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Hulden, Mans Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Hulden's research focuses on modeling and automatically learning phenomena in natural language morphology and phonology. Much of this work is informed by results in information theory, machine learning, including neural networks, and theoretical computer science.

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  • computational linguistics, computational phonology and morphology, grammatical inference, formal language theory, learnability, machine learning, natural language processing for less-resourced languages, historical linguistics

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • CSCI 5832 - Natural Language Processing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores the field of natural language processing as it is concerned with the theoretical and practical issues that arise in getting computers to perform useful and interesting tasks with natural language. Covers the problems of understanding complex language phenomena and building practical programs. Same as LING 5832.
  • LING 1500 - Understanding Grammar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Presents fundamentals of grammar in the Western tradition. Emphasizes making concepts and uses of grammar (as exemplified in English and closely related foreign languages) understandable to the nonspecialist.
  • LING 4100 - Perspectives on Language
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Provides extended critical examination of a few selected issues, chosen each term for their general interest and relevance, e.g., the relation between language and thought, or human language vs. animal languages, and computer languages. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours, provided topics vary. Recommended prerequisite: LING 2000.
  • LING 5410 - Phonology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Studies sound systems of language. Introduces both principles of organization of sound systems and major kinds of phonological structures found worldwide. Provides extensive practice in applying phonological principles to data analysis. Recommended prerequisite: LING 5030.
  • LING 5832 - Natural Language Processing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores the field of natural language processing as it is concerned with the theoretical and practical issues that arise in getting computers to perform useful and interesting tasks with natural language. Covers the problems of understanding complex language phenomena and building practical programs. Same as CSCI 5832.
  • LING 6300 - Topics in Language Use
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Discusses current issues and research in a selected area related to language use and function. Sample topics include conversational interaction, language policy, language content, and sociolinguistic variation.
  • LING 7800 - Open Topics in Linguistics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Various topics not normally covered in the curriculum; offered intermittently depending on student demand and availability of instructors. Contact the department office for information.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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