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Author: Michael Covington

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

FYI Body: The following two books, now out of print, have just been released, free of charge, as PDF files on the Web:

Michael A. Covington
Natural Language Processing for Prolog Programmers
Prentice-Hall, 1994
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Michael A. Covington, Donald Nute, and Andre Vellino
Prolog Programming in Depth
Prentice-Hall, 1997
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