[Israel.pm] December 2nd's talk

Uri Bruck bruck at actcom.net.il
Fri Nov 26 06:43:19 PST 2004

Shlomo Yona wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to withdraw my talk about XML::XPathScript and
> instead give a talk about
>     "A gentle introduction to automatic classification"
> I'll briefly explain what a classification problem is. Then,
> I'll introduce a practical instance of a classification
> problem: Part-Of-Speech Tagging. Finally, I will present a
> simple algorithm that "learns" a classifier by examples (and
> an implementation of it).
> This talk will give you some basic background on a very
> common "machine learning" problem and one of the simple and
> basic solutions for it. The example will demonstrate a basic
> problem in natural language processing and a common solution
> to it.
> I think that all that is interesting and useful by itself,
> but I'm sure you'll be excited to see how easy it is to
> implement all this in Perl.
> I'll need about 90 minutes for this. I can do it in 60
> minutes, but knowing the audience, I expect a lot of
> questions and debates, so I'll be grateful for the full 90
> minutes.
> What do you say?

I'd fine it interesting.

Any suggested reading?



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