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Title Words and intelligence II : essays in honor of Yorick Wilks / edited by Khurshid Ahmad, Christopher Brewster, Mark Stevenson
Published Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series Text, speech, and language technology ; v. 36
Text, speech, and language technology ; v. 36.
Contents Yorick Alexander Wilks: A Meaningful Journey -- Metaphor, Semantic Preferences and Context-Sensitivity -- Towards a New Generation of Language Resources in the Semantic Web Vision -- Information Access and Natural Language Processing: A Stimulating Dialogue -- Three Steps in Wilks Work: From Theory to Resources to Practice -- Preference Syntagmatics -- Historical Ontologies -- An Amorphous Object Must be Cut by a Blunt Tool -- Homer, the Author of The Iliad and the Computational-Linguistic Turn -- Philosophical Engineering -- Machine Translation and the World Wide Web -- Semantic Primitives: The Tip of the Iceberg -- Molecules, Meaning and Post-Modernist Semantics
Summary Yorick Wilks is a central figure in the fields of Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. His influence has extends to many areas of these fields and includes contributions to Machine Translation, word sense disambiguation, dialogue modeling and Information Extraction. This book celebrates the work of Yorick Wilks from the perspective of his peers. It consists of original chapters each of which analyses an aspect of his work and links it to current thinking in that area. His work has spanned over four decades but is shown to be pertinent to recent developments in language proc
Analysis computertechnieken
computer techniques
Languages (General)
Talen (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Wilks, Yorick, 1939-
Wilks, Yorick, 1939-
Computational linguistics.
Natural language processing (Computer science)
Artificial intelligence.
Machine translating.
Natural Language Processing
Artificial Intelligence
computational linguistics.
artificial intelligence.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Artificial intelligence.
Computational linguistics.
Machine translating.
Natural language processing (Computer science)
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahmad, Khurshid, 1948-
Brewster, Christopher (Lecturer in Information technology)
Stevenson, Mark, 1973-
ISBN 9781402058332