Computer Science (Sci) : Introduction to foundational ideas in computational linguistics and natural language processing. Topics include formal language theory, probability theory, estimation and inference, and recursively defined models of language structure. Emphasis on both the mathematical foundations of the field as well as how to use these tools to understand human language.
Terms: Fall 2020
Instructors: O'Donnell, Timothy (Fall)
Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking LING 445.
This is a double-prefix course and is identical in content with LING 445.
Some background in linguistics at the level of LING 201 is desirable, though not critical.