Challenges in Natural Language Processing

Challenges in Natural Language Processing

by Madeleine Bates
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521410150

ISBN-13: 9780521410151

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Though natural language processing has come far in the past twenty years, the technology has not achieved a major impact on society. Is this because of some fundamental limitation that cannot be overcome? Or because there has not been enough time to refine and apply theoretical work already done? Editors Madeleine Bates and Ralph Weischedel believe it is neither;

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Overview

Though natural language processing has come far in the past twenty years, the technology has not achieved a major impact on society. Is this because of some fundamental limitation that cannot be overcome? Or because there has not been enough time to refine and apply theoretical work already done? Editors Madeleine Bates and Ralph Weischedel believe it is neither; they feel that several critical issues have never been adequately addressed in either theoretical or applied work, and they have invited capable researchers in the field to do that in Challenges in Natural Language Processing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521410151
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Series:
Studies in Natural Language Processing Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Symposium participants; Part I. Challenging Problems: 1. Critical changes for natural language processing Madeleine Bates, Robert J. Bobrow and Ralph M. Weischedel; Part II. Building a Lexicon: 2. The contribution of lexicography B. T. Sue Atkins; 3. The contribution of linguistics Beth Levin; 4. The contribution of computational lexicology Branimar K. Boguraev; Part III. Semantics and Knowledge Representation: 5. Events, situations and adverbs Robert C. Moore; 6. Natural language, knowledge representation and logical form James F. Allen; Part IV. Discourse: 7. Getting and keeping the center of attention Rebecca J. Passonneau; 8. Surface structure, intonation and discourse meaning Mark Steedman; Part V. Spoken Language Systems: 9. Prosody, intonation and speech technology Janet Pierrehumbert; Part VI. Conclusion: 10. The future of computational linguistics Madeleine Bates and Ralph M. Weischedel; Author index; Subject index.

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