Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing (Hardback)
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Short Description for Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing An introduction to statistical natural language processing (NLP). The text contains the theory and algorithms needed for building NLP tools. Topics covered include: mathematical and linguistic foundations; statistical methods; collocation finding; word sense disambiguation; and probalistic parsing.
- Published: 30 July 1999
- Format: Hardback 720 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780262133609 ISBN 10: 0262133601
- Sales rank: 218,725
Full description for Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
Statistical approaches to processing natural language text have become dominant in recent years. This foundational text is the first comprehensive introduction to statistical natural language processing (NLP) to appear. The book contains all the theory and algorithms needed for building NLP tools. It provides broad but rigorous coverage of mathematical and linguistic foundations, as well as detailed discussion of statistical methods, allowing students and researchers to construct their own implementations. The book covers collocation finding, word sense disambiguation, probabilistic parsing, information retrieval, and other applications.