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Human Language Technology & Computational Linguistics

The human language technology and computational linguistics immersion provides exposure to computational linguistics and relevant language science course work. Students gain knowledge and practical skills in computational natural language processing and technical linguistic analysis, useful for analytics and modeling with language data and for developing, evaluating, and maintaining language technology software.

Did you know this about computational linguistics?

Computational linguistics is attractive for the job market and opens the door to corporate or academic opportunities. Besides giants from the tech industry, many other companies are also active in the language technology sector.

This immersion requires ENGL 581, Introduction to Natural Language Processing, and two electives. Please view the flyer to determine which classes are applicable to the immersion.


Dr. Cissi Ovesdotter Alm, LBR-2110,

Dr. Emily Prud'hommeaux, LBR-1317,

Job Posting: Language Science

The Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in January 2018, with specialization in computational linguistics. Possible areas include:

  • Deep learning for natural language understanding
  • Speech and speech technology
  • Multimodal and linguistic sensors
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Linguistic narrative analytics

Please visit for a full position description.

Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2017.

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