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William Mcneill
LING 471
Seattle Campus

Computational Methods for Linguists

Overview of methods for working with linguistic data in electronic form: electronic corpora, linguistic software tools, textual data formats, operating system fundamentals, and basic programming. Prerequisite: either LING 450 or LING 461.

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Computational Methods for Linguists is an overview of methods for working with linguistic data in electronic form: electronic corpora, linguistic software tools, textual data formats, operating system fundamentals, and basic programming. It is intended for linguists without a programming background who want to learn how to use computers to enhance their research.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by William Mcneill
Date: 01/04/2008