Na-Rae Han

Director, Robert Henderson Language Media Center
Lecturer, Department of Linguistics
(PhD in linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2006;
MSE in computer and information science, University of Pennsylvania, 2001)

G17 Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-5939
E-mail: naraehan is the ID, at pitt-dot-edu
My research interests include computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, NLP (natural language processing) methods for educational assessment and instruction, and computer-assisted language learning. I have also done work in the following areas: computational morphology, corpus construction and analysis, computational stylistics and authorship attribution.

Courses Taught

LING 0080 Aspects of Language
LING 1000 Introduction to Linguistics
LING 1682/2682 Introduction to Semantic Theory
LING 1330/2330 Introduction to Computational Linguistics
LING 1930 Applications of Linguistics
LING 1901 Fundamentals of Text Processing for Linguists (Independent Study)
LING 2050 Special Topics in Linguistics: Corpus linguistics

Computational Linguistics

Studying Computational Linguistics at Pitt: a Guide
PyLing (Pitt Python Linguistics Group): a community of computationally minded linguists at Pitt and CMU

Tutorials and Presentations

Python 3 Notes (with annotated videos)
Python 2.7 Tutorial (with videos by

CMU Digital Humanities Summer Workshop, 2017 (May 2017)
Graphs and Plots Using Plotly (PyLing, April 2017)
Movie Reviews Sentiment Analysis with Scikit-Learn (PyLing, February 2017)
Basic Text Processing with Python: Pitt Library Workshop (February 2017)
Dongguk University Python Workshop (August 2016)
CMU Digital Humanities Summer Workshop (May 2016)
Command-line Magic: Or Why I Can't Abandon Perl (Just Yet) (PyLing, October 2015)


Pitt linguistics department faculty page

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