CSC401H1: Natural Language Computing

Hours: 
24L/12T

Introduction to techniques involving natural language and speech in applications such as information retrieval, extraction, and filtering; intelligent Web searching; spelling and grammar checking; speech recognition and synthesis; and multi-lingual systems including machine translation. N-grams, POS-tagging, semantic distance metrics, indexing, on-line lexicons and thesauri, markup languages, collections of on-line documents, corpus analysis. PERL and other software.

Prerequisite: 
Recommended Preparation: 

MAT221H1/​MAT223H1/​MAT240H1 is strongly recommended

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)