Computer Applications in Linguistics (LNGS2613)
UNIT OF STUDY
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.
Further unit of study information
6x1000wd Written assignments (100%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
LNGS1001, or 12 Senior credit points from Digital Cultures
LNGS2007 or LNGS2027
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.