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LINGUIST List 18.3795

Tue Dec 18 2007

Books: Computational Ling/Applied Ling: Strzalkowski, Harabagiu (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Advances in Open Domain Question Answering: Strzalkowski, Harabagiu (Eds)


Message 1: Advances in Open Domain Question Answering: Strzalkowski, Harabagiu (Eds)
Date: 16-Nov-2007
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Advances in Open Domain Question Answering: Strzalkowski, Harabagiu (Eds)
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Title: Advances in Open Domain Question Answering
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology
Published: 2007
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-4745-9

Editor: Tomek Strzalkowski
Editor: Sanda Harabagiu
Paperback: ISBN: 9781402047459 Pages: 570 Price: U.K. £ 38.50
Abstract:

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

Automated question answering - the ability of a machine to answer
questions, simple or complex, posed in ordinary human language - is one of
today's most exciting technological developments. It has all the markings
of a disruptive technology, one that is poised to displace the existing
search methods and establish new standards for user-centered access to
information. This book gives a comprehensive and detailed look at the
current approaches to automated question answering. The level of
presentation is suitable for newcomers to the field as well as for
professionals wishing to study this area and/or to build practical QA
systems. The book can serve as a "how-to" handbook for IT practitioners and
system developers. It can also be used to teach advanced graduate courses
in Computer Science, Information Science and related disciplines. The
readers will acquire in-depth practical knowledge of this critical new
technology.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Computational Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=32466


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Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
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Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






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