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It's Been Said Before

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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: Programming for Linguists
Subtitle: Java (tm) Technology for Language Researchers
Written By: Michael Hammond

Simple programming expertise is an essential part of many forms of data collection and analysis for modern linguists and related language professionals. Programming for Linguists: Java(tm) Technology for
Language Researchers is a practical introduction to programming using the Java Programming Language, a full-powered language with complete graphics capability that can be run on any computer.

Programming for Linguists includes over a hundred carefully constructed sample programs that introduce new concepts simply but also accomplish tasks necessary for anyone who works with language as data. Many of these programs can be used immediately with minimal or no modification.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631230424
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99
U.S. $ 41.95

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631230416
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00
U.S. $ 78.95