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    DescriptionThirty-eight chapters, comissioned from experts all over the world, describe major concepts, methods, and applications in computational linguistics. Part I, Linguistic Fundamentals, provides an overview of the field suitable for senior undergraduates and non-specialists from other fields of linguistics and related disciplines. Part II describes current tasks, techniques, and tools in Natural Language Processing and aims to meet the needs of post-doctoral workers and others embarking on computational language research. Part III surveys current applications. This book is a state-of-the-art reference to one of the most active and productive fields in linguistics. It will be of interest and practical use to a wide range of linguists, as well as to researchers in such fields as informatics, artificial intelligence, language engineering, and cognitive science.


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    Title
    The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ruslan Mitkov
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 808
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 1,287 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199276349
    ISBN 10: 019927634X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    LC classification: P
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC22: 410.285
    B&T Approval Code: A22200000
    BIC subject category V2: CFX
    Thema V1.0: CFX
    Illustrations note
    numerous figures and tables
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    10 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Ruslan Mitkov is Professor of Computational Linguistics and Language Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton and Research Professor at the Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He has held research positions at CNRS, the University of Science Malaysia, the Korean Advanced Institute of Science, and the Universities of Hamburg and Saarland.
    Review quote
    A highly stimulating and impressive book which should be found in every library and every linguistics department. I strongly recommend it. International Journal of Lexicography An excellent reference book that provides a wealth of information and enables the experienced reader to enter quickly into new subject areas of CL [computational linguistics] and NLP [natural language processing]... The particular strengths of the OHCL are the comprehensive computation-oriented discussion of the fundamental linguistic issues and the broad coverage of NLP methods and resources. It thus extensively accounts for the theoretical and methodological backgrounds of CL and NLP... The publisher should consider issuing a moderately priced student's edition to make the OHCL affordable to the wide audience it definitely deserves. Linguist List
    Table of contents
    PART I: FUNDAMENTALS ; 1. Phonology ; 2. Morphology ; 3. Computational Lexicography ; 4. Syntax ; 5. Semantics ; 6. Discourse ; 7. Pragmatics and Dialogue ; 8. Formal Grammars and Languages ; 9. Complexity ; PART II: PROCESSES, METHODS, AND RESOURCES ; 10. Text Segmentation ; 11. Part-of-Speech Tagging ; 12. Parsing ; 13. Word-Sense Disambiguation ; 14. Anaphora Resolution ; 15. Natural Language Generation ; 16. Speech Recognition ; 17. Text-to-Speech Synthesis ; 18. Finite-State Technology ; 19. Statistical Methods ; 20. Machine Learning ; 21. Lexical Knowledge Acquisition ; 22. Evaluation ; 23. Sublanguages and Controlled Languages ; 24. Corpora ; 25. Ontologies ; 26. Tree-Adjoining Grammars ; PART III: APPLICATIONS ; 27. Machine Translation: General Overview ; 28. Machine Translation: Latest Developments ; 29. Information Retrieval ; 30. Information Extraction ; 31. Question Answering ; 32. Text Summarization ; 33. Term Extraction and Automatic Indexing ; 34. Text Data Mining ; 35. Natural Language Interaction ; 36. Natural Language in Multimodal and Multimedia Systems ; 37. Natural Language Processing in Computer-Aided Language Learning ; 38. Multilingual On-Line Natural Language Processing