Rob Malouf

Faculty advisor, Linguistics Student Association

Department of Linguistics and Asian / Middle Eastern Languages
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7727

Office: SHW 244
Office Hours: by appointment

Certificate in Computational Linguistics
Certificate in Text Analytics
Minor in Text Analytics

Rob Malouf (photo)

The most important questions of life are, for the most part, really only questions of probability. Laplace (1812)

Special wards in lunatic asylums could well be populated with mathematicians who have attempted to predict random events from finite data samples. Epstein (1977)


Fall 2020

Ling 501 Fundamentals of Linguistics

Ling 571 Computational Corpus Linguistics

Ling 795 Seminar: Simulation in Linguistic Theory

Spring 2021

Ling 503 Functions of Language

Ling 523 Morphology

Ling 583 Statistical Methods for Text Analysis

Old courses

Ling 354 Language and Computers

Ling 503 Functions of Language

Ling 520 Fundamentals of Linguistics

Ling 523 Morphology

CS 558 Computer Simulation

CS/Ling 581 Introduction to Computational Linguistics

Ling 583 Statistical Methods in Text Analysis

Ling 620 Advanced Formal Syntax

Ling 681 Statistical Methods in Comp Ling

Ling 696 Adv Stat Meth in Comp Ling

Ling 795 Seminar: Machine Learning

Ling 795 Seminar: Text Mining

Ling 795 Seminar: Analyzing Web Texts

Ling 795 Seminar: Dependency Parsing

Ling 795 Seminar: Simulation in Linguistic Theory

Ling 795 Seminar: Word-based Morphology

Ling 795 Seminar: Information Theory in Linguistics

Ling 795 Seminar: Sociolinguistic Typology

Ling 795 Seminar: Language Universals

Ling 795 Seminar: Sociolinguistic Typology

Ling 7800-035 Introduction to Probability and Information Theory

Machine Learning for NLP (Seoul National University)


Toolkit for Advanced Discriminative Modeling

Instrumented Item-and-Pattern Morphology

Rescorla-Wagner associative learning

Current and past graduate students

Publications, Full CV

Google Scholar, Github, ResearchGate

Erdős number


17th SIGMORPHON Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology, Seattle, July 9–10, 2020

North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad open round, January 23, 2020

Society for Computational in Linguistics (SCiL), New Orleans, January 2–5, 2020

Society of Korean Linguistics, Seoul National University, Decemeber 12–14, 2019


100 peaks in San Diego

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