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LINGUIST List 18.2402

Tue Aug 14 2007

Books: Computational Ling/Morphology/Syntax: Roark, Sproat

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        1.    Elyse Turr, Computational Approaches to Morphology and Syntax: Roark, Sproat


Message 1: Computational Approaches to Morphology and Syntax: Roark, Sproat
Date: 14-Aug-2007
From: Elyse Turr <elyse.turroup.com>
Subject: Computational Approaches to Morphology and Syntax: Roark, Sproat
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Title: Computational Approaches to Morphology and Syntax
Published: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199274789

Author: Brian Roark
Author: Richard Sproat
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199274772 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780199274789 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Abstract:

The book will appeal to scholars and advanced students of morphology,
syntax, computational linguistics and natural language processing (NLP). It
provides a critical and practical guide to computational techniques for
handling morphological and syntactic phenomena, showing how these
techniques have been used and modified in practice.

The authors discuss the nature and uses of syntactic parsers and examine
the problems and opportunities of parsing algorithms for finite-state,
context-free and various context-sensitive grammars. They relate approaches
for describing syntax and morphology to formal mechanisms and algorithms,
and present well-motivated approaches for augmenting grammars with weights
or probabilities.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Morphology
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=30739


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