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Course number
CIS 700-7 - Special Topics - Deep Learning Methods for Automated Discourse
Instructors
João Sedoc
Chris Callison-Burch
Lyle Ungar
Discussion Forum
Piazza
Time and place
Spring 2017, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-3:30, Levine 512
Prerequisites
CIS 419/519 or CIS 520
Course Readings
The course will have weekly required readings. A student will lead the discussion for each week’s papers.
Grading
This course is project based:
  • Paper Presentation 10%
  • Project Demonstration 20% (checkpoints 5%)
  • Written report 40%
  • Homeworks (4) 20%
  • Reading assignments 10%
Course materials
We’re going to be working with Amazon Echo.
Assignments
Quick outline for the next assignments.
  • Project checkpoint 1 - due March 16th
    • write a two page overview of the project and a 10 minute presentation
  • Project checkpoint 2 - due April 13th
    • modify first document to 4 pages with initial results, another 10 minute presentation, and first demo
  • Final project paper submission - due April 27th
    • submit 6 page paper - for open review
  • Final paper reviews due - due May 1st

  • During the final exam period (Wednesday May 3 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m) 20-30 minute presentation and demo

  • Final paper submission - due May 9th