Words and Intelligence II: Essays in Honor of Yorick Wilks / Edition 1

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Yorick Wilks is a central figure in the fields of Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. This book celebrates Wilks’s career from the perspective of his peers in original chapters each of which analyses an aspect of his work and links it to current thinking in that area. This volume forms a two-part set together with Words and Intelligence I: Selected Works by Yorick Wilks, by the same editors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402058325
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/4/2007
  • Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology Series, #36
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction / Khurshid Ahmad, Christopher Brewster, and Mark Stevenson Mark Maybury / Yorick Alexander Wilks: A Meaningful Journey John A Barnden / Metaphor, Semantic Preferences and Context-Sensitivity Nicoletta Calzolari / Towards a new generation of Language Resources in the Semantic Web vision Robert Gaizauskas, Horacio Saggion, and Emma Barker / Information Access and Natural Language Processing: A Stimulating Dialogue Gregory Grefenstette / Three steps in Wilks work: From theory to resources to practice Patrick Hanks / Preference Syntagmatics Nancy Ide and David Woolner / Historical Ontologies Makoto Nagao / An Amorphous Object Must Be Cut By A Blunt Tool Sergei Nirenburg / Homer, the Author of The Iliad and the Computational-Linguistic Turn Nigel Shadbolt / Philosophical Engineering Harold Somers / Machine Translation and the World Wide Web Karen Spärck Jones / Semantic primitives: the tip of the iceberg John Tait and Michael Oakes / Molecules, Meaning and Post-Modernist Semantics

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