Über den Autor
Amy Neustein, Ph.D. is the Founder and CEO of Linguistic Technology Systems.
Judith Markowitz, Ph.D. is the President of J. Markowitz, Consultants.
Editors Amy Neustein and Judith A. Markowitz have recruited a talented group of contributors to introduce the next generation of natural language technologies to resolve some of the most vexing natural-language problems that compromise the performance of speech systems today. This fourteen-chapter anthology consists of contributions from industry scientists and from academicians working at major universities in North America and Europe. They include researchers who have played a central role in DARPA-funded programs and developers who craft real-world solutions for corporations. This anthology is aimed at speech engineers, system developers, computer scientists, AI researchers, and others interested in utilizing natural-language technology in both spoken and text-based applications.
Brings humans and machines closer together by showing how linguistic complexities that confound the speech systems of today can be handled effectively by sophisticated natural-language technology
Proposes innovative solutions to the problems of recognizing and processing idiomatic expressions, understanding metaphors, matching an anaphor correctly with its antecedent, performing word-sense disambiguation, and handling out-of-vocabulary words and phrases
Provides an analysis of the role of natural language technology in the global marketplace
Explores the need for natural language mapping-tools that can cull important data from the vast array of social-media postings
Covers innovative Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods and applications
Offers innovative NLP tools for physicians, educators, and translators