-part series. Registration for each session is independent].

Prerequisites: None. A general understanding of artificial intelligence would be useful.

Date: Friday, 31 March 2023.
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: hybrid (in-person at Burnside Hall 1104, and online via Zoom).
Instructors: Ines Arous, Postdoctoral researcher, and Cesare Spinoso-di Piano, Masters student at Mila and McGill.



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