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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Visualizing Document Processing
Subtitle: Innovations in Communication Patterns and Textual Forms
Written By: Graziella Tonfoni
Lakhmi Jain
Series Title: Text, Translation, Computational Processing 6

The book aims to encourage multiple perspective read-ing attitudes, which are meant to trigger and inspire new ways of viewing and engineering information. An innovative linguistic theory as well as a new model for text generation and text understanding are illustrated. The linguistic theory, enhanced by a novel artificial intelligence-based approach, will help readers to acquire information engineering skills and may be implement-ed in the design of knowledge management systems.

From the Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction to a new way of looking at language and information
Chapter 2: The physics of language
Chapter 3: Introduction to the communicative positi-oning program and text representation systems (CPP-TRS)
Chapter 4: CTML: A mark-up language for annotating context sensitive documentation
Chapter 5: The making of specialized knowledge through metaphors and analogies

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110179466
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: xvi, 240
Prices: Europe EURO 84.00