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- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
The field of narrative (or story) understanding and generation is one of the oldest in natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence (AI), which is hardly surprising, since storytelling is such a fundamental and familiar intellectual and social activity. In recent years, the demands of interactive entertainment and interest in the creation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This paper describes the thematic variation observed in two newspaper genres – news reports and commentaries – in English and Spanish and studies the influence of genre-specific and language-specific constraints on the observed variation. The study is based on the contrastive analysis of certain clausal and discourse-thematic features... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
People make sense of a text by identifying the semantic relations which connect the entities or concepts described by that text. A system which aspires to human-like performance must also be equipped to identify, and learn from, semantic relations in the texts it processes. Understanding even a simple sentence such as "Opportunity and Curiosity find... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 155.00
Mathematical Models of Spoken Language presents the motivations for, intuitions behind, and basic mathematical models of natural spoken language communication. A comprehensive overview is given of all aspects of the problem from the physics of speech production through the hierarchy of linguistic structure and ending with some observations on language... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 89.95
Tanja Schultz and Katrin Kirchhoff have compiled a comprehensive overview of speech processing from a multilingual perspective. By taking this all-inclusive approach to speech processing, the editors have included theories, algorithms, and techniques that are required to support spoken input and output in a large variety of languages. This book presents... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Machine Translation (MT) is both an engineering technology and a measure of all things to do with languages and computersa "whenever a new theory of language or linguistics is offered, an important criteria for its success is whether or not it will improve machine translation. This book presents a history of machine translation (MT) from the point... more...
- O'Reilly Media 1999; US$ 55.99
CJKV Information Processing is the definitive guide for tackling the difficult issues faced when dealing with complex Asian languages -- Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese -- in the context of computing or Internet services. Unlike the English alphabet with a mere 26 letters, these complex writing systems use multiple alphabets comprising... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2008; US$ 47.99
First published a decade ago, CJKV Information Processing quickly became the unsurpassed source of information on processing text in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. It has now been thoroughly updated to provide web and application developers with the latest techniques and tools for disseminating information directly to audiences in East... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This text covers the technologies of document retrieval, information extraction, and text categorization in a way which highlights commonalities in terms of both general principles and practical concerns. It assumes some mathematical background on the part of the reader, but the chapters typically begin with a non-mathematical account of the key issues.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 55.00
Connects the semantics of databases to that of natural language, and links them through a common view of the semantics of time. more...