Natural Language Computing: An English Generative Grammar in Prolog [NOOK Book]

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This book's main goal is to show readers how to use the linguistic theory of Noam Chomsky, called Universal Grammar, to represent English, French, and German on a computer using the Prolog computer language. In so doing, it presents a follow-the-dots approach to natural language processing, linguistic theory, artificial intelligence, and expert systems. The basic idea is to introduce meaningful answers to significant problems involved in ...
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Natural Language Computing: An English Generative Grammar in Prolog

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Overview

This book's main goal is to show readers how to use the linguistic theory of Noam Chomsky, called Universal Grammar, to represent English, French, and German on a computer using the Prolog computer language. In so doing, it presents a follow-the-dots approach to natural language processing, linguistic theory, artificial intelligence, and expert systems. The basic idea is to introduce meaningful answers to significant problems involved in representing human language data on a computer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134784776
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/7/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 16 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: What is Computational Linguistics?
How to Use this Book: A Pictorial Essay
1.0 Natural Intelligence, Linguistics, and Prolog
2.0 How to Read and Write in Prolog
3.0 How to Load, Run, and Edit a Prolog Program
4.0 Tables of Data as Prolog Facts and Relations
5.0 How Prolog Backtracks in Searches
6.0 The Canonical Form of a Prolog Relation
7.0 Computational Tools for Language Processing
8.0 Computational Tools for Sentence Processing
App. I. The Disk Included with this Book
App. II. How to Access the New York University BBS
App. III. Flavor Files
App. IV. Looking into Prolog: listing, trace, and breakpoint
References
Index of Names
Index
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