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LINGUIST List 20.1295

Mon Apr 06 2009

FYI: New Masters in Multilingual Text Analysis, Zurich

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        1.    Maya Bangerter, New Masters in Multilingual Text Analysis, Zurich

Message 1: New Masters in Multilingual Text Analysis, Zurich
Date: 06-Apr-2009
From: Maya Bangerter <mltacl.uzh.ch>
Subject: New Masters in Multilingual Text Analysis, Zurich
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The Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis has been designed for
students who want to complement their interest in linguistics with
obtaining a qualification in language technology. It is also suitable for
students of Computational Linguistics who want to gain a multilingual
perspective. Languages of instruction are English, German and French.

Selected topics:
* Contrastive studies across languages and varieties
* Alignment and Annotation of parallel corpora
* Machine translation
* Cross-language information retrieval
* Language technology for translation science
* Multilingual databases
* Multilingual access to the media

The program will accommodate students with different backgrounds including
students with little computational or little linguistics background. The
multilinguality of Switzerland, the cosmopolitan flair of Zurich, plus
international study weeks with our partner universities abroad provide for
a unique academic experience.

For detailed information on course structure and prerequisites check our
web page at http://www.mlta.uzh.ch. (English:
http://www.mlta.uzh.ch/index_en.html)

An announcement in printable format including a short description and
details on the application can be downloaded at
http://www.mlta.uzh.ch/download/flyer.pdf

Applications to the Master program for the academic year 2009-2010 must be
made before 30 April 2009, online at
http://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/master.html or via the program
co-ordinator Maya Bangerter at mltacl.uzh.ch.

For further information please contact Maya Bangerter at mltacl.uzh.ch

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

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