Human Language Technology 2017-2018 ▷Track in 2-year Research Master

Human Language Technology is a track in the two-year Research Master in Linguistics, specialization of the Humanities Research Master at VU Amsterdam. More details on the: Programme, Admission and Application.

Human Langauge Technology

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Overview Courses Research Master Specialization: Human Language Technology
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Human Language technology is a rapidly developing field of research. In humanistic research nowadays a firm background in language technology is extremely valuable in the context of manipulating large datasets. The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) offers a specialization in the research master Linguistics in which students are trained as professionals in Human Language Technology. A specialist in human language technology has knowledge of language technology as used in computer applications (e.g. search engines) and of the relevant linguistics.

WHY STUDY AT VU AMSTERDAM?
• The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) is one of the world’s leading research institutes in Human Language technology.
• Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen, winner of NWO Spinoza Prize, is leading the group of researchers and several national and international interdisciplinary projects, including the Spinoza project ‘Understanding Language by Machines’.
• Become part of an international group of researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam!

CAREER PROSPECTS
You can set up your own field of research as a PhD student or you can embark on a career at a research institute. Other opportunities are in the industry, which is in need of linguists with a technical background. Being a graduate of the CLTL will certainly enhance your chances.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence or comparable Bachelor programme.
• Applicants who do not meet the requirement(s) are also encouraged to apply, provided that they have a sound academic background and a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of engineering and/or linguistics.

SPECIALIZATION: HUMAN LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY
IN RESEARCH MASTER: LINGUISTICS
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
DURATION: 2 YEARS FULLTIME
DEADLINE: APRIL 1 2017 (NON-EU), JUNE 1 2017 FOR DUTCH AND EU STUDENTS

For more details on the programme, admission and application:
WWW.MASTERS.VU.NL
WWW.VU.NL/HUMANITIES
Dr. H. D. van der Vliet: +31 (0)20 598 6466
EMAIL: Dr. H. D. van der Vliet

Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL)
Language, Literature and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
VU Amsterdam
de Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

General information on the Research Master’s in Linguistics at VU Amsterdam.

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