Author Topic: Quotes: Statistical Methods in Computational Linguistics  (Read 4756 times)

Kilian

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This is typical for information theory. It's a festival of logarithms.

"I want English food" - doesn't seem very likely, but we can still calculate.

Aleks: R is just a number-crunching tool...
Johannes: ...and Perl is a language-crunching tool.
Aleks: Perl can crunch everything, including yourself.

Aleks: Sorry, it wasn't that funny in the exam.
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Laura

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Re: Quotes: Statistical Methods in Computational Linguistics
« Reply #1 on: 2007-07-07 19:43:15 »
@Perl: Wasn't it "including *it*self"?

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Re: Quotes: Statistical Methods in Computational Linguistics
« Reply #2 on: 2007-07-07 19:44:03 »
No, it was yourself... There was something else we should put here...

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Re: Quotes: Statistical Methods in Computational Linguistics
« Reply #3 on: 2007-07-07 23:43:17 »
Somebody should have stenographed the last few lectures as a whole...

Kilian

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Re: Quotes: Statistical Methods in Computational Linguistics
« Reply #4 on: 2007-09-10 11:42:48 »
The other major problem is the assumption of independency... indep... that the words occur independently of each other.
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