New Media and Language Technologies

Part of "New Media and eScience" MSc Programme
Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
Winter 2005 / Spring 2006



Course timetable and materials

November 16 2005, 15:00, JSIPS

  1. Tomaž Erjavec: Introduction to LT [PDF] /1 hr/
  2. Tomaž Erjavec: Processing words [PDF] /1 hr/
  3. Jerneja Žganec Gros: Speech technologies /2 hrs/

March 29 2006, 15:00, JSIPS

  1. Tomaž Erjavec: Corpus linguistics [HTML slides], [HTML handout] /2 hrs/
  2. Sašo Džeroski: Language Resources and Machine Learning [PPT, PDF] /2 hrs/


Each student should first discuss with the lecturers the manner of taking the exam and topics covered with Tomaž Erjavec.

Literature list

  1. The main textbook used in the course which should be studied for an oral exam is:
    Daniel Jurafsky, James H. Martin. Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Speech Recognition. Prentice-Hall, 2000.
    Contents: I. Words, II. Syntax, III. Semantics, IV. Pragmatics, V. Multilingual Processing.
  2. All slides accompanying the lectures are available on the Web (links next to the lectures above)
  3. Supplementary reading for the course topics are the following papers:
  4. The following books are also available:

Suggestions for Projects

Possible project topics: Available datasets:

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