Intro to Computational Linguistics

Stockholm University

***Program: Autumn 2007***

Introduction to Computational Linguistics

Marina Santini

August-September 2007

*** Last Updated:  24 Sept 2007***

 

Computational linguistics (CL) is a broad discipline that covers many aspects and topics. This course gives an overview of some topics, and provides a theoretical background and practical training on how to use some common  tools. The course will be held in English.

Recommended Reading:

  • Mitkov R. (ed.) (2003). The Oxford Handbool of Computational Linguistics  Oxford University. (Selected Chapters)
  • Journal articles, proceeding papers and informational web pages will be recommended during the classes and listed in the slides.
  • Backman, J (1998). Rapporter och uppsatser. Studentlitteratur; OR Björk L. and Wikborg E. (1981). A Guide to Essay Writing. Stockholm Papers in English Language and Literature.

Further Reading (optional). For those who are interested in knowing more about a topic:

  • Book chapters, journal articles, proceeding papers and informational web pages will be recommended during the classes and listed in the slides under the heading "Optional Reading".

Handouts

Slides in pdf format will be downloadable from the course website.

Examination

This course involves practical excercises without assessment (i.e. lab classes) to be done in groups or individually, 3 assessed exercises to be done individually or in group, and a final assessed essay written in English to be done individually.

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