An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, session 3

Friday, May 19, 2023 10:00to12:00

[This is session 3 in the series Introduction to Natural Language Processing]

Overview: This 3-part workshop provides an overview of the natural language processing (NLP) domain and its applications. This last session covers basic concepts about recent trends in NLP techniques, notably context-aware methods. We will also cover potential ethical problems in NLP applications with concrete examples.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to understand context-aware methods in NLP, gain hands-on experience with a modern NLP method, and identify potential ethical issues in NLP applications.

Prerequisites: Introductory knowledge of programming in Python, using libraries and packages and how to install them. Introductory knowledge of NLP (e.g. from session 1 and 2).

Date: Friday, 19 May 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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