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Title: Computational Linguistics and Formal Semantics
Edited By: Michael Rosner
Roderick Johnson
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language Processing

This collection takes the exciting step of examining natural language
phenomena from the perspectives of both computational linguistics and
formal semantics. Computational linguistics has until now been primarily
concerned with the construction of computational models for handling the
complexities of linguistic form, but has not tackled the questions of
representing or computing meaning. Formal semantics, on the other hand, has
attempted to account for the relations between forms and meanings, without
necessarily attending to computational concerns. Computational Linguistics
and Formal Semantics introduces the reader to the two disciplines and
considers the prospects for the more unified and comprehensive
computational theory of language that might obtain from their amalgamation.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 052141959X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 341
Prices: U.S. $ 105.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521429889
ISBN-13: 9780521429887
Pages: 341
Prices: U.S. $ 37.99