Special Topic: Natural Language Processing

15 points

Not offered 2023

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This course introduces central problems and methods in natural language processing. There is a special focus on the challenges presented by low-resource languages in the Pacific. Through their experiences in this course, students will be able to: - Describe the central problems and methods in natural language processing - Apply standard methods and models to existing text datasets - Compare standard methods by their assumptions and applications - Design an application of existing methods to a NZ-specific context - Evaluate the performance of the above application against reasonable baselines.