Statistical NLP: Theory and Practice

Christopher Manning
Carnegie Mellon University, Spring 1996


The syllabus as a postscript file.

Lecture notes (by Christopher Manning and Hinrich Schütze)

There used to be some very out of date drafts of chapters of a textbook on statistical natural language processing here. They have now been delinked. But information about the book, including sample chapters is available. It will be published in 1999 by MIT Press.

Online copies of papers

Abney's paper on Statistical Methods and Linguistics


Written Assignment 1

Information theory and probability exercises

Programming Assignment 1

Language identification

Programming Assignment 2

Word sense disambiguation

Programming Assignment 3

Topic detection in Switchboard

Christopher Manning -- <> (6 January 1999)