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Computational Linguistics

Computational Linguistics

Course Highlights This course is to provide students with an overview of natural language processing in Japanese and English by exploring its basic and advanced topics. The processing of text in these languages is the focus of this lecture series. The first half of the course covers natural language processing based on linguistics. Starting from the analysis of morpheme, the smallest unit of language that bears a meaning, students proceed with the processing of larger linguistic units, such as phrase, clause, sentence, and dialogue, or the sequence of sentences. For the middle part of the course, statistical natural language processing is explained, which depends upon statistics that has become popular since 1980's. Various important applications of statistical natural language processing,... Show More


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