Some invited talks, lectures and tutorials:
08/12/2016, 1pm, Science Park C0.110
Invited lecture for NLP1 at UvA. I cover basic notions about directed graphical models and present IBM1 as an application of latent variable modelling. I also present maximum likelihood estimation via expectation maximisation for categorical distributions.
23/02/2015, 9am, Science Park G4.15
Guest lecture for Jelle Zuidema’s course on Unsupervised Language Learning at UvA. In this one hour talk, I present sampling methods and their role in performing MLE and/or posterior inference with special attention to the case of parsing.
RANLP 2011 (Hissar, Bulgaria)