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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: SpringerBriefs in Natural Language Processing

Author: Federica Corradi Dell'Acqua

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

FYI Body: SpringerBriefs in Natural Language Processing present concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications across a wide spectrum of fields. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, the series covers a range of content from professional to academic. Typical topics might include:
• A timely report of state-of-the art algorithms and methods
• A bridge between new research results, as published in journal articles, and a contextual literature review
• A snapshot of a hot or emerging topic
• An in-depth case study or language resources and evaluation
• A presentation of core concepts that students must understand in order to make independent contributions

Briefs allow authors to present their ideas and readers to absorb them with minimal time investment. Briefs will be available for individual print and electronic purchase.

Moreover, SpringerBriefs in Natural Language Processing will also be published as part of Springer’s eBook collection, with millions of users worldwide. SpringerBriefs are characterized by fast, global electronic dissemination, standard publishing contracts, easy-to-use manuscript preparation and formatting guidelines, and expedited production schedules.

Both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts are considered for publication in this series.
Proposals for this series may be submitted to: Federica Corradi Dell'Acqua, Springer; E-mail: Federica.CorradiDellAcqua@Springer.com

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