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LDA-3103 Digital lingvistik, 10 sp 
Kod LDA-3103  Giltighet 01.01.2017 -
Namn Digital lingvistik  Förkortning Digital lingvis 
Omfattning10 sp   
UndervisningsformFördjupade studier
  BedömningAllmän skala 
    Kan genomföras flera gångernej
Ansvarig enhet Magisterprogrammet i språklig diversitet och digitala metoder 

Jörg Tiedemann 


This is a compulsory course for MA Programme Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age. More specifically to the module Foundations of Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age  (LDA-3100).

The course is available to students from other degree programmes.



Students are advised to take this course in semester 1. The course is offered every year in the fall term, periods I and II


After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

  • explain methods to encode text and speech
  • describe distributional properties of natural languages
  • explain structural properties of languages and their connection to formal language models
  • describe models for disambiguation and for representing linguistic information
  • apply basic digital methods in linguistic research with a focus on multilingual and cross-lingual research questions
Studieavsnittets form 
  • contact teaching (lectures and seminars)
  • self-studies and group projects
  • examination: written exam or term paper (part I), project report and seminar presentation (part II)
Tidigare studier eller kunskaper 


Rekommenderade valfria studier 
  • Introduction to linguistics and phonetics (BA)
  • Introduction to computational linguistics (BA)
  • Mathematics for linguists (BA)
  • Statistics for linguists (BA)

Useful for part II are also

  • Programming for linguists (BA)
  • Machine learning for linguists (BA)

The course

  • provides an overview of computational models of human languages and communication
  • introduces methods for processing text and speech
  • discusses practical linguistic tools and end-user applications

Part I: Modelling human languages and communication (theoretical part)

Part II: Digital methods in linguistic research (study groups and project work)

Studiematerial och litteratur 
  • Jurafsky and Martin: Speech and Language Processing

Additional literature and teaching material will be chosen in connection with specific teaching events.

Aktiviteter och undervisningsmetoder som stöder lärandet 

Part I:

  • lectures
  • interactive sessions (for example seminars or flipped classroom teaching)

Part II:

  • problem-based collaborative project work
  • workshops or seminars

Activity documentation via Moodle

Bedömningsmetoder och kriterier 
  • Written exam and/or term-paper with peer-review (part I)
  • Oral presentation and/or project report (part II)
  • Standard grading scale (0-5)

Pågående och framtida undervisning
Funktioner Namn Typ sp Lärare Tid
anmälningstiden avslutad Linguistics in the Digital Age  Kurs  10  Yves Scherrer 
04.09.19 -16.10.19 ons 14.15-15.45
09.09.19 -14.10.19 må 14.15-15.45
28.10.19 -09.12.19 må 14.15-15.45
30.10.19 -11.12.19 ons 14.15-15.45

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