Units of Study

LNGS2613 - Computer Applications in Linguistics

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jason Clift Johnston

Description

This unit of study introduces students to the many uses of computers in the humanities with specific reference to linguistics: computer lexicography; building and searching text corpora, examining speech signals, collocations, style, authorship, discourse structure and syntactic constructions. Accessing information on languages and linguistics through library catalogues, electronic mailing lists, FTP sites and the World Wide Web. Other linguistics units (like phonetics, field methods, historical linguistics and semantics) will benefit from some basic knowledge of the use of computers.

Assessments

6x1000wd written assignments (100%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures

Prerequisites

LNGS1001

Prohibitions

LNGS2027, LNGS2007

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