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  • Computational Linguisticsby Nick Cercone

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Computational Linguistics provides an overview of the variety of important research in computational linguistics in North America. This work is divided into 15 chapters and begins with a survey of the theoretical foundations and parsing strategies for natural language. The succeeding chapters deal with psychological and linguistic modeling, discourse... more...

  • Conceptual Information Processingby Roger C. Schank

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Studies in Computer Science, 3: Conceptual Information Processing discusses a theory of natural language and implementation of that theory on a computer, focusing basically on an Artificial Intelligence approach to linguistics. This book aims to write computer programs that could understand and generate sentences, which is intended as... more...

  • Text Genres and Registers: The Computation of Linguistic Featuresby Chengyu Alex Fang; Jing Cao

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 92.34

    This book is a description of some of the most recent advances in text classification as part of a concerted effort to achieve computer understanding of human language. In particular, it addresses state-of-the-art developments in the computation of higher-level linguistic features, ranging from etymology to grammar and syntax for the practical task... more...

  • Linguistically Motivated Statistical Machine Translationby Deyi Xiong; Min Zhang

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 92.34

    This book provides a wide variety of algorithms and models to integrate linguistic knowledge into Statistical Machine Translation (SMT). It helps advance conventional SMT to linguistically motivated SMT by enhancing the following three essential components: translation, reordering and bracketing models. It also serves the purpose of promoting the in-depth... more...

  • Social Semioticsby Thomas Hestbaek Andersen; Morten Boeriis; Eva Maagerų; Elise Seip Tonnessen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    M.A.K Halliday?s work has been hugely influential in linguistics and beyond since the 1960s. This is a collection of interviews with key figures in the generation of social semioticians who have taken Halliday?s concept of social semiotics and developed it further in various directions, making their own original contributions to theory and practice.... more...

  • The Pragmatics of Quoting Now and Thenby Jenny Arendholz; Wolfram Bublitz; Monika Kirner-Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 127.33

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • A Theory of Semioticsby Umberto Eco

    Indiana University Press 1976; US$ 33.99

    "... the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris." ?Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism "... draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship... raises many fascinating questions." ?Language in Society "... a major contribution... more...

  • On the Pragmatics of Communicationby J?rgen Habermas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    This volume brings together Habermas's key writings on language and communication. Including some classic texts as well as new material which is published here for the first time, this book is a detailed and up-to-date introduction to Habermas's formal pragmatics, which is a vital aspect of his social theory. Written from 1976 to 1996, the essays... more...

  • Language and Computersby Markus Dickinson; Chris Brew; Detmar Meurers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Language and Computers introduces students to the fundamentals of how computers are used to represent, process, and organize textual and spoken information. Concepts are grounded in real-world examples familiar to students’ experiences of using language and computers in everyday life. A real-world introduction to the fundamentals of... more...

  • Automatic Text Summarizationby Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33

    Textual information in the form of digital documents quickly accumulates to create huge amounts of data. The majority of these documents are unstructured: it is unrestricted text and has not been organized into traditional databases. Processing documents is therefore a perfunctory task, mostly due to a lack of standards. It has thus become extremely... more...