Natural Language and Voice Processing

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Natural language understanding, voice recognition and machine translation are three of the most emphasized areas of artificial intelligence (AI) research, and are now becoming important commercially. This book presents a non-theoretical description of this technology, 36 commercially available systems and 65 research projects in these areas. A wide range of data entry applications, ranging from business to management to manufacturing, are described and illustrated with case ...

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Overview

Natural language understanding, voice recognition and machine translation are three of the most emphasized areas of artificial intelligence (AI) research, and are now becoming important commercially. This book presents a non-theoretical description of this technology, 36 commercially available systems and 65 research projects in these areas. A wide range of data entry applications, ranging from business to management to manufacturing, are described and illustrated with case studies.

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Presents a non-theoretical description of natural language understanding, voice recognition, and machine translation technologies, as well as 36 commercially available systems and 65 research projects in these areas. Data entry applications ranging from business management to manufacturing are described and illustrated with case studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881731026
  • Publisher: Fairmont Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1989
  • Pages: 259

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary.
Natural Language. Machine Translation. Voice Processing.

2. NLP: Current and Future Applications.
Applications Overview. Data Base Access. Advantages of an Automated English Language Interface. Specialized User Interfaces. Case Studies. Matching Techniques to Tasks.

3. The Technology of Natural Language Processing.
Introduction. Approach. The Parsing Problem. Grammar. Semantics and the Cantankerous Aspects of Language. Knowledge Representation. Syntactic Parsing. Semantics, Parsing and Understanding. NLP Systems. State-of-the-Art. Problems and Issues. Data Base Interfaces. Text Understanding. Research Required. Forecast. References.

4. Early Research in NLP.
Research Overview. Detailed Examples. References.

5. Commercial NL Software.
Artificial Intelligence Corporation. Artificial Intelligence Research Group. Battelle Columbus Laboratories. Carnegie Group. Cognitive Systems, Inc. Excalibur Technologies. Frey Associates, Inc. Marcoussis Laboratories. Martin Marietta. Microrim. Mitre Corporation, The. Smart Communications, Inc. Natural Language Products. SRI International. Symantec Corporation. Texas Instruments.

6. Commercial Machine Translation Systems.
Automated Language Processing Systems. Fujitsu. Logos Corporation. Smart Communications. Weidner Communications Corp.

7. Voice Processing:Current and Future Applications.
Applications in Voice Processing. Voice Recognition and Robotics. Case Studies. Choosing a Voice Recognition System. Information Resources.

8. The Technology of Voice Processing.
Classification. Technology. How Voice Recognition Systems Work. Early Research. Artificial Intelligence in Voice Recognition.

9. Commercial Speech and Voice Recognition Systems.
Audec Corporation. Dragon Systems, Inc. Intel Corporation. Interstate Voice Products. Key Tronic. Kurzweil Applied Intelligence, Inc. RCA Advanced Technology Laboratories. Scott Instruments Corporation. Speech Systems, Inc. Technical Instrument Co. Texas Instruments. Voice Industries. VOTAN. Vynet Corporation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

10. Neurocomputers.
Introduction to Neurocomputers. Neural Network Research. Computational Neurolinguistics. Commercialization.

11. Research Groups to Watch.
Air Force Institute of Technology. Academy of Sciences, the German Democratic Republic. Alabama, University of. Alberta, University of. Alvey Directorate. AT&T Bell Laboratories. Battelle Columbus Laboratories. BBN Laboratories Inc. Brown University. Boeing Company. British Columbia, University of. California, University of. California, University of. California, University of. Carnegie-Mellon University. Case Western Reserve University. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Delaware, University of. Forethought Systems. Georgia Institute of Technology. Georgia, University of. GTE Laboratories. Helsinki University of Technology. IBM Los Angeles Scientific Center. IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Illinois, University of. Indiana University. Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). ITT Defense Communications Division. Johns Hopkins University. Kentucky, University of. Maryland, University of. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Lincoln Laboratory). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Massachusetts, University of, at Amherst. Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corp. Montreal, University of. National Taiwan University. Natural Language Products. Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence. Ohio State University. Ohio University. Pennsylvania, University of. Pennsylvania, University of. Philips Research Laboratory. Purdue University. Queen's University. RCA/Advanced Technology Laboratories. SAIC. Silogic, Inc. Simon Fraser University. Southern California, University of. Southern California, University of. System Development Foundation. SRI International. Stanford University. System Development Corporation. Texas, University of Thinking Machines. Toronto, University of. U.S. Department of Defense. Unisys. Virginia Polytechnic University. Yale University. Zhejiang University.

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