University of Pittsburgh

2230

Course Title: 
Introduction to Natural Language Processing (CS 2731, INFSCI 2420)
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course provides an introduction to the field of natural language processing (NLP) - the creation of computer programs that can understand, generate, and learn natural language. Natural language understanding will be used as a vehicle to introduce the three major subfields of NLP: syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. The course will introduce both knowledge-based and statistical methods for NLP, and will illustrate the use of such methods in a variety of application areas.

Prerequisites: 
none
Recitations: 
none
Expected Class Size: 
15-20 students
Frequency: 
This course is usually offered in the fall term.
Spring 2015, Spring 2016

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