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Title: Words and Intelligence II
Subtitle: Essays in Honor of Yorick Wilks
Edited By: Khurshid Ahmad
Christopher Brewster
Mark Stevenson
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology, vol. 36

*Celebrates the work of Yorick Wilks from the perspective of his peers
*Presents original contributions from eminent scientists
*Forms a two-part set, with Words and Intelligence I: Selected Works by
Yorick Wilks

Yorick Wilks is a central figure in the fields of Natural Language
Processing and Artificial Intelligence. This book celebrates Wilks's career
from the perspective of his peers in original chapters each of which
analyses an aspect of his work and links it to current thinking in that
area. This volume forms a two-part set together with Words and Intelligence
I: Selected Works by Yorick Wilks, by the same editors.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781402058325
Pages: 279
Prices: U.S. $ 139.00
U.K. £ 77.00
Europe EURO 99.95