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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Philip  Resnik
Institution: University of Maryland
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Homepage: http://umiacs.umd.edu/~resnik
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Balancing Act: Combining Symbolic and Statistical Approaches to Language
Dissertation Director * of: Word Sense Disambiguation within a Multilingual Framework
(Mona Diab, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Bootstrapping parsers via syntactic projection across parallel texts

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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