LINGUIST List 21.698

Wed Feb 10 2010

FYI: Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis

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        1.    Maya Bangerter, Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis

Message 1: Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis
Date: 09-Feb-2010
From: Maya Bangerter <mltacl.uzh.ch>
Subject: Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis
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Master of Arts in Multilingual Text Anaylsis

The University of Zurich offers an innovative Specialized Master combininglinguistics in English, German and the Romance languages with methods andtechniques from computational linguistics.

The Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis has been designed forstudents who want to complement their interest in linguistics by obtaininga qualification in language technology. It is also suitable for students ofcomputational 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

For detailed information on course structure and prerequisites check ourweb page at http://www.mlta.uzh.ch. An announcement in printable formatincluding short description and details on application can be downloaded athttp://www.mlta.uzh.ch/download/flyer.pdf

Applications to the Specialized Master for the academic year 2010-2011 mustbe made before 30 April 2010, online athttp://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/master.html or via the programco-ordinator Maya Bangerter at mltacl.uzh.ch

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

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