INLS 512_001, Applications of Natural Language Processing

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INLS 512_001, Applications of NLP, Spring 2013
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 - 10:45
Place: 231 Graham Memorial
Credits: 3 hours

Instructor: Stephanie W. Haas
Office:111 Manning Hall
Phone: 919-962-8360
Email: shaas at email dot unc dot edu
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11:00 - 12:00, and by appointment

TA: Annie Chen, atchen at email dot unc dot edu

Course Description
Survey of applications of natural language processing and the tools and techniques used in their implementation. Topics may include information extraction, summarization and classification, speech and dialogue, and corpus linguistics. Open to all students who want to learn about natural language processing applications.

Course Objectives
  1. Explore characteristics of language and language usage, and their implications for NLP and NLP applications.
  2. Survey applications of NLP, focusing on the problems or task addressed, the materials and methods used,  means of evaluation, and ideas for future development.
  3. Experiment with NLP tools.
  4. Investigate  selected topics in more depth.

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