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Title: Mathematical and Computational Analysis of Natural Language
Edited By: Carlos Martín-Vide
Series Title: Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics 4

In the last decade, computational linguistics has produced a revival of the interest in the mathematical study of the various levels of human language. This volume contains a selection of recent research papers approaching mathematical and computational topics in natural languages, with a special attention being paid to syntax and semantics. According with their main focus, the papers are distributed into four parts: Syntax, Semantics, Natural language processing and Varia, which cover a vast range of problems. The book may be of interest to all those who intend to know which kind of mathematics is used when giving account of natural language, as well as to people working on computational issues involving human-machine interaction.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198965
ISBN-13: 9781556198960
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027215545
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 158.00