LING315

Special Topic: Natural Language Processing

15 points

Not offered 2021

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course introduces central problems and methods in natural language processing. There is a special focus on the challenges presented by low-resource languages in the Pacific. Through their experiences in this course, students will be able to: - Describe the central problems and methods in natural language processing - Apply standard methods and models to existing text datasets - Compare standard methods by their assumptions and applications - Design an application of existing methods to a NZ-specific context - Evaluate the performance of the above application against reasonable baselines.

Pre-requisites