UBC launches professional computational linguistics degree to meet industry demand
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We are building a global network of scholars, teachers, and learners, who work with community partners to translate knowledge into practical results.
Our three primary research themes (Language, Sustainability, and Transnationalism, which explores the ways in which language shapes and is shaped by interactions between individuals and communities; The Communicating Mind and Body, which explores the physical and neural foundations of language; and Evolving Language in an Information Economy, which explores language’s role in information and technology) and 16 sub-themes span the interdisciplinary field of language sciences, and cover key questions our members are working to answer.
We host and support research talks, film screenings, roundtables, workshops, and a graduate conference; provide cluster funding for collaborative activities (you can request funding here); and regularly share stories and updates about our members’ work.
Groups involved in language science research are distributed throughout UBC. Click here to view Research groups.
Explore this page for Language Sciences-funded projects, research news, and to find a collaborator for your next research project.
Computers can map your route to work, automatically turn speech into written text - and predict very early stages of dementia with more than 80 per cent accuracy. Language Sciences members Giuseppe Carenini, professor of Computer Science, and Hyeju Jang, Computer Science postdoctoral fellow, worked...
|SPEAK YOUR MIND! Towards Imagined Speech Recognition With Hierarchical Deep Learning||INTERSPEECH 2019||Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, Sid Fels||September 16, 2019|
|How can healthcare providers tailor their communication in order to improve health outcomes in patients with Intellectual Disability? Results and implications from the Health Outcomes and Language (HOLa) study||International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities World Congress||Lorienne Jenstad, Glenda Mason, Paola Colozzo, Caroline Rieger, Tami Howe, Jennifer Abel||August 6, 2019|