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 1000 Introduction to Linguistics
LING 1682/2682 Introduction to Semantic Theory
LING 1330/2330 Introduction to Computational Linguistics
LING 1340/2340 Data Science for Linguists
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

Word2Vec Hands-On (PyLing, April 2018)
Python Clinic Day 1 and Python Clinic Day 2: part of NEH Institute, (July 2017)
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)


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