Chomsky's Universal Grammar: An Introduction. V.J. Cook. Blackwell 1988.
5 Papers on WordNet (from the Princeton team) 5papers.pdf
|#0: January 13th||lecture0.pdf||lecture0.ppt||12||Course overview, background reading and structure.|
|#1: April 7th||lecture1.pdf
71 (LouAnn's slides)
|Installing software for homework #1.
Guest speaker: LouAnn Gerken on Language Acquisition
|#2: April 12th||lecture2.pdf||lecture2.ppt||25||The Puzzle of Language|
|#3: April 14th||lecture3.pdf||lecture3.ppt||24||Rule-based systems. The Principles-and-Parameters Framework. Language modules.|
|#4: April 19th||lecture4.pdf||lecture4.ppt||30||PAPPI. English, Dutch and Japanese examples. Using PAPPI. Homework 1|
|#5: April 21st||lecture5.pdf||lecture5.ppt||38||Poll: UG or not? Introduction to WordNet and Semantic Relations. The Frame Problem: semantic opposition.|
|#6: April 26th||lecture6.pdf||lecture6.ppt||35||Homework 1 due today. Logical Metonomy. WordNet applications. e-rater and SCIgen. Homework 2: GRE.|
|#7: April 28th||
|Corpora and Statistics: COALS on homework 2.
Guest lecture: Massimo Piattelli Palmarini on A powerful critique of semantic networks: Jerry Fodor's atomism.
| ||homework1answers.pdf||homework1answers.ppt||16||Answers and discussion of Questions 1 and 2 for Homework 1.|