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Natural Language Processing

  • Natural Language Processing of Semitic Languagesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    Research in Natural Language Processing (NLP) has rapidly advanced in recent years, resulting in exciting algorithms for sophisticated processing of text and speech in various languages. Much of this work focuses on English; in this book we address another group of interesting and challenging languages for NLP research: the Semitic languages. The... more...

  • Forensic Speaker Recognitionby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 229.00

    Presents case studies about new methods of forensic speaker recognition for combating crime and detecting threats to security Includes an analysis of the constraints posed by noisy texts in today's mobile environments Introduces Sequence Package Analysis (SPA) for performing speaker verification in stressed environments more...

  • Language Grounding in Robotsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 109.00

    Covers all aspects of language interaction with robots, from embodiment, action and perception to conceptualization and grammar in a single volume Discusses several significant innovations, such as robotic embodiment, evolutionary derivation of neural controllers, embodied cognitive semantics and fluid construction grammar Presents the new humanoid... more...

  • Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphonesby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 259.00

    Provides a survey of the state-of-the-art in the practical implementation of Spoken Dialog Systems in everyday applications Covers scientific achievements in language processing that result in the development of successful applications Addresses general issues regarding the advances in Spoken Dialog Systems more...

  • Emergence of Communication and Languageby

    Springer London 2010; US$ 149.00

    This book brings together work on the emergence of communication language drawing on diverse disciplines, including linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology and computer science. Computational simulations of the emergence of phenomena associated with communication and language play a key role in illuminating some of the most significant... more...

  • Algebraic and Proof-theoretic Aspects of Non-classical Logicsby S. Aguzzoli; A. Ciabattoni; B. Gerla; C. Manara; V. Marra

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.95

    Edited in collaboration with FoLLI, the Association of Logic, Language and Information, this book constitutes the third volume of the FoLLI LNAI subline. The 17 revised papers of this Festschrift volume - published in honour of Daniele Mundici on the occasion of his 60th birthday - include invited extended versions of the most interesting contributions... more...

  • Advances in Corpus-based Contrastive Linguisticsby Karin Aijmer; Bengt Altenberg

    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...

  • Knowledge Spacesby Dietrich Albert; Josef Lukas

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95

    Based on the formal concept of "knowledge structures" originally proposed by Jean-Claude Falmagne and Jean-Paul Doignon, this book contains descriptions of methodological developments and experimental investigations as well as applications for various knowledge domains. The authors address three main topics: * theoretical issues and extensions of... more...

  • Machine Ethicsby Michael Anderson; Susan Leigh Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 96.00

    This volume of collected essays explores developing ethics for machines, in contrast to developing ethics for human beings who use machines. more...

  • Language in Scotlandby Wendy Anderson

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 78.30

    The chapters in this volume take as their focus aspects of three of the languages of Scotland: Scots, Scottish English, and Scottish Gaelic. They present linguistic research which has been made possible by new and developing corpora of these languages: this encompasses work on lexis and lexicogrammar, semantics, pragmatics, orthography, and punctuation.... more...