Constantin Orăsan

About me

  • About me
    I am Professor of Language and Translation Technologies at the Centre of Translation Studies, University of Surrey. Before starting this role, I was Reader in Computational Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, and the deputy head of the Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the same university. I have received my BSc in computer science at Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 1998 and was awarded my PhD from the University of Wolverhampton in 2006.

Selected recent publications

Recent posts

  • PyP4L: Week 2: Getting started with Python
    The plan for the second week is to start learning some basic Python notions. Before that, I usually introduce the notion of pseudocode as an easy way of describe how to solve problems. This allows me to discuss problems for which we do not have all the necessary programming background to implement them. I tend…

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  • PyP4L: Week 1
    The plan for the first lecture is to get the course started. Usually I use this first lecture to introduce the course, schedule, assessments, etc and make sure all the students are able to run python on their computers or the computers from university. I introduce Python, the notion of problem solving and reading from…

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  • PyP4L: How to see the slides
    The majority of the materials in this course are made using Jupyter Notebooks, even the slides. I will explain in another post how I prepare the slides. Meanwhile, this post is to help you if you are struggling to navigate the slides.