An Introduction to Language Processing with Perl and Prolog: An Outline of Theories, Implementation, and Application with Special Consideration of English, French, and German / Edition 1

An Introduction to Language Processing with Perl and Prolog: An Outline of Theories, Implementation, and Application with Special Consideration of English, French, and German / Edition 1

by Pierre M. Nugues
     
 

ISBN-10: 354025031X

ISBN-13: 9783540250319

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This book teaches the principles of natural language processing and covers linguistics issues. It also details the language-processing functions involved, including part-of-speech tagging using rules and stochastic techniques. A key feature of the book is the author's hands-on approach throughout, with extensive exercises, sample code in Prolog and Perl, and a

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This book teaches the principles of natural language processing and covers linguistics issues. It also details the language-processing functions involved, including part-of-speech tagging using rules and stochastic techniques. A key feature of the book is the author's hands-on approach throughout, with extensive exercises, sample code in Prolog and Perl, and a detailed introduction to Prolog. The book is suitable for researchers and students of natural language processing and computational linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540250319
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Cognitive Technologies Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
534
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1An overview of language processing1
2Corpus processing tools23
3Encoding, entropy, and annotation schemes59
4Counting words87
5Words, parts of speech, and morphology113
6Part-of-speech tagging using rules147
7Part-of-speech tagging using stochastic techniques163
8Phrase-structure grammars in Prolog185
9Partial parsing213
10Syntactic formalisms243
11Parsing techniques277
12Semantics and predicate logic317
13Lexical semantics343
14Discourse377
15Dialogue411
AAn introduction to Prolog433

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