Emerging Applications of Natural Language Processing: Concepts and New Research: Concepts and New Research

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Bandyopadhyay, Sivaji
IGI Global, Oct 31, 2012 - Computers - 388 pages
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Over the last few years, the area of Natural Language Processing has drastically grown in recognition, not only within the research and development community, but also with industry professionals. As NLP continues to be discussed and researched, certain areas continue to grow and mature. As a result, the need for advanced research and information is in high demand.

Emerging Applications of Natural Language Processing: Concepts and New Research provides pertinent and vital information that researchers, postgraduate, doctoral students, and practitioners are seeking. This book compiles the latest discoveries and advances in NLP methodologies and applications while expanding upon various topics regarding the future of NLP.

 

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Contents

Multiword Expressions in NLP
1
Word Sense Disambiguation
22
Domain Adaptation in PartofSpeech Tagging
52
Section 2
73
Statistical Machine Translation
74
A Computational Cognitive Model of Human Translation Processes
110
Section 3
129
Advanced QuestionAnswering and Discourse Semantics
130
Multilingual Information Access
203
Section 5
229
Mining UserGenerated Content for Social Research and Other Applications
230
NLP and Digital Library Management
265
Section 6
291
Speechreading using Modified Visual Feature Vectors
292
Compilation of References
316
About the Contributors
362

Interactive Question Answering
149
Section 4
170
Issues and Challenges in Building Multilingual Information Access Systems
171

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Sivaji Bandyopadhyay received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 1998. Since 1991 he has been a faculty member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University. He is engaged with several national and international projects such as “Development of Cross Lingual Information Access (CLIA)”, DIT, Government of India, August 2006 – 2010, “Development of English to Indian Languages Machine Translation Systems (EILMT)”, DIT, Government of India, August 2006– 2010, “Development of Indian Languages to Indian Languages Machine Translation Systems (IL-ILMT)”, DIT, Government of India, August 2006– 2010, "An Advanced Platform for Question Answering Systems", Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR), 2009-2012, "Multidisciplinary Research Field on Sentiment Analysis where AI meets Psychology (SAAIP)", Strategic India-Japan Cooperative Programme-Project in the area of multidisciplinary ICT, DST, Government of India 2010-2013, "Answer Validation through Textual Entailment", CONACYT, Mexico, DST, India, 2010-2012. His research interests are in the area of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Machine Translation, Sentiment Analysis, Question Answering Systems and Information Extraction. He has had more than 100 publications in top conferences and journals and has served as program chair, workshop chair and PC member of IJCNLP, NAACL, NLPKE, ICON and others. Author is a member of the ACL, AAMT.

Sudip Kumar Naskar is a postdoctoral researcher in the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL), at MT Research Group, National Centre for Language Technology, School of Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India. His research interests are focused around machine translation and word sense disambiguation.

Asif Ekbal is an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India. He finished his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, India. Before joining to IIT Patna, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, Italy and Department of Computational Linguistics, Heidelberg University, Germany. His current research interests include Information Extraction, Machine Learning and bio-informatics. [Editor]

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