Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 25, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INFO 4300 - Language and Information

(crosslisted) CS 4300  
     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 2940 , CS 2800 , CS 2110  or equivalents. The linear algebra and discrete math requirements can also be fulfilled with strong performance in INFO 2950 . Strong Python skills and familiarity with IPython Notebooks expected. If you do not meet these prerequisites, enrollment requires instructor permission.

C. Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil.

How to make sense of the vast amounts of information available online, and how to relate it and to the social context in which it appears? This course introduces basic tools for retrieving and analyzing unstructured textual information from the web and social media. Applications include information retrieval (with human feedback), sentiment analysis and social analysis of text. The coursework will include programming projects that play on the interaction between knowledge and social factors.



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