Introduction to Natural Language Processing (600.465) Language Modeling (and the Noisy Channel)

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Introduction to Natural Language Processing (600.465) Language Modeling (and the Noisy Channel)

The Noisy Channel

Noisy Channel Applications

Noisy Channel: The Golden Rule of ...

The Perfect Language Model

Markov Chain

n-gram Language Models

LM: Observations

The Length Issue

Parameter Estimation

Maximum Likelihood Estimate

Character Language Model

LM: an Example

LM: an Example (The Problem)

Author: Jan Hajic

Email: hajic@cs.jhu.edu

Home Page: http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~hajic/courses/cs465/syllabus.html