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Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Computational Linguistics Research Area

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The Computational Linguistics Research Area is a group of staff and graduate students interested in computational processing (i.e. analysis, understanding and generation) of human language. Research in Computational Linguistics has now been carried out in DTAL for over a decade. During this time the group of computational linguists has grown with an increasing number of researchers, research students and projects. The area's research activities span from Corpus Linguistics to nearly all the active areas of Natural Language Processing, and cover both basic and applied research.

There are three major research groups within the area:

These group websites provide information about on-going research projects, publications and opportunities. Further information can be found on the websites of individual area members.

Since computational linguistics is an interdisciplinary research field, the area has close links with other university departments in Cambridge that conduct research on language sciences, including the Computer Laboratory, the Departments of Experimental Psychology and Engineering, and the Cambridge Brain Science Unit.

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6th Cambridge Comparative Syntax conference (CamCoS 6) to take place 4-6 May 2017

10 February 2017

The two and a half day conference will take place in Cambridge 4–6 May 2017 . The first half-day will feature talks by Cambridge-based researchers, focusing in particular on the major results of the ReCoS project. This will be followed by a full-day general session on comparative generative syntax. The final day of the...

Radical Pragmatics Forty Years On: Workshop with Professor Jay Atlas

26 January 2017

Radical Pragmatics Forty Years On: Workshop with Professor Jay Atlas Friday 17 March 2017, Lucia Windsor Room, Newnham College Organiser: Professor Kasia M. Jaszczolt ( kmj21@cam.ac.uk ) Sponsored by Newnham College and the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics The workshop, lunch and drinks reception are free...

Cambridge Linguistics Forum Programme Lent 2017

23 January 2017

Please find below the Cambridge Linguistics Forum talks for Lent term 2017. The programme is also downloadable here . January 19th Dr Mareike Keller (University of Manheim) Morphological characteristics of Medieval Code Switching Venue: GR06/07, English Faculty Building January 26th Dr Michael Ramscar (Eberhard Karls...