Sam Bowman

Sam Bowman is one of the leading researchers in the field of natural language processing (NLP), and recently joined NYU as an Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics, a joint position between NYU’s Linguistics department, and the Center for Data Science.  This fall, he will be teaching a course titled “Seminar in Semantics: Artificial Neural Networks.”  The course will be offered by the Linguistics department, but is also open to students in Master of Science in Data Science program. Can you talk about the course that you’re teaching? This fall, I’ll be teaching a seminar-style course on the use of neural network models for language understanding.  I suspect that it is one of the first courses of its kind, because almost all of the research conducted on these models is done…


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