Machine Translation (2014)

Course Overview

Machine translation deals with automatic ways of mapping from one human language (for example French) into another language, such as English. This course is designed to teach students the background, theory and implementation behind Machine Translation systems. The mathematical content of the course include probability and simple machine learning. There will be a small amount of linguistics and ideas from Natural Language Processing, but these will be introduced when necessary. For the assignnents, you will need to be able to program (any programming language is fine).

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