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Semisupervised Learning for Computational Linguistics by Steven Abney
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Apr 28, 09

bookshelves: language, hackery, statistics
Read in April, 2009

Abney does a good job of presenting a broad view of semisupervised learning techniques. He's fairly clear when it comes to math, and doesn't seem too ideologically biased. He does kind of go off the deep end a couple of times, though, particularly in his description of spectral methods (just what is it we're trying to do here again ?). Generally I thought this was a perfect book for the semisupervised learning course I took at UT.
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