Computational Linguistics (field) the scientific study of language by means of computational methods

Computational Linguistics is an interdisciplinary sub-field of study within Linguistics that concerns the scientific study of language by means of computational methods. It belongs to the broader branch of science called Integrated Science. As an interdisciplinary field of study, its constituent disciplines include Comparative Linguistics, Computer Science, Information Science, Linguistics, and perhaps others. This term belongs mainly to the broader category called Internet and Software.

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Constituent fields of Computational Linguistics

  • Comparative Linguistics (sub-field) the scientific study of comparing languages
  • Computer Science (sub-branch) the scientific study of computation, information, and automation
  • Information Science (sub-branch) the scientific study of data organization, classification, manipulation, and retrieval
  • Linguistics (field) the scientific study of language

Terms related to Computational Linguistics

  • SIL International "a faith-based nonprofit organization focused on language-related efforts"

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PsychLing Contributors. "Computational Linguistics." PsychLing, OMNIKA Foundation, 17 Sep. 2023, psylng.org/glossary/field/computational-linguistics. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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PsychLing (2023, September 17). Computational Linguistics. Retrieved from https://psylng.org/glossary/field/computational-linguistics

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PsychLing Contributors. "Computational Linguistics." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created September 17, 2023. Modified September 17, 2023. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://psylng.org/glossary/field/computational-linguistics.

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Crystal, David, ed. A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011.

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Internet Archive Contributors. "Wayback Machine." San Francisco, CA: Internet Archive. Created October 24, 2001. Accessed July 21, 2023. https://web.archive.org. [Visit]

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