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Title: Methods for Mining and Summarizing Text Conversations
Written By: Giuseppe Carenni
Gabriel Murray
Raymond Ng​‌
Edited By: M. Tamer Özsu

Due to the Internet Revolution, human conversational data -- in written forms --
are accumulating at a phenomenal rate. At the same time, improvements in
speech technology enable many spoken conversations to be transcribed.
Individuals and organizations engage in email exchanges, face-to-face
meetings, blogging, texting and other social media activities. The advances in
natural language processing provide ample opportunities for these

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781608453917
Pages: 130
Prices: U.S. $ 25.00
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781608453900
Pages: 130
Prices: U.S. $ 40.00