13.0104 comp ling textbook

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Mon, 19 Jul 1999 21:49:24 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 104.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 21:35:44 +0100
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Announcement of Computational Linguistics Textbook

>> From: "Strasser, Peter" <Strasser@springer.de>

> _____________________________________________________________________
> is pleased to announce the publication of
> Foundations of Computational Linguistics:
> Man-Machine Communication in Natural Language
> by Roland Hausser.
> 1999, XII, 532pp. Hardcover DM 89,--
> ISBN 3-540-66015-1

> The central task of a future-oriented computational linguistics is the
> development of cognitive machines which humans can freely talk with in
> their respective natural language. In the long run, this task will
> ensure the development of a functional theory of language, an
> objective method of verification, and a wide range of applications.
> Natural communication requires not only verbal processing, but also
> non-verbal perception and action. Therefore the content of this
> textbook is organized as a theory of language for the construction of
> talking robots. The main topic is the mechanism of natural
> language communication in both, the speaker and the hearer.
> The content is divided into four parts: Theory of Language, Theory of
> Grammar, Morphology and Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics. The book
> contains more than 700 exercises for reviewing key ideas and important
> problems.
> For further detailed information on this exciting new textbook
> -- including preface, table of contents, and introduction -- please
> visit
> http://www.linguistik.uni-erlangen.de/~rrh/Schriftenverzeichnis.html
> For on-line ordering please visit
> http://www.springer.de/cgi-bin/bag_generate.pl?ISBN=3-540-66015-1
> ________________________________________________________________
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