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Title: Words and Intelligence I
Subtitle: Selected Papers by Yorick Wilks
URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-5284-2
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology
Description:

This book celebrates the work of Yorick Wilks in the form of a selection of
his papers which are intended to reflect the range and depth of his work.
The volume accompanies a Festschrift which celebrates his contribution to
the fields of Computational Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence. The
papers include early work carried out at Cambridge University, descriptions
of groundbreaking work on Machine Translation and Preference Semantics as
well as more recent works on belief modeling and computational semantics.
The selected papers reflect Yorick’s contribution to both practical and
theoretical aspects of automatic language processing.

The papers include descriptions of groundbreaking work on Machine
Translation and Preference Semantics

The selected papers reflect Yorick Wilks'contribution to both practical and
theoretical aspects of automatic language processing

Yorick Wilks is a central figure in the fields of Natural Language
Processing and Artificial Intelligence. His influence extends to many areas
and includes contributions to Machines Translation, word sense
disambiguation, dialogue modeling and Information Extraction.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Semantics
Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781402052842
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
Prices: U.S.$ 119.00
U.K.£ 69.00
EuropeEURO 90.00