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LINGUIST List 18.3489

Thu Nov 22 2007

Books: Comp Ling/Morphology: Soudi, van den Bosch, Neumann (Eds)

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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Arabic Computational Morphology: Soudi, van den Bosch, Neumann (Eds)


Message 1: Arabic Computational Morphology: Soudi, van den Bosch, Neumann (Eds)
Date: 16-Nov-2007
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Arabic Computational Morphology: Soudi, van den Bosch, Neumann (Eds)
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Title: Arabic Computational Morphology
Subtitle: Knowledge-based and Empirical Methods
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology
Published: 2007
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-6045-8

Editor: Abdelhadi Soudi
Editor: Antal P. van den Bosch
Editor: Günter Neumann
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402060458 Pages: 308 Price: U.K. £ 88.50
Abstract:

The morphology of Arabic poses special challenges to computational natural
language processing systems. The exceptional degree of ambiguity in the
writing system, the rich morphology, and the highly complex word formation
process of roots and patterns all contribute to making computational
approaches to Arabic very challenging. Indeed many computational linguists
across the world have taken up this challenge over time, and many of the
researchers with a track record in this research area have contributed to
this book.

The book's subtitle aims to reflect that widely different computational
approaches to the Arabic morphological system have been proposed. These
accounts fall into two main paradigms: the knowledge-based and the
empirical. Since morphological knowledge plays an essential role in any
higher-level understanding and processing of Arabic text, the book also
features a part on the role of Arabic morphology in larger applications,
i.e. Information Retrieval (IR) and Machine Translation (MT).

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Morphology

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Written In: English (eng )

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