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Computational Linguistics Certificate

computational linguistics


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Program Description

This undergraduate certificate is designed to help students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career path in an area of technology known alternatively as Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing (NLP). This is the science behind machine translation, text-to-speech, speech recognition, and many other important applications.

Career Opportunities

The program will be beneficial to students pursuing a career in technology. Leaders of technology companies (Cliff Miller, CEO of TrueLake; David L. Bean, founder of Attensity) have told the Department of Linguistics that the technology industry is increasingly looking for people with a strong linguistics background to complement their computing abilities.

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Last Updated: 11/10/20