Survey of the State of the Art in Human Language Technologyby Ronald Cole, Joseph Mariani, Hans Uszkoreit, Giovanni Battista Varile
Pub. Date: 01/14/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Languages, in all their forms, are the more efficient and natural means for people to communicate. Enormous quantities of information are produced, distributed and consumed using languages. Human language technology's main purpose is to allow the use of automatic systems and tools to assist humans in producing and accessing information, to improve communication… See more details below
Languages, in all their forms, are the more efficient and natural means for people to communicate. Enormous quantities of information are produced, distributed and consumed using languages. Human language technology's main purpose is to allow the use of automatic systems and tools to assist humans in producing and accessing information, to improve communication between humans, and to assist humans in communicating with machines. This book, sponsored by the Directorate General XIII of the European Union and the Information Science and Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation, USA, offers the first comprehensive overview of the human language technology field.
Table of Contents
1. Spoken language input Ronald Cole, Victor Zue, Wayne Ward, Melvyn J. Hunt, Richard M. Stern, Renato De Mori, Fabio Brugnara, Salim Roukos, Sadaoki Furui and Patti Price; 2. Written language input Joseph Mariani, Sargur N. Srihari, Rohini K. Srihari, Richard G. Casey, Abdel Belaid, Claudie Faure, Eric Lecolinet, Isabelle Guyo, Colin Warwick and Rejean Plamondon; 3. Language analysis and understanding Annie Zaenen, Hans Uszkoreit, Fred Karlsson, Lauri Karttunen, Antonio Sanfilippo, Stephen F. Pulman, Fernando Pereira and Ted Briscoe; 4. Language generation Hans Uszkoreit, Eduard Hovy, Gertjan van Noord, Gunter Neumann and John Bateman; 5. Spoken output technologies Ronald Cole, Yoshinori Sagisaka, Christophe d'Alessandro, Jean-Sylvain Lienard, Richard Sproat, Kathleen R. McKeown and Johanna D. Moore; 6. Discourse and dialogue Hans Uszkoreit, Barbara Grosz, Donia Scott, Hans Kamp, Phil Cohe and Egidio Giachin; 7. Document processing Annie Zaenen, Per-Kristian Halvorsen, Donna Harman, Peter Schauble, Alan Smeaton, Paul Jacobs, Karen Sparck Jones, Robert Dale, Richard H. Wojcik and James E. Hoard; 8. Multilinguality Annie Zaenen, Martin Kay, Christian Boitet, Christian Fluhr, Alexander Waibel, Yeshwant K. Muthusamy and A. Lawrence Spitz; 9. Multimodality Joseph Mariani, James L. Flanagan, Gerard Ligozat, Wolfgang Wahlster, Yacine Bellik, Alan J. Goldschen, Christian Benoit, Dominic W. Massaro and Michael M. Cohen; 10. Transmission and storage Victor Zue, Isabel Trancoso, Bishnu S. Atal, Nikil S. Jayant and Dirk Van Compernolle; 11. Mathematical methods Ronald Cole, Hans Uszkoreit, Steve Levinson, John Makhoul, Aravind Joshi, Herve Bourlard, Nelson Morgan, Ronald M. Kaplan and John Bridle; 12. Language resources Ronald Cole, Antonio Zampolli, Eva Ejerhed, Ken Church, Lori Lamel, Ralph Grishman, Nicoletta Calzolari, Christian Galinski and Gerhard Budin; 13. Evaluation Joseph Mariani, Lynette Hirschman, Henry S. Thompson, Beth Sundheim, John Hutchins, Ezra Black, Margaret King, David S. Pallett, Adrian Fourcin, Louis C. W. Pols, Sharon Oviatt, Herman J. M. Steeneken and Junichi Kanai; Glossary; Citation index; Index.
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