Academic Catalog

COGS523 USING CORPORA FOR LANGUAGE RESEARCH

Course Code: 9020523
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. DENZ ZEYREK BOZAHN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The study of language via corpora. Definition and varieties of corpora. Building a corpus: sampling, representativeness, encoding and annotation. Characteristics of major available corpora. Using corpora: corpora in psycholinguistics, corpora and semantics, corpora and discourse, statistical natural language processing. Using tools and programming for corpus-based studies.