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I'm preparing a Python class for computational linguistics first-years that I'm teaching this coming semester.
One thing that's really important to me in my class materials is clarity: All my examples are constructed to illustrate _exactly one point_. In their first programming class, I want my students to only have to deal with MWEs.
It's always annoyed me in classes I took as a student when too much was going on at once. That's why I try to do better.
There was a talk about machine translation by Douglas Hofstadter in July that I attended and summarized, if you want to have a look - https://medium.com/@ojahnn/how-do-you-recognize-a-bad-translation-just-see-if-calling-it-garbage-feels-right-1867dc1e060e
#introductions Hi! I'm Esther Seyffarth, PhD student in computational linguistics. I work at the syntax-semantics interface, currently attempting to solve verbs.
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