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Spring 2017
Jun 03, 2020
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CSCI 1460 - Computational Linguistics
Introduction to computational linguistics (also known as natural-language processing) including the related mathematics and several programming projects. Particular topics include: language modeling (as used in e.g., speech recognition, machine translation), machine translation, part-of-speech labeling, syntactic parsing, and topic modeling. Mathematical techniques include basic probability, noisy channel models, the EM (Expectation-Maximization) algorithm, hidden Markov models, probabilistic context-free grammars, and the forward-backward algorithm. Not open to first year students.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Computer Science Department

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