LINGUIST List 13.3364

Thu Dec 19 2002

FYI: New Program: Comp Linguistics at U of Michigan

Editor for this issue: James Yuells <>


  1. Dragomir R. Radev, Graduate Studies in Comp Linguistics at Michigan

Message 1: Graduate Studies in Comp Linguistics at Michigan

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 17:28:38 -0500 (EST)
From: Dragomir R. Radev <>
Subject: Graduate Studies in Comp Linguistics at Michigan

[editor note: This message should have gone out as an fyi, not as an 
all. Also, it is a repost. The first message didn't contain a URL.]

The Computational Linguistics Group at the University of Michigan is a
cooperative enterprise among the following units:
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
School of Information
Department of Linguistics 
We seek outstanding applicants for PhD studies in Computational
Linguistics. These students would matriculate in one of the above units.
Active research areas at the University of Michigan include the
following: Text Generation, Parsing Algorithms, Information
Extraction, Question Answering, Biomedical Information Processing,
Dialogue Systems, Machine Learning, Text Summarization, Human Language
Processing, Cognitive Architectures, Statistical and Corpus Methods,
Information Retrieval.

The University of Michigan offers a number of courses in these areas,
including a core sequence taken by students throughout the university
as well a selection of advanced and specialized courses in the
individual units.
Primary Faculty:
 Steven Abney (Linguistics, School of Information, EECS) 
 Richmond H. Thomason (Philosophy, EECS, Linguistics) 
 Dragomir Radev (School of Information, EECS, Linguistics) 

Program Application Deadlines:
 PhD: Jan 1 for Linguistics, Jan 15 for SI, Jan 15 for EECS
 MS: Feb 1 for SI
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