LINGUIST List 28.1511

Mon Mar 27 2017

Summer Schools: From Search Engines to Social Media at the Vancouver Summer Program/Canada

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <yuelinguistlist.org>


Date: 23-Mar-2017
From: Ryan Taylor <rctaylormail.ubc.ca>
Subject: From Search Engines to Social Media at the Vancouver Summer Program/Canada
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Host Institution: University of British Columbia
Website: https://vancouversummerprogram.ubc.ca/july/course-packages#accordion-113

Dates: 15-Jul-2017 - 15-Aug-2017
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Focus: Introduction to both the linguistics and computation that underlie computational linguistics
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: Enrollment at a higher education institution

Description:
Language and computation are the very foundations of the new knowledge economy. Students will explore these foundations through the dynamic field of Computational Linguistics, improving their knowledge of language, and learning to program along the way. Students will examine how linguistics and computation combine to answer fundamental questions about language, and study the ways in which computational linguistics is deployed by the tech industry to provide solutions to some of today’s most pressing issues. A background in computing is not necessary.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Tuition: 4750 CAD
Registration: 01-Jan-2017 to 30-Apr-2017
Contact Person: Joanna Yang
                Phone: (+1) 604-827-1874
                Email: joanna.yangubc.ca

Apply by Email: joanna.yangubc.ca

Registration Instructions:
Early enrollment is encouraged. Feel free to contact Joanna Yang with any questions.

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