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351 - Language Technology

Credits: 
3
Writing Intensive (WI): 
No
General Education: 
Yes
Minors: 
Language Science
Immersions: 
English
Human Language Technology & Computational Linguistics
Language Science
Sample Syllabus: 
Class Description: 
We will explore the relationship between language and technology from the invention of writing systems to current natural language and speech technologies. Topics include script decipherment, machine translation, automatic speech recognition and generation, dialog systems, computational natural language understanding and inference, as well as language technologies that support users with language disabilities. We will also trace how science and technology are shaping language, discuss relevant artificial intelligence concepts, and examine the ethical implications of advances in language processing by computers. Students will have the opportunity to experience text analysis with relevant tools. This is an interdisciplinary course and technical background is not required.

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