An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, session 2

Saturday, April 15, 2023 10:00to12:00

[This is session 2 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. In this session, you will learn about the main steps in an NLP lifecycle and go through some of these steps with a real-world example using the Python programming language.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to
- Understand the steps in the natural language processing life cycle
- Learn specific NLP methodologies, such as TF-IDF and N-grams
- Understand the challenges that can arise in some NLP use-cases

Prerequisites: Introductory knowledge of programming in Python, using libraries and packages and how to install them.  A general understanding of artificial intelligence. Introductory knowledge of NLP (e.g. from session 1 of this series).

Date: Friday, 15 April 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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