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Natural Language Processing

  • Advances in Artificial Intelligenceby Richard Khoury; Christopher Drummond

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 82.00

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 29th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canadian AI 2016, held in Victoria, BC, Canada, in May/June 2016. The 12 full papers and 27 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 97 submissions. The focus of the conference was on the following subjects:  actions... more...

  • Linguistic Linked Open Databy Diana Trandabat; Daniela Gîfu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.00

    This book constitutes therefereed proceedings of the 12th EUROLAN Summer School on Linguistic Linked Open Data and its Satellite Workshop on Social Media and the Web of Linked Data, RUMOUR 2015, held in Sibiu, Romania, in July 2015. The 10 revised full papers presented together with 12 abstracts of tutorials werecarefully reviewed and selected... more...

  • Worldwide Language Service Infrastructureby Yohei Murakami; Donghui Lin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.00

    This book constitutes the refereed post-workshopproceedings of the Second International Workshop on Worldwide Language ServiceInfrastructure, WLSI 2015, held in Kyoto, Japan, in January 2015. The 4 full papers included in this volume and presentedtogether with 2 short papers and 8 invited papers, were carefully reviewed andselected from 7 submissions.... more...

  • Semantic Technologyby Guilin Qi; Kouji Kozaki; Jeff Z. Pan; Siwei Yu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 82.00

    Thisbook constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 5th JointInternational Semantic Technology Conference, JIST 2015, held in Yichang,China, in November 2015. The theme of the JIST 2015 conference was "Big Data andSocial Media". The JIST 2015 conference consisted of main technical tracksincluding 2 keynotes, 2 invited talks, a regular... more...

  • Metaphorby Tony Veale; Ekaterina Shutova; Beata Beigman Klebanov

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 44.00

    The literary imagination may take flight on the wings of metaphor, but hard-headed scientists are just as likely as doe-eyed poets to reach for a metaphor when the descriptive need arises. Metaphor is a pervasive aspect of every genre of text and every register of speech, and is as useful for describing the inner workings of a "black hole" (itself... more...

  • Computational Linguisticsby Kôiti Hasida; Ayu Purwarianti

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 84.00

    This bookconstitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the PacificAssociation for Computational Linguistics, PACLING 2015, held in Bali,Indonesia, in May 2015. The 18revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 45papers. The papers are organized around the following topics: syntax andsyntactic... more...

  • Quantifiers and Cognition: Logical and Computational Perspectivesby Jakub Szymanik

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume on the semantic complexity of natural language explores the question why some sentences are more difficult than others. While doing so, it lays the groundwork for extending semantic theory with computational and cognitive aspects by combining linguistics and logic with computations and cognition.  Quantifier expressions occur... more...

  • Recent Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processingby Anna Esposito; Marcos Faundez-Zanuy; Antonietta M. Esposito; Gennaro Cordasco; Thomas Drugman; Jordi Solé-Casals; Francesco Carlo Morabito

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book presents recent advances in nonlinearspeech processing beyond nonlinear techniques. It shows that it exploitsheuristic and psychological models of human interaction in order to succeed inthe implementations of socially believable VUIs and applications for humanhealth and psychological support. The book takes into account themultifunctional... more...

  • Chinese Lexical Semanticsby Qin Lu; Helena Hong Gao

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 131.00

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereedpost-workshop proceedings of the 16th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW2015, held in Beijing, China, in May 2015. The 64 regular and 4 short papers included in this volumewere carefully reviewed and selected from 248 submissions. They are organizedin topical sections named: lexical semantics;... more...

  • Languages, Applications and Technologiesby José-Luis Sierra-Rodríguez; José-Paulo Leal; Alberto Simões

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 84.00

    This bookconstitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Symposium onLanguages, Applications and Technologies, SLATE 2015, held in Madrid, Spain, inJune 2015. The 17 revised full papers presented werecarefully reviewed and selected from 57 submissions. The papers are organizedin topical sections on human-human languages; human-computer... more...