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NACLO (North American Computational Linguistics Open competition) 2024 @ CUNY

NACLO Student Participant Handbook

Register for the training session (information below)

What is NACLO?

  • NACLO is a contest in which high-school students solve linguistic problems.
    • NACLO is geared towards high-school students interested in solving puzzles, breaking codes, learning foreign languages, natural language processing, and language technologies.
  • In solving NACLO problems, students learn about the diversity and consistency of language, while exercising logic skills.
  • No prior knowledge of linguistics or second languages is necessary.
  • No entrance fee to join the competition.
  • More information on NACLO, including the problems and solutions from previous years can be found here: https://naclo.org/.
  • NACLO Student Participant Handbook.

When and where?

  • Participant registration deadline: January 22, 2024. Please fill out the form here and select the CUNY for the site.
  • Open round competition:
    • Thursday, January 25, 2024, 10am – 1pm
    • CUNY, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 (map)
    • Room: TBA
    • Student registration is open on the NACLO web site:

Training session: the session is free, however, registration is mandatory (to arrange for access to the CUNY Graduate Center building):

    • Saturday, Dec. 9, 10am – 1pm
    • CUNY, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 (map)
    • Segal Theatre Room 5417
    • Meeting point: Security Desk, CUNY Graduate Center main entrance.
    • To attend the session you should register (fill in and submit the registration form): registration form

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