MC9287 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING Syllabus for 5th Sem MCA - Fifth semester - Regulation 2009 - Anna University


MC9287 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING Syllabus for 5th Sem MCA - Fifth semester - Regulation 2009 - Anna University

MC9287                     NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING                            L T P C
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UNIT I             INTRODUCTION                                                                                       9
Natural Language Processing Linguistic Background- Spoken language input and output Technologies Written language Input - Mathematical Methods - Statistical Modeling and Classification Finite State methods Grammar for Natural Language Processing Parsing Semantic and Logic Form Ambiguity Resolution Semantic Interpretation.

UNIT II            INFORMATION RETRIEVAL                                                                    9
Information Retrieval architecture  - Indexing- Storage Compression Techniques Retrieval Approaches Evaluatio - Search engines- commercial search engine features- comparison- performance measures Document Processing - NLP based Information Retrieval Information Extraction.

UNIT III           TEXT MINING                                                                                            9
Categorization Extraction based Categorization- Clustering- Hierarchical Clustering- Document Classification and routing- finding and organizing answers from Text search use of categories and clusters for organising retrieval results Text Categorization and efficient Summarization using Lexical Chains Pattern Extraction.

UNIT IV          GENERIC ISSUES                                                                                    9
Multilinguality Multilingual Information Retrieval and Speech processing - Multimodality
Text and Images – Modality Integration - Transmission and Storage Speech coding- Evaluation of systems Human Factors and user Acceptability.
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UNIT V           APPLICATIONS                                                                                        9
Machine Translation Transfer Metaphor - Interlingua and Statistical Approaches - Discourse Processing Dialog and Conversational Agents Natural Language Generation Surface Realization and Discourse Planning.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS TEXT BOOKS:
1.  Daniel Jurafsky and James H. martin, Speech and Language Processing , 2000.
2.  Ron  Cole, J.Mariani, et.al  Survey of  the State of  the  Art in  Human Language
Technology, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
3.  Michael W. Berry Survey of Text Mining: Culstering, Classification and Retrieval”, Springer Verlag, 2003.
4.  Christopher D.Manning and Hinrich Schutze, Foundations of Statistical Natural
Language Processing , MIT Press, 1999.

REFERENCES:
1.  James Allen Natural Language Understanding , Benjamin/ Cummings Publishing
Co. 1995.
2.  Gerald  J.  Kowalski  and  Mark.T.  Maybury,    Information  Storage  and  Retrieval
systems, Kluwer academic Publishers, 2000.
3.  Tomek Strzalkowski   Natural Language Information Retrieval ,  Kluwer academic
Publishers, 1999.
4.  Christopher D.Manning and Hinrich Schutze, Foundations of Statistical Natural
Language Processing , MIT Press, 1999.
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