21st November 2003 - CFG

Mark and Nathaniel will present on learning in stochastic context-free grammars. In particular, ML learning of grammar probabilities via EM, and Bayesian model selection of grammars.

Core readings: Notes on PCFGs

and: http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/stolcke94inducing.html

A more complete list of readings follows to help understand the above.

What is a context free grammar anyway?

EM (Inside-Outside) for PCFGs:

Bayesian Learning of Grammars: