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Computational linguistics is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the scientific study of human language from a computational perspective with both theoretical and applied components. In this course, you will examine the fundamental topics and applications of computational linguistics that will enable you to understand and situate its contemporary uses across the Internet and in cutting-edge research and development contexts, including artificial intelligence. You will also learn to use a range of language technology tools with immediate applications that will enable you to conduct your own investigations into a growing body of diverse language data available on the Internet, including new and social media. As this is an introductory course, a background in linguistics or computer science is not required.  

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