LINGUIST List 17.1363

Wed May 03 2006

Books: Computational Linguistics: Agirre, Edmonds (Eds)

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Message 1: Word Sense Disambiguation: Agirre, Edmonds (Eds)
Date: 21-Apr-2006
From: Jasper de Vaal <>
Subject: Word Sense Disambiguation: Agirre, Edmonds (Eds)

Title: Word Sense Disambiguation Subtitle: Algorithms and Applications Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology Published: 2006 Publisher: Springer

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Editor: Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country Editor: Philip Edmonds, Sharp Laboratories of Europe Hardback: ISBN: 1402048084 Pages: 385 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1402048084 Pages: 385 Price: U.K. £ 100.00
Hardback: ISBN: 1402048084 Pages: 385 Price: U.S. $ 169.00

This is the first book to cover the entire topic of word sensedisambiguation (WSD) including: all the major algorithms, techniques,performance measures, results, philosophical issues, and applications.Leading researchers in the field have contributed chapters that synthesizeand provide an overview of past and state-of-the-art research across thefield. The editors have carefully organized the chapters into sub-topics.Researchers and lecturers will learn about the full range of what has beendone and where the field is headed. Developers will learn whichtechnique(s) will apply to their particular application, how to build andevaluate systems, and what performance to expect. An accompanying Websiteprovides links to resources for WSD and a searchable index of the book.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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