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In Conversation: Semiconductor
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Episode 12 : Gender of nouns and new conversations 9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k) Mosquito Bytes Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Methodology Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Paradigms Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing 35. The Yellow Mimosa (Culture Shot) Fundamentals of Physical Geography 43. Agosto, Moglie Mia Non Ti Conosco (Culture Shot)
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This course is the largest of the introductory programming courses and is one of the largest courses at Stanford. Topics focus on the introduction to the engineering of computer applications emphasizing modern software engineering principles: object-oriented design, decomposition, encapsulation, abstraction, and testing. Programming Methodology teaches the widely-used Java programming language along with good software engineering principles. Emphasis is on good programming style and the built-in
Advanced memory management features of C and C++; the differences between imperative and object-oriented paradigms. The functional paradigm (using LISP) and concurrent programming (using C and C++). Brief survey of other modern languages such as Python, Objective C, and C#.
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
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9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k)
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Methodology
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Paradigms
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
35. The Yellow Mimosa (Culture Shot)
Fundamentals of Physical Geography
43. Agosto, Moglie Mia Non Ti Conosco (Culture Shot)