9.611J Natural Language and the Computer Representation of Knowledge


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Explores the relationship between computer representation of knowledge and the structure of natural language. Emphasizes development of analytical skills necessary to judge the computational implications of grammatical formalisms, and uses concrete examples to illustrate particular computational issues. Efficient parsing algorithms for context-free grammars; Treebank grammars and statistical parsing. Question answering systems. Extensive laboratory work on building natural language processing systems.

This class has 6.034 as a prerequisite.

9.611J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by R. C. Berwick.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 9.611 Class Site site.

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