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Books: Computational Linguistics: Mehler, Sharoff, Santini (Eds)

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        1.     Jasper de Vaal , Genres on the Web: Mehler, Sharoff, Santini (Eds)

Message 1: Genres on the Web: Mehler, Sharoff, Santini (Eds)
Date: 14-Oct-2010
From: Jasper de Vaal <>
Subject: Genres on the Web: Mehler, Sharoff, Santini (Eds)
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Title: Genres on the Web Subtitle: Computational Models and Empirical Studies Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology Published: 2010 Publisher: Springer

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Editor: Alexander Mehler Editor: Serge Sharoff Editor: Marina Santini Hardback: ISBN: 9789048191772 Pages: 376 Price: Europe EURO 139.95

The volume "Genres on the Web" has been designed for a wide audience,from the expert to the novice. It is a required book for scholars, researchersand students who want to become acquainted with the latest theoretical,empirical and computational advances in the expanding field of web genreresearch. The study of web genre is an overarching and interdisciplinarynovel area of research that spans from corpus linguistics, computationallinguistics, NLP, and text-technology, to web mining, webometrics, socialnetwork analysis and information studies. This book gives readers a thoroughgrounding in the latest research on web genres and emerging documenttypes.

The book covers a wide range of web-genre focussed subjects, such as:*The identification of the sources of web genres * Automatic web genreidentification * The presentation of structure-oriented models * Empiricalcase studies. One of the driving forces behind genre research is the idea of agenre-sensitive information system, which incorporates genre cuescomplementing the current keyword-based search and retrieval applications.

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

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