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SI 760 / EECS 597 Language and Information

A survey of quantitative techniques used in language and information studies.

Topics include: Linguistic Fundamentals. Mathematical and Probabilistic Fundamentals. Descriptive Statistics. Information theory. Working with corpora. Language models. Collocations. Literary detective work. Text summarization. Information Extraction. Question Answering. Word sense disambiguation and lexical acquisition.Statistical machine translation. Statistical text generation. [Full Story]