Master of Philosophy is a research based course and the specialization in Computational Linguistics is for candidates from social science and humanities back ground. This enables them to enter in the field of Computational Linguistics. It is an interdisciplinary field which deals with language modeling considering computational prospective. This language modeling is always statistical and based on some defined rules.
To pursue this course a candidate should be post graduate in language, Linguistics or any other related specialization. Candidates from the field of Sanskrit, having aptitude in language analysis are ideal for this course.
Candidates from other post graduation degrees like M.Sc., M.Tech, etc are also eligible subject to their performance in entrance test.
The minimum qualifying marks may also vary from one institute to another.
Admission procedure may include an entrance examinations for some reputed institutes and universities. This exam is termed as PGEE (Post Graduate and PhD Entrance Examination).
Some institutes may offer admission directly or on merit basis. Interested candidates can check the same from administration office of institutes.
It is having duration of 2 regular full years. These 2 years are divided into 4 semesters. The syllabus is also divided into 4 parts to be completed in each semester. It may vary for course through correspondence.
Further study options
After completion of this course, candidates interested in higher studies ca enroll them selves for PhD, that is Doctor of Philosophy in same or similar specialization. Other options can be short term courses for foreign languages which will help them professionally.
The course starts with basics of Computational Linguistics, Computer and Scripting and Linguistic Data which includes data collection and its Analysis, A par of basic mathematics is also taught in this course. Candidates also learn about Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse and linguistics data modeling.
The last part of course includes short term project and thesis writing. Candidates need to present their data through thesis in written and also need to conduct a presentation.
These candidates are ideal for sectors like Information Technology, educational centers, telecommunication firms, Research, etc. They can work as a Speech Application Analyst, Archivist Documentation Officer, lecturer, Speech Application Developer and many more.
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