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Examination in Computer Speech and Language Processing for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 462)

With effect from 1 October 2001

On the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Engineering, the General Board and the Board of Graduate Studies have approved the following changes to the examination in Computer Speech and Language Processing for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course). The examination has been retitled Computer Speech, Text, and Internet Technology to better reflect the content of the course. The regulations have been amended accordingly as follows:

Computer Speech, Text, and Internet Technology

The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Computer Speech, Text, and Internet Technology for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a) at least eight modules selected from a set of mandatory and optional modules; each module shall be examined either by a written paper of ninety minutes or by course-work, or by a combination of the two;
and (b) not less than two and not more than eight exercises of a form and on topics approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering;
and (c) a thesis, of not more than 15,000 words in length, including footnotes, appendices, and bibliography, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee. Its assessment shall include an oral presentation of the project work on which the thesis is based.

The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted by the candidate under (a), (b), and (c) above, and on the general field of knowledge within which such work falls.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 7 March 2001
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