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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...

  • Shall We Play the Festschrift Game?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 109.00

    There are not many people who can be said to have influenced and impressed researchers in so many disparate areas and language-geographic fields as Lauri Carlson, as is evidenced in the present Festschrift. His insight and acute linguistic sensitivity and linguistic rationality have spawned findings and research work in many areas, from non-standard... more...

  • Lindenmayer Systemsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 160.00

    L systems are language-theoretic models for developmental biology. They wereintroduced in 1968 by Aristid Lindenmayer (1925-1989) and have proved to be among the most beautiful examples of interdisciplinary science, where work in one area induces fruitful ideas and results in other areas. L systemsare based on relational and set-theoretic concepts, which... 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...

  • Building and Using Comparable Corporaby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Here is the first comprehensive resource on the use of comparable corpora in multilingual Natural Language Processing, which goes beyond such techniques as such as machine translation and terminology mining to utilize non-parallel texts in the same domain. more...

  • Linked Data in Linguisticsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 109.00

    The contributions assembled in this volume illustrate the band-width of applications of the Linked Data paradigm for representative types of language resources. They cover lexical-semantic resources, annotated corpora, typological databases as well as terminology and metadata repositories. 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...