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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: Word Sense Disambiguation
Subtitle: Algorithms and Applications
Edited By: Eneko Agirre
Philip Edmonds
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology

This is the first book to cover the entire topic of word sense
disambiguation (WSD) including: all the major algorithms, techniques,
performance measures, results, philosophical issues, and applications.
Leading researchers in the field have contributed chapters that synthesize
and provide an overview of past and state-of-the-art research across the
field. The editors have carefully organized the chapters into sub-topics.
Researchers and lecturers will learn about the full range of what has been
done and where the field is headed. Developers will learn which
technique(s) will apply to their particular application, how to build and
evaluate systems, and what performance to expect. An accompanying Website
provides links to resources for WSD and a searchable index of the book.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402048084
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 385
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95
U.K. £ 100.00
U.S. $ 169.00