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    Computational Linguistics: An Introduction (Studies in Natural Language Processing) (Paperback) By (author) Ralph Grishman, Series edited by Steven Bird, Series edited by Don Hindle, Series edited by Martin Kay, Series edited by David McDonald, Series edited by Hans Uszkoreit, Series edited by Yorick Wilks

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    DescriptionIn spite of the rapid growth of interest in the computer analysis of language, this book provides an integrated introduction to the field. Inevitably, when many different approaches are still being considered, a straightforward work of synthesis would be neither possible nor practicable. Nevertheless, Ralph Grishman provides a valuable survey of various approaches to the problems of syntax analysis, semantic analysis, text analysis and natural language generation, while considering in greater detail those that seem to him most productive. The book is written for readers with some background in computer science and finite mathematics, but advanced knowledge of programming languages or compilers is not necessary and nor is a background in linguistics. The exposition is always clear and students will find the exercises and extensive bibliography supporting the text particularly helpful.


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    Title
    Computational Linguistics
    Subtitle
    An Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ralph Grishman, Series edited by Steven Bird, Series edited by Don Hindle, Series edited by Martin Kay, Series edited by David McDonald, Series edited by Hans Uszkoreit, Series edited by Yorick Wilks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521310383
    ISBN 10: 0521310385
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26320
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    Libri: I-XG
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 410.285
    BISAC V2.8: COM042000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: CFX
    DC19: 420.2854
    LC classification: P98 .G75 1986
    DC22: 410/.28/5
    Thema V1.0: CFX
    Illustrations note
    bibliography, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 February 1987
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "Instructors looking for a good introductory text to use in a course devoted to computational linguistics should consider this book as a strong candidate if they wish to emphasize a linguistics approach... The book is interestingly written with many insightful discussions, and it is the only (introductory) computational linguistics textbook that looks at the field from a linguist's point of view." John Roach, Computational Linguistics
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. What is computational linguistics?; 2. Syntax analysis; 3. Semantic analysis; 4. Discourse analysis and information structuring; 5. Language generation; Exercises; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index.