Word Sense Disambiguation: Algorithms and Applications

Word Sense Disambiguation: Algorithms and Applications

by Eneko Agirre, Philip Edmonds
     
 

This is the first comprehensive book to cover all aspects of word sense disambiguation. It covers major algorithms, techniques, performance measures, results, philosophical issues and applications. The text synthesizes past and current research across the field, and helps developers grasp which techniques will best apply to their particular application, how to

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This is the first comprehensive book to cover all aspects of word sense disambiguation. It covers major algorithms, techniques, performance measures, results, philosophical issues and applications. The text synthesizes past and current research across the field, and helps developers grasp which techniques will best apply to their particular application, how to build and evaluate systems, and what performance to expect. An accompanying Website extends the effectiveness of the text.

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"This collection serves as a thorough record of where we are now and provides some nice pointers for where we need to go. It is a great resource containing valuable reference material, helpful summaries of findings, further-reading sections, and a useful appendix on resources… Even though the book is tailored for those new to the field, veteran WSD researchers will find the collection makes good reading with plenty of material and discussions that do not appear elsewhere." (Diana McCarthy, COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, volume 33, number 2)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402048081
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/09/2006
Series:
Text, Speech and Language Technology Series, #33
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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