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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: Current and New Directions in Discourse and Dialogue
Edited By: Jan van Kuppevelt
Ronnie W. Smith
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology 22

This volume is unique in its breadth of coverage on key topics in the field from a variety of leading researchers. In one volume, readers gain exposure to several perspectives in the areas of corpus annotation and analysis, dialogue system construction; as well as theoretical perspectives on communicative intention, context-based generation, and modelling of discourse structure.

In this book you will find high quality articles representing current and new directions in discourse and dialogue with an emphasis on Dialogue Systems; Corpora and Corpus Tools; and Semantic and Pragmatic Modelling of Discourse and Dialogue. The majority of the articles included come from the most outstanding papers presented at the 2nd SIGdial workshop on Discourse and Dialogue held in conjunction with Eurospeech 2001. The contents are supplemented with four invited papers from internationally recognized researchers in discourse and dialogue.

Audience: researchers and practitioners in dialogue and discourse processing.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 140201614X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 369
Prices: EUR 152.00
USD 167.00
GBP 105.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1402016158
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 369
Prices: EUR 59.00
USD 65.00
GBP 41.00