Linguistics 287: Topics in Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Spring 2015
Professor Stuart Shieber Spring 2015 Course Meets: M, W 2:30-4:00 PM
Half course (see the course listing link, above, for credit conversion to other schools)
Description In-depth investigation of topics in computational linguistics and
natural-language processing. Students discuss research papers and
undertake a significant research project. This term, the course will
focus on synchronous grammars and their use for formal modeling of the
semantics of natural language, including background on Montague grammar, pertinent logic, lambda calculus, applications to machine translation
and other language-processing problems.
Prerequisite(s) Computer Science 187 or Linguistics 116 or permission of instructor.
Notes The course is being offered jointly with the computer science
program as Computer Science 287r, with computationally-oriented final
projects. Students may not take both Computer Science 287r and
Linguistics 287 for credit.