School of Informatics: Natural Language Understanding
The assessment on this course will consist of:
- Two assessed assignments, worth 30% of the course mark (i.e., 15% each).
- A final exam (120 minutes), worth 70% of the course mark.
Please see the assignment page
details on the assignments. See below for details on the exam.
Throughout the course, students will receive feedback on their
- Lectures will feature short, non-assessed quizzes that students
will solve during the lectures. The lecturer will provide feedback
on these quizzes.
- Lecture quizzes are designed to check students' understanding in
preparation for the assessed assignments.
- Assignments will be preceded by "feedforward" sessions in which
students have the opportunity to ask questions and receive feedback
prior to submitting an assignment.
- Assessed assignments will be returned to students within two
weeks. Individual, written comments will be provided to each student
by the marker.
- Sample solutions will be released for assignments.
- Assignments are designed to check students' understanding in
preparation for the course exam.
This course will be examined at the end of the semester with a 120 min
closed-book exam, no calculators allowed. The rubric of the exam will
be as follows: Answer question 1 and one other question. Question 1
is compulsory. For the exam date, please
Have a look at
exam papers for this course, bearing in mind that the syllabus
changes somewhat from year to year. (This course previously ran in
2009/10, 2011/12, 2013/14, 2014/15, and 2015/16. Note however that the course
content was revised substantially for 2015/16.)
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