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Mathematical Methods in Linguistics - NPFL073
Title in English: Matematické metody v lingvistice
Guaranteed by: Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (32-UFAL)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2014
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Markéta Lopatková, Ph.D.
Class: DS, matematická lingvistika
Classification: Informatics > Computer and Formal Linguistics
Annotation -
Last update: T_UFAL (20.05.2005)
The seminar is devoted to students who have previous education in the humanities and who are interested in formal and applied linguistics. Its aim is to introduce the students into basic mathematical methods used in applications in NLP.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Markéta Lopatková, Ph.D. (10.06.2019)

The course finishes with a written test - the questions cover topics from the syllabus - a student has to gain at least 50% of the total score.

Literature - Czech
Last update: T_UFAL (20.05.2005)

Partee, B. H., ter Meulen, A., Wall, R.E.: Mathematical Methods in Linguistics. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, vol. 30, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, 1990

Jirků, P., Vejnarová, J.: Logika. Neformální výklad základů formální logiky. 2002

Nešetřil, J.: Teorie grafů. 1979

Syllabus -
Last update: T_UFAL (20.05.2005)

Areas planned to be discussed (subject to changes):

I. Set theory

  • relations and functions
  • properties of relations
  • infinities

II. Logic and formal systems

  • propositional logic
  • predicate logic
  • compositionality a l-calculus

III. Graph theory

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