This comprehensive reference work provides an overview of the concepts, methodologies, and applications in computational linguistics and natural language processing (NLP). * Features contributions by the top researchers in the field, reflecting the work that is driving the discipline forward * Includes an introduction to the major theoretical issues in these fields, as well as the central engineering applications that the work has produced * Presents the major developments in an accessible way, explaining the close connection between scientific understanding of the computational properties of natural language and the creation of effective language techlogies * Serves as an invaluable state-of-the-art reference source for computational linguists and software engineers developing NLP applications in industrial research and development labs of software companies
Alexander Clark is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the co-author, with Shalom Lappin, of Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). Chris Fox is a Reader in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex. He has also taught at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and King s College London. He is co-author, with Shalom Lappin, of Foundations of Intensional Semantics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005). Shalom Lappin is Professor of Computational Linguistics at King's College London. He is editor of the Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory (1996); co-author, with Chris Fox, of Foundations of Intensional Semantics (2005); and, with Alexander Clark, co-author of Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus (2010), all published by Wiley-Blackwell.
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Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
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