Schedule

Plan Resources Assignments
Mar 30 The Stanford Spring quarter has been postponed by one week due to COVID-19. CS224u will begin on April 6 and try to proceed (by video) as originally planned!
Apr 1
Apr 6
  1. Slides: Course overview
  2. Notebook: Course set-up
  3. Notebook: Jupyter notebook tutorial
  4. Notebook: NumPy tutorial
  5. Notebook: PyTorch tutorial
  1. Levesque 2013
  2. Manning 2015
  3. Potts 2019
  4. Video: The challenge and promise of artificial intelligence
  5. Podcast: The ELIZA effect (99% Invisible)
  1. HW 1 due Apr 20, 4:30 pm
  2. Quiz on course policies [due Apr 29, 4:30 pm]
Apr 8
  1. Slides: Distributed word representations [draft]
  2. Notebook: Designs, distances, basic reweighting
  3. Notebook: Dimensionality reduction and representation learning
  4. Notebook: Retrofitting
  1. Screencast: Overview [slides]
  2. Screencast: Vector comparison [slides]
  3. Screencast: Reweighting [slides]
  4. Screencast: Dimensionality reduction [slides]
  5. Turney and Pantel 2010
  6. Lenci 2018
  7. Smith 2019
  8. Mikolov et al. 2013
  9. Pennington et al. 2014
  10. Faruqui et al. 2015
Apr 13
Apr 15
  1. Slides: Supervised sentiment analysis [draft]
  2. Notebook: Overview of the Stanford Sentiment Treebank
  3. Notebook: Hand-built feature functions
  4. Notebook: Dense feature representations and neural networks
  1. Pang and Lee 2008
  2. Socher et al. 2013
  3. Goldberg 2015
  4. Sentiment tutorial and resources
  5. Tutorial videos on supervised learning
  6. Stanford AI Lab Deep Learning Tutorial
Apr 20
  1. Notebook: Relation extraction with distant supervision: Task definition
  2. Notebook: Relation extraction with distant supervision: Experiments
  1. Snow et al. 2005
  2. Mintz et al. 2009
  1. Bake-off 1 opens Apr 20 and closes Apr 22, 4:30 pm
  2. HW 2 due Apr 27, 4:30 pm
Apr 22
Apr 27
  1. Slides: Natural language inference [draft]
  2. Notebook: Tasks and datasets
  3. Notebook: NLI models
  1. Dagan et al. 2006
  2. MacCartney and Manning 2008
  3. Bowman et al. 2015a
  4. Bowman et al. 2015b
  5. Rocktäschel et al. 2015
  6. Williams et al. 2018
  7. Nie et al. 2019
  1. Bake-off 2 opens Apr 27 and closes Apr 29, 4:30 pm
  2. HW 3 due May 4, 4:30 pm
Apr 29
May 4
  1. Slides: Grounded language understanding [draft]
  2. Notebook: Pragmatic color describers
  1. Lewis et al. 2017
  2. Golland et al. 2010
  3. Andreas and Klein 2016
  4. Monroe et al. 2017
  5. Tellex, Knepper, et al. 2014
  6. Vogel et al. 2014
  1. Bake-off 3 opens May 4 and closes May 6, 4:30 pm
  2. HW 4 due May 11, 4:30 pm
May 6
May 11
  1. Slides: Contextual word representations [draft]
  2. Notebook: Bringing contextual word representations into your models
  1. McCann et al. 2017
  2. Peters et al. 2018
  3. Vaswani et al. 2017
  4. Devlin et al. 2018
  5. Liu et al. 2019
  6. Yang, Dai, et al. 2019
  7. Clark et al. 2019
  1. Bake-off 4 opens May 11 and closes May 13, 4:30 pm
May 13
  1. Panel: NLU in industry
  1. Lit review due May 22, 11:59 pm
May 18
  1. Slides: Writing up and presenting your work [draft]
  1. Jason Eisner's Advice for Research Students
  2. Stuart Shieber on reporting research results
  3. David Goss on math style
  4. Novelist Cormac McCarthy’s tips on how to write a great science paper
  5. Geoff Pullum's Five Golden Rules (well, actually six) for giving academic presentations
  6. Patrick Blackburn: How to give a good talk
May 25
  1. Memorial Day (no class)
May 27
  1. Notebook: Evaluation metrics
  2. Notebook: Evaluation methods
  1. Domingos 2012
  2. Resnik and Lin 2010
  3. Smith 2011, Appendix B
  1. Experiment protocol due Jun 1, 4:30 pm
Jun 1
  1. Slides: Adversarial testing [draft]
  1. Jia and Liang 2017
  2. Glockner et al. 2018
  3. Liu et al. 2019
  4. Naik et al. 2019
Jun 3
  1. Project work (teams can sign up to meet with their teaching team mentors by video)
  1. Video presentations due Jun 5, 4:30 pm
Jun 8
Jun 9

Final paper due 11:59 pm