Computational linguistics

Course Code :2010FLWTAA
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Walter Daelemans
Guy De Pauw

3. Course contents *

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)