Skip to main content

Linguistics and Language: A Research Guide: Linguistics
at Cornell

This is an extensive, annotated list of the print and online resources available for research in linguistics. Click on the TABS to access each Section in this guide.


Cornell Natural Language Processing Group
"We work on a diverse set of projects in natural language processing, computational linguistics, machine learning, and information retrieval. A small sampling of areas we are interested in are (in alphabetical order): information extraction, interactions with the social sciences, lexicon and grammar induction, paraphrase acquisition, question-answering, sentiment analysis, similarity-based methods, and text summarization." [Home page]

Department of Linguistics, Cornell University
"Linguistics as a formal field of study at Cornell dates back to 1946. Ours is a diverse but highly interactive department. We offer one of the top Indo-European comparative linguistics programs in the country, and also have a leading-edge computational linguistics lab, a phonetics lab, and active research groups on topics including the syntax/prosody interface and the relation of language spread to rice agriculture. Cornell linguists do in-depth empirical work on languages ranging from Cheyenne to Yiddish. Our research emphasizes the theoretical bases for that work, in syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics, and historical linguistics." [Home page]

Language Resource Center
"The Language Resource Center is a unit in the College of Arts and Sciences that supports language teaching and learning. The LRC is located at Noyes Lodge, overlooking the Beebe Lake falls. The LRC maintains a large library of media files online. Some of these are created by Cornell language teachers, and some are part of publishers' packages, which we have put on the web with permission. The LRC website also includes media workbooks, which are web pages that combine audio or video with questions that students answer online. The LRC offers a set of web page tools specially designed for language program and language course web sites which can be easily customized and updated by teachers. Web Audio Lab, developed jointly by the LRC and Slava Paperno of the Russian Department, provides students with an efficient and powerful oral learning environment." [Home page]

Web Accessibility Assistance