CJBB85 Linguistic Software

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Dana Hlaváčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jakub Machura (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Masopustová (lecturer)
Mgr. Vojtěch Mrkývka (lecturer)
Mgr. Marie Valíčková (lecturer)
Mgr. Adriana Válková (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Zdeňka Hladká, Dr.
Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jaroslava Vybíralová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Mon 12:00–13:40 G13
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 9/40, only registered: 0/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on possibilities provided to linguists by specialized computer software, especially in the spheres of morphology and word-formation. Students work with software which has been created at Faculty of Informatics MU above all. Main objectives can be summarized as follows: to acquire the basic knowledges of NLP; to familiarize with linguistics software; to learn how to use and exploit the tools; to work with the select tools in course works.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
- orient themself in the field of natural language processing,
- know the tools used for processing Czech, and to use them,
- choose the appropriate tool to handle a particular task.
  • Introduction, websites for linguists, NLP laboratories.
  • Dictionary Editor and Browser DebDict, translating dictionary Metatrans.
  • Corpora, corpus manager Bonito 2, Word Sketches.
  • Morphological analyzer AJKA, Derivational interface.
  • Syntactic analysis, KLARA, PDTB, SYNT.
  • Semantic net WordNet.
  • Valency databases Vallex, VerbaLex.
  • Course work.
  • SMRŽ, Pavel and Karel PALA. Elektronická podoba SSJČ (Electronic Version of SSJČ). 2001. URL info
  • HORÁK, Aleš, Karel PALA, Adam RAMBOUSEK and Albena RANGELOVA. Nové nástroje pro českou lexikografii - DEB2 (New Tools for Czech Lexicography - DEBII Platform). In Sborník konference Grammar & Corpora 2005. 2006. vyd. Praha: Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd ČR, 2006. p. 190-196, 7 pp. ISBN 80-86496-32-5. info
  • Studie z korpusové lingvistiky. Edited by František Čermák - Jana Klímová - Vladimír Petkevič. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Karolinum, 2000. 531 s. ISBN 807184893X. info
  • PALA, Karel and Pavel ŠEVEČEK. Česká lexikální databáze typu WordNet (v rámci projektu EuroWordNet-2) (Czech Lexical Database of the WordNet Type (within EuroWordNet-2)). Sborník prací filosofické fakulty brněnské university, Brno: MU Brno, 1999, vol. 1999, A 47, p. 51-64. ISSN 0231-7567. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, practical software illustration, computer work.
Assessment methods
Active participation in seminar, course work - language data anotation with computer tools.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
General note: Předmět je povinný pro studenty Č. jazyka se specializací počítač. lingvistika, tito dostanou při zápisu přednost.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018.
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