LING 792 - Topics in Linguistics
Fall 2019, Section 001 - Computation and Data Science for Linguists
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics


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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
May be repeated for credit.
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This seminar explores quantitative, computational, and machine learning methods for acquiring data from (and about) language. Exactly what we cover will depend in part on student interests - bring your datasets and questions! But we are likely to cover at least some of the following topics: learning Python and using it to process corpora, an overview of computational linguistics, an overview of machine learning including deep learning, getting a sense of what software is available and how to use it, getting a sense of what language data is available.

On the software front, salient items are Python toolkits such as the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK), Scikit-Learn, and TensorFlow, as well as command-line tool suites such as the Stanford tools and OpenNLP.


LING 792 - Topics in Linguistics
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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