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Language and computers

Markus Dickinson (Author), Chris Brew (Author), Detmar Meurers (Author)
"Language and Computers introduces students to the fundamentals of how computers are used to represent, process, and organize textual and spoken information. Concepts are grounded in real-world examples familiar to students' experiences of using language and computers in everyday life. A real-world introduction to the fundamentals of how computers process language, written specifically for the undergraduate audience, introducing key concepts from computational linguistics. Offers a comprehensive explanation of the problems computers face in handling natural language Covers a broad spectrum of language-related applications and issues, including major computer applications involving natural language and the social and ethical implications of these new developments The book focuses on real-world examples with which students can identify, using these to explore the technology and how it works Features "under-the-hood" sections that give greater detail on selected advanced topics, rendering the book appropriate for more advanced courses, or for independent study by the motivated reader"--Provided by publisher
eBook, English, 2013
Wiley-Blackwell, a John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Publication, Chichester, West Sussex, 2013