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FYI: Bibliography/Transformation Based Learning

Author: TorbjC6rnLager

FYI Body: Hi All,

I'm compiling a bibliography of papers about the theory, use and implementation
of Transformation-Based Learning (a machine learning method, invented by Eric
Brill, which have been used to learn rules for many natural language processing

The relevant URL is: http://stp.ling.uu.se/~torbjorn/Mutbl/bibliography.html

Currently, the bibliography contains 33 entries. Whenever possible, links are
included to take you directly to any papers that are available on-line. If you
can suggest corrections and additions to the bibliography, please post them
here, or mail them directly to me. I'll let you all know when the completed and
corrected version is on-line.

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,
Torbjörn Lager

Dept of Linguistics
Uppsala University

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