Advanced Natural Language Processing

Graphic illustrating a brain processing language.

Language processing. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health. Used with permission.)


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Fall 2005



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This course is a graduate introduction to natural language processing - the study of human language from a computational perspective. It covers syntactic, semantic and discourse processing models, emphasizing machine learning or corpus-based methods and algorithms. It also covers applications of these methods and models in syntactic parsing, information extraction, statistical machine translation, dialogue systems, and summarization. The subject qualifies as an Artificial Intelligence and Applications concentration subject.

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Collins, Michael, and Regina Barzilay. 6.864 Advanced Natural Language Processing, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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