Overview of modern knowledge discovery from data (KDD) methods and technologies. Topics in On-line Analytic Transaction Processing (OLAP), data mining (association rules mining, classification, clustering), information retrieval. Emphasis on use of KDD techniques in modern software applications. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.
Classic Natural Language Processing systems and techniques; review of recent advancements in the subject. Topics selected from: parsing, tagging, word-sense disambiguation, natural language generation, data mining, voice recognition, vocalization, knowledge management, semantic networks, stylistics and machine learning. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.