LINGUIST List 9.1008

Thu Jul 9 1998

Books: Using Computers in Linguistics

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  1. Matthew Papa, New book: Using Computers in Linguistics

Message 1: New book: Using Computers in Linguistics

Date: Tue, 7 Jul 1998 11:31:49 -0400
From: Matthew Papa <>
Subject: New book: Using Computers in Linguistics

 John Lawler (University of Michigan) and Helen Aristar Dry (Eastern 
 Michigan University), editors
 Using Computers in Linguistics provides a non-technical introduction 
 to recent developments in linguistic computing and offers specific 
 guidance to the linguist or language professional who wishes to take 
 advantage of them. Written by expert contributors, each essay focuses 
 on a different aspect of the interaction of computing and linguistics.
 Features include:a glossary of technical terms, including acronyms; 
 chapter appendices which list and review relevant resources, such as 
 books, software and URLs; more extensive and regularly updated 
 appendices of resources on the World Wide Web:
 John M. Lawler and Helen Aristar Dry -- Introduction
 1. Gary F. Simons -- The Nature of Linguistic Data and the 
 Requirements of a Computing Environment for Linguistic Research
 2. Helen Aristar Dry and Anthony Rodrigues Aristar -- The Internet: An 
 3. Henry Rogers -- Education
 4. Susan Hockey -- Textual Databases
 5. John M. Lawler -- The Unix Language Family
 6. Evan L. Antworthy and J. Randolph Valentine -- Software for Doing 
 Field Linguistics
 7. James E. Hoard -- Language Understanding and the Emerging Alignment 
 of Linguistics and Natural Language Processing
 8. Samuel Bayer, John Aberdeen, John Burger, Lynette Hirschman, David 
 Palmer,and Marc Vilain -- Theoretical and Computational 
 Linguistics: Toward a Mutual Understanding
 1998 / $22.99 / 320 pages
 7 half tones, 54 line drawings
 Pb 0 415 16793 0 / #D4813
 [Can. pb $31.99]
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  • John Benjamins Publishing Company
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  • Francais Pratique
  • Routledge
  • Summer Institute of Linguistics
  • Mouton de Gruyter