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CMU Low Resource NLP Bootcamp 2020 - Linguistics: Phonology and Morphology

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This course on Linguistics - Phonology and Morphology aims to provide learners with a linguistic background on phonology and morphology. The course covers topics such as language structure, levels of representation, phonetics, articulatory phonetics, the International Phonetic Alphabet, sound patterns, and various linguistic phenomena like allophones, assimilation, and epenthesis. The teaching method involves a lecture format delivered by David Mortensen. The course is intended for individuals interested in low resource natural language processing and those seeking to deepen their understanding of phonology and morphology in linguistics.


Language Structure
Levels of Representation (simplified)
Where Does Linguistic Knowledge Come from?
Three subfields of phonetics
Articulatory phonetics
Place of articulation: vowels
Manner of articulation
Voicing (phonation)
Linguists use confusion terminology
The International Phonetic Alphabet
Tone and other Suprasegmentals
Why not just use orthography?
Getting IPA
What is the IPA good for?
Sound patterns
Allophones of English Plosives
Different forms of the Same Morpheme
Maori Apocope
Voicing Assimilation
Schwa Epenthesis
Similarity in Names

Taught by

Graham Neubig


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