Course Details

Course Name
Computational linguistics
Course Type
Master Programme
Institution
Universiteit Antwerpen
Department
Linguistics and Proficiency
Information
https://www.uantwerpen.be/popup/opleidingsonderdeel.aspx?catalognr=2010FLWTAA&taal=en&aj=2015
Curriculum
-
Status
record actively maintained
Course Language
English
Start Date
2015-09-01
ECTS
6
Lecturer
Walter Daelemans
PID
Disciplines: Computer Science, Linguistics and Language Studies, Linguistics and Language Studies
Techniques: Information Retrieval, Text Mining
Objects: Language, Literature, Text
Access Requirements
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences: an active knowledge of English specific prerequisites for this course BA language and literature or BA computer science
Description
Computational Linguistics studies the knowledge and algorithms needed to develop systems for the automatic processing of natural language (understanding text, producing text, translating text). Theory: - Definition of computational linguistics as a subdiscipline within Artificial Intelligence. - Main problems, techniques and methods. Deductive and inductive methods. - Computational lexicology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics - Corpora and annotation methods Practice: - Exercises with tools from computational linguistics and artificial intelligence - Programming in Python (basic level)
Keywords
Disciplines: Computer Science, Linguistics and Language Studies, Linguistics and Language Studies
Techniques: Information Retrieval, Text Mining
Objects: Language, Literature, Text