CS-6390: Information Extraction from Text
Spring 2021 Schedule

(subject to change)

Day Date Topic Required Readings
Tuesday 1/19 Course Overview; Introduction to IE
Thursday 1/21 Review of ML for NLP; IE Evaluation & Annotation
Tuesday 1/26 ML for Sequence Labeling Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed., Chapter 8 (new as of 12/30/20!)
Thursday 1/28 Neural Models for Sequence Labeling Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed., Chapter 9 (new as of 12/30/20!)
Tuesday 2/2 Named Entity Recognition I Ratinov & Roth, CoNLL09
Thursday 2/4 Named Entity Recognition II Lample et al., NAACL 2016
Tuesday 2/9 Semantic Lexicon Induction I McIntosh & Curran, ACL 2009
Thursday 2/11 Semantic Lexicon Induction II McIntosh, EMNLP 2010
Tuesday 2/16 Semantic Lexicon Induction III Gupta & Manning, NAACL 2015; Kusilevitz et al., ACL 2020
Thursday 2/18 Semantic Learning from the Web Kozareva et al., ACL 2008
Tuesday 2/23 Relation Extraction I Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed.: Ch. 17.1-17.2, Agichtein & Gravano, DL 2000
Thursday 2/25 Relation Extraction II Mintz et al., ACL 2009, Quirk & Poon, EACL 2017
Tuesday 3/2 Relation Extraction III Miwa & Bansal, ACL 2016
Thursday 3/4 Midterm Exam
Tuesday 3/9 Catch-up on Project
Thursday 3/11 Catch-up on Project
Tuesday 3/16 Event Extraction I Ji & Grishman, ACL 2008, Liao & Grishman, ACL 2010
Thursday 3/18 Event Extraction II Lin et al., ACL 2020
Tuesday 3/23 Event Extraction III Huang & Riloff, AAAI 2012
Thursday 3/25 Event Extraction IV Du & Cardie, ACL 2020
Tuesday 3/30 Opinion Extraction I Kobayashi et al., EMNLP 2007
Thursday 4/1 Opinion Extraction II Wiegand and Ruppenhofer, CoNLL 2015
Tuesday 4/6 Temporal Information Extraction Jurafsky & Martin 3rd Ed., Ch. 17.3-4, Llorens et al., SemEval 2010
Thursday 4/8 Open Information Extraction Banko & Etzioni, ACL 2008 ; Etzioni et al., IJCAI 2011 (Invited Paper)
Tuesday 4/13 Commonsense Knowledge Extraction I Davis & Marcus, CACM 2015, Sap et al., AAAI 2019
Thursday 4/15 Commonsense Knowledge Extraction II Elazar et al., ACL 2019
Tuesday 4/20 Commonsense Knowledge Extraction III Feldman et al., EMNLP 2019
Thursday 4/22 Project Presentations I
Tuesday 4/27 Project Presentations II
Monday 5/3 Final Exam (1:00pm - 3:00pm)