Computational Linguistics

Department of Linguistics | College of Arts & Sciences


The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad at Indiana University


The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad is a contest in which high-school students solve linguistic puzzles. In solving these puzzles, students learn about the diversity and consistency of language, while exercising logic skills. No prior knowledge of linguistics or second languages is necessary. Professionals in linguistics, computational linguistics and language technologies use dozens of languages to create engaging problems that represent cutting edge issues in their fields. The competition has attracted top students to study and work in those same fields. It is truly an opportunity for young people to experience a taste of natural-language processing in the 21st century.

To register, Registration

2023 Student Handbook

Practice Problems

Student Resource Lists

For more information please visit the NACLO website

Indiana University, Linguistics Dept.
Ballantine Hall 504
1020 E Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47405
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