Textbook and Readings

The required text is:

Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin. 2008. Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Speech Recognition. Second Edition. Prentice Hall.

Of course, we're also fond of:

Christopher D. Manning and Hinrich Schütze. 1999. Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing. MIT Press.

Other useful reference texts for NLP are:

Other papers with relevant material will be posted on the syllabus, as will lecture slides.