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Fei Xia
LING 580
Seattle Campus

Problems in Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

Class description

In this seminar, we will discuss important papers on machine translation, and focus on statistical MT, transfer-based MT, and hybrid approaches. Students will gain hands-on experience by experimenting with various methods to improve a phrase-based SMT system.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Prerequisites: LING 570 and LING 571 Stat 391 (Prob. and Stats for CS) or equivalent Programming in C/C++. Knowing Perl is a plus.

Class assignments and grading


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 Fei Xia
Date: 12/11/2005