Computers and Languages: Theory and Practice

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    A global introduction to language technology and the areas of computer science where language technology plays a role. Surveyed in this volume are issueas related to the parsing problem in the fields of natural languages, programming languages, and formal languages. Throughout the book attention is paid to the social forces which influenced the development of the various topics. Also illustrated are the developments of the theory of language analysis, its role in compiler constraction, and its role in computer applications with a natural language interface between men and machine. Parts of the material in this book have been used in courses on computational linguistics, computers and society, and formal approaches to languages.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherNorth Holland
    Number of pages482
    ISBN (Print)0-444-70463-9
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 1988

    Publication series

    NameStudies in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
    PublisherElsevier North-Holland Publishing Company


    • HMI-SLT: Speech and Language Technology
    • EWI-9385


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