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2012 - 2013

Minor in Linguistic Computing
(18 hours)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete one course from the following prerequisite courses:
  2. Complete one course from the following prerequisite courses (or equivalent experience):
  3. Complete the following:
      LINGC 220 : Linguistic Computing Programming 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 220 : Linguistic Computing Programming 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: LingC 200 or C S 100 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Computer programming for language applications: data types, character representation, flow of control, file input/output, string manipulation.

      Course Outcomes


      LINGC 260 : (LingC-CHum) Text Processing and Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 260 : (LingC-CHum) Text Processing and Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: LingC 200 or C S 100 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Applications of computer technology to research in language and literature: text processing, retrieval, and analysis tools for text corpora and online resources.

      Course Outcomes


  4. Complete 9 hours from the following:
      LING 480 : Problems in Translation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LING 480 : Problems in Translation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Proficiency in a second language.
      DESCRIPTION: History, theory, and practice of human and machine translation.

      Course Outcomes


      LING 485 : Corpus Linguistics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LING 485 : Corpus Linguistics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: LING 330 & ELANG 273; or ELANG 223 & ELANG 273
      DESCRIPTION: Using large collections of texts for teaching and particularly for research, including many types of linguistic variation

      Course Outcomes


      LING 580R : Problems in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. (1-3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LING 580R : Problems in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. (1-3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      DESCRIPTION: Advanced research in language acquisition, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, linguistics field study, applied linguistics.

      Course Outcomes


        (with coordinator approval)
      LING 581 : Natural Language Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LING 581 : Natural Language Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Good programming skills in at least one language (preferably LISP, Prolog, C, C++, Perl, or Java) and a knowledge of basic discrete math. Upper-division linguistics/computers and the humanities students with less programming experience may enroll with instructor`s consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Intensive overview of natural language processing, including computational techniques, hands-on experience with linguistic technologies and corpora, language modeling approaches, and readings from current research.

      Course Outcomes


      LINGC 200 : Basic Humanities Computing Skills. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 200 : Basic Humanities Computing Skills. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Word processing experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Software applications for computer-based instruction, academic publishing, and research; introduction to programming new applications.

      Course Outcomes


        Or
      LINGC 355 : (LingC-CHum) Text Encoding and Markup. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 355 : (LingC-CHum) Text Encoding and Markup. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CHUM 250; or CHUM 260; or LINGC 260
      DESCRIPTION: Principles of markup languages (SGML, XML, etc.) and encoding standards for academic content. Practical experience encoding, processing, and delivering marked-up data.

      Course Outcomes


      LINGC 360 : International Software and Text Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 360 : International Software and Text Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: LingC 220 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Developing international software that can be available in English and other languages. Globalization, internationalization, localization, Unicode, fonts, multilingual user interfaces, and working with foreign language texts.

      Course Outcomes


      LINGC 361 : Speech Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 361 : Speech Processing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      PREREQUISITE: Programming experience; instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Analyzing and manipulating speech data. Developing software applications that include speech recognition and/or speech generation.

      Course Outcomes


      LINGC 489R : Linguistic Computing Project. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 489R : Linguistic Computing Project. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Any 300-level linguistic computing course.
      DESCRIPTION: Applying principles from other courses to a substantial research or development project. Students work individually with faculty and technical advisors.

      Course Outcomes


        (3 hours required)
      LINGC 490R : Current Topics and Issues. (3:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 490R : Current Topics and Issues. (3:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Individual or group study of current issues and developments in linguistic computing. Extended readings; research or project required.

      Course Outcomes


        (with coordinator approval)
      LINGC 496R : Academic Internship: Linguistic Computing. (1-3:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      LINGC 496R : Academic Internship: Linguistic Computing. (1-3:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      PREREQUISITE: LingC 300-level course or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: On-the-job experience in publishing production (print or electronic), courseware/software development, museum/collection/textbase management, language/linguistics research, or other application of linguistic computing.

      Course Outcomes


      Note: If LingC 200 or C S 100 was taken in item 2 above, it will also count toward the elective hours.

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