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Language & Text

Vak 2014-2015

Admission Requirements

Bachelor diploma

Description

Speech and text are very special media because they enable to express relatively complex information. Therefore, the usage of speech and text is a privilege to humans. This course discusses the structure of language and how this structure plays a role in the automatic generating of speech and text. Topics that are dealt with are amongst others state-of-the-art language regenerating systems and their diverse applications.
During lab-time students will experiment with software that automatically generates poems.

Course Objectives

Comprehension of the complexity of language generation and hands-on experience with applications

Time Table

The dates are included in the Media Technology calendar

Mode of Instruction

Lectures and self study

Assessment Method

Assignments and written exam

Blackboard

Not applicable

Reading List

Study materials will be provided by the lecturer during the course

Registration

Via program coordinator Media Technology: Lianne Heun: mediatechnology@leiden.edu, 071-527 6994

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Contact Information

Nanda Milbreta: mediatechnology@leiden.edu

Important Links

Curriculum link
http://mediatechnology.leiden.edu/programme/curriculum/language-text