SPPU Computer Engineering (Semester 7)
Multidisciplinary NLP
December 2016
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Solve any one question fromQ.1(a,b) and Q.2(a,b)
1(a) Define the following terms:
i) Parsing ii) Robust Parsing
6 M
1(b) Explain Automatic Stochastic Tagging of natural language texts.
4 M

2(a) Explain the significance of Lexical Knowledge Networks in NLP.
6 M
2(b) Write a short note on : Viterbi algorithm of FSM process.
4 M

Solve any one question fromQ.3(a,b) and Q.4(a,b)
3(a) Illustrate the Basic steps of EM algorithm alongwith it's Analysis.
6 M
3(b) Explain in short: Forward Backward probability.
4 M

4(a) Define HMM. Draw the diagram that shows Ergodic and non-ergodic models
6 M
4(b) What is Conditional Random Field (CRF)? How it is advantages than HMM?
4 M

Solve any one question fromQ.5(a,b) and Q.6(a,b)
5(a) Explain the following levels of Speech chain:
i) Linguistic level
ii) Physiological level
iii) Acoustic level
8 M
5(b) What is Speech Disorders? Give it's Causes.
8 M

6(a) Explain Sentences-level Phenomena. Explain how it differs from adaption level phenomenon.
8 M
6(b) Define Speech Perception. Explain it's role in recognition of speech.
8 M

Solve any one question fromQ.7(a,b) and Q.8(a,b)
7(a) What do you mean byMultilingualism? Differentiate between Multilingualism and bilingualism.
8 M
7(b) Explain in short the following apporaches of Word Sense Disambiguation.
i) Knowledge-Based
ii) Supervised
iii) Unsupervised
8 M

8(a) Explain Multilingual Dictionary. Also Explain automatic detection of Multilingual Dictionaries on the Web.
8 M
8(b) Write a note on: Semantic role
8 M

Solve any one question fromQ.9(a,b) and Q.10
9(a) Explain the following terms of NLP applications:
i) Web mining
ii) Text mining
10 M
9(b) What is Cross Lingual Information Retrieval? Explain it.
8 M

10 Write a note on:
i) Robust and Scalable Machine Translation
b) Question Answering in Multilingual Setting
c) Sentiment Analysis
18 M

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